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Field Manual on Herbarium Techniques

Handbook / Manual

By: HB Singh and B Subramaniam

298 pages, Figs

Vedams Books International

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #185805 | ISBN-13: 9788172363307
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NHBS Price: £37.50 $47/€45 approx

About this book

This book will be useful to the persons working as herbarium curators, teachers, scientists, foresters, research scholars, students, and those who are interested in setting up herbaria.


Contents

Foreword. Preface. 1. Development, purpose and types of Herbaria. 2. Herbarium and its functions. 3. Role of Herbaria in a wider perspective. 4. Materials required for developing a herbarium. 5. Collection of plant specimens. 6. Plant identification. 7. Plant nomenclature. 8. Methods of plant processing. 9. Methods of plant preservation. 10. Herbarium management. 11. Herbaria in conservation of biodiversity and protection of environment. 12. Essential Herbarium literature. 13. Herbarium glossary. 14. Suggested reading.

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