American Journal of Agricultural Research

  • Anthocyanin contains in Cratoxylum formosum

    Anthocyanin contains in Cratoxylum formosum Theeranat Suwanaruang Environmental Science Program, Faculty of liberal arts and science, Kalasin University, Namon District, Kalasin Province, Thailand 46231 Cratoxylum formosum is an indigenous Thai vegetable, mostly grown in the North-East of Thailand., It has been reported that the leaf extract showed strongly antioxidant and antimutagenic properties when compared with 108 species of indigenous Thai plants. The point toward of this do research was analyzed anthocyanin inhibit in Cratoxylum formosum. The means was assessment in…

  • Animal dung availability and their fertilizer values in a context of low soil fertility conditions for forage seed and crops production in Benin (West Africa)

    Animal dung availability and their fertilizer values in a context of low soil fertility conditions for forage seed and crops production in Benin (West Africa). Basile GBENOU1, Sébastien ADJOLOHOUN1*, Léonard AHOTON2, Daniel Bignon Maxime HOUNDJO1, Aliou SAÏDOU2, Marcel HOUINATO1, Brice Augustin SINSIN3 1Département de Production Animale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jéricho, Cotonou, Benin. 2Département de Production Végétale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jéricho, Cotonou, Benin. 3Département de l’Aménagement et Gestion des…

  • Influence of cow manure and row spacing on growth, flowering and seed yield of Centro (Centrosema pubescens Benth.) on ferralitic soils of Benin (West Africa)

    Influence of cow manure and row spacing on growth, flowering and seed yield of Centro (Centrosema pubescens Benth.) on ferralitic soils of Benin (West Africa) Daniel Bignon Maxime HOUNDJO1, Sébastien ADJOLOHOUN1*, Léonard AHOTON2, Basile GBENOU1, Aliou SAIDOU2, Marcel HOUINATO1, Brice Augustin SINSIN3 1Département de Production Animale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jéricho, Cotonou, Benin. 2Département de Production Végétale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jéricho, Cotonou, Benin. 3Département de l’Aménagement et Gestion des…

  • Influence of Contamination of Soil With Heavy Metal on the Growth of Three Herbaceous Plant Species

    Influence of Contamination of Soil With Heavy Metal on the Growth of Three Herbaceous Plant Species 1C.E., Igwe, 2J.N., Azorji and 2S.K., Iheagwam 1Department of Forestry and Environmental Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria 2Department of Biological Sciences, Hezekiah University, Umudi, P.M.B 3002 Ishiala Umudi, Imo State, Nigeria. Contemporary literatures are awash with Heavy metal contamination in soils as a source of global environmental concern. Cultivation of crops on these contaminated soils may result in accumulation of heavy…

  • Assessing the Methods in Identifying Rural Food Deserts: A Quantitative Systematic Review

    Assessing the Methods in Identifying Rural Food Deserts: A Quantitative Systematic Review Amirmohsen Behjat1, Aleck Ostry2, Christina Miewald 3 and Bernie Pauly4 1Assistant Professor in Healthcare Studies, Husson University, United States. 2Canada Research Chair in the Social Determinants of Health, Professor, Department of   Geography, University of Victoria, Canada. 3Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Canada and Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Canada. 4Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada. It…

  • Effect of planting space and fertilizer rate on productivity of Desho grass

    Effect of planting space and fertilizer rate on productivity of Desho grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum) in Jinka agricultural Research center, Southern Ethiopia Worku B.1, Denbela H.2, T/yohanis B.3 1* Hawassa Agricultural research center, South Agricultural research Institute, P.O. box 2126 Hawassa, Ethiopia 2 Jinka Agricultural research center, South Agricultural research Institute, P.O. box 96 Jinka Ethiopia 3 South Agricultural research Institute, P.O. box 06. Hawassa, Ethiopia The study was conducted in Jinka agricultural research center south agriculutural research institute Southern Ethiopia…

  • Seed viability and emergence depths of Ageratum conyzoides L.

    Seed viability and emergence depths of Ageratum conyzoides L. (Asteraceae) Ipou Ipou Joseph1*, Gué Arsène1, Touré Awa1& Kouakou Nanan Joseph1 1Université Félix Houphouët Boigny, Laboratory of Botany, UFR Biosciences, 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Ivory Coast. Ageratum conyzoides is a major weed among food crops in Ivory Coast. The viability of its seeds and the depth of emergence of its seedlings were studied in order to understand its distribution and to develop effective management strategies. Generally, less than 50% of…

  • FORAGE DRY MATTER YIELD OF INTERCROPPED MAIZE (Zea mays) AND COWPEA (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) IN VARIOUS SPRAY REGIMES AND SEASONS

    FORAGE DRY MATTER YIELD OF INTERCROPPED MAIZE (Zea mays) AND COWPEA (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) IN VARIOUS SPRAY REGIMES AND SEASONS I. E. Ezeaku*, B. N. Mbah and K. P. Baiyeri Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria The demand for crop residues is rising in response to increasing consumption of animal protein while productivity of natural pastures is declining due to adverse effects of climate change, overgrazing and population pressure on land. Although the use of forage…

  • Agricultural Susceptibility to Climate Change in Varied Ecological areas of Northwest Ethiopia

    Agricultural Susceptibility to Climate Change in Varied Ecological areas of Northwest Ethiopia Menberu Teshome, PhD Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Debre Tabor University, Ethiopia, Po Box 272 Agriculture is the most susceptible sector to climate change-induced hazards due to the fact that it affects the two most important direct agricultural production inputs, such as precipitation and temperature. Therefore, this study analyzed the susceptibility of agriculture to climate change in three purposively selected agro-ecological area of Northwest Ethiopia. The quantitative…

  • Study on genotype x environment interaction of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) oil yield

    Study on genotype x environment interaction of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) oil yield Mekonnen Misganaw*, Firew Mekbib, Adugna Wakjira Sesame is an oilseed crop grown for its seed and oil for local and export markets and is a great source of income for farmers, traders, processers and the national economy of Ethiopia. However, its productivity and production are influenced by environmental factors. This experiment was, therefore, carried out to estimate the nature and magnitude of interaction of genotypes with the…