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Methods and Techniques Applied to Ethnobotanical Studies of Timber Resources

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss a number of steps that are relevant to the planning and execution of an ethnobotanical study of the domestic use of timber. We introduce the main methods used in this type of study, including their applications and limitations, allowing the reader to identify the techniques that should be implemented in your studies.

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  • Wood resources
  • Firewood
  • Ethnobotany
  • Traditional knowledge
  • Categories of use
  • Domestic use of timber

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Ramos, M.A., de Medeiros, P.M., Albuquerque, U.P. (2014). Methods and Techniques Applied to Ethnobotanical Studies of Timber Resources. 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_22

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