Villages of Kasaragod District are centres of agricultural practices. The fields often face the threat of wild animals and grazing. To overcome these problems temporary or permanent fences are made using different plants. These fences not only protect the fields but also play an important role in the conservation of some plants. The paper lists 67 plant species used by the villagers of Kasaragod District, Kerala for fencing.
Prasad K, Subrahmanya and K, Raveendran
"Traditional Plant Fencing and its Conservatory Nature in Kasaragod District, Kerala, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2010
, Article 5.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2010/iss6/5