Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

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VOLUME 9

NUMBER 2

APRIL 2010

 

CONTENTS

 

Papers

 

Toko-Patta (Livistona jenkinsiana Griff): Adi community and conservation of culturally important endangered tree species in eastern Himalaya

231

      Ranjay K Singh, RC Srivastava Adi Community & TK Mukherjee

 

 

 

Bioculturally important rare new plant species of Heteropanax Seems (Araliaceae) from Eastern Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh

242

      RC Srivastava, Ranjay K Singh & TK Mukherjee

 

 

 

Deer antlers- Traditional use and future perspectives

245

      Pravin S Kawtikwar, Durgacharan A Bhagwat & Dinesh M Sakarkar

 

 

 

Indigenous technical knowledge for fish harvesting in Karbi-Anglong district of Assam

252

      Bhagaban Kalita, A Dutta, SK Bhagabati & A Sharma

 

 

 

Indigenous medicinal practices of Bhotia tribal community in Indian

 

Central Himalaya

256

      Prasanna K Samal, Pitamber P Dhyani & Mihin Dollo

 

 

 

Indigenous technology of tribal farmers in Jharkhand

261

      Valeria Lakra, MK Singh, Rekha Sinha & N Kudada

 

 

 

Traditional medicinal plant wealth of Pachalur and Periyur hamlets, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu

264

      J Karunyal Samuel & B Andrews

 

 

 

Indigenous knowledge of traditional processing of Selroti, a cereal-based ethnic fermented food of the Nepalis

271

      Hannah Yonzan & Jyoti Prakash Tamang

 

 

 

Traditional lore on the preparation of Marcha in Sunsari district, Nepal

275

      Rajeev Deokota & RB Chhetri

 

 

 

Bakhar starch fermentation – A common tribal practice in Orissa

279

      N K Dhal, Chiranjibi Pattanaik & C Sudhakar Reddy

 

 

 

Traditional recipes of district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh

282

      Anju Kapoor, Promila Kanwar & Radhna Gupta

 

 

 

Local health wisdom of rural women using medicinal plants

289

      Arti Verma, Asha Singhal & Dheeraj Singh

 

 

 

Medicinal plants of sacred groves in Kanyakumari district, Southern Western Ghats

294

      S Sukumaran & ADS Raj

 

Importance of certain tribal edible plants of Tripura

300

      R Choudhury, M Datta Choudhury, B De & SB Paul

 

 

 

Phytofoods of Nubra valley, Ladakh –The cold desert

303

      Pal Murugan M, Janifer Raj X, Phani Kumar G, Sunil Gupta & Shashi Bala Singh

 

 

 

Wild edible plants used by the tribals in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala

309

      S Binu

 

 

 

Plants used by the ethnic people of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh

313

      KN Reddy, G Trimurthulu & C Sudhakar Reddy

 

 

 

Ethnomedicinal flora of Euphorbiaceae used in dermatological problems

318

      SC Tripathi & Manjulla Srivastava

 

 

 

Factors determining the suitability of traditional dairy practices

321

A Saha, SB Mukhopadhyay & D Das Gupta

 

 

 

Inventory of indigenous healthcare practices of dairy animals

326

      A Saha, SB Mukhopadhyay & D Das Gupta

 

 

 

Livestock feeding and traditional healthcare practices in Bundelkhand region of Central India

333

      Seema Mishra, Satyawati Sharma, Padma Vasudevan, RK Bhatt, Sadhna Pandey, Maharaj Singh, BS Meena & SN Pandey

 

 

 

Ethnoveterinary practices in Jajpur district of Orissa

338

      KB Satapathy

 

 

 

Some ethnoveterinary plant records for Sikkim Himalaya

344

      Kumar Avinash Bharati & BL Sharma

 

 

 

Influence of pyramids on germination and growth of fenugreek

347

      Itagi Ravi Kumar, NVC Swamy, HR Nagendra & Radhakrishna

 

 

 

Agrobiodiversity potential of Nagaland state, Northeastern India

350

      SC Tiwari, Supong Sashi & Lalit Acharya

 

 

 

Learning the indigenous knowledge and biodiversity through contest: A participatory methodological tool of ecoliteracy

355

      Ranjay K Singh

 

 

 

Learning and testing the farmers’ knowledge: Conservation of location specific indigenous paddy varieties

361

      Ranjay K Singh, BS Dwivedi   & Rajesh Tiwari

 

 

 

Traditional farming knowledge on agroecosystem conservation in Northeast coastal Tamil Nadu

366

      R Rex Immanuel, V Imayavaramban, L Lyla Elizabeth, T Kannan & G Murugan

 

 

 

Traditional handloom and handicrafts of Sikkim

375

      Tika Prasad Sharma & SK Borthakur

 

Sericulture and traditional craft of silk weaving in Assam

378

      R Chakravorty, Pranab Dutta & J Ghose

 

 

 

Machinery for extraction and traditional spinning of plant fibres

386

      PK Das, D Nag, S Debnath & LK Nayak

 

 

 

Mosquitocides of Argeratum conyzoides, Boscia salicifolia and Grewia monticola

394

      TC Kazembe & S Nkomo

 

 

 

Nutritional composition of some lesser-known fruits used by the ethnic communities and local folks of Kerala

398

      A Nazarudeen

 

 

 

Status and distribution of wicker willow in Kashmir

403

      Tareq Ahmad Rather, KN Qaisar & MA Khan

 

 

 

Author Index

407

 

 

Subject Index

407

 

 

Book Reviews

409

 

 

Conferences/ Seminars

412