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
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 3
Sarus crane, agriculture and biodiversity

Sanjay C Masih, Yogesh Chandra Patel

Indian sarus crane, Grus antigone antigone is a monogamous, non-migratory and world’s tallest flying bird. This is the only resident breeding crane of Indian sub-continent, prefers open habitat like marsh areas, abundantly irrigated paddy fields, grass land and wetland. Agriculture is the art, science and occupation of cultivating the soil, growing crops, aquaculture and raising livestock. It not only includes the preparation of plant and animal products for people to use for their survival but also distribution of these products to markets. It provides most of the world's food and fabrics. Biodiversity or biological diversity refers to the variety of life on Earth, comprising millions of plants, animals, microorganisms and the genes they contain. It simply means the existence of a wide variety of plant and animal species in their natural environments or the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat. In present article, author tried to explain a positive correlation among the sarus crane, agriculture and biodiversity.
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Sanjay C Masih, Yogesh Chandra Patel. Sarus crane, agriculture and biodiversity. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 171-173
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