Analysis of Maize Production and Productivity Trends in Nigeria
Aliyu A. Ammani1*
1National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria.
Evaluation of Bacteria, Fish and Heavy Metals of Omi River with Reference to Pollution Load and Health Implications
O. O. Fafioye1*
1Department of Plant Science and Applied Zoology, Olabisi Onabanjo university, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Effect of Phosalone on Rumen In vitro Fermentation Parameters
M. Kazemi1*, A. M. Tahmasbi1, R. Valizadeh1 and A. A. Naserian1
1Department of Animal Science, Excellence Center for Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P. O. Box 91775-1163, Mashhad, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Morphological Diversity of Ethiopian Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) Landrace Accessions and Non-Native Cultivars
Mulusew Fikere1*, Firew Mekbib2 and Adugna Wakjira3
1Oromia Agricultural Research Institute (OARI), Sinana Agricultural Research Center, P.O .Box 208, Bale Robe, Ethiopia.
2Haramaya University, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Department of Plant Science, P.O.Box 138 Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
3Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), P.O.Box 2003, Ethiopia.
Assessment of Human Capital Attributes Influencing Occupational Diversification among Rural Women in Anambra State, Nigeria
E. N. Ajani1* and E.M. Igbokwe1
1Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
Effect of Drought Stress and Using Zeolite on Some Quantitative and Qualitative Traits of Three Maize Varieties
Shahrzad Alfi1* and Farhad Azizi2
1College of Agriculture, Shahr-e-Rey Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
2Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Karaj, Iran.
Barley-Legume Intercropping for Increasing Crop Productivity and Economic Benefit in Southern Ethiopia
Tenaw Workayehu1*, Legesse Hidoto1 and Gobeze Loha1
1Hawassa Agricultural Research Center, P.O.Box 366, Southern Ethiopia.
Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) Production in West Africa: Prospects, Challenges and Role in Disease Transmission
L. A. F. Akinola1*, I. Etela1 and S. R. Emiero1
1Department of Animal Science and Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B 5323 Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Assessment of Factors Associated with Low Yield of Cashew among Farmers in Growing Areas of Nigeria
A. E. Agbongiarhuoyi1*, E. O. Uwagboe1, O. S. Ibiremo1,
F. O. Olasupo1 and E. O. Aigbekean1
1Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) P.M.B. 5244 Ibadan Nigeria.
Response of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Cultivars to Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes [Mart.] Solms) Compost in Kisumu, Kenya along the Lake Victoria Basin
Fanuel Kawaka1*, Omwoyo Ombori2, John M Maingi2, Alice Amoding3, Dative Mukaminega4, and John Muoma5
1Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya
2Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya
3Department of Soil Science, Makerere University, Uganda
4Faculty of Applied Sciences, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, Rwanda
5Department of Biological Sciences, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya.
Utilization of Dicalcium Phosphate and Different Bone Meals as Dietary Phosphorus Supplement in the Diets of Clarias gariepinus Fingerlings
I. A. Adebayo1* and G. H. Akinwumi1
1Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Analysis of Profitability of Yam Production in Edo State, Nigeria
O. B. Izekor1* and S. I. Orewa2
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
2Department of Agriculture, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria.
Effectiveness of Organic Compounds in Controlling Root Rot/ Wilt Diseases, Growth and Yield Parameters of Pepper
M. F. Abdel-Monaim1*, M. A Abdel-Gaid2 and S. A. Zayan1
1Plant Pathology Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Giza, Egypt.
2Horticulture Research Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Giza, Egypt.
Molecular Characterization of Solanum Species Using EST-SSRs and Analysis of Their Zinc and Iron Contents
L. A. Oppong1*, M. D. Quain1, A. Oppong2, H. A. Doku1, A. Agyemang3, and E. Offei-Bonsu4
1Molecular biology section, Biotechnology, Seed and Food Science Division, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Fumesua-Kumasi, Ghana
2Plant Health Division, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785 Fumesua-Kumasi, Ghana
3. CSSS Division, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Fumesua-Kumasi, Ghana
4 Horticulture Improvement Division, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kwadaso - Kumasi, Ghana
Carcass pH and Color of Horro Rams under Different Management Practices at Ambo University, Ethiopia
Chala Merera1*, Ulfina Galmessa1, Tesfaw Ayele1, and Lemma Fita1
1Department of Animal Sciences, Ambo University, P. O. Box=19, Ethiopia.
Enhancement of Germination and Vigour of Maize (Zia maysL.) Cultivars through Phosphorus Priming under Controlled Conditions
Adnan Umair1*, Kashif Bashir1, Hafiz Abdul Rauf1 and Muhammad Abid2
1Soil and Water Conservation Research Institute, Sohawa, Pakistan.
2Soil and water Conservation Department, Soon Valley, Khushab, Pakistan.
Traditional Breeding Management and Morpho Metric Characteristics of Indigenous Harerge Highland Cattle in Eastern Ethiopia
Estefanos Tadesse1*, Tesfaye A Tucho1, Tesfaye Kebede2, Feyisa Hundesa3 and Gashaye Woldu1
1Adami Tullu Agricultural Research Center, P.O. Box 35, Zeway, Ethiopia Dairy Animal research Team, Meat Research team and socio economics Research team..
2Waegeningen University, Netherlands Department of Animal science.
3Haramaya University, P.O. Box 5, Diredawa, Ethiopia.Department of Animal science
Effect of Inter-row and Intra-row Spacing on Phenological Characters of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) Varieties in Semi-arid Region of North-Western Nigeria
A. J. Augustine1*
1School of Agricultural Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria.
Appraisal of Upland Rice Production in South-western Nigeria: A Policy Analysis Matrix Approach
R. O. Ajani1 and O. Oluwasola1*
1Department of Agricultural Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Effect of Farmyard Manure and Inorganic Fertilizers on the Growth, Yield and Moisture Stress Tolerance of Rain-Fed Lowland Rice
F. Tilahun-Tadesse1*, R. Nigussie-Dechassa2, Wondimu Bayu3 and Setegn Gebeyehu4
1Amhra Region Agricultural Research Institute, Ethiopia.
2Haramaya University, Ethiopia.
4Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Ethiopia.
Morphological and Biochemical Diversity among Iranian Cucurbita pepo L. Accessions
Barzegar Rahim1*, Peyvast Gholamali1, Rabiei Babak2 and Ahadi Ali Mohammad3
1Department of Horticulture Science, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
2Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
3Department of Genetics, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord, Iran.
Differentiated Contribution of Minerals through Soil and Foliar Fertilization to the Winter Wheat Yield
Florin Sala1*, Hamzeh Rawashdeh2 and Marius Boldea3
1Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, “Regele Mihai I al României” Timisoara, Calea Aradului, 119, 300645, Romania.
2Water Management and Environment Research Department, National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension, P.O. Box 639, Baqa 19381, Jordan.
3Mathematics and Statistics, Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, “Regele Mihai I al României” Timisoara, Calea Aradului, 119, 300645, Romania.
Estimates of Leaf Area of Curcubita moschata Duch. Based on Linear Measures and Degree-days in Planting of Winter in the Central-Western Region of Brazil
F. F. Mallmann1, W. F. B. Demartini1, A. P. Souza1*, A. C. Silva1, A. A. Tanaka1 and M. E. Souza2
1Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Sinop-MT, Av. Alexandre Ferronatto 1220, Industrial District, Zip Code: 78557-267, Sinop, MT, Brazil.
2Department of Agronomy, University of the Mato Grosso State, Nova Xavantina, Brazil.
Temporal Profiles of Pod Development and Reproductive Growth of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.)
Devidas Vishnu Deshmukh1*, Sharad Mate1, Raosaheb Bharud1 and Pandurang Harer2
1Department of Botany, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri-413 722, Dist.: Ahmednagar (M. S.), India.
2Pulses Improvement Project, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri-413 722, Dist.: Ahmednagar (M. S.), India.
Length-Weight Relationships and Condition Factors for Thirteen Fish Species from the Yewa River, Southwest, Nigeria
E. O. Lawson *and A.R. Odukaiye1
1 Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, P.O. Box 001, LASU Post Office Box, Lagos, Nigeria.
Effect of Weed Control Methods on Yield and Yield Attributes of Soybean
F. A. Peer1, B. A. Lone1, Latief Ahmad1 and Badrul Hassan1
1Division of Agronomy; S. K. University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (J&K) 190025.
Assessing the Feasibility of Commercial Meat Rabbit Production in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana
J.Osei Mensah1*, R. Aidoo1, D. Amponsah1, A. E. Buah1, G. Aboagye1, and N. S. Acquah-Harrison1
1 Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
Factors Affecting the Adoption and Intensity of Use of Improved Forages in North East Highlands of Ethiopia
1 Wollo University, Department of Agricultural Economics, P.O. Box 1145, Ethiopia.
Upland Rice and Dry Season Sorghum Production under Double Cropping Systems in a Tropical Semi-arid Region
J. P. Mvondo-Awono1*, A. Boukong2 and H. Beyegue-Djonko1
1Department of Crop Sciences, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, University of Dschang. P.O. Box 222 Dschang, Cameroon.
2Department of Soil Sciences, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, University of Dschang. P.O. Box 222 Dschang, Cameroon.
Hydraulic Conductivity and Penetration Resistance of a Tropical Rainforest Alfisol under different Land Uses in Akure, Southwestern Nigeria
Johnson Toyin Fasinmirin, 1Idowu Ezekiel Olorunfemi, 1Philip Gbenro Oguntunde, 2Jose Miguel Reichert
1Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
2Departamento do Solo, Centro de Ciencias Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Genotype by Environment Analysis of Hybrid Maize Varieties in North West Ethiopia
Fentaw A1, Melkamu E 2 and Yeshitila M 3
1,2 Crop improvement Research Program, Adet Agricultural Research Center, P.O.Box: 08, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
3 Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute, P.O.Box: 527, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
Evaluation of various fungitoxicant against few major diseases (Sheath blight, Sheath rot, Leaf blast and Neck blast) of Oryza sativa
Prasanna Kumar M.K.1 and Veerabhadraswamy A.L.2
1 Rice Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agricultural Science, GKVK, Bangalore – 560 065.
2Department of Biology, Sadvidya Semi-residential College, Vijayanagara, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
Preparation of activated carbon from olive seeds for removal of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in aqueous solutions
Jasim M. Salman*1, Mudher S. Saabe2 and Abdalkarim M. Salman3
Ministry of Industrial & Minerals, Iraq.
Evaluation of Ethiodemethrin 2.5% EC and Karate 5% against citrus leafminer at Metahara Citrus Orchard
Leul Mengistu and Netsanet Ayele
Sugar Corporation Research and Training P.O.Box 15 Wonji/Ethiopia
SCREENING FOR STEM RUST(Puccinia graminis f.sp tritici, Eriks. & E. Henn.) RESISTANCE IN MUTANT BARLEY (Hordeum vulgare L.) LINES Obare I.J*, Kinyua M.G** and Kiplagat O.K**
*Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service P.O.Box 49421-00100 Nairobi.
**Department of Biotechnology, University of Eldoret,P.O.Box 1125-30100 Eldoret.
STUDY ON THE EVALUATION OF A HIGH SPEED TAGGING DEVICE FOR NILE TILAPIA STOCK ASSESSMENT IN THE VUNANIA DAM IN KASSENA-NANKANA DISTRICT, UPPER EAST REGION
Department of applied biology, university for development studies , box TL1350 , Tamale, Ghana.
Haematologyandcarcassvisual appraisal of broiler chickens fed supplemental diets of Aspiliaafricana, Azadirachtaindicaand Centrosema pubescence leaf meals inHumid Tropical Nigeria
B.B. Okafor, G.A. Kalio,* H.A. Manilla and O.N. Wariboko
Department of Agricultural Science, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Ndele Campus, P.M.B. 5047, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Correlation between intake and feeding behaviour of Holstein calves fed diets supplemented with pellets and mash
R.R. Silva, A.C. Oliveira*, G.G.P. Carvalho, F.F. Da Silva, F.B.L. Mendes, V.V.S. De Almeida*, L.B.O. Rodrigues, A.A. Pinheiro***, M.M. Lisboa, J. W. D Silva, D. C. Dos Santos
Southwest Bahia State University
*Federal University of Alagoas
***Goiana Agency of TecnicalAssistence, Rural Extension and Agriculture Research
**** State University Maringa
Performance And Haematological Profiles Of Crossbred Male Rabbits Fed Yam And Cassava By-Products In The Humid Tropics
Joseph. S. Ekpo, Nseabasi. N. Etim, Glory. D. Eyo, Edem. E. A. Offiong, and Metiabasi. D. UDO
Department of Animal Science, Akwa Ibom State University, P. M. B. 1167, Uyo Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Phenotypic Characterization Of Some Ethiopia Lentil For Salinity
Azene Tesfaye1* Yohannes Petros and Habtamu Zeleke
1*Arba Minch University, Biodiversity Research Centre, P.BOX, + 21, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
2Haramaya University, Department of Biology, Haramaya, Ethiopia
3Haramaya University, School of Plant Science, Haramaya, Ethiopia.
Monitoring of Wheat and Rice Nitrogen status by Remote Sensing (Review)
*M. Irfan, *Z. I. Ahmed, *T. A. Khan
* PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Physiological Response of Zea mays L. Seedlings to Deficiency and Supra-Optimal Concentrations of Boron
Ogunwole A. A.1*, Otusanya, O. O.1, Oloyede F. A.1, and Tijani M. O.1
1Department of Botany, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
Comparative Economic Analysis of Battery Cage and Deep Litter System of Poultry Production in Osun State, Nigeria.
A. O. Busari1* and O. E. Okhai1
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria, College of Agriculture, Ejigbo Campus.
Effect of Curing and Top Removal Time on Quality and Shelf life of Onions (Allium cepa L.)
Getenesh Nega1, Ali Mohammed2 and Temesgen Menamo1*
Department of horticulture and plant Sciences, Jimma University college of Agriculture and Veterinary medicine, P.O.box; 307.
Department of postharvest management, Jimma University college of Agriculture and Veterinary medicine, P.O.box; 307
Cluster Analyses Based on Yield and Yield Components in Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) Accessions
Asebe A. Wojo1, Sentayehu Alamerew1, Amsalu Nebiyu1,, Temesgen Menamo1*,
Jimma University, Collage of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Horticulture and Plant Sciences department, Jimma, Ethiopia
Preliminary study on physiological response of broiler chickens to graded levels of Tetrapluera tetraptera (Prekese) dry fruit meal supplemented in feed or drinking water
Bonsu, F. R. K.1, Kagya-Agyemang, J.K.1, Hope, K. N.2, Sarpong, K.3, Yendoh, E.1
Department of Animal Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, P. O. Box 40, Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana.
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences Education, University of Education, Winneba, P. O. Box 40, Mampong-Ashanti.
Department of Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, P. O. Box 40, Mampong-Ashanti.
Effect of varying levels of probiotic (Toyocerin®) on the performance of broiler chicks
Muhammad Sheraz Nawaz, Muhammad Sharif*, Zafar Alam, Muhammad Yousaf and Muhammad Fawwad
Institute of Animal Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan
Technical Efficiency of Chilli Pepper Production in Kaduna State, Nigeria
B. Mohammed1, B. Ahmed2, and Z. Abdulsalam2
1 Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR) Kaduna, Nigeria.
2 Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural sociology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Investigating Factors Hindering Farmers’ Participation And Look For Agricultural Development And Food Security In Ethiopia
DEBELLA DERESSA BAYISSA
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION, INSTITUTE OF COOPERATIVE AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF AMBO, P.O.BOX-19, AMBO, ETHIOPIA
“Evaluation of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Genotypes Under Allahabad Agro-Climatic Conditions in India”
Kamidi VijayKumar*, Prashant Kumar Rai**, Taqui A, Venkata Pavan Kumar Nalluri
*Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute) Deemed to be University, Allahabad, India.
**Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Sam Higginbottom institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad- 211007,Uttar Pradesh, India.
Dr. Prashant Kumar RaiAssistant Professor (Seed Science & Technology)
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agriculture, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (Deemed University),
(Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute) Naini, Allahabad-211008, Uttar Pradesh, India
Venkata Pavan Kumar Nalluri Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute) Deemed to be University Allahabad, India.
Dr. Taqui A
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute) Deemed to be University Allahabad, India.
Genetic variability and heritability studies in west african okra (abelmoschus caillei (a. Chev. Stevels)
O.F. Adewusi1, S.O.Adeweso2.
1 Department of Crop, Soil and Pest management, Federal University of Technology, Akure.
2Christ Apostolic Church Grammar , Olorunsogo Ibadan Oyo State
The Cost Implication of Broiler Chicks Fed Moringa oleifera Diets in the Tropics
Obakanurhe Oghenebrorhie1* and Okpara Oghenesuvwe1
1Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University Abraka, Nigeria.
Impact of Plant Density and Planting Dates on the Population of Major Podsucking bugs in Relation to Damage and Yield of Improved Pigeonpea Cultivar in Owerri Rainforest Zone, Nigeria.
Sunday Ani Dialoke* and Frank Onyemaobi Ojiako.
Department of Crop Science and Technology, (School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology), Federal University of Technology, PMB 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
Effect of nitrogen and potassium levels on the potatoes growth in the Chott Mariem region of Tunisia
Wissem HAMDI1, Rihab BEJI2, Sarra OUERTATANI3, Azaiez GHARBI3
1High Institute of Agronomy, Chott Meriem 4042, Sousse, Tunisia (Sousse University)
2Faculty of Sciences of Monastir, Tunisia (Monastir University)
3Soil Sciences Laboratory, Higher school of Agriculture of Kef (ESAK) / BP 138 Barnoussa, Kef 7100, Tunisia.
Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ferric Luvisols Following Drying and Rewetting Conditions in the Guinea Savanna Agro-ecological Zone of Ghana
W. K. Atakora1*, P. K. Kwakye2,
1Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P.O.Box TL 52, Tamale, Ghana.
2Department of Soil Science, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
The nutrient potentials of the developmental stages of the palm beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros L.
Omotoso, O. T.
Department of Zoology, Ekiti State University, P.M.B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
The efficacy of zingiber officinale (ginger-zingiberaceae) crude extracts applied as individual and mixed with dennettia tripetala (pepperfruit-annonaceae) against musca domestica (housefly) larvae.
Ojianwuna Cynthia Chioma 1 and Surveyor Francisca Ifeomah 1
Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Delta State University Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.
Impact of organic and inorganic fertilizers on the yield, Lycopene and some minerals in Tomato (lycopersicum esculentum mill) fruit.
MAKINDE, A.I., JOKANOLA, O.O, ADEDEJI, J.A, AWOGBADE, A.L AND ADEKUNLE A.F
FEDERAL COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, MOOR PLANTATION, P.M.B 5029, IBADAN, NIGERIA
Culture-Dependent Microbiological, And Enzyme Properties Of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminated Agricultural Soil In The Niger Delta
1Orji, F.A., 1Okerentugba, P.O. 1Ibiene,A.A., 2Lawal, A.K.
1. Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt Rivers State Nigeria
2. Department of Biotechnology, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, PMB 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Haematological Parameters, Serum Biochemistry and Gut Microbial Count of Broiler Chicks fed Processed Dietary Fungi Treated Jatropha curcas Kernel Meals
T. K. Ojediran*1, O. E. Adegoke2 and I. A. Emiola1
1 Department of Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology,
2 Department of Animal Production and Health, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, P. M. B. 4000, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Genetic studies of morphological and physiological traits associated with drought and Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) in the Guinea Savanna Agro-ecological Zone of Ghana
Alhassan Bawa1,*, Isaac Kwahene Addai1, Mashark Seidu Abdulai2 and Al-hassan Issahaku3
1Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana
2Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI), Tamale, Ghana
3Resilient and Sustainable Livelihoods Transformation Project, Tamale, Ghana
Evaluation of french bean (phaseolus vulgaris l.) Varieties for resistance to anthracnose
G. Kiptoo1*, E. E. Arunga1and S. K. Kimno1
1University of Eldoret, Department of Biotechnology, P.O. Box 1125 – 30100 Eldoret, Kenya
Economics of Rain-Fed Cabbage Production (Brassica oleracea Var. Capitata) in Kaduna State, Nigeria
S. 1Abdulrahman, B. D. 1Magaji, A.S. 1Onwuaroh, O.S. 2Adejoh and G. 3Binuyo
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural sociology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
2Gender Specialist, Kogi State Community and Development Agency, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.
3Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Federal College of Forestry, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
The Effects of Pre-Harvest Naphthalene Acetic Acid (NAA) Treatments on Fruit Quality Attributes of Braeburn Apples during Cold Storage
Burhan Ozturk1, Orhan Karakaya1*, Yakup Ozkan2, Kenan Yildiz3, Medeni Karakaya1 and Saadet Koc Guler1
1Ordu University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Ordu-Turkey
2Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Isparta-Turkey.
3Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Tokat-Turkey
Nutrient digestibility, haematological and serum biochemical properties of West African dwarf rams fed ginger supplemented diets
T. O. Ososanya1, U. A.Inyang2 and J. Agboola3
1,3Department of Animal Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
2Department of Animal Science, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Meat Quality and Cholesterol Profile of Arbor Acres Broiler Chickens Raised with Routine Administration of Fluoroquinolones
O. A. Faleye1* and O. O. Olusola1
1Department of Animal Science, Meat Science Laboratory, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Factors Affecting Children Immunization among Rural Farmers in Ondo State, Nigeria.
B. O. Akinwalere, K. E. Owolabi and I. O.Olaleye,
Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Growth and yield of fall-sown cereals in the Kanto region – In the context of multipurpose production
Shoko Ishikawa1*, Kenji Yamawaki2, Ken-ichi Yakushido1
1Division of Crop Production Systems, Central Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO, 2-1-18, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8666, Japan
2Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1, Gakuen-cho, Nakaku, Sakai, Osaka, 599-8531, Japan
Exploring Production and Industrial Potentials of Kenaf in Nigeria: Panacea for Economic Diversification I
O. N. Adeniyan
Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) P. M. B. 5029 Ibadan, Nigeria.
Genotyping of pigeon pea [cajanus cajan (l.) Millsp.] Accessions obtained from international institute of tropical agriculture (iita) germplasm using random amplified polymorphic dna
1UDENSI, O. U., 2OKON, E. A., 1IKPEME, E. V., 1ONUNG, O.O., 1NWANZE, B. I. AND 1EJIYERE, E. R.
1Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Calabar, PMB 1115, Calabar, Nigeria
2Department of Biological Sciences, Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar, Nigeria
Assessment Of Antibody Response To Newcastle Disease Vaccination In Chickens In Some Commercial Farms In Three Local Government Areas In Lagos State, Nigeria
Ambali H. M.; Nwoha R.I.O and Abdu P.A.
ADepartment of veterinary public health and preventive medicine,
BDepartment of veterinary medicine,
CDepartment of Veterinary Medicine
ACAhmadu bello university, Zaria
BMichael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
BMicheal Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. P.o.box 824, Nigeria.
Nitrogen Contents of Composts Enriched with Organic Nitrogen Sources
Fawole, F.O. and Ayodele, O.J. and Adeoye, G.O.
Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
1Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
Adding Value to Kenaf: Panacea for Economic Diversification II
O. N. Adeniyan
Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) P. M. B. 5029 Ibadan, Nigeria.
Effect of Different Concentrations of IAA (Indole acetic acid) and IBA (Indole butyric acid) on Multiple Root Regeneration of Banana (Musa spp.) cv. Giant Cavendish from Meristem Derived Explants
1National Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Ethiopia.
Productivity of French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as Influenced by Integrated Nutrient and Weed Management
Shabana Hamid1, Shahid Rasool2* and M. H. Khan1
1Department of Agriculture, J&K Govt. Kashmir-India-190001.
2CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Srinagar, Kashmir-India-190005.
Growth and haematological changes in african catfish clarias Gariepinus juveniles exposed to mercuric chloride
1Isiyaku, M.S., 2Annune, P.A. and 2L.O. Tiamiyu
1Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Bayero University, Kano
2Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Varietal Performance Of Jute Mallow (Corchorusolitorius) As Affected By Differentrates Of Cow Dung Manure On An Ultisol, Kogi State, Nigeria
Etukudo, O. O1 and Ogundare, S. K2
1College of Agriculture, Division of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
2Department of Agronomy,Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
Effect of Antibiotic and Bio-fungicide for Control of Seed Borne Fungi of Wheat
Rajendra Kumar Seth1*, Shah Alam1 Harendra Singh1 and J.N. Srivastava2
1Bharagawa Agricultural Botany Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P. 211002, India.
2Bihar Agriculture University, Sabour, Bihar, India.
Screening of Disease Resistant Varieties against Brown Leaf Spot of Oryza sativa in Allahabad
Shah Alam1*, Rajendra Kumar Seth1, Harendra Singh1, J.N. Srivastava2 and D.N. Shukla1
1Department of Botany, Bhargava Agricultural Botany Laboratory, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, UP, 211002, India.
2Bihar Agriculture University, Bihar, India.
Utilization Of Composite Mango (Mangifera Indica) Fruit Reject Meal In Starter Broiler Chicks Feeding
K.T. Orayaga1, O.I.A Oluremi1, C.D. Tuleun1 and S.N. Carew2
1Department of Animal Nutrition 2Department of Animal Production University of Agriculture, PMB 2373, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
Genetic Variation for Yield and Yield Components in Sole Soybean and Soybean/Celosia Inter-Crop in Makurdi (Southern Guinea Savanna Ecology), Nigeria
G. O. S. Ojo1* and A. Odoba2
1Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Agriculture, P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi, 970001, Nigeria.
2National Cereals Research Institute, Badegi, Nigeria.
Agronomic And Economic Performance Of Maize-Soybean Intercrop Under Rhizobia And Soil Amendments In Western Kenya
M.A. ONYANGO1, B. DANGA2 and M. ODENDO3
1,2Department of Agricultural Resource Management, Kenyatta University, P.O Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
3Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, P.O Box 169-50100, Kakamega, Kenya.
Legume and organic fertilizer effects on soil nutrient availability, uptake and kale yields in kabete sub-county Kenya
1Chepkoech. C., 1Onwonga, R.N., 2Wahome R.G., 3Høgh-Jensen H
1University of Nairobi, Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology, P.O Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya
2University of Nairobi, Department of Animal Production, P.O Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya
3Technical University of Denmark, National Food Institute, Copenhagen
Effect of sorghum-legume intercrop on quality and rumen degradability of sorghum stover in adamawa state, nigeria.
T. F. Mbahi, Gworgwor, Z. A. and B. Yakubu.
Department of Animal Science and Range Management, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola.
Activities of farmers in Rice Production in Awka North Local Government, Anambra State, Nigeria
1Iwuchukwu, J.C., 1Ayogu, C. J. and 1Udegbunam, I.C.
1Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu State, Nigeria
Effect of Sowing Dates on the Population of Tobacco Caterpillar [Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)] Leaf Damage and Yield in Groundnut
Paras Nath1, S. N. Rai1 and Ram Keval2
1 Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Fiji National University, P.O. Box 1544, Nausori, Fiji Islands
2 Department of Entomology & Agricultural Zoology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Influence of Seed Hardening and foliar nutrition on the seed yield and bio chemical parameters of the Bt Cotton (RCH-2)
Amit A. Bijjur and K.N. Pawar
Department of Crop Physiology, University of agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005,Karnataka India.
Studies on percentage Oil Content Variability and Genetic Divergence Analysis of Prunus armeniaca L. (Wild Apricot) in Kashmir and Ladakh Regions of India
M. S. Wani1*, A. H. Mughal1, J. A. Mughloo1 and A. A. Mir1
1Faculty of Forestry, Benhama, SKUAST-K, (J & K) India.
Conservationof Endangered IndigenousSeeds through Seed Banks
Sreenivasa1 2, Vahid Sharifi2
Block programme officer, BIRD-K, Tiptur, Karnataka, India, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Studies in Environmental Science, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India- 570006
Review on Effect of Weed on Coffee Quality Yield and Its Control Measures in Ethiopia and Sub-Saharan Africa
College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, Ethiopia P.O. box 307
The growth and tuber yield of cassava as affected by Cassava peel compost application
Adeyeye A.S, Akanbi, W.B, Sobola, O.O, Lamidi, W.D, Olalekan, K.K
Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria.
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria
Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
Grain Yield of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L) as Influenced by Planting Bed Patterns and Straw Mulch in Eastern Ethiopian Dryland
Tadeos Shiferaw1 and Abdurahman Osman2
1,2College of Dry Land Agriculture, Department of Dryland Crop Sciences, Jigjiga University, P.O. Box, 1020, Jigjiga, Ethiopia.
Determination of effect of cold stratification temperature and Duration on germination of Spruce (Picea smithiana Wall. Boiss) under laboratory conditions
Javeed Ahmad Mugloo1, Naseer A. Mir*2, P. A Khan3, Gowher Nabi Perray4 and K. N. Kaisar5
12345Faculty of forestry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology of Kashmir, Benhama, Ganderbal, Jammu and Kashmir-191 121
Nitrogen Contribution by Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L) Genotypes in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria
1B. U. Agah and 1E. O. Idehen and 2Magaji Yusuf Tagwai
1National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Service, A.B.U, Zaria, Kaduna State Nigeria
2Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria
Growth and yield of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) as influenced by population density of component cowpea in a sesame-cowpea mixture
Department of Crop Production, Kwara State University, P.M.B. 1530, Malete, Nigeria.
Enlist Weed Control Systems for Controlling Horseweed (Conyza canadensis) in Enlist Soybean
David M. Simpson1*, Kristin K. Rosenbaum, Laura A. Campbell, Jeff M. Ellis, Leah L. Granke, Robert A. Haygood, and Larry C. Walton
1Dow AgroSciences, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268, United States of America
Analysis of Farm Productivity in Integrated Tree Cropping Systems of Southwestern Nigeria
B. J. Amujoyegbe1*, A. S. Bamire1, A. D. Kehinde1, A. Onwuemele2 and I. Latiffou3
1Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
2Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan, Nigeria
3International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria.
Effect of gravity variation on the growth of wheat and guinea corn seedlings
Olaniran E. Aluko1, M. K. Onabowale2
1- African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education-English, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
2- Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Effects of rootstock type and scion cultivar on grafting success and growth of mango (Mangifera indica L.) seedlings.
R. R. Minja1*, A. A. Kimaro2, M. Mpanda2, S. Moshy1, V. Mwaijande1, A. Ngereza1, J. Ambrose1, A. Ndee1, B. Kihula1and G. Nyalusi1
1Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 6226, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
2 World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), P. O. Box 6226, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Leaf Tip Die- Back of Yucca elephantipes by Lasidiplodia theobromae Pat. and Production of Phytotoxin in Filtrate and Infected Leaves
Aigbokhan, O. F., Claudius- Cole, A. O.* and Ikotun, B.
Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.