Archive | April 2018

The colossal influence of biological fertilization on medicinal and aromatic plants – JBES

Syed Arif Hussain, Khalil Ahmad, Arif-un-Nisa Naqvi, Tika Khan, Mehsoor Ahmed Nafees, Maqsood Hussain, Qamar Abass, Muhammad Ali, MohammadAkber, Sher Wali Khan

Department of Biological Sciences, Karakoram International University, Gilgit- Baltistan, Pakistan

Integrated Mountain Research Centre, Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan 15100, Pakistan

Department of Environmental Sciences, Karakoram International University, Gilgit- Baltistan, Pakistan

Key words: Bio-fertilizers, medicinal plants.

plant-medicinesAbstract

The need of increase food production in the most of developing countries becomes an ultimate goal to meet the dramatic expansion of their population. However, this is also associated many cases with a reduction of the areas of arable land which leaves no opinion for farmers but to increase the yield per unit area through the use of Continue reading

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Management of mango diseases anthracnose and blossom blight by ecofriendly methods – IJAAR

HajraFaiz, ShaziaIram, AnamRasool

Department of Environmental Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Key words: Ecofriendly management, Anthracnose, Blossom blight, Plant extracts, Fungal isolates.

Blossom blightAbstract

Mango diseases anthracnose and blossom blight has caused intense damage to the mango yield and export so its control is required. Fungicides are being used for their control which effects the environment as well as human health so the introduction of different ecofriendly methods for the control of these diseases is the need of hour. Continue reading

Salicylic acid affects antioxidant system of some grape cultivar under cold stress conditions – JBES

grapevines2Mohammad Ali Aazami, Nasser Mahna, Rahim Naghshband Hasani

Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maragheh, Maragheh, Iran

Key words: Salicylic acid, Antioxidant system, Grapevine, Cold stress.

Abstract

Salicylic acid (SA) is a plant growth regulator mediates and ameliorates damages caused by cold stress in plant cells. To investigate the effects of SA foliar spray on soluble proteins content, antioxidants enzymes activity catalase (CAT), ascorbate Continue reading

Assessment and molecular characterization of citrus canker causing pathotypes – IJAAR

Citrus CankerSumyia Iqbal, Shazia Iftikhar, Anam Rasool

Department of Environmental Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. Pakistan

Key words: Citrus, Citrus Canker, Pathotypes, Molecular characterization, Xanthomonas.

Abstract

Citrus is one of the most popular and significant commercial fruit of Pakistan. Outbreak of Citrus Canker diseased in different varieties causes enormous economic loss. The present research work was conducted to identify and characterize citrus canker causing Pathotypes in citrus varieties from the orchards of Khanpur, Continue reading

Land use change on mangrove forest conservation of Kelumpang Bay nature reserve, South Kalimantan – JBES

Mufidah Asyari, Udiansyah, BagyoYanuwiadi, M. Luthfi Rayes

Doctoral Program of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Malang, 65145, Indonesia

Faculty of Forestry, University of Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, 70123, Indonesia

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, University of Brawijaya, Malang, 65145, Indonesia

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Malang, 65145, Indonesia

Key words: Kelumpang Bay, Land cover, mangroves, nature reserve.

Kelumpang BayAbstract

Rapid population triggered the function conversion of land for agriculture, farming and settlement. It also occurred in the area of nature reserve that should not experienced function-change of the land. The research was conducted to assess the land use change in Kelumpang Bay Nature Reserve, Continue reading