REPRODUCTIVE HISTOLOGICAL ALTERATIONS INDUCED DUE TO MALATHION EXPOSURE IN FEMALE ALBINO MICE

REPRODUCTIVE HISTOLOGICAL ALTERATIONS INDUCED DUE TO MALATHION EXPOSURE IN FEMALE ALBINO MICE Sudhir Kumar Kataria* and Shefali Department of Zoology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, 124001, India. [Corresponding author E-mail*: kataria551@gmail.com] Received: 16-09-2015 Accepted: 20-10-2015 Abstract: The state of Haryana is an agrarian state which is adjacent to National Capital Territory, New Delhi and is also known as rice bowl of the country to meet food requirement. Further to enhance food production pesticides are inevitably used and may results in Read More …

REDUCING THE PHOSPHORUS EXCRETION IN BROILER CHICKENS THROUGH PHYTASE ENZYME IN CORN – SOYA BASED DIET

REDUCING THE PHOSPHORUS EXCRETION IN BROILER CHICKENS THROUGH PHYTASE ENZYME IN CORN – SOYA BASED DIET Kavitha Animal Feed Analytical and Quality Assurance Laboratory, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal -637002, Tamil Nadu [E-mail: vetkavi2004@gmail.com] Received: 05-08-2015 Accepted: 24-09-2015 Abstract: The vegetable feed ingredients contain nearly two thirds of phosphorus as phytates. The phytates are not only unavailable but also interfere with utilization of other nutrients. Many studies show that the phosphorus excretion by pigs and poultry can be reduced Read More …

PUBLIC HEALTH RISK ASSOCIATED WITH SEWAGE CONTAMINATED FLOOD RUN-OFF WATER

PUBLIC HEALTH RISK ASSOCIATED WITH SEWAGE CONTAMINATED FLOOD RUN-OFF WATER Muhammad Riadul Haque Hossainey1, Hamida Khanum2, Jahid Hayat Mahmud and Md. Sirazul Islam1 1Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh 2Parasitology Branch, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000. [Corresponding author E-mail2: hamida_khanum@yahoo.com] Received: 01-07-2015 Accepted: 12-08-2015 Abstract: The study was conducted during May 2013 and February 2014 in Dhaka city of Bangladesh consisting of three different localities namely Shantinagar, Razarbagh and Paltan during Read More …

PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND FATTY ACID PROFILE OF COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT SIN CROAKER FISH

PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND FATTY ACID PROFILE OF COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT SIN CROAKER FISH Naresh Kumar Mehta, Snehal Shitole and B. B. Nayak* Department of Post-Harvest Technology, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Versova, Mumbai- 400061 [Corresponding author E-mail*: nayakbb@gmail.com] Received: 21-05-2015 Accepted: 14-07-2015 Abstract: Sin croaker fish is commercially important for being one of the species taken for Surimi industry. However, being relatively cheap, it forms the main source of animal protein for economically backward masses in the coastal region. Some consumers Read More …

PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS

PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS Katyal*1, P. P. Sahota1, D. Singh2 and R. Sikka2 1Department of Microbiology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. 2Department of Soil Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. [Corresponding author E-mail*1: drpkatyal@pau.edu] Received: 14-07-2015 Accepted: 05-11-2015 Abstract: A total of twenty one morphologically distinct bacterial strains were isolated from selected-28 samples from sewage treatment plants (STPs) and one untreated sample from common effluent treatment plant located in Read More …

PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NAMAKKAL QUAIL – 1

PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF NAMAKKAL QUAIL – 1 Karthika, V. Chandirasekaran* and S. Sureshkumar Department of Livestock Products Technology (Meat Science), Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal – 637 002, Tamil Nadu. [Corresponding author E-mail*: v.chandirasekaran@gmail.com] Received: 18-08-2015 Accepted: 12-09-2015 Abstract: To improve the meat quality of Japanese quail a new strain was developed by TANUVAS named the Namakkal quail -1. The purpose of the study is to estimate the effect of sex on meat quality of the Namakkal Read More …

PHYSICO – CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY OF INDUSTRIAL CREEKS OF SURAT, GUJARAT

PHYSICO – CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY OF INDUSTRIAL CREEKS OF SURAT, GUJARAT Alpa Varsani* and Kapila Manoj Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat-395007, India. [Corresponding author E-mail* : alpamanoj87@gmail.com] Received: 21-08-2015 Accepted: 01-10-2015 Abstract: The present study is focused on impact of effluent discharged through industrial wastes and sewage on water quality of industrial creek in Surat city. Some selected physico-chemical parameters viz. DO, BOD, COD, H2S and oil and grease were monitored during Oct-2012 Read More …

NUTRIENT AND QUALITY STUDIES OF CHICKPEA CULTIVARS AS INFLUENCED BY SOWING TIME AND SEED RATE

NUTRIENT AND QUALITY STUDIES OF CHICKPEA CULTIVARS AS INFLUENCED BY SOWING TIME AND SEED RATE Indu Bala Sethi*, Meena Sewhag, Parveen Kumar, V. S. Hooda And Mahesh Jajoria** Department of Agronomy, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India-125004 **Department of Soil Science, V. N. Marathawada Krishi Vidhyapeet, Parbhani- 431402 [Corresponding author E-mail*: Indubalasethia2012@gmail.com] Received: 22-06-2015 Accepted: 22-09-2015 Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during rabi 2012-13 at Pulse Research Area of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar to study the nutrient Read More …

NATURE FRIENDLY BREEDING, HEALTH CARE AND MILKING MANAGEMENT OF DAIRY ANIMALS IN TRIBAL AREA OF HIGH RAIN COASTAL INDIA

NATURE FRIENDLY BREEDING, HEALTH CARE AND MILKING MANAGEMENT OF DAIRY ANIMALS IN TRIBAL AREA OF HIGH RAIN COASTAL INDIA K. S. Rao*, N. B. Patel and K. C. Gamit Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat 396 450 India [Corresponding author E-mail*: tksrao.vet@gmail.com] Received: 06-07-2015 Accepted: 16-09-2015 Abstract: A field survey was undertaken in west coastal farming area, Chikhli taluka of Navsari district of south Gujarat to collect information on eco-friendly management practices of Read More …

MICROBIAL AND PHYSICO-CHEMICAL QUALITIES OF RETORT POUCH PROCESSED CHETTINAD STYLE CHICKEN USING DESI AND BROILER MEAT

MICROBIAL AND PHYSICO-CHEMICAL QUALITIES OF RETORT POUCH PROCESSED CHETTINAD STYLE CHICKEN USING DESI AND BROILER MEAT Nalini*, Robinson J. J. Abraham, V. Appa Rao, R. Narendra Babu and R. Ilavarasan Department of Meat Science and Technology, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai-600 007, India [Correspondence author E-mail*: aishvet@gmail.com] Received: 29-05-2015 Accepted: 21-06-2015 Abstract: This study was undertaken to assess the microbial qualities of retort pouch processed chettinad chicken using meat derived from desi and broiler breeds of chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) Read More …