Flora study of Vindhya region Forest of Mirzapur District at Devrikala

Publication Date : 01/02/2018

DOI : 10.22623/IJAPSA.2018.4005.MFFMB

Author(s) :

Shiv Narayan Yadav , Varsha , Kumud Dubey , D. Singh , S.Parveen , S.Rout.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 4
Issue 1
(02 - 2018)

Abstract :

The present investigation was undertaken to study the flora of Vindhya region natural forest of Mirzapur at Devrikala". The study revealed that a total of 1078 plant (77 Trees, 894 Herbs, 107 Shrubs) belonging to 17 families were recorded. Dominant families are Poaceae (Herb) (208), Asteraceae (shrub) (29), Burseraceae (tree) (16). The soil of the region was slightly acidic. The soil pH of the region was 6.36 which is near about neutral point (7.0).This is a preliminary observation however, it is recommended to initiate the activities, such as an inventory of useful species, habitat characteristics, identification of potential species for various economic uses and formulation and implementation of a plan of action taking consideration of the needs of people and sustainable management of the protected forest.

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