A survey of wild plant species for food use in Sicily (Italy) – results of a 3-year study in four Regional Parks

@inproceedings{Licata2016ASO,
  title={A survey of wild plant species for food use in Sicily (Italy) – results of a 3-year study in four Regional Parks},
  author={Mario Licata and Teresa Tuttolomondo and Claudio Leto and Giuseppe Virga and Giuseppe Bonsangue and Ignazio Cammalleri and Maria Cristina Gennaro and Salvatore La Bella},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND This paper illustrates the results of a study carried out in four Regional Parks of Sicily (Italy), concerning traditional knowledge on food use of wild plant species. The main aims of the paper were: (i) to verify which wild plant species are used for food purpose in the local culture based on information provided by elderly inhabitants (ii) to verify the presence of wild plant species which have not been cited for food use in previous studies in the Mediterranean area (iii) to… CONTINUE READING
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