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《Resources Science》 2002-04
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SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF MEDICINAL PLANT RESOURCES IN CHINA:LITERATURE REVIEW AND IMPLICATIONS

WANG Yu hua, PEI Sheng ji, XU Jian chu (Department of Ethnobotany, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS, Kunming 650204, China)  
Sustainable use of medicinal plant resources, which is not only associated with people's health and development of new drugs, but also with the development of local economy and that of traditional culture. At present, in the light of sustainable development, medicinal plant resources in China nevertheless are confronted with a series of problems, such as endangered wild species, low output, decreased quality, and lost of traditional knowledge on medicinal plant resources. In this paper, the significance of sustainable management of medicinal plants is argued and the management practices in China are reviewed. Thus, it is suggested that it is necessary to establish a comprehensive medicinal plant resources database, upon which a resources monitoring and evaluating system can be established. Furthermore, a framework for this system, which is supposed to provide a guideline for the medicinal plant resources management in China, is presented.
【Fund】: 云南省自然科学基金资助项目 (2 0 0 0C0 0 2 2Q)
【CateGory Index】: Q949.95
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