International Journal of
Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biodivers. Conserv.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-243X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 581

Table of Content: May 2009; 1(1)

May 2009

Model of Serbian spruce genetic diversity conservation applying MPBS method for adaptability improvement

  Biodiversity loss causes are variable, interactive and rather anthropogenic. Genetic variability, between and within species, has multiple fundamental values. Forest ecosystem diversity has an important role in evolution, selection and improvement processes aiming at the satisfaction of human needs. Serbian spruce (Picea omorika Panč./Purkyne) is an endemic species of the Balkan Peninsula and a tertiary...

Author(s): Mirjana Šijačić-Nikolić, Jelena Milovanović and Ida Katičić-Trupčević

  • Article Number: F2373DB2382

May 2009

An assessment and impact of three invasive species in the Shivalik hills of Himachal Pradesh, India.

  The Shivalik hills in Northwestern Himalayan range of India have a rich floral diversity. Unfortunately during the last two decades there has been drastic reduction in the diversity of the natural vegetation. The available niches have been occupied by invasive exotic species that were either introduced or have entered accidently. It has resulted from a numbers of factors including increased inter and...

Author(s): K. S. Dogra, R. K. Kohli and S. K. Sood

  • Article Number: 2219F5A2399

May 2009

Wildlife habitat selection and sustainable resources management in a Neotropical wetland

  The identification of key habitat types for wildlife is an essential step to plan and promote sustainable land management strategies. Private cattle ranches occupy most of the Brazilian Pantanal and the recent intensification in land use practices is thought to threaten wildlife. Using encounter rates from transects, landscape use and habitat selection of the community of medium to large-sized mammals was...

Author(s): Arnaud Léonard Jean Desbiez, Richard Ernest Bodmer and Sandra Aparecida Santos

  • Article Number: DAAF3BB2435