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Phenotypic Characterization of Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Accessions Conserved at the Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Institute: Experimental Investigation

The researchers wanted to see how different ten accessions from Zimbabwe’s Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Institute (GRBI) differed in terms of qualitative and quantitative characteristics. The accessions were planted in three replicates in a Randomized Complete Block Design. To collect qualitative and quantitative traits, the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR) developed the common…
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January 7, 2022 0

Medicinal Plant Mucuna pruriens: From Farm to Pharma

Mucuna pruriens, commonly known in India as Kaucha, is well-known for its neuroprotective and aphrodisiac properties and has been widely used since ancient times in the Indian Ayurveda System for the preparation of herbal formulations and tonics. Compared to other legumes, Mucuna seeds have a higher amount of L-Dopa and is a promising medication in…
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November 6, 2020 0

Productivity of Some Hausa Potato Accessions (Solenostemon rotundifolius (Poir) J. K. Morton in Jos-Plateau Environment

The Hausa potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius (Poir)) J. K. Morton is a tropical, multipurpose crop with different economic values. Its productivity is, however, low in terms of fresh tuber yield in the accessions available for cultivation in Nigeria. Consequently, many farmers are not encouraged to cultivate the crop, thereby limiting its popularity. This study was, therefore,…
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July 25, 2019 0