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Title: Wild vegetables sold in local markets of Karbi Anglong, Assam
Authors: Kar, A
Borthakur, S K
Keywords: Karbi tribe
Wild edible plants
Wild vegetables
Assam
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A01G1/00, A01G17/00, A47G19/00, A23L1/00, A23L1/06, A23L2/02
Abstract: The Karbi tribes in Assam utilize many wild plants as vegetables. The papers deals with 29 wild vegetables with their botanical name, local (Karbi) name, brief description of the plant, time of collection, parts used, mode of use, taste, habitat and regeneration, which are used by the tribe and are also sold in markets of Karbi Anglong. The paper also suggests for detailed ethnobotanical studies, documentation of indigenous knowledge and cultivation of wild vegetable, and develop multi-tier wild edible garden to preserve wild vegetables.
Page(s): 169-172
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.06(1) [January 2007]

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