International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019

  • Purification and Characterization of Cellulase from Aspergillus niger Causing Soft Rot of White Yam in Three Environments in Nigeria

    Ajibade Gabriel Adegboyega, Abdulsalami Mohammed Sani, Denwe Samuel Dangwel, Oladapo Elizabeth Omolola, Popoola Omokunmi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 82-89
    Received: 4 May 2019
    Accepted: 26 June 2019
    Published: 30 July 2019
    Abstract: Aspergillus niger is abundant in most tropical soils and invariably, on the surface of yam tubers while still attached to the plant and on the root hairs during harvesting or storage. Naturally, the peridermic surface of the tubers function to exclude pathogen but damage caused by accidental incision or cut surface during weeding, insect attack and... Show More
  • Most Common Bulls for Artificial Insemination of Cows and Heifers in a Field of Operation of Veterinary Ambulance Farkasevac

    Tusek Tatjana, Alagic Damir, Panic Valentino, Kalember Durica, Nervo Vedran, Stojnovic Miomir

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 90-93
    Received: 8 July 2019
    Accepted: 26 July 2019
    Published: 14 August 2019
    Abstract: In a field of operation of Veterinary Ambulance Farkaševac farmers are mainly breeding Simmental cattle, followed by the number of Black Holstein and the Red Holstein used for crossing with Simental breed. The selection of bulls for the artificial insemination of cows and heifers in 2014 and 2015 in the field of operation of Veterinary Ambulance Fa... Show More
  • A Biological Method for Trapping Varroa destructor and Collecting Male Wasp Pupae

    Haizhou Wang, Lixin Zhang, Shuihua Jin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 94-97
    Received: 21 June 2019
    Accepted: 10 August 2019
    Published: 3 September 2019
    Abstract: Varroa destructor is a kind of parasitic mite that seriously endangers the western honeybees. It has become the biggest pest threat to the agiculture of the world. At present, chemical drugs such as mite powders are worldwidely used to control the infection of Varroa destructor. While these anti-mite drugs may increase drug resistance of Varroa des... Show More
  • The Influence of Selected Personal and Professional Demographic Characteristics on the Income Level of Private Farmers in the Ukraine

    Jeantyl Norze, Viacheslav Leonidovich Sereda, Michael Fletcher Burnett

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 98-104
    Received: 21 May 2019
    Accepted: 19 August 2019
    Published: 4 September 2019
    Abstract: The primary purpose of this study was to determine the influence of selected demographic characteristics and animal production measures on the income of private farmers in the Ukraine. A proportional random sample was drawn from the three Oblasts selected for inclusion in the study based on the total number of private farmers in the accessible popu... Show More