Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308


Department of Biology, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


  • Research Article   
    Morphological and Livelihood Profiling of Hipophae rhamnoides from Yarkhoon Valley Chitral Pakistan: A Climate Change Perspective
    Author(s): Sadiq Ali* and Tehmina

    Delicious Sea buckthorn Hippophae rahmnoides belongs to the family Elaeagnaceae. It’s wildly grown in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, China, being the largest producer of sea buckthorn contributes 90% of the total global production. It is indigenous to Europe and some northern regions of Asia. The world’s second-largest sea buckthorn resources are the Himalayan region of India. There is no record found of Sea buckthorn production in Pakistan. The study conducted in Yarkhoon valley revealed that it has the least contribution to the economy. Study shows that 67.9% of sea buckthorn grows mostly in a wild area, 51% in the gravel area and 39% prefer to grow in a semi-arid area. Almost 71% of water resources of sea buck thorn-covered by man. According to 89.7% of the population, the maximum age of sea buckthorn is twenty. Berries are used for asthma, control blood pressure, diabet.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2322-3308.20.9.004

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