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Growth, development, yield and harvest index of two diverse rice cultivars in different water regimes and soil textures – IJAAR

Junel Soriano, Fugen Dou, Rodante Tabien, Chirsty Harper, Kun Chen Department of Agricultural Engineering, Bulacan Agricultural State College, Bulacan, Philippines Texas A & M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Beaumont, Texas, USA Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA Key words: Water regimes, Soil textures, Rice cultivars. Abstract Emerging rice cultivars and crop management Read More

Assessment of allelopathic potential of different weeds on germination and early growth of aromatic rice – JBES

Monira Yasmin, Md. Moshiur Rahman Akonda, Md. Mokhlesur Rahman, Hari Pada Seal Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Dept. of Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Key words: Allelopathy, Weed, Germination, Growth, Aromatic rice. Abstract An experiment was carried out at the Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during Read More

Effect of feeding mulberry multinutrient blocks on feed intake of maize stover in calves – IJAAR

Ishrat Roomi Integrated Mountain Areas Research Center, Karakoram International University, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan Key words: Mulberry multinutrient block, feed intake, maize stover, calves, rumen ammonia. Abstract An experiment was conducted consisting of two cattle breeds and two diets. Eight Sahiwal and eight Achai calves (6-10months age) were housed in individual pens and were offered a Read More

Impact of environmental conditions on the yield variability of durum wheat (Triticum durum. Desf ) and its associated characters at Algerian semi-arid areas – IJAAR

A.Megherbi-Benali, F. Toumi-Benali, S. Zouaoui, L. Hamel, M. Benyahia Department of Environmental Sciences t Djilali Liabes University, Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria Key words: Variability, Environmental stresses, Area, Yield and yield component, Durum wheat. Abstract The environmental stresses are most common in Algeria. Drought, cold and hot weather are often present. These production constraints are abiotic, they Read More

Genetic variation of some facultative wheat genotypes in terms of accumulation of zinc in the whole grain and endosperm – JBES

Nikwan Shariatipour, Seyed Siamak Alavi Kia, Mohammad Moghaddam Vahed, Ashkbous Amini Department of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Karaj, Iran Key words: DTZ staining, Genetic variation, Wheat, Zinc efficiency. Abstract Malnutrition caused by zinc micronutrient deficiency has become one of the growing problems of developing countries. Read More

Estimation of general and specific combining ability in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) – IJAAR

A.A. Kandil, A.E. Sharief, Hasnaa S.M. Gomaa Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Agric. Research center Ministry of Agriculture and reclamation, Egypt Key words: Bread Wheat cultivars, specific combining ability, gene action. Abstract To estimate the general and specific combining ability in wheat for yield and its components i.e. number of spikes/plant, spike length, number Read More

Phenotypic evaluation and molecular characterization of alc/vaibhav recombinant inbred population of tomato for yield, shelf life and fruit quality parameters – IJAAR

Pallavi Pawar, P.H. Ramanjini Gowda, Ramegowda, P. Ravishankar Department of Plant Biotechnology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India National Seed Project, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Key words: Mapping population, ripening mutants, Recombinant Inbred Line, SSR markers. Abstract Tomato is second most important vegetable, having nutritional and aesthetic value. Due to high Read More

Resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot of multigerm dihaploid sugar beet lines and its inheritance in their hybrids – IJAAR

Georgi Kikindonov, Tzvetan Kikindonov, Stanimir Enchev Plant Breeding Department, Agricultural Institute, Shumen, Bulgaria Key words: Sugar beet, Powdery mildew, Cercospora leaf spot, Resistance, Inheritance. Abstract The induced haploidy through in vitro gynogenesis in sugar beet is effective method for the selection of valuable gene recombinations determining the expression of efficient traits of that crop. Ten Read More

Effect of salinity stress on seedlings parameters of some canola cultivars – IJAAR

Kandil AA, AE Sharief, Ola S.A. Shereif Agronomy Department, Mansoura University, Egypt Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt Key words: Canola, Cultivars, Salinity stress, seedlings characters. Abstract To study the effect of salinity concentrations on seedlings parameters of some canola cultivars, a laboratory experiment was conducted at Agronomy Department Laboratory of Seed Testing, Faculty Read More

Incidence of seedborne mycoflora and their effects on germination of maize seeds – IJAAR

Md. Moshiur Rahman Akonda, Monira Yasmin, Ismail Hossain Dept. of plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Key words: Maize, Seedborne, Mycoflora, Germination. Abstract A laboratory experiment was conducted with maize seed samples collected from four maize growing districts viz. Bogra, Gaibandha, Rangpur and Mymensingh of Read More

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