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EDITORIAL
 
  • El Nino phenomenon
  • 8
    OBITUARY
     
  • Hemant Kulkarni
  • 7

    FEATURES


    •  Waters: Chiral separation for next generation agrochemicals                10


    •  Clariant launches unique weed control boosters for farming industry                                                                                                                      11

    ARECANUT

    REVIEW
    Molluscicidal activities of plants with special emphasis on arecanut (Areca catechu L.) – a review
    S. Keshava Bhat, S. Mythri and D. Ashwin

    15

    GRAPES

    MILASTIN – K
    Field evaluation of Milastin – K (Bacillus subtilis KTBS 1015 1.5% AS) as potential biocontrol agent for powdery mildew and downy mildew diseases in grapes
    Sandeepa Kanitkar, V. M. Raut, Raghavendra Achari and D. R. Patil

    21

    BRINJAL

    ORGANIC
    Safety of organic products to the natural enemies in brinjal ecosystem
    K. B. Rathod, N. V. Lavhe, V. P. Giri and S. G. Kayande

    32

    RICE

    BEETLES
    Coccinellid beetles diversity and relative abundance of some of the predatory beetles in rice fields during kharif season
    Archana H. Bhongade and Madhukar F. Jadhao

    36

    CASHEW

    YIELD
    Performance of cashew cv. Vengurla-4 under organic management in south coastal conditions of Konkan
    S. P. Salvi, R. C. Gajbhiye, V. G. Salvi, V. K. Zote and S. N. Pawar

    40

    STORAGE

    PULSE BEETLE
    In vitro compatibility and combined effect of Beauveria bassiana (Deuteromycetes) and Phlogocanthus thyrsiflorus Nees (Acanthaceae) against Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
    C. Murasing, P. Das and S. Kalita

    46

    GENERAL

    Corporate Gleanings 51
    Biotech Bulletin 52
    Agri Talk 55
    Innovative Initiatives 57
    Grape Talk 59
    Zika Update 60
    Pest Attacks 61
    Threats to Plant/Marine Life 62
    Foreign Flashes 64
    News & Notes 66
    Tit Bits 67



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