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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;Raika;Rajasthan
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: D01
Abstract: The paper describes Raika camel breeders’ traditional knowledge about value addition to dromedary camel wool. The information was collected through personal interview and observation among Raika 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.
Page(s): 316-318
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(2) [April 2011]

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