Diversity of Ethnomedicinal Plants in Boridand Forest of District Korea, Chhattisgarh, India

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Abstract

Present study deals with an extensive ecological assessment of natural forest areas under several in-situ conservation plots which have resulted from high rate of grazing and biotic pressure. Over-exploitation of forest and unwanted incidental fire cases decreased the diversity of several ethnomedicinally and economically valuable plants species from the Boridand forest region in Korea district, Chhattisgarh. The total number of plants reported in all three study sites, 41 plants species belonging to 26 families and 37 plant genera were identified. A field survey was conducted at three different study sites in Boridand forest, district Korea, Chhattisgarh as Plot A, Plot B and Plot C, during months March 2013 to February 2014 to identify the diversity of ethnomedicinal plants.

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Ahirwar, R. (2015) Diversity of Ethnomedicinal Plants in Boridand Forest of District Korea, Chhattisgarh, India. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 413-425. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2015.62047.

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