02 January, 2020
4 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
Prelims and Mains focus: about Senna Spectabilis: threat posed by it and measures taken to check its spread
News: The Kerala Forest and Wildlife department is gearing up to adopt comprehensive steps to arrest the rampant growth of invasive alien plants, especially tree species like ‘Senna Spectabilis’, in the forest areas of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR), including the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary.
Threats by invasive species (Senna Spectabilis)
How does it hampers the growth of other plant species?
Measures taken up to prevent it from spreading
Source: The Hindu
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