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The effects of treatment with 50 and 100 mM NaCl on cotyledon growth, nitrogen assimilation, and the activities of key nitrogen metabolism enzymes were investigated in developing Jatropha curcas cotyledons. Growth inhibition was observed, and relative water content in the developing cotyledons...

Author(s)
Gao, S.; Liu, K. T.; Chung, T. W.; Chen, F.
Publisher
Chilean Society of Soil Science, Temuco, Chile
Citation
Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2013, 13, 1, pp 99-113
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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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Jatropha curcas has evoked much interest globally as a potential bio-diesel plant and for its role in sustainable development of the wastelands. A wide range of yield and oil content have been reported in different seed sources. There is a need to standardize vegetative propagation technique for...

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Ashraf, M.; Gill, R. I. S.; Baljit Singh
Publisher
Indian Society of Agroforestry, National Research Centre for Agroforestry, Jhansi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Agroforestry, 2008, 10, 1, pp 52-55
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The growth and yield of Jatropha curcas in waste lands of Allahabad, Kaushambi and Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, India, were evaluated during 2003-2004. Under the project "Development of waste land through different agroforestry models in Uttar Pradesh, J. curcas was grown in different agroforestry...

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Lal, S. B.; Biswarup Mehera; Ram Chandra; Amit Larkin
Publisher
Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India
Citation
New Agriculturist, 2004, 15, 1/2, pp 141-144

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