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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 […]

Interaction of snail species in the agroecosystem – JBES

Javaria Altaf, Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Muhammed Javed Iqbal Siddiqui Department of Zoology, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan Government College Women University, Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Government Postgraduate College, Samanabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Molluscs, Faisalabad, Malacofaunna, Species interaction, Agroecosystem Abstract This study has been carried out to understand the interspecific interaction of different snail […]

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 […]

Evaluation of rice genotypes for resistance to the stalk-eyed fly (Diopsis longicornis) in rice in Uganda – IJAAR

Charles Ganteh Weelar, Michael Hilary Otim, Jimmy Lamo, Bruno Awio, Mildred Ochwo-Ssemakula School of Agricultural Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda National Crops Resources Research Institute, Kampala, Uganda Key words: Improved rice genotypes, Stem borers, Infestations, Deadhearts. Abstract Globally, rice production is limited by abiotic and biotic factors. Of the insect pests attacking rice, the stalk-eyed […]

Landscape, sustainability and the socioeconomy in the coastal urdaibai biosphere reserve, Northern Spain – JBES

Carla Ximena Salinas, Miren Onaindia, Jon Mendieta Department of Environmental Science and Natural Resources Management, University of Chile Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, University of the Basque Country, Spain Association for Renewable Natural Resources (ARNATUR), Spain Key words: Sustainability, Biosphere reserves, Ecosystem services, Coastal zones, Territorial planning Abstract The main objective of this study […]

Genetic diversity of character agronomy population single seed descent – IJAAR

Arvita N. Sihaloho, Robert Harianja Lecturer of Agriculture Faculty UNITA, Indonesia Lecturer of Mathematic Department UNITA, Indonesia Key words: Heritability, single seed descent, variance, CVG. Abstract Selection of the population F3 and F4 by method single seed descent was to obtain information about the genetic diversity character agronomy and yield components. The experiment was conducted […]

Evaluation of some morphological traits and oil content of coriander seeds in response to bio-fertilizer and salicylic acid under water stress – JBES

Farhood Yeganehpoor, Saeid Zehtab-Salmasi, Jalil Shafagh-Kolvanagh, Kazem Ghassemi-Golezani, Soheila Dastborhan Department of Plant Eco-Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran Key words: Biological fertilizer, Coriander, Oil content, Salicylic acid, Water deficit Abstract Water stress is one of the most environmental factors affecting and limiting plant growth and productivity, mainly in arid and semi-arid […]

Study of the diet of the common cuttlefish Sepia officinalis of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Ekumou V. Akesse, Coffi F. Didier Adou, Mamadou Karamoko, Jean D. Memel, Otchoumou Atcho Formation Unit and Research of Sciences of Nature, Nangui Abrogoua University, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Department of Sciences and Technology, Higher Teacher Training School, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Key words: Cephalopods, Diet, Sepia officinalis, Stomachs bowl. Abstract The diet of the common cuttlefish […]

Ethno-veterinary medicinal plants of Chail valley – JBES

Sabtain Adil, Adnan, Murad Ali, Mohammad Ajmal, Naveed Ahmad, Fawad Khan Department of Botany, Govt: P.G. Jahanzeb College Saidu Sharif, Swat, Pakistan Deparment of plant science Qauaid Azam university, Isalamabad, Pakistan Key words: Ethno, Veterinary, Chail valley, Pakistan Abstract Ethno veterinary study on plants of Chail valley was conducted during 2013-2014.55 plants species belonging to […]