MILLET WORKER ASSOCIATION OF INDIA

°Ż Address:
Project Coordination Cell (Small Millets), ICAR, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bangalore 560065, India.

°Ż Exective Committee

President Dr. K.R. Chopra
Vice-President Dr. H.R. Dave
Prof. S.N.P. Verma Councillors
Dr. Govind Singh
Dr. O.P.S. Verma
Dr. H.B. Patnaik
Dr. P.S. Jagadish
Joint Secretary Dr. A. Seetharam
Secretary-cum-Treasurer Dr. G. Harinarayana

°Ż°°National Seminar 1997

°Ż Publication; Millets News Letter (1982-1989)
No.1 (1982) - No. 7 (1988)

No.8 (1989)
CONTENTS


1. Alloplasmic lines of L 64 A in pearl millet. D.S. Virk and B.K. Mongat.
2. New sterile lines in pearl millet. S.D. Ugale, B.D. Patil, A.G. Wani, N.K. Bhadke and S.S. Bhoye.
3. Variability for earlines in India and exotic collections of pearl millet. B.C. Kanade, S. Appa Rao, P.A. Navale, M.H. Mangesha and G. Harinarayana.
4. Heterosis in the maintainers of pearl millet. N.S. Dukare, D.V. Sahane, C.A. Nimbalkar, P.A. Navale and G. Harinarayana.
5. Performance of RHRBH8602 and 8609 the promising hybrids of pearl millet in Maharashtra State. S.D. Ugale, A.G. Wani, B.D. Patil and N.K. Bhadke.
6. Earliness in pearl millet. D.V. Sahane, D.C. Kanade, P.A. Navale and G. Harinarayana.
7. Management of sowing direction on the yield of pearl millet under °°°°°°rainfed conditions. S.S. Bhargava and D.K. Gupta.
8. Effect of sowing in furrows on yield and its components in pearl millet. S.D. Ugale, A.G. Wani, B.D. Patil, S.S. Bhoye and P.D. Patil.
9. Performance of different sowing methods of pearl millet on light soils under rainfed conditions. S.D. Ugale, A.G. Wani, B.D. Patil, S.S. Bhoye and P.D. Patil.
10. Improving crop stand of pearl millet in crust prone areas. S.S. Bhargava and D.K. Gupta.
11. Comparison of normal vs ridges and furrows method of pearl millet cultivation on lighter type of soils under rainfed conditions. S.D. Ugale, S.G. Wani, B.D. Patil and D.K. Sabale.
12. Relative contribution of production factors to pearl millet yield. A.S. Jadhav, A.A. Shaikh and G. Harinayana.
13. Pearl millet dry matter production, productive tillers, grain yield and their interrelationships under varying levels of nitrogen. B. Vijay Kumar and M. Shiv Shankar.
14. Soil moisture conservation technology on light soils in pearl millet. S. Bhargava and D.K. Gupta.
15. Nitrogen management in pearl millet under resown conditions. S.S. Bhargava and D.K. Gupta. 16. Performance of pearl millet under different intercropping. A.S. Jadhav, A.A. Shaikh and G. Harinarayana.
17. Intercropping of promising genotypes of pearl millet with redgram. °°°°A.C. Wani, S.D. Ugale, B.D. Patil, S.S. Bhoye and P.S. Shimpi.
18. Comparative performance of early and late maturing pearl millet °°°°°°hybrids under intercropping system.°°D.P.S. Verma and R.L. Kapoor.
19. Complementary response of microphos and Azospirillum brasilense inoculums to pearl millet in western Rajastan. R.P.S. Yadav.
20. Effect of farmore on the germination, growth, yield and yield attributes of pearl millet. O.P.S. verma and R.L. Kapoor.
21. Downy mildew pathogen infection process in pearl millet. H.S. Shetty.
22. Plant regeneration from shoot tip and inflorescence explants of some pearl millet B lines. K.C. Nagaratna and H.S. Shetty.
23. Inhibitory effects of pearl millet cell wall preparation on the infectivity of Sclerospora graminicala Zoospores. K.C. Nagarathna, S.A. Shetty, and H.S. Shetty.
24. Induced resistance to downy mildew insusceptible pearl millet °°°°°°cultivor using less virulent pathotype of Sclerospora graminicola. S. Shishupala and H.S. Shetty.
25. Germination inhibition of ascospore of Claviceps fusiformis by certain antagonists. S. Mahadeva Murthy, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty.
26. Callus induction and differentiating ability of different explants in pearl millet. G. Upadhyaya, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty.
27. Influence of different downy mildew infection category on yield and yield components of pearl millet. G.K. Gupta.
28. Inheritance of downy mildew resistance in pearl millet. O.P. Govila, D.P. Deswal and K.V. Unnikrishnan.
29. Effect of soil solarization on the growth special reference to downy mildew conrol. G.K. Gupta and A. Vaidya.
30. Efficacy of soil and foliar application of micronutrients in controlling downy mildew of pearl millet. G.K. Gupta.
31. Evaluation of akomin, a new systemic chemical against pearl millet downy mildew. S.S. Shishupala and H.S. Shetty.
32. Comparative efficacy of culture filtrate of antagonists on pearl millet downy mildew disease. S. Shishupala and H.S. Shetty.
33. Inhibition of sclerotial germination of Claviceps fusiformis by neem leaf extract. S. Mahadeva Murthy, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty.
34. Inheritance of smut (Telyposporium penicillariae Bref.) in pearl millet. D.P. Deswal and O.P. Govila.
35. Effect of nitrogen and magnetised seed, on the incidence of grey weevil in pearl millet. J.P. Verma.
36. Intergeneration correlation and narrow-sense heritability of yield °°°° and its components in finger millet (Elusine coracana G.) G.T. Basavaraja and R.A. Sheriff.
37. Evaluation of elite progenies of eleven finger millet crosses. B. Krishna Murthy, K. Jagadeeshwara and B.M. Ramakrishna.
38. PR 202 does well in Nepal. K. Sherchan, K.N. Adhikari and K.M. Singh.
39. Kakeri - A popular local ragi cultivar of hill region. H.B. Patnail, B.C. Jena and P.N. Sahu.
40. Effect of dates of sowing on yield of finger millet varieties with different levels of nitrogen fertilization in Rabi. M. Chandrappa, E.G. Ashok and B.K. Linge Gowda.
41. Effect of super sorb (Jalashakti) on yield of finger millet. E.G. Ashok, M. Chandrappa and B.K. Linge Gowda.
42. Response of finger millet varieties to different levels of nitrogen under rainfed conditions of U.P. hills. R.V. Singh, M.P. Arya and A. Kumar.
43. Effect of number of seedlings per hill on the yield of transplanted ragi under rainfed conditions. V. Prakash.
44. Effect of date of transplanting and plant densities on yield of short duration ragi (cv. VL 204) under rainfed conditions. V. Prakash.
45. Response of ragi varieties to nitrogen levels under rainfed condition in North Bihar. C.R. Prasad.
46. Effect of sowing method and intercultivation on the yield of finger millet in North Bihar. C.R. Prasad.
47. Effect of split application of phosphate on the yield of rainfed °°°°°°ragi in North Bihar. C.R. Prasad.
48. Efficient utilization of mussorie rock phosphate in acid soil under finger millet and barnyard millet in rainfed conditions of U.P. hills. M. Dwivedi, G.K. Dwivedi and R.V. Singh.
49. Efficient of winter-season crops and nitrogen rates on the yield of rainfed ragi in U.P. hills. V. Prakash.
50. Nitrogen content and its uptake by ragi in response to level of population and nitrogen. I. M. Khan and V.K. Agrawal.
51. Allopathic effect of soybean on finger millet. R.K. Sarkar and D. Mohan.
52. Effect of liming on finger millet and barnyard millet in acid soil under rainfed conditions of U.P. hills. G.K. Dwivedi, M. Dwivedi and R.V. Singh.
53. Mycoflora associated with floral parts of finger millet. P. Shankara and H.S. Shetty.
54. Studies on healthy and neck blast infected earheads of finger millet. P. Shankara and H.S. Shetty.
55. A comparative study of air-spora and mycophyllo-flora of finger millet. P. Shankara and H.S. Shetty.
56. Breeding for high yield in foxtail millet. M.B. Ramakrishna, B. Krishna Murthy and K. Jagadeeshwara.
57. Genetic studies in foxtail millet (Setaria italica B.). R.A. Sheriff.
58. Effect of organic manures with and without inorganic fertilization of foxtail millet. Y. Gurunadha Rao.
59. Response of promising varieties of Setaria to different level of nitrogen under rainfed conditions. A.G. Wani, S.D. Ugale B.D. Patil, S.S. Bhoye and P.D. Patil.
60. C.R. Prasad. Effect of sowing dates and seed rate on yield of foxtail millet (Setaria italica) in North Bihar.
°° 61. Effect of sowing dateson the yield of foxtail millet in scarce rainfall zone of Andhra Pradesh. Y. Gurunadha Rao.
62. Setaria based inter cropping. Y. Gurunadha Rao.
63. Response of Setaria to nitrogen under rainfed conditions. °°°°°°Y. Gurunadha Rao.
64. Response of Setaria cultivars of different maturity groups in scarce rainfed zone of Andhra Pradesh. Y. Gurunadha Rao.
65. Setaria based sequence cropping under rainfed conditions. Y. Gurunadha Rao.
66. Screening of Setaria to rust (Uromyces setaria italica). T.V. Chalam and K. H. Saheb.
67. Chemical control of rust of Setaria. T.V. Chalam and K.H. Saheb.
68. Response of Kakun genotypes to leaf blast. A.K. Jain, J.C. Gupta and S.K. Tripath.
69. Chemical control of blast of Setaria. T.V. Chalam and K. Seetharami Reddy.
70. Performance of GPUK entries of kodo in upland soils of Bastar regi on of Madhya Pradesh. S.S. Rao.
71. Genetic analysis of germplasm of kodo millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum L.). M. Yasir, J.C. Gupta and M. Thomas.
72. Phenotypic stability studies in kodo millet. K.D. Singh and K.H. Saheb.
73. Seed treatment for the control of head smut of Paspalum scrobiculatum (kodo millet). T.V. Chalam, K. Seetharami Reddy and G. Narasimha Rao.
74. Reaction of kodo millet varieties to head smut. S.G. Mantur, K.A. Lucy Channamma and S. Viswanath.
75. Field survey of head smut of kodo millet. A.K. Jain and S.N.P. Verma.
76. Effect of sowing dates and seed rates on the yoeld performance of barnyard millet under rainfed conditions. V. Prakash.
77. Effect of split nitrogen application in barnyard millet under rainfed conditions in U.P. hills. V. Prakash.
78. Effect of sowing date and seed rate on rainfed barnyard millet (Echinochloa frumentacea) in North bihar. C.R. Prasad.
79. Incidence and extent of loss due to grain smut in barnyard millet. A.K. Jain, J.C. Gupta and S.K. Tripathi.
80. Genetic variability in Indian and USSR accessions of proso millet (Panicum miliaceum). S.G. Prasad and A. Seetharam.
81. Correlation studies in proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.). A.N. Reddy.
82. Heterosis in common millet (Panicum miliaceum). S. Ramesh, B.T. Shankare Gowda and A. Seetharam. 83. Performance of little millet in saline-alkaline soils of Orissa. B.K. Maiti, B.N. Mazumdar and G. Prasad.

°Ż Objectives of the association

1. To create a platform for the quick exchange of research findings through publication of a newsletter
2. To dissiminate the millet production technology among farmers and extension workers through this newsletter
3. To putforth views of growers in the form of letter to the editor
4. To organize meetings, seminars and symposia related to millets
5. To generate and operate welfare schemes

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Indian Foreign Life membership Rs. 250 Rs. 400(US$ xxx) ,
Annual membership 20 40(US$ xxx) I
nstitution's membership: Associate Rs. 400 Libraries Rs. 600 °Ż°Ż°Ż°Ż°Ż°Ż°Ż°Ż