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  1. Content type: Research

    The present ethnozoological study describes the traditional knowledge related to the use of different animals and animal-derived products as medicines by the inhabitants of villages surrounding the Ranthambhor...

    Authors: Madan Mohan Mahawar and DP Jaroli

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:46

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    An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers on the use of medicinal plants in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu during October 2003 to April 2004. The indigenous k...

    Authors: Chellaiah Muthu, Muniappan Ayyanar, Nagappan Raja and Savarimuthu Ignacimuthu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:43

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    Ethnoecological knowledge may be understood as spontaneous knowledge, culturally referenced of any society's members, learned and transmitted through social interactions and that are targeted at resolution of ...

    Authors: Andréia de Souza Guimarães and José da Silva Mourão

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:42

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  4. Content type: Review

    This article surveys the botanical composition of 40 Muslim graveyards in northern Israel, accompanied by an ethnobotanical study of the folkloristic traditions of the use of these plants in cemeteries.

    Authors: Amots Dafni, Efraim Lev, Sabine Beckmann and Christian Eichberger

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:38

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    Research was carried out in the years 2002–2003 into food, flavouring and feed folk traditions of plants in the Tyrrhenian part of the Basilicata region (southern Italy). This area was colonized in ancient tim...

    Authors: Paolo Maria Guarrera, Giovanni Salerno and Giulia Caneva

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:37

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  6. Content type: Research

    Migrants are often constrained by a lack of knowledge regarding their new environment and require new skills for their livelihood. In Palawan, some of these necessary skills and knowledge are related to the co...

    Authors: Celeste Lacuna-Richman

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:36

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  7. Content type: Research

    Traditional plant use is of extremely high importance in many societies, and prevalent in African communities. This knowledge is however dwindling rapidly due to changes towards a more Western lifestyle. The i...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:35

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  8. Content type: Research

    An ethnobotanical survey of wild edible plants of Cyprus was carried out in two sites. Paphos vine zone and Larnaca mixed farming zone. These are among the areas in Cyprus whose inhabitants subsisted primarily...

    Authors: Athena Della, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi and Andreas Ch Hadjichambis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:34

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  9. Content type: Research

    The study of ethnobotany relating to any tribe is in itself a very intricate or convoluted process. This paper documents the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants that are in use by the indigenous Jaintia ...

    Authors: Albert L Sajem and Kuldip Gosai

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:33

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  10. Content type: Review

    The medicinal properties of plant species have made an outstanding contribution in the origin and evolution of many traditional herbal therapies. These traditional knowledge systems have started to disappear w...

    Authors: Chandra Prakash Kala, Pitamber Prasad Dhyani and Bikram Singh Sajwan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:32

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    This paper investigates the commonalities in ethnoveterinary medicine used for horses between Trinidad (West Indies) and British Columbia (Canada). These research areas are part of a common market in pharmaceu...

    Authors: Cheryl Lans, Nancy Turner, Gerhard Brauer, Grant Lourenco and Karla Georges

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:31

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  12. Content type: Research

    The Caatinga (dry land vegetation) is one of the most characteristic vegetation types in northeastern Brazil. It occupies a large percentage of the semi-arid region there, and generally supports two major type...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:30

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  13. Content type: Research

    The use of plants for healing by any cultural group is integrally related to local concepts of the nature of disease, the nature of plants, and the world view of the culture. The physical and chemical properti...

    Authors: Leslie Main Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:29

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  14. Content type: Research

    Molluscs have been for a long time a very important food resource for humans. Therefore, oysters, clams, and mussels are highly required at seafood markets. Like any commercial food, it is necessary that mollu...

    Authors: Alberto K Nishida, Nivaldo Nordi and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:28

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    Traditional plant use in Nepal has been documented for millennia. The importance of plants as medicine has not diminished in any way in recent times, and traditional medicines are still the most important heal...

    Authors: Ripu M Kunwar, Bal K Nepal, Hari B Kshhetri, Sanjeev K Rai and Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:27

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  16. Content type: Research

    Mangrove forests, though essentially common and wide-spread, are highly threatened. Local societies along with their knowledge about the mangrove also are endangered, while they are still underrepresented as s...

    Authors: F Dahdouh-Guebas, S Collin, D Lo Seen, P Rönnbäck, D Depommier, T Ravishankar and N Koedam

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:24

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  17. Content type: Research

    Traditional plant use is of tremendous importance in many societies, including most rural African communities. This knowledge is however, rapidly dwindling due to changes towards a more Western lifestyle, and ...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann, Genevieve G Gilbreath, John Solio, Manja Lutura, Rumpac Lutuluo, Kimaren Kunguru, Nick Wood and Simon G Mathenge

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:22

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  18. Content type: Research

    New quantitative methods to collect and analyze data have produced novel findings in ethnobiology. A common application of quantitative methods in ethnobiology is to assess the traditional ecological knowledge...

    Authors: Victoria Reyes-García, Vincent Vadez, Susan Tanner, Thomas McDade, Tomás Huanca and William R Leonard

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:21

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  19. Content type: Research

    It was aimed in the present work to report aspects related to identification, naming and categorization of the mastofauna species of the caatinga biome, according to hunters' knowledge of Northeast Brazil. The...

    Authors: José S Mourão, Helder FP Araujo and Fabiana S Almeida

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:19

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  20. Content type: Research

    Zonocerus variegatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae) is known as an agricultural pest in West and Central Africa. However, its importance in the agricultural production system in Cameroon has not be...

    Authors: Sévilor Kekeunou, Stephan Weise, Jean Messi and Manuel Tamò

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:17

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  21. Content type: Research

    During the years 2003–2005, a comparative ethnobotanical field survey was conducted on remedies used in traditional animal healthcare in eight Mediterranean areas. The study sites were selected within the EU-f...

    Authors: Andrea Pieroni, Maria Elena Giusti, Caterina de Pasquale, Cinzia Lenzarini, Eleonora Censorii, María Reyes Gonzáles-Tejero, Cristina Patricia Sánchez-Rojas, Jose M Ramiro-Gutiérrez, Melpomeni Skoula, Chris Johnson, Anaya Sarpaki, Athena Della, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadijchambi, Andreas Hadjichambis, Mohammed Hmamouchi, Said El-Jorhi…

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:16

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to identify plant species among the diverse flora of the caatinga ecosystem that are used therapeutically. Research was undertaken in the municipalities of Piranhas and Delmiro Gouveia, ...

    Authors: Cecília de Fátima CBR Almeida, Elba Lúcia Cavalcanti de Amorim, Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque and Maria Bernadete S Maia

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:15

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  23. Content type: Research

    The importance of medicinal plants in traditional healthcare practices, providing clues to new areas of research and in biodiversity conservation is now well recognized. However, information on the uses for pl...

    Authors: Sanjay Kr Uniyal, KN Singh, Pankaj Jamwal and Brij Lal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:14

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  24. Content type: Research

    Plants in Kenya are becoming increasingly important as sources of traditional medicines. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that malaria kills about 2.7 million people every year, 90% of who are...

    Authors: Grace N Njoroge and Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:8

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  25. Content type: Research

    The use and management of "angico" (Anadenanthera colubrina (Vell.) Brenan) by a rural community in northeastern Brazil was examined. By employing different techniques of data collection and population structure ...

    Authors: Júlio Marcelino Monteiro, Cecília de Fátima CB Rangel de Almeida, Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque, Reinaldo Farias Paiva de Lucena, Alissandra Trajano N Florentino and Rodrigo Leonardo C de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    Malaria is a leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa. Tanzania changed its malaria treatment policy from chloroquine (CQ) to Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) as first line drug in August 2001. We wanted to...

    Authors: Stephen ED Nsimba

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:5

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  27. Content type: Research

    More than twelve temperate-inhabitant Mexican ethnic groups are considered to be mycophilic and to have extensive traditional mycological knowledge. In contrast, inhabitants of tropical lands have been studied...

    Authors: Felipe Ruán-Soto, Roberto Garibay-Orijel and Joaquín Cifuentes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:3

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  28. Content type: Research

    The Chinese term "Hot Qi" is often used by parents to describe symptoms in their children. The current study was carried out to estimate the prevalence of using the Chinese term "Hot Qi" to describe symptoms i...

    Authors: Flora Y Kong, Daniel K Ng, Chung-hong Chan, Wan-lan Yu, Danny Chan, Ka-li Kwok and Pok-yu Chow

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Traditional human communities have a wide knowledge of their environment. Collection of animals in estuarine and coastal areas are directly influenced by tidal cycles. The aim of this study is to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Alberto K Nishida, Nivaldo Nordi and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    From a conservationist perspective, seahorses are threatened fishes. Concomitantly, from a socioeconomic perspective, they represent a source of income to many fishing communities in developing countries. An i...

    Authors: Ierecê ML Rosa, Rômulo RN Alves, Kallyne M Bonifácio, José S Mourão, Frederico M Osório, Tacyana PR Oliveira and Mara C Nottingham

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2005 1:12

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