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Journal Article

Late Jute seed production in cropland agroforestry system

Kazi Noor-E-Alam Jewel1*, Md. Mujibur Rahman2 [2015]

Farmers were not self-sufficient in jute seed production and cultivation to avoid use exotic jute seed from different resources. Though the conventional method of jute seed production was not enough to meet the demand of farmers because of shrinkage of jute seed production land. So, late jute seed production technique was applied in agroforestry systems at both established and newly developed ...

SUBJECT: orchard plantation; jute seed; agroforestry

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

Journal Article

Interaction effect of phosphorus and boron on yield and quality of lettuce

Sultana Zaman Chowdhury1, Muhammad Abdus Sobahan2*, Abul Hasanat Md. Shamim2 [2015]

Proper nutrition is essential for satisfactory crop growth and production. A field experiment was conducted at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, to evaluate yield and quality of Grand Rapids lettuce using various levels of phosphorus and boron. Treatment combination of 120 kg ha-1 of phosphorus and 2 kg ha-1 of boron has significantly increased plant height, leaf numbe ...

SUBJECT: lettuce; boron; quality; phosphorus; yield

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

Journal Article

Morphological characterization of local landraces of rapeseed (Brassica campestris L. var toria) of Nepal

Salik Ram Gupta, Hari Krishna Upreti and Ujjawal Kumar Singh Kushwaha* [2015]

Rapeseed (Brassica campestris L. var toria) is the main source of edible oil for Nepalese people. 54 rapeseed lines were collected from different hilly district of Nepal ranging from 987 m to 2550 m altitude. These lines were planted in augmented design for its traits characterization in Khumaltar 2013. Different traits of local rapeseed were characterized, and evaluated. NGRC 02778 performed ...

SUBJECT: characterization; oil; rapeseed; genotypes

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

A field experiment was conducted at Chitwan, Nepal to evaluate the effects of manure and irrigation application on soil nutrients content, water use efficiency and maize productivity. The experiment was laid out in a factorial complete randomized block design with three replications. The treatments were consisted of two manure levels: no manure and manure with fertilizer based on 120 kg ha-1 n ...

SUBJECT: manure; water saving; irrigation water use efficiency

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

The current study was aimed to assess the effects of different iodate concentrations on morpho-physiological characteristics of potato. In this regard, a pot experiment was carried out during the spring and summer 2013. Five concentrations of KIO3 including control beside 10, 20, 40, and 80 mg/Kgsoil were applied through irrigation system. The results showed that all selected agronomical and m ...

SUBJECT: potato; relative water content; toxicity; bioavailability; ion leakage

Root iron (Fe) exclusion capacity of four lowland rice genotypes were evaluated in increasing rate of Fe2+ stresses (0, 500, 1000 and 1500 mg/L) in growing medium under the conditions of low and high vapor pressure deficit. Rice root excluded significantly higher amount of iron under dry atmospheric condition (655 mg Fe/g root dry matter) than moist atmospheric condition (118 mg Fe/g root dry ...

SUBJECT: oryza sativa; rootiron exclusion; iron toxicity; hydroponic; vapor pressure deficit

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

Twenty one maize genotypes in Intermediate Yield Trial (IYT) and fourteen genotypes in Coordinated Varietal Trial (CVT) were evaluated at Bhagetada, Dipayal, Doti, Nepal in 2012 and 2013 during summer seasons. The trials were laid out in randomized complete block design with three replications. The combined analysis of IYT trials over years showed that Rampur SO3FO8, Across 9531 (RE), RPOP-1 a ...

SUBJECT: cvt; grain yield; iyt; far western; maize

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

In order to evaluate the effect of alfalfa extract and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on growth and uptake of micronutrients in sorghum, a pot experiment was arranged in factorial based on completely randomized design with six replications. The first factor was inoculations (non-inoculated-control and inoculated soil medium with PGPR) and second factor included alfalfa extract con ...

SUBJECT: micronutrients; alfalfa extract; plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria; sorghum; dry weight

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

A field experiment was conducted at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal during rainy season of 2013 to find out the effect of tillage, residue levels and intercropping systems on yield and yield attributing characters of maize and soybean. The results revealed that the grain yield of maize and soybean was significantly influenced by intercropping systems, but not by tillage ...

SUBJECT: soybean; residue levels; yield; intercropping system; maize

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture

The experiment was conducted at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh during November 2005 to April 2006 to study the seed production potentiality of BSMRAU developed open pollinated radish varieties (viz., BU Mula 1 and BU Mula 2) under two levels of root cutting (viz., one third and no cutup) and three levels of uprooting namely 30, 40 an ...

SUBJECT: root cutting; seed; yield; radish; uprooting

POSTED TO: Azarian Journal of Agriculture