Apple Academic Press
694 pages | 19 Color Illus. | 6 B/W Illus.
Ethnobotany of India, Volume 5: The Indo-Gangetic Region and Central India is the fifth of a five-volume set on the ethnobotany of India. Bringing together in one place information on the ethnobotany of the Indo-Gangetic Region and Central India, this volume presents the valuable details of the ethnobotanical aspects of many plants of the region. Competent authors have been selected to summarize information on the various aspects of ethnobotany of India, such as ethnoecology, traditional agriculture, cognitive ethnobotany, material sources, traditional pharmacognosy, ethnoconservation strategies, bioprospection of ethno-directed knowledge, and documentation and protection of ethnobotanical knowledge.
With chapters written by experts in the field, the book provides comprehensive information on the tribals (the indigenous populations of the region) and knowledge on plants that grow around them. The volume looks at
The volume includes the details of the plants studies, their medicinal uses, their scientific names, the specific parts used, and how the plants are used, providing the what, how, and why of plant usage. The book is well illustrated with 23 color and 6 b/w illustrations.
Together, the five volumes in the Ethnobotany of India series presents the available ethnobotanical knowledge of India in one place. India’s ancient and culturally rich and diverse information and use of ethnobotany will be valuable to those in the fields of botany and plant sciences, pharmacognosy and pharmacology, nutraceuticals, and others. The books also consider the threat to plant biodiversity imposed by environmental degradation, which impacts cultural diversity.
K. V. Krishnamurthy, T. Pullaiah, Bir Bahadur, and S. John Adams
Ethnic Diversity of the Indo-Gangetic Region and Central India
R. L. S. Sikarwar
Ethnobotany of Indus Valley Civilization
K. V. Krishnamurthy and Bir Bahadur
Ethnic Food Plants of the Indo-Gangetic Plain and Central India
Ethnomedicinal Plants of the Indo-Gangetic Region and Central India
Chowdhury H. Rahaman , Suman K. Mandal, and T. Pullaiah
An Overview of Ethnoveterinary Medicines of the Indo-Gangetic Region
R. L. S. Sikarwar
Trade in Indian Medicinal Plants
D. K. Ved, S. Noorunnisa Begum, and K. Ravi Kumar
Ethnobotany of Useful Plants in the Indo-Gangetic Plain and Central India
Vijay V. Wach
A Review on Ethnobotany of Hepatoprotective Plants of India
Ethnomedicine for Skin Diseases in India
J. Koteswara Rao, J. Suneetha, R. Ratna Manjula, and T. V. V. Seetharami Reddi
Ethnobotany of Plant Contraceptives
Ethnobotany of Neem Tree (Azadirachta Indica A. Juss): A Review
K. Sri Rama Murthy, T. Pullaiah, Bir Bahadur, and K. V. Krishnamurthy
Ethnogenomics of Some of Traditionally Used Plants: An Emerging Discipline of Biology
Bir Bahadur, Gorti Bala Pratyusha, and E. Chamundeswari
Ethnobotany Post-Genomic Horizons and Multidisciplinary Approaches for Herbal Medicine Exploration: An Overview
Manickam Tamil Selvi and Ankanagari Srinivas
Indian Ethnobotany: Present Status and Future Prospect
Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman