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Indigenous Knowledge of Medicinal Plants & Their Micropropagation

 

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Chittagong Hill Tracts is the only extensive hilly areas of Bangladesh hold the vast reserves of medicinal plants, which is being used by its inhabitants belonging to different indigenous and ethnic groups.The study was undertaken aimed to address the indigenous knowledge of traditional herbal treatments and developing in vitro regeneration protocols for endangered species. One hundred ninety medicinal plant species belonging to 147 genera and 57 families were identified and studied. Sixty different diseases were known treated with these 190 medicinal plants and fever was noted as the most common disease being treated by the use of 35 plant species. On scoring perspective, among the rare species Plumbago indica possessed the highest (20.88) and Ocimum basilicum had the lowest (16.0) rarity score under this study. In vitro study was done in several of theses endangered species presenting tissue culture protocols for their micropropagation as well as their conservation, On the other hand ethnobotanical study of 190 plant species presents a invaluable document of age old inherited and indigenous knowledge of tribal peoples living over the hill tracts.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC36437
AuthorAnimesh Biswas,M. A. Bari Miah and S. K. Bhadra
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages232
Publishing Year1/31/2012
ISBN978-3847373520
Edition1 st
Book TypeBiology, life sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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