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We are a Not-For-Profit organization with the following objectives: Publish Open Access (OA) journals and books globally in all scientific, technical and scholarly disciplines to accelerate progress in science and provide unrestricted access to research. Advocate, Open Access to ensure free, timely and speedy availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Innovate research communication and scholarly publication through information exchange, creating standards & models, training [...]

Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider in India. According to Committee on Doubling of Farmers’ Income Report, the average annual earning of a small and marginal farmer household was Rs 79,779 in 2015-16 and indicates that 86% of farmer households earn only 9% of total income and rest of the farmers earn 91% of total income. Integrated farming s ...

SUBJECT: integrated farming system; optimisation; linear programming; shadow price

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

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Major parts of agricultural lands in arid and semi-arid regions of India are affected by soil salinity and waterlogging in canal command area and outside. Waterlogging is caused by a rising water table and poor drainage conditions.  Stress due to waterlogging and salinity are serious to plants in all stages from seed germination to active growth and maturity. Unmanaged affected agricultural la ...

SUBJECT: drainage; biodrainage; eucalyptus; waterlogging; salinity

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Soluble phosphorus (P) applied through phosphatic fertilizers is quickly converted into low soluble P compounds in soil.  For evaluating fixation ability of P fertilizers laboratory incubation experiments were conducted with saline, sodic and acid soils. Phosphatic fertilizers selected were single super phosphate (SSP), diammonium phosphate (DAP), monoammonium phosphate (MAP), monopotassium ph ...

SUBJECT: salt affected soil; acid soil; phosphatic fertilizers; water soluble p; p fixation

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India is facing various challenges in fruit cultivation viz., climate change, increasing pressure on natural resources, decreasing land tenure with the ever-increasing population. Besides this, the demand for quality fruit is also on the rise as people are now more aware of a nutritious and healthy diet. The quality with higher production is difficult with the traditional system of cultivation ...

SUBJECT: fruit crops; economic feasibility; quality; yield; greenhouse

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Pollination is very important to obtain an economic yield, and the selection of pollinizer with suitable quality and quantity of pollen is an essential practice in different fruit plants. The effects of pollen parent on kernel and nut characters are known to occur in several nut crops and to determine the best pollinizer and effect of pollen source on the nut and kernel quality of almond (Prun ...

SUBJECT: selections; almond; indigenous; varieties; xenia

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Cichlids are invasive fish to Iraqi waters and became well established and prevailing in different waters. Despite that, there is no stock assessment study conducted for these fish. So, growth, mortality, recruitment and yield-per-recruit of two cichlid’s species; Coptodon zillii and Oreochromis aureus from the Shatt Al-Arab River, Iraq were evaluated from November 2015 to October 2016 using t ...

SUBJECT: growth; yield-per-recruit; mortality; shatt al-arab river; cichlids

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Prunus africana is threatened in Cameroon by xylophagous and sap-sucking pest as Cacopsylla sp. This last causes deformations of the young leaves and buds and the plant end up losing all its leaves. Effective control of phytophagous pests requires a thorough understanding of their seasonal population dynamics. The objective of this work carried out on 150 young plants of P. africana in the nur ...

SUBJECT: cameroon; pest population; climatic factors; prunus africana; cacopsylla sp

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Deepor beel (Latitude: 26°05?26??N to 26°09?26?? N; Longitude: 90°36' E to 90°41?25?? E) located in Kamrup district, Assam is a large (water spread area of 589 ha) natural wetland and a Ramsar site of international importance (Site number 1207 declared in 2002) having enormous biological and environmental importance. The wetland receives water from surface run-off as well as from two hill stre ...

SUBJECT: bangana dero; deepor beel; assam; occurrence

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Critical analyses of the perceptions on SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) have become a fundamental element of multi-criteria decision making for developing wicker handicraft entrepreneurship. The study examined the effectiveness and prioritization of entrepreneur's perceptions towards SWOT categories and factors and provided insights for developing wicker handicraft entr ...

SUBJECT: kashmir; entrepreneurship; wicker handicraft; swot analysis; perceptions

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A study on farmers perceived prevalence of climate change, manifested by the phenomena like increasing temperature, fluctuating rainfall etc. and in the considered agro-ecological areas was conducted in Binpur II block of Jhargram district of West Bengal to assess the extent of farmers' perception about the climate change and their adaptation strategies to cope up with losses due to climate ch ...

SUBJECT: climate change; perception; adaptation; adaptation strategies

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