Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2008

Table of Contents


Environmental Risks Associated with Heavy Metal Contamination in Soil, Water and Plants in Urban and Periurban Agriculture
A. N. Ganeshamurthy, L. R. Varalakshmi, H. P. Sumangala 1-29

Research Article

Chromosome Studies and Karyotype Analysis of some Triploid Banana (Musa Species) Cultivars of AAA Genomic Group
A. Rekha, S. C. Hiremath 30-34
Genetic Variability in Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia L.)
Murlee Yadav, D. B. Singh, Rashmi Chaudhary, Devi Singh 35-38
Diagnostic Soil Nutrient Standards and Identification of Yield Limiting Nutrients in Onion (Allium cepa) Using DRIS
K. Anjaneyulu 39-42
Effect of N, P& K on Fruiting, Yield and Fruit Quality in Guava cv. Pant Prabhat
Pankaj Kumar, J. P. Tiwari, Raj Kumar 43-47
Effect of Post-Harvest Treatment on Storage Quality in 'Umran' Ber Fruit
S. K. Jawandha, J. S. Randhawa, P. P. S. Gill, Jagjit Singh 48-52
Effect of Post Harvest Treatment on Biochemical Composition and Organoleptic Quality in Kagzi Lime Fruit during Storage
A. Bisen, S. K. Pandey 53-56
Screening of Banana Hybrids for Resistance to Pratylenchus coffeae
P. S. Kavitha, T. N. Balamohan, K. Poornima, I. Van den Bergh, D. De Waele 57-61
Estimation of Anti-hepatic Viral Compounds in Phyllanthus amarus in vitro Cultures
R. Chitra, E. Vadivel, K. Rajamani 62-65

Short Communication

Development of Novel Character in Okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench]
M. Pitchaimuthu, O. P. Dutta, V. S. R. K. Krishna Prasad, K. R. M. Swamy 66-67
Effect of γ-Irradiation on Germination, Growth, Sensitivity and Survivability of Papaya cv. Kesar King
Murlee Yadav, M. S. Kushwah, D. B. Singh, R. K. Roshan, Nongallei Pebam 68-71
Effect of Organic Manures and Inorganic Fertilizers on Fruit Yield of Tomato
S. Narayan, N. Ahmed, R. Narayan, Shahnaz Mufti, Rakshanda Bhat 72-74
A Market Survey of Vegetables in Bangalore for Heavy Metal Contamination in Relation to Human Health
L. R. Varalakshmi, A. N. Ganeshamurthy 75-78
Resistance to Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and Tea Mosquito Bug, Helopeltis antonii (Sign.) in Certain Wild Psidium Species
P. Venkata Rami Reddy, C. Vasugi 79-81
Persistence and Dissipation of Triazophos in Bitter Gourd
R. Banerji, S. K. Sahoo, S. Jha, H. Banerjee 82-83
Augmented BIB Design-An Alternative Statistical Design in Germplasm Evaluation Trials
R. Venugopalan, K. R. M. Swamy, M. K. Chandraprakash 84-88