Plants, People, and Culture

Plants, People, and Culture

The Science of Ethnobotany

Book - 1996
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Discoveries of new drugs, organic pesticides, and other plant uses based on research in traditional cultures are increasingly common. The study of human/plant interactions which draws on the methods of antropology, botany, pharmacology and other disciplines is reported here. The text highlights the discovery of new drugs and chemical compounds and insights into conservation in order to aid understanding of the relationship between humans and plants.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American Library, 1996
ISBN: 9780716750611
Branch Call Number: 581.6 BAL
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Cox, Paul Alan


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