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Assessment of the efficiency of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum L. (Lamiaceae) and Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. (Lamiaceae) in the biological control against sclerotinia of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (Malvaceae) or okra (cultivars Volta and Hiré) – IJAAR

Doumbouya Mohamed, Tuo Seydou, Ouedraogo S. Leonard, Camara Brahima, Bolou BI Bolou Antoine, KouAkou Tanoh Hilaire, Koné Daouda University Felix Houphouët Boigny, UFR Biosciences, Laboratory of Plant Physiology, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Cote d’Ivoire Environment and Agricultural Research Institute (INERA), Laboratory of Plant Pathology. Bobo Dioulasso, 04 BP 8645 Ouagadougou 04, Burkina Faso University […]

Vermicomposts improve yields and seeds quality of Lagenaria siceraria in Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Sifolo S. Coulibaly, Jérôme E. Tondoh, Kouadio I. Kouassi, N. Barsan, V. Nedeff, Bi I.A. Zoro Department of Natural Sciences, University of Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire ICRAF West and Central Africa, Bamako, Mali Department of Biological Sciences, University “Peleforo Gon Coulibaly”, Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire Centre de Recherche en Ecologie, University of Nangui Abrogoua,Abidjan, Côte […]

Assessment of physico-chemical and functional properties of native and modified “Kponan” yam (Dioscorea cayenensisrotundata complex) cultivar starches – IJAAR

Koné Daouda, Djè Kouakou Martin, Koné Martial Fankroma, Dabonné Soumaila, Kouamé Lucien Patrice Department of Food Science and Technology, University Nangui Abrogoua, Laboratory of Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, Abidjan , Côte d’Ivoire Key words: Yam, Cultivar, Native starch, Modified starch, Functional properties. Abstract The starch of “Kponan” yam cultivar was isolated and was modified through oxidation, […]

Heterosis of sorghum hybrid developed from local and introduced lines – IJAAR

Erin Puspita Rini, Trikoesoemaningtyas, Desta Wirnas, Didy Sopandie, Tesfaye Tesso Department of Agronomy dan Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, United States Key words: Combining ability, heterosis, sorghum, hybrid. Abstract Sorghum is a minor crop in Indonesia. The availability of hybrid variety in Indonesia will […]

Estimation of genetic parameters and selection of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] RILS F5 derived from single seed descent – IJAAR

Ranggi Rahimul Insan, Desta Wirnas*,Trikoesoemaningtyas Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia Key words: Single seed descent, Augmented design, Heritability, selection differential. Abstract The purpose of this study was to obtain information about genetic parameters of agronomic characters of sorghum lines developed by Single Seed Descent as information for yield improvement through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]