HOME GARDEN, ALONG WITH ITS FUNCTIONAL CATEGORY AND KEY SPECIES REPORTED IN NEPAL: A REVIEW

Author:
Janak Adhikari

Doi: 10.26480/rfna.01.2021.16.19

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Home gardening is performed from an ancient period in Nepalese societies. More than 74.5% of the population of the country is involved in an agriculture-based profession in Nepal. Home gardens include the versatile species of trees, vegetables, annual and perennial vegetables, birds and animals, medicinal herb plants on the same land units in a geometric or dimensional proportion. this paper focuses on the presentation of home garden status and present scenario and its interlinkages with home garden. Though sufficient work on home garden has been done but still focus on self-sufficiency and their role in food security has not been reported. The home garden species was found to be of great importance as they play a vital role in conservation of key species.

Pages 16-19
Year 2021
Issue 1
Volume 2