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Analysis of Vegetation in Ethnobotanical Studies

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Abstract

In this chapter, you will find information about (a) the problem of vegetation sampling regarding methods, criteria, and plant measurements; (b) the phytosociological parameters commonly used to describe communities; (c) the similarity and distance indices employed and the means of their estimation; and (d) recommendations on the use of different indices in ethnobotanical studies.

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  • Vegetation sampling
  • Plant measurements
  • Diversity of use of the vegetation

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de Lima Araújo, E., Ferraz, E.M.N. (2014). Analysis of Vegetation in Ethnobotanical Studies. In: Albuquerque, U., Cruz da Cunha, L., de Lucena, R., Alves, R. (eds) Methods and Techniques in Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology. Springer Protocols Handbooks. Humana Press, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8636-7_10

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