Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: 8 January, 2012; 3(1)

January 2012

Inhibitive effects of Chrozophora obliqua (del.) juss. on germination and seedling growth of cultivated species

The allelopathic influence of aqueous extracts of Chrozophora obliqua on the germination and seedling growth of Pennisetum typhoides (Bajra) have been determined. It was eminent that 10 g aqueous extracts of leaves and 48 h treatment present inhibitory effect on germination percentage, radical length and number of seminal roots and the cause was found significantly higher than that recorded in the...

Author(s): Musharaf Khan and Shahana Musharaf    

January 2012

Influence of different soil amendments on postharvest performance of tomato cv. power (Lycopersicon esculentum, Mill)

The experiment was conducted to test the influence of different soil amendments types on postharvest performance of tomato fruits. The soil amendments were NPK 15-15-15 at 250kg/ha plus ‘Asasewura’ cocoa fertilizer (NPK 0-22-18 + 9CaO + 6s + 5MgO(s) at (250kg/ha), NPK 15-15-15 at 250kg/ha plus sulphate of ammonia (125kg/ha), poultry manure (1.1kg/ m²) and control (no amendment). Selected quality traits...

Author(s): Nyamah E. Y., Maalekuu B. K. and Oppong-skyere D.