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  1. This article analyzes whether the distribution or area of use of 18 medicinal plants is influenced by ecological and cultural factors which might account for their traditional use and/or phytonymy in Navarra.

    Authors: Silvia Akerreta, Rita Yolanda Cavero, Víctor López and María Isabel Calvo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:16

    Content type: Research

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  2. In the present work the authors report the result of their food ethnobotanical researches, which have been carried out in Sicily during the last thirty years. Data concerning 188 wild species used in the tradi...

    Authors: Francesca Lentini and Francesca Venza

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:15

    Content type: Research

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  3. The use of medicinal plants is an option for livestock farmers who are not allowed to use allopathic drugs under certified organic programs or cannot afford to use allopathic drugs for minor health problems of...

    Authors: Cheryl Lans, Nancy Turner, Tonya Khan, Gerhard Brauer and Willi Boepple

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. An ethnobotanical study in the Cumbres de Monterrey National Park (CMNP), Nuevo Leon, Mexico was conducted. In spite of the large area (1,773.7 km2), heterogeneous physiography, contrasting plant communities a...

    Authors: Eduardo Estrada, José A Villarreal, César Cantú, Ismael Cabral, Laura Scott and Carmen Yen

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  5. The dependence of local people on plant medicine from natural forests has a long tradition in Tanzania and is becoming increasingly popular among rural and urban communities due to among others increase in liv...

    Authors: Rukia A Kitula

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  6. Collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical practitioners is now being accepted by many African countries south of the Sahara because of the increasing problem of HIV/AIDS. The key problem, howeve...

    Authors: Edmund J Kayombo, Febronia C Uiso, Zakaria H Mbwambo, Rogasian L Mahunnah, Mainen J Moshi and Yasin H Mgonda

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  7. An ethnobotanical study of medicinal and poisonous plants used by the East Timor resistance was undertaken in the Lautem District of East Timor to study medicinal plant use in the region. Interviews were condu...

    Authors: Sean WM Collins, Xisto Martins, Andrew Mitchell, Awegechew Teshome and John T Arnason

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  8. Cultural significance is a keystone in quantitative ethnobiology, which offers the possibility to make inferences about traditional nomenclature systems, use, appropriation and valuing of natural resources. In...

    Authors: Roberto Garibay-Orijel, Javier Caballero, Arturo Estrada-Torres and Joaquín Cifuentes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  9. Processes of spatial mobility among the Mbya are of interest in anthropological and ethnobiological studies, as these processes are related to transformations in the landscape and the environment. Despite this, e...

    Authors: Marta Crivos, María Rosa Martínez, María Lelia Pochettino, Carolina Remorini, Anahí Sy and Laura Teves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  10. Viewed through the micro focus of an interpretive lens, medical anthropology remains mystified because interpretivist explanations seriously downplay the given context in which individual health seeking-behavi...

    Authors: Gil-Soo Han and Harry Ballis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2007 3:1

    Content type: Research

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  11. A series of preliminary research projects on plants used in Calabria (Southern Italy) in veterinary science and in other ethno-botanical fields (minor nourishment, domestic and handicraft sector) was carried o...

    Authors: Nicodemo G Passalacqua, Giuseppe De Fine and Paolo Maria Guarrera

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:52

    Content type: Research

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  12. This paper deals with the conceptions, knowledge and attitudes of the inhabitants of the county of Pedra Branca, Bahia State, on mygalomorph spiders locally known as 'caranguejeiras' (bird-spiders). It is laun...

    Authors: Eraldo M Costa Neto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:50

    Content type: Research

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  13. The present ethnozoological study describes the traditional knowledge related to the use of different animals and animal-derived products as medicines by the inhabitants of villages surrounding the Ranthambhor...

    Authors: Madan Mohan Mahawar and DP Jaroli

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:46

    Content type: Research

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  14. An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers on the use of medicinal plants in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu during October 2003 to April 2004. The indigenous k...

    Authors: Chellaiah Muthu, Muniappan Ayyanar, Nagappan Raja and Savarimuthu Ignacimuthu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:43

    Content type: Research

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  15. Ethnoecological knowledge may be understood as spontaneous knowledge, culturally referenced of any society's members, learned and transmitted through social interactions and that are targeted at resolution of ...

    Authors: Andréia de Souza Guimarães and José da Silva Mourão

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:42

    Content type: Research

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  16. This article surveys the botanical composition of 40 Muslim graveyards in northern Israel, accompanied by an ethnobotanical study of the folkloristic traditions of the use of these plants in cemeteries.

    Authors: Amots Dafni, Efraim Lev, Sabine Beckmann and Christian Eichberger

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:38

    Content type: Review

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  17. Research was carried out in the years 2002–2003 into food, flavouring and feed folk traditions of plants in the Tyrrhenian part of the Basilicata region (southern Italy). This area was colonized in ancient tim...

    Authors: Paolo Maria Guarrera, Giovanni Salerno and Giulia Caneva

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:37

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  18. Migrants are often constrained by a lack of knowledge regarding their new environment and require new skills for their livelihood. In Palawan, some of these necessary skills and knowledge are related to the co...

    Authors: Celeste Lacuna-Richman

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  19. Traditional plant use is of extremely high importance in many societies, and prevalent in African communities. This knowledge is however dwindling rapidly due to changes towards a more Western lifestyle. The i...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:35

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  20. An ethnobotanical survey of wild edible plants of Cyprus was carried out in two sites. Paphos vine zone and Larnaca mixed farming zone. These are among the areas in Cyprus whose inhabitants subsisted primarily...

    Authors: Athena Della, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi and Andreas Ch Hadjichambis

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:34

    Content type: Research

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  21. The study of ethnobotany relating to any tribe is in itself a very intricate or convoluted process. This paper documents the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants that are in use by the indigenous Jaintia ...

    Authors: Albert L Sajem and Kuldip Gosai

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:33

    Content type: Research

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  22. The medicinal properties of plant species have made an outstanding contribution in the origin and evolution of many traditional herbal therapies. These traditional knowledge systems have started to disappear w...

    Authors: Chandra Prakash Kala, Pitamber Prasad Dhyani and Bikram Singh Sajwan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:32

    Content type: Review

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  23. This paper investigates the commonalities in ethnoveterinary medicine used for horses between Trinidad (West Indies) and British Columbia (Canada). These research areas are part of a common market in pharmaceu...

    Authors: Cheryl Lans, Nancy Turner, Gerhard Brauer, Grant Lourenco and Karla Georges

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  24. The Caatinga (dry land vegetation) is one of the most characteristic vegetation types in northeastern Brazil. It occupies a large percentage of the semi-arid region there, and generally supports two major type...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino de Albuquerque

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:30

    Content type: Research

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  25. The use of plants for healing by any cultural group is integrally related to local concepts of the nature of disease, the nature of plants, and the world view of the culture. The physical and chemical properti...

    Authors: Leslie Main Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:29

    Content type: Research

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  26. Molluscs have been for a long time a very important food resource for humans. Therefore, oysters, clams, and mussels are highly required at seafood markets. Like any commercial food, it is necessary that mollu...

    Authors: Alberto K Nishida, Nivaldo Nordi and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:28

    Content type: Research

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  27. Traditional plant use in Nepal has been documented for millennia. The importance of plants as medicine has not diminished in any way in recent times, and traditional medicines are still the most important heal...

    Authors: Ripu M Kunwar, Bal K Nepal, Hari B Kshhetri, Sanjeev K Rai and Rainer W Bussmann

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:27

    Content type: Research

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  28. Mangrove forests, though essentially common and wide-spread, are highly threatened. Local societies along with their knowledge about the mangrove also are endangered, while they are still underrepresented as s...

    Authors: F Dahdouh-Guebas, S Collin, D Lo Seen, P Rönnbäck, D Depommier, T Ravishankar and N Koedam

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:24

    Content type: Research

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