Ingeniería Agrícola, Equipos, Pulverizadores, Irrigación

Smart Irrigation System: A Water Management Procedure

  This paper presents a smart irrigation system suitable for use in places where water scarcity is a challenge. In many parts of Africa, even when irrigation is practiced, it is manually operated. Smart irrigation system is thereby believed to be a major solution. The paper therefore presents...
Olugbenga Kayode Ogidan
Abiodun Emmanuel Onile
Oluwabukola Grace Adegboro
Agricultural Sciences

High Quality Yield in Lettuce in Response to Low Nitrate Content can be Achieved by Reduced Nitrogen Application

  A nitrogen starvation trial was performed using nitrogen-free Yamazaki Solution. A solution culture trial using 100, 95, 90, 85, and 80% full nitrogen strength Yamazaki Solution and a pot trial at nitrogen rates of 0.60 (N1), 0.55 (N2), 0.50 (N3), 0.45 (N4), and 0.40 (N5) g N kg−1 soil...
Lifen Wang
Huiyan Yuan
Bo Wang
Xiangli Sun
Xiaoping Lu
Wensheng Yu
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Influencia de diferentes sistemas de calefacción sobre el desarrollo, producción y calidad de un cultivo de tomate en invernadero

  Debido a la relación de la temperatura en todos los aspectos del desarrollo de las plantas en el invernadero, el uso de calefacción incluso en países con clima templado, puede implicar un aumento en la producción y en la eficiencia del invernadero. Además,...
P. Marín
D.L. Valera
F.D. Molina-Aiz
A. López
L.J. Belmonte
M.A. Moreno
Información Técnica Económica Agraria

Winter Annual Cover Crops

  Winter annual cover crops have been used in rotation with summer crops for many years in North Carolina, but now there are some interesting new applications of this practice. Early experiments date from the 1940s and show several important benefits of planting winter annual cover crops,...
Carl Crozier
Greg Hoyt
Michael Wagger
NC Coorporative Extension

Growth Performance of Tomato Plant and Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia in Combined Aquaponic Systems

  Aquaponic system is an integration of aquaculture and hydroponics in a closed aquaculture system. Plants are able to grow without the presence of soil using natural fertilizer available in the system as a result of nutrients produced from nitrification process by the nitrifying bacteria. The...
Syafiqah Saufie
Abentin Estim
Masran Tamin
Amran Harun
Salleh Obong
Saleem Mustafa
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Evaluating the Role of Nitrogen and Phosphorous on the Growth Performance of Garlic (Allium sativum L.)

  Garlic is a potential vegetable crop in Ethiopia in general and in Jimma area in particular. However, there is no much information on the agronomic practice especially on the role of nutrient application in improving the growth and development of Garlic. This study was conducted to elucidate...
Betewulign Eshetu Adem
Solomon Tulu Tadesse
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Growth of Pepper under Different Concentration of the Solutions Used in the Hydroponic System

  Water availability is a fundamental condition for sustainable agriculture. However, a satisfactory water condition is not always possible in terms of quantity and quality in certain regions, such as the Brazilian semi-arid region. Thus, the purpose of this extremely important research was to...
Felipe Guedes de Souza
Guilherme de Freitas Furtado
Antonio Ramos Cavalcante
Lucia Helena Garófalo Chaves
Josely Dantas Fernandes
José Amilton Santos Júnior
Agricultural Sciences

Evaluación del desempeño de un secador solar directo sobre semillas de cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)

  Se desarrolló un secador solar directo con un diseño basado en dispositivos deshidratadores rudimentarios de uso regular, en granjas cacaoteras de Tabasco; con el objetivo de evaluar su desempeño en la obtención de cacao seco conforme a la NMX-F-352-S-1980,...
Enrique Romero Frasca
José Roberto Álvarez Vargas
Nerissa Ferrer Carrera
Avances en Investigación Agropecuaria

Sustainability of Urban Agriculture: Vegetable Production on Green Roofs

  The practice of producing vegetables on green roofs has been gaining momentum in recent years as a method to facilitate agricultural sustainability in urban areas. Rooftop gardens are becoming an important part of the recent rejuvenation of urban agriculture, and offers alternative spaces to...
Stuart Alan Walters
Karen Stoelzle Midden
Agriculture

Perception of Farmers Toward Physical Soil and Water Conservation Structures in Wyebla Watershed, Northwest Ethiopia

  The study was carried out in the Wyebla watershed, Northwestern Ethiopia. Similar to the other highland areas in the country Wyebla watershed is characterized by severe soil erosion and acute water scarcity problems. Hence, the objective of the current research was to assess the perception...
Simeneh Demissie Walie
Academic Journal of Plant Sciences