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  1. Chuxiong, known as “the City of Fungi,” is rich in fungal resources and traditional knowledge related to fungal biodiversity. The local environment is an excellent habitat for a wide variety of edible fungi. I...

    Authors: Dongyang Liu, Hong Cheng, Rainer W. Bussmann, Zhiyong Guo, Bo Liu and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:42

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  2. Birds are kept as pets around the world, and bird-keeping is an ancient and widespread practice, constituting one of the main reasons for the decline of some species. In the semi-arid region of Brazil, this pr...

    Authors: Wallisson Sylas Luna de Oliveira, Sérgio de Faria Lopes and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:41

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  3. This study seeks to better understand the human-nature interface and to measure the variability of plant use knowledge among cultures, through inter- and intracultural analyses. We compared plant collection, u...

    Authors: Ripu M. Kunwar, Maria Fadiman, Mary Cameron, Rainer W. Bussmann, Khum B. Thapa-Magar, Bhagawat Rimal and Prabhat Sapkota

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:40

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  4. This study contributes to the current ethnomedicinal knowledge of the Swat Valley, Pakistan. District Swat possesses remarkable biodiversity owing to its varied topographical and climatic conditions, prompting...

    Authors: Kishwar Ali, Nasrullah Khan, Inayat-Ur Rahman, Waqar Khan, Murad Ali, Nisar Uddin and Mohammad Nisar

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:39

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  5. The traditional ecological knowledge of land of the Ch’ol originary people from southeast Mexico forms part of their cultural identity; it is local and holistic and implies an integrated physical and spiritual...

    Authors: Rufo Sánchez-Hernández, Lucero Méndez-De la Cruz, David J. Palma-López and Francisco Bautista-Zuñiga

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:38

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  6. Using animals for different purposes goes back to the dawn of mankind. Animals served as a source of food, medicine, and clothing for humans and provided other services. This study was designed to undertake a ...

    Authors: Fasil Adugna Kendie, Sileshi Andualem Mekuriaw and Melkamu Andargie Dagnew

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:37

    Content type: Research

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  7. Eliciting factors affecting distribution of traditional knowledge (TK) and cultural importance of plant resources is central in ethnobiology. Socio-demographic attributes and ecological apparency hypothesis (E...

    Authors: Kolawolé Valère Salako, Francisco Moreira, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Frédéric Tovissodé, Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo and Romain Lucas Glèlè Kakaï

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:36

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  8. The housefly, Musca domestica L., is a major public health and domestic pest that spoils food and causes irritation and is a vector of many infectious disease pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Curre...

    Authors: Kalori Baana, Harriet Angwech and Geoffrey Maxwell Malinga

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:35

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  9. The Sierra Nevada del Cocuy-Güicán in the Colombian Andes is protected as a National Natural Park since 1977 because of its fragile páramo ecosystems, extraordinary biodiversity, high plant endemism, and function...

    Authors: Mireia Alcántara Rodríguez, Andrea Angueyra, Antoine M. Cleef and Tinde Van Andel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:34

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  10. Invasive plants can impact biodiversity as well as the lives of native human populations. Natural ecosystems represent sources of natural resources essential for the subsistence and socio-cultural continuity o...

    Authors: Arlene Oliveira Souza, Maria do Perpétuo Socorro Rodrigues Chaves, Reinaldo Imbrozio Barbosa and Charles Roland Clement

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:33

    Content type: Review

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  11. Mushrooms are important forest resources, mostly as food, despite the serious health threat posed by toxic species. In the Highlands of Chiapas, numerous wild mushroom intoxications have been registered. While...

    Authors: Felipe Ruan-Soto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:32

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  12. The inhabitants of western Sudan use traditional medicine for the treatment of various ailments due to lack of medical doctors and unaffordable prices of pharmaceutical products. The present study is the first...

    Authors: Tahani Osman Issa, Yahya Sulieman Mohamed, Sakina Yagi, Reem Hassan Ahmed, Telal Mohammed Najeeb, Abdelrafie Mohamed Makhawi and Tarig Osman Khider

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:31

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  13. The residents of remote areas mostly depend on folk knowledge of medicinal plants to cure different ailments. The present study was carried out to document and analyze traditional use regarding the medicinal p...

    Authors: Wahid Hussain, Lal Badshah, Manzoor Ullah, Maroof Ali, Asghar Ali and Farrukh Hussain

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:30

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  14. Cassava is an important crop in Africa that is widely cultivated for its starchy tuberous root, which constitutes a major source of dietary carbohydrates. Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) is the most devastating d...

    Authors: Jerome Anani Houngue, Justin S. Pita, Gilles Habib Todjro Cacaï, Martine Zandjanakou-Tachin, Emmanuel A. E. Abidjo and Corneille Ahanhanzo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:29

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  15. Palikur Amerindians live in the eastern part of French Guiana which is undergoing deep-seated changes due to the geographical and economic opening of the region. So far, Palikur’s traditional ecological knowle...

    Authors: Clémence Ogeron, Guillaume Odonne, Antonia Cristinoi, Julien Engel, Pierre Grenand, Jacques Beauchêne, Bruno Clair and Damien Davy

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:28

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  16. The order Hymenoptera comprises melliferous insects (bees, wasps and bumblebees); among them, stingless bees comprise a diverse group of eusocial insects present in tropical and subtropical areas. Of a total o...

    Authors: Fabio Fernando Flores, Norma Inés Hilgert and Liliana Concepción Lupo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:27

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  17. Food knowledge and consumption in the context of migration is an important topic in ethnobiological research. Little research is done on the process of how external factors impact food knowledge amongst migran...

    Authors: Elisabeth Kuhn, Ruth Haselmair, Heidemarie Pirker and Christian R. Vogl

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:26

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  18. Majority of the people in rural areas depend on traditional fungi-based medicines to combat different illnesses. This ethnomycological survey was undertaken to document the traditional knowledge of mushrooms a...

    Authors: N. A. Teke, T. R. Kinge, E. Bechem, T. M. Nji, L. M. Ndam and A. M. Mih

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:25

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  19. The Guachichiles were a group of Chichimeca people that inhabited the southern and central parts of the Mexican Plateau. In the southern area of their distribution, they occupied and used the tunales, extensive f...

    Authors: Eric Mellink, Mónica E. Riojas-López and José Antonio Rivera-Villanueva

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:24

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  20. The lack of literature on the interactions between indigenous people and the valuable agroforestry trees hinder the promotion of sustainable management of plant resources in West African Sahel. This study aime...

    Authors: Larba Hubert Balima, Blandine Marie Ivette Nacoulma, Marius Rodrigue Mensah Ekué, François N’Guessan Kouamé and Adjima Thiombiano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:23

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  21. In Colombia, ethnobotanical studies regarding plant cultural significance (CS) in tropical dry forests are scarce and mainly focused on the Caribbean region. Different authors have indicated that the plants wi...

    Authors: Jeison Herley Rosero-Toro, Luz Piedad Romero-Duque, Dídac Santos-Fita and Felipe Ruan-Soto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:22

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  22. Atakora mountains in Benin are a unique but fragile ecosystem, harboring many endemic plant species. The ecosystem is undergoing degradation, and the woody vegetation is dramatically declining due to high anth...

    Authors: Pierre Onodje Agbani, Konoutan Médard Kafoutchoni, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Ahuéfa Mauricel Kégbé, Hahn Karen and Brice Sinsin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:21

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  23. Herbal baths play an important role in the traditional health care of Maroons living in the interior of Suriname. However, little is known on the differences in plant ingredients used among and within the Maro...

    Authors: Charlotte I. E. A. van ‘t Klooster, Vinije Haabo, Sofie Ruysschaert, Tessa Vossen and Tinde R. van Andel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:20

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  24. In Amazonia, primates are not only an important food source but they also hold significant cultural and symbolic value for many indigenous groups. We document the relationship between primates and community me...

    Authors: Carla Mere Roncal, Mark Bowler and Michael P Gilmore

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:19

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  25. Cross-cultural studies indicate that every culture has its own particular explanations for health and illness and its own healing strategies. The Konso people have always practiced indigenous medicine and have...

    Authors: Tebaber Workneh, Guday Emirie, Mirgissa Kaba, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen and Helmut Kloos

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:18

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  26. Traditional management regimes and knowledge systems of forest resources have shaped forests throughout the world where materials from individual species are harvested in a sustainable manner. To comprehend th...

    Authors: Leul Kidane, Sileshi Nemomissa and Tamrat Bekele

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:17

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  27. Traditional knowledge about the use of medicinal plants for herbal drinks (HDs) is not well documented in the Azad Kashmir region despite their widespread use. This study highlights the taxonomic diversity and...

    Authors: Neelam Rashid, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Mushtaq Ahmad, Valère Kolawolé Salako, Muhammad Zafar and Khafsa Malik

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:16

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  28. Medicinal plants (MPs) used by traditional healers (THs) were investigated in Megera and adjacent subdistricts (kebeles) of Dalle District, Sidama Zone, southern Ethiopia. The objective of the study was to ide...

    Authors: Nigatu Tuasha, Beyene Petros and Zemede Asfaw

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:15

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  29. Wild vegetables in the Mediterranean Basin are still often consumed as a part of the diet and, in particular, there is a great tradition regarding their use in Sicily.

    Authors: Anna Geraci, Filippo Amato, Giuseppe Di Noto, Giuseppe Bazan and Rosario Schicchi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:14

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  30. Wild mushrooms constitute an important non-timber forest product that provides diverse substances and services, especially food and income for local communities from many parts of the world. This study present...

    Authors: Héritier Milenge Kamalebo, Hippolyte Nshimba Seya Wa Malale, Cephas Masumbuko Ndabaga, Jérôme Degreef and André De Kesel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:13

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  31. The pastoral lifestyle of Indigenous communities of Bajaur Agency is bringing them close to natural remedies for treating their domestic animals. Several studies have been conducted across the globe describing...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Amir Hasan Khan, Muhammad Adnan and Habib Ullah

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:11

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  32. Local people in the Himalayan region use a wide range of wild and non-cultivated edible plants (WNEPs) for food, spice, medicinal, and cultural purposes. However, their availability, use, status and contributi...

    Authors: Kamal Prasad Aryal, Sushmita Poudel, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Nakul Chettri, Pashupati Chaudhary, Wu Ning and Rajan Kotru

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:10

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  33. That the answers elicited through interviews may be influenced by the knowledge of the interviewer is accepted across disciplines. However, in ethnobotany, there is little evidence to quantitatively assess wha...

    Authors: Narel Y. Paniagua-Zambrana, Rainer W. Bussmann, Robbie E. Hart, Araceli L. Moya-Huanca, Gere Ortiz-Soria, Milton Ortiz-Vaca, David Ortiz-Álvarez, Jorge Soria-Morán, María Soria-Morán, Saúl Chávez, Bertha Chávez-Moreno, Gualberto Chávez-Moreno, Oscar Roca and Erlin Siripi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:9

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  34. Traditional knowledge on ethnomedicinal plant is slowly eroding. The exploration, identification and documentation on utilization of ethnobotanic resources are essential for restoration and preservation of eth...

    Authors: Antony Joseph Raj, Saroj Biswakarma, Nazir A. Pala, Gopal Shukla, Vineeta, Munesh Kumar, Sumit Chakravarty and Rainer W. Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:8

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  35. Fungi have multiple uses in temperate areas of México, but an important decrease in the traditional knowledge of uses and customs of mushrooms becomes a fundamental issue for fungi conservation. However, only ...

    Authors: Daniel Robles-García, Humberto Suzán-Azpiri, Adriana Montoya-Esquivel, Jesús García-Jiménez, Edgardo Ulises Esquivel-Naranjo, Elhadi Yahia and Fidel Landeros-Jaime

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:7

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  36. People’s diets are usually restricted to a small number of plant species, even in regions with great diversity. We investigated the knowledge of residents in Ribeirão da Ilha, a district of Florianópolis (Sant...

    Authors: Mayana Lacerda Leal, Rubana Palhares Alves and Natalia Hanazaki

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:6

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  37. Interactions between societies and nature are regulated by complex systems of beliefs, symbolism, customs, and worldviews (kosmos), ecological knowledge (corpus), and management strategies and practices (praxis),...

    Authors: Berenice Farfán-Heredia, Alejandro Casas, Ana I. Moreno-Calles, Eduardo García-Frapolli and Aída Castilleja

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:5

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  38. Lǎo huǒ liàng tāng (Cantonese slow-cooked soup, CSCS) is popular in Guangdong, China, and is consumed by Cantonese people worldwide as a delicious appetizer. Because CSCS serves as an important part of family hea...

    Authors: Yujing Liu, Qi Liu, Ping Li, Deke Xing, Huagang Hu, Lin Li, Xuechen Hu and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:4

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  39. Ethnographic research can help to establish dialog between conservationists and local people in reintroduction areas. Considering that predator reintroductions may cause local resistance, we assessed attitudes...

    Authors: Margarida Lopes-Fernandes, Clara Espírito-Santo and Amélia Frazão-Moreira

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:3

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  40. Plant-derived products have an imperative biological role against certain pathogenic organisms and were considered to be a major source of modern drugs. Rural people residing in developing countries are relyin...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Muhammad Adnan, Amir Hasan Khan, Abdelaaty Abdelaziz Shahat, Mansour S. Al-Said and Riaz Ullah

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:2

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  41. The interest in theoretical frameworks that improve our understanding of social-ecological systems is growing within the field of ethnobiology. Several evolutionary questions may underlie the relationships bet...

    Authors: Flávia Rosa Santoro, André Luiz Borba Nascimento, Gustavo Taboada Soldati, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2018 14:1

    Content type: Review

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  42. In the original publication [1] were the Arabic letters in Table 2 incorrect. The corrected version of Table 2 can be found as Additional file 1 in this Erratum.

    Authors: Afnan Alqethami, Julie A. Hawkins and Irene Teixidor-Toneu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:71

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    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:62

  43. From time immemorial, wild plants have been used for edible purposes. They still continue to be a major source of nutrition for tribal people. However, unfortunately, their use is now declining. This has impli...

    Authors: Deepika Thakur, Alpy Sharma and Sanjay Kr. Uniyal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:70

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  44. This explorative study was undertaken for the first time in Kel village located in the Upper Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The purpose was to document the indigenous knowledge of the native people use...

    Authors: Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Abdul Hamid, Fahim Nawaz, Mansoor Hameed, Farooq Ahmad, Jiabin Deng, Noreen Akhtar, Ambreen Wazarat and Sehrish Mahroof

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:68

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  45. Cyprus is recognised as a hotspot for illegal bird trapping in the Mediterranean basin. A consumer demand for the Eurasian blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) is driving the use of non-selective trapping methods, resul...

    Authors: Heather M. Jenkins, Christos Mammides and Aidan Keane

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:67

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  46. Understanding the functional diversity of home gardens and their socio-ecological determinants is essential for mainstreaming these agroforestry practices into agrobiodiversity conservation strategies. This pa...

    Authors: Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Valère Kolawolé Salako, Adandé Belarmain Fandohan, Alix Frank Rodrigue Idohou, Romain Glèlè Kakaї and Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:66

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  47. The Schools’ Folklore Scheme (1937–1939) was implemented at a pivotal time in Irelands’ political history. It resulted in a body of ethnological information that is unique in terms of when, why and how it was ...

    Authors: Fiona Shannon, Astrid Sasse, Helen Sheridan and Michael Heinrich

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:65

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  48. Although termites are considered as agricultural pests, they play an important role in maintaining the ecosystem. Therefore, it matters to investigate the farmers’ perception of the impacts of the termites on ...

    Authors: Laura Estelle Yêyinou Loko, Azize Orobiyi, Paterne Agre, Alexandre Dansi, Manuele Tamò and Yves Roisin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2017 13:64

    Content type: Research

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