Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 143

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Integration of social, ecological, political and technological issues into economic development programs: Key to sustainable development of human society

  We need to plan for ‘Development without Destruction’ and manage our environment based on the ethical principle of social equality, economic prosperity with ecological security to achieve the goals of sustainable development. Environmental management and economic development programs should go hand in hand for achieving sustainability in global human society. Changes in the way we develop our...

Author(s): Rajiv K. Sinha, Brijalkumar Soni and Binod Shankar

February 2013

Endosulfan: A potential genotoxicant on Allium cepa root tip cells

  The present study reports the potential genotoxic effects of a widely used insecticide, endosulfan (Endoin 35% EC), on root tip cells of onion (Allium cepa L.). Treatment of onion root tips at a concentration of 0.156 μg/L of endosulfan showed highest fluctuation of mitotic depression at various durations (0.38 to -181%) of exposure. The mitotic index decreased with the increase in the concentrations...

Author(s): Tripathy S. K., Bijayinee S., Samad I. and Das R. K.