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Survey of wild edible fruits in Hassan forest division, Karnataka, India

G.M Prashanth Kumar, N. Shiddamallayya

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.8(6), 57-66, June 2016

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The present survey was carried out in the Hassan forest division, Karnataka, to document the diversity, indigenous uses of wild edible fruits. The survey revealed the information of 75 wild edible fruit species belonging to 40 families and 60 genera were tabulated with botanical name, local name, place of occurrence and mode of consumption. The more signified families are successively the Moraceae, Anacardiaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Rhamnaceae, Myrtaceae, and Rubiaceae. A reasonably good number of these plants, about 41 species are also used as medicinal, as fuel wood and other uses. Further assessment of local availability status of 15 selected species showed that the graded to the category of not so common, followed by common. The findings suggest further investigation of nutritional analysis and conservational aspects of wild edible species.

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