Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




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


Volume 2, Issue 2, 2004
Journal Contents

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11-13

Are Indian foods from genetically modified crops safe?

R. T. Gahukar

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14-24

Pathogenesis-related proteins – an important group of plant-derived allergens

Raina Niskanen *, Ramdane Dris

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25-32

Modified atmosphere improves storage ability, controls decay, and maintains quality and antioxidant contents of Barhi date fruits

K. N. Al-Redhaiman

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33-37

Texture characteristics of carrots as affected by storage temperature and duration

Peter Alvo 1, 2, Clément Vigneault 1*, Jennifer R. DeEll 1, 3, Yvan Gariépy 1, 4

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38-39

Characterisation of oil extracted from gourd (Cucurbita maxima) seed

I. A. Amoo 1*, A. F. Eleyinmi 1, N. O. A. Ilelaboye 2, S. S. Akoja 3

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40-43

Food security in Nigeria: Institutional support through micro-credit for soyabean production

G. B. Ayoola *, J. B. Ayoola

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44-47

Impact of selenium spray on monocarpic senescence of soybean (Glycine max L.)

M. Djanaguiraman *, D. Durga Devi, Arun K. Shanker, J. Annie Sheeba, U. Bangarusamy

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48-53

Effects of heat treatments on the quality of miniature golden apples (Spondias cytherea Sonn) during low temperature storage

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

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54-58

Effects of anti-browning treatments on the storage quality of minimally processed shredded cabbage

Roshita Ibrahim 1, Azizah Osman 1*, Nazamid Saari 1, Russly Abdul Rahman 2

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59-61

Effect of lactation period on fatty acid profile of breast milk

Lawuyi O. Lalude *, Spencer E. A. Torimiro, Joseph B. Fashakin

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62-64

Studies on antimutagenic effects of citral in mice

Syed Imam Rabbani 1, Kshama Devi 2, T. N. Shivananda 3

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65-70

External stimulation of anthocyanin biosynthesis in apple fruit

Benjamin Ewa Ubi

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71-73

The effect of precooling delay on the quality of stored sweet corn

Clément Vigneault 1*, Yvan Gariépy 1, 2, Dominique Roussel 1, Bernard Goyette 1

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74-82

Influence of rain cover cultivation on taste and aroma quality of strawberries (Fragaria ananassa Duch.)

Jens Rohloff 1, Rolf Nestby 2, Johannes A. Folkestad 1, Tor-Henning Iversen 1

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83-87

Water sorption isotherms and heat of sorption of cashewnuts pretreated by different methods

K. O. Falade 1*, J. J. Chime 1, O. S. Ogunwolu 2

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88-93

Hypolipidemic effect of some vegetable oils in rats

S. E. El-Gengaihi 1*, A. Salem 2, S. A. Bashandi 3, N. A. Ibrahim 4, S. R. Abd el-Hamid 1

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94-99

Comparative evaluation of the nutritional quality of corn, sorghum and millet ogi prepared by a modified traditional technique

M. A. Oyarekua, A. F. Eleyinmi 1*

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100-103

mRNA cnf1 detection for monitoring viability and pathogenicity in an uropathogenic Escherichia coliJ96 maintained in laboratory seawater microcosm

Denden Ikbel *, Mahdouani Kassem, Ben Chibani Jemni, Bakhrouf Amina

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104-107

Recovery in embryonated chicken eggs of viable but non-culturable Salmonella

Amel Dhiaf 1*, Amina Bakhrouf 2

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108-113

Optimization of enzymatic liquefaction of papaya (Carica papaya L.) and jackfruit (Artocarpusheterophyllus Lam.) pulp using response surface methodology

Attar Singh Chauhan 1*, Sadia Gul Afroze 1, Mysore Nagaraj Rao Ramesh 2, Ramesh Yadav Avula 1, Mysore Narayan Rekha 1, Ramesh Shyam Ramteke 1

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114-120

Photosynthetic pigment profile of Cordia myxa L. and its potential in folklore medicinal application

M. Afzal 1*, C. Obuekwe 2, N. Shuaib 3, H. Barakat 1

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121-128

Effects of processing and salts on some functional properties of cashewnut (Anarcadium occidentale) flours

T. N. Fagbemi 1*, A. A. Oshodi 2, K. O. Ipinmoroti 2

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129-134

Effects of variety and olive ripeness on nutritional quality and oxidative stability of extra virgin olive oils

Marco Esti 1, Luciano Cinquanta 2, Gianfranco Panfili 2, Pamela Manzi 3, Stefania Marconi 3, Laura Pizzoferrato 3

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135-142

Effects of pectolytic enzymes and antioxidants on the quality of dry wines made from pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merr) peel

Owen S. Graham, Majeed Mohammed *, Lawrence A. Wilson, Lynda D. Wickham

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143-145

Microbiological quality of carrots used for preparation of fresh squeezed street vended carrot juices in India

Moushumi Ghosh, Abhijit Ganguli *, Sandeep Mudgil

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146-148

Selection of a sweetener and the pectin metoxylation degree for the formulation of a cupuaçu (Theobroma grandiflorum) diet jelly

Agostinho S. Sobrinho 1, Maria R. L. Borras 1, João V. B. Souza 2*, Érica S. Silva 2, José M. Chaar 1

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149-150

Fate of Salmonella in baby powder milk

Amel Dhiaf 1*, Neziha Chnity 1, Amina Bakhrouf 2

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151-156

Effect of salt iodization on the quality of pickled vegetables

Ayed S. Amr *, Omar A. Jabay

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157-165

Investigation of acrylamide levels in selected fried and baked foods in Jordan

Hani M. Al-Dmoor 1*, Mohammad A. Humeid 2, Mahmoud A. Alawi 3

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166-168

Nutrient distribution in wild and cultivated edible mushroom, Pleurotus sajor-caju

F. L. Oyetayo 1*, A. A. Akindahunsi 2

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169-172

The relative advantage of agroforestry system over arable crop farming: Empirical evidence from cocoa based agroforestry and arable crop farming systems in Oyo State, Nigeria

R. A. Alabi 1, A. G. Daramola 2, I. A. Ajibefun 3

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173-176

Productivity, technical efficiency and cropping patterns in the savanna zone of Nigeria

T. T. Amos 1*, D. O. Chikwendu 2, J. N. Nmadu 3

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177-182

Promoting cassava marketing in Benue State: Learning from previous experience of agricultural commodity trade by Nigeria and other countries*

J. B. Ayoola

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183-186

The role of nitrophenol on delaying abscission of tomato flowers and fruits

M. Djanaguiraman *, D. Durga Devi, Arun K. Shanker, J. Annie Sheeba, U. Bangarusamy

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187-189

Evaluation of suitable technique and determination of appropriate stage for sampling thrips in rose flowers

P. Duraimurugan 1*, A. Jagadish 2

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190-196

The effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and water stress on leaf chlorophyll production of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

Indira J. Ekanayake 1*, O. Jacob Oyetunji 2, O. Osonubi 2, Omar Lyasse 1, 3

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197-200

Reciprocal grafting between early maturing and normal maturing olive varieties: Preliminary effects on the nature of juvenility and flowering

Nasir S. A. Malik *, Joe M. Bradford

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201-209

Forage legumes for soil productivity enhancement and quality fodder production

A. C. Odunze 1*, S. A. Tarawali 2, N. C. de Haan 2, E. Akoueguon 2, A. F. Amadji 4, R. Schultze-Kraft 3, G. S. Bawa 1

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210-217

Effect of Bion, Amistar and Vitavax on anthracnose of chilli

Md. Khalilur Rahman, Md. Rashidul Islam, Ismail Hossain*

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218-226

Grain legumes for soil productivity improvement in the Northern Guinea savanna of Nigeria

A. C. Odunze 1* , S. A. Tarawali 2, N. C. de Haan 2, E. N. O. Iwuafor 1, P. D. Katung 1, G. E. Akoueguon 2, A. F. Amadji 4, R. Schultze-Kraft 3, T. K. Atala 1, B. Ahmed 1, A. Adamu 5, A. O Babalola 1, J. O. Ogunwole 1, A. Alimi 2, S. U. Ewansiha 2, S. A. Adediran 2

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227-231

Improving labour productivity and technical efficiency in food crop production: A panacea for poverty reduction in Nigeria

S. O. Ojo

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232-236

SWOT analysis of extension systems in Asian and West African countries

O. I. Oladele *, J.-I. Sakagami

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237-240

On-farm evaluation of some plant extracts as biofungicide and bioinsecticide on cowpea in Southwest Nigeria

O. F. Owolade 1*, B. S. Alabi 1, Y. O. K. Osikanlu 2, O. O. Odeyemi 2

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241-249

Activities of carbonic anhydrase, catalase and ACC oxidase of mung bean (Vigna radiata) are differentially affected by salinity stress

Shabina Syeed *, N. A. Khan

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250-252

The control of damages caused by maize weevils (Sitophilus oryzea Motsc) to stored maize grains using cardamon and black pepper

S. B. A. Umoetok

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253-255

Micropropagation in the strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) inbred lines

Jadwiga I. Zebrowska

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256-259

Evaluation of some maize inbred lines for tolerance to Striga lutea (Lour) in Southern Guinea savanna ecology

S. A. Olakojo

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260-264

Performance of newly developed Striga lutea tolerant maize genotypes under artificial Striga infestation

S. A. Olakojo 1*, B. A. Ogunbodede 1, J. O. Makinde 1, M. O. Ogundiya 2

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