American Journal of Plant Biology

Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017

  • Effects of Different Irrigation Levels with Bio-stimulant Applications on Plant Growth in ‘Kabarla’ Strawberry Variety

    Burcak Kapur, Eser Celiktopuz, Mehmet Ali Saridas, Sevgi Paydas Kargi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 120-124
    Received: 2 July 2017
    Accepted: 17 July 2017
    Published: 11 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20170204.11
    Abstract: In this study, the effects of different irrigation levels with bio-stimulant applications on leaf area, crown diameter, number of crown, leaf number and plant width were investigated in a variety of Kabarla. The trail was implemented as a 4×2 factorial scheme (irrigation levels and bio-stimulant use), in split plot design with 6 consequent months a... Show More
  • Screening of Some Sugarcane Genotypes to Wilt

    Md. Imam Hossain, Md. Shamsur Rahman, Md. Elmur Reza, Md. Omar Khaiyam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 125-128
    Received: 12 March 2017
    Accepted: 11 April 2017
    Published: 25 September 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20170204.12
    Abstract: A field trial was conducted on screening sugarcane genotypes against wilt disease at Bangladesh Sugarcane Research Institute (BSRI) farm, Ishurdi during the cropping season 2014-15 and 2015-16. Thirty four sugarcane genotypes were inoculated by the mixed inocula of 8 different isolates of wilt pathogen following hypodermic syringe method. Among the... Show More
  • Study on Quality of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) Seed Collected from Different Sources and Locations of Bangladesh

    Md. Habibur Rahman, Md. Abdus Sattar, Md. Mahbubar Rahman Salim, Md. Abdul Quddus, Md. Momraz Ali

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 129-135
    Received: 10 August 2017
    Accepted: 4 September 2017
    Published: 11 October 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20170204.13
    Abstract: A study was conducted at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka during September 2009 to March 2010 to determine the quality and health status of okra seed collected from different sources and locations of Bangladesh. Different sources were government organization, namely BARI, Gazipur and BADC, Dhaka, eight seed companies and ten farmers of ... Show More
  • Efficacy and Economics of Urea Spray Technology for a Locally Discovered Rice Cultivar Haridhan in Bangladesh

    Mohammad Rashedur Rahman, Mohammad Arif Hossain Khan, Iffat Ara Mahzabin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 136-141
    Received: 9 September 2017
    Accepted: 17 October 2017
    Published: 3 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20170204.14
    Abstract: Foliar spray of fertilizer does not only increase the crop yields but also reduce the quantities of fertilizer applied through soil. An attempt was taken to find out the efficacy and economic benefit of urea spray technology for getting higher yield using a local rice cultivar Haridhan and a modern rice cultivar BRRI dhan56. The research work was c... Show More
  • Growth, Carotenoid Production, Antioxidant Capacity and Lipid Accumulation of Haematococcus sp. Under Different Light Intensities

    Trung Vo, Son Tran, Phuc Nguyen, Truc Mai

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 142-147
    Received: 12 October 2017
    Accepted: 7 November 2017
    Published: 20 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20170204.15
    Abstract: Haematococcus is a genus of unicellular green microalgae and it is known as an important resource of keto-carotenoid: Astaxanthin. In this work, a strain of Haematococcus sp. grew rapidly when cultivated in BBM medium under different light intensities from 30 to 120 μmol photons.m-2.s-1. Production of antioxidant compounds (carotenoid and phenolic ... Show More