Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 12, Issue 3&4,2014
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 12, Issue 3&4, 2014
Journal Contents

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6-11

Reduction of foodborne pathogens in parsley by an improved formulation containing lime and oregano extracts

Alany Celestino, Brianda Jaime, Ricardo Luévano, Luisa Solís, Santos García, Norma Heredia *

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12-18

Food security of Northwest China under current water resources and food consumption patterns

Jianping Li 1, Jing Chen 1, Zhouping Shangguan 2*

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19-23

Modified atmosphere storage of banana (Musa acuminata) using diffusion channel and mathematical modelling of steady-state oxygen concentration within the package

Arulselvam Karthiayani 1*, Nachimuthu Varadharaju 2, Madasamy Siddharth 3

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24-31

Anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects of β-carotene, extracted from Dunaliella bardawil by milking

Abeer M. Badr 1*, Effat F. Shabana 2, Hoda H. Senousy 2, Hend Y. Mohammad 2

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32-39

Effects of some technological parameters on chemical and sensory qualities and free fatty and amino acids of various probiotic cultures in Beyaz cheese during ripening process

Filiz Yangılar 1*, Salih Ozdemir 2

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40-45

The effects of mint (Mentha spicata) essential oil fortified edible films on the physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics of lor cheese

Gökhan Kavas 1*, Nazan Kavas 2

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46-50

Improving the layout of ventilation ports in packaging for fresh produce using computational fluid dynamics

Hiroaki Kitazawa *, Naoko Hasegawa

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51-55

Peanut protein isolates improve the nutritional quality of muffins that can be handy tool to cure protein energy malnutrition in developing economies

Muhammad Sibt-e-Abbas 1*, Masood Sadiq Butt 1, Muhammad Tauseef Sultan 2, Atif Nisar Ahmad 2, Muhammad Abrar 1, Mir Muhammad Nasir Qayyum 3

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56-60

Assessment of microbiological quality of ready-to-eat foods in Istanbul, Turkey

Vecdet Öz 1, Sukriye Karadayi 2*, Hüseyin Çakan 1, Beytullah Karadayi 3, Filiz Ekim Çevik 1

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61-64

Chemical composition of pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima D.) flesh flours used for food

Jurgita Kulaitienė 1, Elvyra Jarienė 1, Honorata Danilčenko 1, Judita Černiauskienė 1, Agata Wawrzyniak 2, Jadwiga Hamulka 2, Edita Juknevičienė 1*

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65-70

Training a sensory panel for describing texture in peach and nectarines

Loreto Contador 1, Paulina Shinya 1, Andrea Bunger 2, Carmen Sáenz 1, Rodrigo Infante 1*

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71-76

Antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of dried cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.), caraway (Carum carvi L.) and turmeric powder (Curcuma longa L.)

Muhammad T. Sultan 1*, Masood S. Butt 2, Saeed Akhtar 1, Atif N. Ahmad 3, Mubasher Rauf 3, Muhammad S. Saddique 1, Ambreen Naz 2

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77-81

Inhibitory effect of gamma radiation in degrading and preventing fungal toxins

Amira Hassan Abdullah Al-Abdalall

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82-86

The in vitro antibiofilm activity of Rosmarinus officinalis L. essential oil against multiple antibiotic resistant Pseudomonas sp. and Staphylococcus sp. 

Ozgur Ceylan 1*, Aysel Uğur 2, Nurdan Saraç 3, Filiz Ozcan 3, Tuba Baygar 3

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87-92

Effect of storage time and temperature on the quality characteristics of chicken eggs

Yeasmin Akter 1, 2*, Azhar Kasim 1*, Hishamuddin Omar 3, Awis Qurni Sazili 1

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93-97

Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of extracts from Psidium guajava L. and Anacardium occidentale L. leaves obtained by different extraction methods

Suzara R. C. Sena, Theresa R. F. Dantas, Camila G. Pereira *

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98-99

Validation of ELISA-based detection of L. monocytogenes and E. coli O157:H7 in fresh cut vegetables

Marina Cavaiuolo 1, Antonio Ferrante 1*, Spiros Paramithiotis 2, Agni Hadjilouka 2, Periklis Tzamalis 2, Eleftherios H. Drosinos 2

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100-103

Composition and content of selected elements of Croatian blackberry wines 

Ivana Alpeza *, Tatjana Varga, Veronika Kubanović

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104-107

Physicochemical properties of honey samples from Ondo state, Nigeria, and their bioactivity against spoilage and pathogenic organisms 

Funmilola Oluyemi Omoya 1, Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi 2, 3*, Olayemi Bosede Ogonnoh 1

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108-114

Shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli in raw cow milk from small farm producers and phylogenetic subtype determination

Ivo Sirakov, Ralitsa Popova, Hristo Daskalov *, Iskra Slavcheva, Eva Gyurova, Boyko Mitov

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115-121

Pre-processing glutinous rice effects on textural and morphological changes

Viboon Pansa-ead 1, Kannika Huaisan 2, Supan Yangyeun 1, Songchai Wiriyaumpaiwong 1*

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122-126

Assessment of performance ability of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah wine cultivars on Southeast region of Turkey

Dilek Değirmenci Karataş *, Hüseyin Karataş

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127-130

Dry matter accumulation trend on corn (TWC 647) as affected by plant density and planting pattern

Ali Reza Saberi 1*, Siti Aishah Hassan 2

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131-135

Productivity and gas exchange parameters of selected pasture grasses under drought stress 

Anna Kocoń, Mariola Staniak *

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136-138

Effect of sulphur fertilization on fatty acid composition of faba bean (Vicia faba L.), white lupin (Lupinus albus L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.) grains

Eugenio Cazzato 1*, Vito Laudadio 2, Edmondo Ceci 3, Vincenzo Tufarelli 2

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139-142

Yield and quality of Cenchrus ciliaris (L.) affected by nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization

Ihsan Abu-Alrub *, Ahmed Aran, Omar Hamad, Abdelaziz Awaga

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143-148

Some alternatives of improvement the cow milk production efficiency in Albania: Cash flow 

Meço Maksim 1*, Murrja Arif 1, Ndregjoni Agim 2, Cerpja Teuta 2

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149-154

Improved water use efficiency in rice under limited water environment through microbial inoculation

Mohamad Husni Omar 1*, Zulkarami Berahim 1, Norazrin Ariffin 1, Mohd Razi Ismail 1, 2, Halimi Mohd Saud 1, 3, Nurul Amalina 1, S. H. Habib 2, H. Kausar

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155-160

Numerical investigation into optimal agricultural water management for typical soils using HYDRUS-1D model

Po Li, Feiqing Wu, Kefeng Zhang *

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161-167

Effects of allelopathic crop water extracts and their combinations on weeds and yield of rainfed wheat

Shahbaz Hussain 1, Fayyaz-ul Hassan 1, Muhammad Rasheed 1, Safdar Ali 2, Mukhtar Ahmed 1*

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168-174

Genotypic variability for nutrient, antioxidant, yield and yield contributing traits in vegetable amaranth

Umakanta Sarker 1*, Md. Tofazzal Islam 2, Md. Golam Rabbani 3, Shinya Oba 4

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175-178

Respiratory activity of rice seeds stored for 10 years at different temperatures

Fabíola de Oliveira Krüger 1, Dario Munt de Moraes 2, Daniel Fernandes Franco 3, Caroline Jácome Costa 3, Chaiane Fernandes Vaz 4, Paula Rodrigues Gayer Ribeiro 4  

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179-181

Effect of dietary crude palm oil on quality and oxidative stability of chicken eggs

YeasminAkter 1, 2*, Azhar Kasim 1 *, Hishamuddin Omar 3, Awis Qurni Sazili 1

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182-186

Evaluation a polyvalent vaccine against abscess disease of sheep from pathogenic bacteria isolated from Saudi Arabia

K. B. Alharbi

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187-197

Performance evaluation of the Telagasari Irrigation Scheme (TIS) of Karawang Regency, Indonesia

Sangam Shrestha 1*, Foyya Yusufu Aquino 2, Vishnu P. Pandey 3

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198-202

Biodegradation of imidacloprid in an open compost pile

Željko Herner 1*, Renata Bažok 2, Felicita Briški 3

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203-208

Potential methane production from manure of cattle fed diet supplemented with wet brewery grain

Larissa Schmatz Mallmann, Maximiliane Alavarse Zambom, Douglas Guedes Torres Batista, Leiliane Cristine Souza, Jefferson Luiz Gonçalves Silva, Silvia Renata Machado Coelho, Simone Damasceno Gomes

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209-212

Influence of the auxin-like activity of humic acid on bio and microbiometric parameters of Pisum sativum L. by in vitro cultures of pea plants 

Andrzej Gawlik 1*, Danuta Kulpa 2, Dorota Gołębiowska 1, Romualda Bejger 1

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213-216

Biotransformation of 2-(4-methoxybenzyl) cyclopentanone by Solanum aviculare and Rheum palmatum plant cells 

Petr Soudek 1, Zdeněk Wimmer 2, Tomáš Vaněk 1*

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217-222

Impact of nitrogen fertilisation and irrigation on water utilization efficiency, N accumulation, growth and yields of Zea mays L.

Waleed Hassan Abou El-Hassan 1, Emad Maher Hafez 2*, Alaa A. Ahmed Ghareib 1, Mohamed Ragab Freeg 1, Mahmoud Fathy Seleiman 3, 4*

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223-228

Effect of water stress on yield components of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)

Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto, Ricardo Shigueru Okumura, Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição, Lucila Elizabeth Fragoso Monfort, Raimundo Thiago Lima da Silva, Jackeline Araújo Mota Siqueira, Luma Castro de Souza, Roberto Cezar Lobo da Costa, Daiane de Cinque Mariano

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229-231

Linseed response to treatment with swine wastewater as biofertilizer

Jhonatas Antonelli *, Cleber Antonio Lindino, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza, Willian Cézar Nadaletti, Paulo Cremonez, Eduardo Rossi, Flávio Gurgacz

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232-236

Thermic sum and crop coefficient of canola (Brassica napus L.) for the region of Tangará da Serra, Mato Grosso State, Brazil

Kássio De Marco 1, Rivanildo Dallacort 1*, Adalberto Santi 1, Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 2, Mirian Hiroko Inoue 1, João Danilo Barbieri 1, Dejânia Vieira de Araujo 1, Roberto Antônio Savelli Martinez 1, Willian Fenner 1

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237-243

Soil health sustainability and organic farming: A review

Sudarsan Biswas, Md. Nasim Ali*, Rupak Goswami, Somsubhra Chakraborty

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244-250

Ergonomic assessment of traditional and improved methods of paddy threshing for drudgery reduction of hill region

Divya Singh 1, Deepa Vinay 2*

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251-254

Phenology and green leaf yield of coriander at different sowing dates and harvesting times

Sagarika Guha 1, Amit Baran Sharangi 2*, Sandip Debnath 3

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255-264

Applications of xerophytophysiology in plant production: Potato yield increase induced by drying the cut trace of seed tuber blocks

Feifei Su 1, 5, Hui-lian Xu 2*, Fenglan Li 3, Feifei Qin 4, Yili Chen 1*, Dianqiu Lü 5, Linshuang Hu 5, Yong Li 5, Shaopeng Wang 5, Ying Shi 1

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265-268

Hydric and physiological monitoring of soybean in oxisol and oxisol incorporated with biodegradable waste residue 

Alexandre C. Salvestro*, Paulo Sergio Lourenço de Freitas, Roberto Rezende, Erci Marcos Del Quiqui, Cláudia Regina Dias Arieira, José Carlini Junior, Magnun Rodrigo Silva, Vinicius Hicaro Frederico Abe, Matheus A. Mendes

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269-275

Sowing dates and plant density of peanut cultivars in different soil and climatic conditions of Mato Grosso state, Brazil

João Danilo Barbieri 1, Rivanildo Dallacort 1*, Adalberto Santi 1, Kássio De Marco 1, Alcir José Modolo 2, Santino Seabra Júnior 3, Ronicely Pereira Rocha 1, Rafael Cesar Tieppo 1

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276-280

Effect of composted sewage sludge on durum wheat: Productivity, phenolic compounds, antioxidant activity, and technological quality

Antonella Pasqualone 1, Laura Nunzia Delvecchio 1, Giovanni Lacolla 2, Luciana Piarulli 1, Rosanna Simeone 1, Giovanna Cucci 2*

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281-284

Genetic diversity and presence of DREB gene in watermelon cultivars and wild type of watermelon based on molecular markers

Abdullah S. Alsohim *, Mohamed  I. Motawei

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285-291

Impact of PAR interception at different time points on total dry matter production in rice (Oryza sativa L.) crop transplanted on different dates

Shrabani Basu 1*, Srijani Maji 1, Swaraj Kumar Dutta 2, Sarika Jena 3, Rajib Nath 1, Prodip Kumar Chakraborty 4

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292-296

Growth and visual symptoms of nutrient deficiencies in young Mentha piperita plants

Diocléa Almeida Seabra Silva 1*, Mário Lopes da Silva Júnior 1, Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas 2*, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 3, Vânia Silva de Melo 1, Sônia Maria Araújo Botelho 1, George Rodrigues da Silva 1, Joze Melisa Nunes de Freitas 1, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 1, Milton Leite Alves da Cunha 4, Ana Regina da Rocha Araujo 1

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297-302

Decrease in photosynthetic pigments promotes negative consequences on carbon compounds in young Euterpe oleracea plants submitted to progressive water deficiency

Emilly dos Santos Pereira 1, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 1*, Odyone Nascimento da Silva 1, Argemiro Pereira Martins Filho 1, Carla Leticia Figueredo de Carvalho Souza 1, Tiago Rodrigues Ferreira 1, Gustavo Antonio Ruffeil Alves 1, Elaine Maria Silva Guedes 1, Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas 1, Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 1, Augusto José Silva Pedroso 1, Roberto Cezar Lobo da Costa 1, Benedito Gomes dos Santos Filho

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303-306

Microbes and dietary values of some major fish sources in Nigeria

Olajide Adedayo Ajayi 1, 3*, Emmanuel I. Adeyeye 2, Anthony I. Okoh 1

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307-311

Impact of micro credit and training on efficiency of small-scale entrepreneurs: Evidence from National Directorate of Employment (NDE) loan/training programmes in Nigeria

Olumide Oyewole Akinrinola 1*, M. M. Fasoranti 2, Oluyede Adeleke Aturamu 3

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312-319

Modulation of micronutrients and antioxidants defenses in Conocarpus lancifolius under abiotic stress

Amina Redha, Redha Al-Hasan, Mohammad Afzal *

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320-324

Heavy metal distribution in Fagonia indica and Cenchrus ciliaris native vegetation plant species

Adel M. Ghoneim *, Soud M. Al-Zahrani, Salem E. El-Maghraby, Abdullah S. Al-Farraj

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325-328

Performance of lateral move type sprinkler irrigation system

Jonathan Dieter 1, Silvio C. Sampaio 2, Gisele Vogel 3, Márcio A. Vilas Boas 2, Elisandro P. Frigo 1, Alvaro Mari Junior 4

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