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WHO monograph on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for Artemisia annua L. (archived)

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 49
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English
ISBN: 9241594438, 9789241594431



The objectives of this model monograph are to:

  • provide practical and specific technical guidance on the cultivation and collection of Artemisia annua L. of good quality and a high yield;
  • contribute to alleviating the shortage of artemisinin-based medicines;
  • provide a model monograph as a basis for countries and researchers to develop further monographs on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for other medicinal plants;
  • protect the wild resources of medicinal plants, in particular Artemisia annua L., to ensure their sustainable use.