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Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh.

Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh.

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Published by World Wide Fund for Nature--India, A.P. State Office in [Hyderabad] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Andhra Pradesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest reserves -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.,
    • Sacred groves -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsWorld Wide Fund for Nature--India. A.P. State Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD646.A43 S33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL320905M
      LC Control Number97901549

        Many banyan trees have survived for centuries because they are revered locally as sacred groves. Publications such as the Sacred and Protected Groves of Andhra Pradesh (World Wide Fund for Nature-India, A.P. State Office, ) and organisations such as the ENVIS Centre on Conservation of Ecological Heritage and Sacred Sites of India have.


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Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh. This banner text can have markup. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh.

Sacred Groves in Andhra Pradesh: The state of Andhra Pradesh shared the traditions of Sacred Groves with other parts of the country. There are about sacred groves identified in Eastern Ghats districts of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the very important groves are existing in 26 Protected Areas.

However large number of groves are seen outside, mostlyFile Size: 1MB. Banyan trees as sacred groves – Andhra Pradesh. Frontline Magazine, Volume 29 – Issue Jun. With a canopy area of 19, square metres, Thimmamma Marrimanu in Andhra Pradesh is said to be the biggest tree in the world. Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh.

book dusty town of Kadiri in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh is just a few hours’ drive from Bangalore. Many tribal peoplehonored sacred groves. Most of the sacred groves have disappeared and few remain today. However, some of them have been passed down generations and the hills of the North Eastern Region of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India are one instance where pristine groves relatively undisturbed by man, are found even today.

The. The Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh. book groves were reported earlier from the Himalayas, North-east India, highlands of Bihar, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Earlier workers have studied floristic and ethno botanical aspects of sacred groves and provided detailed scientific account of the sacred groves in India.

Karnataka to the west of Andhra Pradesh contains roughly sacred groves that are rich in biodiversity because of the stratification of size and ownership of the groves. Smaller groves known as Kans are entirely protected, while larger groves known as Devarkadu/Devarkan provide sustenance and resources to the community, while preventing.

Department of Botany, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India Abstract Sacred groves are small patches of native vegetation traditionally been protected on the grounds of religious faith, these are dedicated to deities or ancestral spirits worshiped by local tribes along with surrounding plants and trees.

Sacred groves are known by different names in different regions as Than or Madaico in Assam, Matagudi, Devgudi or Sarana in Chattisgarah, Dev Van in Himachal Pradesh, Jaherthan or Sarana in Jharkhand, Devarakaadu or Kans in Karnataka, Kaavu in Kerala, Devrai or Devgudi in Maharashtra, Umang Lai in Manipur, Law Kyntang or Law Niam in Meghalaya.

Protected Cultivation, Andhra Pradesh. likes. This page is for flourishing the idea of protected cultivation among farmers in Andhra Pradesh. The page will alloFollowers: Sacred groves in Andhra Pradesh are deteriora ting a t an. alarming rate due to changes in r eligious beliefs and.

protected) and Larger groves or D evarkadu/DevarkanAuthor: Amirthalingam Murugesan. The sacred grove was created with the concept of preserving the endangered species and to save the rapidly decreasing forests.

Ramana Murthy, the founder of DNCS-Vizag stated, “Most of the sacred varieties contain therapeutic values and are rarely spotted.

Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh. WWF -India, Andhra Pradesh State Office, Hyderabad; Medicinal plant resources of rudrakod sacred grove in nallamalais. Himachal Pradesh has the highest number, with 5, sacred groves listed.

Among the southern states, Karnataka has 1, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh together have. Anonymous. Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh.

WWF – India, Andhra Pradesh State Office, Hyderabad; Ashwani kumar. “Caesalpinia bonduc has medicinal value.” science join the revolution. Bhakat, R.K., and P. Pandit. “Role of a Sacred Author: Jhansi Katta, S M Khasim, R M Venkatesh. Table1. Number of Sacred Groves Reported from Various States of India Sl.

No State No. of Sacred Groves 1. Andhra Pradesh 2. Arunachal Pradesh 58 3. Assam 40 4. Chhattisgarh 5. Gujarat 29 6. Harayana 7. Himachal Pradesh 5, 1 Jharkhand. Sacred and protected groves of Andhra Pradesh. WWF-lndia.

State Office, Hyderabad. Armesto J. & Pickett S. Experiments on disturbance in old-field plant communities: Impact on species richness and abundance. Ecology Arnborg T. Lagaforyngringen i en Sydlapplandsk granurskog Size: 2MB.

indigenous people around the four sacred groves (protected forest patches) of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Place and Duration of Study: The study was conducted around the four sacred groves (protected forest patches) of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India from File Size: KB.

Sacred groves comprise small patches of forest or natural vegetation from a few trees to several acres of forests that are dedicated to local deities. These are protected by local communities because of their beliefs and traditional rituals through.

The most famous sacred groves in mainland Greece was the oak grove at e the walls of Athens, the site of the Platonic Academy was a sacred grove of olive trees, still recalled in the phrase "the groves of Academe". In central Italy, the town of Nemi recalls the Latin nemus Aricinum, or "grove of Ariccia", a small town a quarter of the way around the g: Andhra Pradesh.

WWF project officer Ashok Kumar Verma said, "The earlier three-year project concluded in April which documented the sacred and protected groves in Himachal and the woody flora, supported by G B. There are hundreds of such groves in Himachal Pradesh. Sacred groves in the hills of Garhwal and Kumaon are mentioned in old Hindu scriptures like the Puranas.

The largest known sacred grove is in Hariyali, near Ganchar in Chamoli District. Others include Askot, Binsar, and Gananath. Status Of Sacred Groves In Andhra Pradesh Documented sacred groves are Over sacred groves are conserving Medicinal plants Several groves can be found in the habitation area or economic zone and the common land of the village.

ENVIS, Ownership and Management of SGs Under ownership three categories: 1. studies on sacred groves, Traditional sacred groves, Temple groves and groves around the burial or cremation ground.

About sacred groves covering an area of 39, hectares are estimated to be distributed in India (Malhotra, ). sacred groves have been reported in Madhya Pradesh (Srivastava, ). Study area. Back of the book Exquisitely illustrated, this field guide to the common birds and mammals found in Andhra Pradesh describes birds and 42 mammals that commonly occur in the state, with details of their characters, habits and habitat.

The book also has information on: Ecosystems found in the state area listed as protected, with details on the location, accessibility, and the special.

Unfortunately, sacred groves have no legal protection. Aro sacred groves have been reported from all over India, but experts believe that the total number could cross 1,00,Author: Nanditha Krishna.

Sacred Groves. In India, more t sacred groves have been reported in different parts of the country. They can be seen in almost all states throughout the country, e.g. in the Himalayas, highlands of Bihar, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh. Sacred groves or sacred forests are natural forest patches protected by religious belief of the local people and they act as a treasure house of rare species of plants and animals (Parthasarathy et al.

).Traditionally, sacred groves are common property resource systems associated with culture-based mode of conservation (Chandrakanth et al. Publications such as the Sacred and Protected Groves of Andhra Pradesh (World Wide Fund for Nature-India, A.P.

State Office, ) and organisations such as the ENVIS Centre on Conservation of Ecological Heritage and Sacred Sites of India have endeavoured to chronicle such sacred trees in the past.

sacred groves News: Latest and Breaking News on sacred groves. Explore sacred groves profile at Times of India for photos, videos and latest news of sacred groves. On how sacred groves are restored across the country. Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. We took up restoration in a one-acre sacred grove in.

The sacred groves are today at risk and their ecological role is barely known. (The forests protected by deities, April 4). Several rare plant species are found only in these undisturbed patches Author: Nanditha Krishna. No specific publication on the flora of the Mallur hill is available except the collection of 20 species mentioned in the floristic study of the district.2 There is no mention of Mallur as a sacred grove in the publication Sacred and Protected Groves of Andhra Pradesh In the survey of medicinal plants for establishing Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas (MPCAs), Mallur, with its ethnomedicinal plant wealth Cited by: 2.

Sacred groves of north Kerala: The last refuge for biodiversity amongst urbanisation by Haritha John on 29 January In spite of urbanisation and development pressures, the northern districts of Kerala have managed to conserve many sacred groves.

ALAPPUZHA: Alappuzha has the most number of sacred groves in the state. A census led by M. Nair, the managing member of the Institution of Forestry, a forest department aided entity, discovered. by the local inhabitants and protected by them due to the belief that the deities reside in these forests[2].

Aro Sacred groves have been reported from all over India [3,4]. A total of sacred groves have been reported from total Andhra Pradesh among them highest sacred groves. The states of Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Maharashtra have a large percentage of their forests classified as reserved forests.

Such protected forest areas are called sacred groves. Several animals are also considered sacred, and, therefore, not harmed. Such protected forest areas. The Andhra Pradesh State of the Environment Report is available at the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) cell of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) here.

A number of recommendations flow from the trends indicated that should influence not only governmental policy but also citizen action. India is home to thousands of community – protected forests, called sacred groves.

Sacred forests or groves are sites that have cultural or spiritual significance to the people who live around them. These areas may also be key reservoirs of biodiversity. In India, most sacred groves are managed by a community group, not by a government agency. Ecologists look at sacred groves as a rich conservatory of “rare and endemic species of plants” [].Approximat sacred groves are identified in the 19 states of India with maximum number of them in Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and Tamil Nadu [].Sacred groves have withstood the massive deforestation initiated by the British administration in India.

A sacred grove near Mavinagundi, Jog Falls, that has been protected by local communities for generations. Photograph: Prakash Matada Devarakadu in Karnataka, oran in Rajasthan, kovil kadu in Tamil Nadu, devbhumi in Uttarakhand, kavu in Kerala.

E-mail: [email protected] Received: J Accepted: Aug Published: Aug Citation: Murtem G, Chaudhry P () Sacred Groves of Arunachal Pradesh Author: G. Murtem, Pradeep Chaudhry.Telangana (/ t ɛ l ə n ˈ ɡ ɑː n ə / ()) is a state in India situated on the centre-south stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan is the twelfth largest state and the twelfth-most populated state in India with a geographical area ofkm 2 (43, sq mi)residents as per census.

On 2 Junethe area was separated from the northwestern Capital and largest city: Hyderabad†. Conservation of Medicinal Plants in Western Ghats through Sacred Groves: Patent Issues and Challenges 1.

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a minor reflection of - What we are doing to ourselves and to one another”. -Mahatma Gandhi 2. Present By Saravanan.