IJMTES – KODAMBAE: INDIGENOUS GRAIN STORAGE STRUCTURE

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : KODAMBAE: INDIGENOUS GRAIN STORAGE STRUCTURE

Author’s Name : M Alaguraj | S Lalitha | C Divyapriya
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Volume 04 Issue 08 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 33-34

Abstract – Preservation of food grains through indigenous methods is considered as one of the most important traditional ways in our Indian agriculture from time immemorial. In the hilly tracts Salem (Tamil Nadu) a modified out house structure called kodambae is being more and more popular for storing larger amount of different grains meant for own consumption, seed or sale. The objective of the paper is to rejuvenate the vanished grain storage structures which have been in vogue until recent times, as one of the measures to meet the challenges posed by globalization. This paper describes the indigenous grain storage structure called kodambae still being practiced in Pukkampatti village, Mecheri block in Salem district.

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