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Contribution to the fauna of Sikkim.

Q. H. Baquri

Contribution to the fauna of Sikkim.

by Q. H. Baquri

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Sikkim.
    • Subjects:
    • Nematoda -- India -- Sikkim,
    • Citrus -- Diseases and Pests -- India -- Sikkim

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-103).

      Other titlesNematodes associated with citrus from Sikkim, India.
      StatementQ.H. Baquri.
      SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India ;, occasional paper no. 128
      ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL391.N4 B24 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1255605M
      LC Control Number94905716

      The varying height of the landscape of Sikkim offers a variety of different flora and fauna in the various parts of this Himalayan state. From the tropical area to the Alpine area, the hilly terrain of Sikkim has the best and varied landscape and ecology which is the reason for the thriving wildlife. Sikkim covering just % of the geographical area of the country has 26% of the country's total biodiveristy and has been identified as one of the HOT-SPOT in the Eastern Himalayas. There are 10 bio-geographic zones & 25 biotic provinces which have 16 major forests types & > sub types as per (Champion & Seth ).

      Title: Contributions to the Flora of Niue Issue of Bulletin (New Zealand. Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research), New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Issue of DSIR bulletin. Flora and fauna. North Sikkim is home to the red panda (Ailurus fulgens), a vulnerable species. This animal is the pride of Sikkim and is also the State Animal. It is generally found between heights of m to y: India.

      The book is a generic book on the state of Sikkim. Although you cannot get inputs on planning your itinerary, a read before heading there is a read well worth the money. The quality of print and paper is superb. Highly advisable buy for anyone planning to visit this lovely state. This book is for keeps. Kudos to Amazon delivery!Cited by: 1. Bamboo Diversity, Distribution Pattern and its uses in Sikkim (India) Himalaya Deo Kumar Tamang, Dinesh Dhakal, Sambhawana Gurung, N. P. Sharma & D. G. Shrestha Sikkim State Council of Science and Technology, Development Area, Gangtok, India. Abstract- Bamboo belongs to the grass family Poaceae.


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Sikkim, in addition with its mountains and lakes, has acquired its maximum splendor owing to its loaded flora and fauna. Located in a natural Contribution to the fauna of Sikkim. book of the lower Himalayas, Sikkim is one amongst the three eco-regions of India. Sikkim was a fairy tale land ruled by its Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal and Gyalmo Hope Cook.

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Basically, Sikkim can be divided into three zones- the tropical-which is feet above sea level, the temperate-which is feet above sea level and the alpine-which is feet and above.

Gangtok, 20 Aug: A book containing fascinating legends and rituals of various ethnic groups of Sikkim was launched by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling here in Gangtok on the occasion of Independence Day. The book, Faith Healers of Sikkim: Traditions, Legends and Rituals, has been written by Yishey Doma.

The page book – a result [ ]. Sikkim has a suitable climate for agricultural and horticultural products. It supports multiple crops; viz., rice, wheat, maize, millet, barley, urad, pea, soya bean, mustard and large cardamom.

Sikkim is the top producer of large cardamom, contributing over 80 per cent to India’s total production. In this book we have tried to capture all these unique features followed by the Government in Sikkim in the last 22 years.

I am pleased that the Forest, Environment & Wildlife Management Department has brought out this book for the information of policy makers, students, teachers, media, bureaucrats and the. The Flora & Fauna of Sikkim The flora and fauna naturally covers a wide spectrum in Sikkim, because of the altitude that vary right from sea level to summits that touch the skies.

Nowhere in the world in such a small area can one find flora and fauna of all varieties. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in Sikkim Sikkim, The only Brother of Seven Sister States of India. The 8 rare and unique state animals of North-East region are listed as Hoolock Gibbon,Red Panda and One Horned Rhino.

Explore the beauty of incredible India with Us. We organize tours for India and across the globe pins. Long a sovereign political entity, Sikkim became a protectorate of India in and an Indian state in Its small size notwithstanding, Sikkim is of great political and strategic importance for India because of its location along several international boundaries.

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Sikkim is located in an ecological hotspot of lower Himalayas, which is one of the three Eco regions of India. The snow covered mountains and lush green valleys are features of Sikkim. In Sikkim’s Forest large range of fauna and flora are found.

Sikkim state also has wide variety of plants, from tropical species to. Sikkim Wildlife Tourism Sikkim is gamut of rich wildlife. The state’s thick dense forest; from Tropical to the Alpines, give secured shelter to varietal elements of fauna as well as avifauna, that also includes many endangered species.

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Datta – Ray, Mr.B.G. Verghese, and Dr. Srinath Raghavan with ambassadors of Bhutan in audience. Flora and Fauna in Sikkim. Flora and Fauna in Sikkim Due to the altitude that varies from sea level to summits that touch the skies, the flora and fauna naturally covers a wide spectrum.

Nowhere in the world in such a small area can one find flora and fauna of all varieties. Sikkim lies at the convergence of the central and eastern Himalaya. However, the state has often been considered as a part of eastern Himalaya (Ali, ; Mani, ; Hajra and Verma, ).

It has a varied climate, topography and altitudinal ranges within km2 area. Hooker () categorized the vegetation of Sikkim into three major types. This paper is a contribution to the knowledge of the Indian fauna of the genus Chimarra : Arajush Payra. Smash and Grab: Annexation of Sikkim didn t only make history.

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Classification of Red panda. Habit and habitat of Red panda. They prefer deciduous and coniferous forests. The weight of Red panda is between 3 to kg.Sikkim is a unique blend of different religion, customs and traditions of different communities.

In the ancient times, Sikkim was occupied by three tribes; Naong, Chang and the Mon. But with the course of time, the inhabitants of the nearby countries became a major inhabitant of the state.