Сельское хозяйство. Лесное хозяйство. Растениеводство [A-I]

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A Book on Integrated Nitrogen Management In Grain AmaranthA Book on Integrated Nitrogen Management In Grain Amaranth

Автор: L. J. Desai,M. M. Patel and P. P. Chaudhari

Emotions can’t be adequately expressed in words. The author’s acknowledgement is more than what he has expressed here. Indeed the words at my command are not adequate to convey the depth of my feeling and gratitude to my Major Advisor Dr. M. M. Patel, Professor and Head, Principal, C.P. college of Agriculture, member of advisory committee for their encouragement and ever willing help of various kind during the course of investigation. On this occasion words fail to express my profound reverence, heartfelt gratitude and deep seated obligation to my adorable late father “Shri Jitabhai” and my mother“Mrs. Jatanben” , my wife “Savita” son “Nirmal” and Daughter “Payal” for their, constant encourgement, blessings, everlasting love and personal sacrifice at every stage of my studies. - DESAI LALJI J.

Цена: 5865 руб.
Страницы: 200
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659149931

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A Breeding Strategy for the Tropical EucalyptusA Breeding Strategy for the Tropical Eucalyptus

Автор: Budi Leksono,Yuji Ide and Susumu Kurinobu

Eucalyptus pellita is the most promising eucalypt species for both accelerating the recovery of degraded forestland and for use in commercial hardwood plantation programs, especially those designed to supply the pulp and paper industry in hot, humid tropical conditions. Moreover, early indications suggest that the tree improvement program that has been initiated will help to increase productivity, wood quality and (thus) demands for this wood. However, several issues related to aspects of the E. pellita breeding strategy need to be assessed to optimize the genetic improvement program, such as: priority traits for selection, the optimum age for selection, effects of genotype-environment interaction (GEI) on the selection, design of the seed orchards and realized genetic gains in successive generations. The overall efficacy of the genetic improvement program had not been assessed before the studies reported in these thesis, which assessed the results of activities conducted in the...

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 120
Год: 2011
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783846531389

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A bridge between quality and yield in tomatoA bridge between quality and yield in tomato

Автор: Poonam Choudhary and Jitendra Dhruve

Gibberellic acid treatment gave lowest fruit weight because GA3 works at low concentration but in present study the concentration of GA3 used was higher. This high concentration of GA3 shows negative effect on fruit characteristics. The foliar sprayed treatment of KNO3 improved plant height at harvest, fruit weight, fruit volume, fruit length and fruit girth, total soluble sugars, reducing sugars, potassium content and lycopene. Whereas foliar sprayed treatment of silicic acid improved yield and plant protection attributing characters. Overall it can be concluded that the pre harvest treatment of potassium nitrate and silicic acid were the best treatment to obtain excellent nutraceutical quality of fruits as well as yield attributes.

Цена: 5865 руб.
Страницы: 168
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659213038

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A Bullock Drawn Ground Nut Seed Drill for Developing NationsA Bullock Drawn Ground Nut Seed Drill for Developing Nations

Автор: Prashant Said and Sachin More

Agriculture is the most important sector which can provide us a sustainable growth without affecting the environment. Placing seed into the soil is most proliferative action and directly affect the population, growth of crops and indirectly affects the production. The use of modern engineering technology i.e. modified seed drill provides better option for placing seeds at desired place and at desired depth. But the cost of those seed drills is not that much favorable for developing countries and where adequate animal power is available. The book entailed “A Bullock Drawn Ground Nut Seed Drill for Developing Nations - Development and Performance Evaluation” provides basic information about bullock/animal drawn seed drill which particularly designed for ground nut to place nuts at right spacing (Plant to plant and row to row). The book is divided in to six chapters: Introduction, Review of literature, Materials and methods, Results and discussion, Summary and conclusion, and...

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 72
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659295850

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A Business Analysis of Turmeric Market in Tamil NaduA Business Analysis of Turmeric Market in Tamil Nadu

Автор: Geetha Matheswaran,Umamageswari Maruthanayagam and Dhara Rajendran

India is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of turmeric in the world. Indian turmeric is considered to be the best in the world market because of its high curcumin content. India accounts for about 80 per cent of world turmeric production and 60 per cent of world exports. Asian countries consume much of their turmeric production. The important turmeric growing States in India are, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Maharastra, Assam, Kerala, Karnataka and West Bengal. Erode District in Tamil Nadu State is very important market centre for Turmeric. The book is analyzing the market integration and price forecasting of turmeric for giving market advisories to the clients of India Infoline Ltd. for taking trading decisions because prices show considerable volatility that could pose profit risk to different stakeholders. The book examines the extent of market integration between different regional, spot and future markets in India. Several time series models like Moving Average,...

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 100
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659613272

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A Case of Human Resettlement for Nature ConservationA Case of Human Resettlement for Nature Conservation

Автор: Lindy C. Charlery

All over the developing world people are being displaced for various reasons, including development projects, threats from natural disasters and nature conservation. In the past, decision making in resettlement programs were strictly "top down", with the local population having no say in shaping the resulting outcomes. Concerns stemming from the ills of such practice have led to calls for a shift, to a more participatory process for carrying out resettlement programs. Examples of such a process are few and sparsely documented. This study is an in depth description and evaluation of the attempts made to carry out such a process in Nepal. The guiding belief is that we can learn from such examples, and help improve policies and practices for future resettlement programs.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 104
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659251870

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A Comparative Study of Low Land Biodiversity of NepalA Comparative Study of Low Land Biodiversity of Nepal

Автор: Amrit Karki

This study was undertaken to compare biodiversity in community managed forest and national park forest of western lowland of Nepal. Vegetation were sampled by transact methods whereas auditory and visual identification was used to record the birds. Checklist of the fauna diversity was also made on the basis of encounter, presence of sign, pellets, scats, pugmarks, and crop depredation rate by the wild animals in the area.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659238901

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A Comparison of Growth Regulators on Yield in GreengramA Comparison of Growth Regulators on Yield in Greengram

Автор: Rajesh Kunta,S. Narender Reddy and B. Gopal Singh

Pulses are cheap source of vegetable protein (20-25%). Greengram occupies a prominent place by virtue of its high nutritive value short growth period and its ability to suit any cropping systems. During the process of evolution and adaptation, pulse crops acquired primitive characters like long duration, indeterminate and compact growth, excessive flowering, flower drop, shattering, non-synchronous maturity, etc., for their survival rather than high yield. Further their lower dry matter partitioning is one of the causes for lower harvest index. The present investigation was undertaken to assess different physiological and biochemical characters with application of different growth promoting and retarding compounds on growth, dry matter production and yield in greengram. The plant growth regulators are known to influence growth attributes right from seed germination to senescence either by reducing the plant height or by enhancing the growth, flowering, pod and seed development and...

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 108
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659379031

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A compartive Study Of Bio- And Organic Fertilization On maizeA compartive Study Of Bio- And Organic Fertilization On maize

Автор: Essam Esmail Esmail Kandil,Mahmoud Abd El-Aziz Gomaa and Fathy Ibrahim Radwan

Nitrogen fertilization is among the most important Agricultural practices which control maize production. Organic manure’s are the main of nutrients and energy for the most soil microorganisms. Such substrate is responsible for dynamic adsorption of the soil fraction, the improvement of physical properties, minimizing the use of chemical fertilizers, decrease environmental pollution and increase crop productivity as maize. The use of nitrogen fixing bacteria minimizing the use of chemical fertilizers, decrease environmental pollution and increase crop productivity as maize that satisfy the demand of the growing population.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 100
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659164965

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A complete manual on Ornamental Fish CultureA complete manual on Ornamental Fish Culture

Автор: Muthuirulappan Srinivasan

About this book : This Manual is prepared by editing the Ph.D dissertation of Dr. M. Srinivasan, awarded on 20th April 2006. Theoretical and practical concepts discovered by this research are the key issues of all captive culture farms. Most of the techniques and assessment methods developed for the optimization of growth and breeding performance with detailed nutritional requirements, feed formulation and preparation strategy. Hence, this manual will be a reference guide in the production system as well as for the development through the R&D System. Highlights : 1. Fishes that are chosen (Air breathing) can well tolerate the low BOD water may be suitable for effluent treatment ecosystem and associated fish meal production. 2. A simple protocol for the manipulation of key environmental factors at the productive system for the maximum yield was demonstrated. 3. A methodology to calculate shortest possible inter-spawning intervals for economical breeding was...

Цена: 6029 руб.
Страницы: 220
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659380952

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A Country-Specific IMF/WB SAP Model for the Agricultural SectorA Country-Specific IMF/WB SAP Model for the Agricultural Sector

Автор: Douglas Ncube

Since 1980 an increasing number of Sub Sahara African (SSA) countries had adopted stabilizatioin and structural adjustment programmes with the support of the IMF and WB. But overtime increasing concerns started to be expressed, not only with the respect to the relevance of these programmes to SSA's long term development objectives but also with respect to their social, economic and financial impact. Although the adjustment programmes aim at restoring growth, generally through the achievement of fiscal and external balances and the free play of market forces, these objectives cannot be achieved without addressing the fundamental structural bottlenecks of SSA economies. Three scenarios have emerged (a) the SSA governments were not diligent and committed enough to make structural adjustment programmes worthwhile (b) the standard IMF/WB model was not appropriate and (c) if (a) and (b) were not addressed and rectified SSA will soon have an increase in poverty and tremendous food shortages.

Цена: 5080 руб.
Страницы: 428
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659401015

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A Freshwater Murrel Channa Gachua, channidaeA Freshwater Murrel Channa Gachua, channidae

Автор: Suresh Chandra Routroy and Usakanta Nanda

Murrels belonging to the family channidae, are commonly known as snake-heads, Four to five species of Channa are available in Odisha State and amongst them Channa gachua being this smallest in size. Hamilton designated the species as Channa gachua which was formerly known as Channa orientalis. The Fish is consumed by lower class and lower middle class families in India. hence their population should be increased. For this, extensive study of their biology and chemical biology was necessary. In this work, Author tried to study food, feeding habits, growth in relation to age, age at first maturity, length and weight relationship, fecundity, sex ratio etc to give the knowledge of their population and status. For the nutritive component, like carbohydrate, protein, fat and ash percentage of muscle liver and gonad was studied to justify them to be consumed as a nutritious food so that people will culture them and will cater their need.

Цена: 5865 руб.
Страницы: 200
Год: 2011
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783846517628

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A genetic study of lactation curve in a herd of Holstein cattleA genetic study of lactation curve in a herd of Holstein cattle

Milk production is a complex trait and is one of the most important criteria to consider in planning for dairy cattle improvement and to maximize the net return of dairy farms. Mathematical model of the lactation curve is useful in making management and breeding decisions and simulating the dairy enterprise because it provides summary information about dairy cattle production. Two basic sets of formulas have been used to express the configuration of the lactation curve. These are basically the linear equations and the non-linear equations. This study compared between these two basic sets using the traditional Incomplete Gamma Function (IG) as a non-linear model and a new model called the Accumulative model (Acc) as a linear model. The Acc model preformed better than the IG model according to the accuracy, which makes the Acc model is easier to use.

Цена: 3559 руб.
Страницы: 76
Год: 2011
ISBN: 9783639362350

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A guide to grow MacadamiaA guide to grow Macadamia

Автор: Md. Mainul Hasan

Macadamia (Macadamia spp.) is an evergreen tree of the family proteacea. The fine crunchy textured nuts, their delicate aroma and taste are considered the best nuts of the world with high trading value. The prospects and potential of the macadamia cultivation depend on the successful growth of plants and thereby quality of nuts. In order to satisfy them, an insight into factors limiting the potential must be obtained so that corrective measures could be undertaken. This review focuses on various aspects of cultivation to develop a guide to macadamia growers in order to promote a lucrative cash crop in other potential areas of the world. The purpose of this review is to provide useful information on macadamia production for small scale growers where they lack a guide to cultivate macadamias. Most of the information provided here may not be suited to all growers with regards to a specific location. However, it is hoped that macadamia growers will now be able to acquire an improved...

Цена: 4063 руб.
Страницы: 52
Год: 2013
Производитель: Scholars' Press
ISBN: 9783639514537

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A hand book on identification of benthic organismsA hand book on identification of benthic organisms

Автор: Habeeba A. Kabeer

An identification handbook is very necessary to identify the benthic organisms. The present handbook is a preliminary attempt to meet this need in a small way. I tried to make it easy to identify benthic organisms with the help of this handbook. I hope it will be helpful for many researchers in whole world to attempt similar keys to identify the benthic organisms in aquatic environment.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 92
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659313677

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A Handbook of Organic Plants Production in KenyaA Handbook of Organic Plants Production in Kenya

Автор: Geofrey Kingori Gathungu,Charles Wachira Ngugi and Mwangi Mwariri

Botanical crops plants like pyrethrum, neem, tithonia, crotoralia, Mexican marigold are important source of organic insecticides. Their promotion would have enormous impact on a farmer’s ability to manage soil resource and pests as they are promising alternative to synthetics towards organic crop. The utilization of botanical plant especially by the poorest farmers, is constrained by inadequate product evaluation and development which, if improved, will increase the reliable options available to farmers. Exploitation and optimal use of botanical plants can be enhanced through development and dissemination of knowledge and capacity building for research and initiation of innovations geared towards their sustainable development and use in organic crop production. Pyrethrum is the only botanical crop which has well commercialized and organized production system. This handbook will impact greatly on production and utilization of pyrethrum. In my current teaching, training and research...

Цена: 2116 руб.
Страницы: 80
Год: 2015
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659684555

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A History of Weed Science in the United StatesA History of Weed Science in the United States

Автор: Robert L Zimdahl

A History of Weed Science in the United States

Цена: 10696 руб.
Страницы: 224
Год: 2010
ISBN: 9780123814951

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A Landscape Overview of Antoniadis GardenA Landscape Overview of Antoniadis Garden

Автор: Abdullah Ahmad Ahmad Arafa,Mohamed Gamal Mohamed El-Torky and Thanaa Moustafa Darwish Ezz

This book work was carried out at Antoniadis garden, Alexandria-Egypt, through the years 2008-2013. It aimed to analyze the situation of the garden in order to know the real reasons of collapse so as to start development programs capable of pushing the garden to help in the process of the international recognition of Antoniadis as a botanical garden. Al-Nozha garden complex contains four important gardens, Antoniadis garden, Rose garden, Zoological garden & Al-Nozha public garden. The complex was founded 300 B.C., but Antoniadis garden was founded 1860 by Sir John Antoniadis to be a private garden for his palace. The general layout of Antoniadis Botanical garden is a kind of mixed style, subdivided into 14 zones that are well illustrated & documented containing all landscape features from hardscape components to plant content; explaining the floristic composition of the garden in layouts and tables. Also a new conceptual design was drafted to enrich the Floristic composition of the...

Цена: 6029 руб.
Страницы: 228
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659155895

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A Low-Cost Portable Remote Sensing SystemA Low-Cost Portable Remote Sensing System

Автор: Shuib Rambat

A low cost portable remote sensing system has been established for use in crop health assessment and large scale land resource assessment. The important features of the system are; it monitors the near infrared, which is important for agricultural applications, and it incorporates position and attitude measuring equipment allowing for geo-rectified images to be produced without the use of ground control points. The equipment is designed to be hand held and hence requires no structural modification to the aircraft. Usually, the portable remote sensing consists of an inertia measurement unit (IMU) which accelerometer based, low-cost GPS devices and a small format false colour composite digital camera which is cheap, easy to install and suitable to be carried on the small aircraft such as Cessna 152. This book, therefore, provides a new method to deal with the low cost portable remote sensing devices and it should be able to help individual or small company in managing the agriculture...

Цена: 6814 руб.
Страницы: 260
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659136986

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A Manual on Heterosis and Diallel AnalysisA Manual on Heterosis and Diallel Analysis

Автор: Ashok K. Thakur,Amit Vikram and U.K. Kohli

Plant breeding remains an important component of global efforts to enhance crop productivity for the ever-growing human population. Thorough knowledge of various plant breeding methods is essential to design and implement breeding programmes. Selection of parents and knowledge of gene action of characters to be incorporated or improved are vital for crop improvement programme.The diallel analysis is one such technique.This analysis evaluates inbreds for their breeding value and provides adequate information about the gene action, thereby helping in selection of suitable parents and breeding method. This manual describes the half diallel technique taking tomato as an example for estimation of heterosis, combining ability and genetic components for various traits. Here, the Griffing's numerical approach and Hayman's graphical approach are discussed simultaneously to understand the genetic behaviour of various traits. The use of information generated from such experimentations for...

Цена: 4821 руб.
Страницы: 148
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659441509

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A Monograph On Indus Mahseer Tor Macrolepis (Heckle, 1838)A Monograph On Indus Mahseer Tor Macrolepis (Heckle, 1838)

Автор: Khalid Pervaiz

Indus Mahseer is considered as important and beautiful game fish in South Asian countries. This is a distinct fish species which is present in the Indus basin river system. This book is based on research work carried out for more than one decade from 2000 to 2011 by the author while posting as District Fisheries Officer at Attock during 2000-2004 and later as PhD research scholar.In the monograph,morphological, Digestive, Reproductive and Developmental accounts of Indus Mahseer have been elaborated. Important aspects of applied fisheries i.e., reproduction, incubation and fry rearing in controlled conditions have been explained.Distinctive reproductive behaviors exhibited during natural matting have been discussed.Brief account of various historical and religious surveyed sites has been presented which are serving as natural game sanctuaries. Management and protection through various measures has been elaborated. This monograph on Indus Mahseer will contribute towards much needed...

Цена: 5598 руб.
Страницы: 164
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659380365

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A Monograph on Kokum (Garcinia indica Choisy)A Monograph on Kokum (Garcinia indica Choisy)

Автор: Parag Haldankar,Yogesh Parulekar and Pradip Haldavanekar

Kokum (Garcinia indica choisy) is a unique under exploited tree spice of humid tropics of Western Ghat of India. The fruit is of commercial importance poses enormous medicinal and processing properties. It is cardiotonic, anthelmetic useful against piles and dysentery. The Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) present in the fruit fights cholesterol and curbs lypogenesis which helps for weight loss. The rind is processed for preparation of syrup, amsul, agal, Kokum powder etc. The seeds yield fat which remains solid at room temperature and considered nutrative demulcent, astringent and enmollient, suitable for pharmaceuticals. In the present book, the valuable information on various aspects like uses, morphophysiology, propagation, genetic improvement, production technology, post harvest handling; value addition and marketing of kokum have been incorporated. This book will be beneficial to academicians, researchers and students in the field of horticulture and allied fields. It will be a useful...

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 64
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659120848

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A Monograph on role of Women in Home-gardeningA Monograph on role of Women in Home-gardening

Автор: Jayasree Sreedharan

Home-gardens are increasingly recognized as ecosystems for in situ conservation of agro-biodiversity in Kerala. Women’s work saves biodiversity, as they play primary roles as land and resource managers. Women currently account for 60 to 80 percent of all food production in developing countries. This monograph seeks to explore the participation of women in home-garden management activities, to study the agro biodiversity among the selected home gardens of Kannara, Kerala, India and their classification according to functional use. Twenty one percentage of tree species were classified under trees which yield fruits and nuts, 18% were ornamental plants, 14% under timber and wood, 10% vegetable yielding, 7% as spice yielding, 9% medicinal , 9 % religious important, 7% of multipurpose trees and 5% as staple food. This monograph will be beneficial to academicians, researchers and students in the field of horticulture and those who love biodiversity. It will be a path finder for those who...

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 64
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659155086

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A new approach to Low-Carbon Ecotourism DevelopmentA new approach to Low-Carbon Ecotourism Development

Автор: Hosen Mohammad Arshadul Alam

This book provides a practical tool to indicate ecotourism sustainability at local and national scale. A new approach (MAVN) has been proposed based on maximum number of visitors that can be allowed per year to visit an ecotourism providing forest. This approach is applicable to both production and protection forests. If adopted, the approach can play a complementary role towards sustainable forest management. The approach can also be useful to curb GHG’s emission (mitigation) and to limit visitors to a sustainable level (adaptation).

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 60
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659153020

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A Novel Technique In Crop Maturity PredictionA Novel Technique In Crop Maturity Prediction

Автор: Muhammad Hudzari Haji Razali,Wan Ishak Wan Ismail and Syazili Roslan

Harvesting of the primary crop in Malaysia namely oil palm fresh fruit bunches (FFB) at correct stage of ripening is important in maximizing crop yield. Digital value of image known as Hue was used to measure the oil palm fruit colour skin in actual plantation condition. Using Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) method, the Hue was found the best digital value for determine the color surface of FFB among another digital value component of Red, Green and Blue. The relationship of the oil content for Mesocarp oil palm fruits with the digital value of Hue was analysed. The procedure starts from image capturing of the FFB during unripe (black color surface until overripe stage (orange color surface).The variety of oil palm is Tenera: Elaeis Guineensis. The formulated predicted equation was Y = -0.0116X2 + 5.2376X – 514.88 (R2 = 0.884) with Y as the Mesocarp oil content and X as the Hue optical property. High correlation of Hue digital value was found between the developed systems using the...

Цена: 6814 руб.
Страницы: 240
Год: 2011
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783847315513

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A Practical Manaual of Weed ManagementA Practical Manaual of Weed Management

Автор: Purshotam Singh and Kanwal Nain Singh

This manuscript will act a guideline for planning a research work and also will be a guide for identifying problem and adoption of management practices for controlling weeds. This manuscript will also be help full to field functionaries for identifying and guiding the farmers for adopting and implementing weed control measures.This will also help in guiding students to carry out their research with respect to identifying problem, choosing a crop specific herbicide and method and time of application of the herbicides. It is also useful for selecting a right herbicide for a specific weed. This MS also contains information regarding selection of selective and non selective herbicides. This MS contains information which is related to herbicide use and weed control.

Цена: 6814 руб.
Страницы: 284
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659293399

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A Pro-Health Food Selection Model for Bulawayo High-density suburbsA Pro-Health Food Selection Model for Bulawayo High-density suburbs

Автор: Sophonie Ndahayo and Monique Mukanyandwi-Ndahayo

The purpose of this study was to develop a food selection model for gatekeepers of Bulawayo High-density Suburbs in Zimbabwe, which constituted the population. Two models were found based on findings of this research, which were not health-oriented. There was a significant relationship between gatekeepers’ food selection and education, income, family size, and culture: ? values = 0.006; 0.025; 0.028; 0.001 respectively. Hypotheses one to four were rejected at ? = 0.05 and a pro-health food selection model was developed.

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 104
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659471353

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A Public Health Nutritional Assessment of Elderly in IslamabadA Public Health Nutritional Assessment of Elderly in Islamabad

Автор: Abdul Momin Rizwan Ahmad and Katrina Aminah Ronis

Elderly are the most vulnerable group of population in the community in terms of their health as well as the nutritional status. The nutritional assessment of elderly is a huge challenge since there are numerous associated factors, which are not simple to define. The present work is an effort to improve the nutritional status of the elderly in Islamabad through the assessment of nutritional status of the elderly in Islamabad with a further objective to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of elderly in Islamabad regarding their nutritional status. This work emphasizes the need for more research in the area of gerontology and nutrition so that the nutritional and health status of the elderly in Islamabad can be improved. There is also a dire need to amend the national and provincial health policies so that the components of health and nutrition related to the elderly may be added in these policies. Nutritional education needs to be imparted to the elderly, regarding the...

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 88
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783847345862

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A Screening and Identification Study on GM Tomatoes and Tomato SeedsA Screening and Identification Study on GM Tomatoes and Tomato Seeds

Автор: Esra Uckun Kiran

Modern biotechnological techniques have rapidly expanded the horizons of plant breeding and crop improvement. By the time GM crops began to find more place in supermarket shelves as food, detection and labelling of these crops gain much more importance. A number of GMOs have been approved for human consumption but concerns over safety persist in the public. Morever, depending on the region of the world, people often have different attitudes to food. Genetically modified foods can evoke a negative response among consumers, especially in the absence of good communication on risk assessment efforts and cost/benefit evaluations. In order to improve a positive impact on consumers, it is necessary to give true and satisfactory information. Regulations on GM foods and labelling are inevitable to provide confidence among consumers. Morever, labelling of genetically modified crops may provide an opportunity to the consumers whether they prefer to buy a GM food or not. This study was...

Цена: 5089 руб.
Страницы: 160
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783848406234

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A Socio-economic Perspective on American ObesityA Socio-economic Perspective on American Obesity

Автор: Celestina Brunetti

Research indicates that obesity is linked to socio-economic factors and genetics. Both have an impact on whether a person is or becomes obese. The paper focuses on the impact of the change in food supply along with socio-economic factors, specifically access, time, and cost, and how these factors have affected the American obesity epidemic. This was assessed in part through a case study of the Smith Hill area of Providence, Rhode Island, a food desert that is comprised mainly of Americans near the poverty line, and the Wellspring La Jolla camp—a camp for overweight children from upper-middle class families. The study of this food desert is juxtaposed to a community of greater affluence. The availability of resources for both food and physical activity are considered. The poor rely on federally implemented physical activity programs to lose weight whereas the affluent are able to invest in a wellness program to lose weight. The obesity epidemic is examined, as it affects both the poor...

Цена: 3178 руб.
Страницы: 56
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659552960

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A Study of Selected Sensory and Chemical QualityA Study of Selected Sensory and Chemical Quality

Автор: Yousef Tawalbeh,Ali Al-Saed and Khalid Al-Ismail

This study give a full explanation about the sensory and chemical characteristics of olive oil. Olive oil designation according to chemical and sensory attributes, Influence of olive varieties and olive harvesting stages on the acidity, peroxide value, OD232, OD270, total phenols, fatty acid composition, un saponifiable constituents are explained in this study, Furthermore, this study describe the correlation between sensory and chemical properties of olive oil obtained from different types of olive varieties. additionally, this study focus on the effect of effect of harvesting stages and varieties of olive oil on the classification of virgin olive oil according to standards of international olive council. This study describe the effect of olives obtaining conditions on the positive and negative sensory attributes of virgin olive oil.

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 108
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783846515716

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A study on biology and population dynamics of Saurida tumbilA study on biology and population dynamics of Saurida tumbil

Автор: Santosh Metar

Lizard fishes belonging to the family Synodontidae are widely distributed in tropical and sub-tropical seas of the world. Saurida tumbil is the dominant among other lizard fishes and occupy significant position in marine landings of India. This book deals detailed information of morphometrics, food and feeding, reproductive biology, fishery and population dynamics of the species. From the this study,th eestimated exploitation ratio shows no scope of increase in E as it is more than the optimum level. Length structured Virtual Population Analysis shows that the middle length group fishes are fully exploited in the commercial catch rather than smaller or larger length group. Thompson and Bell long term prediction analysis indicates decline in the catches of S. tumbil and there is need to reduce efforts by 40% of the present level. This handy and effective reference guide and textbook is a valuable addition to the library of fisheries institutes, managers, consultants and researchers.

Цена: 5089 руб.
Страницы: 144
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783847344834

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A Study on Cocoa Farmers’ Productivity in Cross River State, NigeriaA Study on Cocoa Farmers’ Productivity in Cross River State, Nigeria

Автор: Temitope Fatunmbi

Specifically, this study revealed the actual size of cocoa farms, estimated the farm level profitability of the cocoa farmers and determined the productivity of cocoa farmers in Cross River State. The total number of farms covered for the purpose of measuring farm sizes with a Global Positioning System (GPS) and tree counting through the laying of transects was 72 because some of the farmers have more than one cocoa farm.The study revealed that 68.09% of the cocoa farms were technically efficient. The mean cocoa output per hectare was 588.60kg and average farm size estimated through the use of GPS was 2.98 ha.An average cocoa farmer in the study area has a net income of N314, 477.91. The study further revealed the efficient and non efficient cocoa farms in the State.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 108
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783838387772

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A study on composting potential of fruit and vegetable wastesA study on composting potential of fruit and vegetable wastes

Автор: Eshetu Bekele Wondemagegnehu and Seyum Leta

Organic solid wastes (d) constitute the predominant component in the waste stream by volume in the municipality of developing countries. They are the main source of decay, odor, leachate and a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions when collected, transported and landfilled. As a result, countries have been incorporating alternative forms of waste management strategies such as energy recovery, incineration, and composting to overcome the above mentioned problem. Among these waste management strategies, studies show that efficient composting system is more suitable in the treatment of large quantity of wet organic matter. And, aimed to increasing soil organic matter (SOM) content in low-fertility soils and increasing potential of soil to sequester carbon primarily as it influence the composition and dynamics of carbon mineralization of amended soil. In this research work, the author has been evaluated the change in physicochemical properties of fruit and vegetable waste...

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 96
Год: 2011
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783847326601

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A Study on District–wise Agricultural Development in West BengalA Study on District–wise Agricultural Development in West Bengal

Автор: Jayanta Dutta and A. Mitra

This study aimed at viewing regional disparity within the state of West Bengal, India, over a long span. The study attempted to examine the pattern of relative changes in agricultural development across districts between two sub–periods. ‘Agricultural Development Index’ has been constructed in different methods. Ranking Method and Weighted Composite Indexing Method have been used to construct the index besides Principal Component Analysis. The study tries to locate the prime factors associated with the level of agricultural development. Conceiving the multidimensional agricultural development space, we have limited our measurements on development as well as disparity to twenty important indicators. Suggestions on some policy measures for minimizing regional disparity in West Bengal have been advocated in the study.

Цена: 4821 руб.
Страницы: 140
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659433078

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A study on preference analysis of fruits and vegetable marketingA study on preference analysis of fruits and vegetable marketing

Автор: Netravathi G

Fruits and vegetables being perishable commodities require special kind of marketing. They need to be harvested at right time and made available to consumer immediately in order to prevent spoilage loss. Based on this background, the following four marketing organizations were considered for the study Co-operative marketing systems (HOPCOMS), retailers marketing systems (Subiksha and My Greens) and direct marketing systems (Rythu Bazaar). The study was conducted in selected villages of Bangalore rural and urban districts of Karnataka state. A sample of 40 farmer producers and 40 consumers were randomly selected and they were personally interviewed with the help of schedule developed for the study. Among the selected four marketing organizations the farmers preferred Subiksha with the highest score of 138 and it stands first, followed by HOPCOMS (123), Rythu Bazaar (93), and My Greens (69) which stands second, third and fourth rank, respectively. Majority of the consumers preferred...

Цена: 4821 руб.
Страницы: 128
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659417221

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A study on Rice storage in Cauvery Delta in IndiaA study on Rice storage in Cauvery Delta in India

Автор: Anandan Pouchepparadjou and Sendhil Ramadoss

Most of agricultural research and extension efforts are focused on increasing crop and livestock production in order to improve farm incomes and food availability. However initial gains from improved production are negated by losses that occur during or after harvest, worldwide post losses of agricultural produce are estimated at 30%. Improving post harvest management may require inputs not only technical, but also economical and organizational.Farmers' objective, farming systems,level of farmers organization,level of access to information,markets and credit play crucial part in success of any attempt to improve post harvest management.Storage of food grains is inevitable both at times of deficit and surplus production. Since storage loss contributes a major share in post-production loss an attempt was made to study the rice storage in Cauvery delta in India with objectives of estimating marketable surplus at farm level, quantifying post-harvest losses, studying conventional storage...

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 96
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659447532

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A Systematic Approach to Health and Safety in AgricultureA Systematic Approach to Health and Safety in Agriculture

Автор: Toyin Olowogbon

This book is a quota panacea for attaining global food security; with seasoned topics on health and safety from a broad base agricultural perspective. The book addresses concerns that could emanate from global revolution of agriculture from a ‘hoe and machete’ operation to a science of mechanization. It has 13 chapters with deep insight on topics such as agro hazards, its classification and control, developing holistic farm waste management plan, control and management of agricultural noise, working in agro confined space, environmental economics and agro resource use efficiency, use of personal protective equipment in agriculture, working with agrochemicals, developing a farm fire safety plan, farm safety policy, farm safety reporting system and record keeping etc. Thus, this book is a necessary asset for farmers, farm and ranch managers, students, policy makers and other stakeholders of agriculture.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 120
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659334849

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A teaching package on Dairy cattle production and managementA teaching package on Dairy cattle production and management

Автор: Alganesh Tola Gemechu

Dairy cattle production and management course is designed to enable undergraduate Animal sciences or dairy science students to be equipped with enough skills and knowledge to be future professionals in the discipline. At the end of the day a student who took the course aught to be independent and confident to teach the course at different levels, run a dairy enterprise or can be a successful dairy farm manager. Hence, this teaching package is prepared and designed on this thinking

Цена: 5089 руб.
Страницы: 152
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659289842

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A Technique of Zone Delineation Using Apparent Electrical ConductivityA Technique of Zone Delineation Using Apparent Electrical Conductivity

Автор: Aimrun Wayayok and Mohd Amin Mohd Soom

Spatial variability and temporal variability of soil chemical and physical properties within a field is unavoidable. Meanwhile, laboratory soil test is usually time consuming and laborious. To satisfy the concept of precision farming, rapid and intensive soil sampling is necessary for describing the uncertainty within a field. Apparent or bulk soil electrical conductivity (ECa) technique for describing soil spatial variability is widely used. ECa includes soil salinity and soil texture. Soil texture has high correlation with soil cation exchange capacity (CEC) hence, soil nutrient contents.The study showed that most of the soil properties and ECa changed from one season to other seasons, except total N. Many soil properties had the same mean values for seasons 1 and 3 such as K, moisture content, silt and coarse sand. Spatial variability of shallow and deep ECa had the same pattern for different seasons even though the mean values were different. Deep ECa showed the pattern of former...

Цена: 6814 руб.
Страницы: 320
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783846585047

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A text book of terminology in AgricultureA text book of terminology in Agriculture

Автор: Shahjahan Seraj

This book is mainly intended for the terminology courses of graduate students in the field of Agriculture, mainly covering Agriculture, Agronomy, Soil Science, Plant Pathology,Entomology, Botany, Horticultural Science, Forestry, Biotecnology, Genetics and PlantBreeding. It is clear that young students are suffering from cultural shocks to shift from their environment. Semester system of education of B.Sc.(Ag.) students are quite dynamic for which the students are to be helped for changeover. I can identify their difficulties for comprehension of language,non availability of textbooks for their semester system. This book has been prepared with a specific purpose of importing complete comprehensive information about terminology in Agriculture and I hope that the students and readers will find this with much utility. I thank all the authors / publishers from which references are collected on various aspects of Agriculture. I are sure that this book will serve as valuable text cum...

Цена: 6891 руб.
Страницы: 352
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659519499

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A Text Book on Heterosis and Combining Ability Studies in OkraA Text Book on Heterosis and Combining Ability Studies in Okra

Автор: Gopal Narkhede

A Text Book on Heterosis and Combining Ability Studies in Okra describes Heterosis over better parent and over standard checks. Heterosis is superiority of hybrids over both of the parents. Combining ability is describes as general and specific combining ability. Along with Heterosis and Combining ability, Correlation and Path analysis also calculated. Okra is often cross pollinated crop showed highly heterotic combinations.

Цена: 4821 руб.
Страницы: 132
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659628177

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A Training ModuleA Training Module

Автор: Moses Tenywa and George Kimoone

A Training Module on Potato Production and Management has been produced by the Open and Distance Learning Network (ODLN) team from Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK) with support from Commonwealth of Learning and and innumerable network of partners. It was produced to respond to a number of challenges faced by Lifelong Learning potato farmers in south western Uganda but could be used for the same purpose in other areas. MUARIK and her partners identified the training gaps in the areas covered in this manual, during the long interactions with farmers ever since the L3F project started in Uganda. Since then, deliberate efforts have been made to address such challenges and the production of this Manual is one of the strategies.

Цена: 4337 руб.
Страницы: 60
Год: 2011
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783844317381

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A useful tactic of banana virus eradication from infected plantA useful tactic of banana virus eradication from infected plant

Автор: Md. Humayun Kabir Shiragi and Md. Abdullahil Baque

The standardization of meristem culture for banana virus eradication from infected plant (Amritasagar and Sabri) is now an efficient practice for rapid clonal propagation. Generally, four experiments were conducted for shoot proliferation & virus free plantlet regeneration confirmed by ELISA test could play an important role. Several factors like explants, media composition, environment, ELISA test, PGR,s concentrations & combinations were included that. Usually, cytokinin helps in shoot proliferation & auxins on in vitro root formation. However,cytokinin & auxins requirement depends on variety & culture conditions. Moreover,an exponential shoot number increment & very short(2-6weeks)shoot proliferation cycle can be continued irrespective of the season. But conventionally, no uniform & no virus free 5-10 suckers can be obtained per plant annually. As regards yield performance,tissue cultured plants have been reported to produce 39%higher yield than sword suckers. Finally, virus...

Цена: 5089 руб.
Страницы: 156
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659200410

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Abandoned Oases in EgyptAbandoned Oases in Egypt

Автор: Ahmed Saleh

Egypt is about one million square kilometers, with its cultivated lands being concentrated around the river Nile valley occupying about 4% of the whole area while the desert land occupying the rest of Egypt. The excessive population growth and the lack of food security were the guide to expand and extend horizontally the cultivated lands. The desert lands in Egypt have many cultivable lands for agricultural horizontal expansion. The abandoned oases are of four oases namely Sitra, El Nuweimisa, El Bahrien, and El Arag. They fall within the southern corner of the northern plateau of the Western Desert of Egypt and form the utmost borders of the south of the famous Qattara Depression. This book represents the integration between remote sensing and geographic information system in assessing and modeling the land and water resources of abandoned oases and defining the agricultural use priorities using spatial modeling in order to help the planners and the decision makers to organize the...

Цена: 6814 руб.
Страницы: 332
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659303739

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Abattoir Technology - An Practical ApproachAbattoir Technology - An Practical Approach

Автор: Murugaiyan Anna Anandh

Meat sector is receiving greater attention in recent years in India due to awareness of importance of meat and good export environment. The exciting meat processing and product processing system are not satisfactory. Traditional slaughter practices are followed without proper concern for the animals and poultry and slaughter and dressing operation carried out on the open ground. Carcasses are exposed to heavy contamination with dung and soil. Application of modern scientific methods for processing of meat in modern processing units would provide safety, value addition, and convenience and consumer satisfaction. Abattoir is a modern facility for humane slaughter and dressing of food animals. Dissemination of abattoir technologies is essential for production of wholesome meat and developing trained manpower in the meat sector.

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 88
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659511479

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Accessibility to Agricultural Credit by Grain Growers in KenyaAccessibility to Agricultural Credit by Grain Growers in Kenya

Автор: Kenneth Yegoh

Indeed credit is a very crucial factor in the development of any sector of the economy. With proper policies in place that guides how credit can be disbursed to deserving cases, then meaningful development can be realized. This book has identified the problems that impede entrepreneurs from accessing credit in Kenya from time to time. The book will benefit both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students studying Economics in Universities. Also the policy makers, Ministry of Agriculture, Farmers and banking industry fraternity will utilize this book in their daily endeavours.

Цена: 5089 руб.
Страницы: 148
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783848406135

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Accounting of Agricultural Holdings in the Vat SystemAccounting of Agricultural Holdings in the Vat System

Автор: Srdjan Lalic

The accounting of our rural households is becoming more and more prevalent and common. In the new system of registration of agricultural households, where the commercial ones have a completely different treatment, this question becomes even more popular. Mission and purpose of accounting of agricultural enterprises is to collect data on the state and behavior of all the elements of the agricultural business system, and that turns them into information. Business events accounted for enterprises engaged in agricultural activities is much more specific compared to classic industrial, service and other companies, which is partly the result of specific agricultural production in general, but also the character of the individual, primarily property position (balance sheet assets) in agricultural companies that require specific accounting treatment. The agricultural sector is a key sector in the economic development of many countries, particularly less developed countries and countries in...

Цена: 3178 руб.
Страницы: 56
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659517587

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Acidification of carrot juice by blending with different fruit juicesAcidification of carrot juice by blending with different fruit juices

Автор: Vijay Yadav Tokala

The carrot has been called the “poor man’s ginseng” as it contains more than 490 phyto-chemicals (plant or fruit derived chemical compounds). It is an excellent nutritive food as it is rich source of ?- and ?- Carotene.In the advent of advances made in food nutrition the demand for ? – carotene has been increasing steadily because of its possible role in the treatment of human diseases such as cancer, as it has property of free radical quencher and antioxidant.Preservation of carrot juice is difficult due to its low acidity which provide ideal environment for the growth of many spoilage and spore forming bacteria. Acidification of carrot juice could be achieved by either fermentation or adding citric acid. Alternatively, blending carrot juice with acidic fruit juice such as apple juice, aonla juice etc. could produce a blend with a lower pH that can act as a natural barrier against most microorganisms.No work has been done in standardisation of carrot – fruit juices (aonla,...

Цена: 3975 руб.
Страницы: 148
Год: 2014
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659593307

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Acremonium zeylanicum– an Entomopathogen on Sugarcane woolly aphidAcremonium zeylanicum– an Entomopathogen on Sugarcane woolly aphid

Автор: Naveenkumar. B. Patil and C. P. Mallapur

In India sugar industry is the second largest agro-based industry next only to textiles. Sugarcane yield is markedly influenced by soil fertility, climate, variety, moisture stress, weeds, insect pests and diseases. The estimated loss from insect pests account to nearly 20 per cent in cane yield. The recent havoc of previous decade Sugarcane Woolly Aphid (SWA), Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner has been a new addition to the key pests of sugarcane. Due to monoculture, availability of food round the year, soft cane and high sugar varieties and favourable climatic conditions some of the minor pests have attained the status of major pests. In sugarcane ecosystem, though synthetic insecticides are effective do not find place due to difficulty in spraying, operational hazards, improper coverage of crop canopy, high costs and destruction of natural enemies treasure. During 2005, natural incidence of new fungus was noticed on SWA and spread over an area of 100 acres and caused more than 90...

Цена: 4417 руб.
Страницы: 92
Год: 2013
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783659363757

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Actors in the realization of the right to adequate food in UgandaActors in the realization of the right to adequate food in Uganda

Автор: Peter Milton Rukundo,Joyce Kikafunda and Arne Oshaug

This book attempts to identify the roles of various state actors involved in the realization of the human right to adequate food in Uganda. The content is based on a study involving purposefully selected duty bearers and vulnerable rights holders drawn from 11 districts of Uganda: Kampala, Kayunga and Rakai in the central; Jinja, Katakwi and Soroti in the East; Gulu in the North; and Mbarara, Kasese, Bushenyi and Kisoro in the South-west. The study interacted with Internally Dispalced Persons in the north, districts affected with high levels of malnutrition and marginalised population groups in south-west, and populations affected by HIV/AIDS in the south. In Central Uganda, the study focused on relevant institutional structures and actors involved in national policy and legislation. The study established limited policy and institutional prioritization of the right to adequate food of vulnerable groups in Uganda. Legislation was less suppotive due to lack of awareness and...

Цена: 5865 руб.
Страницы: 188
Год: 2012
Производитель: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9783848481095

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