KHARIF PEARL MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDES) CROP DEPREDATION BY BIRDS

KHARIF PEARL MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDES) CROP DEPREDATION BY BIRDS IN PATAN AREA (N.G.) K. B. Patel Sheth M. N. Science College, Patan – 384 265 (Gujarat) [E-mail: kbpatel1970@gmail.com] Received: 11-05-2016 Accepted: 10-06-2016 Abstract: Pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoides) is the main crop of the Patan district of Gujarat state. Pearl millet is grown in two seasons, viz. summer and kharif. The variety viz. Pioneer of pearl millet selected for study purpose. Pearl millet damage by bird pests in Patan district is a serious predicament. Read More …

DAMAGE IN GERMINATING STAGE IN KHARIF PEARL MILLET

DAMAGE IN GERMINATING STAGE IN KHARIF PEARL MILLET [PENNISETUM TYPHOIDES] DUE TO BIRD PESTS IN ANAND DISTRICT, GUJARAT, INDIA P. L. Damor* and K. B. Patel Department of Zoology, Sheth M. N. Science College, Patan – 384 265 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: pushpa.damor89@gmail.com] Received: 16-09-2016 Revised: 28-08-2016 Accepted: 01-10-2016 Abstract: Pearl millet damage by bird pests in Anand district is a serious predicament. Seeds of this crop are exposed and so attract several bird species during the sowing to harvesting stage of pearl Read More …

BIRD SPECIES ASSOCIATED WITH AGRO ECOSYSTEM AND THEIR ECONOMIC STATUS

BIRD SPECIES ASSOCIATED WITH AGRO ECOSYSTEM AND THEIR ECONOMIC STATUS IN SELECTED AREA OF THE ANAND DISTRICT, GUJARAT P. L. Damor* and K. B. Patel Department of Zoology, Sheth M. N. Science College, Patan – 386 245 [Corresponding author E-mail*: pushpa.damor89@gmail.com ] Received: 09-06-2016 Revised: 29-07-2016 Accepted: 01-08-2016 Abstract: Most bird explosion in cultivated areas are co-related with dry land ecosystems. As in the case of dry land agriculture, irrigated areas have also spawned explosions in bird populations. Some factors driving bird Read More …

DIVERSITY INDICES OF PASSERINE BIRDS OF DISTRICT SIRSA, HARYANA

DIVERSITY INDICES OF PASSERINE BIRDS OF DISTRICT SIRSA, HARYANA, INDIA Vivek Goyal-1, Vijay Singh-1 and Vinay Malik-2 1-Govt. N. College, Sirsa-125055, Haryana, India 2-Department of Zoology, M. D. University, Rohtak124001, Haryana, India [Corresponding author E-mail: **vinaymalik71@gmail.com] Received: 21-01-2016 Accepted: 17-05-2016 Abstract: The diversity indices of passerine birds were measured from January 2015 to December 2015 in the district Sirsa of Western Haryana, India. Birds were counted by point count and opportunistic sightings for data collection and were analyzed. In total 12,626 birds Read More …

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MORPHO-ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND KARYOTYPES OF LOCAL MALLARD DUCK

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MORPHO-ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND KARYOTYPES OF LOCAL MALLARD DUCK AND THE EMIGRANT MALLARD DUCK, FROM SOUTH IRAQ MARSHES Khitam Jassim Al-Karishy and Majeed Hussein Al-Sarry* Vertebrate Department , Marine Science Center , Basrah, University, Iraq *Nursing College, Basrah University, Iraq. [e-mail : majeedalsary@yahoo.com, khitam_36@ yahoo.com] Abstract: The present study was to find out some major aspects of morphology, anatomy, physiology and karyotype differences between emigrant and local mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). The study comprised a total of twenty birds Read More …