List of Papers Published in Volume 11 Issue 1


Determinants of price of major livestock species in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh

Authors: DINESH KUMAR, JAGDISH KUMAR

Abstract: This study has been carried out during year 2010—2011 in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh to identify the determinants of price of major livestock species. The primary data collected from randomly selected 200 pairs of sellers and their corresponding buyers (50 pairs from each selected livestock market) available in randomly selected livestock markets ( Rithora, Meerganj, Deochara and Far ...

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Economics and marketing of milk in private and cooperative sectors of Uttarakhand

Authors: SHWETA ARORA, T.S.BHOGAL

Abstract: The study was conducted in Rudrapur and Khatima blocks of the district U.S.Nagar. The results revealed that the average cost of milk production was Rs. 9.58 per litre in cooperative sector and Rs. 10.45 per litre in private sectors, respectively. Feed cost was the highest variable cost component in variable cost followed by labour in both the sectors. Based on the study, it was concluded that priv ...

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Water partial utility functions and optimum crop planning under various decision criteria in Uttarakhand: An economic analysis

Authors: VIJAY KUMAR PAL, JAGDISH KUMAR

Abstract: The present study is undertaken to examine the utility of irrigation water and preparing an optimum crop plan for agriculture in Uttarakhand. Nainital district of Uttarakhand was purposively selected for the present study. Multistage random sampling was used for selection of farmers. The sample size consists of 108 farmers comprising 54 farmers from the canal irrigation system and 54 farmers from ...

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Effect of organic, inorganic and biological sources of nutrients on yield components and grain yield of lentil

Authors: AJAY KUMAR, J.P.SAHU

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 2005-06 and 2006-07 to study the effect of organic, inorganic and biological sources of nutrients on growth yield and quality of lentil. NPKS + vermicompost improved yield component (number of pod plant-1, number of grain pod-1 and grain yield plant-1) as compared with control. Grain yield (kg ha-1) was significantly higher under NPKS + verm ...

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Response of sweet sorghum varieties to different seed rates and nitrogen levels for bio-ethanol production

Authors: PRAMOD KUMAR DUBEY, KEWALANAND

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during kharif season of 2010 and 2011. The experiment was laid out in split-split plot design comprising 24 treatment combinations with two varieties (SSV 84 and SPSSV 6) as main plot factor, three seed rates (10, 15 and 20 kg/ha) as sub plot factor and four nitrogen levels (0, 60, 120 and 180 kg /ha) as sub-sub plot factor. Varieties did not significantly influe ...

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A new species of genus Pediobius Walker (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) with new records of Eulophid parasitoids from Uttarakhand, India

Authors: BUDHACHANDRA THANGJAM, M.A.KHAN, SUNITA PANDEY, KALMESH MANAGANVI

Abstract: A new species Pediobius clavatruncus (Hym: Eulophidae) is described and illustrated from Uttarakhand, India. Also redescription of two species viz., Ceranisus menes (Walker) and Sympiesis hyblaeae Surekha which are recorded for the first time from the state is given. ...

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Population dynamics of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on chickpea crop

Authors: LOMASH KUMAR, R.S. BISHT

Abstract: Studies on the population dynamics of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on chickpea crop conducted at Pantnagar during 2009-10 and 2010-11 revealed that the infestation of the pest started in the second fortnight of December and attained its peak in the first week of April and last week of March during 2009-10 and 2010-11, respectively. The larval population of the pest occurred throughout the growth ...

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Estimates of gene effects for seed yield and thousand seeds weight in Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun)

Authors: WASSU MOHAMMED ALI, D.P. PANT

Abstract: Determination of the gene action and gene effects is necessary for improvement of the crop, since it usually resulted in logic selection of breeding methods. In Brassica carinata A. Braun studies on gene effects for yield and other important traits is lacking. Therefore, this study was initiated to determine gene effects for seed yield per plant and thousand seeds weight. The study was conducted u ...

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Analysis of genetic diversity based on molecular markers in Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun)

Authors: WASSU MOHAMMED ALI, D.P. PANT

Abstract: For the genetic improvement of Brassica carinata A. Braun, breeding materials with a wider genetic base is essential. The objective of this investigation was to study diversity in Brassica carinata A. Braun lines using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) primers. Twelve RAPD (Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA) primers were used to estimate the genetic distances among seven lines. Genetic polymo ...

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Nature and magnitude of heterosis and inbreeding depression for grain yield and yield attributing traits in basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Authors: ANIL KUMAR, S.C. MANI

Abstract: Heterosis in basmati rice was studied for seven characters viz. days to 50 per cent flowering, plant height, number of effective tillers per plant, panicle length, number of grains per panicle, 1000-grain weight and grain yield per plant in seven crosses among eight basmati/ basmati type parental lines. The analysis of variance indicated highly significant differences among genotypes and hybrids f ...

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Validation of STS molecular markers and screening of NILs for resistant genes against Pantnagar isolate of bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae

Authors: VIPIN KUMAR SINGH, SALIL TEWARI

Abstract: Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is world’s most important food crop and primary source of food for more than half of the world population but bacterial blight (BB), caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae most important disease of rice crop causes severe loses to rice crop and thus results in reduced crop performance. Availability of tightly linked markers make screening and identification without need o ...

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Effect of phosphorous on growth and nutrient status of Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa) under sand culture

Authors: DEEPTI SRIVASTAVA and K.K. MISRA

Abstract: A pot experiment on Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa) seedlings was conducted during September 2005 to May 2006 in completely randomized design with three replications and nine treatments. Nine different treatments of phosphorous were applied in the experiment. Result of the present investigation revealed that phosphorous deficiency resulted in reduced vegetative growth attributes of Bael seedlings. In ...

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Effect of nitrogen on growth and nutrient status of Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa) under sand culture

Authors: DEEPTI SRIVASTAVA, K.K. MISRA

Abstract: A pot experiment on Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa) seedlings was conducted during September 2005 to May 2006 in completely randomized design with three replications and nine treatments. Nine different treatments of nitrogen were applied in the experiment. Results of the present investigation revealed that nitrogen deficiency resulted in reduced vegetative growth attributes of Bael seedling. In nitro ...

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Response of shoot pruning and planting systems on guava cv. Sardar under Tarai conditions

Authors: PRATIBHA, SHANT LAL

Abstract: The study on the response of shoot pruning and planting systems on guava cv. Sardar was carried out with two levels of shoot pruning i.e. one leaf pair shoot pruning and unpruned (control) and five planting systems i.e. square system, hedgerow system, double hedgerow system, paired system and cluster system of planting. Thus, there were ten treatment combinations replicated thrice in Factorial Ran ...

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Effect of some herbicides on in vitro growth and sclerotial production of Rhizoctonia solani Kühn causing aerial blight of soybean

Authors: R. S. AKOIJAM, K.S. DUBEY

Abstract: Five commonly used herbicides used in Pantnagar were tested for effects on linear growth of mycelium and production of sclerotia by Rhizoctonia solani. None of the herbicides stimulated mycelial growth but most of them significantly retarded growth. Imazethypr @ 0.01% showed the greater suppression in growth of R. solani. Efficacy of all herbicides increased with increase in all concentrations. ...

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In-vitro effect of herbicides on the growth of Bradyrhizobium japonicum and phosphate solubilizing bacteria

Authors: SHRILA DAS, NARENDRA KUMAR, S. C. SAXENA

Abstract: An experiment was conducted under laboratory condition to study the effect of different concentrations (0.0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4 and 0.5%) of the herbicides viz. haloxyfop ethyl, fenoxyprop ethyl, quizalofop ethyl on the growth of Bradyrhizobium japonicum and PSB (Pseudomonas striata). The herbicides differed to exert effects on the growth of Bradyrhizobium japonicum and Pseudomonas striata in medi ...

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Soil test crop response based integrated plant nutrition system for rice in tarai region of Uttarakhand

Authors: POONAM GAUTAM, AJAYA SRIVASTAVA,SOBARAN SINGH, ANIL KUMAR SAXENA

Abstract: Field experiment on Soil test crop response relationship in rice was conducted on Mollisol during Kharif 2006 to formulate fertilizer prescription equations for specific yield targets. Based on the experiment the nutrient requirement for producing one quintal of rice grain was 1.78 kg of N, 0.37 kg of P and 2.11 kg of K. The per cent contribution from soil was 31.09, 28.39 and 37.21; from applied ...

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STCR approach for optimizing integrated plant nutrient supply of pea in Mollisols of Uttarakhand

Authors: POONAM GAUTAM, AJAYA SRIVASTAVA ,SOBARAN SINGH,POONAM GANGOLA

Abstract: Soil test crop response correlation studies on pea based on targeted yield approach was conducted on Aquic Hapludoll during rabi 2009 to formulate fertilizer prescription equations for specific yield targets at different fertility levels at Crop Research Centre of G.B.P.U.A.&T. Pantnagar under integrated nutrient management system. The results of the experiment indicated that 4.25 kg of N, 0.7 ...

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Effect of foliar feeding of micronutrients on growth and yield of chilli (Capsicum annuum var. accuminatum L.) cultivar Pant C-3

Authors: CHINGAKHAM PREMABATI DEVI, DURVESH K. SINGH, S. K. JAIN

Abstract: The experiment was conducted in simple Randomized Block Design (RBD) with three replications having ten treatments viz., Zinc sulphate (0.25%, 0.5%, 0.75%), boric acid (0.2%, 0.4%,0.6%), Copper sulphate (0.1%, 0.2%, 0.4%) and control (water). The foliar spray was given at two stages (First at flower bud initiation stage and second at 20 days later of first spray). Among all the treatments, treatme ...

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Evaluation of okra germplasm against yellow vein mosaic virus during rainy season under Tarai region

Authors: PRADEEP KUMAR, DURVESH KUMAR SINGH

Abstract: Seventy- five genotypes of Okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] were evaluated during rainy season of 2008-09 and 2009-10 against yellow vein mosaic virus. Among all the genotypes of okra, 52 genotypes were found highly resistance to yellow vein mosaic virus and rest showed very mild symptoms in the first year, during rainy season at 60 days after seed sowing. It was also found that after 60 ...

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Managerial impact of agrotechniques and post harvest techniques in seed production of vegetable crops in Tarai regions of Uttarakhand

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

Abstract: India is the fifth largest seed market in the world. Production and productivity of vegetable crops are still low as compared to china. Therefore an urgent need is to increase the production of good quality seeds and planting materials of vegetable crops. An effects has been done to enhance the seed productivity and quality by managing agrotechniques and post harvest techniques at Vegetable Resear ...

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Status of synthetic pyrethroid susceptibility in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected from various regions in and around Pantnagar (Uttarakhand)

Authors: SWAID ABDULLAH, C.L. YADAV, STUTI VATSYA

Abstract: :Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks were collected from various locations in and around Pantnagar to know the susceptibility status to commonly available synthetic pyrethroids namely cypermethrin and fenvalerate. Larval Packet Test (LPT) bioassay was utilized to determine the susceptibility of ticks which revealed that ticks collected from Jawaharnagar had highest LC50 values for cypermethr ...

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Enterprises promoted through SGSY programme in Ambedkar Nagar district of U.P. State

Authors: REETA YADAV, MANJU GUPTA, PRATIBHA SINGH, POONAM TEWARI

Abstract: Women in India manage all the household matters and work for almost 14-16 hours. There is no recognition for their hard work, just because her work is not evaluated in terms of money. It was felt that women should be motivated to come together and engaged in economically viable activities. With this in view Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) was started by government initiative in April 19 ...

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Chemical, microbiological and sensory quality evaluation of Oat incorporated weaning mixes during storage

Authors: HEMLATA PANDEY, PRATIMA AWASTHI

Abstract: Two weaning mixes were formulated using locally available food stuff i.e. oat, wheat flour, green gram and skimmed milk powder in proportion of 30:30:25:15 respectively. Roasting and malting were two processing techniques used. The developed weaning mixes were evaluated for changes during storage i.e. chemical, microbiological and sensory characteristics. Peroxide value, Free Fatty Acid and microb ...

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Effects of noise pollution on old age persons

Authors: SUNITA BORKAR, PRAGYA A. KHAPRE, D.T. KHOGARE

Abstract: Present investigation was carried out in Nagpur City of Maharashtra State, during the year 2008-09. For the investigation, 100 old persons living in flats of middle income group from the five zones of Nagpur city were selected. Information was collected through questionnaire cum interview method. Present investigation concluded that majority of the old persons (14 per cent) are living in residenti ...

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Role of advertising for Entrepreneurs

Authors: SUNITA BORKAR, R.M. JOSHI, D.T. KHOGARE

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out in Nagpur City of Maharashtra State, during the year 200809. For this investigation, 100 entrepreneurs were selected from five zones of Nagpur city randomly. Information collected through questionnaire cum interview method and suitable statistical techniques were used. Present investigation concluded that 77 per cent entrepreneur use pamphlets for advertis ...

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Effect of integrated nutrient management on some soil health indices and seed yield of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.)

Authors: PRAMOD KUMAR DUBEY, C.S. PANDEY, S.B. BHARDWAJ, AB SHAKOOR KHANDAY

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Effect of herbicide treatments on nitrogen uptake by weeds and crop plants and on seed yield of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum- graecum L.)

Authors: AJAY KUMAR, S.S.L.TRIPATHI

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Effect of nitrogen levels and foliar application of urea on yield and quality of late sown wheat

Authors: SHYAMASHREE ROY, OMVATI VERMA, R. S. VERMA

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Physicochemical changes in oat during germination

Authors: MONIKA PHARTYAL, PRATIMA AWASTHI

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