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Eating from the wild: diversity of wild edible plants used by Tibetans in Shangri-la region, Yunnan, China
BackgroundLocally harvested wild edible plants (WEPs) provide food as well as cash income for indigenous people and are of great importance in ensuring global food security. Some also play aExpand
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Crop Wild Relatives—Undervalued, Underutilized and under Threat?
The world's wealth of plant genetic resources has much value for world food security, but these resources are under considerable threat. Crop improvement, particularly under climate change, dependsExpand
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Ethnobotanical studies on medicinal plants used by the red-headed yao people in Jinping, Yunnan Province, China.
  • C. Long, R. Li
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 1 February 2004
Sixty-six medicinal plant species traditionally collected and used by the Red-headed Yao people in Jinping county, Yunnan Province, SW China, were investigated and studied through the approaches ofExpand
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Effects of Extreme Climate Events on Tea (Camellia sinensis) Functional Quality Validate Indigenous Farmer Knowledge and Sensory Preferences in Tropical China
Climate change is impacting agro-ecosystems, crops, and farmer livelihoods in communities worldwide. While it is well understood that more frequent and intense climate events in many areas areExpand
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Medicinal plants used by Tibetans in Shangri-la, Yunnan, China
BackgroundMedicinal plants used by the local people in Xizang (Tibet) have been investigated since the 1960s. The others out of Xizang, however, have been less understood, although they may be easilyExpand
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Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by Maonan people in China
  • Liya Hong, Z. Guo, +4 authors C. Long
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
  • 30 April 2015
BackgroundThis paper is based on an ethnobotanical investigation that focused on the traditional medicinal plants used by local Maonan people to treat human diseases in Maonan concentration regions.Expand
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In vitro propagation of four threatened Paphiopedilum species (Orchidaceae)
The effects of seed maturity, media type, carbon source, and organic nutrient additives on seed germination, protocorm development, and plant growth of Paphiopedilum villosum var. densissimum Z. J.Expand
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Herbs for medicinal baths among the traditional Yao communities of China.
Medicinal baths are an important traditional way to prevent and cure common diseases among the traditional Yao communities of Jinping County, Yunnan Province, SW China. Approaches of anthropology,Expand
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Ethnobotanical survey of cooling herbal drinks from southern China
BackgroundLiáng chá (“cooling tea”, “herbal tea” or “cool tisane” in Chinese) are herbal drinks widely produced in southern China and consumed by billions of people worldwide to prevent and treatExpand
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Phytochemistry and health benefits of jaboticaba, an emerging fruit crop from Brazil
Abstract Many edible dark-colored fruits, rich in anthocyanins, are thought to be important for human health. Jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora (Mart.) O. Berg) fruit, native to Brazil, is aExpand
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