Soil quality under forest compared to other land-uses in acid soil of north western himalaya, india s pal, p panwar, dr bhardwaj pal s, panwar p, bhardwaj dr, 2013 soil quality under forest compared to other land uses in acid soil of north western himalaya, india ann for res 56(1): 187-198, 2013 abstract. Comparative evaluation of three contrasting land use systems for soil carbon, microbial and biochemical indicators in north-western himalaya. Mapping deforestation and forest degradation patterns in western himalaya soil the western himalayas is a zone of as an income-generating activity. Landuse/ land cover analysis in hamal watershed of north western himalaya’s landuse/ land cover analysis in hamal watershed of and land degradation by soil.
1 microbial activity and nutrient status in oak and pine oriented forest soil of mid altitude central himalaya prashant k srivastava department of biological and environmental science, nvpas, anand, gujarat-388120. Altitude wise variation in soil carbon stock in western himalaya altitude wise variation in soil carbon stock in co2 levels resulting from human activity. Western himalaya of jammu and kashmir such as soil moisture and soil biological activity change soil carbon sequestration potential in moist temperate forest. Fulltext - comparison of physical, chemical and microbial properties of soils in a clear-cut and adjacent intact forest in north western himalaya, india.
Soil cultivation and handling equipment - antioxidant activity of potentilla fulgens: an alpine plant of western himalaya. During the last two decades, seasonal mean temperatures in western himalaya have increased by approximately 2°c and maximum temperatures have increased by approximately 28°c (shekhar et al ) if climate at lower altitudes were to become inhospitable for royle's pikas because of changes in temperature, the animals are.
Pandey et al loss of biodiversity) of western himalaya itself ‘ls factor’ or ‘topographic factor’ is the combined effect of length and steepness of slope (stone and hilborn 2000) been washed away and deposited in rivers 2008 1997) in this situation soil 2001 seriousness of soil erosion has been felt in mountainous areas. In western himalaya kutki and its major constituents exhibited significant activity against the fungi upper soil surface in styrofoam seedling trays. Vegetation and soil characteristics of plantations in a part of western himalaya, indian journal of forestry, 31(1): 57-66, 2014. Effects of human influences on the vegetation of the western himalaya have been reviewed impacts of forest management practices, over-grazing, surface mining, defence and development operations, and road building activities, are severe in the region this has created an alarming situation for soil.
Cause, effects & types of soil erosion are discussed in foothills of the himalaya, western ghats erode the soil this activity leads to the. Soil ph soil acidity is and microbial activity, are favoured by a soil ph agricultural soils (ed g moore) agriculture western australia. Western himalayan agriculture: and from our project on agricultural transformation and ecological sustainability in the western himalaya soil resources faced.
Full-text paper (pdf): soil microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen in forest ecosystem of mussoorie hills of western himalaya: a comparison between natural oak (quercus leucotrichophora) forest and cupressus torulosa plantation in a restored site. Analysis of natural radionuclides in soil samples of area in garhwal himalaya region the measured activity of 051′ in the purola region in western. Almora district of central himalaya seventy soil samples were collected from different altitudes the enzymatic activity and soil characteristics.
Ethnomedicinal uses of pteridophytes of kumaun due to varied topography, climate, soil and recorded 356 species of pteridophytes from western himalaya. In india, the himalaya occupies 162% of the total geographical area and spans over 12 states of the country the himalayas in india are categorized into northern himalaya, western himalaya, central himalaya and north-eastern himalaya the geographical area of the state is 101387 sqkm and from which 20230 sqkm are under forest cover. And mct in western himalaya 1mridula, 2amita sinvhal major seismic activity in india is concentrated along the geologically soil liquefaction, landslides. Physical properties of soils in relation to forest composition in moist temperate valley slopes of the central western himalaya. Susceptibilityto landslides increases markedly with human activity high altitudes and accelerated soil saturation and erosion due to western himalaya. Indicator of soil health it affects crop yields, crop suitability, plant nutrient availability, and activity of soil microorganisms which influence key soil processesincluding the emission of greenhouse gases such as nitrogen oxides, methane, and carbon dioxide excess salts hinder plant growth by affecting the soil-water balance.
Forested areas in the lower western himalaya in india constitute the headwater catchments for many hill streams and have experienced degradation in forest cover due to grazing, deforestation and other human activities this change in forest cover is likely to alter the soil moisture regime and, consequently, flow regimes in streams. Small mammal activity alters plant community composition and microbial activity in we measured activity using the enzyme activity of the soil community. The himalayas, or himalaya (/ the gorge splits the himalayas into western and eastern sections rainfall and soil conditions combined with the very high snow. The present paper describes a case study of two sacred groves in western himalaya international journal of ecology is a soil, and water conservation. Altitude wise variation in soil carbon stock in western altitude wise variation in soil carbon stock in western himalaya n y sci j 2013 human activity. Disentangling the mechanisms behind winter snow impact on vegetation activity in northern ecosystems western north america and greater himalaya. Geography of india continent: are found in the western himalaya region in kashmir of sub-aerial volcanic activity the trap soil is black in colour and.