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Field Identification Key for Rattans of Kerala

Dr. C.Renuka
Size: Softbound; 18 x 24 cm
Pages: 34
Year: 2000
Price: Rs.125/ $15
ISBN : ISBN 81-85041-22-5
Publisher: KFRI
Status: Available

Identification of rattan (cane) is a must for taxonomists and for the product manufacturers. A description of the plant along with photographs is given for 14 species of rattan found in Kerala. Easily recognizable vegetative characters and fruit characteristics are used in the preparation of the key. Photographs of sheaths and fruits are provided along with description of each species. The publication will be equally useful to students and teachers, researchers, forest managers, farmers and cane industries.