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  1. The use of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) can help students to form schemas for interpreting local phenomena through the prism of what they already know. The formation of schemas related to HIV/AIDS risk perception...

    Authors: Kazhila C Chinsembu, Cornelia N Shimwooshili-Shaimemanya, Choshi D Kasanda and Donovan Zealand

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:17

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  2. Assam is very rich in plant biodiversity as well as in ethnic diversity and has a great traditional knowledge base in plant resources. It is inhabited by the largest number of tribes and they lead an intricate...

    Authors: Uma Kanta Sharma and Shyamanta Pegu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  3. Activities and diet during the postpartum period are culturally dictated in many Southeast Asian cultures, and a period of confinement is observed. Plants play an important role in recovery during the postpart...

    Authors: Vichith Lamxay, Hugo J de Boer and Lars Björk

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  4. Arunachal Pradesh, the easternmost part of India, is endowed with diverse natural resources and inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups that have developed skills to exploit the biotic resources of the region ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, V Benno Meyer-Rochow and Sampat Ghosh

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  5. In practically every human culture, the use of arthropods as medicinal resources has been reported. In Mexico, the Mayan people mainly use plants but occasionally also animals and minerals in their medicine. T...

    Authors: Salima Machkour-M'Rabet, Yann Hénaut, Peter Winterton and Roberto Rojo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  6. In this study, we sought to investigate the biology (diet and reproduction) and ethnobiology (fishers knowledge and fishing spots used to catch snappers) of five species of snappers (Lutjanidae), including Lutjan...

    Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana V Salivonchyk, Luciana G Araujo, Tainá B Andreoli, Mariana Clauzet, Claudia M Martinelli, Allan GL Ferreira, Luiz EC Oliveira and Renato AM Silvano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  7. The objective of this study was to establish a regional profile of the indigenous knowledge system (IKS) for medicinal plant use and cultural practices associated with the healing process of these plants by tr...

    Authors: Ahmad Cheikhyoussef, Martin Shapi, Kenneth Matengu and Hina Mu Ashekele

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  8. Growing interest is on food tree species in general, and particularly indigenous fruit tree species in developing countries since they are inherent to most tropical landscapes and serve the dual function of lo...

    Authors: Gerard N Gouwakinnou, Anne Mette Lykke, Achille E Assogbadjo and Brice Sinsin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  9. An ethnobotanical study was carried out in four parishes in the Ngai and Otwal Sub Counties in Oyam district, Northern Uganda, where insurgency has been prevalent for the past 20 years. Documenting medicinal p...

    Authors: Maud M Kamatenesi, Annabel Acipa and Hannington Oryem-Origa

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  10. We prepared a consolidated list of edible and therapeutic insects used in Arunachal Pradesh (N.E. India) by two tribal societies (i.e., the Nyishi of East Kameng and the Galo of West Siang). The list is based ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, Sampat Ghosh and Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  11. AIDS has created new vulnerabilities for rural African households due to prime-age adult mortality and is assumed to lead to impairment of the intergenerational transfer of farming knowledge. There has been sc...

    Authors: Rose C Fagbemissi and Lisa L Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  12. Many claims are made that the use of traditional medicine is a substantial and growing part of healthcare behavior around the world. In Bhutan traditional medical practice is one of the country's tangible heri...

    Authors: Namgay Lhamo and Sabine Nebel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  13. In this paper, we reported the butterflies and moths that are consumed in Mexico. We identified 67 species of Lepidoptera that are eaten principally in their larval stage in 17 states of Mexico. These species ...

    Authors: Julieta Ramos-Elorduy, José MP Moreno, Adolfo I Vázquez, Ivonne Landero, Héctor Oliva-Rivera and Víctor HM Camacho

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  14. In the Amazonian basin, the human populations that traditionally inhabit the forest use its natural resources in various ways. One example is the local fauna which, among several other uses, is an important so...

    Authors: Flávio B Barros, Henrique M Pereira and Luís Vicente

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:1

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  15. This paper was based on ethnobotanical investigations conducted from 2004-2006 in Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region of northern China. Today, due to their nutritious and relatively pollution-free characteristi...

    Authors: Wujisguleng Wujisguleng and Khasbagen Khasbagen

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  16. Medicinal plants are used by 80% of people from developing countries to fulfill their primary health needs, occupying a key position on plant research and medicine. Taking into account that, besides their phar...

    Authors: Ana Ribeiro, Maria M Romeiras, João Tavares and Maria T Faria

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:33

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  17. Ethnopharmacology is at the intersection of the medical, natural, and social sciences. Despite its interdisciplinary nature, most ethnopharmacological research has been based on the combination of the chemical...

    Authors: Victoria Reyes-García

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:32

    Content type: Review

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  18. Nepal is small in size but rich in bio-cultural diversity. The rugged terrain of the country is home to a number of unique assemblages of fauna, some of which are endemic. Not only faunal resources the country...

    Authors: Usha Lohani

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:31

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  19. Understanding how people of diverse cultural backgrounds have traditionally used plants and animals as medicinal substances during displacements is one of the most important objectives of ethnopharmacological ...

    Authors: Daniel Garcia, Marcus Vinicius Domingues and Eliana Rodrigues

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  20. One response to humanity's unsustainable use of natural resources and consequent degradation, even destruction of the environment, is to establish conservation areas to protect Nature and preserve biodiversity...

    Authors: Paul Sillitoe, Ali A Alshawi and Abdul K Al-Amir Hassan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  21. In Italy, malaria was an endemic disease that was eradicated by the mid-20th century. This paper evaluates the prophylactic and therapeutic remedies used by folk medicine to cure malaria in Calabria (southern ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Tagarelli, Antonio Tagarelli and Anna Piro

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  22. The harmful outcomes of nicotine self administration have been the focus of sustained global health education campaigns that have targeted tobacco smoking and to a lesser extent, smokeless tobacco use. 'Smokel...

    Authors: Angela Ratsch, Kathryn J Steadman and Fiona Bogossian

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:26

    Content type: Review

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  23. Katima Mulilo has the highest burden of HIV/AIDS in Namibia. Due to several constraints of the antiretroviral therapy programme, HIV-infected persons still use ethnomedicines to manage AIDS-related opportunist...

    Authors: Kazhila C Chinsembu and Marius Hedimbi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  24. The rural populations in Ethiopia have a rich knowledge of wild edible plants and consumption of wild edible plants is still an integral part of the different cultures in the country. In the southern part of t...

    Authors: Tilahun Teklehaymanot and Mirutse Giday

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  25. Mwingi District lies within the Kenyan Arid and Semiarid lands (ASALs) in Eastern Province. Although some ethnobotanical surveys have been undertaken in some arid and semiarid areas of Kenya, limited studies h...

    Authors: Grace N Njoroge, Isaac M Kaibui, Peter K Njenga and Peter O Odhiambo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:22

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  26. The Asháninka Native Community Bajo Quimiriki, District Pichanaki, Junín, Peru, is located only 4 km from a larger urban area and is dissected by a major road. Therefore the loss of traditional knowledge is a ...

    Authors: Gaia Luziatelli, Marten Sørensen, Ida Theilade and Per Mølgaard

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  27. Ethiopian communities highly depend on local plant resources to secure their subsistence and health. Local tree resources are exploited and used intensively for medicinal purposes. This study provides insight ...

    Authors: Biruktayet Assefa, Gerhard Glatzel and Christine Buchmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:20

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  28. The Kagera region of north western Tanzania has a rich culture of traditional medicine use and practices. The dynamic inter-ethnic interactions of different people from the surrounding countries constitute a r...

    Authors: Mainen J Moshi, Donald F Otieno, Pamela K Mbabazi and Anke Weisheit

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:19

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  29. Little is known about the use of bush medicine and traditional healing among Aboriginal Australians for their treatment of cancer and the meanings attached to it. A qualitative study that explored Aboriginal A...

    Authors: Shaouli Shahid, Ryan Bleam, Dawn Bessarab and Sandra C Thompson

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:18

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  30. The Suleiman mountainous region is an important cradle of animal domestication and the habitat of many indigenous livestock breeds. The dromedary camel is a highly appreciated and valued animal and represents ...

    Authors: Abdul Raziq, Kerstin de Verdier and Muhammad Younas

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  31. The jaraquis (Semaprochilodus spp.) are the most abundant group in the fishing landing in Manaus. However, just command and control management strategies have been used by the fishery governmental agency in the r...

    Authors: Vandick S Batista and Liane G Lima

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:15

    Content type: Research

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  32. This study documents the use of medicinal plants from the Mustang district of the north-central part of Nepal. Traditional botanical medicine is the primary mode of healthcare for most of the population of thi...

    Authors: Shandesh Bhattarai, Ram P Chaudhary, Cassandra L Quave and Robin SL Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  33. This paper records the meaning of the term 'offense' and the folk knowledge related to local beliefs and practices of folk medicine that prevent and treat snake bites, as well as the implications for the conse...

    Authors: Dídac S Fita, Eraldo Costa M Neto and Alexandre Schiavetti

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  34. Blighia sapida is a woody perennial multipurpose fruit tree species native to the Guinean forests of West Africa. The fleshy arils of the ripened fruits are edible. Seeds and capsules of the fruits are used for s...

    Authors: Marius RM Ekué, Brice Sinsin, Oscar Eyog-Matig and Reiner Finkeldey

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. Adequate feeding is essential to realizing the potential of small ruminants to alleviate poverty among smallholder farmers. This study was conducted in two villages in the Ejura-Sekyedumase District of Ghana a...

    Authors: Stephanie Duku, Akke J van der Zijpp and Patricia Howard

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  36. The investigation of plant mixtures used in traditional medicine in Northern Peru yielded a total of 974 herbal preparations used to treat 164 different afflictions. Psychosomatic disorders were, with almost 3...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann, Ashley Glenn, Karen Meyer, Alyse Kuhlman and Andrew Townesmith

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  37. A qualitative ethnomedical survey was carried out among a local Orang Asli tribe to gather information on the use of medicinal plants in the region of Kampung Bawong, Perak of West Malaysia in order to evaluat...

    Authors: Anbu Jeba Sunilson John Samuel, Anandarajagopal Kalusalingam, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan, Rejitha Gopinath, Suraj Radhamani, Hj Azman Husain, Vignesh Muruganandham and Proom Promwichit

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:5

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  38. Plants have traditionally been used as a source of medicine in India by indigenous people of different ethnic groups inhabiting various terrains for the control of various ailments afflicting human and their d...

    Authors: Manju Panghal, Vedpriya Arya, Sanjay Yadav, Sunil Kumar and Jaya Parkash Yadav

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:4

    Content type: Research

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