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Loss of plant bio-diversity in Bundu, Ranchi District, Jharkhand, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Botany, Nirmala College, Ranchi-834002, Jharkhand, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 7, Issue (5), Pages 72-74, May,22 (2018)

Abstract

Ranchi is located at the longitude of 85.32 and latitude of 23.35. The present study shows that there was change of 23.90 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. Bundu is a town, in Ranchi district in the state of Jharkhand, India. Area of Bundu is 264.19 Sq. Km. Itís Population is 72073. (According to Primary Census Abstract Source: 2001 Census). It is located on National Highway-33 between Ranchi and Jamshedpur and blessed with all the natural beauties. It is surrounded by mountains and forest. The study reveals that rapid growth and development has put severe pressure on agricultural land and forest in many area of Bundu. Deforestation is the permanent destruction of indigenous forests and woodlands. Due to unplanned deforestation had resulted in loss of many medicinally important plants in Bundu area. The eco-biological study of Bundu area revealed forest resources are decreasing year by year due to human activities. It was concluded that aforestation programme followed by proper protection is need of time. Government policy should be implemented strictly.

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