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Biodiversity: In the Service of Mankind

Author(s): Manju Rani
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  • Language:
  • English
  • Genre(s):
  • Other Textbooks
  • ISBN13:
  • 9781957302348
  • ISBN10:
  • 1957302348
  • Format:
  • Paperback
  • Trim:
  • 8x10
  • Pages:
  • 220
  • Publication date:
  • 19-May-2022
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Book Blurb

Biodiversity is of enormous importance to mankind as it has various intrinsic and anthropogenic values that validate its conservation, management, and sustainable utilization. The direct, as well as the indirect benefits of biodiversity, make it relevant to life sustenance. However, it is not just the monetary benefits of biodiversity that should be the driving agent for its conservation but also, the emotional, spiritual, and religious sentiments associated with it. Regrettably, global figures indicate a prompt decline in the number of floral and faunal diversities, with extinction threats for many of them. This book is being published to share information on ethnobotanical, medicinal, cultural, and environmental aspects of biodiversity, while also detailing the impact of human activity on biodiversity.

Manju Rani
Manju Rani

Dr. Manju Rani is presently working as Assistant Professor of Botany at H.V.M. (PG) College, Raisi, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. She obtained a D.Phill degree from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (HNBGU), Central University, Srinagar, Dist. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, and P.G. Diploma in Plantation Technology from Forest Research Institute (FRI) Deemed University, Dehradun. She has eight years of research and teaching experience. She has expertise in the field of lichenology, microbiology, agriculture and environmental biomonitoring. She has been felicitated by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), Department of Information, Science and Technology, Government of Uttarakhand, Dehradun for an outstanding contribution in the field of education and research. She has had many publications and has presented numerous research papers at National and International conferences and seminars. She is passionate about her work and enjoys her leisure time being surrounded by nature.

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