AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

           ISSN: 1313 – 8820 (print)
           ISSN: 1314 – 412X (online)

Indexing: AGRIS (FAO), CABI, EBSCO-host, ROAD and DOAJ

 

Editor-in-Chief:

Prof. Ivaylo Sirakov

About the journal

Agricultural Science and Technology /AST/ was founded in 2009 by Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
It’s is published in English in one volume of 4 issues per year, as a printed journal and in electronic form.

This issue in 2024 is printed with the financial support by Contract No. 06-НП5/77 from 8.12.2023, financed by Bulgaria National Science Fund (BNSF), grant "Bulgarian scientific periodicals".

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  • Relationship between mineral fertilization, plant macro- and microelement contents and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
    L. Nenova*, M. Benkova, Ts. Simeonova, I. Atanassova Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection “N. Poushkarov”, Agricultural Academy, 1331 Sofia, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 20 January 2023; accepted for publication 14 December 2023) Abstract. The effectiveness of mineral fertilization on wheat productivity was determined in a field experiment on Alluvial-meadow soil (Fluvisol, FAO 2015) at the experimental field of […]
  • Effect of crop rotation on nitrogen leaching with the lysimetric waters in vulnerable areas
    Ts. Simeonova*, L. Nenova, M. Benkova, M. Nenov Agricultural Academy, Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection “N. Poushkarov”, Sofia, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 20 March 2023; accepted for publication 19 February 2024) Abstract. Climate change is known to subject the functioning of agroecosystems to high levels of biotic and abiotic stress and has a significant impact on agricultural production worldwide. Crop […]
  • Impact of farming structure on intensity of wild birds accidents
    I. Lazarova1*, G. Balieva1, S. Dimitrova2 1Department Food Quality and Safety and Veterinary Legislation, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora 6000, Bulgaria 2Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre – Green Balkans – Stara Zagora NGO, 6006 P. Box: 27 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 15 February 2023; accepted for publication 27 December 2023) Abstract. The living environment of progressively increasing […]
  • Biological and economic traits of Yasmina – a new variety of six-row spring barley with high productive potential
    D. Dimova* Agricultural Academy, Institute of Agriculture – Karnobat, 8400 Karnobat, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 26 June 2023; accepted for publication 11 March 2024) Abstract. The Yasmina variety is a new, highly productive spring fodder barley. It was created at the Institute of Agriculture in Karnobat by means of a combinatorial selection method. The biological and economic traits of the variety were tested in the Institute’s […]
  • Effect of application of foliar herbicides on the productivity and physical parameters of triticale cultivars (xTriticosecale Wittm.)
    Z. Petrova*, H. Stoyanov Agricultural Academy, Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute, 9520 General Toshevo, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 30 June 2022; accepted for publication 14 November 2023) Abstract. The aim of this research was to determine the effect of application of herbicides on productivity and physical parameters of triticale cultivars. The research was carried out in 2018 –2021 at Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute, General Toshevo (DAI). […]
  • Influence of Vermicompost and Biofertilizer on growth, head yield and quality of Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica)
    J. Hasan1*, K. Khatun2, T. Mostarin2, K.C. Karishma2, M.K.A. Nadim3, S.M.A. Chowdhury4 1Entomology Division, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture, BAU Campus, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh 2Department of Horticulture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh 3Biotechnology Division, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture, BAU Campus, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh 4Agronomy Division, Bangladesh […]
  • Implications of leaf micro-morphological and structural parameters in the regulation of transpiration in durum wheat cultivars under semi-arid conditions of Algeria
    F. Tahir*1,2 1Department of Biology, Faculty of Life and Science, Ibn Khaldoun University 14000, Tiaret Algeria, Laboratory of Biotechnology and Nutrition in Dry Areas 2Field Crops Technical Institute ITGC 14000 Tiaret, Algeria (Manuscript received 15 October 2023; accepted for publication 26 February 2024) Abstract. In Algeria, drought is a major abiotic constraint responsible for the low productivity of durum wheat. This study aims to identify […]
  • Application of mobile fluorescence spectroscopy in determination of varietal differences in Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)
    V. Slavova* Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute, Department of Plant Breeding Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Agricultural Academy Bulgaria (Manuscript received 5 September 2023; accepted for publication 27 February 2024) Abstract. The present study aims to establish the application of fluorescence spectroscopy as a mobile field method in the determination of varietal differences in Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.). The experimental studies were […]
  • Phytopathological screening of common winter wheat lines for resistance to Puccinia triticina
    V. Ivanova* Agricultural Academy, Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute, 9520 General Toshevo, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 4 October 2023; accepted for publication 15 February 2024) Abstract. Leaf rust on wheat caused by P. triticina is the most widespread fungal disease worldwide and in Bulgaria. The development of wheat genotypes resistant to leaf rust is related to the different types of resistance and ways of gene inheritance. The different […]
  • Assessment in mutant lines of winter barley using BLUPs
    B. Dyulgerova*, N. Dyulgerov Agricultural Academy, Institute of Agriculture – Karnobat, 8400 Karnobat, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 20 November 2023; accepted for publication 15 February 2024) Abstract. This study aimed to assess genetic variability for grain yield and yield-related traits of mutant lines of winter barley, employing BLUP methodology. Traits spike length, spikelet number in spike, grain number in spike, grain weight per […]
  • Pythium-induced damping-off disease and its management in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.): A review
    A. Adhikari, D. Oli, P. Poudel, P. B. Magar, S. Pandit, A. Pokhrel, S.B. Gurung, J. Shrestha 1Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal 2Montana State University, Department of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, Bozeman, USA 3Nepal Agricultural Research Council, National Plant Pathology Research Centre, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal 4Nepal Agricultural Research Council, National Maize […]

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