Biodiversity in India Vol. 5

by T Pullaiah

ISBN: 9788189233884
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 11495.00
Biblio : viii+337p., col. plts., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. T. Pullaiah has been Principal, Sri Krishnadevaraya University College and Dean Faculty of Life Sciences at S.K. University (AP).

About The Book

The present volume 5 of Biodiversity in India includes ten articles with main emphasis on medicinal plants and ethnobotany. For the first time we included of animal diversity. The first article is on Millipedes and their conservation. The next two articles are on medicinal plants against respiratory complaints and eye diseases. Ethnobotany of East Godavari district is given in Chapter 4, Anantapur district in Chapter 7 and Komaralad Mandal in Chapter 8. Medicinal uses of orchids is given in the following Chapter 5 and Green medicine of Tirupati - Kadapa - Nallamalai region in Chapter 6. A conspectus of the Tribe Eragrostidae in Andhra Pradesh is given in Chapter 9. The last Chapter deals with cultivated plants of Andhra Pradesh.

Table of Contents

"Preface 1.Diversity, Restoration and Conservation of Millipedes K.R. Sridhar and K.M. Ashwini 2.Phytomedicine for Respiratory Complaints B. Sandhya Sri, S. Prasanthi and T.V.V. Seetharami Reddi 3.Medicinal Plants Used Against Eye Diseases J. Koteswara Rao, S. Prasanthi and T.V.V. Seetharami Reddi 4.Economic Valuation of Ethnobotanical Species of East Godavari District (Quantitative Analysis) J. Suneetha, S. Prasanthi and T.V.V. Seetharami Reddi 5.The Natural Source of Medicinal Wealth: Orchids M.C. Gayatri and Ananya Sarkar 6.Diversity in Green Medicine of Tirupati–Kadapa-Nallamalai Hotspot N. Savithramma, P. Ganesh, P. Venkateswarlu and S.K.M. Basha 7.Ethnomedicinal Practices Among Tribals and Local Herbal Healers of Eswaramala Forest of Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh B. Thirupal Reddy, B. Aswarthappa, D. Alimoulali and T. Pullaiah 8.Ethnobotanical Plants Used for General Purposes by the Tribes of Komarada Mandal of Vizianagaram District N. Saradamani and K. Jhansi 9.A Conspectus of the Tribe: Eragrostideae (Poaceae) in Andhra Pradesh, India B. Ravi Prasad Rao, B. Sadasivaiah, P. Priyadarsini, A. Madhusudhana Reddy, S. Sunitha1, A. Lakshmaiah, K. Venkata Subbaiah, J. Narahari Prasad1, S. Khadar Basha, M.V. Suresh Babu, and P. Venkateswara Prasanna 10.Cultivated Plants of Andhra Pradesh P. Priyadarsini and B. Ravi Prasad Rao Index to Scientific Names and Subject Index"