Tag Archive | dry matter

Decomposition and nutrient release rates of selected legume residues in a cold semiarid environment of Kenya – IJAAR

grasspeaPeter W. Mwangi, George N. Chemining’wa, Mary W. K. Mburu, Joseph G. Mureithi

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya

Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of Nairobi, Kenya

South East University College (University of Nairobi), Kenya

Key words: mineralization, composition, lignin, grasspea, dry matter.


Incorporation of legume residues in soil is a low cost option for improving soil fertility, but its effectiveness depends on residue quality. A study was conducted for two seasons (2007 and 2008) to determine the decomposition and nutrient release rates of butter bean, grasspea, common bean and chickpea residues. Continue reading


Characteristics of ‘Oblacinska’ sour cherry (Prunus Cerasus L.) clones – IJAAR

Prunus CerasusZoran Nikolić, Katerina Nikolić, Dragan Janković, Ana Krstić

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Priština, Lešak, Serbia

Primary school Radoje Domanović, Bošnjace, Serbia

Key words: ‘Oblacinska’ sour cherry, clone, fruit, dry matter, sugar.


This work presents a three-year study of twelve clones of ‘Oblacinska’ sour cherry. The studies were carried out at production plantings of sour cherry of the social company ” Porecje” Vucje at working units Slavujevce and Igriste, Continue reading

Growth performance of spring wheat under heat stress conditions

dry matter

Md. Nur Alam, Md. Bodruzzaman, Md. Monwar Hossain, Md. Sadekuzzaman

Key words: Heat stress; tiller; leaf area; dry matter


Three spring wheat varieties and one advanced line were evaluated under high temperature environment to find out the heat stress tolerant variety(s) and/or genotype suitable for cultivation in rising temperature all over the Bangladesh, even in the world. Continue reading