Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 6, Issue 1,2008
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 6, Issue 1, 2008
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
6-13

Green tea and health: An overview

Lien Ai Nguyen Pham-Huy 1, Hua He 2, Chuong Pham-Huy 3*

14-17

Antimicrobial activities of Ipomoea batatas (L.) leaf

Shahidul Islam

18-23

The effect of quality on gari prices in Nigeria: A hedonic analysis

Chuma I. Ezedinma 1*, Nkang Moses Nkang 2

24-27

Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in minced meat and hamburger patties

Gurhan Ciftcioglu1*, Ozge O. Arun2, Aydin Vural3, Ali Aydin1, Harun Aksu1

28-33

Influence of basal leaf removal on the chemical composition of Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling wines

Bernard Kozina1*, Marko Karoglan1, Stanka Herjavec1, Ana Jeromel1, Sandi Orlic2

34-38

Effect of CIPC (isopropyl–N (3-chlorophenyl) carbamate) on storage and processing quality of potato

 B. V. C. Mahajan*, A. S. Dhatt, K. S. Sandhu, Anita Garg

39-44

Chemical and anti-bacterial characterization of aqueous extracts of oregano, marjoram, sage and licorice and their application in milk and labneh

A. I. Al-Turki1, M. G. El-Ziney2, A. M. Abdel-Salam2*

45-49

Reduction of cadmium in fermented squid gut sauce using cadmium-absorbing bacteria isolated from food sources

Ken-Ichi Kawasaki1, Toru Matsuoka1, Masataka Satomi2, Masashi Ando1, Yasuyuki Tukamasa1, Susumu Kawasaki3

50-54

The effect of ultraviolet irradiation (UV-C) on chilling injury of cucumbers during cold storage

Rezzan Kasim, M. Ufuk Kasim

55-61

Preparation of cellooligosaccharides: Comparative study

Ozlem Akpinar 1*, Michael H. Penner 2

62-66

Levels of benzoic and sorbic acid preservatives in commercially produced yoghurt in Lebanon

Mohamad Mroueh 1, Dina Issa 1, Jesele Khawand 1, Bassam Haraty 1, Amal Malek 2, Zeina Kassaify 2, Imad Toufeili 2*

67-70

Serological evidence of influenza virus infections in domestic animals and birds in North-Eastern Nigeria

M. B. Abubakar*, A. D. El-Yuguda, S. S. Baba

71-77

Sensory and chemical properties of extra virgin olive oils produced in two different Italian regions: Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna

Annalisa Rotondi 1*, Andrea Fabbri 2, Tommaso Ganino 2

78-82

Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oils from Tunisian Mentha pulegium L.

Belsem Marzouk 1, Mouna Ben Hadj Fredj 1, Imed Chraief 2, Maha Mastouri 3, Kamel Boukef 4, Zohra Marzouk 5*

83-88

Potential of local varieties and their hybrids for the improvement of eggplant production in the open field and greenhouse cultivation

J. E. Muñoz-Falcón 1, J. Prohens 1, A. Rodríguez-Burruezo 2, F. Nuez 1

89-91

Pot production of pecan seedlings with ‘Cynthiana’ grape pomace

Eric T. Stafne *, Becky L. Carroll

92-96

An investigation of factors that influence the technical efficiency of soybean production in the Guinea savannas of Nigeria

Paul S. Amaza*, Kolawole Ogundari

97-101

Determinants of profitability in rain-fed paddy rice production in the Ikenne Agricultural Zone, Ogun State, Nigeria

Olugbenga O. Olubanjo*, Olumayowa Oyebanjo

102-105

Quality of coconut water ‘in natura’ belonging to Green Dwarf fruit variety in different stages of development, in plantation on the northwest area of Paraná, Brazil

Angela Kwiatkowski 1, Edmar Clemente 1*, Angela Scarcelli 1, João Batista Vida 2

106-109

Effect of organic farming on yield and quality of potato tubers in Ardabil

M. Barmaki 1*, F. Rahimzadeh Khoei 1, S. Zehtab Salmasi 1, M. Moghaddam 1, G. Nouri Ganbalani 2

110-113

Effect of vermicompost on the growth and yield of spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)

Gh. Peyvast 1*, J. A. Olfati 1, S. Madeni 1, A. Forghani 2

114-118

Fruit growth and composition of two Ribes rubrum varieties growing in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Miriam E. Arena

119-122

Trends in oil palm production in Nigeria

M. M. Ugbah, C. N. Nwawe*

123-127

Determining the best sprouting conditions for germination of radish (Raphanus sativus) seeds consumed as vegetables

Ebru Orhun Gül *, Arin Levent

128-133

Performance and haematological indices of weaned rabbits served fluted pumpkin (Telfaria occidentalis) leaves extract supplement

F. C. Nworgu*, A. M. Onabakin , T. A. Obadina

134-138

Assessment of variability for salt tolerance at seedling stage in Gossypium hirsutum L.

Mamoona Hanif, Etrat Noor, Naveed Murtaza *, Abdul Qayyum, Waqas Malik

139-144

Contributions of fadama farming to household food security amongst youth in rural communities of Lagos State, Nigeria

M. A. Oladoja 1*, B. O. Adisa 2, O. A. Adeokun 1

145-147

The use of Isubgol and Sequestrene 138 for the in vitro propagation of the highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)

Doina Clapa, Alexandru Fira, Teodor Rusu

148-151

Accumulation of nickel by marine macroalgae from the Saudi coast of the Arabian Gulf

Ali A. Al-Homaidan

152-157

Determinants of an effective solid waste management in Ibadan metropolis, Oyo State, Nigeria

O. I. Y. Ajani

158-162

Tenure system and the value of agricultural land in Uganda

Bernard Bashaasha *, Sarah M. Kasozi, G. Diiro

163-167

Selenium concentration dependence on soil properties

Antanas Antanaitis 1, Jadvyga Lubyte 1, Sarunas Antanaitis 1, Gediminas Staugaitis 1, Pranas Viskelis 2*

168-171

Involvement of phenazine-1-carboxylic acid, siderophores and hydrogen cyanide in suppression of Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium spp. damping-off by Pseudomonas oryzihabitans and Xenorhabdus nematophila

Apostolos Kapsalis 1*, Fotios Gravanis 1, Simon Gowen 2

172-176

Physico-chemical parameters and bacterial diversity in the Moroccan´s Sebou River

M. Malki 1, Irma Marín 1, A. Essahale 2, R. Amils 1, M. Moumni 2*

177-181

Water treatment with silicate minerals and its effect on early growth of radish plant (Raphanus sativus L.)

Sheheli Islam *, Noriko Takeda, Katsumi Ishikawa, Md. Abul Kalam Azad

182-185

Modifying the voids properties of a trafficked pavement using rubber latex

E. A. Igwe 1, C. U. Orji 2, D. B. Eme 1, R. N. Okparanma 3*,

186-189

Growth and mortality of the rough river prawn Macrobrachium equidens Dana, 1852 (Crustacea, Palaemonidae) in Cross River Estuary, Southeast Nigeria

Francis M. Nwosu

190-194

Effect of small wheel tractor and crawler tractor on soil physical properties

G. Rasool Mari, Ji Changying

195-198

Training needs of fisherfolks on fishing technologies

M. A. Oladoja *, S. F. Adedoyin, O. A. Adeokun

199-205

Alternatives evaluation in EIA by spatial multi-criteria evaluation technique

Pezhman Roudgarmi 1, Nematollah Khorasani 2, Seyed Masoud Monavari 1, Jafar Nouri 3