Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022

  • Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Method for Rapid Detection of Rf1 Event in Transgenic Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)

    Zhang Jihong, Wang Jiaying, Zhao Lei, Huang Suwen, Chen Xianfeng

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 86-90
    Received: Apr. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 18, 2022
    Published: May 07, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20221003.11
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    Abstract: Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) is one of the most studied crops for genetic engineering. Up to now, at least 11 GM rapeseed varieties have been approved for commercial production. During this study, a simple and rapid LAMP method was established for detection of Rf1 event in transgenic rapeseed. Position 143-353 in the right border junction sequence ... Show More
  • A Survey of Insect Pests Attacking Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and Their Natural Enemies in Zimbabwe

    Onias Dube, Nhamo Mudada, Tsvakai Gama, Tavagwisa Muziri

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 91-95
    Received: Apr. 08, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2022
    Published: May 07, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20221003.12
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    Abstract: Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Wild.) was first introduced in Zimbabwe in 2017. As a new crop introduction, studies to understand the agronomic and biotic factors affecting quinoa cultivation are needed. A study to identify pests associated with quinoa production was therefore carried out at Midlands State University farm in Zimbabwe. A survey was cond... Show More
  • Effect of NPS Fertilizer Rates on Yield and Yield Components of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Varieties at Uke, Western Ethiopia

    Kelemua Zebene, Negash Geleta

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 96-105
    Received: Mar. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2022
    Published: May 07, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20221003.13
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    Abstract: In Ethiopia, sesame is the leading oil crop followed by Niger seed and linseed; and oil seed is the third largest sector after cereal and pulse. Production and productivity of sesame is greatly affected by lack of optimum fertilizer rate, inappropriate sowing time, lack of optimum plant population, biotic and a biotic factor such as disease and pes... Show More
  • Land Suitability Evaluation for Moringa oleifera Tree Using GIS and AHP Techniques in Weyieb Sub Basin, Ethiopia

    Getachew Haile Wondimu, Woubalem Abera Ayansa

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 106-118
    Received: Mar. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2022
    Published: May 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20221003.14
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    Abstract: Moringa has been widely used for centuries due to its medicinal properties, nutritional (healthy diet), environmental protection, animal feed and for the purification of turbid surface water. This study examines and evaluate land unit of Weyieb sub basin for the cultivation of moringa tree based on factors that significantly influences the tree gro... Show More
  • Biodiversity and Ethnobotanical Use Values of Some Plant Species in Gaya Department (Niger)

    Oumarou Manirou, Ali Ado, Amani Abdou, Mahamane Ali, Saadou Mahamane

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 119-129
    Received: Jun. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 24, 2022
    Published: Jun. 30, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20221003.15
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    Abstract: The objective of this work is to identify in Gaya the plant species socio-economic inter est for the population, their forms of use and the use values of each species used in the different categories of use. Thus, an ethnobotanical survey using an individual interview guide was conducted in 15 villages. In each village, a village assembly was held ... Show More