Journal of Plant and Environmental Research

  • Study on ecological restoration and landscape design strategies of abandoned mines

    Study on ecological restoration and landscape design strategies of abandoned mines Wei Li College of Biology and Food Engineering,Huanghuai University, Henan 463000, China In recent years, with peoples environmental protection continuous enhance and the proposal of the national sustainable development strategy, the restoration and landscape reconstruction of abandoned mines have begun to receive the attention of the government, experts and scholars in various fields[1].People realized that they can restore the abandoned land ecology through the knowledge of natural science and…

  • Assessment on Growth Performance of Green gram (Vigna radiate (L) Wilzeck). by Using Phytotreated and Non Phytotreated Waste Water

    Assessment on Growth Performance of Green gram (Vigna radiate (L) Wilzeck). by Using Phytotreated and Non Phytotreated Waste Water Kaliyamoorthy Jayakumar Department of Botany, A.V.C College (Autonomous), Mannampandal 609 305, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India Assessment on growth performance of Vigna radiate L. by using Phytotreated and Non Phytotreated waste water. The plants were raised in petridish containing different concentrations of raw and treated waste water (C, 10%, 10% treated, 25%, 25% treated, 50%, 50% teated, 75%, 75% treated,100% and 100…

  • Assessment of Biological iron Removal from the Ground Water

    Assessment of Biological iron Removal from the Ground Water Baby AbrarUnnisa Begum*1, Dr. N. Devanna2, Dr. P. Ramesh Chandra3, Razia Sultana4 1Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, SWCET, Hyderabad, Telangana, India 2Professor & Head, Chemistry Department, JNTUA, Anantapuram, A.P., India 3Retd. Senior Environmental Scientist, Pollution Control Board, A.P, India 4 Retd Director of EPTRI Telangana Hyderabad, India Iron can be removed from groundwater through the process of chemical oxidation followed by a rapid sand filtration. Different mechanisms (physicochemical and biological) contribute for…

  • Nitrogen Release Dynamics of Erythrina abyssinian and Erythrina brucei litters as Influenced by Polyphenol, Lignin and Nitrogen Contents

    Nitrogen Release Dynamics of Erythrina abyssinian and Erythrina brucei litters as Influenced by Polyphenol, Lignin and Nitrogen Contents Abebe Abay Central Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Centre, P. O. Box 31037, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Litter mineralization is a crucial process in providing nutrients through decomposition to plants, which also depends in the chemical composition of the litter and soil properties as well. Decomposition rate of Erythrina abyssinian and Erythrina brucei in Luvisol was investigated in relation to their nutrient release…

  • Element content, growth and metabolic changes in Cu- and Cd- stressed Phaseolus vulgaris plants

    Element content, growth and metabolic changes in Cu- and Cd- stressed Phaseolus vulgaris plants Mahmoud E. Younis *, Shaimaa M. N. Tourky and Shaimaa E. A. Elsharkawy Botany Department, Faculty of Science, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, Egypt A large-scale pot experiment was accomplished for investigation of the varied effects of different concentrations of Cu and Cd on certain growth and metabolic attributes of roots and shoots of Phaseolus vulgaris plants, over a period of three weeks. Plants supplemented with Cu…

  • Effectof Soil Factors on Net N-Mineralization and Decomposition Rate of Organic Nutrient Sources

    Effectof Soil Factors on Net N-Mineralization and Decomposition Rate of Organic Nutrient Sources Abebe Abay Central Ethiopia Environment and Forest Research Institute Rate of Mineralization for Organic Nutrient Sources (ONS) depends on temperature, soil moisture, soil chemical, physical, biological properties as well as the chemical composition of the ONS. Erythrinaabyssinica (EA), Erythrinabrucei(EB) and Enseteventricosum(EV) (ONS) were randomly collected from Sidama and Wolaita zones of southern Ethiopia. Surface soil samples (0-20 cm) depths were also collected from Cambisols of Wolaita and…

  • Determination of some Heavy Metals Speciation Pattern in Typha domingensis invaded Soil in Bauchi, Nigeria

    Determination of some Heavy Metals Speciation Pattern in Typha domingensis invaded Soil in Bauchi, Nigeria U .F 1, Hassan, H. F2, Ushie, O. A3, MUSA, Z .A2 and Ntui, T.N4 1 Department of Chemistry, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Nigeria;2General Hospital, Bauchi State, Nigeria; 3Department of Chemical Science, Federal University, Wukari Nigeria; 4Department of Chemical Science, Cross River University of Technology Calabar, Nigeria The speciation of some heavy metals on Typha domingensis invaded soil along Gombe road, Bauchi were evaluated….

  • Herbal home garden and ex-situ conservation of medicinal plants

    Herbal home garden and ex-situ conservation of medicinal plants for promotion and conservation of traditional health knowledge: a geographical perspective Nitu  University of Delhi, Delhi Herbal home remedies have a long history which is in the form of oral tradition. Herbs and other locally available medicinal plants have been used for healing purposes and maintaining good health since time immemorial. These practices of healthy living and use of herbs for curing diseases enunciated in Ayurveda and are in vogue in…

  • Compost production of rice husks with chicken bones and its effects in soil pH

    Rapid composting of rice husks with chicken bones to produce compost rich with calcium and the effect of product compost in the increase of soil pH value Rabah S. Shareef 1, 2,  Awang soh3, Zakaria Wahab4 and Ibni Hajar Rukunudin 5 1College of Education-Al-Qiam, University of Anbar, Iraq. 2 School of Bioprocess Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis,   Perlis,, Malaysia. 3 School of Bioprocess Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis,   Perlis,, Malaysia. 4 School of Biosystem Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis,   Perlis,, Malaysia. 5 School of Bioprocess Engineering, University Malaysia…

  • Interactive effect of water deficiency, gibberellic acid and proline on maize

    The interactive effect of the water deficiency, gibberellic acid and proline on the growth of maize MUSTAFA. R. AL-SHAHEEN1,2 Muaiad Hadi Ismael1 1Department of Field Crop, College of Agriculture, University of Anbar, Anbar, Iraq 2School of Bioprocess Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis, Perlis, Malaysia A field experiment was conducted in Padang Besar, Perlis, Malaysia from 15/2/2014 and 15/2/2015 two seasons. In each year, the experiments have been implemented in order to study the effect of three levels of irrigation water (25%…