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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(2): 198- 202    |    Available online, June 30, 2017

Conservation of woody tree species at Nadukani Tropical gene pool garden in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (India)

 

Jansi Rani P1*  and Lavanya  R2

 

 

1PG & Research Department of Botany, Mannai Rajagopalaswamy Government Arts College, Mannargudi 614001, Tamil Nadu, India

2PG & Research Department of Botany, Jamal Mohamed College(Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli-620020, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding author: jansishankar@gmail.com

Received: 15.02.2017    |     Accepted: 04.05.2017    |      Published :30.06.2017

In this present study, conservation of tree species was enumerated with an object to determine the composition of tree diversity, endemism and its threatened status at Nadukani Tropical Gene Pool in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Totally 62 woody tree species belonging to 52 genera and 31 families were enumerated. Lauraceae and Moraceae were the dominant plant families and the genera Ficus and Syzygium were the dominant genera. Totally 24 rare and threatened tree species were collected from the study area. Thus the conservation of forest trees in the study area in their native environments targeted the in situ conservation. It is concluded that this comprehensive information on trees diversity of the Nadukani tropical gene pool is a good database which will be useful to implement better conservation strategies and management of tropical forests and ecosystems.

 

Keywords: Western Ghats, Gene Pool, Conservation, Threatened Plants

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan

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Jansi Rani P and Lavanya  R (2017) Conservation of woody tree species at Nadukani Tropical gene pool garden in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (India) International J. of Life Sciences, 5  (2): 198-202.

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Acknowledgement:

The authors kindly acknowledge the forest officers and the field man Mr. Sundaresan, those who helped during the field work

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright: © 2017 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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