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Title: Agriculture knowledge and perception in tribal communities
Authors: KB, Nidheesh
Keywords: Traditional knowledge
Traditional agricultural
Kerala
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A01C7/00, A01C15/00, A01N25/00, A01N27/00, E02B5/00, E02B7/00, E02B11/00, E02B13/00
Abstract: The study was conducted to assess the knowledge and perception tribals’ adults in a Kerala state regarding natural resources, food and agriculture. Data were collected from 500 respondents from Wayanad district, Kerala to assess the level of agricultural knowledge and perceptions among tribal adults. Respondents were most positive about the Natural Resources concept and were the least positive about the Agricultural Policy concept. Respondents living on rural farms were more knowledgeable about agriculture concept than respondent living on city. Respondents with high levels of education were more knowledgeable about modern concept of agriculture than those with less education.
Page(s): 531-535
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(3) [July 2010]

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