ethnobiology


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ethnobiology

/eth·no·bi·ol·o·gy/ (eth″no-bi-ol´ah-je) the study of the interaction between cultural groups and the plant and animal life in their environment.

ethnobiology

(ĕth″nō-bī-ŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. ethnos, race, + bios, life, + logos, word, reason]
The study of the biological characteristics of various races.
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While food taboos may seem irrational to some, Dr Meyer-Rochow, whose research was published in the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, says they have performed a number of important functions.
Scott Herron and undergraduate researchers at the Ferris State University's Wild Rice and Ethnobiology Lab have used these camps to gather wild rice seed used in research, including water chemistry analysis, seed viability and germination, fungal smut pathogen lifecycles, and restoration potential of local seed sources.
6) In fact, as Kumar, Sheikh and Bussmann have reported in the Journal of Ethnobiology andEthnomedicine, v.
com/Passage-Darkness-Ethnobiology-Haitian-Zombie/dp/0807842109) "Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombie.
Ethnobiology and ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a plant from the Peruvian Highlands.
He sits on the editorial boards of Pharmaceutical Biology, Tropical Ethnobiology, and the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, the last of which he previously edited for 14 years.
Animals to heal animals: ethno- veterinary practices in semi- arid region, Northeastern Brazil, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethno-medicine 5:37.
Beautiful and useful, this book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone interested in California history, anthropology, or ethnobiology.
In addition, there are a number of journals which might be of interest, including the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Economic Botany, Ethnobotany, the Journal of Ethnobiology, and the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, although many of these might be difficult to access.
Hunn, one of the pioneers of the field of ethnobiology, has written an ethnobotanical tour de force.