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Productivity, Fruit Quality and Nutritional Status of Washington Navel Orange Trees as Influenced by Foliar Application with Salicylic Acid and Potassium Silicate Combinations

  The effect of foliar application with salicylic acid (0.0, 100 and 200 ppm) in combination with potassium silicate (0.05, 0.1, 0.15 and 0.2 %) solutions were investigated on 10 year-old Washington navel orange trees budded on sour orange rootstock grown in loamy sand soil under...
S.F. El- Gioushy
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Induction of Thermotolerant Tomato Plants Using Salicylic Acid and Kinetin Foliar Applications

  The fruit yield of tomato plant cultivated in summer season where air temperature was exceeded 32°C produce the lowest yield comparing with different growing seasons during the year. This field experiment was carried out to assess the role of foliar applications of kinetin (...
Ali M. Abd-Elkader
Mahmoud M. Mahmoud
Said A. Shehata
Hany S. Osman
Yasser A. Salama
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Modeling the Influence of Proline and Nickel Rates on Growth, Yield and Quality of Genoveser Basil Plant

  To evaluate the effect of different proline and nickel rates on growth, yield and quality traits of genoveser basil an experiment was conducted as split plot design in randomized complete block design arrangement with three replications, during the successive seasons 2011 and 2012...
Reham M. Sabry
Reham M. Sabry
S.S. Ahmed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Improving Growth, Yield and Resistance to Viral Diseases of Potato Plants Through Modifying Some Metabolites Using Zinc Sulphate and Jasmonic Acid

  Two field experiments were conducted during the seasons of 2014 and 2015 to study the effect of foliar application of ZnSO4 at 0, 25 and 50 ppm and JA at 0, 10 and 20 μM individually and in combination on potato plants grown under drip irrigation system. The results...
Huda A. Ibrahim
M.F.M Ibrahim
A.M. Bondok
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Calidad del Fruto de Aguacate con Aplicaciones de ANA, Boro, Nitrógeno, Sacarosa y Anillado

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de la aplicación foliar de productos para el amarre, producción y calidad de los frutos de aguacate Hass. Esta investigación se realizó en el departamento de Antioquia, Colombia, en un lote de clima frío...
Joaquín Guillermo Ramírez-Gil
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Influencia del Genotipo y La Temperatura sobre La Carpelodia en Papaya

  La carpelodia es un fenómeno que afecta las flores hermafroditas de la papaya y consiste en la transformación de los estambres en carpelos adicionales, que resulta en una malformación de los ovarios y consecuentemente de las frutas. El objetivo de este trabajo fue...
Antonio Bogantes-Arias
Eric Mora-Newcomer
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Evaluación de La Calidad de Frutos fe Jitomate de Cuatro Poblaciones Nativas y Un Híbrido Comercial

  Las poblaciones  nativas de jitomate (Lycopersicon esculentum) ofrecen un potencial no cuantificado en características de interés agronómico, calidad y valor nutracéutico, por lo cual en el presente trabajo se evaluaron los cambios asociados con el...
Guillermina Areli Tochihuitl Martiñón
Crescenciano Saucedo Veloz
Gregorio Arellano Ostoa
Cecilia García Osorio
Javier Suárez Espinosa
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Evaluation of Agronomic and Fruit Quality Traits of Fig Tree Varieties (Ficus carica L.) Grown in Mediterranean Conditions

  In this work, the agronomic behaviour and fruit quality of ten varieties of common fig were evaluated for the establishment of new commercial orchards destined for fresh consumption. The following traits were measured: annual yield, cumulative yield, trunk cross sectional area (TCSA) and...
Cristina Pereira
Manuel J. Serradilla
Fernando Pérez-Gragera
Alberto Martín
María C. Villalobos
Margarita López-Corrales
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

In vitro Conservation of “Balady” Apple Shoot Tip Explants and Genetic Stability under Different Sugar Concentrations and Low Temperature

  The goal of this study was to evaluate the in vitro preservation of “Balady” apple shoot tip explants and genetic stability under different concentration of sugars and low temperature. For in vitro preservation shoot tip explants of about 1 cm in length were excised from in vitro...
A.A. El-Homosany
M.K. Shimaa
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Study of Heterosis in Bangladeshi Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Landraces

  Chilli is an important cash crop in Bangladesh but average yield is very low (0.89 t ha-1 ) and genetic potentiality of Bangladeshi chilli landraces for hybrid variety development has not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to find out heterotic behavior following Gardner...
M. Hasanuzzaman
M. A. Hakim
M. M. Hanaf
Abdul Shukor-Juraimi
M. M. Islam
A. K. M. Shamsuddin
Agrociencia