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Natural Resources of Himalayas

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ISBN: 9788182054080    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 360        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research...Read more
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research in various facets of Human Ecology. Compilations of the vast storehouse of Human Ecology papers have been published in five volumes under the title "Encyclopaedia of Human Ecology". His books Human Ecology of Sikkim and Geneses of Disasters, have been widely acclaimed in the intellectual circles for qualitative and analytical excellence. His research papers on human ecosystems of the Himalayas and of the Arid Zone of Indian Thar Desert make interesting studies. The author commanded an Infantry Brigade in Gujarat in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 26 January 2001, and was deeply involved in rehabilitating the suffering population in the affected areas. He successfully commanded his Brigade in Munabao sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during OPERATION PRAKRAM. Currently appointed as Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal, he continues his Human Ecology related works in the Ecosystems of the Indian Schooling fraternity.Contents:- Preface ? Introduction ? Himalayan Forests ? The Geology of The Himalaya ? Ethnobotany of Eastern Himalaya ? Medicinal Plants ? The Lepcha Medicobotany of Dzangu in the Sikkim Himalaya ? Ethnobotany of the Darjeeling Himalaya ? Bon Medicine among Monpas in Western Arunachal Pradesh ? Healing Practices amongst the Gaddi Tribe of Himachal Pradesh ? Conservation and regeneration of endangered gymnospermic Medicinal plants in Kumaun Himalaya ? Medicinal Plants in the Northwestern Himalaya: a Public Involvement Approach Analysis ? Rural Poultry Farming : A Model for Rapid Generation of Rural income and Employment -- in the North East Regions of India. ? Improvement of Rural hill Economy Through the Eastern Himalayan flora ? The Eastern Himalaya: Environment and Economic Development ? The March of Commercial Forestry ? Industry and Minerals ? Traditional Methods of Water Management in the Central Himalayan Agriculture ? Man and forests in the Darjeeling Himalaya : Reviewing Settlement-Fuelwood Equations ? IndexAbout The Book:- Natural Resources Of Himalaya Are Immense In Richness And Variety. First And The Foremost, The Forest Cover At Distinct Altitudes Serves The Ecological And Environmental Balance In The Region. The Mountain Ranges Have The Deciduous Alpine Scrubs, Birch For Forests On The Snow-Capped Peaks To The Tropical Evergreen Forests And Sal Tree Forests In Tarai And Bhabar. The Nature Of Forests Changes With Altitudes. The Traditional Ethnobotany Is The Source Of Medicine, Foodstuff In Form Of Wild Fruits, Barks, Leaves And Flowers To The Rural And Tribal Folks, Besides Fodder For Animals. The Book Deals Fodder For Animals. The Book Deals With A Wide Variety Of Himalayan Vegetations. The Book Also Deals With The Ethnobotany Of Sikkim, Darjeeling, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal And Uttarakhand In A Great Detail. Besides The Water, Mineral, Industrial And Commercial Forestry Resources Of The Mountainous Regions Have Been Discussed. The Book Contains Wealth Of Information On The Subject., About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia Is A Noted And Active Environmentalist. A Ph.D. In Human Ecology Of The Himalayan Ecosystems, He Has Applied Himself Into Sustained Research In Various Facets Of Human Ecology. Compilations Of The Vast Storehouse Of Human Ecology Papers Have Been Published In Five Volumes Under The Title "Encyclopaedia Of Human Ecology". His Books Human Ecology Of Sikkim And Geneses Of Disasters, Have Been Widely Acclaimed In The Intellectual Circles For Qualitative And Analytical Excellence. His Research Papers On Human Ecosystems Of The Himalayas And Of The Arid Zone Of Indian Thar Desert Make Interesting Studies. The Author Commanded An Infantry Brigade In Gujarat In The Aftermath Of The Devastating Earthquake Of 26 January 2001, And Was Deeply Involved In Rehabilitating The Suffering Population In The Affected Areas. He Successfully Commanded His Brigade In Munabao Sector Of Barmer (Rajasthan) During Operation Prakram. Currently Appointed As Director Of The Pratap Group Of Public Schools At Karnal, He Continues His Human Ecology Related Works In The Ecosystems Of The Indian Schooling Fraternity., Content:- Preface ? Introduction ? Himalayan Forests ? The Geology Of The Himalaya ? Ethnobotany Of Eastern Himalaya ? Medicinal Plants ? The Lepcha Medicobotany Of Dzangu In The Sikkim Himalaya ? Ethnobotany Of The Darjeeling Himalaya ? Bon Medicine Among Monpas In Western Arunachal Pradesh ? Healing Practices Amongst The Gaddi Tribe Of Himachal Pradesh ? Conservation And Regeneration Of Endangered Gymnospermic Medicinal Plants In Kumaun Himalaya ? Medicinal Plants In The Northwestern Himalaya: A Public Involvement Approach Analysis ? Rural Poultry Farming : A Model For Rapid Generation Of Rural Income And Employment -- In The North East Regions Of India. ? Improvement Of Rural Hill Economy Through The Eastern Himalayan Flora ? The Eastern Himalaya: Environment And Economic Development ? The March Of Commercial Forestry ? Industry And Minerals ? Traditional Methods Of Water Management In The Central Himalayan Agriculture ? Man And Forests In The Darjeeling Himalaya : Reviewing Settlement-Fuelwood Equations ? Index
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