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Pac.QK473.O23D28 2004 c.1
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TITLE: The Pacific Islands : a biotechnology resource bank of medicinal plants and traditional intellectual property / Edgar DaSilva, .V.K. Murukesan, Dilip Nandwani, Mary Taylor and P.C. Josekutty.
ADDED TITLE: Medicinal plants and traditional intellectual property
AUTHOR: DaSilva, Edgar J. [et al.]
PUBLISHED: [Netherlands : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004].
DESCRIPTION: p. 903-934 : chart ; 28 cm.
EDITION: Reprint
NOTES: Includes chart of plants with local Pacific names and their uses in Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia. (Includes kava and noni).
NOTES: "Traditional medicines, the mainstay of medical treatment for virtually all minor ailments in many developing countries, have been tapped for the production of new therapeutics in the sustenance of human health and well-being. Vulnerable to the vicissitudes of globalization issues such as intellectual property rights, trade and gender are of relevance in the Pacific region that is a source of some unique traditional healing systems."
SUBJECT: Plants--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Plants, medicinal--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Traditional medicine--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Traditional medicine--Micronesia (Federated States).
SUBJECT: Medicine, primitive--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Traditional knowledge--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Women--Oceania--Traditional knowledge.
ADDED ENTRY: DaSilva, Edgar J.
ADDED ENTRY: Murukesan, V. K.
ADDED ENTRY: Nandwani, Dilip
ADDED ENTRY: Taylor, Mary
ADDED ENTRY: Josekutty, P.C. Kosrae, FM 96944, Federated States of Micronesia.E-mail: (Puthiyaparambil C.) College of Micronesia-FSM-Kosrae Campus. Micronesia Plant Propagation Research Centre.

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