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The effect of selenium source on the performance of growing chickens – IJAAR

Sonja Djordjevic, Nebojsa Lalic, Izeta Omerovic, Bozidar Milosevic Department of Animal Husbandry, University Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia Department of Animal Husbandry, State University in Novi Pazar, Serbia Key words: Growing pullets, organic selenium, body weight gain, feed efficiency. Abstract An experiment was designed to investigate and compare the effect of organic and standard inorganic selenium in […]

Suspended algal communities in high altitude rice wetlands of Apatani Plateau in Eastern Himalaya – JBES

Rajashree Saikia, Arijit Ganguly, Tapati Das, Debangshu Narayan Das Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Assam University Silchar, India – 788011 Department of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh, India– 791112 Key words: Algae, Apatani Plateau, Diversity, High altitude, Rice fields. Abstract The suspended algal life forms (SALF) were studied in the […]

Selection of core collections from Kartiksail and Dhaliboro rice landraces of Bangladesh – IJAAR

MS Ahmed Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh Key words: Rice, Kartiksail, Dhaliboro, Landraces, Core collection. Abstract Rice is one of the most important cereals in the world for being as the staple food. Rice has widespread popularity across Bangladesh, where it uniquely suited to wet environments. Presently, a large number of germplasm have been […]

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 […]