933337 Ethnobotany - introduction (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Vogl, Christian R.
Institut für Ökologischer Landbau (IFÖL)
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2018
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


Ethnobotany forms a sub-discipline of ethnobiology research. Ethnobotany describes, analyses and explains the interaction between people and plants. This includes the cultivation, harvest and use of plants for e.g. food, medicine, construction, craft and customs.

Definition of terms, concepts and theories related to ethnobotany and its relevance for the sustainable management of natural plant resources.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Good knowledge of English language


By completing this course, you will:

become acquainted with definitions of terms related to ethnobotany;
get familiar with concepts and theories related to ethnobotany;
learn about the application of ethnobotany on topics based on various case studies presented in the course;
know the most influential journals, working groups and websites dealing with ethnobotany;
discuss and understand the relevance of the taught theories and concepts for the sustainable management of natural plant resources.
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