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Biological And Forensic Examination Of Wildlife Articles. Rina Singh.

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Characterization of bones, rhinoceros horn and antler to identify species are very important to check the illegal trade throughout the world. India being one of the important biodiversity nation has yet greater task to protect their flora and fauna. In absence of a proper identification tools it is very difficult to prove offences in the court of law. Therefore, attempts were made to characterize tiger (Panthera tigris) and leopard (Panthera pardus) bones, Rhino (rhinoceros unicornis) horn and antlers of chital (Axis axis), sambar (Cervus unicolor), swamp deer (Cervus duvauceli). The present study is an effort to develop methods to characterize these items using modern techniques like: Morphometry, XRD, XRF, SEM, ICP-MS, TGA, Isotopic analysis, Protein and DNA profiles. Results clearly reveals that the combination of different techniques can be used to differentiate species from different parts and products of tiger and leopard bones, Indian rhinoceros horn and antlers of different species. Paperback book in as new condition. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

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Author(s):
Rina Singh
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22x15cms
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
3844395555
ISBN-13:
9783844395556
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Lap Lambert Academic Publishing
Title:
Biological and Forensic Examination of Wildlife Articles.

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Characterization of bones, rhinoceros horn and antler to identify species are very important to check the illegal trade throughout the world. India being one of the important biodiversity nation has yet greater task to protect their flora and fauna. In absence of a proper identification tools it is very difficult to prove offences in the court of law. Therefore, attempts were made to characterize tiger (Panthera tigris) and leopard (Panthera pardus) bones, Rhino (rhinoceros unicornis) horn and antlers of chital (Axis axis), sambar (Cervus unicolor), swamp deer (Cervus duvauceli). The present study is an effort to develop methods to characterize these items using modern techniques like: Morphometry, XRD, XRF, SEM, ICP-MS, TGA, Isotopic analysis, Protein and DNA profiles. Results clearly reveals that the combination of different techniques can be used to differentiate species from different parts and products of tiger and leopard bones, Indian rhinoceros horn and antlers of different species. Paperback book in as new condition. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

Author(s):
Rina Singh
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22x15cms
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
3844395555
ISBN-13:
9783844395556
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Lap Lambert Academic Publishing
Title:
Biological and Forensic Examination of Wildlife Articles.

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