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People And Plants Of Tasik Bera, Pahang Darul Makmur

Mohd. Zain, Zainul Hakim and Meor Razali, Meor Abdullah Zaidi (2008) People And Plants Of Tasik Bera, Pahang Darul Makmur. Jurnal Alam Bina, 14 (5). pp. 53-61. ISSN 1511-1369

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Throughout man's civilization, plants and people have been linked together. Plant has been a pivotal element in his daily needs and lives. Man relies on plants for much more than food and shelter. In fact, in reliance and usage of plants to certain extend goes beyond the simple utilitarian purposes. Studies on indigenous societies show a clearer relationship between plants and people. In this societies, plants are fundamental parts of their medicinal and ritual practices besides the daily dietary and utilitarian purposes. This paper will study the relationship of people and plants of Tasik Bera ; known as Orang Semelai. More than 137 species have been identified and categorized accordingly. Discussion on this relationship in context of sustainable development will be deliberated.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:people, plants, Tasik Bera, Pahang
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:9938
Deposited By: Siti Najwa Hanim Kamarulzaman
Deposited On:23 Jun 2010 01:12
Last Modified:15 Feb 2017 03:50

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