Plant diversity and uses of the home garden in Pujon sub-district, Malang Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Tika Putri Agustina, Nisyawati, Eko Baroto Walujo

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Abstract

As one of the complex traditional agroforestry systems, the home garden is suitable to fulfil the ecological and socio-economy functions. Home gardens in Pujon Sub-district are currently facing serious threats. Due loss of traditional knowledge mainly because of globalization and rural tourism development. On the other hand, research and documentation about are very limited. The present study thus attempted to assess plant diversity and uses the home garden in Pujon. In total 90 home gardens were selected purposively. In total, 447 different plants in local named with trees (15%), shrubs (27%), herbs (52%), palms (2%), and climbers (4%) were recorded belonging 94 families. Thirteen use categories of home garden plants were recorded. There are 37.8% were ornamental plants, 10.9% were fruits, 8.1% were vegetables, 7.7% were medicinal plants, 7.2% were for ritual and spiritual, 6.7% were forages, 5.9% were weeds and grasses, 4.9% were beverage, 2.6 % were for living fence, 2.6% were for home material, 2.4% were spices and condiment, 1.8% natural food dyes and 1.5 % were primary and secondary foods. It can be conducted that home gardens in Pujon are rich in plants diversity and have an important role for indigenous people.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Biology and Applied Science, ICOBAS 2019
Editors Romaidi, Didik Wahyudi, Retno Novvitasari Hery Daryono, Eriyanto Yusnawan, Akira Kikuchi
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735418608
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2019
EventInternational Conference on Biology and Applied Science 2019, ICOBAS 2019 - Malang, Indonesia
Duration: 13 Mar 201914 Mar 2019

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume2120
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Biology and Applied Science 2019, ICOBAS 2019
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityMalang
Period13/03/1914/03/19

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