Volume 6, Issue 2, April Issue - 2018, Pages:405-413
Authors: Neilazonuo Khruomo,Chitta Ranjan Deb
Abstract: Indigenous Wild Edible Fruits (IWEF) plays a vital role in the daily life of the rural people as they provide sustainable resources. The present study aimed at the documentation of IWEF’s of three districts of Nagaland, India viz., Kohima, Phek and Tuensang and assessment of market acceptability. A total of 47 IWEF’s belonging to 29 family and 39 genera were collected and identified. Market survey was carried out to check the market acceptability of the collected IWEF’s in these three districts of Nagaland. Rhus. semialata, T. chebula, S. pinnata, D. indica, E. officinalis, F. semicordata, E. floribundus, J. regia, M. esculenta, P. pershia are some fruits that are common used by the local inhabitants and some of these fruits are also used to treat different diseases through traditional methods.