List of Papers Published in Volume 12 Issue 3


Assessment on water demand change of Potato in 2050 at Pantnagar

Authors: LATA VISHNOI, SUMANA ROY, A.S. NAIN, HIMANI BISHT, SHWETA GAUTAM

Abstract: Water is a key driver of agricultural production and its most precious input. An experiment to study water demand of Potato with two dates of sowing i.e. October 12, 2010 & November 8, 2010 was conducted during rabi season of 2010-11. Applying the CROPWAT MODELwhich was developed by FAO to several incremental climatic change scenarios under the same crop, same dates of sowing and harvesting an ...

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Determining rice suitability in Kumaon region using Geospatial Technologies

Authors: ANKIT A JHA , A.S. NAIN , N. RAMU, RAJEEV RANJAN

Abstract: The present study was conducted at six districts of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state namely Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar, Nainital and Pithoragarh. The area is located between latitude 29.270 N and 79.470 E longitude. The climatic condition of Kumaon division varies greatly with lowest temperature recorded as -3.00 C at Mukteshwar and highest as 43.20C at Pantnagar. The resear ...

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Investment credit gap at the farm economy of Almora district of Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand

Authors: NARENDRA AGRI, S. K. SRIVASTAVA

Abstract: With saving being negligible among the farmers, investment credit for livestock appears to be an essential support system of livelihood besides crop production. The present study was conducted in Almora district of Uttarakhand to examine the gap between requirements for and supply of investment credit based on data collected from sample farmers for the agricultural year 200910. In the study area ...

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Institutional production credit gap: a study of borrower - farmers of Almora district of Uttarakhand

Authors: NARENDRA AGRI, S. K. SRIVASTAVA

Abstract: Agriculture production credit appears to be an essential input along with modern technology for higher productivity of crops on almost all the farms. The present study was conducted in Almora district of Uttarakhand to examine the gap between requirements for and supply of agricultural production credit for the agricultural year 2009-10. In the study area about 51.41per cent and 48.59 per cent of ...

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Agronomic weed management practices with varying levels of N in direct seeded aerobic rice

Authors: SEEMA, P.S. BISHT, MAYA KRISHNA

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during the Kharif season 2010 to find out the nitrogen requirement and suitable agronomic weed management practices in direct seeded aerobic rice. Grain and straw yields of rice crop increased significantly with successive increase in Nitrogen up to 100 kg N/ha. Increased nitrogen level also increased the yield contributing characters. Among weed management practic ...

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Effect of planting methods and irrigation schedules on growth, yield and nutrient content of sweet corn (Zea mays saccharata) in Tarai region of Uttarakhand

Authors: AMIT PAINYULI, M.S. PAL, AMIT BHATNAGAR, A.S. BISHT

Abstract: Field experiment was conducted during spring season 2010 to study the influence of planting methods and irrigation schedules on growth dynamics, productivity and nutrient content of sweet corn (Zea mays saccharata). The experiment comprising of three planting methods (flat, flat followed by earthing up and ridge planting) and four irrigation schedules at 50, 75 and 100 mm cumulative pan evaporatio ...

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Effect of physical and metaphysical energy on germination and seedling vigor of Chick pea

Authors: 2RASHMI SHARMA, SUNITA T.PANDEY, OMVATI VERMA, NEHA JOSHI, R.C. SRIVASTAVA, S.K.GURU

Abstract: Seeds of chickpea (var. PG 114) were exposed to physical energy through static magnetic fields of 100 to 250 milli Tesla intensity with the intervals of 50 milli Tesla for 1-4 hour, and to metaphysical energy through BK Rajyog meditation (BKRYM, a positive thought energy based meditation) with an interval of 1 hour. Treatment of chickpea seeds through metaphysical as well as physical energy fields ...

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Impact of various weather parameters on population build up of insect pest of potato crop at Pantnagar

Authors: RASHMI PANDEY, R.S. BISHT, DEEPTI CHAUDHARI

Abstract: The study was carried out to find out the effect of various weather parameters on population build up of aphid, Myzus persicae ; jassids, Amrasca biguttula biguttula and white fly, Bemisia tabaci on two varieties of potato viz. Kufri Ashoka and Kufri Badshah. Studies on population dynamics revealed that the period of peak population of M. persicae, A. biguttula biguttula and B. rd sttabaci was ...

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Seasonal incidence of Helicoverpa armigera (HUB.) on tomato at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

Authors: SELVRAJ, R.S.BISHT

Abstract: The incidence of Helicoverpa armigera Hub. on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) at Pantnagar during the cropping season 2011-12 and 2012-13 revealed that the pest exhibited its incidence almost throughout the crop season marked its first appearance in 7th and 9th standard meteorological week (SMW)i.e. (February and March), attain peak population in 16th and 15th SMW (April), respectively. The pest ...

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Evaluation and selection of exotic germplasm of oats (Avena sativa L.)

Authors: VIVEK KUMAR TEWARI, INDRA DEO PANDEY

Abstract: Ninety six exotic germplasm of oats (Avena sativa L.) obtained from ICARDA, Syria was evaluated in an Augmented Block Design having 3 checks at Instructional Dairy Farm, Nagla of G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. The variability was assessed on the basis of 19 morphological characters. It was observed that sufficient genetic diversity was present for stem weight, gr ...

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Influence of storage period on the seed quality parameters in Toria (Brassica rapa var toria)

Authors: BHIM JYOTI, RAM BHAJAN, USHA PANT

Abstract: Seed deterioration due to ageing is a common phenomenon in most of the crops, including Brassicas. Deterioration in seed vigour was studied for four toria varieties , viz. PT-303, PT-507, T-9 and Bhawani-stored for one, two, three and four years in cloth bags under ambient conditions. The sixteen seed lots of these varieties so created were studied for seed germination, root and shoot length, seed ...

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Studies on identification of hybrids for excess soil moisture tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.)

Authors: PREETI MASSEY, M.Z.K.WARSI

Abstract: The present study was undertaken on maize (Zea mays L.) in normal and excess soil moisture (ESM) during Kharif 2008 with the main objective of examining the tolerance of parental lines and hybrid combinations in ESM conditions. The experimental material consisted of twelve lines, four testers and their 48 single crosses planted in randomized block design with three replications . Parents, L , L , ...

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Effect of pinching and plant bioregulators on flowering, yield and root characteristics of marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) cv. Pusa Basanti Gainda under sub humid region of Rajasthan

Authors: RATHORE, A. MISHRA

Abstract: A field experiment on the effect of pinching and plant bioregulators on growth and yield of marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) cv. Pusa Basanti Gainda was conducted during the rabi season (October 2009 to March 2010) to find out the effect of pinching and eight levels of plant bioregulators (viz. four levels of each ethrel and paclobutrazol @ 100, 200, 300 and 400 ppm). The results revealed that pinchin ...

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Response of pre harvest spray of chemicals on shelf life and quality of mango (Mangifera indica L.) cv. Dashehari

Authors: POOJA PANT, C.P. SINGH

Abstract: The experiment was conducted during 2011-2012 with the objective of determining suitable treatment for better shelf life and quality of mango . The experiment was conducted on 25 years old Dashehari mango trees and the number of treatments was 8 and each treatment was replicated 3 times. The pre harvest application of GA @ 15 ppm + 3 CaCl @ 2.0% resulted in minimum physiological loss in weight (10 ...

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In-vitro evaluation of fungicides against Ustilaginoidea virens (Cke.)Takahashi, the incitant of false smut of rice

Authors: SAURABH TRIPATHI, PRIYANKA MISHRA, A.P.SINHA

Abstract: False smut, caused by Ustilaginoidea virens (Cke.)Takahashi has recently become a serious disease of rice and yield loss varies from 0.50 to 50%. Five systemic fungicides hexaconazole, carbendazim, propiconazole, tebuconazole and tricyclazole and five non systemic fungicides, copper hydroxide, chlorothalonil, mancozeb, copper oxy chloride and Thiram were tested against Ustilaginoidea virens. Maxi ...

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Management of lentil rust using the strains of Rhizobium and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

Authors: VIJA Y KUMAR, ANKITA GARKOTI, NAVNEET PAREEK, H. S. TRIPATHI

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted to observe the role of Rhizobium and PGPR inoculation to manage the rust of lentil. A trial comprising six strains along with two N levels and control was laid out during Rabi seasons 2007-08 and 2008-09. All the strains of PGPR were procured from different centre of AICRP on pulses. Seed treatment with Rhizobium strains LR-35-01 showed significant response with re ...

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Trichoderma harzianum induced effect on red rot disease and quantitative parameters of sugarcane cultivars

Authors: SHAILBALA, SIDHARTH KASHYAP

Abstract: Application of Trichoderma harzianum is an eco-friendly, economical and easy approach for disease suppression, improving growth of the plant and increase the sugarcane production. So it becomes imperative to know the field performance of T. harzianum on red rot disease management and quantitative parameters of sugarcane. Before this, longevity test was conducted to know the viability of formulated ...

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Genetic parameters and inter-relationship analysis in French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

Authors: DHIRENDRA KUMAR SINGH and ANAND SINGH

Abstract: In present study, 42 germplasm accessions of french bean were evaluated for eleven economically important characters. The study showed considerable variability for these characters. Heritability in broad sense was high for all the characters studied except for number of primary branches/plant. High genetic advance as percentage of mean coupled with high heritability was observed for characters nam ...

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Heritability, genetic advance and path analysis for pod yield and yield related traits in French bean

Authors: SAVITA, D. K. SINGH, J.P. SINGH

Abstract: Forty genotypes of French bean were used to study their performance, genetic variability, heritability, genetic advance and path analysis for pod yield and yield related characters viz., plant height at 30 days after sowing (cm), leaf length (cm), leaf width (cm), days to 50 per cent flowering, pod length (cm), pod width (mm), number of marketable pod per plant, pod yield per plant(g), number of p ...

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A comparative study of potato procurement models

Authors: SAURABH SINGH SWATI SAHARAWAT, DEVENDRA KUMAR, ANU SANDHU

Abstract: Potato has earned the status of being world's fourth important food crop because of its great yield and nutritional value. Globally the area under potato cultivation stands at 19.13 million hectares, producing approximately 328.87 million tonnes of potatoes. India produces 25 million tonnes of potato, which makes it third largest producer of potatoes globally. The potato space in India is fiercel ...

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Carcass chracteristics

Authors: M. K. SINGH , S. K. SINGH , R. K. SHARMA , BRIJESH SINGH , SHIVE KUMAR , R. A. PATOO , S. K. JOSHI , S. SATHAPATHY, B. K. CHAUDHAR

Abstract: This experiment was conducted to examine the effect of Neem (Azadirachta Indica) leaf powder (NLP) on meat composition and processing losses in Guinea fowl. One hundred and twenty keets were divided into four groups viz. T T T and T 0, 1, 2 3 st thand supplemented with Neem leaf powder @ 0, 1, 2 and 3 gram per kg in the basal diet from 1 to 12 weeks of age respectively. The moisture content of dru ...

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Biometry of the heart and its vessels in kids of local non-descript goats (Capra hircus) of Vidarbha region

Authors: S. SATHAPATHY, R. S. DALVI, S. K. JOSHI, M. K. SINGH

Abstract: The present biometrical study was conducted on the hearts and its vessels in six local non- descript kids of either sex of goat (Capra hircus) up to one year of age with similar body dimensions. Morphometric data indicated that by and large the values were higher in female kids as compared to males except for some dimensions. The average weight, maximum length, maximum width, circumferences, crani ...

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Study of physical parameters of Pantja goat milk under farm conditions

Authors: VANDANA, JYOTI PALOD, D.V. SINGH, S.K. SINGH, BRIJESH KUMAR

Abstract: Present investigation was carried out to study the physical parameters of Pantja goat's milk under farm condition of Tarai region of Uttarakhand during year 2010. In the present study not much change in the pH of pantjagoats milk throughout the lactation. Electrical conductivity and specific gravity also had the same pattern throughout the lactation. ...

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Production traits of Pantja goat under farm conditions

Authors: VANDANA, JYOTI PALOD, D.V. SINGH, S.K. SINGH, BRIJESH KUMAR

Abstract: Pantja are the local goats of Tarai region of Uttarakhand. The present investigation was carried out on Pantja goats to study their some production trait. The experiment was carried out on a total of 20 primiparous local Pantja goats at goat unit. The investigated production traits of Pantja goats were age at first kidding, lactation length,average daily milk yield, peak milk yield, days to attai ...

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Standardization of fish farming technologies suitable for uplands of Uttarakhand

Authors: VIJA Y KUMAR SINGH , KISHOR SINGH MEHTA , AJAY KUMAR SINGH, AWANI KUMAR SINGH

Abstract: Trials were conducted on three fish farming technologies namely composite carp farming, fish-duck and fish-poultry integrated farming during February 2006 to December 2009 in mid hills (1200-1800 m asl) of Champawat district of Uttarakhand to standardize them for micro agro-ecological conditions of midhills in order to achieve maximum production. In composite carp 2farming, farmers were stocking h ...

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Effect of mordants on colour strength of polyester dyed with natural dyes

Authors: ANIT A RANI, O.P. SINGH

Abstract: The use of synthetic raw materials in the textile sector has become essential to meet the present day needs of different sectors. Their use could not be stopped as such due to the vast demand of products and non- availability of safe alternatives. Among synthetic fibres, polyester is most versatile fibre owing to its properties and can be used in apparels, furnishings and even in technical sttexti ...

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Physico- chemical characterization of effluent of dyeing and printing units

Authors: SWATI MAURYA, ANITA RANI, MANISHA GAHLOT

Abstract: Colour is considered as one of the elements of nature that made human beings more aesthetic and fascinating in the world. Dyeing and printing are two most common techniques of colouring the textile materials that consume huge amount of water, chemicals, different types of dyes and auxiliaries. The pre treatment, colouring and post treatment processes carried out even in tiny scale unit generate wa ...

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Swot Analysis: a core step to invigorate long term sustainability of self help groups

Authors: POONAM, CHHAYA SHUKLA, PROMILA SHARMA

Abstract: The SWOT analysis of Self Help Groups is very helpful in identifying positive tangible and intangible attributes which are under its control. It also explores the areas needing improvement, existing opportunities and various risks. An awareness of external attractive factors that represent the reasons for SHG to exist and develop propels others also to follow the same. Clear identification of ext ...

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Nutritional Profile of Adolescent Girls of District Udham Singh Nagar

Authors: PRA TIBHA SINGH , RITA SINGH RAGHUVANSHI, PRIYANKA SINGHAL

Abstract: Adolescence is a period of transition when the individual changes take place physically and psychologically from a child to adult. The cross-sectional study was undertaken with objective to assess nutritional status of 1152 adolescent girls of Uttarakhand. Anthropometric measurements were made on height, weight, waist circumference and hip circumference of adolescent girls as per standard methods. ...

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SDS-PAGE analysis of indigenous maize (Zea mays L.) varieties of Uttarakhand under PPV&FR; Act

Authors: NEETU MALL, RAVINDRA SINGH, H.S.CHAWLA

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Large-seeded rice bean accession from Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India

Authors: R.K. KHULBE, R.K. PANWAR

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Response of IBA concentrations and application dates on the performance of air layering in litchi cultivars

Authors: SATISH CHAND, SONALI, RANJAN SRIVASTAVA, D S MISHRA

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