International Journal of Farm Sciences

International Journal of Farm Sciences is published quarterly by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Dr.Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan. It contains research, concept and review articles in the field of agriculture and allied areas.

The Journal has been rated 3.54 by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) effective 1 January 2014


Vol 6, No 3 (2016)

Table of Contents

Original Research Articles

Influence of biofertilizers on leaf nutrient status and flower quality of carnation cv Sunrise PDF
SUMAN BHATIA, YC GUPTA, SR DHIMAN 1-6
ITK-based approach for sustainable production of onion in Odisha PDF
BB SAHOO, S DAS, P TRIPATHY, DK DASH 7-11
Impact of frontline demonstrations on paddy variety MTU-1075 in tribal areas of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh PDF
V JYOTHI SWAROOPA, D MOUNICA, U PAVANI 12-16
Evaluation of mushroom farming among rural masses PDF
DIMPY RAINA, RAJDEEP KAUR, GURJANT SINGH AULAKH 17-22
Knowledge of ATMA farm school beneficiaries on integrated crop management (ICM) technologies in maize PDF
S KALAIVANI, S PALANISWAMY, R PREMAVATHI 23-27
Status of farmers’ wives in work participation and decision making: a case study of Cooch Behar district, West Bengal PDF
ANAMIKA GUHA, PK PAL, KK DAS 28-35
Developing a standardized motivational index to measure the incentive and disincentive factor in organic farming PDF
M PRIYADHARSHINI, J VENKATAPIRABU 36-41
Enhanced anaerobic degradation of Cumbu Napier hybrid grass through application of rumen microorganisms PDF
R SHREELAVANIYA, P VENKATACHALAM, NO GOPAL, P SUBRAMANIAN 42-48
Sensory characteristics and nutrient composition of Sev prepared by using seed powder of date fruit (Phoenix dactylifera) PDF
VINITA VINITA, DARSHAN PUNIA 49-54
Vertical distribution of available plant nutrients in soils of Central Research Station, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha PDF
SOWMYA POGULA, S SAREN, TRUPTIMAYEE NAHAK 55-63
Effect of different packaging treatments on some chemical constituents of Anardana PDF
ANSHU SHARMA, NS THAKUR 64-69
Chemical profiling assisted quality assessment of podophyllotoxin from Podophyllum hexandrum by LC-APCI-3Q-MS/MS PDF
DK SHARMA, ANIL KUMAR, JITENDER KUMAR 70-76
A study on farmers’ knowledge, perception and intensity of approved pesticide use practices/patterns in tomato and cabbage in Himachal Pradesh PDF
GAGANDEEP SINGH, JATIENDER KUMAR DUBEY, SURENDER KUMAR PATYAL 77-83
Effect of different biofertilizers and nitrogen levels on yield and yield attributes of maize (Zea mays L) PDF
RAJIV PARIHAR, OP PRAJAPAT, PARKASH KUMAR 84-87
Effect of GA3 and its combination with urea phosphate and BA on storage changes in grape cv Thompson Seedless PDF
T KRANTHI KUMAR, MK SHARMA 88-94
Effect of conjoint use of indigenous PGPR and chemical fertilizers on soil health and yield of capsicum PDF
S GUPTA, R KAUSHAL, RS SPEHIA, G SOOD 95-100
Adoption of gram production technology by the farmers in Diara land of Bihar PDF
NEERAJ KUMAR 101-104
Determination of pollen viability of wild pomegranate accessions in the mid-hill zone of Himachal Pradesh PDF
GOPA MISHRA, GIRISH SHARMA, SUKUMAR TARIA, SUMAN LATA, DEEPIKA NEGI NEGI 105-110
Standardization of protocol for shoot multiplication of jasmine (Jasminum sambac (L) Aiton) PDF
M BISWAL, SK PALAI, P MISHRA, S CHHURIA, P SAHU 111-118
Groundwater quality and its suitability for irrigation in Matar Tehsil of Kheda district, Gujarat PDF
BHUPENDER SINGH, PK SHARMA, AB PARMAR, MK CHOUDHARY 119-123
Effect of bioregulators on canopy photosynthesis, stomatal conductance and seed yield of chickpea, Cicer arietinum L under late sown high temperature stress condition PDF
SUKUMAR TARIA, PRAMOD KUMAR, GOPA MISHRA 124-131
Natural regeneration status of Terminalia chebula Retz in Himachal Pradesh PDF
DUSHYANT SHARMA, SANJEEV THAKUR 132-136
Flower regulation in standard chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflora Tzvelev) by staggered planting PDF
MEENAKSHI BASOLI, SR DHIMAN, YC GUPTA, RK GUPTA 137-145
Biology of castor hairy caterpillar (Euproctis lunata Walker) on castor in Haryana conditions PDF
ROBIN KAMBOJ, RAM KARAN GAUR, YOGESH KUMAR 146-154
Economic feasibility of applying foliar nutrition in guava (Psidium guajava L) cv Sardar L-49 PDF
MAHESH G BHOYAR, MV RAMDEVPUTRA, VB SHINDE 155-158
Traditional knowledge systems and conservation practices in tribal society of western Himalayas: a case study of district Kinnaur of Himachal Pradesh PDF
CHAMAN LAL, RS PRASHER 159-171
Soil enzyme activity of an intensively grown rice field as influenced by long term fertilization and manuring under subtropical climatic conditions PDF
P MAJHI, S MONDAL, KK ROUT, M MANDAL, M SINGH, N SASMAL 172-179
Characterization of drudgery of women in dairy production system PDF
GEETA CHITAGUBBI, ENUKA SALUNKE, ASHWINI MORAB, SHREEDEVI MUGALKHOD 180-192
A study on the risk perceived by farmers of Punjab PDF
LOPAMUDRA MOHAPATRA, RK DHALIWAL, HS DHALIWAL 193-199
Gender roles in agriculture among small farming families PDF
SHOBHA NAGNUR, VEENA CHANDAVARI, REKHA RAYANAGOUDAR, VIJAYALAXMI PAWAR 200-205
Consumers’ awareness and opinion regarding organic food products in south Gujarat PDF
SWATI SHARMA, RUCHIRA SHUKLA, ALPESH LEUA, GAUTAM PARMAR, BHAVESH CHAUDHARI 206-215
Evaluation of Rabi onion (Allium cepa L) genotypes under Western Table Land Zone of Odisha PDF
P TRIPATHY, BB SAHOO, DK DASH 216-222
Effect of integrated nutrient management on quality and economics of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench) PDF
SURESH CHAND YADAV, GANPAT LAL YADAV, GARIMA GUPTA, VM PRASAD, MAHENDRA BAIRWA 233-237
Impact of trainings on the knowledge of rural women about preparation of some household products PDF
ROOPA T MALABASARI, UMA S HIREMATH, SAROJANI KARAKANNAVAR 238-245
Constraints in adoption of vegetable production technologies by the farmers of district Patiala, Punjab PDF
RACHNA SINGLA, JASWINDER SINGH 246-253
In vitro evaluation of botanicals and bioagents against Phaeoisariopsis griseola (Sacc) Ferraris causing angular leaf spot of French bean PDF
ADIKSHITA ADIKSHITA, SANDEEP KANSAL 254-260
Effect of environment on yield accumulation in wheat cultivars under Haryana conditions PDF
PREETI PREETI, ISHWAR SINGH PANWAR, RAJESH KUMAR ARYA, DIVYA PHOUGHT 261-265
Farmers’ perception on the relevance of training programmes on mushroom cultivation PDF
ANKITA THAKUR, DD SHARMA 266-270
Influence of demographic variables on mental health of elderly in Dharwad district, Karnataka PDF
ASHWINI MORAB, VS YADAV 271-276

Review and concept articles

Farmers’ suicides in Punjab and extension strategies PDF
KAMALPREET KAUR, PRABHJOT KAUR 223-232