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Table 1 Methodologies used to document plant and animal food biodiversity

From: Food biodiversity includes both locally cultivated and wild food species in Guasaganda, Central Ecuador

MethodaFood categorybPlacecDatad
Herbarium collection(i) Wild plant foodsSacha Wiwua forestTotal number of species
Species use
(ii) Cultivated plant foodsSurrounding arable patches of Sacha Wiwua forestTotal number of species
Species use
Interviews on plant foods(ii) Cultivated plant foodsFarmsNumber of species per farm
(iii) Semi-cultivated plant foodsHome gardensNumber of species per home garden
Interviews on animal foods(iv) Wild animal foodsCommunal areaTotal number of species
Species use
(v) Edible domesticated animalsFarmTotal number of species
Species use
(vi) Semi-domesticated edible animalsHome gardensTotal number of species
Species use
  1. aThree methodologies which were used to document the data
  2. bSix different food categories, from (i) to (vi)
  3. cDifferent studied places where data was collected
  4. dType of data collected within each food category