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Ethnobotanical studies of aquatic flora of Jamtara District of Jharkhand, India.

Hem Kant Jhaa* & Bijay S. Singhb
a*Deptt. of Botany, Mahila Sandhya College, Jamtara (Jharkhand) India
bDepartment of Applied Chemistry, C.I.T., Tatisilwai, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
Received 16th June.,2014; Revised 25th July, 2014

Abstract : Present study show very remarkable and significant footing in the pond ecosystem. Study on ethnobotanical and medicinal aspects includes the local survey of some of the major aquatic vegetation and their utilization by the native inhabitants. The study shows that in addition to use in the field for food, pollution control, compost and production of bio-energy, aquatic plants have been playing very determining and decisive role in the field of medicine since the ancient period. The present work is the compilation and documentation of the aquatic plants used for medicinal purpose. However it is not so easy to estimate ethnobotanical aspect of aquatic plants but through this research paper I have tried to make people of Jamtara district of Jharkhand state make aware about their economic importance.

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