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  1. Worldwide mountain regions are recognized as hotspots of ethnopharmacologically relevant species diversity. In South Tyrol (Southern Alps, Italy), and due to the region’s high plant diversity and isolated popu...

    Authors: Joshua Petelka, Barbara Plagg, Ina Säumel and Stefan Zerbe

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:74

    Content type: Review

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  2. Central Myanmar is located in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, and the Bamar people are the main ethnic group, which settled there over 1000 years ago. Despite being the core region of the country, central...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Jian-Wen Li, Myint Myint San, Cory William Whitney, Thae Thae San, Xue-Fei Yang, Aye Mya Mon and Pyae Phyo Hein

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:73

    Content type: Research

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  3. Catalonia (in the north east of the Iberian Peninsula) is among the most prospected territories in Europe, from the ethnobotanical point of view. The aim of the present paper is to undertake a global analysis ...

    Authors: Airy Gras, Montse Parada, Joan Vallès and Teresa Garnatje

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:72

    Content type: Research

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  4. The Mountains of the Western Lesser Caucasus with its rich plant diversity, multicultural and multilingual nature host diverse ethnobotanical knowledge related to medicinal plants. However, cross-cultural medi...

    Authors: Ceren Kazancı, Soner Oruç and Marine Mosulishvili

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:71

    Content type: Research

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  5. Fishing is probably one of the oldest economic activities in the history of humankind. Lakes, rivers and streams in Europe are important elements in the European landscape with a rich diversity of fish and oth...

    Authors: Ingvar Svanberg and Alison Locker

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:68

    Content type: Review

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  6. Urban agriculture has been evidenced as a food production and environmental sustainability strategy, although it faces many obstacles in Latin American countries. Additionally, in urban areas, low consumption ...

    Authors: Manuela Alves da Cunha, Lidice Almeida Arlego Paraguassú, José Geraldo de Aquino Assis, Arthur Benjamin de Paula Carvalho Silva and Ryzia de Cassia Vieira Cardoso

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:67

    Content type: Research

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  7. Dai, Hani, and Yao people, in the trans-boundary region between China, Laos, and Vietnam, have gathered plentiful traditional knowledge about wild edible plants during their long history of understanding and u...

    Authors: Yilin Cao, Ren Li, Shishun Zhou, Liang Song, Ruichang Quan and Huabin Hu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:66

    Content type: Research

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  8. The present study is the first quantitative ethnobotanical evaluation of Harighal, an inaccessible and unexplored area of District Bagh Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK). The exploration, quantification, and comparis...

    Authors: Muhammad Shoaib Amjad, Ujala Zahoor, Rainer W. Bussmann, Muhammad Altaf, Syed Mubashar Hussain Gardazi and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:65

    Content type: Research

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  9. Forest inhabitants worldwide, and indigenous people especially, have depended for generations on plants and animals harvested in these ecosystems. A number of Baka hunter-gatherer populations in south-eastern ...

    Authors: Pascal Eric Billong Fils, Natacha Afiong Nana, Jean Lagarde Betti, Oumar Farick Njimbam, Stéphanie Tientcheu Womeni, Eva Ávila Martin, Guillermo Ros Brull, Robert Okale, John E. Fa and Stephan M. Funk

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:64

    Content type: Research

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  10. The utilitarian redundancy model (URM) is one of the recent contributions to ethnobiology. We argue that URM can be applied to access use-pressure on plant species, the resilience of socioecological systems (e...

    Authors: Patrícia Muniz de Medeiros, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior and Fabiane da Silva Queiroz

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:62

    Content type: Review

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  11. The Dulong (Drung) people have used plant materials in traditional beekeeping for many decades. However, there are few studies on the plants used in traditional beekeeping. Furthermore, traditional ecological ...

    Authors: Zhuo Cheng, Binsheng Luo, Qiong Fang and Chunlin Long

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:61

    Content type: Research

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  12. Knowledge of wild edible plants is an important part of traditional knowledge. It is closely related to traditional human agriculture, as well as biodiversity. This study aimed to conduct a detailed investigat...

    Authors: Sachula, Geilebagan, Yan-ying Zhang, Hui Zhao and Khasbagan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:60

    Content type: Research

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  13. The overhunting of wild species is a major threat to biodiversity in the Amazon; yet, managed, sustainable hunting is widely considered part of the solution to conserving wildlife populations. Hunting is both ...

    Authors: Michael P. Gilmore, Brian M. Griffiths and Mark Bowler

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:59

    Content type: Research

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  14. Mountain environments are fragile socio-ecological systems and the conservation of their biological and cultural diversities— seen as co-evolving, strongly intertwined entities—represents a crucial issue for f...

    Authors: Michele F. Fontefrancesco and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:58

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  15. Initiatives for beekeeping intensification across the tropics can foster production and income, but the changes triggered by the introduction of modern beehives might permeate traditional knowledge and practic...

    Authors: Dauro Mattia Zocchi, Gabriele Volpato, Duncan Chalo, Patrick Mutiso and Michele Filippo Fontefrancesco

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:57

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  16. Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are important resources for sustenance of rural communities; a systematic planning to manage diverse NTFPs may immensely contribute to food and livelihood security of forest ...

    Authors: Haseeb Ul Rashid Masoodi and R. C. Sundriyal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:56

    Content type: Review

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  17. Most regions of Myanmar fall within the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot and are threatened with biodiversity loss. Development of a comprehensive framework for sustainable development is crucial. Figs are ecol...

    Authors: Aye Mya Mon, Yinxian Shi, Xuefei Yang, Pyae Phyo Hein, Thaung Naing Oo, Cory W. Whitney and Yongping Yang

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:55

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  18. French Guiana is characterized by a very multicultural population, made up of formerly settled groups (Amerindians, Maroons, Creoles) and more recent migrants (mostly from Latin America and the Caribbean). It ...

    Authors: M.-A. Tareau, A. Bonnefond, M. Palisse and G. Odonne

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:54

    Content type: Research

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  19. An ethnomycological study was conducted to describe the fungus concept and the traditional fungus classification system for the Nahuas of San Isidro Buensuceso, in central Mexico. The study which provides info...

    Authors: Roberto Carlos Reyes-López, Adriana Montoya, Alejandro Kong, Ezequiel Alberto Cruz-Campuzano and Javier Caballero-Nieto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:53

    Content type: Research

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  20. Forests have been grazed for millennia. Around the world, forest grazing by livestock became a controversial management practice, gradually restricted in many countries over the past 250 years. This was also t...

    Authors: Anna Varga, László Demeter, Viktor Ulicsni, Kinga Öllerer, Marianna Biró, Dániel Babai and Zsolt Molnár

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:51

    Content type: Research

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  21. Home garden is identified as a kind of small-scale land-use system which is used to manage and cultivate useful plants by local people, and home gardens can provide various plant products and services. Investi...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Li-Xin Yang, Ming-Xiang Li, Yong-Jie Guo, Shan Li and Yu-Hua Wang

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:50

    Content type: Research

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  22. Southernwood, Artemisia abrotanum L., is a plant that has been cultivated for centuries. Most probable is that it has its origin in the eastern Mediterranean area. It has been kept for its fragrance and has a his...

    Authors: Ingvar Svanberg and Erik de Vahl

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:49

    Content type: Research

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  23. The Yi is the largest ethnic group in Yunnan Province (China), with a population of five million. The Yi people tend to live in mountainous areas, and their culture includes a unique dietary system for treatin...

    Authors: Jingxian Sun, Yong Xiong, Yanhong Li, Qingsong Yang, Yijian Chen, Mengyuan Jiang, Yukui Li, Hongrui Li, Zizhen Bi, Xiangzhong Huang and Shugang Lu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:48

    Content type: Research

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  24. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

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

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:47

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:43

  25. Mazri palm (Nannorrhops ritchiana (Griff) Aitch.) is a member of the family Arecaceae, native to Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. In Pakistan, it is used since long time for various purposes. ...

    Authors: Abdullah, Shujaul Mulk Khan, Andrea Pieroni, Zahoor ul Haq and Zeeshan Ahmad

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:45

    Content type: Research

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  26. Mining activities have environmental impacts due to sediment movement and contamination of areas and may also pose risks to people’s food security. In Brazil, the majority of coal mining activities are in the ...

    Authors: Graziela Dias Blanco, Rafael Barbizan Sühs, Escarlet Brizola, Patrícia Figueiredo Corrêa, Mari Lucia Campos and Natalia Hanazaki

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:44

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:47

  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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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  37. 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

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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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