9. Plants and Wildlife Forensics

  1. Jane E. Huffman2 and
  2. John R. Wallace3
  1. Christopher R. Hardy and
  2. David S. Martin

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch9

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Hardy, C. R. and Martin, D. S. (2011) Plants and Wildlife Forensics, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. James C. Parks Herbarium, Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • plants, wildlife forensics;
  • drug plants, illegal farming;
  • anomalous vegetation use;
  • animal burial sites;
  • animal parts, illegal harvest;
  • plant DNA evidence;
  • plants, trace evidence;
  • organismal evidence;
  • forensic botany applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plants as Trace Evidence

  • Poisonous Plants

  • The Basics of Collecting and Preserving Botanical Evidence

  • Finding a Forensic Botanist

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References