Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023

  • Research Article

    Biofungicide Based Calcium, Azadirachta indica and Sida acuta Against Phytophthora megakarya

    Ebenezer Tatiekam Foka, Paul Martial Téné Tayo, Tatiana Flore Magni Pacha, Aristide Dzelamonyuy, Sylvain Leroy Kamdem Sado, Pierre Effa Onomo, Cécile Annie Ewané*, Thaddée Boudjeko

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 171-181
    Received: Sep. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Plant pesticides are a complementary means to other control methods and an alternative to chemical control. The identification of potential plants that can be used in plant protection against pests is increasing enormously, but the availability of bioformulations is low. The new products developed for plant protection aim to protect them against a ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Screening of Red Small Common Bean Genotypes for Resistance to Angular Leaf Spot and Cercospora Leaf Spot Disease of Common Bean at Bako Area

    Abay Guta

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 182-191
    Received: Oct. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an important crop worldwide, comprising of both dry beans and snap (green) beans. The crop has significant economic importance both in income and food sources with high nutritional value in developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Despite the economic and food security importance of these crops,... Show More
  • Review Article

    Effect of Mono Cropping on Soil Health and Fertility Management for Sustainable Agriculture Practices: A Review

    Tegegn Belete, Eshetu Yadete

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 192-197
    Received: Oct. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2023
    Published: Nov. 30, 2023
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    Abstract: Mono cropping is a common practice in agriculture, and usually causes serious economic losses due to soil degeneration, decreased crop yield and quality, and increased disease incidence, and pest occurance. It mainly due to changes in soil microbial communities, nutrient availability, and allelopathy effect. Recently, progressive studies have illus... Show More
  • Research Article

    Pre-Scaling Up of Irish Potato (Solanumtuberosum) Technology in Bule Hora District of West Guji Zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

    Feyissa Desiso*, Ahmed Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 198-201
    Received: Nov. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 28, 2023
    Published: Dec. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Potato is considered to be an important tuber crops in Ethiopia and plays a crucial role in improving the livelihood of smallholder potato producers. The research activity was conducted for two consecutive years (2012/13 to 2014/15) main cropping season in the Bule Hora district of West Guji Zone with the objective of improving farmers’ income, dev... Show More
  • Research Article

    Performance Evaluation and Trait Association of Maize (Zea mays L.) Genotypes at Assosa District, Western Ethiopia

    Adisie Dinberu*, Megersa Mengesha

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 202-206
    Received: Nov. 08, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2023
    Published: Dec. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: Maize (Zea mays L.), one of the most significant and important strategic food crops among cereals, ranks second in productivity but first in production area in Ethiopia. The average yield of the nation and region has grown over time, and hybrid maize varieties have played a significant role. The study's goals are to find high-yielding improved hybr... Show More
  • Research Article

    Resistance of Local Eggplant Accessions to Bacterial Wilt Caused by Ralstonia solenacerum in Burkina Faso

    Traoré Oumarou*, Kaboré Boukaré, Ouédraogo Abdou Rasmane, Zoré Awa, Boro Fousseni, Wonni Issa, Somda Irénée

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 207-211
    Received: Nov. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2023
    Published: Dec. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum E. F. Smith is one of the phytobacterioses associated with nightshade. It is a market garden crop which is taken into account in the market garden crop development program by INERA breeders. It is appropriate to evaluate the behavior of agronomically important accessions with respect to bacterial wilt... Show More
  • Research Article

    Studies on Collection Breeding and Application of Curcuma Plants Resources in China

    Xiong Binghong*, Li Xiancai, Zhao Liyun, Xu Zhifang, Qiu Shengxiang, Xian Zhuojun

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 212-216
    Received: Nov. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: The Zingiberaceae family has a rich variety of plant species, diverse forms and colors, and is an important resource for cultivating new varieties. Curcuma is an important genus of plants in the Zingiberaceae family, with over 50 species worldwide, mainly distributed in southeastern Asia. The application value of Curcuma plant resources has always ... Show More