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- Bussmann, Rainer W.; Paniagua-Zambrana, Narel Y.; Sikharulidze, Shalva; Kikvidze, Zaal; Kikodze, David; Tchelidze, David; Batsatsashvili, Ketevan; Hart, Robert E.
- Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 2016 v.86 no.2 pp. asbp.3517
- altitude; climate change; farms; food security; fungi; gardening; gender; home gardens; interviews; orchards; questionnaires; woody plants; Caucasus region; Eurasia; Georgia; Republic of Georgia
- ... In this study, we documented traditional plant use in Tusheti, Khevsureti, and Pshavi and hypothesized that (i) plant use knowledge in general would be higher in isolated high elevation communities, and that (ii) use of home gardens would be much more restricted to lower elevation settings. Fieldwork was conducted in Khevsureti, Pshavi, and Tusheti. Interviews using semi-structured questionnaires ...