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Advances in Complementary & Alternative medicine

Bio-Resources Market Chain Linkages and an Opinion for its Sustainable Utilization in India

  • Open or Close Rahul Mungikar1, Mithilesh Khandalkar2 and Suresh Jagtap3*

    1Bombay Natural History Society, India

    2GIZ, India

    33Bharati Vidyapeeth University, India

    *Corresponding author: Suresh Jagtap, Herbal Medicine, Interactive Research School for Health Affairs (IRSHA), Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune- 411043, India, Email: chiritatml@rediffmail.com

Submission: February 05, 2018; Published: February 12, 2018

Volume1 Issue3
February 2018

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Throughout the world, there is large demand of the bioresources and many people are still dependant on it. Medicinal plants are one of the parts of these bio-resources. More than 7,000 species from India are considered as medicinal plants. However, all these species do not have high market demands. Many of them are used by local people and tribal by traditional ways. Few people are well practicing commercial use of medicinal plants for various purposes. As per the reports of Planning Commission in 2000, it has been estimates that, there are over 7,800 manufacturing units in India related to the bio-resources, indicating consistently increasing demand since last decade.

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