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Table 4 Categorization of use trends

From: Why they eat, what they eat: patterns of wild edible plants consumption in a tribal area of Western Himalaya

Trend Characteristics
Continuing use Species that were consumed earlier and are still consumed in similar proportions
Declining use Species that were consumed in higher amounts earlier (5 years) but now less used
Increasing use Species that were consumed in lesser amount in the past but now more used
Not used Species that were used earlier but are not used now