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  1. Pu'er Traditional Tea Agroecosystem is one of the projects included in the United Nations' Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) since 2012. Against the background of having rich biodiversit...

    Authors: Wanlin Li, Qing Zhang, Yanxiao Fan, Zhuo Cheng, Xiaoping Lu, Binsheng Luo and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:26
  2. The origin of different human emotions directed towards animals (whether in the utilitarian, affective, conflictual, or cosmological context) is strongly influenced by sociocultural factors, although our genet...

    Authors: Amanda Rozendo da Silva, Franciany Braga-Pereira, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, José Valberto de Oliveira, Moacyr Xavier Gomes da Silva and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:25
  3. Global climate change poses a significant challenge in contemporary society, particularly affecting vulnerable populations like small farmers residing in arid and semiarid regions. This study aims to investiga...

    Authors: Valdir de Moura Brito Júnior, Henrique Fernandes de Magalhães and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:24
  4. On May 4, 2023, four schoolteachers and four drivers, including the young ethnobotanist Sayed Hussain, lost their lives at their school, massacred by religious extremists in the village of Teri Mangal, Kurram ...

    Authors: Wahid Hussain, Wasim Abbas and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:23
  5. Domingo de Ramos, or Palm Sunday, is a traditional Christian religious event where devotees use ramos, which are bouquets currently elaborated from palm leaves and other natural elements. In various countries, it...

    Authors: Jocelyn M. Briseño-Tellez, María Teresa Pulido Silva, Karen Bautista, Amairani García Mera, Omar Larios-Lozano, Berenice Nathaly López Gutiérrez, Yazmín Alejandra López López, Yesenia Mendoza Cruz, René Monzalvo, Daniela Ortega-Meza, Edith Carmina Sánchez Trejo and Zeltzin K. Zepeda-Hernández
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:22
  6. Despite their paramount importance all over the globe in supporting food security, information about wild edible plants is generally patchy. In this study, we investigated the wild edible plants used by the lo...

    Authors: Mulatu Hankiso, Bikila Warkineh, Zemede Asfaw and Asfaw Debella
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:21
  7. The Shui are a small Chinese sociolinguistic group living in Sandu Shui Autonomous County, south of Guizhou Province. The Shui people have accumulated and developed rich traditional medicinal knowledge, which ...

    Authors: Sizhao Liu, Beixi Zhang, Qiyi Lei, Jiangju Zhou, Maroof Ali and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:20
  8. In China, many ornamental plants associated with Buddhist figures, including the Sakyamuni, Bodhisattva, and Arhat, were grown and worshiped because of their cultural and religious significance. However, the s...

    Authors: Xiaodan Xu, Chengmin Yan, Zhiying Ma, Qi Wang, Jie Zhao, Rui Zhang, Luyao He and Wei Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:19
  9. This study conducted an ethnobotanical survey of wild medicinal plants in the multi-ethnic areas of Gansu–Ningxia–Inner Mongolia intersection zone. Traditional knowledge of medicinal plant use in the region wa...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Chaoqun Luo, Xingwu Yang, Yan Ren, Xingsheng Zhang, Haoran Chen, Yongxia Zhao, Sha Liu and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:18
  10. This work reunites many women naturalists who registered knowledge about native flora in scientific expeditions around the globe between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Since male naturalists are mor...

    Authors: Fernanda Mariath and Leopoldo C. Baratto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:17
  11. This study aims to document the diversity of medicinal plants used by the Cashinahua people (also known as Huni Kuin) of the Curanja River, as well as describe and compare their uses with pharmacological and phyt...

    Authors: Jana Horackova, Maria Elena Chuspe Zans, Ladislav Kokoska, Naji Sulaiman, Zoyla Mirella Clavo Peralta, Ludvik Bortl and Zbynek Polesny
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:16
  12. The huillín (Lontra provocax, Thomas 1908) is an otter, endemic to southern Argentina and Chile. It is in danger of extinction. In the Nahuel Huapi National Park and surroundings is the only freshwater, known and...

    Authors: Carla M. Pozzi and Ana H. Ladio
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:15
  13. By comparing the differences in plant use between various cultures or regions, we can gain a better understanding of traditional knowledge of plant use among different groups, which may lead to a more objectiv...

    Authors: Chang-An Guo, Xiaoyong Ding, Huabin Hu, Yu Zhang, Ciren Bianba, Ba Bian and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:14
  14. Understanding how local communities perceive threats and management options of wild edible plants (WEPs) is essential in developing their conservation strategies and action plans. Due to their multiple use val...

    Authors: Wyclife Agumba Oluoch, Cory Whitney, Céline Termote, Christian Borgemeister and Christine B. Schmitt
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:13
  15. In the Himalayas, traditional knowledge and biodiversity are strongly linked due to the symbiotic interaction between plant and cultural diversity, as well as the support provided by cultural memories, ecologi...

    Authors: Shiekh Marifatul Haq, Muhammad Waheed, Aadil Abdullah Khoja, Muhammad Shoaib Amjad, Rainer W. Bussmann and Kishwar Ali
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:12
  16. Traditional agroecological knowledge (i.e. TAeK) is gaining recognition for its potential contribution to climate change adaptation in food systems, ecosystems restoration and food insecurity. Despite the exis...

    Authors: Ana G. Ramirez-Santos, Federica Ravera, Marta G. Rivera-Ferre and Mar Calvet-Nogués
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:11
  17. Herbal tea drinks, different from classical Camellia beverages, are a wide variety of herbal drinks consumed for therapeutic purposes or health promotion. Herbal tea is widely consumed in Guangxi. However, the do...

    Authors: Tingyu Long, Renchuan Hu, Zhuo Cheng, Chuangui Xu, Qimin Hu, Qingling Liu, Ronghui Gu, Yunfeng Huang and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:10
  18. The Patrak Valley is home to communities, which have been inextricably linked with nature for generations, and local plant knowledge (LPK) represents an important part of their local cultural diversity. In gen...

    Authors: Amir Hasan Khan, Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Renata Sõukand and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:9
  19. Proven toxicity and environmental burdens caused by artificial dyes have motivated dyeing industries to turn to natural alternatives. Plant-based dyestuffs are an interesting group of alternative crops. Reunio...

    Authors: Mahery Andriamanantena, Shamsia Pithon, Manon Dijoux, Marine Hoareau, Christian Fontaine, Johnny Ferrard, Christophe Lavergne, Thomas Petit and Yanis Caro
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:8
  20. Baiku Yao is an ancient branch of the Yao people in China who have the custom of maintaining homegardens. The local government has relocated some villagers to improve their livelihood. To study the characteris...

    Authors: Renchuan Hu, Chuangui Xu, You Nong and Binsheng Luo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:7
  21. The mountainous territory of Kohistan shelters diverse food plant species and is considered one of the important hotspots of local plant knowledge. In the era of globalization and food commodification, wild fo...

    Authors: Muhammad Amin, Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Andrea Pieroni, Abdul Nazir, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Aleyna Kangal, Khalid Ahmad and Arshad Mehmood Abbasi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:6
  22. Stingless bees have a great value as main pollinators of wild flowering and cultivated plants, thus playing a fundamental role in the maintenance of biodiversity and food security in Latin America. Despite the...

    Authors: Marcia Adler, Luciana Escóbar-Márquez, Maria Teresa Solis-Soto and Carlos F. Pinto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:5
  23. Fisheries have tremendous cultural and educational importance in human societies. The world is undergoing fast environmental and cultural changes, and local knowledge is being lost. Understanding how people in...

    Authors: Khalid Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Altaf, Tanveer Hussain, Rana Manzoor Ahmad, Sayed Muhammad Zain Ul Abdeen, Andrea Pieroni, Arshad Mahmood Abbasi, Shahzad Ali, Sana Ashraf, Naila Amjad, Abdul Majid Khan and Rainer W. Bussmann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:4
  24. Located in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (South-Kivu), Kalehe and Idjwi are two relatively unexplored territories with little to no research on edible insects even though anthropo-entomophagy practi...

    Authors: Jackson Ishara, Marcellin C. Cokola, Ariel Buzera, Mercy Mmari, David Bugeme, Saliou Niassy, Karume Katcho and John Kinyuru
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:3
  25. Enset is an important source of food and is consumed by about 25 million people as a staple or co-staple food crop mainly in southern parts of Ethiopia. Large numbers of enset landraces exist in different admi...

    Authors: Tesfaye Dilebo, Tileye Feyissa, Zemede Asfaw and Ashagire Zewdu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:2
  26. Baka hunter-gatherers have a well-developed traditional knowledge of using plants for a variety of purposes including hunting and fishing. However, comprehensive documentation on the use of plants for hunting ...

    Authors: Evariste Fedoung Fongnzossie, Marlène Tounkam Ngansop, Takanori Oishi, Achille Bernard Biwole, Elvire Hortense Biye and Mitsuo Ichikawa
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:1
  27. Medicinal plants and associated traditional knowledge play a vital role in supporting the livelihoods and resilience of indigenous communities. This ethnobotanical survey aims to identify medicinal plants used...

    Authors: Nizar Hani, Safaa Baydoun, Hatem Nasser, Tiziana Ulian and Nelly Arnold-Apostolides
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:73
  28. The Gelao people are a unique minority in Southwest China with a unique culture for the utilization of edible plants, including a large number of medicinal plants. They believe that at least 61 species are edi...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Fusong Liu, Xiaohuan Jia, Yongxia Zhao, Xiaoqi Liu, Mingxia Luo, Yuqi He, Sha Liu and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:72
  29. Hunting has been an important cultural and subsistence activity for the survival of the human population. In the Brazilian semiarid region (Caatinga), the extreme seasonal changes and socioeconomic conditions ...

    Authors: Sebastiana Lima Santos, María Fernanda De la Fuente and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:71
  30. Starting from the idea that unexplored areas may yield new and different ethnobotanical information, we performed a survey of traditional uses of plants in two neighboring districts situated in east Serbia (Bo...

    Authors: Pedja Janaćković, Milan Gavrilović, Milica Miletić, Maja Radulović, Stefan Kolašinac and Zora Dajić Stevanović
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:70
  31. We summarize comparative ethnoornithological data for ten Mexican Indigenous communities, an initial step towards a comprehensive archive of the avian diversity conserved within Mexico’s Indigenous territories...

    Authors: Graciela Alcántara-Salinas, Eugene S. Hunn, María Elena Ibáñez-Bravo, Elda Miriam Aldasoro-Maya, Noé Flores-Hernández, Juan Antonio Pérez-Sato, Natalia Real-Luna, Rafael Arturo Muñoz-Márquez Trujillo, Diana Lope-Alzina and Jaime Ernesto Rivera-Hernández
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:69
  32. Traditional mycological knowledge (TMK) is complex, not distributed equally among the entire population, and constantly adapting to current social situations. There are sociocultural factors that could influen...

    Authors: Mara Ximena Haro-Luna, José Blancas Vázquez, Felipe Ruan-Soto and Laura Guzmán-Dávalos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:68
  33. Gyirong Valley known as the “Back Garden of the Himalayas” is located in the core area of the Everest National Nature Reserve. It is also one of the important ports from ancient Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal, sinc...

    Authors: Chang-An Guo, Xiaoyong Ding, Huabin Hu, Yu Zhang, Huizhao Yang and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:67
  34. The apparency hypothesis in ethnobotany (common plants are used more than less frequent ones) has been studied mostly by comparing usefulness with woody plant density, or large plants (trees) with herbs, with ...

    Authors: Elinor Josefina López-Patiño, Heike Vibrans, Sergio Moctezuma-Pérez and María Cristina Chávez-Mejía
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:66
  35. Since its introduction to the Anglophone Caribbean in 1793, breadfruit has had a diverse history in the region, and there is a considerable repository of traditional knowledge about the crop, that is undocumen...

    Authors: Oral O. Daley, Laura B. Roberts-Nkrumah, Angela T. Alleyne and Michael C. Gloster
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:65
  36. The Chinese Hwamei (Garrulax canorus Linnaeus, 1758) is a widely distributed species and has long been kept as a pet, especially by the ethnic communities in Southwest China. According to conservation experts’ su...

    Authors: Chuanyin Dai
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:63

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:64

  37. Shexian Dryland Stone Terraced System (SDSTS) in the Taihang Mountains was formally recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by Food and Agriculture Organization on May 20, 2022. ...

    Authors: Yu Bai, Qing Zhang, Xianlin He, Haifei Wang, Wanlin Li, Jinfeng Zhu, Yuan Meng and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:62
  38. Individuals across Cambodia depend on the use of natural products in Traditional Khmer Medicine (TKM), a traditional medicine system in Cambodia that has been practiced for hundreds of years. Cambodia is rich ...

    Authors: Thona Lim, Elizabeth Oneita Davis, Brian Crudge, Vichet Roth and Jenny Anne Glikman
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:61
  39. Despite the fact that ethnobotanical studies have been conducted in various parts of Ethiopia, compared with the existence of the multitude and diverse ethnic groups and their associated traditional knowledge,...

    Authors: Melese Bekele, Feleke Woldeyes, Ermias Lulekal, Tamrat Bekele and Sebsebe Demissew
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:60
  40. Native potatoes are Andean tubers of great historical, social, food, genetic and nutritional importance, and they contribute significantly to food security by supplementing the household diet and also providin...

    Authors: Daicy Yaneth Galvis-Tarazona, Zaida Zarely Ojeda-Pérez and Diana Marcela Arias-Moreno
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:59
  41. Farmers’ knowledge has a role in maintaining barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genetic resource, which plays an important role in food security, and provides socio-cultural value to the Ethiopian farmers. However, farm...

    Authors: Eyasu Wada, Abas Abdulahi, Tekuamech Fikadu Tehelku, Meseret Ergando and Hewan Demissie Degu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:58
  42. Eastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is home to a vast range of medicinal and edible waterbird species due to its diverse geographical environment. Waterbird species have been used for various ailments and cultural prac...

    Authors: Qaisar Rahman, Muhammad Sajid Nadeem, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Altaf, Jian Ni, Arshad Mahmood Abbasi, Muhammad Azhar Jameel, Andrea Pieroni, Muhammad Haroon Hamed, Sana Ashraf and Tasnim Sadaf
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:57
  43. Cochlospermum tinctorium and C. planchonii are two wide edible plants of sub-Saharan countries, e.g., Benin, widely used as food, medicine, dye, handicraft, etc. Unfortunately, the uncontrolled harvest of their r...

    Authors: Gnimansou Abraham Favi, Gbèwonmèdéa Hospice Dassou, Donald Djidohokpin, Jéronime Marie-Ange Sènamie Ouachinou, Chabi Ghyslain Kpétikou, Eutiche Gbedolo, Alain Anagonou, Noelia Hidalgo-Triana and Aristide Cossi Adomou
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:56
  44. Yunnan is rich in fungal diversity and cultural diversity, but there are few researches on ethnomycology. In addition, extensive utilization of wild edible fungi (WEF), especially the ectomycorrhizal fungi, th...

    Authors: Ran Wang, Mariana Herrera, Wenjun Xu, Peng Zhang, Jesús Pérez Moreno, Carlos Colinas and Fuqiang Yu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:55
  45. Aboriginal peoples have occupied the island continent of Australia for millennia. Over 500 different clan groups or nations with distinctive cultures, beliefs, and languages have learnt to live sustainably and...

    Authors: Gerry Turpin, Edita Ritmejerytė, Joanne Jamie, Darren Crayn and Phurpa Wangchuk
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:54
  46. In recent years, research on wild edible plant resources has become increasingly popular. The Hassan Nature Reserve is a multiethnic area mainly composed of people belonging to the Han, Hui, and Mongolian grou...

    Authors: Xiaohuan Jia, Yongxia Zhao, Yunyue Zhu, Xin Zeng, Xuehui Liang, Jian Xie and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:53
  47. Mushrooms and lichens are natural therapeutic resources whose millenary importance persists in indigenous and mestizo communities of Mexico. However, in this regard, in the northern part of the country there a...

    Authors: Joshua Anthuan Bautista-González, Adriana Montoya, Robert Bye, Martín Esqueda and María de los Angeles Herrera-Campos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:52
  48. Measures of the importance of medicinal plants have long been used in ethnobotany and ethnobiology to understand the influence of social-ecological system factors in the formation of individuals’ differential ...

    Authors: Daniel Carvalho Pires Sousa, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:51
  49. Some insects are harmful to humans, plants and animals, but some of them can also be a source of proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals and be of therapeutic value. The therapeutic potential requires that medic...

    Authors: Mamadou Ouango, Rahim Romba, Samuel Fogné Drabo, Noufou Ouedraogo and Olivier Gnankiné
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2022 18:50

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