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Costos de producción de árboles de navidad ( Cupressus lusitanica MILL.) en Costa Rica

  La producción de árboles de navidad es, en Costa Rica, una actividad económica con base en el ciprés (Cupressus lusitanica Mill.) desde los años 60. Se elaboró una base de costos exhaustiva del cultivo de árboles de navidad en Costa Rica, a...
Olman Murillo
Gustavo Torres
Dorian Carvajal
Yorleny Badilla
Agronomía Costarricense

Efecto de la aplicación de abonos verdes en el crecimiento y el rendimiento del Phaseolus vulgaris

  El cultivo del Phaseolus vulgaris es de vital importancia para la economía campesina latinoamericana, ya que es uno de los ingredientes básicos de la dieta alimentaria. En Colombia se cultivan alrededor de 104 175 hectáreas con una producción de 130 988...
Diego David Jamioy
Agronomía Costarricense

Germination Responses of Soybean Seeds to Fe, ZnO, Cu and Co Nanoparticle Treatments

  Engineered nanometals have been used as stimulants or micronutrients to improve yield and quality of crops. In order to elucidate the effects of important metal nanoparticles (NPs) on the germination of soybean seeds, early responses of this procedure were evaluated. Soybean seeds were...
Pham Thi Hoe
Nguyen Chi Mai
Le Quynh Lien
Ninh Khac Ban
Chau Van Minh
Nguyen Hoai Chau
Ngo Quoc Buu
Dao Trong Hien
Nguyen Tuong Van
Le Thi Thu Hien
Tran My Linh
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Influence of Leaf Water Content on the Prediction of Nutrient Stress in Strawberry Leaves using Chromameter

  Chemical soil and plant tissue analyses require considerable amount of labor, time, and cost. Non-destructive prediction of nutrient stress from chromameters may save time and labor. Previous studies did not assess multiple nutrient stresses together with the effect of leaf water content (WC...
Muharrem Keskin
Yunus Emre Sekerli
Kazim Gunduz
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Exogenous Applications of Plant Growth Regulators Improve Quality of ‘Fuji’ Apple

  Apple production and consumption in Asian regions are increasing with economic development and the demand for highquality fruit. In this study, we conducted three experiments: i) GA3 and GA4+7 paste treatment, ii) forchlorfenuron (CPPU) treatment with and without GA4+7 spraying and iii) CPPU...
Kazuhiro Matsumoto
Tomomichi Fujita
Saki Sato
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

High Quality Yield in Lettuce in Response to Low Nitrate Content can be Achieved by Reduced Nitrogen Application

  A nitrogen starvation trial was performed using nitrogen-free Yamazaki Solution. A solution culture trial using 100, 95, 90, 85, and 80% full nitrogen strength Yamazaki Solution and a pot trial at nitrogen rates of 0.60 (N1), 0.55 (N2), 0.50 (N3), 0.45 (N4), and 0.40 (N5) g N kg−1 soil...
Lifen Wang
Huiyan Yuan
Bo Wang
Xiangli Sun
Xiaoping Lu
Wensheng Yu
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Glyphosate-Resistant Common Ragweed Control in Corn with Postemergence Herbicides

  Four field trials were conducted on a farm infested with glyphosate-resistant (GR) common ragweed during 2016 and 2017 to evaluate various postemergence (POST) herbicides for the control of GR common ragweed in GR corn. Dicamba at 600 g∙a.i.∙ha−1 , dicamba/diflufenzopyr at 200 g∙a.i.∙...
Nader Soltani
Lynette R. Brown
Peter H. Sikkema
Agricultural Sciences

Comparative Study of Various Organic Fertilizers Effect on Growth and Yield of Two Economically Important Crops, Potato and Pea

  In the present experiment, the effect of various house hold wastes i.e. T1 (egg shell powder), T2 (wood ash), T3 (banana peel), T4 (used tea waste), T5 (egg shell tea) and T6 (control) used as organic fertilizers on growth and yield of two important vegetables i.e. potato and pea was...
Aisha Wazir
Zishan Gul
Manzoor Hussain
Agricultural Sciences

Genotypic Variation in Yield and Yield Components of Plantain (Musa spp.) in Response to Containerized Planting Material and Mulching

  The study was conducted to evaluate the field performance of local plantain genotypes; Apem, Oniaba, Apantu (AAB) and FHIA 21 (AAAB) suckers that were raised in containers (polybags) and their corresponding conventional suckers. Half of the containerized and conventional suckers in each plot...
Lemuel Ohemeng Mintah
Godfred Kwabena Ofosu-Budu
Nana Oduro Osei-Bonsu
Agricultural Sciences

Planting Geometry Effects on the Growth and Yield of Dryland Cotton

  The declining Ogallala Aquifer beneath the Southern High Plains may necessitate dryland crop production and cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is a well-adapted and potentially profitable alternative crop. The limited growing season duration of the Texas Panhandle and southwestern Kansas,...
R. L. Baumhardt
R. C. Schwartz
G. W. Marek
J. M. Bell
Agricultural Sciences