Allelopathic effects of weeds extract on seed germination of Trachyspermum copticum L., Foeniculum vulgare and Cuminum cyminum – JBES

Trachyspermum copticumMostafakemal Shams, Ehsan Zandi Esfahan, Mahdi Ramezani, Mahnaz Ghandkanlou

Department of agriculture, Payame Noor University, P.O. Box 19395- 3697, Tehran, Iran

Rangeland Research Division, Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, P.O. Box 13185-116, Tehran, Iran

Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, P.O. Box 14778. Tehran, Iran

Key words: Allelopathic effects, weed species, Trachyspermum copticum L., Foeniculum vulgare, Cuminum cyminum


Seed germination stage is one of the most basic growth stages in medicinal plants that may be adversely affected by the chemicals released from other plants in the soil environment. Continue reading

Foraging and pollination activity of Macronomia vulpine (Gerstaecker, 1857) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) on Gossypium hirsutum L. (Malvaceae) flowers at Maroua, Cameroon – IJAAR

Gossypium hirsutum,Dounia, Fernand-Nestor Tchuenguem Fohouo

Laboratory of Zoology, Higher Teacher Training College, University of Yaoundé I, P. O. Box. 47 Yaoundé, Cameroon

Laboratory of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Ngaoundéré, P. O. Box. 454 Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Key words: Macronomia vulpina, Gossypium hirsutum, flower, pollen, pollination.


To evaluate the impact of Macronomia vulpina (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) on bolls and seeds of Gossypium hirsutum, its foraging and pollinating activities were studied in Maroua, during two seasons of flowering (August-October 2010 and 2011). Continue reading

Effect of organic fertilizers on apparent nitrogen utilization and yield of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) as influenced by fertilizer timing – IJAAR

Capsicum annuum,Paul Kinoti Ng’ang’a, Katrin Meriel Jezik

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Gregor Mendel Strasse 33, A-1180 Wien, Austria

Key words: Organic nitrogen fertilizers, apparent N utilization, N mineralization, yield, sweet pepper.


A glasshouse experiment was carried out at the University of Natural resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria during the months of April to September in both 2012 and 2013 to investigate the effect of organic Continue reading

Chemical composition of essential oils of three Pistacia cultivars in Khorasan Razavi, Iran – IJAAR

Pistacia,Rahele Zhiani, Marjan Moradi, Fatemeh Abedi

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Neyshabur branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Khorasan Razavi Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran

Key words: Pistacia species, analysis, GC-MS, constituents, Kovats’ indices.


The essential oil from leaves of Pistacia lentiscus L., an aromatic member of three Pistacia (Pistacia Vera L.) cultivars, including Kalle Ghoochi, Akbari, and Sefid that were analyzed by GC-MS. These Pistacia species have been collected from Khorasan Razavi, Iran. Constituents were identified by their mass spectra and Kovats’ indices. Pistacia1,8-cineole, α-pinene, β-pinene, β-thujene, and limonene were found to be the major constituents.

Get the original articles in Source: Volume 4, Number 2, February 2014 – IJAAR

Journal Name: International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR)

Published By: International Network for Natural Sciences

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Proximate composition and some physical attributes of three mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit varieties – IJAAR

Mangifera indicaS.T. Ubwa, M. O. Ishu, J. O. Offem, R. L. Tyohemba, G. O. Igbum

Department of Chemistry, Benue State University, Makurdi-Nigeria

Department of Physiology, Pharmacology & Biochemistry, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi-Nigeria

Key words: Mango, proximate, analysis, sensory, nutritional.


The proximate composition and some physical parameters of three mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit varieties; {‘Hindi’ mango (HM), ‘Julie mango (JM) and Local mango (LM)} were determined. Continue reading