|Date||23 Feb 2005|
Nothapodytes foetida (Wight) Sleumer is a globally endangered tree species from the Western Ghats mountain chain in Western India.
It is threatened by the over harvest of the wood for the extract that yields the chemical camptothecin (CPT) which is used in the treatment of cancer and HIV-I. We plan:
(2) to identify sustainable methods of harvest and optional parts.
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