List of Papers Published in Volume 10 Issue 2


Price spread of potato in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh

Authors: JAGDISH SINGH, O.P. SINGH, A.N. SHUKLA, SUBHASH CHANDRA

Abstract: India is a third largest potato producing country in the world. The world produced about 325.5 million tones of potatoes from about 19.22 million ha land with an average productivity of about 16.20 tones/ha (FAQ, 2008). The production of potato in India was around 35 million tones with an area of 1.6 million hectares and productivity of 19.7 t/ha, while in U.P., potato is cultivated in about 0.432 ...

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Yield, nutrient uptake and soil fertility of simultaneous sugarcane and wheat crops as affected by irrigation and fertilizer levels

Authors: VINOD KUMAR, S.TYAGI, S.K.SAINI

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during 2003 to 2005 to assess the effect of irrigation regimes and fertilizer gradients on yield, nutrient uptake, and soil fertility of simultaneous sugarcane + wheat crops. Number of millable canes and cane yield of sugarcane were 10.9 and 12.9 per cent higher under irrigation at critical stages of wheat over 0.8 IW/CPE ratio. Significantly maximum number of mill ...

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Effect of chemicals and cincturing on flowering, fruiting and yield of Litchi

Authors: U.S.NEGI, R.L. LAL, D.S.MISHRA, MAHESH PAL

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out to study the response of cincturing and chemical sprays on flowering, fruiting and yield of litchi cv. Rose scented. TIBA @ 1 g/l resulted in early panicle emergence, more flowering shoots per centage, more panicle length, more fruit retention per panicle of the fruit. Cincturing at the 3 mm deep resulted less flowering shoots per centage, low ascorbic con ...

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Effect of packaging materials and storage on post harvest life of tuberose (Polianthes tuberose L.) cv. Kalyani Double

Authors: HIMANSHU GHILDIYAL, SATISH CHAND, RANJAN SRIVASTAVA

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out to study the influence of packaging material and storage on post harvest life of cut spikes of tuberose cv. Kalyani Double. The experiment consisted of 24 treatments with packaging material (LDPE 100 gauge, LDPE 200 gauge, PP 100 gauge, PP 200 gauge, Cellophane, Newspaper, Brown paper, Control) and storage at 10UC for 0, 24 and 48 hours. Each treatment was ...

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Impact of pretreatment on seed germination and seedling growth in ‘Sohiong’ (Prunus nepaulensis Steud., Rosaceae)

Authors: SORINGLASAREO, DONALD S. PAKYNTEIN, V.K.KHANNA

Abstract: There is failure of germination of ‘sohiong’ Prunus nepaulensis, primarily due to hard seed coat. Hence, germination protocols were developed for sohiong using two pretreatments of seed, namely, hammer-cracking and pit-burial. Seeds were sown after hammer-cracking of the seed coat or were buried in a pit. The experiment was conducted in the Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Hill University ...

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Potential heterosis in Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun)

Authors: WASSU MOHAMMED ALI, D.P.PANT

Abstract: Heterosis is commercially exploited in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) and its potential use has been demonstrated in Brassica rapa L. and Brassica juncea L. In Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun), however, information regarding heterosis has been reported for one experiment. This study, therefore, was conducted to generate information on standard heterosis (economic importance) in B. cari ...

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Effect of long term application of inorganic fertilizers and manure on yields, nutrients uptake and grain quality of wheat under rice-wheat cropping system on a Mollisol.

Authors: TITAB DAS, SHRI RAM, PRADEEP SIRARI

Abstract: The present study was undertaken in a long term fertilizer experiment which is being carried out since kharif, 1973 at fixed site. Results showed that FYM application @ 15 t ha -1 along with 100% NPK fertilizers produced maximum yields, nutrients uptake along with improvement in soil properties. However, application of optimal dose of NPK (100%) along with Zn produced higher grain and straw yields ...

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Effect of different fertilizers and irrigation management systems on nutrient uptake, plant growth characters and pod yield of garden pea (Pisum sativum L.)

Authors: AB SHAKOOR KHANDAY, UDAY SHARMA, H.S. KUSHWAHA, PRAMOD KUMAR DUBEY, RAJIV DUBEY

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted for two consecutive years during rabi season of 2005-06 and 2006-07 to study the effect of different fertilizers and irrigation management systems on nutrient uptake, plant growth characters and pod yield of garden pea (Pisum sativum L.)” grown on gravelly loam soil (Typic Eutrocrept) located in the sub-humid sub-tropical zone of Himachal Pradesh. The experiment ...

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Response of soybean genotypes to native population of bradyrhizobia in Mollisol of Uttarakhand for nodulation and N uptake

Authors: BABITA BHATT, NARENDRA KUMAR

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted to study the symbiotic efficiency of native soil bradyrhizobia with seventeen soybean genotypes during kharif 2007 in Mollisol of Uttarakhand. Maximum nodule (16.8 and 33.3 nod. No. plant-1) was recorded in PK 416 at 30 and 60 DAS respectively while, at 90 DAS it was recorded in PS 1347 (32.8 nod. no. plant-1). All the genotypes were significantly better than chec ...

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Character association and path coefficient analysis in ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula (Linn). Roxb.

Authors: D.K.SINGH, S.K.MAURYA, H.R.JAISWAL, AMAR SINGH, MANI LOHANI

Abstract: One hundred ten genotypes of ridge gourd were used to study the association and path coefficient analysis of ten yield related quantitative traits during kharif season of 2009. The genotypic correlations were higher than the corresponding phenotypic ones for most of traits implying inherent relationship among them. Fruit yield per plant was found significantly and positively correlated with fruit ...

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Varietal performance of chilli (Capsicum annuum (L) var. accuminatum cultivars for growth and yield attributes during spring-summer season.

Authors: DURVESH KUMAR SINGH, SURESH KUMAR JAIN

Abstract: Under Tarai conditions of Uttarakhand fifteen cultivars of chilli were tested for growth and yield attributes during spring-summer season of 2007-08. Significant differences among the cultivars were recorded for all the characters under studies. The range of plant height varied from 56.1 to 92.9 cm. it was maximum in RHRC16-5 and minimum in Pant C-1. More number of primary branches per plant was r ...

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Effect of spacing and nitrogen levels on growth and seed yield of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench)

Authors: AKHILESH CHANDRA PANDEY, MANOJ RAGHAV, S.B. BHARDWAJ

Abstract: The field experiments was carried out during rainy season 2007-08 and 2008-09. It has been observed that treatment closer spacing 60 x 25 cm (S1) showed the significant response with respect to plant higher and number of leaves, whereas characters like number of branch, stem diameter, days to flower opening, day to mature pod at harvest, number of pods per plant at harvest. Test weight showed sign ...

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Indigenous genetic resources characterization of Snapmelon (Cucumis melo L. var momordica Duth & Full.) through seed protein profiling pattern

Authors: ARINDAM BARMAN, D.K. SINGH, S.K. MAURYA, AMAR SINGH

Abstract: Nine indigenous germplasm lines of snapmelon were evaluated and characterized using SDS-PAGE of seed protein extracted in Tris-HCI buffer (0.0625N) during May, 2009 to July, 2009. A total to 13 seed protein bands could be resolved which were distributed in four distinct zones namely A, B, C and D. these zones were further sub-divided into A1,A2, A3, A4, B1,B2, B3, B4,C1,C2,D1, D2 and D3 sub-zones. ...

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Investigation on metabolites changes in Brassica juncea (Indian mustard) during progressive infection of Alternaria brassicae

Authors: AHIRE TUSHAR PRAKASH, H.PUNETHA, RAKESH MALL

Abstract: Metabolites changes were studied in Brassica juncea genotypes infected with Alternaria brassicae causing black spot disease. The per centage disease severity was maximum in Varuna and RH-427 as compared to PHR-1 and PHR-2 during Progressive infection. The total phenols, o-dihydroxy phenols, flavanols, total soluble sugars, reducing sugars, total soluble proteins, nitrogen and proline contents were ...

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δ1-Pyrroline 5-Carboxylic Acid Synthetase (P5CS) & Ornithine Amino Transferase (OAT) in rice (Oryza sativa) callus culture to understand fragrance biosynthesis

Authors: RISHENDRA KUMAR, DINESH C. PATHAK, DHARMENDRA KHOKHAR, A.K. GAUR

Abstract: Rice callus culture was carried out to analyze in vitro 2-AP amount in Dehradun Basmati-3020, Kalanamak 3119-2 and Pant Dhan-4 via TLC. The amount of 2-AP was very less in Pant dhan-4. It was observed that activity of OAT and P5CS enzymes showed a positive relationship with the amount of 2-AP ...

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Marketing practices of dairy products by a District dairy cooperatives of Uttarakhand

Authors: J.C BADOLA, BHAWANA GOEL

Abstract: The demand of dairy products is increasing day by day both in India as well as the world however it became necessary to increase the marketing potential of the cooperative dairies to meet the same. Considering the above mention fact in mind an intensive survey research was done to assess the current marketing status of leading dairy of Uttarakhand i.e. Nainital Milk Producers Cooperative Union Ltd ...

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Adoption of Cari-Devendra backyard poultry strain in Tehri district of Garhwal Himalayas

Authors: C.B. SINGH, C.V. SINGH, D KUMAR, CHANDRA DEV

Abstract: The present study was conducted under the institutions Village Linkage programme (I.V.L.P.) project during 2005-2006 with a sample size of 84 poultry farmers of Tehri district of Garhwal Himalayas. The data pertaining to adoption of CARI-Devendra a coloured backyard poultry strain were collected through a schedule developed for the study. The results of the study showed that the adoption of CARI-D ...

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Development of wear resistance Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) for Duck foot cultivator sweep

Authors: AVINASH CHANDRA SAXENA

Abstract: The duck foot cultivators are widely used for ploughing in dry land cultivation. More than 10000 units annually are sold in the state of Madhya Pradesh alone. During ploughing, the sweeps are subjected to severe abrasive wear due to substandard grade of material in general and inappropriate heat treatments in particular. The service life of sweep varies between 1-2 seasons ( ̴ 200 h). The freque ...

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Knowledge of rural women regarding animal husbandry practices

Authors: POONAM TEWARI, ACHALA GAKHKHAR

Abstract: Present study has been planned with the objective to know the knowledge level of dairy cooperative members regarding animal husbandry practices. The study reveals that dairy women had medium level of knowledge regarding animal husbandry practices. Regarding feeding and breeding practices they were not having knowledge of various improved animal husbandry practices that are important for maintainin ...

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Assessment of organizational climate and job satisfaction of customer service representatives

Authors: SHOBHA, DEEPA VINAY

Abstract: Customer service Representatives (CSRs) had to perform simple and repetitive tasks, but in fact, they are in-charge of highly complex activities. Organizations are designed for individual tasks, but activities actually require team and collaboration, and people are not supported when doing their work either by technology or by the organization. Technologies are difficult to access and to use. The ...

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Rearing of eri silk silkworm on artificial diets

Authors: PARUL CHAUDHARY, NEETA GAUR

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Effect of organic manures on fruit yield and quality of litchi cv. Rose Scented

Authors: R.L.LAL, D.S. MISHRA, NIDHI RATHORE, SATISH CHAND

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A comparative study on yield and yield contributing traits of vegetable pea cultivars under Tarai region on Uttarakhand

Authors: J.P. SINGH, DHIRENDRA SINGH, ARADHANA TEWARI

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Comparison of morality among agriculture, veterinary, and engineering students

Authors: HARENDRA SINGH PAPOLA, RATNESH SINGH, MADAN SINGH RATHORE

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Comparison of personality traits between sportsperson and non sportsperson

Authors: HARENDRA SINGH PAPOLA, SUMANTA KUMAR MONDAL, RATNESH SINGH,

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Marketing strategies of information services in university libraries in new it era

Authors: JAGDAMBIKA PRASAD, A.N. SHUKLA

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Studies on path coefficient analysis in turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)

Authors: ABHISHEK PRATAP SINGH, V.P.PANDEY, S.B. BHARDWAJ

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