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作者 Sivaperuman, Chandrakasan
書名 Deserts : Fauna, Flora and Environment
出版項 New York : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2011
©2012
國際標準書號 9781614700388 (electronic bk.)
9781613249772
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (211 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
附註 Intro -- DESERTS: FAUNA, FLORA AND ENVIRONMENT -- DESERTS: FAUNA, FLORA AND ENVIRONMENT -- Contents -- Preface -- Seabuckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides L.) a Golden Bush: Its Genetic Diversity Characterization and Breeding Scope -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Genetic Diversity -- 3. Characterization -- 3.1. Molecular Characterization -- 3.2. Isozyme Analysis -- 3.3. Morphological Studies -- 4. Breeding -- 4.1. Gene Action -- 4.2. Hybridization Method -- 4.2.1. Material Selection -- 4.2.2. Hybridization -- 4.2.3. The Criteria of Superior Plant Selection -- 5. Cultivars for Mechanical Harvesting -- 6. Gender Determination -- 7. Cold Hardiness -- 8. Breeding for High Yield and Quality -- Conclusion -- References -- Studies on Diversity of Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles of Thar Desert with Conservation Status -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Results and Discussion -- Systematic Account, Distributon and Conservation Status -- Fishes -- Amphibians -- Reptiles -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Floral Diversity, Threats and Conservation Measures: A Case Study From Nara Desert, Pakistan -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Topography and Climate -- Topography -- Climate -- Temperature -- Rainfall -- Surface Water -- Subsoil/Ground Water Resources -- Relative Humidity -- Wind Velocity -- Socio-Economic Features -- Livelihood and Pastoralism -- Materials and Methods -- Results and Discussion -- Phytogeography -- Flora and Vegetation -- Microhabitats and Species Richness -- 1. Crest Habitat -- 2. Slopes/Swale/Flank Habitat -- 3. Sandy Plains Habitat (Tar-Tarai/Low Lying Flat Area) -- 4. Saline/Sodic Land (Kharror) -- 5. Lake/Wetland Habitat -- Problems and Threats -- Natural Resources -- Need of Local Inhabitants -- Huts Formation -- Useful Plants -- Medicinal Plant Diversity -- Gas Exploratory Activities -- Houbara Bustard (Taloor) Hunting
Remedial Measure -- A. Introduction of Native Tree Species -- B. Stabilization of Shifting Sand Dunes -- C. Germplasm Conservation -- D. Livestock Management -- E. Pasture Development through Latest Technologies -- F. Encroachment by Mesquite -- G. Alternate Sources of Energy -- Conclusion -- References -- Species Composition and Abundance of Bird Populations in the Thar Desert, India -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Species Composition -- Species Richness, Abundance and Diversity -- Results -- Avifauna in New Habitats -- District Wise Distribution -- Dominance of Bird Species -- Species Diversity Indices -- Diversity Indices of Bird Species in IGNP Area -- Threatened Bird Species Recorded in the Thar Desert -- Discussion -- Impact of Indira Gandhi Nahar Project (IGNP) -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Mollusc Fauna and its Ecology in the Indian Desert -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Study Area -- Results and Discussion -- Physical-Chemical Limnology -- Mollusc Fauna -- Diversity -- Population -- Thermal Tolerance -- Drought Evasion -- Trematode Vectors -- Interspecific Relations -- Conclusion -- References -- The Desert Environment of Mendoza, Argentina: Status and Prospects for Sustainable Beef Cattle Production -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Characterization of Mendoza Province -- Environment, Flora and Fauna -- Beef Cattle Production -- Materials and Methods -- Management Practice Proposed -- Early Weaning of Calves -- Post-Weaning Production of Calves -- Economic Feasibility of the Proposed Management Practice -- Results and Discussion -- Profitability of the Proposed Management Practice -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Dynamic in Rodent Communities' Affects Temporal Niche -- Abstract -- Competition -- Strategies of Coexistence -- Temporal Resource Partitioning -- Acknowledgments -- References
Encyrtidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from Thar Desert, India -- Abstract -- Abbreviation -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results and Discussion -- Synopsis of the Classification -- Subfamily- Encyrtinae Walker, 1837 -- Subfamily- Tetracneminae Howard, 1892 -- Family: Encyrtidae -- Subfamily: Encyrtinae -- Tribe: Encyrtini -- Encyrtus aurantii (Geoffroy) -- Eugahania latiscapa (Ishii) -- Tribe: Bothriothoracini -- Ixodiphagus hookeri (Howard) -- Tribe: Copidosomatini -- Copidosoma floridanum (Ashmead) -- Copidosoma sp. Kazmi and Hayat -- Tribe: Proleurocerini -- Proleurocerus fulgoridis Ferriere -- Tribe: Aphycini -- Homalotylus turkmenicus Myartseva -- Homalotylus terminalis (Say) -- Homalotylus albiclavatus (Agarwal) -- Homalotylus indicus (Agarwal) -- Prochiloneurus albifuniculus (Hayat, Alam and Agrawal) -- Tribe: Habrolepidini -- Adelencyrtus bimaculatus Alam -- Adelencyrtus mayurai (Subba Rao) -- Comperiella aspidiotiphaga Subba Rao -- Comperiella lemniscata Compere and Annecke -- Tribe: Ectromatini -- Cheiloneurus quadricolor (Girault) -- Achalcerinys lindus (Mercet) -- Tribe: Discodini -- Agarwalencyrtus citri (Agarwal) -- Helegonatopus pulchricornis Hayat and Verma -- Helegonatopus ponomarenkoi (Trjapitzin) -- Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis (Shafee et al.) -- Tassonia gloriae Girault -- Lamennaisia ambiguua (Nees) -- Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr) -- Tribe: Thomsoniscini -- Thomsonisca amathus (Walker) -- Tribe: Mayridiini -- Mayridia pulchra Mercet -- Subfamily: Tetracneminae -- Tribe: Tetracnemini -- Tetracnemus perspicuous Hayat and Kazmi -- Charitopus apicatus (Mani and Saraswat) -- Paraclausenia herbicola Hayat -- Tribe: Neodusmetiini -- Neodusmentia sangwani (Subba Rao) -- Tribe: Aenasiini -- Aenasius advena Compere -- Tribe: Anagyrini -- Anagyrus gracilis (Hayat) -- Anagyrus shahidi Hayat -- Anagyrus tibimaculatus Agarwal
Apoleptomastix bicoloricorni (Girault) -- Callipteroma sexguttata Motschulsky -- Anomalicornia tenuicornis Mercet -- Gyranusoidea flava Shafee et al. -- Rhopus mymaricoides (Compere, Subba Rao and Kaur) -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Eulophidae and Eupelmidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Indian Thar Desert -- Abstract -- Abbreviations for the Depositories -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results and Discussion -- Systematic Account -- Family Eulophidae -- Subfamily Tetrastichinae -- Genus Neotrichoporoides Girault -- 1. Neotrichoporoides nyemitawus (Rohwer) -- 2. Neotrichoporoides viridimaculatus (Fullaway) -- Genus Oomyzus Rondani -- 3. Oomyzus scaposus (Thomson) -- Subfamily Eulophinae -- Genus Elasmus Westwood -- 4. Elasmus brevicornis Gahan -- 5. Elasmus johnstoni Ferriere -- Genus Notanisomorphella Girault -- 6. Notanisomorphella flaviventris (Girault) -- Family Eupelmidae -- Genus Anastatus Motschulsky -- 1. Anastatus tenuipes Bolivar -- Genus Eupelmus Dalman -- 2. Eupelmus australiensis (Girault) -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Coleoptera (Insecta) Fauna from Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results and Discussion -- Family: Meloidea -- Family: Scarabaeidae -- Family: Cicindelidae -- Family: Curculionidae -- Family: Tenebrionidae -- Family: Chrysomelidae -- Family: Hydrophylidae -- Family: Dytiscidae -- Family: Haliplidae -- Family: Carabidae -- Family: Coccinellidae -- Family: Elateridae -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Collembola (Hexapoda) from Thar Desert, India -- ABSTRACT -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results and Discussion -- Taxonomic Studies -- Order: Collembola -- Key to Families of Collembola -- Family: Hypogastruridae -- Xenylla Tullberg -- Xenylla obscura Imms -- Ceratophysella Borner in Brohmer, -- Ceratophysella indovaria (Salmon) -- Family: Isotomidae
Isotomodes Linnaniemi -- Isotomodes dagamae Prabhoo -- Cryptopygus Willem -- Cryptopygus thermophilus Axelson -- Isotomiella Bagnall -- Isotomiella minor (Schaeffer) -- Family: Entomobryidae -- Subfamily: Entomobryinae -- Lepidocyrtus Bourlet -- Lepidocyrtus (Cinctocyrtus ) medius (Schaeffer) -- Family: Cyphoderidae -- Cyphoderus Nicolet -- Cyphoderus javanus Borner -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Lepidoptera (Insecta) Fauna from Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results and Discussion -- Acknowledgement -- References -- Index
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