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Ethnobotanical Methods. Researchers and Informants in Bolivia. Study of the on-going process of domestication. 1. Informant interviews – especially about desired traits, planting methods, methods of selection for breeding or seed stock. 2. Participation observation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Ethnobotanical methods

Ethnobotanical Methods

Researchers and Informants in Bolivia


Study of the on going process of domestication

Study of the on-going process of domestication

1. Informant interviews – especially about desired traits, planting methods, methods of selection for breeding or seed stock.

2. Participation observation

3. Collection of native texts

4. Field observations – grain, fruit, or vegetable measurements; altitude, temperature, varietal flowering and maturation rates; mapping locations and distances to fields from farm or village; soil and vegetative analysis of sample fields at various stages of crop-fallow cycle.


Phytoanthropology

Phytoanthropology

Phytoanthropology examines the extent of similarities and differences in the responses of various human communities to their plant neighbors, and the reasons for these human responses.


Bo tree ficus religiosa

Bo Tree – Ficus religiosa


Silk cotton tree bombax ceiba

Silk Cotton Tree – Bombax ceiba


Arrowhead sagittaria sagittifolia

Arrowhead –Sagittaria sagittifolia


Historical ethnobotany

Historical Ethnobotany


Hildegard of bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

1098 - 1179


Joseph smith

Joseph Smith

1805 - 1844


Fertile crescent

Fertile Crescent


King assurbanipal 668 626 bce

King Assurbanipal – 668-626 BCE

In his garden with Queen and Servants


Babylonian medicine

Babylonian Medicine


Datura stramonium

Datura stramonium


Cannabis sativa

Cannabis sativa


Mandrake atropa mandragora

Mandrake – Atropa mandragora


Mandrake atropa mandragora1

Mandrake – Atropa mandragora

ca. 1474


Water lily nymphaea alba

Water lily – Nymphaea alba


Vitis vinifera var pinot noir

Vitis vinifera var. Pinot Noir


Opium poppy papaver somniferum

Opium poppy – Papaver somniferum


Ergot claviceps purpurea

Ergot – Claviceps purpurea


Fly agaric amanita muscaria

Fly agaric – Amanita muscaria


Amanita muscaria ornaments

Amanita muscaria ornaments?


Ethnobotanical methods

Sumerian

Headdress


Sun god horus and tuth shena

Sun god Horus and Tuth-Shena