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|Title:||Wild tribal food plants of Orissa|
|Keywords:||Ethnobotany;Tribals;Orissa;Wild Food Plants|
|IPC Code:||Int. 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.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.04(3) [July 2005]|
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