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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

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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 c

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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

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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

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