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Title: Traditional practices for sustainable livelihood in Kandi belt of Jammu
Authors: Slathia, PS
Paul, Narinder
Keywords: Kandi
Traditional
Doona
Pattal
Suhaga
Moodey
Panjali
Patta
Jungla
Sangi
Shabri
Indigenous
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int.Cl.<sup>8</sup>:A01, A61K 36/00
Abstract: Present investigation was carried out with the 90 informants selected from nine villages of the Kandi belt of Kathua, Samba and Udhampur districts of Jammu division with the objectives to identify the important tree species having traditional uses in the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">kandi </i>belt of Jammu region and document the traditional practices involving different tree species by the farmers of kandi belt of Jammu region in the sustainable development. Findings reveal that people of the kandi<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"> </i>belt use <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Butea monosperma</i> Lamk. Taub in Engl &amp; Prantl<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"> </b>leaves for making <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">doona &amp; pattals</i>; <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Saccharum munja</i> Roxb. (<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Khar-sarut</i>)<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"> </b>for roofing of houses, cattle sheds, dry fodder storage structures, boundary fencing of sheds, thatching for off-season/forced vegetable cultivation, broom, ropes, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">moodey </i>and toys making. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Acacia nilotica</i> (L.) Willd ex Del., and <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Acacia modesta</i> Wall &amp; Roxb for making p<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">lanker (Patta/Suhaga),panjali</i> (<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Jungla</i> of plough), as fencing material and for making indigenous tool (locally known as <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Sangi</i>) used for fencing. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Grewia</i> <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">optiva</i> J.R. Drum. ex Burrett for making agricultural implements, handles of sickles, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">khurpi, kodal</i>, making baskets and as fuel and fodder. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Cassia fistula</i> Linn; Brandis F. in Integrated Pest Management (IPM). <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Adhatoda vasica </i>Nees for mulching, fruits ripening, roofing of <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">kaccha</i> houses and cattle sheds,and checks soil erosion. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Dendrocalamus strictus </i>(Roxb.) Nees for <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">shabri</i>, bamboo chairs, bamboo mats, etc. making.
Description: 548-552
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14400
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012]

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