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

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The impact of cultural dimensions on technology transfer in developing countries

Jamal Alrusheidat


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 *


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


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*


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


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


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


Microorganisms associated with poultry faeces

D. V. Adegunloye


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


Nutritive value of new chickpea (Cicer arietinum) varieties

Benu Singhai *, S. K. Shrivastava


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


Functional properties of extruded soybean with plantain flour blends

Oluwatooyin Faramade Osundahunsi


Oil extraction from olive foot cake with acidic ethanol

Ramdane Moussaoui 1*, Ahcene Youyou 2


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


Effect of sorting, refrigeration and packaging on tomato shelf life

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


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 *


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


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


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

M. A. Rizk 1*, H. W. Botros 2


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*


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

Gamal Enan


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


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


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


Production, proximate and nutritional evaluation of sweet potato curd

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


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


Antioxidant capacity of dry vegetal extracts checked by voltammetric method

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


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


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

Mohammad E. Amiri


Sex differences in biochemical contents of Telfairia occidentalis Hook F.

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


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


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


Strawberry fruit quality responses to the production environment

Kati B. Hoppula, Saila T. Karhu *


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


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


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

Arun Kumar


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


Cassava leaves as a source of protein

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


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

Okan Özkaya *, Ömür Dündar, Ali Küden


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


Research–extension–farmer linkage system in Southwestern Nigeria

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


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

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


In vitro regeneration and mass multiplication of Capsicum annuum L.

Keithellakpam Sanatombi, Gurumayum Jitendra Sharma *


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


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


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

Villaluz Z. Acedo


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


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

Amina Redha, Mohammad Afzal *


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

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


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


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

Shamee Kausar *, Abrar A. Khan, Deepali Raghav


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

Michael O. Ashamo


Effect of particulates generated from automobile emission on some common plants

Anjana Rai, Kamla Kulshreshtha *


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


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

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


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

Emelie Casayuran Ablaza, Katsumi Ishikawa, Takahiro Yoshimura


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

Aisha S. Khan *, Najma Y. Chaudhry


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

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


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

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


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

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


Drip irrigation system for steep slope land

T. Al-Azab 1*, A. Abu Sirhan 2


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


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

Ramasamy Jayashree *, Namasivayam Vasudevan


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

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


Phytochemical control of edible mushrooms pathogenic bacteria

M. E. A. Dawoud *, M. Eweis


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

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


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*


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

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