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Ethnobotany, Volume 1

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Title: Ethnobotany, Volume 1
Author: Dr. Suresh Kumar
ISBN: 8193380541 / 9788193380543
Format: Soft Cover
Pages: 312
Publisher: Kojo Press
Year: 2018
Availability: In Stock
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Ethnobotany deals with relationship between people and plants. Since ancient times plants were used to cure all types of illness and diseases all over the world. The traditional knowledge of medicincal valued plants communicated from one generation to another generation and plays a significant role in the development of traditional medicines. The ethnobotanical research provides information about medicinal plants that can cure fatal diseases.

This book has fourteen chapters that include various aspect of Ethnobotany viz: Introduction to Ethnobotany; Ethnobotany: Past, Present and Future; Ethnobotany and Ayurveda; Important Sacred Plants in India; Grace of Butter tree; Diversity, Indigenous use of the Ethnomedicinal flora of various plants of India; Ethnobotany and Modern system of Medicine; Plants of folklore from myth to magic; Different tribal committee of India and Historical journey and its prospective in India.

This book is highly relevant to innovated and enhance knowledge about Ethnobotany and helpful for undergraduate, post-graduate students, research scholars and faculty. The book incorporates chapters authored by eminent botanists who are working in the field of Ethnobotany since a long time.

List of Contributors
Preface

Chapter 1 : Introduction to Ethnobotany
Chapter 2 : Ethnobotany : Past, Present and Future Scenario
Chapter 3 : Ethnobotany and Ayurveda
Chapter 4 : Ethnobotanically Important Sacred Plants in India
Chapter 5 : The Grace of Butter Tree (Madhuca Species) : Ethnobotanical Uses and Traditional Practices
Chapter 6 : A Review of Distribution, Diversity, Indigenous Use and Utilization of the Ethnomedicinal Flora of Doon Valley, Uttarakhand, India
Chapter 7 : Role of Ethnobotany in Modern Medicines with Special Reference to Rauvolfia Serpentina, Trichopus Zeylanicus, Artemisia Species and Withania Somnifera
Chapter 8 : Selected Ethnomedicinal Plants used by Tribals in Pratapgarh District, Rajasthan
Chapter 9 : Indigenous Medicinal Practices of Gaddi Tribal Community in Western Himalaya
Chapter 10 : Ethnobotany and Indian Traditional Systems of Medicine
Chapter 11 : Plants of Folklore : From Myth to Magic
Chapter 12 : Ethnobotany : A Historical Journey and It's Prospects in India
Chapter 13 : Tribal Communities of India : A Review
Chapter 14 : Ethno-medicinal Plants Used Among the Tribal and Rural People of Poonch District in PirPanjal Region of Jammu and Kashmir

About the Editor:

Dr. Suresh Kumar obtained his Ph.D. in Botany from C.C.S University, Meerut, India. He has taught Graduate and Postgraduate students since 1997 in the Department of Botany (Post Graduate Studies and Research), M.M.H.College, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh). He was appointed as Assistant Professor in Botany, Ramjas College, and University of Delhi since 2005 till date. During his academic venture, he has authored more than ten books in various leading publishers of India. His books are currently adopted in curriculums of many Universities.  He has published many Research papers in National and internationally renowned journals.

For his academic excellence and outstanding contributions, Dr. Suresh Kumar was awarded SARC Gold Medal Award 2011 and SSDAT Excellence in Teaching Award 2014.He has also awarded with the Innovative Scientist of the year Award 2015for outstanding contribution in the field of Ethnobotany.He has also received Faculty Achievement awards for the academic year 2016-17 and 2017-18 by Ramjas College, University of Delhi. He was invited for delivering the lectures in various National andInternational Conferences (Ukraine). He was also invited as Expert for Audio lectures by NIOS. He has also worked as team Member of Expert Committee for  Scientific and Technical Terminology, Ministry of Human Resource Development, and a as member of Experts Committee in various National level committees of Consortiums for Educational Communications ,UGC  etc. He is also a member of Many Scientific Societies and Associations.  He is Fellow of the Academy of Plant Sciences (FAPS).He also has supervised many undergraduate, Postgraduate students and Ph.D. students.

 
 
 
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