The Traditional Knowledge of Wild Edible Leaf used by Tribal People in Chhattisgarh

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Babita Kumari
Hitesh Solanki

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Chhattisgarh, A state of rich biodiversity zone covered a wide range of forest having three climatic zones namely north and central eastern plateau zone, Eastern plateau zone, Western plateau zone supporting a rich biodiversity. Approximately, 30 tribal inhabitants depend on forest for survival and population live below the poverty line. The forest provide a significant role to provide them wild leafy vegetables, consumed by the tribal and other local inhabitants. These wild edible leaves not only provide the nutritional requirements of local population but ensure food security for the people living in and around forests areas. The role of present study was to enthuses the various wild edible leaves eaten by the local communities.

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Kumari B, Solanki H. The Traditional Knowledge of Wild Edible Leaf used by Tribal People in Chhattisgarh. IJPE [Internet]. 31Oct.2019 [cited 11Apr.2021];5(04):284-92. Available from: https://ijplantenviro.com/index.php/IJPE/article/view/1114
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