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Mar 31, 2023Open    Access

Changes of Phenolic Acids Related Genes in Taraxacum mongolicum Hand.-Mazz. under Saline Stress

Zhe Wu, Wei Feng, Xuelin Lu, Xiuping Wang
Dandelion (Taraxacum mongolicum Hand.-Mazz.) is rich in phenolic acids and has become popular in vegetable and medicine in China. Growing dandelion in saline-alkali land is considered to be an efficient strategy for the development of saline-alkali land. In order to screen candidate genes related to phenolic acids synthesis under saline stress, we evaluated phenolic acids accumulation from dandelion resource of A (T. mongolicum cv. dandelion cultivar “Binpu 2”) and B (T. mongoli...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Mar 14, 2023Open    Access

Field Conservation of Fresh Pollen for Rapid Ecological Studies of Pollination Biology

Marcela Sánchez-Ocampo, Giovanni Andrés Vargas-Bautista
Pollen is a resistance structure whose shape, size, and ornaments together make up a diagnostic method for species identification, comparable to a fingerprint. Traditional methods for cleaning this grain, such as acetolysis, not only seriously damage the pollen material of various botanical groups, but its use requires access to expensive reagents and equipment. Therefore, a low-cost proposal is presented for the fixation of fresh pollen in the field, whose preparations are suitable for depositi...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Feb 22, 2023Open    Access

Study on the Leaf Traits of Aus Rice Varieties in Various Soil Moisture Levels

Halima Sayeed Jasmine, Kamal Uddin Ahamed, Jiban Krishna Biswas
An experiment was carried out at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh during the period from March to July 2014. Plants were grown in the rain protected polyethylene shelter or shed to avoid rain under natural conditions in the earthen pots. The experiment was conducted on the leaf traits of aus rice varieties in various soil moisture levels in three rice genotypes as BRRI dhan55 (V1), BR6976-2B-15 (V2) and tolerant check Hashikalmi (V3) and seven water stress was imposed as ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 22, 2022Open    Access

Flowering and Fruiting Behavior, Seed Germination, and Survival Status of Heritiera fomes Buch-Ham and Excoecaria agallocha L. Species in the Sundarban Mangrove Forest of Bangladesh

Hasina Mariam, Abu Naim Mohammed Alamgir
Heritiera fomes Buch-Ham and Excoecaria agallocha L. are two major mangroves of the Sundarban mangrove forest. Among them, Heritiera fomes Buch-Ham is a less salt-tolerant species than E. agallocha, which is a salt-tolerant species but not extremely salt-tolerant. The flowering and fruiting behavior, seed germination, and seedling survival rate of Heritiera fomes Buch-Ham and Excoecaria agallocha L. were studied in three different saline zones viz. Oligo...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Dec 22, 2022Open    Access

Influence of Two Cutting Propagation Systems on Early Field Growth of Four Eucalyptus urophylla × Eucalyptus grandis Clones in the Republic of Congo

Francois Mankessi, Rachel Aubin Saya, Mélanie Toto, Grace Jopaul Loubota Panzou
Early field growth performances of four Eucalyptus urophylla × Eucalyptus grandis clones (18 - 147, 18 - 170, 18 - 228 and 18 - 50) produced by two different techniques of propagation by rooted cuttings were compared. The results obtained showed that height growth did not differ significantly up to 18 months between plants derived from indicate rooted cuttings produced from coppicing stumps and those issued from intensively managed container-grown stock plants, the four clones comb...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Aug 09, 2022Open    Access

Assessment of Floral Composition for the Restoration of Mount Bamboutos, Western Highlands of Cameroon

Louis Nkembi, Njukeng Jetro Nkengafac, Ngulefack Ernest Forghab
The study was aimed at assessing the floral composition of the Mount Bamboutos landscape. A literature search was used to gather information about plants found in Mount Bamboutos. For field data collection, forest patches found along a proposed two-line transect of 12 km each were explored for the collection and identification of plant specimens. A total of 332 species of plants (herbs, shrubs, trees, lianas, climbers and epiphytes) were identified belonging to 89 families. Out of these, the Rub...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jul 14, 2022Open    Access

Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda: An Introduction and Review of Literature

Hellen Abbo Owasa
In Uganda, sorghum constitutes the second most widely grown cereal according to the latest statistics from the country’s statistics body, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. This notwithstanding, there has been, in the context of Uganda, very little research and published literature on its potential to sequester carbon. There is no sufficient data on the exact levels of carbon sequestered by this sorghum/legume intercropping system, which is widespread as a technology within Uganda’s smallholder so...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jan 13, 2022Open    Access

Natural Regeneration of Indigenous Species under Plantation Forests of Mahoganis (Swietenia macrophylla and Swietenia xaubrevilleana): The Case of Martinique

Philippe Joseph, Kévine Baillard, Jean-Philippe Claude, Yelji Abati, Séverine Ely-Marius, Stéphane Sophie, Yanis Jean-Francois, Jean-Emile Simphor, Peguy Major
In many geographic areas influenced by tropical and temperate climates, natural forest ecosystems have been destroyed in favour of plantations of allochthonous trees which are economically profitable for different aspects of the timber industry. Some of these mature plantations degrade the soils and inhibit natural regeneration of the local flora; others, due to the physical constraints they impose, can contribute to the installation and the development of autochthonous taxa. The plantations of ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Dec 27, 2021Open    Access

Quality Control of Medicinal Herbs—Has Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) Helped?

Ping-Chung Leung, King-Fai Cheng
Although GAP, as the overall regulatory practice of safe and high-quality medicinal plant production in China, has experienced negative results and is no longer recommended, it has been replaced by HACCP management system. HACCP system focuses on specific projects of quality and safety assurance, from agricultural production to complex plant requirements, and then to specific technical considerations. GAP plantation can never meet the huge actual demand, but HACCP system can still be carefully c...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Dec 21, 2021Open    Access

Mangrove Dynamics near Douala International Airport (Cameroon Coastal)

Fulbert Rodrigue Zogning Lontsi, Paul Tchawa, Joseph Youta Happy
The purpose of this research is to assess the evolution of the mangrove swamp near Douala international airport over the past five decades. The study is based on the collection and processing of data (bibliographic, aerial photographs respectively from 1974, 2003 and 2009; Landsat Multispectral scanner satellite images from 1974, Quickbird from 2003 and Geo Eye from 2012 and 2020). The study is also based on observations and surveys (with 37 semi-interviews, 03 focus groups and the administratio...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021


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