Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019

  • Persistent Organochlorine Compounds Levels in Selected Fish Species from Lake Victoria and Associated Human Health Risks

    Alex Wenaty, Arvid Fromberg, Faith Mabiki, Bernard Chove, Anders Dalsgaard, Robinson Mdegela

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 17 December 2018
    Accepted: 14 January 2019
    Published: 31 January 2019
    Abstract: Nile perch (L. niloticus ) and Nile tilapia (O. niloticus) are the major commercial fish species in Lake Victoria region of Tanzania. This study was conducted to assess the levels of persistent organochlorine compounds, namely PCBs and OCPs in these two fish species and the probable human health risks associated with the consumption of these two fi... Show More
  • Chromosome Karyotype Analysis and Evolutionary Trend of Half-Sib Families of Ancient Ginkgo Biloba L

    Sun Limin, Dong Yao, Sun Xia, Xing Shiyan, Zhang Yiqun, Zhao Jinhong

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 10-17
    Received: 9 January 2019
    Accepted: 16 February 2019
    Published: 6 March 2019
    Abstract: The karyotype of 28 families from Shandong, Zhejiang, Guizhou and other 12 provinces exist in half-sib families of ancient Ginkgo biloba gemplasm repository was studied by squashing method with young leaves from these families. Results: The results showed that the number of chromosomes in 28 families was 2n=2x=24. The medium-short chromosomes and t... Show More
  • Seeking Inevitable from the Accident——Discussion on the Methodology of Sublimating Agricultural Science and Technology

    Sun Huilan, Yan Zhongbing

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 19 November 2018
    Accepted: 20 February 2019
    Published: 12 March 2019
    Abstract: Many agricultural technology theory and results is derived from “accidental discovery” of production practice, to explore the general laws of this kind of accident occurred, and found it contains inevitability. Searching actively for accidents in agricultural production and technology promotion and conducting meticulous in-depth and unremitting res... Show More
  • Response of Bread Wheat (Triticum Aestivium L.) Yield and Yield Components to Different Level of Phosphorous in Gozamen District, East Gojjam

    Tegegnework Gebremedhin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 23-26
    Received: 1 February 2019
    Accepted: 12 March 2019
    Published: 29 March 2019
    Abstract: The field experiment was done during the cropping season of 2017 at Gozamin district, North western Ethiopia to see the influence of different rates phosphorous fertilizer on the yield and yield components of Bread wheat. The experiment was laid out by Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) design with three replications of six phosphorous rates (... Show More
  • Weed Science Education at the Tertiary Educational Level in Nigeria

    Udensi Udensi Ekea, Godwin-Egein Monday Ilegimokuma, Omovbude Sunday

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 27-30
    Received: 28 February 2019
    Accepted: 9 April 2019
    Published: 29 April 2019
    Abstract: Weed Science is a discipline in that it deals with the study of vegetation management in agriculture, horticulture, aquatics, right-of-way, estates or amenities, essentially anywhere plants need to be managed. It involves the study of all the tools available for this purpose. In comparison with other plant protection disciplines, it has not enjoyed... Show More