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Ethno Medico Botany of Arunachal Pradesh (Nishi & Apatani Tribes)

M.S. Rawat

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ISBN 10: 8121101530 / ISBN 13: 9788121101530
Published by BSMPS, 1998
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Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Geographical features: i. Location. ii.Topography. iii. The river system. iv. Climate & rainfall. v. Temperature. vi. Humidity and wind. vii. The geology and soil. 2. Colour plates. 3. Historical background of the selected tribes : i. The people and their food habits. 4. Materials and methods. 5. Vegetation. 6. Enumeration of species and their utilisation in ethno-medicine. Discussion. Summary and conclusion. Bibliography. Colour plates. "This book contains complete data on ethno-medico botanical studies of the "Nishi" and the "Apatani" the most acclaimed aboriginees inhabiting the erstwhile Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. A detailed account of Subansiri district has been provided with its location and physiography, the river system, the geology and soil, the climate which have a great impact on floristic composition and habitation of aboriginees. Authentic information on customs and culture, food habits of the Nishis and the Apatanis have been dealt with elaborately. As many as 154 species of plants have been recorded which include plants reported elsewhere under various titles, claimed to have curative capabilities and in common use in ethno-medicine. These species belong to: Fungi (1); Pteridophytes (7); Gymnosperm (1) and Agniosperms (145) are enumerated alphabetically with latest taxonomic treatment, vernacular names; occurrence, ecological adaptation; early reference of their reported distribution in published floras, monographs and journals; local utilisation in ethnomedicine and established reports for comparison. Bookseller Inventory # 1369

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Title: Ethno Medico Botany of Arunachal Pradesh (...

Publisher: BSMPS

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

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