International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Response of Some Bread Wheat Cultivars to Irrigation Water Quality

    Khudhair Abbas Jaddoa, Abdoun Hashim Alwan, Khalid Ali Hussein

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 143-147
    Received: 25 September 2017
    Accepted: 19 October 2017
    Published: 8 November 2017
    Abstract: A field trial was conducted in a private farm at AL-Hur region, holy Kerbala governorate - Iraq during 2015-2016 growing season. Six bread wheat cultivars were grown, namely lpa-99 AL-Rasheed, Abu-Ghraib-3, AL-Fateh, AL-Hussein and Bohooth-22 and irrigated with three water qualities: fresh river water, drainage water and alternate irrigation (fresh... Show More
  • Effect of Biochar, Farmyard Manure and Nitrogen Fertilizers on Soil Chemical Properties in Sinana District, South Eastern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Abdurahman Husien, Bobe Bedadi, Nigussie Dechassa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 148-153
    Received: 26 July 2017
    Accepted: 7 August 2017
    Published: 10 November 2017
    Abstract: Integrated soil fertility management could be a useful tool to maintain and improving soil fertility. Therefore, the experiment was conducted with the objective of investigating the influence of biochar, farmyard manure, and mineral nitrogen fertilizer on soil chemical properties. The disturbed soil samples were collected from five locations of eac... Show More
  • A Study of Farmers’ Awareness About Climate Change and Adaptation Practices in India

    Rupan Raghuvanshi, Mohammad Aslam Ansari, Amardeep

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 154-160
    Received: 17 October 2017
    Accepted: 6 November 2017
    Published: 5 December 2017
    Abstract: Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy, and climate change significantly affects agriculture productivity. The present study was conducted in one district of Uttarakhand state in the North Himalayan region of India bordering Nepal and China. The study sample comprised 110 farmers selected by using simple random sampling. Study findings indic... Show More
  • Productivity of Tomato in the Greenhouse Using Bee Pollination

    Asiko Grace, Oketch Jane, Mochorwa Jared, Koech Christine, Momanyi Dinah, Nzano Patricia, Palla David, Mc’ligeyo Susan, Okinyi Blaise, Kibe Kamunyu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 161-165
    Received: 4 September 2017
    Accepted: 28 September 2017
    Published: 21 December 2017
    Abstract: A green house was installed in October 2014. The aim was to increase tomato productivity in the greenhouse using bee pollination. The tomato plant and fruits in the greenhouse were healthier than those in the open field, attaining a maximum weight of 410 gms, for the tomato. The fruit means were: 213 and 162 gms for the inside and outside, respecti... Show More
  • Gender Variation in Knowledge Level on Precautionary Measures against Pesticides’ Health and Environmental Hazards among Cocoa Farmers in Nigeria

    Olowoyo Olamide Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 166-173
    Received: 6 November 2017
    Accepted: 20 November 2017
    Published: 26 December 2017
    Abstract: The study was conducted in Ekiti State, Nigeria due to its predominance in cocoa production. It examined the variation in knowledge level on precautionary measures against pesticides health and environmental hazards among male and female cocoa farmers. 120 male and 120 female cocoa farmers were selected through multi stage purposive sampling techni... Show More