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Advances in Economic Botany

Series Editor: Dr. Charles M. Peters, the New York Botanical Garden

Advances in Economic Botany is an interdisciplinary series designed to integrate pure and applied studies. Advances has found its readership among policy makers, teachers, researchers, and students in the field of agronomy, anthropology, biology, ecology, economic botany, ethnobotany, geography, and pharmacology.

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The Amazonian Caboclo and the Açaí Palm: Forest Farmers in the Global Market (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 16)
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The Amazonian Caboclo and the Açaí Palm: Forest Farmers in the Global Market (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 16)

This remarkable monograph tells the story of the boom in the açaí fruit economy—from a rural stapl...

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Bark: Use, Management, and Commerce in Africa (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 17)
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Bark: Use, Management, and Commerce in Africa (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 17)

It can be surprising how many commonly used objects are derived from bark. Cork, cinnamon, paper, r...

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Beyond Slash and Burn: Building on Indigenous Management of Borneo's Tropical Rain Forests (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 11)
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Beyond Slash and Burn: Building on Indigenous Management of Borneo's Tropical Rain Forests (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 11)

What is the world giving up when the tropical rain forests are destroyed? This work reports on the ...

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Ethnobotany and Conservation of Biocultural Diversity (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 15)
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Ethnobotany and Conservation of Biocultural Diversity (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 15)

The field of ethnobotany (and more generally ethnobiology) traces its roots to two distinct researc...

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Ethnobotany in the Neotropics. Proceedings: Ethnobotany in the Neotropics Symposium, Society for Economic Botany, 13-14 June, 1983, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A. (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 1)
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Ethnobotany in the Neotropics. Proceedings: Ethnobotany in the Neotropics Symposium, Society for Economic Botany, 13-14 June, 1983, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A. (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 1)

Progress in ethnobotany is often made through a blending of methods and information from different ...

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Ethnobotany of the Chácobo Indians, Beni, Bolivia. Second Edition (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 4)
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Ethnobotany of the Chácobo Indians, Beni, Bolivia. Second Edition (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 4)

The Chácobos, members of the Panoan language family of Amazonian Indians, remain as one of the leas...

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Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 14)
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Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 14)

The Shuar are one of eight ethnic peoples currently inhabiting Amazonian Ecuador and, at a populati...

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The Life and Botanical Accomplishments of Boris Alexander Krukoff (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 2)
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The Life and Botanical Accomplishments of Boris Alexander Krukoff (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 2)

B.A. Krukoff led an enormously interesting life. A pioneering economic botanist—and some say a geni...

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New Directions in the Study of Plants and People (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 8)
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New Directions in the Study of Plants and People (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 8)

These papers provide a rich and diverse sampling of research conducted by the staff and collaborato...

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Non-Timber Products from Tropical Forests: Evaluation of a Conservation and Development Strategy (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 9)
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Non-Timber Products from Tropical Forests: Evaluation of a Conservation and Development Strategy (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 9)

Human interests in forests are being rediscovered and redefined. The classical short-term destructi...

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The Palm — Tree of Life: Biology, Utilization, and Conservation (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 6)
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The Palm — Tree of Life: Biology, Utilization, and Conservation (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 6)

Palms play important and often multiple roles in the economies of many tropical and subtropical cou...

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Resource Management in Amazonia: Indigenous and Folk Strategies (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 7)
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Resource Management in Amazonia: Indigenous and Folk Strategies (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 7)

Amazonia, the world's largest expanse of tropical rain forest, is now threatened by inappropriate a...

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SALE - Medicinal Plants: Can Utilization and Conservation Coexist? (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 12)
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SALE - Medicinal Plants: Can Utilization and Conservation Coexist? (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 12)

People of many cultures have long relied on plants for their medicinal value. Demand on a large sca...

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Selected Guidelines for Ethnobotanical Research: A Field Manual (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 10)
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Selected Guidelines for Ethnobotanical Research: A Field Manual (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 10)

A textbook for ethnobotany courses and a guide for the individual researcher, this volume provides ...

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Swidden-Fallow Agroforestry in the Peruvian Amazon (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 5)
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Swidden-Fallow Agroforestry in the Peruvian Amazon (Advances in Economic Botany Volume 5)

The use of swidden-fallows in the tropics is an ecologically and economically viable means of both ...

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