International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

Phytosociological studies of the selected sacred grove in Kannur district, Kerala


Athulya K, Anitha T

Sacred groves are the relic forest patches protected by strong and supplemented mystic folklores in reverence of a deity. It act as a treasure trove for many medicinal and economic species. After the dawn of modern civilization, by the anthropogenic activities and over exploitation of natural resources, the sources of biodiversity is depleting day by day. Therefore, a holistic understanding of the current status, structure and function of sacred grove is essential for assessing their ecological role and formulating strategies for their conservation. This paper briefly reviews the floristic composition, ecological status and conservation priorities of the selected sacred grove.
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Athulya K, Anitha T. Phytosociological studies of the selected sacred grove in Kannur district, Kerala. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 09-12
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research