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Underutilized Plant Resources of the Himalayas by Sood, S K, Anju Batta Sehgal & T C Bhalla
ISBN: 9789352220052
Binding: Hard Bound
Biblio: xiv+552 p., figs., col.plts., tabls., 25 cm
Weight: 1044 gms
Pages: 566
Imprint: Regency Publications
Year: 2016
Price : Rs 3995.00
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About the Book
The book entitled “Underutilized Plant Resources of the Himalayas”comprises of an exhaustive account of 296 promising plants (medicinal 263, edible 133, fodder 108, ornamental 67, sacred 52, magico-religious 34, fibre 29, veterinary 123, miscellaneous 84) with multifaceted information on updated Nomenclature; Vernaculars, English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Regional Names; Distribution; Description; Flowering & Fruiting; Habitat Ecology; Part/s Used; Folk Uses; Active Constituents; Biological Activity and Uses in Literature to serve as a valuable ready-reckoner to different stakeholders like pharmacists, medical practitioners, chemists, biotechnologists, plant geneticists, new entrepreneurs and technocrats, extension workers, students, researchers, policy planners etc. Further, inclusion of information on economic valuation and availability of the underutilized Himalayan plant resources, nativity; 40 photographic plates, 63 tables, 39 figures, 3 useful appendices are the other added attractions that enhance the value of this treatise significantly. It is hoped that the book is highly useful for Post-graduates Doctoral students, teachers and researchers in horticulture, forestry, biodiversity, economic botany, ethnobotany; pharmacists, pharmaceutical industry, medical practitioners, biotechnologists, corporate houses, plant genetic research institutions, conservationists, policy planners, as well as essential for scientific and University libraries.