SOME WILD EDIBLE PLANTS OF THE WESTERN HIMALAYAS Volume II (SOME WILD EDIBLE PLANTS OF THE WESTERN HIMALAYAS Volume III, IV) Kindle Edition
This book, will provide information about 51 wild edible plants which are fondly eaten by local people and describes the detailed recipes of traditional method of their utilization. At times, edible plant parts are also offered for sale in local markets. Many of these plant parts have a potential for cultivation and domestication. But due to several reasons, most of these plants are virtually unknown outside the area of their natural habitat. For which a strong need is being felt in present times and virtually will be the first book giving information about wild food plants, season of availability of edible plant parts, traditional recipes and method of their utilization viz edible, medicinal, spiritual & other use not known so far in other parts of the world. It is estimated that the total number of edible plants growing all over the world is over 20,000 and only 3000 are explored by man till date and only 150 are commercialized. So, there is a vast untapped natural wealth, which if used will generate many new sources of income for villagers and add to the variety of human food. This book will be a very useful source of information for all students, researchers, horticulturists, botanists, foresters, fruit growers, dieticians, home scientist and wild food lovers etc. So, all persons, having interest in healthy wild food recipe and their commercial marketing will like to read and use it.