Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity


An official biennial publication of Society for Promotion of Tropical Biodiversity        

(ISSN 0971- 4642)



Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity is an international, inter-disciplinary periodicals

devoted to promotion of diverse aspects of tropical biodiversity and published twice a year.


The journal is indexed in

  • CAB Abstract and database, U.K.

The Journal


regulation of water cycle and stabilization of climate. The diverse genetic pool, collectively called as biodiversity, possesses immense potential for selection and transfer of desired traits across the organisms, which is lifeline of modern industries based on biotechnology and tree/crop protection and improvement. Thus, the improvement in quality of human life particularly tribal/ rural folks directly relates to the promotion of biodiversity, which is otherwise, a sustainable resource of raw material for various traditional industries, such as paper and pulp, medicine, cosmetics, etc.



To realize above goals, Society for Promotion of Tropical Biodiversity has been constituted to adopt and orient Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity as its official mouthpiece. Consequently, the journal has now widened its horizon, publishing contributions dealing with multiple facets of inter-disciplinary researches of physical and biological sciences devoted to resolve prevalent crisis of the tropical biodiversity. It also intends to disseminate research information to a broad audience of scientists, educators, policy makers, conservationists, naturalists and the general public for deeper understanding of species, ecosystems and inter connectedness of living world.

The Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity successfully completes two decade of its existence and enters a new era of consolidation. In consonance, the print quality and size of the journal has been enlarged to pack more information and match with the international format of journals.

Tropical Biodiversity


Published by

  • Society for promotion of Tropical Biodiversity, Jabalpur. INDIA

  • Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity

  • Editor - in Chief
    Dr. H. S. Ginwal
  • Print ISSN
  • Frequency
  • Impact Factor: 4.02 (NAAS) as on 2020


The journal welcomes the following categories of publication

(1) Review articles, (2) Original research papers {(a) full lengths and (b) short communication} and (3) letters to editor

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