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Reaction of Melon Genotypes to Didymella bryoniae (Fuckel) Rehm

  The cultivation of melon (Cucumis melo L.) in greenhouses has contributed to the increased incidence of fungal diseases, particularly gummy stem blight caused by Didymella bryoniae (Fuckel) Rehm. This disease is currently considered the main disease affecting this crop,...
Lucas da S. Santos
Willame dos S. Candido
Hudson de O. Rabelo
Marcus V. Marin
Lucas A. Gaion
Rafaelle F. Gomes
Margarete Camargo
Leila T. Braz
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Genotype and Environmental Effects on Physical and Chemical Qualities of Mexican Varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Flowers

  This study evaluated 53 red color-contrasting genotypes of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. of dehydrated calyces grown in a traditionally producing regions of Colima, Guerrero, Nayarit, Oaxaca and Puebla states in Mexico. The objective was to quantify the effects of genotype (G), environment (A,...
César Sánchez-Feria
Víctor A. González-Hernández
Yolanda Salinas-Moreno
Nicacio Cruz-Huerta

Positioning Temperature Sensors for Frost Protection in Northern Cranberry Production

  Frost can cause serious economic losses in cranberry fields, particularly in northern regions. When the air temperature reaches a low critical threshold,  sprinklers are operated to protect vines, to insure crop production and profitability. To avoid frost injury, proper...
Vincent Pelletier
Silvio Jose Gumiere
Steeve Pepin
Jacques Gallichand
Jean Caron
Agricultural Sciences

Nitrogen Fertilization and Inoculation Effects on Dry Bean

  Dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) has the ability to form symbiotic relationships with N2-fixing bacteria. The research objectives were to evaluate yield and growth differences between dry bean cultivars from black, navy, and pinto market classes, with different N management...
Ryan Buetow
Grant H. Mehring
Hans Kandel
Burton Johnson
Juan M. Osorno
Agricultural Sciences

Induction of Anthracnose Disease Resistance on Chili Fruit by Treatment of Oligochitosan—Nanosilica Hybrid Material

  Oligochitosan (OC) with molecular weight Mw of 5000 g/mol was prepared by gamma Co-60 ray irradiation of chitosan solution. Nanosilica (nSiO2 ) with the size of 10 - 30 nm was synthesized by calcination of acid treated rice husk. The mixture of 1% OC - 1% nSiO2  was...
Pham Dinh Dzung
Le Thanh Hung
Le Si Ngoc
Hoang Dac Hiet
Bui Van Le
Nguyen Tien Thang
Dang Van Phu
Nguyen Ngoc Duy
Nguyen Quoc Hien
Agricultural Sciences

Response of Shoot and Root in vitro Cultures of Banana Plant (Musa acuminata L.) cv Barangan to Salinity Stresses

  Background and Objective: Banana plants are agricultural crops, particularly horticulture, mostly consumed by many people. Banana plants are considerably influenced by biotic and abiotic environmental factors. Stresses caused by abiotic factors, is one of which caused by salinity...
Anne Nuraini
Warid Ali Qosim
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Respuesta de Diferentes Variedades de Cítricos a los Daños Causados por Fuertes Heladas en La Región Central de Santa Fe

  En la región central de Santa Fe, durante los días 7 y 8 de junio del año 2012 se produjeron heladas advectivas de gran intensidad y duración. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue caracterizar los daños por heladas y el comportamiento vegetativo...
Norma Guadalupe Micheloud
Damián César Castro
María Alejandra Favaro
Marcela Alejandra Buyatti
Rubén Andrés Pilatti
Norberto Francisco Gariglio
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Producción y Calidad Nutrimental de Vaina del Fijol Chino, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp, en Función de Arreglo Topológico y Tipo de Fertilización

  El frijol chino (FC) se utiliza en alimentación humana y se cultiva en espaldera viva de maíz, pero, son escasos los estudios sobre arreglos topológicos adecuados. En este sistema, la biofertilización (BIO) y fertilización foliar (FF) podr...
Patricio Apáez Barrios
José Alberto Salvador Escalante Estrada
Eliseo Sosa Montes
Maricela Apáez Barrios
María Teresa Rodríguez González
Yurixhi Atenea Raya Montaño
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

The Effectiveness of Farmers Research Group Approach in Potato Technology Dissemination and Adoption Case Study of Western Part of Ethiopia

  This paper anticipated to identify the contribution of farmers research group (FRG) approaches in enhancing improved potato technology dissemination and adoption in western part Ethiopia Welemera district. Within the district two peasant administrative units namely Telecho and IlalaGojo were...
Ayalew A. Worku
International Journal of Phytopathology

Pathogenic Variation of Colletotrichum Lindemuthianum Causing Anthracnose of Beans (Phaseolus Vulgaris) in Uganda

  Colletotrichum lindemuthianum is a highly variable pathogen of common beans that easily overcomes resistance in cultivars bred with single-gene resistance. To determine pathogenic variability of the pathogen in Uganda, samples of common bean tissues with anthracnose symptoms were collected...
Moses J. Kiryowa
Aston Ebinu
Vincent Kyaligonza
Stanley T. Nkalubo
Pamela Paparu
Clare Mukankusi
Phinehas Tukamuhabwa
International Journal of Phytopathology