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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 434-441
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.048


Documentation of Indigenous Knowledge of Agriculture Practices in Rajasthan
Palak Mishra* and Rajendra Rathore
Department of Extension Education, Sri KaranNarendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was conducted among 240 farmers sampled from Jaipur and Ajmer district of Rajasthan state. Indigenous practices were documented the interview schedule regarding indigenous knowledge about agriculture practices was developed. The interview schedule was developed by investigator through reviewing the available literature, consulting experts of different discipline of agriculture and by discussing with farmers. Finding of the study revealed that summer ploughing was diploid by highest number of farmers (92.66%); seed soaking in water was the most common practice. Diploid by (86.66%);application of manure the sheep/goat/poultry manure/farm yard manure was universal and all the respondents diploid with this practice; while(80.41%)were engaged in basin irrigation; hand weeding (96.66%); cow dung cake fumes were the highest i.e. (57.5%); use of compost was universal practice i.e. 100% ;Use of bamboo stick for threshing purpose (16.25%).Similarly, on the aspect of use of metal bin is universal method of storage of agriculture produce among the respondents.


Keywords: Indigenous practices, documentation
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Palak Mishra and Rajendra Rathore. 2020. Documentation of Indigenous Knowledge of Agriculture Practices in Rajasthan.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 434-441. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.048