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As part of their long-running project to get beyond the nature-culture dualism, political ecologists have increasingly explored the active contributions of nonhumans to environmental politics. Upon decentering humans, however, too often posthumanist political ecologies have recentered humans and...

Authors
Fleming, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoforum, 2017, 79, pp 26-35
News Article

Plant grafting is a vegetative propagation technique that is widely used within horticulture to improve plant traits. The technique connects two...

Date
March 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

Botanic gardens and their functions and role in society have evolved over time. Originally established for study of medicinal plants in the mid-sixteenth century, they morphed into active sites for introduction, cultivation and dissemination of economically important crops during European expansion...

Date
February 2017
Subjects
biodiversity; botanical gardens; conservation; herbaria; plant collections
Authors
Krishnan, S.; Novy, A.
AbstractFull Text

Phenolics are widely distributed in many plants and are known to play a major role in the plant and animal kingdom. Phenolics exhibit strong antioxidant properties and have been used as antitumor, anticarcinogenic, antiviral and hypotensive agents. Plant by-products contain a variety of these...

Authors
Jamal, P.; Akbar, I.; Jaswir, I.; Zuhanis, Y.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Publication
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2017, 40, 1, pp 87-98

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