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Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) genotypes response to NaCl salinity – JBES

Nima Dolatabadi, Mahmoud Toorchi Department of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran Key words: Brassica napus L., Electrolyte leakage, Osmotic potential, Salt stress Abstract In order to evaluate the response of rapeseed genotypes to NaCl salinity, a hydroponic experiment at seedling stage with three replications was performed in greenhouse. Twelve spring rapeseed […]

Germination characters as affected by seed priming of some sunflower cultivars under salinity stress – IJAAR

A. A. Kandil, A. E. Sharief , Amira A. Mamoon Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Central Administration for Seed Certification (CASC), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt Key words: Sunflower cultivars, Seed priming, Salinity concentrations, Germination parameters. Abstract To study the effect of seed priming in 1% NaCl or 0.3% KNO3 of some sunflower cultivars i.e. […]

Seedling parameters as affected by seed priming of some safflower cultivars under salinity stress – IJAAR

A. A.Kandil, A.E.Sharief, Manal F. Kasim Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Central Administration for Seed Certification (CASC), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt Key Words: Safflower cultivars, Seed priming, Salinity levels, Seedling characters. Abstract A laboratory experiment was conducted at Giza Central Seed Testing Laboratory of Central Administration for Seed Certification (CASC), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt. […]

Germination characters as affected by seed priming of some safflower cultivars under salinity stress – IJAAR

A. A. Kandil, A.E. Sharief, Manal F. Kasim Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Central Administration for Seed Certification (CASC), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt Key Words: Safflower cultivars, Seed priming in NaCl or KNo3, Salinity concentrations, Germination characters. Abstract To investigate the effect of seed priming treatments i.e. NaCl or KNo3 and non-primed seed of […]

Effect of different suckericides on yield of fcv tobacco speight G-28 – JBES

Aaqil Khan, Li Jin Cai, Alam Sher, Shahzad Ali, Muhammad Irfan Ahmad, Muhammad Kamran, Ghulam Ali Bugti, Sikandar Ali Jamro School of Agronomy Anhui Agricultural University, Hefei, Anhui, China College of Agronomy Northwest A & F University Yangling, Shaanxi, China Provincial Key Laboratory of Microbial Pest Control, Anhui Agricultural University, Hefei, Anhui, P. R. China […]

Line × tester analysis for yield contributing morphological traits in Triticum aestivum under drought conditions – IJAAR

Muhammad Atif Muneer, Zaib-Un-Nisa, Muhammad Zeeshan Munir, Muhammad Imran, Anisa Intikhab, Saima Adil, Noor-Ul-Ain Saifullah Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Sorghum Research Sub-station, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan School of Biological Sciences and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, […]

Yield potential and adaptability of medium duration Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.) genotypes in dry parts of North Rift Valley, Kenya – IJAAR

Juliana J. Cheboi*1, Miriam G. Kinyua1, Paul K.Kimurto2, Oliver K. Kiplagat1, Bernard K.Towett2, Stella C. Kirui3, Gaudencia J. Kiptoo1, N.V.P.R Gangarao4 1Department of Biotechnology, University of Eldoret, Kenya 2Department of Crops, Horticulture & Soils, Egerton University, Kenya 3Department of Biological Science, Maasai Mara, University, Kenya 4International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Nairobi, […]

Efficacy of aqueous extracts of Aloe zebrina Baker, Capsicum annum L. and Melia azedarach L. against Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera: Aphididae) – IJAAR

Rangarirai Mapuranga*, Francis Jimu, Fredy Musiniwa, Simbarashe Muzemu, Tendai Madanzi Cotton Research Institute, Kadoma, Zimbabwe Key words: Aphids, Biopesticides, Botanical, Efficacy, Repellence. Abstract Low cotton yields in Zimbabwe are mainly caused by infestation by high numbers of insect pests, diseases, poor agronomic practices and poor season quality. Aphids cause considerable yield loss in cotton. Control […]

Resistance of Kenyan wheat germplasm to Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol contamination – IJAAR

Oliver O. Okumu, James W. Muthomi, Charity K. Mutegi, John M. Wagacha Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of Nairobi, Kenya International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nairobi, Kenya School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya Key words: Cultivar resistance, Deoxynivalenol, Fusarium head blight, Wheat. Abstract Fusarium head blight (FHB) of wheat […]

Rapid seed DNA extraction for species identification and diversity analysis of Pumpkin – JBES

Arindam Barman, Anshumali, Rituparna Mitra Barman, Chinky M Marak Department of Horticulture, North-Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya, India Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India Department of RDAP, North-Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya, India Key words: Cucurbita moschata, PCR amplification, RAPD, SSR, Blast Abstract Cucurbita moschata an economically important species […]