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Question number: 1

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Afforestation

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Write an account of ‘Joint Forest Management Programme’ (JFMP). How does people’s participation ensure sustainable forest resource management? (Paper 2, Section B)

Question number: 2

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Afforestation

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Describe the differences and importance of afforestation, reforestation and social forestry. (Paper 2, Section B)

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Differences:

  • Afforestation is the process of establishing forests in areas that have never been forested while reforestation is the restoration of forests in areas where forests were removed or destroyed.
  • Both afforestation and reforestation are the converse of avoiding deforestation.
  • While Social forestry is the forestry by the people and for the peo

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Question number: 3

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Pollution & Control

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write brief notes on the following in about 150 words each: Eutrophication

(Paper 2, Section B)

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  • Eutrophication is the over-enrichment of water by nutrients (e. g. from chemical fertilizer or sewage) which is causing overgrowth and decay of plants, deoxygenation of water, and the death of its organisms.

  • This enhanced plant growth, often called an algal bloom, reduces dissolved oxygen in the water when dead plant material decomposes and can caus

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Question number: 4

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Endemism

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write brief notes on the following in about 150 words each: Endemism (Paper 2, Section B)

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Endemism means the situation in which a species is restricted to a particular geographic region as a result of factors such as isolation or in response to abiotic conditions.

  • Endemic species is only found in a given region or location and nowhere else in the world. If they are extinct in their endemic ecosystem, they are lost forever.

  • The ecological

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Question number: 5

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Endangered Plants

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write short notes on each of the following: Endangered species

Question number: 6

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Afforestation

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Describe the difference and importance of afforestation reforestation and social forestry. (Paper 2)

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Afforestation

  • The process of planting the trees in a barren land to create forest is called afforestation. It is different from reforestation in which the native trees are planted in a pre-existing forest, whereas in afforestation new forest is created by planting trees in a completely barren place.

  • It is also different from social forestry because i

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Question number: 7

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Endemism

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Write short note on Endemism. (Paper 2)

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  • Species which are restricted in their small region are called endemics. And the phenomena of restricted distribution associated with some geographical or ecological factors are called endemism.

  • Himalaya’s 28 % of the total dicots are endemic certain important example of Indian endemic plants are Ficus religiosa, bengalensis, Artocarpus nobilis, Datu

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Question number: 8

» Ecology and Plant Geography » Pollution & Control

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Describe the adverse anthropogenic effect on terrestrial ecosystem. How can these be mitigated? (Paper 2)

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  • Adverse anthropogenic effect on terrestrial ecosystem.

  • Terrestrial ecosystem is a type of ecosystem found only on landforms and due to human activities it is facing lots of adverse effect that making it polluted. The land pollution is caused by solid waste and chemical. There are many examples of plant that has been stripped of vegetation by industr

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