Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016

  • Response of Triticum aestivum (L.) Plants Grown Under Cadmium Stress to Polyamines Pretreatments

    Mostafa Mohamed Rady, Mohamed Ahmed Seif El-Yazal, Hanan Anwar Aly Taie, Safia Mahmoud Abdel-Mageed Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: 13 September 2016
    Accepted: 22 September 2016
    Published: 11 October 2016
    Abstract: The role of exogenously-applied polyamines [i.e., spermine (Spm), spermidine (Spd) and putrescine (Put)] in the improvement of cadmium (Cd2+) tolerance in wheat plants, and their effects on growth, yield and its components and changes in the osmoprotectant and endogenous Cd2+ concentrations and the contents of some nutrients in plants grown under 2... Show More
  • Bio-efficacy of Crude Leaf Extracts of Eucalyptus globulus Against In vitro and In vivo Growth of Chocolate Spot (Botrytis fabae Sard.) of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.)

    Addisu Tegegn Tola, Meseret Chimdessa Egigu, Bekele Hundie Egdu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 37-44
    Received: 2 September 2016
    Accepted: 18 September 2016
    Published: 14 October 2016
    Abstract: It is widely known that faba bean (Vicia faba L.) is seriously attacked by the fungal disease, chocolate spot, caused by Botrytis fabae resulting in a yield loss ranging from 50 to 100%. Even though synthetic fungicides are used as one of the effective options for the control of plant diseases, the environmental hazards and economic unfeasibility a... Show More