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Agrobiodiversity hotspots in India

Nayar, M. P.

Agrobiodiversity hotspots in India

conservation and benefit sharing

by Nayar, M. P.

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Published by Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers" Rights Authority, Govt. of India in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementM.P. Nayar, A.K. Singh, K. Narayanan Nair
ContributionsSingh, A. K. (Anirudh K.), Narayanan Nair, K., 1962-, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers" Rights Authority (India)
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581569M
ISBN 109788190878609, 9788190878616, 9788190878623
LC Control Number2010316642

India is bestowed with immense richness of agro-biodiversity and a rich diversity in landraces / traditional cultivars/farmers varieties in several Agricultural and Horticultural crops. A huge number of crop plants () are reported to be cultivated in India. This includes species earlier reported under the Hindustani centre, one of the.   India is one of the 18 mega-diverse nations of the world. The two biodiversity hotspots present in India are the Western Ghats and the East Himalayan region. 11 percent of plant biodiversity in the world is found in India. There species of flowering plants in India. species of fishes are found in India. India has species of.

  Hi, I am Lovely. This is a Youtube channel specially designed for the students of Jammu and Kashmir. I hope it will help you comment, on which topics you need help. . The Western Ghats is an agrobiodiversity hotspot, and in Attappady indigenous methods like panchakrishi protect it. O tribals live in Attappady, with a majority displaced from the farm.

  Biodiversity of India 1. The term ‘biodiversity’ encompasses the variety of all life forms on earth. It is identified as the variability among living organisms and the ecological complexes of which they are part, including diversity within and between species and ecosystem. In simple words it can be defined as “variety, variability between genes, species and ecosystems” The term.   Biodiversity hotspot Biodiversity hotspot in India. Among the 35 hot spots of the world, 4 are found in India. These areas of the country are exceptionally rich in flowering plants, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and some species of mammals. Western Ghats and Sri Lanka: These regions have a moist deciduous forest and rainforest.


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Agrobiodiversity hotspots in India by Nayar, M. P. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Agrobiodiversity Hotspots in India: Conservation and Benefit Sharing. Malpighia glabra L. Barbados cherry FR Many parts of India Introduced, Cultivated Malpighia punicifolia L.

West Indian cherry, vallari FR Peninsular India Cultivated Malus baccata (L.) Borkh. Agro-biodiversity Hotspots of India. Hotspot Region Areas Covered 1.

Cold Desert: Western Himalyas covering Ladakh and Kargil. Upper reaches of: Lahuai-Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh. Western Himalayan Districts of Srinagar,Anantnag Udhamput Riasi Kathna in Jammu. 23 rows  The agrobiodiversity hotspot area covers the districts of Srinagar, Anantnag, Udhamput.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Introducing Agrobiodiversity, this book delves into the topic of access and benefit sharing and including the important genetic resources like wild rice diversity hot spots, sorghum and millet genetic resources, cotton genetic resources and diversity in cotton and indigenous safflower and its wild species.

India, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority (PPV & FRA) Abstract: Final Report of the Task Force 06/ constituted by the PPV & FRA, vide OM No. PPV & FRA//07/, dated October, 08,to identify the agrobiodiversit hotspots in India for the purposes of Author: Greg Nayle, A.

Singh, K. Narayanan Nair. InDG is a Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Government of India initiative and is executed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad.

23 rows  Agro-biodiversity Hotspots of India. Fauna of India. Rare, Endangered and Threatened. Agro-biodiversity Hotspots of India-Agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes all components of biological.

Skip to content WhatsApp +   The 35 biodiversity hotspots cover % of the Earth’s land surface, yet more than 50% of the world’s plant species and 42% of all terrestrial vertebrate species are endemic to these areas.

Inthe Forests of East Australia region was identified as the 35th biodiversity hotspot. Biodiversity hotspots. Main article:Fauna of India and Wildlife of India A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with a significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans.

To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot on Myers edition of the hotspot-map, a. India is one of twelve mega-diverse countries in the world and is considered as a major center of domestication of crop plants. Inthe Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers Rights Authority (PPV&FRA) of the Government of India (GoI) constituted a task force to characterize, demarcate and list the agrobiodiversity hotspots in India.

The present study investigates adoption of some farm management practices and factors influencing the adoption behavior of farm households in three agrobiodiversity hotspots in India: Kundra block in the Koraput district of Odisha, Meenangadi panchayat in the Wayanad district of Kerala and Kolli Hills in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu.

Agrobiodiversity in a Biodiversity Hotspot: Kerala State, India. Its Origin and Status Article (PDF Available) in Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 58(1) January with Reads.

This paper examines the status and characteristics of agrobiodiversity present in Kerala State, India, which is a part of the Western Ghats—Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot.

They show much heterogeneity. The State grows crop plants belonging to genera and 43 by:   To be called a Biodiversity hotspots in India, a region has to be able to fulfill at least two criteria including. It should comprise of at least type of vascular plants, i.e., more than % of the total world plants.

It should have lost 70 percent of its original habitat. Biodiversity Conservation in India. which is also called agrobiodiversity. published Red D ata Book, na me given to the book de aling with threatened pants and animals of any. The Sikkim Himalaya is part of 34 globally significant biodiversity hotspots and 22 agrobiodiversity hotspots in India.

It encompasses a variety of agroecological zones, with varying dominant farming systems in different zones: pastoralism and agropastoralism in the alpine and trans-Himalayan zones (4,–5, m); mixed farming.

For any area to qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, the following two criteria’s must be met: The area must contain at least 1, species of endemic vascular plants. The area must have lost at least 70 per cent of its primary native vegetation. Biodiversity Hotspots Across the World.

The eight hottest hot spots in terms of the above factors are. Agrobiodiversity is the result of natural selection processes and the careful selection and inventive developments of farmers, herders and fishers over millennia. Agrobiodiversity is a vital sub-set of biodiversity.

Many people’s food and livelihood security depend on the sustained management of various biological resources that are important. InCI identified 25 biodiversity hotspots in the book “Hotspots: Earth’s Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions”. Collectively, these areas held as endemics about 44% of the world’s plants and 35% of terrestrial vertebrates in an area that formerly covered only % of the planet’s land surface.

Biodiversity Hotspots in India. There are 25 such hotspots of biodiversity on a global level, out of which two are present in India. These are: Indo- Burma (earlier The Eastern Himalayas) and The western Ghats. These hot spots covering less than 2% of the world’s land area are found to have about 50% of the terrestrial biodiversity.Agrobiodiversity is a vital sub-set of biodiversity.

Many people’s food and livelihood security depend on the sustained management of various biological resources that are important for food and agriculture.

Agricultural biodiversity, also known as agrobiodiversity or the genetic resources for food andFile Size: KB.Rainfed paddy production accounts for 30% of rice production in India and supports the nutrition of some of India’s poorest farmers.

Agro-biodiversity hotspots in India such as Kollihills are rich in genetic variability of economically important staple crops such as rice, millets and tubers inhabited by tribal malayali farmers who largely depend on rice as food for their : Syed Abubacker Siddick.