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close this bookMedicinal Plants: Rescuing a Global Heritage (WB, 1997, 80 p.)
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WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NO. 355

John Lambert
Jitendra Srivastava
Noel Vietmeyer

The World Bank Washington, D. C.
Copyright © 1997

The International Bank for Reconstruction
and Development/THE WORLD BANK
1818 H Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A.

All rights reserved
Manufactured in the United States of America
First printing March 1997

Technical Papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's work to the development community with the least possible delay. The typescript of this paper therefore has not been prepared in accordance with the procedures appropriate to formal printed texts, and the World Bank accepts no responsibility for errors. Some sources cited in this paper may be informal documents that are not readily available. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the author(s) and should not be attributed in any manner to the World Bank, to its affiliated organizations, or to members of its Board of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any consequence of their use. The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this volume do not imply on the part of the World Bank Group any judgment on the legal status of any territory or the endorsement or acceptance of such boundaries. The material in this publication is copyrighted. Requests for permission to reproduce portions of it should be sent to the Office of the Publisher at the address shown in the copyright notice above. The World Bank encourages dissemination of its work and will normally give permission promptly and, when the reproduction is for noncommercial purposes, without asking a fee. Permission to copy portions for classroom use is granted through the Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., Suite 913, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923, U.S.A.

ISBN 0-8213-3856-0
ISSN: 0253-7494

John Lambert is an agriculture consultant at the World Bank. Jitendra Srivastava is Principal Agriculturist in the World Bank's Agriculture and Natural Resources Department. Noel Vietmeyer is Senior Program Officer at the National Research Council.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Lambert, John, 1938
Medicinal plants : resucing a global heritage / John Lambert, Jitendra Srivastava, Noel Vietmeyer.
P. cm. - (World Bank technical papers, no. 355)
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-8213-3856-0

1. Materia medica, Vegetable-China.
2. Materia medica, Vegetable-India.
3. Medicinal plants- China.
4. Medicinal plants

India.
I. Srivastava, Jitendra, 1940- 11. Vietmeyer, Noel,
1940- . 111. Title. IV Series.
RS180.C5L35 1997 96-52234
615'.32'0951-dc2 CIP