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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/009     Original article

Estimation of nitrogen uptake dynamics in banana with two simple indicators of biomass

M. Ruillé1,2,a, E. Dorey1,2 and M. Dorel1,2
1 CIRAD, UPR GECO, F-97130 Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Guadeloupe, France
2 GECO, Université Montpellier, CIRAD, Montpellier, France

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/010     Original article

Agroecological farming practices against fruit flies in Central Eastern Tanzania

J.A. Bakengesa1,3,a, A.B. Kudra1, M. De Meyer2, M. Virgilio2, M.W. Mwatawala1 and R.O. Majubwa1
1 Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), P.O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania
2 Royal Museum for Central Africa, Invertebrates Section and JEMU, Leuvensesteenweg 13, B3080 Tervuren, Belgium
3 Department of Biology, The University of Dodoma (UDOM), P.O. Box 259, Dodoma, Tanzania

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/011     Original article

Optimizing agronomic practices for pineapple (Ananas comosus (L). Merr. ‘MD-2’ cultivar) production based on growth stages

J. Vásquez-Jiménez1,a,, D.P. Bartholomew2, B. Vargas3, C.J. Wilkerson4 and G. Hoogenboom5
1 Doctorado en Ciencias Naturales para el Desarrollo (DOCINADE), Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional, Universidad Estatal a Distancia, Costa Rica
2 Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Science, University of Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.
3 Biostatistics Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
4 Independent Scholar, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.
5 Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/012     Original article

Apple cultivation and its major challenging constraints in the Central Highlands of Madagascar

M. Ranaivozandriny1,2,3, S. Ravelomanantsoa2, H. Rasolofoarivao2, L. Raveloson Ravaomanarivo1 and H. Delatte3,a
1 Department of Entomology, Faculty of Sciences, Université of Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar
2 Department of Agricultural Research, CENRADERU/FOFIFA, Antananarivo, Madagascar
3 UMR PVBMT, CIRAD, Saint Pierre, La Réunion, France

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/005     Original article

Estimation of flowers and fruits production and loss in Moringa oleifera Lam.

B.F. Bazie1,2,a, M.C.E. Dao1 and O. Gnankine2
1 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique, Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (CNRST/INERA), 03 BP 7047 Ouagadougou 03, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2 Université Joseph Ki Zerbo, UFR/SVT, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/006     Original article

A comparison of the anti-proliferative activity of Carica papaya L. extracts obtained from bioreactor and field roots against Caco-2 and HeLa human carcinoma cell lines

N. Jamieson1, J. Shalom1,2, R. Drew1 and I. Cock1,2
1 School of Natural Sciences, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, 4111, Australia
2 Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, 4111, Australia

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/007     Original article

Evaluation of jamun genotypes for seed mineral content

N.U. Vani1, P.C. Tripathi2, T.R. Rupa3, A. Prabhakar Singh3 and V. Keshava Rao4
1 Division of Fruits, IGKV, Raipur, India
2 Department of Horticulture, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru, India
3 Department of Fruit Science, College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur, India
4 Division of Basic Sciences, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru, India

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DOI: 10.17660/th2023/008     Original article

Collaborative expression of FLOWERING LOCUS C in heat-tolerant cauliflower

Chen-Yu Lin1, Ching-Hsiang Hsieh2, Tzu-Ying Yeh1 and Hsiang-I Lee1,a
1 Fengshan Tropical Horticultural Experiment Branch, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2 Department of Plant Industry, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan

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