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Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) is an important tropical vegetable of many African and Asian countries including Pakistan. Infestation of okra crop by lepidopterous borers, Earias vittella and Helicoverpa armigera (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera), has been one of the contemporary issues of the farmers in...

Author(s)
Mudassar Javed; Majeed, M. Z.; Muhammad Luqman; Muhammad Afzal
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 32, 1, pp 170-176
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Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (Moench) is most important vegetable crop of Pakistan and considered a heat loving plant cultivated in kharif and Rabi season. Okra fruit due to its nutrients like protein vitamin calcium potassium, value play an important role in Ghanaians diet. Sucking pest jassid...

Author(s)
Shoaib Nawaz; Muhammad Razaq; Sarwar, Z. M.; Muhammad Sajjad; Ubaid, S. A.; Zulfiqar, M. A.; Usman Haider
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 32, 1, pp 28-32
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Mango is the tropical and subtropical tree fruit and known as the king of all fruits. Its production is continuously declining due to diseases incidence and insect pest attacks. Mango sudden death syndrome is the deadly disease of mango trees in many countries around the world. The objective of the ...

Author(s)
Abida Ashraf; Umbreen Shahzad; Abdul Saeed; Ahsan, M. T.; Irfan Sadiq; Nazia Bibi; Asia Nosheen; Kazmi, M. R.; Shah, S. T. A.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2019, 56, 1, pp 43-51
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Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) is an important summer vegetable in many tropical and subtropical countries of Africa and Asia. However, okra production is hampered by the incidence of many insect pests. Particularly, okra shoot and fruit borer (Earias vittella) and okra fruit borer (...

Author(s)
Mudassar Javed; Majeed, M. Z.; Muhammad Sufyan; Sajjad Ali; Muhammad Afzal
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 6, pp 2019-2028
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The study was carried out during the 2013-2014, 2014-2015, and 2015-2016 seasons in an insect-proof nethouse at the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, an Indo-Israel project, at Gharaunda (Karnal), India. The aim was to examine the effect of foliar application of potassium at 1.0 (K1), 2.5 (K2),...

Author(s)
Priyanka Pal; Kuldeep Yadav; Satender Yadav; Narender Singh
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 3, pp 1233-1244
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Vegetative compatibility provides valuable information on genetic diversity of certain fungal population including Fusarium species. Fusarium species are capable of causing mass spoilage of perishable vegetable fruits such as tomato either in the field or in storage. A total of 81 Fusarium isolates ...

Author(s)
Abu Bakar, A. I.; Nur Ain Izzati, M. Z.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 4, pp 1853-1864
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The aim of this study was to examine the antifungal effect of dried Garcinia atroviridis fruits extract (GAFE) in combination with gum arabic (GA) against red-fleshed dragon fruits (Hylocereus polyrhizus) anthracnose disease caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides as well as to determine the...

Author(s)
Nur Aina, A. M.; Paa Kwesi Bordoh; Azhane Ahmad
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 4, pp 1643-1658
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The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the important pests of citrus in Turkey. The Medfly is a polyphagous tropical fruit fly which attacks more than three hundred and fifty botanical species from sixty five different families. The...

Author(s)
Demİrel, N.; Gürbüz, T.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
IX International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2018", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-7 October 2018. Book of Proceedings, 2018, pp 1225-1231
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Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.), native to Eastern Africa, is now naturalised in Asia, and Central and South America. Thus, it has become an economically important species not only in Africa, but also in Asia and America to address food, nutrition, economic and climate change insecurities. Tamarind ...

Author(s)
Joshi, R. C.; David, B. V.
Publisher
Tropical Agriculture Association, Newton Stewart, UK
Citation
Agriculture for Development, 2018, No.35, pp 52-63
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With papaya fruit (Carica papaya) as an experimental material, variations of its physiological indices were investigated through hypobaric hypoxia (HH, 10 kPa, 1.5 kPa O2) treatment followed by fumigation with 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP), so as to discuss the effect of interaction between 1-MCP...

Author(s)
Feng HuanDe; Dang ZhiGuo; Chen YeYuan
Publisher
Wu Chu (USA-China) Science and Culture Media Corporation, Cranston, USA
Citation
Agricultural Biotechnology, 2018, 7, 5, pp 88-91

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