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Effect of Aloe vera Gel Extract on the Haematological Parameters in White Leghorn Chicks Vaccinated Against Infectious Bursal Disease Virus

G. Elaiyaraja1, K. Dhama*2, M. Asokumar2, M. Palanivelu2, Yashpal S. Malik3, Swati Sachan1, M. Gopi4, Narayanan Krishnaswamy5 and Deepak Kumar6 1Immunology Section, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, 2 Avian Diseases Section, Division of Pathology, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, 3Division of Biological Standardization, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute 4Division of Physiology and Reproduction, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute 5Division of Animal Reproduction, ICAR- Indian...

Antagonism of Pseudomonas putida against Dematophora nectarix A Major Apple Plant Pathogen and Its Potential Use as a Biostimulent

Pankaj Prakash Verma*, Sanjana Thakur and Mohinder Kaur Department of Basic Science (Microbiology section), Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan - 173 230, India. Received on 10 May 2016 and accepted on 27 July 2016 ABSTRACT Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria prove a key to sustainable agriculture provided they effectively colonize roots, survive, proliferate in the rhizosphere and enhance...

Chemical Managament of China Aster (Callistephus chinensis L Nees.) Phyllody Disease

Shweta Kumari, H.A. Prameela and Manjunath S. Hurakadli University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru, India. Received on 03 May 2016 and accepted on 21 June 2016   ABSTRACT The field trial was laid out at Hort. Research Station of Division of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru 2013 during China aster growing seasons to evaluate the efficacy of different insecticides viz., Carbofuran, Imidacloprid (Confidor...

Impact of Microbial Cultures on Soil Biological Quality and Growth of Spinach Grown in Polluted Soils

Alavala Uma Rajshekhar1, R. Subhash Reddy1 and P. Chandrasekhar Rao2 1Department of Agricultural Microbiology & Bioenergy, 2Department of Soil science and Agricultural chemistry, College of Agriculture, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural university, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500030, India. ABSTRACT In this present studied poly bag experiment was conducted following complete randomized block design with 12 treatments and three replications. Polluted Soil with supply of fresh water,...

Cultural, Morphological and Pathogenic Variability in Different Isolates of Alternaria carthami of Safflower from Different Geographical Regions of Maharashtra

S.S.Wagh, A. P. Suryawanshi and P. G. Chavan Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, VNMKV, Parbhani - 431 402 (M.S.), India. ABSTRACT Cultural, morphological and pathogenic studies revealed a wide range of variability of among the 20 isolates of A. carthami of safflower which represented four geographic regions of the state of Maharashtra. All 20 test isolates exhibited a great cultural...

Comparative Evaluation of EMB Agar and Hicrome E. coli Agar for Differentiation of Green Metallic Sheen Producing Non E. coli and Typical E. coli Colonies from Food and Environmental...

Ally C. Antony1,2*, Mini K. Paul2, Reshma Silvester1, Aneesa P.A.1, Suresh K.1, Divya P.S.1, Simmy Paul3, Fathima P.A.4 and Mohamed Hatha Abdulla1 1Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry, School of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Lakeside Campus, Cochin - 682 016, India. 2 M.E.S. College, Marampally, Ernakulam - 683 107, India. 3School of Medical Education, Mahatma...

Bioprospecting of Xylanolytic Fungi Isolated from Degraded Corn Cobs for Xylooligosaccharides (XOs) Production

Dolamani Amat, Livleen Shukla* and Surender Singh Division of Microbiology, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012, India. ABSTRACT Xylooligosaccharides (XOS) act as prebiotics because they are not digested in the upper gastrointestinal tract and increase the population of beneficial gut microflora like Lactobacilli and Biofidobacteria. XOS with these importances are emerging as important oligosaccharide with rise in demand worldwide. For use...

RNA-guided Genome editing tool CRISPR-Cas9: its Applications and Achievements in Model and Crop Plants

Om Prakash Patidar1*, Chirag Gautam2, Girish Tantuway3, Sunil Kumar1, Ashok Yadav1 , Dharam Singh Meena2 and Arvind Nagar1 1 Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India. 2University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengluru, Karnataka, India. 3Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Received on 06 July 2016 and accepted on 18 September 2016   ABSTRACT Genome editing through efficient and versatile bacterial immunity based CRISPR Cas9...

Integrated Nitrogen Management in Direct Seeded Upland Rice Under Vertisole of Maharashtra (Oryza sativa L.)

Neha Sharma1, A.V. Dahiphale2 and G.S. Ghorpade1 1Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Kolhapur 416004, India. 2Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Dapoli 412715, India. Received on 14 July 2016 and accepted on 18 September 2016   ABSTRACT A field experiment was conducted at college of agriculture, Kolhapur on medium black soils during kharif, 2014 to study the effect integrated nitrogen management in growth,...

Effect of Cultural and Chemical Weed Management Practices on Yield, Economics and Nutrient Uptake Under Zero-till Direct Seeded Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Gaurav1*, SK Verma2, RK Meena2, VK Verma1 and RN Meena1 1Department of Agronomy, I. Ag. Sc., Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221 005, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2Department of Agronomy, S.K. Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner-334 006, Rajasthan, India. Received on 03 August 2016 and accepted on 09 October 2016 ABSTRACT An field experiment was conducted during kharif seasons of 2013-14 at Varanasi, UP to evaluate...