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Analysis and interpretation of forest fire data of Sikkim

Kapila Sharma, Gopal Thapa
2021 Forest and Society  
It was observed that the maximum forest fire cases are below an altitude of 1500m, during winter months (December to February extending to March) and in sub-tropical Sal (Shorea robusta) forest.  ...  The period of 10 years, forest fire incidences, i.e., from the year 2004 to the year 2014 have been considered for the study.  ...  Hemlata Chamling (technical officials of GIS cell) for technical support in the preparation of maps.  ... 
doi:10.24259/fs.v5i2.10931 fatcat:mzkpxesukngonfsdoktufboncu

Recent advances in biodiversity and climate change studies in India

Mukunda Dev Behera, Soumit Kumar Behera, Subrat Sharma
2019 Biodiversity and Conservation  
Included amongst the contributions are ones using a national database on plant diversity, describing vegetation carbon and biomass sequestration patterns, utilizing remote sensing to assess plant diversity  ...  Conditions change across the face of the planet at variable pace leading to rearrangements of biological associations.  ...  data (with 30 m resolution); and found positive relationship for all.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10531-019-01781-0 fatcat:ajkhtxsk5rdk5bvxflzmhv23k4

Mapping understory invasive plant species with field and remotely sensed data in Chitwan, Nepal

Jie Dai, Dar A. Roberts, Doug A. Stow, Li An, Sharon J. Hall, Scott T. Yabiku, Phaedon C. Kyriakidis
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Elevation, a surrogate for distance to water in this case, proved to be the determining factor of M. micrantha's distribution in the study area.  ...  Incorporating the resultant green vegetation and shade fractions into Maxent, we mapped the distribution of understory M. micrantha in the study area, with training and testing Area under Curve (AUC) values  ...  We also appreciate two anonymous reviewers and the handling editor whose insightful comments greatly helped us improve the clarity and relevance of our manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.112037 fatcat:uzanpjaavrhgnk3bmbbzncg7ou

Linking Attitudes, Policy, and Forest Cover Change in Buffer Zone Communities of Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Jared R. Stapp, Robert J. Lilieholm, Jessica Leahy, Suraj Upadhaya
2016 Environmental Management  
Reliance on forest resources, coupled with high population densities and rates of growth, highlights the importance of studying the relationship between human communities, forest cover and trends through  ...  My time as an M.S. student has helped me improve in all aspects of being a good scientist, and I attribute this to the people I have worked with at UMaine. My adviser, Dr.  ...  Iversen et al. (2006) conducted a study about the high-value Sal (Shorea robusta) forests and institutions in place regarding community forest user groups in the Terai region and found that "Terai user  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00267-016-0682-6 pmid:26920157 fatcat:4jtwmgarlnczvpl35qltrzzxi4

Aspects of the temporal pattern of dry season fires in the dry dipterocarp forests of Thailand

Saranarat Kanjanavanit
It is suggested that fire timing and placement can be used as an effective tool in ecological management, to: 1) prevent the extensive occurrence of destructive wildfires; 2) meet a range of different  ...  Two ground cover fuel-fire regimes are recognized: 1) heterogeneous ground cover, with a high proportion of non-grass species, producing patchy, low temperature bums (≤650° C), except where conditions  ...  heavily trampled by elephants and gaur from time to time throughout the study year, this 7.4.3 Phenology of the canopy trees 223 MONTH Dipterocarpus tuberculatus Shorea obtusa Di/tenia obovata  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00029497 fatcat:fn4tvjdsgjearlyco6iov6tdx4


Animesh Datta, Aditi Saha, Arnab Bhattacharya, Aninda Mandal, Rita Paul, Sonali Sengupta
2012 Journal of Plant Development Sciences   unpublished
The plant species is also important cytogenetically and may be used as a model plant for better understanding of gene and chromosome relationship.  ...  (cytogenetics and molecular genetics) with the following objectives: to provide an unabridged repository of references regarding the species for its effective and safe utilization as a 'Potential Medicinal  ...  In Uttarakhand, Sal(Shorea robusta Gaertn. F.) and Chir-pine(Pinus roxburghii) are the dominated tree species in forests occurred upto 1000m and 1200-1800m elevation, respectively.  ... 


Imtiyaz Wani, Rayees Ahanger, Hilal Bhat, Abid Lone, Tauseef Bhat, Imtiyaz Malik, G Hassan
2012 Journal of Plant Development Sciences   unpublished
rootstock Avima Argot and CAB 11 E resulted in 100% survival as compared to Colt (84.6%) under non irrigated conditions from 1996 to 2004.  ...  In recent past, clonal rootstocks of temperate fruits developed in Russia, Poland, USA, UK, France etc are being evaluated in the different areas of the world (M,MM, P, Bud, MAC, Ottawa series in Apple  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are thankful to the authorities of Banasthali University for providing support to the study.  ... 

Compilation of Papers and Abstracts

Mohammad Ali, Reza Khan, Mohammad Shahadat, Ali Prof, M Mostafa Feeroz, M Naser, Mohammad Shahad, Mahabub Chowdhury, Ajm Zobaidur, Rahman Soeb, Asaduzzaman Sultana, Sanjoy Roy (+4 others)
data related to the present research work.  ...  Acknowledgement: This research was supported by research grant (2013-14) from Ministry of Education, Govt. of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.  ...  Previously, Madhupur Forest was consisted of 70 to 75% Sal (Shorea robusta) but due to illegal felling of both trees and copies it has almost lost its original feature.  ...