Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 11, Issue 2,2013
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 11, Issue 2, 2013
Journal Contents

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14-17

Using geographic information system and remote sensing to study common mosquito- borne diseases in Saudi Arabia: A review 

Hassan M. Khormi 1, 2, Lalit Kumar 1

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18-21

Effect of Astragalus membranaceus aqueous extract on oxidative stress in exhausting exercise mice 

Lijuan Mao 1, Ying Zhao 1*, Aijun Niu 2, Huixin Yang 3

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22-27

Comparisons of walnut quality stability of Yunnan-Santai walnut in different packing conditions 

Da-Peng Li 1, Wen-Qian Wang 1, Na Luan 1, Rui-Fen Rong 1*, Hui-lian Xu 2,

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28-34

Antioxidant activity, total phenolics and some chemical properties of Öküzgözü and Narince grape pomace and grape seed flours

Hülya Gül *, Sultan Acun, Hicran Şen, Nahide Nayır, Sinem Türk

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35-37

Relationship between gel hardness and protein structure of ovalbumin-dextran conjugates

Wei Xu *, Yu-Jie Chi *, Qiang Sun

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38-42

Inhibitory effect of polyphenol extracts from peanut shells on the activity of pancreatic α-amylase activity in vitro

Yali Yu 1, 2, Feng Gao 1*, Xuming Deng 2, 3, Xiujuan Pu 4, Mingdi Zhang 1, Yong Pang 1

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43-47

Fed-batch process development for high cell density cultivation of Lactobacillus fermentum L1

Yu Li, Wen-hang Wang, Meng-Cheng Yao, Jiang Li, Xiao-Guang Liu, Fu-Ping Lu*

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48-55

Measurement of bread crumb texture via imaging of its characteristics

Nasrul Fikry Che Pa, Nyuk Ling Chin*, Yus Aniza Yusof, Norashikin Abdul Aziz

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56-61

Application of regression models and artificial neural networks in agriculture – Prediction in spirit drinks sector 

Jasna Čačić 1, Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić 2*, Dražen Čačić 3

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62-65

The mineral composition of kefir produced from goat and cow milk

Gulen Turker 1*, Bayram Kizilkaya 2, Nazan Cevik 3

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66-72

Factor influencing risk perception of food additives 

Latifah Amin 1, 3*, Md. Abul Kalam Azad 1, 2, Abdul Latif Samian 3

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73-75

Determination of carotenoid, organic acid and sugar content in some sweet cherry cultivars grown in Sakarya, Turkey 

Taki Demir

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76-80

Consumers behavior towards milk products in urban Albania 

Ana Kapaj *, Eda Deci, Ilir Kapaj, Maksim Mece

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81-85

Characterization of edible films prepared from Jerusalem artichoke extracts 

Lili Li 1, Xiaoning Wang 1, 2, Yichen Zhang 2, Song Qin 1*

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86-91

Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach 

Modesto O. Olanya *, Dike O. Ukuku, Bassam A. Annous, Brendan A. Niemira, Christopher H. Sommers

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92-96

Evaluation of high energy extracorporeal shock waves in the mid-term and long-term therapy of avascular necrosis of the femoral head 

Songtao Ai 1, Mengning Yan 2,3, Liao Wang 2, 3, Meiqiong Qian 1, Xiaofeng Tao 1, Xindong Fan 1*, Kerong Dai 2,3

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97-99

Comparison of various extraction conditions in Agaricus bisporus by gas chromatography mass spectrometry (HS-GC/MS) technique 

Hatıra Taşkın 1*, Ebru Kafkas 2, Saadet Büyükalaca 2

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100-109

Indicators of sustainable development for assessing performance of pineapple canneries: Conceptual framework and application 

Yuwadee Leeben 1, 2, Peeyush Soni 1*, Ganesh P. Shivakoti 1

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110-114

Dietary practices among patients with type 2 diabetes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Badreldin A. Mohamed 1, Ali M. Almajwal 1, Abdalla A. Saeed 2, Ibrahim A. Bani 3

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115-116

Occupational pathology in an employees group working at videoterminal 

Claudia Borza *, Germaine Balint Savoiu, Mihaiela Andoni, Butur Marius

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117-122

Effect of pre-storage salicylic acid and oxalic acid dipping on chilling injury and quality of ‘Taify’ pomegranates during cold storage 

Mohamed A. Awad 1, 2 *,Adel D. Al-Qurashi 1,Mohamed I. Elsayed 1

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123-126

Crude polysaccharides from Radix pseudostellariae improves exercise endurance and decreases oxidative stress in forced swimming rats 

Shanshan Li 1, Zichao Chen 1*, Xiaoqin Wang 2, Chuan Long Zhang 3

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127-131

Inhibition of Clostridium scindens and Clostridium hiranonis growth by Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum G4 in simulated colonic pH 

Babak Rasti 1, 2, Jinap Selamat 2, 7, Mustafa Shuhaimi 3, Leila Nateghi 4, Loong Yik Yee 5, Naser Tajabadi 1, Amir Meimandipour 6, Yazid A. Manap 1*

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132-139

Oxidative stress-mediated signaling pathways: A review 

Jie Yin 1, 2, 4, Wenkai Ren 2, 4, Xiaosong Wu 3*, Guan Yang 5, Jing Wang 2, 4, Tiejun Li 2*, Jiannan Ding 1*, Lichuang Cai1, Dingding Su6

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140-141

Response of fatty acids of stored canola seeds to different seed moisture and salicylic acid treatments 

Adel D. Al-Qurashi *, Fathy S. El-Nakhlawy 2

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142-148

Effects of Arabic gum coating on physico-chemical properties and kinetics of color change in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruits during storage 

Fahad Al-Juhaimi, Kashif Ghafoor *, Elfadil E. Babiker

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149-151

Possible risk factors in developing COPD in never smoked patients: Environmental exposures 

Milena Adina Man 1*, Cristian Oancea 2

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152-157

A research on the fortification applications for jelly confectionery

Canan Ece Tamer *, Bige İncedayı, Ömer Utku Çopur, Melis Karınca

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158-163

Production of 2-phenylethanol by Geotrichum fragrans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces marxianus in cassava wastewater 

Simone Maria Menegatti de Oliveira *, Simone Damasceno Gomes, Luciane Sene, Silvia R. Machado Coelho, Ana Cláudia Barana, Marney Pascoli Cereda, Divair Christ, Julia Piechontcoski

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164-168

Analysis of volatile aroma compounds from congenetic proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) 

Jingke Liu 1, 2, 3, Xia Tang 4, Yingying Liu 1, 2, 3, Yuzong Zhang 1, 2, 3*, Wei Zhao 1, 2, 3, Shaohui Li 1, 2, 3

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169-174

Enhancement of surfactin production by Bacillus velezensis NRC-1 strain using a modified bench-top bioreactor 

Nagwa A. Atwa 1*, Einas El-Shatoury 2, Ahmed Elazzazy 3, Mohamed A. Abouzeid 2, Ahmed El-Diwany 1,

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175-180

Cost-effective bentonite clayed pyramid technologies for household fruits and vegetables storage 

Abdullah A. Al-Arfaj 1, A. M. Murugan 1*, Arunachalam Chinnathambi 1, M. I. Al-Hazmi 2

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181-186

Effects of harvesting time and modified atmosphere packaging on biochemical changes in potato tubers

Ali Batu 1*, Levent Şen 2

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187-192

A remote SCADA system for keeping fruits and vegetables fresh with ozone 

Xiaoqing Yu, Pute Wu *, Wenting Han, Zenglin Zhang

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193-196

Functional ionic liquids as effective catalysts for the preparation of genistein and daidzein 

Xiaomei Hu a 1*, Bixian Zhang a 2, Zan Yuan 3, Baozhong Hu 1*

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197-201

Molecular characterization of Salmonella virulence genes isolated from different sources relevant to human health 

Ihab Mohamed Moussa 1,   Yosra  Samy Aleslamboly  2, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj 1, Ashgan Mohamed Hessain 3*, Azza Said Gouda 4, Refai Mohamed Kamal 2

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202-207

Comparative study on the antioxidant, antimicrobial activities and total phenolic content of selected seeds from Saudi Arabia 

Widad Al-Bishri 1,Enas Nabil Danial 1, 2*

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208-212

Influence of yogurt adding on physicochemical and sensorial properties of some lettuce types 

Zekai Tarakci 1*, Atnan Ugur 2, Hasan Temiz 3, Besir Dag 4

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213-218

Determination of antioxidant activity, total phenolics and mineral contents of some functional vegetable juice 

Senem Suna 1*, Canan Ece Tamer 1, Ömer Utku Çopur 1, Murat Ali Turan 2

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219-223

Food security status, issues and challenges in Malaysia: A review

Ferdoushi Ahmed *, Chamhuri Siwar

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224-227

Consumer decision-making styles: Investigation of food shopping behavior 

Murat Cankurt 1, Terrence Thomas 2*, Cihat Gunden 3, Bulent Miran 3

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228-230

Oxalate contents of kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) juice extracted by pressing or enzyme extraction 

Hà Vũ Hồng Nguyên 1, Geoffrey Savage 2*

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231-236

Effect of grape seed and rosemary phenolics on protein oxidation in Chinese-style sausage 

Hai Yu 1, 2, Chunjun Qin 1, 3, Xueyan Wu 1, Qingfeng Ge 1, Mangang Wu 1, Jianping Wu 2, Miao Wang 1, Zhijun Wang 1*

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237-242

Bioactivities and structure of polymethoxylated flavones in citrus 

Hua Zhang 1, Wanpeng  Xi 1, Zhiqin Zhou 1, 2*, Hong Li Wang 3, Zhichuan Bai 1

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243-248

Combined effect of hot water dipping treatment, N-acetylcysteine and calcium on quality retention and enzymatic activity of fresh-cut apple 

Martha López-López, Analí Vega-Espinoza, Lidia Ayón-Reyna, José López-Valenzuela, Misael Vega-García*

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249-257

Anti-oxytetracycline monoclonal antibody based detection of oxytetracycline residue in honey 

Shufa Xu 1a, Liwei Hou 1, 2 a, Abebe J. Wubie 1, Tan Cao 1, Yingying Hu 1, Wei Li 1, Zhanbao Guo 1, Jing Zhao 1, 3*, Jie Wu 1*

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258-262

Preparation, characterization and in vitro drug release studies of curcumin loaded crosslinked starch microspheres 

Minpeng Zhu, Suhong Li *

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263-266

Measuring market power and cost efficiency: An application to the Chinese milk industry 

Yucheng He 1*, Qian Zhang 2, Guang Yang 2, Shuang Cao 1, Wenna Ding 1, Li Sha Hu1

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267-269

Quality of raw milk from different dairy farms

Daniela Avramescu 1, Ioan Petroman 1, Eugeniu Avram 2, Cornelia Petroman 1, Ioana Bălan 1, Iasmina Iosim 1, Manuela Dora Orboi 1, Diana Marin 1

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270-273

Male and female semi-settled pastoralists’ use of information sources and knowledge on HIV/AIDS prevention techniques in South Western Nigeria

O. Taiwo Oladele  1, E. Bola Oladele  2, O. Idowu Oladele 3*

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274-277

Effects of addition of locust bean gum on sensory, chemical, and physical properties of low-fat yoghurt 

Hande Peker, Seher Arslan *

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278-284

Yield, fruit quality, antioxidant capacity and phenolic composition of advanced raspberry lines from Quebec 

Zhimin Zhang 1‚ 2‚ Xiang Zhu 3‚ Zhichun Xie 1‚ 2, Zhengyang Zhao 1*, Claudine Dubé 2‚ Dominique Roussel 2‚ Marie Thérèse Charles2, Shahrokh Khanizadeh 2*

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285-290

Influence of the commercial distribution model on the surcharge for organic foods in Spain 

Manuela Vega-Zamora, Manuel Parras-Rosa, Francisco J. Torres-Ruiz

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291-295

Optional crop technologies at a semi-arid ecotope in southern Africa

E. T. Gwata 1*, J. Mzezewa 2

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296-300

Effects of different culture media and flower bud size on haploid plant production through anther culture of three Carica species 

M. Abul Kalam Azad 1, 2*, M. Golam Rabbani 3, Latifah Amin 1

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301-304

Foliar spray of humic substances on seedling production of yellow passion fruit 

Ítalo Herbert Lucena Cavalcante 1*, Raissa Rachel Salustriano da Silva-Matos  2, Francisca Gislene Albano 2, Gabriel Barbosa da Silva Jr. 2, Adriel Moura da Silva 2, Leonel Soares da Costa 2

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305-307

Breeding season influence on sows gestation loss 

Ioan Petroman, Ramona Caliopi Untaru, Diana Marin

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308-311

Evaluation of competitiveness of cotton varieties to cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium L.) 

Asghar Rezakhanlou 1*, Bahram Mirshekari 1, Eskandar Zand 2, Farhad Farahvash 1, Mohammad Ali Baghestani 2

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312-316

Leaf area estimation by linear regression models in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) 

Md. Solaiman Ali Fakir 1*, Md. Abu Babakkar Siddique 1, Afsana Islam 1, Mohd Razi Ismail 2, Md. Kamal Uddin 2*

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317-321

Efficiency analysis of olive farms: The case study of Mugla province, Turkey 

Figen Cukur 1 *, Gamze Saner 2, Tayfun Cukur 3, Volkan Dayan 1, Hakan Adanacioglu 2

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322-326

Chemical control of pathogens and the physiological performance of peanut seeds 

Rafael Marani Barbosa*, Juliana Faria dos Santos, Magnólia de Mendonça Lopes, Rita de Cássia Panizzi, Roberval Daiton Vieira

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327-330

Influence of mineral fertilizers on the yield and food safety of leafy greens grown in West Romania condition 

Monica Negrea 1*, Mihaela Patrascoiu 1, Gabriel Heghedus-Mindru 1, Ileana Cocan 2, George Fora 1

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331-335

The effect of subsurface drainage system on soil condition and tomato quality 

Tengfei Bao 1, 3, Wenbing Huang 2, Xiadong Chen 2, Miao Xu 1, 3*, Maomao Hou 1

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336-339

Fecundity and sow gestation lost by pen type 

Cornelia Petroman, Diana Marin, Angela Bela

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340-344

Genetic variability of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) genotypes selected for   vegetable use 

D. Thiyagu 1, M. Y. Rafii 2, 3*, T. M. M. Mahmud 2,3, M. A. Latif 3,5, M. A. Malek 2,5, G. Sentoor 1

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345-351

Nutritional evaluation and in vitro ruminal fermentation of Sorghum cultivars 

Jiraporn Chaugool 1, Makoto Kondo 1, Shigemitsu Kasuga 2, Hitoshi Naito 3, Masakazu Goto 1, Hiroshi Ehara 1*

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352-357

Effect of herbicide on growth response and phosphorus uptake by host plant in symbiotic association with VA mycorrhiza (Glomus mosseae

Askif Pasaribu 1, Rosli  Mohamad 1*, Azizah Hashim 3, Zaharah A. Rahman 3, Dzolkhifli Omar 2, Md. Mahbub Morshed 2*

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358-362

Development and construction of an arm tool for nonselective harvest of Alfajayucan type prickly pear 

Héctor Martín Durán-García 1*, Ricardo Romero-Méndez 2, José Luis Martín Pulido Delgado 2, Orlando Guarneros García 2, Cesar Izcoatl Jimenez Delgado 2

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363-366

Analysis on the relationship between Fusarium verticillioides infection-induced genes and ear rot resistance in maize 

Guang-Sheng Yuan, Kui Xiang, Zhi-Ming Zhang, Ya-Ou Shen, Juan Du, Hai-Jian Lin, Li Liu, Guang-Tang Pan *

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367-371

Growth and yield response of rice variety MR220 to different water regimes under direct seeded conditions 

Mohd Razi Ismail 1, Md. Kamal Uddin 1, Wan Ahmad Zulkarnain 2, Maziah Mahmud 2, Ismail Che Harun 2

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372-375

Effect of synthetic cytokinin precusors on growth and yield of rice under limited water 

Wan Mohd Zulkarnain 1, Mohd Razi Ismail 1, 2*, Halimi Mohd Saud 3, Radziah Othman 1,4, Sheikh Hasna Habib 3, Hossain Kausar 1

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376-380

Effects of boric acid pretreatment on the seed germination, seedling growth and leaf anatomy of barley under saline conditions 

Kürşat Çavuşoğlu *, Fatma Kaya, Semra Kılıç

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381-384

Repellent and toxicity of crude plant extracts on saw-toothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis L.) 

Mohamed H. Madkour 1*, Ahmed A. Zaitoun 2, Fatma A. Singer 3

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385-392

Identification and characterization of anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindemuthanium (Sacc. & Magnus) Lambs. Scrib.) isolates from Turkey using differential set cultivars 

Seher Yıldız Madakbaş 1, Meral Ergin 2, Nur Kobal Bekar 2

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393-396

Response of yellow lupine to seed inoculation with Bradyrhizobium sp. (Lupinus) and with mixed inoculants of Bradyrhizobium sp. and Azotobacter chroococcum 

Stefan Martyniuk *, Monika Kozieł, Barbara Gębala

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397-402

Socio-economic status of organic vegetable farmers in South West Nigeria 

Sijuwade Adebukola Adebayo, O. Idowu Oladele

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403-410

Adoption of organic farming practices in South Western Nigeria 

Sijuwade Adebukola Adebayo, Oladimeji Idowu Oladele *

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411-416

Genetic diversity of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) in Yemen via SRAP, TRAP and SSR markers 

Taha Makerd Al-Murish 1, Adel Ahmed Elshafei 2, 3, Abdullah  Abdulaziz Al-Doss 2, Mohamed Najeb Barakat 2, 4*

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417-420

Positive density-dependent prey mortality of Bemisia tabaci puparia due to the predatory coccinellid Serangium parcesetosum Sicard 

Firas A. Al-Zyoud 1, Ihab H. Ghabeish 2*, Salah-Eddin A. Araj 3

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421-426

Biofortification and distribution patterns of selenium in bean: Response to selenate and selenite 

Martha A. Hermosillo-Cereceres, Esteban Sánchez-Chávez *, Alexandro Guevara-Aguilar, Ezequiel Muñoz-Márquez, Monica L. García-Bañuelos

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427-432

Growth and nutrient uptake by maize (Zea mays L.) in a soil amended with leaf litter from sub-tropical fruit trees in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa 

N. R. Murovhi 1*, S. A. Materechera 2

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433-439

A comparative analysis on productivity and efficiency of agricultural production of the EU and Turkey 

Murat Cankurt 1*, Bulent Miran 2, Cihat Gunden 2

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440-444

Simulated breeding scenarios for improving Hejaz goat performance in subtropics 

Raed M. Al-Atiyat *, Riyadh S. Aljumaah

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445-448

Study on the effects of growth and development and effective composition accumulation of different cultivated years of Conioselinum vaginatium and soil quality improvement

Yong-Tan 1, 2*, Shan-Shan Wang 1, Ting-Ting Gao 1, Hong-bo Shao 3*

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449-452

Effect of temperature and light impact on expression of lycopene cyclase gene in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) 

Yun-Peng Fu 1, Feng Jia 2, Wei-Qun Liu 3*, Zhengyang Zhang 4, Tai-bo Liang 5

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453-455

Smash-ridging tillage increases wheat yield and yield components in the Huai-He valley, China 

Sheng-wei Nie 1*, Eneji A. Egrinya 2, Shao-min Huang 1*, Shui-qing Zhang 1, Qiao-ping Zhang 3, Yu-ting Zhang 1, Ben-hui Wei 4

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456-463

Managing invasive populations of red palm weevil: A worldwide perspective 

Abid Hussain 1, Muhammad Rizwan-ul-Haq 1, Ahmed M. Al-Jabr 1*, Hassan Yahya Al-Ayied

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464-469

Oleic and linoleic acids alter fermentation characteristics, methane and fatty acid isomers production during in vitro incubation with mixed ruminal microbes 

Duanqin Wu 1, 2, Shaoxun Tang 1, Zhixiong He 1, Edwin Nicholas Odongo 3, Zhiliang Tan 1*, Xuefeng Han 1, Chuanshe Zhou 1, Jinhe Kang 1, Min Wang 1

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470-473

Morphological diversity among pomegranate genetic resources from Northeastern part of Turkey 

Emine Orhan 1*, Sezai Ercisli 2, Ahmet Esitken 3

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474-476

Effects of NaCl concentrations on germination and early seedling growth of silage sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) varieties on different textured soils 

Mehmet Arslan 1*, Cengiz Erdurmuş 2, Sadık Çakmakçi 3

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477-480

Effects of dietary strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) leaf powder on egg yield, quality and egg yolk cholesterol in laying hens 

Metin Duru

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481-484

Measuring economic efficiency of selected crops produced in coastal Aegean basin of Turkey 

Murat Cankurt 1*, Cihat Gunden 2, Terrence Thomas 3, Bulent Miran 2, Ahmet Sahin 4

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485-489

Production of automatically watered lettuce with a low cost controller 

Selma C. O. Batista 1, Daniel F. Carvalho 2, Hermes S. Rocha 3, Hugo T. Santos 4, Leonardo O. Medici 5*

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490-495

Screening and evaluation of potential biocontrol fungi and bacteria foliar endophytes against Phytophthora capsici and Phytophthora parasitica on pepper 

José A. Yau 1*, Fernando Diánez 2, Francisco Marín 2, Francisco Carretero 2, Mila Santos 2

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496-500

Applications of salt and drought stress on the antioxidative enzyme activities and malondialdehyde content in callus tissues of pumpkin genotypes 

Sebnem Kusvuran 1*, Sebnem Ellialtioglu 2, Zehra Polat 2

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501-507

Response of tomato genotypes at early growing stages to irrigation water salinity

Magdi A. A. Mousa 1, 2*, Adel D. Al-Qurashi 1, Ahmed A. S. Bakhashwain 1

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508-510

Effect on performance of chicken with different concentrations of CO2 in henhouse 

Rong-Guo Dai 1, 2, Xiao-Rong Zhou 2, 3, Yu-Chun Ding 1, Chun-Lin Chen 1, Su-Hui Zhang 2, Yi Luo 1, Tao Wang 1, Jin-Long Yang 1, 2*

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511-514

The producers’ knowledge level on rural development policies in Turkey: A case of Isparta province 

Tufan Bal *, Cihad Onur Şener

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515-519

Genetic variability in yield and vegetative traits in elite germplasm of MPOB-Nigerian dura × AVROS pisifera progenies 

M. Marhalil 1, 2, M. Y. Rafii 1, 3*, M. M. A. Afizi 1, I. W. Arolu 3, A. Noh 2, A. Mohd Din 2,  A. Kushairi 2, A.  Norziha 2, N.  Rajanaidu 2, M. A. Latif 1, M. A. Malek 3

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520-523

Foliar application of chitosan improves growth and yield in maize 

M. M. A. Mondal 1, 2*, A. B. Puteh 2, N. C. Dafader 3, M.Y. Rafii 4M. A. Malek 1, 4*

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