Flora and Fauna of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh

Flora and Fauna of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh

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Book Specification

Item Code: UAI858
Author: Shafi Ahmad Qadri
Publisher: Gulshan Books, Kashmir
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9788183391122
Pages: 288
Other Details 10.00 X 6.50 inch
Weight 570 gm

Book Description

About The Book

Kashmir is rich in the cultural diversity of the people, as well as diversity of flora and fauna in the forest areas, and domesticated species outside the forest. Plant diversity is the life support of almost all terrestrial eco-systems, with both humans and animals being entirely dependent on plants directly or indirectly.
The state of Jammu and Kashmir has a fairly rich diversity of plant life, and on this the people depend for their daily needs of food, medicine, fuel, fiber, etc. The varied plant life also contributes to the food and habitat needs of the wild and domesticated animals in the state. Plants are also as an integral part of the social fabric of the state.
This book contains advanced information about this subject. This book will be a boost for the learners and an essential subject manual. Designing of the book is such that the students will be benefited as far as their knowledge and examination is concerned.

About the Author

Shafi Ahmad Qadri born in Srinagar in a Kashmiri Muslim family of scholarly traditions received his first education from C.M.S Tyndale Biscoe School, Srinagar and passed the Matriculation examination from the same school. He got his B.Sc (HONS) degree from Sri Pratab College, Srinagar. Afterwards, he joined C.M.S. school as Incharge Biology Section and worked under E.D. Tyndale Biscoe, the Principal of the school (S/o: Lt. Canon Biscoe). Then he left for Dehradun and did his Forestry Training in Northern Forest College, Dehradun. On his return he was appointed as Range Officer in J & K forest Department and retired as Deputy Conservator of forest from the Govt. service.
His articles and papers have been published in several Journals and newspapers, He has also authored two books, one on the life of Canon Biscoe and his role in development of education and social life in Kashmir, the other book is about Kashmiri Sufism which is a descriptive analysis of advent, development and impact of Sufism on life and culture of Kashmir.

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