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The Science behind Taboos: A Case Study of Butea monosperma in the Indian Thar Desert

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  • Department of Botany, Government Dungar College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
  • Division of Forest Ecology and Environment, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India

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