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  1. 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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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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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  4. 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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. Due to increasing pressure on natural resources, subsistence agriculture communities in Uganda and Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing increasingly restricted access to diminishing natural resources that are a...

    Authors: Deborah Wendiro, Alex Paul Wacoo and Graham Wise

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:64

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  37. Zongzi, a common Chinese rice-pudding and one of the most symbolic foods in traditional Chinese festivals, is integral to both Chinese traditional culture and daily meals. Traditionally, the leaves of different p...

    Authors: Fengke Lin, Binsheng Luo, Bo Long and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:63

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  38. The analysis of ancient calcified dental plaque is a powerful archaeobotanical method to elucidate the key role of the plants in human history.

    Authors: Alessia D’Agostino, Angelo Gismondi, Gabriele Di Marco, Mauro Lo Castro, Rosaria Olevano, Tiziano Cinti, Donatella Leonardi and Antonella Canini

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:62

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  39. Ecosystems provide humanity with goods and services known as ecosystem services. The value of these services represents a basis for political decision-making. To be sure that these decisions are made on a vali...

    Authors: Gerard N. Gouwakinnou, Séverin Biaou, Fifanou G. Vodouhe, Marc S. Tovihessi, Beranger K. Awessou and Honoré S. S. Biaou

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:61

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  40. Wild edible and medicinal plants were an important component of traditional diets and continue to contribute to food security, nutrition, and health in many communities globally. For example, the preparation a...

    Authors: Binsheng Luo, Feifei Li, Selena Ahmed and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:60

    Content type: Research

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  41. Iraqi Kurdistan is a special hotspot for bio-cultural diversity and for investigating patterns of traditional wild food plant foraging, considering that this area was the home of the first Neolithic communitie...

    Authors: Andrea Pieroni, Hawre Zahir, Hawraz Ibrahim M. Amin and Renata Sõukand

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:59

    Content type: Research

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  42. The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley is a region of outstanding biocultural diversity, harboring eight indigenous ethnic groups and a remarkable biodiversity in a territory 10,000 km2 extent. Ethnobotanical studies of t...

    Authors: Leonor Solís and Alejandro Casas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:58

    Content type: Research

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  43. Previous lists number from 55 to 176 plant species as “Biblical Medicinal Plants.” Modern studies attest that many names on these lists are no longer valid. This situation arose due to old mistranslations and/...

    Authors: Amots Dafni and Barbara Böck

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:57

    Content type: Research

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  44. The Hani people in the Honghe Prefecture of Southeastern Yunnan, China, have practiced terraced rice paddy farming for more than 1300 years. These rice fields, combined with the surrounding forests and water s...

    Authors: Binsheng Luo, Bo Liu, Hongzhen Zhang, Hongkang Zhang, Xuan Li, Lijuan Ma, Yizhou Wang, Yujia Bai, Xinbo Zhang, Jianqin Li, Jun Yang and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:56

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  45. Animals from various taxonomic groups are commonly used in folk medicine, and their selection seems to be directly linked to their availability and accessibility. In the present study, we analyzed the use of a...

    Authors: Iamara da Silva Policarpo Brito, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Thelma Lúcia Pereira Dias and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:55

    Content type: Research

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  46. Traditional habitat knowledge, like the classification of folk habitats and how people partition their landscape into habitats, is an emerging but still understudied part of traditional ecological knowledge. O...

    Authors: B. Gantuya, Á. Avar, D. Babai, Á. Molnár and Zs Molnár

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:54

    Content type: Research

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  47. Groupers are a vulnerable but economically important group of fish, especially for small-scale fisheries. We investigated catches and local ecological knowledge (LEK) of diet, habitat, and past fishing experie...

    Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana Salyvonchyk, Branko Glamuzina, Shirley Pacheco de Souza, Priscila F. M. Lopes, Regina H. G. Priolli, Djalma Osmanir do Prado, Milena Ramires, Mariana Clauzet, Cleverson Zapelini, Daiana T. Schneider, Luis T. Silva and Renato A. M. Silvano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:53

    Content type: Research

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  48. The Yeşilli district (Mardin) is located in the southeastern of Turkey and hosts different cultures. The objective of this study was to record the traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used by indigenous...

    Authors: Yeter Yeşil, Mahmut Çelik and Bahattin Yılmaz

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2019 15:52

    Content type: Research

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