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Ratan Kumar Saha
Ratan Kumar Saha: Associate Professor & Head, Department of Fish Health & Environment, College of Fisheries, Central Agricultural University, Lembucherra – 799 210, Agartala, Tripura (West)

About The Book

Indigenous knowledge is the knowledge of the indigenous people inhabiting different geographical regions of the world with their own language, culture, tradition, belief, folklore, rites and rituals. Indigenous knowledge so developed is based on necessities, instinct, curiosity and observations of ethnic groups to mitigate the immediate situations. Eventually, this local knowledge in course of time gets socially accepted and validated which finally inters into the social life and subsequently become the Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) of the society as a whole. As such, scientist in this knowledge base economy who are in research of new ideas and innovations expect that indigenous knowledge may hold significant message which may be of use to remedy the deficiencies in modern agricultural and environment related issues. There is a need for studying and documenting traditional knowledge in different ecological and cultural environments. Several researchers are working on ITK in different fields of agriculture and allied sectors. There is a demand for a standard book on the overview of ITK. This book is designed in such a way that will give an overview of ITK, the differences between Science & ITK, different tools and techniques used in ITK, classification, importance & utilization of ITK, and recent ongoing researches on ITK in different parts of India. The objective of this book is to encourage the study of ethnic knowledge in different field of agriculture and allied sector. It is also an attempt to circulate amongst a larger group of readers regarding the importance of indigenous knowledge in scientific world. This book will, perhaps, be well received in all the Agricultural Universities, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries University, State Govt. Agri-allied Departments, Private and Public Sector Institutions where training, teaching, research and extension of agri-allied sector is undertaken.

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  2. An Overview of Indigenous Technical Knowledge in Relation to Agri-allied Sector


    R.K. Saha, D. Nath and H. Saha
    1 - 22 (22 Pages)
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  3. Basic Concept of Indigenous Knowledge and it’s Protection in India


    Ajit Kumar Roy
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  4. Traditional Ecological Knowledge:An Important Pillar in Fisheries Resource Management


    Biswarup Saha, Tanmay Samajdar and P. K. Pal
    41 - 60 (20 Pages)
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  5. Indigenous Technical Knowledge for the Management of Major Pests of Field Crops in North East India


    D. M. Firake, P. D. Firake, G. T. Behere, N.S. Azad Thakur and Dilip Nath
    61 - 72 (12 Pages)
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  6. Traditional Practices for the Management of Major Pests of Horticultural Crops and Stored Produce in North East India


    D.M. Firake, P.D. Firake, G.T. Behere, N.S. Azad Thakur and D. Nath
    73 - 84 (12 Pages)
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  7. Indigenous Pest Management Practices in North East India - An Overview


    Arunava Samanta, Archan Kanti Das and Sandip Patra
    85 - 100 (16 Pages)
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  8. Notes on the Ethno-Veterinary Practices Used for Treatment of Different Ailments in Tripura State, India


    Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee, J. Majumder, R. Lodh and B. K. Agarwala
    101 - 114 (14 Pages)
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  9. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Associated with Fermented Fish Products of North East India


    A.U. Muzaddadi
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  10. Traditional Ethnic Jewellery of Kashmiri Fisherwomen


    Rizwana, T. H. Bhat, M. H. Balkhi and Poonam Sharma
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    Documentation of Ethno-Entomophagy Practices in Ethnic Communities of Manipur, North East India


    T. Shantibala, R.K. Lokeshwari, B.K. Agarwala and Gusheinzed Waikhom
    137 - 164 (28 Pages)
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    Traditionally Used Fish Feed Ingredients and Manure in Aquaculture in the North Eastern State of Tripura


    M.K. Datta
    165 - 176 (12 Pages)
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    Identification of Indigenous Resource and its Managements for Livelihood by Tribal Women Fishers of Dooars Region of West Bengal Using PRA Technique: A Case Study


    Ambalika Ghosh
    177 - 188 (12 Pages)
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    Selected Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) on Fisheries in Tripura State


    Sagar C. Mandal, Pampa Bhattacharjee and Debtanu Barman
    189 - 202 (14 Pages)
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    Indigenous Disease Management Practices in Traditional Farming Systems in India


    A. Chakraborty and Subham Dey
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    Highly Effective Fishing Methods in Central Assam as Perceived by Fishers


    Rajita Devi and Biswarup Saha
    215 - 222 (8 Pages)
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    Nu Ta: An Indigenous Fish Catching Gear of Arunachal Pradesh, India


    Pema Chotten Wangja, Olik Jomang, Krishna Prasad Sharma and Yumlembam Jackie Singh
    223 - 228 (6 Pages)
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    Shifting Responses of Tadpole Larvae and Frog From Fish Pond in Presence of Hypoxia, Obnoxious Gases and Predators


    Ramanuj Chakraborty, Subrata Shib and Himadri Saha
    229 - 232 (4 Pages)
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    Application of Indigenous Technical Knowledge for Treating Ectoparasitic Infestations in Animals


    W. Ramdas Singh, Debasish Behera, Hijam S. Devi and P. H. Patra
    233 - 240 (8 Pages)
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    Traditional Fermented Fish Products of North Eastern States of India


    Yumlembam Jackie Singh, Huirem Bharati and Pema Chotten Wangja
    241 - 246 (6 Pages)
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    Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) in Animal Husbandry Practices


    Avijit Haldar, Chintu Deb Barma and Rajkumari Sanjukta
    247 - 264 (18 Pages)
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    Traditional Fishing Practices in North Eastern Region of India


    Anil Datt Upadhyay
    265 - 292 (28 Pages)
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    Use of Black Drongo for Pest Management in Rice: A Traditional Agricultural Practice by the Rural Farmers of Tripura


    Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee, Joydeb Majumder and Pranabjit Bardhan Roy
    293 - 298 (6 Pages)
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    On Some Aspects of Sampling Methodology with Reference to Indigenous Traditional Knowledge


    Prasenjit Pal
    299 - 304 (6 Pages)
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