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Fungal infection causes significant postharvest loss in tomato production. Few studies have evaluated natural products in vivo as alternative to unsafe synthetic chemical fungicides. The present work evaluated three plants with known antifungal activity namely; Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass), ...

Author(s)
Takam, G. H. F.; Tatsinkou, F. B.; Mbah, J. A.; Bate, P. N. N.; Ngemenya, M. N.
Publisher
Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
International Food Research Journal, 2019, 26, 1, pp 123-131
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The study used four tomato varieties, 03786 (susceptible), 05237 (susceptible), C2985 (resistant) and Wva536 (resistant) with different resistance, to formulate combinations according to Griffing (I) complete diallel cross method. And Botrytis cinerea was inoculated to investigate the incidence of...

Author(s)
Zhang Qiang; Dai WenTing; Wu HongBin; Yang Hui; Jin XinWen
Publisher
Wu Chu (USA-China) Science and Culture Media Corporation, Cranston, USA
Citation
Agricultural Biotechnology, 2019, 8, 1, pp 40-42
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Field experiment was conducted during the year 2016-17. The treatment weed free check significantly influenced the growth characters like plant height and no. of branches per plant and it was at par with treatments T5, T3 and T7 for both characters at harvest. Average weight of fruits was...

Author(s)
Chaudhari, H. C.; Patel, S. Y.; Arvadiya, L. K.; Gamit, D. R.; Patel, A. J.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2019, 37, 1, pp 139-142
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Silver Nanoparticles (AgNP) have become one of the most promising approaches for pest control in recent years. The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of silver nanoparticles on all stages of eriophyid mite, the tomato russet mite, Aculops lycopersici (Massee) (Acari: Eriophyidae) and...

Author(s)
Al-Azzazy, M. M.; Ghani, S. B. A.; Alhewairini, S. S.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2019, 56, 1, pp 283-288
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Nine tomato genotypes ('NACGRAB-1', 'NACGRAB-2', 'NACGRAB-3', 'NACGRAB-4', 'NACGRAB-5', 'NACGRAB-6', 'NACGRAB-7', 'NACGRAB-8'and 'NACGRAB-9') from the National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), Ibadan, Nigeria; with four commercial varieties ('Petomech', 'Uc 82B', 'Yolince'...

Author(s)
Onyia, V. N.; Chukwudi, U. P.; Ogwudu, V. C.; Atugwu, A. I.; Eze, S. C.; Ene, C. O.; Umeh, S.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2019, 21, 1, pp 143-152
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The egg parasitoid, Trichogramma evanescens Westwood, is used for inundative releases in biological control programs against the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta Meyrick, in agro-ecosystems. One of the most important host-parasitoid interactions is functional response that its type and parameters...

Author(s)
Ghorbani, R.; Seraj, A. A.; Allahyari, H.; Farrokhi, S.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2019, 21, 1, pp 117-127
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South American tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick, 1917) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is an invasive insect pest of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller) both in field and controlled environment conditions. T. absoluta is native to South America, it was detected first time in Nepal from...

Author(s)
Bajracharya, A. S. R.; Bhat, B.; Sharma, P. N.
Publisher
Plant Protection Society Nepal, Lalitpur, Nepal
Citation
Journal of the Plant Protection Society, 2018, 5, pp 203-206
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Among the various potential vegetables, tomato is one of the high value crops, with growing market demand and higher level of return per hector. South American Tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta is one of the main constrains in tomato production in Nepal. Field experiments were conducted from June to ...

Author(s)
Kadel, J.; Sah, L. P.; Devkota, M.; Colavito, L. A.; Norton, G.; Rajotte, E. G.; Muniappan, R.
Publisher
Plant Protection Society Nepal, Lalitpur, Nepal
Citation
Journal of the Plant Protection Society, 2018, 5, pp 166-174
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A study was carried out to document occurrence of Tuta absoluta and current management practices adopted by farmers in Lalitpur district (Lele VDC) where a total of 70 respondents were interviewed using random sampling method. The study comprises three target groups viz. structured questionnaire...

Author(s)
Lamsal, A.; Sah, L. P.; Giri, A. P.; Devkota, M.; Colavito, L. A.; Norton, G.; Rajotte, E. G.; Muniappan, R.
Publisher
Plant Protection Society Nepal, Lalitpur, Nepal
Citation
Journal of the Plant Protection Society, 2018, 5, pp 155-165
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The study was carried out from April-August, 2017 to monitor the population of Tuta absoluta and to assess the management practices being adopted in Kavre, Nepal. Study consisted of two major parts: monitoring of insect population and farmer's survey. The population of T. absoluta ranged from 51 to ...

Author(s)
Gautam, S.; Adhikari, D.; Sapkota, B. R.; Shrestha, A. K.
Publisher
Plant Protection Society Nepal, Lalitpur, Nepal
Citation
Journal of the Plant Protection Society, 2018, 5, pp 129-138

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