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By: SK Singh(Author)
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Wildlife management in Indian Universities is being tauth as a coresubject of forestry science and even independently. Teaching and attention on the subject matter are progressing day-by-day. It is very essential to understand the role palyed by the wild animals, which have come at alarming stage, because they are part and parcel of the ecosystem as a natural renewable resource maintinaing food-chains, keeping eco-balance and providing hygienic condition for the existence of the all orgaisms including human-beings. Hence, to aware the general mass of the country is an essential time demand so that wild animals may be conserved and progagated scientifcally and judicously throughout the country upto the optimum-level as well as getting revenue by them. For the purpose, teaching and research of the subject should be given top priority. It has been tried to cover almost all parts of course-curricula for the both under-graduate and post-graduate students of the Indian Universities in the field of wildlife management arranged chapterwise systematically. Textbook of Wildlife Management has been written in simple language as far as possible to grasp the matter nicely and easily.
1. Importance of Wildlife and forest. 2. Natural resources and their conservation. 3. Wildlife values. 4. Wildlife and its management. 5. Population management/improvement/manipulation. 6. Habitat management/improvement/manipulation. 7. People's management. 8. Wildlife ecology. 9. Census. 10. Conservation, preservation, protection and categories of wild animals. 11. Sanctuary and National Park. 12. Projects. 13. Classification. 14. Zoo-geographical regions (Animal distribution). 15. Distinguishing characters of certain wild mammals. 16. Ideal habitat and management of certain wild animals. 17. International and National Organizations concerning wildlife conservation. 18. Wildlife plans. 19. Wildlife act. Appendices: i. Some important facts, events etc. ii. Full forms of some abbreviations. iii. Zoological names of some wild mammal. iv. Some important endangered and extinct animals of India. v. National Parks and Sanctuaries of India. vi. Tiger Reserves of India. vii. Biosphere Reserves of India. viii. Elephant Reserves of India. ix. Crocodile breeding centres of India. References. Index.
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