ISABB Journal of
Food and Agricultural Sciences

  • Abbreviation: ISABB. J. Food and Agric. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1937-3244
  • DOI: 10.5897/ISABB-JFAS
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Published Articles: 38

Table of Content: January 2012; 2(1)

January 2012

Earthquake relief measures through promotion of improved farm implements, renewable energy gadgets and agro-processing technologies in Sikkim, India

The North East hill region has a total geographical area of 275000 km2 of which 212000 km2 is under hills. The 0.43 million rural people are living in four districts of Sikkim. The Sikkim is badly affected due to earthquakes.  There is a huge loss in the state which was estimated as $45.8 million by State government. The union government has sanctioned $208.33 million for the earthquake victims.  The...

Author(s): R. K. Tiwari and P. K. Srivastava

January 2012

Contributions of some growth characters to seed yield of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)

Field trials were conducted during the rainy seasons of 2005, 2006 and 2007 to study the contributions of some growth characters to the seed yield of sesame. The experiments consisted of four levels of poultry manure (0, 5.0, 10.0 and 15.0 t ha-1), three levels of nitrogen in the form of urea (0, 60 and 120 kg N ha-1) and three levels of phosphorus in the form of single super phosphate (0, 13.2 and 26.4 kg P ha-1). The...

Author(s): I. M. Haruna, L. Aliyu, O. O. Olufajo and E. C. Odion

January 2012

Response of vegetable crops to use of integrated nutrient management practices

The investigation reports response of cucumber, knol khol, broccoli and radish to the use of integrated nutrient management practices at the experimental farm of the Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, FOA, Chatha, SKUAST-Jammu. The varieties used for study were Summer Green of cucumber, G-40 of Knol Khol, Early Green in case of Broccoli and CR-45 of Radish. Cucumber recorded highest yield of 213.85 q/ha...

Author(s): Jag Paul Sharma, Puja Rattan and Sanjeev Kumar