DEVELOPMENT OF SOMATIC EMBRYO FROM SINGLE CELL IN BARLEY (HORDEUM VULGARE L.): HISTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS

DEVELOPMENT OF SOMATIC EMBRYO FROM SINGLE CELL IN BARLEY (HORDEUM VULGARE L.): HISTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS Tiwari V. K.* and Cocking E. C. Plant Genetic Manipulation Group, Department of Life Science, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG 7 2 RD, England [Corresponding author E-mail*: vkt786@rediffmail.com] Received: 29-09-2015 Accepted: 01-11-2015 Embryogenic callus was successfully initiated by culturing immature embryos of barley cv. Dissa on the agarose-solidified CC2 medium containing 2 mg l-1 2, 4-D, 50 ml l-1 coconut water Read More …

USE OF NATUTRAL BEE ATTRACTANTS ON BEE VISITATION AND YIELD OF LUCERNE

USE OF NATUTRAL BEE ATTRACTANTS ON BEE VISITATION AND YIELD OF LUCERNE Chavan Vikas Tukaram*, S. Viraktamath and A.K. Karnatak Department of Agricultural Entomology, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Dharwad University, Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad 580 005, Karnataka [Corresponding author E-mail*: vikasgchavan58@gmail.com] Received: 10-08-2015 Accepted: 22-09-2015 Abstract: In the present investigation, one pheromone based attractant namely Citral- Z and three plant based lures like fruit extract of Fagara budrunga, leaf extract of Swetia densifolia and tuberose scented water have been Read More …

THE COMBINED USE OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS WITH MULTI –TRAIT PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS TO ENHANCE BELL PEPPER GROWTH

THE COMBINED USE OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS WITH MULTI –TRAIT PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS TO ENHANCE BELL PEPPER GROWTH Anurag Yadav1*, Kusum Yadav2 and Shelly Gupta3 1*Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Science & Humanities, S.D. Agricultural University, S.K. Nagar, Gujarat 2Department of Biochemistry, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 3Department of Microbiology, Division of Life Sciences, S.B.S. (PG) Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Research, Balawala, Dehradun [Corresponding author E-mail1*: anuragyadav123@gmail.com] Received: 25-07-2015 Accepted: 06-11-2015 Abstract: An experiment was conducted at the S.B.S. Read More …

SUPPLEMENT TO APOIDEA (INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA) OF UTTARAKHAND STATE (INDIA): A CHECK – LIST WITH SYNONYMIES AND DISTRIBUTION RECORD

SUPPLEMENT TO APOIDEA (INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA) OF UTTARAKHAND STATE (INDIA): A CHECK – LIST WITH SYNONYMIES AND DISTRIBUTION RECORD Rajiv K. Gupta Department of Zoology, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 342 005, India [E-mail: beesind@gmail.com] Received: 01-09-2015 Accepted: 06-10-2015 Abstract: The study presented a check-list of Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera) recorded from the Uttarakhand State in India. It listed 32 genera including 179 species of bees found in the State. The synonyms and taxonomic revisions of several species were included in this Read More …

STUDY ON FISH FAUNAL DIVERSITY IN THE BISALPUR RESERVOIR NEAR DEOLI CITY, RAJASTHAN

STUDY ON FISH FAUNAL DIVERSITY IN THE BISALPUR RESERVOIR NEAR DEOLI CITY, RAJASTHAN H.S. Banyal1 and Sanjeev Kumar2 1Desert Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Jodhpur-342005, Rajasthan, India. [1E-mail: dr.harinderbanyal@gmail.com; 2E-mail: dr.kumarsanjeev@gmail.com] Received: 20-05-2015 Accepted: 29-10-2015 Abstract: Present research paper deals with studies on fish faunal diversity of Bisalpur Reservoir at Kakoriya village near to Deoli city, Rajasthan. Bisalpur reservoir is a part of Banas River system and is very important from fisheries point of view. Hence, the reservoir was Read More …

STUDY OF HAEMATOLOGICAL PROFILE OF LABEO ROHITA (ROHU) FED WITH TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA (GILOY) AS NEUTRACEUTICAL

STUDY OF HAEMATOLOGICAL PROFILE OF LABEO ROHITA (ROHU) FED WITH TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA (GILOY) AS NEUTRACEUTICAL Anita1, Maneesh Kumar Dubey2, Akansha Khati3 and Pooja Kanyal4 1, 3Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Pantnagar 2Virology Laboratory, Directorate of Cold Water Fisheries, Bhimtal 4Department of Fish Pathology, Cental Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai [Corresponding author E-mail1: anitatamta20@gmail.com] Received: 22-04-2015 Accepted: 02-06-2015 Abstract: Present experiment was designed to study the effect of Tinospora cordifolia stem powder on haematology of Labeo rohita for examination of Read More …

SIGHTING RECORD OF ORIENTAL HONEY BUZZARD: PERNIS PTILORHYNCHUS (TEMMINCK, 1821) FROM SUN CITY JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN

SIGHTING RECORD OF ORIENTAL HONEY BUZZARD: PERNIS PTILORHYNCHUS (TEMMINCK, 1821) FROM SUN CITY JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN Sanjeev Kumar1 and Seema Kumar2 1Desert Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Jodhpur 342005 2Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur 342005 [Corresponding author E-mail1: dr.kumarsanjeev@gmail.com] Received: 13-08-2015 Accepted: 03-11-2015 Abstract: The aves are one of the most diverse and versatile class of the animal kingdom due to their colourful variance and powerful ability to fly. The Buzzard family Accipitridae is an important family of the order Read More …

SEASONAL VARIATION IN DENSITY AND BIOMASS OF INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, INDIA

SEASONAL VARIATION IN DENSITY AND BIOMASS OF INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, INDIA Kishor Kumar1, P. C. Joshi2, Ritesh Joshi3 and Manoj Arya4 1G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, 175 126, H.P 2Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya, Hardwar, Uttarakhand, India 3Conservation and Survey Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Indira Paryavaran Bhawn, New Delhi 4Departments of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand [Corresponding author E-mail1: kishorkkothari5@gmail.com] Received: 06-10-2015 Accepted: 09-11-2015 Read More …

ROLE OF FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION IN TRANSFER OF IMPROVED PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF ONION AND GARLIC

ROLE OF FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION IN TRANSFER OF IMPROVED PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF ONION AND GARLIC Nishith Gupta*, Laxmi and R.P. Sharma R.V.S.K.V.V. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh – 455 001, India. [Corresponding author E-mail* : nishithgupta_kvk@rediffmail.com] Received: 13-07-2015 Revised: 29-07-2015 Accepted: 10-08-2015 Abstract: Onion (Allium cepa L.) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) are the two major bulb crops of Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, but the average district yield is substantially lower than the national average. Therefore, considerable scope Read More …

RICE YIELD PERFORMANCE STABILITY IN DEMONSTRATIONS CONDUCTED DURING KHARIF SEASON

RICE YIELD PERFORMANCE STABILITY IN DEMONSTRATIONS CONDUCTED DURING KHARIF SEASON N. Jambhulkar1*, N. C. Rath2, H. N. Subudhi3, Lipi Das4 and G. A. K. Kumar5 1-2, 4-5 Social Sciences Division, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack – 753006 India. 3Crop Improvement Division, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack – 753006 [Corresponding author E-mail1*: nitiprasad1@gmail.com] Received: 29-08-2015 Accepted: 29-09-2015 Abstract: Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the staple food for a large proportion of the world’s population. India is one of the largest rice Read More …