Tonnage Surveys of Select North American Wild-Harvested Plants, 2006–2010

Tonnage Surveys of Select North American  Wild-Harvested Plants, 2006–2010

This report presents the findings of surveys conducted by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) to quantify an nual harvests of certain North American herbs in commerce. The specific focus of thes e surveys was on the h arvests in each of the five years from 2006 to 2010 of those plants that are used as ingredients in herbal products and that are subject to, for at leas t some part of their market demand, harvest from wild (uncultivated) populations.