International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences


International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2
The grasslands of Bhavnagar: A review

Krishna Gadhvi, Dhruv Pandya, Himanshu Pandya, Archana Mankad

Grassland is an area with natural vegetation of mainly Gramineae family and is 80% covered by the grasses. Bhavnagar is located in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat state of India. It is situated on the west coast of the Gulf of Khambhat. It is a peninsular region. The climate of Bhavnagar is hot and semi-arid. The vegetation found is a thorn-shrub type with a high proportion of graminoids and commonly referred to as shrub savanna. This Grassland area is locally called Vidis. This review is focused on the status and productivity of grassland and its contribution to the livelihood of the area and the approach of the forest department to conserve them.
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