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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Exotic species diversity in a famous picnic spot of Doon valley

 Sonali Mamgain 

Ecology Research Laboratory, Deptt. of Botany, D.A.V. (P.G.) College, Dehradun (Uttarakhand), INDIA

 S.P. Joshi  

M.P.G. College, Mussoorie, Dehradun (Uttarakhand), India.

Abstract

The present study was carried out in Sahastradhara, a famous picnic spot of Doon Valley. During the tourist season, more than 5 lakh tourists visit the site for their recreation. The tourist activities has declined the native species diversity and promoted the introduction of 96 exotic species. Tropical America and Tropical South American plants have contributed to 45% and 2% of the total invasive diversity respectively. Asteraceae with 13 species is the most dominant family of the site.

Exotic, Diversity, Picnic Spots, Sahastradhara, tourism, Disturbed Sites

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:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181232

Received: 28.01.2017

Revised: 11.03.2017

Accepted: 22.04.2017

First Online: 15.06. 2017

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181232

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