Plant Physiology and Crop Ecology

Studies On Effects Of Substrates On Growth, Yield, Biochemical Composition And Degradation Potentials Of Oyster Mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacquin;Fries) P. kummer and Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quél. In Umudike, Abia State



Studies were carried out on the effects of different agro-wastes (saw dust, sugarcane baggasse and maize stalk) individually and in combination on the growth, yield, biochemical...

125 pages (40665 words) · Dissertations · 3 months ago

Efficacy Of Agro-Effluents In The Growth And Yield Of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) And Control Of Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne incognita)


The nematicidal effects of Agro-effluents (cowpea, cassava and maize effluents oil palm sludge and neem leaf extract) on root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) egg hatchability,...

1 page (16625 words) · Theses · 4 months ago

Evaluation Of Parapheromones For Mass Trapping Of Mango Fruit Fly (Ceratitis cosyra Walker) And Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) On Mango In Nihort Okigwe




Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is an important fruit crop in Nigeria. It is a source of essential vitamins and is also cultivated for its nutritional, medicinal and industrial...

1 page (18208 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Studies On Efficacy Of Plant Extracts In The Management Of Stem Borers On Three Rice Varieties In Umudike Southeastern Nigeria


A field trial was undertaken to study the efficacy of plant extracts in the management of rice stem borers at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria during...

123 pages (30889 words) · Theses · 7 months ago

Integration Of Residue Management, Spacing And Weed Control In The Management Of Mimosa Invisa Mart In Cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) Field At Umudike, Abia State.



Two separate field experiments were conducted during 2015 and 2016 cropping seasons at the National Root Crop Research Institute (N.R.C.R.I.) Umudike to evaluate the effect of...

220 pages (54472 words) · Theses · 11 months ago

Studies On Bacterial Fruit Spot Disease Of Six Varieties Of Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicon) And Their Bio-Control In Humid South Eastern Nigeria


Studies were carried out in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State to evaluate six tomato varieties for bacterial fruit spot disease of tomato both in field and...

62 pages (10910 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Effects Of Cassava Varieties And Weed Control Methods On Weed Population And Seedling Emergence At Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria


Weeds are plants growing spontaneously in naturally disturbed human habitat, which interfere with the activities of man and his environment (Akobundu, 1987),In other words, weeds are...

72 pages (14708 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

Effect Of Tillage, Weed Control Method And Mulching On Spearcrass (Imperata Cyliizdrica (L.) Raeuschel] Suppression And Soybean (Glycine Max (L.) Merr.J Yield In An Ultisol.


Field studies were conducted at the Research Farm of the National Horticultural Research Institute (NHRI), Okigwe, imo State in the 2005 and 2006 cropping seasons to investigate the effect...

80 pages (15144 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

In Vitro And In Vivo Control Of Colletotrichum Destructivum O'gara (The Causal Organism Of Cowpea Anthracnose In Nigeria) Using Some Plant Extracts


 An experiment was carried out in the laboratory of Plant Health Management Department of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike to check the effects of plant extracts of U....

46 pages (7529 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Effects Of Some Seed-Dressing Fungicides On Fungal Pathogens Associated With Maize Kernels Grown In Umuahia, South East Nigeria.


Thirty samples of maize kernels variety, Bende White, were obtained from the six (6) major markets (Ahiaukwu Market, Apumiri Market, Ndioru Market, Nkwoegwu Market, Town Market and...

88 pages (13014 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

Effects Of Crop Density And Weed Control Methods On Weed Growth And Yield Of Okra In Umudike, South Eastern Nigeria


 A field study was carried out during the 2005 dry and 2006 rainy seasons at the research farm of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike to determine the effect of crop...

87 pages (17890 words) · Theses · 1 year ago
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