Author: Md Bahar-Ud-Din ShahPublisher: B R PublishingYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 108ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176464589
Manipur, the land of jewels on the eastern ramparts of India, is a land of unique flora and fauna, rich cultures and traditions. At the fringe of Manipur Valley, there is wilderness forest of the Indo-Myanmarese mountain are which is populated by different tribes who have supurb culture and different lifestyle. There is a common thing about the tribes of Manipur, i. e., jhum. The book presents a detailed geographical account of Manipur and nature of agriculture of Manipur. For indepth study, Ukhrul district of Manipur has been selected to asses the past and present position of jhum, socio-economic conditions of jhumias and impact of jhum on forest, soil, flora, fauna and hydrological cycle etc.This book will immensely be helpful for agricultural scientists, regional planners, young researchers and of course students in the concerned field.