M.K. Singh

M.K. Singh
Vindhya Gurukul College · Chemistry

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A field experiment was conducted during kharif season, 2015 at Ranchi, Jharkhand to evaluate the effect of crop establishment methods under puddled soil on productivity and energetics of rice. Results revealed that conventional transplanting produced grain and straw yield (44.18 and 68.43qha-1, respectively) significantly higher over rest of establ...
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A field experiment conducted in the research farm of Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi (JH) during kharif 2012-13 and 2013-14 with maize variety HQPM-1 in a randomized block design and replicated thrice, with two sources of seaweed sap namely Kappaphycus alvarezii and Gracilaria edulis at 6 concentrations (0.0, 2.5,5.0, 7.5,10.0 and 15.0% )with...
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A field experiment was conducted during the rainy (kharif) season of 2012 and 2013 at Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, to study the effect of fertilizer level, seaweed sap and its concentration on the productivity and profitability of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Treatments consisted of 2-fertilizer levels, viz. 100 and 50% recommended...
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The present study aimed to assess not only the efficacy of sap from two seaweeds Kappaphycus alvarezii (K-sap) and Gracilaria edulis (G-sap) on productivity and quality of Zea mays under rain-fed condition, but also to quantify whether sap application is beneficial in terms of lowering the carbon and phosphate footprint of mineral fertilizers per u...
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A field experiment was conducted at Ranchi, Jharkhand during 2010-11 and 2011-12, to find out the effect of tillage and weed-control methods on weed dynamics and productivity of rice (Oryza sativa L.)-wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.) emend. Fiori & Paol.] cropping system. The experiment comprised of 4 tillage methods, viz. zero-zero (ZT-ZT), zero-conv...
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A field experiment was conducted during 2009-10 and 2010-11 at agronomical research farm of Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi with four tillage management viz. Zero till rice (Oryza sativa L.) and zero till wheat {Triticum aestivum (L.) emend. Fiori & Paol}; zero till rice and conventional till wheat; conventional till rice and zero till wheat...
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A field experiment was conducted at Ranchi for 4 years (2004-05 to 2007-08) on a fixed site in split plot design consisting two crop sequences: basmati rice (Oryza sativa L)-wheat {Triticum aestivum (L.) emend. Fiori & Paol} and basmati rice-lentil (Lens esculenta Mocnch) in the main plots, where rice was grown after incorporation of green manure d...
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The field experiments were conducted during kharif seasons of 2008 and 2009 at the Agronomy Research Area, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi on sandy loam soil to study the effect of sowing time and weed control methods on weed flora and productivity of direct seeded upland rice. Results showed that broad leaf weeds constituted 56%, grasses 40%...
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The field experiments were conducted during kharif seasons of 2008 and 2009 at the Agronomy Research Area, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi on sandy loam soil to study the effect of sowing time and weed control methods on weed flora and productivity of direct seeded upland rice. Results showed that broad leaf weeds constituted 56%, grasses 40%...
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A field experiment was conducted during kharif seasons of 2008 and 2009 at the research farm of Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi with the objective to study the effect of establishment and weed control methods on weed dynamics and productivity of rice. Results indicated that transplanting of rice recorded reduced weed population as well as dry...
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Introduction: GGT is a membrane-bound enzyme that occurs in many parenchymatous organs. But appreciable activity of it is only found in the kidneys, pancreas, liver, spleen, and small intestine.The serum level of this enzyme is almost invariably determined only by liver and bile duct disorders.Aim of this study was to estimate the serum level of GG...
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Meleney's gangrene is almost exclusively postoperative and is caused by multiple bacteria. This case review describes the conservative management of Meleney's gangrene in a young patient following a Caesarean section.
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A 20-year-old woman presented with pain and swelling in her left thumb for 3 months. She had noticed a gradual enlargement of her left thumb for 3 months and did not seek medical attention until it became painful. She had no history of trauma or any systemic symptoms. Physical examination of the left hand showed a localised swelling of varie-gated...
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To compare the effects of topical placental-extract gel and cream in the treatment of chronic non-healing wounds with regard to wound healing and discomfort during dressing change. A sample of 120 patients attending the wound clinic at University Hospital, Varanasi, India, with wounds of more than six weeks' duration were enrolled into the study. T...
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Penile fracture is caused by sudden trauma to erect penis leading to tear of corpora cavernosa. Although penile fracture is a rare condition, it can lead to crippling penile deformity and erectile impotence, if intervention is delayed. We describe a case of penile fracture caused by masturbation and satisfactory outcome after early surgical interve...
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Incidentally discovered adrenal masses, or adrenal incidentalomas, have become a common clinical problem owing to wide application of radiologic imaging techniques. The significance of these masses, as well as the optimal approach to management, has generated some controversy regarding further evaluation and therapy. Most of the tumors are benign a...
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Spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula is rarely observed today because of the early diagnosis possible by ultrasonography and effective management by broad spectrum antibiotics and early surgical intervention. We report a case of spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula due to cholecystitis with cholelithiasis successfully treated with excision of...
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A study was conducted on the factors and mode of culling and mortality up to first calving in 992 Karan Swiss females born during 1982 to 1992 at National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal. The culling and mortlity rates accounted for 13.4 and 26.1% of herd strength. Inbreeding, age group and year of birth have significantly affected the disposal ra...
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Data on 958 Karan Fries (KF) and 780 Karan Swiss (KS) cows, born during 1974 to 1992 at National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal were evaluated for causes of culling and their impact on milk performance and herd strength. Causes of culling were classified as voluntary culling (low milk yield) and involuntary culling (other than milk yield). The mi...
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Data on 1021 Karan Swiss females sired by 49 bulls and 1422 Karan Fries females sired by 56 bulls during 1980 to 1992 were used to study the trend of inbreeding over the years and generations and the effect of inbreeding on survivability, growth, reproduction and production traits. The average annual increase in inbred and their inbreeding coeffici...
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The genetic parameters for important economic traits were estimated in closerd herd of Karan Fries and Karan Swiss Cattle. The result inferred that additive genetic variability of age at first calving and milk production traits were moderate to high indicating a large variation in transmitting ability of sires for AFC and production traits. Selecti...
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The 490 and 380 performance records of Karan Fries and Karan Swiss cows developed through crossbreeding followed by inter-se mating were evaluated for production, reproduction performance and disposal rate. Duration of study (1982-92) was grouped into five periods (1982-83; 1984-85; 1986-87; 1988-89; 1990-92) and each year was divided into four sea...
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The present study was carried out in Karan Fries strain of cattle maintained at the NDRI, Karnal. Data were classified on the basis of sire, level of inbreeding, season and period. The effect of sire was significant on FLY, TFLY, MY/FLL, MY/FCI and EBV (P<0.01) and 10 and 15% sires had superiority over herd average of 11 and 7% for FLY and 25 and 1...
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Karan Fries cows (1349), born during 1980 to 1991 were used to study the disposal trends. The animals died varied from 7.76 (1986) to 25.00% (1991) and culled from 12.12 (1991) to 33.62% (1981), over the years. Effect of age, inbreeding and year of birth was significant on disposal rate. Increase in culling and decrease in mortality rate with advan...
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Performance of Karan Fries cattle born during 1980-91 under closed breeding were analysed for body weight at different ages, AFS and AFC. Among the genetic factors sires were major source of variation for body weight at different ages and in both the reproductive traits. Variability among sires was higher for age than weight at first fertile servic...
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Late-sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) receiving 4 irrigations at crown-root initiation, maximum tillering, boot and milk stage gave significantly higher grain and straw yields than crop receiving 3 and 2 irrigations because of more dry-matter accumulation, leaf-area index, crop-growth rate, relative crop-growth rate and net as...
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A field experiment was conducted during the winter seasons of 1995-97 at the university farm, Ranchi, in randomized block design, replicated thrice, to find out the water requirement of late-sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) under different irrigation schedules. Treatment consisted of 11 irrigation schedules based of frequency...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1995-97 at Ranchi on sandy-loam soil in randomized block design to study the effect of irrigation on dry-matter partitioning and yield of late sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.). Treatment consisted of 11 irrigation schedules based on frequency and critical growth stages,...
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A field experiment was conducted during the winter seasons of 1995-97 on acidic sandy-loam soil at Ranchi, to find out the critical growth stages for irrigations as per availability of water for higher and profitable production of late-sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.). Wheat receiving 4 irrigations at crown-root-initiation, ma...
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A field experiment was conducted during rainy season of 1996-97 on clay-loam soil at Ranchi to study the effect of transplanting time (7 and 22 July) and nitrogen levels (60, 80 and 100 kg/ha) on production potential and profitability of scented rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars ('Sugandha', 'Basmati 370', 'Pusa Basmati 1' and 'BR 10'). A split-plot...
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A 3-year field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1995-98 to find out the suitable plant density and row arrangement of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) + mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Cosson] intercropping for higher productivity. Treatments consisted of 9 combinations of lentil + mustard intercropping along with their respe...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1994-96 to study the nutrient requirement of late-planted wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) in split-plot design on sandy-loam soil of Bihar plateau. Main plot consisted of 4 seeding times, viz. moderately late (1 December), late (16 December), very late (1 January) and extrem...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1994-96 to study the nutrient utilization of late sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori. and Paol.) in split-plot design on acid soil (Haplustalf) of Bihar plateau. Main-plot included 4 seeding time, viz moderately late (1 December), late (16 December), very late (1 January) and extre...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1992-94 at Ranchi on sandy-loam soil to estimate the energetics of wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend Fiori and Paol.) production under different levels of irrigation, seed rate and fertilizer. Wheat cultivation required 92.9% more indirect sources of energy than direct sources of energy input...
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A field experiment was conducted during 1989-91 on sandy clay loam soil at Ranchi to study the efficiency of forms of urea viz. prilled (PU), lac coated (LCU), rock phosphate coated (RCU), karanj cake coated (KCU) and neem cake coated (NCU) at varying N rates (40, 80, 120 kg/ha) on the productivity of rice and their residual effect on succeeding wh...
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A field experiment was conducted during 1989-91 on sandy clay loam soil at Ranchi to study the efficiency of forms of urea, viz. prilled (PU), lac-coated (LCU), rock phosphate-coated (RCU), karanj cake-coated (KCU) and neem cake-coated (NCU) at varying N rates (0, 40, 80, 120 kg/ha) on the productivity of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and their residual e...
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A field experiment was conducted during the rainy season of 1988 and 1989 to study the productivity and changes in soil fertility by maize (Zea mays L.) + blackgram (Phaseolus mungo L.) intercropping on sandy-loam soil having low fertility. Separate fertilization (fertilizer of component crops applied separately to respective rows) resulted in 8.4%...
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In a 2-year experiment at Ranchi on method and time of rice (Oryza sativa L.) planting of different varieties, 15 June transplanting significantly recorded higher yield (36.14 q/ha) than transplanting on 29 June. Direct seeding either on 15 or 29 June gave significantly lower yield than 15 June transplanting. There was no difference in yield betwee...
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A field experiment was conducted during 1983-90 at Ranchi, to study the energetics of 4 cropping systems, viz maize (Zea mays L.)- wheat (Triticum aestivum L. amend. Fiori and Paol.), soybean [Glysine max (L.) Merr.] -wheat, rice (Oryza sativa L.) - wheat and groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - wheat. Maize produced significantly higher grain and tot...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1988-90 to study the fertilizer requirement of wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) + Indian mustard [Brassica juncea (L) Czernj. & Cosson] intercropping system on sandy loam soil. Intercropping of wheat + Indian mustard (8:1 row ratio) with 100% recommended fertilizer to both th...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1992-94 to study the fertilizer requirement of late-sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori and Paol.) on sandy-loam soil of Bihar plateau. In main plot were taken 4 seeding dates, viz 7 December (moderately late), 21 December (late), 7 January (very late) and 21 January (extremely date...
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A field experiment was conducted during the winter season of 1992-93 and 1993-94 on sandy loam soil of Ranchi, to study the effect of irrigation, seeding date and fertilizer on growth and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.). Wheat crop receiving 4 irrigation maintaining higher leaf-area index (LAI), dry matter, crop-growth ra...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1992-93 and 1993-94 at the university farm, Ranchi. to estimate the heat-unit requirement for phonological development of wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) under different irrigation, seeding date and fertilizer levels on sandy-loam soil. Wheat crop irrigated at crown-root ini...
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A field experiment was conducted during winter season of 1992-94 at Ranchi on sandy-loam soil to estimate the daily consumptive water use, moisture-extraction pattern, crop coefficient and water-use efficiency of wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori & Paol.) under different levels of irrigation, seeding date and fertilizer. The crop irrigated a...

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