African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 729

Table of Content: May 2015; 9(5)

May 2015

Potential to increase cassava yields through cattle manure and fertilizer application: Results from Bunda College, Central Malawi

In Malawi, increasing human population and low productivity of cassava (Manihot esculenta [Crantz]), the second most important food crop after maize, necessitate the intensification of agronomic options for cassava production. A study was therefore conducted in 2012-2013 season on a chromic Luvisol at Bunda College (14° 35 S’; 33° 50 E’), Central Malawi, to evaluate the effects of inorganic...

Author(s): Leo Mathias and Vernon H Kabambe

May 2015

Diversity status of the family, Euphorbiaceae in about 30 km radius of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project area, Southern India

A detailed Euphorbiaceae flora study was carried out from 30 km radius of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project area. The survey was conducted from September 2012 to August 2013. A total of 32 species under 12 genera belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae were collected and identified. For each species, botanical name, local name, life-form, habitat and flowering season were mentioned. A statistical summary is presented at...

Author(s): Ramarajan S., Murugesan A. G. and Saravana Ganthi A.

May 2015

Pollen morphology of six species of subfamily Stachyoideae (Lamiaceae) in Saudi Arabia

The pollen morphological characters of 6 species belonging to 4 genera of the subfamily Stachyoideae (Lamiaceae) growing naturally in Saudi Arabia were investigated with the aid of light microscope (LM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM), to find new features that might increase knowledge of pollen morphology of the species, and also to help the taxonomic characterization of the Stachyoideae genera. The...

Author(s): Ahlam A. Al-Watban, Abdullah R. Doaigey and Mohamed El-Zaidy