By: SK Sood (Author), Romita Sharma (Author)
438 pages, 40 plates with 222 colour photos; 24 illustrations, 82 tables
This invaluable compendium provides its readers with exhaustive details of 203 underutilized Himalayan wetland plants belonging to 156 genera under 66 families with predominance of polypetalous groups. It is supplemented with updated nomenclatural details, vernaculars, English, Hindi, Sanskrit and regional names, distribution, description, flowering and fruiting, habitat ecology, parts used, folk uses, chemical constitutents, biological activity, and uses in literature. Four useful appendices and total importance values of the wetland plants of the area are incorporated to enhance the value of the compilation significantly. It is hoped that this vital reference will appeal to students and researchers of ethnobotany, economic botany, bioresources, traditional universities, phytomedicines, Indian systems of medicines, plant genetic resources, biochemistry, biotechnology; pharmaceutical houses, scientists, policy planners, institutional libraries, and laymen alike. It will certainly become a standard reference for many decades.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
I have never been so pleased with the quality of service.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985