Agriculture
Farm-scale water productivity for tomato with mulched drip irrigation

Zanist Qader Hama-Aziz; Rebwar Ahmed Mustafa; Hemin Abubakir Neima

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 144-149

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.351619.1144

Abstract
  Water productivity relates to the amount of yield per unit of water used. Water productivity is not reported for most crops in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) where water scarcity recently forces farmers to shift from traditional farming methods including surface irrigation on bare soil to ...  Read More

Agriculture
MULTI-ENVIRONMENT TEST FOR STABILITY AND ADAPTABILITY USING LINE X TESTER CROSSING DESIGN IN MAIZE

Masood Saber Mohammed; Sherwan Towfiq

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 197-204

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.361531.1161

Abstract
  Stability and adaptability are two main Characteristics that affect most field crops' growth and yield. maize is mainly affected and highly sensitive to environmental conditions. Therefore, the present study aimed to evaluate the stability and adaptability of maize crop genotypes for some agronomic traits ...  Read More

Agriculture
Effect of ZnO, Cu, and SiO2 Nanoparticles on Drought Resistance in Two Wheat Varieties: Kalar1 and Kalar2 during Seedling Stage.

Dalia Hashem Jasem; Mohammed I Khalil

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 205-210

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.361419.1160

Abstract
  Drought is abiotic stress that directly influences crop growth performance, including wheat. In this study, the nanotechnology method was applied to decrease the impact of drought on wheat growth. For this purpose, three types of drought resistance nanoparticles (Silicon dioxide (SiO2), Zinc oxide (ZnO), ...  Read More

Agriculture
Morphological and Molecular Identification of Ixodid Ticks that Infest Ruminants in Erbil province, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Khalid Jabar Aziz

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 8-13

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.301552.1084

Abstract
  A cross- sectional survey was conducted in Erbil province from April to July 2021 to estimate the prevalence of major Ixodid ticks on ruminants and to identify tick species using morphological and molecular tools. A total of 687 animals (202 cattle, 287 sheep and 198 goats) examined, and 254 (36.9 %) ...  Read More

Agriculture
INFLUENCES OF DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS OF HERBICIDES ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF MAIZE AS WELL AS THEIR EFFECTS ON THE ASSOCIATED WEEDS IN NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA

Abdulrahman M Dogara; Saber W. Hamad; Bawale S Halliru; Nura Wada; Tahir Dalorima

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 31-36

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.309284.1097

Abstract
  The field experiment was conducted in the dry season between December 2012 to April 2013 at Bakori, Bakori local government, Katsina (11033’N, 7036’E). The experiment consisted of 8 treatments levels which include 4 different formulations each; viz: ParaeForce(R) at 150ml / 20L and 200ml ...  Read More