‘Jumin’ a traditional beverage of Nocte tribe in Arunachal Pradesh: an ethnobotanical survey
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During an exploration and germplasm collection trip to Arunachal Pradesh in 2016 besides collection of local crop diversity, traditional knowledge on the method of preparation of a traditional beverage ‘Jumin’ and its nutritional, therapeutic and cultural values were recorded from the Nocte tribe inhabiting in remote localities of Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh. In present communication, plant diversity collected, ethnobotany and associated traditional knowledge on method of preparation of ‘Jumin’ and its therapeutic, cultural and religious values among the Nocte tribe have been discussed.
KeywordsTraditional knowledge Nocte Rice Millets Ethnobotany India
Authors express their sincere thanks to the Director, ICAR-NBPGR for providing facilities and to the inhabitants of Tirap district to share the traditional knowledge.
This study was not funded by any funding agency. The study was conducted by using institutional (ICAR-NBPGR) fund.
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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