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The Tibet Handbook of Agricultural Herbaceous Plant Resources of Three Rivers [Chinese]

Flora / Fauna

Huayu Nature Book Trade Co.Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #231672
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Language: Chinese

This manual describes 223 species of relatively common herbaceous plants from the Three Rivers Area in Tibet, and provides an illustration for each species. Also including are the Tibetan, Chinese and Latin names of plants, the main morphological characteristics, and distribution of plants over habitats.

This manual provides an in-depth study of agricultural areas in Tibet, utilization and protection of Tibet's agriculture-rich herb resources, and promotes conservation and use of agricultural biotechnology in Tibet. Promoting diversification of agricultural production, products, and farmers' income will not only enhance the safety of Tibet's agricultural production and food security, but also contribute to the strengthening of farmers' livelihood security, which is based on local resources. Promoting the use of local agricultural biological resources for long-term climate-environment coevolution will enhance the ability to respond to climate change, and help achieve sustainable development.

Summary in Chinese:

本手册能够为西藏农业领域深入研究、利用、保护西藏农业丰富的草本植物资源,促进西藏农业生物多样性的保护和利用,推动西藏农牧业生产多样化、产品多样 化、农牧民收入多样化,从而不仅增强西藏农牧业生产的安全性、食物安全性,也能够促进基于本地资源加强农牧民生计安全,促进利用本地农业生物资源长期与环 境协同进化形成的广泛气候适应性,来增强应对气候变化实现永续发展的能力。

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