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: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

Commons becoming non-commons in the efforts for reconciliation between conservation and livelihoods: A case study of northern Pakistan

  The paper examines the impact of converting previous open-access common land into protected areas on the community resource management system in Shimshal, northern Pakistan. We explored three main questions in this regard. First, what happens to community resource management under strict government control of the resource? Secondly, what has happened to the centuries-old practice of the traditional yak...

Author(s): S. R. Khan, S. A. Rahman and T. Sunderland

  • Article Number: 45D24212170

March 2011

Performance of 40 poinsettia cultivars grown under two different temperatures

  This study evaluated forty poinsettia cultivars to determine which cultivars perform well under cool  growing temperatures. Poinsettias were grown in separate greenhouses at temperatures of 20°C during  the day and 17°C at night for cold production, or 25°C during the day and 22°C at night for warm  production. Number of lateral shoots leading to inflorescences,...

Author(s): Bruce L. Dunn, Carla Goad and Stephen Stanphill

  • Article Number: CD009D22181

March 2011

Deterioration of Acacia in western Butana plain, Sudan

  Acacia of the western Butana plain of the Sudan has undergone severe deterioration during last decades as demonstrated by a survey carried out in 2005. The majority of Acacia is non-succulent which are differing spatially, by soil type and in cover; frequency; abundance and density. There was a climax for Acacia in the study area prior to 1850, while its deterioration took place through four successive...

Author(s): Samir Mohamed Ali Hassan Alredaisy and Mohamed Ahmed Haj Ali Zubair

  • Article Number: 47C8AFD2193

March 2011

Investigation of biofertilizers influence on quantity and quality characteristics in Nigella sativa L.

  To reduce farmers’ dependency on mineral fertilizers, to increase water use efficiency, and to increase households’ incomes, participatory on-farm research trials to test the beneficial impact of biological fertilizers application on black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) some yield characters were investigated. Our objectives in this study were the interactive effects of biofertilizer...

Author(s): Sayed Alireza Valadabadi and Hossein Aliabadi Farahani

  • Article Number: C18E98B2200

March 2011

Conservation of microbial diversity to sustain primary and secondary productivity

  The microbial world is the largest unexplored reservoir of biodiversity on the earth. It is an important frontier in biology under intensive investigations. The exploration of microbial diversity has been spurred by the fact that microbes are essential for life since they perform numerous functions essential for the biosphere that include nutrient recycling and environmental detoxification. The management and...

Author(s): Vijai Singh, Joshi, B. B. and Awasthi, S. K. and Bhatt, R. P.

  • Article Number: 0099AFF2207