Research Papers/Topics in Agronomy

GROWTH, YIELD AND NUTRIENT UPTAKES OF AMARANTHUS CRUENTUS INFLUENCED BY DIFFERENT FERTILIZER TYPES

ABSTRACTA plot    experiment    was  carried  out  at  the  at  the  Teaching   and  Research   farms, Ladoke Akintola University , Ogbomosho Nigeria to evaluate the response of Amaranthus (Amaranthus   cruentus) to   single   and   combine   application   of   manure     and   fertilizer   at recommended ...

AGROBOTANICAL STUDIES ON SEED SCARIFICATION AND NURSERY MEDIA INFLUENCE ON JUVENILE PHENOLOGY OF AFRICAN OIL BEAN (Pentaclethra Macrophylla Benth)

ABSTRACTData were collected on the following number of leaf, number of leaflet, days of germination, number of petiole, number of nodes and number of internodes, there were no significant difference (P = 0.05) on effect of nursery media on leaf number and leaf let number according to table 9. The experiment to determine the influence of seed scarification and nursery media on Juvenile Phenology of African oil been was conducted during the 2012 planting season at the Department of Agronomy and...

EVALUATION OF NEW IRISH POTATO (Solanum tuberosum L.) VARIETIES FOR YIELD POTENTIAL IN ZIMBABWE

Abstract Irish potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is an important crop in Zimbabwe due to its nutritional and economic worth. The upgrading of its status to a strategic food crop by the government in 2012 has created the need for research to increase production, increase germplasm and diversify staple food crops. A study to investigate the yield potential of new Irish potato varieties was carried out at the Scientific Industr...

EFFECT OF NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF CUCUMBER

ABSTRACTA field experiment was conducted at the crop pavilion, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, Ilorin in the southern Guinea savannah ecology to determine the effect of NPK fertilizer application on the growth and yield of three cucumber varieties. The experiment was designed as a 3x5 factorial in RCBD, arranged in split-plots and replicated three times. The main plots consisted of three cucumber varieties (Marketer, Marketmore and Poinsett), while the sub-plots were made up of ...