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Title: Indigenous veterinary practices of Darma valley of Pithoragarh district, Uttaranchal
Authors: Tiwari, Lalit
Pande, P C
Keywords: Animal husbandry
Darma valley
Darmi Bhotiyas
Ethnoveterinary practices
Veterinary medicines
Issue Date: Apr-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K35/00, A61K36/00, A61P1/04, A61P1/12, A61P11/10, A61P15/10, A61P17/00, A61P19/00, A61P33/00
Abstract: The people residing in Darma valley known as Darmi or Darmi Bhotiyas have great wisdom of traditional knowledge about the animal husbandry and veterinary practices. They cure their animals with the help of surrounding natural resources such as plants, animals, minerals, etc. They produce traditionally hybrids of yak and local cow. However, these practices are in danger of extinction because of the rapid modernization. The paper documents the traditional veterinary practices and animal husbandry of Darmies of Pithoragarh district of Uttanachal.
Page(s): 201-206
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(2) [April 2006]

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