International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Research Article

    Proximate Compositions on Leaves & Seeds of Selected Drumsticks (Moringa oleifera lam.) from Northern Nigeria

    Nafisat Muhammad Ndayankpa*, Olamide Ahmed Falusi, Oladipupo Abdulazeez Yusuf Daudu, Mathew Omoniyi Adebola, Abdulhakeem Abubakar

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Oct. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2023
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Drumsticks, Moringa oleifera (Lam.) is one of the most important cultivated and economic plant in the genus Moringa of the family Moringaceae. It is a multi-purpose foods and medicinal plants that have the potential to contribute to food and nutritional security, health care and the environment as well as the socio-economic livelihood of Sub-Sahara... Show More
  • Research Article

    Optimal Combination of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers for Maize Yield in the Forest Savannah Transition Zone of Ghana

    Olufisayo Adeyinka Onawumi, Francis Marthy Tetteh, Jean Christ Noel Langui, Katleho Solomon Selele, Jusleine Ave-Ampi-Obima

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 7-15
    Received: Jan. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 08, 2023
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: Experiments were conducted on Chromic Luvisol (Wenchi) and Ferric Lixisol (Mampong) to evaluate the effect of site-specific inorganic fertilizer rates and its integration with poultry manure on nutrient uptake, biomass and maize yield in the transition zone of Ghana. The experiment consisted of sixteen (16) fertilizer combinations (N0P0K0, N30, N60... Show More
  • Research Article

    Assessment of Maize Varietal Response to Mineral Fertilizer Application in Two Maize Growing Ecologies in Ghana

    Olufisayo Adeyinka Onawumi*, Mensa Bonsu, Nana Ewusi-Mensah, Olorunfemi Sunday Ojo Akanbi, Zafiarisoa Theresa Agathe, Jean Christ Noel Langui

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 16-22
    Received: Jan. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2024
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: The inadequate yield of maize among smallholder farmers in Ghana has necessitated the implementation of site-specific fertilizer recommendations and the integration of available organic and inorganic fertilizers to achieve increased and sustainable crop production. In an effort to enhance the production capacity of maize in Ghana, a field trial was... Show More
  • Research Article

    Growth and Yield of Transplant Aman Rice (BRRI dhan38) as Affected by Weeding and Zinc Level

    Suria Sultana, Md. Belal Hossain, Md. Saiful Islam*

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: Dec. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2024
    Published: Feb. 04, 2024
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    Abstract: The study was conducted at the Agronomy Field Laboratory Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension, University of Rajshahi, during the period of July 2019 - December 2019 to study the effect of zinc and weeding on the yield of transplant Aman rice (BRRI dhan38). The experiment consisted of two factors i.e., i) four weeding treatment viz. (c... Show More
  • Research Article

    Study on the Optimal Steamed Bread Quality Characteristics of New Wheat Variety Jimai0435 with High-Quality

    Hua Fan, Dungong Cheng, Haosheng Li, Jianmin Song, Jianjun Liu, Xinyou Cao, Cheng Liu, Jun Guo, Ran Han, Faji Li, Shengnan Zhai, Yan Zi, Aifeng Liu*

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 31-37
    Received: Jan. 15, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Wheat variety Jimai0435 is recently released with high quality. It has excellent quality characteristics, especially the quality of steamed bread. In order to explore the optimal processing conditions for its steamed bread, its quality characteristics were introduced firstly, and then the effects of the fermentation time and pressing times on the s... Show More