Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 6, Issue 2,2008
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 6, Issue 2, 2008
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
8-13

Recovery and stability of oleuropein and other phenolic compounds during extraction and processing of olive (Olea europaea L.) leaves

Nasir S. A. Malik *, Joe M. Bradford

14-18

Thermophysical properties of some species of Malaysian freshwater fish in unfrozen state

K. A. Abbas *, S. M. Abdulkarim, B. Jamilah

19-21

Chemical composition of fermented roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) calyx as affected by microbial isolates from different sources

A. O. Ojokoh 1*, F. C. Adetuyi 1, F. A. Akinyosoye 1

22-24

Growth inhibitory activity of maize “ogi” liquor on common diarrheal bacteria in Southwest Nigeria

T. T. Adebolu

25-28

Effects of fermentation on some antinutrients and nutrients contents of sandbox (Hura crepitans) seed

M. A. Fowomola *, A. A. Akindahunsi

29-32

UV-A treatment delays yellowing of cucumber during storage

M. Ufuk Kasim, Rezzan Kasim *

33-38

Analysis of the effects of genetically modified organisms on consumers in Tokat province of Turkey

Halil Kizilaslan, Nuray Kizilaslan *

39-42

Chemical composition, antioxidant activity and anthocyanin profiles of purple mulberry (Morus rubra) fruits

Ilkay Koca *, N. Sule Ustun, Ahmet Faik Koca, Bulent Karadeniz

43-51

Application of chemometric tools to compare Algerian olive oils produced in different locations

Hamida Benabid 1, Hacène Naamoune 1, Hicham Noçairi 2, Douglas N. Rutledge 2*

52-55

Physico-chemical characteristics of oils extracted from three compartments of the olive fruit (pulp, endocarp and seed) of variety Chemlal cultivated in Kabylia (Algeria)

Ramdane Moussaoui 1*, Wahiba Labbaci 1, Nassima Hemar 1, AhcèneYouyou 2, Youcef Amir 3

56-60

Ferric reducing/antioxidant power of Maillard reaction products in model bread crusts

Yusuf Yilmaz *, F. Burcu Akgun

61-67

Inhibitory effect of polysaccharides produced by medicinal macrofungus Cordyceps jiangxiensis on cancer cells via apoptotic pathway and cell cycle arrest

Jian-hui Xiao 1, 2*, Jian-jiang Zhong 1, 3

68-73

Nutritional status and morbidity among HIV/AIDS-affected children aged 6-9 years in Suba district, Kenya

Gertrude M. Were 1*, Omo Ohiokpehai 2, Judith Kimiywe 3, Grace M. Mbagaya 1, J. B. Okeyo-Owuor 4, Joyce Kamau5, Dorcas Mbithe 3

74-85

Some control strategies in agricultural grain driers: A review

O. F. Lutfy 1, S. B. Mohd Noor 1, K. A. Abbas 2*, M. H. Marhaban 1

86-91

Rheological properties of rennet-induced milk gels as affected by high pressure treatment at different temperatures

Reyad R. Shaker 1*, Tareq M. Osaili 1, Stephanie Clark 2, Federico M. Harte 3, Gustavo V. Barbosa-Canovas 3

92-96

Measurement and determinants of food insecurity in northeast Nigeria: Some empirical policy guidelines

Paul S. Amaza 1*, Adedeji O. Adejobi 2, Tosan Fregene 3

97-104

Chemical composition and pasting properties of CMD resistant cassava clones planted at different locations

L. O. Sanni 1, 2*, A. A. Adebowale 2, B. Maziya-Dixon 1, A. G. O. Dixon 1

105-112

Gluten-free couscous preparation: Traditional procedure description and technological feasibility for three rice-leguminous supplemented formulae

Leila Benatallah *, Abdelnacer Agli, Mohammed Nasreddine Zidoune

113-115

Utilization of buckwheat flour in gluten-free egg noodle production

Nermin Bilgiçli

116-118

Influence of postharvest water replacement on shelf life of parsley leaves

Fernando L. Finger 1*, Virgínia de S. Álvares 2, Jacson R. da Silva 3, Caetano Calestine 1, Vicente W. D. Casali 1

119-124

The physico-chemical, eating and sensorial properties of germinated brown rice

Sudarat Jiamyangyuen 1*, Buncha Ooraikul 2

125-129

Does the amount of phenolic compounds depend on olive varieties?

Parvin Ramezani Kharazi

130-133

Validation of analytical method for determination of ochratoxin A in cereals by C18 solid phase extraction and high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection

Emad R. Attallah *, Ahmed M. Gomaa, Mohamed E. Amer, Sohair A. Gad

134-139

Antimicrobial activity of selected Jordanian medicinal plant extracts against pathogenic microorganisms

Basem F. Dababneh

140-144

Safety standards in shrimp export from Bangladesh to the world’s market

Mohammad Taj Uddin

145-149

Quantification and characterisation of condensed tannin of selected indigenous browse tree species leaves of north-western Tanzania

Chrispinus D. K. Rubanza 1, 3, Martin N. Shem 2, Toshiyoshi Ichinohe 3, Tsutomu Fujihara 3*

150-154

N and K nutrition levels affect growth and essential oil content of costmary (Tanacetum balsamita L.)

M. B. Hassanpouraghdam 1*, S. J. Tabatabaie 1, H. Nazemiyeh 2, A. Aflatuni 3

155-159

Effects of deficit irrigation on yield and quality of unheated greenhouse grown green bean

Hakan Büyükcangaz 1*, Senih Yazgan 1, Serhat Ayas 2, Burak Nazmi Candogan 1 , Fusun Ayas 1

160-163

Transient expression of β-glucuronidase reporter gene in date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) embryogenic calli and somatic embryos via microprojectile bombardment

Ali A. Habashi 1*, Mina Kaviani 1, Amir Mousavi 2 , Soghra Khoshkam 1

164-169

Development of a tractor mounted wide spray boom for increased efficiency

Parish P. Nalavade 1, Vilas M. Salokhe 1*, H. P. W. Jayasuriya 1 , Hiroshi Nakashima 2

170-172

Availabilty of energy and agricultural mechanization in Ghana

M. N. Josiah, R. J. Bani *, A. A. Mahama

173-177

Effects of different irrigation levels on the vegetative growth, flower bud formation and fruit quality of sweet cherry in western part of Turkey

Cigdem Demirtas 1*, Umran Erturk 2, Senih Yazgan 1, Burak Nazmi Candoğan 1, Arif Soylu 2

178-180

Chemical composition of some forage Vicia spp. in Iran

M. Badrzadeh 1*, F. Zaragarzadeh 2 , B. Esmaielpour 3

181-187

Comparison of RAPD and ISSR marker profiles of cultivated peanut genotypes susceptible or resistant to foliar diseases

Suvendu Mondal 1*, S. R. Sutar 2, A. M. Badigannavar 1

188-191

Investigation of seed priming on some germination aspects of different canola cultivars

Mahmood Reza Saeidi 1, A. Abdolghaium 1, Mohammad Hassanzadeh 1*, Asal Rouhi 2, Parisa Nikzad 2

192-196

Determination of an effective maturity index for white yam (Dioscorea rotundata)

Bolanle A. Akinwande 1, Robert Asiedu 2*, Busie Maziya-Dixon 2 , Isaac A. Adeyemi 1

197-200

Organic matter and okra growth and yield examination on sandy loam soil amended with cattle and pig manure in humid Southwest Nigeria

S. Ewulo Babatunde

201-208

Growth and osmotic adjustment of canola genotypes in response to salinity

Ali Bandeh-hagh 1, Mahmoud Toorchi 1*, Abolghasem Mohammadi 1, Nader Chaparzadeh 2, Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh3, Habib Kazemnia 4

209-212

Gene effects of some traits in chickpea

B. Tuba Biçer *, Doğan Şakar

213-216

Effect of plant growth regulators on somatic embryogenesis from leaf in vitro cultures of Helianthus tuberosus L.

Nadir El Mostafa 1*, Malika Fakiri 1, Mounsif Benchekroun 1, Jamila Amzil 1, Akram El Arbaoui 1, Said Hilali 2

217-221

Analysis of multi-environment yield trials in durum wheat based on GGE-biplot

Tesfaye Letta 1*, M. G. D’Egidio 2, Mohammed Abinasa 1

222-226

Effects of different priming techniques on seed invigoration and seedling establishment of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik)

Kazem Ghassemi-Golezani *, Ali Asghar Aliloo, Mustafa Valizadeh, Mohammad Moghaddam

227-233

Genetic variation and genotype × environment interaction in yams (Dioscorea spp.) for root colonization by arbuscular mycorrhiza

M. Olajire Dare 1, Robert C. Abaidoo 2*, Olajire Fagbola 1, Robert Asiedu 2

234-237

The effects of seed size on emergence and yield of durum wheat

Cuma Akinci 1*, Mehmet Yildirim 1, Bilge Bahar 2

238-241

Determination of harvesting time effect on quality and quantity of olive (Olea europea L.) oil in Roudbar regions

Yousef Hamidoghli 1*, Sedigheh Jamalizadeh 1, Mohammad Ramzani Malakroudi 2

242-246

Effects of sowing periods and P application rates on yield and oil composition of black cumin (Nigella sativa L.)

Süleyman Kizil 1*, Saliha Kirici 2, Özlem Çakmak 3, Khalid Mahmood Khawar 4

247-250

Supplementation of Leucaena leucocephala hay as protein enrichment for cassava peels in West African dwarf goats

F. K. Otukoya , O. J. Babayemi *

251-255

Proximate composition and cyanide content of cassava peels fermented with Aspergillus niger and Lactobacillus rhamnosus

C. E. Okpako, V. O. Ntui *, A. N. Osuagwu, F. I. Obasi

256-259

Effect of different rates of inorganic fertilization on some agronomic characteristics with emphasis in roots and yield in four flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) varieties

Y. Papatheohari 1*, D. Bilalis 1, E. Alexopoulou 2, P. Papastylianou 1, C. Avgoulas 1

260-264

Evaluation of tropical maize hybrids under drought stress

Kehinde O. Oyekale 1, Isaac O. Daniel 1*, Alpha Y. Kamara 2, Dupe C. A. Akintobi 1, Adegoke E. Adegbite 3, Michael O. Ajala 1

265-271

Variability of rye varieties and breeding strains tested for tolerance to drought in in vitro cultures

Danuta Rzepka-Plevneš *, Marcelina Krupa-Małkiewicz, Marta Twardowska, Jadwiga Kurek, Katarzyna Wyborska

272-275

Evaluation of salinity tolerance of three canola cultivars at germination and early seedling growth stage

Manochehr Shiri Janagard 1*, Ahmad Tobeh 1, Behrooz Esmailpour 2

276-279

Apple firmness measurement based on visco-elastic properties

Amir H. Afkari Sayyah, Behrooz Esmailpour *

280-285

The role of parentage studies in Arabian and Bactrian camel’s pedigree verification

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

286-289

The factors affecting profitability in layer hen enterprises in southern west region of Turkey

Hasan Cicek 1, Aytekin Gunlu 2*, Murat Tandogan 1

290-294

Interrelation of irrigation frequency and manuring on the growth and water use efficiency of wheat under arid condition

Mitsuhiro Inoue, Muhammad Irshad *, Bouya Ahmed Ould Ahmed

295-298

Apparent digestibility of a dietetic feed in equine nutrition

N. Miraglia 1, M. Polidori 1, D. Bergero 2*, G. Meineri 2, P. G. Peiretti 3

299-302

Draught animal power utilization in small holder farms – A case study of Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State, Nigeria

G. S. Bawa 1 , P. I. Bolorunduro 2

303-305

Response of tomato plants to organic nutrition in soilless culture

Seçkin Kaya 1, Ester Caturano 2, Yüksel Tuzel 1, Nur Okur 3, Cherubino Leonardi 2*

306-311

Antioxidant activities of newly developed day-neutral and June-bearing strawberry lines

Shahrokh Khanizadeh 1*, Shutian Tao 1, 2, Shaoling Zhang 2, Rong Tsao 3, Djamila Rekika 1, Raymon Yang 3, Marie Thérèse Charles 1

312-318

Effect of water deficit on growth, grain yield and osmotic adjustment in rapeseed

M. Norouzi 1, M. Toorchi 1*, Gh. Hosseini Salekdeh 2, S. A. Mohammadi 1, M. R. Neyshabouri 3, S. Aharizad 1

319-326

The contribution of abscisic acid to sorbitol accumulation in drought-stressed Malus hupehensis

Yanling Meng 1, Xuefeng Xu 1, Shahrokh Khanizadeh 2, Maojun Zhang 3, Qiang Wang 3, Zhenhai Han 1*

327-332

On-tree and after-harvesting evaluation of firmness, color and lycopene content of tomato fruit using portable NIR spectroscopy

Kusumiyati 1*, Takayoshi Akinaga 1, 2, Munehiro Tanaka 3, Sheishi Kawasaki 2

333-336

Comparison of genetic and morphological data for inferring similarity among native Dalmatian (Croatia) grapevine cultivars (Vitis vinifera L.)

Goran Zdunić 1*, Ivan Pejić 2, Jasminka Karoglan Kontić 2, Damir Vukičević 3, Aleš Vokurka 2, Ivan Pezo 1, Edi Maletić 2

337-341

Effects of plucking methods on yield and quality of black tea (Camellia sinensis L.)

Moazzam Hassanpour Asil

342-356

Quality oriented fruit breeding: Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]

R. Infante 1*, P. Martínez-Gómez 2, S. Predieri 3

357-361

Deficit irrigation effects on lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. Olenka) yield in unheated greenhouse condition

Senih Yazgan 1*, Serhat Ayas 2, Cigdem Demirtas 1, Hakan Büyükcangaz 1, B. Nazmi Candogan 1

362-369

The impact of urban environment and seasonality on the quality of Ikpoba River in Benin City, Nigeria

Peter A. O. Odjugo 1*, Josephine O. Konyeme 2

370-377

Rethinking policy and institutional imperatives for integrated watershed management: Lessons and experiences from semi-arid India

Bekele Shiferaw 1*, Cynthia Bantilan 2, Suhas Wani 2

378-380

Impact of seasonal variation on rose flower production under greenhouse conditions in Kuwait

Habibah S. Al-Menaie *, A. A. Al-Shatti

381-387

Vertical and temporal variation of Zn in the soils of a multiple habitat system

B. Anjan Kumar Prusty 1, 2*, Rachna Chandra 1, P. A. Azeez 1

388-392

GIS application for forest management in drylands of Pakistan

Farooq Ahmad

393-398

In vitro propagation of an endangered medicinal plant: Pancratium maritimum L.

Dimitrios Nikopoulos 1, Alexios A. Alexopoulos 2*

399-401

Trapping of stored-product insects using flight traps outside traditional African storage granaries

Donald A. Ukeh 1*, Idorenyin A. Udo 2, Emmanuel I. Ogban 3

402-407

Electrospray ionization mass spectroscopy shows speciation of phytate to be pH dependent

Lynne Heighton 1, Walter F. Schmidt 2*, Clifford P. Rice 2, Ronald L. Siefert 3

408-410

Effect of graywater on soil chemical composition and yield of tomato plant

Yasin Al-Zu’bi *, Fadhil Al-Mohamadi

411-417

Water sources and quality at livestock farms in Finland

Sanna Sorvala 1a, Maarit Puumala 1, Marja Lehto 1, Hanna-Riitta Kymäläinen 2*, Anna-Maija Sjöberg 2

418-421

Observations of Citrus aurantium exposed to urban stress in Tunisian cities: Behaviour analysis of in vitro-plants faced to salt stress

Samiha Bedhioufi Khelifa 1*, Hichem Rejeb 2, Naoufel Souayah 3

422-425

Fluctuation of viscosity of a nutrient solution in a fluidization treatment with ceramics influences plant production

Md. Abul Kalam Azad *, Takahiro Yoshimura, Katsumi Ishikawa, Naima Islam, Sheheli Islam

426-431

Impacts of free trade area (FTA) within Eastern and Southern Africa countries and unilateral tariff elimination by other regions

Kelali Adhana Tekle 1*, Hiroshi Kameyama 2, Shoichi Ito 3, Yoshihito Itohara 4

432-437

Integrating biophysical and socio-economic data using GIS for land evaluation of wheat cultivation: A case study in north-west Bangladesh

Mst. Farida Perveen 1*, R. Nagasawa 2, A. O. Cherif Ahmed 1, Md. Imtiaz Uddin 1, R. Kimura 3

438-441

Usability of drilled wells as irrigation wells

Funda Dökmen 1*, Cengiz Kurtuluş 2

442-446

Effects of growing medium on some postharvest characteristics of cut flowers in six cultivars of Asiatic hybrid lilies (Lilium longiflorum L.)

Moazzam Hassanpour Asil

447-450

Resuscitation of eight-year VBNC Providencia stuartii

Amel Dhiaf 1*, Amina Bakhrouf 2