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Vol. 4, No. 7, p. 81-88 - Jun. 30, 2017


Future prospective of wild edible fruits from Bharsar and Adjoining area in Pauri Garhwal Uttarakhand, India

Anand Singh Bisht

In view of changing of food habits of local communities of Uttarakhand Himalaya, a study to document the native plant genetic resources of fruit importance and products was conducted. Wild edible fruits were documented through scheduled interviews. With the help of respondents the questionnaires were filled up. After conducting the survey in the Bharsar and Adjoining area of Pauri district, the plant species of fruits importance were identified and a large number of traditional food items were enumerated. The relationship between plant species of food products importance and sustainable livelihood was also discussed.

Plant genetic resources; Uttarakhand Himalaya; Sustainable livelihood; Wild species.


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