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The Diversity of Amphibians and Reptiles

Manoranjan Prasad Sinha

272 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The Diversity of Amphibians and Reptiles discusses about amphibians and ecological importance of amphibians, reptiles and relationship between amphibians and reptiles, the differences between reptiles and amphibians. It also discusses the evolution of amphibians and reptiles and the related aspects like evolution of amphibians, important characteristics of amphibians. This book also throws light on ecosystem, diversity and geographic distribution of amphibians and reptiles and it includes the related aspects like natural habitat of amphibians and reptiles, habitat loss. This book also discusses about migration of amphibians and reptiles. Also discussed in the book is diversity and distribution of amphibians, distribution of amphibians, distribution of threatened species etc. The locomotion in amphibians and reptiles and its related aspects like principles of locomotion and locomotory patterns in toads, have also been discussed.
Author Bio
Prof. Manoranjan Prasad Sinha, M.Sc., (Gold medallist), Ph.D., D.Sc., FAZ, FZSI, FNEA, a Professor of Zoology is currently Vice Chancellor of S.K.M. University, Dumka (Jharkhand) and has served as Pro-Vice Chancellor of V.B.U. Hazaribag. He is a recipient of many awards like Dr. S. Radhakrishanan Education Excellence Award and Scientist of the Century Award, Award of excellence etc. by many learned academic bodies. He is Fellow and Office Bearer of many academic and learned bodies and presently Chairman of Research Advisory Committee of Central Tasar Research and Training Institute and Research Co-ordination Committee members of Central Silk Board Govt. of India. He is credited for publication of more than two hundred research papers in the reputed National and International journals. He is also chief editor of two reputed journals. Prof. Sinha has experience of handling many research projects funded by UGC & DBT, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Prof. Sinha has successfully supervised more than 25 Ph.D. work. The present book is the outcome of some of his findings done with his researcher scholars. He has authored a good number of books.