Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 4, Issue 1,2006
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 4, Issue 1, 2006
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
8-10

The impact of cultural dimensions on technology transfer in developing countries

Jamal Alrusheidat

11-16

Effects of pre-treatments on the physicochemical quality and sensory acceptance of osmo-air-dehydrated ‘dwarf’ golden apples (Spondias cytherea Sonn.)

Jeanette Browne, Neela Badrie *

17-20

Effect of environmental strains of Salmonella typhimurium on transfer of water and electrolytes in rat’s intestine

Nidhal Marzougui 1*, Fhethia Khemiss 1, 2, Ali Asghar Moshtaghie 3, Dalila Saidane 1, 4

21-26

Inhibition of lipid metabolic enzymes using Mangifera indica extracts

Diego A. Moreno 1, Christophe Ripoll 1, Nebojsa Ilic 2, Alexander Poulev 1, Cristin Aubin 3, Ilya Raskin 1*

27-29

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella spp. isolated from apparently healthy ornamental fish and pond water in Trinidad

Aweeda Newaj-Fyzul, Abiodun A. Adesiyun *, Alexander Mutani

30-33

Effect of pre-treatments on the quality characteristics of dehydrated onion rings during storage

Dev Raj 1*, V. C. Subanna 1, O. P. Ahlawat 2, Pardeep Gupta 2, A. G. Huddar 1

34-40

Development of a model for simulating ambient conditions in fresh fruit and vegetable storage facility

N. R. Markarian 1, 2, J.-A. Landry 3*, Clément Vigneault 1, 2

41-42

Microorganisms associated with poultry faeces

D. V. Adegunloye

43-47

Postharvest control of blue mold of apples with reduced-risk fungicides together with anti-scald agent diphenylamine under cold and controlled atmosphere storage conditions1

Deena Errampalli

48-53

Nutritive value of new chickpea (Cicer arietinum) varieties

Benu Singhai *, S. K. Shrivastava

54-56

Influence of bruising and storage temperature on vitamin C content of tomato fruit

S. S. Sablani 1, L. U. Opara 2*, K. Al-Balushi 1

57-60

Functional properties of extruded soybean with plantain flour blends

Oluwatooyin Faramade Osundahunsi

61-63

Oil extraction from olive foot cake with acidic ethanol

Ramdane Moussaoui 1*, Ahcene Youyou 2

64-69

The antimicrobial resistance profiles of Campylobacter and E. coli O157 isolates from a cohort of clinically normal feedlot cattle

Donal Minihan 1, Micheál O’Mahony 2, Paul Whyte 2*, Seámus Fanning 3, Tara Fitzsimons 2, John D. Collins 2

70-74

Effect of sorting, refrigeration and packaging on tomato shelf life

Larissa R. de Castro 1, Luís A. B. Cortez 2, Clément Vigneault 3*

75-79

Effects of UV-B irradiation on phenolic compound accumulation and antioxidant activity in ‘Jonathan’ apple influenced by bagging, temperature and maturation

Davood Bakhshi 1, Osamu Arakawa *

80-85

Electroosmosis dewatering of tomato paste: Experimental data and neural network modeling

S. Al-Asheh 1*, F. Mjalli 1, R. Jumah 2, F. Banat 2, W. Joudeh 2, F. Misleh 2

86-90

Rice production, imports and food security in Nigeria: An application of cointegration and error correction model

N. M. Nkang *, S. O. Abang, O. E. Akpan, E. O. Edet

91-99

Effect of gamma-irradiation on the seeds mycoflora of some Egyptian food crops

M. A. Rizk 1*, H. W. Botros 2

100-104

Forced air cooling system for Zea mays

Patrick Cortbaoui 1, 2, Bernard Goyette 2, Yvan Gariépy 1, Marie Thérèse Charles 2, Vijaya G. S. Raghavan 1, Clément Vigneault 1, 2*

105-108

Nature and phenotypic characterization of plantaricin UG1 resistance in Listeria monocytogenes LMG 10470

Gamal Enan

109-114

Evaluation of the air circulation uniformity inside refrigerated semi-trailer transporting fresh horticultural produce

K. P. C. Hui 1, 2, G. S. V. Raghavan 1, C. Vigneault 1, 2, 3*, L. R. de Castro 2, 3

115-118

Comparison of component yields and sensory properties of traditional Nigerian foods (Ogi and Eko) derived from eleven maize varieties

Olusola Omueti 1*, Jacob E. Iken 1, Jennifer G. Kling 2, Augustine E. Okoruwa 2

119-123

FSH and LH cells in the laying hens and cocks, fed with a diet containing red hot pepper

Hatice Erdost *, Aytekin Özer, Mine Yakışık, Nesrin Özfiliz, Berrin Zık

124-127

Production, proximate and nutritional evaluation of sweet potato curd

Smita H. Panda, S. K. Naskar, R. C. Ray *

128-134

Development of chilling injury of ‘Berangan’ banana (Musa cv. Berangan (AAA)) during storage at low temperature

M. T. Ratule 1, A. Osman 1*, S. H. Ahmad 2, N. Saari 1

135-144

Antioxidant capacity of dry vegetal extracts checked by voltammetric method

Luigi Campanella *, Elisabetta Martini, Guido Rita, Mauro Tomassetti *

145-150

Effect of planting pattern, crop variety and insecticide on the productivity of cowpea-cereal systems in Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria

H. A. Ajeigbe 1*, T. O. Oseni 2, B. B. Singh 1

151-154

In vitro techniques to study the shoot-tip grafting of Prunus avium L. (cherry) var. Seeyahe Mashad

Mohammad E. Amiri

155-156

Sex differences in biochemical contents of Telfairia occidentalis Hook F.

S. R. Ajibade *, M. O. Balogun, O. O. Afolabi, M. D. Kupolati

157-162

Conditional QTL analysis of genetic main effects and genotype × environment interaction effects for yield in rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Mebrouk Benmoussa 1*, Abderrahmane Achouch 1, Sid Ahmed Snoussi 1, Jun Zhu 2

163-165

Response of growth and biomass production of primed melon seed (Cucumis melo L. cv. Primal) to germination salinity level and N-forms in nursery

Miguel Guzmán *, Jorge Olave

166-170

Strawberry fruit quality responses to the production environment

Kati B. Hoppula, Saila T. Karhu *

171-174

Incidence and management of mosaic and leaf curl diseases in cultivars of chilli (Capsicum annuum)

Sajid M. Khan 1, Shri Krishna Raj 1*, Tahseen Bano 2, Vijay K. Garg 2

175-179

Ultrastructural modifications in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) chloroplasts resulting from the mixture of the herbicides metribuzin and clomazone

Nelson Diehl Kruse 1*, Ribas Antonio Vidal 2, Michelangelo Muzel Trezzi 3

180-182

On-farm management of leaf curl disease in chilli under arid farming system

Arun Kumar

183-186

Analysis of farmer–specific socio–economic determinants of adoption of modern livestock management technologies by farmers in Southwest Nigeria

T. E. Mafimisebi 1, U. P. Onyeka 2, I A. Ayinde 3, O. F. Ashaolu 3

187-188

Cassava leaves as a source of protein

Nagib M. A. Nassar *, Antonio O. Marques

189-191

Effect of preharvest gibberellic acid treatments on postharvest quality of sweet cherry

Okan Özkaya *, Ömür Dündar, Ali Küden

192-196

Participatory on-farm evaluation of the performance of drought-tolerant maize varieties in the Guinea savannas of Nigeria

Alpha Yaya Kamara 1*, Ibrahim Kureh 2, Abebe Menkir 1, Peter Kartung 2+, Bitrus Tarfa 2, Paul Amaza 1

197-200

Research–extension–farmer linkage system in Southwestern Nigeria

Oladimeji Idowu Oladele *, Jun-Ichi Sakagami, Kazunobu Toriyama

201-204

Effect of pollen selection for moisture stress tolerance on progeny performance in sorghum

B. S. Patil, R. L. Ravikumar *, P. M. Salimath

205-208

In vitro regeneration and mass multiplication of Capsicum annuum L.

Keithellakpam Sanatombi, Gurumayum Jitendra Sharma *

209-214

The response of pigeonpea genotypes of different duration types to variation in temperature and photoperiod under field conditions in Kenya

S. N. Silim 1*, R. Coe 2, P. A. Omanga 3, E. T. Gwata 1

215-219

Factors that influence coat hair length in primitive horses (Equus caballus)

Anna Stachurska 1*, Mirosław Pięta 1, Zbigniew Jaworski 2, Anne P. Ussing 3, Michał Pluta 1

220-224

Improvement of in vitro techniques for rapid meristem development and mass propagation of Philippine cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

Villaluz Z. Acedo

225-227

The influence of minimum soil tillage systems on weed density, frequency of phytopatogenous agents and crop yields of soybean, wheat, potato, rape and corn

Teodor Rusu, Petru Gus, Ileana Bogdan

228-233

A comparative study of the ultrastructure of spring wheat genotype DH83Z118.32, its albino progeny and their photosynthetic pigments

Amina Redha, Mohammad Afzal *

234-238

Stability studies of hybrid yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.) genotypes in Ghana

Emmanuel Otoo 1*, Christian C. Okonkwo 2, Robert Asiedu 2

239-245

Missing linkage in rainfall-runoff-soil water relationship for sustainable watershed development: A case study around Hirna, Eastern Ethiopia

Heluf Gebrekidan 1, B. B. Mishra 2, Kibebew Kibret 1

246-248

Interaction of sulphur dioxide and seed gall nematode, Anguina tritici, on wheat

Shamee Kausar *, Abrar A. Khan, Deepali Raghav

249-252

Relative susceptibility of some local and elite rice varieties to the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Michael O. Ashamo

253-259

Effect of particulates generated from automobile emission on some common plants

Anjana Rai, Kamla Kulshreshtha *

260-263

Total soluble and dehydrin-like proteins in full-rounded and shriveled seeds of soybean in response to drought stress

N. H. Samarah 1*, R. E. Mullen 2

264-269

Economic analysis of Thaumatococcus danielli (Benn.) Benth. (miraculous berry) in Ekiti State, Nigeria

O. G. E. Arowosoge 1, Labode Popoola 2

270-275

Effects of quartz porphyry (Bakuhan-seki) on soil quality and grain yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Emelie Casayuran Ablaza, Katsumi Ishikawa, Takahiro Yoshimura

276-281

Auxins partially restore the cambial activity in Luffa cylindrica L. (Cucurbitaceace) under mercury stress

Aisha S. Khan *, Najma Y. Chaudhry

282-287

The life table of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) after different storage periods

Mehmet Salih Özgökçe 1*, Remzi Atlihan 1, İsmail Karaca 2

288-294

Association between productivity, water use efficiency and gas exchange in a water-limited environment

Faouzia Mokhtari 1*, K. Elbadaoui 1, R. Paul 2

295-300

Evaluation of management practices and water quality of selected freshwater fish farms in Trinidad

A. Newaj-Fyzul, A. A. Adesiyun *, A. Mutani

301-303

Drip irrigation system for steep slope land

T. Al-Azab 1*, A. Abu Sirhan 2

304-312

Phosphorus fractions in poultry litter characterized by sequential fractionation coupled with phosphatase hydrolysis

Zhongqi He 1*, Zachary N. Senwo 2, Regine N. Mankolo 2, C. Wayne Honeycutt 1

313-316

Residues of organochlorine pesticides in agricultural soils of Thiruvallur district, India

Ramasamy Jayashree *, Namasivayam Vasudevan

317-320

Response of Microtermes obesi (Isoptera: Termitidae) and its gut bacteria towards some plant extracts

Sohail Ahmed 1*, Muhammad Asam Riaz 1, Mohammad Shahid 2

321-324

Phytochemical control of edible mushrooms pathogenic bacteria

M. E. A. Dawoud *, M. Eweis

325-327

Interactive effects of salinity and Primo on the growth of Kentucky bluegrass

Mohammad Pessarakli 1, Kenneth B. Marcum 2, Dave M. Kopec 1

328-332

Polyphenolics and minerals composition of selected browse tree species leaves native to north-western Tanzania traditional fodder banks

Chrispinus D. K. Rubanza 1, 2, Martin N. Shem 3, Toshiyoshi Ichinohe 1, Tsutomu Fujihara 1*

333-335

Compatibility of plant oils and additives with Paecilomyces farinosus, a potential entomopathogenic fungus

P. N. Ganga Visalakshy *, A. Krishnamoorthy, A. Manoj Kumar