Plant Utility and Exploitation-Ethnobotany (IFS (Forests Services) Botany (Mains)): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Plant Utility and Exploitation » Ethnobotany

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write short notes on the following: Ethnobotany (Paper 1, Section B)

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  • Ethnobotany is the branch of ethnobiology and is the scientific study of the interrelationship between people and plants.

  • Ethnobotany is the science of people’s interactions with plants.

  • In Ethnobotany, ethno means study of people and botany means study of plants.

  • The term Ethnobotany was coined in 1895, by J. M. Harshberger, an American botanist at t

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Question number: 2

» Plant Utility and Exploitation » Ethnobotany

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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“Ethnobotany provides important clues to the discovery of Morden drugs. “Justify the statement giving suitable example.

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  • Ethnobotany the ancient man has accurate recognition of non-poisonous plants that he can utilise.

  • In India study of plant in Rigveda that divided into three parts vrska, Osadhi, Virudha (the Creepers).

  • Ethnobotany is a term that is derived from the ethnology (that is study of culture).

  • The scientific study of the relationship that exists between peopl

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