Husbanding South Africa's botanical heritage

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South Africa's uniquely rich floral diversity offers a large number of potentially useful and marketable products that have not been fully explored. Scientists in the Department of Botany at Rand Afrikaans University are particularly concerned to identify plants that have medicinal properties. The objective is to set the stage for their commercial exploitation and at the same time to husband them as a renewable resource.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142
Number of pages1
JournalSouth African Journal of Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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