Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 285

Table of Content: February 2010; 2(2)

February 2010

Participatory characterization and evaluation of some African leafy vegetables in Lari, Kiambu West District, Central Kenya

  Production and consumption of African leafy vegetables (ALVs) is generally low in Central Kenya, yet micronutrient and vitamin malnutrition in some parts is high particularly among young children and women in childbearing age. This work was conducted in Lari division, Kiambu West district and its objective was to participatorily characterize and evaluate selected ALVs with small-scale farmers. A total of 31...

Author(s): Jane Muthoni D. O. Nyamongo and Mary Silingi

  • Article Number: 3333BE15793

February 2010

Correlation studies in wild apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) plus trees

  Wild apricot seeds collected from 167 selected trees were evaluated and considerable genetic variation for oil content, stone and kernel characters were recorded. Oil content ranged from 50.05 - 57.97%, while range of stone length, breadth and thickness was from 14.64 - 26.48, 12.26 - 21.49 and 8.63 - 14.65 mm, respectively. Stone and kernel weight varied between 66.60 - 295.10 and 18.20 - 68.18 g. Kernel...

Author(s): Amit Kumar and S. Bhan

  • Article Number: AA3A8895801

February 2010

Effects of exogenic benzoic acid and cinnamic acid on the root oxidative damage of tomato seedlings

  A systematic experiment was conducted to examine the effects of main autotoxic substances (benzoic acid and cinnamic acid), which was separated in our previous study, on roots oxidative damage of tomato seedlings. Potted tomato seedlings were cultured in perlite and treated with benzoic acid (BA) and cinnamic acid (CA) as exogenous autotoxins. Changes of superoxide dismutase (SOD), peroxidase (POD), catalase...

Author(s): En-Ping Zhang, Shu-Hong Zhang, Wen-Bo Zhang Liang-Liang Li and Tian-Lai Li

  • Article Number: 8FAEFB55811