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: 625

Table of Content: October 2014; 6(10)

October 2014

Qualitative study of epilithic algal diversity spectrum in Lidder stream of Lidder Valley (Kashmir Himalayas)

The present study was carried out in Lidder stream in Lidder Valley of Kashmir Himalayas, to show a typical taxonomic composition of epilithic algae. The epilithic algal community was represented by 144 taxa belonging to four classes namely, Bacillariophyceae with104 species (72%), Chlorophyceae with 19 species (13%), Cyanophyceae with 12 species (8%), Euglenophyceae with 4 species (3%) and Phylum Protozoa with 3...

Author(s): Sumira Rasool, Ashwani Wanganeo, Najeeb Ahmad Bhat and Ashok K. Pandit

October 2014

Woody species diversity under natural forest patches and adjacent enset-coffee based Agroforestry in the Midland of Sidama Zone, Ethiopia

Agroforestry lands will be the most beneficial to the long-term preservation of biodiversity through preserving native species of plants and animals in tropical countries. Despites its vital roles, the contributions of agroforests and forest patches for biodiversity conservation in Ethiopia have few studded. The aim of this study was to investigate status of woody species diversity in natural forest patches and adjacent...

Author(s): Abiot Molla and Zebene Asfaw

October 2014

A review of potential use of geo-information technologies for cotton supply chain management

In this paper, we provided an overview of the cotton supply chain management (SCM) and its processes including their inputs/ and outputs. The components of cotton SCM were discussed with their influencing factors. Additionally, we searched relevant literature on the potential use of Geographical Information Technologies (GITs) in cotton supply chain management. According to our findings, there is no study on the...

Author(s): Sajida Perveen and Mudassar H. Arsalan

October 2014

Water quality assessment of Labo and Clarin Rivers in Misamis Occidental, Philippines

Labo and Clarin rivers are very important to many communities in Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Hundreds of people living near the two rivers depend on these waters for domestic and industrial purposes. This study was conducted to assess the water quality of two major river systems, Clarin and Labo rivers in Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Physico-chemical and biological parameters were assessed in three different...

Author(s): Yunalyn Labajo-Villantes and Olga M. Nuñeza

October 2014

Research and policy framework for conservation and utilization of edible bamboo in northeast India

India harbours large bamboo germplasm and most bamboo growth in the country are through human interventions, particularly in the hilly environment.  The local communities’ associate greater sense of ethics towards this group of plants and are also consumed on a day-to-day basis in different forms. Thus, edible bamboo species gains significance both culturally as well as on economic terms.  The strengths...

Author(s): J. M. S. Tomar, O.P. Chaturvedi and A. Arunachalam