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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Dec 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 1 | Pages : 14-18

Food habits of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) as determined by Pellet
Analysis in a human dominated landscape, Western Gujarat, India

We examined the food habits of the Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) from May 2012 to September 2013 in a human
dominated central Saurashtra landscape using microhistological technique of pellet samples. A total of 112 pellet
samples were collected over three seasons- summer, monsoon and winter and analyzed for percent frequency of
occurrence of different plant species

Keywords: dicot, monocot, microhistology, Nilgai, Saurashtra

Citation: *, ( 2015), Food habits of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) as determined by Pellet
Analysis in a human dominated landscape, Western Gujarat, India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 7(1): 14-18

Received: 2016-05-12 06:46:04; Accepted: 2016-05-12 06:46:12;
Published: 12/05/2016

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*Correspondence: R. Marimuthu