Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

Carbendazim Tolerant Induced Trichoderma viride for Integrated Management of Wire Stem of Cabbage

  An attempt was made in the present investigation to formulate an integrated management strategy against wire stem of cabbage caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuehn. Induction of Trichoderma viride to carbendazim was done through repeated exposure to the fungicide. Out of the four selected...
Pradip Bhowmick
M. K.
Himadri Kaushik
Pranab Dutta
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research

Variation in Thermal Time Model Parameters between Two Contrasting Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) Cultivars

  A laboratory experiment was carried out to determine the effect of temperature on germination and early seedling establishment and to study the variation among thermal time model parameters for two contrasting chickpea cultivars. Seeds were subjected to six constant temperatures from 10˚C to...
Atif Hassan Naim
Faisal El Gasim Ahmed
Scientific Research Publishing

Yield and Water Productivity of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as Influenced by Different Irrigation Regimes and Varieties under Semi Desert Climatic Conditions of Sudan

  A field experiment was conducted at Hudeiba Research Station Farm, located at Ed-Damer, Sudan during 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 winter seasons to investigate the effect of different irrigation regimes and varieties on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) yield, yield components and water productivity...
M. K. Alla Jabow
O. H. Ibrahim
H. S. Adam
Scientific Research Publishing

Influence of Different Nitrogen Sources on the Growth and Yield of Three Varieties of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in Kabba, Kogi State, Nigeria

  Experiments were carried out at the Research Site of Horticultural Section, Kabba College of Agriculture to investigate the influence of different nitrogen sources on the growth and yield of three varieties of okra. The experiment was laid out in split block design with varieties as main...
Sinmidele K. Ogundare
Frank D. Owa
Omolola O. Etukudo
Naomi K. Ibitoye-Ayeni
Scientific Research Publishing

2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide

  Contents:  1. Introduction 2. Cultivars 3. Site Selection 4. Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment 5. Plant Growth 6. Pruning and Training 7. Trellis Systems 8. Tunnel Production 9. Water Management 10. Integrated Pest Management and Pollination  11. Fertility Management 12...
Gina E. Fernandez
Elena Garcia
David Lockwood
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Yield and Fiscal Benefits of Rhizobium Inoculation Supplemented with Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) in Climbing Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Grown in Northern Tanzania

  Both field and green house experiments were intended to investigate and evaluate the outcome of rhizobial inoculation supplemented with P and K on climbing beans production in northern Tanzania. The results obtained indicated that, inoculation using Rhizobium inoculants supplemented with...
George W. Mmbaga
Kelvin M. Mtei
Patrick A. Ndakidemi
Scientific Research Publishing

Design of Automatic Irrigation System for Small Farmers in Rwanda

  In Rwanda, agricultural industry depends on seasonal rain, and this has been a great challenge to agriculture in Rwanda. The designed sample of Photovoltaic pumping system is for irrigation on a piece of land, with 100 m2 field fed by underground water tank of 8 meters of elevation collected...
Gasore Geoffrey
Munyaneza Jean de Dieu
Ngendabanga Jean Pierre
Twibanire Aimable
Scientific Research Publishing

Preplant and Postemergence Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed in Corn

  Glyphosate-resistant (GR) giant ragweed has recently been identified in southwestern Ontario and has the potential to be a significant problem for regional corn producers. Eight field trials [four with preplant (PP) and four with postemergence (POST) herbicides] were conducted from 2013 to...
Kimberly D. Belfry
Peter H. Sikkema
Scientific Research Publishing

Influence of Biozyme® on Chlorophyll Content, Flowering and Physiological Maturity of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Cultivars

  The study was conducted at Egerton University in 2010/2011 in a split plot experiment, arranged in a randomized complete block design. The research was replicated three times and repeated once. Main plots were assigned to potato cultivars (Tigoni and Asante), while subplots were assigned to...
Benard K.Karanja
Dorcas K. Isutsa
Joseph N. Aguyoh
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research

Biological Management of Damping-Off, Buckeye Rot and Fusarial Wilt of Tomato (cv. Solan Lalima) under Mid-Hill Conditions of Himachal Pradesh

  Disease management is often complicated by the presence of multiple types of pathogens; in an organic system, it is appropriate to develop disease control strategies. The available literature so far reflects that the management of important disease of tomato is through the integrated...
Nitika Thakur
Astha Tripathi
Scientific Research Publishing