An Advanced Textbook On Biodiversity: Principles And Practice
Oxford & IBH Publishing Company Pvt. Limited, 2004 - 276 pages
Biodiversity has now become a multidisciplinary subject in which concepts, ideas and methodologies have been contributed by a number of other disciplines. This book presents the concepts, themes and ideas on this ever-growing multi-disciplinary subject.
Contents: Biodiversity Science: Definition, Scope and Constraints / Genetic Diversity / Species Diversity: Wild Taxa / Agrobiodiversity and Cultivated Taxa / Ecosystem Diversity / Values and Uses of Biodiversity / Loss of Biodiversity / Conservation of Biodiversity / Management of Plant Biodiversity / Biodiversity and Biotechnology / Biodiversity Prospecting and Indigenous Knowledge Systems / References / Glossary / Acronyms and Abbreviations / Subject Index / Author Index