How do Forest People make Use of Forest Products?
Forest people put to good use various products of the forests like roots, tubers, leaves and fruits.
(i) Fruits and tubers are eaten especially during the monsoon season.
(ii) Herbs are used as medicines.
(iii) Wood to make agricultural implements like yokes, ploughs.
(iv) Bamboo is used for making fences, baskets and umbrellas.
(v) Dried gourd is used as portable water bottles.
(vi) Leaves are stitched together to make plates and cups.
(vii) Creepers like sali creeper is used to make ropes.
(viii) Tendu leaves are used to make bidi.