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Indigenous weather and forecast practices of Coimbatore district farmers
Traditional beliefs are abundant particularly among the rural community. In many cases, traditional beliefs are existing in the form of well defined indigenous technologies which are valued much andExpand
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Flood Risk Literacy: Communication and Implications for Protective Action
Flooding is among the costliest natural disasters in the United States. Research indicates that flood risk perceptions and knowledge often shape flood-related decision making; however, relativelyExpand
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The Description-Experience Gap in Risky Choice Framing
We examined whether the classical framing effect observed with the Asian Disease problem could be reversed when people make decisions from experience. Expand
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Training needs of dry land farmers
A study was conducted to assess the training needs of dry land farmers in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. The results indicated that pest and disease management, soil and water conservationExpand
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Distribution of Soil nutrients and fertilizer recommendation for paddy at NICRA village in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu
Knowledge of soil fertility is important for site specific nutrient management. Continuous cropping with high yielding crops, unbalanced fertilization without soil testing may be the reason behindExpand
A critique on participatory rural appraisal (PRA) as a data collection tool.
Rural appraisal, Data collection tool, PRA tools INTRODUCTION Data collection is an integral part of any social science research. Researchers of social science are using different data collectionExpand
Traditional products and practices of indigenous people inhabiting Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu
Traditional knowledge plays a crucial role in establishing sustainable relationship between man and nature in the society more dependent on natural environment for their varied needs. A study wasExpand
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