INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE ON PLANT TAXONOMY IN SRI

Plant DNA barcodes: Applications today and in the future

Speculation and predictions on the future direction of plant DNA barcoding began almost simultaneously with the initiation of studies applying these markers to questions in taxonomy, evolution, and ecology, including the relationship between locus-based DNA barcodes and genomic approaches to species identification (Kress & Erickson, 2008a). The

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Alpinia Nigra (Family Zingiberaceae): An Anthelmintic

Traditionally used medicinal plants have been a source of relief in the control of different types of diseases throughout the globe. Economically backward people, who resides in remote areas of developing countries, rely heavily on indigenous way of get rid of parasitic infections using folk medicine. Alpinia nigra is one such medicinal plant, widely used in different parts of North-East India

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A rare discovery: We found the sugar glider is actually

A rare discovery: We found the sugar glider is actually three species, but one is disappearing fast. by Teigan Cremona, Alyson Stobo-Wilson, Andrew Baker,

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Biodiversity Collection Permits in South Africa - SANBI

Taxonomy, conservation, phylogenetics, systematics, behaviour ecology and export of indigenous ex situ indigenous biological resources (must have an export agreement) and include collections outside their natural habitats (in herbaria, museums or in cultivations fields/gardens);

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How This Sri Lankan Architect Defied Colonial Norms to

26 Plants You Should Always Grow Side-By-Side to sprawling outdoors that is unique to the Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka. At its core is a focus on local resources and knowledge of

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Informing decision‐making with Indigenous and local

Informing decision‐making with Indigenous and local knowledge and science Edited by Helen C. Wheeler and Meredith Root-Bernstein Greater collaboration between Indigenous and local knowledge holders, and scientific researchers is increasingly acknowledged as important for ecology and conservation research.

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Indigenous Knowledge and Classification of Soils in the

Recent literature indicates that knowledge among traditional cultures could add to scientific understanding of soils and be useful in international agricultural development. This study investigated indigenous soil knowledge in the Colca Valley, Peru, where terrace agriculture has been practiced for at least 15 centuries.

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Modern Classification Systems ‹ OpenCurriculum

In the late 1960s, ecologist Robert Whittaker proposed adding a fifth kingdom to Linnaean taxonomy to represent fungi. Fungi are eukaryote organisms such as mushrooms and molds. Up until then, fungi had been classified in the plant kingdom. Whittaker separated fungi from plants on the basis of differences in metabolism.

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When Nature Goes Public | Princeton University Press

When Nature Goes Public: The Making and Unmaking of Bioprospecting in Mexico. Cori Hayden. Series: In-Formation. Overview. Author (s) Praise 2. Bioprospecting — the exchange of plants for corporate promises of royalties or community development assistance — has been lauded as a way to develop new medicines while offering southern nations

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ADVANCES IN BIORESEARCH ABR

Plant Taxonomy, Biosystematics and Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany and Forestry, matter of concern that the indigenous knowledge of extraction, processing and practice of using and the proper utilization of Linn. for Buddhist robes in Sri Lanka [4]. Ancient times in India, traditionally ‘Holi’ was played with

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Indigenous Knowledge, Biodiversity Conservation and

Introduction. Indigenous knowledge and biodiversity are complementary phenomena essential to human development. Global awareness of the crisis concerning the conservation of biodiversity is assured following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Insects | Free Full-Text | Indigenous Knowledge about

Consumption of edible insects is an indigenous practice that has played an essential role in human nutrition across Africa. The traditional use of insects forms an important part of food culture in Africa, and insects are consumed either as a delicacy, emergency, or staple source of food. However, indigenous knowledge about insect consumption is being lost because recent generations have

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How to Travel Responsibly | Indigenous Tourism BC

Indigenous Tourism BC reminds travellers to continue to respect the wishes of Indigenous communities who choose to remain closed. Travel responsibly. Everything is connected. BC is currently in Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan which welcomes travellers from across Canada and fully vaccinated Americans, to safely and responsibly explore #IndigenousBC.

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Ethnomedicinal Plants in Bayabas, Sablan, Benguet Province

Joshi K,Joshi R,Joshi AR. (2011). Indigenous knowledge and uses of medicinal plants in Macchegaun,Nepal. Indian J Tradit Knowle.10:281-286. Harsha VH,Hebbar SS,Hegde GR,Shripathi V. (2002). Ethnomedical knowledge of plants used by Kunabi tribe of Karnataka in India. Fitoterapia.73: 281-287. Kumar S,Hamal IA. (2011).

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Plant Biology | International Journal of Plant Biology

International Journal of Plant Biology & Research provides limitless access to our literature hub with colossal range of articles from fundamental plant sciences. The Open Access Journal covers wide range of fundamental plant sciences, including topics such as Morphology, Plant Physiology, Phylogeography, Evolutionary Biology, Phylogeny, Taxonomy, Plant Genetics, Ecology, Developmental Biology

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Biopiracy: Abolish Corporate Hijacking of Indigenous

Sri Lanka as a country with a heritage of its own traditional medical system possesses the knowledge of indigenous communities that can be integrated in health care systems based on Western medicine. This would pave the way in implementing the concept of a One-World Medicine which is an ethically and socially acceptable alternative to forms of

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Ethiopia - Open Knowledge Repository

Indigenous Knowledge - Cross - Regional Distance Learning Course (India, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Tanzania) Prakash, Siddhartha (2005-09) Indigenous knowledge (IK) is usually shared among local communities and transferred from one generation to the next, through oral traditions and story-telling.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN

The International Union for Conservation of Nature is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.

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Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute

plant genetic resources trimester-wise distribution of courses i trimester l p pgr 100 biodiversity and plant genetic resources 2 0 pgr 107 information management of plant genetic 2 1 resources pgr 108 plant taxonomy 2 1 pgr 200 regulatory mechanisms and intellectual 2 0 property rights pgr 201 advances in exploration and

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Traditional Medicines in Africa: An Appraisal of Ten

The use of medicinal plants as a fundamental component of the African traditional healthcare system is perhaps the oldest and the most assorted of all therapeutic systems. In many parts of rural Africa, traditional healers prescri medicinal plants are the most easily accessible and affordable health resource available to the local community and at times the only therapy that subsists.

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Conserving and popularizing wild fruits in Sri Lanka - the

In 2002, the Native Forest Foundation (NFF) in Sri Lanka conducted a baseline survey on the availability of such species in the rural elderly community and identified that there is a wealth of information on traditional knowledge associated with plants and trees, but there has been a dramatic loss of such knowledge and species.

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