By Naturenomics Team on June 24, 2016
Abstract: The wild edible plants are important in the livelihood strategies of tribal people. The value of wild edible vegetables in food security has not been given sufficient attention in India (Reddy et al. 2007). Mishing is a tribal community belonged to Mongoloid group – a multitude of people that followed Austro-Asiatic races to India (Singh et al. 1996).
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By Naturenomics Team on May 05, 2016
The North-eastern states of India harbours more than 130 major tribal communities of the total 427 tribal communities found in India, representing one of the greatest region of ethno-botanical wealth. Every society has developed indigenous botanical knowledge or ethnobotanical knowledge through its dynamic interactions with its surrounding environment. Studies on the ethnobotanical uses of plants by the local people are often significant because it provides a gateway for the exploration of new source of drugs, food, from the herbal origin.