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Title: Wild tribal food plants of Orissa
Authors: Sinha, Rekha
Lakra, Valeria
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Wild Food Plants
Issue Date: Jul-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: A10G1/00, AO1G17/00
Abstract: Three tribal dominated districts of Orissa, Kheonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Dhenkenal were studied for plant consumption pattern in five tribal groups. Data were collected through PRA exercises and interview schedules. The study identifies leaves (50 types), fruits (46 types), flowers (11 types), tubers (14 types) and gums (5 types) consumed by the tribal population. The potential nutritive value of these plants has been discussed.
Page(s): 246-252
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.04(3) [July 2005]

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