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The performance of several papaya genotypes (Carica papaya L.) as crossing results | IJAAR

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERABy: Bakhtiar

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Efforts to improve papaya quality can be achieved by genotypes crossbreeding. The crosslines are expected to have superior quality compared to the elders. This study aims to get the information as regards character of the crossbreeding results in several papaya genotypes. This research was conducted in Saree Village, Lembah Seulawah, Regency of Aceh Besar and Horticultural Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Syiah Kuala University from March to July 2017. Continue reading

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The use of pesticides in agriculture in North-East Benin | IJAAR

IJAAR Pesticide 21,5,2019By: Sèmanou Robert Dognon

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In Benin, agriculture sector contributes to 26 % of the Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Intensification of agriculture has led to increase the use of new pesticides. This paper aims to asses practice attitudes of chemical pesticide use by farmers in North-East of Benin. Semi-structured interviews were conducted among 100 farmers chosen by the ‘‘snowball sampling’’ process in the communes of Banikoara, Kandi, Bembereke and Kalale. Continue reading

Effects of entomopathogenic fungus and spider plant intercrop in control of onion thrips and iris yellow spot virus | IJAAR

IJAAR Thrips tabaci 20,5,2019By: Rael Kayume Birithia

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Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV) is a major constraint to bulb onions production in Kenya. In search for alternative to synthetic insecticide, field experiments were conducted for two cropping seasons to evaluate the effectiveness of spider plant intercrop, Metarhizium anisopliae and carbonsulfan insecticide in the management of onion thrips and IYSV. Two onion varieties; Bombay red and Red creole were used. Continue reading

Vine harvesting frequency impact on tuber yield attributes of commonest sweet potato cultivar in Sub-Saharan Africa | IJAAR

IJAAR sweet potato 18,5,2019By: C. Mvumi

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Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) root tubers and vines are important for human and animal nutritional requirements, respectively; the vines being additionally used for propagation, but root tuber yield is greatly affected by vine harvesting frequency. This study aimed at assessing the potential effect of vine harvesting frequency of sweet potato German 11 cultivar on attributes of root tuber yield under sprinkler irrigation after 140 days from planting. Continue reading

Optimizing zinc seed priming treatments for improving the germination and early seedling growth of wheat | IJAAR

IJAAR Germination 15,5,2019By: Munazza Yousra

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Zinc (Zn) is an essential micronutrient with various vital metabolic, enzymatic and defensive roles in crop plants. This study was conducted to optimize the seed priming treatments, with Zn in improving the germination and early seedling growth of wheat. Experiments were conducted in petri plates and sand filled pots, respectively in Allelopathy laboratory, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, during 2012. Continue reading