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: November 2013; 5(10)

November 2013

Agroforestry practices and concepts in sustainable land use systems in Nigeria

Agroforestry has been defined as a dynamic ecologically based natural resources management system that through the integration of trees on farms and in the agricultural landscape, diversifies and sustains production for increased social, economic and environmental benefits for land users at all levels. This paper highlighted Agroforestry practices and concepts in sustainable land use systems. The benefit derivable from...

Author(s): Alao, J. S. and Shuaibu, R. B.

November 2013

Influence of weather and growing environment on vegetable growth and yield

An experiment was conducted at the Department of Horticulture, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India to screen ten vegetables for cultivation under shadenet house (33% shade) and open field for year round production of vegetables. Tomato, eggplant, chilli, cucumber, cluster bean, radish, amaranthus, coriander, bhendi and capsicum were grown in the...

Author(s): M. Rajasekar, T. Arumugam and S. Ramesh Kumar

November 2013

Morphological variability of the fruiting branches in Argania spinosa: Effects of seasonal variations, locality and genotype

The argan tree, is a member of the tropical family Sapotaceae, is an endemic of south western Morocco appreciated for its edible, high nutritional oil, extracted from the kernels of the fruit. The total number of fruiting branches (F), with one (F1), two (F2), three (F3) and four or more fruits (F4) in ten units of four different types of branches were observed for three consecutive seasons in three localities in south...

Author(s): ZAHIDI A., BANI-AAMEUR F. and EL MOUSADIK A. 

November 2013

Impact of bio-inoculants on seed germination and plant growth of guava (Psidium guajava)

An experiment was conducted to study the impact of bio-inoculants on seed germination and plant growth of guava at CCSHAU Regional Research Station, Bawal, during the period 2007 to 2008. The bio-inoculants tested were Azotobacter chroococcum, phosphate solubulising bacteria (PSB), plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPR) and mycorrhiza. Their impact on seed germination, plant height and other plant growth parameters was...

Author(s): D. V. Pathak, Surender Singh and R. S. Saini