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close this bookIndigenous Technology Knowledge for Watershed Management in upper North-West Himalayas of India (PWMTA, 1998)
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Interculture operation tools

1. Khilna: Its handle is made of a branch of sturdy wood and the tool itself is made of iron and is shaped like an arrowhead. It is used for uprooting of weeds (Fig. 9.6).

2. Kudali: Used for digging and weeding operations (Fig. 9.7), it is made of materials similar to the Khilna with the exception that the iron end is flat.

Fig. 4.4 Harrow (Dandal)

Fig. 9.5 Mallot

Fig. 9.6 Khilna

Fig. 9.7 Kudali

Fig. 9.8 Spade (Pharwa)