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

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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


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

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


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


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

T. T. Adebolu


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

M. A. Fowomola *, A. A. Akindahunsi


UV-A treatment delays yellowing of cucumber during storage

M. Ufuk Kasim, Rezzan Kasim *


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

Halil Kizilaslan, Nuray Kizilaslan *


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

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


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*


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


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

Yusuf Yilmaz *, F. Burcu Akgun


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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

Leila Benatallah *, Abdelnacer Agli, Mohammed Nasreddine Zidoune


Utilization of buckwheat flour in gluten-free egg noodle production

Nermin Bilgiçli


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


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

Sudarat Jiamyangyuen 1*, Buncha Ooraikul 2


Does the amount of phenolic compounds depend on olive varieties?

Parvin Ramezani Kharazi


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


Antimicrobial activity of selected Jordanian medicinal plant extracts against pathogenic microorganisms

Basem F. Dababneh


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

Mohammad Taj Uddin


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*


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


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


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


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


Availabilty of energy and agricultural mechanization in Ghana

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


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


Chemical composition of some forage Vicia spp. in Iran

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


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


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


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


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


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


Gene effects of some traits in chickpea

B. Tuba Biçer *, Doğan Şakar


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


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

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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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

F. K. Otukoya , O. J. Babayemi *


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


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


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


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


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


Apple firmness measurement based on visco-elastic properties

Amir H. Afkari Sayyah, Behrooz Esmailpour *


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


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

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


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


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


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


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*


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


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


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*


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


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


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

Moazzam Hassanpour Asil


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

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


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


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


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


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

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


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


GIS application for forest management in drylands of Pakistan

Farooq Ahmad


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

Dimitrios Nikopoulos 1, Alexios A. Alexopoulos 2*


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


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


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

Yasin Al-Zu’bi *, Fadhil Al-Mohamadi


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


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


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


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


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


Usability of drilled wells as irrigation wells

Funda Dökmen 1*, Cengiz Kurtuluş 2


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

Moazzam Hassanpour Asil


Resuscitation of eight-year VBNC Providencia stuartii

Amel Dhiaf 1*, Amina Bakhrouf 2