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Title: Trends in ethnodomestication of some wild plants in Meghalaya, Northeast India
Authors: Chhetri, R B
Keywords: Ethnodomestication
Ethnobotany
Ethnomedicine
Folk medicine
Khasi tribe
Garo tribe
Jaintia tribe
Medicinal plants
Meghalaya
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00,A61P1/04, A61P1/08, A61P1/16, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/08, A61P11/10, A61P11/12, A61P11/14, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P29/00, A61P31/00
Abstract: Tribals in Meghalaya not only cultivate variety of crops but also domesticate quite a lot of wild s plant species in their courtyard, orchards, kitchen garden, flower garden and sedentary agricultural fields. Present study has explored as many as 62 wild plant species under 59 genera belonging to 44 families domesticated by Khasis, Garos and Jaintias of Meghalaya.
Page(s): 342-347
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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