Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 8, Issue 1,2010
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 8, Issue 1, 2010
Journal Contents

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7-12

Solar drying of Ayaş tomato using a natural convection solar tunnel dryer

Köksal Demir 1, Kamil Sacilik 2*

13-15

Determination of aflatoxin M1 levels in Turkish white, kashar and tulum cheeses

Hamparsun Hampikyan 1*, E. Baris Bingol 2, Omer Cetin 2, Hilal Colak 2

16-20

Factors predicting consumers’ knowledge of spirulina health benefits

Irene Kamenidou 1*, Constantinos-Vasilios Priporas 2

21-25

Influence of postharvest temperatures on physicochemical quality of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)

Dragan Žnidarčič 1*, Dean Ban 2, Milan Oplanić 2, Lutvija Karić 3, Tomaž Požrl 1

26-30

Effects of different maturity periods and processes on nutritional components of rose hip (Rosa canina L.)

Cihat Türkben 1*, Vildan Uylaşer 2, Bige İncedayı 2, Işıl Çelikkol 3

31-33

Fatty acid composition of seed and pericarp of sumach (Rhus coriaria L.) grown wild in different regions of Turkey

Ahmet Ünver *, Mehmet Musa Özcan

34-37

Effects of bitter orange albedo addition on the quality characteristics of naturally fermented Turkish style sausages (sucuks)

Ebru Coksever, Cemalettin Saricoban *

38-40

Physicochemical and sensory properties of a traditional chilli shrimp paste

Babak Sobhi 1, Noranizan Mohd Adzahan 1*, Muhammad Shahrim Abdul Karim 2, Roselina Karim 1

41-43

Methylxanthine content in hot drinks consumed in the State of Kuwait

Hetham Al-Obaidi 1, Mohammad Afzal 2*

44-48

Influence of the peeling process on pepper quality

S. Arazuri 1, C. Jarén 1, P. C. Correa 2, I. Arana 1*

49-53

Phenolic compounds evolution in white grapes during artificial drying process

M. Teresa Frangipane *, Marina Contini, Gabriele Anelli, Riccardo Massantini

54-58

The effect of long-term frozen storage on the nutraceutical compounds, antioxidant properties and color indices of different kinds of berries

Mariana-Atena Poiana *, Diana Moigradean, Diana Raba, Liana-Maria Alda, Mirela Popa

59-62

Mixed feeding among infants aged 0-6 months in an urban setting of Eldoret, Kenya

Elizabeth C. Cherop *, Grace A. Ettyang, Grace M. Mbagaya

63-68

The effects of infrared and hot air drying on some properties of corn (Zea mays)

N. Barış Tuncel 1*, Neşe Yılmaz 1, Habib Kocabıyık 2, Nilgün Öztürk 3, Muzaffer Tunçel 4

69-72

Effects of urea and aqueous ammonia treatment on the nutritive value of triticale straw

Taher Yalchi

73-75

Effects of calcium chloride and hot air on antioxidant system of ‘Red Delicious’ apple during storage

Mohammad Ali Aazami 1*, Saba Eshagi 2, Rabiei Vali 3

76-79

Variability of phenolics, α-tocopherol and amygdalin contents of selected almond (Prunus amygdalus Batsch.) genotypes

Adnan Nurhan Yıldırım 1, Bekir San 2*, Fatma Koyuncu 2, Fatma Yıldırım 3

80-85

Effectiveness of a functional synbiotic syrup on pregnancy rate, neonatal birth weight and progesterone profile of oestrous-synchronized Najdi ewes

Khaled Al-Sobayil 1, Moustafa Zeitoun 1*, Ahmed Abdel-Salam 2*

86-90

Adoption of organic farming and household food security of the smallholders: A case study from Bangladesh

Md. Asaduzzaman Sarker 1, Yoshihito Itohara 2

91-97

cDNA cloning and antigen-binding sites of the MHC class I in Chinese native chicken (Qingyuan Partridge chicken)

Yin Dai, Fangfang Chen, Xuelan Liu, Xian Wang, Hong Ye, Weiyi Yu *

98-101

Effects of water limitation on grain and oil yields of sunflower cultivars

Ahmad Afkari Bajehbaj

102-108

Effect of maize (Zea mays L.) – cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) intercropping on light distribution, soil temperature and soil moisture in arid environment

Ahmad Ghanbari, Mehdi Dahmardeh *, Barat Ali Siahsar, Mahmoud Ramroudi

109-112

Effect of salinity on the growth and peroxidase and IAA oxidase activities in canola

Ahmad Bybordi 1*, S. Jalal Tabatabaei 2, Ali Ahmedov 1

113-115

Effects of salinity on fatty acid composition of canola (Brassica napus L.)

Ahmad Bybordi 1*, S. Jalal Tabatabaei 2, Ali Ahmedov 1

116-121

Phytophthora capsici resistance evaluation in pepper hybrids: Agronomic performance and fruit quality of pepper grafted plants

Carmina Gisbert 1*, Paloma Sánchez-Torres 2, Ma Dolores Raigón 3, Fernando Nuez 1

122-127

The influence of salinity stress on antioxidant activity in canola cultivars (Brassica napus L.)

Ahmad Bybordi 1*, S. Jalal Tabatabaei 2, Ali Ahmedov 1

128-134

Factors influencing risk aversion among maize farmers in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria: Implications for sustainable crop development programmes

Luke O. Olarinde 1*, Victor M. Manyong 2, Jacob O. Akintola 3

135-139

Evaluation of grafting techniques and a new rootstock for resistance of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) towards Phytophthora nicotianae

Mahmoud M’Hamdi 1, 2, Naima Boughalleb 3, Nada Ouhaibi 3, Neji Tarchoun 3, Mounira Souli 3, Lassaad Belbahri 4*

140-143

Determination of salinity tolerance of some lentil (Lens culinaris M.) varieties

Kağan Kökten 1*, Tolga Karaköy 2, Adil Bakoğlu 3, Mevlüt Akçura 1

144-149

Consumer preferences for purchase places of organic fruits and vegetables in Turkey

Cihat Günden *, Berna Türkekul, Bülent Miran, Canan Abay, Sedef Akgüngör

150-154

The activity of three new strains of Steinernema feltiae against adults of Sitophilus oryzae under laboratory conditions

Žiga Laznik 1, Tímea Tóth 2, Tamás Lakatos 2, Matej Vidrih 1, Stanislav Trdan 1*

155-157

Inheritance of proline content in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under rainfed conditions

Azam Maleki, Jalal Saba *, Farid Shekari

158-160

Effect of irrigation methods and transplant size on onion cultivars yield and quality

J. Mohammadi 1*, J. Lamei 1, A. Khasmakhi-Sabet 1, J. A. Olfati 2, Gh. Peyvast 2

161-165

Allometric models for non-destructive leaf area estimation in grafted and ungrafted watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thunb.)

Youssef Rouphael 1, Abdul Halim Mouneimne 1, Carlos Mario Rivera 2, Mariateresa Cardarelli 2, Alvaro Marucci , Giuseppe Colla 2*

166-169

Incidence of viruses infecting grapevine varieties in Istria (Croatia)

Danijela Poljuha *, Barbara Sladonja, Marijan Bubola

170-174

Diagnostic method for predicting tomato seedling emergence

Nuray Akbudak 1*, Hasan Bolkan 2

175-178

Effects of seed aging on field performance of winter oilseed rape

Kazem Ghassemi-Golezani *, Saeid Khomari, Bahareh Dalil, Ayda Hosseinzadeh-Mahootchy, Afsaneh Chadordooz-Jeddi

179-184

Effect of nitrogen fertilization on ascorbic acid, glucoraphanin content and quinone reductase activity in broccoli floret and stem

Chao-Jiong Xu, Rong-Fang Guo, Hui-Zhuan Yan, Jing Yuan, Bo Sun, Gao-Feng Yuan, Qiao-Mei Wang *

185-189

Expected responses to aggregate trait selection in maize (Zea mays L.)

Sam Oyewole Ajala

190-194

Determination of hay quality of some companion crops sown with red clover

Ozlem Onal-Asci 1*, Zeki Acar 2*, Ugur Basaran 2, Ilknur Ayan 2, Hanife Mut 2

195-200

Growth responses of arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.) varieties to soil moisture deficit at the seedling stage at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia

Mohammed Worku 1*, T. Astatkie 2

201-205

The incidence of BER-affected tomato fruits under influence of the form of N fertilizer

Nada Parađiković 1*, Tihana Teklić 2, Tomislav Vinković 1, Gabriela Kanižai 2, Miroslav Lisjak 2, Jadranka Mustapić-Karlić 3, Lovre Bučan 4

206-209

Chemical weed control in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crop of early stages of development: I. Crop weediness

Vytautas Pilipavičius *, Inga Aliukonienė, Kęstutis Romaneckas

210-213

Analysis of genetic relatedness among grapevine rootstocks by AFLP (Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism) markers

Ali Sabır 1*, Yıldız Doğan 2, Semih Tangolar 2, Salih Kafkas 2

214-219

Support vector data description for weed/corn image recognition

Xien Liu, Mengjun Li, Yuanlun Sun, Xiaoyan Deng *

220-228

Morphological and molecular characterization of Saudi wheat genotypes under drought stress

Mohamed Najeb Barakat 1*, Abdullah Abdlulaziz Al-Doss 1, 2, Khaled Ahmed Moustafa 1, 2, Eid Ibrahim Ahmed 2, Adel Ahmed Elshafei 1

229-233

Profitability of kenaf seed production as affected by different agronomic practices

G. O. Agbaje

234-239

Conservation of crops’ wild relatives in two contrasting areas in Jordan: Current status and rehabilitation options

Mohammed Ajlouni 1*, Ahmad El-Oqlah 2, Ahmed Amri 3, Saba J. Goussous 4

240-243

A comparative study of olive removal techniques and their effects on harvest productivity

Z. Yousefi 1*, M. Almassi 1, A. A. Zeinanloo 2, R. Moghadasi 3, M.B. Khorshidi 4

244-248

Multivariate analysis of physical and chemical characteristics in some pomegranate (Punica granatum) cultivars of Iran

Vahid Akbarpour 1, Khodayar Hemmati 2, Mehdi Sharifani 2, Zeinolabedin Bashiri Sadr 3

249-252

Morpho-physiological growth, yield and fruit quality of rock melon as affected by growing media and electrical conductivity

B. Zulkarami 1*, M. Ashrafuzzaman 1 , I. Mohd Razi 1, 2

253-260

Diversity of antioxidant properties and phenolic content of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruits as affected by cultivar and location

Saleh Al-Turki, Mohamed A. Shahba *, Cecil Stushnoff

261-267

Rural women and agricultural extension in Turkey

Orhan Ozcatalbas *, Handan Akcaoz

268-274

Copper in surface layer of Croatian vineyard soils

Elda Vitanović 1*, Željko Vidaček 2, Miro Katalinić 1, Sonja Kačić 1, Boško Miloš 1

275-280

Immobilizing soil exogenous lead using rock phosphate

Guanjie Jiang, Hongqing Hu *, Yonghong Liu, Zhijian Cai, Haizheng Yang

281-284

The effects of commercial diets supplemented with mannanoligosaccharide (MOS) and vitamin B12 on the growth and body composition of the shabbout fries (Tor grypus H. 1843)

Hasan Huseyin Atar 1*, Mehmet Ates 2

285-288

Drought reaction and rooting characteristics in response to plant growth regulators on Poa pratensis cv. Barimpala

I. Roohollahi *, M. Kafi, R. Naderi

289-296

Determination of spring visual ceremonies of urban fruit trees and shrubs: A case study from Erzurum, Turkey

Zöhre Bulut 1, Işık Sezen 2, Faris Karahan 2*

297-301

Response of poinsettia to drench application of growth regulators

Kristina Batelja Lodeta *, Smiljana Goreta Ban, Slavko Perica, Gvozden Dumičić, Lovre Bućan

302-307

Rural development and LEADER + in Greece: Evaluation of local action groups

Garyfallos Arabatzis 1*, Stamatis Aggelopoulos 2, Stavros Tsiantikoudis 1

308-311

The relationship between total suspended particulate matter (TSP) and different climatic factors: The case of Jordan

Indira Al-Dahabi, Yasin Al-Zu’bi *, Omar Rimawi, Jarrah Al-Zu’bi

312-320

Nutrient solution concentration and growing season affect growth and quality of potted petunia in a recirculating subirrigation and drip-irrigation system

Mariateresa Cardarelli 1, Youssef Rouphael 2, Elvira Rea 3, Anna Salerno 3, Giuseppe Colla 1*

321-325

A comparison of private and public pressurized irrigation systems in different parts of the Kermanshah province, west Iran

Houshang Ghamarnia 1*, Salomah Sepehri 1

326-331

Establishment and application of enzymological models for predicting quality of flue- cured tobacco

Jingguo Sun 1, Tiejun Yan 2, Shuxin Tu 1*, Jiewang He 2*, Hui Si 2, Hao Xie 2, Fengguang Wu 2

332-337

Influence of land use on nitrate concentrations in baseflow in a rural watershed of Three Gorges Reservoir Area, China

M.L. Feng, R.G. Hu *, S. Lin, S. Malghani, I. Javed

338-342

SSR marker-based mapping and linkage analysis of Bombyx mori thermotolerance gene

Yuan Zhao 1, 2*, Jiang Zhang 2, Yang-Chun Wu 1, Ya-Hong Zhu 1

343-347

Boundary shear stresses in smooth channels

Babak Lashkar-Ara 1, Manoochehr Fathi-Moghadam 2*, Mahmud Shafai-Bajestan 3, Arash Jael 4

348-352

Determination of bycatch and discard catch rates on trawl fishing in Mersin-Anamur fishing ground

Hasan Huseyin Atar 1*, Selami Malal 2

353-357

Evaluation of strategic factors in environmental management of nature-based tourism in coastal areas: the case of Gorgan Bay, Iran

Seyed Masoud Monavari, Parvin Farshchi, Sara Ohadi *

358-362

Fluoride adsorption on water treatment sludge processed by polyaluminium chloride

Taek-Keun Oh *, Jiro Chikushi

363-366

Factors affecting the decision-making of farmers concerning the application of neem pesticide in Nagpur and Wardha, India: A case study of “The Neem Foundation”

Abhay Joshi 1*, Jihei Kaneko 2

367-371

Poverty and rural livelihood diversification among farming households in southwest Nigeria

Olawale D. Awotide 1*, Adetunji L. Kehinde 2, Peter O. Agbola 3

372-377

A study on the precautionary principle by using interest approach in the negotiations of the Montreal Protocol focusing on the international environmental governance and law

M. Rizal Razman 1, 2, A. Samad Hadi 2, Jamaluddin M. Jahi 3, A. Hadi Harman Shah 4, Sham Sani 2, Ghazali Yusoff 5

378-383

Farmers’ personal characteristics in assuring agricultural productivity: Lessons from sweet potato farmers in Teso, Uganda

William Faustine Epeju

384-388

Comparison of soil nutrient status of some rice growing environments in the major agro-ecological zones of Ghana

Mohammed M. Buri 1*, Roland N. Iassaka 1, Hedeto Fujii 2, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 3

389-393

Determining the natural drainage coefficient of a region using hydraulic conductivity and conjunction of iso-potential lines: A case study of northeast Ahwaz, Iran

AbdAli Naseri, Yaser Hosseini, Mohammad Albaji *, Saeed Boroomand Nasab

394-396

Formulation of a liquid medium with wheat bran for the production of laccase by Trametes versicolor in an air-lift bioreactor

João V.B. Souza 1*, Érica S. Silva 2, José R.P. Cavallazzi 3, Agostinho da S. Sobrinho 4