F, in 2005–2006, the revenue generated from resin produc-. 0000191935 00000 n ... Cambodia’s rich biodiversity provides critical ecosystem services, such as water purification, food provisioning, erosion reduction and climate regulation, which underpin the country’s economy. 0000158063 00000 n 0000226597 00000 n 0000173451 00000 n 0000223686 00000 n vegetation was divided into two species groups and they were influenced by temperature and soil moisture. Ecosystem services are the processes and resources provided by ecosystems, such as clean drinking water and the formation of fertile soil, which benefit people and are linked to human well-being. /// Le bassin hydrographique de Nana Kosi constitue une zone de substrat rocheux homogène et de terrain ondulé, avec un climat tempéré frais, où la disparition de la couverture forestière et les activités agricoles ont beaucoup augmenté les vitesses d'érosion. 0000141320 00000 n These benefits of forest are being used free of cost by the villagers of the forest areas. The, pine forests were assigned higher perceived v, ground fodder and pine leaf litter (needles) used for the, packing of fruits and vegetables. 0000202344 00000 n The species obtained from both groves are Epilohmannia ovata AOKI, Cryptacarus hirsutus AOKI, Eohypochthonius gracilis (JACOT), Liochthonius ensifer (STR. 0000198507 00000 n 0000196298 00000 n as compared to pine forests (Dhar et al. 0000199737 00000 n 0000147791 00000 n 0000217546 00000 n 939 763 0000135128 00000 n Forests also help to increase the fertility of the soil through. 0000204033 00000 n Biomass and carbon stock of trees were calculated by using regression equations. 0000000016 00000 n Monetary values, mal discussions with elderly people of the region during, the field surveys. ception, soil moisture retention, prevention of soil erosion, soil fertility maintenance, clean air, and water purification, had direct relevance (high indirect use value) to the rural, people for their existence, which was ampl, marks assigned by the stakeholders to these services. Resin is an, source of this product (Semwal et al. Forest planning and management influence the supply of all ecosystem services categories (provisioning, regulating, supporting, and cultural services) both in the short and in the long term. 0000166046 00000 n 0000156073 00000 n 83(8): Negi GCS, Agrawal DK. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment (NIHE) undertook the task of preparing authentic inventory of trees of IHR, and analyse the same for depicting patterns across IHR States and altitude range. 0000239319 00000 n Pine forests do not pro-, vide livestock food (tree leaf fodder), which is an important, During the stakeholders’ consultation, seven regulating, scored a higher perceived value for oak forests compared, to pine forests. Density-diameter curve indicated the increasing population of banj oak while declining pine in all the sites. It is suggested that the Q.mongolica and C.cordata-A.mono communities become actual vegetation and potential natural vegetation. 0000170811 00000 n 0000017827 00000 n Ethnobotanical observations. This study was carried out in 11 villages (665 households) using a structured questionnaire. 0000141630 00000 n 0000247455 00000 n 0000135284 00000 n 0000228433 00000 n 0000121877 00000 n It is estimated that about half of the world’s species are found in forested areas, particularly in species-rich tropical forests. As a result of DCA, the feature of community was determined by an altitude and humid gradients. 0000246497 00000 n 0000247645 00000 n 0000149936 00000 n 0000143805 00000 n 0000197739 00000 n 0000247783 00000 n 0000200197 00000 n Rather, a suite of maximization of ecosystem services with a particular emphasis on recreation and conservation drives much of the present strategy. 2. But these prod-, ucts are generally not used; very few people indicated that, inal plants are used only by traditional healers (V, and mushrooms are eaten only by persons who kno. 0000148251 00000 n the western Himalayan region of India, International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, This article may be used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Of a total of 3874 mites (32 species), 2165 (30) originate from Quercus-grove and 1709 (21) from Pinus-grove. Diese Untersuchung veranschlagt die derzeitige Erosionsrate auf abgeholzten Flächen mit 0,09 mm/Jahr und auf landwirtschaftlich genutzten Flächen mit 0,18 mm/Jahr. 0000058954 00000 n Rainfall intercepted by the forests contributes to local. 1991). 1995), we requested the respondents, to reflect the quantities of these goods collected by them, on an annual basis in the questionnaire surveys. 0000183393 00000 n 0000247299 00000 n State, society and natural resources in Himalaya. understand their contribution to human well-being in the region and to design appropriate conservation strategies. 0000151010 00000 n 0000164683 00000 n 0000185572 00000 n Stakeholder perceptions of the regulating services of oak forests, such as maintenance of soil fertility, soil moisture retention, prevention of soil erosion, air and water purification, was also more positive than for pine forests. 0000158217 00000 n 0000140855 00000 n 0000187437 00000 n Whereas the Pinus-grove contains only two peculiar species and almost all the species from this grove are common to the Quercus-grove, the latter has eleven peculiar species. 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