Gujarat > Practices Concerning Nature

Storage Units of Tribal Communities of Gujarat

While world today is struggling to find methods to reduce wastage of agricultural produce especially of cereals and pulses and maintain quality during storage, the local communities and tribes have some indigenous methods for the same. The storage methods range from mud structures to modern bins. The containers are made from a variety of locally available materials differing in design, shape, size and functions. The materials used include paddy straw, wheat straw, wood, bamboo, reeds, mud, bricks, cow dung etc.

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