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Title: Indigenous technical knowledge for control of insect pest and livestock disorders
Authors: Majhi, Sullip Kumar
Keywords: Indigenous Technical Knowledge;Traditional agricultural practices;Insect control;Pest control;Kammas;Madiga;Mala;Yanadi
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl. ⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P11/00, A61P19/00
Abstract: The paper outlines the salient feature of traditional belief in relation to agricultural practices as well as for livestock management. The study carried out in VR Palem village of Ponnuru mandal, Andhra Pradesh revealed that the villagers use indigenous knowledge, including treatment of some of the human disease. So far as, technical knowledge in agricultural practice in the village is concerned, the insect and pest control in some of the commercially important plant like coconut tree is found to be important one. Beside, it has been also found that there exists some of the important traditional knowledge for healing the fractured bones and ligaments in livestock as well as remedies for various stomach related problems.
Page(s): 463-465
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.07(3) [July 2008]

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