INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY <ul> <li class="show"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>ISSN 2321-2845 (Online) ISSN 2321-3299 (Print)</strong></span></li> <li class="show">INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY is an international open access online &amp; print&nbsp; journal, world wide abstract listed, published quarterly&nbsp; with ISSN, Free- membership, download and access. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.</li> </ul> <!-- Google Tag Manager --> <p>&nbsp;</p> <!-- End Google Tag Manager --> PAAVAN EDUCATION TRUST en-US INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY 2321-3299 1. PHYTOCHEMICAL, PHYSICHOCHEMICAL MICROBIAL SCREENING OF RICINUS COMMUNIS LEAVES POWDER by 1S. N. PARAJAPATI, 1P K. PATEL AND 2K V. GOSWAMI <p>In the last few decades there has been an exponential growth in the field of Herbal medicine. Medicinal plants have a vital role to preserve the human healthy life. It is getting popularized in developing and developed countries owing to its natural origin and lesser side effects.&nbsp; The large family Euphorbiaceae contains nearly about 300 genera and 7,500 species. Generally they are the flowering plants. Amongst all, the <em>Ricinus communis</em> or castor plant has high traditional and medicinal value for maintain the disease free healthy life. Castor plant (<em>Ricinus communis </em>L.) extracts have been used by many natives of the world in treatment of several ailments. It is a small tree which is found all over the India. All parts of plant are important viz. bark, leaves, flowers, seed, oil etc. This activity of the plant possess due to the important phytochemical constituents like flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, alkaloids and steroids etc.</p> 1S. N. PARAJAPATI, 1P K. PATEL AND 2K V. GOSWAMI ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-04-01 2018-04-01 21 2. THE INFLUENCES OF PESTICIDES ON SPIDERS IN COTTON FARMS OF TIMBA, SATLASANA by B.M. PARMAR <p>Spiders serve as biological control agents in agricultural ecosystems. Traditional farming was beneficial in controlling the pests by like spiders. The extensive use of pesticides and inorganic fertilizers leads to disturb the communities of biological controller like spider. Present investigation was planned to determine the effects of the pesticides on spider populations in cotton fields of Timba, Satlasana. Spider collection was made using visual searching and pitfall methods. In collection, total 439 individuals collected before and 244 individuals collected after gave treatment of pesticides. There were a reduced number of spiders in pesticide employed cotton farms. These results indicate that the use of pesticide is harmful and toxic effects on to the spider fauna.</p> B.M. PARMAR ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-04-01 2018-04-01 21