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Indigenous uses of wild and tended plant biodiversity maintain ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes of the Terai Plains of Nepal

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Background Despite a rapidly accumulating evidence base quantifying ecosystem services, the role of biodiversity in the maintenance of ecosystem services in shared human-nature environments is still understudied, as is how indigenous and agriculturally dependent communities perceive, use, and manage biodiversity. The present study aims to document traditional ethnobotanical knowledge of the ecosystem service benefits derived from wild and tended plants in rice-cultivated agroecosystems, compa...

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Peer reviewed

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0000-0003-2108-2554
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Climate Research 4 Development
Publisher:
BioMed Central
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Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
33
Publication date:
2020-06-08
Acceptance date:
2020-05-14
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EISSN:
1746-4269
ISSN:
1746-4269
Pmid:
32513199

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