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International Research Journal of Plant Science

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Sachin Dayaram Golait

Department of Botany, MSG Arts, Science and Commerce College, Malegaon, Dist. Nashik-423105, Maharashtra, India


  • Research Article   
    Documentation of wild edible fruits of north maharashtra
    Author(s): Sachin Dayaram Golait*, Shankar Laxman Laware and Sanjay Gajanan Auti

    This paper reports an ethnobotanical investigation performed during 2017-2020 to collect, identify and document information on the wild edible fruits traditionally used by tribal and rural communities of North Maharashtra, specially Nashik, Nandurbar, and Dhule district. 55 wild edible fruit species are documented used by tribal and rural peoples traditionally as a food. Collected species belong to 25 families and Cucurbitaceae, Fabaceae, Moraceae, and Phyllanthaceae emerge as the largest families. Analysis of collected information revealed that 29 species are consumed as raw fruits, 26 species as vegetables, 2 species as both raw and vegetables, 5 species as pickles, 1species as a soft drink. 37 species are commonly used and 29 species are sold commercially in the local market as food. Study shows that wild edible fruits are highly nutritious and playing a significant role in the sus.. View More»
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