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Wetlands of North East India: Ecology, Aquatic Bioresources and Conservation

Laishram Kosygin (editor)

ISBN 10: 8183701876 / ISBN 13: 9788183701877
Published by Akansha Publishing House, 2009
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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343 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, index, bibliography. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0012827

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Title: Wetlands of North East India: Ecology, ...

Publisher: Akansha Publishing House

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good

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Wetlands perform a host of ecological and hydrological functions that benefit mankind. Some of the most important functions of wetlands are their roles in water supply, water purification, recycling of nutrients, recharging of ground water, maintaining stream flow and flood control etc. wetlands are considered to be the best habitats for fish, wildlife, fodder, fuel, and offer recreation to the society. In spite of its great ecological significance, in recent times, the wetlands are neglected and their habitats degraded due to indiscriminate exploitation of its resource in many parts of India, Particularly in the NE Region. Now the management and conservation of the wetlands and sustainable utilization of their resources has become on e of the greatest challenges of 21st century. The present book is a synthesis of an intensive research made by several professors, scientists and ecologists over decades on the wetlands of the NE region. Over 26 articles on various aspects of wetlands viz. ecology, limnology, hydrology, microbiology, biology, biodiversity, conservation, community participation, traditional utilization of resource etc. are included. These research articles will play a key role in opening new vista play a key role in opening new vista in the field of welted research and conservation. The book would be immensely useful to everyone dealing of with ecology and conservation of wetlands such as wetland managers, conservationists, scientists, researchers, teachers, decision-makers, students and local communities as well.

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