Deforestation, forest fire hazard and exploitation of forest have been warning threats to our environment and ecosystem globally. In the present study an attempt has been made to enhance the biodegradability and biomethanation potential of treated pine needles, the leaves of a coniferous tree (Pinus roxburghii) by using Trichoderma spp. and Pseudomonas spp. thereby, utilizing the pine needles for green energy.

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The study was planned to find the most suitable and profitable sustainable livestock and crop production system in different agro climatic zones of Bihar. The present study is the part of the National Agricultural Technology Product (NATP) entitled "Livestock Crop Production System Analysis for Sustainable Production System (Mission Mode)".

Hydro power plants located on the Himalayan rivers, typically, have had to endure high silt content in the water passing through the turbines causing enormous damages to the under-water parts of the turbine. The hydro power generating companies are engaged in mitigating this menance and optimizing generation and profits.

Fluoride is known to contaminate groundwater reserves globally. Excess fluoride, wherever present in groundwater in INdia, is mainly in the concentration range of 1.5 to 6.5 mg L-1 against its critical limit of 1.5 mg L-1 in drinking water.