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dc.contributor.authorMedhi, P-
dc.contributor.authorBorthakur, S K-
dc.identifier.issn0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractThe hilly town Haflong is located at the foothill of Borail range at the elevation of 936.04 m above msl and between 25° 11’ N latitude and 93° 11’ E longitude. The present paper deals with the extensive collection and study (during October 2007 to January 2009) of the edible phytoresources sold mostly by the folk women in weekly market at Haflong. Emphasis was mainly given to wild as well as landraces and local cultivars of the crop plants. The study provides information on their botanical name, family, vernacular names, frequency, habit, biological status, plant parts used, mode of use and also market rate of the plant resources observed. Study reveals that out of 254 plants/local cultivars collected and identified belongs to 170 genera and 75 families. Biological status analysis recorded as: primitive cultvar/jhum cultivar/cultivar (151), semi-wild/semi-domesticated (49), wild (45) and weed (09) species/varieties of plants. A total of 49 edible species have also been recorded to be domesticated from the study area. en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. cl. (2011.01)- A61K 36/00, A23L 1/00, A23L 1/052, A23L 1/22en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJNPR Vol.3(1) [March 2012]en_US
dc.subjectEdible plantsen_US
dc.subjectFolk womenen_US
dc.subjectHaflong marketen_US
dc.subjectNorth Cachar Hillsen_US
dc.subjectSemi-domesticated plantsen_US
dc.titlePhytoresources from North Cachar Hills of Assam-III : Edible plants sold at Haflong marketen_US
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