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Species richness and spatial diversity of spiders among fodder crops – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Marriam Batool Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for (w) Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Spatial, Transect, Pitfall, Humidity, […]

Improving soil quality and upland rice yield in northern Benin with no-tillage, rice straw mulch and nitrogen fertilization – IJAAR

Elliott Ronald Dossou-Yovo, Edward Ampofo, Attanda Mouinou Igue, Luc Ollivier Sintondji, Naab Jesse, Joël Huat, Euloge Kossi Agbossou School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana Laboratoire d’Hydraulique et de Maîtrise de l’Eau, Institut National de l’Eau, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin Laboratoire des Sciences du Sol, Eaux et Environnement, Institut National de Recherche […]

The Current State of Riparian Vegetation: The Dabbis River of Ambo Woreda, West Shoa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia – JBES

Diriba Oljira Gemeda, Habtamu Ashagre, M.I. Zuberi Department of Biology, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia Key words: Riparian vegetation, River, Habitat degradation, Vegetation cover, Ethiopia. Abstract The status of riparian vegetation along the Dabbis River of West Shoa, Ethiopia was assessed in selected plots by examining vegetation types, vegetation change, soil cover, soil quality and water […]

Valorization of shea caterpillar droppings (Cirina butyrospermi Vuillet) in the ecological management of soil fertility in Burkina Faso – IJAAR

K. Coulibaly, A.P.K Gomgnimbou, B. Bacye, H.B. Nacro, M.P. Sedogo Laboratoire d’étude et de recherche sur la fertilité du sol (LERF), Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso (UPB) Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol Eau Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol-Eau-Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), […]

Fluctuating asymmetry as an indicator of ecological stress and developmental instability of Neurothemis ramburii (Odonata: Libellulidae) in Iligan City, Philippines – JBES

Michelle M. Barbon, Jazzie D’Zeim Arreza, Sharon Rose M. Tabugo Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Asymmetry, Neurothemis ramburii, Odonata, Procrustes ANOVA, SAGE. Abstract Odonata species are often used for biomonitoring purposes are often influenced by environmental instability in diverse ways. The degree of developmental stability of individuals […]

Highlighting Bacillus subtilis GA1 antifungi potentialities for pineapple (Ananas comosus) conservation in Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Yao Fulgence Koffi, Waze Aimée Mireille Alloue-Boraud, Louis Ban Koffi, Amon Fabrice Adohi, Marcellin Koffi Dje, Marc Ongena Laboratory of Microbiology and Biotechnology, National Center of Agronomic Research (CNRA), Côte d’Ivoire Department of Sciences and food Technology, University Nangui Abrogoua, Côte D’ivoire Walloon Center of Industrial Biology (CWBI) Unit of Bio-Industries University of Liège Gembloux […]

Mandibular shape variation among size classes in the worker ants of Pheidologeton diversus – JBES

Mark Anthony J. Torres, Eugene Vernon V. Tañedo Jr. Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Mandible, Shape, Size-classes, Pheidologeton diversus. Abstract The geometric morphometric approach of landmark analysis was utilized in this study to compare the shapes of the mandibles of three size classes of the ant […]

Effectiveness of organic substances in the control of powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fuligenia) of butternut (Cucurbita moschata PEPO) – IJAAR

Munyaradzi Shamuyarira, Lovejoy Tembo, Sommerset Mhungu Faculty of Agriculture, Women’s University in Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe Faculty of Agriculture, Zimbabwe Open University, Harare, Zimbabwe Key words: Powdery mildew, Sodium bicarbonate, Cattle milk, Dilute acetic acid, Garlic. Abstract Powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fuligenia) is an economically important disease of cucurbits requiring sustainable means of management. A field experiment […]

Tree species composition, richness and diversity of the Mount Matutum protected landscape (MMPL), Philippines – JBES

Christine Dawn G. Obemio, Marigold C. Tumamac, Leopoldo L. Remollo, Paolo M. Tagaloguin, Maximo C. Aljibe, Proserpina G. Roxas4, Edna P. Oconer Department of Science, Mindanao State University – General Santos City Campus, Philippines College of Forestry, Mindanao State University – Maguindanao Campus, Philippines Sultan Kudarat State University-Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, Philippines Mindanao State University – […]

Effect of commercial growing media on emergence, growth and development of tomato seedlings – IJAAR

Thembinkosi Mathowa, Nthebe Tshegofatso, Witness Mojeremane, Christinah Matsuane, Gabatshele M. Legwaila, Otsoseng Oagile Department of Crop Science and Production, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Gaborone, Botswana Key words: Tomato, Growing media, Seedling emergence, Growth and development. Abstract Commercial growth media were evaluated for their effect on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) seedling emergence, growth […]