Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Adaptability and Stability of Soybean Cultivars Under Different Times of Sowing in Southern Brazil

    Augusto Tessele, Robson Fernando Missio, Juliano Boroluzzi Lorenzetti, Jean Carlos Bortoloto Trentini, Ruan Carlos Navarro Furtado, Giovane Moreno

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Mar. 07, 2016
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2016
    Published: Mar. 29, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20160402.11
    Abstract: There is a large number of soybean cultivars recommended to the many regions that soybean is cultivated and, even though these cultivars hold a high potential yield, the environmental variation can alter the expected yield due to the genetic x environment interaction. So, the aim of this study was to evaluate the adaptability and stability of ten s... Show More
  • Foliar Morphometric Study of Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae)

    Regigláucia Rodrigues de Oliveira, Francilene Leonel Campos, Ivanilza Moreira de Andrade

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: Mar. 14, 2016
    Accepted: Mar. 24, 2016
    Published: Apr. 12, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20160402.12
    Abstract: Jatropha curcas L., is popularly known as physic nut, is native to Brazil and it belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family, whose seed is extracted an oil that might be used in the production of biodiesel. It is one of the only oil varieties that do not directly compete with food agriculture. Despite the great potential of Jatropha, several factors must ... Show More
  • Anatomical, Pollen Grains and Seed Exomorphic Studies on Five Species of Cleome L (Cleomaceae Bercht. & Presl) Collected from South West of Saudi Arabia

    Wael Taha Kasem

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: Mar. 16, 2016
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2016
    Published: Apr. 13, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20160402.13
    Abstract: Micromorphological attributes for five species of C. gynandra L., C. viscosa L, C. scaposa DC, C. paradoxa B.BR and C. brachycarpa Vahl ex DC. belonging to genus Cleome L. in south west of Saudi Arabia was studied by light (LM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM). Studies are interested by hair characters, stomata behaviour, stem and leaf anatom... Show More