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Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) is currently the most devastating virus of cultivated tomatoes in tropical and subtropical regions, accounting for significant yield losses in cultivated tomato in Ghana. Severe population outbreaks of the whitefly vector (Bemisia tabaci), are usually...

Author(s)
Segbefia, M. M.; Amoatey, H. M.; Ahiakpa, J. K.; Quartey, E. K.; Appiah, A. S.; Nunoo, J.; Kusi-Adjei, R.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 1, pp 423-439
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Chitosan is used in agriculture for its antifungal effect, lengthens the life of fruits and vegetables, it stimulates the growth of crops. Due to the need to increase crop yields in rice (Oryza sativa L.) this work was carried out with the objective of evaluating different times and forms of...

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Rodríguez Pedroso, A. T.; Ramírez Arrebato, M. Á.; Falcón Rodríguez, A.; Bautista Baños, S.; Ventura Zapata, E.; Valle Fernández, Y.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Agricolas, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Cultivos Tropicales, 2017, 38, 4, pp 156-159
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Biodiversity provides building blocks for sustainable food, health and livelihood security systems. It is the feedstock for the biotechnology industry and a climate-resilient farming system. The challenge is for every country to develop an implemental strategy to save rare, endangered and...

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Pramanick, K. K.; Shukla, A. K.; Santosh Watpade; Jeetender Kumar
Publisher
Serials Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 2017, 35, 3, pp 721-729
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A field experiment was conducted at Agronomy Farm, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat) to assess the impact of cow-urine and vermiwash against insect pests of brinjal during kharif-rabi seasons of the year 2010-11 and 2011-12. The treatments of cow-urine...

Author(s)
Patel, N. B.; Korat, D. M.; Acharya, R. R.
Publisher
Serials Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 2017, 35, 3, pp 591-595
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Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green, 1908 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is an introduced pest that threatens fruit and ornamental plant production in Brazil. Reported in Brazil for the first time in 2010, in the state of Roraima, M. hirsutus, has spread rapidly to other regions of the country. The...

Author(s)
Negrini, M.; Morais, E. G. F. de; Zanuncio, J. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Roraima, Boa Vista, Brazil
Citation
Agro@mbiente On-line, 2017, 11, 4, pp 336-346
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Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is one of the most important tropical fruits worldwide being considered a good source of antioxidants, carotenoids and ascorbic acid. For this reason, the effects of UV light treatments on bacterial contaminants and quality parameters of fresh-cut mango were...

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Romero, L.; Colivet, J.; Aron, N. M.; Ramos-Villarroel, A.
Publisher
University Dunarea de Jos of Galati, Galati, Romania
Citation
Annals of the University "Dunarea de Jos" of Galati - Fascicle VI: Food Technology, 2017, 41, 1, pp 62-80
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Moderate cold weather areas in Colombia is characterized by different production systems highlighting avocado crops, tree tomato, pastures and forages for animal feed. Among the most limiting factors for its production is the weed plants. This study has as objectives to recognize associated weed...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Gil, J. G.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Agricolas, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Cultivos Tropicales, 2017, 38, 3, pp 14-23
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The efficacy of CO2 and N2 gases alone or in a mixture was tested against eggs, larvae, and pupae of the almond moth, Cadra cautella, a major date fruit pest, under temperature regimes of 5°C and 25°C. Our results indicated that exposing different stages to higher concentrations of CO2...

Author(s)
Rasool, K. G.; Mureed Husain; Khalid Mehmood; Sukirno Sukirno; Muhammad Tufail; Alhamdan, A. M. A.; Aldawood, A. S.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 54, 4, pp 731-736
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Injudicious use of chemical inputs in agriculture poses challenge to sustainable agriculture. Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is a climate resilient crop cultivated in tropical and subtropical countries for its tuber as food, feed, and industrial products. Nevertheless, owing to the presence of...

Author(s)
Jithu, U. K.; Jayaprakas, C. A.; George Ajesh; Lekshmi, N. R.; Rajeswari, L. S.; Srinivas Leena; Jithine, J. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of East Sarajevo, Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
VIII International Scientific Agriculture Symposium, "Agrosym 2017", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 2017. Book of Proceedings, 2017, pp 1208-1214
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Lawsonia inermis and Lagenaria breviflora are important tropical pesticidal plants with some potential for industrial wood protection uses. However, little is known about their elemental composition of wood protection importance. In this study, three agro-ecosystems: Guinea savannah (A), Dry...

Author(s)
Eguakun, F. S.; Adedeji, G. A.; Elufioye, T. O.; Egubogo, A. C.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research, Olsztyn, Poland
Citation
Journal of Elementology, 2017, 22, 4, pp 1209-1222

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