Traditional Knowledge and Social Practices

By: Zoological Survey of India

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Contents: I. Traditional knowledge: 1. Traditional knowledge regarding oral hygiene of rural people of Purulia District in West Bengal/Biplob Kumar Modak and Saugata Basu. 2. Traditional knowledge on medicinal uses of plants by the tribal people of Birbhum District, West Bengal, India/Uday Das and Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman. 3. Traditional knowledge of fishermen communities of Sundarban, West Bengal/S.K. Pramanik and N.C. Nandi. 4. Traditional management practices for aquaculture in East Kolkata Wetlands, West Bengal/Sayanee Saha. 5. Indigenous knowledge on nomenclature of freshwater wetlands of West Bengal/N.C. Nandi and Mousumi Roy. 6. Patenting of traditional knowledge/Lakshmi Ganesan. 7. Farmer’s folk knowledge on multiple use system of freshwater wetlands of West Bengal/N.C. Nandi and A.K. Das. 8. Indigenous hill farming systems supporting biodiversity conservation in northeast India/T.K. Pal and Jhikmik Dasgupta. 9. Plants and animals of ethnomedicinal values of Singbhum plateau, Jharkhand, India/Shilpi Kumari and M.C. Mahata. 10. Medicinal uses of some epiphytic plants used by santal and other tribes of Kaptipada (Udala) subdivision in Mayurbhanj District, Odisha, India/Kalpana Mohanta and M.C. Mahata. 11. Ethnomedicinal plants of Bankura District, West Bengal/Sayani Biswas and Ambarish Mukherjee. 12. Some medicinal plants as documented from tribal dominated areas of Ayodhya hills (Purulia: West Bengal) and vicinity/Soma Chanda and Ambarish Mukherjee. 13. Common folkloric medicinal practices among Kora-mudi tribes of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal/Priyanka Halder (Mallick) Subasish Mukherjee and Manojit Bhattacharya. 14. Ethnomedicinal uses of plants by the tribal and nontribal people of Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District, West Bengal/Sathi Saha, Suman Kalyan Mandal and Chowdhury Habibur Rahaman. 15. Phytoresources as documented from Garkella Kherobari and Gourangapur Forest areas under Durgapur Forest Range, Burdwan District, West Bengal/Tripti Bouri and Ambarish Mukherjee. 16. Crustacean bioresources of ethnomedicinal value/M.K. Dev Roy. 17. Ethnomedicinal usage of animals as drugs among the tribals of Sundarban, West Bengal, India/Anirudha Dey. 18. Biodiversity as recorded from indigenous societies of Nabagram Gram Panchayat area, Burdwan District, West Bengal/Anasua Roy, Siuli Batabyal, Sayantan Mukherjee and Papiya Ghosh. II. Social Practices: 19. Concept of biodiversity conservation in Indian religions/A. Mohapatra. 20. Traditional nature-based culture and forest festivals of Chhotanagpur plateau areas, India/Archana Banerjee. 21. Conservation of plant species through age-old religious and social practices in southern West Bengal/Amalendu Chatterjee and Ratna Chatterjee (Sharma). 22. Plant and animal species worshipped in traditional festivals of Jharkhand plateau, India/M.C. Mahata and Kalpana Mohanta. 23. Pakshitirtham pilgrimage and concern for conservation of birds/R.S. Murthy and Rituparna Nandi. 24. Social practices required for sparrow conservation/Nirmala Tripathi and Rittika Pandey. 25. People’s role on conservation of nesting habitat of meropid birds in sandy river bank soil/Debkumar Datta and Hiranmay Saha. 26. People’s role in maintaining microorganisms in a metropolitan canal/Debkumar Datta and Sudip Chakraborty. 27. Worship of Euphorbia neriifolia Linn. (Family: Euphorbiaceae) in Hooghly and Howrah districts of West Bengal/Saugata Basu and Biplob Kumar Modak. 28. Elephant rejuvenation programme of Guruvyur temple trust, Kerala/Bindu L. and Shaji C. 29. Study of biodiversity of Nabastha I Gram Panchayat, Burdwan District, West Bengal and its conservational perspectives through local rituals and cultural implications/Papiya Ghosh, Ambarish Mukherjee and Goutam Chandra. 30. Human beings as one of the factor for survival of larger mammals in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan/P.L. Kankane. Printed Pages: 248.

Title: Traditional Knowledge and Social Practices

Author Name: Zoological Survey of India

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2014

ISBN: 8181713680

ISBN 13: 9788181713681

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: Traditional Knowledge and Social Practices