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Medicinal Plants: Conservation, Cultivation and Utilization

D.S. Malik (Editor) G. Prasad (Editor) D.R. Khanna (Editor) A.K. Chopra (Editor) R. Bhutiani (Editor)
Synopsis Local health traditions cannot be revitalized without ensuring the health of their medicinal plants resource base.  For a long term and sustainable utilization programme for medicinal plants, it is imperative that medicinal plants are not only domesticated and put under cultivation, but also conserved in the wild.  This book is first of its kind thereby adding a new dimension to the cultivation, conservation and utilization of medicinal plants.  According to current estimates about three fourth of the herbal drugs produced in India are used for curing human ailments.  Based on different researches, strategies on conservation, cultivation and utilization of medicinal plants, the book profiles over 100's of such type of plants, which have been reported by different scientists, researchers, academicians and scholars of the country.  The book highlights the current status of important medicinal plants of India and also has some interesting and vital tips.  The book will be useful for research institutes, agencies, NGOs, scientists, academicians, importers and exporters, growers, suppliers, medicinal garden owners and all those working in the allied fields.
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About the authors

D.S. Malik

Dr. D.S. Malik, Ph.D., FNC, FASEA, is senior lecturer in Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.  He is a well-known researcher and academician in the field of Biodiversity Resource Conservation.  He has published about 60 research papers and edited six books.  Dr. Malik is executive editor of Journal Aquacult.  He has been awarded ASEA Young Scientist Award, Nature Conservators, Paryavaran Award and Nature Conservators Impetus Gold Medal.

G. Prasad

Dr. G. Prasad, Reader in the Department of Botany and Microbiology, has earned his M.Sc. degree from Kanpur University and Ph.D. degree from Kurukshetra University. He was awarded Senior Research Fellowship and Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship of the CSIR, New Delhi, during the Ph.D. He has been the Organizing Secretary of National Seminar on Biotechnology: new Trends and Prospects, 1996. he has published nearly 42 research papers in foreign and Indian journals of International repute. He is Coeditor of the Book "Microbes: Agriculture, Industry and Environment, 2000."

D.R. Khanna

Dr. D.R. Khanna, Ph.D., FIAES, FASEA, FNC, FZSI, FSES is Professor in Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Gurukula Kangri University, Hardwar (U.A.), India. He is a well known Limnologist and has published about 65 research papers and articles on limnology and aquatic microbiology. He has edited 6 books in the field of Environment and written 5 books in limnology and zoology, and a book of Yajya “Yajya evam Vayu Pradushan". Dr. Khanna is an editor of two journals "Environment Conservation Journal" and "Journal of Natural Conservators" and member of editorial board of three journals. He has also organized several National Seminars as organizing secretary/joint organizing secretary. He is awarded by ASEA Excellence Award-2000, and Nature Conservators Impetus Gold Medal-2003.

A.K. Chopra

Prof. A.K. Chopra, Head, Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences,s Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar has taken his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Lucknow University, Lucknow. His main areas of specialization include Parasitology, Environmental pollution and Environmental microbiology. He started his career in 1977. He has published over 100 research papers in reputed national and international journals, has written more than 30 articles and has authored 4 books. He has handled four research projects besides participating in various Indian and International conferences. Prof. Chopra has been chairman / member of various National expert / academic committees. He is on the panel of referee of various national and international journals and has been actively engaged in various extension and field outreach activities. He is also a fellow member of Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences, Hardwar and Zoological Society of India. In 2001, Prof. Chopra was awarded Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences Gold Medal for Contribution in the field of Life Sciences and Environmental Sciences. He has also been conferred Nature Conservators, Kautilaya Gold Medal-2002 for his outstanding contributions in the field of Microbial Parasitology by Nature Conservators, India.

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R. Bhutiani

Dr. R. Bhutiani, FASEA, is Lecturer in the Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.  Currently he is doing research in the field of limnological modeling.  Dr. Bhutiani has authored/edited six books.  He is associate editor of Environment Conservation journal.  He has published about 25 research papers and 5 articles in national and International Journals of repute.  He has been awarded two junior young scientist awards for best research paper and appreciation award 2006.

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Bibliographic information

Title Medicinal Plants: Conservation, Cultivation and Utilization
Format Hardcover
Date published: 10.07.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170354862
length xxiii+434p., Plates; Figures; Tables; Maps; References; Index; 26cm.