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Structural diversity and representativeness of forest vegetation in a protected area of Kumaun Himalaya, India: implications for conservation
Forest vegetation of a Protected Area (Askot Wildlife Sanctuary) in Kumaun (west Himalaya) was analysed for structure, composition and representativeness. A high percentage of non-natives was noticedExpand
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Biodiversity status of a protected area in West Himalaya: Askot Wildlife Sanctuary
SUMMARY Biodiversity of a protected area of West Himalaya (Askot Wildlife Sanctuary) was studied and analysed for landscape, faunal and floral diversity. The forest and pasture land, ideal habitatsExpand
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Setting priorities for conservation of medicinal plants : a case study in the Indian Himalaya
The paper analyses available information on various aspects of medicinal plants (MPs) of the Indian Himalaya region (IHR). Among the identified gaps in knowledge, lack of objective assessment ofExpand
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Mutually beneficial pollinator diversity and crop yield outcomes in small and large farms
More-diverse pollinators improve crop yields It is known that increased pollinator diversity can improve the yield of agricultural crops. However, how best to both produce food and maintain diversityExpand
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Optimization extraction conditions for improving phenolic content and antioxidant activity in Berberis asiatica fruits using response surface methodology (RSM).
This study for the first time designed to optimize the extraction of phenolic compounds and antioxidant potential of Berberis asiatica fruits using response surface methodology (RSM). SolventExpand
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Assessment of fuel resource diversity and utilization patterns in Askot Wildlife Sanctuary in Kumaun Himalaya, India, for conservation and management
A general decrease in abundance of wild plant species used as sources of fuel suggests that more detailed information is urgently needed on species-level trends and their conservation. Such studiesExpand
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In vitro production of phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity in callus suspension cultures of Habenaria edgeworthii: A rare Himalayan medicinal orchid
Abstract An in vitro method was developed for the production of phenolic compounds from callus suspension cultures of Habenaria edgeworthii Hook. f. ex. Collett, a rare Himalayan medicinal orchid.Expand
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Assessment of Antioxidant Properties in Fruits of Myrica esculenta: A Popular Wild Edible Species in Indian Himalayan Region
Crude extract of Myrica esculenta fruits, a wild edible species of Indian Himalayan Region, was evaluated for phenolic compounds and antioxidant properties. Results revealed significant variation inExpand
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Assessment of availability and habitat preference of jatamansi: a critically endangered medicinal plant of west Himalaya.
Nardostachys jatamansi (D. Don) DC., a critically endangered rhizome-bearing medicinal plant, is restricted to specialized habitats in high altitudes of the Himalaya, ranging from 3000 to 5000 m asl.Expand
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Habitat‐Dependent Variations in Berberine Content of Berberis asiatica Roxb. ex. DC. in Kumaon, Western Himalaya
The variation of the berberine content in roots and stem bark of Berberis asiatica with altitude and edaphic conditions in the western Himalaya was estimated by HPLC. The comparative assessmentExpand
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