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This paper presents the results of a study conducted in Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India, to assess yield and quality traits in bitter gourd for identification of best genotypes and hybrids. Twenty-eight F1 crosses, along with their 8 parents, were evaluated during the rainy season of 2014 from...

Author(s)
Vibha Mishra; Singh, D. K.
Publisher
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 1/2, pp 126-128
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Investigations were carried out to increase the shelf life of fresh cut papaya cubes. It is very important a fruit for the health purpose as papaya is the richest sources of antioxidant and nutrients such as Vitamin A (carotenes), vitamin C and flavonoids, vitamins-B, folate, pantothenic acid,...

Author(s)
Rahul Singh; Khan Chand; Shahi, N. C.
Publisher
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 1/2, pp 60-67
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This study was carried out in 2012 in order to determine the effect on the yield of eggplants that were inoculated with Glomus intrarides (Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhiza-VAM) in a experimental field applied with fresh chicken manure followed by solarization followed by Verticillium wilt (...

Author(s)
Pİrİnc, V.; Cİmen, I.; Ozaslan, C.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4, pp 2806-2810
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Nine genotypes of brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) were crossed in an incomplete 9×9 half-diallel design to produce 36 F1 full-sib families in accordance with Griffing's second method. These lines were used to estimate general combining ability (GCA) and specific combining ability (SCA) effects for...

Author(s)
Jat, B. L.; Pawan Kumar; Garg, D. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4, pp 2750-2759
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In the present study 44 genotypes of ridge gourd collected from different places in the country were evaluated for growth, earliness, yield, quality and seed parameters and genetic diversity was measured among the genotypes through D2 statistics. Seven clusters were formed. The cluster V was the...

Author(s)
Umesh; Shegunasi, S.; Gasti, V. D.; Sanganamoni Mallesh; Vittal Mangi; Muthaiah, K.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4, pp 2740-2744
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Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) are beneficial bacteria that colonize plant roots and enhance plant growth by a wide variety of mechanisms. The use of PGPR is steadily increasing in agriculture and offers an attractive way to replace chemical fertilizers, pesticides and supplements....

Author(s)
Kirti Kaundal; Shweta Gupta; Rajesh Kaushal; Shweta Sharma
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4, pp 2674-2680
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Onion (Allium cepa L.) is an important food product in our daily diet and is a source of nutrients for human body. The purpose of this research was to determine the influence of different doses of fertilizers and growth regulators on macro and micronutrients accumulation and yield of onion culture, ...

Author(s)
Negrea, M.; Radulov, I.; Alexa, E.; Circiu, G.; Cocan, I.
Publisher
Academia Publishing House, Leeds, UK
Citation
Academia Journal of Agricultural Research, 2017, 5, 1, pp 1-9
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The Brazilian production of persimmon expanded in recent years, mainly due to the high productivity of the culture. The persimmon fruit is originally from subtropical climate. However, new cultivation areas in tropical regions seem promising, especially altitude regions in the Brazilian savannah....

Author(s)
Nascimento, L. M.; Garcia, L. G. C.; Ogata, T.; Brandão, D. C.; Melo e Silva Neto, C. de; Seleguini, A.
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2017, 11, 2, pp 234-240
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In this study, calcium chloride (CaCl2) and two organic calcium compounds including Calcicat® and Folical® and water (as control) were applied at four different spray programs (All-season, Early, Mid and Late season spray) at the Abhar region in Iran during 2012 and compared. 6-year-old 'Standard...

Author(s)
Ghorbani, E.; Bakhshi, D.; Fallahi, E.; Rabiei, B.
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2017, 11, 2, pp 228-233
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The effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) on industrial tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Isma F1) cultivated in North-Eastern Algeria was evaluated under greenhouse and field conditions in a vertisol soil intended for the cultivation of industrial tomato. In the greenhouse, a...

Author(s)
Ziane, H.; Meddad-Hamza, A.; Beddiar, A.; Gianinazzi, S.
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2017, 19, 2, pp 341-347

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