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Gene action studies in early maturing maize (Zea mays L.) inbred lines

Z.A. Dar*, A.A. Lone, G. Ali, I. Abidi, R.A. Lone [2017]

The present investigation was aimed to investigate the gene action in early maturing maize (Zea mays L.) inbred lines. The experimental material comprised of 30 crosses generated by crossing six maize inbred lines in a diallel mating design during Kharif 2013. These 30 crosses along with standard checks viz., SMH-2 and VMH-45 were evaluated in randomized block design in three replications duri ...

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The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effective planting method for onion production for motivating onion producing farmers in Faridpur region of Bangladesh during rabi season 2014-15 and 2015-16 at spices Research Sub-centre, Faridpur. The number of treatment was four viz., Raised bed + Spices Research Centre (SRC) recommended practice, Raised bed + Farmer’s practice, Flat method + ...

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In this investigation the effects of different integrated nutrient management on agronomical attributes of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L. cv. F1 Hybrid Arka Rakshak) under field conditions were investigated. Ten nutrients treatments viz., without nutrient (control) (T1), recommended dose of fertilizer (RDF) (T2), agro residue vermicompost (ARV) @ 5 t ha-1 (T3), sugarcane pressmud compost ( ...

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The objective of this research is to examine the crop residues use and its determinants in Argungu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Nigeria. A cross sectional data from 120 house-holds selected through a multistage and simple random sampling techniques. This research is timely given the fact that, Nigerian Government is now shifting emphasis from oil-based to agricultural diversified econ ...

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This experiment was conducted at the Teaching and Research Vegetable Garden of the Department of Crop Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto during the rainy season of the year 2016. The objective of the research was to determine the effect of seed rate and variety on the growth and yield of Amaranths (Amaranthus spp.) in Sokoto. The treatment consists of factorial combination of four (4 ...

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In the present investigation the analysis of physical and chemical properties of some selected soils of mangrove swamp in Delta State (Latitude 50 and 60 and 30’ North and longitude 50 and 60, 45’ east) were determined. Hence, representative soil samples were obtained from three locations viz., Koko, Ozoro, Warri (Mangrove swamp) at 0-15cm and 15-30cm depths. The soil samples were analyzed for ...

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Lablab bean (Dolichos lablab L.) is one the important crop, cultivated as vegetable, pulses as it is rich in protein. It is affected from viral disease i.e. dolichos yellow mosaic virus. The causative agent is begomovirus belongs to geminivirus family. Begomovirus contain bipartite genome having two type of DNA-A and DNA-B. DNA- A helps in replication and DNA-B helps in movement. These DNA hav ...

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The current study deals with the climate variability leads to economic and food security risks in Bihar state of India and rest of other part also due to its significant influences on agriculture. In the Bihar state, where agriculture is underachieve because of monsoon dependence and out of the 100 percent only 30 percent is fed by canal water. Climate is changing and its effects on agricultur ...

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Anatomical studies were carried out on the stem and petiole of three white varieties of Vigna unguiculata L. (Walp.) belonging to the family Fabaceae consumed in Awka Anambra State Nigeria. The structures of the stem and the petiole showed the basic structure of a dicotyledonous plant. The transverse section of the stem and petiole consists of epidermal and collenchyma layers, parenchyma cells ...

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The Himalayan Mountains are the stock of precious biodiversity and water, and providers of ecosystem goods and services on which local communities depend. These “clean” regions are becoming victims of transport of atmospheric pollutants and climate-altering substances. Uttarak-hand state has become victim of several catastrophic events such as Cloud bursts, landslides and Floods in past few ye ...

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