This book provides essential guidelines for conducting ethnobotanical research and collecting plant specimens. Among the topics covered: protocols related to initiating and conducting fieldwork; ethical issues to consider; concepts and techniques for the collection of cultural knowledge, including interviewing techniques and the gathering of plant-use information; the importance of and techniques for the proper collection and preservation of plant specimens, including those of an unusual or difficult nature or requiring specialized treatment; methods of data collection and analysis, including methods for quantifying data relating to plant use, ethnobotanical behavior, and the distribution, abundance, and yields of plant resources. Extensive readings in a diversity of disciplines with different approaches to ethnobotany are included.
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Book Description New York Botanical Garden, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110893274046
Book Description New York Botanical Garden, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0893274046
Book Description New York Botanical Garden. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0893274046 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1436718