Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 4, Issue 2,2006
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2006
Journal Contents

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Evaluation of the adequacy of methodology and testing systems for detection and identification of GMOs

Yousef S. Al-Hafedh


Photopedogenesis: Concept and application

B. B. Mishra 1, Heluf Gebrekidan 1, Sheleme Beyene 2


Evidence that sensitivity to 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) affects perception of retro-nasal aroma intensity

Gary J. Pickering 1, 2, 3*, Gina Haverstock 1, David DiBattista 3


The development of disease free areas across Europe

Olaf Neuteboom *, Jan Slingenbergh


Dietary intake and chronic diseases in Jamaica – An island-wide survey

Dalip Ragoobirsingh 1*, Errol Y. St. A. Morrison 1, Pauline Johnson 2, Eva Lewis-Fuller 3


Supplementation of ogi, a maize-based infant weaning food, with African oil bean (Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth) seed

Victor N. Enujiugha


Compositional evaluation of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and scarlet runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus) varieties grown in Nigeria

Aremu M. Olaleke 1*, Olaofe Olorunfemi 2, T. Emmanuel Akintayo 2


Lactic acid improves the efficacy of anti-microbial washing solutions for apples

H. P. Vasantha Rupasinghe 1*, Jeanine Boulter-Bitzer 2, Joseph A. Odumeru 2


Effects of weaning programs on serum metabolites and hepatic IGF-1 mRNA of first-calf heifers or mature cows

Travis Whitney 1*, Glenn Duff 1, Peder Cuneo 1, David Henderson 1, David Schafer 1, Dennis Hallford 2, Robert Collier 1, Paula Gentry 1


Protein replacement value of cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) leaf protein concentrate (CLPC): Effects on egg quality, biochemical and haematological indices in laying birds

Fasuyi Ayodeji Oludare


Rumen degradation and in vitro gas production parameters in some browse forages, grasses and maize stover from Kenya

Isaac M. Osuga 1, 2, Shaukat A. Abdulrazak 3, Toshiyoshi Ichinohe 2, Tsutomu Fujihara 2*


Effect of hot water dips in controlling rooting and sprouting of minimally processed sliced garlic (Allium sativum L.) during room temperature storage

A. H. Abd Rahim 1, A. Osman 1*, N. Saari 1, R. Abdul Rahman 2


Haematological and biochemical responses of Balami sheep to experimental Fasciola gigantica infection

M. I. Ahmed 1*, A. G. Ambali 2, S. S. Baba 1


Cows milk quality in two regions in Lebanon and its effect on Baladi (local) cheese quality

Rabih Kamleh 1, Raja Tannous 1*, Elias El Maydaa 2


Antioxidant activity of tropical fruit jam and marmalade processed with different combinations of peel and flesh in Citrus fruit

Hiroyuki Yoshikawa 1, Asako Ogawa 1, Kimiaki Fukuhara 2, Satoru Kondo 1*


Novel plantaricin UG1 production by Lactobacillus plantarum UG1 in enriched whey permeate in batch fermentation processes

Gamal Enan 1*, Abdul Aziz Al Amri 2


Chemical composition, antibacterial and antimutagenic activities of four populations of Rosmarinus officinalis L. oils from Tunisia

Zohra Marzouk 1*, Hédi Ben Mansour 2, 7, Imed Chraief 3, Ridha Mosrati 7, Jihene Cheriaa 4, Aicha Neffati 2, Belsem Marzouk 4, Mounira Sfari 4, Kamel Boukef 5, Daniel Barillies 7, Leila Chekir Ghedira 2, 6


Effects of different sources of heat on the quality of smoked fish

B. A. Oyewole *, B. J. Agun, K. F. Omotayo


Near infrared spectroscopy, cluster and multivariate analysis – contributions to wine analysis

Wolfgang Guggenbichler 1, Christian W. Huck 1*, Armin Kobler 2, Michael Popp 3, Günther K. Bonn 1


Effect of harvest dates and forced-air cooling on postharvest quality of apricot cv. Precoce de Tyrinthe

Tayfun Ağar 1, Sevgi Paydaş 1, Orhan Büyükalaca 2, Okan Özkaya 1, Fırat Ekinci 2, Ferhan Küçükbasmacı Sabır 1*


Determination of technologic and sensory properties of cookies prepared with corn flour

Nermin Bilgiçli 1*, Meryem Kara 2, Adem Elgün 1, Nilgün Ertaş 1, M. Kürşat Demir 1


Peroxidase and polyphenoloxidase activities in uvaia fruit at different maturation stages

Edmar Clemente 1*, José Maria Correia Costa 2


The safe feeding level of Moringa oleifera seedcake as an alternative protein source to livestock

A. M. V. Kakengi 1*, M. N. Shem 1, S. V. Sarwatt 1, K. Hasegawa 2, Y. Sasaki 2, T. Hayashi 2, T. Fujihara 3**


Effects of optimum setting point matrix on shelf life and quality attributes of tamarind cheese

S. Haynes, M. Mohammed *, L. D. Wickham


Structure and performance evaluation of cocoa marketing institutions in South-Western Nigeria: An economic analysis

J. A. Folayan *, G. A. Daramola, A. E. Oguntade


Comparative quality characterization and molecular profiling of Indian, Sri Lankan and Guatemalan cardamoms

Elizabeth Thomas, Jaleel Kizhakkayil, T. John Zachariah, S. Syamkumar, B. Sasikumar *


Gel permeation chromatography clean-up prior to liquid chromatography for determination of aflatoxins in spices

Emad R. Attallah 1*, Sohair A. Gad 2, Salwa M. Dogheim 3, Ahmed Ismail Hashem 4, Emtithal. A. El-Sawi 5


Relative susceptibility of Najdi, Neimi and Hari lambs indigenous to Saudi Arabia to experimental infection with Haemonchus contortus

Ahmed E. Fatani 1, E. A. Elamin 2, S. A. Atiya 2, Hamdan I. Al-Mohammed 3*


Staple food policy and supply response in Nigeria: A case of cassava

Nkang M. Nkang *, Daniel S. Udom, Sylvester O. Abang


Quantitative analysis of seed genetic model including embryo and endosperm effects in multiple environments

Abderrahmane Achouch *, Mebrouk Benmoussa, Sid Ahmed Snoussi


The effect of a combined treatment with retardant and auxin on mineral composition of fruits, seeds and leaves of apple trees

Alina Basak


Macro mineral distribution of forages in South Sumatra during rainy and dry seasons

Evitayani 1, 3, Lili Warly 3, Armina Fariani 4, Toshiyoshi Ichinohe 2, Maki Hayashida 2, Saukat A. Abdul Razak 5, Tsutomu Fujihara 2*


An economic analysis of split application of organo-mineral fertiliser on okra in humid forest zone of Nigeria

W. B. Akanbi 1, J. A. Adediran 2, A. B. Olaniyan 3*, A. O. Togun 4**


Effect of pre-emergence herbicides on yield and yield components of rice

M. A. Mahadi, S. A. Dadari *, M. Mahmud, B. A. Babaji


Mineral nutrient and protein contents in tissues, and yield of navy bean, in response to nitrogen fertilization and row spacing

V. M. Russo


Morphological diversity among Indian jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana Lamk.) genotypes collected at Hisar, India

P. L. Saran 1, A. K. Godara 1*, I. S. Yadav 1, S. K. Sehrawat 1, G. Lal 2


Application of molecular markers for hybrid maize (Zea mays L.) identification

A. L. Abdel-Mawgood 1, 3*, M. M. M. Ahmed 2, B. A. Ali 2


Correlation of PCR and IFAS with eggplant bioassays for identification of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Ahmed L. Abdel-Mawgood 1, 3*, Thomas L. German 2


Comparison of yield performance and profitability in hybrid yam varieties cultivated under staked and unstaked production systems

G. O. Agbaje *, A. A. Adegbite


Relative drought tolerance of important herbaceous legumes and cereals in the moist and semi-arid regions of West Africa

S. U. Ewansiha *, B. B. Singh


Screening for tolerance of stress temperature during germination of twenty five cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) cultivars

Shahidul Islam 1*, Rafaela C. Carmen 2, James O. Garner, Jr. 1


Cryopreservation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) shoot tips using vitrification and droplet method

Artur Kryszczuk 1*, Joachim Keller 2, Marion Grübe 2, Ewa Zimnoch-Guzowska 1


Influence of photoperiod and gibberellic acid (GA3) on the growth and flowering of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp]

Fatimah B. Mukhtar 1*, B. B. Singh 2


Mineral status of forages and grazing goats in West Sumatra, Indonesia: 2. Micro minerals

Lili Warly 1, 3, A. Fariani 2, Evitayani 1, 3, M. Hayashida 3, T. Fujihara 3*


Multivariate Phenotypic Structures in the Batini barley landrace from Oman

A. Y. Al-Maskri 1*, M. Shahid 2, A. A. Jaradat 3


Micro mineral solubility of forages in South Sumatra, Indonesia

Evitayani 1, 3, L. Warly 3, A. Fariani 4, M. Hayashida 2, T. Fujihara 2*


Seasonal influence on mineral content of forages used by smallholder dairy farmers in lowlands of Mvomero District, Morogoro, Tanzania

Dorah J. Mtui 1, 2, Faustin P. Lekule 2, Martin N. Shem 2, Chrispinus D. K. Rubanza 3, Toshiyoshi Ichinohe 1, Maki Hayashida 1, Tsutomu Fujihara 1*


Effect of planting date on seed yield and quality of barley grown under semi-arid Mediterranean conditions

Nezar H. Samarah *, Taha A. Al-Issa


Polymorphism of microsatellite sequences in morphologically and phenologically different genotypes of Lonicera periclymenum

Miłosz Smolik 1, Jarosław Zieliński 2, Danuta Rzepka-Plevneš 1*, Katarzyna Adamska 1


Mineral status of forages and grazing goats in West Sumatra, Indonesia: 1. Macro minerals

Lili Warly 1, 3, A. Fariani 2, Evitayani 1, 3, M. Hayashida 3, T. Fujihara 3*


Comparative study on the pollination of strawberry by bumble bees and honeybees under plastic house conditions in Jordan valley

Shahera Talat Zaitoun 1, Abd Al-Majeed Al-Ghzawi 2*, Hail Kamel Shannag 2, Abdel Rahman M. Al-Tawaha 3


A review of government policies on agricultural research coordination in Nigeria from 1960–2003

A. D. Idio, A. O. Akinsorotan *


Crop production systems of market gardens in Nigeria

I. M. Ojeifo 1*, F. N. Emuh 1**, O. A. Denton 2


Characteristics of leachate at the Qurain dumping site

Saleh Al-Muzaini


Environmental impact of agricultural production practices in the savannas of northern Nigeria

Jonas N. Chianu 1*, Hiroshi Tsujii 2, Joseph Awange 3


Strategy for resilience of micro-finance schemes serving the artisanal fishing sub-sector in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Emmanuel O. Eyo


Sustainable agriculture for environment protection: Cooperation between China and Italy

M. Lodovica Gullino 1*, Andrea Camponogara 1, Nevio Capodagli 1, Yang Xiaoling 2, Corrado Clini 3


Peroxidase activity (POX) in some cucurbits under the stress of mercury and lead

Aisha S. Khan *, Najma Y. Chaudhry


Interdisciplinary analysis of homegardens in Savadkouh/Iran: Plant uses and socioeconomic aspects

Korous Khoshbakht 1, 2*, Karl Hammer 2, Siawuch Amini 3


Regulation of flowering in ‘Arbequina’ olives under non-chilling conditions: The effect of high daytime temperatures on blooming

Nasir S. A. Malik *, Joe M. Bradford


Leaching of sulfosulfuron from two texturally different soils under saturated moisture regime

Anjana Srivastava 1*, Vikas Agarwal 1, P. C. Srivastava 3, S. K. Guru 2, Govindra Singh 4


Farm productivity and poverty in Kenya: The effect of soil conservation

Jane Kabubo-Mariara *, Germano Mwabu, Peter Kimuyu


Interactive effect of moisture stress and elevated CO2 on the oxidative stress in Brassica species

Ranjan Das 1, D. C. Uprety 2*


In vitro zygotic embryo germination of Calamus latifolius Roxb. and Calamus tenuis Roxb.

Bharati Meitram, G. J. Sharma *


The agricultural specialists’ attitudes toward alternative sustainable agricultural paradigms: A Galileo method analysis

K. Rezaei-Moghaddam 1, E. Karami 2, J. Woelfel 3*


Determinants of households’ participation in social forestry in arid zone of Northern Nigeria

Abayomi Oloruntoba 1, Adetokunbo O. Adeola 2*


Reduction of pollution load to marine waters from a vegetable oil refinery at Bejaia, Algeria

A. Mizi 1*, A. Haouam 2, A. Ghheid 3


Salt tolerance screening of Pinus sylvestris L. from the dunes of the south-west coast of the Baltic Sea under in vitro condition

D. Rzepka-Plevneš *, D. Kulpa, S. Charkot


Induction of callus and somatic embryogenesis from cotyledonary explants of Parkia timoriana (DC.) Merr., a multipurpose tree legume

Robert Thangjam *, Rohinikumar Singh Maibam


The hydrology of the Mafrag estuary (Algeria): Transport of inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus to the adjacent coast

M. Khélifi-Touhami *, M. Ounissi, I. Saker, A. Haridi, S. Djorfi, C. Abdenour


The effect of NaCl priming on cucumber seedling growth under salinity stress

B. Esmaielpour 1*, K. Ghassemi-Golezani 2, F. Rahimzadeh Khoei 2, V. Gregoorian 1, M. Toorchi 2


Susceptibility of Dennettia tripetala (Bak.) F. seeds to crude oil

O. Mary Agbogidi *, A. T. Onosode, B. C. Okonta