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Established in 22nd July 1985                   Registration No.: 544

Volume 20                    Number 1                    January – June 2015

CONTENTS

Crop Production and Improvement

Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Resource Management

N.Kumar, S.S. Yamaç and A. Velmurugan


Climate change and Nicobar Islands: Impacts and adaptation strategies

A. Velmurugan, S. Dam Roy, P. Krishnan, T.P. Swarnam, I. Jaisankar, A.K. Singh and T.K. Biswas


Genetics of grain yield and component characters through diallel analysis in rice under the humid tropics of Bay Islands

Asit B. Mandal, Bidhan Roy, Pranit Mukhejee, Raju Mondal


Seed enhancement through priming, coating and pelleting for uniform crop stand and increased productivity

Asit B. Mandal, Raju Mondal, Pranit Mukherjee and Sourav Dutta


Mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions in paddy through use of nitrification inhibitors

M.B.B. Prasad Babu, B. Gangaiah and P.C. Latha


Genetic divergence studies in rice (Oryza sativa) genotypes under natural saline condition

H. Apsath Beevi and M. Venkatesan


Horticulture and Forestry

Performance of Chilli Genotypes for Green Fruit Yield in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

I.Jaisankar, Shrawan Singh, R.K.Goutham, A.Velmurugan, A.K. Singh, S.Dam Roy, Divya Parisa and Sajan Soans


Technological developments for horticulture crops to counter climate change impact in Island conditions Shrawan Singh, V. Baskaran, K. Abirami, I. Jaisankar, V. Damodaran and S. Dam Roy


Comparative evaluation of tribal and nontribal farming systems in Little Andaman, India

T.P.Swarnam, A.Velmurugan,Tulsi Pawan Sai, I.Jaisankar, T.Subramani, S.Swain, M.S.Kundu and R.Kirubasankar


Deeringia R. BR. (AMARANTHACEAE) - A generic record for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

P. Murugan, J.K. Tagore, S. Aron and S. Prabhu


Variability studies for seed and seedling traits in Calophyllum inophyllum (L.) at South India

B.Palanikumaran, K.T. Parthiban, I.Sekar, R.Umarani, D.Amirtham and I. Jaisankar


Development of Nectar from Pummelo (Citrus grandis), an Underutilized Fruit Crop, by blending with Kokum (Garcinia indica) and Mango Ginger (Curcuma amada)

Pooja Bohra and K.N. Srinivas


Diversity of mushrooms in Indo-Bangladesh region of North-East India

Jayashree Bhattacharjee, Debashre Bhattacharjee, Tapas Paul, Arvind Kumar and Samik Chowdhury


Distribution pattern and area forecasting equations for Casuarina plantations in Cauvery Delta Zone of Tamil Nadu

M. Vijayabhama, R.Jaisankar and K.Baranidharan


Fisheries and Marine Biology

Meiofauna succession in a tsunami affected environment and its climatic concern in intertidal environment of Port Blair, Andaman Island, India

P. M. Mohan and P. Dhivya


Discovery of marine molluscs from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: past, present and prospects

J. Benjamin Franklin, N. V. Vinithkumar and R. Kirubagaran


Recent Trends in Climate Variability and its Impacts on the Island Ecosystem of Andamans

Showkat A. Bhat, S. Balaji, B. Sanjay, Mohsin H. Dar


Urbanization Processes and Environment: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis (1951 -2011) of South Andaman Islands Using Geo -Spatial Tools

Mohsin H. Dar, Showkat A. Bhat, S. Balaji


Short communication

On the occurrence of pedunculate barnacles of the symbiotic Genus Octolasmis on shovel nosed lobster

A. Anuraj, R. KirubaSankar and S Dam Roy


Rodent menace and its management in Diglipur, North Andaman - A Success Story

K. Sakthivel, Ajanta Birah, R.S.Tripathi, R. K. Gautam, P. K. Singh, Zamir Ahmed, Awnindra K Singh, Shyam Sundar Rao and S. Dam Roy


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Journal of the Andaman Science Association

(An official journal of Andaman Science Association)


ISSN No.: 0970-4183