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Evaluating Boron Efficiency in Heat Tolerant Wheat Germplasm

  Heat tolerance is a desirable trait for wheat in the sub-tropics and in traditional wheat areas under threat from global warming, where the crop may also be exposed to boron (B) deficiency. The 13th High Temperature Wheat Yield Trial (13HTWYT) from CIMMYT was evaluated with Fang 60, a 1977-...
Benjavan Rerkasem
Sittichai Lordkaew
Narit Yimyam
Sansanee Jamjod
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Variations in Yield and Nutritional Profile of Onion Germplasm under the Influence of Purple Blotch Disease

  Purple blotch of onion caused by Alternaria porri (Ellis) Cifferi. induces paramount losses in different parts of the world. In the present study, potential of 25 onion genotypes was evaluated against purple blotch and their yield response during two years (2014–15) under field...
Muhammad Zeeshan Mansha
Shahbaz Talib Sahi
Amer Habib
Sohail Ahmed
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Cotton Response to Variable Nitrogen Rate Fertigation through an Overhead Irrigation System

  Recent increases in irrigated hectares in the Southeastern US have enabled growers to obtain higher yields through applying nutrients through irrigation water. Therefore, many growers apply nutrients through irrigation systems, known as fertigation. Currently, there are no practical decision...
Phillip B. Williams
Ahmad Khalilian
Michael W. Marshall
Joe Mari Maja
Haibo Liu
Dara Park
Ali Mirzakhani Nafchi
Agricultural Sciences

Growth and Photosynthetic Pigments of Cotton Cultivars Irrigated with Saline Water

  The cultivation of cotton is a relevant socioeconomic activity in the Brazilian agricultural scenario. In the Brazilian Northeast, however, production is limited by low rainfall, requiring water supplementation, a problem for the cotton cultivation practiced in the semi-arid region, due to...
Elka Costa Santos Nascimento
Ronaldo do Nascimento
André Alisson Rodrigues da Silva
Carlos Vailan de Castro Bezerra
Mateus Costa Batista
Luana Lucas de Sá Almeida Veloso
Márcia Cristina de Araújo Pereira
Hallyson Oliveira
Agricultural Sciences

Agronomic, Water Productivity and Economic Analysis of Irrigated Rice under Different Nitrogen and Water Management Methods

  The most limiting factors for irrigated rice farming are water and nitrogen. Efficient water and nitrogen management has remained critical for sustainable rice production in irrigated rice farming system. Due to rapid global population growth and climate change, future rice production will...
Abdulai Yakubu
Joseph Ofori
Christiana Amoatey
Davie M. Kadyampakeni
Agricultural Sciences

Influencia de Microorganismos Solubilizadores de Fósforo Del Suelo Y su Absorción Por Plántulas De Café

  Los cultivos pueden presentar problemas de absorción de fósforo dado que en los suelos gran parte de este elemento se encuentra en fracciones poco disponibles. El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar la influencia de diferentes cepas bacterianas y fungosas en las...
Carlos A. Cisneros R.
Marina Sánchez de P.
Juan Carlos Menjivar F.

Obtención de Trayectorias Subóptimas de Temperatura con El Método De Monte Carlo para la Maximización de la Producción de Tomate (Solanum Lycopersicum L.) en Invernadero

  El objetivo de este estudio fue obtener una trayectoria subóptima de la temperatura requerida para maximizar la producción de peso fruto (WF )y fruto cosechado (WHF) de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.) mediante el método de Monte Carlo. Así se plantea un problema...
Eduardo Moreno-Ramos
América Morales-Díaz
Antonio Juárez-Maldonado
Karim de Alba-Romenus
Adalberto Benavides-Mendoza

Effect of Pollen Source on Hybrid Embryo Length and Embryo Rescue of Some Early-Ripening Peach Cultivars

  This investigation was carried out during the two successive seasons of 2014 and 2015 on two early ripening peach cultivars, namely Flordastar and EarliGrande used as seed parents to introduce new early ripening peach genotypes through intraspecific hybridization with Flordastar,...
Emadeldin A.H. Ahmed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Factors Influencing Plant Propagation Efficiency Via Stem Cuttings

  The work aimed to study all the possible factors affecting efficiency of plant propagation via stem cuttings. Several factors including type of cutting, culture medium, type and concentration of growth regulators were investigated. These factors were studied on Ficus hawaii as woody tree and...
Anber M.A. Hassanein
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Response of Valencia Orange Trees to Some Treatments During Blooming, Fruit Set and Fruit Maturation

  The present study was carried out during two successive seasons of 2014 - 2015 and 2015 -2016 on valencia oranges trees budded on sour orange rootstock planted on clay loamy soil with flood irrigation in El-Qalyobia governorate. Small fruit size is the main factor limiting the marketing of...
Nadia A.M. Hamed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants