Gauno is a good fertilizer from Cynopterus sphinx Frugivorous Bat (MEGACHIROPTERA: PTEROPODIDAE) in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Authors(3) :-Shaikh Tabbunisha R., Doke Dnyaneshwar V., Bhosale Rahul S.

Cynopterus sphinx is a frugivorous bat also known as greater short-nosed fruit bat or short-nosed Indian fruit bat known for fruit eating habit. Apart for which its feces called as guano is thought to be rich in nutrient and microbes. Recent research was carried out to study its positive implementation as manure for plants. Results of present study indicate that bat guano is an efficient source of manure which helps to increase plant productivity and improve soil texture.

Authors and Affiliations

Shaikh Tabbunisha R.
Department of Zoology, Annasaheb Awate College Manchar, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Doke Dnyaneshwar V.
Department of Zoology, Annasaheb Awate College Manchar, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Bhosale Rahul S.
Arts, Commerce and Science College, Narayangaon, Junnar, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Cynopterus sphinx, Guano, Manure.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-20
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 82-85
Manuscript Number : IJSRST185117
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Shaikh Tabbunisha R., Doke Dnyaneshwar V., Bhosale Rahul S., " Gauno is a good fertilizer from Cynopterus sphinx Frugivorous Bat (MEGACHIROPTERA: PTEROPODIDAE) in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.82-85, January-February-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST185117
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST185117

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