TOXICOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDE, PHORATE ON THE PROSTOMIAL REGION OF EARTHWORM

TOXICOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDE, PHORATE ON THE PROSTOMIAL REGION OF EARTHWORM, METAPHIRE POSTHUMA                                            Suneel Kumar* and  Satyendra M. Singh Earthworm Toxicology Unit, Earthworm Ecology and Environmental Research Laboratory, Department of Animal Science, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly-243006 (Uttar Pradesh), INDIA. Corresponding author E-mail*: suzootak@gmail.com Received: 02-03-2019                                             Revised: 08-05-2019                  Read More …

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LIFE CYCLES OF TWO INDIGENOUS SPECIES OF EARTHWORMS

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LIFE CYCLES OF TWO INDIGENOUS SPECIES OF EARTHWORMS Vineeta Shukla and Jyoti Department of Zoolgy, M. D. University, Rohtak [e-mail: vin_shukla25@yahoo.com] Abstract: The present study was undertaken to observe the life cycle pattern of two indigenous species of earthworms Lampito mauritii and Metaphire posthuma reared in laboratory under static conditions of temperature and moisture. A comparison was made to evaluate the best suited species for mass production in situ. Life cycles were studied by counting the Read More …

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LIFE CYCLES OF TWO INDIGENOUS SPECIES OF EARTHWORMS

Vineeta Shukla and Jyoti Department of Zoology, M. D. University, Rohtak [e-mail: vin_shukla25@yahoo.com] Abstract: The present study was undertaken to observe the life cycle pattern of two indigenous species of earthworms Lampito mauritii and Metaphire posthuma reared in laboratory under static conditions of temperature and moisture. A comparison was made to evaluate the best suited species for mass production in situ. Life cycles were studied by counting the numbers of cocoons, juveniles and biomass production during total life period. The Read More …