Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

Assessing the Impacts of Some Sustainable Agricultural Practices for Yield Improvement on Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)

  Three N rates; 150, 200 and 250 kg fed-1, two in-row spacing's 1 of 20 and 30 cm and three planting dates starting from January 15 with two weeks interval were investigated in two field experiments under El-Fayoum conditions which is not potato production district in Egypt. Results...
M.A. Barakat
N.A. Elswah
M.S. Tolba
W.M. Semida
A.M. Mahmoud
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Enhancing Vegetative Growth of Young Mango Transplants via GA3 and Humic Acid

  This study was carried out during two successive seasons 2013-2014 on young mango transplants of Keitt mango cultivar, to evaluate the effect of GA3 and humic acid treatments alone or together GA3 applied at the fourth week of March while humic acid were applied as soil application in two...
M.A. El Kheshin
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Mycorrhiza on Growth, Biochemical Constituents and Yield of Snap Bean Plants under Water Deficit Conditions

  A field experiment was carried out during two successive growing seasons of 2013 and 2014, at The Experimental Farm, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Shoubra El-Kheima, Egypt. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of mycorrhiza on vegetative growth and yield...
B.B.M. Salim
A. Abou El-Yazied
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Some Chemical Thinning Agents on Fruit Set of Manzanillo and Eggizi Shami Olive Cultivars

  This investigation was conducted during two successive seasons (2009-2010) on two olive cultivars (Manzanillo and Eggizi Shami) in a private orchard in the Alex desert road. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of some chemical thinning agents GA3 (100,150 and 200 ppm), NAA (...
El Said S. Hegazi
Ayman A. Hegazi
Dalia M. El Koly
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Response of Manfalouty Pomegranate Transplants to Foliar Spray and Soil Drench Applications with Some Natural Extracts

  This experimental was carried out on 1-year old ‘Manfalouty’ pomegranate transplants grown in the Research Station Farm of National Research Center, at El Nobarya district, El Behera Governorate, Egypt, through two successive seasons (2014 and 2015). The main goal of this study...
H.M. Kamel
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Response of Basil Plant (Ocimum sanctum L.) to Foliar Spray with Amino Acids or Seaweed Extract

  Field experiments were conducted to study the effect of foliar spray with various concentrations of amino acids (0.5, 1.5 and 2.5ml/L) or seaweed extract (0.5, 1.0 and 1.5ml/L) on the vegetative growth, seed yield components, anatomical structure and some chemical analysis of Ocimum sanctum...
Salama M. Azza
Rania S. Yousef
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Enhancing Flowering and Fruiting Attributes of Mango (Mangifera indica) CV. Zebda in the Off-Year by Binary Application of KNO3, Ethrel and Paclobutrazol

  This study was conducted during two seasons 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 to elucidate the effect of combined applications of KNO3, Paclobutrazol and Ethrel on flowering and fruiting attributes as follows: KNO3 4%+Ethrel 400ppm, KNO3 4%+Ethrel 800ppm, KNO3 6%+Ethrel 400ppm, KNO3 6%+Ethrel 800ppm,...
M.A. Elkhishen
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Organic Osmolytes on Pea Seed Yield under Drought Stress Conditions Imposed at Different Growth Stages

  Drought is one of the major abiotic stresses which adversely affect crop growth and production worldwide as water is vital for every aspect of plant growth and development. The present experiment was carried out during the two growing seasons of 2012/2013 and 2013/2014, at The Experimental...
H.G. Abd El-Gawad
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effect of Boron Foliar Application on Olive (Olea europea L.) Trees 1- Vegetative Growth, Flowering, Fruit Set, Yield and Fruit Quality

  This investigation was undertaken to study the effect of time and concentration of boron foliar application on olive trees (cv. Frantoio) vegetative growth, flowering, fruit set, yield and fruit quality. Treatments included six boron foliar sprays as boric acid prior to flowering at the...
E.S. Hegazi
R.A. El-Motaium
T.A. Yehia
M.E. Hashim
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Enhancing the Performance of Florda Prince Peach Cultivar with Growth Promoter Brassinolide and Break Agent Hydrogen Cyanamide

  Effects of some substances application as Brassinolide (Millagrow) and hydrogen cyanamide (Dormex) on the accelerate flowering and cropping of peach trees cv. “Florda Prince” (Prunus Persica L. Batch) were determined during 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 studied seasons. All growth...
Soaad A. Mohamed
Hanaa M. Sherif
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants