Ecology and management of sacred groves in Kerala, India

@article{Chandrashekara1998EcologyAM,
  title={Ecology and management of sacred groves in Kerala, India},
  author={U. Chandrashekara and S. Sankar},
  journal={Forest Ecology and Management},
  year={1998},
  volume={112},
  pages={165-177}
}
  • U. Chandrashekara, S. Sankar
  • Published 1998
  • Geography
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Abstract In Kerala, based on management systems, sacred groves can be categorised into three groups namely those managed by individual families, by groups of families and by the statutory agencies for temple management (Devaswom Board). Ollur Kavu, S.N. Puram Kavu and Iringole Kavu which represent above mentioned management systems, respectively, were studied for their tree species composition and vegetation structure. The study was also designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of… CONTINUE READING
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