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Physiological Changes of Pepper Accessions in Response to Salinity and Water Stress

  New sources of water stress and salinity tolerances are needed for crops grown in marginal lands. Pepper is considered one of the most important crops in the world. Many varieties belong to the genus Capsicum spp., and display wide variability in tolerance/sensitivity terms in response to...
Lidia López-Serrano
Consuelo Penella
Alberto San Bautista
Salvador López-Galarza
Angeles Calatayud
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Effects of Light-diffusing Plastic Film on Lettuce Production and Quality Aattributes

  In general, plants grown under diffuse light yield higher biomass than those grown under direct light as a result of a more uniform distribution of the light across the plant canopy. We compared the effects of a light-diffusing plastic film and a clear plastic film on growth of Batavia...
Patrick Riga
Leyre Benedicto
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

RT-PCR and CP Gene Based Molecular Characterization of A Cucumber Mosaic Ccumovirus from Aligarh, U.P., India

  A virus disease of garden sage (Salvia splendens Ker-Gawl.) was observed and characterized showing symptoms of severe mosaic, mottling and distortion of leaves being remain shortened and growth retarded. The virus was transmitted to the healthy plants of Salvia spp. as well as many other...
Shahid Ali
Masood Akhtar
Kangabam S. Singh
Qamar A. Naqvi
Agricultural Sciences

Genetic Variability of Pumpkin Landraces in Brazilian Amazon

  The family farm of the Upper Solimões region has maintained the great genetic variability of the pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima Duchesne) by the in situ conservation of the landraces which are widely used as human food. The aim of this study was to estimate the current level...
Lúcia Helena Pinheiro Martins
Hiroshi Noda
Maria Teresa Gomes Lopes
Maria Silvesnizia Paiva Mendonça
Maria Silvesnizia Paiva Mendonça
Agricultural Sciences

Variación en Resistencia a Insectos Herbívoros y Virosisen Líneas de Chile Habanero (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) en Yucatán, México

  La evaluación de la variación genética en cultivos para la resistencia a herbívoros es una herramienta importante que puede aportar información acerca de estrategias de mejoramiento genético y control biológico. El objetivo de este estudio...
Jorge C. Berny-Mier y Teran
Luis Abdala-Roberts
Antonio Durán-Yáñez
Felipe Tut-Pech
Agrociencia

Variables Fisicoquímicas Y Calidad de Fritura de Clones de Papa Desarrollados para Los Valles Altos de México

  Los cultivares de papas producidos en lugares altos y fríos, como en la zona Centro de México, generalmente tienen contenidos de azúcares reductores altos, que impiden su uso para la elaboración de hojuelas fritas. El objetivo de esta investigación fue...
M. Gricelda Vázquez-Carrill
David Santiago-Ramos
M. Carmen Ybarra-Moncada
O. Ángel Rubio-Covarrubias
M. Armando Cadena-Hinojosa
Agrociencia

Productividad de Diez Cultivares Promisorios de Papa Chaucha (Solanum tuberosum, grupo Phureja) de La Región Cajamarca

  Se evaluó la productividad de diez cultivares de papa chaucha de la Región Cajamarca, en Diseño de Bloques Completos al Azar, con diez tratamientos (cultivares) y tres repeticiones: Peruanita 3, Montañera 2, Limeña, Amarilla, Clavelina 2, Roja 2, Mulla,...
Luz P. Rojas Mercado
Juan F. Seminario Cunya
Scientia Agropecuaria

Cociente Fototermal en Melón y Su Relación con La Concentración de Azúcares en los Frutos

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto de la radiación y la temperatura a través de un cociente fototermal sobre la acumulación de azúcar en melón. Se realizaron experimentos al aire libre en tres años consecutivos, utilizándose el...
Carlos Bouzo
Débora Lavanderos Becerra
Gabriel Ceccoli
Norberto Gariglio
Scientia Agropecuaria

Monitoring Soil Nitrate Nitrogen Based on Hyperspectral Data in the Apple Orchards

  This paper is aimed to monitor the soil nitrate nitrogen content in the apple orchards rapidly, accurately and in real time by making full use of the effective information of soil spectra. The 96 air-dried soil samples of the apple orchards in Qixia county, Yantai city, Shandong province...
Yu Wei
Xicun Zhu
Cheng Li
Lizhen Cheng
Ling Wang
Gengxing Zhao
Yuanmao Jiang
Agricultural Sciences

Prioritization of Semi-Arid AgriculturalWatershed Using Morphometric and Principal Component Analysis, Remote Sensing, and GIS Techniques, the Zerqa River Watershed, Northern Jordan

  Remote sensing and GIS techniques were employed for prioritization of the Zerqa River watershed. Forty-three 4th order sub-watersheds were prioritized based on morphometric and Principal Component Analysis (PCA), in order to examine the effectiveness of morphometric parameters in watershed...
Yahya Farhan
Ali Anbar
Nisrin Al-Shaikh
Rami Mousa
Agricultural Sciences