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Stability of wheat entries across seasons and nitrogen rates by AMMI analysis – IJAAR

Radhi Dheyab Abed Department of field Crop, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Iraq Key words: Environment, performance, stability, years, wide adaptation. Abstract To study the stability of spring bread wheat entries across years and nitrogen rates, yield trials were conducted from 2010 to 2013 preceding by screening trail in 2009-2010 at farm of college […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mode of inheritance of promiscuous nodulation and combining abilities in soybean genotypes – IJAAR

Eric E. Agoyi, Khalid E. Mohammed, Thomas L. Odong, John B. Tumuhairwe, Godfree Chigeza, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa Department of Agricultural Production, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Avondale, Lusaka, Zambia Key words: Promiscuous, Diallel, Nodules, Combining ability, Heritability. Abstract Knowledge of the mode of inheritance of a trait can be a powerful decision-making […]

Assessment of fungal diseases on corn under various farming cultural practices – IJAAR

Rico A. Marin, Mellprie B. Marin Department of Forest Resources Management Central Mindanao University, Musuan, Bukidnon, Philippines Department of Plant Pathology Central Mindanao University, Musuan, Bukidnon, Philippines Key words: Biofertilizer, Disease severity, Farming practices, Corn. Abstract A study was conducted to assess the fungal diseases of corn under various management practices. The study was laid […]

Spatial prediction of soil phosphorous using soil electrical conductivity as secondary information – JBES

Nikou Hamzehpour Sara Mola Ali Abasiyan Department of Soil Science, Maragheh University, Iran Key words: Soil phosphorus, Soil electrical conductivity, Spatial prediction, Kriging, Co-kriging. Abstract Soil phosphorus (P) plays an important role in soil fertility and availability of micronutrients in soil, especially in arid and semiarid regions. Therefore, monitoring soil P condition is of great […]

Influence of different fertilizer rates on the growth and yield of transplanted aman rice genotypes – IJAAR

A. Ahmed, M. A. Kabir, M. M. Rashid, M. S. Islam, P. S. Saha BRAC Agricultural Research and Development centre, Gazipur, Bangladesh Agriculture and Food Security Programme, BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh Key words: Fertilizer rates, Genotype, Transplanted aman rice, Yield, Gross return. Abstract The field experiment was conducted at the BRAC Agricultural Research and Development Centre, […]

Enzymes activity and content of antioxidants in leaves of halophytes from saline soils of Kumisi lake – IJAAR

Chkhubianishvili Eva, Badridze Gulnara, Kacharava Nani, Rapava Luara, Kikvidze Medea, Chanishvili Shota, Chigladze Lali Department of plant physiology, Institute of Botany, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia Key words: antioxidant enzymes, low molecular antioxidants, halophytes. Abstract The purpose of the given study was to investigate characteristics of antioxidant system and other biochemical indices of some salt […]