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Ethnobotany and Plants of Trans-Himalaya

Om Prakash Chaurasia; Zakwan Ahmed and Basant Ballabh

ISBN 10: 818930433X / ISBN 13: 9788189304331
Published by Satish Serial, 2007
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Contents Foreword/W. Selvamurthy. Introduction. Preface. 1. Physiography. 2. High altitude vegetation. 3. Plant survival in high altitudes. 4. Ethnobotany and trans Himalayan plants. 5. Ethnobotanical exploration. 6. Medicinal plants. 7. Aromatic plants. 8. Edible wild plants. 9. Fodder plants. 10. Ornamental plants. 11. Magico religious plants. 12. Fuel plants. 13. Forestry. 14. Endangered plant species. 15. Conservation and sustainable utilization. 16. Propagation and cultivation. Bibliography. Index to botanical names and families. Index to other names. Indian cold deserts come under the trans Himalayan zone of Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) and Lahaul spiti (Himachal Pradesh) which are rich in Ethnobotanical wealth and known for their characteristic environment. This book includes 704 plant species belonging to 298 genera and 63 families of Ethnobotanical importance have been described along with their brief botany families habit habitat and Ethnobotanical utility under different chapters. In addition all the listed plant species have been summarized in tabular form. The book also include 438 photographs related to physiography vegetation and different plant species of Ethnobotanical importance taken by the authors during the botanical exploration. The present compilation will be extremely useful to researchers and scientists associated with ethnobotany traditional medical systems natural products horticulture environment and allied fields of plant sciences for scientific based sustainable and commercial utilization for the benefit of society in general and defence forces deployed in these sector in particular. 544 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 65262

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Title: Ethnobotany and Plants of Trans-Himalaya

Publisher: Satish Serial

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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