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The Economic botany of the Himalayas

The Economic botany of the Himalayas

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Published by Cosmo Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementedited by E.T. Atkinson.
ContributionsAtkinson, E. T.
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Open LibraryOL22687912M

economy and livelihood Readings that will tell you of the livelihoods of Himalayan people, the various occupational groups and their respective practices, and the economy in Himalayan regions. Himalayan communities are by and large self-reliant, and nature-dependent. Jun 23,  · 23 June Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker: trailblazing global botanist and explorer We explore Joseph Hooker's lifelong research into plant diversity and economic botany, as part of the celebrations at Kew to mark the bicentenary of his birth. Economic Importance of Plants Plants are extremely important in the lives of people throughout the world. People depend upon plants to satisfy such basic human needs as food, clothing, shelter, and health care. These needs are growing rapidly because of a growing world population, increasing incomes, and urbanization. Source for information on Economic Importance of Plants: Plant Sciences.


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