By: J.R. Bhat, Ramakrishna, M. Sanjappa, K. Rema Devi, B.P. Nilratna and K. Venkataraman
Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2013
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 040190
Mangroves are unique group of plants spread over more than 200 thousand square km in 117 countries of the world. They have great ability to thrive in extreme hostile conditions of high salinity, high temperature and anaerobic soil condition. They play an important role in maintaining ecological equilibrium by mitigating soil erosion, cyclonic effect, safeguarding against tsunamis in coastal ecosystems, by maintaining the nutritional balance in different estuarine ecosystems, and render socio-economic services by creating enormous scope for livelihood in the extreme harsh conditions. Therefore ... View More...