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Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari is an immense medicinal important plant. It yields a valuable oleo-gum-resin which is widely used in Ayurvedic medicines. The traditional destructive method for guggul gum harvesting was one of the causes for its population decline and making this plant...

Author(s)
Saini, L. S.; Rajput, S. K.; Rathore, T. R.; Tomar, U. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Industrial Crops and Products, 2018, 113, pp 259-265
Abstract

Myrica esculenta (Myricaceae) commonly known as box berry or kaphal is an important Indian medicinal plant. It is found in foothill tracks of Eastern Himalayas, Meghalaya, Nepal, China and Pakistan. Local tribes mainly use its fruits to prepare pickle and refreshing drinks. Traditionally, the bark...

Author(s)
Sood, P.; Shri, R.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2018, 80, 1, pp 2-13
Abstract

Medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) are of interest for human uses from the prehistoric times to the present day. Importance and demand for medicinal and aromatic plants are always continuous. The plant-based drugs, health products, pharmaceuticals, food additives, and cosmetics may contribute to...

Author(s)
Kulak, M.
Publisher
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Proceedings 17th International Scientific Conference "Engineering for Rural Development", 23-25 May 2018, Jelgava, Latvia, 2018, pp 1253-1259
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The present paper attempts to examine constraints perceived by tribal forest dwellers in collection, processing and marketing of non timber forest products in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. The sample of 80 respondents was selected through multistage sampling technique from district and data ...

Author(s)
Ravi Shrey; Dhurwey, C. K.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Research Journal of Agricultural Economics and Statistics, 2018, 9, 1, pp 244-247
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

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