Biology (BIOL) - Ethnobotany

BIOL 3567  Ethnobotany


NATI 3567 and INDG 3567


This course is restricted to students enrolled in the third or fourth year of any degree program.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




An examination of the ""science of people's interactions with plants;"" the role of human societies in the discovery, development and dispersal of food, drug and economic plants; a focus on First Nations' uses of plants in addition to plant-human interactions in other cultures; a multidisciplinary approach involving botany, biochemistry, pharmacology, anthropology, sociology, ethnology and spirituality. This course is also offered as INDG 3567.

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