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Title: Traditional knowledge of processing and value addition to dromedary camel wool
Authors: Chand, Khem
Jangid, BL
Rohilla, PP
Keywords: Dromedary camel
Traditional wool processing
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>D01
Abstract: The paper describes <i>Raika</i> camel breeders’ traditional knowledge about value addition to dromedary camel wool. The information was collected through personal interview and observation among <i>Raika </i>camel breeders in Pali district of Rajasthan. Though, wool is not a product of very high economic value among the products of camel production system but breeders add value to it by investing their free time and prepare/ get prepared ropes, rugs and carpets from it. These are important household items for camel breeding profession and their day to day life.
Description: 316-318
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(2) [April 2011]

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