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Mycotoxin producing fungi are important pathogens affecting stored maize grains. Conventional management strategies using synthetic chemicals are expensive, hazardous and environmentally unfriendly. This has necessitated the search for alternatives in botanicals. Market sampling of maize grains...

Author(s)
Okereke, V.; Godwin-Egein, M.; Mordi, C.
Publisher
Azarian Journals, Maragheh, Iran
Citation
Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 2017, 4, 1, pp 12-17
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The black angico (Anadenanthera macrocarpa) contains some phenolic compounds, such as flavonoids and tannins, which are considered as secondary metabolites with antimicrobial properties and can be used in the nematodes management. The experimental design was completely randomized in a factorial...

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Fonseca, W. L.; Almeida, F. A. de; Leite, M. L. T.; Rambo, A. P. P.; Petter, F. A.; Oliveira, A. M. de; Carvalho, R. M.; Alcântara Neto, F. de; Pereira, F. F.; Mendonça Júnior, A. F.
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2017, 11, 2, pp 156-161
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The secondary metabolite composition and antioxidant activities of barks and leaves of Fraxinus angustifolia Vahl. subsp. angustifolia (Oleaceae), Tunisian native tree, from two provenances (Béja and Nefza) were investigated using two solvents extracts (ethanol and distilled water). The highest...

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Touhami, I.; Ghazghazi, H.; Sellimi, H.; Khaldi, A.; Mahmoudi, H.
Publisher
Sunblo LC, Monastir, Tunisia
Citation
Journal of New Sciences, 2017, 45, pp 2496-2501
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This study aims to quantitatively verify the quality of the pruning regime through the analysis of the healing process by evaluating the wood around pruned branches. The species were pruned E. dunnii, E. grandis and E. saligna at ages 65, 65 and 52 months, respectively, from a commercial plantation ...

Author(s)
Braz, R. L.; Nutto, L.; Matos, J. L. M. de
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF), Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Scientia Forestalis, 2017, 45, 114, pp 261-274
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The cost to dispose of sludge is very high, and Malaysia usually treats it by composting. However, composting is not a feasible method because it is time consuming. The application of sewage sludge on cropland is economical method because it provides the plant nutrients. However, it has a serious...

Author(s)
Nur-Nazirah, P. M.; Arifin, A.; Shamshuddin, J.; Rezaul, K.; Muhammad-Nazrin; Mohd-Hadi, A.; Aiza-Shaliha
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2017, 40, 3, pp 425-434
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Homogentisate prenytransferase (HPT) generally catalyses prenylation reactions in tocochromanol and plastoquinone-9 biosynthesis, while homogentisate solanesyltransferase (HST) is specific to reaction leading to plastoquinone, an essential component in the synthesis of carotenoid, a powerful...

Author(s)
Azzarina, A. B.; Mohamed, R.; Siah, C. H.; Wong, M. T.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2017, 40, 3, pp 351-365
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Sugarcane is an economically valuable crop which is vegetatively propagated in the tropics and sub tropics of the world. Red rot caused by Colletotrichum falcatum, is one of the most destructive diseases of sugarcane. To combat such diseases we are using synthetic chemicals at a very high rate. But ...

Author(s)
Ambika Rautela
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2453-2457
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The maximum average nut yield during year 2014-15 (125.33 nuts) was recorded in treatment, application of recommended dose of fertilizers (RDF), azadirachtin and micronutrients through briquettes (T6) followed by spraying with azadirachtin 1% @ 4 ml/liter of water+recommended dose of fertilizers (T...

Author(s)
Hegade, P. B.; Desai, V. S.; Narangalkar, A. L.; Prabhudesai, S. S.; Haldankar, P. M.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2413-2417
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Sugarcane crop having great contribution on world's sugar production is an important cash crop in India, but, its cultivation is always adversely affected by the different diseases and Pokkah boeng, an emerging disease, is one of them. For management of the disease eight locally available...

Author(s)
Anshul Arya; Geeta Sharma
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2409-2412
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Stem end rot (SER) disease development is the major issue affecting the delivery of quality mangoes to distance markets, especially through sea-shipments. Non availability of registered fungicidal products in Pakistan for the management of SER disease of mango is a major hurdle to overcome this...

Author(s)
Alam, M. W.; Abdul Rehman; Sahi, S. T.; Malik, A. U.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 54, 3, pp 503-511

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