Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Identification of Candidate Genes and Proteins Related to the Production of ROS in Korla Pear Fruit

    Aisajan Mamat, Kuerban Tusong, Juan Xu, Jixun Wang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 22 December 2020
    Accepted: 12 January 2021
    Published: 18 January 2021
    Abstract: Korla fragrant pear (P. sinkiangensis Yü) is a landrace selected from a hybrid pear species of Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China. However, recently the formation of rough skin fruits is one of the main factors reducing fruit quality. In this study, parallel analyses of transcriptomic and proteomic data of Korla pear fruits from the three developm... Show More
  • Incidence of Maize Ear Rot and Stem Borer Participatory Rural Appraisal Efficacy Relationship by Farmers in Western Kenya

    Fredrick Wotia, Elizabeth Omukunda

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: 30 December 2020
    Accepted: 9 January 2021
    Published: 22 January 2021
    Abstract: Maize has become Africa’s second most important food crop after cassava. Maize is Kenya’s staple food and is grown by about 90% of rural households. Among the pests and disease, stem borers are considered to be the most serious insect pests and ear rot the most important disease. A participatory rural appraisal (PRA) was carried out in Malakisi and... Show More
  • Evaluation on Genetic Relationships Among China’s Endemic Curcuma Herbs by SRAP Markers

    Jiabin Deng, Heng Liang, Lili Zhang, Wei Zhang, Guilin Zhang, Xuqiang Luo, Ruiwu Yang, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: 8 March 2021
    Accepted: 22 March 2021
    Published: 30 March 2021
    Abstract: Curcuma is historically problematic to identify and clear their relationships for cultivar and variety appearance commonly in China. Sequence-Related Amplified Polymorphism (SRAP) marker was used to detect genetic relationships among 10 China’s endemic Curcuma herbs including three Chinese rarely species firstly (C. amarissima, C. flaviflora and C.... Show More