BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF A PLANT EXTRACT ON GRAM POD BORER

BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF A PLANT EXTRACT ON GRAM POD BORER, HELICOVERPA ARMIGERA (HÜBNER) (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) M. Singh*, J. H. Naik, H. Pande and B. R. Kaushal Depatment of Zoology, D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital- 263002, India [Corresponding author* : manishamisthi2@gmail.com] Received:28-04-2019                                             Received:05-05-2019                          Accepted: 05-06-2019 In the present Read More …

ZINC CHLORIDE (ZNCL2) TOXICITY ON GROWTH AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITIES IN LIVER OF FRESHWATER TELEOST

ZINC CHLORIDE (ZNCL2) TOXICITY ON GROWTH AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITIES IN LIVER OF FRESHWATER TELEOST MASTACEMBELUS PANCALUS (HAMILTON) Sudipta Biswas and Apurba Ratan Ghosh-* Department of Environmental Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, 713 104, West Bengal, India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: apurbaghosh2010@gmail.com] Received: 28-06-2017 Accepted: 09-09-2017 Abstract: Toxic effects of zinc chloride (ZnCl2) on activities of digestive enzymes, viz., amylase, protease and lipase of liver of Indian freshwater eel, Mastacembelus pancalus (Ham.) were investigated in the laboratory at a dose of LC20 Read More …

ACUTE TOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PHORATE – AN ORGANO – PHOSPHATE

ACUTE TOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PHORATE – AN ORGANO – PHOSPHATE INSECTICIDE ON TWO DIFFERENT EARTHWORM SPECIES 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*: satyendramsingh@rediffmail.com] Received: 12-03-2016 Revised: 19-03-2016 Accepted: 31-03-2016 Abstract: Several studies have been conducted on the acute toxicity of organophosphates; however very little information is available on the acute toxicity of phorate which is one of Read More …

EFFICACY OF LAWSONIA INERMIS LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST COPPER (CU++) TOXICITY INDUCED IN FISH CHANNA PUNCTATUS (BLOCH.)

EFFICACY OF LAWSONIA INERMIS LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST COPPER (CU++) TOXICITY INDUCED IN FISH CHANNA PUNCTATUS (BLOCH.): A STUDY BASED ON CHROMOSOMAL ABERRATIONS Vivek Kumar and Sunil P. Trivedi* Environmental Toxicology & Bioremediation Laboratory (ETBL), *Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow- 226007 [email : vivekkumarsb@gmail.com; Corresponding aurhor* email : sat060523@gmail.com] Received: 04-03-2015 Revised: 21-05-2015 Accepted: 28-05-2015 Abstract: Lawsonia inermis, commonly known as ‘Henna’ or ‘Mehndi’, is an evergreen, medium sized shrub of the family Lythraceae. The leaves paste of this Read More …

INFLUENCE OF 2, 4-D APPLICATION ON CHLOROPHYLL AND SUGAR CONTENT IN WHEAT LEAVES

INFLUENCE OF 2, 4-D APPLICATION ON CHLOROPHYLL AND SUGAR CONTENT IN WHEAT LEAVES AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH GRAIN SUGAR CONTENT Neelam Sharma, Swati Sharma and Nitasha Thakur Department of Agronomy, Forages and Grassland Management. CSK HPKV, Palampur-176062 Email:sharma_neelam29@rediffmail.com Received: 10-01-2014 Accepted: 17-02-2014 Abstract: An investigation was carried out to study the influence of 2, 4-D on chlorophyll and sugar content in wheat leaves in the Department of Agronomy, Forages and Grassland Management, CSK HPKV, Palampur. The field experiment consisting of Read More …

TOXIC EFFECTS OF DETERGENT ON THE FISH, OREOCHROMIS MOSSAMBICUS

TOXIC EFFECTS OF DETERGENT ON THE FISH, OREOCHROMIS MOSSAMBICUS R. Kalaichelvi , A. A. Sivakumar* and K. Vijayaraman* Advanced Environmental Laboratory, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Gandhi Park, Coimbatore 641001. * Department of Environmental Studies, K. S. G. College of Arts & Science, Singanallur, Coimbatore 641 015 Received: 20.11.12 Accepted: 05.05.13 Abstract: Toxic effects of the detergent “Nirma” on this fish, Oreochromis mossambicus were studied. LC50 value was found to be 90 ppm and 70 ppm, for the exposure periods Read More …

ALTERATION IN THE UREA LEVEL IN DIFFERENT TISSUES OF THE FRESHWATER BIVALVE

ALTERATION IN THE UREA LEVEL IN DIFFERENT TISSUES OF THE FRESHWATER BIVALVE LAMELLIDENS MARGINALIS UNDER STRESS OF CONGO-RED AND CHLORAMINE-BLUE (AMINO-AZODYES) R.C. Gupta and Amit Sharma Deptt. of Zoology, P.G. Hindu College, Moradabad, U.P.-244001 India [e-mail: dramitsharmahc@gmail.com] Abstract: The present venture has been taken up to observe the toxic effect induced by Amino-azodyes congo-red and chloramineblue on few vital tissues (Foot, Mantle, Hepatopancreas and Gill) of Lamellidens marginalis. The bivalves were collected from Ponds and Tanks around district Moradabad. The Read More …

MORPHOLOGY, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM IN BARBUS

MORPHOLOGY, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM IN BARBUS SHARPEYI AND CTENOPHARYNGODON IDELLA Khitam Jassim Al-Karishy and Majeed Hussein Al-Sarry* , Vertebrate Department , Marine Science Center , Basrah University , Iraq , * Nursing college, Basrah University , Iraq. [e-mail: khitam_36@ yahoo.com, majeedalsary@yahoo.com] Abstract: This paper presents a comparative account of selected aspects of morph-anatomy and comparative histology of digestive system including livers of two species of fishes viz. Ctenopharyngodon idella and Barbus sharpeyi. A total of thirty Read More …

HAEMATOLOGICAL CHANGES IN FRESHWATER FISH, TOR PUTITORA

HAEMATOLOGICAL CHANGES IN FRESHWATER FISH, TOR PUTITORA (HAMILTON) EXPOSED TO SUBLETHAL DOSES OF MERCURIC CHLORIDE B. D. Joshi and Hema Negi Department of Zoology and Environment Science, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar-249404, Uttarakhand, India [e-mail: hema.paryavaran@gmail.com] Abstract: Mercury toxicity in Tor putitora, was investigated by the haematological parameters after 21 days exposure to various concentrations (0.06, 0.12, 0.25 and 0.50 mg/L) of mercuric chloride (HgCl2). The haematological parameters analyzed were: total red blood cell (erythrocyte) count, (TEC) haemoglobin concentration (Hb), packed Read More …

ESTIMATION OF HEAVY METALS AND METALOIDS FROM WASTE WATER OF BINDAL RIVER

ESTIMATION OF HEAVY METALS AND METALOIDS FROM WASTE WATER OF BINDAL RIVER DEHRADUN Ashok K.1, B.S. Bisht2, V.D. Joshi3 and B. Indu4 1Dept. of Biotechnology, HNBGU (A Central University) Srinagar Garhwal-246174, India 2.Dept. of Zoology / Entomology, HNBGU (A Central University) SRT Campus, Badshahithaul Tehri-249199 (Uttarakhand) India 3Dept. of Zoology, Govt. PG College Kotdwara Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India 4Dept. of Biotechnology, Himachal Institute of Life Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Distt- Sirmour-173025, India asokumr@gmail.com Abstract: The pollution of the environment with toxic heavy Read More …