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Title: Traditional dye yielding plants of Uttarakhand, India
Authors: Gaur, R D
Keywords: Plant dyes;Mordants;Indigenous traditional knowledge;Value based uses;Conservation
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8 C09B 61/00
Abstract: The present paper is based on extensive survey, collection of ethnobotanical information and review of relevant literature on the vegetable dye yielding resources of Uttarakhand Himalaya. The study reports 106 dye yielding plants (belonging to 63 families), along with their vernacular names, habit, part(s) used, nature of dye and distribution. It also describes preparation of dyeing stuffs, use of mordants and specific dye utilization to serve various purposes, including several of the new dye resources.
Page(s): 154-165
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.7(2) [March-April 2008]

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