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    The Economic Botany of Manilkara zapota (L.) Van Royen America is well versed in the use of a byproduct of the plant Manilkara zapota (L.) Van Royen, yet few people are aware of this product's history. Chewing gum has its origins in the economic botany of the Chicle tree (M. zapota). Throughout Mexico and Central America, the Sapotaceae plant family is recognized for its latex. Manilkara zapota (synonym: Achras zapota L.) is an evergreen canopy tree of medium size (15-30 meters in height) native

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    Trends In Economic Botany: The Rising Use Of Herbal Supplements The use of herbal remedies to treat health problems in humans is a tradition that dates back many centuries. A precursor to modern, Western pharmaceuticals, traditional healers used herbs to treat a wide range of ailments and afflictions. While many are familiar with their use by American Indians, the practice of herbal therapy dates back to ancient Chinese and Egyptian healers. Herbs were used in ancient times to treat anything

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    Liberty Hyde Bailey

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    I. Introduction Liberty Hyde Bailey was an internationally known American botanist, horticulturist, and agricultural educator. He was also known for being a plant breeder, visionary, prolific writer, traveler, environmentalist among many other things. He was one of only two scientists that were inducted into the Hall of Fame for the American Society for Horticultural Science at its initiation in 1990. (NASA) He was a very wise man and once told the International Congress of Plant Sciences that “man’s

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    advances in Argentina. Acta Horticulturae 813. Golding, J, Güsewell, S, Kreft, H, Kuzevanov, VY, Lehvävirta, S, Parmentier, I & M Pautasso. 2010. Species-richness patterns of the living collections of the world’s botanic gardens: a matter of socio-economics? Ann. Bot. 105:689–696. Heywood, V. 2002. Conservation and sustainable use of wild species as sources of new ornamentals. Acta Horticulturae 508:43-53. Khoshbakht K & K Hammer. 2008. How many plant species are cultivated? Genet Resour Crop

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    Land Rights for the First Australians

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    40,000 to 60,000 years ago to 120,000 years ago (9:9). Before Europeans came and settled the same land, the Aborigines had their own law system, trading systems, and way of caring for their land (12:1-2). Then the First Fleet of Europeans landed at Botany Bay in New South Wales in 1788. The expedition lead by the new Governor Phillip, but directed by King George the Third, was told to endeavor by every possible means to open intercourse with the natives, and to conciliate their affections, enjoining

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    quest for intellectual and social parity with men. The evolution of women’s fight for equal opportunities was bogged down by a long history of stereotyping and condescension. Women were weaker physically, bore children and nurtured them. The economics and culture of Europe at this time was strongly influenced by religion and resulted in prejudice against women. The dominating religions of Europe in the 1600’s and 1700’s (Catholicism and Protestantism), citing the bible, reinforced

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    upper-middle class observatory of Nature to its redefinition as this class' s social observatory of the lower classes. Between the years of 1840 and 1860, the public park's role in the eyes of England' s upper crust changed drastically due to the economic and political structure of Victorian England during this time and J.M. Milton's quote reflects this reality. In the mid-19th century, public parks in England began to emerge in response to a rise in pollution and lack of open space within newly

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    An Herbal Garden Any plant used for food and medicine called herb. Many plants used in cooking, such as Basil or Thyme, can used as medicine also. In addition, many aromatic herbs enhance the growth of certain vegetables when planted nearby. These herb gardens have a lot to offer the gardener. It can used to enhance the garden with their sensual interest. This herbal gardening is also very rewarding. It combines fresh air with enjoyable exercise, plus a little mental therapy to relieve a stressful

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    Ethnobotany

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    Ethnobotany The knowledge of plants usage by the native people is called Ethnobotany, which provide opportunities for better understanding of the traditional uses, find new ways of transffering this knowledge to future generations, make improved use of the available resources, and explore new pharmaceuticals for biomedicine (Tor-Anyiin et al., 2003; Kufer et al., 2005). Some of the ethnobotanical studies reported from Pakistan are, Dar (2003) explored ethnobotanical information of Lawat and its allied

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    A Short Date

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    Mizuki - (Yay! I'm on time. I just have to wait for Haru now. I wonder where he's taking me?) Mizuki - (I'd better send Nagisa a text message. I didn't think he'd set me up on a date with Haru but well, I'm pretty excited!) [Phone beeps] Mizuki - (Hm? He replied.) Nagisa - No worries, no worries! You'll have a great time! \(@ ̄∇ ̄@)/ Haru - ...Mizuki? Mizuki - 'Ah, you're here! Right on time as well. How was your morning?' Haru - 'It was alright.' Mizuki - 'That's good.' Haru - '...How about

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