Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2017)
Case studies about eco friendly conservation practices in the Nilgiris district of Western Ghats
Author(s): L Murali Krishnan, H Philip, K Raghavendra Chowdary, Quadri Javeed Ahmad Peer and Maddina Sreekanth
Eco-friendly conservation practices is a comprehensive agricultural production system The practices support the sustainable agricultural production and bio diversity conservation. These ecofriendly practices comprises of organic, mechanical, physical and cultural practices of agriculture. In this background two case study was conducted in the Nilgiris district of Western Ghats to assess the sustainable development of the farmers livelihood through eco friendly conservation practices. In this first case study is based on the research question of How a person gain the eco friendly farming based enterprise development by gaining of knowledge and adoption of various aspects of the eco friendly conservation practices?. And second case study is based on the research question of “How a person was able to regain the soil health improvement by gaining of knowledge regarding various aspects of the adoption of eco friendly conservation practices?. This case studies concludes that, this practice improves the soil health, pest and disease management by adoption of eco friendly conservation practices. Trainings plays important role in eco-friendly conservation practices, integrated approach, enterprise lanching skills, attitude towards environmental conservation and farmers interest towards sustainable farm production are very important factors for sustainable development and the non availability of organic seeds and appropriate organic market linkage and market promotions are main constraints identified in the study.
How to cite this article:
L Murali Krishnan, H Philip, K Raghavendra Chowdary, Quadri Javeed Ahmad Peer and Maddina Sreekanth. Case studies about eco friendly conservation practices in the Nilgiris district of Western Ghats. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(5): 1228-1230.