Arid Zone Regional Centre, Jodhpur




Details of Projects undertaken at BSI, AZRC, Jodhpur:

A. Annual Action Plan Projects Completed:

1. Biodiversity of Desert National Park, Rajasthan.

2. Biodiversity of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan.

3. Ethnobotany of Dang District, Gujarat.

4. Ethnobotany of Junagarh District, Gujarat.

5. Flora of Gujarat State: Vol. I–III.

6. Flora of India: Family: Lamiaceae.

7. Flora of India: Revision of family Boraginaceae.

8. Flora of India: Revision of family Cactaceae.

9. Flora of India: Revision of family Convolvulaceae.

10. Flora of India: Revision of family Ebenaceae.

11. Flora of India: Revision of family Hydrophyllaceae & Polemoniaceae.

12. Flora of Jambughoda WLS, Gujarat.

13. Flora of Jamwa Ramgarh WLS, Rajasthan.

14. Flora of Navsari District, Gujarat.

15. Flora of Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan.

16. Flora of Shoolpaneshwar WLS, Gujarat.

17. Flora of Todgarh Raoli WLS, Rajasthan.

18. Floristic Survey of Ahmedavad & Gandinagar Districts, Gujarat.

19. Floristic Survey of Amreli District, Gujarat.

20. Floristic Survey of Arid Machia Safari Biological Park-Kailana, Rajasthan.

21. Floristic Survey of Banaskanta & Palanpur Districts, Gujarat.

22. Floristic Survey of Banswara District, Rajasthan.

23. Floristic Survey of Barmer, Jaisalmer & Jodhpur Districts, Rajasthan.

24. Floristic Survey of Bhavnagar District, Gujarat.

25. Floristic Survey of Bhilwara District, Rajasthan.

26. Floristic Survey of Bikaner & Ganganagar (Hanumangarh) Districts, Rajasthan.

27. Floristic Survey of Darrah WLS, Rajasthan.

28. Floristic Survey of Jalore District, Rajasthan.

29. Floristic Survey of Jamnagar District, Gujarat.

30. Floristic survey of Junagadh District with reference to Gir National Park, Gujarat.

31. Floristic Survey of Kachch District, Gujarat.

32. Floristic Survey of Mehasana District, Gujarat.

33. Floristic Survey of Pali District, Rajasthan.

34. Floristic Survey of Patan District, Gujarat.

35. Floristic Survey of Rajkot District, Gujarat.

36. Floristic Survey of Sabarkantha District, Gujarat.

37. Floristic Survey of Sariska, Rajasthan.

38. Floristic Survey of Sawai Madhapur District, Rajasthan.

39. Floristic Survey of Tonk District, Rajasthan.

40. GIS Mapping of EET Plants of Rajasthan.

41. Phytodiversity of Barda Sanctuary, Jamnagar District, Gujarat.

42. Phytodiversity of Narayan Sarovar Chinkara WLS, Bhuj, Gujarat.

43. Phytodiversity of Surendra Nagar District with reference to Wild Ass WLS, Gujarat.

44. Population studies of Commiphora wightii.

45. Taxonomic Revision of Indian Musaceae.

46. Vegetation Characterization and Floristic Studies in Bassi WLS, Rajasthan using Remote Sensing & GIS.


B. Externally Funded Projects Completed:

1. ISRO-DBT Project: Biodiversity characterization at Landscape level using Remote Sensing and GIS in Rajasthan.

2. BSI-NLC (Neyvelly Lignite Corporation, Barsingsar Thermal Power Plant, Bikaner, Rajasthan) project entitled “Floral Studies in Proposed Hadla Lignite Mine area in Bikaner District, Rajasthan.


C. Annual Action Plan Projects Ongoing:

1. Flora of India Volume-18: Polemoniaceae, Hydrophyllaceae, Boraginaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cuscutaceae & Solanaceae.

2. Flora of India, Volume- 16: Ebenaceae.

3. Ex-situ conservation of RET and economically important plant species of the Arid & semi-arid region in the Experimental Garden of BSI, AZRC and documentation of phenological data on flowering & fruiting.