American Journal of Plant Biology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Agro-morphological Characterization of Eight (08) Cowpea Accessions [(Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.)] from Benin and Ghana Introduced in Center-Benin

    Saliou Bello, Raphiou Maliki, Appolinaire Adandonon, Adolphe Azonkpin, Thomas Aidjo Houndete, Gustave Dagbenonbakin

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 28 August 2020
    Accepted: 5 October 2020
    Published: 25 January 2021
    Abstract: The present study allowed to characterize at agro-morphological level, eight (08) traditional cowpea accessions from Benin and Ghana in order to identify the best performing ones. The test was installed in a Randomized Complete Block (RCB) design with four (04) repetitions in a station in Savè in Center-Benin. The parameters studied are the date of... Show More
  • Agglutination Effect of Selected Medicinal Plant Leaf Crude Extracts on A-B-O Blood Group

    Mohamed Mangondato Solaiman

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: 26 December 2020
    Accepted: 25 January 2021
    Published: 10 February 2021
    Abstract: This study was conducted to test the agglutinating properties of leaf crude extracts of selected plants on human A-B-O blood group. The experimental plants used were as follows: kasapi-sapi (Ageratum conyzoides L.), Vicks (Origanum vulgare L.), Sabi (Chenopodium ambrosioides L.), Dunggaw (Bryophylum pinnata L.). The blood types of the 90 blood dono... Show More
  • Evaluation of True Seed Shallot Varieties for Yield and Yield Components

    Dasta Tsagaye, Awoke Ali, Gizaw Wegayehu, Fekadu Gebretensay, Nimona Fufa, Demis Fikre

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 19-22
    Received: 21 December 2020
    Accepted: 14 April 2021
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Shallot (Allium cepa var. ascalonicum Backer) is an important vegetable crop cultivated by smallholder farmers for consumption and income generation in Ethiopia. However, scarcity of high yielding varieties as well as lack of superior planting material seriously constrains productivity of the crop. Research project was initiated aiming at studying ... Show More