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: November 2010; 2(9)

November 2010

Conservation and management of genetic resources of horticultural crops in Nigeria: Issues and biotechnological strategies

  Plant genetic resources (PGR) are basic requirements in crop improvement programme and their importance have increased in recent years with the changing scenario of ownership and legal regimes in relation to biodiversity. Horticultural genetic resources (HGR) are subset of agro-biodiversity that is related to garden crop species or their wild genepool, having genetic material of actual or potential value....

Author(s): J. U. Ogbu, , , B. A. Essien, J. B. Essien and M. U. Anaele

  • Article Number: E2089916121

November 2010

Preparation of value added products from the leaf powders of dehydrated less utilized green leafy vegetables

  In India various types of under utilized foods are available seasonally but are not utilized to the extent they should be in spite of their higher nutritive value. Looking into the prevalence of high level of micronutrient malnutrition among the vulnerable sections, utilization of under utilized foods can be explored to overcome nutritional disorders. Through this study an attempt was made to analyze the...

Author(s): Pallavi Joshi and Beena Mathur

  • Article Number: 1D42A2B6174

November 2010

Provenance and family variation in germination and early seedling growth in Sclerocarya birrea sub-species caffra

  Marula (Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra) forms an integral part of the diet, tradition and culture of rural communities in Swaziland. In addition contributes to economic, social and environmental stability. This study was an analysis of the variation between and within provenances of Sclerocarya birrea sub-species caffra (Marula) in germination and survival of seedlings, and height and root...

Author(s): Cliff S. Dlamini

  • Article Number: 2B702206189