STUDY ON FATAL HEPATIC COCCIDIOSIS IN RABBITS OF KASHMIR VALLEY

STUDY ON FATAL HEPATIC COCCIDIOSIS IN RABBITS OF KASHMIR VALLEY Asiya Magray, A. R. Khan and Majidah Rasheed P G Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar (J&K) India e-mail: asiya_magray @yahoo.com Abstract: Hepatic coccidiosis occurred in rabbits belonging to different ages, sexes and breeds during the years from March -2004 to February- 2006. The clinical signs were anorexia, loss of weight, pallor of mucous membrane, debilitation, list-diarrhoea, icterus and rough hair coat. Impression smears from the liver nodules revealed Read More …

BIO-DIVERSITY OF MEDICO-RELIGIOUS PLANTS IN AND AROUND GAUTAM BUDDHA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY

BIO-DIVERSITY OF MEDICO-RELIGIOUS PLANTS IN AND AROUND GAUTAM BUDDHA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY, GAYA (BIHAR) Dillip Kumar Keshri Department of Zoology, T.S. College, Hisua, Nawada (Bihar) Abstract: The paper deals with fifty one species of plants associated with medicinal use of local inhabitants. Among them most of the plants are sacred to the local people and worshiped as Nakshatras (Constellattion) Trees or Sacred plants. Some of the Medico-religious plants are Acacia catechu, Aegle marmelos, Anthocephalous Chinensis, Artocarpous heterophyllus, Azdirachta indica, Butea Read More …

UNNOTICEBLE SACRED PLANTS SALVADORA IN NORTH GUJARAT

UNNOTICEBLE SACRED PLANTS SALVADORA IN NORTH GUJARAT (INDIA) D. N. Parmar and N. K. Patel Biology Department, Sheth M. N. Science college, Patan- 385 120 taxonomy.naren@gmail.com, http://plantethnobotany.ning.com Abstract: Sacred groves comprise of patches of forests or natural vegetation from a few trees to forests of several acres that are usually dedicated to local folk deities or tree spirits. These spaces are protected by local communities because of their religious beliefs and traditional rituals that run through several generations. Salvadora persica Read More …

STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA ON THE PREY

STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA (LINN.) ON THE PREY: MUSTARD APHIDS (LIPAPHIS ERYSIMI KALT.) AND UTILIZATION OF FOOD Indu1, Usha Saxena, Surendra Kumar2 and V.C. Chatterjee P.G. Department of Zoology., M.S. College, Sharanpur. 1Govt. Girls Degree College., Behat, Sharanpur 2Govt. Raza P.G. College, Rampur. Abstract: Predation potential of Cocinella septempunctata Linn. has been observed in the laboratory which shows seasonal variation and is synchronized with the availability of the prey, aphids (Lipaphis erysimi Kalt.) and reproductive cycle Read More …

SACRED PLANTS USED IN YAGYA (HAVAN) IN SABARKANTHA DISTRICT

SACRED PLANTS USED IN YAGYA (HAVAN) IN SABARKANTHA DISTRICT (NORTH GUJARAT) D. N. Parmar and N. K. Patel Department of Biology, Sheth M.N. Science College, Patan – 384 265. taxonomy. naren@gmail.com, http://plantethnobotany.ning.com Abstract: The Sanskrit word Yagya (Havan) means to do fire sacrifice. Yagya is in fact a combination of rituals recommended by Vedic Scriptures. A daily Havan is a ritual started in ancient Vedas to instill the strength of dedication for the common good of all. This is done Read More …

SACRED PLANT DIVERSITY AT TEMPLE FOREST OF BERNA VILLAGE AT HIMMATNAGAR TALUKA

SACRED PLANT DIVERSITY AT TEMPLE FOREST OF BERNA VILLAGE AT HIMMATNAGAR TALUKA, SABARKANTHA DISTRICT (NORTH GUJARAT) D. N. Parmar and N. K. Patel Department of Biology, Sheth M. N. Science College, Patan – 384265. taxonomy.naren@gmail.com Abstract: Temple forests are managed and maintained to serve the temple. This may include economic, ecological, social and religious functions. In Rajasthan many forests are managed to meet the requirement of temples, which in turn support religious and social functions. Shri Nath ji temple in Read More …

OSTRACOD CYPRINOTUS NUDUS AS BIOINDICATOR OF POLLUTION IN FRESHWATER RESERVOIR

OSTRACOD CYPRINOTUS NUDUS AS BIOINDICATOR OF POLLUTION IN FRESHWATER RESERVOIR “ADHALA” AT AKOLE, DISTRICT AHMEDNAGAR P. S. Kudnar, V. V. Vaidya* and G. K. Kulkarni Department of Zoology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. *Department of Zoology Gandhi Mahavidyalaya Kada, Tal-Ashti, Dist-Beed Email: kpravin95@gmail.com Abstract: Ostracods are small crustacean group of zooplankton found in aquatic habitats and are commonly known as ‘seed shrimp’. They have laterally compressed body and bivalve carapace enclosing head along with trunk and limbs. These are Read More …

METHYLENE BLUE BIOADSORPTION POTENTIAL OF AGRICULTURAL WEED ACHYRANTHES AESPERA

METHYLENE BLUE BIOADSORPTION POTENTIAL OF AGRICULTURAL WEED ACHYRANTHES AESPERA Rajesh Kumar Lohchab1, Manju Yadav1 and Poonam2 1Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001, Haryana (India) rajeshlohchab@yahoo.com, rajeshlohchab@gmail.com 2Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Village Mangali, Hisar (Haryana) Abstract: A bioadsorbent was developed from Achyranthes aespera plants for removing methylene blue from waste water. The optimum conditions of bioadsorption were determined by investigating the operating variables i.e. solution pH, dye concentration, adsorbent dose and Read More …

MEDICINAL PLANTS AND THEIR TRADITIONAL USES AMONG THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES

MEDICINAL PLANTS AND THEIR TRADITIONAL USES AMONG THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES OF DISTRICT ALMORA (UTTARAKHAND) Sudhanshu Kaushik and B. D. Joshi Deptt. of Zoology & Env. Sciences, Faculty of life sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar (Uttarakhand) India Abstract: The present study was carried out to document the diversity of medicinal plants and their traditional uses in health care system of local communities of district Almora. Present study reveals that 30 species of medicinal plants belonging to 25 families are being used Read More …

INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF GLOBAL WARMING

INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF GLOBAL WARMING (A BRIEF REVIEW) Kamna Jain and B.D. Joshi* Deptt. of Political Science, S.S.D.P.G. College, Roorkee, Hardwar *Dptt. Of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Hardwar, 249404. Abstract: The phenomenon of climate change and global warming now are mainstream issues of international political agenda and programs. It has become clear that the phenomenon is not merely a technical or natural phenomenon, but politico-economic issue with socio-political implications at all levels of global to local Read More …