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Fruits and vegetables are a great source of carbohydrates and vitamins that your body needs. To identify sources rich in carbohydrates and vitamin C grown on sandy soils were studied various horticultural species: peppers, tomatoes, melons, potatoes, sweet potatoes, apricots and peaches. In these...

Author(s)
Croitoru, M.; Diaconu, A.; Toma, V.; Milica, D.; Drăghici, R.; Ciuciuc, E.; Rățoi, I.; Pintilie, I.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2014, 18, 1, pp 58-64
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Lately consumer demands quality vegetables, especially tomatoes experienced a pronounced orientation towards sensory seeking and appreciating as much taste and aroma of red even at the expense of the commercial aspect of the fruit perfectly. The varieties presented in this paper were obtained from...

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Costescu, A.; Tița, I.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
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Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2014, 18, 4, pp 7-10
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Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean which enjoys tropical climate most of the year round with minimal extremes. Agriculture is identified as the foundation of Fiji's economy. Horticulture is one of the largest growing sub-sectors of agriculture and holds potential for...

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Nath, P.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
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Progressive Horticulture, 2014, 46, 2, pp 175-183
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In many countries, soilless culture techniques are used for production, especially in greenhouses. The experiment was conducted as split factorial in a completely randomized block design with 27 treatments and 4 replications. Treatments included three particle sizes (S1=<0.5, S2=0.5-1 and S3=1-2 cm),...

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Shirani, M.; Mohammadi-Ghehsareh, A.; Manoukyan, R.
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University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
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Agriculture and Forestry, 2013, 59, 1, pp 73-84
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Rural and urban communities in Ghana depend on medicinal plant species for their primary health care. The main source of these medicinal plant species are the forests. However, the country's forest cover is declining at fast rate and there is serious competition for space among medicinal plant...

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Apetorgbor, M. M.; Dabo, J.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Abugre, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 7, pp 1909-1925
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In an experiment conducted to study the relative suitability of some host plants to Spodoptera litura based on their effect on some life parameters and biological indices of it. Edible and non-edible colocasia recoded higher larval weight and pre-pupal weight than castor and cabbage. However, they...

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Sarma, A. K.; Singh, K. M.; Singh, L. N. K.
Publisher
Applied Zoologists Research Association, Bhubaneswar, India
Citation
Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 2012, 23, 1, pp 13-17
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Tree species selection to inter-cultivate with food crops has often been made on the basis of traditional knowledge by farmers in Ghana. Lately, Taungya system has been introduced to enable farmers produce food and at the same time retain the forest cover in communities bordering forest reserves....

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Abugre, S.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Antwiwaa, A.; Apetorgbor, M. M.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2011, 7, 3, pp 825-834
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Experiments performed under laboratory, greenhouses and/or field conditions had as aim the testing of plant extracts belonging to 18 different botanical species against of some most important pest organisms (Tetranychus urticae, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, Thrips tabaci, Frankliniella occidentalis, ...

Author(s)
Bratu, E.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2009, 13, pp 42-52

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