Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge

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VOLUME 12

NUMBER 1

JANUARY 2013

 

CONTENTS

 

 

Shatavari: Potentials for galactogogue in dairy cows

9

        Prakash Chandra Behera, Durga Prasad Tripathy & Subash Chandra Parija

 

 

 

Ethnozoological Diversity of Northeast India: Empirical Learning with Traditional Knowledge Holders of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh

18

        M Chinlampianga, Ranjay K Singh & Amritesh C Shukla

 

 

 

Determination of amount of charcoal used in pot charcoal chicken brooder by evaluating heat generation capacity and survival of chickens

31

        Mulugeta  Ayalew

 

 

 

Ethno-veterinary practices for ephemeral fever of Yak: A participatory assessment
by the Monpa tribe of Arunachal Pradesh

36

        Sanjit Maiti1, P Chakravarty, Sanchita Garai, S Bandyopadhyay & VS Chouhan

 

 

 

Folk veterinary medicines in the Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh, India

40

        Rajesh Kumar& Kumar Avinash Bharati

 

 

 

Traditional veterinary medicines used by livestock owners of Rajasthan, India

47

        Praveen Galav, Anita Jain & S S Katewa

 

 

 

Ethnoveterinary medicines used by tribals of Tadgarh-Raoli wildlife sanctuary, Rajasthan, India

56

        Praveen Galav, Anita Jain & S S Katewa

 

 

 

Cattle wounds and ethnoveterinary medicine: A study in Polasara block, Ganjam district, Orissa, India

62

        Dibakar Mishra

 

 

 

Indigenous technical knowledge for pond maintenance, fish health management
and fish seed in Tripura, India

66

        Apu Das, Biswajit Debnath, Tanmoy G Choudhury, Deepayan Roy, Biswarup Saha & Anirban Paul

 

 

 

Indigenous knowledge in the management of Bivalve Fishery of South Konkan coast of Maharashtra, India

72

        Gangan SS, Metar SY, Nirmale VH, Chogale ND, Balange A K,
Bhalekar MS & Pai R

 

 

 

Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) of fish farmers at Dhalai district of
Tripura, NE India

80

        Ratan K Saha & Dilip Nath

 

 

 

 

Characterization of the traditional fermented fish product Shidol of Northeast India prepared from Puntius sophore and Setipinna phasa

85

        Bipul Kumar Kakati & Umesh C. Goswami

 

 

 

Traditional knowledge associated with numsing, an ethnic fish product prepared
by Mising tribes of Upper Assam, India

91

        AU Muzaddadi, RK Taye & BK Bhattacharjya

 

 

 

Hukoti -An indigenous dry fish product of tribal communities of Upper Assam

97

        Pranjyoti Sharma, Jiten Sarma, K Kalita & Bipul Phukan

 

 

 

Monsoon flood plain fishery and traditional fishing methods in Thrissur district, Kerala

102

        Shaji CP & KP Laladhas

 

 

 

Indigenous techniques of catching the mud eel, Monopterus cuchia (Ham.) in
Goalpara district, Assam

109

        Jyotish Barman, Uttam Kumar Baruah & UC Goswami

 

 

 

Few indigenous traditional fishing method of Faizabad district of eastern
Uttar Pradesh, India

116

        Laxmi Prasad,  Ravindra Jalaj, Sanjay Pandey & Anil Kumar

 

 

 

Traditional fish trapping devices and methods in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam

123

        Deepjyoti Baruah, Amalesh Dutta & Puthra Pravin

 

 

 

Traditional fish aggregating wisdom of Manipur, Northeastern India

130

        B Nightingale Devi, S K Mishra, N A Pawar, Lipi Das & Soma Das

 

 

 

Traditional fishing methods in Central valley region of Manipur, India

137

        B Nightingale Devi , SK Mishra, Lipi Das, NA Pawar & Th.Ibemcha Chanu

 

 

 

Traditional fishing crafts and gears used by the Nicobari tribes in Car Nicobar

144

        S K Zamir Ahmed, T Ravikumar, P Krishnan & S Jeyakumar

 

 

 

Indigenous fishing devices in use of capture fishing in Tripura

149

        A D Upadhyay & B K Singh

 

 

 

Ethnobotany: Plants use in fishing and hunting by Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh

157

        JY Yumnam & OP Tripathi

 

 

 

Bheta fishing - A traditional community fishing practice of Nocte tribe of
Tirap district, Arunachal Pradesh

162

        Rajdeep Dutta & Amalesh Dutta

 

 

Agarala: A traditional fishing boat of Karnataka

166

        Swathi Lekshmi PS, Geetha Sasikumar, S Kemparaju , R Saravanan& G Sampathkumar

 

 

 

Author Index

169

 

 

Subject Index

170

 

 

 

 

 

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Guidelines for Submission of Manuscript

 

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK), the journal devoted exclusively to Traditional Knowledge, provides an excellent platform for publication of research papers related to Traditional Knowledge Systems. IJTK carries original research papers, review articles, short communications based on traditional wisdom. IJTK committed and dedicated to the preservation, documentation, and dissemination of Traditional Knowledge, attempts to bring the wisdom of the past to the present. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge is included in the Non Patent Literature part of the PCT Minimum Documentation. IJTK also has been covered by the database of Science Citation Index–Expanded with an Impact Factor and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) rating.

Authors, who wish to submit a manuscript, should consult and peruse carefully recent issues of IJTK for format and style or may visit NISCAIR website (www.niscair.res.in). Author should clarify the objective of the study (why study is carried out), how objective is achieved (methodology etc. followed to achieve the objective), significant results and conclusion, and significance of study. Senior or corresponding author must include the contact details of all the authors and specifically obtain the approval of all other co-authors to submit the article to this journal. When a manuscript is submitted to the IJTK it should not have been published elsewhere. Authors should submit two copies of manuscripts typed double-spaced. The list of references should not include any reference not cited in the text. Manuscripts are acknowledged on receipt. All manuscripts submitted are subject to peer review. Authors are notified as soon as a decision has been made to accept or reject a manuscript; rejection may be outright or with the possibility of revision and resubmission for a new evaluation. The Editor’s decision in these matters is final.

For ethnobotanical/ethnomedicinal reports, authors are advised to acknowledge the Knowledge Providers for providing valuable information and share their compilation and findings with the Knowledge Providers in local language. Authors are also requested to ensure that Prior Informed Consent (PIC) was taken from the Knowledge Providers as per the CBD guidelines. If the photographs of pratices and knowledge holders are used, it should be with consent of respective knowledge holder/community chief/village Panchayat. If any unique practices are observed which have not been reported hitherto, this fact should be brought to the notice of knowledge providing community and/or individuals and only after sharing with them the implications of putting the same in public domain, these should be published. Various field tools of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) were applied to collect field data. How many villages visited, informants consulted, informants village’s name, and tentative quantity of dose, dosage forms, (i.e. paste, decoction, extract, powder, etc.), frequency, duration, etc. should be mentioned in the research paper. Abstract means the main findings of the study. All figures should be in a single JPEG file or in the end of text. The article should not be more than 10-12 pages including tables and photographs except review paper.

The language of the Journal is English. Books for review and manuscripts neatly typed,
double-spaced, with margins on all sides along with photographs (if any in Tiff or JPEG format)
may be submitted through E-mail or at the following address:

 

The Editor

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK)

National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources (NISCAIR)

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Editor

Dr K P Singh