EFFECT OF SOIL SOLARIZATION ON SOIL MICROBIAL POPULATION

EFFECT OF SOIL SOLARIZATION ON SOIL MICROBIAL POPULATION UNDER PROTECTED AND NATURAL CULTIVATION Supriya Gupta*, R.P. Singh and Pankaj Rautela Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G. B. P. U. A. & T., Pantnagar-263145 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: gupta.supriya15@gmail.com] Received: 24-10-2016 Accepted: 22-05-2017 Abstract:  The study revealed that the microbial balance existing in the soil was modified due to solarization process. Population of total fungi, bacteria, actinomycetes, decreased drastically due to solarization under protected condition as compare to open field conditions. Number Read More …

GROWTH INDICES, QUALITY AND SOIL NUTRIENT STATUS AS INFLUENCED BY CHEMICAL

GROWTH INDICES, QUALITY AND SOIL NUTRIENT STATUS AS INFLUENCED BY CHEMICAL AND BIOFERTILIZERS IN FIELD PEA (PISUM SATIVUM L.) Sarita Rani-1, Parveen Kumar-1*, Anil Kumar-1, Anil Kumar-2 and Meena Sewhag-1 1-Department of Agronomy, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, Haryana 2-Department of Agricultural Meteorology, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana [Corresponding author E-mail-1*: rohilaparveen@gmail.com] Received: 13-06-2016 Revised: 09-07-2016 Accepted: 22-11-2016 Abstract: An experiment was conducted at Research Area, Pulses Section, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, during Rabi 2013-14 to 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 …

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 …

EVALUATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL POTENTIAL OF THERMO – TOLERANT BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM MANIKARAN HOT SPRING, HIMACHAL PRADESH

EVALUATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL POTENTIAL OF THERMO – TOLERANT BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM MANIKARAN HOT SPRING, HIMACHAL PRADESH Sunita Devi1 and S. S. Kanwar2 1Department of Basic Sciences, College of Forestry, University of Horticulture and Forestry -Nauni, Solan (India)-173230 2Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences, CSK, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur (India) – 176062 [Corresponding author E-mail1: sunitachamba@gmail.com ] Received: 22-07-2015 Accepted: 14-08-2015 Abstract: A total of 108 bacteria were isolated from three different types of samples viz. water, soil- sediment Read More …

ENDOSCOPIC DIAGNOSIS OF BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA IN SMALL RUMINANTS

ENDOSCOPIC DIAGNOSIS OF BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA IN SMALL RUMINANTS Kumaresan* and G.Vijayakumar Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal- 637 002, Tamil Nadu, India [Corresponding author E-mail*: vetkumuru05@gmail.com] Received: 29-10-2015 Accepted: 11-11-2015 Abstract: Present research work was carried out to study the bacterial pneumonia in sheep and goats using trachea-bronchoscopy and thereafter evaluation of bronchoalveolar fluid. Apparently healthy sheep and goats (twelve each) were randomly selected to obtain normal tracheobronchoscopic images along with other Read More …