Ethnobotanical survey of plants used as repellents against housefly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) in Budondo Subcounty, Jinja District, Uganda
The housefly, Musca domestica L., is a major public health and domestic pest that spoils food and causes irritation and is a vector of many infectious disease pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Curre... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kalori Baana, Harriet Angwech and Geoffrey Maxwell Malinga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnobotany of the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy-G üicán: climate change and conservation strategies in the Colombian Andes
The Sierra Nevada del Cocuy-G üicán in the Colombian Andes is protected as a National Natural Park since 1977 because of its fragile páramo ecosystems, extraordinary biodiversity, high plant endemism, and function... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 5, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mireia Alc ántara Rodríguez, Andrea Angueyra, Antoine M. Cleef and Tinde Van Andel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sociodemographic differences in the cultural significance of edible and toxic mushrooms among Tsotsil towns in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico
Mushrooms are important forest resources, mostly as food, despite the serious health threat posed by toxic species. In the Highlands of Chiapas, numerous wild mushroom intoxications have been registered. While... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Felipe Ruan-Soto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Local ecological knowledge concerning the invasion of Amerindian lands in the northern Brazilian Amazon by Acacia mangium (Willd.)
Invasive plants can impact biodiversity as well as the lives of native human populations. Natural ecosystems represent sources of natural resources essential for the subsistence and socio-cultural continuity o... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - May 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Arlene Oliveira Souza, Maria do Perp étuo Socorro Rodrigues Chaves, Reinaldo Imbrozio Barbosa and Charles Roland Clement Tags: Review Source Type: research

Ethnobotanical investigation on medicinal plants in Algoz area (South Kordofan), Sudan
The inhabitants of western Sudan use traditional medicine for the treatment of various ailments due to lack of medical doctors and unaffordable prices of pharmaceutical products. The present study is the first... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 27, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tahani Osman Issa, Yahya Sulieman Mohamed, Sakina Yagi, Reem Hassan Ahmed, Telal Mohammed Najeeb, Abdelrafie Mohamed Makhawi and Tarig Osman Khider Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survey of farmers ’ knowledge of cassava mosaic disease and their preferences for cassava cultivars in three agro-ecological zones in Benin
Cassava is an important crop in Africa that is widely cultivated for its starchy tuberous root, which constitutes a major source of dietary carbohydrates. Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) is the most devastating d... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 25, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jerome Anani Houngue, Justin S. Pita, Gilles Habib Todjro Caca ï, Martine Zandjanakou-Tachin, Emmanuel A. E. Abidjo and Corneille Ahanhanzo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantitative study of medicinal plants used by the communities residing in Koh-e-Safaid Range, northern Pakistani-Afghan borders
The residents of remote areas mostly depend on folk knowledge of medicinal plants to cure different ailments. The present study was carried out to document and analyze traditional use regarding the medicinal p... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 25, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wahid Hussain, Lal Badshah, Manzoor Ullah, Maroof Ali, Asghar Ali and Farrukh Hussain Tags: Research Source Type: research

Palikur traditional roundwood construction in eastern French Guiana: ethnobotanical and cultural perspectives
Palikur Amerindians live in the eastern part of French Guiana which is undergoing deep-seated changes due to the geographical and economic opening of the region. So far, Palikur ’s traditional ecological knowle... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 24, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cl émence Ogeron, Guillaume Odonne, Antonia Cristinoi, Julien Engel, Pierre Grenand, Jacques Beauchêne, Bruno Clair and Damien Davy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Melliferous insects and the uses assigned to their products in the northern Yungas of Salta, Argentina
The order Hymenoptera comprises melliferous insects (bees, wasps and bumblebees); among them, stingless bees comprise a diverse group of eusocial insects present in tropical and subtropical areas. Of a total o... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fabio Fernando Flores, Norma In és Hilgert and Liliana Concepción Lupo Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of ethnic tourism in the food knowledge tradition of Tyrolean migrants in Treze T ílias, SC, Brazil
Food knowledge and consumption in the context of migration is an important topic in ethnobiological research. Little research is done on the process of how external factors impact food knowledge amongst migran... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 6, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Elisabeth Kuhn, Ruth Haselmair, Heidemarie Pirker and Christian R. Vogl Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ethnomycological study in the Kilum-Ijim mountain forest, Northwest Region, Cameroon
Majority of the people in rural areas depend on traditional fungi-based medicines to combat different illnesses. This ethnomycological survey was undertaken to document the traditional knowledge of mushrooms a... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 2, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: N. A. Teke, T. R. Kinge, E. Bechem, T. M. Nji, L. M. Ndam and A. M. Mih Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reconsideration of the nomadic condition of the southernmost Guachichiles based on the relationship with their environment
The Guachichiles were a group of Chichimeca people that inhabited the southern and central parts of the Mexican Plateau. In the southern area of their distribution, they occupied and used the tunales, extensive f... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - April 2, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Eric Mellink, M ónica E. Riojas-López and José Antonio Rivera-Villanueva Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use patterns, use values and management of Afzelia africana Sm. in Burkina Faso: implications for species domestication and sustainable conservation
This study aime... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 27, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Larba Hubert Balima, Blandine Marie Ivette Nacoulma, Marius Rodrigue Mensah Eku é, François N’Guessan Kouamé and Adjima Thiombiano Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cultural significance of the flora of a tropical dry forest in the Doche vereda (Villavieja, Huila, Colombia)
In Colombia, ethnobotanical studies regarding plant cultural significance (CS) in tropical dry forests are scarce and mainly focused on the Caribbean region. Different authors have indicated that the plants wi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jeison Herley Rosero-Toro, Luz Piedad Romero-Duque, D ídac Santos-Fita and Felipe Ruan-Soto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional ecological knowledge-based assessment of threatened woody species and their potential substitutes in the Atakora mountain chain, a threatened hotspot of biodiversity in Northwestern Benin, West Africa
Atakora mountains in Benin are a unique but fragile ecosystem, harboring many endemic plant species. The ecosystem is undergoing degradation, and the woody vegetation is dramatically declining due to high anth... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Pierre Onodje Agbani, Konoutan M édard Kafoutchoni, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Ahuéfa Mauricel Kégbé, Hahn Karen and Brice Sinsin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Herbal bathing: an analysis of variation in plant use among Saramaccan and Aucan Maroons in Suriname
Herbal baths play an important role in the traditional health care of Maroons living in the interior of Suriname. However, little is known on the differences in plant ingredients used among and within the Maro... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Charlotte I. E. A. van ‘t Klooster, Vinije Haabo, Sofie Ruysschaert, Tessa Vossen and Tinde R. van Andel Tags: Research Source Type: research

The ethnoprimatology of the Maijuna of the Peruvian Amazon and implications for primate conservation
In Amazonia, primates are not only an important food source but they also hold significant cultural and symbolic value for many indigenous groups. We document the relationship between primates and community me... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - March 7, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Carla Mere Roncal, Mark Bowler and Michael P Gilmore Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceptions of health and illness among the Konso people of southwestern Ethiopia: persistence and change
Cross-cultural studies indicate that every culture has its own particular explanations for health and illness and its own healing strategies. The Konso people have always practiced indigenous medicine and have... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 26, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tebaber Workneh, Guday Emirie, Mirgissa Kaba, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen and Helmut Kloos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Human-Forest interfaces in Hugumburda-Gratkhassu National Forest Priority Area, North-eastern Ethiopia
Traditional management regimes and knowledge systems of forest resources have shaped forests throughout the world where materials from individual species are harvested in a sustainable manner. To comprehend th... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 23, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Leul Kidane, Sileshi Nemomissa and Tamrat Bekele Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge on herbal drinks among indigenous communities in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan
This study highlights the taxonomic diversity and... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 21, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Neelam Rashid, Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Mushtaq Ahmad, Val ère Kolawolé Salako, Muhammad Zafar and Khafsa Malik Tags: Research Source Type: research

The wild taxa utilized as vegetables in Sicily (Italy): a traditional component of the Mediterranean diet
Wild vegetables in the Mediterranean Basin are still often consumed as a part of the diet and, in particular, there is a great tradition regarding their use in Sicily. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 14, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Anna Geraci, Filippo Amato, Giuseppe Di Noto, Giuseppe Bazan and Rosario Schicchi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medicinal plants used by traditional healers to treat malignancies and other human ailments in Dalle District, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia
The objective of the study was to ide... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 14, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nigatu Tuasha, Beyene Petros and Zemede Asfaw Tags: Research Source Type: research

Uses and importance of wild fungi: traditional knowledge from the Tshopo province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
This study present... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 12, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: H éritier Milenge Kamalebo, Hippolyte Nshimba Seya Wa Malale, Cephas Masumbuko Ndabaga, Jérôme Degreef and André De Kesel Tags: Research Source Type: research

An ethnobotanical study in Midyat (Turkey), a city on the silk road where cultures meet
Studies of ethnobotanical usages in south-eastern Turkey are rare. To widen this field of knowledge, we conducted an ethnobotanical study in Midyat (Mardin Province), Turkey. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - February 7, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ali Akgul, Ayfer Akgul, Serdar G. Senol, Hasan Yildirim, Ozcan Secmen and Yunus Dogan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional uses of medicinal plants used by Indigenous communities for veterinary practices at Bajaur Agency, Pakistan
The pastoral lifestyle of Indigenous communities of Bajaur Agency is bringing them close to natural remedies for treating their domestic animals. Several studies have been conducted across the globe describing... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Amir Hasan Khan, Muhammad Adnan and Habib Ullah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diversity and use of wild and non-cultivated edible plants in the Western Himalaya
Local people in the Himalayan region use a wide range of wild and non-cultivated edible plants (WNEPs) for food, spice, medicinal, and cultural purposes. However, their availability, use, status and contributi... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kamal Prasad Aryal, Sushmita Poudel, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Nakul Chettri, Pashupati Chaudhary, Wu Ning and Rajan Kotru Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnomycological knowledge in three communities in Amealco, Qu éretaro, México
Fungi have multiple uses in temperate areas of M éxico, but an important decrease in the traditional knowledge of uses and customs of mushrooms becomes a fundamental issue for fungi conservation. However, only ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 26, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Daniel Robles-Garc ía, Humberto Suzán-Azpiri, Adriana Montoya-Esquivel, Jesús García-Jiménez, Edgardo Ulises Esquivel-Naranjo, Elhadi Yahia and Fidel Landeros-Jaime Tags: Research Source Type: research

Who should conduct ethnobotanical studies? Effects of different interviewers in the case of the Ch ácobo Ethnobotany project, Beni, Bolivia
That the answers elicited through interviews may be influenced by the knowledge of the interviewer is accepted across disciplines. However, in ethnobotany, there is little evidence to quantitatively assess wha... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 26, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Narel Y. Paniagua-Zambrana, Rainer W. Bussmann, Robbie E. Hart, Araceli L. Moya-Huanca, Gere Ortiz-Soria, Milton Ortiz-Vaca, David Ortiz- Álvarez, Jorge Soria-Morán, María Soria-Morán, Saúl Chávez, Bertha Chávez-Moreno, Gualberto Chávez-Moreno, Os Tags: Research Source Type: research

Indigenous uses of ethnomedicinal plants among forest-dependent communities of Northern Bengal, India
Traditional knowledge on ethnomedicinal plant is slowly eroding. The exploration, identification and documentation on utilization of ethnobotanic resources are essential for restoration and preservation of eth... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 26, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Antony Joseph Raj, Saroj Biswakarma, Nazir A. Pala, Gopal Shukla, Vineeta, Munesh Kumar, Sumit Chakravarty and Rainer W. Bussmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Knowledge, use, and disuse of unconventional food plants
People ’s diets are usually restricted to a small number of plant species, even in regions with great diversity. We investigated the knowledge of residents in Ribeirão da Ilha, a district of Florianópolis (Sant... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mayana Lacerda Leal, Rubana Palhares Alves and Natalia Hanazaki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnoecology of the interchange of wild and weedy plants and mushrooms in Phur épecha markets of Mexico: economic motives of biotic resources management
Interactions between societies and nature are regulated by complex systems of beliefs, symbolism, customs, and worldviews (kosmos), ecological knowledge (corpus), and management strategies and practices (praxis),... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Berenice Farf án-Heredia, Alejandro Casas, Ana I. Moreno-Calles, Eduardo García-Frapolli and Aída Castilleja Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plants traditionally used to make Cantonese slow-cooked soup in China
L ǎo huǒ liàng tāng (Cantonese slow-cooked soup, CSCS) is popular in Guangdong, China, and is consumed by Cantonese people worldwide as a delicious appetizer. Because CSCS serves as an important part of family hea... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 15, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yujing Liu, Qi Liu, Ping Li, Deke Xing, Huagang Hu, Lin Li, Xuechen Hu and Chunlin Long Tags: Research Source Type: research

The return of the Iberian lynx to Portugal: local voices
Ethnographic research can help to establish dialog between conservationists and local people in reintroduction areas. Considering that predator reintroductions may cause local resistance, we assessed attitudes... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Margarida Lopes-Fernandes, Clara Esp írito-Santo and Amélia Frazão-Moreira Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evolutionary ethnobiology and cultural evolution: opportunities for research and dialog
The interest in theoretical frameworks that improve our understanding of social-ecological systems is growing within the field of ethnobiology. Several evolutionary questions may underlie the relationships bet... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 9, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fl ávia Rosa Santoro, André Luiz Borba Nascimento, Gustavo Taboada Soldati, Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque Tags: Review Source Type: research

Traditional uses of medicinal plants practiced by the indigenous communities at Mohmand Agency, FATA, Pakistan
Plant-derived products have an imperative biological role against certain pathogenic organisms and were considered to be a major source of modern drugs. Rural people residing in developing countries are relyin... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - January 9, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Muhammad Adnan, Amir Hasan Khan, Abdelaaty Abdelaziz Shahat, Mansour S. Al-Said and Riaz Ullah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Medicinal plants used by women in Mecca: urban, Muslim and gendered knowledge
In the original publication [1] were the Arabic letters in Table  2 incorrect. The corrected version of Table 2 can be found as Additional file 1 in this Erratum. (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 15, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Afnan Alqethami, Julie A. Hawkins and Irene Teixidor-Toneu Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Why they eat, what they eat: patterns of wild edible plants consumption in a tribal area of Western Himalaya
From time immemorial, wild plants have been used for edible purposes. They still continue to be a major source of nutrition for tribal people. However, unfortunately, their use is now declining. This has impli... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 12, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Deepika Thakur, Alpy Sharma and Sanjay Kr. Uniyal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Magico-religious and social belief of tribals of district Udaipur, Rajasthan
Religious beliefs and practices have long influenced human perceptions and uses of nature. Animals in particular play a prominent role in magico-religious practices and provide historical and cultural depth of... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vandana Singh Kushwah, Rashmi Sisodia and Chhaya Bhatnagar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ethnopharmacological studies of indigenous plants in Kel village, Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
This explorative study was undertaken for the first time in Kel village located in the Upper Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The purpose was to document the indigenous knowledge of the native people use... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Abdul Hamid, Fahim Nawaz, Mansoor Hameed, Farooq Ahmad, Jiabin Deng, Noreen Akhtar, Ambreen Wazarat and Sehrish Mahroof Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring differences in stakeholders ’ perceptions of illegal bird trapping in Cyprus
Cyprus is recognised as a hotspot for illegal bird trapping in the Mediterranean basin. A consumer demand for the Eurasian blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) is driving the use of non-selective trapping methods, resul... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Heather M. Jenkins, Christos Mammides and Aidan Keane Tags: Research Source Type: research

Functional diversity of home gardens and their agrobiodiversity conservation benefits in Benin, West Africa
Understanding the functional diversity of home gardens and their socio-ecological determinants is essential for mainstreaming these agroforestry practices into agrobiodiversity conservation strategies. This pa... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rodrigue Castro Gbedomon, Val ère Kolawolé Salako, Adandé Belarmain Fandohan, Alix Frank Rodrigue Idohou, Romain Glèlè Kakaї and Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Are identities oral? Understanding ethnobotanical knowledge after Irish independence (1937 –1939)
The Schools ’ Folklore Scheme (1937–1939) was implemented at a pivotal time in Irelands’ political history. It resulted in a body of ethnological information that is unique in terms of when, why and how it was ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fiona Shannon, Astrid Sasse, Helen Sheridan and Michael Heinrich Tags: Research Source Type: research

Farmers ’ perception of termites in agriculture production and their indigenous utilization in Northwest Benin
Although termites are considered as agricultural pests, they play an important role in maintaining the ecosystem. Therefore, it matters to investigate the farmers ’ perception of the impacts of the termites on ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Laura Estelle Y êyinou Loko, Azize Orobiyi, Paterne Agre, Alexandre Dansi, Manuele Tamò and Yves Roisin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Naukan ethnobotany in post-Soviet times: lost edibles and new medicinals
This study focuses on health-related plant use among speakers of the critically endangered Naukan language (Inuit-Yupik-Unangan family) in the Russian Far East. The Naukan people were forced, in 1958, under So... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 17, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kevin A. Jernigan, Olga S. Belichenko, Valeria B. Kolosova and Darlene J. Orr Tags: Research Source Type: research

Famine food of vegetal origin consumed in the Netherlands during World War II
Periods of extreme food shortages during war force people to eat food that they normally do not consider edible. The last time that countries in Western Europe experienced severe scarcities was during World Wa... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 17, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tom Vorstenbosch, Ingrid de Zwarte, Leni Duistermaat and Tinde van Andel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medicinal plants used by women in Mecca: urban, Muslim and gendered knowledge
This study explores medicinal plant knowledge and use among Muslim women in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Ethnobotanical research in the region has focused on rural populations and male herbal healers in ci... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 17, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Afnan Alqethami, Julie A. Hawkins and Irene Teixidor-Toneu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditions, beliefs and indigenous technologies in connection with the edible longhorn grasshopper Ruspolia differens (Serville 1838) in Tanzania
Edible insects are an important source of food to many African populations. The longhorn grasshopper, Ruspolia differens (Serville 1838), commonly known as senene in Tanzania is one of the most appreciated edible... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - November 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mercy W. Mmari, John N. Kinyuru, Henry S. Laswai and Judith K. Okoth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sociocultural and ecological factors influencing management of edible and non-edible plants: the case of Ixcatl án, Mexico
Identifying factors influencing plant management allows understanding how processes of domestication operate. Uncertain availability of resources is a main motivation for managing edible plants, but little is ... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 30, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Selene Rangel-Landa, Alejandro Casas, Eduardo Garc ía-Frapolli and Rafael Lira Tags: Research Source Type: research

The implications of ritual practices and ritual plant uses on nature conservation: a case study among the Naxi in Yunnan Province, Southwest China
Conservation of biodiversity is primary important of today ’s critically vulnerable environment. Efficient conservation can be possible only with the long-term participation and understanding of the communities... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanfei Geng, Guoxiong Hu, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Yinxian Shi, Yu Zhang and Yuhua Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Traditional knowledge hiding in plain sight – twenty-first century ethnobotany of the Chácobo in Beni, Bolivia
The Ch ácobo are a Panoan speaking tribe of about 1000 members (300+ adults) in Beni, Bolivia. Originally nomadic, the Chácabo were relocated to their current main location in the 1960s. Researchers have visite... (Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine)
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - October 10, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana, Rainer W. Bussmann, Robbie E. Hart, Araceli L. Moya Huanca, Gere Ortiz Soria, Milton Ortiz Vaca, David Ortiz Álvarez, Jorge Soria Morán, María Soria Morán, Saúl Chávez, Bertha Chávez Moreno, Gualberto Chávez Moreno, Osc Tags: Research Source Type: research