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Title: Phytoresources from North Cachar Hills of Assam-III : Edible plants sold at Haflong market
Authors: Medhi, P
Borthakur, S K
Keywords: Edible plants
Folk women
Haflong market
North Cachar Hills
Phytoresources
Semi-domesticated plants
Tribes
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. cl. (2011.01)- A61K 36/00, A23L 1/00, A23L 1/052, A23L 1/22
Abstract: The hilly town Haflong is located at the foothill of Borail range at the elevation of 936.04 m above msl and between 25<span style="font-family:Symbol;mso-ascii-font-family: " times="" new="" roman";mso-hansi-font-family:"times="" roman";letter-spacing:.2pt;="" mso-char-type:symbol;mso-symbol-font-family:symbol"="" lang="EN-GB">°<sup> </sup>11’ N latitude and 93<span style="font-family:Symbol;mso-ascii-font-family:" times="" new="" roman";="" mso-hansi-font-family:"times="" roman";letter-spacing:.2pt;mso-char-type:symbol;="" mso-symbol-font-family:symbol"="" lang="EN-GB">° 11’ E longitude. The present paper deals with the extensive collection and study (during October 2007 to January 2009) of the edible phytoresources sold mostly by the folk women in weekly market at Haflong. Emphasis was mainly given to wild as well as landraces and local cultivars of the crop plants. The study provides information on their botanical name, family, vernacular names, frequency, habit, biological status, plant parts used, mode of use and also market rate of the plant resources observed. Study reveals that out of <span style="mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">254 plants/local cultivars collected and identified belongs to 170 genera and 75 families. Biological status analysis recorded as: primitive cultvar/jhum cultivar/cultivar (151), semi-wild/semi-domesticated (49), wild (45) and weed (09) species/varieties of plants. A total of 49 edible species have also been recorded to be domesticated from the study area. </span></span></span>
Description: 84-109
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13816
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
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