African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 808

Table of Content: July 2008; 2(7)

July 2008

The morphology and ultrastructure of glandular and non-glandular trichomes of Pteronia incana (Asteraceae)

  The electron microscopical investigation of foliar appendages of Pteronia incana(Burm) has shown that there are two types of trichomes. The non-glandular type which consists of two-four cells forms a dense mass of long fibrous hairs, covering the entire surface of plant. The glandular trichome types which are club-oval shape and consist of several glandular cells. The gland cells of the glandular...

Author(s): Buyisile Mayekiso, Micheal L. Magwa, Roger Coopoosamy

July 2008

Irrigation suitability evaluation and crop yield – An example with Amaranthus cruentus in Southwestern Nigeria

  A detailed soil survey of 1.03 hectares of land within University of Ado Ekiti Teaching and Research Farm was carried out to evaluate the suitability of the soils for irrigation agriculture and to examine the influence of three different soil types, water and fertilizer rates on the yield of Amaranthus cruentus. All the soils evaluated were considered not suitable for gravity irrigation but soil A...

Author(s): Fasina, A. S., Awe, G. O. and Aruleba, J. O.