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Performance of canola genotypes under water availability and deficit in newly reclaimed soil – IJAAR

Kamal Hassan Ghallab, Mohamed Deswki Hassan Dewdar, Ahmed El-Sayed Khalaf, Maram Ahmed Galal Agronomy Department, Faculty of Agriculture Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt Key words: Canola genotypes, Irrigation intervals, Variability and Genetic parameters Abstract This study was conducted to determine the effects of drought stress and the important genetic parameters on some canola genotypes. Thirteen genotypes […]

Effect of soil mineralogical composition on fruit quality of sweet cherry cultivars – IJAAR

Azizi Gannouni Thouraya, Albouchi Ali, José Antonio Campoy, Magid Mezni, Ben Ahmed Hela, Ammari Youssef Department of Biology, University, El manar, Tunisia National Researches Institute of Rural Engineering, Water and Forests (INRGREF), Tunis, Tunisia INRA- Bordeaux, Biology of Fruit and Pathology (BFP), France Institute of Agronomic Research of Tunis, Tunisia Key words: Soil analysis, Prunu […]

The effect of inoculating plant growth promoting microorganisms on rice production – IJAAR

R. M. Mwashasha, M. Hunja, E. M. Kahangi Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya Key words: Rice, Plant growth promoting microorganisms, Concentrations, Inoculants Abstract Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms (PGPMs) include bacteria and fungi that have the ability to enhance plant growth through several mechanisms. Plant growth […]

Morphometric evaluation of an indigenous fish belong to genus Devario from three river systems of South Kerala – JBES

Sreelekshmi S, Benno Pereira F G, Binil V Shijith Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Kerala, India Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kerala, India Key words: Devario species, Morphometry, Length- weight relationship, Condition factor, Cyprinids Abstract Morphometric parameters, length-weight relationship and condition factor of indigenous fish belong to Devario genus, with […]

Wheat-pea intercropping for aphid control: from laboratory tritrophic approach to field application – IJAAR

Thomas Lopes, Haibo Zhou, Julian Chen, Yong Liu, Bernard Bodson, Frédéric Francis Functional and Evolutionary Entomology, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liege, Gembloux, Belgium Anhui Academy of Science and Technology, Heifei, PR China Anhui Academy of Applied Technology, Heifei, PR China State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Disease and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant […]

Impact of climatic factors on the productivity of cereal crops in the region of Meknes (Morocco) – JBES

F. Ouargaga, Y. Moujahid, E. M. El Faleh, K.Tafoughalti, M. Bou-Idra Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University My Ismail, Meknes, Morocco 2Regional Center for Agricultural Research, URGDRNESR, HajKaddour Road, Meknes, Morocco Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Physical and Chemical Engineering of Condensed Organic Matter, University My Ismail, Meknes, Morocco Key words: Climate change […]

Estimation of heterosis and combining ability in tomato for fruit shelf life and yield component traits using line x tester method – IJAAR

Sujeet Kumar, P. H. Ramanjini Gowda Department of Plant Biotechnology, University of Agricultural Sciences (GKVK), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Key words: Tomato, fruit shelf-life, combining ability, Heterosis, F1 Hybrids. Abstract Studies on tomato post-harvest losses are the main concern for its production, hence a study was conducted to evaluate 10 hybrids along with two checks for […]

Determination of dust emissions concentration in desert wetlands (Case study: Meighan wetland, Iran ) – JBES

Amir Ansari Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Arak University , Arak, Iran Key words: Meighan wetland, Emissions rate, Dust, SCREEN3 for windows, Maxent Abstract The hunting prohibited area in Arak’s Meighan wetland is located in the central part of Iran country and in an arid and semi-arid region. In the […]

Effectiveness of various salinity on leaf growth of Gazania – IJAAR

Iftikhar Ahmad, Sikandar Amanullah Institute of Horticultural sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Horticulture, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China Key words: Anatomy, Salt stress, Leaf anatomy, Gazania. Abstract Salt stress is induced by Nacl and it minimizes the growth owing to variation in interior plant structure. The present work was designed […]

Agronomic performance and farmers perception on zinc enriched rice BRRI dhan62 – IJAAR

MS Islam, MJ Rahman, MR Karim, MA Kabir, TA Qurashi Agriculture and Food Security Programme, BRAC, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh BRAC Agricultural Research and Development Centre, Gazipur, Bangladesh Key words: Zinc enriched rice, Agronomic performance, Farmers perception. Abstract Newly developed zinc enriched rice variety BRRI dhan62 was evaluated along with three other short maturing Transplanted Aman […]