Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Efecto de la Disposición de Hileras de Plantas en los Componentes de Rendimiento de Pimiento Morrón

  Una alternativa a la producción de pimiento morrón (Capsicum annuum L.) bajo invernadero consiste en el manejo de las plantas en alta densidad de población, con despuntes por encima de la cuarta ramificación para lograr ciclos cortos y con disposición de...
Felipe Sánchez-del Castillo
Esaú del Carmen Moreno-Pérez
Felipe de Jesús Martínez-Gaspar
María Teresa Colinas-León
José Armando Ramírez-Árias
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Insect Antagonistic Bio-Inoculants for Natural Control of Leaf-Mining Insect Pests of French Beans

  Fungal endophytes, specifically, Trichoderma asperellum, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae; strains M2RT4, S4SU1 and S4ST7, respectively, are known to deter aphid infestation and damage to leguminous crops, but no research exists on their biochemical profiles and effects on...
J. Akello
A. Chabi-Olaye
R.A. Sikora
African Crop Science Journal

Expression of Gene HMG2 (Hidroximetialglutaril-COA Reductasa 2) in Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) CM334 Infected by Nacobbus aberrans Y Phytophthora capsici

  Plants of chilli Capsicum annuum L. CM334 show a high level of resistance to Phytophthora capsici, but are susceptible to Nacobbus aberrans; such resistance has been associated with capsidiol accumulation, a sesquiterpene phytoalexin. In the present study the expression of...
Edgar Villar-Luna
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Benito Reyes-Trejo
Mario Rocha-Sosa

Influence of Rootstock on Postharvest Watermelon Quality

  The cultivation of grafted watermelon has spread to different parts of the world in order to improve production under adverse conditions; however, this technique may alter the quality of the fruit. Therefore, the aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of eight rootstocks, six native...
Ángel Manuel Suárez-Hernández
Onécimo Grimaldo-Juárez
Alejandro Manelik García-López
Daniel González-Mendoza
María Victoria Huitrón-Ramírez
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Antibacterial Activity of Mexican Oregano Essential Oil (Lippia berlandieri) against the Phytopathogenic Bacterium Xanthomonas euvesicatoria

  Xanthomonas euvesicatoria causes bacterial spot disease in leaves, roots, fruits and stems of pepper plants. Identification of this phytopathogen in jalapeno seeds from Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico and diseased plants from New Mexico, USA, was carried out by isolation on...
Alba Chavez-Dozal
Hugo A Morales-Morales
Soum Sanogo
Armando Segovia-Lerma
Geoffrey B. Smith
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable

Phytophthora Megakarya: A Review on its Status as a Pathogen on Cacao in West Africa

  Phytophthora megakarya Brasier & Griffin, is one of the Oomycete pathogens reported on Theobroma cacao, and it is the most virulent of the Phytophthora species that causes black pod disease. Phytophthora megakarya was first reported as the causal agent...
AY Akrofi
African Crop Science Journal

Banana Juice as an Alternative Energy Source for Banana in vitro Growth Medium

  Energy sources in tissue culture media are important for plants whose photosynthetic efficiency is insufficient under in vitro conditions. However, the cost of tissue culture grade energy sources is high, thus making tissue culture derived plantlets expensive. The cost of table sugar...
A Ssamula
G Arinaitwe
SB Mukasa
African Crop Science Journal

Clustering Common Bean Mutants Based on Heterotic Groupings

  Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), is an important legume crop in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Most of the local varieties are favoured for their colour and taste, but have a low yield potential of 0.3 to 0.5 metric tonnes per hectare. Mutation breeding is a crop improvement tool in beans...
L Tembo
K. Munyinda
African Crop Science Journal

La Antracnosis de las Cucurbitáceas

  Contenido:  Patógenos Cultivos y plantas huéspedes Zonas del huésped afectadas Identificación Enfermedades similares Condiciones ambientales favorables para la enfermedad Transmisión de la enfermedad Manejos Generales de la Enfermedad Control de la...
Michael Adams
Lina Quesada-Ocampo
NC State Extension Publication

Alleviation of Salt Stress in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) through Seed Priming with Triacontanol

  The present study elucidated the role of triacontanol in regulating seed germination and seedling vigour of four cucumber cultivars under salt stress (50 mM NaCl). Seeds were soaked in aerated solution of triacontanol @ 25 μM, 50 μM for 12 h prior to sowing and untreated seeds were...
Mubeen Sarwar
Muhammad Amjad
C.M. Ayyub
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology