African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6559

Table of Content: June 2009; 4(6)

June 2009

Evaluation of soybean [Glycine max(L) Merrill] genotypes for adaptability to a southern Guinea savanna environment with and without P fertilizer application in north central Nigeria

  Cultivar evaluation is essential to ascertain the superiority of the newly developed genotypes over the established cultivars in terms of yield and adaptation to an ecology. Field experiments were conducted to evaluate some of the recently developed soybean genotypes with and without P fertilizer application for adaptability to southern Guinea savanna ecology of Nigeria. The study was carried out at the...

Author(s): M. O. Aduloju, J. Mahamood and Y. A. Abayomi

June 2009

Biological control of root-knot nematode; Meloidogyne incognita in the medicinal plant; Withania somnifera and the effect of biocontrol agents on plant growth

  The medicinally important plant; Withania somnifera, is highly susceptible to root knot nematode; Meloidogyne incognita. Various nematode antagonistic fungi have been studied for their use as biocontrol agents. In the experiment, the potential of fungi Trichoderma harzianum, Paecilomyces lilacinus and Arthrobotrys oligosporaalong with natural organic compound (Neem compound mix)...

Author(s): Poornima Sharma and Rakesh Pandey

June 2009

Yield and quality response of tea plant to fertilizers

  To improve quality and yield of Iranian tea, this experiment was projected and effects of nitrogen (N), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg) and micronutrients (Zn and Cu) fertilizers was studied on yield and quality of tea. The trial conducted by using factorial split-plot design, with three factors in three replications in RCBD. Nitrogen and potassium fertilizers were both distributed in two levels in a factorial...

Author(s): Shahram Sedaghathoor, Ali Mohammadi Torkashvand, Davood Hashemabadi and Behzad Kaviani