Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Hydrogen Sulphide Improves Iron Homeostasis in Wheat Under Iron-Deficiency

    Xia Zhang, Yang Zhang, Lu Zhang, Huijie Zhao, Hua Li

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 170-176
    Received: 9 October 2017
    Accepted: 20 October 2017
    Published: 24 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20170506.11
    Abstract: Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is emerging as an important gaseous molecule involved in various plant developmental processes and plant stress responses. In this study, exogenous H2S donor (sodium hydrosulfide, NaHS) treated wheat plants were used to investigate the role of H2S in response to iron-deficiency. The results showed that H2S significantly alle... Show More
  • Collection, Identification and Survey the Traditional Medicinal Uses of Medicinal Plants of Maneh and Semelghan Region in North Khorasan Province of Iran

    Ali Akbar Ameri, Ali Ashraf Jafari

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 177-184
    Received: 20 September 2017
    Accepted: 6 October 2017
    Published: 29 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20170506.12
    Abstract: The Maneh-Semelghan county of North Khorasan province because of climate diversity and topography has a very diverse and valuable vegetation reserves that constitutes a high percentage of medicinal plants. Due to people familiar with medicinal plants, many of these plants are known by local names and people are in widespread use in traditional medi... Show More
  • Efficacy of Selected Fungicides in Controlling Foliar Diseases of Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

    Fateh Un Tuli, Md. Iqbal Hossain, Shamima Akter Shapla, Md. Anwar Hussain, Md. Rabiul Basar Talukdar, Md. Abu Kawochar, Jannatul Ferdous

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 185-190
    Received: 26 April 2017
    Accepted: 24 October 2017
    Published: 8 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20170506.13
    Abstract: An experiment was conducted at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh to evaluate the efficacy of different fungicides against major foliar diseases of rice, namely brown spot (Bipolarisoryzae), blast (Pyriculariagrisea), narrow brown leaf spot (Cercosporaoryzae) and sheath rot (Sarocladiumoryzae). Nine fungicides such as Knowin 50 WP 0.... Show More
  • Marketing Potentialities and Constraints for Frafra Potato: Case of the Main Markets of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

    Romaric Kiswendsida Nanéma, Nerbéwendé Sawadogo, Renan Ernest Traoré, Aminata Hamidou Ba

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 191-195
    Received: 25 October 2017
    Accepted: 14 November 2017
    Published: 12 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20170506.14
    Abstract: Frafra potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius) is a herbaceous specie of the family of Lamiaceae. It is cultivated in the tropical regions of Asia and Africa, mainly by the small holder farmers, as a subsistence tuber crop. It is one of the neglected species with potential for commercialization. In Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou is known to be an important ... Show More
  • The Evolution of Weed Population in Golf Turf of Southern China

    Xue Guang, Ma Jianxia, Du Jinrong, Li Chunyan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 196-204
    Received: 1 November 2017
    Accepted: 27 November 2017
    Published: 11 January 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20170506.15
    Abstract: Based on the investigation of weed in warm season turf of 46 Golf courses in southern China during 1998-2000 and 2013-2015 respectively. 159 kinds of weed were determined. Most of weed population or community contained 20 kinds of element weed including Digitaria sanguinalis, Paspalum conjugatum, Axonpus compressus, Panicum repens, Poa annua; Cyper... Show More