Biodiversity, Traditional Culture and Health in Northeast India by Mohd. Mustaque Ahmed
There has invariably been a mismatch between human beings and their developmental works. We’ve seen appearance of diseases from time to time. Throughout Covid-19 pandemic from December 2019 to till date, the new virus has brought changes to human lives and his surroundings. Human beings have learnt how to solve his own problems from time to time. This book bears the positive study of various plants, birds, insects etc for the service of people at large in different ways. Wherever they exist, individuals can’t be separated from their folk-lore, typical foods and thus it’s ascertained in their festivals. The food festivals of Northeast India, particularly Manipur, are unique. Innovative skills of group of people for the positive management regarding plants like orchids can open avenues for earning. The significance of plants as food, medicine and for aesthetic functions will be usefulin protecting traditional knowledge, and so the balance of nature for our existence have been discussed.
Dr Mohd Mustaque Ahmed (b.1975) at Lilong Haoreibi Turel Ahanbi, PO & PS: Lilong, Thoubal District, Manipur, India. He got his B.Sc. Botany (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Botany) degree from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. He obtained his M.Phil degree in Botany from Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa in 2008. He qualified for the State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lecturership (N E Region) in 2012. He was awarded his Ph.D. degree in Botany from University of Science and Technology Meghalaya, in 2019. Currently, he teaches Botany at United College (affiliated to Manipur University), Lambung, Chandel, Manipur state. His research area includes ethnobotany mainly and he has published a minimum of ten research publications. He has presented his research papers in national and international seminars. He’s additionally inquisitive about environmental and health issues in relation to plants and animals.
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