Dr. Lopamudra Das

Dr. Lopamudra Das
Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER) | GEER Foundation · Research

Ph. D (Botany)

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Introduction
I am currently working as Research Associate at Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. I have completed my Doctor of Philosophy in the field of Botany from RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra. I am actively involved in research in the field of forest, coastal and marine ecology from the flora point of view. Research project, in which I am, involved are- Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Gujarat Forestry Development Project, Medicinal Plant Project.
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April 2011 - September 2020
Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER)
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  • Research Associate
Description
  • I am currently working as Research Associate at Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. I have completed my Doctor of Philosophy in the field of Botany from RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra. I am actively involved in research in the field of forest, coastal and marine ecology from the flora point of view. Research project, in which I am, involved are- Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Gujarat Forestry Development Project, Medicinal Plant Project

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The paper represents an analytical overview of decadal changes of mangrove cover in India with special emphasis on Gujarat state since 1987 based on published reports of Forest Survey of India. During last three decades in India, the mangrove cover has shown an increase of 21.6%. However, the mangrove cover increased from 0.12% to 0.15% of the tota...
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The study was carried out to determine the natural regeneration of four species of mangroves along with estimation of physico-chemical characteristics of sediment and water from seven sites of mangroves in the southern Gulf of Kachchh. Spatial variation of different parameters of water and sediment investigated were: water-pH (7.87-8.04); Salinity...
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The study described the diversity and phytosociological attributes of plant species (trees, shrubs and herbs) in coastal areas of Devbhoomi Dwarka District and its islands in the Gulf of Kachchh. A random sampling method was employed in this study. A total of 243 plant species were recorded of which trees and shrubs represented with 30 specieseach....
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Gujarat is situated on the northwestern part of peninsular India.The state has two major gulfs, namely, Gulf of Khambhat and Gulf of Kachchh (GoK) which embrace diverse coastal habitats as well as biota of ecological significance. The GoK is the biggest gulf on the west coast of India in the Arabian Sea having 42 islands fringing with corals and ma...
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Floristic inventory and diversity assessment are necessary to understand the present diversity status of the conservation of biodiversity. Shorelines are one of the most rapidly changing places on the Earth. The Gulf of Kachchh (GoK) is a semi-enclosed coastal indentation with predominance of mangrove ecosystems, coral reefs, associated rich marine...
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Gujarat has a longest coastline of about 1650 km among all the maritime states in India. The Gulf of o o o o Kachchh (22 15'-23 40' N; 68 20'-70 40' E) is the biggest gulf along the west coast of India in the Arabian Sea and it is endowed with 42 islands fringing with corals and mangroves which provide congenial habitat for seaweed growth. In the p...
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Trifolium alexandrium is a winter legume fodder crop with high nutritional value. Leaf, stem and roots of Trifolium alexandrium were screened for its phytochemical analysis. Different extracts of the Leaf, stem and roots of Trifolium alexandrium revealed the presence of alkaloids, carotenoids, flavonoids, steroids, phenolics, Volatile oils, anthrac...
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Trifolium alexandrium L., commonly known as Berseem or clover, is an important leguminous winter fodder crop. In comparison to other legumes and grasses, clover provides forage with high nutritional value and quality. Hence, introduction of Berseem (clover) in existing pastoral ecosystem can provide value-added forage that can result in an increase...
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The ecological factors that affect vegetation are climatic, edaphic (soil) and biotic. The major climatic factors are temperature, light, wind and water. It is now a well-known fact that temperature is globally affecting the flora and fauna and it may soon manifest into a major problem. To overcome this problem, mankind must evolve a suitable genot...
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Trifolium alexandrium L. commonly known as Berseem or Clover is an important leguminous winter fodder crop. It is appreciated as a forage crop due to its high protein content, soft leaves, tender stem, high leaf to stem ratio and also rapid growth. In comparison to other legumes and grasses, Clover provides forage with high nutritional value and qu...

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