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Title: Traditional knowledge used in paddy cultivation in Raipur district, Chhattisgarh
Authors: Rizwana
Keywords: Indigenous knowledge;Traditional Seed germination;Pest management;Seed storage
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A01F25/00, C05G3/00, A01M1/00, A01M5/00, A01M31/00, A01N3/00
Abstract: The study was conducted in six villages of Dharsiva block of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. Rice is the main crop being cultivated. The paper describes the indigenous technologies used by the farmers in paddy cultivation. For seed germination, preventing the crop from insect/pest attack in the field and during the storage they apply their rich traditional knowledge. They find the indigenous knowledge very useful, therefore Indigenous technical knowledge possessed by the farmers shall be identified, and farmers shall be helped to understand and exchange the cheaper, viable and reliable technologies in their areas.
Page(s): 384-385
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(2) [April 2011]

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