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Journal of Botanical Research

ISSN: 2630-5054 (Online)

Vol. 2 , Iss. 1 (January 2020)

  • Articles

    Evaluation of Biomass and Vegetative Propagation of Spilanthes Oleracea Jacq. (Asteraceae)

    William Diatta, Kady Diatta, Alioune Dior Fall, Serigne Ibra Mbacké Dieng
    1-3

    Article ID: 1614    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jrb.v2i1.1614
    948  (Abstract) 83  (Download)

    Abstract:

    Spilanthes oleracea Jacq. is an herbaceous plant whose scientific literature attributes among others, anti-malarial and anti-bilharzia properties. These virtues justify the placing on the market of drugs based on the plant. Our study consisted on the one hand to evaluate the biomass of the plant on a soil of dune amended and on soil of unamended dune... More

  • Reviews

    The Use of RNA Interference in Enhancing Plant Resistance against Nematodes

    Siye Chen
    4-11

    Article ID: 1759    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jrb.v2i1.1759
    982  (Abstract) 96  (Download)

    Abstract:

    Plant-parasitic nematodes caused severe yield loss in major crops all over the world. The most wild-used strategies to combat the nematodes is the chamical nematicides, but the overuse of synthetic nematicides threaten sustainable agriculture development. Other strategies, like resistance cultivars and crop rotation, have limited efficiency. Thus, the utilization of molecular biotechnology like RNA interference... More

  • Reviews

    Covid-19, Challenges and Recommendations in Agriculture

    Mehdi Zarei, Abdullah Kaviani Rad
    12-15

    Article ID: 1841    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jrb.v2i1.1841
    1069  (Abstract) 127  (Download)

    Abstract: On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 is a pandemic disease that is spreading at different speeds in different countries of the world. Given these issues, the global economy is experiencing a different and new experience that is currently taking place in different countries. We are seeing a decrease in production, logistical... More

  • Reviews

    Effects of GMO Agricultural Products on Living Things

    Ercan Çatak, Ali Atalay
    16-19

    Article ID: 1764    DOI:https://doi.org/10.30564/jrb.v2i1.1764
    3258  (Abstract) 525  (Download)

    Abstract: By obtaining changes on gene sequences of living things with the applied biotechnological methods; The idea of "Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)", which aims to bring the living creature in question the original gene combinations with the desired characteristics, came to life in the late twentieth century. Despite the high probability that hunger problems may increase... More