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Title: Sorghum landraces patronized by tribal communities in Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh
Authors: Pandravada, S R
Sivaraj, N
Sunil, N
Jairam, R
Prasanthi, Y
Chakrabarty, S K
Ramesh, P
Bisht, I S
Pareek, S K
Keywords: Germplasm;Landraces;Sorghum bicolor;Gonds;Lambadas;Kolams;Folk taxonomy
Issue Date: Jul-2013
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A01, A01N 3/00
Abstract: An account of sorghum landraces cultivated by tribal farmers habituated in Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh is provided. Badigi jonna, Boda jonna, Chinna jonna, Chinna boda jonna, Darawat jonna, Erra jonna, Gadda jonna, Konkadala jonna, Leha jonna, Moddu jonna, Pachcha jonna, Pandari  jonna, Pandimutte jonna, Parsa jonna, Pedda jonna, Pelala jonna, Purabodaka, Rabi jonna, Sai jonna, Sanna jonna, Sevara jonna, Sevata  jonna, Seviri jonna, Talki jonna, Tekedari jonna, Tella boda jonna, Varagadi jonna, Vayu nowka jonna and Vubiri patti jonna are the landraces patronized by Gond, Kolam, Lambada, Nayakpod Andh, Koya, Manne, Pardhan and Porja ethnic groups. A total of 120 accessions of sorghum germplasm belonging to 29 named landraces were collected for conservation of diversity. The characteristics and uniqueness, folk taxonomy and general uses of these landraces of sorghum are highlighted.
Page(s): 465-471
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.12(3) [July 2013]

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