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Relationships between Agronomic Practices, Soil Chemical Characteristics and Striga Reproduction in Dryland Areas of Tanzania
The parasitic weed Striga poses a serious threat to cereal production in sub-Saharan Africa. For many years, technological packages for the control of this weed were proposed and implemented on
Graft Compatibility of Scotch Bonnet (Capsicum chinense Jacq) with Selected Salt-Tolerant Solanaceous
In recent years, grafting to improve salt-tolerance of vegetables has been studied extensively. The rootstock species, Solanum melongena cv Black Beauty, Solanum lycopersicum cv Akash and Solanum
In vitro somatic embryogenesis from callus cultures of Cephaelis ipecacuanha A .
Callus was obtained from leaf explants of Cephaelis ipecacuanha on Murashige and Skoog (MS) basal medium supplemented with 0.5 mg/l Kin, 4.0 mg/l 2,4-D and 3% (w/v) sucrose [Murashige, T., Skoog, F.,
Impact of urban gardening in an equatorial zone on the soil and metal transfer to vegetables
This study was aimed at assessing the impact of urban agriculture on physicochemical properties of the soil and the metal uptake by some leafy vegetables cultivated in urban soils of Libreville,
Extraction Parameters Affect Flavonoids Content and Antioxidant Activities in Passiflora edulis
Passiflora edulis Sims (Passifloraceae) is a widely distributed species ranging from tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It has been commonly used as a food and possesses various
The Kenyan agricultural sector has undergone major structural changes since independence in 1963. Some of the changes have been in the form of institutional arrangements related to the land tenure
Effective Solid Removal Technologies for Wash-Water Treatment to Allow Water Reuse in the Fresh-Cut Fruit and Vegetable Industry
Large quantities of fresh water are used intensively in the washing, cutting, peeling and disinfection of fruits and vegetables, resulting in high solids loading of the wash-water. Review of the
Antiplasmodial Activity and Phytochemical Analysis of Phyllanthus niruri L. (Phyllanthaceae) and Morinda lucida Benth (Rubiaceae) Extracts
The antiplasmodial activity and phytochemical analysis of P. niruri and M. lucida leaves and stem parts have been evaluated in different solvent (aqueous, ethanolic and dichloromethane).