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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Ethnobotany Of Riverine Populations From The Rio Negro, Amazonia (brazil)|
|Abstract:||This paper presents a comparative study of plant knowledge and use in rural and urban areas in the municipality of Barcelos in the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, based on a total of 81 interviews. Using diversity indices (Shannon-Wiener), plant knowledge is compared among communities (urban-rural population), and between sex (male-female) and age (older or younger than 40 years) categories within each community. Among our informants, we found quantitative differences concerning the knowledge of medicinal plants between sex and age categories. Some individuals play a key role relating to medicinal plant knowledge, and steps should be taken in order to include them in management and conservation plans. © Society of Ethnobiology.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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