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Blancas, José

Ethnobotany of Mexico

Blancas, José - Ethnobotany of Mexico, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Mexican Ethnobotany: Interactions of People and Plants in Mesoamerica
Alejandro Casas, José Blancas, Rafael Lira

2. Ethnobotany in Mexico: History, Development, and Perspectives
Andrés Camou-Guerrero, Alejandro Casas, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Jahzeel Aguilera-Lara, David Garrido-Rojas, Selene Rangel-Landa, Ignacio Torres, Edgar Pérez-Negrón, Leonor Solís, José Blancas, Susana Guillén, Fabiola Parra, Erandi Rivera-Lozoya

3. Ethnobotany and Ethnohistorical Sources of Mesoamerica
Robert Bye, Edelmira Linares

4. Pre-Columbian Food System in West Mesoamerica
Daniel Zizumbo-Villarreal, Patricia Colunga-GarcíaMarín, Alondra Flores-Silva

5. Biodiversity and Edible Plants of Mexico
Cristina Mapes, Francisco Basurto

6. Contemporary Maya Food System in the Lowlands of Northern Yucatan
Carmen Salazar, Daniel Zizumbo-Villarreal, Patricia Colunga-GarcíaMarín, Stephen Brush

7. Traditional Markets in Mesoamerica: A Mosaic of History and Traditions
Edelmira Linares, Robert Bye

8. Ethnobotany for Sustainable Ecosystem Management: A Regional Perspective in the Tehuacán Valley
Alejandro Casas, Rafael Lira, Ignacio Torres, América Delgado, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Selene Rangel-Landa, José Blancas, Carolina Larios, Leonor Solís, Edgar Pérez-Negrón, Mariana Vallejo, Fabiola Parra, Berenice Farfán-Heredia, Yaayé Arellanes, Nadia Campos

9. Domestication of Plants in Mesoamerica: An Archaeological Review with Some Ethnobotanical Interpretations
Barbara Pickersgill

10. Cultural Motives of Plant Management and Domestication
José Blancas, Alejandro Casas, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Javier Caballero

11. Evolutionary Ethnobotanical Studies of Incipient Domestication of Plants in Mesoamerica
Alejandro Casas, José Blancas, Adriana Otero-Arnaiz, Jeniffer Cruse-Sanders, Rafael Lira, Aidé Avendaño, Fabiola Parra, Susana Guillén, Carmen J. Figueredo, Ignacio Torres, Selene Rangel-Landa

12. Ethnobotany of Mexican Weeds
Heike Vibrans

13. Phylogeographical Approaches to the Study of Plant Domestication, with Special Emphasis on Perennial Plants
Xitlali Aguirre-Dugua, Antonio González-Rodríguez

14. Your Beans of the Last Harvest and the Possible Adoption of Bright Ideas
Daniel G. Debouck

15.
Homo sapiensCucurbita interaction in Mesoamerica: Domestication, Dissemination, and Diversification
Rafael Lira, Luis Eguiarte, Salvador Montes, Daniel Zizumbo-Villarreal, Patricia Colunga-García Marín, Mauricio Quesada

16. Genetics and Ecology of Wild and Cultivated Maize: Domestication and Introgression
Jonás Andrés Aguirre-Liguori, Erika Aguirre-Planter, Luis E. Eguiarte

17. Chile Peppers (Capsicum spp.)
Barbara Pickersgill

18. Cotton: Traditional and Modern Uses
Ana Wegier, Valeria Alavez, Daniel Piñero

19. An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Loss of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca
Alfredo Saynes-Vásquez, Francisco Vergara-Silva, Javier Caballero

20. Ethnobotany and Ex situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources in México
Patricia Dávila-Aranda, Isela Rodríguez-Arévalo, Lilia García-Rojas, Andrei Lecona-Rodríguez

21. Biosafety and Environmental Releases of GM Crops in Mesoamerica: Context Does Matter
Francisca Acevedo, Elleli Huerta, Caroline Burgeff

22. A Human Rights Perspective on the Plant Genetic Resources of Mesoamerica: Heritage, Plant Breeder’s Rights, and Geographical Indications
Jorge Larson, Claudia Aguilar, Fabiola González, Desirée Sánchez

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Plant Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Plant Ecology, Biodiversity

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Ethnobiology
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461466697
Printed ISBN
978-1-4614-6668-0

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