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

@inproceedings{Mehta2010IndigenousKS,
  title={Indigenous Knowledge System and sustainable development with particular reference to folklores of Kumaon Himalaya , Uttarakhand},
  author={Pratap Mehta and A. Sharma and Ks Negi},
  year={2010}
}
Agriculture and allied activities are the prime source of subsistence in Kumaon Himalaya, Uttarakhand. Indigenous knowledge accumulated by the farmers by observation, experimentation, trial and error method is the basic input in addition to seeds and farm yard manure. Farming communities of the region have gained the knowledge from their ancestors. The knowledge accumulated by them has been coined in the form of idioms and phrases in the region are known as folklores. The folklores, which have… CONTINUE READING

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