Wildlife management in India

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Pointer Publishers, Jan 1, 2003 - Nature - 519 pages
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The Book Focuses On Endangered Plants And Animals, Special Conservation Schemes: Project Tiger, Gir Lion Project, Crocodile Breeding And Management Project, Musk Deer Project, Butterfly Culture, Orchids, Use Of Bacillus Thuringenesis In The Control Of Forest Pests, The Role Of Zoos, Wildlife Sanctuaries And National Parks In The Conservation And Management Of Wildlife Are Also Addressed. Section Ii Includes The Importance Of Wetlands For Avifauna And Other Related Wildlife. Mangrove Wetlands Are The Frgile Ecosystems Threatened With Extinction Due To Coastal Aquaculture. The Mangrove Plants And Their Associated Species, Their Diversity, Distribution, Conservation And Management Strategies And Asian Water Fowl Census Are Detailed In Chapters 16 To 19. It Also Addresses The Legal Aspects Of Wildlife Management In India. Evolution Of Wildlife In India, Wildlife Amendment Act 1991, Wildlife Protection Act 1972, Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Plants And Animals Are Provided In Section Iii. Section Iv Includes Chapters Of Diverse Interest. The Assessment Of Crop Loss Due To Birds, Biological Control Of Insect Pests By Birds And Use Of Visual Scarers To Deter Depredating Birds Are Explained In Chapters 25 To 27. Specific Chapters On Bird Census, Conflicts Between Birds And Man, Caecilians, Biological Diversity Of Amphibians, Elephant Conservation Are Also Made Available.

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Contents

Biological Diversity Profile of India
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Biological Basis of Wild Life
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General Importance and Threats to Wild Life Conservation in India
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