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Life-sustaining plants of the Himalayas

Sharma, B. D. Dr.

Life-sustaining plants of the Himalayas

by Sharma, B. D. Dr.

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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Edible -- Nomenclature (Popular) -- Himalaya mountain Region,
  • Plants, Edible -- India -- Nomenclature (Popular),
  • Plants, Edible -- Utilization -- Himalaya mountain Region,
  • Plants, Edible -- Utilization -- India,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Himalaya mountain region,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- India

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.D. Sharma.
    GenreNomenclature (Popular)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination461 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages461
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23187650M
    ISBN 10817387218X
    ISBN 109788173872181
    LC Control Number2009313420

    The most productive arable lands in the western Himalayas are in the Vale of Kashmir, the Kangra valley, the Sutlej River basin, and the terraces flanking the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in Uttarakhand; those areas produce rice, corn (maize), wheat, and millet. medicinal plants of indian himalaya Download medicinal plants of indian himalaya or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get medicinal plants of indian himalaya book now. This site is like a library, Use .

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This volume is a reference and identification manual for the vascular plants found in permanent or seasonal fresh water in the subcontinent of India south of the Himalayas. About species are described and the style of the text is accessible both to experts and to those with only a little botanical training. sustaining himalayas The Himalayan ecosystem is fragile and diverse. It includes over 51 million people who practice hill agriculture and remains vulnerable The Himalayan ecosystem is vital to the ecological security of the Indian landmass, through providing forest cover, feeding perennial rivers that are the source of drinking water, irrigation, and hydropower, conserving biodiversity.

    Sultan-Ud-DIN et al., Conservation status of threatened endemic flora of Western Himalayas Biological Diversity and Conservation – 9 / 3 () 93 tropical Qurercus fores ts. The Himalayas are home to many rare and unusual animals. The takin, Bhutan’s national animal, is a shaggy combination of a goat and antelope. The region also is home to the rare golden langur, a monkey species found only in the Himalayas. One of the primary populations of the one-horned rhino, the largest of the three Asian rhino species, is.


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Cited by: 2. 8. Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World by F Kingdon-Ward. Frank Kingdon Ward was the great plant hunter of the eastern Himalayas. In appalling conditions of rain and leech-filled jungle mud, he.

Walking the Himalayas is the book he wrote on his return. Wood carefully blends in at Kabul, for it is ‘best to avoid anywhere that Terry Taliban reckons he can bag an infidel’, meets a Shaman who talks to the decapitated head of a goat and drinks its blood among the Karakoram Ranges, escapes a car crash with a broken arm and shoulder, sees.

The Himalayas are a rich repository of flora with a large number of native plants and high value non-timber forest products. This book is a WWF Nepal's initiative to conserve these high value NTFPs of mountains by providing concise information of prioritized species in mountain program areas of the Sacred Himalayan Landscape.

medicines Review Himalayan Aromatic Medicinal Plants: A Review of their Ethnopharmacology, Volatile Phytochemistry, and Biological Activities Rakesh K. Joshi 1, Prabodh Satyal 2 and Wiliam N. Setzer 2,* 1 Department of Education, Government of Uttrakhand, NainitalIndia; [email protected] 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Plant life. Himalayan vegetation can be broadly classified into four types—tropical, subtropical, temperate, and alpine—each of which prevails in a zone determined mainly by elevation and precipitation.

Local differences in relief and climate, as well as exposure to sunlight and wind, cause considerable variation in the species present within each zone. How do plants survive in the Himalayas.

Adaptations: An adaptation is a characteristic or trait of an organism that allows it to survive and pass along its genetic material to the next generation. The lower hills and foothills of the Indian Himalayas are densely populated owing to the fact that the Himalayan Rivers have made the soils here rich and fertile.

On the other hand, in the Greater and Trans Himalayan regions, including Leh-Ladakh and Lahaul Spiti, of extreme climatic conditions and difficult terrain, the population is sparse.

Written by David Attenborough, The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth, is the companion volume to his incredibly successful BBC nature documentary series fromwhich portrays the diverse history of life on our planet in staggering documentary series and the book is a follow up to his own much acclaimed series Life on Earth from - which investigated the story of /5(23).

Biodiversity / Plants MEDICINAL PLANTS Medicinal healing plants present both blessing and a dilemma for the Park’s floral biodiversity. The blessing comes in the form of abundance and diversity of beautiful flowers, especially during the rainy season, when the alpine meadows are awash with color. The dilemma is that many of the herbs and shrubs.

Together with the three-volume An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal (Hara et al., ), and the Flora of Bhutan, now in progress for publication by A.J.C.

Grierson and D.G. Long, identification of flowering plants throughout the Himalayan range has become relatively easy for both amateurs and professional botanists."Cited by: About this book. Language: Japanese with scientific nomenclature.

Illustrated guide to the plants of the Himalayas. Contains detailed descriptions in Japanese, and scientific species names, maps, a bibliography, and an index of scientific names. Customer Reviews.

This book, Hidden Treasures: Rare Plants of the Alpine Himalaya, showcases a collection of rare to very rare alpine plants, including 14 new reports for india, all found above ft in the eastern Himalayas – Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh.

The name, primula comes from the Latin primus, first, referring to the early flowering of many species. In fact, the greatest concentration of primula species is found in the Himalayas.

The seeds of some primulas were taken by plant collectors to the west at the end of the last century, and developed into beautiful cultivars for gardens.

The Himalayas are one of the youngest mountain ranges on the planet. The range affects air and water circulation systems, impacting the weather conditions in the region. The Himalayas cover. Title: plants darjeeling sikkim himalayas. Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 16) of The inside pages have a few spots but otherwise have no marks seen.

pages at the begining of the book with text of plant descriptions and some black and white illustrated plates. The last 1/3rd of the book that has a section of 20 pages of black and.

The Eastern Himalaya—land of Gods, of ancient mountain kingdoms, of icy peaks and alpine meadows—is like no other place on Earth. The life and landscapes of the region are as diverse, spectacular and fragile as the mountains themselves.

Even today, these mountains hold many mysteries: unnamed species, primeval cultures and the promise of magical cures to heal all of humanity. Biodiversity / Plants Trees Trees largely predominate the temperate belt of GHNP. The conifer species are widely distributed at various altitudes (e.g., blue pine, cedar, spruce, and fir) in the successive low to high altitudinal zones.

Each of the upper coniferous belt has its characteristic oak which provide acorns for birds and rodents. The white-oak. By Shyam Saran The states of India which share the Himalayas are also its principal sentinels. Adaptation to climate change must become an integral part of their development strategies.

The special vulnerabilities of this ecologically fragile region need to be recognized, as much as its rich natural resources in terms of forests, water wealth, biodiversity and tourism potential.

This is an incident of when the king of Kumaon invited an army officer of Western Command, LP. Farrel for a picnic trip to the hills. There was a special reason for inviting Mr. Farrel; in spite of his being a Britisher he was very much interested in Indian religion, philosophy and culture.

He had a few opportunities of witnessing demonstration of miraculous feats of some Indian yogis. The mighty Himalayas, also known as ‘The Roof of the World’, rise up to an incredible height, disappearing into the clouds on some days. Some of the world’s highest peaks are in the.Himalaya: Mountains of Life is a coffee table book authored by Sandesh Kadur and Kamaljit S.

book contains information about the biodiversity of Eastern Himalaya and is divided into four main chapters, The Land, The People, The Animals, The Plants.in so far as the development of medicinal and aromatic plants was concerned.

Imprint of this policy shift is traceable in many a schemes and institutions which have since been created in the state.

As arguably the last Himalayan State, Uttarakhand was e xpected to trigger innovative initiatives for.