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Objective .This course will complete the remaining three chapters (12th ncert) part by part included in the portion of topic ENVIRONMENT' important for GS section of UPSC exam. The main objective is to explain the concepts as simply as possible, to clear the basics, especially focuses on beginners, and tries to generate an interest among viewers by being more creative. Source 12th ncert
Target audience UPSC aspirants .SSC .CDS Railway etc.
Diptocarpus and hopea are the most common tree species in India rain forests. These evergreen tropical rain forests, possessing highest standing crop biomass among all biomes, show 30 40 m tall canonv structure with formed by diffe species
. Some of the dominant trees have umbrella like canopy extending above the general canopy of the forest. Many tree species show buttresses (swollen stem bases) , large leaves with drip tips snd round the year leaf fall. Woody climbers and epiphytes grow pprofusely in these forests
. The soil of rain forest is highly leached and has loW base content . Large amounts of nutrients in rain forsets are stored in the tall vegetation, where as the nutrient storage in soil is low
Tropical deciduous forests Sal (Shorea robusta) and teak (Tectona grandis) are the dominant tree species in deciduous forests. Other useful species are tendu (Diospyros melanoxylon), chirau (Rhananialanzan), Khair . The tropical deciduous forests occur widely in the northern and southern parts of India in plain and low hilly areas . Towards the north-west . for
.These forest are of a short stature (10 -20 m) height and show contrasting seasonal aspects. During rainy season, the forest is lush green with dense foliage and thick herbaceous layer. But the leaves of most tree species drop before the advent of summer, turning the forest largely leafless along the dried up herbaceous layer. Many tree species possess thiclk barks, giving protection from frequent fires. The deciduous forest soil is richer in nutrients due to less leaching
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Pillai Sruthi P Kumar
I am a botany graduate from Ramnarain Ruia college, Mumbai university. Currently, a civil service aspirant. I am passionate about teaching.