Jharna Chakravorty

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Affiliation: Jacobs University Bremen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Practices of entomophagy and entomotherapy by members of the Nyishi and Galo tribes, two ethnic groups of the state of Arunachal Pradesh (North-East India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Dept of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:5. 2011
  2. pmc Comparative survey of entomophagy and entomotherapeutic practices in six tribes of eastern Arunachal Pradesh (India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Biochemical Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh 791112, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 9:50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Chemical composition of Aspongopus nepalensis Westwood 1837 (Hemiptera; Pentatomidae), a common food insect of tribal people in Arunachal Pradesh (India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Dept of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 81:49-56. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Practices of entomophagy and entomotherapy by members of the Nyishi and Galo tribes, two ethnic groups of the state of Arunachal Pradesh (North-East India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Dept of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:5. 2011
    ..There is thus an urgent need to record the role insects play as components of local diets and folk remedies and to assess insect biodiversity in the light of these uses...
  2. pmc Comparative survey of entomophagy and entomotherapeutic practices in six tribes of eastern Arunachal Pradesh (India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Biochemical Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh 791112, India
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 9:50. 2013
    ..With the degradation of natural resources, habitat loss, rapid population growth, and increasing 'westernization'‚ÄČ, the traditional wisdom of North-East Indian tribals related to insect uses is at risk of being lost. ..
  3. doi request reprint Chemical composition of Aspongopus nepalensis Westwood 1837 (Hemiptera; Pentatomidae), a common food insect of tribal people in Arunachal Pradesh (India)
    Jharna Chakravorty
    Dept of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 81:49-56. 2011
    ..Oleic and palmitic acids (46.41 % and 32.32 % of total fat) were the two major fatty acids in this insect's oil. The latter also contained moderate amounts of stearic, palmitoleic, linoleic, myristic, eicosenoic, and linolenic acids...