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Title: Culture and ethnobotany of <i style="">Jaintia</i> tribal community of Meghalaya, Northeast India - A mini review
Authors: Jaiswal, Vidhan
Keywords: <i style="">Jaintia</i> tribe
<i style=""> Pnar</i> tribe
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/16, A61P9/14, A61P25/00, A61P25/08, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P31/04, A61P39/02
Abstract: <i style="">Jaintia</i> tribal community, the original inhabitants of Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya have a fascinating culture and tradition based on a close relationship with the nature. Plants and plant products play an important role in <i style="">Jaintia</i> life and thus are an integral part of <i style="">Jaintia</i> culture. An effort has been made to shed light on the knowledge of <i style="">Jaintia</i> people about various plant species that grow in the region and the way these plant species are used as edible plants, indicators of agricultural seasons and in the treatment of some common ailments. <i style="">Jaintia</i> people have been conserving the biodiversity of the region for ages by maintaining the sacred groves.
Description: 38-44
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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