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Wilderness And Biodiversity Of Gingers In The Valley District, Manipur

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N. B. Devi, P. K. Singh, A. K. Das



Anthropogenic factors, natural resources, valley districts, Zingiberaceae.



Zingiberaceae, one of the ten largest monocotyledonous families in India consisting of aromatic perennial herbs with creeping horizontal and tuberous rhizomes, comprising about 52 genera and more than 1300 species distributed throughout tropical Africa, Asia and America. It is also an important natural resources that provides many useful products for food, spices, medicines, dyes, perfumes and aesthetics to man. The gingers are well-known for their medicinal and economic significance. The plants either have or believed to possess certain spiritual or magical effect. In the context of climate variation, anthropogenic factors affect the climate. 27 species of 7 genera have been used extensively by the different communities inhabiting in the valley districts of Manipur.



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