Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 314

Table of Content: March 2009; 1(1)

March 2009

The contribution of indigenous fruit trees in sustaining rural livelihoods and conservation of natural resources

  The dependency of many African rural households on natural resources for sustenance is widely acknowledged. The utilization and commercialization of indigenous fruit trees (IFTs) has in the past been overlooked by extension agencies due to the misconception that they do not play a major role in contributing to the rural livelihoods. There is new and increasing emphasis on the contribution of indigenous...

Author(s): Felix K. Kalaba, Paxie W. Chirwa and Heidi Prozesky

March 2009

Uptake of calcium nitrate and potassium phosphate from foliar fertilization by tomato

  The spectrum of materials known to be absorbed by plant foliage has become exceedingly broad. To determine, the effect of different levels of nitrogen and potassium solution on the yield and quality of tomato, a two factor completely randomized experimental design (CRD) with three replications was conducted with `Maha` cultivar in an unheated plastic tunnel. Nitrogen and potassium solution from the source...

Author(s): Gh. Peyvast, J. A. Olfati, P. Ramezani-Kharazi and S. Kamari-Shahmaleki