Ethnobotanical knowledge as booster to Make in India campaign for agriculture and pharma sectors


Dubey, Nawal Kishore; Tiwari, Shikha ; Singh, Bijendra Kumar; Kishore, Vatsala

Abstract

India is a mega-biodiversity rich country comprising a vast traditional knowledge on use of plants and their products in ancient agriculture as well as pharmaceutical sectors. The country needs bioprospection of Indian flora and ethnobotanically important plants for novel formulations to be used in agricultural pest management as well as in cure of different human diseases, thereby, boosting green chemicals based substances as an important component under the Make in India campaign.

 


Keyword(s)

Biopiracy, Bioprospection, Ethnomedicine, Green chemical, Make in India


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