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The taxonomic status of two geophytic Euphorbia species (Euphorbiaceae) from Maharashtra, India
In the present communication, we resurrect E. khandallensis and synonymize E. panchganiensis under it owing to the overlap of distinguishing characters, as inferred from literature and first handExpand
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Comment on “The global tree restoration potential”
Bastin et al. (Reports, 5 July 2019, p. 76) claim that 205 gigatonnes of carbon can be globally sequestered by restoring 0.9 billion hectares of forest and woodland canopy cover. Reinterpreting theExpand
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Comment on “The global tree restoration potential”
Bastin et al.’s estimate (Reports, 5 July 2019, p. 76) that tree planting for climate change mitigation could sequester 205 gigatonnes of carbon is approximately five times too large. Their analysisExpand
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Seasonally dependent relationship between insect herbivores and host plant density in Jatropha nana, a tropical perennial herb
ABSTRACT The fact that plant spatial aggregation patterns shape insect-herbivore communities in a variety of ways has resulted in a large body of literature on the subject. The landmark resourceExpand
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A new species of Miliusa (Annonaceae) from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India
Within Magnoliales, Annonaceae is the most species-rich family (Chatrou et al. 2012). Miliusa Leschenault ex De Candolle (1832: 213) is placed in tribe Miliusae, subfamily Malmeoideae, according toExpand
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Occurrence of Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in Pune City, India
Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011, a parasitoid wasp has been observed to parasitize hemipteran eggs laid on Jatropha nana Dalzell & Gibson (Euphorbiaceae) growing in Pune city, Maharashtra.Expand
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Lectotypification of Jatropha nana (Euphorbiaceae) with notes on its threats, and the status of Jatropha nana var. benghalensis
Jatropha nana is an endemic and threatened taxon with restricted distribution. A lectotype for this name is designated in the present communication. Jatropha nana var. benghalensis was recentlyExpand
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Behavioural ethogram of Spotted Owlet Athene brama (Temminck, 1821)
The Spotted Owlet Athene brama is a common nocturnal raptor widely distributed in the Indian Subcontinent and neighbouring regions. Though subject to some studies, there is only fragmentary dataExpand
Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: monitoring changes over half a century
The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-space- the Fergusson College campus, Pune and comparing it with the results of the past flora whichExpand
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High plant diversity and slow assembly of old-growth grasslands
Significance The idea that grasslands can be ancient, particularly in climates that also support forests, is not widely recognized. Consequently, scientists and conservation planners oftenExpand
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