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Biodiversity and Taxonomy

By: A Biju Kuma(Editor), MP Nayar(Editor), RV Varma(Editor), CK Peethambaran(Editor)
430 pages, Col and b/w photos, tables
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  • Biodiversity and Taxonomy ISBN: 9789380428925 Hardback Jan 2012 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 months
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Language: English

Papers presented at the First Indian Biodiversity Congress, held at Thiruvananthapuram during 27-31 December 2010.



1. Occurrence and diversity of Termitomyces species in Kodagu District of Western Ghats, Karnataka / Abolfazl Pahlevanlo and G.R. Janardhana
2. Bamboo biodiversity and biofencing in a livestock fodder venture / Anju Paul, Francis Xavier and E.D. Benjamin
3. Biodiversity of phylum Echinodermata along the Kerala coast, India / R.P. Deep and A. Biju Kumar
4. Diversity and distribution of phytoplanktons in Ashtamudi lake: the second largest Ramsar site in Kerala / K.B. Devi, T. Alexander, M.P. Nayar and P.K. Shaji
5. Diversity of mangrove litter inhabiting microarthropods with special reference to their functional role in Midnapore (East) coast, West Bengal, India / M.K. Dey, A.K. Hazra and S.K. Chakraborty
6. Diversity distribution and endemicity of earthworms in the southern Kerala stretch of Western Ghats / M. Jaya, M. Aja and K. Vijayakumaran Nair
7. Distributions of pestiferous terrestrial molluscs in Bangalore region, Karnataka / M. Jayashankar, N.A. Aravind and M.S. Reddy
8. Bird's nest fungi in India: new record from Sikkim / Kanad Das and Ruilian Zhao
9. Implication of medicinal plants in the conservation of butterfly diversity: a case study from Achanakmar Amarkantak Biosphere reserve, Central India / S. Kiruba, Pankaj Kumar Sahu, S. Jeeva and S. Sam Manohar Das
10. Survey of earthworm species used for vermicomposting in Tirunelveli District Tamil Nadu, South India / V. Lakshmi and M. Ebenezer
11. Comparison of different clustering patterns and development of statistical key for Vigna taxa / M. Latha, K.T. Presannakumari, S. Krishnan, Z. Abraham and J.S. Minimol
12. Bryophyte diversity along a gradient of human disturbance in the Ponmudi Hills, of Kerala, Western Ghats / G.S. Manoj and K. Murugan
13. Butterfly garden: biodiversity conservation in human stressed environments / P. Manoj and Punnen Kurian
14. Diversity and distribution of Bacillus strains from the water samples of a tropical wetland ecosystem / Maya George and A.A. Mohammed Hatha
15. Altitude-wise variations in diversity of freshwater periphytic microalgae in Anamalai area of Western Ghats / K.M. Mohamed Naser and S. Sureshkumar
16. Butterfly migration studies in Kerala part of western ghats: an overview / Muhamed Jafer Palot
17. Schematic identification of Chethikoduveli Plumbago rosea L. ideotype for optical plumbagin content / Namboodiri Raji Vasudevan, S. Krishnan and V,.V. Radhakrishnan
18. Flowering and fruiting phenophases in a tropical dry deciduous forest of Bhadra wildlife sanctuary, Karnataka, Southern India / A. Nanda
19. Purity assessment of a riparian ecosystem: a rapid pursuit using entomological indicators / S. Nandakumar and M.G. Sanalkumar
20. Seasonal influence of halobacterial biodiversity in Cape Comorin coast / G. Prakash Williams
21. Larval digenean diversity in non-commercial marine fishes off the southwest coast of India / B.O. Prasad
22. Diversity of litter degrading microfungi from the forests of Western Ghats, India / J. Pratibha, S. Raghukumar and D.J. Bhat
23. Biodiversity of marine Gastropods mollusca: gastropoda along Kerala coast / Preetha Karnaver and A. Biju Kumar
24. Cherai beach a heaven of taxonomic diversity / G. Priyalakshmi and N.R. Menon
25. Human perceptions of and interactions with caecilian amphibians in the Kerala region of the Western Ghats of India / K. Ramachandran and V.O. Oommen
26. Breeding status of lesser sand plover from Chandertal Wetland: a new record / Ranjit Singh and D.R. Thakur
27. Diversity and distribution of aquatic insects in the river Achencovil during monsoon season in relation to water quality / Reeja Jose, M.G. Sanal Kumar and S. Nandakumar
28. Patterns of distribution of bryophytes in Neyyar wildlife sanctuary, Kerala / K. Remya, S.L. Shilpa and K. Murugan
29. Biodiversity of Anomuran crabs arthropoda: Anomura along Kerala coast, India / R. Reshmi and A. Biju Kumar
30. Diversity and spatiotemporal variation of actinomycetes population in the soils of tropical Montane forest of Western Ghats, Kerala / Rinoy Varghese, R. Suchithra, S. Nishamol, Joby Paul and A.A. Mohamed Hatha
31. Butterflies of Triupura / Rudra Prasad Das, V. Balakrishnan, Nelson Rodrigues, K. Sasihumar and Arjan Basu Roy
32. Ichthyofaunal diversity of river Achenkovil in relation to water physico-chemical characteristics / G. Santhy, M.G. Sanalkumar and R.S. Balamurali
33. Floral biodiversity of moderate to steep slope land in semi arid area: a case study near Aravali Hills, Avikanagar / R.B. Sharma and S.C. Sharma
34. Diversity of laccase producing microbial strains from forest soil of Kerala / D. Sheena and A. Jayakumaran Nair
35. Diversity of marine ornamental fishes along Kerala coast / T.K. Sirajudheen and A. Biju Kumar
36. Taxonomy and diversity of octopuses (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) along the Kerala coast / V. Sreeja and A. Biju Kumar
37. Phytoplankton diversity of Vattakayal, Kollam district, Kerala / B.S. Suma and C. Shaji
38. Pteridophytes of Western Ghats / Sumesh Dudani, M.D. Subhash Chandran and T.V. Ramachandra
39. Impact of sand mining on the biodiversity of zoobenthos: a case study from Achankovil river at Pathanamthitta region of Kerala / R. Sunil Kumar
40. Biosystematics of Pteromalidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Indian subcontinent in overview / P.M. Sureshhan
41. Influence of lotic and lentic habitats on the biology of Rasbora daniconius Hamilton (Pisces: Cyprinidae) / S. Suvarna Devi and S.D. Rita Kumari
42. Documentation and distribution of aquatic plants in relation with certain environmental variables of Kuttanad Wetland ecosystem, Kerala / V.P. Sylas, C.M. John, Joby Paul, K.S. Unni, A.P. Thomas and E.V. Ramasamy
43. Bruchids (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) spectrum of Acacia catechu L.f. Willd. from Himachal Pradesh / D.R. Thakur and Vinay Katoch
44. Virulence diversity among Newcastle Disease virus in chickens: a plaque assay approach / K.T. Tincy, S. Sherin and A. Jayakumaran Nair
45. A few rare endemic endangered and threatened plants of Western Ghats for conservation concern / P.S. Udayan and M.K. Harinarayanan
46. Branchiopods: unique denizens of a disappearing and neglected and wetland / Usha Balaraman

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