|Editor||Bhardwaj, R.N. ♦ Yadav, Naresh|
|Subject Domain (in DDC)||Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Earth sciences ♦ Geology, hydrology & meteorology ♦ History & geography ♦ Geography & travel|
|Subject Domain (in LCC)||G149-180::Geography, Anthropology, and Recreation|
|Subject Keyword||Natural Vegetation ♦ Wild Life Conservation ♦ Biosphere Reserves ♦ Tropical Deciduous Forests ♦ Forest Conservation ♦ Wild Life|
|Abstract||This chapter deals with natural vegetation – forest types and distribution; wild life conservation; biosphere reserves. India is a land of great variety of natural vegetation. Himalayan heights are marked with temperate vegetation; the Western Ghats and the Andaman Nicobar Islands have tropical rain forests, the deltaic regions have tropical forests and mangroves; the desert and semi desert areas of Rajasthan are known for cactii, a wide variety of bushes and thorny vegetation. Depending upon the variations in the climate and the soil, the vegetation of India changes from one region to another.|
|Table of Contents||  Unit III : Climate, Vegetation and Soil
Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation
5.1 Type of Forest ............................... 57
5.2 Forest Cover in India ........................ 61
5.3 Forest Conservation .......................... 61
5.4 Wild Life .................................... 63
5.5 Wild Life Conservation in India .............. 63
5.6 Biosphere Reserves ........................... 64
|Description||This chapter is on Natural Vegetation on Geography for class XI in the textbook of India: Physical Environment.|
|Age Range||13 to 17 years|
|Education Level||XI and XII|
|Learning Resource Type||Book|
|Educational Framework||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Size (in Bytes)||1.80 MB|
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