Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Study of Genetic Diversity in Maize (Zea mays L.) Inbreds

    Mohammad Quamrul Islam Matin, Md. Golam Rasul, A. K. M. Aminul Islam, M. A. Khaleque Mian, Nasrin Akter Ivy, Jalal Uddin Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: 29 October 2016
    Accepted: 22 November 2016
    Published: 16 February 2017
    Abstract: Genetic diversity among 64 CIMMYT and BARI developed maize inbred lines was conducted at the research farm of Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Joydebpur, Gazipur, Bangladesh during Rabi season 2012-13. The genotypes were grouped into six clusters. Cluster III comprised the maximum genotypes (18) which indi... Show More
  • Identification of Fungal Species Associated with Contaminants and Pathogenicity on Tamarindus Indica Fruits from Maiduguri Monday Market, Borno State Nigeria

    Wante Solomon Peter, Oamen Henry Patrick

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 36-41
    Received: 18 January 2017
    Accepted: 4 February 2017
    Published: 1 March 2017
    Abstract: A study of Tamarindus indica fruits rot was carried out in Maiduguri Monday Market located in The North- Eastern Nigeria. Tamarind indica fruits are showing sign of spoilage and fresh one were collected to ascertain the presence of contaminant and pathogenicity test was carry out to confirm further the fungal pathogen associated with fruits rot. We... Show More
  • An Ethnobotanical Survey of Wild Edible Plants Commercialized in Kefira Market, Dire Dawa City, Eastern Ethiopia

    Atinafu Kebede, Woynishet Tesfaye, Molla Fentie, Hanna Zewide

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 42-46
    Received: 20 December 2016
    Accepted: 29 December 2016
    Published: 2 March 2017
    Abstract: Food insecurity and malnutrition affect much of the world’s population. Wild edible plants are known to make important contributions to the livelihoods of local communities of sub-Saharan Africa countries including Ethiopia. The populations in Ethiopia have a rich knowledge of consumption of wild edible plants and wild edible plants are still an in... Show More