African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 686

Table of Content: 27 April, 2012; 6(8)

April 2011

Evaluation of three potential botanicals against sorghum covered smut (Sphacelotheca sorghi) at Bako, Western Oromia Ethiopia

An experiment was conducted at Bako Agricultural Research Center for two cropping seasons (2007 and 2008) with the objective of determining the effectiveness of some locally available plant species (botanicals) in controlling covered smut (Sphacelotheca sorghi) of sorghum. The botanicals tested were Calpurnia aurea, Maesa lanceolata andVernonia amygdalina. These botanicals were compared with thiram...

Author(s): Aschalew Sisay, Fekede Abebe and Kedir Wako        

April 2011

Pharmacological screening of Nigerian species of Musanga cecropioides R. Br ex Teddlie (Moraceae) in rodents as anti-hypertensive

A study was carried out to screen Musanga cecropioides R. Br ex Teddlie (Moraceae) for anti-hypertensive and analgesic properties using smooth and skeletal muscles in rodents in an attempt to evaluate the efficacy of medicinal plants and further search for novel structure. M. cecropioides locally known as “umbrella tree”, Aga (Yoruba), Agar Umbrella (English), Parasolier (French) has been...

Author(s): Senjobi C. T., Ettu A. O. and Gbile Z. O.    

April 2012

Genetic divergence in mustard (Brassica spp. L)

A field experiment was conducted with 25 mustard (Brassica spp. L) genotypes on the farm of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh from November 2009 to February 2010, to study the genetic diversity present among the genotypes. Eleven quantitative characteristics, namely plant height, days to 50% flowering, days to maturity, number of primary branches per plant, number of...

Author(s): Dilara Afroz Shathi, M. Arifuzzaman, B. K. Biswas, M. Hasanuzzaman and A. K. Azad