May 2014

  1. Tanveer Hassan and Idrisa H. Qadri
    Environmental Education is an important educational concern. This study deals with initiatives and efforts to protect environment and environmental Education for school students. Environmentalists have taken a very strong position after the United Nations Conference on Human Environment at Stockholm in 1972, which was a major event for those...
  2. Syed Md Faisal Ali Khan, Vivek Devrat Singh, Dr. Chanchal Chawla and Dr. Divya Rana
    This paper is based on online retailing in India. It represents the positive and negative expression of Indian consumers. Though India has witnessed the rapid growth in the field of technology and communication but when the matter of online payments Indian consumer still has some dissonance and fear. In this research qualitative as well as...
  3. Dr. Prabhati Gupta, Dr. Suhail Majid Jan and Dr. Roobal Behal
    Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy of manual toothbrushes of the same type with different bristle stiffness concerning plaque removal, gingivitis development and soft tissue trauma. Methods: Three groups with forty subjects each used manual toothbrushes with either hard, medium or soft bristle stiffness. The...
  4. Mrema, M. and Sauriri, D
    This study investigated the factors affecting local and international marketing of rose varieties (romeo, ensemble, summer filed and orchestra)produced in Manic land Province of Zimbabwe during the 2008-2009 period. A case study using the WH FAEDA Flowers Farm as a producer and marketer of roses to the two markets. Three surveys were conducted one...
  5. Bawuah Benard, Yakubu Awudu Sare and Salakpi Andrews
    This study discussed the importance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to an economy. It examined the issues regarding financial opportunities availability and their influence on capital structure. The purpose was to find out whether financial opportunities existed in the study areas and to identify the extent to which these finances affect...
  6. James K. Mutegi, Bashir A. Jama, Said Silim and Julia N. Ameru
    A pigeonpea fallow-maize crop rotation trial was carried out over a period of 4 seasons in western Kenya. The trial compared six high altitude long duration pigeonpea varieties i.e. ICEAP 00020, ICEAP 00040, ICEAP 00048, ICEAP 00053, ICP 9145 and ICP 13076 and a medium duration variety i.e. ICP 13211 for productivity, post fallow maize crop yield...
  7. Vivek Kumar Tripathi
    The present paper highlights the micro-finance & evaluates the position of micro-finance. The concept of microfinance is not new in India. Traditionally, people have saved with and taken small loans from individuals and groups within the context of self-help to start businesses or farming ventures. Majority of poor are excluded from financial...
  8. Indulekha, C.
    The Movement poetry aims at downright realism. The wide-ranging attitudes of the people and the writers during the time were anti-romantic and anti-imperialistic. The sudden crumple of British Imperialism to a third rate power, disillusioned and disenchanted the entire population of England. The standard of English people became very low and...
  9. Srinivasa Rao, M., Udaya Bhanu, K., Satyanarayana Rao, V. and Lal Ahamed, M.
    Fifty four genotypes were characterized based on their morphological characters as per DUS guidelines of castor viz., stem colour, types of inter nodes on stem, plant branching pattern, petiole colour, lamina leaf colour, bloom, type of inflorescence, colour of stigma, capsule type, spike shape, spike compactness, seed colour. The germplasm has...
  10. Abdul Motin Gazi, Goswami, A., Mazumder, D. and Biswajit Pal
    Randomly selected 70 rural women engaged in backyard poultry farming from randomly selected one block of one purposively selected district of West Bengal were interviewed with the help o0f pre tested structured interview schedule during Jan-March,2011. The collected data were analysed statistically after proper compilation. The study revealed that...
  11. Idrisa Hassan
    This study was aimed to identify and review evidence in respect of the process of development for children from birth up to the age of five. There is abundant research that highlights the significance of children’s play in natural space. Natural environment provide rich settings to support children’s play drives, affording a diversity of...
  12. Latifah, A. M., Gabriel, T. W. and Les Met
    Bungoh catchment which is a segment of Sarawak Kiri River catchment areas is located in latitude between 1.184° to 1.296° N and in longitude between 110.106° to 110.242° E and 60 km from Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia. The catchment covers an area of approximately 127 square kilometres. The altitude ranges from 20m to 1300 m a.s.l. The...
  13. Rajesh, K., Narender Reddy, S., Pratap Kumar Reddy, A. and Gopal Singh, B.
    A field experiment was conducted to study the influence of different growth regulating compounds on chlorophyll, photosynthetic rate and yield in greengram during rabi 2009-10. Among the growth regulators growth promoting substance NAA (20 ppm) recorded significantly higher values for photosynthetic rate, chlorophyll content (SCMR) values were...
  14. Bui Ha Phuong, MA.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of librarians’ research status and some solutions for enhancing the research capacity of librarians in Library and Information Centre, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hochiminh city, Vietnam Methodology – A survey is conducted with some librarians at the Library and...
  15. MD. Daud Hossain Khan and Christian Bach
    Purpose – Though the incidence and mortality numbers are comparatively less than other types of cancer, such as lung and breast cancer, overall survival in advanced gastric cancer cases is still very bleak, thus patients only receive palliative treatment. We sought to improve overall survival in gastric cancer patients by reviewing the various...
  16. Henry Alexander, I. and Dr. Mallika, R.
    The main objective of this study is to compare SVM (Support Vector Machine) classification algorithm and Neural Networks classification algorithms identify the pitfalls and propose a new hybrid classification algorithm which is reliable, fast, efficient and robust handling large data sets. A new version of Support Vector Machine algorithm is...
  17. Pushpalatha, R.
    Agriculture is the keystone of the Indian economy contributing nearly 18 per cent to country’s GDP. Our country has achieved a fivefold increase in food grain production of 263.20 million tons in 2013-14 giving food securities for more than 1.27 billion Indian population. Still factors like insect pests, diseases, weeds, rodents etc., take a heavy...
  18. Fernanda Alvine Silva, Cristiana Aroeira G. R. Oliveira, Patricia Nivoloni Tannure, Viviane Andrade Cancio de Paula and Ivete Pomarico Ribeiro de Souza
    AIM: The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether early childhood caries can be a predictor for caries development in the permanent first molars. METHODS: One hundred and eighty five children were examined and divided into two groups: those with Early Childhood Caries or ECC (G1) and those that were caries free up to 71 months old (...
  19. Karthikeyan Murthykumar
    Objective: After few reports about protective effect on coronary heart disease, the therapeutic use of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid aroused .Many studies and meta-analyses have reported that the risk of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and Cardiovascular (CV) death reduced with the intake of fish and n-3 PUFA. n-3 PUFA may also modulate autonomic...
  20. Karthikeyan Murthykumar
    Objective: After few reports about protective effect on coronary heart disease, the therapeutic use of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid aroused .Many studies and meta-analyses have reported that the risk of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and Cardiovascular (CV) death reduced with the intake of fish and n-3 PUFA. n-3 PUFA may also modulate autonomic...
  21. Kamal Kumar, M.
    In the developing countries, the acute problem of slum formation is found not only in the big cities but also in medium and small cities and towns "A slum is a contiguous settlement where the inhabitants are characterized as having inadequate housing and basic services”-. Because of the high, proportion of slum dwellers among the urban population...
  22. Punitha, N., Shettu, N., Subramanian, N. and Saravanan, R.
    The present study was carried out to investigate the effect of semi-ripe fruit pulp extract of Carica papaya (seeded and seedless fruits) on male albino Wistar rats. The experimental animals were divided into three groups, One group served as control, Group- II received papaya pulp extract from seeded fruits and Group - III received papaya pulp...
  23. Teresia W. Gathagu and Jones F. Agwata
    The important role that women play in the management of water resources has been recognized in various parts of the world. This is because they play a significant role in accessing water for various uses such as washing, cooking, watering of crops and livestock rearing. Their effective participation in water management is however influenced by...
  24. Das, P. K., Goswami, A. and Mazumdar D.
    An attempt was made to identify the present status of poultry meat and egg market to the various kinds of people in the rural based society, particularly tribal thickened population in India. Survey was conducted over 760 respondents with the help of pre-tested structured interview schedule where education was significantly (P ≤ 0.01) correlated...
  25. Rifat Gull Ganai, Imteyaz Ganai and Hina Hassan Khaki
    Peace is Pathway to Prosperity; Public order is in fact necessary for the very existence of a nation. Chaos and anarchy have always led countries to disintegration. Given the essence of tranquility, govt. provides an institutional mechanism to serve the purpose of restoring public peace, police forms one of the most important part whereof. This...
  26. Dr. V. Geetha, Rizwan Mohammed Hayat and M. Thamizharasan
    Cloud computing has become an emerging technology for outsourcing various IT needs of organizations, offering access to their infrastructure and application services on a subscription and pay-as-you-go basis. Since the Cloud Environment is developing day by day, there are many Cloud providers offering same or different Cloud services with...
  27. Dilip Choksi, Sushil Damor and Rujuta Shah
    Background: This study was aimed to evaluate the superiority of Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal patch (TEP) repair over open stoppa’s and Lichenstein tension free repair for bilateral inguinal hernia. Material and Methods: Total 80 patients of bilateral inguinal hernia was taken in present study. They were divided in three groups by closed...
  28. Jayant K. Nalawade and Satpute, S. T.
    Studies on application of value stream mapping at automotive industry and the focus is on Dock to Stock process at Engine manufacturing plant is limited. This paper addresses the application of value stream mapping as one of the lean tools to eliminate the waste and improved operational procedures and productivity. In this approach, value stream...
  29. Mohamed Shabiulla, A. and Sivaprakasam, S.
    In this paper, an attempt is made to optimize the process parameters for Water-Sea Water (3%) system in a Spiral plate Heat Exchanger (SHE). Experiments have been conducted by varying the mass flow rates of cold fluid (Sea Water 3%) and hot fluid (Water) and the inlet temperature of hot fluid by keeping the cold fluid temperature constant. The...
  30. Dhananjay W. Bansod
    Health and health care needs to be distinguished from each other. Bedsides health care arrangements, many other factors outside the health sector play a key role in determining the health status of individuals and communities such as standard of living, access to basic minimum social services, gender equity etc,. A number of factors affect the...
  31. Husien Salama and Christian Bach
    Purpose: This objective for document remains toward taking some information concentrate then intricate on for that and also main information selection techniques this professional canister manipulates currently. This paperresolve tooresidence concentrate on revealing the benefits and restrictions of the techniques of information selection and...
  32. Srividhya, C. and Gobu, B.
    Changes in Land use and Land cover is a dynamic process taking place on the surface and it become a central component in current strategies in managing natural resources and monitoring environmental changes. The objective of this paper is to analyse the land use and land cover changes in Kumbakonam taluk of Thanjavur District. Using SOI Toposheet...
  33. Praveen Rizal and Asokan, R.
    Tourism has strong linkage with the economic growth and development in India. Because of its maximum backward and forward linkages, tourism contributed more in the income and employment generation in India. However, the development of the tourism sector in India also raises some of the issues related to the environment. This paper is an overview...
  34. Dotimi Doris Atibinye, Mercy Uzere and PaaruLoveth
    Background: Female genital mutilation is a cultural practice that has negative consequences on the health of women. The practice is influenced by some socio-cultural factors which has no scientific backing. Method: This is a qualitative study that utilized phenomenological approach to explore the meaning of the socio-cultural factors influencing...
  35. Mahmoud A Abu Samra
    The main purpose of this study was to ultimately attract more university students through the adaptation of admission policies that enable students to accept the demands for the benefit of the Palestinian society. In order to achieve the goals of the study, the researcher utilized three tools: literature review, an interview, and questionnaire...
  36. Oktay Aydın, Gülçin Aydın and Ahmet Ay
    In cases of acute appendicitis, when considering that typical symptoms are observed in only 60% of the patients, preoperative definite diagnosis carries some difficulties even for the most experienced surgeons. The necessity for diversification of diagnostic methods is a requirement to decrease the rate of negative appendectomy risk of the surgeon...
  37. Salwa SH. Abdul-Wahid, Mehdi SH.Al-Zuheiry and Karim Al-Jashamy
    Background: Behavioral disorder is a condition that is caused by individuals experiencing changes in their thoughts and emotions which manifest as challenging behaviors. Objectives: To find out the prevalence rate of behavioral disorders and emotional disorders among school children and the relationship of these disorders with personal variables...
  38. Dr. Cauvery, K. and Dr. Naveen Karbhari
    Aim: The aim of this study was to assess the awareness of dental problems and the referral system adopted by medical officers working in PHCs of Solapur district, Maharashtra, India. Methods: A cross sectional questionnaire survey was conducted among medical officers working in PHCs of Solapur district. A closed ended, structured questionnaire was...
  39. Neelakantan, P. R. and Dr. K. P. V. Ramanakumar
    Marketing is an applied science that tries to explain and explore how firms and consumer behave in markets. Usually Marketing models are formulated and applied using standard economic theories relying on strong assumptions of rationality of consumers and firms. Recently marketing researchers are increasingly exploring consumer behavior. The goal...
  40. Rakesh Kumar
    The organizational climate or work environment is the key to corporate success since it determines the attitudes and behavior of workers. Therefore, corporations and institutions need to count on periodic measurement mechanisms of their organizational climate. The primary objective of this research was to investigate the relationships between some...
  41. Dr. Josephine Bosede Ayoola
    The agricultural input market in Nigeria is inefficient, which constitutes a major constraint to achieving national food security. Policies for developing agri-input market must adopt a demand-driven process; thus, this paper aimed at identifying the factors that determine the demand for improved agricultural seed as a basis for the formulation of...
  42. Praveen Kumar, N. S., Solmon Raju Paul, K. and Vishnu Sankar Rao, D.
    Climate change is essentially a long term phenomenon and is supposed to be gradual in its impact for most part. Integrated assessment combining insights of many disciplines is used as a primary tool in order to follow the causal chain of events from perturbations in the environment to the final outcomes. This can be done by first assessing the...
  43. Mst. Ayesha Khatun, Md. Mahabubur Rahman and Md. Shariful Islam
    The study was conducted to investigate the effect of cypermethrin and diazinon on haematology of Labeo rohita (H.) in glass aquaria. Twelve batches of fish were exposed to two concentrations of cypermethrin (0.15 and 0.30 l/L) and diazinon (0.002 and 0.004 ml/L) for 96 hours and three batches of fish were treated as control. The blood parameters...
  44. El Sayed A. E. Hamed, Fatma A. Abdel Razek, Mohamed M.A. Zaid and Tarek A. A. Mohammed
    Three different artificial substrata (Luffa egyptica, Leaf palm and artificial fibers at each habitat) were used as artificial substrates and fixed on a stainless-steel frame model. Luffa egyptica recoded the highest individual numbers, while the artificial fibers did not record any individuals, with no evidence of any amphipod individuals...
  45. Philip Aniah, Moses Dumayiri and Konlan Banleman
    The shea tree is an indigenous and exclusive asset in West and Central Africa and particularly abundant in the Northern Savannah areas of Ghana where shea butter constitutes a key source of income for local women. The objectives of this research were to describe the capacity level of women as traditional shea butter processors and to analyze...
  46. Acharya, S. K., Mondal, K., Jena. A. and Das, S.
    Any kind of enterprise across the world needs a clandestine management intervention. Agribusiness is the simmering character for Indian agriculture for which an interactive design is needed to organize the agribusiness factor production. In most cases farmer makes mistake in allocating resources, rationalizing cost structure and organizing farm...
  47. Jamila Harbi
    Various compression methods have been proposed. In recent year fractal image compression gained more interest because of their capability to achieve high compression ratios while maintaining very good quality of the reconstructed image. However, this method suffers from a long encoding time arise from very large number of domain blocks that must...
  48. Jamila Harbi
    To evaluate the proposed pyramid fractal image compression, and comparing its result with traditional FIC, several tests were performed. A detailed investigation was carried out on the performance of the pyramid fractal image compression technique in order to view the performance of the last one in terms of encoding speed, compression ratio and...

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