GENETIC VARIABILITY, HERITABILITY AND GENETIC ADVANCE FOR YIELD

GENETIC VARIABILITY, HERITABILITY AND GENETIC ADVANCE FOR YIELD AND RELATED TRAITS IN BITTER GOURD (MOMORDICA CHARANTIA L.) Vinod Jatav* and D. K. Singh Department of Vegetable Science, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar-263145, Uttarakhand [Corresponding author E-mail-*: vinod.jatav@icar.gov.in] Received: 19-07-2016 Revised: 03-09-2016 Accepted: 17-11-2016 Abstract: Twenty-four genotypes of bitter gourd were evaluated to assess genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance. Analysis of variance revealed significant differences among all the genotypes for all the characters. High magnitude of phenotypic coefficients of variation Read More …

EFFECT OF CRYO-PROTECTANTS ON THE QUALITY OF PANGASIUS

EFFECT OF CRYO-PROTECTANTS ON THE QUALITY OF PANGASIUS HYPOPHTHALMUS MINCE DURING REFRIGERATION STORAGE Md. Aman Hassan*, Baru Singh Chongtham, K. A. Martin Xavier and Amjad K. Balange* Department of Post-Harvest Technology, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Versova, Mumbai-400061, Maharashtra, India Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi -1100001, India [Correspondence author E-mail*: madman.hassan@gmail.com] Received: 18-05-2016 Revised: 28-08-2016 Accepted: 06-09-2016 Abstract: Fresh Pangasius was used to prepare mince, treated with cryo-protectants and kept in refrigerator (3-5°C) up to 6 days Read More …

EVALUATION OF MICRONUCLEI IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USERS

EVALUATION OF MICRONUCLEI IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USERS FROM HALBA AND GOND TRIBES OF DURG DISTRICT OF CHHATTISGARH, INDIA Rakesh Dadsena and Anil Kumar* Department of Biotechnology, Govt. V.Y.T. Post Graduate Autonomous College, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India 491001. [Corresponding Author -E mail-*:aimum_aishley@yahoo.com] Received: 26-09-2016 Accepted: 01-10-2016 Abstract: In the present study genotoxic effect of smokeless tobacco on halba and gond tribes of Durg district of India was examined. From both tribes three set of experiments were designed comprising 20 population each for 1 year Read More …

EVALUATION OF BIOAGENTS AGAINST RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI

EVALUATION OF BIOAGENTS AGAINST RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI CAUSING WEB BLIGHT IN URD BEAN [VIGNA MUNGO (L.) HEPPER] Neelam-1, K. P. S. Kushwaha-2,Vinod Upadhyay-3 and Jodh Pal Singh-4 1, 2, 3-Department of Plant Pathology, 4- Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar – 263 145 [Corresponding Author -E mail-1: negineelam31117@gmail.com] Received: 24-04-2016 Revised: 11-07-2016 Accepted: 02-12-2015 Abstract: Experiments were carried out during 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 to find out most efficient bioagent for controlling web blight of urd bean [Vigna mungo (L.)Hepper]. Fourteen isolates of Read More …

ENDOSCOPY OF UPPER GASTRO INTESTINAL BLEEDING

ENDOSCOPY OF UPPER GASTRO INTESTINAL BLEEDING (GIB) AMONG ELDERLY EGYPTIAN PATIENTS Said Ibrahim Shalaby-1, Hesham Abd-Elhafeez-2, Medhat Attia-3 and Neelima Gupta-4* 1-Department of Complementary Medicine , Medical Division & Medical Center of Excellence, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt. 2-Department of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. 3-Department of Zoonozes, Veterinary Division, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt. 4*-Neelima Gupta, Centre of Excellence Laboratory, Department of Animal Science, MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India [Corresponding Author -E mail-4*: guptagrawal@rediffmail.com] Received: 27-10-2016 Accepted: Read More …

EFFICACY OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERS

EFFICACY OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERS CONTRIBUTING TO YIELD ATTRIBUTES OF PATCHOULI (POGOSTEMON CABLIN BENTH. L) Vinita Zhodape-1, Dharmendra Khokhar-2 and Arti Guhey-3 1-Department of Plant Physiology, 2,3-Department of Plant Physiology, Agricultural Biochemistry, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), India. [Corresponding author E-mail-1: vzhodape@yahoo.com] Received: 23-01-2016 Revised: 07-07-2016 Accepted: 05-10-2016 Abstract: A field experiment was carried out to investigate the efficacy of different plant growth regulators and their combination of Gibberellic acid (GA), Naphthalene Acetic Acid (NAA), Read More …

EFFICACY OF FUNGICIDES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SEED

EFFICACY OF FUNGICIDES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SEED AND SEEDLING DISEASES OF GROUNDNUT [ ARACHIS HYPOGAEA] Khajan Singh Bisht-1, Pooja Upadhayay-2 and Kalpana Gairola-3 Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G.B.P.U. & T., Pantnagar (U. S. Nagar), Uttarakhand, 263 145 [Corresponding author E-mail-1: ksbisht1972@gmail.com] Received: 11-10-2016 Revised: 02-11-2016 Accepted: 22-11-2016 Abstract: Among all groundnut diseases, seed and seedling diseases are of the major economic importance. Among various management practices used, chemical management has been proved as one of the most promising Read More …

EFFECT OF SOIL SOLARIZATION ALONG WITH BIO – CONTROL AGENTS

EFFECT OF SOIL SOLARIZATION ALONG WITH BIO – CONTROL AGENTS AGAINST THE ANTHRACNOSE OF SORGHUM CAUSED BY COLLETOTRICHUM GRAMINICOLA Rekha* and Yogendra Singh Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology , Pangtnagar-263145,U.S.Nagar, Uttarakhand,India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: rekhashankhwar1986@gmail.com] Received: 28-07-2016 Accepted: 14-10-2016 Abstract: The study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of soil solarization along with bio-control agents against the anthracnose of sorghum. A field experiment was conducted in June 2010 -11 and 2011-12 at Livestock Research Centre Read More …

EFFECT OF FRUIT SIZE ON QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF PEACH

EFFECT OF FRUIT SIZE ON QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA L.) FRUITS CV. SHAN-I-PUNJAB Navjot Gupta-1, M.S. Gill-2 and S.K. Jawandha-3 1-Punjab Agricultural University, Regional Research Station, Bathinda-151001 2,3-Punjab Agricultural University, Department of Fruit Science, PAU Ludhiana-141004 [Corresponding author E-mail-1: navjotgupta77@gmail.com] Received: 31-05-2016 Accepted: 25-07-2016 Abstract: Peach bears the fruit of different sizes on the tree which ripens at a same time. These fruits can be used for different purposes according to their size and quality. It is therefore, necessary to Read More …

EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SOLVENTS ON TOTAL PHENOLICS AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY

EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SOLVENTS ON TOTAL PHENOLICS AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF EXTRACTS FROM SARGASSUM TENERRIMUM (J. AGARDH, 1848) S. R. Senapati*, Ch. Baru Singh, Md. Aman Hassan, D. Vignaesh, K. A. Martin Xavier and A. K. Balange* Department of Post-Harvest Technology, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Versova, Mumbai-400061, Maharashtra, India [Corresponding authors E-mail*: sushree.fishco22@gmail.com & amjadbalange@cife.edu.in] Received: 18-07-2016 Revised: 28-07-2016 Accepted: 27-08-2016 Abstract: Brown seaweed (Sargassum tenerrimum) was used to determine the total phenolic content (TPC) and antioxidant activity using different extraction medium Read More …