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History and ethnobotany, 1904 to 1987

History and ethnobotany, 1904 to 1987

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Published by The Center in Kutztown, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amaranths -- Bibliography.,
  • Amaranths -- History -- Bibliography.,
  • Food crops -- Bibliography.,
  • Ethnobotany -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Rodale Research Center New Crops staff, Ellen Mallory ... [et al.].
    SeriesBibliography of cultivated amaranths
    ContributionsMallory, Ellen., Rodale Research Center. New Crops Dept.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5074.A816 H57 1990, SB177.A52 H57 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1475259M
    LC Control Number93139590

    This book is within the scope of WikiProject Plants, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of plants and botany on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Ethnobotany Last updated Janu The ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes at work in the Amazon (~s). Ethnobotany is the study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. [1] An ethnobotanist thus strives to document the local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as.

      Winner of the Klinger Book Award. Presented by The Society for Economic Botany. Florida Ethnobotany provides a cross-cultural examination of how the state s native plants have been used by its various peoples. This compilation includes common names of plants in their historical sequence, weaving together what was formerly esoteri. Ethnobotany is the study of how people of a particular culture and region make use of indigenous (native) plants. Plants provide food, medicine, shelter, dyes, fibers, oils, resins, gums, soaps, waxes, latex, tannins, and even contribute to the air we breathe. Many native peoples also use plants in ceremonial or spiritual rituals.

    The range of carefully selected articles presents a truly global perspective on the theory and practice of today's ethnobotany - Neu! the most useful and authoritative volume on ethnobotany that has been published.- Plant Talk The book is well edited and gives excellent value for money. It is not only of interest for people involved in one of the many aspects of ethnobotany but is also. The importance of this species is described by the editor with a few key contributors chosen to relate the important facets of the story of this interesting plant: Echinacea’s biology, ecology, medicinal uses, markets, production and harvest, along with population biology, legal protections, ethnobotany, and history.


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