Volume 1, Number 1, 2012
Research Articles
Pesticide-free plasticulture for sustainable vegetable
production in the context of climate change
Prabhat Kumar 1
Diversity analysis of Alternaria porri (Ellis) Cif- causal
organism of purple leaf blotch of onion
P. Chowdappa, H. Sandhya and B. Reddi Bhargavi 11
Variation among guava (Psidium guajava L.)
accessions in seed hardness associated with fruit
S. Rajan, L.P. Yadava and Ram Kumar 18
Evaluation of critical limits and development of leaf
nutrient standards in litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)
Babita Singh and K.L Chadha 24
Ball Milled Nanosized zeolite loaded with zinc sulfate:
A putative slow release Zn fertilizer
K.S. Subramanian and C. Sharmila Rahale 33
Aonla pomace as substrate for endoglucanase
production using Trichoderma harzianum
Devendra Kumar, Neelima Garg, M. Muthukumar and
Kaushlesh K. Yadav 41
Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationship
among small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum
Maton.) cultivars and related genera using DNA
K. Nirmal Babu, V.N. Jayakumar, Minoo Divakaran,
M.N. Venugopal, M.R. Sudarshan V.V. Radhakrishnan,
S. Backiyarani, M.M. Narayanaswami, K.V. Peter and
V.A. Parthasarathy 47
Genome specific primers: A tool for genetic profiling
of potato species
Virupaksh, U. Patil, G. Vanishree, S. Sundaresha, Vinay
Bhardwaj, S.K. Chakrabarti and B.P. Singh 57
Inter Simple Sequence Repeat (ISSR) markers for
identification of germplasm and diversity analysis in
coconut (Cocos nucifera L)
R. Manimekalai 63
Chromatographic fingerprinting and estimation of
organic acids in selected Garcinia Species
Utpala Parthasarathy, O.P. Nandakishore, R.Senthil
Kumar, K.Nirmal Babu, T.J. Zachariah and V.A.
Parthasarathy 68
Effect of sub lethal dose of insecticides on
electrophysiological and behavioural response of
Bracon brevicornis Wesmael (Braconidae :
Hymenoptera) a parasitoid of coconut black headed
caterpillar, Opisina arenosella Walker
(Oecophoridae: Lepidoptera)
Kesavan Subaharan, Charles Sahayaraj, A.R. Prasad and
N. Ravikumar 74
Zinc nitrate derived nano ZnO: Fungicide for disease
management of horticultural crops
Prasun Patra and Arunava Goswami 79
Short Communications
Analysis of growth related traits in turf grasses in
Namita and T. Janakiram 85
NRCSS Ani-1 — A new variety of anise
S.K. Malhotra 87
Book Reviews 90