International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019

  • Dayneutral Strawberry: Potential for Farm Production Diversification in Southwestern Ontario

    Dragan Galic, Elliott Currie, Dusan Milic, Zorica Sredojevic

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 32-38
    Received: 10 January 2019
    Accepted: 30 March 2019
    Published: 22 April 2019
    Abstract: Growing consumer demand for year-round supply of fresh strawberries in Ontario justifies cropping of dayneutral strawberry to extend the growing season. Currently they are grown on about 20% of the strawberry acreage in Ontario, and the harvest season has been expanded from six weeks to six months. This study assessed current dayneutral strawberry ... Show More
  • Effects of Strain and Non-genetic Factors on the Egg Qualities and Carcass Characteristics of Indigenous Guinea Fowl (Numida meleagris)

    Zagbede Godson Aryee, Annor Serekye Yaw, Duodu Addison, Arhin Eric

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 39-44
    Received: 6 January 2019
    Accepted: 11 February 2019
    Published: 8 May 2019
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of strain and non-genetic factors on egg qualities and carcass characteristics of indigenous Guinea fowl. The study was carried out at the Poultry Section of the Department of Animal Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana, from 2014 to 2016. Four strains... Show More
  • Effect of Biofertilizers on Yield and Yield Components of Wheat (Triticum aestivum. L) Under Iraqi Conditions

    Hadwan Hamid Ali, Francis Araha Janno, Rafal Esmael Majed, Muntaser Mansor Hamza

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 45-49
    Received: 29 November 2018
    Accepted: 1 February 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficiency of biofertilizers in improving wheat yield, yield components, and nutrients balance in soil. Local and imported biofertilizers were applied in a field experiment at Erbil, Iraq for the season 2016-2017. The experimental design was Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with four replicates.... Show More
  • Ethnobotanical Investigation of Amaranth (Amaranthus spp) Cultivated in Burkina

    Somtore Hamidou, Sawadogo Boureima, Bationo-Kando Pauline, Kiebre Mariam, Ouedraogo Jacques, Kiebre Zakaria

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: 12 March 2019
    Accepted: 16 April 2019
    Published: 27 May 2019
    Abstract: This survey aims a better knowledge of the extent of the culture and the farmer fashion of management of the species of Amaranthus spp cultivated in Burkina in order to propose adequate methods of management, improvement and valorization. For that, a prospecting collects coupled of an ethnobotanical investigation have been achieved in the three cli... Show More
  • A New Breeding Technique for Increasing Genetic Differences Between Parents and Enhancing Hetero Sis

    Zhanliang Yang, Qiaoxu Chu, Longjuan You, Runhong Zeng, Yile Zhang, Zhou Yang, Guobin Wang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 56-61
    Received: 28 January 2019
    Accepted: 4 April 2019
    Published: 12 June 2019
    Abstract: In order to find a new technique for breeding super high varieties of wheat s, according to the theory that rare gene activity will be caused then make new genotypes, and promote branch and evolution of species in strange radiation fields, and the principle of mutagenic breeding, In order to increase crop yield, it is necessary to improve the physi... Show More