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  1. Carapa procera, Lophira lanceolata, and Pentadesma butyracea are three underutilized but increasingly threatened indigenous oil-seed tree species (IOS) in tropical Africa. Because local knowledge is vital for sus...

    Authors: Fanta Reine Sheirita Tiétiambou, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Jésukpégo Roméo Tohoun and Amadé Ouédraogo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:43

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  2. Home gardens (HGs) are hotspots of in situ agrobiodiversity conservation. We conducted a case study in Tabasco, México, on HG owners’ knowledge of HG ecological, economical and socio-cultural multifunctionalit...

    Authors: Teresita Avilez-López, Hans van der Wal, Elda Miriam Aldasoro-Maya and Ulises Rodríguez-Robles

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:42

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  3. Cross-border research is a novel and important tool for detecting variability of ecological knowledge. This is especially evident in regions recently divided and annexed to different political regimes. Therefo...

    Authors: Giulia Mattalia, Nataliya Stryamets, Andrea Pieroni and Renata Sõukand

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:41

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  4. The Mulam are an ethnic group native to Guangxi, and nearly 80% of the Mulam population lives in Luocheng Mulam Autonomous County, northern Guangxi, southern China. They have accumulated rich medicinal folk kn...

    Authors: Renchuan Hu, Chunrui Lin, Weibin Xu, Yan Liu and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:40

    Content type: Research

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  5. A lot of emphasis is often placed on modern governance systems and little or no attention is given to traditional governance practices which remain largely undocumented. The study aimed at finding out importan...

    Authors: Willy Kibet Chebii, John Kaunga Muthee and Karatu Kiemo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:39

    Content type: Research

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  6. Like botanical taxa, various species of animals are also used in traditional and modern health care systems. Present study was intended with the aim to document the traditional uses of herptile and fish specie...

    Authors: Muhammad Altaf, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Shoaib Amjad, Kinza Irshad and Abdul Majid Khan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:38

    Content type: Research

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  7. It is only recently that written sources of local knowledge on plants are not being ignored by scholars as not belonging to “traditional” knowledge. Ethnobotanical texts, however, if they at all focus on knowl...

    Authors: Iwona Kaliszewska and Iwa Kołodziejska

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:37

    Content type: Research

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  8. In Europe and the Mediterranean, over-exploitation and destructive harvesting techniques have been identified as two critical threats affecting the sustainable harvesting of wild medicinal plant (WMP) species....

    Authors: Dimitrios Papageorgiou, Penelope J. Bebeli, Maria Panitsa and Christoph Schunko

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:36

    Content type: Research

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  9. Missions were established in California in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to convert Native Americans to Christianity and enculturate them into a class of laborers for Californios (Spanish/Mexican set...

    Authors: Joe Rayl McBride, Rita Yolanda Cavero, Anna Liisa Cheshire, María Isabel Calvo and Deborah Lea McBride

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:35

    Content type: Research

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  10. This study has focused on the Garrigues district, one of the most arid regions in Catalonia (NE Iberian Peninsula), which, in general terms, has remained unexplored from the ethnobotanical point of view. This ...

    Authors: Airy Gras, Joan Vallès and Teresa Garnatje

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:34

    Content type: Research

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  11. Despite a rapidly accumulating evidence base quantifying ecosystem services, the role of biodiversity in the maintenance of ecosystem services in shared human-nature environments is still understudied, as is h...

    Authors: Jessica P. R. Thorn, Thomas F. Thornton, Ariella Helfgott and Kathy J. Willis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:33

    Content type: Research

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  12. Birds have been among the most important element in lives of humans around the world, due to their presence and abundance in practically all ecosystems. Zapotitlán Salinas, a community of the Tehuacán Valley, ...

    Authors: Yessica Angélica Romero-Bautista, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Fernando Alvarado-Ramos, Maurino Reyes Castillo and Alejandro Casas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:32

    Content type: Research

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  13. Since ancient times, man has learned to use plants to obtain natural dyes, but this traditional botanical knowledge (TBK) is eroding. In the late, during, and the early 1800s, there was an increase in research...

    Authors: A. Prigioniero, A. Geraci, R. Schicchi, M. Tartaglia, D. Zuzolo, P. Scarano, M. Marziano, A. Postiglione, R. Sciarrillo and C. Guarino

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:31

    Content type: Research

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  14. Human-animal interactions with mutual benefits in the wild are rare. Such positive interactions seem to require an intricate knowledge from the human side on the animals’ behavior and their habitat. In souther...

    Authors: Daiane S. X. da Rosa, Natalia Hanazaki, Maurício Cantor, Paulo C. Simões-Lopes and Fábio G. Daura-Jorge

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:30

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  15. Indigenous communities use wild plants to cure human ailments since ancient times; such knowledge has significant potential for formulating new drugs and administering future health care. Considering this, the...

    Authors: S. N. Ojha, Deepti Tiwari, Aryan Anand and R. C. Sundriyal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:29

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  16. The consumption of bear gallbladders and bear bile in Southeast Asia is a persistent threat to bear populations. As part of a larger effort to understand the characteristics of bear part consumption in Cambodi...

    Authors: Elizabeth Oneita Davis, Mhairi Gibson, Thona Lim and Jenny Anne Glikman

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:28

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  17. Ethnic groups throughout the world have developed their own cultures expressed in the form of customs, taboos, and traditional healthcare systems. Traditional medicine system is one of the widespread cultures ...

    Authors: Alemtshay Teka, Zemede Asfaw, Sebsebe Demissew and Patrick Van Damme

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:27

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  18. The aim of the study was to record wild plants and fungi sold in the capital of Armenia. This is the first large market survey in the Caucasus region. The area of the Caucasus is characterised by a very high d...

    Authors: Siranush Nanagulyan, Narine Zakaryan, Nune Kartashyan, Renata Piwowarczyk and Łukasz Łuczaj

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:26

    Content type: Research

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  19. Ethnoveterinary medicine is crucial in many rural areas of the world since people living in remote and marginal areas rely significantly on traditional herbal therapies to treat their domestic animals. In Paki...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Amir Hasan Khan and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:25

    Content type: Review

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  20. Pigeonpea is a multipurpose food legume crop that contributes to food security in the Republic of Benin. For the establishment of conservation and breeding programs, previous ethnobotanical surveys on pigeonpe...

    Authors: Géofroy Kinhoégbè, Gustave Djèdatin, Laura Estelle Yêyinou Loko, Abraham Gnimansou Favi, Aristide Adomou, Clément Agbangla and Alexandre Dansi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:24

    Content type: Research

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  21. Bridging the gap between local and scientific knowledge can have useful implications in the teaching-learning process because it can create environments conducive to the valorization of sociocultural diversity...

    Authors: Maria Carolina Sotero, Ângelo Giuseppe Chaves Alves, Janaina Kelli Gomes Arandas and Maria Franco Trindade Medeiros

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:23

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  22. Most reports of domesticated plants that involve a domestication gradient or inter-specific hybridization in Mexico have focused on those used as food. This study provides knowledge about these processes in tw...

    Authors: Guadalupe Carrillo-Galván, Robert Bye, Luis E. Eguiarte, Sol Cristians, Pablo Pérez-López, Francisco Vergara-Silva and Mario Luna-Cavazos

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:22

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  23. In addition to playing a key role in the dynamics of ecosystems, animal diversity, especially that of wild vertebrates, is intimately linked with human evolutionary history, which has resulted in diverse inter...

    Authors: José Valberto de Oliveira, Moacyr Xavier Gomes da Silva, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Dilma Maria de Brito Melo Trovão, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:21

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  24. Cultural and religious practices of African origin have decisively influenced traditional health practices in the Americas since the African diaspora. Plants are core elements in the religions of African origi...

    Authors: Tiago Santos Pagnocca, Sofia Zank and Natalia Hanazaki

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:20

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  25. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (JEET), throughout its 15 years of existence, has tried to provide a respected outlet for scientific knowledge concerning the inextricable links between human soci...

    Authors: Gabriele Volpato, Michele F. Fontefrancesco, Paolo Gruppuso, Dauro M. Zocchi and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:19

    Content type: Editorial

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  26. Due to the influence of several factors on the hunting of game meat, we investigated how the seasonality of the environment, the abundance, and the biomass of wild animals, as well as the proximity to these re...

    Authors: Josivan Soares da Silva, André Luiz Borba do Nascimento, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:18

    Content type: Research

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  27. The study of human-nature relationship has made possible to understand the life dynamics of the communities and the biodiversity with which they cohabit. Although there has been a rise of ethnobiological studi...

    Authors: Juan Camilo Ríos-Orjuela, Nelson Falcón-Espitia, Alejandra Arias-Escobar, María José Espejo-Uribe and Carol Tatiana Chamorro-Vargas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:17

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  28. This study aimed to analyze the chain and dynamics of the trade of wild birds between keepers and traders in an area of northeast Brazil. Profit from the purchase and sale of these animals in the trade chain w...

    Authors: Wallisson Sylas Luna de Oliveira, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Alexandre Vasconcellos and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:16

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  29. Romanian ethnopediatrics has a long history of medicinal plant use. The main objective of the present review was to identify, collect, systematize, and prioritize the available bibliographical data related to ...

    Authors: Madalina Petran, Dorin Dragos and Marilena Gilca

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:15

    Content type: Review

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  30. The Philippines is renowned as one of the species-rich countries and culturally megadiverse in ethnicity around the globe. However, ethnopharmacological studies in the Philippines are still limited especially ...

    Authors: Mark Lloyd G. Dapar, Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro, Ulrich Meve and Sigrid Liede-Schumann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:14

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  31. Wild edible plants as well as medicinal herbs are still widely used natural resources in Eastern Europe that are frequently accessed by the local population. Ethnobotanical studies rarely give insight to the s...

    Authors: Ágnes Vári, Ildikó Arany, Ágnes Kalóczkai, Katalin Kelemen, Judith Papp and Bálint Czúcz

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:13

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  32. In seasons of food shortage, local communities across Africa use wild edible plants and mushrooms (WEPM) that contribute significantly to food security by supplementing households’ diets and providing alternat...

    Authors: Evariste Fedoung Fongnzossie, Christine Fernande Biyegue Nyangono, Achille Bernard Biwole, Patricia Nee Besong Ebai, Nina Bisi Ndifongwa, Jannet Motove and Siegfried Didier Dibong

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:12

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  33. Menge District has long been inhabited by people who have a long tradition of using wild mushrooms mainly as food, source of income, and medicine. Extensive utilization of wild edible mushrooms (WEM) coupled w...

    Authors: Rediet Sitotaw, Ermias Lulekal and Dawit Abate

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:11

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  34. Due to historical perceptions of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture (Sichuan Province, China) as being a violent place, and due to its rugged terrain, cultural differences, and relative inaccessibility, few re...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Barnabas C. Seyler, Tamara Ticktin, Yonggang Zeng and Kede Ayu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:10

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  35. As a leading practice of Homo sapiens’ environmental experience for hundreds of millennia, hunting continues to evoke key research inquiries in the fields of archaeology, human ecology, and conservation biology. ...

    Authors: Helbert Medeiros Prado, Raquel Costa da Silva, Marcelo Nivert Schlindwein and Rui Sérgio Sereni Murrieta

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:9

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  36. Ectomycorrhizal (EcM) fungi constitute a source of income as well as proper food with considerable nutritional value. Although edible EcM fungi are highly diverse and expected to host considerable nutritional ...

    Authors: Héritier Milenge Kamalebo and André De Kesel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:8

    Content type: Research

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  37. People’s classification, management, and use of plants represent attempt to attracting people from different academic disciplines. Many countries use traditional medicine for their primary healthcare system. M...

    Authors: Zewdie Kassa, Zemede Asfaw and Sebsebe Demissew

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. Earth’s biocultural diversity comprising biological, cultural and linguistic diversities is being eroded quickly. Our ability to recognise and appreciate what is remaining is crucial for its survival. However,...

    Authors: F. Merlin Franco, Li Ling Chaw, Nurzahidah Bakar and Siti Noraqilah Haji Abas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:6

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  39. Due to their relative isolation, the previous studies of Monpa plant use were only conducted in north-east India. In October 2013, Mêdog County was no longer remote, thanks to completion of a highway into the ...

    Authors: Shan Li, Yu Zhang, Yongjie Guo, Lixin Yang and Yuhua Wang

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:5

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  40. Interactions between humans and fauna lay in the heart of the history of human subsistence. In Mesoamerica, the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley (TCV) harbours a high biodiversity with archaeological and ethnoecologi...

    Authors: Mariana Zarazúa-Carbajal, Michelle Chávez-Gutiérrez, Yessica Romero-Bautista, Selene Rangel-Landa, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Luis Fernando Alvarado Ramos, Sandra E. Smith, José Blancas, Ek del Val, María del Coro Arizmendi and Alejandro Casas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:4

    Content type: Review

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  41. Pulque is a fermented beverage prepared with sap of Agave species in Mexico. Management of agaves for this purpose has motivated domestication of some species and high phenotypic variation that commonly causes un...

    Authors: Gonzalo D. Álvarez-Ríos, Fernando Pacheco-Torres, Carmen Julia Figueredo-Urbina and Alejandro Casas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:3

    Content type: Research

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  42. Although multiple studies advocate the advantages of participatory research approaches for ethnoscience, few provide solid contributions from case studies that involve residents in all of the project phases. W...

    Authors: Eliana Rodrigues, Fernando Cassas, Bruno Esteves Conde, Crenilda da Cruz, Eduardo Hortal Pereira Barretto, Ginacil dos Santos, Glyn Mara Figueira, Luiz Felipe Domingues Passero, Maria Alice dos Santos, Maria Angélica Silva Gomes, Priscila Matta, Priscila Yazbek, Ricardo José Francischetti Garcia, Silvestre Braga, Sonia Aragaki, Sumiko Honda…

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:2

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  43. Fermentation is an ancient technique for preserving and improving the qualities of food and beverages throughout the world. Microbial communities, not seen by the producers of fermented goods, are the actors i...

    Authors: César I. Ojeda-Linares, Mariana Vallejo, Patricia Lappe-Oliveras and Alejandro Casas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:1

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  44. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) is a diadromous fish compromised by various stressors, which can lead to population decline and the urgency of stronger conservation regulation. In the absence of documentation of...

    Authors: Heitor Oliveira Braga, Mário Jorge Pereira, Fernando Morgado, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares and Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:71

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  45. Historically, aquatic environments are linked to the worldview of many local people, where there is an interconnection between the natural world, the supernatural, and the social organization. In this study, w...

    Authors: André Bastos da Silva, João Batista Lopes, Luciano Silva Figueiredo, Roseli Farias Melo de Barros, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Nelson Leal Alencar and Clarissa Gomes Reis Lopes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:70

    Content type: Research

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  46. Customary medicine of Australia’s Indigenous peoples draws upon knowledge developed through millennia of interaction with Australia’s unique flora and fauna. Many Indigenous Australians are interested in devel...

    Authors: Joanne Packer, Gerry Turpin, Emilie Ens, Beatrice Venkataya and Jennifer Hunter

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:69

    Content type: Research

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  47. The relationship between humans and insects goes long back and is important. Insects provide a multitude of ecosystem services for humans, e g. by pollinating crops and decomposing matter. Our current knowledg...

    Authors: Ingvar Svanberg and Åsa Berggren

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:68

    Content type: Research

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  48. Since ancient times, invertebrates have played an important role in the traditional medicine in many parts of the world. In south-eastern Benin, more specifically in the Plateau Department, invertebrates are w...

    Authors: Laura Estelle Yêyinou Loko, Sédami Medegan Fagla, Azize Orobiyi, Bienvenu Glinma, Joelle Toffa, Omédine Koukoui, Luc Djogbenou and Fernand Gbaguidi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:66

    Content type: Research

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  49. Ecological migration serves as an important measure for poverty eradication as well as for the protection, inheritance, and utilization of traditional ecological knowledge. This study investigated and cataloge...

    Authors: Ying Ma, Binsheng Luo, Qiang Zhu, Dongxing Ma, Qi Wen, Jinchao Feng and Dayuan Xue

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:65

    Content type: Research

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