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Title: Traditional Knowledge of NE people on conservation of wild orchids
Authors: Medhi, RP
Chakrabarti, Syamali
Keywords: Orchids
Traditional knowledge
Northeastern region
Issue Date: Jan-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl. ⁸: A01K, A01N3/00
Abstract: The paper describes the information of the traditional knowledge of the people of Northeastern region to conserve the valuable wild orchid germplasm. Northeastern region of our country is the traditional home of near about 876 orchid species in 151 genera of which many species are economically important for their ornamental and medicinal values. The people of this region have a tradition of conservation of wild orchids in nature based on various religious beliefs and herbal healthcare.
Page(s): 11-16
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.08(1) [January 2009]

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