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Biodegradation of Imidacloprid and Metribuzin by Burkholderia cepacia strain CH9
An aerobic bacterium capable of degrading imidacloprid and metribuzin was isolated from agriculture field soil by enrichment culture. The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the isolate (strain CH9) had 99%Expand
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Persistence of Fipronil and its Metabolites in Cabbage and Soil
A method for the extraction and estimation of residues of fipronil and three of its metabolltes from cabbage and soil was standardized. Mobile phase composition consisting of methanol: water 70:30Expand
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Effect of long-term use of organic, inorganic and integrated management practices on carbon sequestration and soil carbon pools in different cropping systems in Tarai region of Kumayun hills
A study was undertaken during 2004-05 to 2013-14 to study the influence of different management options including cropping systems on carbon sequestration and soil carbon pools under Typic haplaquollExpand
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Vermicompost and Soil Quality
Sustainability is a major issue for policy makers, researchers and extension workers worldwide. Achievement towards sustainable agriculture has not been satisfactory so far. Negative impacts ofExpand
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Comparative study of Nematode Population in the Rhizosphere of Bt-Transgenic Cabbage and Non transgenic Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Capitata)
Rhizospheric soil samples from transgenic and non-transgenic cabbage were analyzed to study whether there was any difference in the number of Rotylenchulus, Tylenchulus and Saprophyte nematodes dueExpand
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Insect growth regulatory activity of Thevetia nerifolia Juss. against Spodoptera litura (Fab.)
Screening for insect growth regulatory activity (IGR) of Thevetia nerifolia leaf extracts were evaluated against Spodoptera litura (Fab.). Methanol extract of leaves provided 53.8 % larval mortality,Expand
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Comparative phosphorus uptake profile of Bt transgenic and non-transgenic cabbage (Brassica oleraceae L.var.capitata)
Plant species may differ in phosphorus uptake pattern due to genetic modification. The objective of this research was to study the comparative phosphorus uptake pattern of Bt. Transgenic cabbage andExpand
Phytochemical studies on antioxidant activities of two types of Karonda (Carissa carandas) during storage
Carissa carandas Linn. is a large dichotomously branched evergreen shrub. It has several medicinal and nutritional properties. An experiment was conducted considering two types, viz., pinkish-greenExpand