1st Edition

Palaeoethnobotany Plants and Ancient Man in Kashmir

By F.A. Lone, M. Khan, G.M. Buth Copyright 1993

    A study of the palaeoethnobotany of Kashmir, covering covers the period from 4500 BP to 1000 BP. It includes keys to the identification of various species of Triticum, Hordeum, Avena and Prunus, and hard and soft woods, and lists the criteria for identification of weed seeds of some 200 species.

    The sites and their environment; keys and criteria for identification; artificial carbonization; archaeological evidence; diffusion of plants into Kashmir; probable uses of the plants recovered; vegetation, climate and the biotic factor; origin and history of agriculture; state of economy; statistics in plaeoethnobotany; ecological consideration of past and present vegetation of Kashmir Valley.


    Farooq A. Lone (Author) , M. Khan (Author) , G. M. Buth (Author)