Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023

  • Distribution and Regeneration Status of Guibourtia copallifera Benn. in Sierra Leone

    Jonathan Johnny, Aiah Lebbie, Richard Wadsworth

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 39-53
    Received: Apr. 15, 2023
    Accepted: May 15, 2023
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was conducted to assess the species distributional range, structure, and regeneration status of G. copallifera Benn. A distributional survey was conducted in over 30 villages and communities where claims were made about the presence of this species. At four locations, pairs of large plots measuring 500m x 20m were laid out 400m apart and... Show More
  • The Release and Registration of “Walashe” Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Variety

    Hiwot Sebsibe, Endeshaw Tadesse, Kasahun Tadesse, Ermias Teshome, Girma Fana

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 54-57
    Received: Nov. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2022
    Published: Jun. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: Walashe is a common name for six - rowed, hulled food barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) variety with a pedigree designation of IBON HI 14/15 P#116. The variety has been developed and released by Sinana agricultural research center for commercial production in the highlands of Bale. It has been tested at Sinana, Goba, Adaba, Dodola and Gassera areas durin... Show More
  • Study of Strawberry Fertilization Practices and Their Effects on Fruit Yield and Quality in the Loukkos-Gharb Region

    Amal Nakro, Lamiae Ghaouti, Ahmed Bennani, Sifeddine Ouahdani, Aziz Ezzahouani, Badre El Himdy, Ahmed Bamouh

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 58-63
    Received: Jan. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 24, 2023
    Published: Jun. 05, 2023
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of strawberry fertilization practices on fruit yield and quality in the Loukkos-Gharb region in Morocco. The investigation combined a survey carried out among strawberry growers, and fruit laboratory analysis performed on strawberry samples collected from growers’ farms. Our results show that c... Show More
  • Characterization of the Production System of Tiger Nuts Nutritionals Tubers Cultivated and Marketed in Benin

    Zérach Jésugnon Noukpozounkou, Eric Marius Badoussi, Balbine Fagla Amoussou, Nicodème Chabi, Paulin Azokpota

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 64-73
    Received: Mar. 21, 2023
    Accepted: May 18, 2023
    Published: Jun. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: Nutsedge is a neglected perennial plant whose roots produce tuberous seeds with high nutritional potential. The valuation of this species requires knowledge of the national availability. This study aims to assess the availability and production systems of tiger nuts in the face of food insecurity in Benin. A survey was done conducted in the 7 agric... Show More
  • Effect of Halo, Osmo and Hydro-Priming on Yield and Yield Related Traits of Common Bean at Raya Valley of Tigray Region, Ethiopia

    Takele Mitiku

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 74-79
    Received: May 08, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2023
    Published: Jun. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was carried out in order to evaluate effect of seed priming on seed yield and yield components of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) at Tigray region, Mehone agricultural research center. Low quality seed causes poor seedling emergence, which is one of the biggest barriers to closing the enormous yield gap, particularly in environments ... Show More
  • Effects of Fertilizer Application on Growth, Yield and Nutritional Quality of Black Sesame (Sesamum radiatum Schum)

    Olusola Olusegun James, Adejoro Solomon Alaba, Aiyelari O. Peter, Akinbuwa Olumakinde

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: Dec. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 03, 2023
    Published: Jun. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: The experiment was conducted in Ibadan, Nigeria during 2020 and 2021 cropping season to determine the effects of fertilizer application on the growth, yield and nutritional quality of black sesame (Sesamum radiatum S.). The treatments were poultry manure at the rate of 4 t/ha, pig manure at the rate of 4 t/ha, NPK 20:10:10 fertilizer at the rate of... Show More
  • The Characterization of Anatomical Indices of Seed Coat Formation of Diploid and Tetraploid Representatives of the Genus Gossypium L

    Nina Tutushkina, Abdumavlyan Abdullaev, Ziroat Ernazarova

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: Aug. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 14, 2022
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: The biomorphological and genetic diversity of cotton that exists in nature includes about 50 species belonging to the genus Gossypium L. of the family Malvaceae Juss. Many of its representatives, and especially wild ones, are carriers of valuable traits and biological properties, but due to a number of objective reasons, they are little used in pra... Show More
  • Participatory Demonstration and Evaluation of Common Bean Technologies in Lowlands of Borana, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

    Feyissa Desiso

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 93-97
    Received: Apr. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 15, 2023
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: The study was conducted inYabello district of Borana zone with the objectives of demonstrating and evaluating the productivity and profitability of haricot bean varieties, creating awareness, improving farmers’ knowledge and skill and enhance linkage among the relevant stakeholders for the two consecutive years, 2020-2021. A total of fourteen (14) ... Show More
  • Systematic Collection and Analysis of Alternative Splicing Events in Potato Plants

    Atinuke Ogungbayi, Jessica Lee, Vishwa Vaghela, Feng Yu, Xiangjia Min

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 98-106
    Received: Apr. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2023
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Potato [Solanum tuberosum L.] is one of the major food plants with complete genome sequences available. Plant genes are subjected to alternative splicing (AS), a process increases both transcriptome and proteome diversities. The work reports a systematic genome-wide study on identification and analysis of AS events by integrating multiple sources o... Show More