Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 12, Issue 1,2014
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 12, Issue 1, 2014
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
2-7

Gender effect on awareness and attitude toward genetically modified foods and medicine

Latifah Amin *, Zaharah Hassan, Maznah Ibrahim, Rozita Ibrahim

8-11

The influence of different freezing and frozen storage temperatures on Clostridium perfringens type A in raw chicken wings

Husnu Sahan Guran 1 *, Gulsum Oksuztepe 2

12-18

Using of random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis for typing of different Escherichia coli isolates

Ashgan M. Hessain

19-23

Household food insecurity, nutritional outcome and coping strategies: Evidence from Malaysia

Chamhuri Siwar 1, Ferdoushi Ahmed 2 *, Rawshan Ara Begum 3

24-28

Influence of baking treatment on the sugar composition and total colour difference of sweet potatoes

Che L. Huang 1, Wayne C. Liao 2, Chin F. Chan 3, Yung C. Lai 1 *

29-32

Use of principal component analysis in assessment of relationship between technological and rheological parameters of wheat flour

Dumitru Zaharia 1, 2*, Ioan Danciu 1, Georgiana Gabriela Codină 3, Silvia Mironeasa 3, Costel Mironeasa 4

33-36

Relationships of Glutograph parameters with Farinograph and wheat flour characteristics

Dumitru Zaharia 1, 2*, Ioan Danciu 1, Georgiana Gabriela Codină 3, Silvia Mironeasa 3, Costel Mironeasa 4

37-42

Intragastric administration with the hen egg yolk-derived phosvitin phosphopeptides enhances the immune functions in C57BL/6 mice

Gang Tian 1 *, Xiaoqin Lin, Daiwen Chen 1, Bin Yu 1, Xiaogang Du 2, Renyong Tang 1, 3, Xiulan Guo 1, 3

43-46

By-products derived of the starch isolation from tubers: Physicochemical and functional properties

Juan Pablo Hernandez-Uribe 1, Francisco Javier García-Suárez 2, Felipe Gutiérrez-Meraz 2, Sandra Leticia Rodriguez-Ambriz 2, Luis Arturo Bello-Perez 2 *

47-51

Effect of nano-ceria on amylase activity and gene expression of hens

Hui Chen 1, Ke-qian Di 1, 2, Cuiju Wang 1, Kang Bai, Lihua Li 1, Shuai Ge 1, Ren-lu Huang 1 *

52-54

Determination of genetic diversity among Karaman apple landraces

Özlem Ateş Sönmezoğlu 1 *, Ayşegül Kütük 2

55-57

CDDP affecting immunity function in gastric cancer rats

Pei-Yan Chen 1, Yu-Ju Zheng 2, Hao Lin 3, Jing-Jun Yi 1 *

58-66

Incidence of food intolerance, related symptom and intervention effects

Hui Jiang 1, 2, Hongying Liu 2, XinHong Yuan 2, Qiang Li 2, Yue Guo 2 , XiaoPan Gao 2, Yaping Tian 2 *

67-72

Eating quality and European consumer acceptance of different peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) varieties

Joan Bonany 1, Joaquim Carbó 1, Gemma Echeverria 2, Christian Hilaire 3, Valentine Cottet 3, Ignasi Iglesias 2, Katarzyna Jesionkowska 4, Dorota Konopacka 4, Dorota Kruczyńska 4, Alessio Martinelli 5, Stefano Predieri 6 *, Chiara Medoro 6, Alessandro Liverani 7

73-79

The effect of heating on the physicochemical and quality characteristics of grape seed oil

Chang Zheng 1, 2, Qianchun Deng 1, 2, Mei Yang 1, 2, Qi Zhou 1, 2, Fenghong Huang 1, 2*

80-83

Improvement of the stability of the alcohol dehydrogenase from baker’s yeast using polymers and salts for alcohol determination in beverages

Edwil Aparecida de Lucca Gattás 1, Maria Henrique Lourenço Ribeiro 2, Maristela de Freitas Sanches Peres 1 *

84-87

Morning exercise and PM2.5/PM10

Yuhong Zhao 1, Yang Zhao 2 *, Zhihua Tu 2, Xinxiao Yu 2 *

88-92

Determination of essential and toxic elements in maternal milk collected in Taubaté, São Paulo State, Brazil

Hélcio J. Izário Filho 1, Nivaldo Baccan 2, Mahyara M. M. Kus 3, Vanessa A. Soares 4, Rodrigo F. S. Salazar 5, Marco A. K. Alcântara 6, Luiz F. C. Nascimento 7

93-95

The effects of traditional Chinese medicine SH mixture on peacock infectious laryngotracheitis induced by herpesvirus

Yun Mei Zhang 1, Su Hui Yin 2, Song Quan Yang 2, Wu Deng Hu 3, Yang Jun Qing 1, Jin Long Yang 2, Pan Yong Quan 1 *

96-104

A continuous production roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) dryer using solar energy

Alejandro Castañeda-Miranda 1, José Gabriel Ríos-Moreno 1 *, Jorge Meza-Jiménez 2, Jorge Alberto OrtegaMoody 3, Gilberto Herrera-Ruiz 1, Mario Trejo-Perea 1

105-112

The impact of arbuscular mychorrhizal fungi in improving growth, flower yield and tolerance of kalanchoe (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Poelin) plants grown in NaCl-stress conditions

Abdul-Wasea A. Asrar 1, Gamal M. Abdel-Fattah 1, 2*, Khalid M. Elhindi 1, Eslam M. Abdel-Salam 1

113-117

Theoretical estimation of grass thickening using a vibratory method

Algirdas Jasinskas *, Eglė Jotautienė, Vidmantas Butkus, Antanas Pocius, Vytautas Kučinskas

118-121

The role of Romanian farms in valuing the inland agricultural potential

Jean Andrei *, Mariana Eftimie, Mirela Matei

122-127

Efficiency of AFLP marker attributes in the genetic analysis of sweet cherry cultivars

Birute Frercks 1 *, Vidmantas Stanys 1, 2, Jurate B. Siksnianiene 1, Inga Stepulaitiene 1, Dalia Gelvonauskiene 1, Grazina Staniene 1, Rytis Rugienius 1, Tadeusas Siksnianas 1

128-131

Biological assays of plant extracts from Araucaria columnaris and Cycas revoluta

Mehmood Zaffar 1, Muhammad Farooq Hussain Munis 1, Fahd Rasul 2, Sajid Masood 1, Syed Waqas Hassan 1, Muhammad Imran1, Wajid Nasim 3, Ali Zakir 1, Umar Masood Quraishi 1, Hassan Javed Chaudhary 1 *

132-139

Factors influencing the adoption of organic agriculture in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand

Arpaphan Pattanapant, Ganesh Prasad Shivakoti

140-145

Seed germinability after imbibition in electrical conductivity test and relations among maize seed vigour parameters

Dijana Ocvirk 1 *, Marija Špoljarević 2, Sanja Špoljarić Marković 1, Miroslav Lisjak 2, Renata Hanzer 1, Tihana Teklić 2

146-149

Phytotoxic thresholds for Zn in soil extracted with 1 M HCl

Ewa Stanisławska-Glubiak, Jolanta Korzeniowska

150-156

Influence of arbuscular mycorrhiza and phosphorus fertilization on the gas exchange status, growth and nutrient contents of soybean (Glycine max L.) plants grown in a sandy loam soil

Gamal M. Abdel-Fattah 1, 2*, Abdul-Wasea A. Asrar 1, Salem M. Al-Amri 3, Eslam M. Abdel-Salam 1

157-160

Efficacy of different techniques of nitrogen application on American cotton under semi-arid conditions

Hakoomat Ali, Raheel Atif Hameed, Shakeel Ahmad, Ahmad Naeem Shahzad, Naeem Sarwar *

161-164

Dynamics of the international trade of Romania

Ionela Miţuko Vlad *, Silviu Beciu

165-168

Splice grafting versus root pruning splice grafting: Stand establishment and productivity issues in Cucurbitaceae vegetables

Ismet Babaj, Glenda Sallaku, Astrit Balliu *

169-173

Growth and visual symptoms of macronutrient deficiency and zinc in Heliconia psittacorum cv. Golden Torch

Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas 1, Érika Ferreira Rodrigues 2, Diocléa Almeida Seabra Silva 3, Sávia Poliana da Silva 3, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição 4, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 4, Lucila Elizabeth Fragoso Monfort 4, Raimundo Thiago Lima da Silva 4, Daiane de Cinque Mariano 4, Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 4

174-179

Empirical study on the factors influencing TRIZ’s promotion effect on agricultural science and technology innovation

Junjie Zhao, Baofeng Chen

180-187

Regional winter wheat yield prediction by integrating MODIS LAI into the WOFOST model with sequential assimilation technique

Junming Liu 1, Jianxi Huang 1*, Liyan Tian 1, Hongyuan Ma 1, Wei Su 1, Wenbin Wu 2, Raaj Ramsankaran 3, Xiaodong Zhang 1, Dehai Zhu 1

188-191

An approach to estimate moisture content of paddy rice via thermal imaging

Mahboubeh Farid *, Siti Khairunniza-Bejo, Norsolehah Azman

192-194

Molecular detection of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhimurium and Enteritidis in diarrheic calves

Ismail Al Hazmi Mohamed 1, Ashgan Mohamed Hessain 2, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj 3, Ihab Mohamed Moussa 3*

195-198

Genotyping of Salmonella enterica collected from poultry farms located in Cairo, Egypt by Multiplex-PCR

Ihab Mohamed Moussa 1, Ashgan Mohamed Hessain 2, Mustafa Abudo Gassem 3, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj 1, Ismail Al Hazmi Mohamed 3

199-204

The effects of different transplanting ways on the phytoplankton community in rice-crab culture system

Qingyang Zhang 1, 2, 3, Dongfeng Lv 4, Xuzhou Ma 1, 2, 3*, Ang Wang 1, 2, 3, Wentong Sun 1, 2, 3, Wu Wang 1, 2, 3

205-209

Determination of physical rice composition using image processing technique

Siti Sharifah Bibi Hanibah, Siti Khairunniza-Bejo *, Wan Ishak Wan Ismail, Aimrun Wayayok

210-215

A 30-kb genomic DNA fragment of resurrection plant Boea hygrometrica enhances Arabidopsis osmotic and alkaline tolerance

Yan Zhao *, Chunying Shen *, Tao Xu, Shixuan Chen, Meijing Li, Xin Deng *

216-220

Indentifying winter fallow fields by combining use of MODIS-EVI time series and phenological data

Yaxin Wang 1, 2, Dafang Zhuang 1, Dong Jiang 1*, Jingying Fu 1, Xinfang Yu 1, Hongbo Ju 2

221-227

Cotton potassium uptake and use efficiency vary with potassium application rates and soil potassium nutrition levels

Yuan Chen 1, Yujing Wen 2, Jun Wang 1, Xiang Zhang 1, Dehua Chen 1*

228-233

Effects of irrigation and nitrogen application on the grain yield and quality of medium gluten wheat, Jimai 22

Zhi-Kao Sun 1, Bei-Jing Tian 1, Yue Fu Wang 1, Chang-Xing Zhao 1*, Qi Lin 1, Jin-Zhe Du 1, Rui-Ying Wang 2

234-237

The effect of incomplete land tenure contracts on agricultural investment and productivity in Cameroon

Maxime Niee Foning 1*, Gilles Quentin Kane 2, Jean Joël Ambagna 3, Fondo Sikod 4, Abayomi Samuel Oyekale 5

238-247

Cluster analysis for classification of farm households based on socio-economic characteristics for technology adoption in agriculture: A case study of West Java province, Indonesia

Nita Kuswardhani 1, 2, Peeyush Soni 1*, Ganesh P. Shivakoti 1

248-250

Changes in follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, progesterone, and estradiol-17 β in laying hens under different photoperiod

Hui Chen 1*, Ke-qian Di 1, 2*, Kang Bai 1*, Lihua Li 1, Shuai Ge 1, Ren-lu Huang 1**

251-254

Effects of placement depth of phosphorus on growth and yield of maize (Zea mays L.)

Ya-li Zhao 1, 2, Jian-feng Chang 1, 2, Chun-shou Yang 1, Chao-hai Li 1, 2*

255-258

Production components in transgenic Bt maize hybrids under different spacing

Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 1, Charles Stragliotto 2, Daiane de Cinque Mariano 3, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 1, Elaine Maria Silva Guedes 1, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 1, Eduardo Cézar Medeiros Saldanha 1, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição 1, Gustavo Antonio Ruffeil Alves 1, Raimundo Thiago Lima da Silva 1

259-265

Genetic diversity in early-maturing soybean genotypes based on biometric and molecular parameters

Eduardo H. Bizari 1*, Sandra H. Unêda-Trevisoli 1, Viviane F. Vianna 1, Andréia S. Meyer 2, Antonio O. Di Mauro 1

266-271

Effects of soil tillage and weed control on weed species composition and winter wheat yield in North China

Huifang Han, Tangyuan Ning *, Zengjia Li

272-275

Occurrence of viruses infecting spinach in Western Anatolia of Turkey: The first field survey report

Mustafa Gümüş 1 *, Eyüp Erbay 2, Semih Erkan 1, Ismail Can Paylan 1

276-280

Structures of alfalfa polysaccharides and their antioxidative activities in mice

Yu-jing Zhu, Chong Wang, Yong Ma, Fang-fang Li, Yong Zhang *

281-284

Identification of tomato inbred lines for heat tolerance through agronomic and physiological approaches

M. S. Islam 1, S. Ahmad 2, M. N. Uddin 2, M. Y. Rafii 3*, M. R. Ismail 3, M. A. Malek 3, 4*

285-288

Evaluation and selection of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) mutants for higher seed yield

M. A. Malek 1, 2*, M. Pramanik 3, M. H. R. Pramanik 3, M. R. Ismail 2, M. Y. Rafii 2*, A. B. Puteh 4, M. M. A. Mondal 1, 4, M. M. Hasan 1, 4

289-293

Crop water requirement estimation of wheat cultivated fields by remote sensing and GIS

Orkan Ozcan 1*, Nebiye Musaoglu 2, Berk Ustundag 3

294-297

Weight and mortality variation of the Hippodamia convergens larvae fed with Myzus persicae raised in kale under different doses of nitrogen

Julio César Guerreiro 1*, Felipe Augusto Perugini Ferreti 2, Valéria Cristina Leite Baccili 3, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 1, Pedro José Ferreira Filho 4

298-301

Preparation and application of anti-ractopamine monoclonal antibodies

Xin-yao Chang

302-304

Effect of different amount of N-fertilizers on growth, root yield and nitrate content of white radishes in Southern China

Wei-ling Yuan 1, Shang-yong Yuan 2, Qing-fang Wang 1*, Cai-xia Gan 1, Yu-hua Liu 3, Shi-yong Mei 1*

305-311

Effect of potassium soil and foliar spray fertilization on yield, fruit quality and nutrient uptake of ‘Seweda’ date palm grown in sandy loam soil

Mohamed A. Awad 1, 2*, Saleh M. Ismail 1, 3, Adel D. Al-Qurashi 1

312-316

The importance of extension for occupational health and safety in agricultural sector

Zühal Turhanoğullari, Orhan Özçatalbaş *

317-322

Stability of sunflower hybrids for earliness and achene yield over environments

Syed Asmatullah Taran 1*, Naqib Ullah Khan 2, Mohammad Azam Kakar 3, Meer Muhammad Khan 1, Muhammad Saeed 2, Mujahid Iqbal 1, Sadiq Agha 4, Fazal Ahmed 4

323-328

Organic carrot-lettuce intercropping using mulch and different irrigation levels

Daniela Pinto Gomes 1, Daniel Fonseca de Carvalho 2, Wilk Sampaio de Almeida 3, Leonardo Oliveira Medici 4*, José Guiherme Marinho Guerra 5

329-331

The effect of bovine colostrum usage on serum immunoglobulins and protein levels in soccer players

Ali Osman Kivrak ¹*, Gürkan Uçar ²

332-338

Cassava root supply chain in Nakhornratchasima Province: Challenges and opportunities for local starch mills

Adisak Suvittawat 1, Peeyush Soni 2 *, Barbara Igel 3, Do Ba Khang 3

339-346

Impacts of flooding on coastal fishing folks and risk adaptation behaviours in Epe, Lagos State

Abayomi Samuel Oyekale 1 *, Fanarose Mukela 2

347-351

Determination of absorption and degradation of some pesticides in biobed

Ali Musa Bozdogan 1 *, Nigar Yarpuz-Bozdogan 2, Husniye Aka-Sagliker 3, M. Eren Oztekin 2, Nebile Daglioglu 4

352-355

Afforestation of unused and unproductive land in Kaunas County, Lithuania

Janina Šepetienė, Algirdas Gavenauskas, Anželika Dautartė *

356-363

Influences of climate and land use on streamflow components in Hun-Taizi River Watersheds, Northeast China

Leilei Xu 1, 2, Yancong Cai 1, 2, Changjie Jin 1, Anzhi Wang 1*, Dexin Guan 1, Jiabing Wu 1, Fenghui Yuan 1

364-367

Mapping of the agricultural and non-agricultural areas by using remote sensing techniques in Western Turkey

Mahmut Dingil

368-373

Partitioning of soil respiration in a trenching experiment in the sub-alpine forests of China

Shuzheng Luo 1, 2, Guohua Liu 1 *, Zongshan Li 1

374-377

The role of forest protected areas: A gateway community resident approach, case evidence from Cyprus

Stilianos Tampakis *, Paraskevi Karanikola, Georgios Tsantopoulos, Veronika Andrea

378-384

Variations of the amount of N2 fixation and yield with soil inorganic N concentration in soybean in black soil (Haplocryoll) in Northeast China

Jun Yan, Xiao-Zeng Han *

385-390

Advanced geospatial technology for resource planning and risk mitigation in China

Tijiu Cai 1*, Ying Ji 1, Lee Benda 2, Cunyong Ju 1, Xiaohua Wei 3

391-397

Slope aspect and slope position have effects on plant diversity and spatial distribution in the hilly region of Mount Taihang, North China

Xin H. Zeng 1, 2, Wan J. Zhang 1*, Yi G. Song 3, Hui T. Shen 1

398-402

Nitrate retention and yield of maize (Zea mays L.) following soil amendment with superabsorbent polymers

M. Robiul Islam 1, 2, Mohd Razi Ismail 1*, Laila Naher 3, Yuegao Hu 4

403-407

Is human-animal chimera violating human dignity? An Islamic view

Siti Nur Shazwanie Ramlee 1, Mohd Izhar Ariff Mohd Kassim 2, Latifah Amin 3 *, Zurina Mahadi 3, Mohammad Sabri Haron 3 , Mohd Nasran Mohamad 2, Abdul Latif Samian 4

408-411

Effects of modified atmosphere packaging on quality of cut Dendrobium orchid

Warinthon Yimyong 1, 2, Peeyush Soni 1 *

412-418

A study of the evolution between ecological security pattern and agricultural productive force in arid inland river basin, China

Yuejian Wang 1 *, Guang Yang 2, Junfeng Li 2, Xinlin He 2, Xiangliang Pan 3

419-423

Enhancement of selenium concentration in Tartary buckwheat sprouts by soaking seeds in Se solutions

Petra Štrekelj 1, Vekoslava Stibilj 2, Alenka Gaberščik 1, Mateja Germ 1, Ivan Kreft 1 *

424-429

Basic prediction approach for determination of soil temperature using air temperature in some selected soil orders of Eastern Turkey

Adem Güneş 1, Müdahir Özgül 1, Ali Volkan Bılgılı 2, Metin Turan 3 *

430-434

Bleeding water characteristics of Amasya Beyazı grape variety

Cafer Türkmen 1 *, Alper Dardeniz 2, Nuray Mücellâ Müftüoğlu 1, Rukiye Tunçel 3

435-440

Effects of gamete concentration, age and contact time on fertilization success in the tropical species of long-spined black sea urchin, Diadema setosum (Leske, 1778)

M. Aminur Rahman 1 *, Fatimah Md. Yusoff 1, 2, A. Arshad 1, 2

441-446

Comparative molecular characterization of halotolerant bacteria from some Saudi sebkhas

Mohammad A. Khiyami 1 *, Essam J. Alyamani 1, Ehab A. Serour 1, 2

447-453

Methylmercury highly enriched in soil microbes

Xiaojing Sun 1, Qichao Wang 2 *, Zhichun Wang 2, Shaoqing Zhang 2, Zhongsheng Zhang 2, Xinyan Zhang 2, Na Zheng 2

454-457

Response of rice mutants to water stress imposed at reproductive stages

Adam B. Puteh 1 *, M. Monjurul Alam Mondal 1, 2

458-463

Grain yield of canola as affected by irrigation and nitrogen application in the Yangtze River basin of China

Sha Wang 1, Fengmei Yang 1, Fei Wang 1*, Enli Wang 2

464-468

Potential measures for sustainable agricultural development in Karst regions of Southwest China

Shakeel Ahmad Anjum 1, 2, Ehsan Ullah 2, Lan-lan Xue 1, Long-chang Wang 1*, Mohsin Tanveer 2, Mubashar Nadeem 1

469-473

Impact of climate change on climatic indicators in Transylvanian Plain, Romania

Teodor Rusu *, Paula Moraru, Camelia Coste, Horea Cacovean, Felicia Chetan, Cornel Chetan

474-479

Effects of HSCAS and YGM on mycotoxins challenged broilers raised under different environmental conditions

Yu-Jing Zhu 1, Yue Li 1, Chong Wang 1, Yong Ma 1, Xiao-Li Li 1, Yong Zhang 1 *, Wen-Yan Ji 2, Cai-Mei Shao 2

480-486

Assessment of life cycle impact and ecological footprint in a case study on corn production in northeast China

Hou Haochen, Zhang Weidong *, Hou Lin *

487-490

Irrigation with wastewater from cassava processing with different concentrations of suspended solids

Eliane Hermes 1, 2*, Marcio Antonio Vilas Boas 1, Diego José Gris 2, Elisandro Pires Frigo 2, Jussara Silva Berger 2, Marcos Araújo Lins 2, Jiam Pires Frigo 1

491-495

Changes of sandy loam Cambisol properties at application for calcareous sapropel and limestone

Daiva Daugvilienė 1, Aloyzas Burba 1, Eugenija Bakšienė 2

496-498

Quality evaluation of bricks of different brick kilns in Punjab Province (Pakistan)

Attiq-ur-Rehman Tariq 1, 2, Rab Nawaz 3 *, Muhammad Saleem Khan 2, Muhammad Waseem Ashraf 2, Shahzadi Tayyaba 2, Nisar Ahmad 1

499-502

Crystal violet dye removal from aqueous solution by nanohydroxyapatite

Gabriela Ciobanu 1, Maria Harja 1, Mariana Diaconu 1, Carmen Cimpeanu 2, Razvan Teodorescu 2, Daniel Bucur 3 *

503-507

Ecological revitalisation of brownfields - A challenge for Romania and Eastern Europe

Lucian P. Georgescu, Catalina Iticescu, Gabriel Murariu, Catalina Topa

508-512

Accumulation of heavy metals associated with trees planted in Beijing, China

Shaowei Lu 1, Lingwei Kong 2 *, Shaoning Li 1, Bo Chen 1, Yuping Zhang 1, Qinhua Pan 1