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- Pandey, Aseesh; Chandra Sekar, K.; Joshi, Bhaskar; Rawal, R. S.
- Plant biosystems 2019 v.153 no.1 pp. 39-47
- Betula utilis; Nardostachys; altitude; bark; cold; deserts; fruits; habitats; landscapes; medicinal plants; models; rhizomes; surveys; trade; Himalayan region; India
- ... Cold desert regions harbor a unique habitat for a number of high-value medicinal plants (HMPs) and due to inaccessibility of medical facility, inhabitants of this region are highly dependent on medicinal plants. Over the years, with increasing demand for trade, extraction pressure on natural populations of these HMPs has grown substantially. This consequently has made such plants threatened in the ...