STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF SOME COMMERCIALLY EXPLOITED MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS

STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF SOME COMMERCIALLY EXPLOITED MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS OF SHAKUMBHARI DEVI REGION OF SHIWALIK HILLS

Amit Kumar and Anubha Sharma
Department of Botany DAV (PG) College, Muzaffarnagar (UP)
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Abstract:

Himalaya has received attention of a large number of botanists due to its vast vegetation wealth. Shakumbhari Devi region lies under the Shiwalik Foothills of Himalaya. The region is rich in its pilgrim importance and also very rich in the medicinal plant. Present study deals with the present status and suggesting conservation strategies for Shakumbhari Devi forest area.

Keywords: conservation, medicinal plants, aromatic plants, Shakumbhari Devi forest area
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