African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 712

Table of Content: October 2014; 8(10)

October 2014

Comparison of qualitative and quantitative traits of some Advanced breeding lines of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)

Field trials and laboratory experiments were conducted on six advanced breeding lines of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) between 2004 and 2006 to genetically assess the organoleptic properties of the tomato lines, determine the relationships among tomato traits using correlation analysis and to estimate the fruit yield potential of the tomato lines. The trial was laid out in randomized complete block design with...

Author(s): Olakojo, S. A. and Adetula, O. A.

October 2014

Taxonomic significance of foliar epidermal characters in the Caesalpinoideae

A detailed morphological study of the leaf epidermis of some species in the genera Bauhinia  Linn., Caesalpinia Linn.  Daniellia Hutch. & Dalz. and Senna  Linn in Nigeria was undertaken in search of useful and stable taxonomic characters.  The study reveals several interesting epidermal features some of which are novel in the genera. Leaf epidermal characters such as epidermal cell types, stomata...

Author(s): Aworinde David Olaniran and Fawibe Oluwasegun Olamide