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The cultivation of pulses has been practiced from thousands of years. Ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia grew peas, beans and lentils as far back as 8 000 BC. India is one of the second largest lentil producers in the world after Canada. In South Asian cuisine, split lentils are known as Dal, the ...

Author(s)
Deshmukh, P. L.; Mogle, U. P.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Plant Sciences (Muzaffarnagar), 2019, 14, 1, pp 19-24
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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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BRS Sublime is a common bean cultivar with carioca grains, high nutritional grain quality, and high yield potential (4667 kg ha-1). It has a normal cycle, upright growth, low loss rates in the mechanical harvest, and is recommended for planting in 19 Brazilian states, in the three main common bean...

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Wendland, A.; Pereira, H. S.; Faria, L. C. de; Souza, T. L. P. O.; Peloso, M. J. del; Costa, J. G. C. da; Díaz, J. L. C.; Magaldi, M. C. de S.; Almeida, V. M. de; Carvalho, H. W. L. de; Melo, C. L. P. de; Costa, A. F. da; Abreu, Â. de F. B.; Melo, L. C.
Publisher
Brazilian Society of Plant Breeding, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology, 2018, 18, 4, pp 440-445
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Asian soybean rust (ASR) is one of the most serious diseases for soybean crops, and it can be responsible for severe yield reduction. Due to the low durability of vertical resistance, studies on horizontal resistance are important for breeding programs. The objective of this study was to identify...

Author(s)
Santos, J. V. M. dos; Yamanaka, N.; Marcelino-Guimarães, F. C.; Toledo, J. F. F. de; Arias, C. A. A.; Abdelnoor, R. V.
Publisher
Brazilian Society of Plant Breeding, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology, 2018, 18, 4, pp 390-398
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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 productivity of strategic crops as corn and soybean grown in new reclaimed region was increased and reduced their losses causesd by biotic and abiotic stresses using biotechnological products of Rhodotorula glutinis, Paenibacillus polymyxa, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas putida, Pseudomons...

Author(s)
Haggag, M. W.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2018, 14, 7 Special Issue, pp 1209-1224
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Sheath blight is referred to be a serious soil-borne disease resulting in financial losses towards rice farming. The existing research focused towards examining the potential of Bacillus subtilis strain AK38 (GenBank ID: KY458554. 1) and Pseudomonas fluorescens strain AK18 (GenBank ID: KY458552....

Author(s)
Arun Karnwal; Amin-ul-Mannan, M.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 4, pp 1613-1625
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The virus-free seedlings of six different types of sweet potato varieties were planted together, and their virus-infected seedlings in field were used as the control. The tuber yield, 9 yield-related indexes (number of branches, length of the longest vine, stem diameter, leaf size and so on), and 5 ...

Author(s)
Zhao DongLan; Tang Jun; Zhang An; Zhou ZhiLin; Cao QingHe; Dai XiBin
Publisher
Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi, China
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi, 2018, 30, 11, pp 62-65
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The present situation of weed control, as well as the harm degree of barnyard grass and the rice yield loss caused by this weed in double-cropping directly-sown late rice paddy in the Poyang Lake plain were investigated. The results showed that the average cost of applied herbicides for weed...

Author(s)
Xu Rong; Wang XiuHui; Cheng FeiHu; Wang YingXian; Chen ZhongPing; Huang DaShan; Le LiHong
Publisher
Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi, China
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi, 2018, 30, 9, pp 72-76
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Albugo candida is a significant pathogen of many brassica species causing leaf spotting but, more importantly, hypertrophy of flowering stems ("stagheads") resulting in yield loss. No chemicals are currently registered for white blister control in New Zealand. Little research has been carried out...

Author(s)
Braithwaite, M.; Chynoweth, R.; Gunnarsson, M.; Braithwaite, L.; Harvey, I.; Rolston, P.
Publisher
New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Plant Protection, 2018, 71, pp 325-331

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