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Forest Resources Population & Natural Resources Unit III Part IV.

of forests Importance of forests Ecological and Economical Importance Types of Forests Deforestation Causes & Effects Forest Degradation in India Important Questions Explain how forest helps in maintaining ecological balance. Afforestation is the need of the hour. Justify. Give the classification of forests and discuss the effects of deforestation on society. Describe in detail types of forest resources and what are problems created by deforestations in India ? Important Questions Describe types of forest/


Cccea.hyd.ngri071109/sg1 The Pernicious Impact of Climate Change A call for action-NOW! A Presentation By Dr. V.P.JAUHARI, IAS. Chairman And Sanjay Gadhalay.

types. Decrease in rainfall and the resultant soil moisture stress could result in drier teak dominated forests replacing sal trees in central India. Increased dry spells could also place dry and moist deciduous forests at increased risk from forest fires. Possible impact of climate change on India.Cont... cccea.hyd.ngri071109/sg55 Health and Lifestyle Medical Science suggests that the rise in temperature and change in humidity will adversely affect human health in India/


Biodiversity and its conservation Biodiversity Bio = life Diversity = Variety The term biodiversity was first coined by Walter G. Rosen in 1986. Biodiversity.

level out of which two are present in India, namely the Eastern Himalayas and western Ghats. a)Eastern Himalayas: There are numerous deep and semi-isolated valleys in Sikkim which are extremely rich in endemic plant species. In an area of 7298 Km 2 of Sikkim about 4250 plant species are found of which 60% are endemic. b)Western Ghats: It extends along a 17,000 km 2 strip of forests in Maharashtra/


Exploring the Religions of Our World Chapter 5: Hinduism Chapter 5: Hinduism.

outside of India 1 st Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893—Swami Vivekananda Beatles spread Transcendental Meditation of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1960’s) Meditation through mantras became popular in the West A. C. Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada (1896-1977) founds ISKON—International Society of Krishna Consciousness aka Hare Krishnas—robes & preachingJainism Founded by Mahavira (Great Hero) in 6 th century BCE as reaction to Brahmins Blend of Hinduism & Buddhism—ahimsa, vegetarians, most in India some/


Final Review LCHS 2013. Which type of rock listed below covers the majority of the Earth’s land surface? I. Igneous II. Metamorphic III. Sedimentary A.

to the north and the deciduous forest to the south lies the large area of coniferous forest. One type of coniferous forest, the northern boreal forest, is found between 50° to 60°N latitudes. Another type, the temperate coniferous forests, grows in lower latitudes of North America, Europe, and Asia, in the high elevations of mountains. Coniferous forests consist mostly of conifers, trees that grow needles instead of leaves and cones instead of flowers. Conifers tend to be/


Physical Geography of South Asia. Arabian Sea Pakistan India Bay of Bengal Sri Lanka Indian Ocean Himalaya Mountains Ganges River New Delhi Bangladesh.

large population (1 billion) Many fish are found in South Asia in rivers including Mackerel, Sardines, Carp and Catfish Boats travel the rivers and coastlines carrying goods and people form town to town Governments are also trying to harness hydroelectric power Forests Rain forests in India Produce hardwoods like sal and teak along with bamboo and sandalwood In the mountains of Nepal and Bhutan they have pine and fir/


BET India Module 4 Managing and Mitigating Impacts Main Presentation December 2012.

area of Finland Forests neutralize ~11% of India’s GHG emissions 200 million people are dependent on forests for livelihood in IndiaIndia has one of the most advanced forest mapping programmes in the world, with the Forest Survey of India conducting a biennial cycle of forest and tree cover assessment. Source: Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, India’s Forests and REDD+Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, India’s Forests and REDD+ REDD+ in India  It/


UNIT 1 THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY NATURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES.

. –However it was closed for several years after 1939 and was reopened in 1954. –It carries out surveys of plant resources in different regions. Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) –It was established in 1916. –Its mandate was to do a systematic survey of fauna in India. –It has over the years collected ‘type specimens’ on the bases of which our animal life has been studied over the years. Its origins were/


UNIT III: BIODIVERSITY & BIOTIC RESOURCES Introduction Definition Genetic, Species and Ecosystem diversity Value of biodiversity Hot-spots of biodiversity.

endemic to the Eastern Himalayas Western Ghats: Out of India’s 49219 plant species, 1600 endemics (40% of the total number of endemics) are found in an 17000 km2 along the sea side of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala Forest track up to 500 m in elevation, comprising 1/5 th of the entire forest expanse, mostly evergreen while those in 500-1500 m range are semi- evergreen There/


Chapter 7: India and China Establish Empires Chapter 8: African Civilizations Chapter 9: The Americas: A Separate World.

. The tsetse fly is found in the rain forest. Its presence prevented Africans from using cattle, donkeys, and horses to farm near the rain forests. This deadly insect also prevented invaders – especially Europeans – from colonizing fly-infested territories.  The first humans appeared in the Great Rift Valley, a deep gash in Earth’s crust that runs through the floor of the Red Sea and across eastern Africa/


Access to Biological Resources and Benefit sharing in India

spoken by tribal communities in India. Tribal Settings in India Population of the individual tribe is as large as about 5 million in Madhya Pradesh and as small as 21 like Onges of Andaman Islands. The tribals in the country occupy about 18.74% of the total area of the country, mainly in the hilly and forest areas of 19 states and union territories. INDIAN TRIBALS Primitive Hunter gather type Primitive Agriculturists Plain Agriculturists/


Back up Of hw Topic No3 J.H.Patel August September 2012.

facilitate their recycling. Types of UNIVERSAL WASTE Batteries /of energy The digestive system breaks down large molecules like proteins, complex carbohydrates and fats Liver Processes chemicals found in/of certain rules called the Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Amendment Rules, 2002 was published under the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O. 553(E), dated 21 st May, 2002 in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) of/


Transaction Costs of Project-Based Carbon Sequestration: Preliminary Evidence from Forest Sector Camille Antinori and Jayant Sathaye Lawrence Berkeley.

Project size? - Type of project? - Nascent and mature markets? - Region? This Study, in Progress : Methods: Collect Original Data on Forest Mitigation Projects l Forestry/ Pacific NW, Ecuador3 –Natural Resources Canada: Chile 1 –Indian Institute of Science: India (feasibility)2 Transaction cost analysis work supported by Climate Analysis Branch (TNC/found these fixed costs across project size. ) Preliminary Findings (work in progress): 2 l Plotted project size vs. $/tC of transaction costs, & fit trendline of/


Institute Building of Advanced Research Centre Bamboo & Rattan, Bethlehem Vengthleng, Aizawl (Mizoram) Centre for Forest-based Livelihoods & Extension,

) project, soil organic carbon stock was estimated in different land uses in twenty nine subgroup type forest and nearby non-forest areas from eight North Eastern states. Wide variation of organic carbon content of soil was found with the highest record of (200.6 t/ha) in sub alpine and alpine plantation forest soil of Arunachal Pradesh and the lowest of (42.4 t/ha) was found under the tea plantation area. Further, organic/


Tropical Dry Forest Taylor B. Newcomb. Location Parts of Africa, South and Central America, Mexico, India, Australia, and tropical islands.

Central America, Mexico, India, Australia, and tropical islands Characteristics Dry Tropical Forest is found in regions where there are several months of severe to absolute dry season Undergoes severe weather changes Soil Type Similar to rainforest but not as much water Close to same plant life as rainforest Climate Temperatures are high all year Better-developed dry season than in the tropical rain forest Evapotranspiration exceeds precipitation for/


FOREST AND WILDLIFE Skanda S Shenoy X standard Vikasa High School Alkola, Shimoga – 577 204.

a large number of products of commercial as well as industrial importance. TYPES OF FOREST Moist tropical forests Dry tropical forests Mountain subtropical forests Mountain temperate forests Subalpine forests Alpine scrub forests DEFORESTATION Forest in developing countries are going to be reduced at an alarming rate. This process of deforestation is a serious threat to economy, quality of life and future of the environment in our country. The important causes of deforestation in India are, Rapid explosion/


Conservation of Asian Tigers

line transects) Location Tiger density Ungulate density Habitat type Kanha 15.60 4.5 Tropical moist evergreen forest Kaziranga 22.40 16.9 Alluvial grassland Nagarahole 15.33 8.7 Pench 9.9 11.0 Tiger Mark-Recapture Indochinese Tigers Panthera tigris corbetti Distribution The majority of Indochinese tigers are centered in Thailand. They are also found in Myanmar, southern China, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and peninsular/


Remember - “you and I can decide the future”

when they are fully grown. Of the seven types of mangroves, three are most dominant, the black, red and white types. Black Mangroves Easily identified by its roots which are specialized to take in oxygen. Roots look like /coastal and marine ecosystems are of great importance in that they provide a wide range of ecosystem goods and services. India has a long tradition of mangrove Forest Management. The concern of the Government of India for the conservation of forests and wildlife was clearly demonstrated /


Assam 2012 AUGUST THE LAND OF RED RIVERS AND BLUE HILLS

ratio (females per 1,000 males)* 954 Literacy rate (%)* 73.2 Source: Maps of India Assam is located in the Northeast of India. The state shares its borders with Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, /forests, is home to a variety of medicinal herbs and plants. About 300 types of medicinal herbs and plants are found in abundance in the state with the Brahmaputra Valley, itself, having 150 varieties of herbs and plants of commercial value. It is estimated that only about 5 to 10 per cent of/


Global Forest Issues Dave McGill Professor/Extension Specialist Forest Resources Management.

Planted Forests Comprise 7% of the total area in forests worldwide. Provide opportunities for economic, ecological, and social benefits. Plantations for products and for environmental services. Planted Forests Center for International Forestry identifies 5 different types of planted forests: – Industrial plantations – Home and farm plantations – Environmental plantations – Managed secondary forest with planting – Restored natural/secondary forest Adapted from Evans 2009 3-yr-old Leucaena—Guntur, AP India 7/


ETHNOBOTANY  There has always been interaction between plants & people.  Some unexpected.  Words tell strange tales of need and greed, + small causes.

also put into capsules and tablets. Explored as a remedy for type 2 diabetes in animal and human models. Yohimbine is an alkaloid naturally found in Pausinystalia yohimbe (Yohimbe), Rauwolfia serpentina (Indian Snakeroot), and Alchornea floribunda (Niando), along with several other active alkaloids.  Plants produce an array of chemicals known as secondary metabolites.  Many of these are utilized by us for various purposes, specially for making/


Introduction A forest is an area with a high density of trees (or, historically, a wooded area set aside for hunting).treeshunting These plant communities.

be dominant at different successional stages. The characteristic group of tree species in a given area is referred to as forest type. Within each type, certain species may be found most commonly under specific soil and climate conditions and at certain times after disturbance Types of forests Forests are differentiated from woodlands by the extent of canopy coverage. In a forest the branches and foliage of individual trees often meet or interlock, but there/


Biomes Chapter 6. Biomes Biome Biome A large region with a specific type of climate and a certain type plant and animal communities A large region with.

Forest Biomes Forest Biomes are the most widespread and diverse of all biomes. Forest Biomes are the most widespread and diverse of all biomes. They are typically found in areas where there is more precipitation They are typically found in areas where there is more precipitation – Big trees need a lot of water! Three main types: Three main types: – Tropical, Temperate, Taiga end Forest/- Savanna Found mostly in Africa, South America, India Found mostly in Africa, South America, India Little precipitation/


ST POPULATION IN TAMIL NADU ( Census-2011). PVTG Population Trends.

) PVTG Population Trends IRULA’S Irula’s are living in different parts of India but majority of them are based in southern parts of Western Ghats and migrated to other parts adjacent to urban areas in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and southern Andhra Pradesh in search of livelihood. The Irula’s lived in the forests until enforcement of Forest and wildlife conservation acts maintaining system of interdependence with the neighbouring communities. Traditional snake and/


Eastern Himalayas. The Eastern Himalayas comprise the tracts of the Darjeeling Hills or North Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and eastern Bhutan. The.

leopard, red panda, musk deer, snow cock, and pheasants. The Kangchendzonga national park in Sikkim is the home of many high-altitude mammals and birds such as the clouded leopard, red panda, musk deer, snow cock, and pheasants. The principal forest types found here are the coniferous and Alpine scrub. The principal forest types found here are the coniferous and Alpine scrub. The Kangchendzonga national park The Manas/


Physical Geography of South Asia Mr. Belter. Landforms and Resources Main Idea The geography of South Asia varies from towering mountains to lowland river.

makes the drinking water unsafe. Deforestation Only a small part of South Asia is forested. Most of the land was cleared centuries ago. However, many of the forests that remain are now being cut down to provide building materials/ making rope, burlap bags, and carpet backing. Manufacturing There are two types of manufacturing industries in India: cottage industries and factory-based industries. Cottage industries involve people working in their homes and using their own equipment to make goods. They craft /


ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION By Mr.C.R.Girish, Dept of Chemical Engg, MIT.

of 5.6.  Carbonic acid from atmospheric CO 2. –In industrialized areas, anthropogenic acids in the air often outweigh natural sources of acid. Acid Deposition  Forest Damage –Air pollution and depositions of atmospheric acids are believed to be important causes of forest destruction in/ difficulty in floating and flying. The State of India’s Rivers  India has always had a tradition of worshipping rivers. Most of the rivers in India are named after gods, goddesses or saints. However a large majority of the/


English for tourism About English for tourism in Kanchanaburi By Friendship Mathayom 5/8 The Project Advisor Miss Jantana Khamanukul Kanchananukroh school.

. Place bowl and December respectively nirvana. This place is located in the current Despite the belief that In India, even in front of the temple entrance Pha Thaen Dong (left) hand in front of chapel Pha Thaen Dong (Central) Pha Thaen Dong Buddha nirvana nest/from being changed much by humans and therefore kept it in its natural condition. Because of that, most of the wild animals typically found in forested areas in South East Asia have been seen in this area, including some rare ones such as tigers./


Distribution and divergence of few common Termite species: A study at Jnanabharathi, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India DR. B. P. HARINI Associate.

= Forest edge; L3 = Forest interior) of JB Campus.  The O. ceylonicus is sparcely distributed, while O. horni and T. biformis are widely distributed in all the three localities.  Though O. obesus nest number is almost equal to that of O. horni, the abundance is comparatively less but they are equal competitor in number for O. horni. The reason is that O. obesus colonies are found in wide varieties of/


Resources And Development Resources: Everything available in our environment which can be used to satisfy our needs, provided, it is technologically accessible,

country can utilise these without concurrence of international institutions Basis Of Stage Development Potential Resources: Resources which are found in a region, but have not been/of plant growth and supports different typed of living organisms on the earth. Factor contributing to soil formation Change in temperature Action of running water Action of wind and glacier Activities of decomposers Classification of soil in India Alluvial soil Black soil Red and Yellow soil Laterite soil Arid soil Forest/


English for tourism About English for tourism in Kanchanaburi By Friendship Mathayom 5/8 The Project Advisor Miss Jantana Khamanukul Kanchananukroh school.

. Place bowl and December respectively nirvana. This place is located in the current Despite the belief that In India, even in front of the temple entrance Pha Thaen Dong (left) hand in front of chapel Pha Thaen Dong (Central) Pha Thaen Dong Buddha nirvana nest/from being changed much by humans and therefore kept it in its natural condition. Because of that, most of the wild animals typically found in forested areas in South East Asia have been seen in this area, including some rare ones such as tigers./


无忧 PPT 整理发布无忧 PPT 整理发布 Presentation on the Scenic Spots of Hangzhou 杭州景点讲解.

and the legend  The peak’s name originates from a legend. It was said in the legend that when the India monk built this temple, he found the hill in front of the temple look exactly like a hill in India, which was Lingjiu Hill. He thought this hill must have flown from the India, so he named it “Peak Flying from Afar”.  The real reasons for the/


BR-main Before Reading 1. The Fate of a Horse Introductory Remarks Blank Filling Questions and Answers 2. Word-web 3. Warm-up Questions 4. Discussion 5.

in India, China, Mexico, Italy and Japan. T ( ) 3. Animal foods increase the risk of chronic diseases. Directions: Summarize all the negative effects animal-based foods could cause and list them in/air was saturated with the perfume of the flowers. 空气中充满花香。 a type of fat that is found in some foods saturate: v. load or fill in completely to capacity It is believed/Ecosystems of forest, wetland and grassland have been decimated to fuel the demand for land. Using so much land heightens topsoil loss, the use of /


Plants in complimentary and traditional systems of medicine.

(f) Therapeutic fasting and dieting (reducing the quantity. prohibiting certain food and selecting the type of food the patient should be taking while suffering from obesity etc.). (g) Hydrotherapy, Hot /of the fresh or dried fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (syn. Phyllanthus emblica Linn). Family : Euphorbiaceae. Habitat : The plant is a middle-sized tree commonly found in the mixed deciduous forests of India,Sri Lanka. China and Malaya. Chemical Constituents: The principal chemical constituent of/


Plants in complimentary and traditional systems of medicine.

(f) Therapeutic fasting and dieting (reducing the quantity. prohibiting certain food and selecting the type of food the patient should be taking while suffering from obesity etc.). (g) Hydrotherapy, Hot /of the fresh or dried fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (syn. Phyllanthus emblica Linn). Family : Euphorbiaceae. Habitat : The plant is a middle-sized tree commonly found in the mixed deciduous forests of India,Sri Lanka. China and Malaya. Chemical Constituents: The principal chemical constituent of/


The Urantia Book Paper 64 The Evolutionary Races of Color Paper 64 - Video study group link Paper 63 - The First Human Family.

in the south. Andonites 64:1.3 (718.5) These Andonites avoided the forests in contrast with the habits of their nonhuman relatives. In the forests man has always deteriorated; human evolution has made progress only in the open and in the higher latitudes. The cold and hunger of/ highlands as a safe place in which to live. 64:3.4 (720.5) To the east of the Badonan peoples, in the Siwalik Hills of northern India, may be found fossils that approach nearer to transition types between man and the various prehuman/


Mineral reserves or Ore reserves that are valuable and legally and economically and technically feasible to extract Mineral resources in India are adequately.

, Coal, Bauxite, Mica, Iron, Monazite, and Salt.Manganese OreCoalBauxiteMicaIronSalt Further, there other varieties too that are not found in abundance. Mineral resources in India are adequately rich, widespread and are of huge varieties which provide the nation with a strong industrial base. The most important mineral resources that India possesses include Manganese Ore, Coal, Bauxite, Mica, Iron, Monazite, and Salt.Manganese OreCoalBauxiteMicaIronSalt Further, there other varieties/


Plants in complimentary & traditional systems of medicine Course: Pharmacognosy-1 Course Code: 103.

(f) Therapeutic fasting and dieting (reducing the quantity. prohibiting certain food and selecting the type of food the patient should be taking while suffering from obesity etc.).  (g) Hydrotherapy, /of the fresh or dried fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (syn. Phyllanthus emblica Linn). Family : Euphorbiaceae.  Habitat : The plant is a middle-sized tree commonly found in the mixed deciduous forests of India,Sri Lanka. China and Malaya.  Chemical Constituents: The principal chemical constituent of/


The Urantia Book Paper 64 The Evolutionary Races of Color Paper 64 - Video study group link Paper 63 - The First Human Family.

in the south. Andonites 64:1.3 (718.5) These Andonites avoided the forests in contrast with the habits of their nonhuman relatives. In the forests man has always deteriorated; human evolution has made progress only in the open and in the higher latitudes. The cold and hunger of/ highlands as a safe place in which to live. 64:3.4 (720.5) To the east of the Badonan peoples, in the Siwalik Hills of northern India, may be found fossils that approach nearer to transition types between man and the various prehuman/


Plants in complimentary and traditional systems of medicine.

(f) Therapeutic fasting and dieting (reducing the quantity. prohibiting certain food and selecting the type of food the patient should be taking while suffering from obesity etc.). (g) Hydrotherapy, Hot /of the fresh or dried fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. (syn. Phyllanthus emblica Linn). Family : Euphorbiaceae. Habitat : The plant is a middle-sized tree commonly found in the mixed deciduous forests of India,Sri Lanka. China and Malaya. Chemical Constituents: The principal chemical constituent of/


Topography, Landforms, and Geomorphology

found in combination with shield and strato volcanos and can occur at convergent or divergent plate boundaries. Cinder cones are the most common type of volcano and often occur in / from St. Phillips Island in South Carolina. The green is from dense maritime forest that growing near the coast. The light areas in between the ridges are marshes/ of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge system, stretching from below South Africa up to India and Egypt. The USGS created this “baseball” graphic to illustrate the locations of the/


Tropical Dry Forest Courtney & TJ. Climate Climate- severe dry season Temp. range 24.3 C. (66 deg. F.) Annual Rainfall-250 to 2000 mm per year (10- 80.

-throated Magpie-Jay Blue-crowned Motmot Roadside Hawk Agouti Variegated Squirrel Net Primary Production Location The tropical dry forest is a type of forest found near the Equator that has distinct rainy and dry seasons. Tropical dry forest can be found in some parts of Africa, South and Central America, Mexico, India, Austraulia, and tropical islands Limiting Factors Sunlight is the main limiting factor Canopy Lower canopy Floor dimly lit/


Bio & E/E Warm-Up: 8/26/10 FACT: Biology is the study of life.

, Type B, Type AB, or Type O blood! ?: The “steps” of a DNA double helix are made of nitrogen bases. What are the “side rails” of DNA made of? (DEOXYRIBOSE SUGAR & PHOSPHATE) E/E Warm-Up #1: 11/30/10 FACT: The cell membrane is the “skin” of a cell. It lets some things in but keeps others out. ?: In a recent year, what happened to nearly 25,000 women in India/


The Resources of Pakistan Land, Natural Resources and Human Resource

Geo-Strategic Position: Pakistan is surrounded by various countries: East……………………..India West and North West…. ..Afghanistan South West Iran….....……Iran North/in Textile and Tanning industries. It is found at Khewra, Karak and Kalabagh. Marble and Granite: It is used for decoration in construction industry. It is available in great quantities at Chitral, Abbottabad, Mansehra and Ziyarat etc. FOREST RESOURCES Forests play a very important role in the economy of a country. There is shortage of forests in/


ESRM 101 Forests and Society Sustainability & Life-Cycles of Forests in Human Landscapes 5 Credits, section A (lecture), MTWThF at 1:30-2:20, MGH 389 1.

dynasty found after Alexander the Great withdrew from India and dynasty founder obtained 500 elephants he used to gain power Converted to Buddhism and created Law of Piety – respect all forms of life both human and animal (banned hunting, prohibited slaughter of animals for food) History of Fear of Forests Fear resulted in minimal impact on forests in some regions but wanton destruction in other places Psychological terms: Hylophobia = fear of forests; Nyclohylophobia = fear of/


Chapter 16- Patterns in Economic Development Chapter 17- Environment.

of people value and use depends very much on their economic organization. Flint was one of early man’s most cherished materials, yet oil was considered worthless. Today the reverse is true. Types of Resources Types of/found in quite few locations. 83% of the world’s manganese ore is found in the Republic of South Africa as well as 53% of the world’s chromium. Republic of South Africa Technological Change Production, consumption, and even the kinds of/ Atkinson (village well in North India) Slide #17 Private/


Biology of MANGROVE Mujizat Kawaroe Marine Biology and Biodiversity Laboratory Department of Marine Science and Technology BOGOR AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY.

. They use mangrove environs as breeding and feeding grounds. A great deal of wildlife diversity is found in the mangrove forests of India. The Royal Bengal Tiger is one of the unique resident species of mangroves of the Sunderbans. Reptiles are also common in mangroves and can include snakes, turtles, crocodiles and alligators. The salt water crocodile, commonly found in mangroves, has adapted so well to salt water conditions that it can/


Session – 8. Indian Subcontinent The Indian Subcontinent is made up of how many countries?

and Lushai Hills. It is the most densely forested area and full of flora and fauna in India. These hill region also known for highest rainfall/Drangme Chhu 318 ft. (97 m) National Symbols – Thunder dragon known as Druk POLITICAL MAP Government type - constitutional monarchy Administrative divisions – 20 districts (dzongkhag, singular and plural); Bumthang, Chhukha, Chirang, /in the world (8,848 m). Several rare species, such as the snow leopard and the lesser panda, are found in the park. The presence of /


1 Meghalaya ABODE OF CLOUDS For updated information, please visit www.ibef.org AUGUST 2012.

These types of soils support a variety of agricultural crops. → Sohra, Tura Jowai, Nongstoin, Williamnagar, Nongpoh and Baghmara are some of the key cities in the state. → Meghalaya is located in the Northeast of India. /of the priority sectors for investment by the state. → Eight out of top 20 highly demanded medicinal plants traded in India, are found in Meghalaya. → Meghalaya is one of the leading producers of bamboo in the country. Bamboo enterprises could be developed from the bamboo reserves and forest/


Viral Hemorrhagic Fever. Arbo and Roboviruses All are enveloped RNA viruses Recovered in the 1950’s and 1960’s Highly dependent on climatic conditions.

can occur. The disease will begin like a normal infection of dengue virus with an incubation period of 2-5 days but will quickly progress to a hemorrhagic syndrome. Rapid shock ensues but can be reversed with appropriate treatment. Kyasanur Forest Hemorrhagic Fever 1 Kyasanur Forest virus was isolated from a sick monkey in the Kyasanur Forest in India in 1957. Since its recognition 400 to 500 cases a/


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