A manual for preservation and sustainable use of medicinal and aromatic plant species and habitats has been published. The publication is designated for experts from authorities, charged with issuing MAP collection permits. It represents the wealth of medicinal plants in the country and gives an overview of the international and national legislature regarding their management. The handbook includes lists of conservationally significant species and data on cultivated species. Color photos depict some of the most collected, economically significant MAP species.
The book will facilitate the work of resource management specialists and be of use to lecturers, students, herb buyers, nature lovers and anyone interested in Bulgaria’s wealth of herb species.
The electronic version of the handbook can be downloaded in Bulgarian here.