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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