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southern western ghats

Sathis Chandran Nair

southern western ghats

a biodiversity conservation plan

by Sathis Chandran Nair

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Published by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Western Ghats.,
  • Kerala.
    • Subjects:
    • Biological diversity conservation -- India -- Western Ghats.,
    • Biological diversity conservation -- India -- Kerala.

    • About the Edition

      Study, with reference to Kerala.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [89]-90).

      Statementby Sathis Chandran Nair.
      SeriesStudies in ecology and sustainable development ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH77.I4 N34 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 92 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1374051M
      ISBN 108190006185
      LC Control Number92905618
      OCLC/WorldCa19930709

      India has nine hornbill species, of which four are found in the Western Ghats: Indian Grey Hornbill (endemic to India), the Malabar Grey Hornbill (endemic to the Western Ghats), Malabar Pied Hornbill (endemic to India and Sri Lanka) and the Author: Divya Mudappa. On the Malabar Coast of southern India, along the Arabian Sea, lies a range of mountains known as the Western Ghats, or Sahyadris. Far more ancient than the larger and better-known Himalayas to the north, the Sahyadris harbour the most intact rainforests in peninsular India. Countless species of plants and animals live here, many of which are found nowhere else on .

      mountain range in the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu state, southern India. The Anaimalai Hills are located at a junction of the Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats and have a general northwest-southeast trend. Anai Peak (8, feet [2, metres]) lies at the extreme southwestern end of the range and is the. The Eastern Ghats run from the northern Odisha through Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu in the south passing some parts of Karnataka and in the Wayanad district of Kerala. They are eroded and cut through by four major rivers of peninsular India, viz. Country: India.

      Guide to Butterflies of Western Ghats BOOK has 2, members. This group is created for the friends to know about the contents of the guide before.   The evergreen broadleaf forests in the southern Western Ghats are a significant bucket of moisture for rainfall over Tamil Nadu. The monsoon during , and were severely deficient over Author: Raghu Murtugudde.


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Southern western ghats by Sathis Chandran Nair Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book titled "Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis: A Field Guide", written by environment enthusiast Pippa Mukherjee, is one of the first books of its kind, helping the readers to identify the wildflowers of the Western Ghats, from Southern Western Ghats (covering Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu) to Palni Hills in Tamil Nadu/5(6).

Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis lists more than species of trees, herbs, and shrubs that can be found in the region. The author names the genus, the species, the short name of the botanist who classified the plant, and the family name of the plant, in all the cases.

About this book. On the Malabar Coast of Southern India, along the Arabian Sea, lies a range of mountains known as the Western Ghats, or Sahyadris.

Far more ancient than the larger and better-known Himalayas to the north, the Sahyadris harbour the most inact rainforests in Peninsular India.

The book titled "Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis: A Field Guide", written by environment enthusiast Pippa Mukherjee, is one of southern western ghats book first books of its kind, helping the readers to identify the wildflowers of the Western Ghats, from Southern Western Ghats (covering Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu) to Palni Hills in Tamil Nadu/5(7).

About the Book: Flora Of The Southern Western Ghats And Palnis. This field guide is the result of the authors intense study of the flora of the southern western Ghats as well as those of Palni hills for several years.

The book lists more than species of trees, herbs, and shrubs that can be found in the : Pippa Mukherjee. Back of the Book Complexity of physical features and variability in bioclimate has rendered a high degree of species and habitat diversity to the Western Ghats.

However, increasing demographic pressure and changing land use have degraded the forest cover, driving a large number of specific into the vortex of extinction.

Until recently the concern of forest management was. Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis; Pippa Mukherjee, Niyogi Books, ₹1, You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Register to The Hindu for free and get unlimited Author: Aathira Perinchery. Forest Trees of the Western Ghats This book is a valuable field guide for identifying forest trees in the Western and Eastern Ghats, Valuable for Wildlifers, Naturalists, Birdwatchers, Trekkers, Nature lovers, Foresters, This book is brought out after a gap of more than a century after.

Welcome to The Western Ghats. Welcome to the lush Western Ghats, some of the most precious heat relief in India. Rising like an impassable bulwark of evergreen and deciduous tangle, from north of Mumbai to the tip of Tamil Nadu, the World Heritage–listed Ghats (with an average elevation of m) contain 27% of India’s flowering plant species.

Wildlife of southern Western Ghats in India is unique with several rare, endangered and endemic animals. Many of these are facing extinction due to habitat deterioration and poaching. The State of Kerala is very rich in the diversity of animals and. This book takes you on a visual journey through the Malabar Coast of southern India, along the Arabian Sea, where lies a range of mountains known as the Western Ghats, or Sahyadris.

Far more ancient than the larger and better-known Himalayas to the north, the Sahyadris harbour the most intact rainforests in peninsular India. A comprehensive field guide, this book records about species of trees, herbs, shrubs and climbers, found in the southern Western Ghats as well and the upper Palni plateau.

It lists the name of the genus, the species, the short name of the botanist who classified the plant, and the family name of the plant. On the Malabar Coast of southern India, along the Arabian Sea, lies a range of mountains known as the Western Ghats, or Sahyadris. Far more ancient than the larger and better-known Himalayas to the north, the Sahyadris harbour the most intact rainforests in peninsular India.5/5(4).

Antibacterial activity of some medicinal plants used by Kani tribe, southern Western Ghats, Tamilnadu, India. The book titled "Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis: A Field Guide", written by environment enthusiast Pippa Mukherjee, is one of the first books of its kind, helping the readers to identify the wildflowers of the Western Ghats, from Southern Western Ghats (covering Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu) to Palni Hills in Tamil Nadu.5/5(1).

The term “Western Ghats” evokes curiosity, wonder and fascination amongst nature lovers and particularly for birders. The word “ghat” means “steps leading to water” but is often roughly translated as “mountain” or “hill”, and so the “Western Ghats” refers to the chain of mountains and hills that run in a north-south direction in western India and separate the Deccan.

Butterflies of Western Ghats (Final draft) The e-Book can be downloaded free of cost and used on any smart phone or computer. It is made as a simple PDF so that any species can be searched using. Title: Forest Landscapes of the Southern Western Ghats, India: Biodiversity, Human Ecology, and Management Strategies Author: B.

Ramesh Publisher: Institut français de Pondichéry, () Title: Ecodevelopment of Western Ghats: proceedings of a seminar held at Peechi, Kerala, October Author: K S S Nair.

Western Ghats Tours & Trips. Just a stones-throw away from Kerala, the Western Ghats in Southern India have incredible biodiversity, harbouring an impressive array of India’s wildlife.

Whether you searching for wildlife on a bus or prefer to cycle through the lush mountains, you're sure to find a tour for you/5(17). List of peaks in the Western Ghats. Anamudi, on the right, is the highest peak of the Western Ghats at 2, m (8, ft) Meesapulimala Kerala.

Nilgiris, a part of Western Ghats at Masinangudi, Tamil Nadu. Shola Grasslands and forests. A new species of Eriocaulon, E. vamanae, is described from the southern Western Ghats of Kerala, resembles Eriocaulon nepalense var. luzulifolium (Mart.) Praj.

& but differs in the shape of its involucral bracts and receptacle, the fusion of the sepals in male flowers, the shape and indumentum of the sepals in female flowers, the size and .The Western Ghats or Sahyādri runs north to south along the western edge of the Deccan Plateau, and separates the plateau from a narrow coastal plain along the Arabian Sea.

The range starts near the border of Gujarat and Maharashtra, south of the Tapti River, and runs approximately km through the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka.The South Western Ghats montane rain forests are an ecoregion of southern India, covering the southern portion of the Western Ghats range in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, at elevations over are cooler and wetter than the lower-elevation South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests, which surround the montane rain forests.