Ethnobotanical study of homegarden plants in Sebeta-Awas District of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia to assess use, species diversity and management practices

@inproceedings{Mekonen2015EthnobotanicalSO,
  title={Ethnobotanical study of homegarden plants in Sebeta-Awas District of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia to assess use, species diversity and management practices},
  author={Tefera Mekonen and Mirutse Giday and Ensermu Kelbessa},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Homegardens in Ethiopia are currently facing different threats mainly due genetic erosion, loss of traditional knowledge on their use and management and drought. On the other hand, research and documentation works on homegardens in the country are very limited. There is no previous report indicating conduct of ethnobotanical study on homegardens in selected study district. The present study thus attempted to document knowledge on uses and management practices of homegardens by people… CONTINUE READING
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