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This paper presents the results of research conducted between 2009 and 2014 in the village of Khanda Sharol in the state of Rajasthan, India. Our research objective was to determine how the livelihoods of village residents have been affected by the intensification of forest use, and the resulting...

Author(s)
Natcher, D.; Vijayalakshmi Kalagnanam; Ramesh Rawal; Johnston, M.; Al-Mamun, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2018, 25, 1, pp 47-55
Abstract

The present investigation was conducted at KRC College of Horticulture, Arabhavi, Karnataka during kharif season of 2016 and 2017 to evaluate the bio-efficacy of different insecticides (profenophos, buprofezin, spinosad, chlorantraniliprole, thiamethoxam, acephate, malathion) along with aqueous...

Author(s)
Hirekurubar, R. B.; Tatagar, M. H.
Publisher
Gaurav Society of Agricultural Research Information Centre, Hisar, India
Citation
Crop Research, 2018, 53, 1/2, pp 53-56
AbstractFull Text

The field experiment was conducted on paddy at farmer's field in the Kangra district, to find out the effectiveness and economically viable control measures for the management of white stem borer. Application of various insecticides viz. flubendiamide 48% SC @ 50 ml ha-1, rynaxypyr 20 SC @ 150 ml...

Author(s)
Vikas Tandon; Ajai Srivastava
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Agricultural Science Digest, 2018, 38, 1, pp 55-57
Abstract

Mungbean yellow mosaic virus (MYMV) disease is one of the most vicious diseases of black gram and has been renowned in India for more than five decades. The economic losses due to this virus account up to 85% in black gram and spreading faster towards newer areas. Field experiments were carried out ...

Author(s)
Singh, A. K.; Tomar, R. K. S.; Rikhari, Y. C.
Publisher
Society of Extension Education, Agra, India
Citation
Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 2018, 18, 2, pp 82-85
Abstract

This paper attempts to understand and assess how NTFPs can contribute to mitigation and adaptation of climate change, but also by looking at if and how NTFPs are impacted by changing climate. Further, the paper provides brief discussion on ownership and marketing of NTFPs.

Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 1, pp 10-12
Abstract

This paper discusses the Congress-led government passed Forest Rights Acts, which classified bamboo as 'minor fores produce'. The act gave tribals and other forest-dwellers the right to grow the grass on their traditional forestlands, to harvest and sell it without the interference of forest...

Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 1, pp 8-9
Abstract

The overuse of synthetic pesticides to control insect pests leads to physiological resistance and adverse environmental effects, in addition to high operational cost. Insecticides of botanical origin have been reported as useful for control of agricultural and public health insect pests. This...

Author(s)
Udaiyan Suresh; Kadarkarai Murugan; Chellasamy Panneerselvam; Rajapandian Rajaganesh; Mathath Roni; Aziz, A. T.; Al-Aoh, H. A. N.; Subrata Trivedi; Hasibur Rehman; Suresh Kumar; Higuchi, A.; Canale, A.; Benelli, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
PMPP Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 2018, 101, pp 225-235
Abstract

Post-harvest fungal pathogens are reported to cause 10 to 25 percent losses in apple. Among various pathogens, white rot caused by Botryosphaeria dothidea is one of the important post-harvest diseases. Incidence of white rot was recorded between 3.0-14.1 percent in important marketing yards of...

Author(s)
Kishor Sharma; Harender Raj
Publisher
Applied and Natural Science Foundation, Haridwar, India
Citation
Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 2018, 10, 1, pp 491-499
Abstract

Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng., belonging to family cucurbitaceae, is a large climber generally found under wild growing condition in the Cachar hills region of Assam, India. The fruits of this tuberous plant are supposed to possess high nutritional and medicinal properties and have been widely...

Author(s)
Pranjal Sarmah; Snehashish Dutta; Aniruddha Sarma
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2018, 92, 1, pp 85-89
Abstract

This study was conducted in Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts of Assam to evaluate role of forest resources including non-timber forest products (NTFP) on livelihood of people. Results revealed that dependant villagers got benefits from community resources, i.e. staple food from jhum...

Author(s)
Sanjoy Das; Amod Sharma; Sahu, A. K.; Patra, N. K.; Makar, A. K.
Publisher
Indian Society of Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Journal of Hill Agriculture, 2017, 8, 4, pp 455-461

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