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  1. Traditional habitat knowledge, like the classification of folk habitats and how people partition their landscape into habitats, is an emerging but still understudied part of traditional ecological knowledge. O...

    Authors: B. Gantuya, Á. Avar, D. Babai, Á. Molnár and Zs Molnár

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:54

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  2. Groupers are a vulnerable but economically important group of fish, especially for small-scale fisheries. We investigated catches and local ecological knowledge (LEK) of diet, habitat, and past fishing experie...

    Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana Salyvonchyk, Branko Glamuzina, Shirley Pacheco de Souza, Priscila F. M. Lopes, Regina H. G. Priolli, Djalma Osmanir do Prado, Milena Ramires, Mariana Clauzet, Cleverson Zapelini, Daiana T. Schneider, Luis T. Silva and Renato A. M. Silvano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:53

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  3. The Yeşilli district (Mardin) is located in the southeastern of Turkey and hosts different cultures. The objective of this study was to record the traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used by indigenous...

    Authors: Yeter Yeşil, Mahmut Çelik and Bahattin Yılmaz

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:52

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  4. To best of our knowledge, this is the first quantitative ethnobotanical study with the aim of documenting the local knowledge and practices of using plants for curing diseases in the Cava de’ Tirreni area, Sal...

    Authors: Mattia Mautone, Laura De Martino and Vincenzo De Feo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:50

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  5. Hñahñu (Otomi) farmers organize their experiences and ecological learning into a farmland system designed to grow food in areas of scarce water and low soil fertility. The purpose of this paper is to examine H...

    Authors: José María León Villalobos, Verónica Vázquez García, Enrique Ojeda Trejo, Michael K. McCall, Juan Hernández Hernández and Gaurav Sinha

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:49

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  6. Societies have selected their food for health, cultural, religious, political, economical, and environmental reasons. Most of the food included in Sikuani traditional diet still comes from wild natural resourc...

    Authors: Luisa Fernanda Cubillos-Cuadrado, Daniela Stephany Muñoz-Hernández and Carlos Alberto Vásquez-Londoño

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:48

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  7. Please note that following publication of the original article [1], Figs. 4, 5 and 6 in the article have been updated to remove oblique lines that were erroneously rendered in the figures.

    Authors: Hamadou Moussa, Valentin Kindomihou, Thierry D. Houehanou, Idrissa Soumana, Oumarou Souleymane and Mahamadou Chaibou

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:47

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:37

  8. Hornbills are known to play an important role in rainforests as agents of seed dispersal. Decades of scientific research has led to a vital body of knowledge on hornbill taxonomy, ecology, distribution, and co...

    Authors: F. Merlin Franco and Misa Juliana Minggu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:46

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  9. Being an isolated locality and having a tough mountainous terrain, strong ethnomedicinal practices still prevail in Dhirkot and its allied areas, which have been rarely explored yet. The present study was inte...

    Authors: Asia Farooq, Muhammad Shoaib Amjad, Khalid Ahmad, Muhammad Altaf, Muhammad Umair and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:45

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  10. The article aims to analyze the representativeness of women in ethnobiological publications within the Brazilian context, as well as to relate the difficulties faced by women in their scientific careers in ter...

    Authors: Taline Cristina da Silva, Patrícia Muniz de Medeiros, Natalia Hanazaki, Viviane Stern da Fonseca-Kruel, Juliane Souza Luiz Hora and Stephanie Gomes de Medeiros

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:44

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  11. The Wuliang Mountains of the Jingdong region is a settlement area of the Yi community located in south-western Yunnan Province in China. Due to its unique geographical location, this area harbours abundant med...

    Authors: Lunlun Gao, Neng Wei, Guoping Yang, Zhenxian Zhang, Guizhou Liu and Chuantao Cai

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:41

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  12. Traditional medicinal plants are still used today in many Aboriginal communities across Australia. Our research focused on the contemporary use of such plants in the two communities within the Tiwi Islands, Wu...

    Authors: Adam Thompson, Gemma Munkara, Marie Kantilla and Jacinta Tipungwuti

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:40

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  13. Elaphrodes lactea Gaede is a highly praised edible lepidopteran insect in the Miombo forest in the DRC. Both caterpillars and pupae of this species are consumed. Following recent declines in the Miombo forest, it...

    Authors: Olivier Bomolo, Saliou Niassy, Chrysantus M. Tanga, Auguste Chocha, Laetitia Tartibu, Mylor N. Shutcha, Baboy Longanza, Sunday Ekesi and David M. Bugeme

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:39

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  14. Atacora Chain of Mountains (ACM) is the Benin part of a range of mountains lying from Benin to Ghana through Togo. It provides goods and services to people and is dominated by rural communities with heavy reli...

    Authors: Fidèle Tchossi Moutouama, Samadori Sorotori Honoré Biaou, Boateng Kyereh, Winston Adam Asante and Armand K. Natta

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:38

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  15. An ethnobotanical study was conducted in the eight regions of Niger to identify local knowledge variation of millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br) uses. In fact, the level of individual knowledge can be affected...

    Authors: Hamadou Moussa, Valentin Kindomihou, Thierry D. Houehanou, Idrissa Soumana, Oumarou Souleymane and Mahamadou Chaibou

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:37

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:47

  16. The Guatemalan Highlands is a region of great but so far poorly known mycological diversity. People living in this area have long used wild fungi as a source of food and income. However, our knowledge of the e...

    Authors: J. P. Mérida Ponce, M. A. Hernández Calderón, O. Comandini, A. C. Rinaldi and R. Flores Arzú

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:36

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  17. The use of animals and animal-derived materials in traditional medicine constitutes an important part of the belief systems of indigenous African cultures. It is believed to be rapidly expanding in South Afric...

    Authors: Willem A. Nieman, Alison J. Leslie and Anita Wilkinson

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:34

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  18. This study aimed to survey the knowledge and use of mammals by the residents of the rural community of Capivara in the municipality of Solânea (Paraíba State, Northeast Brazil) and to propose a new method of u...

    Authors: Suellen da Silva Santos, Reinaldo Farias Paiva de Lucena, Hyago Keslley de Lucena Soares, Vanessa Moura dos Santos Soares, Natalice Santos Sales and Lívia Emanuelle Tavares Mendonça

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:33

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  19. Ethnobotanical studies on folk medicinal plants used by Mongol herdsmen have been conducted in some areas of Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang, China. However, ethnobotanical findings are preliminary and not compreh...

    Authors: Wurchaih, Huar, Menggenqiqig and Khasbagan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:32

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  20. Historically, indigo-yielding plant species were important cash crops from Central Asia to the southern United States and Central America. Indigo-dyed textiles were widely traded along the legendary Silk Road ...

    Authors: Libin Zhang, Lu Wang, Anthony B. Cunningham, Yuru Shi and Yuhua Wang

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:31

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  21. Traditional medicine has an important role in local communities, who use plants in the treatment of various diseases. The research of traditional uses of medicinal plants allows us to document and analyze ethn...

    Authors: Cidália Vinagre, Sandra Vinagre and Ermelinda Carrilho

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:30

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  22. The Orchidaceae are noted for their floral diversity. In the Mount Cameroon Region (MCR), the genus Bulbophyllum is the most represented genus of the entire flora of this region. Despite the large number of di...

    Authors: B. A. Fonge, S. E. Essomo, T. E. Bechem, P. T. Tabot, B. D. Arrey, Y. Afanga and E. M. Assoua

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:29

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  23. Traditional knowledge (TK) on the different uses of under-valued fruit tree species including Gardenia erubescens Stapf & Hutch.—a plant species of least concern (LC) based on International Union for Conservation...

    Authors: Korotimi Ouédraogo, Kangbéni Dimobe, Issouf Zerbo, Daniel Etongo, Alhassane Zare and Adjima Thiombiano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:28

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  24. In Lao PDR, the Hmong ethnic group has extensive knowledge about the use of medicinal plants. However, despite the importance of the Hmong pharmacopeia as a primary health care resource, no study has been unde...

    Authors: Jean Marc Dubost, Chiobouaphong Phakeovilay, Chithdavone Her, Audrey Bochaton, Elizabeth Elliott, Eric Deharo, Mouachan Xayvue, Somsanith Bouamanivong and Geneviève Bourdy

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:27

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  25. The taxon Lepidoptera is one of the most widespread and recognisable insect orders with 160,000 species worldwide and with more than 20,000 species in Africa. Lepidoptera have a complete metamorphosis and the ...

    Authors: Arnold van Huis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:26

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  26. Ethiopia is one of the species-rich countries in the world and the center of origin with regard to the diversity of many plant species. Ethnobotanical studies are vital to investigate these diverse biological ...

    Authors: Banchiamlak Nigussie Tefera and Young-Dong Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:25

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  27. Krummhübel (after 1945, Karpacz) in the Sudety Mountains (now SW Poland) was called “the village of pharmacists”. At the end of the seventeenth century, there were 57 households, of which about 40 were inhabit...

    Authors: Krzysztof Spałek, Izabela Spielvogel, Małgorzata Proćków and Jarosław Proćków

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:24

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  28. Paha hunting is a commonplace recreational activity in the mountainous regions of Nepal. The collection is primarily for food use and secondarily preferred as medicinal forms, and utilized by many ethnic group...

    Authors: Biraj Shrestha and Min Bahadur Gurung

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:23

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  29. Understanding the history of anthropogenic vegetation is often difficult due to the lack of tangible historical evidence. In this study, we examined chronological changes of farmland demarcation trees planted ...

    Authors: Yoshinori Tokuoka, Fukuhiro Yamasaki, Kenichiro Kimura, Kiyokazu Hashigoe and Mitsunori Oka

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:21

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  30. Beverages prepared by fermenting plants have a long history of use for medicinal, social, and ritualistic purposes around the world. Socio-linguistic groups throughout China have traditionally used plants as f...

    Authors: Jianwu He, Ruifei Zhang, Qiyi Lei, Gongxi Chen, Kegang Li, Selena Ahmed and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:20

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  31. The western Gironès is a district located in NE Catalonia (NE Iberian Peninsula). This area comprising 186.55 km2 and 10,659 inhabitants is composed of 5 municipalities encompassing 29 villages, located in the hy...

    Authors: Airy Gras, Ginesta Serrasolses, Joan Vallès and Teresa Garnatje

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:19

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  32. Archipelagos of islands have played an important role in shaping some of the paradigms of biology, including the theory of the evolution of species. Later, their importance in biology was further emphasised by...

    Authors: Łukasz Łuczaj, Marija Jug-Dujaković, Katija Dolina, Mirjana Jeričević and Ivana Vitasović-Kosić

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:18

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  33. We use taxonomy to organize the world into recognizable units. Folk taxonomy deals with the naming and classification of organisms through culture. Unlike its scientific counterpart, folk taxonomy is mostly un...

    Authors: Fortunate M. Phaka, Edward C. Netherlands, Donnavan J. D. Kruger and Louis H. Du Preez

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:17

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  34. The knowledge of native melliferous flora (MF) may contribute to identify the diversity of species available for beekeeping activities during the dry and rainy seasons of the year in the Yucatan Peninsula (YP)...

    Authors: Milca E. Coh-Martínez, William Cetzal-Ix, Jesús F. Martínez-Puc, Saikat Kumar Basu, Eliana Noguera-Savelli and Manuel J. Cuevas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:16

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  35. Bear bile is widely believed across much of Asia to have medicinal properties. As a result, great numbers of bears have been poached from the wild and numerous bear farms have been set up to drain the animals’...

    Authors: Darunee Sukanan and Brandon P. Anthony

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:15

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  36. Home gardens are popular micro land-use system and are socioeconomically linked with people for their livelihood. In the foothill region of Eastern Himalaya, very less documentations are available on species r...

    Authors: Nazir A. Pala, Biplov C. Sarkar, Gopal Shukla, Nakul Chettri, Shovik Deb, Jahangeer A. Bhat and Sumit Chakravarty

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:14

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  37. Indigo-dyed textiles have been central to the cultural identity of Landian Yao (literally “blue clothes Yao”) people in Southwest China for centuries, driving a significant local market for naturally dyed indi...

    Authors: Shan Li, Anthony B. Cunningham, Ruyan Fan and Yuhua Wang

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:13

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  38. Ethnobotanical field studies concerning migrant groups are crucial for understanding temporal changes of folk plant knowledge as well as for analyzing adaptation processes. Italy still lacks in-depth studies o...

    Authors: Michele Fontefrancesco, Charles Barstow, Francesca Grazioli, Hillary Lyons, Giulia Mattalia, Mattia Marino, Anne E. McKay, Renata Sõukand, Paolo Corvo and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:11

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  39. The wild plants not only form an integral part of the culture and traditions of the Himalayan tribal communities but also contribute largely to the sustenance of these communities. The tribal people use large ...

    Authors: Dipika Rana, Anupam Bhatt and Brij Lal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:10

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  40. The present study documents the ethnomedicinal knowledge among the traditional healers of the Pangkhua indigenous community of Bangladesh. The documented data from this area was quantitatively analyzed for the...

    Authors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Gang Feng, Md Nurul Amin Khan, James W. Barlow, Umme Ruman Ankhi, Sheng Hu, M. Kamaruzzaman, Shaikh Bokhtear Uddin and Xuebo Hu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:8

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  41. Because of diverse topographical habitats, the Chenab River wetland harbors a wealth of medicinal and food plant species. This paper presents first quantitative assessment on the ethnobotanical use of plants b...

    Authors: Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Altaf, Rainer W. Bussmann and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:7

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  42. The ethnic groups in Gilgit-Baltistan have been utilizing local resources in their centuries-old traditional healing system. Most tribes within these ethnic groups still rely on traditional healing systems. We...

    Authors: Muhammad Asad Salim, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Robbie Hart, Tika Khan, Sajid Ali, Chandni Kiran, Asma Parveen, Zahra Batool, Shanila Bano and Jianchu Xu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:6

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  43. This study documents cycad-human relationships in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras over the last 6000 years. The impetus was acute need for a better understanding of previously undocumented...

    Authors: Mark Bonta, María Teresa Pulido-Silva, Teresa Diego-Vargas, Aurelia Vite-Reyes, Andrew P. Vovides and Angélica Cibrián-Jaramillo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:4

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