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Estimating use-values and relative importance of Amazonian flood plain trees and forests to local inhabitants






Commonwealth Forestry Review 74(4): 293-300, 385, 387

Estimating use-values and relative importance of Amazonian flood plain trees and forests to local inhabitants

Use-values (quantitative ethnobotany) have been advocated as a tool to compare the value of not just individual species, but also of plant families and forest types to local people, in order, for example, to identify species or habitats in need of special management or conservation.


Accession: 002831534

DOI: 10.2307/42608322



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