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The aeolian sedimentation record of the Thar desert
A review of the aeolian sedimentary record of the Thar desert is presented. This includes a regional survey of the major dune forms, their genesis and their relationship to climate and other regionalExpand
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Luminescence chronology of aeolian deposition during the Late Quaternary on the southern margin of Thar Desert, India
Abstract Aeolian deposits constitute the uppermost lithostratigraphic unit in the southern margin of the Thar desert. They occur as poorly organized dunes resting on the upper part of a major fluvialExpand
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Yellow dust: an overview of research and felt needs
Yellow dust from the arid lands of China is a seasonal phenomenon, threatening human health, transport and industries in China, Japan and Korea. The increased incidence of the dust-blowing activityExpand
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Trends in Arid Zone Research In India
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Characteristics of major soils of Banni mudflat in arid western India and their relationship with topography
Studies on the soil properties of the apparently flat-lying, but salt-affected Banni mudflat region of arid Kachchh in western India revealed the influence of subtle topographic variations on soilExpand
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Reconstruction of the late Quaternary environment of the lower Luni Plains, Thar Desert, India
Geomorphological processes in the Thar Desert of India are largely climate driven. In the lower reaches of the River Luni (the only major drainage system in the Thar Desert) a fluvio-aeolian sequenceExpand
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Dye yielding plants of Assam for dyeing handloom textile products
Assam is floristically one of the richest states of Northeast India with more than 3,000 flowering plant species. The state is inhabited by five major tribes and nine minor tribes. The people ofExpand
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Aeolian processes and bedforms in the Thar Desert
Abstract Studies so far indicate that the aeolian processes are very efficient in the western part of the Thar where mobility of dunes is high and formation of new bedforms takes place even withoutExpand
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Wild vegetables of Karbi - Anglong district, Assam
The paper deals with 57 species of wild plants used as vegetable by the Karbi tribe of Karbi - Anglong district, Assam. The scientific names of the plants, method of use, regeneration, demand andExpand
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