Tribal Indigenous Pest Control Practices in Garo Hills Districts of Meghalaya for Sustainable Agriculture Tribal Indigenous Pest Control Practices in Garo Hills Districts of Meghalaya for Sustainable Agriculture

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Das Tarun Kumar

Abstract

The study was carried out on indigenous
technological knowledge that is being practiced
by the tribal farmers in different villages of Garo
Hills districts of the Meghalaya. The study was
conducted in two districts viz. West Garo Hills
and South Garo Hills districts in the year 2015
with sample size 120. The data were collected
through personal interview method and
participatory techniques. A total of 15
indigenous technology were identified. Out of
these, 13 practices were used by the
respondent farmers for control of pest in rice
and other crops and 2 practices were found to
be used by them for the control of storage pests
in rice. Identification of scientifically sound
indigenous practices will be helpful to the
scientist in developing different technologies
relevant to the grass root level.

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KUMAR, Das Tarun. Tribal Indigenous Pest Control Practices in Garo Hills Districts of Meghalaya for Sustainable Agriculture. Agricultural Extension Journal (AEXTJ), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 42-47, sep. 2017. ISSN 2521-0408. Available at: <http://aextj.com/index.php/aextj/article/view/8>. Date accessed: 18 june 2019.
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