The INFORMATION SYSTEM with user friendly GUI’s (Graphical user Interface) is developed to maintain the flora data and generate reports for Sharavathi River Basin. The database consists of the information related to trees, herbs, shrubs and climbers. The data is based on the primary field survey and the information available in flora of Shimoga, Karnataka and Hassan flora. User friendly query options based on dichotomous keys are provided to help user to retrieve the data while data entry options aid in updating and editing the database at family, genus and species levels.
Citation : Mahesh Babu D., Rao G.R., Subash Chandran M.D. and Ramachandra T.V., 2010. Sharavathi River Basin Flora Information System (SRFIS). The Indian Forester. Vol. 136, No. 4, April 2010, Pp. 507-515.