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AMA, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America

AMA, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (AMA) (issn: 00845841) is a peer reviewed journal first published online after indexing scopus in 1982. AMA is published by Farm Machinery Industrial Research Corp and Shin-Norinsha Co. AMA publishes every subjects of general engineering and agricultural engineering. Lizi Jiaohuan Yu Xifu/Ion Exchange and Adsorption Fa yi xue za zhi Dianzi Yu Xinxi Xuebao/Journal of Electronics and Information Technology Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment

Submission Deadline
26 Jun 2024 (Vol - 55 , Issue- 06 )
Upcoming Publication
30 Jun 2024 (Vol - 55 , Issue 06 )

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AMA, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America

AMA, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (ISSN: 00845841) is a peer-reviewed journal. The journal covers Agricultural and Biological Sciences and all sort of engineering topic. the journal's scopes are in the following fields but not limited to:

Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunication
Electronic Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Civil and architectural engineering
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Commercial Design
Information Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Food Engineering

“The study of salinity stress on the different genotypes of Taramira (Eruca sativa mill.).”

Paper ID- AMA-09-05-2022-11352

Breeding for salinity tolerance crop varieties in oil seed crop like Taramira (Eruca sativa Mill.) is paramount important for sustainable oilseed production as well as self-sufficiency of Indian nation. This study was aimed to assess the effect of salinity on 8 different genotypes of taramira at seedling stage for 12 traits at seedling stage. The study revealed that the genotypes RTM-1351 and RTM-1355 showed tolerance and provided overall high stability results in higher salinity concentration. These genotypes might be useful for further invigorating the breeding programme and to broaden the genetic base of existing varieties of taramira crop to increase productivity.

The study of genotypic and phenotypic coefficient of variations, heritability and genetic advance of seedling characteristics of taramira (Eruca sativa mill.) under Salt Stress Conditions.

Paper ID- AMA-09-05-2022-11351

Soil salinity is the major factor responsible for poor germination, growth and development leading to reduction in crop yield. The present study was conducted with aim to evaluate 10 genotypes of taramira at 4 levels of salinity concentrations. Observations on12 parameters were recorded including germination percentage and other seedling traits. The two genotypes RTM-1351 and RTM-1355 exhibited significant variation among all the traits and the levels of salinity concentrations. High heritability coupled with high genetic advance was observed for root fresh weight, such trait can be exploited for selection criteria for developing salinity tolerance varieties.

Effect of different liquid biofertilizers and fertility levels on growth of cluster bean (Cymopsis tetragonoloba)

Paper ID- AMA-08-05-2022-11349

The experiment was conducted on farm of Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute (RARI), Durgapura, Jaipur (Raj.) to study the Effect of different liquid biofertilizers and fertility levels on growth, yield and quality of cluster bean (cymopsis tetragonoloba). The test crops were raised on field during kharif-2018 and 2019. The experiment was laid out in factorial randomized block design (FRBD). The treatment details of experiment comprised with two factors eight treatment of liquid biofertilizer: control (L0), Rhizobium (L 1), PSB (L2), KMB (L 3), SSB (L 4), Rhizobium + PSB (L 5), Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB (L 6) and Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB + SSB (L 7) and (2) three treatment of fertility levels: 100 % recommended dose of fertilizers (F1),75% RDF (F2) and 50 % RDF (F3) and total number of treatment were 24. The maximum increase in growth parameters viz., plant height, number of branches per plant, leaf area and dry matter accumulation, effective root nodules per plant, nodules dry weight, CGR, RGR and NAR observed in 100 % RDF (F1) with Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB + SSB (L 7) but the combination of 75% RDF with Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB + SSB (L 7) found the similar effect with 100% RDF with Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB + SSB (L 7). However, the combined treatment of 75% RDF with Rhizobium + PSB+ KMB + SSB (L 7) noticed significantly superior than other treatment.

Design, fabrication, and preliminary evaluation of a Ditcher for rehabilitation of minor canals (Minors) in the Gezira scheme.

Paper ID- AMA-08-05-2022-11348

Efforts to find a possible solution of sedimentation in irrigation canals in the Gezira scheme in Sudan was thoroughly reviewed. As a contribution in these efforts, a desedimentation ditcher was conceptually designed. The newly designed ditcher was to be attached to a motor grader to de-sediment and rehabilitate the irrigation canals (minor canals) in the scheme. The tested model gave encouraging results and may further developed into a full-scale ditcher that can readily be mounted on a motor grader to perform desedimentation. The modeled machine has the potential to improve efficiency, energy consumption leading to enhancement of time management regarding the rehabilitation of the canalization system at much lower cost. The modeled Ditcher is expected to respond to the challenges paused by the current methods such as damage and change of section profile of the Minors and negatively influencing the production.

Assessment of post-harvest quality of guava cv. Pant Prabhat under different canopy heights and planting densities

Paper ID- AMA-06-05-2022-11340

The experiment was conducted to study the influence of canopy height, planting density, and their interactions on the post-harvest quality of guava. The experiment consisted of 4 different canopy heights [1.25m (H1), 1.5m (H2), 1.75m (H3), and unpruned (H4)] and 3 planting densities [5555 (D1), 3333 (D2), and (D3) 4444 plants ha-1] with total 12 treatment combinations laid out in factorial RBD was conducted to evaluate the post-harvest quality of rainy and winter season guava fruits at different period intervals (2, 4 and 6 days after harvesting or DAH) under ambient storage conditions. Winter season crop superseded rainy season crop in maintaining the fruit quality at 6DAH with reduced loss in physiological weight, volume, TSS, titratable acidity and ascorbic acid contents. Spoilage percentage was more than 60% in both seasons with a little higher in the rainy season on the 6th DAH. During the winter season, canopy at 1.25m height (H1) and in the rainy crop, at 1.75 m (H3) with 3333 planting densities (D2) showed supremacy in maintaining the fruit quality during 6 days storage under ambient conditions.