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  1. The local Dong people in Qiandongnan Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China, with rich biocultural diversity, have developed the traditional rice-duckweed-fish-duck agroecosystem (RDFDA) to support biodiversity c...

    Authors: Jianwu He, Liping Peng, Wei Li, Jin Luo, Qiang Li, Hanyong Zeng, Maroof Ali and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:19
  2. Folk plant nomenclature is a part of knowledge of indigenous people often used to distinguish plant species. This study aimed to document the folk botanical nomenclature of the Yi people in Xiaoliangshan, Yunn...

    Authors: Yi-Won Addi, Yu Zhang, Xiao-Yong Ding, Chang-An Guo and Yu-Hua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:18
  3. Many communities in developing countries rely on ecosystem services (ESs) associated with wild and cultivated plant species. Plant resources provide numerous ESs and goods that support human well-being and sur...

    Authors: Alfred Maroyi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:17
  4. The traditional knowledge on wild edible plants has been shown in many studies a worrying decline throughout the last few decades. Therefore, the first aim of this study was to document the population knowledg...

    Authors: Ridwane Ghanimi, Ahmed Ouhammou, Abdellah Ahouach and Mohamed Cherkaoui
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:16
  5. The bryophytes are a plant group that is smaller than and not as well known as the vascular plants. They are less used and are almost completely neglected in ethnobotanical studies. Traditional nativity scenes...

    Authors: Marija Bučar, Vedran Šegota, Anja Rimac, Nikola Koletić, Tihana Marić and Antun Alegro
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:15
  6. The wooden bowl is an important symbol of the Tibetan cultures, yet, in China, little has been documented regarding the raw materials used to make these items as well as their cultural significance in Tibet. T...

    Authors: Xiao-Yong Ding, Chang-An Guo, Hua-Bin Hu and Yu-Hua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:13
  7. Illegal capture and trade of wild birds are some of the most present types of wildlife trade in Brazil, and are often associated with cultural and socioenvironmental aspects. Those habits are particularly pres...

    Authors: Antonio Iderval Sodré Neto, Ricardo Evangelista Fraga and Alexandre Schiavetti
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:12
  8. The cockle is available to numerous fishing villages in Europe, especially Portugal. In the Ria de Aveiro, there is a lack of a fisheries management program and the need for new ecological studies on cockle bi...

    Authors: Heitor O. Braga, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro and Luísa Magalhães
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:11
  9. The growing interest for more natural products in food and health industries has led to increasing research on traditional knowledge related to plants. While theoretical knowledge (TK) on the uses of a species...

    Authors: Janine C. F. Donhouedé, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Kisito Gandji, Rodrigue Idohou, Roméo Tohoun, Achille Hounkpèvi, Natasha Ribeiro, Ana I. Ribeiro-Barros, Romain Glèlè Kakaï and Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:10
  10. The Biebrza Valley is one of the largest complexes of wetlands (floodplain and percolation mire) and conservation sites in Central Europe. Local communities have managed the area extensively for subsistence an...

    Authors: Joanna Sucholas, Zsolt Molnár, Łukasz Łuczaj and Peter Poschlod
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:9
  11. In Burkina Faso, Sudanian savannas are important ecosystems for conservation of plant diversity. Due to desertification and insecurity, population migration from the North has increased human density and anthr...

    Authors: Assétou Nabaloum, Dethardt Goetze, Amadé Ouédraogo, Stefan Porembski and Adjima Thiombiano
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:8
  12. Urban ethnobotanical research in Costa Rica is rather rare and home gardens are poorly studied so far. Investigating their biodiversity is crucial in gathering knowledge on the uses of this particular flora, e...

    Authors: Roxana González-Ball, Tania Bermúdez-Rojas, Marilyn Romero-Vargas and Melissa Ceuterick
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:7
  13. Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) plays a key role in family farming systems in Senegal. It makes an essential contribution to economic, nutritional and food security. Although it is crucial, little is known about how f...

    Authors: Awa Sarr, Amy Bodian, Mame Codou Gueye, Badara Gueye, Ghislain Kanfany, Cyril Diatta, Lardia Ali Bougma, Elisabeth A. M. C. Diop, Ndiaga Cissé, Diaga Diouf and Christian Leclerc
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:6
  14. We aimed to verify whether the taste and chemical composition influence the selection of plants in each medicinal category, whether within a socio-ecological system or between different socio-ecological system...

    Authors: Rafael Corrêa Prota dos Santos Reinaldo, Flávia Rosa Santoro, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Patrícia Muniz de Medeiros
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:4
  15. Dulong (Drung people) are one of the ethnic minorities of China, consisting of a small population living in remote and mountainous regions with limited facilities. Over the years, the Dulong have maintained th...

    Authors: Zhuo Cheng, Xiaoping Lu, Fengke Lin, Abid Naeem and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:3
  16. The Baiku Yao is a branch of the Yao nationality in China. The unique dying process of traditional clothing employed by these people has distinct national characteristics, a profound impact on the production a...

    Authors: Renchuan Hu, Tingting Li, Yunrui Qin, Yujing Liu and Yunfeng Huang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:2
  17. Drawing on Phillipe Descola’s comparative analysis of ontological regimes across cultures, this article identifies analogism guiding ethnobiological repertories among two distinctive traditional tropical forest c...

    Authors: Helbert Medeiros Prado, Rui Sérgio Sereni Murrieta, Glenn Harvey Shepard Jr, Tamires de Lima Souza and Marcelo Nivert Schlindwein
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:1
  18. The Republic of Georgia is part of the Caucasus biodiversity hotspot, and human agricultural plant use dates back at least 6000 years. Over the last years, lots of ethnobotanical research on the area has been ...

    Authors: Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana, Inayat Ur Rahman, Zaal Kikvidze, Shalva Sikharulidze, David Kikodze, David Tchelidze, Manana Khutsishvili and Ketevan Batsatsashvili
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:72
  19. Medicinal plants have been used for ages in Ethiopia. Some 887 plant species have been documented to heal human and livestock health problems. Documenting the traditional use of medicinal plants is a vital ste...

    Authors: Muhidin Tahir, Letebrhan Gebremichael, Tadesse Beyene and Patrick Van Damme
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:71
  20. Open and public markets are the main providers of medicinal plants in urban environments. The present study evaluated the medicinal plants sold in public markets in different municipalities in the mesoregions ...

    Authors: Ezequiel da Costa Ferreira, Reinado Farias Paiva de Lucena, Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua-Zambrana and Denise Dias da Cruz
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:70
  21. Species with direct uses, such as sources of food, shelter, building material and medicine tend to have more specific local names. But could the same apply for species that people fear?

    Authors: Harith Farooq, Cláudio Bero, Yolanda Guilengue, Clementina Elias, Yasalde Massingue, Ivo Mucopote, Cristóvão Nanvonamuquitxo, Johan Marais, Alexandre Antonelli and Søren Faurby
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:69
  22. Mandrake (Mandragora spp.) is one of the most famous medicinal plant in western cultures since Biblical times and throughout written history. In many cultures, mandrake is related to magic and witchcraft, which i...

    Authors: Amots Dafni, Cesar Blanché, Salekh Aqil Khatib, Theodora Petanidou, Bedrettin Aytaç, Ettore Pacini, Ekaterina Kohazurova, Aharon Geva-Kleinberger, Soli Shahvar, Zora Dajic, Helmut W. Klug and Guillermo Benítez
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:68
  23. Marketplaces reflect not only the commerce of an area, but also its culture. In Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture with Kaili as its capital, Guizhou Province, China, traditional medicine is thriv...

    Authors: Sizhao Liu, Beixi Zhang, Jiangju Zhou, Qiyi Lei, Qiong Fang, Edward J. Kennelly and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:67
  24. Fieldwork plays an important role in research projects across a variety of fields, especially in the multidisciplinary setting of natural and social science research. As is the nature of fieldwork, things do n...

    Authors: Barbara C. Seele, Léanne Dreyer, Karen J. Esler and Anthony B. Cunningham
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:66
  25. Understanding the perceptions, preferences and management practices associated with intraspecific variability of emblematic African tree crops is critical for their sustainable management. In this paper, we ex...

    Authors: Aurore Rimlinger, Jérôme Duminil, Taïna Lemoine, Marie-Louise Avana, Armel Chakocha, Alexis Gakwavu, Franca Mboujda, Mélanie Tsogo, Marlène Elias and Stéphanie M. Carrière
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:65
  26. Documenting local ecological knowledge (LEK) has recently become a topic of considerable interest. LEK can contribute to various areas of ecology, including habitat management and conservation biology. It has ...

    Authors: Viktor Löki, Jenő Nagy, András Nagy, Dániel Babai, Zsolt Molnár and Balázs András Lukács
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:63
  27. Despite a widespread aversion towards faeces and urine, animal excreta are used in traditional medicine in many countries since centuries, but records are scattered and few therapeutic uses have been accuratel...

    Authors: Jean-Marc Dubost, Phommachack Kongchack, Eric Deharo, Palamy Sysay, Chithdavone Her, Lamxay Vichith, Duffillot Sébastien and Sabrina Krief
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:62
  28. Traditional medicine has remained the most affordable and easily accessible source of treatment in the primary healthcare system among communities unable to get modern medication. Ethiopian indigenous people h...

    Authors: Mersha Ashagre Eshete and Ermias Lulekal Molla
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:61
  29. Some 35,000 indentured laborers from India were recruited to work on plantations in Suriname between 1868 and 1916. It is likely that most were familiar with farming before they were shipped to this former Dut...

    Authors: Melissa Ramdayal, Harro Maat and Tinde van Andel
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:60
  30. There are handful hypothesis-driven ethnobotanical studies in Nepal. In this study, we tested the non-random medicinal plant selection hypothesis using national- and community-level datasets through three diff...

    Authors: Durga H. Kutal, Ripu M. Kunwar, Yadav Uprety, Yagya P. Adhikari, Shandesh Bhattarai, Binaya Adhikari, Laxmi M. Kunwar, Man D. Bhatt and Rainer W. Bussmann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:59

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:64

  31. Traditional resource management (TRM) systems develop depending on local conditions, such as climate, culture, and environment. Most studies have focused on the TRM system itself, excluding the people who mana...

    Authors: Kana Miyamoto, Hiroshi Ehara, Randolph Thaman, Joeli Veitayaki, Takehito Yoshida and Hikaru Kobayashi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:58
  32. The study of the cultural significance (CS) of biodiversity provides key information to develop conservation strategies consistent with traditions and perceptions of human communities. In Los Tuxtlas Biosphere...

    Authors: Marianna Pinto-Marroquin, John F. Aristizabal, Yasminda García-Del Valle, Felipe Ruan-Soto and Juan Carlos Serio-Silva
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:57
  33. Traditional knowledge is key for sustainability, but it is rapidly disappearing. Pig keeping in forests and marshes is an ancient, once widespread, now vanishing practice, with a major economic and ecological ...

    Authors: Zsolt Molnár, Klára Szabados, Alen Kiš, Jelena Marinkov, László Demeter, Marianna Biró, Kinga Öllerer, Krisztián Katona, Marko Đapić, Ranko Perić, Viktor Ulicsni and Dániel Babai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:56
  34. The utilization of plants and plant resources for various ethnobotanical purposes is a common practice in local towns and villages of developing countries, especially in regard to human and veterinary healthca...

    Authors: Zeeshan Siddique, Nasir Shad, Ghulam Mujtaba Shah, Abid Naeem, Liu Yali, Muhammad Hasnain, Arshad Mahmood, Muhammad Sajid, Muhammad Idrees and Ilyas Khan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:55
  35. Homegardens are in situ conservation sources of germplasm diversity for overcoming homogenous germplasm problems in industrial agricultural systems. The Wa people constitute a long-dwelling ethnic group mainly...

    Authors: Hua Shao, Rosemary Hill, Dayuan Xue and Jingbiao Yang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:54
  36. Local plant knowledge typically is unevenly distributed within a community. This knowledge variation is important in understanding people’s relationship with their environment. Here we ask about knowledge vari...

    Authors: Anna Poncet, Christoph Schunko, Christian R. Vogl and Caroline S. Weckerle
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:53
  37. In some regions of Mexico, edible wild plants have been displaced or eliminated from the traditional food systems, mainly by changes in land use, booming monoculture, herbicide use, and by changes among the ne...

    Authors: José Espinoza-Pérez, César Reyes, Jesús Hernández-Ruíz, Maximino Díaz-Bautista, Francisco Ramos-López, Abel Espinoza-Gómez and Oscar Pérez-García
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:52
  38. In Ethiopia, about 92.3% of all the fuelwood (firewood and/or charcoal) is consumed for cooking, heating and lighting purposes by domestic households and the demand is growing from 10 to 14%. However, there ar...

    Authors: Tinsae Bahru, Berhane Kidane and Amsalu Tolessa
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:51
  39. Traditional plant protection strategies have an integral part of food production system in North Eastern state Tripura, India, which has bestowed with rich heritage and biodiversity. However, there is no compr...

    Authors: Satyapriya Singh, Biswajit Das, Anup Das, Sujan Majumder, Hidangmayum Lembisana Devi, Ranjeet Singh Godara, Alok Kumar Sahoo and Manas Ranjan Sahoo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:50
  40. The use and knowledge of medicinal plants play an essential role in community health in rural Mexico. Medicinal plants are part of the local heritage and provide a source of economic income. Nevertheless, know...

    Authors: Cecilia Arjona-García, José Blancas, Leonardo Beltrán-Rodríguez, Citlalli López Binnqüist, Hortensia Colín Bahena, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, José Antonio Sierra-Huelsz and Xavier López-Medellín
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:48
  41. The Aegadian Islands are located west of Trapani, Sicily. Once the site of bountiful tuna fisheries and fruit orchards (plums, peaches, apricots), grapevines, prickly pears, and grains, the local economy is no...

    Authors: Alfonso La Rosa, Laura Cornara, Alessandro Saitta, Akram M. Salam, Santo Grammatico, Marco Caputo, Tommaso La Mantia and Cassandra L. Quave
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:47
  42. Douyu Village, inhabited by the Lhoba people, is situated within the Eastern Himalayas, in southeastern Tibet, China. The village is located among high mountains and valleys, which feature complex terrain with...

    Authors: Wen-Yun Chen, Tao Yang, Jun Yang, Zhu-Chuan Qiu, Xiao-Yong Ding, Yu-Hua Wang and Yue-Hu Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:46
  43. While vector-borne diseases (VBDs) pose an important public health problem worldwide, there is a limited and conflicting knowledge about such illnesses in rural or urban settings. The present study aimed to ex...

    Authors: Joel E. Nava-Doctor, César A. Sandoval-Ruiz and Antonio Fernández-Crispín
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:45
  44. Trees are important components of terrestrial ecosystems; they provide ecological, economic, and cultural services to humans. There is an urgent need for undertaking ethnobotanical investigations and documenta...

    Authors: Mesfin Belete Hailemariam, Zerihun Woldu, Zemede Asfaw and Ermias Lulekal
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:44
  45. Ethnozoological knowledge is less documented than ethnobotanical. With this field study, we aim to record and analyze the Riffian Berber knowledge about the use of animals in traditional human and veterinary m...

    Authors: Aymane Budjaj, Guillermo Benítez and Juan Manuel Pleguezuelos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:43
  46. The capture of ornamental fish is one of the main economic activities of riverine families in the Amazon. However, studies regarding the local ecological knowledge of workers in this activity are still incipie...

    Authors: Daniel da Silva Ladislau, Maiko Willas Soares Ribeiro, Philip Dalbert da Silva Castro, Jackson Pantoja-Lima, Paulo Henrique Rocha Aride and Adriano Teixeira de Oliveira
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:42

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