ROLE OF FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION IN TRANSFER OF IMPROVED PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF ONION AND GARLIC

ROLE OF FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION IN TRANSFER OF IMPROVED PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF ONION AND GARLIC Nishith Gupta*, Laxmi and R.P. Sharma R.V.S.K.V.V. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh – 455 001, India. [Corresponding author E-mail* : nishithgupta_kvk@rediffmail.com] Received: 13-07-2015 Revised: 29-07-2015 Accepted: 10-08-2015 Abstract: Onion (Allium cepa L.) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) are the two major bulb crops of Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, but the average district yield is substantially lower than the national average. Therefore, considerable scope Read More …

STUDY OF ZOOPLANKTON DIVERSITY OF RANJIT SAGAR WETLAND, PUNJAB (INDIA)

STUDY OF ZOOPLANKTON DIVERSITY OF RANJIT SAGAR WETLAND, PUNJAB (INDIA) Onkar Singh Brraich* and Sunil Kumar Saini Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab (India) – 147002 [*email: singhonkar@yahoo.com] Received: 05-03-2015 Accepted: 05-04-2015 Abstract: The occurrence of zooplankton in any aquatic ecosystem helps to enhance its productivity. These are most essential for many aquatic invertebrate and fishes as food. The growth of zooplankton feeding fishes mostly depends on zooplankton dynamics of the water body. In the complex Read More …

STUDIES ON MOLECULAR DIVERGENCE IN INDIAN POTATO GENOTYPES THROUGH RANDOMLY AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA MARKERS

STUDIES ON MOLECULAR DIVERGENCE IN INDIAN POTATO GENOTYPES THROUGH RANDOMLY AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA MARKERS Atul M. Pradhan, Rupsanatan Mandal, Kisor Kumar Sarkar, Amitava Konar and Jayanta Tarafdar Faculty of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India email: atulprdhn16@gmail.com Received: 18-09-2014 Accepted: 28-11-2014 Abstract: Potato popularly known as ‘The king of vegetables’, has emerged as fourth most important food crop in India after rice, wheat and maize. Now, India became the second largest producer of potato. Though, during the recent Read More …

SECONDARY PRODUCTIVITY OF ENTOMOFAUNA IN FRUIT ORCHARDS OF DISTRICT NAINITAL

SECONDARY PRODUCTIVITY OF ENTOMOFAUNA IN FRUIT ORCHARDS OF DISTRICT NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA P.C. Joshi and Naveen C. Joshi Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar-249404, India. E-mail : ncjoshi83@yahoo.com Abstract: Secondary productivity of herbivorous insects in fruit orchards of Mukteshwar area of district Nainital was estimated. A total of 112 species of herbivorous insects belonging to 8 orders and 31 families were collected. The population density and biomass of insects ranged between 0.43 to 28.69 ha-1 and Read More …