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Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) fertilization system with organic matter based on poultry litter | IJAAR

IJAAR Lettuce 18,04,2019By: Carmen Rosa da Silva Curvêlo

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Lettuce is the hardwood vegetable of greater acceptance by the consumer, because it presents high contents of source of vitamins and minerals, besides owning low calorie. Several authors report the application of organic fertilizers providing increases in productivity and quality of this crop. The objective of this work was to evaluate the system of lettuce fertilization with organic matter based on avian bed. Continue reading

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Effect of green synthesized silver nanoparticles on seed germination and seedling growth in wheat | IJAAR

IJAAR Wheat 17,04,2019By: Sidra Sabir

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Wheat is major food crop of world but unfortunately its production is decreasing day by day due to over-population therefore it is need of hour to execute modern technologies like nanotechnology to perk up the yield of important food crop. The green synthesis and application of metallic nanoparticles has become a significantly important branch of nanotechnology. Continue reading

The effect of land use changes on groundwater level decline (Case study: North of Urmia lake basin) – JBES

JBES, groundwater 16,04,2019By: H. Khosravi

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One of the direct impacts of land use on the hydrological situation of each region is relationship between land use changes with fluctuations in ground water table. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between land use changes and a drawdown in water level underground basin is Shabestar. This basin is located near Urmia Lake which Groundwater Level Decline of this basin effect on Urmia drought. Continue reading

Production and seed quality enhancement of kayeli local rice by fertilization | IJAAR

IJAAR local rice 16,04,2019By: Memen Surahman

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Local varieties of rice are valuable germplasms and need to be conserved for breeding, moreover some of them are considered as precious for local festivity. Thus best cultivation technique is needed and the seed has to be made available. The research was aimed to obtain the optimum dose of fertilizer application for seed production and to investigate the after ripening duration of local rice seed of Kayeli. Continue reading

Evaluation of the combined use of organic and inorganic fertilizers on bulb onion (Allium cepa L.) yields in West Ugenya Sub-County, Kenya | IJAAR

IJAAR Allium cepa 11,04,2019By: Benedict Mbindah

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Low yields due to declining soil fertility continue to be a major constraint to onion production in Kenya, necessitating imports to meet market demand. A field experiment was carried out for two seasons in West Ugenya Sub-County during the 2015 and 2016 short and long rains seasons, respectively to evaluate the effect of combining organic and inorganic fertilizers on the soil nutrient status, growing period and yield of bulb onion (Allium cepa L.). Continue reading