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Indian agricultural directory

A reference volume on the many different aspects of agriculture including a chapter on ethnoveterinary medicine. Provides a fruitful reading to all connected with agriculture. Published 2001 by Rashtra Deepika  Publication, Kerala, India.

For further information and orders, contact:

Geordy George, Editor-in-Charge
Indian Agricultural Directory and Karshakan,
Rashtra Deepika Ltd.
p.b.7, Kottayam, Kerala-686 101, India
geordygeorge@rediffmail.com 

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A field manual of camel diseases

Traditional and modern veterinary care for the dromedary

Ilse Köhler-Rollefson, Paul Mundy and Evelyn Mathias

Illustrated field manual on camel diseases under pastoral conditions. Includes both traditional and modern treatments for a wide variety of camel ailments. Published 2001 by ITDG Publishing.

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Ethnoveterinary Medicine

An annotated bibliography of community animal healthcare

Marina Martin, Evelyn Mathias, and Constance M. McCorkle

Abstracts on 1,240 publications from 118 countries around the world. Published 2001 by ITDG Publishing.

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Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya

A field manual of traditional animal health care practices

A pioneering field guide to traditional animal health care practices in Kenya. It covers more than 60 diseases in camels, cattle, chickens, dogs, donkeys, goats and sheep. For each disease or problem, the manual gives the signs, causes, prevention and treatment measures. Published 1996 by Intermediate Technology-Kenya and the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction's Africa office.

For a detailed review, see www.mamud.com/EthnovetKenya.htm.

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Ethnoveterinary medicine in Asia

An information kit on traditional animal health care practices

Four practical, illustrated manuals covering traditional veterinary techniques used in S and SE Asia. Individual books cover ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats), pigs, chickens, and general procedures and preparing herbal remedies. Published 1994 by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction.

For a detailed review, see www.mamud.com/ethnovet.htm.

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Recording and using indigenous knowledge

A manual

A practical, illustrated manual detailing how to use indigenous knowledge in development. Edited by Evelyn Mathias, published 1996 by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction.

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