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Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Aboriginal Child at School     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Acta Universitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Adeptus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
African Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
AFRREV IJAH : An International Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Akademika : Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Aldébaran     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Amaltea. Revista de mitocrítica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
American Review of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anabases     Open Access  
Analyse & Kritik. Zeitschrift f     Full-text available via subscription  
Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Antik Tanulmányok     Full-text available via subscription  
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Anuario Americanista Europeo     Open Access  
Arbutus Review     Open Access  
Argumentation et analyse du discours     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Ars & Humanitas     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Asia Europe Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
Behemoth     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cahiers de praxématique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Child Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Choreographic Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Chronicle of Philanthropy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Claroscuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Co-herencia     Open Access  
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Cogent Arts & Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Colloquia Humanistica     Open Access  
Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Congenital Anomalies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cornish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Creative Industries Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Critical Arts : South-North Cultural and Media Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cultural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Culturas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Culture, Theory and Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Daedalus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Dandelion : Postgraduate Arts Journal & Research Network     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Digital Humanities Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 54)
Diogenes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
e-Hum : Revista das Áreas de Humanidade do Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (Followers: 36)
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Études arméniennes contemporaines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études de lettres     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
European Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Expositions     Full-text available via subscription  
Fronteras : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
German Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Germanic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Globalizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Habitat International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
History of Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription  
Human Affairs     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Human Nature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Human Performance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Human Remains and Violence : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Human Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
humanidades     Open Access  
Humanitaire     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Hungarian Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Hungarian Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Inkanyiso : Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Inter Faculty     Open Access  
Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
International Journal of Heritage Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Humanities of the Islamic Republic of Iran     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Listening     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of the Classical Tradition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Interventions : International Journal of Postcolonial Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
ÍSTMICA. Revista de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras     Open Access  
Jangwa Pana     Open Access  
Jewish Culture and History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal de la Société des Américanistes     Open Access  
Journal des africanistes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal for Cultural Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal for General Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal for Learning Through the Arts     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal for New Generation Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism     Hybrid Journal  
Journal for Semitics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal Of Advances In Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Aesthetics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Journal of African American Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of African Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of African Elections     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Arts & Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Cultural Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Cultural Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Journal of Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Family Theory & Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Franco-Irish Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Happiness Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Journal of Interactive Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Intercultural Communication Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Intercultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Interdisciplinary History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Labor Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal of Medical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Journal of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Open Humanities Data     Open Access  
Journal of Semantics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Visual Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
La lettre du Collège de France     Open Access  
La Revue pour l’histoire du CNRS     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Lagos Notes and Records     Full-text available via subscription  
Language and Intercultural Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Language Resources and Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Law and Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Law, Culture and the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Le Portique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Leadership     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Legal Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Legon Journal of the Humanities     Full-text available via subscription  
Letras : Órgano de la Facultad de Letras y Ciencias Huamans     Open Access  
Literary and Linguistic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Litnet Akademies : 'n Joernaal vir die Geesteswetenskappe, Natuurwetenskappe, Regte en Godsdienswetenskappe     Open Access  
Lwati : A Journal of Contemporary Research     Full-text available via subscription  
Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Medical Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Medieval Encounters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Médiévales     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Memory Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Mens : revue d'histoire intellectuelle et culturelle     Full-text available via subscription  
Messages, Sages and Ages     Open Access  
Mind and Matter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Modern Italy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Motivation Science     Full-text available via subscription  
Mouseion     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Museum International Edition Francaise     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
National Academy Science Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Nationalities Papers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Natures Sciences Sociétés     Full-text available via subscription  
Neophilologus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
New German Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
New West Indian Guide     Open Access  
nonsite.org     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Northeast African Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie     Hybrid Journal  

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   ISSN (Print) 0250-541X - ISSN (Online) 2250-1754
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  • Health Hazards Among Workers of Agro-Processing Industries: An Exploratory
           Research in Punjab’s Context
    • Authors: Indu Rawat; N. K. Chhuneja; L. P. Gite; M. S. Meena
      Pages: 1 - 3
      Abstract: Abstract Flour dust in Agro-Processing Industries (APIs) is one of the potential sources of health hazards among the workers. Hence, an investigation was undertaken in APIs of Punjab during 2012 to measure the dust particle size in small and medium sized mills run by the illiterate entrepreneurs. Data were solicited from purposively selected 15 Agro-Processing Centres (APCs) established and supported by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. A total of 120 workers engaged in these APCs responded for this study. Study reveals that Total Suspended Particulate (TSP) near all work stations was found higher than the recommended value of 0.5 mg/m3 as given by ACGIH. The highest TSP was observed 17.94 mg/m3 at hopper (wheat pouring station), much greater than American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) limit. Study shows the representative example of current Indian situation, where the recommended value exceeded tremendously. Hence, emission sources of the dust particulate should be given special attention. There is also need to undergo the pre-employment and periodic medical surveillance tests of workers which should be ensured by the employer. The personal protective measures like use of face mask, proper ventilation and reduced working hours in high dust concentration areas are strongly recommended.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0478-5
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Efficiency of Modified Phosphatic Fertilizer in Transplanted Rice ( Oryza
           sativa L.) Under Partially Reclaimed Salt Affected Soil of Uttar Pradesh
    • Authors: Adesh Kumar
      Pages: 5 - 7
      Abstract: Abstract The present investigations was conducted at the instructional farm of the Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad to evaluate the response of single super phosphate (SSP) modified with different organic and inorganic materials to rice. The application of modified and split doses of phosphatic fertilizer increased the yield, yield attributes, and nutrient uptake over the control. The maximum yield of rice was obtained in gypsum coated SSP (49.50 q ha−1) than 50 % Basal + 50 % Top dressing in two split 25 % tillering stage + 25 % PI stage (44.70 q ha−1) and Cow dung coated SSP (1:5) (38.80 q ha−1) treatment. The SSP with gypsum coated recorded higher N, P, and K uptake response by 65.64, 168.23 and 89.06 % respectively as compared to other treatment. The maximum net income and cost benefit ratio was obtained with gypsum coated SSP followed by 50 % Basal + 50 % Top dressing in two split 25 % tillering stage + 25 % PI stage.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0503-8
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • New Record of Quadrastichus plaquoi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as
           Parasitoid of Chromatomyia horticola (Diptera: Agromyzidae)
    • Authors: P. L. Sharma; R. Kumar
      Pages: 9 - 11
      Abstract: Abstract Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau) is an important pest of many economically important crops throughout the world. The study deals with Quadrastichus plaquoi Reina and LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as a new parasitoid of C. horticola. This species differs from Q. liriomyzae, its closely related species; in characters that both sexes of Q. plaquoi have pronotum mainly yellow with a median dark area, first two funicular segments of female antenna are equal in length and scape reaching slightly beyond the apex of vertex. The parasitoid was distributed in all the agriclimatic conditions ranging from subtropical low hills to dry temperate high mountains resulting in 0.14–13.63 % parasitization of C. horticola. Parasitoid was more abundant in sub-temperate mid hills than sub-tropical or temperate conditions. Indian mustard was observed to be more attractive than garden peas to the parasitoid. Being a native and potential parasitoid, in future, it can be used for bio-intensive management of C. horticola.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0508-3
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Phosphorus Solubilization Through Organic Acids Production in Pressmud
           Composted with Rockphosphate
    • Authors: S. K. Reza; Sarjeet Singh; S. C. Datta; T. J. Purakayastha; S. K. Singh
      Pages: 13 - 16
      Abstract: Abstract Rockphosphate enriched pressmud compost (RPEPMC) was prepared by mixing fresh pressmud with rockphosphate (RP) inoculated with a composite microbial culture consisting of Pseudomonas spp., Aspergillus spp., Streptomycetes spp., Penicillium spp. and Trichoderma spp. at 0.1 % (w/w) level. The production of organic acids and solubilization of phosphorus during pressmud composting was studied at 30, 60, 90 and 120 days of composting. The presence of oxaloacetic, citric, succinic, tartaric, malic and maleic acids in the compost was detected and quantified. In general the organic acids produced at 30 days were highest which rapidly decreased at 120 days of composting. The positive influence of various organic acids on solubilization of P from RP was evident from concomitant increase in citrate-soluble and water-soluble-P content in the compost. After 120 days of composting the end product had a stable C:N ratio and higher soluble P. Thus RPEPMC could be an alternative source of P fertilizer in crop production.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0511-8
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Molecular Confirmation of Conserved Nature of Genes Encoding MPB53 and
           MPB63 Immune Dominant Proteins in Indian Strain of Mycobacterium bovis
    • Authors: Ramane Sangram Pandit; Rishendra Verma; Tista Mondal; Vikramaditya Upmanyu
      Pages: 17 - 19
      Abstract: Abstract The genes encoding MPB53 and MPB63 immuno dominant proteins of Mycobacterium bovis field strain 3/86-RV were amplified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The recombinant plasmids were constructed via inserting the mpb53 and mpb63 genes into the pET vector (named pET28b-mpb53 and pET28b-mpb63). The nucleotide sequences of the insert PCR products were determined by vector specific primer. Both genes contained an open reading frame of 402 and 390 base pairs for mpb53 and mpb63, respectively. The sequenced genes and its deduced amino acid sequences were compared with the published sequences of reference M. tuberculosis complex strains. The sequences of the mpb53 and mpb63 genes share more than 99 % nucleotide homology and deduced protein sequence homology pointing towards conserved molecular nature of these immunodominant proteins among M. tuberculosis complex species.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0512-7
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Package-Restructuring Based on Software Change History
    • Authors: Anshu Parashar; Jitender Kumar Chhabra
      Pages: 21 - 27
      Abstract: Abstract In component-based development of object-oriented software, modularization depends on how packages are structured or organized. Packages evolve over time and require re-structuring after some time so that understandability and maintainability gets improved. In this paper, a new approach for package-restructuring named as Change-History based Package-Restructuring (CHPR) is introduced to identify proper package-regrouping possibilities. CHPR approach considers past co-change patterns of packages along with their structural coupling. A series of experiments on open source software systems have been performed and preliminary results show that CHPR approach is able to indentify meaningful package restructuring.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0472-y
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Chloride Analysis of Sea Sand for Making Concrete
    • Authors: M. Karthikeyan; V. Nagarajan
      Pages: 29 - 31
      Abstract: Abstract Usage of sea sand for concrete development is the possible alternative for river sand and avoids the excessive sand mining which may cause ecological and environmental problems. Sea sand is not used in concrete, since it contains chloride ions which can corrode steel. In order to avoid the corrosion, the salt content of the sea sand must be eliminated before being utilized in concrete. Present paper investigates adopting sea sand as fine aggregate in concrete. The physical properties like specific gravity, percentage of fineness and solubility were carried out in raw sea sand and treated sea sand. The results of the study reveal that the chloride level of treated sea sand is below the acceptable level of 0.075 % weight of sand. The chemical properties of sea sand were also studied by chloride ion estimation.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0493-6
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • A BP and Switching PSO Based Optimization Approach for Engine Optimization
    • Authors: Dongmei Wu; Hao Gao
      Pages: 33 - 37
      Abstract: Abstract This paper proposes a Switching PSO (SW-PSO) based on entropy of swarm and switch mode. Further, a hybrid method based on SW-PSO and Back Propagation (BP) neural network algorithm has been presented for diesel engine optimization. BP was used to construct prediction model for chemical combustion in engine cylinders, and SW-PSO was employed to optimize engine parameters that achieve higher fuel efficiency and fewer exhausts. SW-PSO proved to be superior in convergence performance, and the hybrid method also showed advantages in dealing with practical engine optimization problem.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0507-4
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • A New Contourlet Based Multiresolution Approximation for MRI Image Noise
           Removal
    • Authors: S. Anila; S. S. Sivaraju; N. Devarajan
      Pages: 39 - 41
      Abstract: Abstract Modern medical diagnosis equipments included with digital signal processing capabilities have been used for fast and accurate diagnosis of brain structure abnormalities. In this paper a multi resolution based noise removal in magnetic resonance images for abnormality detection and recognition within the brain has been proposed. Wavelet and curvelet based multi resolution approximation has been used to decompose the inter-object relationships into different levels of detail. Contourlet based multi resolution approximation is presented in this work for better abnormality detection. Comparison of extracted feature points between the reference image and the image under study has been made in detection of the abnormality.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0498-1
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Determination of Elements in Carrot Root by Laser Induced Breakdown
           Spectroscopy
    • Authors: Nidhi Shukla; Abhi Sarika Bharti; Shuchi Srivastava; K. N. Uttam
      Pages: 47 - 51
      Abstract: Abstract The elemental composition of the carrot root was investigated by the laser induced breakdown spectroscopy by recording its emission spectrum. The recorded spectrum of carrot root pellet showed the presence of atomic lines of inorganic element as potassium (K), sodium (Na), iron (Fe), calcium (Ca), titanium (Ti), zinc (Zn), mercury (Hg), copper (Cu), magnesium (Mg), strontium (Sr), and cobalt (Co) while spectrum of fresh raw carrot depicted additional organic element as carbon (C), hydrogen (H), nitrogen (N) and oxygen (O). The produced plasma was characterized by characteristic parameters like plasma temperature, electron density, Lorentz fitting etc.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0522-5
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Antioxidant Activity Vis-a-Vis Phenolic Content in Leaves of Seabuckthorn
           from Kargil District (J&K, India): A Preliminary Study
    • Authors: Deepak Gupta; Veenu Kaul
      Pages: 53 - 56
      Abstract: Abstract Hippophae rhamnoides L. commonly called as seabuckthorn belongs to family Elaeagnaceae and grows in abundance in Ladakh, the eastern-most part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir (India). In the present study, phenolic content and antioxidant activity was determined in shade dried leaves of ten seabuckthorn populations of Kargil. Total phenolic content varied from 42.8 to 72.4 mg GAE and antioxidant activity quantified by DPPH assay varied between 37.4 to 89 %. Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation was calculated to ascertain whether any relationship exists between antioxidant activity and phenolic content.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0510-9
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Achyranthes longifolia (Makino) Makino (Amaranthaceae): An Angiosperm New
           to India
    • Authors: J. Prakasa Rao; K. V. Satish; C. Sudhakar Reddy; O. Aniel Kumar
      Pages: 57 - 60
      Abstract: Abstract Achyranthes longifolia (Makino) Makino (Amaranthaceae) is a rare medicinal angiosperm. It was recorded for the first time from the Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, as of yet not been reported from India, it forms new angiospermic addition for Indian biodiversity as well as the Southern Asian region. It is being described along with comprehensive illustration and field photographs to make easy identification of the taxon.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0515-4
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • A New Taxonomic Circumscription and Record of Selaginella ciliaris (
           Selaginellaceae ) from Terrai Regions of Uttar Pradesh
    • Authors: Deepali Johari; Ajit Pratap Singh
      Pages: 61 - 66
      Abstract: Abstract Selaginella ciliaris (Retz.) Spring, a lycophyte have been encountered from Dudhwa National Park and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, which is a new record from terrai regions of Uttar Pradesh. Presence of stomata on lateral and median leaves provides an additional taxonomic circumscription to the species. Taxonomic account, line-drawing illustrations, photographs, vegetative and reproductive attributes including microsporophyll, megasporophyll and distribution pattern across the region have been provided with an emphasis on stomata of marginal and mid-vein region of leaves.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0518-1
      Issue No: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Obituaries
    • PubDate: 2017-03-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-017-0542-9
       
  • Adsorptive Removal of Alizarin Red S by a Novel Biosorbent of an Invasive
           Weed Mikania micrantha
    • Authors: Pavan Kumar Gautam; Ravindra Kumar Gautam; Sushmita Banerjee; M. C. Chattopadhyaya; J. D. Pandey
      Abstract: Abstract In this paper, the efficiency of biosorbent prepared from Mikania micrantha to remediate a hazardous dye Alizarin Red S from aqueous phase was investigated. Morphological and constitutional characteristics of the biosorbent were studied by performing SEM and FTIR. The adsorption equilibrium was modeled with the Langmuir and Freundlich isotherm. The maximum monolayer adsorption capacity was found to be 46.51 mg g−1 at 50 °C. The isotherm data were better fitted to Freundlich model indicated heterogeneous nature of the adsorbent. The negative values of ∆G° and positive value of ∆H° demonstrated that the adsorption of Alizarin Red S onto Mikania micrantha were spontaneous and endothermic in nature, respectively. Positive value of ∆S° advocated the randomness at solid–liquid interface.
      PubDate: 2017-02-21
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-017-0540-y
       
  • Pattern Mining Approach for Social Network Services
    • Authors: Brijesh Bakariya; G. S. Thakur
      Abstract: Abstract Social networking service (SNS) is one of the most encouraging directions of web applications. It is one of the services where people may communicate with one another; and may also exchange messages even of any multimedia communication. In this paper, we proposed practical approach by applying data mining techniques in SNS. Three parameters are considered here viz. user, time and image. This approach generates strong patterns among these parameters. This is a very efficient technique for identifying user’s behavior in a SNS environment. Most frequently used pattern can be identified using these three parameters in SNS. Through this approach advertisement recommendation is possible in SNS.
      PubDate: 2017-02-17
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0529-y
       
  • Effects of Acid Mine Drainage of Coal Mines on Some Haematological
           Parameters of Channa punctatus (Bloch)
    • Authors: B. Talukdar; H. K. Kalita; R. A. Baishya; S. Basumatary; A. Dutta; S. K. Srivastava; D. Sarma
      Abstract: Abstract The present study aim to evaluate effect of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) of coal mine effluent water on certain haematological parameters viz., Total erythrocyte count (TEC), Haemoglobin (Hb), Oxygen Carrying Capacity (OCC), Packed Cell Volume (PCV), Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV), Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin (MCH), Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC), Differential Leukocyte Count (DLC) and cellular and nuclear anomalies of blood cells in Channa punctatus (Bloch). After detecting the LC50, fishes were treated with sub-lethal concentration of effluent water (pH-2.7) for 2, 6, 10 and 15 days. It has been observed a gradual significant decrease in TEC, Hb, OCC, PCV and MCV as compared to that of control but slight fluctuation in the level of MCH and MCHC and increase in the number of lymphocyte and basophil in treated fishes. Deformed nucleus, cytoplasmic vaculation, cell swelling, hemolysis are some prominent abnormalities observed in the blood cells of treated group.
      PubDate: 2017-01-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0532-3
       
  • Professor MGK Menon: In Memoriam
    • Authors: Ramanath Cowsik
      PubDate: 2017-01-20
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-017-0537-6
       
  • Technological Empowerment of Women: NASI’s Initiatives
    • Authors: Archna Pant; Manju Sharma
      PubDate: 2017-01-17
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-017-0539-4
       
  • On Arithmetical Summability and Multiplier Sequences
    • Authors: Taja Yaying; Bipan Hazarika
      Abstract: Abstract The aim of this article is to introduce a sequence space using arithmetical summability and multiplier sequence and study some interesting results related to this space.
      PubDate: 2016-12-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0525-2
       
 
 
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