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 …

FOOD PREFERENCE AND INFLUENCE OF ADDITIVES ON THE ACCEPTABILITY OF BAIT IN RATTUS

FOOD PREFERENCE AND INFLUENCE OF ADDITIVES ON THE ACCEPTABILITY OF BAIT IN RATTUS NORVEGICUS Kavita Sahni*, Chandra Prabha and Bhawana Sharma Vedic Kanya PG College Raja Park, Jaipur, 302004. [e-mail: drksahni@yahoo.co.in] Abstract: Food preference and food consumption test was carried out in albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Four cereals, bajra (Pennisetum typhoides), wheat (Triticum aestivum), maize (Zea mays) and rice (Oryza sativa) were offered to the rats in the form of flour, whole grains and broken grains. Among flours bajra was Read More …