Emerging Innovations in Agriculture: From Theory to Practice

Edited by Amitava Rakshit

ISBN: 978-618-5065-84-3, 230 pages

First published in 2015 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 40 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

 

Preface

i

About the Author

iii

Emerging Innovations in Agriculture: From Theory to Practice: An Introduction

Amitava Rakshit

v

Part I: Concept

1.

An FPGA based Computer System for Greenhouse Control

Nonel Thirer and Uchansky Igor

3

2.

Vanilla Protoplasts: Isolation and Electro Fusion

Wayner Montero-Carmona and Víctor M. Jiménez

15

3.

Exploration of Genetic Variability of Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Landraces through ISSR Markers

Margarita Gisela Peña-Ortega, Juan Enrique Rodríguez-Pérez, Luis Manuel Serrano-Covarrubias and Juan Martínez- Solís

31

4.

Physiological Seed Quality and Fungi Incidence in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Seeds Treated with Microwave Radiation

Juan Martínez Solís, Ana M. Nieves Flores and Margarita Gisela Peña Ortega

41

5.

Development of Turf-type Poa pratensis L. Germplasm for Seed Production without Field Burning

William J. Johnston, Richard C. Johnson, Charles T. Golob, Mathew C. Nelson, Kathleen L. Dodson, Gwen K. Stahnke and Elizabeth A. Guertal

49

6.

Effect of Sowing Technology on Winter Oilseed Rape Density in Autumn and Plant Overwintering

Edward Wilczewski, Grażyna Harasimowicz-Hermann and Grzegorz Lemańczyk

57

7.

Mode of Antifungal Activity of Streptomyces hygroscopicus against Colletotrichum spp.

Mila Grahovac, Jovana Grahovac, Jelena Dodić, Ivana Tadijan, Jelica Balaž, Brankica Tanović and Jovana Hrustić

67

8.

Do Consumers Fully Benefit from the Richness of Dietary Contribution to Human Health offered by Tomato

Elena Balacheva, Mariana Radkova, Elena Shopova and Nasia Tomlekova

75

9.

Adaptation and Determination of Some Characteristic with Grafted Dwarf M9 Apple Rootstocks onto Some Standart Apple (Malus comminus L.) Cultivars in East

Halil İbrahim Oguz, Deniz Erogul and Cüneyt Uyak

83

Part II: Country Experiences

10.

Gypsum emerged as a Potential Amendment in Saline Sodic Soils of Sangamner Area, Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India

Keshav Deshmukh

95

11.

Agro Energy and Familiar Agriculture in the Brazilian Northeast Semiarid Region

Gustavo Bittencourt Machado

109

12.

Some Physicochemical Properties of White Mulberry (Morus alba L.) Genotypes Harvested from Southeast Anatolia Region of Turkey

Deniz Erogul, Halil İbrahim Oğuz and Fatih Şen

125

13.

Economic Aspects of Milk Production in Organic and Conventional Specialised Dairy Farms in Poland

Marcin Żekało

135

14.

Preliminary Results of the Study on Food and Nutrition Safety in the Border Zone of Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Wilfrido Paniagua Madrigal, Tomas de Jesus Guzman Hernandez, V. Larumbe Galech, R. Rodriguez Quiroz, Freddy Aleman Zeledón, B. Mendieta Araica, Sandra Lovo Jerez, Lilliam de Jesús Lezama Gaitán and R. Larios

145

15.

Comparison between Slow, Programmable Freezing and Fast Freezing Protocol of Hungarian Guinea Fowl Spermatozoa

Thieu Ngoc Lan Phuong, Eva Varadi, Barbara Vegi, Krisztina Liptoi and Judit Barna

161

16.

The Local Plant Genetic Resources and their Integration into Family Farms, using" Mixed Orchards "in Border Communities in Costa Rica

Carlos Munoz Ruiz, Tomas de Jesus Guzman Hernandez and V. Larumbe Galech

171

17.

Adaptation of Hungarian Guinea Fowl to Tropical Underprivileged Regions of South Vietnam

Dong Xuan Kisne Do Thi, Istvan Szalay and Thieu Ngoc Lan Phuong

197

18.

Starch, Proteins and Minerals Content of Papua New Guinea Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Corms

Andrej Mergedus, Cyril Atung, Birte Nass-Komolong, Kristl Janja, Anton Ivancic and Vincent Lebot

205