Selena Ahmed -

Selected Publications




Scientific Publications

Yang, L; Ahmed, S. et al. 2014. Comparative Homegarden Medical Ethnobotany of Naxi Healers and Farmers in the Highlands of Northwestern Yunnan, China. Journal of Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicine

Ahmed, Selena; Herforth, Anna. 2013. Future Food: Use Local Knowledge. Nature 499 (409) (Correspondence). Download PDF.

Ahmed, S et al. 2012. Biodiversity and Phytochemical Quality in Indigenous and State-Supported Tea Management Systems of Yunnan, China. Conservation Letters 5(6): 28-36. Download PDF.

Stoeckle, M; Gamble, C; Kirpekar, R; Young, G; Ahmed, S; Little, D. 2011. Commercial Teas Highlight Plant DNA Barcode Identification Successes and Obstacles. Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). 1 (42) DOI: 10.1038/srep00042

Ahmed, S; Stepp, JR; Toleno, R; Peters, CM. 2010. Increased Market Integration, Value, and Ecological Knowledge of Tea Agro-forests in the Akha Highlands of Southwest China. Ecology and Society 15(4): 27. Download PDF.

Ahmed, S. et al. 2010. Pu-erh Tea Tasting in Yunnan, China: Correlation of Drinkers’ Perceptions to Phytochemistry. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 132: 176-185. Download PDF.

Freeman, M; Ahmed, S. 2011. Tea Horse Road: China’s Ancient Trade Road to Tibet. River Books Ltd. Bangkok, Thailand.

Ahmed, Selena; Freeman, Michael. 2011. Pu-erh Tea and the Southwest Silk Road: An Ancient Quest for Wellbeing. Herbal Gram; Summer 2011: 90 (Cover Story) Download PDF.

Ahmed, Selena; Blumberg, Jeff. 2011. Eggs and Evidence-Based Nutrition in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. Nutrition Close-Up Newsletter; Winter/Spring 2011

Ahmed, Selena. 2008. A Cup of Diversity: Learning from the Farmers of Forest Tea-Gardens. Resurgence. 250, Indigenous Intelligence Issue for the 2008 World Conservation Congress