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Medicinal Plants: Rescuing a Global Heritage


John Lambert

Jitendra Srivastava

Noel Vietmeyer

The World Bank Washington, D. C.

Copyright © 1997

The International Bank for Reconstruction

and Development/THE WORLD BANK

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First printing March 1997

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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