Traditional knowledge of wild food plants of Thai Karen and Lawa (Thailand)

  title={Traditional knowledge of wild food plants of Thai Karen and Lawa (Thailand)},
  author={Kittiyut Punchay and Angkhana Inta and Pimonrat Tiansawat and Henrik Balslev and Prasit Wangpakapattanawong},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
Gathering of wild food plants represent original practices of indigenous people. The uses of wild food plant species are not only important in traditional dishes but also for the people’s health based on the medicinal properties of the plants. This study was aimed to examine the diversity patterns and similarity of wild food plants in the Karen and Lawa communities, and to identify the effects of socio-demographic factors on the traditional knowledge related to the wild food plants. The Karen… 

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