Applied Botany Research Papers/Topics


ABSTRACT Cucumber has been an essential vegetable crop in the world being affected by Pythium, fusariium and phythophtora. Root and stem rot of cucumber (Cucumis sativus), caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis-cucumerinum, is a new catastrophic disease of greenhouse crops in Greece and some other countries Fusarium oxysporum causes rotting of roots, lower stems and pythium also causes seedling damping off which is widely spread across cropping soils. Fusarium root and stem rot occur mos...

The Hemi-parasitic Mistletoe and It's Effects on Tree Population

A seminar research was conducted within Sokoto metropolis of Nigeria to identify the physiological and anatomical effects of mistletoe on the tree population, to which the research yield a tremendous result in which the mistletoe affect the tree to a level where the mistletoe brings about the total cell death (apoptosis) of various organs of the organism resulting in the organism total inactivity ie death