Author:J.R. Bhat, Ramakrishna, M. Sanjappa, K. Rema Devi, B.P. Nilratna and K. Venkataraman

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Mangroves of India: Their Biology and Uses

By: J.R. Bhat, Ramakrishna, M. Sanjappa, K. Rema Devi, B.P. Nilratna and K. Venkataraman

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040190

ISBN: 8181713362

Condition: New


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 info