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Effects of Deficit Irrigation and Chicken Manure Interactions on the Growth and Yield of Okra in a Pot Experiment

  The study was conducted at University of Cape Coast Research Farm, Cape Coast, Ghana from February, 2014 to December, 2014. The objective of the research was to investigate the effects of deficit irrigation and chicken manure interactions on the growth and yield of okra. Nine treatments (T1...
L.K. Sam-Amoah
W.K.T. Willie
J.D. Owusu-Sekyere
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Crop and Weed Response to Diuron in the Rain Forest Zone of Ghana

  A series of experiments were carried out to evaluate a residual herbicide containing 800 g kgG1 Diuron present as 3-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea water dispersible granules for weed management in 2012. The experiments assessed the effect of Diuron on selected annual weeds, cowpea and...
S. Konlan
K. Opoku-Ameyaw
F.K. Oppong
J. Ackornoh
R. Dorgbadji
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Effect of Foliar Application of Oligo-chitosan on Growth, Yield and Quality of Tomato and Eggplant

  Plant growth promoters are important factors for higher yield of vegetables to meet the population demand and earn a considerable amount of foreign exchange through exporting it. The present research work was undertaken to study the effect of oligo-chitosan (O. chitosan) on growth, yield...
Salma Sultana
Mahfuza Islam
Mst Afifa Khatun
Md Afzal Hassain
Roksana Huque
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Biochemical Properties of Twelve Malaysia Rice Cultivars in Relation to Yield Potential

  Yield has always been the major constraint for most crops, especially for rice. Grains, being the end product of rice plant can only be acknowledged during the grain filling period, the last stage in the life cycle of rice plants. Comparison of biochemical properties with its yield during...
Yap Wai-Sum
Lai Kok-Song
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Effect of Self and Cross-Pollination in Some Local Mango Cultivars on Fruit Set and Retained Fruits

  Mango (Mangifera indica L.) considered one of the oldest cultivated trees in the world. Low productivity of some mango cultivars is associated with low fruit setting and/or high fruit drop of immature fruits. The self and cross incompatibility has been reported as one of the serious factor...
Salwa El-Habashy
Mahmoud F. Maklad
Emadeldin A.H. Ahmed
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Evaluation and Screening of Glyphosate and Paraquat Herbicides after Emergence in Cotton

  Response of various post emergence herbicides at different levels i.e. Round up 490 G/L at the rate of 4.75 L ha , 2.75 L ha and 1.75 L ha (Glyphosat), Gramaxone 20EC (Paraquat) at the rate of 2.55 L ha and 11 1 1 untreated (control) under field experiment in cotton cultivar CIM-473 at...
Raheel Atif Hameed
Shazia Ajum
Muhammad Naveed Afzal
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Effect of Different Weed Management Practices on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) In Bale Highland Conditions, Southeastern Ethiopia

  Weed is the major production constraints for faba bean production in Bale Highlands. Its management is quite important to increase the production and productivity of the crop. Due to such gaps, the experiment was conducted at two locations viz., Sinana (on-station and on farmers field)...
Kissi Wakweya
Reta Dargie
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Evaluation of Yield, Yield Components and Nitrate Leaching in Soybean Affected By Different Types of Fertilizers and Weed Interference

  In recent decades, chemical fertilizers have had an adverse effect on the life cycles and sustainability of farming ecosystems. Weed interference is one of factors that reduce crop yield. To investigate effect of fertilizer types and weeds management on yield, yield components and nitrate...
Javad Mahmudi
Mohammad Galavi
Mahdi Dahmardeh
Mahmood Ramroudi
American-Eurasian Journal for Agricultural & Environmental Science

Componentes del Sabor y Contenido de Ácido Ascórbico de Jitomates (Solanum Lycopersicum L.) Nativos E Híbridos Comercialesoes

  El jitomate es comercialmente importante en el mundo por sus formas de consumo y valor nutricional. Debido a su demanda, cultivares con atributos agronómicos mejorados, resistencia a daños mecánicos y mayor vida de anaquel se han desarrollado. En ciertos casos, esto se...
Edgar A. Berrospe-Ochoa
Crescenciano Saucedo-Veloz
Martha E. Ramírez-Guzmán
Daniela Saucedo-Reyes

Desarrollo, Rendimiento y Calidad del Fruto de Melón (Cucumis Melo L.) de Plantas Inoculadas con Cepas Mexicanas De Bacillus Subtilis (Ehrenberg)

  Las cepas de Bacillus subtilis aumentan el crecimiento y el rendimiento de las plantas.  Por lo tanto, la aplicación de cepas nativas mexicanas de B. subtilis en melón cultivado en invernadero (Cucumis melo L.) debería inducir una mejora significativa en el...
Ma. del Rosario Abraham-Juárez
Isidro Espitia-Vázquez
Rafael Guzmán-Mendoza
Víctor Olalde-Portugal
Graciela M. de la L. Ruiz-Aguilar
José L. García-Hernández
Lisset Herrera-Isidrón
Héctor G. Núñez-Palenius