Plants, People, and Culture
The Science of EthnobotanyBook - 1996
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
Branch Call Number: 581.6 BAL
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill