American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017

  • Pedological Characterization of Some Typical Alluvial Soils of Kilombero District, Tanzania

    Asheri Mwamba Kalala, Balthazar Michael Msanya, Nyambilila Abdallah Amuri, Johnson Mashambo Semoka

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: 18 December 2016
    Accepted: 4 January 2017
    Published: 2 March 2017
    Abstract: This study was carried out in Kilombero District, Tanzania with the objective of characterizing the soils in terms of their morphology, genesis, physico-chemical properties and classification. Three pedons KISA-P1, MKU-P1 and MBA-P1 were identified within the Kilombero Valley, dug, described and sampled. Disturbed and undisturbed soil samples were ... Show More
  • Evaluation of Some Biopesticidal Formulations Against Teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) Skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in India

    Nitin Kulkarni, Sanjay Dattatray Paunikar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 12-15
    Received: 17 February 2017
    Accepted: 25 February 2017
    Published: 14 March 2017
    Abstract: Efficacy of five commercial modern biopesticidal formulations was evaluated against the penultimate instar larvae of E. machaeralis in field-cum-lab experiments. These were; plant derived product (Ozomite® @ 0.0025% to 0.02%), Beauveria bassiana with combinations of other entomopathogenic fungi (Bioseal plus® @ 0.05% to 0.30%, i.e., 5x105 to 3.0x10... Show More