Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 2, Issue 1,2004
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 2, Issue 1, 2004
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
10-13

α-Aminooxi-β-phenylpropionic acid controls phenylalanine ammonia lyase gene expression during storage of asparagus spears

Pankaj Kumar Bhowmik *, Toshiyuki Matsui

14-16

Microorganisms associated with human jewellery

Beatrice O. Ifesan 1*, Fatusa C. Adetuyi 2, Anthony K. Onifade 2, Olubunmi O. Agarry 2

17-25

Complexes of anionic polysaccharides with metal salts. Part II. κ-Carrageenan

Wojciech Ciesielski

26-32

Complexes of anionic polysaccharides with metal salts. Part III. ι-Carrageenan

Wojciech Ciesielski

33-38

Complexes of anionic polysacchardies with metal salts. Part IV. λ-Carrageenan

Wojciech Ciesielski

39-43

The biochemical analysis of soursop (Annona muricata L.) and sweetsop (A. squamosa L.) and their potential use as oral rehydration therapy

 Ifeoma B. Enweani 1*, Josephine Obroku 1, Timothy Enahoro 2, Charles Omoifo 3

44-48

Effect of hydrocolloids on the limonin content of Kinnow juice

Poonam Aggarwal 1*, K. S. Sandhu

49-58

Phytate from edible beans: chemistry, processing and health benefits

John Shi 1*, Konesh Arunasalam 2, David Yeung 3, Yukio Kakuda 4, Gauri Mittal 2

59-64

Effect of processed lablab bean (Lablab purpureus) meal supplementation on the digestibility and growth response of carp (Cyprinus carpio)

E. O. Adeparusi, A. F. Eleyinmi *

65-68

Chemical properties of raw and processed breadfruit (Treculia africana) seed flour

O. S. Fasasi 1*, A. F. Eleyinmi 1, A. R. Fasasi 2, O. R. Karim 3

69-73

Antifungal properties of Origanum glandulosum Desf. extracts

Rachid Belhattab 1*, Larbi Larous 1, Georgios Kalantzakis 2, Dimitrios Boskou 2, Vassiliki Exarchou 3

74-78

Antioxidant capacity of human plasma and serum as affected by a single dose of a beverage rich in antioxidants – use of three different assay systems

Volker Böhm 1*, Michael Netzel 1, Adolf Kler 2, Stefan Marx 3, Michael Weiß 4, Kurt-Reiner Geiß 5

79-83

Replacement of fish meal with chemically preserved shrimp head in the diets of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus

 L. C. Nwanna 1*, A. M. Balogun, Y. F. Ajenifuja 1, V. N. Enujiugha 2

84-89

Isolation of DNA from olive oil and oil sediments: Application in oil fingerprinting

Fernando de la Torre, Rocío Bautista, Francisco M. Cánovas, M. Gonzalo Claros *

90-94

Growth, development and quality attributes of miniature golden apple fruit (Spondias cytherea Sonn)
Part I: Fruit growth and development to maturity

Owen S. Graham, Lynda D. Wickham, Majeed Mohammed *

95-100

Phenolic compounds and their antioxidant properties in different tissues of carrots (Daucus carota L.)

Donglin Zhang, Yasunori Hamauzu *

101-106

Growth, development and quality attributes of miniature golden apple fruit (Spondias cytherea Sonn)
Part II: Physicochemical and organoleptic attributes associated with ripening

Owen S. Graham, Lynda D. Wickham, Majeed Mohammed *

107-112

Impact of agricultural export on food security in Nigeria

Kemisola Omorinre Adenegan 1, Oladimeji Idowu Oladele 2*, Mabel Nnennaya Ekpo 1

113-115

Collaborative study of a new developed ELISA kit for gluten determination

Dana Gabrovská 1*, Jana Rysová 1, Martin Burkhard 2, Petr Cuhra 3 , Martin Kubík 3, Sona Baršová 3

116-121

Structural changes in meat emulsions during cooking at various process conditions and formulations

Gauri S. Mittal

122-127

Parameters for the detection of post-harvest quality in fresh or transformed horticultural crops

Paolino Ninfali *, Mara Bacchiocca

128-131

Control of lipid oxidarion and fungal spoilage of roasted peanut (Arachis hypogea) using the spice Aframomum danielli

G. O. Adegoke *, K. O. Falade, O. C. Babalola

132-134

Assessment of the probiotic properties of a strain of Lactobacillus plantarum isolated from fermenting corn slurry (Ogi)

V. O. Oyetayo 1*, B. Osho 2

135-140

Container opening design for horticultural produce cooling efficiency

Larissa R. de Castro 1, 2, Clément Vigneault 1, 2*, Luís A. B. Cortez 2

141-147

The cultural smell of fermented fish

About the development of a local product in Norway

Virginie Amilien, Atle W. Hegnes

148-152

Electrophoretic study of mushroom proteins

Biljana Bauer Petrovska 1*, Sasho Panov 2, Danica Roganovic Zafirovska 2, Svetlana Kulevanova 1

153-159

The utilisation of dextrins from the thermolysis of starch with biogenic amino acids by Lactobacillus rhamnosus bacteria

Janusz Kapuśniak *, Anna Tyflewska

160-162

Growth performance and nutrient utilization of African giant land snail (Archachatina marginata) hatchlings fed different protein diets

B. N. Ejidike

163-165

The genetics of anthocyanin reddening in apple fruit skin

Benjamin Ewa Ubi

166-170

Field studies on chlorophyll a fluorescence for low temperature tolerance testing of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

Adeniyi Olumuyiwa Togun 1*, Sunday Oba Akparobi 2, Indira Janaki Ekanayake 3

171-178

High-selenium wheat: Agronomic biofortification strategies to improve human nutrition

Graham H. Lyons 1*, Jim Lewis 1, Michelle F. Lorimer 2, Robert E. Holloway 3, Dot M. Brace 3, James C. R. Stangoulis1, Robin D. Graham 1

179-187

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and regeneration of cotton

Thea A. Wilkins 1*, Rajiv Mishra 1, Norma L. Trolinder 2

188-192

Influence of chemicals on inoculum production by Leptosphaeria maculans on canola (Brassica napusL.) residues

Ravjit Khangura

193-197

Evaluation of Jordanian wheat and barley genotypes for anther culture response

Dhia S. Hassawi

198-201

Cotton cultivation on narrow rows as an alternative culture method: Production and economics

Efthymios Mygdakos 1, Christos Avgoulas 2, Konstantinos Adamidis 1, Garifalia Economou 2*

202-204

Synchronized weed chemical control and wheat harvesting

M. Faravani 1, J. Khalghani 2

205-207

In vitro studies on pollen germination and pollen tube growth in maize

K. Geetha, S. Vijayabaskaran, N. Jayaraman

208-217

Quality traits of date palm fruits in a center of origin and center of diversity

A. A. Jaradat 1*, A. Zaid 2

218-219

Pollination and breeding of eggplants

Mohammad Mahdi Pessarakli 1, Ramdane Dris 2

220-223

Influence of fertigation, mulches and CO2 enrichment on eggplant production

Mohammad Mahdi Pessarakli *, Ramdane Dris **

224-231

Rice residue- management options and effects on soil properties and crop productivity

Krishna G. Mandal *, Arun K. Misra, Kuntal M. Hati, Kali K. Bandyopadhyay, Prabir K. Ghosh, Manoranjan Mohanty

232-237

Effect of harvest time on sugar beet fertilised with increased nitrogen

Lucie Jozefyová *, Josef Pulkrábek, Jaroslav Urban

238-242

Effects of inoculation of Azospirillum sp. in maize seeds under field conditions

Osmar R. Dalla Santa 1, Carlos R. Soccol 2*, Pedro Ronzelli Junior 3, Ramona Fernández Hernández 4, Georgina L. Michelena Alvarez 4, Herta S. Dalla Santa 1,

243-248

Effect of irrigation on sweet potato root carbohydrates and nitrogenous compounds

Indira J. Ekanayake 1, Wanda Collins 2

249-254

National agricultural land development authority’s (NALDA) intervention programme in Nigerian agriculture: Lessons and challenges

O. D. Akinsola 1, O. I. Oladele 2*

255-259

Evaluation of some pre-emergence herbicides on cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum L.) at Samaru, Nigeria

S. A. Dadari, N. C. Kuchinda

260-265

Effect of continuous cropping and long-term differential fertilization on profile stratification of DTPA-extractable micronutrients

R. K. Setia *, K. N. Sharma

266-270

Bioremediation measure to minimize heavy metals accumulation in soils and crops irrigated with city effluent

Tapan Adhikari *, M. C. Manna, M. V. Singh, R. H. Wanjari

271-275

Salt gradients near roots of a rose plant by using a model system

S. Bougoul 1*, A. Jaffrin 2

276-280

Africa in search of extension system: Experience from Nigeria

Oladimeji Idowu Oladele *, Osamu Koyoma, Jun-Ichi Sakagami

281-284

Influence of cotton plant population in the control of Striga hermonthica in maize under greenhouse condition

F. A. Showemimo *, S. O. Alabi

285-290

Induced mutations for yield and its components in durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)

Mehmet Ali Sakin *, Ahmet Yildirim

291-297

Lignocellulolytic enzymes profile of three Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler strains during cultivation on eucalyptus bark-based medium

José Renato P. Cavallazzi 1*, Manuela de S. Brito 1, Maria Goreti de A. Oliveira 2, Silas G. Villas-Bôas 3, Maria Catarina M. Kasuya 1

298-302

Effectiveness of extension dissemination approaches and adoption levels of livestock and fisheries technologies in Nigeria

P. I. Bolorunduro, I. E. J. Iwuanyanwu, S. O. Aribido, A. O. K. Adesehinwa *

303-306

An empirical model for estimating weight loss of stored cowpea seeds

Francis B. Okokon 1*, Sylvia B. A. Umoetuk 2, Ajiboye S. Oyerinde 1

307-309

Influence of growing conditions on yield and quality of cherry: II. Fruit quality

Stefano Predieri 1*, Ramdane Dris 2, Francesca Rapparini 1

310-316

Growth, nutrient uptake and yield of tomato in response to different plant residue composts

Adeniyi Olumuyiwa Togun 1*, Wasiu Babatunde Akanbi 2, James Alabi Adediran 3

317-321

Mechanization for harvesting and processing dryland plants

Dietmar Rössel 1, Hipolito Ortiz-Laurel 2, H. M. Durán García 3*

322-327

Accumulation of RNA in the senescing root nodular cells of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) – Histochemical evidence

T. N. Shivananda 1, Chandrika Syamasundara Joshi, P. Rudraswamy, T. K. S. Gowda, D. P. Viswanath, R. Siddaramappa, R. Dris 2

328-339

Agriculture, rural poverty and natural resource management in less favored environments: Revisiting challenges and conceptual issues

Bekele Shiferaw *, Cynthia Bantilan

340-346

Domestication of Dacryodes edulis. 2. Phenotypic variation of fruit traits in 200 trees from four populations in the humid lowlands of Cameroon

Annabelle N. Waruhiu 1, 2, Joseph Kengue 3, Alain R. Atangana 4, Zac Tchoundjeu 4, Roger R. B. Leakey 5, 6

347-354

Socio-economic assessment of wood artifact products in Oyo state, Nigeria

O. I. Faleyimu 1*, B. O. Agbeja 2

355-358

Agricultural catchments and water quality: A phosphorus enigma

Hari K. Pant 1*, M. B. Adjei 1, Jack E. Rechcigl 2

359-364

Impact of size of farm operation on resource use efficiency in small scale farming: Evidence from southwestern Nigeria

Igbekele A. Ajibefun 1*, Abdullahi O. Abdulkadri 2

365-369

Dynamics of forest revenue system collections and forestry development in Ondo State, Nigeria, between 1991 and 2000

O. Olaseni 1, B. O. Agbeja 2*, S. K. Adeyoju 3

370-375

Leaching of nutrients in greenhouse cultivation of tomato crop in the Mediterranean area under different fertirrigation managements

M. T. Lao 1*, S. Jiménez 2

376-380

Molecular characterization of some turfgrass cultivars using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers

A. Al-Humaid, M. I. Motawei *