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Disturbance and diversity. The case study of Terminalia paniculata
Effect of disturbance on diversity, using many small plots in two adjacent moist deciduous forest sites was examined. The disturbed forest (OF) is regularly burnt, grazed and lopped. While the undisturbed forest (UDF) is ...
Impact of logging on the diversity and regeneration in the forests of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts
Logging for timber is an inevitable part of tropical forest management for several centuries now. Human needs for timber and wood based products (including fuel} is enormous. For instance, in India, the fuel and charcoal ...
Defense and carnivory: Dual role of bracts in Passiflora foetida
(Journal of Biosciences, 1995)
Members of the genus Passiflora are reported to have evolved modifications which kill insects; they have however never been tested for carnivorous syndrome. The flowers of Passiflora foetida consists of highly reticulate ...
Genetic differences among teak clones of Karnataka
Many breeding strategies have been used in India to overcome constraints on teak regeneration and establish good clonal orchards (Nautlyal & Rawat 1994, Bagchi 1995). Several methods have been used to select and identify ...