OPTIMIZING THE MARKETING AGE OF EMU [DROMAIUS NOVAEHOLLANDIAE]

OPTIMIZING THE MARKETING AGE OF EMU [DROMAIUS NOVAEHOLLANDIAE]: CARCASS AND YIELD CHARACTERISTICS R. Ramani-*, Robinson J. J., Abraham, V., Appa Rao, R. Narendra Babu and C. Vasanthi Department of Livestock Products Technology (Meat Science), Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007, India. [Corresponding author E-mail-*: blessmer@gmail.com] Received: 29-09-2016 Revised: 04-10-2016 Accepted: 02-11-2016 Abstract: Carcass and yield characteristics of Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) birds of two different age groups (15 and 18 months old) were studied. Significant and progressive increase in live weight and Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF VARIABILITY AMONG OKRA

ASSESSMENT OF VARIABILITY AMONG OKRA (ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS [L.] MOENCH.) GENOTYPES USING AGRO -MORPHOLOGICAL TRAITS Davinder Singh-1, B. S. Dudi-1 and Om Prakash Meena-2 1-Department of Vegetable Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, Haryana, India 2-Department of Vegetable Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004, Punjab, India [Corresponding author E-mail2: chandrawatop2-coavs@pau.edu] Received: 20-01-2016 Accepted: 30-04-2016 Abstract: The present investigation was conducted at the Research Farm of the Department of Vegetable Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, during kharif season 2013 to evaluate thirty Read More …

THE COMBINED USE OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS WITH MULTI –TRAIT PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS TO ENHANCE BELL PEPPER GROWTH

THE COMBINED USE OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS WITH MULTI –TRAIT PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS TO ENHANCE BELL PEPPER GROWTH Anurag Yadav1*, Kusum Yadav2 and Shelly Gupta3 1*Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Science & Humanities, S.D. Agricultural University, S.K. Nagar, Gujarat 2Department of Biochemistry, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 3Department of Microbiology, Division of Life Sciences, S.B.S. (PG) Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Research, Balawala, Dehradun [Corresponding author E-mail1*: anuragyadav123@gmail.com] Received: 25-07-2015 Accepted: 06-11-2015 Abstract: An experiment was conducted at the S.B.S. Read More …

INFLUENCE OF STRAIN, AGE AND SEX ON THE CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF TURKEYS

INFLUENCE OF STRAIN, AGE AND SEX ON THE CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF TURKEYS Santhi*, A. Kalaikannan and A. Sundaresan1 Department of Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal, Chennai, India. 1Directorate of Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai. Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University [Corresponding author E-mail*: drdshanthi@tanuvas.org.in] Received: 20-07-2015 Revised: 04-08-2015 Accepted: 22-09-2015 Abstract: A 24 weeks experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of strain, age and sex on the carcass characteristics of three strains Read More …

COMPARATIVE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF EXOTIC CARP SEED IN CEMENTED AND POLY TANKS IN MID HILLS OF UTTARAKHAND

COMPARATIVE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF EXOTIC CARP SEED IN CEMENTED AND POLY TANKS IN MID HILLS OF UTTARAKHAND K.S.Mehta1, Akansha Khati1*, Mohd Danish2, V. K. Singh3, N. N. Pandey4 and H. C. S. Bisht5 1Afro Asian Development Consortium, New Delhi 2Department of Fishery Biology, College of Fisheries, G. B. P.U.A&T, Pantnagar 3SMS, KVK, Lohaghat, 4DCFR, Bhimtal 5DSB Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital [Corresponding author E-mail1*: akanshakhati@gmail.com] Received: 19-06-2015 Accepted: 13-07-2015 Abstract: The present study involves a comparative evaluation of growth performance of Read More …

GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF ANGEL FISH, PTEROPHYLLUM SCALARE (SCHULTZE, 1823) FRY

GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF ANGEL FISH, PTEROPHYLLUM SCALARE (SCHULTZE, 1823) FRY REARED AT DIFFERENT STOCKING DENSITIES Pankaj. A. Patil *, Raju. M. Tibile, Anil. S. Pawase and Gajanan. Ghode College of Fisheries, Shirgaon Ratnagiri, 415629, Maharashtra, India. [*email:-pankaj090178@gmail.com] Received: 10-01-2015 Accepted: 15-02-2015 Abstract: The study was conducted to evaluate the effect of different stocking densities on the growth and survival of angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare fry reared in all-glass tanks without aeration and filtration system. In the experiment, angelfish fry with Read More …