Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 2, Issue 3&4,2004
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

Volume 2, Issue 3&4, 2004

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Comparative study on intestinal parasites amongst secondary school pupils in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, South-Western Nigeria

T. T. Adebolu *, N. A. Badmus


Physicochemical studies on African oil bean (Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.) seed

A. A. Akindahunsi


Effect of roasting on the chemical composition of coconut (Cocos nucifera) seed flour and oil

I. Adekunle Amoo


Quality and residual iodine content of some foods prepared with iodized salt

A. Amr 1*, O. Jabay 2


Public perceptions of GMOs in food in Turkey: A pilot survey

Pervin Basaran 1, Birol Kilic 1, Hatice Soyyigit 1, Hayriye Sengun 2


Laboratory manufacture and comparison of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) beer quality

Mark M. Dookeran, Gail S. H. Baccus-Taylor, John O. Akingbala *


Water sorption isotherms and heat of sorption of osmotically pretreated and oven-dried papaya varieties

K. O. Falade *, P. I. Uzo-Peters


Colour changes of fresh-cut leafy vegetables during storage

A. Ferrante 1*, L. Incrocci 2, R. Maggini 2, G. Serra 3,F. Tognoni 2


Shelf-life extension with solid enrichment and water encapsulation of fruits

Sailen Ghosh


Effects of dietary safflower oil on growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat chemical and fatty acid composition of wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos)

Antonia Lestingi 1*, Vito Laudadio 1, Giuseppe Marsico 2, Anna Caroli 1, Arcangelo Vicenti 2


Growth and mineral deposition in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed untreated soybean meal supplemented with phytase

L. C. Nwanna


Fate of aflatoxin in cereals and cereal products during processing

Flora Oluwafemi


Effect of sex and slaughter weight on broiler chicken carcass

A. B. Omojola, A. O. K. Adesehinwa *, H. Madu, S. Attah


Process upgrade and the microbiological, nutritional and consumer acceptability of infant weaning food from fermented composite blends of cereals and soybean

A. A. Onilude *, A. I. Sanni, M. I. Ighalo


Immunosuppressive activity of polysaccharides from Cordyceps gunnii mycelia in mice in vivo/vitro

Jian-hui Xiao 1*, Zong-qi Liang 2, Ai-ying Liu 2, Dai-xiong Chen 1, Yu Xiao 1, Jin-wei Liu 1, Wei-hong Wan 1


Effect of freezing and thawing on meat quality

R. Hanenian, G. S. Mittal *


Inhibition of chilling injury and quality changes in pineapple fruit with prestorage heat treatment

Antonio L. Acedo Jr. 1*, Takayoshi Akinaga 2, Tetsuya Tanabe 2


Resource use efficiency of small-holder farmers: The case of cassava producers in Cross River State, Nigeria

S. O. Abang *, D. I. Agom


Analysis of pumpkin (Telferia occidentalis) production: The basis for poverty eradication in the humid tropical zone of Nigeria

S. O. Abang *, I. C. Idiong, O. E. Akpan


Implications of feeding high levels of maize offal as energy source on the growth and cost of feed conversion of growing pigs

A. O. K. Adesehinwa


Germinability, vigour and electrical conductivity changes in acceleratedly aged watermelon (Citrullus lanatus T.) seeds

A. Y. Al-Maskri 1, M. Mumtaz Khan 2, M. Javed Iqbal 3, Mazhar Abbas 4


Microbiological investigation of maggot meal, stored for use as livestock feed component

T. A. M. Awoniyi 1*, F. C. Adetuyi 2, F. A. Akinyosoye 2


Strategies of WECAMAN to promote the adoption of sustainable maize production technologies in West and Central Africa

Baffour Badu-Apraku a,*, Dele Fakorede b, Samuel O. Ajala a, Lum Fontem a


Effectiveness of fluorescent pseudomonads strains HF22 and HF142 to control bacterial canker of tomato

E. H. Boudyach 1, M. Fatmi 2, H. Boubaker 1, A. Ait Ben Aoumar 1, O. Akhayat 1


Study of the polymorphism of common wheat using ISSR markers

F. Ben El Maati 1, M. Jlibéne 2, M. Moumni 1*


Response of ‘Anna’ apple trees to foliar sprays of chelated iron, manganese and zinc

S. M. El-Shazly 1, R. Dris 2


Odor management in swine finishing operations: Cost effectiveness

Haixiao Huang 1*, Gay Y. Miller 1, Michael Ellis 2, Ted Funk 3, Yuanhui Zhang 3, Gilbert Hollis 2, Albert J. Heber 4


Response of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) to methods and levels of irrigation under varying fertilizer levels in a semi-arid region of Nigeria

M. A. Hussaini 1*, M. K. Othman 2, M. F. Ishyaku 3, A. M. Falaki 1


Commercial agriculture, marital status and other influences on food availability: A Kenyan case study

Tabitha W. Kiriti, Clem Tisdell *


Dry matter partitioning and plant development as function of environmental factors in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cv. Avalon

Karim B. Laghari 1, Muhammad Munir 2*, John F. Farrar 1, Ali N. Mahar 3


Studies on postharvest calcium chloride application on storage behaviour and quality of Asian pear during cold storage

B. V. C. Mahajan *, A. S. Dhatt


A method of making digital fruit color charts for cultivation management and quality control

Yoshitaka Motonaga 1*, Hiroya Kondou 2, Atsushi Hashimoto 3, Takaharu Kameoka 3


Cassava: Some considerations on its ecology and improvement

Nagib M. A. Nassar


Leaf and fruit macronutrient composition during the growth period of apples

Ramdane Dris, Raina Niskanen *


Maize hybrids cultivation in Nigeria – A review

Amudalat Bolanle Olaniyan *, Ephraim Olabode Lucas


Grass silages as feedstuff for horses

P. G. Peiretti 1*, D. Bergero 2


Role of VA mycorrhiza on the growth of cowpea plant and their associative effect with N2-fixing and P-solubilizing bacteria as biofertilizers in calcareous soil

G. H. Rabie 1*, A. Al-Humiany 2


Ripening of olives var. Correggiolo: Modification of oxidative stability of oils during fruit ripening and oil storage

Annalisa Rotondi *, Massimiliano Magli


Dynamics of nitrogen during wheat growth in a continuous maize-wheat system

R. K. Setia *, K. N. Sharma


Apple fruit softening under controlled atmosphere: The potential role of cell wall enzymes

S. Siddiqui 1*, J. Streif 2, F. Bangerth 3


Biological control of black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by entomopathogenic bacteria and their cell-free toxic metabolites from Xenorhabdus species

A. N. Mahar 1, M. Munir 2*, S. R. Gowen, N. G. M. Hague, M. A. Tabil


Is azadirachtin useful in the management of the mango stone weevil (Sternochetus mangiferae Fabricius)?

Abraham Verghese *, D. K. Nagaraju, P. D. K. Jayanthi, V. Vasudev, H. S. Madhura


Genetic diversity analysis among rice accessions differing in drought tolerance using molecular markers

K. T. Vivek, S. Michael Gomez, R. Suresh, S. Satheesh Kumar, P. Yogameenakshi, P. Chezhian, N. Manikanda Boopathi, P. Shanmugasundaram, R. Chandra Babu *


Chemical properties of water sources for cassava processing in selected areas of Southwest Nigeria

O. O. Abiona 1, L. O. Sanni 2*, S. O. Awonorin 2


Detection of genetic variation and Fusarium resistance in turfgrass genotypes using PCR-based markers (ISSR and SCAR)

A. Al-Humaid *, M. I. Motawei 1*, M. Y. Abdalla 1, F. Mana 2


The pH stress on plant growth of Arabidopsis thaliana and pearl millet in NaCl and Na2CO3 solutions

Ghulam M. Ali 1, N. Murtaza 2, N. M. Khan 3, J. C. Collins 4, T. McNeilly 4


Effects of fluidized-ceramics treatment on the flocculation of suspension in water treatment system

Md. Abul Kalam Azad *, Katsumi Ishikawa


Biotechnology of bioemulsifiers produced by micro-organisms

Concepción Calvo *, Francisca Lucía Toledo, Clementina Pozo, María Victoria Martínez-Toledo, Jesús González-López


Simultaneous adsorption of Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn by different soils

Emma Fernández Covelo *, María Luisa Andrade, Flora Alonso Vega


Desorption of sorbed Zn in some acid soils affected by organic matter application

D. K. Das *, S. Dutta, Debtanu Maiti, Tanmoy Karak 1


Trace elements solubilization in waste-amended saline-sodic conditions

Muhammad Irshad *, Sadahiro Yamamoto, Toshimasa Honna


DGGE-fingerprinting of arable soils shows differences in microbial community structure of conventional and organic farming systems

Melanie Kuffner 1, Guadalupe Piñar 2, Karin Hace 1, Michael Handschur 1, Alexander G. Haslberger 2*


Soils of Ethiopia: Perceptions, appraisal and constraints in relation to food security

B. B. Mishra, Heluf Gebrekidan *, Kibebew Kibret


Taxonomical studies on rocky freshwater prawns at Erin-Ijesha waterfalls

A. Oluayo Bello-Olusoji *, Ariyo T. Omolayo, Aderonke Arinola


Growth responses of bermudagrass and seashore paspalum to different levels of FerroGrow multi-nutrient fertilizer

Mohammad Pessarakli *, Dave M. Kopec


Growth responses of zoysiagrass influenced by different rates of a growth stimulant (Soil Solution One)

Mohammad Mahdi Pessarakli 1, James L. Walworth 2


About the safety of stevioside used as a sweetener

Jan M.C. Geuns1, Johan Buyse2, Annelies Vankeirsbilck 3, Liesbeth Temme 3


Steviol quantification at the picomol level by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

Veerle J. Y. Minne 1, Frans Compernolle 2, Suzanne Toppet 2, Jan M. C. Geuns 1


Stevioside as a potential useful drug in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

Per B. Jeppesen


Stevioside metabolism and transport in rats and humans

Eriko Koyama


The metabolism of stevioside by animals: Chickens and pigs

Johan Buyse 1, Jan M. C. Geuns 2


Bioavailability of stevioside from Stevia rebaudiana in human volunteers: Preliminary data

Piergiorgio G. Pietta *, C. Gardana, P. Simonetti


The short-term effects of stevioside on blood pressure and glucose concentrations in healthy subjects

Elisabeth H. M. Temme 1, Annelies Vankeirsbilck 1, Johan Buyse 2, Jan M. C. Geuns 3