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Medicinal Plants: Can Utilization and Conservation Coexist?

Series: Advances in Economic Botany Volume: 12

By: JW Sheldon, MJ Balick and S Laird

104 pages, B/w photos

New York Botanical Garden Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #59894 | ISBN: 0893274062
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Through historical and contemporary examples, the authors examine the discovery and utility of medicinal plants and the subsequent impact on forest communities. The authors offer productive alternatives, such as the Belize Ethnobotany Project, to the over-harvesting of wild populations.

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