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Open Access
Research

Traditional bivalve culture practices along the Ratnagiri coast of Maharashtra, India

Mohite SA, Sawant PP

Clams have high nutritive value and are important in the economy of coastal fishing villages. Due to the development of export market for the frozen clam meat, research had been undertaken for culturing the clams along the estuaries and creeks

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(3), 3-8

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Research

Optimization of xylanase production by alternaria alternata isolated from apple (pyrus malus l.)

Mary Sushma T, Supriya Sarkar

The objective of the present investigation was to isolate the fruit spoilage fungi from Apple (pyrus malus L.) sold in twin cities of Hyderabad and to identify the strains that secrete maximum amount of xylanase under submerged conditions.

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(4), 11-21

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Opinion

Hermetic Storage: A Novel Approach for Small Scale Farmers

Ardhendu Chakraborty, J Alice RP Sujeetha

The grain production in India is currently 263.2 million tonnes. According to World Bank Report (1999), post-harvest losses in India amount to 12 to 16 million metric tons of food grains each year, an amount that the World Bank stipulates could feed one-third of India's poor

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(5), 24-25

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Research

Nematicidal effect of neem and Bt on Meloidogyne incognita infesting tomato plant by seed dressing treatment

Kaur H, Kaur H, Rishi P

Seed dressing treatment with CPR+NLE was effective and caused significant reduction in number of galls/root system and number of males/250g soil i.e. 9.6% as compared to the inoculated control

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(6), 28-40

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Research

Effect of extrusion process parameters on physical, functional and textural properties of broken rice-foxtail milletmaize based extrudates

Manjula B, Visvanathan R

The effect of extrusion on the physical, functional and textural properties of broken rice extrudates blended with foxtail millet and maize flours of various formulations were studied

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(7), 43-51

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Research

Efficacy of Fungicides and Reaction of Turmeric Cultivars to Leaf Blight Incited by Colletetrichum gloeosporioides (Penz. and Sacc.)

Jaydeep Kadam, Gadre UA, Sudhir Navathe, Agale RC

Among the different fungicides tested for their efficacy against Colletotrichum leaf blight, Hexaconazole, Propiconazole, Tricyclazole, Thiophenate methyl and Carbendazim + Mancozeb each @ 0.1 % completely inhibited growth and sporulation of the pathogen in vitro

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(8), 54-58

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Research

Exploration of fungicides and phytoextract against Fusarium Oxysporum f. sp. Gladioli causing corm rot of gladiolus

Kadam JJ, Agale RC, Rite SC, Pandav SM

The present study indicated that there is no population synchrony in spawning of Indian mackerel resulting in the availability of spawners throughout the year.

Discovery Agriculture, 2014, 2(9), 61-64

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