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Ethnobotany of Mexico : interactions of people and plants in Mesoamerica

Author: Rafael Lira; Alejandro Casas; José Blancas
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2016.
Series: Ethnobiology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reviews the history, current state of knowledge, and different research approaches and techniques of studies on the interactions between humans and plants in an important area of agriculture and ongoing plant domestication: Mesoamerica. Leading scholars and key research groups in Mexico discuss essential topics as well as contributions from international research groups that have conducted studies on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rafael Lira; Alejandro Casas; José Blancas
ISBN: 9781461466697 1461466695 1461466687 9781461466680
OCLC Number: 947557382
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 560 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Origins and Development of Mexican Ethnobotany --
Ethnobotany in México: Historical Trends and Development of Scientific Approaches --
Cosmos, Corpus, and Praxis: An Integrated Approach of the Study of Plants, Ecosystems, and Societies --
Ethnobotany and Mexican Biocultural Patrimony --
Ethnobotanical and Ecological Studies of Plant Populations --
Ethnobotanical and Ecological studies of Communities and Ecosystems --
Domestication as an Continuing Process: From Populations to Landscape --
Domestication of Annual Plants --
Domestication of Perennial Plants --
Useful plants of Mexico --
Medicinal Plants --
Food Plants --
Maize --
Beans --
Squashes --
Cotton --
Peppers --
Ethnobotany and Ex-Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources in México --
Ethnobotany and In-Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources in México.
Series Title: Ethnobiology
Responsibility: Rafael Lira, Alejandro Casas, José Blancas, editors.

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