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Foundations of ethnobotany

Sudhir Chandra.

Foundations of ethnobotany

pre 1900 ethnobotany

by Sudhir Chandra.

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Published by Deep Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnobotany -- Bibliography.,
  • Botanists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSudhir Chandra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5118.E86 S83 1991, GN476.73 S83 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1369757M
    LC Control Number92900740

      Ethnobotany is critical to the growing importance of developing new crops and products such as drugs from traditional plants. This book is the basic introduction to the field, showing how botany, anthropology, ecology, economics and linguistics are all employed in the techniques and methods involved.5/5(4). Native American Ethnobotany is a comprehensive account of the plants used by Native American peoples for medicine, food, and other purposes. The author, anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman, has devoted more than 25 years to the compilation of the ethnobotanical knowledge slowly gathered over the course of many centuries and recorded in hundreds of firsthand studies of 5/5(4).

    REVIEW OF LITERATURE The term ethnobotany was first given by Harshberger in to the studies dealing wit h plants used by the aborigines I {Harshberger, ). Ethnobotany has been defined as the study of the relationship between man and his ambient vegetation. According to Schultes {), ethnobotany is "the study of theFile Size: 2MB. Ethnobotany (from "ethnology" - study of culture and "botany" - study of plants) is the scientific study of the relationships that exist between people and plants. Ethnobotanists aim to document, describe and explain complex relationships between cultures and (uses of) plants, focusing primarily on how plants are used, managed and perceived.

    ADVERTISEMENTS: Ethno botanical knowledge is very ancient. It provides information regarding the traditional uses of plant wealth which can be utilized in integrated tribal development. The ethno botanical studies throw light on certain unknown useful plants and new uses of many known plants which can be exploited for developing new sources for some plant products [ ]. Ethnobotany in the Context of National Priorities and Health Care Programmes/Dr. S.K. Jain Ethnobotany in Development and Conservation of Resources/Dr. J.K. Maheshwari Preparation of Scientific and Technical Papers, Reports and Popular Articles-some Guidelines/Dr.S.L. Kapoor & Dr. Roma mitra. Section B - WORKSHOP EXERCISES: 1.


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Ethnobotany is the study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. An ethnobotanist thus strives to document the local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as plants as medicines, foods, intoxicants and clothing.

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