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Gatherers, practices, and livelihodd roles of non-timber forest products

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Year Published

2001

Publication

Non-timber forest products, fact sheet no. 6. Virginia Tech: Blacksburg, VA. 5 p.

Abstract

Gathering plant material for food, medicine, and utilitarian items was the original relationship between human beings and forests. Even today, people throughout the world turn to forests and associated open lands to feed and heal themselves and find materials for things such as baskets and brooms.

Citation

Emery, Marla R. 2001. Gatherers, practices, and livelihodd roles of non-timber forest products. Non-timber forest products, fact sheet no. 6. Virginia Tech: Blacksburg, VA. 5 p.

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