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2013 - Volume 3 [Issue 2 (April-June)]

Contents

Original-research-article

Evaluation of the Relative Weed Competitiveness of Some Lowland Rice Varieties in Sierra Leone

 

S. S. Harding1* and A. B. Jalloh2

1Weed Scientist/ Agronomist, Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre, Soil Crop Animal and Natural Resource Management Programme, P.M.B. 736, Freetown, Sierra Leone,
West Africa.
2Plant breeder, Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre, Crop Improvement Programme, P.M.B. 736, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Musa Gimba Matthew Kolo, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria.

(3) G. Mahajan, Punjab Agricultural University, India.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1055

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 252-261 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2791

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Original-research-article

Genotype by Environment (G x E) Modeling of the Variable Initiation of Parthenocarpy sensu stricto in Musa: Elucidation of the Environmental Components of Variable Expressivity of Parthenocarpy in a Facultative Apomictic Musa acuminata Subspecies Microcarpa Model System

 

A. A. Shaibu1,2,3,4*, P. Okoro2,3,4, G. Ude1, B. A. Olukolu1, I. Ingelbrecht1, A. Tenkouano2,3, M. N. Ogburia4, F. Moonan1,2 and C. Dimkpa5

1International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria.
2IITA High Rainfall Station, Onne, Nigeria, IITA Headquarters Central Biotechnology Laboratory, Ibadan, Nigeria.
3IITA Humid Forest Ecoregional Center, Yaounde, Cameroon.
4Department of Crop, Soil Science and Forestry, Rivers State University of Science Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
5Utah State University of Biological Engineering, 4105O old Main Hill Logan UT, 84322-4105 U.S.A.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Sławomir Borek, Department of Plant Physiology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1056

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 262-276 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/1714

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Original-research-article

Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Adoption of Codapec and Cocoa High-tech Technologies among Small Holder Farmers in Central Region of Ghana

 

Richard Baffoe-Asare1, Jones Abrefa Danquah2* and Festus Annor-Frempong1

1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
2Faculty of Science and Forestry, School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Post Office Box 111,Joensuu,Fin-80101, Finland.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Francis Aneani, Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, Ghana.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1057

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 277-292 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/1969

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Original-research-article

Determinants of Credit Access and Demand among Poultry Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

 

Sunday B. Akpan1*, Inimfon V. Patrick1, Samuel J. Udoka1, Edem A. Offiong2 and Uwemedimo E. Okon1

1Department of Agricultural Economics and Resources Management, Akwa Ibom state University, Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria
2Department of Animal Science, Akwa Ibom state University Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Essien, Ubon Asuquo, University of Nigeria, Nigeria.

(3) M. A. Akudugu, University of Reading, UK.

(4) Ugo Pica-Ciamarra, Italy.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1058

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 293-307 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2810

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Original-research-article

Production Performance of Indigenous Chicken (Gallus domesticus L.) in Some Selected Areas of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

 

R. Kumar Dutta1, M. Saiful Islam1* and M. Ashraful Kabir2

1Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh.
2Department of Biology, Holy Land College, Dinajpur 5200, Bangladesh.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Vincenzo Tufarelli, Department of DETO - Section of Veterinary Science and Animal Production, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Tamer Çağlayan, Selcuk University, Turkey.

(3) Richard Trevor Wilson, UK.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1067

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 308-323 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2846

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Original-research-article

Growth and Foliar Yield Responses of Waterleaf (Talinum triangulare Jacq) to Complementary Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers in a Ultisol

 

N. U. Ndaeyo1*, A. O. Ikeh1, K. K. Nkeme2, E. A. Akpan3 and E. I. Udoh3

1Department of Crop Science, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Agric. Economics and Resource Management, Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa Campus, Nigeria.
3Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa Campus, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Sławomir Borek, Department of Plant Physiology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland.

Reviewers:

(1) Leo Mualim, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1068

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 324-335 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2599

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Original-research-article

Modeling the Influence of Nitrogen Rate and Plant Density on Seed Yield, Yield Components and Seed Quality of Safflower

 

Ashraf A. Abd El- Mohsen1* and Gamalat O. Mahmoud1

1Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, El-Gamaa Street, P.O. Box12613 Giza, Egypt.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Alejandro E. Ferrari, Department of Science and Technology, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1116

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 336-360 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2886

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Original-research-article

Estimation of Field Environment Variability for Germination and Seedling Traits in Madhuca indica Gmel

 

Mohd. Saleem Wani1 and Latief Ahmad2*

1School of Forestry and Environment, Allahabad Agricultural Institute Deemed University, Naini, Allahabad – 211 007 (U.P), India.
2Division of Agronomy, SKUAS & T- Kashmir, (J&K), India.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Wenjing Pang, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1117

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 361-373 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2823

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Review Article

Role of Zinc in Plant Nutrition- A Review

 

B. Hafeez1, Y. M. Khanif2 and M. Saleem1*

1Agriculture Research Institute Tandojam-Pakistan.
2Department of Land Management, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Arun Prabhu Dhanapal, Agricultural Building, University of Missouri Columbia, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Zeng-Yei Hseu, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1132

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 374-391 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2746

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Original-research-article

Improving Marketable Quality of Tomato: a Simulation of Shipping Conditions in Ghana

 

I. Sugri1*, S. A. Sargent2, F. Kusi1, A. D. Berry2, R. A. L. Kanton1 and W. Pelletier2

1CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 46, Bawku, UER-Ghana.
2Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida/IFAS, Gainesville-Fl 32611-0690, USA.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Arun Prabhu Dhanapal, Agricultural Building, University of Missouri Columbia, USA.

(2) Dr. Mintesinot Jiru, Department of Natural Sciences, Coppin State University, Baltimore, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1133

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 392-402 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2618

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Short Communication

Effect of NPK Fertilizer on Fruit Development of Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo Linn.)

 

F. M. Oloyede1*, G. O. Agbaje1 and I. O. Obisesan1

1Department of Crop Production and Protection Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Juan Yan, Sichuan Agricultural University, China.

(2) Dr. Francesco Montemurro, C.R.A. SSC - Research Unit of the Study of Cropping Systems, Metaponto, Italy.

(3) Dr. Mintesinot Jiru, Department of Natural Sciences, Coppin State University, Baltimore, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Dimka Haytova, Agricultural University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1134

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 403-411 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2102

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Original-research-article

A Linear Programming Approach to Food Crops and Livestock Enterprises Planning in Aba Agricultural Zone of Abia State, Nigeria

 

K. C. Igwe1* and C. E. Onyenweaku1

1Department of Agricultural Economics, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Hassen B. Hussien, Department of Agricultural Economics, Wollo University, Ethiopia.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1166

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 412-431 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/1609

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Case Study

Awareness of the Parasitic Weed Alectra vogelii (Benth.) Amongst Extension Officers in Three Districts in Malawi

 

V. H. Kabambe1*, Y. L. B. Tembo1 and E. Kazira2

1Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, PO Box 219, Lilongwe, Malawi.
2Lilongwe Agricultural Development Division, PO Box 259, Lilongwe, Malawi.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Arun Prabhu Dhanapal, Agricultural Building, University of Missouri Columbia, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Charles Konan Kouakou, Cote d’Ivoire

(2) N. A. Gworgwor, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1172

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 432-442 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/3111

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Original-research-article

Factors Affecting Agricultural Productivity among Arable Crop Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria

 

P. C. Obasi1, A. Henri-Ukoha1*, I. S. Ukewuihe1 and N. M. Chidiebere-Mark2

1Department of Agricultural Economics, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.
2Department of Agricultural Economics, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Arun Prabhu Dhanapal, Agricultural Building, University of Missouri Columbia, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1173

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 443-454 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2030

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Original-research-article

Relationships between Farmers’ Behaviors towards Environmental Resources and Water Resource Management: The Case of Khuzestan Province, Iran

 

Abdolazim Ajili1 and Tahereh Mousavi2*

1Department of Agriculture Extention and Education, College of Agronomy and Rural Development, Ramin Agricultural and Natural Resources University, Ahvaz, Iran.
2Fars Regional Water Organization, Fars Province, Shiraz, Iran.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Florence Mtambanengwe, Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Engineering, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe.

Reviewers:

(1) José Manuel Monteiro Gonçalves, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.

(2) Hossein Tabari, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/1225

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 455-469 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2013/2451

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