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Notes on Traditional Uses of Khair (Acacia catechu Willd.) by Inhabitants of Shivalik Range in Western Himalaya

@article{Singh2006NotesOT,
  title={Notes on Traditional Uses of Khair (Acacia catechu Willd.) by Inhabitants of Shivalik Range in Western Himalaya},
  author={K. Noren Singh and Brij V. Lal},
  journal={Ethnobotanical Leaflets},
  year={2006},
  volume={2006},
  pages={12}
}
The article deals with the importance of Khair (also known as Catechu) in the life of rural and tribal communities inhabiting Shivalik range in western Himalaya, India. Catechu, a multipurpose tree species is widely used by the inhabitants for fodder, fuel, building material and in health care. Information on traditional uses and socio-economic importance of A. catechu were provided with reference to natives inhabiting foot-hills of Shivalik range in western Hiamlaya, India. 
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