The Application of Ethnobotanical Research to Working Forests in the Tropics

Jeffrey B. Luzar, Stepp R. John

Abstract


In this special issue of Ethnobotany Research and Applications, members and affiliates of the National Science Foundation funded Working Forest in the Tropics Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (hereafter WFT-IGERT present case studies from research in Mesoamerica, lowland and montane Amazonia, the Andean Sierra, and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the spirit of actively engaging graduate students in publications and professional activities, the guest editorship was led by a recent PhD graduate of the Working Forests in the Tropics IGERT (Luzar) with the assistance of a University of Florida associate professor and one of the co-principal investigators on the grant (Stepp).

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