Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020

  • Amelioration of Acidic Soil to Increase Tef (Eragrostis tef (Zucc) Trotter) Yield on Smallholder Farmer Fields in Ethiopian Highlands

    Mekonnen Asrat

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: 6 September 2019
    Accepted: 28 October 2019
    Published: 8 January 2020
    Abstract: Crop productivity of Ethiopian highlands has been declining mainly due to high intensity of acidic soil thus amelioration is vital to improve soil properties and crop yield. Unfortunately, most farmers in Ethiopian highlands in general and in Gozamin district in particular are characterized by economically poor. This study was designed to investiga... Show More
  • Highly Anticancer and Moderate Thrombolytic Property of Accacia rugata of Mimosaceae Family

    Bibi Humayra Khanam, Ahmed Rakib, Farhana Binta Faiz, Md. Giash Uddin, Mohammed Kamrul Hossain, Ramiz Ahmed Sultan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: 2 February 2020
    Accepted: 26 February 2020
    Published: 7 April 2020
    Abstract: Medicinal plants containing potent bioactive compound effective in treating many diseases exert different pharmacological action. This study designed to evaluate the cytotoxic and thrombolytic activity of Acacia rugata of Mimosaceae family. The cytotoxic and thrombolytic activity was evaluated by brine-shrimp lethality bioassay and in-vitro clot ly... Show More