Ethnobotany: A Practitioner's Perspective


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NYBG Ethnobotanist Dr. Michael Balick has studied the relationship between plants and people for over 40 years. Explore the basics of ethnobotany, supplemented by stories and data gleaned from his own fieldwork. Discover how selected plant resources are used by traditional and postindustrial cultures today, as well as how plants have been used historically for healing and harm, foods and beverages, and their psychoactive effect.

Required Text
Michael J. Balick and Paul Alan Cox. Plants, People, and Culture: The Science of Ethnobotany. Second Edition, CRC Press/Garland Science 2020.

Schedule: Every week on Monday, starting on 01/23/23 and ending on 02/06/23
Times: 05:15pm-07:00pm EST
Instructor: Michael J. Balick Michael J. Balick
Alex McAlvay

Alex McAlvay
Location: Online,

Session Number: 233BOT344O
Price Non-Member : $125.00
Member : $115.00
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