CYTOTOXIC EFFECTS OF ENDOSULFAN ON VICIA FABA SEEDS

CYTOTOXIC EFFECTS OF ENDOSULFAN ON VICIA FABA SEEDS Naina Srivastava D.A.V College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India [Corresponding author E-mail: drnainasrivastava@gmail.com] Received: 25-03-2017 Accepted: 05-04-2017 Abstract: This paper presents the results of the cytotoxic effects of endosulfan on the Vicia faba seeds after storage for two months. In the experiment, endosulfan caused losing in the mitotic index accompanied with considerable percentage of chromosomal aberrations. These abnormalities include stickiness, disturbed chromosomes, bridges, lagging chromosomes and micronuclei. The mitotic inhibition in two months were observed. The Read More …

NITRATE CONTENT IN FIELD CROPS AND WATER IN NAMAKKAL

NITRATE CONTENT IN FIELD CROPS AND WATER IN NAMAKKAL R. Kavitha*, A. Natarajan, R. P. Senthil Kumar and P. C. Sakthivel Animal Feed Analytical Quality Assurance Laboratory, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Namakkal TN, India- 637002 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: vetkavi2004@gmail.com] Received: 31-10-2016 Accepted: 22-04-2017 Abstract:  Nitrate is the primary form of the nitrogen in the soil and is a normal constituent of plants. Occasionally, excessive amounts of nitrate accumulate in plants and also in Read More …

DIVERSITY AND SEASONAL FLUCTUATION OF PHYTOPLANKTON IN FRESH WATER TAKHAT SAGAR LAKE

DIVERSITY AND SEASONAL FLUCTUATION OF PHYTOPLANKTON IN FRESH WATER TAKHAT SAGAR LAKE, JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN, INDIA Pankaj Nama and Raju R. Meghwal* Department of Zoology, Jai NarainVyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan- 342033, India *Department of Botany, Jai NarainVyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan- 342 033, India [Corresponding author E-mail-*: : rajubalyan@yahoo.com] Received: 28-04-2017 Revised: 04-05-2017 Accepted: 24-05-2017 Abstract: In the present study, diversity and seasonal fluctuation of phytoplankton community in fresh water Takhat Sagar lake, Jodhpur was carried out during September 14,2013 to August 13, 2014. Read More …

NOTE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PARASITOLOGY

A NOTE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PARASITOLOGY: A NEW TREND IS BREWING Ummer R. Zargar* and Mohammad Z. Chishtia Department of Zoology, Central University of Kashmir, Sonwar Campus, Srinagar, India-190004 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: uzssummer2@gmail.com] Received: 26-04-2017 Accepted: 22-05-2017 Abstract:  The environmental relevance of parasites in the impact assessment has opened up new interdisciplinary field that encourages the positive role of parasite-traditionally considered as infecting agents. The interest in this filed started in 1980’s during the era when biotechnology was leading in all fronts Read More …

EFFECTS OF SEWAGE SLUDGE BIO – AVAILABLE HEAVY METALS

EFFECTS OF SEWAGE SLUDGE BIO – AVAILABLE HEAVY METALS ON AGRICULTURAL SOILS AND WHEAT CROP Savita Sihag and Rajesh Kumar Lohchab* Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001, Haryana (India) [Corresponding author E-mail-*: rajeshlohchab@yahoo.com] Received: 12-06-2016 Accepted: 09-03-2017 Abstract: The soil used in pot cultivation was slightly alkaline in nature (pH 7.2) having organic carbon content of 0.62%. The heavy metals contents were determined in sludge of GJUST STP, plant and HUDA STP, plant. Read More …

EVALUATION OF NEW FORMULATION OF FUNGICIDES

EVALUATION OF NEW FORMULATION OF FUNGICIDES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SHEATH BLIGHT OF RICE [ORYZA SATIVA L.] Omkar Singh* and Vishwanath Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar-263145, Uttarakhand , India [Corresponding author E-mail -*: omkar.singh39734@gmail.com] Received: 27-04-2017 Accepted: 25-05-2017 Abstract: Sheath Blight of rice caused by Rhizoctonia solani (Teleomorph: Thanatephorus cucumeris), is a complex pathogen and has a wide host range with worldwide in distribution, a very destructive disease under favorable weather Read More …

NOVEL ANIMAL FEEDING APPROACH THROUGH NANO – MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION

NOVEL ANIMAL FEEDING APPROACH THROUGH NANO – MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION IN SHEEP PRODUCTION J. Ramesh* AND C.Valli Dept. of Animal Nutrition, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007 Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) [Corresponding author E-mail-*: rameshnutrition@gmail.com] Received: 31-12-2016 Accepted: 03-03-2017 Abstract: The study was programmed with the objective of exploring the scope of incorporating nanoparticle sources for calcium, phosphorus and copper in TANUVAS-SMART mineral mixture and equating the proportion of nanoparticle to megapartcle sources for calcium, phosphorus and copper in Read More …

MARKET SURVEY FOR POST HARVEST DISEASES AND OCCURRENCE OF MANGO ANTHRACNOSE DISEASE

MARKET SURVEY FOR POST HARVEST DISEASES AND OCCURRENCE OF MANGO ANTHRACNOSE DISEASE IN TARAI REGION OF UTTARAKHAND Supriya Gupta* and K.P. Singh Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G B P U A & T, Pantnagar-263145 [Corresponding author E-mail-*: gupta.supriya15@gmail.com] Received: 20-12-2016 Accepted: 22-05-2017 Abstract: Survey was made to investigate the distribution and occurrence of mango anthracnose both in the farmers orchards and local market in Uttarakhand regions viz., Udham Singh Nagar, Nainital, Haridwar and Dehradun. The major mango orchards of Read More …

EFFECT OF BINDERS ON PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF FRESH EMU

EFFECT OF BINDERS ON PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF FRESH EMU [DROMAIUS NOVAEHOLLANDIAE] MEAT SAUSAGES Govind.V*, Prabhakar. K, Eswara Rao. B and Naga Mallika.E Department of Livestock products technology, NTR College of Veterinary sciences, Gannavaram, Andhra pradesh-521 102,India. [Corresponding author E-mail-*: : govindvet@gmail.com] Received: 08-11-2016 Revised: 20-02-2017 Accepted: 23-02-2017 Abstract:  The study is taken up to determine optimum level of binders/fillers like oat flour and corn flour of to prepare ready to cook emu meat sausages at 3% and 5% level. They Read More …

BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF RICE HISPA, DICLADISPA ARMIGERA

BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF RICE HISPA, DICLADISPA ARMIGERA (OLIVIER) Urvi Sharma-1* and Ajai Srivastava-2 1-Department of Entomology, CSKHPKV, Palampur (HP) 2-CSKHPKV, RWRC, Malan (HP) [Corresponding author E-mail-1*: urvi.urvi.sharma.sharma@gmail.com] Received: 10-01-2017 Revised: 11-02-2017 Accepted: 05-03-2017 Abstract: Various biological aspects of rice hispa (Dicladispa armigera) were studied under laboratory conditions using paddy (cv Kasturi basmati) as host at CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvidyalaya, Rice and Wheat Research Centre (RWRC), Malan. The life history of rice hispa consisted of four well-defined stages viz. egg, grub, pupa Read More …