|TITLE||Systematics, Conservation and Ethnobotany|
|LEVEL||02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
|DEPARTMENT||Rural Sciences and Food Systems|
To explain the division of medicinal plants in different plant families and ways and means to preserve the plant species in situ and ex situ, using modern and traditional methods.
Main medicinal plant families (Compositae, Labiatae, Cruciferae, Umbelliferae, Rosaceae, Liliaceae, etc.); Wild Stocks and cultivated species; Conservation (in situ, ex situ, genebanks); Cultivation practices of common herbs (propagation methods, irrigation, fertilisation, pest and disease management); History of Herb use (Culinary, Medicinal); Traditional medicine (data acquisition and sorting); Poisonous plants.
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