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  1. The Baiku Yao is a branch of the Yao nationality in China. The unique dying process of traditional clothing employed by these people has distinct national characteristics, a profound impact on the production a...

    Authors: Renchuan Hu, Tingting Li, Yunrui Qin, Yujing Liu and Yunfeng Huang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:2
  2. Drawing on Phillipe Descola’s comparative analysis of ontological regimes across cultures, this article identifies analogism guiding ethnobiological repertories among two distinctive traditional tropical forest c...

    Authors: Helbert Medeiros Prado, Rui Sérgio Sereni Murrieta, Glenn Harvey Shepard Jr, Tamires de Lima Souza and Marcelo Nivert Schlindwein
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:1
  3. The Republic of Georgia is part of the Caucasus biodiversity hotspot, and human agricultural plant use dates back at least 6000 years. Over the last years, lots of ethnobotanical research on the area has been ...

    Authors: Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana, Inayat Ur Rahman, Zaal Kikvidze, Shalva Sikharulidze, David Kikodze, David Tchelidze, Manana Khutsishvili and Ketevan Batsatsashvili
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:72
  4. Medicinal plants have been used for ages in Ethiopia. Some 887 plant species have been documented to heal human and livestock health problems. Documenting the traditional use of medicinal plants is a vital ste...

    Authors: Muhidin Tahir, Letebrhan Gebremichael, Tadesse Beyene and Patrick Van Damme
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:71
  5. Open and public markets are the main providers of medicinal plants in urban environments. The present study evaluated the medicinal plants sold in public markets in different municipalities in the mesoregions ...

    Authors: Ezequiel da Costa Ferreira, Reinado Farias Paiva de Lucena, Rainer W. Bussmann, Narel Y. Paniagua-Zambrana and Denise Dias da Cruz
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:70
  6. Species with direct uses, such as sources of food, shelter, building material and medicine tend to have more specific local names. But could the same apply for species that people fear?

    Authors: Harith Farooq, Cláudio Bero, Yolanda Guilengue, Clementina Elias, Yasalde Massingue, Ivo Mucopote, Cristóvão Nanvonamuquitxo, Johan Marais, Alexandre Antonelli and Søren Faurby
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:69
  7. Mandrake (Mandragora spp.) is one of the most famous medicinal plant in western cultures since Biblical times and throughout written history. In many cultures, mandrake is related to magic and witchcraft, which i...

    Authors: Amots Dafni, Cesar Blanché, Salekh Aqil Khatib, Theodora Petanidou, Bedrettin Aytaç, Ettore Pacini, Ekaterina Kohazurova, Aharon Geva-Kleinberger, Soli Shahvar, Zora Dajic, Helmut W. Klug and Guillermo Benítez
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:68
  8. Marketplaces reflect not only the commerce of an area, but also its culture. In Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture with Kaili as its capital, Guizhou Province, China, traditional medicine is thriv...

    Authors: Sizhao Liu, Beixi Zhang, Jiangju Zhou, Qiyi Lei, Qiong Fang, Edward J. Kennelly and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:67
  9. Fieldwork plays an important role in research projects across a variety of fields, especially in the multidisciplinary setting of natural and social science research. As is the nature of fieldwork, things do n...

    Authors: Barbara C. Seele, Léanne Dreyer, Karen J. Esler and Anthony B. Cunningham
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:66
  10. Understanding the perceptions, preferences and management practices associated with intraspecific variability of emblematic African tree crops is critical for their sustainable management. In this paper, we ex...

    Authors: Aurore Rimlinger, Jérôme Duminil, Taïna Lemoine, Marie-Louise Avana, Armel Chakocha, Alexis Gakwavu, Franca Mboujda, Mélanie Tsogo, Marlène Elias and Stéphanie M. Carrière
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:65
  11. Documenting local ecological knowledge (LEK) has recently become a topic of considerable interest. LEK can contribute to various areas of ecology, including habitat management and conservation biology. It has ...

    Authors: Viktor Löki, Jenő Nagy, András Nagy, Dániel Babai, Zsolt Molnár and Balázs András Lukács
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:63
  12. Despite a widespread aversion towards faeces and urine, animal excreta are used in traditional medicine in many countries since centuries, but records are scattered and few therapeutic uses have been accuratel...

    Authors: Jean-Marc Dubost, Phommachack Kongchack, Eric Deharo, Palamy Sysay, Chithdavone Her, Lamxay Vichith, Duffillot Sébastien and Sabrina Krief
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:62
  13. Traditional medicine has remained the most affordable and easily accessible source of treatment in the primary healthcare system among communities unable to get modern medication. Ethiopian indigenous people h...

    Authors: Mersha Ashagre Eshete and Ermias Lulekal Molla
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:61
  14. Some 35,000 indentured laborers from India were recruited to work on plantations in Suriname between 1868 and 1916. It is likely that most were familiar with farming before they were shipped to this former Dut...

    Authors: Melissa Ramdayal, Harro Maat and Tinde van Andel
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:60
  15. There are handful hypothesis-driven ethnobotanical studies in Nepal. In this study, we tested the non-random medicinal plant selection hypothesis using national- and community-level datasets through three diff...

    Authors: Durga H. Kutal, Ripu M. Kunwar, Yadav Uprety, Yagya P. Adhikari, Shandesh Bhattarai, Binaya Adhikari, Laxmi M. Kunwar, Man D. Bhatt and Rainer W. Bussmann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:59

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:64

  16. Traditional resource management (TRM) systems develop depending on local conditions, such as climate, culture, and environment. Most studies have focused on the TRM system itself, excluding the people who mana...

    Authors: Kana Miyamoto, Hiroshi Ehara, Randolph Thaman, Joeli Veitayaki, Takehito Yoshida and Hikaru Kobayashi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:58
  17. The study of the cultural significance (CS) of biodiversity provides key information to develop conservation strategies consistent with traditions and perceptions of human communities. In Los Tuxtlas Biosphere...

    Authors: Marianna Pinto-Marroquin, John F. Aristizabal, Yasminda García-Del Valle, Felipe Ruan-Soto and Juan Carlos Serio-Silva
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:57
  18. Traditional knowledge is key for sustainability, but it is rapidly disappearing. Pig keeping in forests and marshes is an ancient, once widespread, now vanishing practice, with a major economic and ecological ...

    Authors: Zsolt Molnár, Klára Szabados, Alen Kiš, Jelena Marinkov, László Demeter, Marianna Biró, Kinga Öllerer, Krisztián Katona, Marko Đapić, Ranko Perić, Viktor Ulicsni and Dániel Babai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:56
  19. The utilization of plants and plant resources for various ethnobotanical purposes is a common practice in local towns and villages of developing countries, especially in regard to human and veterinary healthca...

    Authors: Zeeshan Siddique, Nasir Shad, Ghulam Mujtaba Shah, Abid Naeem, Liu Yali, Muhammad Hasnain, Arshad Mahmood, Muhammad Sajid, Muhammad Idrees and Ilyas Khan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:55
  20. Homegardens are in situ conservation sources of germplasm diversity for overcoming homogenous germplasm problems in industrial agricultural systems. The Wa people constitute a long-dwelling ethnic group mainly...

    Authors: Hua Shao, Rosemary Hill, Dayuan Xue and Jingbiao Yang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:54
  21. Local plant knowledge typically is unevenly distributed within a community. This knowledge variation is important in understanding people’s relationship with their environment. Here we ask about knowledge vari...

    Authors: Anna Poncet, Christoph Schunko, Christian R. Vogl and Caroline S. Weckerle
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:53
  22. In some regions of Mexico, edible wild plants have been displaced or eliminated from the traditional food systems, mainly by changes in land use, booming monoculture, herbicide use, and by changes among the ne...

    Authors: José Espinoza-Pérez, César Reyes, Jesús Hernández-Ruíz, Maximino Díaz-Bautista, Francisco Ramos-López, Abel Espinoza-Gómez and Oscar Pérez-García
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:52
  23. In Ethiopia, about 92.3% of all the fuelwood (firewood and/or charcoal) is consumed for cooking, heating and lighting purposes by domestic households and the demand is growing from 10 to 14%. However, there ar...

    Authors: Tinsae Bahru, Berhane Kidane and Amsalu Tolessa
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:51
  24. Traditional plant protection strategies have an integral part of food production system in North Eastern state Tripura, India, which has bestowed with rich heritage and biodiversity. However, there is no compr...

    Authors: Satyapriya Singh, Biswajit Das, Anup Das, Sujan Majumder, Hidangmayum Lembisana Devi, Ranjeet Singh Godara, Alok Kumar Sahoo and Manas Ranjan Sahoo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:50
  25. The use and knowledge of medicinal plants play an essential role in community health in rural Mexico. Medicinal plants are part of the local heritage and provide a source of economic income. Nevertheless, know...

    Authors: Cecilia Arjona-García, José Blancas, Leonardo Beltrán-Rodríguez, Citlalli López Binnqüist, Hortensia Colín Bahena, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, José Antonio Sierra-Huelsz and Xavier López-Medellín
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:48
  26. The Aegadian Islands are located west of Trapani, Sicily. Once the site of bountiful tuna fisheries and fruit orchards (plums, peaches, apricots), grapevines, prickly pears, and grains, the local economy is no...

    Authors: Alfonso La Rosa, Laura Cornara, Alessandro Saitta, Akram M. Salam, Santo Grammatico, Marco Caputo, Tommaso La Mantia and Cassandra L. Quave
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:47
  27. Douyu Village, inhabited by the Lhoba people, is situated within the Eastern Himalayas, in southeastern Tibet, China. The village is located among high mountains and valleys, which feature complex terrain with...

    Authors: Wen-Yun Chen, Tao Yang, Jun Yang, Zhu-Chuan Qiu, Xiao-Yong Ding, Yu-Hua Wang and Yue-Hu Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:46
  28. While vector-borne diseases (VBDs) pose an important public health problem worldwide, there is a limited and conflicting knowledge about such illnesses in rural or urban settings. The present study aimed to ex...

    Authors: Joel E. Nava-Doctor, César A. Sandoval-Ruiz and Antonio Fernández-Crispín
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:45
  29. Trees are important components of terrestrial ecosystems; they provide ecological, economic, and cultural services to humans. There is an urgent need for undertaking ethnobotanical investigations and documenta...

    Authors: Mesfin Belete Hailemariam, Zerihun Woldu, Zemede Asfaw and Ermias Lulekal
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:44
  30. Ethnozoological knowledge is less documented than ethnobotanical. With this field study, we aim to record and analyze the Riffian Berber knowledge about the use of animals in traditional human and veterinary m...

    Authors: Aymane Budjaj, Guillermo Benítez and Juan Manuel Pleguezuelos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:43
  31. The capture of ornamental fish is one of the main economic activities of riverine families in the Amazon. However, studies regarding the local ecological knowledge of workers in this activity are still incipie...

    Authors: Daniel da Silva Ladislau, Maiko Willas Soares Ribeiro, Philip Dalbert da Silva Castro, Jackson Pantoja-Lima, Paulo Henrique Rocha Aride and Adriano Teixeira de Oliveira
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:42
  32. Understanding end-users’ preferred breeding traits and plant management practices is fundamental in defining sound breeding objectives and implementing a successful plant improvement programme. Since such know...

    Authors: Dèdéou A. Tchokponhoué, Enoch G. Achigan-Dako, Sognigbé N’Danikou, Daniel Nyadanu, Rémi Kahane, Alfred O. Odindo and Julia Sibiya
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:41
  33. Wild edible plants (WEPs) are non-cultivated and non-domesticated plants used for food. WEPs provided food, nutrition, herbs and other plant products for people in underdeveloped areas, such as the Everest reg...

    Authors: Xiao-Yong Ding, Yu Zhang, Lu Wang, Hui-Fu Zhuang, Wen-Yun Chen and Yu-Hua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:40
  34. Experts in the Atlantic Forest, the Guarani people have the habit of transporting and exchanging plants due to their mobility throughout the territory. Historically, this habit contributed to the species compo...

    Authors: Julian Henrique Carlotto de Andrade, José Rodrigues, André Benites, Cornélio Benites, Arlindo Acosta, Marcelina Benites, Cocelina Benites, Ilda Gomes, Jaime Valdir da Silva, Eunice Antunes, Elisete Antunes, José Martins, Daniel Martins Timóteo, Santiago Franco, José Cirilo Pires Morinico, Fernanda Ribeiro da Silva…
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:38
  35. Ethnobotanical research has demonstrated that several wild food plants (WFP) are used for medicinal purposes. Therefore, in addition to constituting an important source of nutrients, WFP can be used to help tr...

    Authors: Patrícia Muniz de Medeiros, Karina Ferreira Figueiredo, Paulo Henrique Santos Gonçalves, Roberta de Almeida Caetano, Élida Monique da Costa Santos, Gabriela Maria Cota dos Santos, Déborah Monteiro Barbosa, Marcelo de Paula and Ana Maria Mapeli
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:37
  36. There is a plentiful amount of local knowledge on plants hidden in the literature of foreign exploration to China in modern history. Mongolia and Amdo and the Dead City of Khara-Khoto (MAKK) is an expedition reco...

    Authors: Guixi Liu, Wurheng, Yanying Zhang, Shirong Guo, Yongmei and Khasbagan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:36
  37. Reptiles form a paraphyletic group with significant roles for human society, including species that are considered important for food, medicinal and mystical use and as pets. Some species are considered to be ...

    Authors: Moacyr Xavier Gomes da Silva, Franciany Braga-Pereira, Mikaela Clotilde da Silva, José Valberto de Oliveira, Sérgio de Faria Lopes and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:35
  38. The study of cultural transmission can help identify processes that influence knowledge systems dynamics and evolution, especially during childhood and youth, which are fundamental phases in acquiring survival...

    Authors: Nicky van Luijk, Gustavo Taboada Soldati and Viviane Stern da Fonseca-Kruel
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:34
  39. Mexico harbours one of the greatest biocultural diversities of the world, where multiple social and natural elements and systems form complex networks of interactions in which both culture and nature are mutua...

    Authors: Miriam Itzel Linares-Rosas, Benigno Gómez, Elda Miriam Aldasoro-Maya and Alejandro Casas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:33
  40. The Naxi people, living in Southwest China, have a long history and rich characteristic culture. Their ancestors recorded their life practices by ancient hieroglyphs and gradually formed the Dongba Sutras, whi...

    Authors: Haitao Li, Zhiyong Li, Xiaobo Zhang, Shaohua Yang, Cui Chen, Qingning Yang, Chengfeng He, Jianqin Liu and Jingyuan Song
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:32
  41. Traditional medicine is a major component in the primary healthcare system in the southeast of Iran, which has a rich floral diversity. However, there is no comprehensive report on the use of medicinal herbs i...

    Authors: Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini, Hossein Bibak, Abdollah Ramzani Ghara, Amirhossein Sahebkar and Abolfaz Shakeri
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:31
  42. COVID-19 has caused worldwide fear and uncertainty. Historically, the biomedical disease paradigm established its dominance in tackling emerging infectious illnesses mainly due to innovation in medication and ...

    Authors: Gerry Mshana, Zaina Mchome, Diana Aloyce, Esther Peter, Saidi Kapiga and Heidi Stöckl
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:30
  43. Scientists frequently raise the topic of data deficiency related to the abundance and distribution of macrofungi in the context of climate change. Our study is the first detailed documentation on locals’ perce...

    Authors: Marcin Andrzej Kotowski, Zsolt Molnár and Łukasz Łuczaj
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:29
  44. One of the main goals of ethnomycological studies has been understanding the role of wild edible mushrooms (WEM) in diverse cultures. To accomplish such a purpose, the local knowledge of WEM and their cultural...

    Authors: Amaranta Ramírez-Terrazo, E. Adriana Montoya, Roberto Garibay-Orijel, Javier Caballero-Nieto, Alejandro Kong-Luz and Claudia Méndez-Espinoza
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:28
  45. Solanum aethiopicum L. is a nutrient dense African indigenous vegetable. However, advancement of its improved varieties that can increase productivity, household income, and food security has not been prioritized...

    Authors: Brenda Nakyewa, Godfrey Sseremba, Nahamya Pamela Kabod, Moses Rwothtimutung, Tadeo Kyebalyenda, Kenneth Waholi, Ruth Buteme, Mildred Julian Nakanwangi, Gerard Bishop and Elizabeth Balyejusa Kizito
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:27
  46. Medicinal plants are the fundamental unit of traditional medicine system in Nepal. Nepalese people are rich in traditional medicine especially in folk medicine (ethnomedicine), and this system is gaining much ...

    Authors: Dipak Khadka, Man Kumar Dhamala, Feifei Li, Prakash Chandra Aryal, Pappu Rana Magar, Sijar Bhatta, Manju Shree Thakur, Anup Basnet, Dafang Cui and Shi Shi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:26
  47. As one of the oldest traditional dyes, people worldwide have used natural indigo for centuries. Local people have unique knowledge about indigo identification, which is crucial for indigo quality control and d...

    Authors: Yuru Shi, Libin Zhang, Lu Wang, Shan Li, Zuchuan Qiu, Xiaoyong Ding and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2021 17:25

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