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Genetic studies of genotypic responses to water stress in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) – IJAAR

Sohail Kamaran, Muhammad Imran, Tariq Manzoor Khan, Muhammad Zeeshan Munir, Muhammad Adnan Rashid, Muhammad Atif Muneer Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Center for Plant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China School of Biological sciences and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China College of plant sciences, Huazhong […]

Study the relationships between seed cotton yield and yield component traits by different statistical techniques – IJAAR

Ashraf Abd El-Aala Abd El-Mohsen*, Mohamed Mostafa Amein Department of Agronomy , Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt Key words: Egyptian cotton, seed cotton yield, correlation and regression analysis, stepwise multiple regression, path and factor analysis. Abstract Two field experiments were conducted in 2013 and 2014 growing seasons at the experimental farm of the […]

Effects of foliar application with salicylic acid on the biochemical parameters and redox status in two Canola plant varieties exposed to cold stress – IJAAR

Zoheir Mellouk, Ilhem Benammar, Yvan Hernandez Department of Biology, University of Oran 1 Ahmed BenBella, Algeria Department of Agronomy, University of Alicante, Spain Key words: Antioxidant enzymes, Cold stress, Oxidative damage, Photosynthetic Pigments, Salicylic acid. Abstract Low temperature is an important environmental factor that limits the survival, productivity and geographical distribution of plants. Oil seeds […]

Study of variability in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) – IJAAR

MA Rahman, ML Kabir, M Hasanuzzaman, MA Rahman, RH Rumi, MT Afrose Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, […]

Leaf area index and light distribution in olive tree canopies (Olea europaea L.) – IJAAR

Mouna Aïachi Mezghani , Gouta Hassouna, Laaribi Ibtissem, Foued Labidi Olive Tree Institute, Station of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia Institut Supérieure Agronomique Chott Mériem; Sousse, Tunisia Key words: Olive tree, Vase form, LAI, Photosynthetically active radiation, ratio PART/PARI. Abstract The leaf area index (LAI) and the spatial leaf arrangements are the main factors which influenced the […]

Productivity of some forage grasses under foliar sprinkler irrigation and foliar application of potassium nitrate under salinity stress – IJAAR

A.A. Kandil, A.E. Shareif  Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Key words: Alfalfa, Rhodes and Blue panic, Potassium nitrate, water use efficiency. Abstract Field experiment was conducted during 2013/2014 and 2015 seasons was aimed to evaluate productivity of Rhodes and Blue panic grasses as well as Alfalfa under sprinkler irrigation with foliar application of potassium […]

Evaluation of Balkan wheat cultivars for grain yield stability based on the GGE biplot analysis – IJAAR

Boshev Dane, Jankulovska Mirjana, Ivanovska Sonja, Azemov Irfan, Kamberi Mensur SS Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Water Economy, Directorate for Seed and Seedlings, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Key words: Wheat, GGE biplot, Yield, Genotype, Environment. Abstract The objective of this study […]

Pesticides toxicity assessment in occupational workers in Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan – IJAAR

Fazal Hussain, Muhammad Hussain, Sultan Ahmad, Salman Khan, Amina Zuberi, Fahim Ullah Khan, Zohaib Noor, Syed Allauddin Khan, Muhammad Sardar, Saleem Ur Rahman Department of Biotechnology, University of Malakand, Chakdara Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Department of Animal Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Key words: Pesticides, […]

Genetic variability and phylogenetic relationships studies of Aegilops L. using some molecular markers – IJAAR

Mahjoub Asma, Mguis Khaled, Ben Brahim Nadia Laboratory of botanic of INRAT, Hedi Karry Street, Ariana, Tunisia Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia Key words: Aegilops L., AFLP, ISSR, IRAP, Molecular markers, RAPD, SSR. Abstract Studying of genetic relationships among Aegilops L. species is very important […]

Effectiveness of two diatomaceous earths (FossilShield® and SilicoSec®) against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting two maize varieties (CLH103 and SHABA) at storage – IJAAR

Fotso Tagne Gabriel, Tofel Haman Katamssadan, Nukenine Elias Nchiwan, Adler Cornel Department of Biological Sciences, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bamenda, Cameroon Julius Kühn-Institut, Institue for Ecological Chemistry, Plant Analysis and Stored Products Protection, Königin-Luise Str.19, D-14195 Berlin, Germany Key words: Sitophilus zeamais, Diatomaceous earths, Malathion, Maize variety, exposure periods. […]