Forest Research: Open Access

Forest Research: Open Access
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Tripti Negi

Tripti Negi


  • Research Article
    Ethnobotanical Knowledge of Medicinal Plants among Tribal Communities in Orissa, India
    Author(s): LS Kandari, Ashish K. Gharai, Tripti Negi and PC PhondaniLS Kandari, Ashish K. Gharai, Tripti Negi and PC Phondani

    Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are an important source of Pharmaceutical industries for developing a variety of drugs in one hand and in other hand income for the traditional communities living in and around forests. The pressure on forests for the collection of NTFPs has motivated conservation biologists and forest managers to find ways to harvest NTFPs in a sustainable manner. Identification of plant species is the first and foremost criterion in planning for sustainable utilization of resources. The present study was conducted in five-forest division covering 12 villages having an average 345 households of Keonjhar district in Orissa on various NTFPs products. A total of 24 plant species of NTFPs are collected from the forest. The collected NTFPs were used in different purposes i.e. medicines, vegetables, essential oils, dye yielding, food items and other miscellaneous items by.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9776.1000104

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