The Economic and Heritage Plants of Kashmir Himalaya

authored by: Nazir Ahmad Zeerak
ISBN: 9789390591640 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 402 | Language: English | Copyright: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 30 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 850 GMS
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Keywords

Economic plants Kashmir Himalaya, Heritage plants of Kashmir, Flora diversity in Himalayas, Traditional crops in Kashmir, Botanical wealth of Kashmir, Conservation of Himalayan plants, Sustainable agriculture in Himalaya, Indigenous plant species Kashmir, Horticulture practices in Himalayas, Biodiversity of Kashmir region, Ethnobotany in Himalayan region, Rare plant species Kashmir, Economic value of Himalayan flora, Traditional medicinal plants Kashmir, Himalayan plant ecology, Agricultural heritage of Kashmir, Endemic plants in Himalayas, Plant-based economy in Kashmir, Himalayan plant resources, Cultural significance of plants in Kashmir, Medicinal herbs of Himalaya, Kashmiri flora and economy, Plant conservation strategies Himalayas, Organic farming in Kashmir, Indigenous knowledge of Himalayan plants

The Economic and Heritage Plants of Kashmir Himalaya is a comprehensive reference book that provides a wealth of information on plants of economic importance in the region. The book includes botanical, English, Hindi / Urdu, Ladakhi, and Kashmiri names for approximately 1300 economic plant species and 500 crop varieties. The book also provides brief notes on the plants' habit and habitat, morphology, and utility, and reflects the region's existing plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. Every effort has been made to ensure that the latest nomenclature of plants is provided, along with their synonyms. The book includes indices of English, Hindi, Kashmiri, and Ladakhi names of the plants, making it accessible to readers with different linguistic backgrounds. This book should be useful to students of Botany, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pharmacy, and those interested in the cultural heritage of the region. It can also be helpful to researchers and planners working on the management and conservation of biodiversity in the Indian Himalayan regions.

Nazir Ahmad Zeerak, Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Department of Plant Breeding ad Genetics, College of Agriculture, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India

 
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