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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


Evaluation Of Improved Mung Bean (vigna Radiata L.) Varieties For Yield In The Moisture Stress Conditions Of Abergelle Areas, Northern Ethiopia
Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) also known as green gram, golden gram, Oregon peas and chokoro (Swahili), is an economically important short duration legume crop for drought prone/ moisture stressed areas. Due to drought escape/early maturity in case of terminal drought in Ethiopia, improvement of grain yield of Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) is the main objective to... Continue here

A Comparative Evaluation Of Effect Of Carbofuran 5g, Chlorpyrifos 20ec And Chilli Pepper Aqueous Extract On The Growth, Fruit Yield And Control Of Podagrica Uniformis Of Okra (abelmoschus Esculentus L. Moench) In Enugu, Southeastern Nigeria
A field experiment to comparatively evaluate the effect of carbofuran 5G, chlorpyrifos 20Ec and chilli pepper aqueous extract on the growth, yield and control of insect pest of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, Enugu State University of Science and... Continue here

Assessment Of Incubators Capacity Building On Agribusiness In Sudan
The purpose of this paper was to assess the impact of incubation on growth of agribusiness in Africa. The target population for this paper was incubators based in Sudan. The research comprised of 160 youth incubators (from four States). Data was collected using structured questionnaires and interviews from the selected respondents. The finding showed that all the... Continue here

Evaluation Of Farm Yard Manure (sheep Bedding) On The Soil Fertility, Leaf Mineral Composition, And Growth Performance Of Oil Palm Seedlings
This study was conducted to evaluate the growth performance and leaf mineral composition of oil palm seedlings as influenced by the application of sheep manure. Partially decomposed farmyard manure from sheep was mixed with soil and filled into polybags (28 cm x 35 cm lay flat) in proportions as treatments: (25% soil: 75% FYM); (50% soil: 50% FYM); (75% soil: 25%... Continue here

Identification Of New Sources Of Resistance To Stem Rust Race Ug99 (ttksk) In Wheat Genotypes
Stem rust disease which caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici is one of the major wheat production constraints in the high lands of central, south eastern and north western part of Ethiopia. The disease had caused up to 100% yield loss on the unprotected wheat farms. This study was conducted to identify new sources of resistance to stem rust disease. After... Continue here

Impact Of Hydropriming Duration On Seed Germination And Emergence Indices Of Sweet Basil
The experiment was conducted in the Department of Horticultural Technology, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Enugu state, Nigeria to determine the impact of hydro-priming duration on seed germination and emergence indices of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) in August, 2018. The treatments were 6, 12, 18, and 24 hours of hydropriming. The control treatment was left... Continue here

Increasing The Shelf-life And Quality Of Matured Scotch Bonnet (ata Rodo) And Tomato Using Chitosan Coating
Loss in quantity and quality of several perishable crops occur between harvest and handling process to the final consumer. In tomatoes and scotch bonnet, the quality loss occurs majorly due to over-ripening, mechanical damage, fungal infection and decay. Extending the shelf life and storability of these perishable crops has been of major concern to researchers.... Continue here

Effects Of Multilocation On Intra-row Spacing And Nitrogen Rate On Growth And Yield Of Bambara Groundnut (vigna Subterranea (l.) Verdc.) In North Eastern Nigeria
Field experiments were conducted in 2015 rainy season at Teaching and Research Farms of Department of Crop Production and Horticulture, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola and Department of Crop Science, Taraba State College of Agriculture, Jalingo to investigate the effect of multilocation on intra-row spacing and nitrogen rates on the growth and yield... Continue here

Combining Ability And Gene Action Analysis In A Half-diallel Cross Of Brassica Rapa L.
Fifteen hybrids along with six parents were tested to identify good combiners through analyzing combining ability and gene action for yield and its attributes. The experiment was conducted in randomized complete block design with three replications during 2010/11 at research farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU), Dhaka. Data for days to 50% flowering... Continue here

Land Size And Landlessness As Connotations For Food Security In Rural Low-income Farmers: A Case Of Gedeo Zone, Southern Ethiopia
Food insecurity and rural vulnerability is a major problem for landless and low-income farmers. However, identifying the main causes and consequence of food insecurity in rural low-income farmers is not very well understood by policy makers to design and implement more effective policies and programs to seek solution. The study examines the cause and consequences... Continue here

Suitability Assessment Of Soils Derived From Fine-grained Biotite Gneiss And Schist In Rainforest Region Of Southwestern Nigeria For Pepper (capsicum Sp. L.) Production
Soils derived from fine-grained biotite gneiss and schist are extensive in southwestern Nigeria and are reportedly suitable for both arable and tree crops. Pepper is an indispensable part of the daily diet of millions of Nigerians. However, its productivity in southwestern Nigeria is low compared with its’ demand. This study assessed the suitability of soils... Continue here

Effect Of Grafting Dates And Wrapping Materials On Grafting Success Of Apple (malus Domestica Cv. Royal Delicious) In Jumla, Nepal
Grafting is a successful method of propagation of cultivated apple (Malus domestica Borkh.). However, the most suitable grafting date and wrapping material have not been well understood. The field experiment was conducted to study the effect of grafting dates and wrapping materials on grafting success of royal delicious apple at Horticulture Research Station,... Continue here

Effect Of Secondary Compounds On Nutrients Utilization And Productivity Of Ruminant Animals: A Review
Plants produce secondary compounds (include tannins, saponins, flavoids, glucosinolates, mimosine and essential oils) which are not used for their growth, development and reproduction of the plant. The review found out the nutrient utilization and productivity performance of ruminant animals supplementing with secondary compounds containing forages, browse... Continue here

Nutritional Improvement Of Rice Straw Treated With Urea-molasses And Its Effect On In Vitro Digestibility
Rice straw was treated with urea-molasses and concealed in a polythene bag for a week. The resultant impact of the treatment on the chemical composition and in vitro gas production parameters was analyzed. Feed grade urea was dissolved in water containing molasses equivalent to 0.5% (T2), 1.0% (T3), 1.5% (T4) and 2% T5 (w/v) were sprayed on 100 g quadruplicate... Continue here

Commonly Patronized Fish Species In Iseyin Local Government Area, Iseyin, Oyo State
The study analysed commonly patronized fish species and fish form in 7 markets in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State. A total of 105 respondents were randomly selected; data was analysed using simple descriptive and Chi square analysis.  Women are the major fish sellers (75.24%). Age distribution showed that majority of respondents (41.90%)... Continue here

Evaluation Of Different Weed Management Practices For Controlling Purple Nut Sedge (cyperus Rotundus L.) On Maize (zea Mays L.) Yield In Malle District Of South Omo Zone
The experiment was conducted at Malle district of South Omo zone during 2017 and 2018 main maize cropping season with objective of evaluating the effect of integrated weed management techniques for controlling Cyperus rotundus in the study area. In the experiment, the maize variety BH140 was used. Field experiments were conducted with four treatments by a... Continue here

Effect Of Weeding Frequency And Interval On Onion (allium Cepa L.) Bulb Yield Grown Under Irrigation Condition At Arba Minch, Southern Ethiopia
Field experiment was conducted at Arba Minch during 2017 and 2018 cropping seasons under irrigation condition to determine the effect of weeding frequency and interval on weeds and bulb yield of onion. The experiment was laid out in factorial arrangement in randomized complete block design with three replications and comprised of 18 treatments: four weeding... Continue here

Resource Use Efficiency Of Broiler Production In Owerri Agricultural Zone Of Imo State, Nigeria
The study analysed the resource use efficiency of broiler production in Owerri rural agricultural zone, Imo State. Data for the study were collected using structured questionnaire, administered to 120 broiler farmers who were selected using two stage sampling techniques. Data were analysed using descriptive and econometric tools such as ordinary least square... Continue here

Demonstrating The Efficacy Of Existing Yam Technologies In The Forest-savannah Transition Zone Of Ghana
Improved technologies (row planting, ridging, seed treatment, weed management, fertilizer application) with a proven record of sustained productivity for yam production are imperative for food security. This study promotes the efficacy of these existing improved agronomic practices using a farmer-based participatory approach in some selected major yam-growing... Continue here

Duck Production In Ibadan Metropolis Area Of Oyo State, Nigeria
Ducks are domesticated birds that are reared for their meat and eggs like other poultry, but in Nigeria many are yet to see opportunity in duck production as it is less embraced compare to other types of poultry. This is mainly because duck rearing is not economically viable as its eggs and meat are not widely consumed as that of chickens in many homes in the... Continue here

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