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JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND PRACTICE
Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2536-7072
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JASP
Start Year: 2016
Email: jasp@integrityresjournals.org


JASP Articles


Effect Of Zinc And Boron Application On Productivity, Quality And Nutrient Uptake Of Fieldpea (pisum Sativum L.) Grown In Calcareous Soils
An experiment was conducted for two consecutive years (2014-15 and 2015-16) at Regional Pulses Research Station, Madaripur and Regional Agricultural Research Station, Jashore, Bangladesh during Rabi (winter) season to evaluate the effect of Zinc (Zn) and Boron (B) on productivity, nodulation, nutrient uptake and quality of fieldpea (Pisum sativum L.) and how these... Continue here

Insects Associated With Green Gram (vigna Radiata L.) In Langtang, Southern Guinea Savanna Of Nigeria
Green gram is a ‘wonder’ or ‘super’ food with health benefits. It is one of the shortest growth duration grain legumes that are also suitable as catch crops. Leguminous crops generally attract insect pests because of their high nutritive value. Hence, a survey of insects associated with green gram (Vigna radiata L.) treated with insecticide... Continue here

Analysis Of Adoption Of Sustainable Land Management Practices For Yam Production In Osun State, Nigeria
The study investigated the adoption of sustainable land management practices (SLMP) for yam production in Osun State, Nigeria. Primary data were collected from 120 yam farmers with the aid of questionnaire through a multistage sampling procedure. The SLMP studied included structural and mechanical erosion control practices (SMECP), agronomic practices (AP), soil... Continue here

Effect Of Genotype On Haematology And Serum Biochemistry Of Nigerian Indigenous Roosters (cockerels)
An experiment was conducted to determine the haematology and serum biochemistry of three genotypes of Nigerian indigenous roosters. A total of twenty-seven roosters aged 8 months were used. They were divided into 3 treatment groups as T1, T2 and T3, representing frizzled, naked neck and normal feathered roosters respectively. Each of the treatment group consisted... Continue here

Performance Of Broiler Chickens Fed Graded Levels Of Ripe Plantain Peel Meal (rppm) As Replacement For Maize
This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of broiler chickens fed graded levels of ripe plantain peels meal (RPPM) as replacement for maize. One hundred and fifty day old Anak strain broiler chickens were allotted to five dietary treatments in a completely randomized design. Each treatment was replicated three times with 10 birds per replicate. The test... Continue here

Evaluation Of Germination Ability Of Cotton Cultivars (gossypium Hirsutum L.) Under Artificial Stress Conditions
The present study aimed to evaluate the resistance in water stress conditions of the cultivated varieties in Greece, taking into consideration not only the economic importance of cotton worldwide and especially in Greece, where almost 10% of the agriculture land was cotton cultivated, but also the importance of the factors which interfere in its seed germination.... Continue here

Ammi And Gge Biplot Analysis Of Grain Yield Of Bread Wheat (triticum Aestivum L.) Genotypes At Moisture Deficit Environment Of Wollo, Ethiopia
Twenty-two bread wheat varieties were tested at six locations of eastern Amhara region. The experiment was laid-out using Randomized Complete Block (RCB) design and replicated three times with the objective of estimating the magnitude of Genotype by Environment (GE) interactions for grain yield and stability of bread wheat genotypes. Individual environment and... Continue here

Analysis Of Yield Stability Of Malt Barley Genotypes Under Terminal Moisture Stressed Areas Of North Wollo, Ethiopia
Field experiments were conducted at Estayish, Geregera and Kon testing sites of Sirinka Agricultural Research Center (SARC), North Wollo, Ethiopia for two consecutive years (2013 and 2014) during the main season with the objective of evaluating the performance of malt barley genotypes for grain yield and yield stability under diverse environments. Fifteen... Continue here

Ecological Limits And Management Practices Of Major Arthropod Pests Of Tomato In Kenya
In Kenya, tomato is cultivated for home consumption, as a cash crop, and a source of vitamins. In recent years, the growth rate of tomato production in the country has increased. Yields, however, continue to remain low due to a myriad of constraints, including incidences of arthropod pests. This paper catalogues arthropod pests of tomato in Kenya, establishes the... Continue here

Determinants Of Vulnerability Of Headed Households To Food Insecurity In Lafia Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Nigeria: A Gender Based Analysis
This study examined the determinants of vulnerability of headed households to food insecurity in Lafia Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Nigeria: A gender based analysis. The specific objectives were to describe the socio-economic characteristics of male and female headed households in the study area; identify the determinants of vulnerability of households... Continue here

Quantifying Farmers' Preferred Agronomic Traits And Participatory Bread Wheat Variety Selection
Farmers participatory bread wheat variety selection (PVS) was carried-out at major wheat producing areas of South Wollo, Ethiopia in the 2015 and 2016 cropping seasons. Fifteen recently released bread wheat varieties along with local variety were evaluated for yield and yield-related traits, with the objective of quantifying farmers' preferred agronomic traits... Continue here

The Role Of Agricultural Development Policies In Promoting Africa’s Structural Transformation
Agriculture plays a dominant role in promoting Africa’s structural transformations with evolving policy measures such as the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP), Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) and the Maputo Declaration signed by the African heads of State at the Second Ordinary Assembly of the African Union in 2003. These... Continue here

Effects Of Food Prices On Consumption Pattern Of Consumers: A Case Study Of Lafia Local Government Area Nasarawa State, Nigeria
The study examined the effects of food prices on consumption pattern of consumers in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Primary data were obtained from a sample of 100 households. The data collected were first classified according to the income level of the respondents and then descriptive statistics and analysis of variance were applied. The... Continue here

Biostimulatory And Carbon Sequestration Potentials Of Neem Seed-based Fertilizer Formulation In Nicosulfuron Contaminated Soil
Neem seed cake has been reported to make nutrients available to support good growth of crops and increase yield. This ease of nutrient release is also required in a potential bio-stimulant. This study assessed the potentials of a neem seed-based fertilizer formulation as a bio-stimulant to aid continued nutrient mineralization from an organic source in... Continue here

Fortification Of Sweet Potato Progenies For Enhanced Root Dry Matter And Micro-nutrient Density Through Genetic Recombination
Experiment was conducted in the rainforest agro-eco-zone of Southeastern Nigeria under rain fed condition at the sweet potato breeding ground of National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Nigeria to generate 10,000 botanical seeds for further evaluation for high root yield, dry matter and micro-nutrient content, to identify high flowering parent(s) and to... Continue here

Effectiveness Of Extension Methods In Adopting The Planting Of Improved Varieties Of Sorghum And Millet In Sheikan Locality, Sudan
The present study was conducted in Sheikan locality at North Kordofan State during the period 2014 to 2016. The main objective of the study is to identify the efficiency of some extension methods in convincing farmers to adopt planting some selected improved crops varieties. Seven villages were selected which represent 5% of the total number of the locality... Continue here

In Vitro Studies Of 3-o-methylquercetin Against Phytopathogenic Fungi Of Major Cereals
: Maize, wheat, and rice are major cereal crops in the world, which provide more caloric energy than any other type of cereal class. In recent years, the yield of these cereal grains has stagnated due to a myriad of constraints, including infestation by pests and pathogens. Plant pathogens, especially agricultural phytopathogenic fungi, may be resistant to the... Continue here

Maximum Likelihood Estimation Technique Of Grasscutter (thryonomys Swinderianus) Production In Osun State, Nigeria
The study estimated quantitatively the technical efficiency of production and its determinants in grasscutter enterprise in Osun State, Nigeria, using a stochastic production frontier function approach. A total of Seventy-two grasscutter farmers across the three agricultural zones were selected using a simple random sampling technique. Data were collected on the... Continue here

Grain Quality And Yield Response Of Bread Wheat (triticum Aestivum L.) Varieties To Different Rates Of Blended Fertilizer At Kulumsa, South-eastern Ethiopia
This study was initiated to assess the effect of blended fertilizer of Nitrogen(N), phosphorus(P), sulfur(S) and boron(B) rate on yield and quality of Ethiopian newly release varieties of wane (2016) and king bird (2015) of bread wheat varieties by Kulumsa Agricultural Research Center Wheat Breeding Program. A field experiment was carried out in 2018 robi season... Continue here

Impact Of Agricultural Pollution On The Economic Environment Of Nigeria: The Way Out
Man’s effort to provide food, shelter and other basic needs for the increasing human population have resulted in environmental consequences such as agricultural pollution. However, enough understanding of its impact has not been gained by the farmers to be able to address the problems. This paper therefore x-rayed the impact of agricultural pollution on the... Continue here

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