Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 5, Issue 3&4,2007
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 5, Issue 3&4, 2007
Journal Contents

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8-11

Preparation and evaluation of formulated functional cheesecake for diabetics

A. M. Abdel-Salam *, S. M. Ahmed

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12-16

The market factor in the processing of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) in Ghana

M. Aggey 1, Y. Amoah 1, R. J. Bani 2

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17-22

Water-pipe (shisha) smoking influences total antioxidant capacity and oxidative stress of healthy Saudi males

Khalid Al-Numair 1*, Kimberly Barber-Heidal 2, Abdullah Al-Assaf 1, Gaber El-Desoky 1

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23-28

An exploratory study of public awareness and knowledge of antioxidants in Trinidad, West Indies

Ambika Boodhu 1, Neela Badrie 2*

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29-31

Reduction in oxalate content during the preparation of a traditional Tongan dessert

E. M. Dahlgren 1, G. P. Savage 2*

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32-35

Mechanization process in the production of mezcal

Héctor Martín Durán-García 1, Emilio Jorge González-Galván 1, Pastor Matadamas-Ortíz 2

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36-42

Seasonal variations in the chemical and functional properties of starches from local and improved cassava varieties in high rainfall region of Nigeria

J. Eke 1*, S. C. Achinewhu 1, L. Sanni 2, 3, I. S. Barimalaa 1, B. Maziya-Dixon 3, A. Dixon 3

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43-47

Molecular investigation of the influence of oral fed Lactobacillus reuteri on the gut microbiota of HIV-infected infants – A pilot study

Michael Handschur 1, 2, Sharon J. Reid 3*, Valerie Abratt 3, Alexander G. Haslberger 2

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48-51

The effect of packaging after 1-MCP treatment on color changes and chlorophyll degradation of broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica cv. Monopoly)

Rezzan Kasim *, M. Ufuk Kasim, Süleyman Erkal

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52-57

Polyphenol content and browning of Canadian icewines

Paul A. Kilmartin 1, Andrew G. Reynolds 2*, Vinay Pagay 2, Canan Nurgel 2, Robin Johnson 2

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58-63

Influence of harvest timing on olive (Olea europaea) oil accumulation and fruit characteristics under Australian conditions

Rodney J. Mailer *, Jamie Ayton, Damian Conlan

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64-68

Antioxidant and antihypertensive activities of autolysate and enzymatic hydrolysates from yam (Dioscorea opposita Thunb.) ichyoimo tubers

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

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69-73

Profiles of airborne fungi in schools of Saudi Arabia in relation to the allergy problems and respiratory diseases

A. M. Al-Qurashi

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74-80

Preferences of Turkish people for irradiated, GM or organic foods

Arzu Cagri Mehmetoglu

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81-85

Fruit phenolics as natural antimicrobial agents: Selective antimicrobial activity of catechin, chlorogenic acid and phloridzin

Sivakami Muthuswamy, H. P. Vasantha Rupasinghe *

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86-89

Antihypertensive activities of enzymatic hydrolysates from honeybee-collected pollen of Cistus ladaniferus

Takeshi Nagai 1*, Reiji Inoue 2, Nobutaka Suzuki 3, Yasuhiro Tanoue 4, Norihisa Kai 4, Toshio Nagashima 1

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90-93

Effect of spoilage microorganisms on the physicochemical properties of African pear fruits oil

E. C. Nwanekezi 1*, R. A. Onyeagba 2

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94-96

Mathematical aspects regarding the relationship between the quantitative expression of some natural reducing substances and the response time in the presence of an oxidation substance

Ciprian Ioan Rujescu *, Florian Cret, Luminita Pirvulescu, Cristina Tuchila, Ileana Negrea, Ionel Jianu

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97-101

Influence of variety, wine style, vintage and viticultural area on selected chemical parameters of Canadian Icewine

George J. Soleas 1, Gary J. Pickering 2*

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102-104

Mineral composition and total phenolic content of pomegranate molasses

Yusuf Yilmaz *, Ilyas Çelik, Fatma Isik

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105-107

Effect of different processing methods on cyanide content of garri from four cultivars of cassava

E. A. Uyoh *, O. Udensi, V. Ntui, I. Urua

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108-114

Physicochemical and functional properties of native starches from cassava varieties in Southwest Nigeria

M. O. Onitilo 1, L. O. Sanni 1, 3, I. Daniel 2, B. Maziya-Dixon 3, A. Dixon 3

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115-118

The proximate and amino acid composition of defatted rubber seed meal

P. A. Oyewusi *, E. T. Akintayo, O. Olaofe

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119-121

The contents of Pb, Cu, Zn and Cd in meat in Nairobi, Kenya

Nathan Oyaro *, Ogendi Juddy, Elizabeth N. M. Murago, Eric Gitonga

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122-125

Microorganisms associated with the spoilage of African pear (Dacryodes edulis) fruits

E. C. Nwanekezi 1*, R. A. Onyeagba 2

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126-130

Inhibition of yellowing in Brussels sprouts (B. oleraceae var. gemmifera) and broccoli (B. oleraceae var. italica) using light during storage

Rezzan KasIm *, M. Ufuk KasIm

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131-136

Bioavailability of vitamins and minerals in adult rats fed raw and extruded African breadfruit (Treculia africana Decne) mixtures

Titus U. Nwabueze

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137-141

Tea beverages made from Romanas rose (Rosa rugosa Thunb.) leaves possess strongly antioxidative activity by high contents of total phenols and vitamin C

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

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142-146

Mineral contents and physicochemical properties of natural honey produced in Al-Qassim region, Saudi Arabia

Khaled A. Osman *, Mohamed A. Al-Doghairi, Suloiman Al-Rehiayani, Mohamed I. D. Helal

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147-150

Phenolic acids in Albizia bark used as a starter for rice fermentation in Zou preparation

Chamgongliu Panmei 1, P. K. Singh 1, Satyendra Gautam 2, Prasad S. Variyar 2, G. A. Shantibala Devi 1, Arun Sharma 2*

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151-157

Effect of antibrowning agents on banana slices and vacuum-fried slices

Muanmai Apintanapong *, Kuluma Cheachumluang, Punnarai Suansawan, Noppawan Thongprasert

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158-162

Antimicrobial activity and genetic diversity of Thymus species on pathogenic microorganisms

Basem F. Dababneh

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163-164

Traditional animal healthcare practices in disease prevention and control by small ruminant farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria

O. C. Jegede *, I. E. Ikani, I. I. Dafwang, P. I. Bolorunduro, A. I. Annatte

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165-168

Spectrophotometric quantification of ascorbic acid contents of fruit and vegetables using the 2,4 dinitrophenylhydrazine method

Majeed Al-Ani 1*, Linus U. Opara 2, Dalila Al-Bahri 1, Nadia Al-Rahbi 1

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169-172

Biological evaluation of synbiotic fermented milk against lead acetate contamination in rats

N. A. Al-Wabel 1, H. M. Mousa 2*, O. H. Omer 1, A. M. Abdel-Salam 2

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173-178

Fruit quality of ‘Pacific Rose’ TM apple grown under partial rootzone drying and deficit irrigation

Ben M. van Hooijdonk, Karma Dorji, M. Hossein Behboudian *

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179-184

Seed priming and seedling establishment of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

B. Abdulrahmani 1, K. Ghassemi-Golezani 1*, M. Valizadeh 1, V. Feizi Asl 2

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185-187

Comparison of bubbler, sprinkler and basin irrigation for date palms (Phoenix dactylifera, cv. Zahdi) growth in Kish Island, Iran

M. E. Amiri 1*, M. Panahi 2, G. Aghazadeh 3

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188-192

QTL analysis for cold resistance-related traits in Brassica napus using RAPD markers

Ali Asghari 1*, Seied Abolgasem Mohammadi 2, M. Moghaddam 2, Hamid Reza Mohammaddoost 1

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193-197

An efficient transformation system for sugarbeet mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Shawky A. Bekheet *, Mohi E. Solliman

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198-201

Weed control and cotton response to combinations of acetochlor with fluometuron

Demosthenis Chachalis 1, Miltiades Galanis 2

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202-210

Promoting integrated management practices for speargrass (Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.) in soybean, cassava and yam in Nigeria

David Chikoye 1*, Jim Ellis-Jones 2, Ter-Rumun Avav 3, Patrick M. Kormawa 4, Udensi E. Udensi 1, Gbassey Tarawali 1, Ole K. Nielsen 1

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211-215

Evaluation of Iranian native apple cultivars and genotypes

Sima Damyar 1, Darab Hassani 1, Raana Dastjerdi 1, Hassan Hajnajari 1, Ali A. Zeinanloo 1, Esmaeil Fallahi 2*

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216-219

Status of agricultural production and mechanization in Mexico

H. M. Duran-Garcia, R. Romero-Mendez

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220-224

Quality characteristics and yield attributes of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) genotypes grown under sustainable cultural conditions

Shahidul Islam *, Owen A. Porter, Steve E. Izekor, James O. Garner

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225-227

Association between water-use efficiency components and total chlorophyll content (SPAD) in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under well-watered and drought stress conditions

R. Fotovat *, M. Valizadeh, M. Toorchi

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228-230

The effects of Alar (acid succinamic 2,2-dimethylhydrazine) on the growth of 11 advanced apple rootstock selections

Shahrokh Khanizadeh *, Martin Gauthier, Yvon Groleau

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231-236

Economics of organic growing cotton versus conventional cotton under Greek conditions

Efthymios Mygdakos 1*, Sotiria Patsiali 2, Grigorios Mygdakos 3

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237-241

Optimization of gene transfer in Iranian bread wheat cultivars by biolistic bombardment

A.Tarinejad 1*, M. Toorchi 1, A. Habashi 2, S. A. Mohammadi 1, A. Pellegrineschi 3

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242-247

Molecular characterization of almond cultivars and related wild species using nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers

M. Zeinalabedini 1, 4, K. Majourhat 2, 4, M. Khayam-Nekoui 3, V. Grigorian 1, M. Toorchi 1, F. Dicenta 4, P. Martínez-Gomez 4*

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248-253

Morphological and chemical diversity among 38 Tunisian cultivars of Trigonella foenum graecum L.

Nidhal Marzougui 1*, Ali Ferchichi 1, Ferdaous Guasmi 1, Mohamed Beji 2

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254-257

Polyphenol oxidase in Ocimum basilicum during growth, development and following cold stress

Einat Shafran 1, 2, Nativ Dudai 2*, Alfred M. Mayer 1

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258-260

Effects of light, temperature and different media on seed germination of Brassica juncea (L. Czern) var. Ensabi in the laboratory

Abbas Fallah Tossi *, Baki Haji Bakar

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261-266

Influence of redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) emergence time and density on yield and quality of two sugar beet cultivars

Gholamreza Heidari *, Adel Dabbagh Mohammadi Nasab, Aziz Javanshir, Farrokh Rahimzadeh Khoie, Mohammad Moghaddam

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267-273

Endogenous phosphorus loss in ruminants: A review

Grace O. Tayo 1, 2*, Zhiliang Tan 1

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274-280

Seasonal influence on mineral concentrations in dairy cows’ blood and feed resources collected from Morogoro, Tanzania

Dorah J. Mtui 1, 3, Lesakit S. B. Mellau 2, Faustin P. Lekule 3, Martin N. Shem 3, Maki Hayashida 1, Tsutomu Fujihara1*

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281-283

Profitability and production constraints in dry season amaranth production in Edo South, Nigeria

C. O. Emokaro 1, P. A. Ekunwe 1*, A. Osifo 2

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284-287

Machinery systems management of walking tractor (power tiller) for rice production (sawah) in Nigeria

Oluwarotimi O. Fashola 1*, Segun Y. Ademiluyi 2, Tope Faleye 2, David James 2, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 3

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288-293

Effect of nitrogen fertilization and timing of harvesting on leaf nitrate content and taste in mustard rape (Brassica juncea L. Czern)

E. K. Maereka 1, R. M. Madakadze 2*, A. B. Mashingaidze 1, S. Kageler 1, C. Nyakanda 1

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