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 …

DAMAGE OF PEARL MILLET BY BIRDS

DAMAGE OF PEARL MILLET BY BIRDS K. B. Patel Department Of Zoology, Sheth M.N.Science College, Patan email: kbpatel1970@gmail.com Received: 29-01-2014 Accepted: 21-10-2014 Abstract: Patan district is situated in semi-arid zone of North Gujarat. Bajara is main cereal crop grown in Patan District for food and fodder purpose. Rose ringed parakeet is a common destructive bird pest in this District. Therefore a field study was undertaken to estimate the damage by Rose-ringed Parakeet in pearl-millet earhead at Hansapur village in Patan Read More …

DAMAGE AT GERMINATING STAGE-IN KHARIF PEARL MILLET CROP-BY BIRDS

DAMAGE AT GERMINATING STAGE-IN KHARIF PEARL MILLET CROP-BY BIRDS IN PATANAREA (N.G.) K. B. Patel Department of Zoology, Sheth M.N.Science College, Patan email: kbpatel1970@gmail.com Received: 29-01-2014 Accepted: 21-10-2014 Abstract: Pearl millet Pennisetum typhoides is main crop of the Patan district of Gujarat state. Pearl millet is grown in two seasons viz. summer and kharif. The variety viz. Ushha-23 of pearl millet selected for study purpose. Pearl millet damage by bird pests in Patan district is a serious predicament. The economy Read More …

VARIETAL RESPONSES OF BARLEY, HORDEUM VULGARE ON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF RICE WEEVIL

VARIETAL RESPONSES OF BARLEY, HORDEUM VULGARE ( LINN.) ON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF RICE WEEVIL, SITOPHILUS ORYZAE LINN. (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) B. S.Chandel, S.P. Srivastava* and S.S. Trivedi Department of Zoology, .D.B.S.College., Kanpur.-208 016 (U. P.)-India *Department of Zoology .D.A-V. College, Kanpur.-208 001 [e-mail: drbschandelsmailbox@rediffmail.com] Abstract: Experiments were conducted to test the fifteen barley varieties for their responses on growth and development of rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae Linn. The maximum pre-oviposition period was recorded (8.67days) on variety K898 followed by K8909 Read More …