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Urban trees/vegetation are one of the factors related to a better quality of life of the population. Therefore, knowledge on the structure and quality of urban green areas is important to implement actions that intensify this benefit. This study aimed to quantify the floristic composition of the...

Author(s)
Pazini, P. P. P.; Martinez, D. T.; Caldeira, S. F.; Silva, R. A.; Antonieto, F. A.
Publisher
Instituto de Florestas, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil
Citation
Floresta e Ambiente, 2020, 27, 4,
Abstract

Urban landscapes do harbour trees despite being predominantly built-up areas. These trees are increasingly becoming a depository of tree species diversity. Even so, little is known about such potential in developing countries. This study therefore sought to establish tree species composition and...

Author(s)
Chimaimba, F. B.; Kafumbata, D.; Chanyenga, T.; Chiotha, S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2020, 54,
Abstract

A statistical model is a formulization of relationships between variables in the form of the mathematical equation or set of mathematical equations. Statistical model provides tools for investigating the dependence and nature of relationship among the variables of interest. Different statistical...

Author(s)
Arun Kumar; Gupta, R. K.
Publisher
Puspa Publishing House, Kolkata, India
Citation
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2020, 11, 1, pp 14-19
Abstract

A sustainable method for purification and quantification of α-glucosidase inhibitory peptides from Ocimum tenuriflorum is described in the present investigation. Nine tailor-made DESs under diverse categories were synthesized and their thermophysical properties were determined. Selective extraction ...

Author(s)
Karthiraj, T.; Babu, B. H.; Kumar, R. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Microchemical Journal, 2020, 157,
Abstract

A field experiment was conducted with an objective of improving the yield and quality of mango cv. Dashehari (15 year old) planted at 6.0 x 9.0 m spacing accommodating 185 plants per hectare. The experimental plot was irrigated with drip irrigation system having four emitters per plant of eight LPH ...

Author(s)
Soni, M. K.; Singh, V. K.
Publisher
Doctor's Agricultural and Horticultural Development Society, Luknow, India
Citation
Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture, 2020, 15, 1, pp 14-17
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Objective: To identify the resistance of different mango varieties to thrips and explore the mechanisms underlying the resistance, provide a theoretical basis for breeding resistant mango varieties and developing comprehensive prevention and control methods for thrips. Method: Forty mango varieties ...

Author(s)
Zhang ZhongRun; Gao Yan; Huang JianFeng; Zhu Min; Xiao LiYan; Xiang DanDan
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China
Citation
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2020, 51, 7, pp 1591-1597
Abstract

Mango (Mangifera indica) has many nutritional attributes that stimulate its consumption, such as sweetness, balanced acidity and intense fruity aroma. In this study, it was demonstrated that both the variety and ripening stage have a significant impact on the aroma of mango. The volatile compound...

Author(s)
Mesquita, P. R. R.; Pena, L. C.; Santos, F. N. dos; Oliveira, C. C. de; Magalhães-Junior, J. T.; Nascimento, A. S.; Rodrigues, F. M.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Quimica, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 2020, 31, 7, pp 1424-1433
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Beauveria bassiana is an entomopathogenic fungus widely used to control different insect pests including Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), a key pest of citrus and mangoes. Currently, to control this pest, sterile A. ludens males of the Tap-7 genetic sexing strain are released weekly by...

Author(s)
Montoya, P.; Flores, S.; Campos, S.; Liedo, P.; Toledo, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Entomology, 2020, 144, 6, pp 509-518
Abstract

Mango (Mangifera indica L.) production is constrained by several pre-harvest factors. This study determined the effects of enhanced freshness formulation (EFF) on yield losses in "Apple," "Palmer" and "Keitt" varieties. Factorial experiments tested the effects of EFF concentrations, seasons,...

Author(s)
Samwel, J.; Msogoya, T.; Kudra, A.; Mtui, H. D.; Baltazari, A.; Sullivan, J. A.; Subramanian, J.; Mwatawala, M. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Crop Improvement, 2020, 34, 3, pp 366-377
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In rural areas of Nepal, where it is difficult to get access to Government health care facilities, people depend on medicinal plants and local healers for health problems. This study concerns an ethnobotanical survey of the Kavrepalanchok District, reporting some unusual uses of medicinal plants...

Author(s)
Ambu, G.; Chaudhary, R. P.; Mariotti, M.; Cornara, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Plants, 2020, 9, 6,

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