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Study of Mangrove flora along the Zuari River (Case study on Curtorim Village Goa- India)

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of EVS, Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Comm., Chembur-71-Mumbai- Maharashtra, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 1, Issue (5), Pages 35-39, December,22 (2012)


The present study documents the diversity of true mangroves and their associates, from four sampling stations along the Zuari River of Curtorim village, South Goa district, Goa. These four sampling points selected along the Zuari River and latlong was recorded with the help of DGPS which reflects the differences in the habitat of mangrove flora at different locations in same climatic conditions. Five true mangrove floral species belonging to four families and one associate floral species were identified along the river and adjacent regions at the study site. This paper highlights the need of present study to further gain knowledge about the mangrove flora in order to help the conservation of mangrove ecosystem.


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