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Bioresources: Conservation Strategies
Editor(s): V. Sashi, S. Poornima

ISBN:    978-81-8487-363-4 
E-ISBN:   E 978-81-8487-473-0
Publication Year:   2014
Pages:   110
Binding:   Hard Back
Dimension:   160mm x 240mm
Weight:   430


About the book

BioČresources are reservoirs of genetic variation. The entire population of the world are dependent on these resources. As a result of over utilization they are on the verge of extinction. Hence it is essential to identify new bio-resources and it is indispensable to conserve the existing bio resources to meet the challenges of requirements of mankind. The book covers the topics on global initiative on biodiversity conservation, bio-prospecting of bioresources for sustainability, identification of genotypes using genetic markers, in vitro conservation of medical mushrooms and medical plants, larvicidal and analgesic activity of medicinal plants and conservation of scared groves etc.

Table of Contents

Preface / Biodiversity (Bio-Resource) Conservation: A Global Initiative / Bioprospecting bioresources: Issues related to environmental sustainability / Conservation of genetic resources and identifying genotypes using molecular markers in Prunus: Recent advances in peach and plum / Genetic analysis for conservation and improvement of important wood traits in Dalbergia sissoo roxb. / Mechanism of salt exclusion and secretion in the mangrove Avicennia / Conservation strategies for plant genetic resources with special reference to agro-biodiversity in India / Orchids in the adjoining areas of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh: Distribution, survival threats and some conservation measures / Conservation of indigenous medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum: An approach / Effect of Jasmonic acid and Salicylic acid on callus initiation and organogenesis in Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper using hypocotyl explant / Effect of wild plant extracts against Fusarium solani and Alternaria alternata in in vitro. / Cellulase and xylanase enzyme activities in the basidiocarp of Pleurotus spp / Pathogenicity of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on chilli plant (CV.NS-230) / Preliminary phytochemical and biochemical analysis of Bacopa monniera / Effects of stressors on primary and secondary stress responses in Cirrhinus mrigala and its management using a herbal stress reliever stresroak / Antibacterial activity of Centella asiatica (L.) / Studies on phytoremediation using Vetiveria zizanoides and Eichhornia crassipes on sewage water / In-vivo analgesic activity of methanolic leaf extract of Molineria recurvata on albino rat / Conservation and management aspects of the sacred groves in Mahe, U.T. of Puducherry / Mosquito larvicidal activity of Momordica charantia leaf extract against filarial vector Culex quinquesfasciatus / Studies on larvicidal activity of Gloriosa superba on the development stages of the Chikungunia mosquito, Aedes aegypti / Effect of green manure and biofertilizer on the biochemcial parameters of cluster beans (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L. var. PNB).


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