Abdul Hamid Wani

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Mushrooms are considered rich in proteins, carbohydrates and other nutrients. The present study was carried out to evaluate some edible mushrooms of Kashmir valley for their protein, carbohydrate and lipid contents. The highest protein content was found in Boletus edulis (2.20g) followed by Agaricus bisporus (1.80g), Pleurotus ostreatus (1.68g), Morchella(More)
The medicinal use of mushrooms has a very long tradition in Asian countries because of their use as a valuable tonic, food, and in herbal medicines. A study was carried out to document the indigenous uses of various mushrooms growing in the Kashmir Himalayas. After consulting local herbal healers (Hakims) and people from tribal communities inhabiting(More)
Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum L.) is the most popular vegetable world-wide. Tomatoes crop and yield is suffered every year due to number of pathogenic diseases. Such diseases are caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematode, develop through soil-borne, above-ground infections and in some instances are transmitted through insect feeding. Although some(More)
The Gram-positive bacterium Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is an important human and veterinary pathogen, and it is most appreciated for its tremendous toxinproducing capability (Rood, 1998). C. perfringens is believed to be the most wide-spread bacterial pathogen in nature (Quinn et al., 2002), as it can be found in water, soil sediments, and(More)
This article aims to give a comprehensive review on the use of microbial antagonists (fungi and bacteria), botanicals and compost extracts as biocontrol agents against different pathogenic fungi causing postharvest fungal rots in rosaceous fruits which shows that they can play an important role in the biomanagement of fungi causing rot diseases. Plant(More)
The present investigation was carried out to review and highlight the potential phytochemicals and medicinal phenomena of the critically endangered medicinal plant, Gentiana kurroo Royle of the western and north-western Himalayas. The medicinal plant is heavily exploited for root and rhizome. Due to its endemic nature and the high rate of exploitation from(More)
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