Publisher

Advanced Level Institutional Biotech Hub

CMER&TI, Central Silk Board

Ministry of Textiles

Govt. of India

Lahdoigarh, Jorhat, Assam

 

Advisory Committee

Dr. (Mrs) R. Das

Dr. T.J. Keisa

Dr. Reeta Luikhan

Dr. D.K. Gogoi

 

Editor in Chief

Dr. Mahananda Chutia

 

Associate Editors

Dr. G. Subrahmanyam

 

Financial Support and Acknowledgement

DBT, New Delhi

 

BioQuest - A scientific magazine

Vol. 2 Issue 1 (2018)

 

1

Cover and Content Pages

 

5

Message from the Chief Advisor

 

6

Editorial -  Science Education in India

 

7

Technical Report

 

7

Advanced Level Institutional Biotech Hub at CMER&TI- disseminating sciences to the society

Sandilya SP, Chutia M

 

10

Scientific Communications and Articles

 

10

Raising of vegetable seedlings under Pro-trays

Subbaiah KV, Raju GS, Reddy AD, Nirmala TV, Deepthi V, Karunasree E,

Reddy RVSK

 

13

Repetitive sequence based polymerase chain reaction (rep-PCR) technique as a suitable diagnostic tool in silkworm pathology

Subrahmanyam G, Kalita M, Chutia M, Das R

 

16

Pest risk analysis

Subadas Singh KS, Jigyasu DK, Singh BK

 

19

Pot/ Pitcher Irrigation Method

Vinodakumar SN, Desai BK

 

21

The Nobel Prize

Das K, Sandilya SP

 

23

Biodesulfurization: a step towards sulphur free air

Kalita M, Subrahmanyam G, Chutia M, Das R

 

26

Low cost ripening technologies for fruits

Subbaiah KV, Raju GS, Reddy AD, Nirmala TV, Deepthi V, Karunasree E,

Reddy RVSK

 

28

Genetics behind depression

Borkotoky M 

 

29

Sindoor- tradition or threat? in today’s world

Baruah M

 

30

Zygaenids in Muga ecosystem, Assam, India

Manpoong NS

 

31

Improving the health of the Muga Silkworm: A probiotic approach

Bhuyan PM

 

33

Understanding lamin proteins and their roles in aging and cardiovascular disease

Borah R

 

34

Magic mushrooms, Psilocybe cubensis

Das R, Debnath R

 

35

An indigenous fermented method of fish preservation

Roy D

 

36

Minimum Support Price (Msp): Impact on Farmers Livelihood Security

Jaishree V N, Vinodakumar SN

 

39

Khorisa and Kharoli: Traditional Fermented Cuisine of Assam

Tamuly B, Vinodakumar S N

 

40

Climate change and trends over India

Desai BK, Vinodakumar SN

 

42

Students Corner

 

42

Meet Shri Sivanuj Borkotoky, position holder of Secondary Education Board of Assam - 2018

Exclusive interview with Dr. S.P. Sandilya

 

44

Advertisement a Ban or Boon

Bhuyan G

 

45

BioQuest – Instructions to the authors

 

46

Back Cover

 

 

 
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