Evaluation of soybean genotypes using drought stress tolerant indices – IJAAR

Soybean,Seyyed Mohammad Ali Kargar, Ali Mostafaie, Eslam Majidi Hervan, Seyyed Said Pourdad

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Islamic Azad University of Science and Research, Tehran, Iran

Medical Biology Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

Institute of Biotechnology Research, Karaj, Iran

Dryland Agricultural Research Institute (DARI), Kermanshah, Iran

Key words: Soybean, drought stress, drought resistance indices, biplot, scatter plot.


This experiment was conducted on a research farm of Mahidasht in the west part of Iran in RCBD design with three replications under normal and drought stress conditions. The analysis of variances demonstrated high significant results between studied genotypes on evaluated traits under both conditions. Continue reading


Tailoring genetic diversity of mungbean [Vigna radiata (L). Wilczek] germplasm through principal component and cluster analysis for yield and yield related traits – IJAAR

Vigna radiata,Divyaramakrishnan, C.K., D.L. Savithramma

Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore – 641021, Tamil Nadu, India

Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Science, GKVK, Bangalore – 560065, Karnataka, India

Key words: Vigna radiata L., Principal component analysis, cluster analysis, Pearson’s correlation and genetic diversity.


The goal of investigation is to determine the extent of variability existing among 374 mungbean genotypes through Principal Component Analysis (PCA), cluster analysis and the relationship existing between yield and other characters through Pearson’s correlation analysis. Continue reading

Yield loss caused by yam mosaic virus (YMV) and cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) on the varieties of Dioscorea spp. – IJAAR

cucumber ,K.Séka, A.O. Etchian, P. K. Assiri, M. N.Y. Toualy, H.A. Diallo, N. K. Kouassi, S. Aké

Université Nangui Abrogoua, UFR des Sciences de la nature, Laboratoire de phytopathologie, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Centre National de Recherche Agronomique (CNRA), Laboratoire central de biotechnologies, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Université Félix Houphouët Boigny, UFR de Biosciences, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Key words: YMV, CMV, yam, yield loss, viral concentration.


The main objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of the yam (YMV) and cucumber (CMV) mosaic viruses on the yield of ten yam varieties. Forty plants per variety in a greenhouse inoculated with each of the two viruses were compared to healthy plants. Continue reading

Microsatellite marker-based identification and genetic relationships of millennium olive cultivars in Tunisia – IJAAR

Mnasri Rahmani Sameh, Saddoud Debbabi Olfa, Ben Saleh, Ferchichi Ali

National Gene Bank of Tunisia, Street Yesser Arafet, 1080, Tunis, Tunisia

National Institute of Agronomy of Tunisia, 43 Street Charles Nicolle, 1082-Tunis Mahrajène Tunisia

Institute of Arid Regions of Gabes, 6051 Nahal Gabes Tunisia

Key words: SSR markers, millennium varieties, genetic diversity, olive.


Microsatellite markers were used to characterize the millennium olive cultivars localized in nine different archeological sites in Tunisia. Thirty genotypes were considered for genetic fingerprinting using 10 pairs of microsatellite primers. Continue reading

The aplication of mutation induction by gamma irradiation on cultivars yam (Dioscorea alata L.) from banggai islands, Indonesia – IJAAR

WingedYamBulbilsAser Yalindua, Sudarsono, Asep Setiawan, H.M.H. Bintoro

Department of Biology, State University of Manado, in Tonsaru Tondano North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Jln. Meranti Campus IPB, Bogor 16680, Indonesia

Key words: Dioscorea alata L., LD50, mutation-vegeative (MV), gamma-ray.


This study aims to obtain mutant plants through induced mutations gamma rays. Materials research 20 accessions of yam from Banggai Islands, Indonesia, which were irradiated with doses of 0 Gy, 10 Gy, 20 Gy, and 30 Gy using a Gamma Chamber 4000 A. Continue reading