- Publisher: Pointer Publishers (1 January 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 8171326110
- ISBN-13: 978-8171326112
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Plant Resource Utilization and Conservation Hardcover – 1 Jan 2010
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Description for Plant Resource Utilization and Conservation
Contents: Preface. 1. Biodiversity. 2. Sustainable development. 3. Origin of agriculture. 4. World centres of primary diversity of domestic plants. 5. Food, forage and fodder crops. 6. Medicinal plants. 7. Aromatic plants and essential oils. 8. Vegetable oils and fats. 9. Plant fibres: characteristics and uses. 10. Timber yielding plants. 11. Tannin and dyes from plants. 12. Plant exudates: gums and resins. 13. Pulp and paper. 14. The Green Revolution. 15. Plants uses as a venue trees. 16. Plants in pollution control. 17. Principles of conservation. 18. Strategies for conservation: in situ conservation. 19. Strategies for conservation: exu-situ conservation. 20. General account of ICAR, CSIR, BSI, NBPGR and DBT. Appendices. References and suggested readings. Index. "A growing worldwide realization that biodiversity is fundamental to agricultural production and food security, as well as a valuable constituent of environmental conservation have been clearly observed. The importance of biodiversity and its conservation can not be overemphasized. This book will definitely serve as an excellent reading and reference material for students of botany, researchers environmentalists, agriculture scientists and forest personnels. Students preparing for competitive examinations may also find the book useful."
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