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dc.contributor.authorGosai, Kuldip-
dc.contributor.authorArunachalam, A-
dc.contributor.authorDutta, BK-
dc.contributor.authorPrasanna, Kumar GV-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractTraditional ecological knowledge has been established to have a bearing on natural resource management by the indigenous communities living in biodiversity rich North eastern hill region. The present study correlates the indigenous knowledge and scientific knowledge in assessing the nutrient availability status of the agricultural soil as practiced by the ‘Nyishi’ tribes who use visual properties such as colour, texture and topographic positioning of land/terrain. The physico-chemical analysis of the soil samples for soil characterization and appropriate land use thereof is in concordance with the working model of the indigenous soil knowledge of the ‘Nyishis’. Thus, there arises a need to document the traditional knowledge base and include the same for validation and scientific application for better management of soil and other resources.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. Cl.8: A01B, A01B 3/00, A01B 79/02en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]en_US
dc.subjectArunachal Pradeshen_US
dc.subjectIndigenous soil knowledgeen_US
dc.subjectLand suitabilityen_US
dc.subjectNortheast Indiaen_US
dc.titleIndigenous knowledge of soil fertility management in the humid tropics of Arunachal Pradeshen_US
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