List of Papers Published in Volume 13 Issue 1


Innovation systems for sustainability of technology commercialization in decentralized Kerala

Authors: M. ESAKKIMUTHU

Abstract: Decentralized planning is strongly entrenched in the Kerala society since late 1990's. With experience spread over a decade and half in this regard, the Kerala state has to its credit many innovative projects in the agricultural sector which have left a lasting impact on the community. When it comes to sustainability and scaling up of such innovative projects, a large number of factors come into p ...

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Effect of nitrogen scheduling on productivity, profitability and nitrogen use efficiency in maize (Zea mays L.) under Tarai region of Uttarakhand

Authors: M.S. PAL, AMIT BHATNAGAR

Abstract: A field experiment was carried out during two consecutive Kharif season of 2007 and 2008 to find out the optimum nitrogen schedule for higher maize productivity and profitability. The experiment consisted of four nitrogen schedules 1) T 33% 1 basal, 33% at 4 leaf and 33% at 8 leaf stage; 2) T 10 % basal, 30% at 4 leaf, 30% at 8 leaf, 20% at tasseling and 10% at early grain 2 filling stage; 3) T 5 ...

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Effect of subsoiling and differential rate placement of fertilizers on growth, productivity and juice quality of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)

Authors: P AHAL SINGH, S.K. SAINI, T.C. THAKUR, AMIT BHATNAGAR

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during 2007-08 at the University to study the response of subsoiling and deep placement of fertilizers on performance of sugarcane crop. An experiment consisting of eight treatments, viz. Ploughing + 4 Harrowing + Furrow application of fertilizers (FAF), Ploughing + 2 Rotavator + FAF, Subsoiling + 4 Harrowing + FAF, Subsoiling + 2 Rotavator + FAF, Subsoiling + 4 Ha ...

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Studies on genetic parameters for yield and quality traits in Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill]

Authors: ANEETA YADAV, KAMENDRA SINGH

Abstract: Development of an effective breeding programme depends on existence of genetic variability for various characters. Selection may be carried out for several characters to get improved population. In this study an attempt was made to assess the genetic variably, heritability and expected genetic advance for 14 characters in 20 genotypes in soybean. The present investigation was carried out with 20 g ...

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In vitro multiplication of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) cv. Shringar

Authors: BAIJANTI BHATT, SATISH CHAND, RANJAN SRIVASTAVA

Abstract: The present investigation was conducted during 2012-2013 to standardize a protocol for large scale in vitro propagation of Polianthes tuberosa cv. Shringar. Bulb and bulb scales were inoculated on MS medium supplemented with different concentrations of growth regulators. The findings indicate that bulblet explants cultured on MS medium supplemented with BAP (4 mg/l) and NAA (0.2 mg/l) resulted in ...

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Standardization of planting systems for high density orcharding in mango (Mangifera indica L.) cv. Dashehari under Tarai region of Uttarakhand

Authors: A. K. SINGH, C. P. SINGH and SHANT LAL

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during the years 2007 to 2011 to study the performance of mango cv. Dashehari -1 -1 -1under five systems of planting viz. Square (100 plants ha ), Hedgerow (167 plants ha ), Double Hedgerow (222 plants ha ), Paired -1 -1(133 plants ha ) and Cluster: cluster of four plants (178 plants ha ). The mango blocks under different systems of planting were raised in a random ...

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Response of bio-enhancers on growth and flowering in rose (Rosa hybrida) cv. Grand Gala

Authors: HIMANSHU TRIVEDI and AJIT KUMAR

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out to study the effect of various bio-enhancers on growth and flowering in rose cv. Grand Gala. Different bio-enhancers i.e. Panchgavya, Jivamrita and vermiwash consisting of three levels of each treatment were used and replicated thrice. Panchgavya at 0%, 3% and 6% and Jivamrita at 0%, 20% and 30% were drenched while vermiwash was sprayed on the plants at 0, ...

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Growth and yield response of potato to irrigation levels and mulching methods

Authors: R. K. NAROLIA, M. RAGHAV, V. K. SINGH, N. KUMAR

Abstract: The experiments were conducted in years 2010-11 and 2011-12 at the GBPUA & T, Pantnagar during rabi season to study the growth and yield response of potato to irrigation and mulching. Irrigation levels, mulches and their interaction did not record significant variation on plant emergence (%) and number of haulms per hill of potato and it ranged from 91-93 % among irrigation levels. The maximum ...

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Diversity of wild legumes in Pantnagar

Authors: NISHA, D.S. RAWAT, P.B. RAO

Abstract: The area of Pantnagar is intensively used for agricultural activities and thus devoid of undisturbed natural vegetation of Tarai. A floristic survey was conducted during 2010-2013 to assess the diversity of wild legumes in such a disturbed habitat. The results showed presence of 71 species under 36 genera, 17 tribes of the family: Fabaceae s.l. (Leguminosae) and most of them (38 species or 54 %) ...

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Measures of competition and concentration of Indian banking industry

Authors: JAYANT GAUTAM , DEVENDRA KUMAR, M L SHARMA

Abstract: The study was undertaken with the objective to examine the market structure and competition in Indian banking sector using total assets as data set and concentration ratio (CRk); Herfindahl - Hirschman index (HHI); Hall - Tideman index (HTI); Rosenbluth index (RI); Comprehensive Industrial Concentration Index (CCI); Hannah and Kay index (HKI); and the entropy measure (E) and Gini coefficient. The ...

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Research trends at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar: An analytical study

Authors: SUNIL GORIA, A.S. NAIN

Abstract: Established in 1960 as a first agriculture university of India, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar is one of premier agriculture university of India. The study is carried out to know the quality research output and research trends of GBPUAT in the form of articles. The data for the study is collected from Web of Sciences which is well known multidisciplinary ...

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Potential of Sugarcane endophytes in wheat growth promotion

Authors: RITESH KUMAR, ANITA SHARMA, HEMLATA CHAUHAN, PANKAJ, GOVIND KUMAR

Abstract: Seven endophytic bacteria, isolated from different sugarcane cultivars were examined for their morphological, biochemical and plant growth promotory characters. Four isolates showed similarity with standard Glucanoacetobacter diazotrophicus in production of yellow pigment in nitrogen free LG1 medium and requirement of low pH and high sugar for growth. Two isolates (RSE-6 and RSE-7) inhibited the g ...

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Effect of feeding different levels of proteins on carcass characteristics, nutrient utilization and blood biochemical parameters of growing Khaki Campbell ducks

Authors: S. R. MOHANTY, S. K. SAHOO, L. K. BABU, P. K. PATI, S. K. JOSHI

Abstract: A feeding experiment was carried out to study the effect of feeding different levels of protein during growing (9-16 weeks) on carcass characteristics, nutrient utilization and blood biochemical parameters in Khaki Campbell ducks. Two hundred seven (207) Khaki Campbell grower ducks (8 weeks of age) of either sex were divided into three treatment groups viz. T , T and T 1 2 3 with three replicates ...

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Anoestrus in buffaloes with special reference to blood biochemical profile and its treatment

Authors: S.S. PANT, S.K. CHAUDHARY, R P. PANDEY, S. SATHAPATHY, M.K. SINGH, B.K. CHAUDHARI, MUKESH KUMAR

Abstract: The present study was undertaken on anoestrus in buffalo with special reference to blood parameters along with its treatment. Non-significant variations were recorded in plasma calcium levels between anoestrus and normal cycling buffaloes. However, plasma inorganic phosphorus profiles were significantly lower (P=0.01) in anoestrus buffaloes. Significantly wider (P=0.01) Ca: P ratio was observed in ...

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Histological and histochemical studies on the Tunica Intima layer of femoral artery in Goat (Capra hircus)

Authors: S. SATHAPATHY, S. K. JOSHI, S. P. KHANDATE, M. K. SINGH

Abstract: The present study was conducted on the tunica intima of femoral artery of 18 goats divided into three age groups viz. kid (up to 1 year), young (1-2 years) and adult (2-3 years) with six animals in each group. Endothelial cells were flat and squamous type with a slightly elevated central nuclear region. There were presences of epitheloid muscle cells in the intimal layer of the femoral artery part ...

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Epidemiological status of brucellosis in animals and human of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Authors: MAANSI, A. K. UPADHYAY

Abstract: The status of brucellosis in various species of animals in U.P./ Uttarakhand was investigated. The distribution pattern of the disease in relation to species, age, sex, lactation number and nature of herd organization was determined. A total of 627 blood serum samples obtained from animals and man were screened employing battery of tests that include Rose Bengal plate agglutination test (RBPT), st ...

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Scientific livestock rearing knowledge: A study of dairy farmers in Narson Block of District Hardiwar, Uttarakhand

Authors: AMIT KUMAR, VINOD KUMAR, PURSOTTHAM KUMAR, A.K. SINGH, S.S.RAWAT, MANISH BAJPAI

Abstract: The study was conducted in Narson Block of district Haridwar, Uttarakhand to ascertain the extent of scientific livestock rearing knowledge among dairy farmers. The study revealed that 62 per cent livestock owners belonged to middle (3958years), age group 41 per cent have medium holding (1-2 hac.), 49 per cent have secondary level of education and 87.50 per cent had news paper as information sou ...

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Effect of drip and surface irrigation on growth, yield and water use efficiency of Broccoli (Brassica oleraces) grown under mulch and non mulch conditions in Tarai condition in Uttarakhand

Authors: RAVISH CHANDRA, P.K. SINGH

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at experimental field of Department of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, Pantnagar to evaluate the growth, yield and water use efficiency of Broccoli grown under drip and surface furrow irrigation with LLDPE plastic mulch and non mulch conditions. The experiment was laid out in randomized block design having eight treatments replicated thrice with a plot size ...

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Assessment of power requirement of a powered disc through soil bin study

Authors: SANTOSH KUMAR, T. P. SINGH

Abstract: Experiment was carried out under controlled condition in the soil bin containing silty clay loam soil to study the effect of forward speed, disc angle, depth of cut and soil moisture content on the power requirement of a powered vertical disc and area (furrow x-section) of soil disturbed. The experiment was conducted with 3 levels of forward speed (2, 3 and 4 km/h), 3 levels of disc angle (25, 30 ...

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Status of textiles recycling and waste utilization in the Amroha district

Authors: RACHNA SHARMA, ALKA GOEL

Abstract: Textile waste can be defined as any textile product or substance that has no supplementary use or value for the person or organization that owns it. Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would be discarded as trash. This discarded waste can be turned into new products, so it can benefit community and the environment. Therefore the present study has been conducted to ...

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Standardization of bast fibre extraction procedure from Sterculia alata- A non-conventional source of fibre

Authors: AADITAA, SHAHNAZ JAHAN

Abstract: Sterculia alata bast fibres were extracted from plant stem using water retting extraction procedure. Plant stem were cut and retted for 14, 21 and 28 days (SL , SL , SL ) in water tank. After retting, fibres were combed and tested for strength, elongation 14 21 28 and fineness and then further processed for better colour, lustre and overall appearance. The results obtained shows that stems retted ...

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Assessment of nutritional status of adolescent girls in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttarakhand

Authors: PRATIBHA SINGH, RITA S. RAGHUVANSHI, SUMAN VERMA, CHETNA JANTWAL

Abstract: A cross-sectional study of 567 adolescent girls of district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand was undertaken to assess the nutritional status of the adolescent girls. The subjects were classified into seven age groups with one-year intervals. Various anthropometric parameters were used to pinpoint nutritional status of adolescent girls. Anthropometric measurements were made by measuring height, weigh ...

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Impact of nutrition education on knowledge levels of adolescent girls in District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand

Authors: PRATIBHA SINGH, RITA S. RAGHUVANSHI, SUMAN VERMA, CHETNA JANTWAL

Abstract: The present research work was undertaken to study the knowledge of adolescent girls about nutritional awareness and health care. Also to evaluate knowledge increment of subjects due to nutrition education imparted to them. About 1015 adolescent th thgirls, in the age group of 13 to 18 were selected of class 9 to 12 from a government school of district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand. The sample gro ...

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Occurrence and prevalence of field pea rust (Uromyces fabae) in different localities of Uttarakhand

Authors: S.K. SINGH, H.S. TRIPATHI

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