List of Papers Published in Volume 8 Issue 2


Planting arrangement and regeneration status in existing agroforestry systems of Garhwal Himalaya

Authors: ARVIND BIJALWAN, C. M. SHARMA, V.K. SAH V.K. KEDIYAL

Abstract: The present study summarizes that the MPTs (forest and horticultural trees) were planted along the bund, middle and other places of agricultural lands depending upon the geographical condition, need, economics and environmental status in the existing agroforestry systems of mid hill situation of Garhwal Himalaya between 1000 to 2000m. The highest 59.09% trees were present on the bunds in agrisilvi ...

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Effect of nutrient management and plant density on growth, yield attributes and yield of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Authors: P.M PARAYE, A.K CHAUBEY

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 2006 at Regional Agricultural Research Station, IGKVV, Raigarh (C.G.), to study the effect of fertility and plant density on growth, yield attributes and yield of sunflower under sandy clay loam soils. The experiment was laid out in split-plot design with 3 replications, having 3 planting density (30 x 20 cm) S1, (40 x 20 cm) S2 & (50 x ...

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Productivity of wheat as influenced by schedule of nitrogen and sulphur application

Authors: NAVNEET SINGH, ANAND PRAKASH, VIJAY PAL SINGH, I. P. SINGH, DEBJANI SANYAL

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during Rabi seasons of 2003-04 and 2004-05 to study the effect of nitrogen and sulphur application on yield attributes and yield of wheat (PBW-343). Two split application of nitrogen( 1/3 basal+2/3 at first node) resulted higher number of spikes/m2, number of fertile spikelets per spike, grain weight per spike and grain yield as compared to three split application ...

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Response to nutrient management on availability and uptake of NPK, PEI, fertility balance and apparent nutrient recovery in soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill.)

Authors: RAJNISH SINGH, S.C. SAXENA

Abstract: Two year study was conducted to evaluate macro-nutrients combination on its availability, uptake, physiological efficiency indices (PEI), fertility balance and apparent nutrients recovery of NPK on soybean. The availability and uptake of N, P was significantly higher in T12 (N40P80K20). The PEI of N and K was maximum in T1 (control). ...

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Yield and nutrient uptake of basmati rice in different cropping systems under organic mode of cultivation

Authors: DEBJANI SANYAL, ANAND PRAKASH, B. S. MAHAPATRA , V. P. SINGH, I. P.SINGH

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during rabi season of 2005-2006 to kharif season of 2006-2007 to study the yield, nutrient composition and uptake of basmati rice in different cropping systems under organic mode. The experiment was laid out in Split Plot Design with three cropping systems, viz. C1 (Sesbania- basmati rice-wheat), C2 (Sesbania-basmati rice-chickpea) and C3 (Sesbania-basmati rice-veg ...

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Effect of fungicides on growth and viability of entomogenous fungi under in vitro conditions

Authors: RENU PANDEY, K. R. KANAUJIA

Abstract: The in vitro compatibility of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae with four different fungicides was evaluated. The active ingredients with five different concentrations were selected to test their influence on mycelial growth and spore germination of entomogenous fungi. The formulation tested affect conidial germination and vegetative growth of the fungus in diff ...

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Impact of day hours and distance of bee hives on the foraging behaviour of Apis mellifera L. visiting Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)

Authors: SHIWANI BHATNAGAR, A. K. KARNATAK

Abstract: Studies were conducted to observe the impact of day hours and distance of bee hives on the foraging behaviour of Apis mellifera L. The results revealed that there was a negative correlation between the distance of litchi tree and abundance of bees. Visitation of A.mellifera during morning hours was more than in the evening hours. The foraging rate decreased with the increase in temperature. The ma ...

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Detection of diversity in germplasm of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) using RAPD analysis

Authors: SHIVJEE SAH, V. K. KHANNA

Abstract: Eighteen accessions of Sorghum bicolor used for the present study consisted of 4 genotypes of forage sorghum i.e. UPFS-34, Pant Chari 4, UP Chari 2 and UP Chari 3 and 14 genotypes of grain sorghum. The seed of most of the genotypes of forage sorghum was reddish brown but the colour of the seed of grain sorghum was grayish. However, genetic variation at DNA level among 18 accessions of sorghum reve ...

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Inheritance of erucic and oleic acid content and correlation among fatty acids in Indian mustard [B. juncea (L) Czen & Coss.]

Authors: S.S. MEENA, J.N. SACHAN

Abstract: Rapeseed-mustard oil is used as edible oil, as well as raw material for industrial products like soap, cosmetics, lubricants, paints, plasticizers, etc. In the present study six generations viz. P1, P2, F1, F2, BC1 and BC2 of three crosses, viz. PRQ-9701 x Kranti, JLM-23 x Kranti and PLEM-2003-9 x Varuna were grown in a RBD. The nonsignificant difference between F1 and their reciprocal F1 for eru ...

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Molecular fingerprinting of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) germplasm using simple sequence repeat markers

Authors: S. V. R. REEDY, V. K. KHANNA

Abstract: SSR markers were used to study genetic diversity in sorghum. Fourteen diverse sorghum accessions were used for the present study. A set of 6 SSR specific primer pairs were used for PCR amplification. A total of 34 bands were amplified all of which were polymorphic and there were 3 unique bands. Accessions GFS-4 and UPFS-38 were very similar with a value of 0.728 whereas GFS-5 and FSH 92079 showed ...

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Fertilizer prescription for targeted yield of Yellow Sarson (Brassica rapa var PYS I) in Mollisols of Uttarakhand

Authors: AVTARI SATI, SOBARAN SINGH, ANIL KUMAR SAXENA

Abstract: The response of yellow sarson to the selected combinations of 4 levels of each fertilizer N, P, K and 3 levels of FYM with simultaneous variations in initially available soil forms of these nutrients was studied as per technical programme of Soil Test Crop Response (STCR) in an Aquic Hapludoll of Crop Research Centre of G.B.P.U.A & T, Pantnagar Uttarakhand in year 2006-07.The straw and grain ...

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Correlation studies in germplasm lines of Cucumis sativus var. hardwickii

Authors: HARSHAWARDHAN CHOUDHARY, D.K.SINGH

Abstract: An experiment was conducted with twenty six germplasm lines of Cucumis sativus var. hardwickii to assess the association between various yield and fruit quality traits. Correlation study revealed that characters showing highly significant positive correlation with fruit yield per plant were pulp breadth, number of fruits per plant, average fruit weight, fruit length, fruit diameter, vine length an ...

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Genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance for yield components in garden pea

Authors: HARSHAWARDHAN CHOUDHARY, M. K. VERMA, A.A. SOFI

Abstract: Genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance for eleven yield contributing traits were studied in thirty three genotypes of garden pea. The study indicated existence of considerable amount of genetic variability for all the characters studied except pod breadth. Number of pods per plant, green pod yield per plant and plant height exhibited higher values of genotypic and phenotypic coeffic ...

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Performance of short duration cowpea varieties for enhanced pulses production in different seasons under Tarai conditions of Uttarakhand

Authors: Y.V.SINGH, M.K.NAUTIYAL, B.B.SINGH, BHAWNA PANDEY, C.L.SHARMA

Abstract: Per capita availability of pulses in India is constantly declining due to stagnant production of pulses and increasing rate of population. Therefore, concerted efforts are being made to increase pulses production by introducing short duration high yielding varieties as a niche crop in the rice-wheat system. Cowpea is one of the potential crops for this system because a number of high yielding cowp ...

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Variability studies in November maturity group of Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.)

Authors: GURUBAKSH SINGH, D.K. SINGH, S. B. BHARDWAJ

Abstract: Forty-five cauliflower genotypes of November maturity were evaluated during 2007-08. Phenotypic coefficient of variation was higher than the genotypic coefficient of variation for all the characters. It indicates the role of environment on expression of characters. Plant height and whole plant weight had higher heritability along with high genetic advance indicated additive gene effects. Plant spr ...

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Evaluation of Pioneer Hi-Bred International Seeds’ advance booking scheme with its competitors in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

Authors: SAURABH SINGH, POONAM SINGH, NEELAM SINGH

Abstract: The attractiveness of scheme, feedback of farmers regarding performance of the brand in the previous year, and numerous other factors together play a significant role in influencing the decision making process of any retailer . These factors assume prime importance when the retailers get exposed a sales promotion scheme, which lures them into betting their money in advance in a particular product. ...

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Problems and constraints faced by machine embroidery workers of Ludhiana city

Authors: SHEFALI MASSEY, SATNAM DHILLON

Abstract: The study revealed that respondents belonged to 20-30 years of age, were matric, and had training in embroidery for two years. The majority of respondents had a monthly personal income up to Rs. 4000-6000 and family income Rs. 4000- 10,000. The average personal and family income was Rs. 4940 and Rs. 6555 with a range from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 8000 and Rs. 30000 to Rs. 16,000 respectively. The different ...

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Chemical and physicochemical evaluation of green gram husk

Authors: PREETI BORA, KALPANA KULSHRESTHA

Abstract: Dietary fiber is steadily gaining importance in human diet. Beneficial effects of dietary fiber have been attributed to its role in modifying some of the physiological activities in the body. Dietary fiber is generally considered as unavailable carbohydrate and used as mild laxative. It is also useful in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as hypertension, coronary heart diseases ...

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Participation profile of rural women in farm activities

Authors: PRATIBHA SINGH, POONAM TEWARI

Abstract: Gender role demarcates responsibilities between men and women in social and economic activities, access to resources and decision making authority. Assessing gender role differences helps in identifying the constraints and opportunities within the farming system. Present study was conducted in five villages of two blocks of Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state. From each village 30 households we ...

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Media-mix: A powerful communication tool for imparting nutrition education among rural women

Authors: ARPITA SHARMA, SURYA RATHORE, S.B. BHARDWAJ

Abstract: The scientific messages related to health or various aspects can be transmitted through communication media among the rural women. Though this is an era of Information and Communication Technology but still women being a weaker sex suffer from a lot of health related problems due to lack of information media. Among all these media, it is difficult to say which media is most effective for rural wom ...

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Screening of papaya cultivars under Doon valley conditions

Authors: P. L.SARAN

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Soil test based integrated N, P and K prescriptions for yield targets of maize in Mollisols of Uttarakhand

Authors: SOBARAN SINGH, AVTARI SATI, PEEYUSH MISHRA

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Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodosis in bovines of Western Uttar Pradesh

Authors: C.L. YADAV, RAJEEV RANJAN KUMAR, STUTI VATSYA, RAJAT GARG, SANJAY KUMAR

Abstract: Short Communicaion ...

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