Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 274

Table of Content: August, 2015; 7(8)

August 2015

Nutrient status of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tubers and lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) leaves produced along the bank of River Beressa

The discharge of untreated solid and liquid wastes containing toxic heavy metals (Cr, Pd, Ni, Hg and As) from municipal and industrial activities has deteriorate the potential of Beressa River water mainly for irrigation purpose and affect the chemical property of soils and vegetables grown along the bank. Thus, this work was conducted to assess the concentrations of both essential nutrients (Ca, Mg, K, P, N, Mn, Fe, Cu...

Author(s): Haymanot Awgchew, Heluf Gebrekidan and Adamu Molla  

August 2015

Effect of climatic conditions on flowering and fruiting of Tamarindus indica (Fabaceae)

This study examined effects of climatic conditions on patterns of flowering and fruiting of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.). Data were recorded over a period of 26 months in two contrasting climatic zones. The monitoring revealed that irrespective of climatic zones, flowering starts by the end of the dry season when hygrometry begins to rise and lasts two to three months. Fruiting begins around the peak of the rainy...

Author(s): Adandé B. Fandohan,, Valère K. Salako, Achille E. Assogbadjo, Boukary O. Diallo, Patrick Van Damme and Brice Sinsin