4 edition of Ecology and agriculture in the Himalayan region found in the catalog.
Ecology and agriculture in the Himalayan region
Yasir Saeed Hanafi
Includes bibliographical references (p. -434) and index.
|Statement||Yasir Saeed Hanafi|
|LC Classifications||S471.I4 H36 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 442 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||442|
|LC Control Number||2012323278|
The fragile landscapes of the Himalayan region are highly susceptible to natural hazards, and there is ongoing concern about current and potential climate change impacts. This study provides background information on India’s Western Himalayas and reviews evidence of warming as well as variability in precipitation and extreme events. Understanding and anticipating the impacts of Cited by: 9. The Greater Himalayan region in the north is mainly dominated by Tibetan Buddhists, with them being found from Ladakh to north-eastern India. In the eastern Himalayan region of India and nearby areas of eastern Bhutan, the culture and faith practised is similar to those followed in Yunnan Province of China and Northern Myanmar.
Status of Climate Change and Implications to Ecology and Community Livelihoods in the Bhutan Himalaya Natural Resources - Research and Development Centre Yusipang, Department of Forest and Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest An analysis of snow cover changes in the Himalayan region using MODIS snow products and in-situ Author: Andreas Hoy, Om Katel. the agricultural scenario in the region is fast changing. This has cer - tain impacts on the forests and forest resources. In this context, the carrying capacity of forests vis-à-vis agricultural intensification/ diversification needs to be understood. While considering intricate linkages of forests with agriculture and horticulture in the region.
This issue of poverty, loss of biodiversity, and declining ecosystem services remains largely unaddressed in the Himalayan region, despite some degree of success in managing ecosystems at agriculture and forest interface by Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), an Indian research organization (Kamal et al. ; Bawa Cited by: The book, in three parts, takes one a pictorial journey across the majestic Himalayas, across borders, from the land of the rising sun in the east to the extreme west, from Himalayan foothills to Trans Himalayan regions Himalayan wonders that in times to come, may not be the same. Included are pictorial articles to put to rest the controversy on the melting state of Himalayan glaciers the.
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Ecology and Agriculture in the Himalayan Region: Problems and Prospects of Agricultural Development in North Western Himalayas [Yasir Saeed Hanafi] on. Get this from a library. Ecology and agriculture in the Himalayan region: problems and prospects of agricultural development in north-western Himalaya.
[Yasir Saeed Hanafi]. Ecology and Agriculture in the Himalayan Region: Problems and Prospects of Agricultural Development in North-western Himalaya Yasir Saeed Hanafi Himalayan Lust Sadhguru Himalaya: Mountains of Life Kamal Bawa SandeshKadur Ecology in Agriculture focuses exclusively on the ecology of agricultural ecosystems.
The book is divided into four major sections. An introduction establishes the unique ties between agricultural and ecological sciences. The second section describes the community ecology of these sorts of ecosystems, while the final section focuses on the processes that operate throughout these agricultural.
The Himalaya represents the youngest and highest mountain chain of the world; it is home to billion human population plant species, source of origin for 10 major river systems of the world and repository of largest glacier cover outside the North and South Poles.
Since time immemorial, Himalaya have attracted religious people, scientists and nature lovers alike. It forms Cited by: 3. The Task Force on Himalayan Agriculture under the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) is playing a crucial role in strengthening the capacities of farmers through appropriate interventions from lab-to-land, so as to enable to the agriculture, a sustainable source of livelihood vis-à-vis climate : Latika Pandey, Ayyanadar Arunachalam.
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT. Articles in this section describe the ecology, biodiversity, climate,in different parts of the Himalayas. The environment of the Himalayas is a function of its climate, as much as the climate is a result of the mountains themselves.
Climate:The Himalayas, by virtue of their stupendous height, act as a climatic divide for the Asian region, and the behaviour of large systems.
Ecology in Agriculture focuses exclusively on the ecology of agricultural ecosystems. The book is divided into four major sections. An introduction establishes the unique ties between agricultural and ecological sciences. The second section describes the community ecology of these sorts of ecosystems, while the final section focuses on the Reviews: 1.
Abstracts: The livelihoods of majority of the people in the Hindukush Himalayan Region revolve around agriculture. The paper elucidates the major challenges of the mountain people in the region with particular reference to Nepal, the status of natural resources and food-security.
This Book Comes To Grips With The Magnitude Of Problem In The Entire Himalayan Region., About The Author: Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia, Is A Noted And Active Environmentalist.
A Ph.D. In Human Ecology Of The Himalayan Ecosystems, He Has Applied Himself Into Sustained Research In Various Facets Of Human Ecology. The Himalayan region, spanning Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, Pakistan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region, may be defined by its mountainous geography, but it is characterized by tremendous ecological diversity.
This diversity results from the altitude, slope, and aspect of the mountains and complex glaciology and hydrology as well as the climate and the micro-climates that the range itself shapes.
4 Promote local organic agriculture and its produce as speciality, high value premium produce of a fragile ecology Every Himalayan state has tried to use the unique products of its region. Sustainable Agricultural Intensi cat ion in the Himalayan Region Howe ver, it is cl ear t hat scientists and farmers must work collaboratively, in a mutually reinforcing man ner, to nd the.
Ecology Work Book Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, Calcutta, pp 2 Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry Navsari Agricultural University western Himalaya locally known as Bhimal is the most common multipurpose tree is a boon for the inhabitants of Garhwal Himalayan region.
About 2/3rd of. The book focuses on environment and conservation issues pertaining to the Himalayas, spanning Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar. Environmental degradation, changes in snow cover and glaciers in India-Bhutan, threats to protected areas, and biodiversity in this ecologically fragile region are assessed in twelve distinct, regional case studies.
Written in the local language (Hindi), this book fills the gap that once existed for research-based writing on the Himalayan region that also presents the view of the Himalayan peoples. “Our natural resources form the most important part of our earth.
Intro: Himalayan Ecoregions & Ecology Forty to fifty million years ago, the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates collided, initiating the ascent of the mountains known today as the Himalayas. The merging of these two continental landmasses created a landscape that now contains the world’s highest mountains.
Agriculture. Agricultural conditions vary throughout the region. In the highlands the soil is morainic, and the hill slopes are cut by the locals into successive steps or terraces only a few meters broad, thus preventing water run-off and allowing spring crops to thrive.
This book describes the myriad components of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) region. The contributors elaborate on challenges, failures, and successes in efforts to conserve the HKH, its indigenous plants and animals, and the watershed that runs from the very roof of the planet via world-rivers to marine estuaries, supporting a human population of some two billion people.
Conservation and Management of Biological Resources in Himalaya. Ramakrishnan Conservation and Management of Biological Resources in Himalaya types Forestry Fuelwood Garhwal grazing Gupta habitat hills Himachal Pradesh Himal Himalaya Himalaya Kashmir Himalayan Ecosystem Himalayan Environment Himalayan region India Institute.
Considering the ecological sensitivity of the region, several initiatives are taken to protect the ecology of Indian Himalayan Region by the Govt.
of India and Himalayan states through the Mission on Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem under National Action Plan on Climate Change and Himalayan Sustainable Development Forum (HSDF) under the Shimla Declaration adopted during the Himalayan Chief Author: Raja Raja Cholan.(e.g., forests, water, agricultural resources, etc.) is still in an infancy stage in the Himalayan moun-tains.
As such there is a paucity of long-term climate data in the region, and data recorded do.The Himalayas have a profound effect on the climate of the region, helping to keep the monsoon rains on the Indian plain and limiting rainfall on the Tibetan plateau.
The Himalayas have profoundly shaped the cultures of the Indian subcontinent, with many Himalayan peaks considered sacred in Hinduism, Buddhism, and nates: 27°59′N 86°55′E / .