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1. Diversity and abundance of rodents in the semi-arid landscape of sriska Shilpi Gupta, krishnendu Mondal, K. Sankar and Qamar Qureshi

Rodents, density, semi-arid landscape, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Web trapping design

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2. Revisiting  drought Prone districts in India B M K Raju, B Venkateswarlu, C A Rama Rao, K V Rao view
3. Remote sensing and GIS based soil resources appraisal D.C. Joshi

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4. Tillage startigies for improving productivity and soil health in semi-arid tropics O.P. Pareek, M.L. Jat, S.K. Dhadhichand Punam Mhetre

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5. Impact assessment of new pearl millet technology Gajja, B L Chand, K Singh, B, Mertia, R S Kumar, S Pearl millet, High-yielding varieties, Technology, Decomposition analysis, Hybrid, Rajasthan view

6. Use of high RSC water for sustainable crop production….. Yogesh Sharma, A.k Singh,

N.K. Pareek, B.L. Verma

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7. Influence of bio ecological factors on population dynamics of native biocontrol agent VIJETA SINGH, RITU MAWAR and SATISH LODHA*

Cumin; Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cumini; soil temperature; soil moisture

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8. Biodrainage for Restoration of Canal Command Waterlogged Area in Indian Desert

N. Bala , G. Singh , N. K. Bohra , N. K. Limba , S. R. Baloch

Biodrainage, Biomass, Eucalyptus Rudis, Transpiration,Waterlogging view

9. Arid ecosystem : Future option for carbon sinks using microbial community itelligence

Agarwal, Leena; Qureshi, Asifa; Kalia, Vipin Chandra; Kapley, Atya; Purohit, Hemant J.; Singh, R. N.

Arid Ecosystem, biological soil crust, curbon sequestration, metagenome, microbial intelligence

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10. Rainfall and drought characteristics for crop planning in Palamau region of Jharkhand

P Kumari, RK Ojha, A.Wadood,

R Kumar -

 

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11. EFFECT OF SOWING DATE AND NITROGEN ON THE PRODUCTIVITY, ENERGY RELATIONSHIPS AND ECONOMICS OF SEWAN (LASIURUS SINDICUS) GRASS IN HOT ARID ECOSYSTEM OF RAJASTHAN

K.C. SHARMA

Sowing date, nitrogen, productivity, forage yield, protein, sewan grass

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12. Appraisal of land use and agriculture in erstwhile marwar state of rajputana

Balak Ram and J. S. Chauhan

 

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13. Evalutaion of large scale subsurface drainage system in the Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojana command area, Rajasthan, India

R.S. Shekhawat, Mukesh Kumar

 

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14. Role of Indian ocean temperatures on droughts over Andhra Pradesh

P. G. GORE and S. M. JAMADAR

Drought, SST over Bay of Bengal, Andhra Pradesh

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15. Response of fluoride stress on plasma membrane H+-ATPase and vacuolar H+- ATPase activity in semi-arid plants

Mamta Baunthiyal, Vinay Sharma Acacia tortilis Cassia fistula Fluoride Hyperaccumulator Prosopis juliflora Plasma membrane-H+-ATPase Vacuolar-H+-ATPase

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16. Strategies for Drought Management in rain deficit conditions

S. K. Tyagi, Ravender Singh, Rakeshwar Verma view

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Characterization of bael (Aegle marmelos) varieties under rainfed hot semi-arid environment of western India

AK Singh, S Singh, RS Singh, HK Joshi view
18. Effect of resource conserving technologies on productivity and profitability of rainfed food- fodder cropping system under semi arid climate of India

A.k. Dixit, A.k. Rai and T. Kiran Kumar

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19. Decomposition and Nitrogen Release Dynamics of fruit tree leaf litters in Arid westeren Rajasthan

M.L. Soni, N.D. Yadava and S. Bhardwaj

Aegle marmelos, Citrus aurontifolia, Cordia myxa, litter decomposition, nitrogen view

20. Carbon sequestration in agroforestry and pasture systems in arid northwestren India

Shamsudheen Mangalassery, Devi Dayal , S. L. Meena and Bhagirath Ram Arid soils, carbon sequestration, grasses, Kachchh, silvipasture. view

21. Successful cultivation of Guinea grass in arid region of Rajasthan

S. S. Shekhawat

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22. GCM- Derived Future Climate of Arid Westren India and Implications for Land Degradation

Amal Kar

GCM, A2 scenario, rainfall, aridity, wind erosivity, dust load, degradation, arid west, Megathar, sub-zones

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23. Crop Water Demand under Climate Change Scenarios for Westren Rajasthan

R.K. Goyal, Anurag Saxena, P.C. Moharana and C.B. Pandey.

Evapotranspiration, Water resources, global warming, climate change

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24. Productivity of Different Fodder of Crops Sequences Grown in Association of Ber (Ziziphus Mauritiana Lamk.) Plantation Under Agri-Horticulture System in Hot Arid Region of Western

India

 

K.C. Sharma

Agri-Horticulture, ber, fodder crops sequences, fodder yield, economics

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25. India's Efforts towards Land Degradation and Desertification

Pratap Narain

Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD), sustainable land management (SLM), ecosystem management.

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26. Strategies for Managing Livestock under Environmental Stresses in Drylands of India

A.K. Misra,

 A.S. Sirohi, and B.K. Mathur

Drylands, Environmental/heat stress, livestock, management strategies

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27. Extension Management in Drylands under Climate Change Scenarios

Y.V. Singh and R.N. Kumawat

Dryland, extension, climate, management.

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28. Groundut Yields as Influenced by Heat Unit Efficiency, Levels of Fertility and Varieties under Different Growing Environment in Hyper Arid Zone of Rajasthan

R.S. Meena and R.S. Yadav

Dates of sowing, Fertility levels, Heat unit, varieties, Yield.

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29. Performance of winter Crops in Jatropha Curcas Based Intercropping System in Semi-Arid Region of Haryana

M.K. Singh

Winter crops, intercropping, growth, yield, allelopathic effects

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30. Development and Diffusion of Dryland Cereals in Semi-Arid Troics of India – Role of Partnerships

D. Kumara Charyulu, N.P. Singh, D. Moses Shyam and Cynthia Bantilan

Improved cultivars, Crop Improvement, adoptions, pearl millet, sorghum, partnerships, dryland cereals, semi- arid tropics

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31. Effect of Sulphur and Iron Fertilization on Yield Attribute, Yield and Net Returns of Moongbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczeck] in Arid Western Rajasthan

>K.K. Meena and R.S. Meena

 

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32. Economic Analysis of Front line Demonstrations of Cumin:  A case in Arid Zone of Rajasthan

M.K. Choudhary, Dheeraj Singh, M.L. Meena and P.K. Tomar

Technology, impact, FLD, cost benefit ratio, cumin

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33. Adoption of Improved Technologies of Kharif Crops in Arid Zone

Bhagwan Singh

Adoption, improved technology, kharif crops

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34. Remote Sensing for Identification and Characterization of Zibar Sand Dunes in Sandy Alluvial Plains within Thar Desert, India

Suparn Pathak, Manoj Joseph and J.R. Sharma

Zibar, spectral reflectance, AWiFS, LISS-IV, Hyperion, RADARSET-2, Spectral Angle Mapper, Grain Size Index.

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35. CAZRI Gum Inducer for Gum Porduction from Acacia Senegal: Potential and SWOT Analysis

P. Ratha Krishnan, J.C. Tewari and T.K. Bhati

Acacia Senegal, gum inducer, participatory, SWOT analysis, technology

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36. Developing Pearl Millet Seed Parents Adapted to Arid Regions of North-Western India

V.K. Manga and Arun Kumar

Pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum, ms lines, arid region.

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37. Micro-nutrient management for soil fertility, nutrients uptake and productivity of greengram (vigna radiata) and finger millet (Eleusine coracana) under semi- arid Alfisols

M.A. Shankar, G.R. Maruthi Sankar, M.N. Thimmegowda and M.K. Nagamani

Finger millet, greengram, Micro-nutrients, Productivity, Plant uptake, Relative efficiency index, Soil fertility

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38. Assessing Impact of Climatic Variability on Crop Yields in Rajasthan

Shalander Kumar and Khem Chand

Weather sensitivity, climatic variability, dryland crops, climate impact.

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39. Productivity and Growth Indices of Intercrops in Agri-Horti-Silvi System in Arid Rajasthan

N.D. Yadava, M.L. Soni, N.S. Nathawat and Birbal

Agri-Horti-Silvi System, arid, clusterbean, mungbean, productivity

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40. Characteristic Features of Rainfall and Meterological Droughts in Jhunjhunu District of Arid Rajasthan

A.S. Rao and Surendra Poonia

Rainfall Characteristics, meterological drought, jhunjhunu district

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41. Effect of blanching treatments and dehydration methods on rehydration quality of khejri (prosopis cineraria) pods

A. Nagaraja, P.L. Saroj, I.S. Singh and O.P. Awasthi

Blanching, Dehydration, Hedonic rating, Rehydration, Prosopis cineraria

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42. Fodder Strategy for Sustainable Animal Production in Arid Rajasthan

N.K. Sharma

Cultivated fodder crops, dual purpose crops, pasture grasses, trees and shrubs

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43. Fodder Beet – A Nutritive and High Yielding Fodder Crop Suitable for Salt Affected Soils of Arid Regions

S.P.S. Tanwar, Akath Singh, S.M. Deb, Vikas Khandelwal and B.S. Jodha

Fodder Beet, Productivity, phyto-amelioration, saline irrigation

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44. Assessment of in-situ Variability in Kair (Capparis decidua) Germplasm for Utilization in Genetic Improvement through ex-situ Conservation

H.R. Mahla and J.P. Singh

Capparis decidua, ex-situ conservation, diversity, germplasm, survival.

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45. Lizards of the Thar Desert - Resource partitioning and community composition

lshan Agalwal ,SUlt:mdra P Goyal . Oamar Oui eshi

Desert lizard cornmuruty: Visual encounter survey: Spatial overlap: Daily activity: lndi

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46. Understanding Tecomella undulata: an endangered pharmaceutically important timber species of hot arid regions

 

 

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47. Screening of PGPR from saline desert of Kutch: Growth promotion in Arachis hypogea by Bacillus hcbenitormis A2

Dweipayan Goswami, Pinakin Dhandhukia, Pranav PatelPatet. Janki N Thakker Plant growth, Promoting rhizobactiria (PGPR), Soil Salinity, Indole acetic acid (IAA), Phosphate Solubilization view

48. PERFORMANCE OF GUINEA GRASS VARIETIES IN SOUTHERN DRY ZONE OF KARNATAKA

V. S. SHASHIKANTH*, B. G SHEKARA, K. S. SOMASHEKHAR AND M. R. KRISHNAPPA

Performance, guinea grass, green forage yield, dry matter yield. crude protein yield

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49. Sustainability assessment of cotton based intercropping systems for productivity and profitability using different quantitative indices under semi-arid vertisols

G. RAVINDRA CHARY', CH. SRINIVASARA02, G.R. MARUTHI SANKAR" P.G. PATEL., R. N. SINGHS, M. MGANVIR6, M.B. NAGDEVE7, V.D. MOHOD", RAJBIR SINGH9, N. RANl'o AND SIDDARAM"

Competition indices, Cotton-based intercropping systems, Rainwater use efficiency, Sustainability Yield Index, Semi-arid Vertisols

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50. Direct seeding of Salsola vermiculata for rehabilitation of degraded arid and semi-arid rangelands

M. Louhaichi", K. Clifton and S. Hassan

Arid environment, Plant density, .Seed germination, Soil moisture, Transplanting seedlings, Water infiltration

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51. Production potential offodder crops sequences in association with ber (Zizyphus mauritiana Lamk.) under agri-horticulture system in hot arid ecosystem of western India

K. C. Sharma'

Agri-horticulture, Ber,Economics, Fodder crops sequences, Fodder yield

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52. Genetic diversity of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.)] germplasm for drought tolerance

K. Rajarajan* and K. Ganesamurthy'

Cluster analysis, Drought tolerance, Genetic diversity, Physiological traits, Stay-green, Sorghum bicolor

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53. Assesing the socio-economic impacts of climate change in arid ecosystem of india

Sujit Sarkar*, R. N. Padaria, K. Vijayaragavan, R. R. Burman, H. Pathak, P.Kumar and G. K. Jha

Adaptatian, Arid ecosystem, Climate change, Socio-economic impacts

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54. Tillage and irrigation management in chickpea (Cicer arietinum )-fodder sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) cropping system under semi-arid conditions of India

A.K. DIXIT" SUNIL KUMAR2, ARVIND K. RAP AND T. KIRAN KUMAR4

Chickpea, Fodder sorghum, Irrigation, Soil health, System productivity, Tillage

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55. Effect of Sulphur and Iron Fertilization on Yield Attribute, Yield and Net Returns of Mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczeck] in Arid Western Rajasthan

K.K. Meena and R. S. Meena

 

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56. Development and Diffusion of Dryland Cereals in Semi-Arid Tropics of India - Role of Partnerships!

D. Kumara Charyulu=, N.P. Singh", D. Moses Shyam" and Cynthia Bantilan"

improved cultivars, crop improvement, adoptions, pearl millet, sorghum, partnerships, dryland cereals, semi-arid tropics

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57. EFFECT OF ROW SPACINGS AND NITROGEN LEVELS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF SEWAN (LASIURUS SINDICUS) GRASS IN HOT ARID REGION OF WESTERN RAJASTHAN

K. C. SHARMA *

Row spacing, nitrogen, forage productivity, protein, sewan grass

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58. Influence of integrated nutrient management and biofertilizer on growth, yield and soil fertility of Blond psyllium (Plantago ovata) cultivation under semi-arid conditions

A. C. Shivran, I. Choudhary and M. M. Puniya

Blond psyllium, farm yard manure, vermicompost, biofertilizer, growth, yield, ner returns, soil fertility

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59. Projected Effect of Droughts on Supply, Demand and Prices of Crops in India

PRADUMAN KUMAR, P K JOSHI, PRAMOD AGGARWAL

 

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60. A rediscovered-new 'Qanat' system in the High Mountains of Sinai Peninsula, with Livantine reflections

Ahmed Shams

Foggara, Irrigation, Levent, Qanat, Sinai Peninsula

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61. Effect of coloured plastic mulches on earliness, water productivity and production economics of summer squash under high hills of north-west himalayas

VIJAY P. SINGH, P.K. SINGH, LALIT BHATI

Plastic mulch, production economics, summer squash, vegetative characters, water productivity

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62. Soil related constraints in crop production and their management options in North Westem Himalayas

SANJAYARORAl and R.D. GUPTA2

erosion, soil conservation, foothill region, kandi, watershed management

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63. Effect of agro-industrial by-products on browsing of Rosmarinus officinalis by goats

J.M. Mancilla-Leyton * , A. Martín Vicente

Donana Natural Park ~ Fire breaks Goats Rosmarinus officinalis Salt Whey

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64. Estimating groundwater resources in remote desert environments by coupling geographic information systems with groundwater modeling (Erg Chebbi, Morocco)

Manuel García-Rodríguez a, * , Loreto Anton a , Pedro Martinez-Santos

Dune aquifers Desert Erg systems Groundwater model Khettara Qanat

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65. From forest to shrubland: Structural responses to different fire histories in Prosopis flexuosa woodland from the Central Monte (Argentina)

Erica M. Cesca a, * , Pablo E. Villagra b , Juan A. Alvarez b

Central Monte Fire history Population structure Prosopis flexuosa Shrubland

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66. Impact of the desiccation of the Aral Sea on summertime surface air temperatures

Somnath Baidya Roy a, * , Maxwell Smith b , Lucinda Morris c , Nikolai Orlovsky d , Abdulkhodi Khalilov

Aral Sea Central Asia Lake desiccation Lakeeatmosphere interaction Land use/land cover change Regional climate change WRF

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67. Occurrence of Epichlo€e fungal endophytes in the sheep-preferred grass Hordeum comosum from Patagonia

L.J. Iannone a, b, * , J.G.N. Irisarri c , P.D. Mc Cargo a , L.I. Perez d , P.E. Gundel d

Native forage species Patagonia Epichloe€ Endophytes Phylogeny Incidence

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68. Patterns of species richness and conservation in the Caatinga along elevational gradients in a semiarid ecosystem

Fernanda Kelly Gomes da Silva a, * , Sergio de Faria Lopes  b , Luiz Carlos Serramo Lopez c , Jose Iranildo Miranda de Melo  b , Dilma Maria de Brito Melo Trovao~ b

Altitude Disturbance history Diversity Steppe savanna

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69. Restoring a desert ecosystem using soil salvage, revegetation, and irrigation

Scott R. Abella a, * , Lindsay P. Chiquoine b , Alice C. Newton c , Cheryl H. Vanier b

Fertile island Outplanting Recovery Restoration Topsoil

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70. Seasonality of net carbon exchanges of Mediterranean ecosystems across an altitudinal gradient

P. Serrano-Ortiz a, *, 1 , A. Were b , B.R. Reverter c , L. Villagarcía d , F. Domingo b , A.J. Dolman e , A.S. Kowalsk

Carbon fixation Eddy covariance Evapotranspiration Photosynthesis Mediterranean ecosystems Respiration

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71. Soil nitrogen cycling is resilient to invasive annuals following restoration of coastal sage scrub

Sara Jo M. Dickens* , Edith B. Allen

Exotic grass Nitrification Resistance Seeding

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72. Tree-ring based evidence of the multi-decadal climatic oscillation during the past 200 years in north-central China

Shuyuan Kang a, * , Achim Brauning € b , Hongyuan Ge c

Dendroclimatology Drought events Drought variability Multi-decadal North-central China Pacific decadal oscillation

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73. Turnover and reliability of flower communities in extreme environments: Insights from long-term phenology data sets

Karen W. Wright a, * , Kristin L. Vanderbilt a , David W. Inouye b, c , C. David Bertelsen d , Theresa M. Crimmins e

Flowering phenology Community ecology Pollinators Desert ecology Turnover rates

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74. Utility of a forage-productivity model for predicting herbivore abundance in the eastern Karroo, South Africa, varies among habitats

A. De Fortier a, b, * , M. Landman a , G.I.H. Kerley a

Carrying capacity Large stock unit (LSU) Model testing South Africa Stocking density Wildlife management

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75. Vegetation response to precipitation across the aridity gradient of the southwestern United states

Dagbegnon C. Sohoulande Djebou a, * , Vijay P. Singh a, b , Oliver W. Frauenfeld

Vegetation Precipitation Aridity Climate

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76. PERFORMANCE OF DICHROTACHYS NUTANS AND LEUCEANA LEUCOCEPHALA BASED AGROFORESTRY SYSTEM IN ARID RAJASTHAN

N.K. SHARMA

Agroforestry, Dichrotachys Nutans, Fodder leaves, Fuel wood, Leucaena leucocephala

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77. Performance of aonla based agri-horticulture land use system under integrated nutrient management in Bundelkhand region

H. BISWAS] and DEVNARAYAN2

Aonla, FYM, green gram, Indian mustard, NADEP, red soils, vermi - compost

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78. Evaluation of storage capacity of ponds and water quality analysis of tubewell and stream in small watershed

G.K. NIGAM, V.K. PANDEY, M.P. TRIPATHI AND JITENDRA SINHA

Pond, storage capacity, water quality, watershed, topography survey

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79. Effect of coloured plastic mulches on earliness, water productivity and production economics of summer squash under high hills of North-West Himalayas

VIJAY P. SINGH1 , P.K. SlNGH2 and LALlT BHATT3

Plastic mulch, production economics, Summer squash, vegetative characters, water productivity

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80. Soil related constraints in crop production and their management options in north western himalayas

SANJAY ARORA AND R.D. GUPTA

Erosion, soil conservation, foothill region, kandi, watershed management

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81. CAN PROSOPIS JULIFLORA (SWATZ) DC., WITHSTAND CLIMATIC ABERRATION IN SEMIARID REGIONS OF CENTRAL INDIA?- AN OBSERVATION FROM BUNDELKHAND

M.N. RAMESHA, P.P. ADHIKARY, V.K. DWIVEDI, P. RATHAKRISHNAN AND S.P. TIWARI

Climatic aberration, die-pack, prosopis juliflora

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82. Natural resource conservation and its effect on land use planning strategies in Turkey

G. ERPUU and SD. SAYGYN

Planning, arid and semi-arid climate, erosion, salinity, desertification, sustainable, topography, evaluate, assessments.

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83. Soil health and water quality problems by inorganic pollutants and their remedial measures

A.K JHA and KK SINGH

Inorganic chemical contaminants, health hazard, pollutants, amelioration of soil and water

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84. Monitoring ecosystem of North Tripura using K. and remote sensing techniques

S.N. DAS and D.E. SARKAR

Ecosystem, Land Use / Land Cover, [hum cultivation, Remote Sensing, NDVI

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85. GIS mapping of groundwater quality of Bahadurgarh block of Jhajjar district (Haryana)

SANJAY KUMAR, S.K. SHARMA, SATYAVAN, RAMPRAKASHI, RAJPAUL and RAMESH SHARMA

Bahadurgarh, Electrical Conductivity, Geographical Information System, groundwater, Residual Sodium Carbonates, Sodium Adsorption Ratio, salinity, alkalinity / sodicity

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86. Estimation of runoff of Western Himalayan watershed using Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

R.K. SRIVASTAVA, H.C SHARMA, J.P. SINGH, SUSHMITA and HEMANT DADHICH

Watershed, Ungauged, RS, GIS, Curve Number and runoff

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87. Effect of inorganic and organic sources of nutrients on the uptake of maize and its economics

KANCHAN PATHANIA and MODH. KALEEM

Inorganic and organic, nutrients, uptake, treatments, variety, manure.

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88. Hydrological design of contour bund and contour trench it).Khalikani watershed of Odisha

S.K. KHATUA, B. PANIGRAHI and J.C. PAUL

Contour bund, Contour trench, Hydrologic design, Runoff, Probability

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89. Multi-parametric influence of fly ash as a soil ameliorant and its influence on soil microbial properties- A review

SUDHA JALA KOHU and DINESH GOYAL

Fly ash, amelioration, soil quality, nutrient management, microbial properties

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90. Influence of fertigation on fruit yield, water use and distribution efficiency and economics of guava (Psidium guajava L.)

SANJIT PRAMANIK and S. K. PATRA

Guava, drip fertigation, surface irrigation, water use efficiency, distribution efficiency, fruit yield

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91. Micronutrient status in erosion prone Basmati rice growing soils of Jammu

AJAI P. RAI, ASIM K. MONDAU, P.K. RAI and VIKAS SHARMA

Copper, DTP A extractable, Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Rice

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92. PRODUCTIVITY OF RATHI CATTLE AT AN ORGANISED FARM UNDER ARID ZONE OF RAJASTHAN

T. Saini, R.N. Kachwaha, G.C. Gahlot and L.N. Sankhala

Economic traits, low and higher yielder, non-genetic factors, phenotypic correlation

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93. FEEDING PRACTICES OF SHEEP REARERS IN ARID AND SEMI ARID REGION OF RAJASTHAN

M.L. Choudhary, V.K. Choudhary, S.C. Goswami, Basant Bais and V. Kumar

Sheep rearers, cocentrate, grazing, lopping

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94. Performance of four intercropping systems under variable monsoon onset conditions in rainfed semi-arid region of Rajasthan

S.N. PRASAD, R.K. SINGH AND ASHOK KUMAR

Aberrant monsoon, Delayed planting, Intercropping, Livelihood security, Rainfed, Subsistance farming, Water use efficiency.

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95. Paleoclimate History and Antiquity of Thar

R.P. Dhir

Thar paleoclimate, desert antiquity, calcretes in Thar, climate-responsive surfaces of Thar.

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96. A System of Geomorphological Mapping for Western Rajasthan with Relevance for Agricultural Land Use

P.C. Moharana, Mahesh Kumar Gaur, Chanchal Choudhary, J.S. Chauhan and RS. Rajpurohit

Geomorphology, mapping, agricultural land use, western Rajasthan, ACZ, GIS

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97. Issues and Strategies of Natural Resource Management and Land Use Planning in Semi-arid Regions of India

S.K. Singh, N.G. Patil, P. Tiwary and S. Chatterji

Land use planning, semi-arid region, land resource inventorization, agroecological region, soil survey.

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98. western Himalayan Cold Deserts: Biodiversity, Eco-Restoration, Ecological concerns and Securities

V.P. Tewari and K.S. Kapoor

Cold deserts, ecosystem, biodiversity, hot spot, land-use, degradation.

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99. Sustainable Development of Rainfed Agriculture

J. Venkateswarlu

Smallholders, women in agriculture, land husbandry, soil health, soil biota

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100. Arid Horticulture: An Overview

S.K. Sharma, R.S. Singh and R. Bhargava

Arid horticulture, nutrition, food, biotechnology, climate change, arid region

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101. Sheep Production System in Arid and Semi-add Regions of India

S.M.K. Naqvi, Kalyan De and G.R. Gowane

Sheep, morphological adaptations, behavioral adaptation, ruminants, feeding resources. breeding.

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102. Quantification of Aeolian Bedform and Process Parameters in Thar Desert for Earth Surface Dynamics

Amal Kar*

Granulometry, wind erosion, sand transport, dune movement, dune formation, dust emission, atmospheric boundary layer, remote sensing, GIS.

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103. RESPONSE OF MULTI-CUT SUMMER FORAGE PEARL MILLET (PENNISETUM GLAUCUM) TO VARYING LEVELS OF IRRIGATION AND NITROGEN UNDER SEMI-ARID CONDITION OF NORTH GUJARAT

C. H. RAVAL, A. M. PATEL, P. K. BHATT, K. G. VYAS*, R. D. BEDSE, C. S. PATEL AND S. J. PATEL

Dry matter, forage yield, irrigation, nitrogen, pearl millet

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104. PRODUCTIVITY OF ARABLE CROPS AND PASTURE GRASSES IN ASSOCIATION OF MULTI-PURPOSE TREE SPECIES IN HOT ARID REGION OF RAJASTHAN

K. C. SHARMA

Arable crops, pasture grasses, multi-purpose tree species, agri-silvi-pastoral system

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105. BIOMASS PRODUCTION AND CARBON STOCK IN A SllVI-HORTI BASED AGROFORESTRY SYSTEM IN ARID REGION OF RAJASTHAN

BILAS SINGH AND G. SINGH

Agroforestry, Arid region, Soil carbon stock, Tree carbon content.

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106. LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY OF BAR-MOH RA KHURD-RAIRA KHURD AREA OF PAll DISTRICT, RAJASTHAN AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SOIL AND VEGETATION

BEENATRIPATHI AND G. SINGH

lithostratigraphy, Delhi Supergroup, Bar conglomerate horizon.

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107. Land Use Ecology of Major Ecosystems in Cold Deserts of Himachal Pradesh

Poonam, R. Bawa, H.P. Sankhyan, D. Nayak and S.S. Sharma

Land use, Ecosystems, Cold Deserts, Traditional Cropping, Ecology.

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108. Nitrogen management schedule for Bt cotton under different planting geometries in semi-arid north-western plains of India

Ramanjit Kaurl, Anchal Dass? and V.P Verma''

Bt Cotton, SPAD meter, Greenseeker, planting geometries

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109. PRODUCTIVITY AND ECONOMICS OF BER (ZIZIPHUS MAURITIANA) BASED HORTIPASTURE SYSTEM AS INFLUENCED BY INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT UNDER RAINFEED CONDITION OF RAJASTHAN

L.R. MEENA

Productivity, economics, hortipasture system, INM

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110. RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF DUAL PURPOSE OAT AND BARLEY GENOTYPES FOR GREEN FODDER AND SEED YIELD IN ARID RAJASTHAN

N.K. SHARMA

Barley, dual purpose, genotypes, green fodder, oat, seed yield, varieties

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111. THE GREEN DESERT

Suresh C. Modgal

 

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112. Morpho-physiological criteria for assessment of two month old cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) genotypes for drought tolerance

M'Bo Kacou Antoine Alban, S. Elain Apshara, K.B. Hebbar, Tahi G. Mathias, Ake Severin

Theobroma cacao L., Drought tolerance, Morphological, Physiological Parameters

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113. Doubling maize (zea mays) production of india by 20250- challenges and opportunities

O.P. YADAV, B.M. PRASANNA, P. YADAVA, S.L. JAT, D. KUMAR, B.S. DHILLON, I.S. SOLANKI, J.S. SANDHU

Demand, India, Maize, Production, Productivity, Projections

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114. Grain iron and zinc densities in released and commercial cultivars of pearl millet (pennisetum glaucum)

K.N. RAI, O.P. YADAV, M. GOVIDARAJ, W.H. PFEIFFER, H.P. YADAV, B.S. RAJPUROHIT, H.T. PATIL, A. KANATTI, A. RATHORE, A.S. RAO and H. SHIVADE

Base line, Cultivar, Iron, Pearl millet, Stability, Variability, Zinc

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115. Antioxidant potential of fresh and after-ripened dry embryos of two wheat cultivars contrasting in drought tolerance

Kuldeep Kaur and Vikramjit Kaur Zhawar

After-ripening, Antioxidants, Dormancy, Seed, Triticum aestivum

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116. Geochemical Processes Controlling Fluoride-bearing Groundwater in the Granitic Aquifer of a Semi-arid Region

N. SUBBA RAOI*, A. DINAKARi , P. SURYA RAOI, P. N. RAo2, PANDITH MADHNURE2 , K. M. PRASAD2 and G. SUDARSHAN3

Fluoride, Groundwater, Granite rocks, Watershed, Semi-arid region, Andhra Pradesh.

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117. Production Potential and Economics of Groundnut-Onion Cropping System and Associated Soil Fertility Changes under Organic Nutrient Management Packages in Semi-arid Rajasthan

A.K. Gupta and K.C. Gupta

Ground-onion cropping sequence, pearl millet equivalent yield, organic nutrient, manure

 

 

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118. BIOMASS AND CARBON STORAGE IN TREES GROWN UNDER DIFFERENT AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS IN SEMI ARID REGION OF CENTRAL INDIA

RAM NEWAJ, S.B. CHAVAN, BADRE ALAM and S.K. DHYANI

Agroforestry, allometric equation, biomass productivity, carbon sequenstration, Root: Shoot ratio

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119. Pearlmillet Based Cropping Systems Involving pulses, Oilseeds and vegetables for attaining sustainability and economic viability in semi-arid regions of india

Pawan Kumar and R.K. Nanwal

Wheat equivalent yield, system productivity, economic efficiency and Nutrient use productivity

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120. Diversity of Cowpea (Vigna Unguiculata L. walp) in Terms of Some Germination Components Under Drought Stress  Chintika Jain and Raghvendra Saxena

Cowpea, Diversity, Drought, Germination, PEG, Stress

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121. Introduction of New Insects-Pests On Apricot and Its Preliminary Management Options in Cold Arid Region of Ladakh

M.S. Raghuvanshi, Vikas Gupta, Jigmat Stanzin, Nawang Dorjey and S.K.Chauhan

Apricot, Aphid, Cold Arid Region, Defoliating Caterpillar, Economics, Remedial measures

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122. Effect of Intercropping Systems On Fruit Yield and Quality of Kinnow Mandrain in Aridisol

Yogesh Khokhar and Gobinder Singh

Aridisol, Kinnow, Leguminous, Plant Growth, Yield, intercropping systems

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123. Drought stress affecting physio-biochemical characters and yield attributes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Bhav Kumar Sinha, Mudasir Iqbal and Reena

Wheat, water stress, physiological traits, soluble sugar, proline, aphids and yield attributes.

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124. Irrigation scheduling and crop establishment techniques in cluster bean-wheat sequence under semi-arid conditions of India- a review

G.A. Rajanna, A.S. Dhindwal and R.K. Nanwal

FIRBS, irrigation scheduling, WUE, yield, zero-tillage

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125. Influence of sodium and calcium on vegetation at saline desert (Little Rann of Kutch) of Gujarat State in india

P.K. Pilania and N.S. Panchal

Calcium, density, desert, herbs, sodium and soil

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126. Performance Evaluation of Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Introduction in Arid Conditions of Western Rajasthan

Akath Singh, Suresh Kumar and R.N. Kulloli

Guava, Evaluation, fruit quality, arid conditions.

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127. Effect of Seed Pre- Treatment and Time of Sowing on Germination and Biomass of Cassia angustifolia Vahl. In Arid Regions

D.K. Mishra and N.K. Bohra

Cassia aungustifolia, seed germination, agri-trials, arid region, pre- treatments

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128. Effect of Different Sources of Nitrogen on Kachari (cucumis melo) Performance in the Arid Region

M.K. Jatav, B.D. Sharma, D.K. Samadia and S.R. Meena

Cucumis melo, nitrogen, neem coated

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129. Groundwater quality Assesment of Arid Northern Gujarat (India)

R.K. Goyal and Mukesh Sharma

Banaskantha, groundwater quality, salinity, sodicity, irrigation class.

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130. Impact of National Watershed Program on Production System in Western Rajasthan

Bhagwan Singh, R.K. Goyal, D.K. Painuli and Rajwant Kaur Kalia

Watershed Cropping Pattern, kharif and rabi crops

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131. Assessment of Impact of drought on Desert Vegetation through remote Sensing

Suresh Kumar, Harish Purohit, Manish Mathur, Gary Bastin and Margaret Friedel

Grazingland, arid zone, spectral reflectance vegetation index, degradation, NDVI.

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132. Physiological Aspects of Crop Productivity at Leh – learning from Hot Arid Region

Uday Burman

Arid, Genotypes, fertility, management, plant physiology

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133. Achieving Sustainable Livelihood in cold Arid Regions of India through multienterprise options

R.K. Bhatt, M.S. Raghuvanshi and Rajwant K. Kalia

Cold arid, Ladakh, Livelihood, multienterprise

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134. Strategies of Livestock Feeding and Health Management in Arid Region of India

B.K. Mathur

Livestock, feeding, health management

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135. Scope of Solar Energy in Cold Arid Region of India at Leh Ladakh

Priyabrata Santra

Renewable energy, Leh and Ladakh, Solar thermal devices, solar PV

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136. Dietary Analysis of Cold Arid Inhabitants of Leh (Ladakh): Need for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Soma Srivastava, Suresh Kumar, Murari Mohan Roy and Rinzin Angmo

Dietary analysis, cold desert, Leh (Ladakh)

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137. Editorial: Improving Water Productivity in Dry Areas

V. Nangia and N.D. Yadava

 

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138. Improving Water Productivity in Semi-arid Enviroments through Regulated Deficit Irrigation

Fadi Karam and Vinay Nangia

Deficit irrigation, Crop evapotranspiration, water productivity, lysimeter

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139. Assessment of Water Productivity of Different Cropping Systems under Drip Irrigation in Arid Region of Western India

Anurag Saxena, Pradeep Kumar, R.K. Goyal, Nisha Patel and P.S. Khapte

Cropping system, water use, net returns, drip irrigation

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140. Evaluation of Cropsyst Model for Simulating Green Area Index Soil Water and Yield of Psyllium in Hyper Arid Partially Irrigated Zone of Rajasthan

M.L. Soni, N.D. Yadava, Sita Ram Jat, I.J. Gulati, V.S. Rathore, Birbal, Amit Kumawat and M. Glazirina

CropSyst model, calibration, validation, psyllium, IGNP stage-II

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141. Drip Fertigation Technology for Enhancing Water and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Arid Agro-ecosystem of Irrigated North-Western Rajasthan

B.S. Yadav and R.P.S. Chauhan

American cotton, brinjal, Bt cotton, crop geometry, drip irrigation, fertigation, quality, sugarcane yield, water expense efficiency

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142. Rainfall characteristics and Incidence of Meterological Droughts in Sirohi District of Rajasthan

A.S. Rao, Surendra Poonia and D.V. Singh

Rainfall Characteristics, meterological drought, Sirohi District

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143. Spatial Distribution of DTPA-Extractable Micronutrients in Arid Soils of Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan

Mahesh Kumar, P.C. Moharana, P. Raina and Amal Kar

Micronutrients, spatial variability, land use, GIS

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144. Limitation, Progress and Prospects of Application of Biotechnological Approaches in Improvement of Prosopis: An Important Genus of the Arid Regions

Rajwant K. Kalia, P. Ratha Krishnan and J.C. Tewari

Fabaceae, Prosopis, Micropropagation, molecular markers, tree improvement

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145. Survival and Biomass Production of Salvadora persica on Various Types of Salt Affected Soils Under Arid Conditions in Rajasthan and Gujarat

Ranjana Arya, R.R. Lohara and R.L. Meena

Salvadora persica, FYM, gypsum, nitrogen, wheat husk, growth.

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146. Contribution of Shelterbelts in Employment Generation in Arid Zone of Western Rajasthan

B.L. Gajja, Rajendra Prasad, R.S. Mertia and J.S. Samra

Adoption, Complementry inputs, employments, shelterbelt.

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147. Pleistocene Geoarcheology of Thar Desert

S.N. Rajaguru, Sushma G. Deo and Claire Gaillard

Palaeolithic archeology, palaeoenviroment, geomorphology, calcrete.

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148. Soil Degradation Assessment in Major Land Use Systems in Sikar District of Western Rajasthan

Pramila Raina, Mahesh Kumar, Mohar Singh, J.S. Chauhan and P.C. Bohra

Soil degradation, wind erosion, satellite imagery

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149. Impact Assessment of Improved Technology of Mustard Production in Arid Region of Rajasthan: An Econometric Study

K.M. Gawaria and B.L. Gajja

Mustard, Production function approach, yield decomposition model, nature of technology change.

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150. Popularization of Rodent and Dry root rot control technologies in an adopted village of indian arid zone

Bhagwan Singh, R.S. Tripathi and Shalandra Kumar

Rodent, dry root rot, marusena, rodenticide.

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151. Rehabilitation of Lignite Mine Spoils In The Indian Arid Zone-An Ecological Approach

Suresh Kumar and Praveen Kumar

Mining, Lignite mine spoil, rehabilitation, lignite backfill, woody perennials.

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152. Assessment of Groundwater Resources In Jhujhunu District, Rajasthan

R.K. Goyal

Jhunjhunu, groundwater potential, quality, salinity, sodicity, irrigation class.

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153. Validation of Significant Varieties and Crop Management Practices of Mustard (Brassica juncea) at Farmer Fields in Transitional Plain of Luni Basin of Rajasthan

N.K. Sharma

Bio-regulator, grain yield, gypsum, mustard, nutrient management, varieties.

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154. Production and Decomposition of Litter in Prosopis cineraria Plantation along Canal Banks in Indian Desert

N. Bala, Pramod Kumar, N.K. Bohra, N.K. Limba, S.R. Baloch, B. Singh and G. Singh

Litter, Prosopis cineraria, decomposition, arid zone, plantation.

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155. Farmer's Knowledge About Moth bean Production Technology in Arid Zone of Rajasthan

Bhagwan Singh

Moth bean, knowledge, seed treatment, plant protection measures.

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156. Combating Desertification In Arid Zone of Rajasthan

S.P. Malhotra

 

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157. Photosynthesis and Water use Efficiency of Important Species of Cold of Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Poonam R. Bawa, Avnish Sharma and H.P. Sankhyan

Cold desert Ecosystem, Photosynthesis, water Use Efficiency, Forest Ecosystem, Alpine Pasture Ecosystem, Agroe-cosystem, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul.

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158. Nutrient Loss from the Major Ecosystems of Cold Desert of Himachal Pradesh, India

Poonam, D. Nayak, Ranjan Bawa

Agro Ecosystem, Alpine Pasture Ecosystem, Cold Desert, Nutrient Flow, Nutrient loss, Himachal Pradesh, Himalaya.

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159. CONTRIBUTION TO THE GRASS FLORA OF GUJARAT STATE

DHARA GANDHI, SUSY ALBERT AND NEETA PANDYA

Grasses, Gujarat,  Addition of species.

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160. EVALUATION OF SEED AND SEEDLING QUALITY OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS. (NEEM) SEEDS COLLECTED FROM VARIOUS AGRO-ECOLOGICAL REGIONS OF GUJARAT STATE

DHRUV KUMAR MISHRA AND DEVENDRA KUMAR

Agro-ecological regions (AERs),Germination, Mean germination

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161. ESTABLISHMENT OF SEED PRODUCTION AREA OF ACACIA NILOTICA (L.) WILD. EX DEL.SSP. INDICA (BENTH.) BRENAN IN GUJARAT

D.K. MISHRA, V.P. TEWARI, S.P. TRIPATHI, N.K. BOHRA AND C.J.S.K. EMMANUEL

Acacia nilotica ssp. Indica, culling, Seed production area, Gujarat

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162. SOIL NUTRIENTS AND CARBON STOCK IN PLANTATION OF DIFFERENT AGE AND SPECIES ALONG CANAL COMMAND AREA IN INDIAN DESERT

N. BALA, G. SINGH, N.K. BOHRA AND N.K. LIMBA

Arid zone, Plantation, Soil nutrients, Carbon stock, Litter removal.

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163. ROLE OF HERBACEOUS VEGETATION IN HABITAT UTILIZATION BY CRITICALLY ENDANGERED GREAT INDIAN BUSTARD ARDEOTIS NIGRICEPS (VIGORS) IN THE INDIAN THAR DESERT

GOBIND SAGAR BHARDWAJ, K.R. ANOOP, PRERNA SHARMA AND SURESH KUMAR

Abundance,Bustard, Ardeotis nigriceps, Desert, Diversity, Endangered, Emphemerals, Richness, Vegetation.

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164. ADDRESSING FOREST DEGRADATION: ROLE OF ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

MOHIT GERA

Forest ecosystem services, Forest degradation, Beneficiary pays principle, Payment for ecosystem services.

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165. CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION: ROLE OF FOREST SECTOR

> MOHIT GERA Climate Change, Mitigation, Sequestration, Subsitution, Strorage.

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166. Photosynthesis and Water use Efficiency of Important Species of Cold Desert of Himachal Pradesh, India

Poonam, R. Bawa, Avnish Sharma and H.P. Sankhyan

Cold Desert Ecosystem, Photosynthesis, Water Use Efficiency, Forest Ecosystem, Alpine Pasture Ecosystem, Agroe-cosystem, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul.

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167. Soil Nutrient Storage Under Major Ecosystems of Cold Deserts of Himachal Pradesh

Poonam, R. Bawa, D. Nayak, H.P. Sankhyan and S.S. Sharma

 

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168. Nutrient Loss from the Major Ecosystems of Cold Desert of Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Poonam, D. Nayak and Ranjan Bawa

Agro Ecosystem, Alpine Pasture Ecosystem, Cold Desert, Nutrient Flow, Nutrient loss, Himachal Pradesh, Himalaya

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169. CONTRIBUTION TO THE GRASS FLORA OF GUJARAT STATE

DHARA GANDHI, SUSY ALBERT AND NEETA PANDYA

GRASSES, GUJARAT, ADDITION OF SPECIES

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170. Salinity Characteristics of Soils Suporting Halophyte Vegetation in Saline Desert Ecosystems in Western India Shamsudheen Mangalassery, Devi Dayala and sachin Patel Aeluropus lagopoides, Cressa cretica, salinity, soluble ions, Sporobolus marginatus, Suaeda nudiflora view

171. Addressing Forest Degradation: Role of Ecosystem Services Mohit Gera Forest Ecosystem Services, Forest Degradation, Beneficiary Pays Principle, Payment For Ecosystem Services. view

172. Contribution to The Grass Flora of Gujarat State Dhara Gandhi, Susy Albert, Neeta Pandya Grasses, Gujarat, Addition of Species. view

173. Dynamic forest vegetation models for predicting impacts of climate change on forests: An Indian perspective Manoj Kumar,S P. S. Rawat,Hukum Singh,Naveen Kalra Climate change, Dynamic Vegetation Models (DVMs), Forest Vegetation Models (FVMs), Integrated Biosphere Simulator (IBIS), Plant Functional Types (PFTs view

174. The Effects of Woody Hosts on Santalum album L. Tree Growth Under Agroforestry In Semi-Arid North Gujarat, India of Gujarat State Bilas Singh, G. Singh , T. S. Rathore Agroforestry, S. album, Heartwood Formation, Soil Nutrients, Woody Hosts view

175 Salinity characteristics of soils supporting halophyte vegetation in saline desert ecosystems in Western India Shamsudheen Mangalassery, Devi Dayal and Sachin Patel Aeluropus lagopoides, Cressa cretica, salinity, soluble ions, Sporobolus marginatus, Suaeda nudiflora view

176 Evaluating Rainfall Trends at Hisar (Haryana) in the Semi-arid Zone of North India Anurag, Anil Kumar, Diwan Singh, Raj Singh, Surender Singh and Chander Shekhar Hisar, rainfall, trend analysis, Mann-Kendall (MK) test, Sen's slope estimator, MAKESENS view

177 Evaluating Rainfall Trends at Hisar (Haryana) in the Semi-arid Zone of North India Anurag, Anil Kumar, Diwan Singh, Raj Singh, Surender Singh and Chander Shekhar Hisar, rainfall, trend analysis, Mann-Kendall (MK) test, Sen's slope estimator, MAKESENS view

178 Effect of different cultural practices and fertilization on regeneration of degraded lasiurus sindicus grassland in extreme arid conditions of jaislamer R. N. Kumawat, P Santra, N. K. Sinha Burning, fertilizer, regeneration, Sewan, till view

179 Purpose Watermelon Genotypes under Rainfed Situations of Hot Arid Zone H.R. Mahla, K Venkatesan, J.P. Singh Stability, seed purpose watermelon, rainfed,genetic parameters view