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Utilitarian redundancy, plant evolutionary history, and medicinal plant use patterns among the Shipibo-Konibo in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: And, M. A. & Gaoue, O. G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The research focuses on how the evolutionary relationship between medicinal plants may affect the therapeutic use, local preference and harvesting pra...

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Domestication and sustainable production of wild crafted plants with special reference to the Chilean maqui berry (Aristotelia chilensis).

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Vogel, H. & González, B. & Catenacci, G. & Doll, U.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The principle threats for sustainable production of wild collected medicinal plants are related to ecological factors, such as endemism, and botanical...

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Demographic variation and population viability in a threatened Himalayan medicinal and aromatic herb Nardostachys grandiflora: matrix modelling of harvesting effects in two contrasting habitats.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ghimire, S. K. & Gimenez, O. & Pradel, R. & McKey, D. & Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite significant interest in the sustainable use of medicinal plants, the population ecology of many medicinal plant species remains unstudied. Als...

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Phylogeny explains why less therapeutically redundant plant species are not necessarily facing greater use pressure.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Coe, M. A. & Gaoue, O. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Understanding which factors influence medicinal plant species selection and harvest or use pressure can provide valuable insights for sustainable mana...

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Recovery from bark harvesting of 12 medicinal tree species in Benin, West Africa.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Delvaux, C. & Sinsin, B. & Darchambeau, F. & Damme, P. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growing interest in medicinal plants from both international industry and local markets requires management of tree bark harvesting from natural f...

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Chinese Loess Plateau vegetation since the Last Glacial Maximum and its implications for vegetation restoration.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Jiang WenYing & Cheng YuFen & Yang XiaoXiao & Yang ShiLing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China has been investing heavily in afforestation programmes to control soil erosion on the vast Chinese Loess Plateau (CLP). This massive afforestati...

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Review: the content of bioactive compounds in different berry fruits from organic and conventional production.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Hallmann, E. & Średnicka-Tober, D. & Kazimierczak, R. & Rembiałkowska, E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The berry fruits are one of the best sources of bioactive compounds. Polyphenols abundant in berries belong to different chemical groups: phenolic aci...

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A global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources 2018-2028.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Bourdeix, R. & Prades, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This compilation comprises 4 chapters, which introduces the background context and rationale for a new global strategy for the conservation and use of...

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Conservation implications of rainforest use patterns: mature forests provide more resources but secondary forests supply more medicine.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Gavin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are a global conservation priority. Robust arguments supporting rainforest conservation can attract funding and shape land-use ma...

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A better understanding of traditional Chinese medicine can enable conservationists to improve wildlife outcomes.

Published online: 14 Nov 2020

Authors: Cheung, H. & Doughty, H. & Hinsley, A. & Hsu, E. & Lee TienMing & Milner-Gulland, E. J. & Possingham, H. P. & Biggs, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The diversity of human cultures and traditions means that people in different parts of the world use wildlife products in unique ways. People use wild...

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