Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 143

Table of Content: July-December 2021; 13(2)

August 2021

Characterization of tomato germplasm accessions for breeding research

Although tomato is the leading vegetable crop in Kenya, not much work has been done to develop improved tomato varieties with farmer preferred and market demanded traits. This study aims to characterize ten tomato genotypes for morphological and agronomic traits and to identify potential parental lines for use in the breeding program. The experiments were conducted in Kenya during the 2017 long and short rain seasons....

Author(s): Francis Kamau Kathimba, Paul Macharia Kimani, Rama Devi Narla and Leonard Muriithi Kiirika

November 2021

Energy consumption for wheat production under two different tillage systems in River Nile State, Sudan

Energy is a scarce resource that must be studied, as it is essential for productive activities like agriculture. In this study, energy consumed for wheat production under conventional and zero-till in River Nile State, Sudan was assessed. Energy consumed for land preparation and harvesting was considered for each tillage system. Data on fuel consumption, energy equivalent factors, human and mechanical work rate/h and...

Author(s): Alaeldin M. Elhassan Awadalla  

December 2021

Sorghum landrace germplasm: Genetic resources for demand lead product development and profiling in modern crop improvement

Understanding genetic variation underlying adaptive traits responsible for sorghum’s ability to tolerate challenging growing environments is of great importance. The present investigation was conducted to identify sources of genetic traits  for utilization in product and hybrid parent development. Result showed that there exists variability for local names with Farafara and Kaura as most common types...

Author(s): Angarawai I. Ignatius, Hamidou Falalou, Sunday Aladele, Yeye Mary, Daniel A. Aba, Hakeem Ajeigbe, Maryam Ati, Gloria Afolayan, Rekiya AbdulMalik, Jonah Jerome, Chibiya Shinggu, Maryam A. Dawud, Jaafar Umar Gumel, Simon Mutah and Maina Ibn Mohammed