TitleEconomic uses of forest plant resources in western Chitwan, Nepal
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsDangol D, R
JournalBanko Janakari
ISBN Number1016-0582

A study was conducted during January and February 1996 to investigate the economic uses and availability of the forest plants of western Chitwan, Nepal. Results showed that the plants can be used as food, vegetable, spices and 'marcha', medicine, fodder and forages, and piscicide (harvest fish from rivers and streams). Other plants can be for farming and crop management, timber and fuelwood, religious plants, gums and resin, fatty oil, tannins, fibres, pulp and paper, construction material and household implements, dye and aesthetic value.



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