Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 5, Issue 1,2007
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 5, Issue 1, 2007
Journal Contents

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8-11

Aluminium exposure from vegetables and fresh raw vegetable juices in Kenya

Lydia W. Njenga 1*, David M. Maina 2, David N. Kariuki 1, Francis K. Mwangi 1

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12-16

Reduction of patulin content in apple juice concentrate using activated carbon and its effects on several chemical constituents

Bahram Fathi-Achachlouei 1*, A. Ahmadi-Zenouz 2, Y. Assadi 3, J. Hesari 2

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17-21

Biochemical characterisation of some Tunisian virgin olive oils obtained from different cultivars growing in Sfax National Collection

Manel Issaoui 1, Samia Dabbou 1, Adel Echbili 1, Imed Rjiba 1, Noureddine Gazzah 1, Ahmad Trigui 2, Mohamed Hammami 1*

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22-25

Evaluation of antioxidant and antifungal activities of the fruit hull of Garcinia peduculata Roxb.

Kshetrimayum Guneshwor, Adhikarimayum Haripyaree, Maibam Damayanti *

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26-29

Genotoxic effect of fermented bamboo shoot

Kshetrimayum Guneshwor, Adhikarimayum Haripyaree, Maibam Damayanti *

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30-33

Comparison of enterovirulent E. coli (EVEC) with other bacterial enteropathogens isolated from diarrhoeal specimens in Jos hospitals, Nigeria

J. E. Ngbede 1*, I. A. Jideani 2, E. B. Agbo 2

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34-38

Influence of salt, starch and pH on the electroosmosis dewatering of tomato paste suspension

Rami Jumah *, Sameer Al-Asheh, Fawzi Banat, Khalid Al-Zoubi

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39-43

Autolysate and enzymatic hydrolysates from yam (Dioscorea opposita Thunb.) tuber mucilage tororo have antioxidant and angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory activities

Takeshi Nagai 1*, Nobutaka Suzuki 2, Toshio Nagashima 1

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44-48

Effect of vibration on the bacterial growth on strawberry fruits

Nobutaka Nakamura 1*, Yasuhiro Inatsu 1, Shinichi Kawamoto 1, Hiroshi Okadome 1, Kohei Nakano 2, Shigenori Maezawa2, Takeo Shiina 1

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49-51

Incidence of verocytotoxin (Shiga-like toxin) producing Escherichia coli 0157:H7 isolated from diarrhoeal patients and its health implication

J. E. Ngbede 1*, I. A. Jideani 2, E. B. Agbo 2

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52-55

Analysis of Tunisian Ruta graveolens L. oils from Jemmel

Mouna Ben Hadj Fredj 1*, Belsem Marzouk 1, Imed Chraief 2, Kamel Boukef 3, Zohra Marzouk 4

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56-60

Preparation and functional properties of beverages made from moss phlox (Phlox subulata L.) leaves

Takeshi Nagai 1*, Taro Kawashima 1, Nobutaka Suzuki 2, Yasuhiro Tanoue 3, Norihisa Kai 3, Toshio Nagashima 1

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61-66

Phenolic composition and antioxidant activity of selected apple genotypes

Shahrokh Khanizadeh 1*, Rong Tsao 2, Djamila Rekika 1, Raymond Yang 2, Jennifer DeEll 3

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67-70

Biochemical deterioration of soybean daddawa – a condiment

Tope O. S. Popoola 1*, Adelodun L. Kolapo 2, Oluwatoyin R. Afolabi 1

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71-75

Effect of black currant genotype on the quality and rheological properties of jams

Marina Rubinskiene 1, Vilma Speiciene 2, Daiva Leskauskaite 3, Pranas Viskelis 1*

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76-81

Physical properties of kamaboko derived from walleye pollack (Theragra chalcogramma) surimi and functional properties of its enzymatic hydrolysates

Takeshi Nagai 1*, Nobutaka Suzuki 2, Yasuhiro Tanoue 3, Norihisa Kai 3, Toshio Nagashima 1

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82-84

Returns on investment in plantain processed products in Benin City, Nigeria

Peter A. Ekunwe *, Imande V. Atalor

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85-88

Apparent digestibility of mixed feed with increasing levels of false flax (Camelina sativa L.) seeds in rabbit diets

Pier Giorgio Peiretti 1, Pier Paolo Mussa 2, Giorgia Meineri 2*, Giovanni Perona 3

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89-96

A proposed method for sampling, detection and quantification of maize kernels using traditional and real-time PCR

Abdulaziz M. Al-Swailem *, Maher M. Shehata, Omar H. Shair, Turki A. Al-Shammari, Ibrahim O. Al-Anazi, Saeed A. Sabaan

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97-101

Some functional properties of loofah gourd (Luffa cylindrica L., M. J. Roem) seed

F. A. S. Dairo *, P. A. Aye, T. A. Oluwasola

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102-104

Pest of small ruminants as a major constraint to small ruminant production in Cross River State, Nigeria

 Patrick U. Owai

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105-110

A longer-term forecast on global supply and demand of food products

Wenjun Zhang 1, 2*, Changjun Bai 2, Guodao Liu 2

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111-115

Effect of high-pressure treatment on survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 population in tomato juice

Md. Latiful Bari 1*, Dike O. Ukuku 2, Mayuka Mori 3, Shinichi Kawamoto 1, Kazutaka Yamamoto 1

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116-121

Effect of temperature on storage properties, dormancy, soluble sugar content and α-galactosidase activity of seven new potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars

Mohamed A. Shahba 1, Cecil Stushnoff 1*, Ann E. McSay 1, David Holm 2, Robert Davidson 2

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122-123

Vaccination, a major control measure against pest of small ruminants in Cross River State, Nigeria

Patrick U. Owai

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124-128

Oxalate content of raw and cooked purslane

G. Y. Poeydomenge 1, G. P. Savage 2*

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129-134

Cultivation of kenaf in north-east Greece Part I – Effect of variety, plant density and irrigation on growth and dry yield

Efthimia Alexopoulou 1*, Evripidis Kipriotis 2, Yolanda Papatheohari 3, Georgi Moskov 4, Stergios Georgiadis 5

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135-139

Cultivation of kenaf in north-east Greece Part II – Effect of variety and nitrogen on growth and dry yield

Evripidis Kipriotis 1, Efthimia Alexopoulou 2*, Yolanda Papatheohari 3, Georgi Moskov 4, Stergios Georgiadis 5

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140-142

Effect of tillage on wheat production under semi-arid Mediterranean conditions

Taha A. Al-Issa *, Nezar H. Samarah

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143-148

Classification of Saudi Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius) subtypes based on RAPD technique

Abdulaziz M. Al-Swailem 1*, Khalid A. Al-Busadah 2, Maher M. Shehata 1, Ibrahim O. Al-Anazi 1, Ejaz Askari 1

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149-153

Water stress, antioxidant enzyme activity and lipid peroxidation in wheat seedling

Ezzat-Ollah Esfandiari 1*, Mohammad Reza Shakiba 1, Soltan Ali Mahboob 2, Hoshang Alyari 1, Mahmood Toorchi 1

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154-158

Influence of insecticide spraying regimes and cultivar on insect pests and yield of cowpea in the dry savannas of north-eastern Nigeria

A. Y. Kamara 1*, D. Chikoye 1, L. O. Omoigui 1, I. Y. Dugje 2

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159-163

The effect of different irrigation techniques on plant performance and seed quality in relation to fruit maturation and storage of different genotypes of pepper (Capsicum annuum var. annuum L.)

E. M. Khah 1*, K. Koukoufikis 1, A. G. Mavromatis 1, D. Chachalis 2, C. K. Goulas 1

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164-171

Effects of bio-activators on yield and quality composition of triticale forage as an animal food resource

A. Lestingi 1*, D. De Giorgio 2, F. Montemurro 2, G. Convertini 2, V. Laudadio 1

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172-177

Development of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy and electronic nose (EN) techniques to analyse the conservation quality of farm silages

Giorgio Masoero 1*, Giacomo Sala 1, Pier Giorgio Peiretti 2

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178-179

Fruit yield and quality of watermelon in relation to grafting

Alexios A. Alexopoulos, Angelos Kondylis, Harold C. Passam *

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180-183

Genetic diversity among selected wheat lines differing in heat tolerance using molecular markers

M. I. Motawei 1*, A. A. Al-Doss 2, K. A. Moustafa 2

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184-189

Translocation and distribution of 13C-photosynthates in ‘Fuyu’ persimmon (Diospyros kaki) grafted onto different rootstocks

E. P. Simkhada *, Y. Sekozawa, S. Sugaya, H. Gemma

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190-196

Fatty acid compositions in ungerminated (whole seed), cotyledon and embryo tissues of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) seed grown under different temperatures

Shahidul Islam *, Rafaela C. Carmen 1, James O. Garner, Jr

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197-204

Application of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLPs) analysis to plant breeding and genetics: Procedures, applications and prospects

K. Sorkheh 1, B. Shiran 1, M. J. Aranzana 2, S. A. Mohammadi 3, P. Martínez-Gomez 4*

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205-209

Effect of sowing depth on emergence, growth and yield of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)

F. O. Odeleye 1*, O. M. O. Odeleye 2, A. O. Olaleye 3, F. B. Yakubu 4

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210-215

Trace mineral contents of grass and browses in Tanzania and its implication to ruminant feeding and reproduction

Victor A. M. Kakengi 1, Shem M. Ndabikunze 1, Sebastian V. Sarwatt 1, Tsutomu Fujihara 2*

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216-219

Nutritional status of oil olives grooves grown under dry farming conditions in the North Western Coast of Egypt

M. M. El-Fouly *, A. A. El-Sayed, A. F. A. Fawzi, S. H. A. Shaaban

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220-223

Genetic and morphoagronomic characterization of plantain variants of Musa AAB clone ‘CEMSA ¾’

Ricardo Hernández 1, Roberto Rodríguez 2, Teresa Ramírez 3, Maria Jesús Cañal 2, Dagoberto Guillen 5*, Carlos Noceda2, Maritza Escalona 4, Miguel Corujo 2, José Ventura 3

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224-227

Multivariate analysis of the genetic diversity of pigeon pea germplasm from south-west Nigeria

S. R. Akande

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228-233

Organic fertilizer and biogas production from poultry wastes

Y. M. El-Hadidi *, A. I. Al-Turki

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234-238

Descriptive analysis on the morphology, growth and branching patterns of Princess-flower (Tibouchina urvilleana Cogn.) in Peninsular Malaysia

Mahdi Faravani *, Baki Haji Bakar

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239-242

Socio-economic factors influencing the adoption of sawah rice production technology in Nigeria

Oluwarotimi O. Fashola 1, Oladimeji I. Oladele 2*, Martins O. Alabi 3, Dele Tologbonse 4, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 5

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