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  1. Background: Human beings employ a combination of morphological, sensorial, utilitarian, cultural and ecological characters when they identify and classify organisms. Ethnotaxonomy has provided a store of informat...

    Authors: Fernando Zamudio and Norma I Hilgert

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  2. Human values and folklore of wildlife strongly influence the effectiveness of conservation efforts. These values and folklore may also vary with certain demographic characteristics such as gender, age, or educ...

    Authors: Luis MP Ceríaco

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:8

    Content type: Research

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  3. The boreal forest of Canada is home to several hundred thousands Aboriginal people who have been using medicinal plants in traditional health care systems for thousands of years. This knowledge, transmitted by...

    Authors: Yadav Uprety, Hugo Asselin, Archana Dhakal and Nancy Julien

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:7

    Content type: Review

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  4. Ethnobotanical studies are crucial in South-Eastern Europe for fostering local development and also for investigating the dynamics of Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) related to plants in one of the m...

    Authors: Behxhet Mustafa, Avni Hajdari, Feriz Krasniqi, Esat Hoxha, Hatixhe Ademi, Cassandra L Quave and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  5. Health care utilization in many developing countries, Tanzania included, is mainly through the use of traditional medicine (TRM) and its practitioners despite the presence of the conventional medicine. This ar...

    Authors: Edmund J Kayombo, Febronia C Uiso and Rogasian LA Mahunnah

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  6. The Ethnobotanical Collection from the Libyan territories of the botanist Alessandro Trotter is included in the Oratio Comes Botanical Museum at the Faculty of Agraria at the University Federico II in Naples. ...

    Authors: Antonino De Natale and Antonino Pollio

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:4

    Content type: Research

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  7. Smallholder livestock farmers in Nigeria utilize traditional medicines derived from medicinal plants (PMs) for the maintenance of their animals' health. This study was designed to determine the PMs used in the...

    Authors: Taiwo E Mafimisebi, Adegboyega E Oguntade, Adebowale N Fajemisin and Olaiya P Aiyelari

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  8. Ritual and religious uses of plant-derived smoke are widespread throughout the world. Our research focuses on Southwest China, where the use of incense is very common. This study aims to document and analyze c...

    Authors: Peter O Staub, Matthias S Geck and Caroline S Weckerle

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:43

    Content type: Research

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  9. African locust bean tree (Parkia biglobosa) is a multipurpose species used widely in arid Africa by local communities. The present study focused on ethnic differences in use values and use patterns of P. biglobos...

    Authors: Kourouma Koura, Jean C Ganglo, Achille E Assogbadjo and Clément Agbangla

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:42

    Content type: Research

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  10. Deforestation is one of the most ubiquitous forms of land degradation worldwide. Although remote sensing and aerial photographs can supply valuable information on land/use cover changes, they may not regularly...

    Authors: Adolphe Nfotabong-Atheull, Ndongo Din, Léopold G Essomè Koum, Behara Satyanarayana, Nico Koedam and Farid Dahdouh-Guebas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:41

    Content type: Research

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  11. The Peruvian Andean region is a main center of plant domestication of the world. There, several tuber species were domesticated and the area lodges one of the most important reservoirs of their varieties and w...

    Authors: Dora Velásquez-Milla, Alejandro Casas, Juan Torres-Guevara and Aldo Cruz-Soriano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:40

    Content type: Research

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  12. Ethiopian people have been using traditional medicine since time immemorial with 80% of its population dependent on traditional medicines. However, the documentation of traditional healers' clinics contributio...

    Authors: Wubet Birhan, Mirutse Giday and Tilahun Teklehaymanot

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:39

    Content type: Research

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  13. The integration of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) into formal school curricula may be a key tool for the revitalisation of biocultural diversity, and has the potential to improve the delivery of educat...

    Authors: Joe McCarter and Michael C Gavin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:38

    Content type: Research

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  14. Local knowledge systems are not considered in the conservation of fragile seagrass marine ecosystems. In fact, little is known about the utility of seagrasses in local coastal communities. This is intriguing g...

    Authors: AF Newmaster, KJ Berg, S Ragupathy, M Palanisamy, K Sambandan and SG Newmaster

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:37

    Content type: Research

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  15. Many European protected areas were legally created to preserve and maintain biological diversity, unique natural features and associated cultural heritage. Built over centuries as a result of geographical and ...

    Authors: Ana Maria Carvalho and Amélia Frazão-Moreira

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:36

    Content type: Research

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  16. Authors: Ina Vandebroek, Victoria Reyes-García, Ulysses P de Albuquerque, Rainer Bussmann and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:35

    Content type: Editorial

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  17. Lethargic Crab Disease (LCD) has caused significant mortalities in the population of Ucides cordatus crabs in the Mucuri estuary in Bahia State, Brazil, and has brought social and economic problems to many crab-h...

    Authors: Angélica MS Firmo, Mônica MP Tognella, Walter LO Có, Raynner RD Barboza and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  18. Wild food plants are a critical component in the subsistence system of rice farmers in Northeast Thailand. One of the important characteristics of wild plant foods among farming households is that the main col...

    Authors: Gisella S Cruz-Garcia and Lisa L Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:33

    Content type: Research

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  19. The present paper documents the uses of plants in traditional herbal medicine for human and veterinary ailments, and those used for dietary supplements, religious purpose, local beverage, and plants used to po...

    Authors: Nima D Namsa, Manabendra Mandal, Sumpam Tangjang and Subhash C Mandal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  20. Zootherapy is important in various socio-cultural environments, and innumerous examples of the use of animal derived remedies can currently be found in many urban, semi-urban and more remote localities in all ...

    Authors: Wedson MS Souto, José S Mourão, Raynner RD Barboza, Lívia ET Mendonça, Reinaldo FP Lucena, Maine VA Confessor, Washington LS Vieira, Paulo FGP Montenegro, Luiz CS Lopez and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  21. The wetlands of the North East India fall among the global hotspots of biodiversity. However, they have received very little attention with relation to their intrinsic values to human kind; therefore their con...

    Authors: A Jain, M Sundriyal, S Roshnibala, R Kotoky, PB Kanjilal, HB Singh and RC Sundriyal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  22. This paper reports on the plant use of laypeople of the Oromo in Southern Ethiopia. The Oromo in Bale had names/uses for 294 species in comparison to 230 species documented in the lower reaches of the Bale are...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann, Paul Swartzinsky, Aserat Worede and Paul Evangelista

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  23. Traditional remedies are an integral part of Colombian culture. Here we present the results of a three-year study of ethnopharmacology and folk-medicine use among the population of the Atlantic Coast of Colomb...

    Authors: Harold Gómez-Estrada, Fredyc Díaz-Castillo, Luís Franco-Ospina, Jairo Mercado-Camargo, Jaime Guzmán-Ledezma, José Domingo Medina and Ricardo Gaitán-Ibarra

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  24. Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and folklore are repositories of large amounts of information about the natural world. Ideas, perceptions and empirical data held by human communities regarding local spe...

    Authors: Luis MP Ceríaco, Mariana P Marques, Natália C Madeira, Carlos M Vila-Viçosa and Paula Mendes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  25. Animals have been used as medicinal resources throughout human history. Majority of wildlife used in traditional medicines is taken from the wild; hence demand by traditional medicine is a cause of over-exploi...

    Authors: Durojaye A Soewu and Temilolu A Adekanola

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  26. The objective of this study was to investigate the indigenous utilization of termite mounds and termites in a rain-fed rice growing village in the central plain of Laos, where rice production is low and varies...

    Authors: Shuichi Miyagawa, Yusaku Koyama, Mika Kokubo, Yuichi Matsushita, Yoshinao Adachi, Sengdeaune Sivilay, Nobumitsu Kawakubo and Shinya Oba

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  27. This is a first description of the main ethnoveterinary features of the peasants in the Sierras de Córdoba. The aim of this study was to analyze the use of medicinal plants and other traditional therapeutic pr...

    Authors: Gustavo J Martínez and María C Luján

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  28. Ancient connections between animals and human are seen in cultures throughout the world in multiple forms of interaction with the local fauna that form the core of Ethnozoology. Historically, ethnozoological p...

    Authors: Rômulo RN Alves and Wedson MS Souto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:22

    Content type: Review

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  29. Barley is the number one food crop in the highland parts of North Eastern Ethiopia produced by subsistence farmers grown as landraces. Information on the ethnobotany, food utilization and maintenance of barley...

    Authors: Hailemichael Shewayrga and Peter A Sopade

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  30. The use of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) can help students to form schemas for interpreting local phenomena through the prism of what they already know. The formation of schemas related to HIV/AIDS risk perception...

    Authors: Kazhila C Chinsembu, Cornelia N Shimwooshili-Shaimemanya, Choshi D Kasanda and Donovan Zealand

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  31. Assam is very rich in plant biodiversity as well as in ethnic diversity and has a great traditional knowledge base in plant resources. It is inhabited by the largest number of tribes and they lead an intricate...

    Authors: Uma Kanta Sharma and Shyamanta Pegu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  32. Activities and diet during the postpartum period are culturally dictated in many Southeast Asian cultures, and a period of confinement is observed. Plants play an important role in recovery during the postpart...

    Authors: Vichith Lamxay, Hugo J de Boer and Lars Björk

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  33. Arunachal Pradesh, the easternmost part of India, is endowed with diverse natural resources and inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups that have developed skills to exploit the biotic resources of the region ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, V Benno Meyer-Rochow and Sampat Ghosh

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  34. In practically every human culture, the use of arthropods as medicinal resources has been reported. In Mexico, the Mayan people mainly use plants but occasionally also animals and minerals in their medicine. T...

    Authors: Salima Machkour-M'Rabet, Yann Hénaut, Peter Winterton and Roberto Rojo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. In this study, we sought to investigate the biology (diet and reproduction) and ethnobiology (fishers knowledge and fishing spots used to catch snappers) of five species of snappers (Lutjanidae), including Lutjan...

    Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana V Salivonchyk, Luciana G Araujo, Tainá B Andreoli, Mariana Clauzet, Claudia M Martinelli, Allan GL Ferreira, Luiz EC Oliveira and Renato AM Silvano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  36. The objective of this study was to establish a regional profile of the indigenous knowledge system (IKS) for medicinal plant use and cultural practices associated with the healing process of these plants by tr...

    Authors: Ahmad Cheikhyoussef, Martin Shapi, Kenneth Matengu and Hina Mu Ashekele

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  37. Growing interest is on food tree species in general, and particularly indigenous fruit tree species in developing countries since they are inherent to most tropical landscapes and serve the dual function of lo...

    Authors: Gerard N Gouwakinnou, Anne Mette Lykke, Achille E Assogbadjo and Brice Sinsin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  38. An ethnobotanical study was carried out in four parishes in the Ngai and Otwal Sub Counties in Oyam district, Northern Uganda, where insurgency has been prevalent for the past 20 years. Documenting medicinal p...

    Authors: Maud M Kamatenesi, Annabel Acipa and Hannington Oryem-Origa

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  39. We prepared a consolidated list of edible and therapeutic insects used in Arunachal Pradesh (N.E. India) by two tribal societies (i.e., the Nyishi of East Kameng and the Galo of West Siang). The list is based ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, Sampat Ghosh and Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. AIDS has created new vulnerabilities for rural African households due to prime-age adult mortality and is assumed to lead to impairment of the intergenerational transfer of farming knowledge. There has been sc...

    Authors: Rose C Fagbemissi and Lisa L Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  41. Many claims are made that the use of traditional medicine is a substantial and growing part of healthcare behavior around the world. In Bhutan traditional medical practice is one of the country's tangible heri...

    Authors: Namgay Lhamo and Sabine Nebel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:3

    Content type: Research

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