1st Edition

Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources

ISBN 9781771888110
Published January 17, 2020 by Apple Academic Press
422 Pages 25 Color & 109 B/W Illustrations

USD $169.95

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Book Description

This book looks at using forestry and several other innovative measures to facilitate environmental sustainability, covering an important selection of research that focuses on scientific applications and trends. Chapters discuss such diverse topics as using agroforestry for resource management, employing legumes in agroforestry, livestock management for climate change mitigation, introducing higher plants for air pollution mitigation in urban industrial areas, the uses and benefits of sludge, technological assessment of sewage treatment plants, and much more.

This book will be a helpful and informative reference for those in the disciplines of forestry, agriculture, ecology, and environmental science and will also be a pathway to addressing new concepts for a sustainable world.

Table of Contents

1. Forests for Resource Management and Environmental Protection

Abhishek Raj et al.

2. Agroforestry Systems in the Hills and Their Ecosystem Services

Abhishek Raj et al.

3. Multifunctional Role of Legumes in Agroforestry

Abhishek Raj et al.

4. Multifunctional Pastures for Livestock Management and Climate Change Mitigation

Abhishek Raj et al.

5. Role of Higher Plants for Air Pollution Mitigation in Urban Industrial Areas

Shiboram Banerjee and Debnath Palit

6. The Uses and Benefits of Sludge and Ways to Protect Against Its Probable Harmful Effects

Nazir Hussain

7. Contributions of Pit Lakes to the Socioeconomic Status: A Case Study of the Raniganj Coal Field Area

Debnath Palit and Anjan Ray Chaudhury

8. Chlorine Status and Drinking Water Quality Monitoring Within a Public Distribution System of Kollam District

Anila George

9. Effect of Environmental Pollution on Health and Its Prevention: An Overview

Pallavi Chattopadhyay, Pinaki Chattopadhyay, and Debnath Palit

10. Innovative Approach to Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation

Pinaki Chattopadhyay, Pallavi Chattopadhyay, and Debnath Palit

11. Prospects of Biotechnology for a Sustainable Environment

Saikat Mondal and Debnath Palit

12. Technological Assessment of Sewage Treatment Plants

Harshita Jain et al.

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Arnab Banerjee, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science at Sarguja Vishwavidyalaya, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He has published over 65 research papers in reputed national and international journals as well as five books and several book chapters. He is a life member of the Academy of Environmental Biology.

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Farm Forestry at Sarguja University, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India, and is the author or co-author of more than 60 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, four books, several book chapters, and several extension articles. He is an editorial board member of several journals and a life member of the Indian Science Congress Association, the Applied and Natural Science Foundation, the Society for Advancement of Human and Nature, the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India, and the International Society for Development & Sustainability.

Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, PhD, is Assistant Professor and HOD (In-Charge), Department of Farm Forestry, Sarguja University, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He has published many research papers and articles and has published two books and several book chapters. He is also a member of several academic societies of India.

Abhishek Raj is a Research Scholar in the Department of Forestry at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, and is the author or co-author of more than 20 research and review papers in peer-reviewed journals, 10 book chapters, and several extension articles.