GENETIC PURITY ASSESSMENT AND GENETIC RELATEDNESS OF RICE HYBRIDS AND THEIR PARENTS

GENETIC PURITY ASSESSMENT AND GENETIC RELATEDNESS OF RICE HYBRIDS AND THEIR PARENTS USING MICRO – SATELLITE (SSR) MARKERS Parmeshwar K. Sahu*, Pooja Sahu, Tarun S. Patel, Satyapal Singh, Harsh Mishra and Deepak Sharma Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur- 492012. (Chhattisgarh) [Corresponding author* email : parmeshwarsahu1210@gmail.com] Received: 30-03-2015 Accepted: 15-04-2015 Abstract: In order to identify pure hybrid and pollen shedders/ off-types an investigation was performed using ideal SSR marker (Microsatellite markers). Microsatellite markers are useful in Read More …

FIRST REPORT ON THE OCCURRENCE OF ACUTE VIRAL ERYTHROCYTIC NECROSIS IN THE FRESHWATER CAT FISH H. FOSSILIS BLOCH, FROM INDIA

FIRST REPORT ON THE OCCURRENCE OF ACUTE VIRAL ERYTHROCYTIC NECROSIS IN THE FRESHWATER CAT FISH H. FOSSILIS BLOCH, FROM INDIA  B. D. Joshi, Namita Joshi*, Induja Mishra and Sandeep S. Rawat Deptt. of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar, 249404, India *Deptt.of Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar, 249404, India. [email: joshi_bd@rediffmail.com] Received: 26-05-2015 Accepted: 04-06-2015 Abstract: This paper describes about the occurrence of VEN in the freshwater catfish Heteropneustes fossilis Bloch. Out of a Read More …

SPECIES COMPOSITION AND ABUNDANCE OF LADYBIRD BEETLES IN A WHEAT AGRO – ECOSYSTEM

SPECIES COMPOSITION AND ABUNDANCE OF LADYBIRD BEETLES IN A WHEAT AGRO – ECOSYSTEM, DEHRADUN, (U.K.) INDIA Pushpendra K. Sharma Department of Zoology, D.A.V. (P.G.) College, Dehradun-248001 (U.K.) India [email. insect1980@rediffmail.com] Received: 02-05-2015 Accepted: 27-05-2015 Abstract: Present study was conducted to know the current status of predatory and phytophagous coccinellid beetles in the wheat and mustard agro-ecosystem near Dehradun city, during 2014-2015. A total of 1196 specimens of coccinellids were collected at four sites representing agricultural ecosystem of wheat, mustard and Read More …

SCREENING OF RIDGE GOURD GENOTYPES AGAINST THE SERPENTINE LEAF MINER

SCREENING OF RIDGE GOURD GENOTYPES AGAINST THE SERPENTINE LEAF MINER, LIRIOMYZA TRIFOLII (BURGESS) (DIPTERA: AGROMYGIDAE) Sanjiv Duradundi*, J. Jayappa, Siddartha, D. and Chetan Nandi *Dept. of Entomology, College of Horticulture, Udyanagiri, UHS, Bagalkot 587 104 (Karnataka), India. [Corresponding author* email: sdurdundi@gmail.com ] Received: 27-03-2015 Accepted: 16-04-2015 Abstract: Eighteen genotypes of ridge gourd were screened against serpentine leaf miner Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess). The number of infested leaves per plant and the number of live mines per leaf per plant varied significantly Read More …

RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF KHAJIYAR LAKE

RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF KHAJIYAR LAKE, DISTRICT CHAMBA, HIMACHAL PRADESH Akanksha Bhardwaj1 and R. Chauhan2 1.School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab-151001 2.Deptt. of Biology and Environmental Sciences, College of Basic Sciences, CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishva Vidyalaya, Palampur (H.P) -176062 [email1: knksh.bhardwaj@gmail.com] Received: 11-04-2015 Accepted: 24-05-2015 Abstract: The Khajiyar lake, one of the major tourist spots, lies in the centre of large Khaz glade and is fed by tiny streams. The free Read More …

PRODUCTION, PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A THERMOPHILIC ALKALINE PROTEASE

PRODUCTION, PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A THERMOPHILIC ALKALINE PROTEASE FROM BACILLUS LICHENIFORMIS MS12 Ambika Verma*, Ankita Sharma and Poonam Shirkot Department of Biotechnology, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan – 173230 (H.P.) [Corresponding Author* email : ambikaverma9@gmail.com] Received: 15-03-2015 Accepted: 04-04-2015 Abstract: A thermophilic bacterial isolate MS12, producing extracellular thermostable alkaline protease was isolated from Manikaran hot water spring of Himachal Pradesh (India). This thermophilic bacterial isolate MS12 was studied morphologically and biochemically followed by Read More …

PREVALENCE AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS IN CHICKEN MEAT

PREVALENCE AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS IN CHICKEN MEAT IN RETAIL OUTLETS IN HASSAN DISTRICT, KARNATAKA Nithin Prabhu, K.1, Wilfred Ruban2, S., Porteen Kannan3 and Nithya Quintoil4 1.Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary College, Hassan; 2.Dept. of Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary College, Hassan, Karnataka- 573 201, 3.Dept. of Veterinary Public Health, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India. 4.Department of Veterinary Public Health, RIVER, Puducherry. [Corresponding author2 email : rubanlpt@gmail.com] Received: 06-03-2015 Accepted: 25-04-2015 Abstract: A study on the prevalence of Clostridium Read More …

POPULATION DYNANICS OF BROWN PLANT HOPPER, NILAPARVATA LUGENS (STÅL) AND RICE GUNDHI BUG

POPULATION DYNANICS OF BROWN PLANT HOPPER, NILAPARVATA LUGENS (STÅL) AND RICE GUNDHI BUG, LEPTOCORISA VARICORNIS FAB, IN KHARIF RICE Shafia Zainab and R. N. Singh* Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221 005, India [Corresponding author* Email : singhrnacarology58@gmail.com] Received: 14-04-2015 Accepted: 22-05-2015 Abstract: Field experiment was conducted during kharif, 2013-14 to study the seasonal incidence of brown plant hopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens (Stål.), and rice gundhi bug, Leptocorisa varicornis Fab Read More …

PERFORMANCE OF POST-EMERGENCE HERBICIDES ON WEED FLORA AND YIELD OF SOYBEAN (GLYCINE MAX L.)

PERFORMANCE OF POST-EMERGENCE HERBICIDES ON WEED FLORA AND YIELD OF SOYBEAN (GLYCINE MAX L.) V. Pratap Singh*, Tej Pratap, V.C. Dhyani, A. Kumar, A. Banga, N. Tripathi and Neema Department of Agronomy G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarakhand-263145 [Corresponding author* email : vpratapsingh@rediffmail.com] Received: 25-02-2015 Accepted: 11-03-2015 Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at Norman E. Borlaug, Crop Research Center of G. B. P. U. A. & T. Pantnagar during Kharif 2010 and 2011 to assess the efficacy Read More …

OXIDATIVE STRESS AMONG SICKLE CELL DISEASED KURMI (CHANDRAKAR) POPULATION

OXIDATIVE STRESS AMONG SICKLE CELL DISEASED KURMI (CHANDRAKAR) POPULATION OF DURG DISTRICT, CHHATTISGARH, INDIA. Nikhil Mishra and Anil Kumar* Department of Biotechnology, Government V.Y.T.PG. Autonomous College, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India -491001. [*email : aimum_aishley@yahoo.co.in.] Received: 25-03-2015 Accepted: 11-04-2015 Abstract: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a disease of endothelial dysfunction in which the hemoglobin stabilizing capacity is impaired, making the RBCs more vulnerable to oxidative stress. In the present study we have screened Kurmi (Chandrakar) community (2034 subjects) of different age groups Read More …