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Ethnobotany Himalayan Region

S.K. Sood (Author) Anjna Kharwal (Author) T.N. Lakhanpal (Author) Ors. (Author)

Contents: 1. Introduction(Ethnobotany – A Multidisciplinary Natural Science, Indigenous Societies, The Himachal Himalayas – Land of Ethnic Communities, Current Status of Work on Ethnobotanical Spectrum of Indian Flora, The Study Area and Enumeration). 2.Promising Himalayan Plants for Sustenance of Mankind. 3. Epilogue(Ethnobotanical Spectrum, Observed Density and Availability of Underutilized Plant Resources, Neutraceutical Potential of Some Himalayan Edibles, Native Status of the Ethnobotanical Flora, Economic Valuation of the Source Flora, Conclusion). Literature Cited. Plates. Appendices.

This invaluable compendium, the first of its type, is based on intensive ethnobotanical surveys undertaken by the authors in various rural pockets of Palampur Himalayas during the years 2003-2009, a region of the Himalayas which is at the confluence of the plains and blessed with remarkable natural beauty and high ranges of Dhauladhar Mountains at the backdrop with tops remains snow covered for most part of the year and significantly rich in ancient heritage, ethnic variability, floristic and cultural diversity.

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About the author

S.K. Sood

Dr. S.K. Sood is Professor and Dean Life Science, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He obtained his M.Sc. (1974) and M.Phil. (1976) from Himachal Pradesh University and Ph.D (1981) from Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Specializing in Plant Systematics and Embryology. for his post-doctoral, he under went specialized training in Ethnobotany. postgraduate from Himachal Pradesh University. She obtained her M. Phil (2007) from H.P. University Shimla, specialising in Ethnobotany. At present, she is pursuing her doctoral work in the department.

He is also associated with many educational and research bodies in India and abroad. His current major interests are in the theory and practice of systematics, flora of North-Weas Himalaya, ethnic tribes and conservation research.

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Title Ethnobotany Himalayan Region
Format Softcover
Date published: 23.02.2022
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Dreamtech Press
Language: English
isbn 9789390455072
length 640p.,