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  1. Stingless bees have a great value as main pollinators of wild flowering and cultivated plants, thus playing a fundamental role in the maintenance of biodiversity and food security in Latin America. Despite the...

    Authors: Marcia Adler, Luciana Escóbar-Márquez, Maria Teresa Solis-Soto and Carlos F. Pinto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:5
  2. Fisheries have tremendous cultural and educational importance in human societies. The world is undergoing fast environmental and cultural changes, and local knowledge is being lost. Understanding how people in...

    Authors: Khalid Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Altaf, Tanveer Hussain, Rana Manzoor Ahmad, Sayed Muhammad Zain Ul Abdeen, Andrea Pieroni, Arshad Mahmood Abbasi, Shahzad Ali, Sana Ashraf, Naila Amjad, Abdul Majid Khan and Rainer W. Bussmann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:4
  3. Located in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (South-Kivu), Kalehe and Idjwi are two relatively unexplored territories with little to no research on edible insects even though anthropo-entomophagy practi...

    Authors: Jackson Ishara, Marcellin C. Cokola, Ariel Buzera, Mercy Mmari, David Bugeme, Saliou Niassy, Karume Katcho and John Kinyuru
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:3
  4. Enset is an important source of food and is consumed by about 25 million people as a staple or co-staple food crop mainly in southern parts of Ethiopia. Large numbers of enset landraces exist in different admi...

    Authors: Tesfaye Dilebo, Tileye Feyissa, Zemede Asfaw and Ashagire Zewdu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:2
  5. Baka hunter-gatherers have a well-developed traditional knowledge of using plants for a variety of purposes including hunting and fishing. However, comprehensive documentation on the use of plants for hunting ...

    Authors: Evariste Fedoung Fongnzossie, Marlène Tounkam Ngansop, Takanori Oishi, Achille Bernard Biwole, Elvire Hortense Biye and Mitsuo Ichikawa
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:1
  6. Medicinal plants and associated traditional knowledge play a vital role in supporting the livelihoods and resilience of indigenous communities. This ethnobotanical survey aims to identify medicinal plants used...

    Authors: Nizar Hani, Safaa Baydoun, Hatem Nasser, Tiziana Ulian and Nelly Arnold-Apostolides
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:73
  7. The Gelao people are a unique minority in Southwest China with a unique culture for the utilization of edible plants, including a large number of medicinal plants. They believe that at least 61 species are edi...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Fusong Liu, Xiaohuan Jia, Yongxia Zhao, Xiaoqi Liu, Mingxia Luo, Yuqi He, Sha Liu and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:72
  8. Hunting has been an important cultural and subsistence activity for the survival of the human population. In the Brazilian semiarid region (Caatinga), the extreme seasonal changes and socioeconomic conditions ...

    Authors: Sebastiana Lima Santos, María Fernanda De la Fuente and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:71
  9. Starting from the idea that unexplored areas may yield new and different ethnobotanical information, we performed a survey of traditional uses of plants in two neighboring districts situated in east Serbia (Bo...

    Authors: Pedja Janaćković, Milan Gavrilović, Milica Miletić, Maja Radulović, Stefan Kolašinac and Zora Dajić Stevanović
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:70
  10. We summarize comparative ethnoornithological data for ten Mexican Indigenous communities, an initial step towards a comprehensive archive of the avian diversity conserved within Mexico’s Indigenous territories...

    Authors: Graciela Alcántara-Salinas, Eugene S. Hunn, María Elena Ibáñez-Bravo, Elda Miriam Aldasoro-Maya, Noé Flores-Hernández, Juan Antonio Pérez-Sato, Natalia Real-Luna, Rafael Arturo Muñoz-Márquez Trujillo, Diana Lope-Alzina and Jaime Ernesto Rivera-Hernández
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:69
  11. Traditional mycological knowledge (TMK) is complex, not distributed equally among the entire population, and constantly adapting to current social situations. There are sociocultural factors that could influen...

    Authors: Mara Ximena Haro-Luna, José Blancas Vázquez, Felipe Ruan-Soto and Laura Guzmán-Dávalos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:68
  12. Gyirong Valley known as the “Back Garden of the Himalayas” is located in the core area of the Everest National Nature Reserve. It is also one of the important ports from ancient Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal, sinc...

    Authors: Chang-An Guo, Xiaoyong Ding, Huabin Hu, Yu Zhang, Huizhao Yang and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:67
  13. The apparency hypothesis in ethnobotany (common plants are used more than less frequent ones) has been studied mostly by comparing usefulness with woody plant density, or large plants (trees) with herbs, with ...

    Authors: Elinor Josefina López-Patiño, Heike Vibrans, Sergio Moctezuma-Pérez and María Cristina Chávez-Mejía
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:66
  14. Since its introduction to the Anglophone Caribbean in 1793, breadfruit has had a diverse history in the region, and there is a considerable repository of traditional knowledge about the crop, that is undocumen...

    Authors: Oral O. Daley, Laura B. Roberts-Nkrumah, Angela T. Alleyne and Michael C. Gloster
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:65
  15. The Chinese Hwamei (Garrulax canorus Linnaeus, 1758) is a widely distributed species and has long been kept as a pet, especially by the ethnic communities in Southwest China. According to conservation experts’ su...

    Authors: Chuanyin Dai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:63

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:64

  16. Shexian Dryland Stone Terraced System (SDSTS) in the Taihang Mountains was formally recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by Food and Agriculture Organization on May 20, 2022. ...

    Authors: Yu Bai, Qing Zhang, Xianlin He, Haifei Wang, Wanlin Li, Jinfeng Zhu, Yuan Meng and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:62
  17. Individuals across Cambodia depend on the use of natural products in Traditional Khmer Medicine (TKM), a traditional medicine system in Cambodia that has been practiced for hundreds of years. Cambodia is rich ...

    Authors: Thona Lim, Elizabeth Oneita Davis, Brian Crudge, Vichet Roth and Jenny Anne Glikman
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:61
  18. Despite the fact that ethnobotanical studies have been conducted in various parts of Ethiopia, compared with the existence of the multitude and diverse ethnic groups and their associated traditional knowledge,...

    Authors: Melese Bekele, Feleke Woldeyes, Ermias Lulekal, Tamrat Bekele and Sebsebe Demissew
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:60
  19. Native potatoes are Andean tubers of great historical, social, food, genetic and nutritional importance, and they contribute significantly to food security by supplementing the household diet and also providin...

    Authors: Daicy Yaneth Galvis-Tarazona, Zaida Zarely Ojeda-Pérez and Diana Marcela Arias-Moreno
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:59
  20. Farmers’ knowledge has a role in maintaining barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genetic resource, which plays an important role in food security, and provides socio-cultural value to the Ethiopian farmers. However, farm...

    Authors: Eyasu Wada, Abas Abdulahi, Tekuamech Fikadu Tehelku, Meseret Ergando and Hewan Demissie Degu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:58
  21. Eastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is home to a vast range of medicinal and edible waterbird species due to its diverse geographical environment. Waterbird species have been used for various ailments and cultural prac...

    Authors: Qaisar Rahman, Muhammad Sajid Nadeem, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Altaf, Jian Ni, Arshad Mahmood Abbasi, Muhammad Azhar Jameel, Andrea Pieroni, Muhammad Haroon Hamed, Sana Ashraf and Tasnim Sadaf
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:57
  22. Cochlospermum tinctorium and C. planchonii are two wide edible plants of sub-Saharan countries, e.g., Benin, widely used as food, medicine, dye, handicraft, etc. Unfortunately, the uncontrolled harvest of their r...

    Authors: Gnimansou Abraham Favi, Gbèwonmèdéa Hospice Dassou, Donald Djidohokpin, Jéronime Marie-Ange Sènamie Ouachinou, Chabi Ghyslain Kpétikou, Eutiche Gbedolo, Alain Anagonou, Noelia Hidalgo-Triana and Aristide Cossi Adomou
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:56
  23. Yunnan is rich in fungal diversity and cultural diversity, but there are few researches on ethnomycology. In addition, extensive utilization of wild edible fungi (WEF), especially the ectomycorrhizal fungi, th...

    Authors: Ran Wang, Mariana Herrera, Wenjun Xu, Peng Zhang, Jesús Pérez Moreno, Carlos Colinas and Fuqiang Yu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:55
  24. Aboriginal peoples have occupied the island continent of Australia for millennia. Over 500 different clan groups or nations with distinctive cultures, beliefs, and languages have learnt to live sustainably and...

    Authors: Gerry Turpin, Edita Ritmejerytė, Joanne Jamie, Darren Crayn and Phurpa Wangchuk
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:54
  25. In recent years, research on wild edible plant resources has become increasingly popular. The Hassan Nature Reserve is a multiethnic area mainly composed of people belonging to the Han, Hui, and Mongolian grou...

    Authors: Xiaohuan Jia, Yongxia Zhao, Yunyue Zhu, Xin Zeng, Xuehui Liang, Jian Xie and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:53
  26. Mushrooms and lichens are natural therapeutic resources whose millenary importance persists in indigenous and mestizo communities of Mexico. However, in this regard, in the northern part of the country there a...

    Authors: Joshua Anthuan Bautista-González, Adriana Montoya, Robert Bye, Martín Esqueda and María de los Angeles Herrera-Campos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:52
  27. Measures of the importance of medicinal plants have long been used in ethnobotany and ethnobiology to understand the influence of social-ecological system factors in the formation of individuals’ differential ...

    Authors: Daniel Carvalho Pires Sousa, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:51
  28. Some insects are harmful to humans, plants and animals, but some of them can also be a source of proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals and be of therapeutic value. The therapeutic potential requires that medic...

    Authors: Mamadou Ouango, Rahim Romba, Samuel Fogné Drabo, Noufou Ouedraogo and Olivier Gnankiné
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:50
  29. Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County (Gongcheng) is typical for the Yao people in northeastern Guangxi, southern China. The Yao people have a long history of using medicinal plants. In this study, we used ethnobota...

    Authors: Zhaocen Lu, Hailing Chen, Chunrui Lin, Gui Ou, Junsheng Li and Weibin Xu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:49
  30. The study aimed at documenting the indigenous and local knowledge and use of traditional medicinal plants for treating human and livestock ailments in Dawuro Zone of Ethiopia.

    Authors: Mathewos Agize, Zemede Asfaw, Sileshi Nemomissa and Tizazu Gebre
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:48
  31. Homegardens in Northern Ethiopia received little investigation into the diversity of plants and no study and recording in the Gozamin District. This study was used to fill the gap in how cultural use and cultu...

    Authors: Metsehet Yinebeb, Ermias Lulekal and Tamrat Bekele
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:47
  32. While the hybridization of ecological knowledge has attracted substantial attention from researchers, the coexistence of local and allopathic medicinal traditions in literate societies widely exposed to centra...

    Authors: Olga Belichenko, Valeria Kolosova, Raivo Kalle and Renata Sõukand
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:46
  33. Isolated trees are often planted in agricultural landscapes around the world, but their planting background often remains unclear. In this study, we examined the history of demarcation trees in Ibaraki Prefect...

    Authors: Tokuoka Yoshinori, Kimura Kenichiro and Oka Mitsunori
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:45
  34. The relationship of people with natural resources is guided by different sociocultural, ecological and evolutionary factors. Regarding food plants, it is not different. Studies around the world have evaluated ...

    Authors: Luciana Vitor da Silva Souza, Juracy Marques, Letícia Zenóbia de Oliveira Campos and Ernani Machado de Freitas Lins Neto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:44
  35. Fruit bats play an important role in pollination and seed dispersal, and their conservation is important to maintain the productivity of some crops and natural ecosystems. The objective of this study was to in...

    Authors: Attaullah, Shahzad Ali, Arshad Javid, Muhammad Imran, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Kendra Phelps and Kevin J. Olival
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:43
  36. The abandonment of mountain areas in Europe is a process that started during industrialisation and whose traces are still present nowadays. Initiatives aimed at stopping this decline and preserving the local b...

    Authors: Michele F. Fontefrancesco, Dauro M. Zocchi, Roberta Cevasco, Rebekka Dossche, Syed Abidullah and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:42
  37. Evidence suggests that plants can behave intelligently by exhibiting the ability to learn, make associations between environmental cues, engage in complex decisions about resource acquisition, memorize, and ad...

    Authors: Jennifer Khattar, Paco Calvo, Ina Vandebroek, Camilla Pandolfi and Farid Dahdouh-Guebas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:41
  38. Traditional markets are important trading places for medicinal plants, and researchers performing market surveys often engage in ethnobotanical research to record the herbal plants used locally and any related...

    Authors: Mingshuo Zhang, Haitao Li, Junqi Wang, Maohong Tang, Xiaobo Zhang, Shaohua Yang, Jianqin Liu, Ying Li, Xiulan Huang, Zhiyong Li and Luqi Huang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:40
  39. Black-boned sheep is a precious genetic resource with black quality traits cultivated by the Pumi people in Tongdian Town, Lanping County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Northwest Yunnan, China. It has be...

    Authors: Yanxiao Fan, Zhuo Cheng, Bo Liu, Xian Hu, Maroof Ali and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:39
  40. Hunting wild animals is essential for nutrition, clothing, predator control and disease treatment. As part of a system based on food choices and uses, it is influenced by ecological, economic and sociocultural...

    Authors: Jeferson de M. Souza, Ernani M. F. Lins Neto and Felipe S. Ferreira
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:38
  41. The persistence of threatened and protected wildlife depends not only on habitat suitability but also remarkably on local communities’ acceptance. The black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) is a flagship species f...

    Authors: Yun Ruan, Yalong Li, Yuanping Xia, Tailin Yu and Chuanyin Dai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:37
  42. Traditional veterinary medicine (TVM) or ethnoveterinary medicine comprises knowledge, practices, and beliefs about farm animals. Its study serves to offer ecologically and culturally appropriate strategies fo...

    Authors: Fernanda Olivares, Carla Marchant and José Tomás Ibarra
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:36
  43. Amputation of the uvula by lay providers, so-called “traditional uvulectomy”, is common in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. In Tanzania, the procedure is a treatment of persistent cough, and in some areas of the c...

    Authors: Siri Lange and Dorcas Mfaume
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:35
  44. The risk of losing traditional knowledge of medicinal plants and their use and conservation is very high. Documenting knowledge on distribution and use of medicinal plants by different ethnic groups and at spa...

    Authors: Ripu M. Kunwar, Bikash Baral, Sanjeev Luintel, Yadav Uprety, Ram C. Poudel, Binaya Adhikari, Yagya P. Adhikari, Suresh C. Subedi, Chandra K. Subedi, Prakash Poudel, Hem R. Paudel, Basanta Paudel, Laxmi Mahat Kunwar, Kul S. Upadhayaya, Shandesh Bhattarai, Dipesh Pyakurel…
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:34
  45. Wild edible mushrooms (WEM) are economically significant and used in traditional medicines worldwide. The region of Jammu and Kashmir (Western Himalayas) is enriched with the diversity of edible mushrooms, col...

    Authors: Tariq Saiff Ullah, Syeda Sadiqa Firdous, Wayne Thomas Shier, Javeed Hussain, Hamayun Shaheen, Muhammad Usman, Maryam Akram and Abdul Nasir Khalid
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:32
  46. Social–ecological systems are based on particular species and on their direct and human-mediated interactions. The ‘golden humped tench’ or tinca gobba dorata, a variety of tench—Tinca tinca (L., 1758)—traditiona...

    Authors: Alessandro Delpero and Gabriele Volpato
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:31
  47. The Dong people mainly live in Hunan, Guangxi and Guizhou provinces, China, with a long history of glutinous rice cultivation, among which Kam Sweet Rice (KSR) is a group of rice landraces that has been domest...

    Authors: Chunhui Liu, Yanjie Wang, Xiaoding Ma, Di Cui, Bing Han, Dayuan Xue and Longzhi Han
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:30
  48. As a hard-hit area during the COVID-19 pandemic, Belgium knew the highest mortality among people from sub-Saharan African descent, compared to any other group living in the country. After migration, people oft...

    Authors: Emiel De Meyer, Patrick Van Damme, Eduardo de la Peña and Melissa Ceuterick
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:29

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