Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Commentary Volume 8 Issue 5

Significance and Relevance of Agricultural Heritage in Present Context

Amit A Shahane*

Assistant Professor (Agronomy), College of Agriculture (Central Agricultural University, Imphal), Kyrdemkulai, Meghalaya, India

*Corresponding Author: Amit A Shahane, Assistant Professor (Agronomy), College of Agriculture (Central Agricultural University, Imphal), Kyrdemkulai, Meghalaya, India.

Received: April 01, 2024; Published: April 17, 2024


The agricultural heritage is study of practices, beliefs, proverbs and saying, techniques, procedure or protocols, collection of information about the practices followed in the ancient time and their relevance to the present day agriculture. This knowledge is categorized under heads such as Indigenous knowledge, Indigenous knowledge system, Indigenous technical knowledge, Community/farmers knowledge and traditional ecological knowledge and management systems based on the its source of knowledge, the generator of knowledge, relevance of knowledge, location/place of knowledge generation and purpose of generation of knowledge. The study of this knowledge is essential considering its relevance in present day due to changing climate and production systems such as organic farming and natural farming. In this article attempts has been made to highlight the relevance of incident knowledge along with their prospects.

Keywords: Agricultural Heritage; Indigenous Technical Knowledge



    Citation: Amit A Shahane. “Significance and Relevance of Agricultural Heritage in Present Context". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.5 (2024): 36-38.


    Copyright: © 2024 Amit A Shahane. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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