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Current study assessed the variability of fruit, seed trait and oil content of Madhuca latifolia Macbride from 10 different provenance of Odisha and compared these with climatic features. All fruits and seed traits were measured using a seed calliper; weight measured using a sensitive balance and...

Author(s)
Saswat Nayak; Uttam Kumar Sahoo; Uttam Thangjam; Garnayak, L. M.
Publisher
JEBAS, Didwana, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 8, 3, pp 224-232
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A field experiment on "Effect of microbial consortia on growth and development of Jamun (Syzygium cumini L.) cv. Goma Priyanka" was conducted during the year 2019-20, at the Instructional Farm, Department of Fruit Science, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Jhalawar. The experiment consisted of...

Author(s)
Nandish, H. S.; Jitendra Singh; Prerak Bhatnagar; Meena, N. K.; Rahul Chopra; Vijayan, A. S.
Publisher
Biosciences and Agriculture Advancement Society (BAAS), Meerut, India
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HortFlora Research Spectrum, 2020, 9, 1/2, pp 46-49
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In order to fight the ever-increasing pressure on forest and to reduce the CO2 levels in atmosphere, cultivating trees on arable lands has become necessary. In this context, a field experiment was carried out in UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru to study the growth performance and amount of carbon sequestered...

Author(s)
Dhanush, S. K.; Murthy, M. M.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju, Bangalore, India
Citation
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 54, 2, pp 51-58
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Fall Armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is an invasive pest of maize including other cultivated crops such as rice, wheat, and many other vegetables. This invasive species was initially noticed in North-America and later reported in many countries of Africa in early 2016. In South Asia, this...

Author(s)
Gahatraj, S.; Tiwari, S.; Sharma, S.; Kafle, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 2, pp 157-164
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Soil compaction has been recognized as global problem affecting the soils throughout the world. More demands of food and wood with increased population, has resulted in intensive cultivation and increased mechanization of our farmlands and irrigated forest plantations. This mechnization causes soil ...

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Muhammad Asif; Nawaz, M. F.; Siddiqui, M. T.; Muhammad Maqsood
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 57, 3, pp 815-822
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Syzygium belongs to family Myrtaceae and comprises of mostly trees and a few shrubs. The main objectives were to study anatomical and physical characteristics of five Syzygium species namely Syzygium cumini, Syzygium fruticosum, Syzygium jambos, Syzygium nervosum and Syzygium praecox and to see...

Author(s)
Mahesh Wangkhem; Madhubala Sharma; Sharma, C. L.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2020, 7, 1, pp 27-42
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Whitefly transmitted geminiviruses are emerging threat to several crops in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is the world's largest vegetable crop after potato and sweet potato. Leaf curl of tomato is one of the most destructive disease caused by...

Author(s)
Monika Karn; Upasna Priya; Mohammad Ansar
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Plant Sciences (Muzaffarnagar), 2020, 15, 1, pp 37-41
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A preliminary study was conducted to assess the vegetation structure (density, frequency, abundance, basal area and IVI) biomass and carbon content in Shorea robusta, Tectona grandis and Quercus leu- cotrichophora forests. In sal forest site, the total tree density (4.3 ind/ha) are lower but the...

Author(s)
Tanuja Masiwal; Vikaspal Singh; Anil Kumar Uniyal
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2020, 38, 2, pp 282-289
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This paper evaluates the contribution of Mahua (Madhuca latifolia Macb.) to the household economy of tribes in 10 different provinces of Odisha based on field survey. The annual income from 'NTFPs other than Mahua' was found highest (Rs 5,412) in Koraput and lowest (Rs 1,072) in Bolangir. The...

Author(s)
Sawat Nayak; Sahoo, U. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2020, 38, 2, pp 204-207
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The current study was under taken to determine the role of standing vegetation in urban forestry of Gwalior city with special reference to educational institutes. The results revealed that educational institutes play a prominent role not only in mitigating atmospheric carbon dioxide but also in its ...

Author(s)
Jasra Anjum; Avinash Tiwari; Sangeeta Sharma; Sheikh, M. A.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2020, 38, 2, pp 183-189

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