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Title: Folk veterinary medicine in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh, India
Authors: Kumar, Rajesh
Bharati, K A
Keywords: Folk veterinary medicine;Livestock;Medicinal plants;Sitapur;Uttar Pradesh
Issue Date: Jun-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. cl. (2011.01)-A61K 36/00
Abstract: This study aims to document folk medicinal knowledge of plants used for the treatment of livestock in the Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh. Information on these veterinary practices was gathered from June 2009 to April 2010 by interviewing residents using the “Transect walks” method of the Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) technique. The method was based on semi-structured interviews and discussions with key research participants. A total of fifty-seven medicinal formulas were recorded for use in the treatment of different livestock diseases. These formulations are not reported in earlier published literature.
Page(s): 267-277
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.3(2) [June 2012]

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