List of Papers Published in Volume 13 Issue 3


Correlation and path-coefficient analysis for grain yield, its components and quality traits in bread wheat

Authors: ANEETA YADAV, A. KUMAR, CHANDAN ROY, J.P. JAISWAL

Abstract: Field experiments with 49 bread wheat genotypes of different origin were conducted during 2008-09. Data on yield, its components and quality traits were used to investigate the correlation and path coefficient analysis for these traits. Grain yield exhibited significant positive correlation with days to heading, plant height, ear length, spikelets per ear, number of grains per ear and 1000-grain w ...

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Analysis of mushroom production training for below poverty line beneficiaries conducted by Mushroom Research and Training Centre, Pantnagar

Authors: DEEPIKA VERMA, AMARDEEP

Abstract: Any training programme irrespective of subject matter has a definite sequences of event that takes place before, during and after of training. It is also fact that if fidelity of training programme is high, it will be more effective in terms of its process as well its outcome. Like other institutions Mushroom Research and Training Centre of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantna ...

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Evaluation of soil nutrient index through geo-spatial technique over Nainital district

Authors: LATA VISHNOI, A.S.NAIN, SHRI RAM

Abstract: study was conducted to explore the spatial distribution of organic carbon and available nitrogen in soil over Nainital district of Uttarakhand state using geo spatial technique. To analyze soil variability, one eighty soil samples (90 villages) were collected by stratified multistage random sampling method from medium farmer’s category using GPS, covering the whole district. The soil chemical pr ...

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The Shannon-Weaver diversity index: Assessment of the diversity for qualitative characters in Brassica rapa var. yellow sarson

Authors: HARSHA, JITENDRA KUMAR MEENA, RAM BHAJAN, USHA PANT

Abstract: Thirty one germplasm lines of Brassica rapa var. yellow sarson along with the two commercial variety as a check in two different environmental conditions were evaluated and characterized for status of diversity for qualitative characters. The phenotypic diversity can be estimated by using Shannon-Weaver diversity index. The Shannon-Weaver’s diversity index (H´) was used to calculate the genetic ...

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Effect of shoot pruning on growth, flowering and yield in meadow orchard of guava cv Pant Prabhat

Authors: HARIOM SAH, SHANT LAL, PRATIBHA

Abstract: A field experiment was conducted during 2010-11 to assess the effect of time of shoot pruning with different combinations on vegetative growth, flowering and yield attributes in meadow orchard of guava cv Pant Prabhat. The study of one (year) indicates that half shoot (50%) pruning significantly influenced cropping pattern of guava. Half shoot pruning in April and July have positive effect towards ...

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Flowering behaviour of mango genotypes under Tarai conditions of Uttarakhand

Authors: ARADHANA SINGH, C.P. SINGH, A.K.SINGH

Abstract: The present study was done to evaluate the mango varieties for flowering behaviour in tarai region of Uttarakhand. The experiment was carried out with fourty three mango varieties in Randomized Block Design with three replications each at H.R.C., Patharchatta during the years 2012 and 2013. The varieties were found to differ significantly for the flowering traits investigated. Time of panicle emer ...

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Effect of cultivars and picking dates on physico-chemical characteristics of Karonda (Carissa carandas l.)

Authors: SUNEETA SINGH, K. K. MISRA, RATNA RAI

Abstract: The experiment was carried out during 2008-10 in Department of Horticulture, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand to see the effect of cultivars and picking dates on physico-chemical characteristics of Karonda. The treatments comprised of three cultivars viz., Pant Manohar, Pant Sudarshan and Pant Suvarna and three picking ...

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Effect of pulsing treatments on the postharvest attributes of Rose CV. Naranja

Authors: PARUL PUNETHA, SHANT LAL, SANTOSH KUMAR

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out under the laboratory conditions of the Model floriculture centre of the university to investigate the effect of various pulsing treatments on quality and longevity of cut rose cv. Naranja. The experiment comprised of three different chemicals (STS, 8-HQC and chlorine) which were tested alone in different concentrations and in combination with sucrose 3% an ...

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Effect of different high density planting on growth and yield of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cv. Pant Prabhat

Authors: MAHESH PAL, SHANT LAL

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out to observe the effect of different high density planting on growth, flowering, fruiting and yield of guava during the year 2012-13 and 2013-14. Treatments were consisted of four plant spacings i.e. 1.0X1.0 m (S1), 2.0X1.0m (S2), 2.0X1.5m (S3) and 1.5X1.5m (S4), replicated six times in randomized block design. Findings revealed that plant spacing 1.0x1.0m ( ...

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Studies on growth, yield and quality of Karonda (Carissa carandas L.) cultivars

Authors: K.K. MISRA, DEEPIKA SAXENA, RATNA RAI

Abstract: A study was conducted to evaluate three karonda cultivars viz., Pant Suvarna, Pant Manohar and Pant Sudarshan for their growth and fruit characters. Cultivar Pant Suvarna recorded the highest tree height, canopy spread, stem girth, cross trunk sectional area (CTSA), tree volume, leaf area, leaf chlorophyll, fruit length, fruit breadth, moisture content and total soluble solids (TSS). The maximum n ...

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Efficacy of fungicides for the management of web blight of mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek)

Authors: HIMANSHU JOSHI, K.P.S.KUSHWAHA, NEELAM

Abstract: The five fungicides were evaluated in vitro and field condition against Rhizoctonia solani causing web blight disease of mungbean. In vitro screening of fungicides exhibited that propiconazole (0.05% and 0.1%), hexaconazole (0.1%), carbendazim (0.1%) and mancozeb (0.2%) were found most effective by inhibiting 100% mycelial growth of the pathogen. In case of prophylactic spray of fungicides propico ...

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Effect of fertilizer, FYM and micronutrients on yield and quality of cabbage and soil fertility in Mollisol of Uttarakhand

Authors: JYOTI PANDE, SOBARAN SINGH

Abstract: In the intensive agriculture system, integrated nutrient management (INM) based on soil test value is the most appropriate approach to solve various issues related to sustainability, productivity, quality and conserving natural resources in efficient and economical way. Cabbage is well known for its nutritive value and health benefits. Field experiments were conducted to study the effect of fertil ...

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Efficiency of selection procedures for improvement in yield and its attributes in vegetable pea (Pisum sativum L.)

Authors: PRATIBHA, Y. V. SINGH

Abstract: Efficiency of selection procedure viz., pedigree, random bulk and single seed descent method for yield and its attributes in pea was studied in F3 generation involving sixteen crosses. Significant differences were observed among the breeding methods for all the traits in all the crosses except for days to flowering. The pedigree selection method was found effective for improvement of characters vi ...

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Genetic variability, correlation and sequential path analysis of yield related traits in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) genotypes

Authors: ANAMIKA VERMA, DHIRENDRA SINGH

Abstract: Correlation and path coefficient analysis among forty-eight potato genotypes including four checks was studied and evaluated for nine quantitative traits in an augmented block design during winter season of 2012-13. All the characters studied showed highly significant difference among check varieties which indicates the existence of sufficient variability for various traits. Significant and positi ...

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Effect of fibroblast cell in full thickness skin wound healing in rat model

Authors: ASHOK KUMAR BALWADA, SANDEEP KUMAR, ASHOK KUMAR SHARMA, NAVEEN KUMAR, SWAPAN KUMAR MAITI, M. K. SINGH, S. SATHAPATHY, JAYANT GOYAL

Abstract: The present study was conducted in eighteen wistar rats of either sex divided into two equal groups (n=9) to evaluate the healing potential of fibroblast cell. Full thickness skin wound (20X20 mm2) was created on dorsal region of thorax of adult wistar rats. Topical application of paraffin gauze over the wound acted as control (Group-A). In second group (Group-B) animals were treated with fibrobla ...

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Studies on anestrus in buffaloes with special reference to blood mineral profile and its treatment

Authors: S.S. PANT, S.K. CHAUDHARY, R P. PANDEY, S. SATHAPATHY, M. K. SINGH, S.K. JOSHI

Abstract: The present study was undertaken on anestrus in buffaloes with special reference to blood mineral profile along with its treatment. Non-significant variations were recorded in serum zinc levels between anestrus and normal cycling buffaloes. However, serum copper and cobalt levels were significantly lower (P<0.01) in anestrus buffaloes. Significantly higher (P<0.01) level of serum manganese w ...

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Gross and Biometrical Studies on the Tarsal Bones of Indian Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)

Authors: OM PRAKASH CHOUDHARY, ISHWER SINGH, SANJAY KUMAR BHARTI

Abstract: The present study was carried out on the tarsal bones of blackbuck. The tarsus consisted of five bones i.e., tibial tarsal, fibular tarsal, fused central and fourth tarsal, first tarsal and second and fused third tarsal. The tibial tarsal was the medial bone of the proximal row. The average maximum height and breadth for tibial tarsal was 2.81±0.005 cm and 1.82±0.004 cm, respectively. The fibula ...

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Morphometrical Studies on the Carpal Bones of Indian Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)

Authors: OM PRAKASH CHOUDHARY, ISHWER SINGH and SANJAY KUMAR BHARTI

Abstract: The present study has been carried out on the carpal bones of Indian blackbuck. The carpal bones consisted of six short bones arranged in two transverse rows one above the other. The bones of the proximal row from medial to lateral were: radial carpal or scaphoid, intermediate carpal or semilunar, ulnar carpal or cuneiform and accessory carpal or pisiform. The bones of the distal row were second a ...

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Electroencephalography (EEG) of rumination state and during managerial distress in goat

Authors: RUOKUOBEINUO HUOZHA, SUNIL K. RASTOGI, ARUN K. MADAN

Abstract: Animal welfare is concerned in providing a comfortable environment to farm animals so as to enhance its production. Eight adult (8 to 12 months, 10±2 Kg body wt. crossbred (local and Jamunapari) does were selected for study electroencephalographic (EEG) pattern of rumination state and during managerial distress by using portable Student Physiograph. The bipolar scalp electrodes were placed at the ...

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Disaggregation of monsoon season runoff into shorter time periods for a hilly watershed by artificial neural network

Authors: RAJDEV PANWAR, DEVENDRA KUMAR

Abstract: Present study represents application of artificial neural network for disaggregation of monsoon season runoff series in short time interval divided into duration of 7/ 8 days and is illustrated by an application to model the river flow of Naula watershed of Ramganga river in Uttarakhand state, India. For , this purpose different models are developed and the best two is selected according to desire ...

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Evaluation of nutritional and functional characteristics of apple pomace powder

Authors: ANKITA YADAV, PRATIMA AWASTHI

Abstract: The present study aimed to investigate the functional and nutritional composition of apple pomace powder alongwith antioxidant activity. Apple pomace powder showed high values of hydration properties such as water absorption capacity (11.36), bulk density (0.53g/cc), true density (0.56g/cc) and per cent porosity (1.23 per cent). Moisture content in apple pomace powder was 7.86 g/100g whereas total ...

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Effect of roasting on the nutritional composition of flaxseeds (Linum usitatissimum)

Authors: RICHA PANT, PRATIMA AWASTHI

Abstract: Present study was designed to evaluate effect of roasting technique on nutrient and antinutrient content of flaxseeds. The optimum duration of heat roasting was found to be 4 minutes in open pan. Moisture content of the raw and roasted flaxseeds was found to be 6.65 and 2.72 per cent respectively, while the protein content was 23.69 and 23.4 per cent respectively. Fat content of raw flaxseeds was ...

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Exploring the consumer acceptance for display packaging of dried flowers in shadow box

Authors: BHUPENDER OULAKH, P. RADHA RANI

Abstract: Fresh flowers can not be stored for life time, but gifts in the form of dry flowers are the most precious gift memories of which always remain in the heart of the person forever. In this study dried flowers were arranged in five shadow boxes made out of different packaging materials i.e. wooden fiber-board, glass, acrylic, plastic (PVC) and thermocol. The products were evaluated by consumers in re ...

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Dynamics and performance of women Self Help Groups

Authors: PRATIBHA SINGH, POONAM TEWARI, SUNITA RANI

Abstract: Present study was conducted to know the dynamics and performance of women Self Help Groups in two districts viz. Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand state. Data was collected from one office bearer and two members of each SHG thus total data was collected from 100 SHG’s and 300 SHG members. Findings reveals that out of the total groups studied 39.00 per cent groups were active ...

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Phosphate solubilising potential of fungal isolates from Bamboo rhizosphere

Authors: SWARGADEEP SAIKIA, RAJ KUMAR PANDEY, LAKSHMI TEWARI

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