Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2020)
Study of palatable food items prepared from wild edible plants by Surkuda villagers, Amgaon region, Gondia district (M.S.)
Author(s): JG Nakade, MG Awaley
Abstract: The tribal communities have been largely dependent on the wild plants for various purposes. Surkuda village is belonging to Amgaon Tahsil of Gondia district. People of the village are engaged in agricultural works and living in vicinity of the small patches of forest. Since long time they used wild edible plants for fulfillment of their hunger in the form of raw fruits, leaves after cooking and parts of the plants for the preparation of palatable food items. Same village was undertaken for the study of palatable food items prepared by locals from wild edible plants. For that several visits were carried out during investigation. Total 22 plants were documented used by villagers.