Taxus, commonly known as yews, is a primary source of taxol used in the treatment of ovarian and breast cancers. It is found in the world

We report here an attempt to develop a Database Management System (DBMS) of bio-geo-hydrometeorological parameters needs of the stakeholders
of local level planning for a representative watershed (viz. the Khulgad in Almora district) of Kumaun, Lesser Himalayan terrain in the Uttarakhand. The Khulgad DBMS is constituted of five Geographic Information System (GIS) modules.

The traditional slash-and-burn cultivation in hilly areas of northeast India is known as jhum cultivation. It is often considered responsible for causing soil erosion, triggering landslide, flash floods and thereby degrading the primary land resource. The productivity is also reported to be very low.

India has a vast bamboo cover of about 100,000 km which constitutes about
12.8% of the country

Arunachal Pradesh is a part of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot, one among the 25 identified hotspots world wide. Due to decrease in firewood source and increase in local market price, rural people are compelled to resort to indigenous energy-efficient technologies. In this respect, rural people of Arunachal Pradesh, especially of West Kameng and Tawang districts, have developed a new