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Carassius auratus is an invasive species that has successfully established populations throughout Iraq. Unfortunately there is no information available regarding the biological properties of the species in Al-Diwaniya River, Middle Euphrates, Iraq. So growth, reproduction and food habit of C. auratus were investigated in this river from November 2016 to October 2017. Length groups of the fishe ...

SUBJECT: carassius auratus; reproduction; growth; food habit; al-diwaniya river

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

The field experiment was conducted at District Seed Farm, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal in summer season of 2011 and 2012. Pre-sowing bio-priming was done with Trichoderma viride and Pseudomonas fluorescens with an un-primed control to assess the trend of okra varieties viz., Lalu, Arka Anamika, Ramya, Satsira, Lady Luck,Debpusa Jhar,Japani Jhar and Barsha L ...

SUBJECT: pseudomonas fluorescence; trichoderma viride; vegetable yield; bio- priming; okra

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

Unlike classical regression analysis, the state space models have time-dependent parameters and provide a flexible class of dynamic and structural time series models. The unobserved component model (UCM) is a special type of state space models widely used to analyze and forecast time series. The present investigation has been carried out to study the trend of sugarcane(gur) yield in five distr ...

SUBJECT: local level trend model; forecast; sugarcane yield; unobserved component model; state space model

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An on-farm trial was conducted in the farmers’ field during 2013-14 and 2014-15 to assess the technology of application of sulphur on Toria (Brassica campestrisvar. toria)along with soil test based nutrient management practice under rain-fed condition at brown forest soil of the Himalayan range of West Bengal. The experiment was conducted at the seven villages namely Bong Busty, Charkhol, Sang ...

SUBJECT: brassica campestris; on farm trial; soil test based nutrient management; toria; sulphur

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

The rhizosphere of plant possesses important microflora, which secretes wide chemical compounds including secondary metabolites necessary for plant growth and development. The microbial flora of alfalfa plant rhizosphere soil region was explored for functional activity and we found upto ten different pigmented colonies. Due to good functional diversity, this yellow pigmented colony was taken f ...

SUBJECT: gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; macrococcus equipercicus; medicago sativa; alfalfa plant; rhizosphere

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

The members of the family Apocynaceae are the rich in alkaloids, terpinoids, flavonoids, phenolic compounds and hydrocarbons. Anodendron paniculatum Roxb. is an woody climber, the roots of which have been used to control vomiting and cough. In the present study, adult plant and tissue culture plant extracts of A. paniculatum collected from Eastern Ghats, Araku, Andhra Pradesh were used for the ...

SUBJECT: apocynaceae; alkaloids; anodendron paniculatum; antioxidant activity; phenols

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

Soil organisms are an integral part of agricultural ecosystems and are essential for the maintenance of healthy productive soils. Little is known about soil arthropods assemblages in shifting cultivation system. Therefore, we compared the diversity of soil macroarthropods in shifting cultivation (EXPTL) system and its adjacent natural forest (CTRL) ecosystem in Mizoram, northeast India and ass ...

SUBJECT: macroarthropod; natural forest; mizoram; soil; shifting cultivation

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

Sacred groves are among one of the best practices of biodiversity conservation used by the ethnic societies which are deeply associated with the religion and culture that significantly nurture nature. As these practices play a vital role in conserving socio-ecologically important species and protect threatened flora and fauna from extinction in different ecological zones. In northeast India, s ...

SUBJECT: social transformation; threats; natural beliefs; sacred groves; northeast

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]

The present study was carried out under Krishi Vigyan Kendra, South Tripura to study the production, profitability and employment generation of IFS over prevailing conventional rice-rice system of farming in South Tripura district of Tripura during 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18. The components rice, maize, vegetables, ginger, apiculture, fishery, poultry and piggery were considered for the stud ...

SUBJECT: components; profitability; employment generation; integrated farmimg system; production

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Fruits of Nauclea latifolia  (Family Rubiaceae) have been used as food and medicinal plants. The ethnomedicinal reports indicated that it can be traditionally used for the treatment of dysentery, diarrhea, diabetes, malaria etc. The aim of this work was to evaluate the antioxidant, ?–amylase and ?–glucosidase activities of methanol extract of N. latifolia fruits at varying concentrations (20-1 ...

SUBJECT: antioxidants; nauclea latifolia; amylase; glucosidase; diabetes

POSTED TO: Journal of Applied and Natural Science [2231-5209]