WHO Guidelines on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Medicinal Plants
(2003; 80 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
Close this folder1. General introduction
View the document1.1. Background
View the document1.2. Objectives
View the document1.3. Structure
Close this folder1.4. Glossary
View the document1.4.1. Terms relating to herbal medicines:
View the document1.4.2. Terms relating to medicinal plant cultivation and collection activities:
Open this folder and view contents2. Good agricultural practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents3. Good collection practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents4. Common technical aspects of good agricultural practices for medicinal plants and good collection practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents5. Other relevant issues
View the documentBibliography
View the documentAnnex 1. Good Agricultural Practice for Traditional Chinese Medicinal Materials, People's Republic of China
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex 2. Points to Consider on Good Agricultural and Collection Practice for Starting Materials of Herbal Origin
View the documentAnnex 3. Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants (GACP), Japan
View the documentAnnex 4. A model structure for monographs on good agricultural practices for specific medicinal plants
View the documentAnnex 5. Sample record for cultivated medicinal plants
View the documentAnnex 6. Participants in the WHO Consultation on Good Agricultural and Field Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants
 

1.4. Glossary

The terms used in these guidelines are defined below. The terms and their definitions have been selected and adapted from other WHO documents and guidelines that are widely used by WHO Member States. The citation numbers in parentheses following a term refer to the publications, listed in the References below, from which that term has been derived. The footnotes in this section refer to recommendations on the terminology made by the participants in the WHO Consultation on Good Agricultural and Field Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants (Geneva, 7-9 July 2003) for consideration when those documents and guidelines are updated.

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