Social exchange and vegetative propagation: an untold story of British potted plants

Ellen, Roy F. and Komaromi, Reka (2013) Social exchange and vegetative propagation: an untold story of British potted plants. Anthropology Today, 29 (1). pp. 3-7. ISSN 0268-540X. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8322.12002) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Using data collected in Kent as part of the ‘British Homegardens Project’, we show how mode of reproduction in houseplants serves to increase biological fitness through selection and distribution through informal human social networks, and how those same modes lend themselves to the articulation and maintenance of social networks, instantiating memories and meanings, and providing opportunities for plant-based narratives

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology
Depositing User: Roy Ellen
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2013 06:53 UTC
Last Modified: 19 May 2014 08:48 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/33268 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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