Diversity and use of wild and non-cultivated edible plants in the Western Himalaya (2018)

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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 contribution to livelihood security are poorly documented, and they have been generally overlooked in recent agro-biodiversity conservation and management programmes. The study aimed to investigate WNEP diversity and current status in a part of the Kailash Sacred Landscape—a transboundary landscape shared by Nepal, India and PR China—in terms of collection, use, management and conservation initiatives.
Year: 2018
Language: English
In: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14: 10 p.

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