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An Ethnobotanical Survey on Fuel Wood and Timber plant Species


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A survey was conducted to explore the fuel wood species and timber producing species of Dir Kohistan Valleys, Pakistan. Consumption pattern and impact on the forest resources were also taken into consideration. A questionnaire was used as a survey instrument to obtain desired data. For this study 10 villages were randomly selected. In each village 10 persons were interviewed and they were randomly selected. Only one person was interviewed from a household. A total 100 respondent were interviewed. Studies revealed that 75 plant species belonging to 41 families are utilized as fuel wood and 41 species belonging to 25 families are utilized as timber. Bulk of plant species show multiple uses like Juglans regia wood is used for making furniture, gun woody parts, carving and as fuel. Root bark (Dandasa) is used for cleaning and sparkling teeth. Leaves are used by womenfolk for coloring lips (make-up). Nuts are edible and are traded to other parts of the country. The fruits are aphrodisiac and also used as dye. Decoction of leaves is given in eczema and intestinal worms. Used in naming i.e. Ghuz. Several species like Abies pindrow.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC97948
AuthorDr. Gul Jan,Farzana Gul Jan and Dr.Muhammad Hamayunu
Number of Pages64
Publishing Year2011-08-05T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeBotany & plant sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandNot defined
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-18 00:00:00
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