Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

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VOLUME 9

NUMBER 3

JULY 2010

 

CONTENTS

 

Papers

 

Minangmose (Gymnocladus assamicus) and Dekang (Gymnocladus burmanicus): Culturally important and endangered trees of eastern Himalayas- Conservation perspectives [RETRACTED ARTICLE]

419

††††† Ranjay K Singh, RC Srivastava, Adi tribe, Monpa tribe , Khasi tribe,
Manipuri Community & TK Mukherjee

 

 

 

Three bioculturally important gymnosperms of India

430

††††† Ranjay K Singh, RC Srivastava & TK Mukherjee

 

 

 

Indigenous biodiversity of Apatani plateau: Learning on biocultural knowledge of Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh for sustainable livelihoods

432

††††† RC Srivastava, Ranjay K Singh, Apatani Community & TK Mukherjee

 

 

 

Traditional knowledge of folk crafts in Tamil Nadu Traditional knowledge of folk crafts in Tamil Nadu

443

††††† S Simon John

 

 

 

Traditional practices and terminologies in Muga and Eri culture

448

††††† MC Sarmah, SAS Rahman & A Barah

 

 

 

Characterization of the traditional fermented fish product Lona ilish of Northeast India

453

††††† RK Majumdar & S Basu

 

 

 

Traditionally used herbs in the preparation of rice-beer by the Rabha tribe of Goalpara district, Assam

459

††††† Dipali Deka & Gajen Chandra Sarma

 

 

 

Ethnobotany of starter cultures used in alcohol fermentation by a few ethnic tribes of Northeast India

463

††††† Bhaben Tanti, Lisha Gurung, Hridip K Sarma & Alak K Buragohain

 

 

 

Traditional botanical wisdom of Birhore tribes of Jharkhand

467

††††† Ashutosh Kumar Mairh, PK Mishra, Jyoti Kumar & Arundhati Mairh

 

 

 

Some traditional ethnomedicinal plants of southern Rajasthan

471

††††† KL Meena & BL Yadav

 

 

 

The lesser-known medicine Ka Dawai —iangsohpet of the Khasis in Meghalaya, Northeast India

475

††††† SR Hynniewta & Y Kumar

 

 

 

Medicinal plants used by local Vaidyas in Ukhimath block, Uttarakhand

480

††††† DP Semwal, P Pardha Saradhi, CP Kala & BS Sajwan

 

Locally used plants for malaria therapy amongst the Hausa,Yoruba and Ibo communities in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria

486

††††† Ene AC, Atawodi SE, Ameh DA, Kwanashie HO & Agomo PU

 

 

 

Ethno-medico-botanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of asthma in the Nkongsamba Region, Cameroon

491

††††† Emmanuel Noumi

 

 

 

Ethnomedicinal plants used for gastro-intestinal diseases by Adi tribes of Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh

496

††††† R Kagyung, PR Gajurel, P Rethy & B Singh

 

 

 

Ethnomedicinal plants used by the tribals of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR), Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu for the treatment of rheumatism

502

††††† S Sutha, VR Mohan, S Kumaresan, C Murugan & T Athiperumalsami

 

 

 

Antidiabetic plants used in Thoubal district of Manipur, Northeast India

510

††††† Mohd Habibullah Khan & PS Yadava

 

 

 

Plants used for non-medicinal purposes by the tribal people in Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Southern India

515

††††† M Ayyanar & S Ignacimuthu

 

 

 

Traditional uses of ethnomedicinal plants of lower foot-hills of Himachal Pradesh -I

519

††††† Vipin Parkash & Ashok Aggarwal

 

 

 

Hitherto unreported ethnomedicinal uses of plants of Betul district of Madhya Pradesh

522

††††† SP Jain, SC Singh, Sarika Srivastava, J Singh, NP Mishra & Anil Prakash

 

 

 

Traditional food grain storage practices of Punjab

526

††††† RK Dhaliwal & Gurdeep Singh

 

 

 

Agriculture knowledge and perception in tribal communities

531

††††† Nidheesh KB

 

 

 

An appraisal of the traditional post-harvest pest management methods in Northeast
Indian uplands

536

††††† Bikramjit Sinha

 

 

 

Traditional use of Barringtonia acutangula (L.) Gaertn. in fish farming in Chatla floodplain of Cachar, Assam

544

††††† Arun Jyoti Nath, Amarjit Raut & Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

 

 

 

Indigenous Knowledge System and sustainable development with particular reference to folklores of Kumaon Himalaya, Uttarakhand

547

††††† PS Mehta, AK Sharma & KS Negi

 

 

 

Sustainable management of tropical forest through Indigenous Knowledge: A case study of Shompens of Great Nicobar Island

551

††††† Kavita Arora

 

 

 

Some observations on the metal-based preparations in the Indian Systems of Medicine

562

††††† RC Kapoor

 

Evaluation of Ayurvedic compound formulations III- Laghugangadhar Churna

576

††††† annnnnshu Rathi, Vartika Rai, Sayyada Khatoon, Subha Rastogi,
Ajay Kumar Singh Rawat, Shanta Mehrotra & M M Pandey

 

 

 

Animal healthcare practices by livestock owners at Pushkar animal fair, Rajasthan

581

††††† Praveen Galav, Anita Jain, SS Katewa & Ambika Nag

 

 

 

Improvement of a traditional knowledge by development of jacquard shedding based handloom for weaving ornamental jute fabric

585

††††† Alok Nath Roy & Gautam Basu

 

 

 

Studies on plants used in traditional medicine by Bhilla tribe of Maharashtra

591

††††† SY Kamble, SR Patil, PS Sawant, Sangita Sawant, SG Pawar, & EA Singh

 

 

 

Less known uses of Schoenoplectus Articulatus (L.) Palla of Lower Assam

599

††††† Dilip Kr Roy, BK Sinha & Bikarma Singh

 

 

 

Unani aspect of cardiac arrhythmia- A review

601

††††† Muzafar Din Ahmad Bhat, AB Khan & MH Hakim

 

 

 

Immediate effect of stimulation in comparison to relaxation in healthy volunteers

606

††††† Sushil SK, Nagendra HR & Nagarathna R

 

 

 

Ethnoveterinary medicines in Indian perspective: Reference to Uttarakhand, Himalaya

611

††††† Lalit Tiwari & PC Pande

 

 

 

Author Index

618

 

 

Subject Index

618