This study used methanol solvent to extract active ingredients from cinnamon bark. After geting cinnamon bark extract, added chitosan powderto create biological preparations to protect coffee roots from harmful nematodes. Experimental results showed that preparations and extracts have had no effect on stimulating growth plants of aerial parts. Treatment formula for concentration of 0.2% of preparations got the highest efficiency in anti-nematicidal activity compared to other treatments. The efficiency of…

Weight gain of fattening cattle fed by Total Mixed Ration (TMR)(29/10/2019)

Truong La, Ph.D Division of Research Management and International Cooperation      Using 18 Brahman crossbred bulls from 19 to 20 months for an experiment to examine their Average Daily Gain (ADG) while using diets of Total Mixed Ration (TMR). The bulls were allocated into 6 lots, each of 3 heads. Bulls were fed in 3 different rations by starch foods (maize meal, rice bran, cassava meal) with the same…

The role of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in coffee fermentation in order to improve the green coffee bean quality(12/08/2019)

      Tran Thi Tham Ha (M.Sc) Division of Post-havest Studies       Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a species of yeast that is commonly used in food industry such as winemaking, baking and brewing. The yeast is able to secrete pectinlyase and polygalacturonase enzymes, which help the degradation of coffee mucilage and pulp. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is essential for coffee fermentation as it can contribute to accelerating the rate of fermentation,…

Results on building the beef breeding models for using the Total Mixed Ration – TMR in Lam Dong province(10/07/2019)

Truong La, Ph.D Division of Research Management and International Cooperation      Applying techniques to use Total Mixed Ration – TMR to build high-yield beef cattle models for breeding and fattening. For each model, feeding 06 Brahman crossbred bulls with TMR diets; but for the control, cows are fed by their normal feeds. The time for  feeding cows is 90 days. The results: for the growing beef model, cows which…

Assessment of genetic diversity of some avocado (Persea americana Mill.) varieties by using molecular marker SSR(24/06/2019)

Pham Thi Phuong1*, Nguyen Vu Phong2 , Pham Duc Toan3 , Hoang Manh Cuong4  1 Tay Nguyen University 2 Ho Chi Minh City University of Agriculture and Forestry 3 Research Institute for Biotechnology and Enviroment, Ho Chi Minh City University of Agriculture and Forestry. 4 Western Highland Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute (WASI)   SUMMARY The thesis’ main purpose is assessment of genetic diversity of twenty-four avocado (Persea americana Mill.)…

A study on the determination of harvest time of avocado, durian, orange cultivars grown in the Central Highlands(10/06/2019)

PhD. Hoang Manh Cuong and MSc. Lam Minh Van. Division of Forestry and Fruit trees      The study was aimed to determinate the harvest time of various cultivars of avocado, durian, and oranges cultivated in different locations in the Central Highlands. According a data collected from 750 growers by Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) method showed that the above mentioned fruit crops could be divided into different groups based on…