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Perspective

East Asia’s view of environmental ethics

Gede Suwantana I

The direction of Deep Ecology’s ‘Look to the East’ and its ‘primacy of the ontological over the ethical’ has initiated a new phase in contemporary environmentalism.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 6-11

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Analysis

Gender mainstreaming paradigm in the context of indian marine fisheries sector: elucidation of success cases

Vipinkumar VP, Meenakumari B, Jayasankar P, Shanthi B

The article explores the selected case studies pertaining to the paradigm of gender mainstreaming in Indian marine fisheries sector focusing attention on the gender equity and equality.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 12-25

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Analysis

Behind rice planting ceremony at traditional rice field in Hindu community in Bali

Gusti Ngurah Sudiana I

Balinese Hindus farmers plant rice in the paddy fields is always bound by six things, namely subak, sekaa, ceremony, padewasan (good and bad days / abstinence), The Gods, and Ulun Suwi Temple.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 26-32

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Research

Potential for ammonia and nitrite reducing products for shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh

Shyam S Salim, Nakul A Sadafule

The ammonia and nitrate problems are considered to be detrimental to the sustainability of aquaculture industry in Andhra Pradesh. Thus it is important to know about the awareness and technical knowledge about the possible symptoms, mitigating measures and quantification of losses

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 33-38

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Research

Impact of organic amendments and inorganic fertilizers on post harvest storage life and organoleptic quality of tomato under eastern Himalayan region

Ranjit Chatterjee, Paul PK

A study was conducted to assess the impact of different nutrient combination of field tomato on post harvest storage life and organoleptic quality of fresh fruits.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 39-42

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Research

A Compilation of Indigenous Technical Knowledge in Marine Fisheries Sector of Karnataka.

Vipinkumar VP, Swathilekshmi PS, Salini KP, Ambrose TV, Sunil PV, Dhanya G

The research article makes an earnest effort to compile the major Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITKs) prevailing in Karnataka. The major objectives were to document the different FTKIs of the coastal villages of Karnataka

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 43-50

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Research

Gender Mainstreaming and Women Empowerment – Reflections and Upshots from fishing industry of Kerala

Shyam.S.Salim

Mainstreaming aims at incorporating gender concerns as an integral element in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes so that benefits are shared equally and inequality isn’t perpetuated.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(1), 51-59

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Research

Influence of fly ash on soil characteristics of Kharland pond, Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)

Tekade AS, Kulkarni GN, Mohite SA

Fly ash is a powdery waste of coal-power generation and its management is a major environmental challenge. However, fly ash is useful ameliorant that may improve the physical and chemical properties of problem soil and is a source of readily available micro and macro nutrients

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(2), 62-66

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Research

Influence of Endosulfan and Quinalphos on Biological Activities in Paddy (Oryza sativa) Soil

Vijaya Vani K, Jaffer Mohiddin G, Srinivasulu M, Anuradha B, Rangaswamy V

Pesticides are widely used in India for protection of agricultural crops from pests. However, these pesticides pose various threats to organisms, including humans, and hamper soil microbial activity.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(2), 67- 72

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Research

Effect of Wheat Crop Varieties on Plot Combine Harvester

Patel SK, Kumar S, Yaduvanshi BK, Singh PK, Chinchorkar SS, Sayed FG, Khardiwar MS

The performance of the plot combine harvester manufactured by M/ S Wintersteiger, Austria (Model: Nursery Master Elite) was evaluated different varieties of wheat crop.

Discovery Agriculture, 2013, 1(2), 73- 76

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