Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 7, Issue 2,2009
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 7, Issue 2, 2009
Journal Contents

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10-19

Avian Influenza: Global assessment of potential pandemic of the twenty first century

M. B. Abubakar 1*, I. Aini 2**, A. R. Omar 1, 2, M. Hair Bejo 1

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20-24

The use of FT-IR spectroscopy in the identification of vegetable oils adulteration

Ersilia Alexa 1*, Anca Dragomirescu 2, Georgeta Pop 1, Călin Jianu 1, Dan Dragoş 2

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25-32

Consumption, country of origin effect and age: An economic analysis of food consumption in Greece during 1963-2005

Ioannis Sotiropoulos 1, Ioannis-Dionysios Salavrakos 2, Efthymios Mygdakos 3*

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33-39

Production of aflatoxins by Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger strains isolated from seeds of pulses

Amira Hassan Abdullah Al-Abdalall

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40-45

Anti-bacterial efficacy of elite medicinal plants on urolithiasis inducing flora

Reena Laikangbam 1, M. Damayanti Devi 1*, S. Rajendra Singh 2

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46-49

Comparative protein and folate content among canola cultivars and other cruciferous leafy vegetables

Rhona L. Miller-Cebert 1, Nahid A. Sistani 1*, Ernst Cebert 2

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50-53

The storage conditions impact on the oxidative stability and antioxidant properties of grape seed oil

Mariana-Atena Poiana *, Călin Jianu, Ionel Jianu, Alexandru Rinovetz

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54-58

Determination of biogenic amines in a fermented beverage, boza

Serap Cosansu

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59-63

The effects of soybean (Glycine max) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) food mixtures on the nutritional status of school children in Suba District, Kenya

Omo Ohiokpehai 1*, Dorcus Mbithe David 2, Joyce Kamau 3

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64-69

Adoption of traceability system in Chinese fishery process enterprises: Difficulties, incentives and performance

Feng Wang 1, Zetian Fu 1, Weisong Mu 1, Liliana M. Moga 2, Xiaoshuan Zhang 1*

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70-75

Acceptability and antioxidant properties of a semi-dried and smoked tomato product

Sébastien Veillet 1, Janette Busch 2*, Geoffrey Savage 2

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76-81

A review on the effect of animal diets and presence of selected natural antioxidants on lipid oxidation of meat

B. Jamilah, A. Mohamed *, K. A. Abbas, R. Abdul Rahman, R. Karim

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82-87

Production of lactic acid bacteria on spent cabbage juice

Claude P. Champagne *, Tony Savard, Julie Barrette

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88-93

Fast simultaneous determination of multiple water-soluble vitamins and vitamin-like compounds in infant formula by UPLC-MS/MS

Hong Zhang 1*, Si Chen 1, Wenjuan Liao 1, Yiping Ren 2

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94-96

In vitro antifungal activity of plant extracts on Saprolegnia parasitica from cutaneous lesions of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) eggs

Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti 1*, Majid Taheri 2, Mehdi Raisee 2, Hamid Reza Bahrami 2, Rahman Abdizadeh 1

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97-102

In vivo antioxidative capacities of rapeseed meal polysaccharides

Hanju Sun *, Shaotong Jiang, Pan Mu, Ding Qi

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103-106

Antimicrobial activity against pathogenic microorganisms by extracts from herbal Jordanian plants

Amjad Khalil 1*, Basem F. Dababneh 2, Ahmad H. Al-Gabbiesh 3

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107-112

Physicochemical and pasting characterisation of water yam (Dioscorea spp.) and relationship with eating quality of pounded yam

F. D. Baah 1*, B. Maziya-Dixon 2, R. Asiedu 2, I. Oduro 1, W. O. Ellis 1

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113-116

Public perception of food handling practices and food safety in Turkey

Arzu Cagri-Mehmetoglu

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117-121

Effect of osmotic dehydration on the freeze drying kinetics of apricots

Djamel Fahloul 1*, Miloud Lahbari 2, Houcine Benmoussa 2, Samir Mezdour 3

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122-130

Beef export restrictions in Argentina: Impact on the beef industry and national welfare

Paula Rossi *, Masaru Kagatsume

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131-135

Iron bioavailability and utilization in rats fed cassava fufu flour diets fortified with different sources of iron

S. A. Sanni 1*, C. R. B. Oguntona 1, A. M. Bamgbose 2

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136-138

Detection and determination of furfural in crude palm oil

Abdul Azis Ariffin 1, Rosnah Mat Soom 2, Huey-Chern Boo 1, Chia-Chun Loi 1, Yuen-Hwa Chai 1, S. M. AbdulKarim 1*

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139-142

Protein quality evaluation and hematological parameters of rats fed complementary diets

Oluseye O. Onabanjo 1, 2*, Busie Maziya-Dixon 2, Clara R. B. Oguntona 1, Alfred G. O. Dixon 2

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143-145

Evaluation of antioxidant activity and vitamin E profile of some selected indigenous vegetables in Nigerian diet

Ibiyinka Ogunlade 1, 2, Gregory Tucker 2, Ian Fisk 3, Adebayo Ogunlade 4

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146-148

Influence of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on ‘Fuji’ apple quality during long-term storage

Okan Özkaya 1*, Ömür Dündar 2

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149-154

A research on the dessert produced from modified atmosphere packaged pumpkins

Bige Incedayi *, Canan Ece Tamer, Sibel Parseker Yönel, Ömer Utku Çopur

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155-158

Effect of sodium bicarbonate, ascorbic acid and salt on the α-amylase, gelatinization and yeast activity in the production of flat bread

Hanee M. Al-Dmoor 1*, Herzallah Saqer 2, Meshref Al-Lruwaili 3

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159-162

Proximate analysis and physico-chemical properties of some leguminous seeds (Mucuna veracruz white, Mucuna pruniens utilis and Mucuna rajada)

I. A. Amoo 1, V. N. Atasie 2*, O. O. Kolawole 1

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163-168

Mineral contents of tissues and body fluids and heavy metal contaminants of four predominant snail species in the Niger Delta

A. Hamilton-Amachree 1, H. D. Mepba 2*, C. U. Ogunka-Nnoka 1

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169-174

Protein-starch interaction and their effect on thermal and rheological characteristics of a food system: A review

B. Jamilah, A. Mohamed *, K. A. Abbas, R. Abdul Rahman, R. Karim, D. M. Hashim

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175-181

Evaluation of new fish sauces prepared by fermenting hot-water extraction waste of stock from dried fish using various kojis

Miyuki Murakami 1, Masataka Satomi 2, Masashi Ando 1, Yasuyuki Tukamasa 1, Ken-ichi Kawasaki 1*

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182-188

A study on the Romanian organic market and consumers

Manuela-Dora Orboi 1*, Adrian Băneş 2, Mirela Monea 3, Alin Monea 3, Cornelia Petroman 4, Ioan Petroman 4

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189-192

Therapeutic and immunomodulatory effects of two natural products on the puerperal endometritis of dairy cows

Liviu Bogdan *, Ioan Groza, Iancu Morar, Simona Ciupe, Mihai Cenariu, Ileana Bogdan, Sidonia Bogdan, Anamaria Petrean, Adrian David

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193-195

Utilization of gestagen hormones and pituitary FSH extracts in inducing the superovulation at embryo donor cows

Ioan Petroman 1*, Nicolae Păcală 2, Cornelia Petroman 1, Ioan Bencsik 2, Manuela-Dora Orboi 3, Dorel Dronca 2, Adrian Băneş 4

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196-201

Thermal properties variation of Malaysian yellowtail catfish during precooling process and numerical verification

K. A. Abbas *, A .S. Abdulamir, M. Ebrahimian, B. Jamilah

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202-208

Benefits and risks of growth promoters in animal production

S. N. Al-Dobaib 1*, H. M. Mousa 2

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209-212

Postharvest chemical properties and mineral contents of some fig (Ficus carica L.) cultivars in Tunisia

Fateh Aljane *, Ali Ferchichi

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213-217

Sensitization to common food and inhalant allergens in children attending Allergy and Asthma Pediatric Clinic in Doha, Qatar

Abdelhamid Kerkadi 1*, Asma Althani 1, Amina Al-Boainain 2, Ibrahim Janahi 3, Rajiv Singh 4

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218-221

Evaluation and properties of formulated low calories functional yoghurt cake

A. M. Abdel-Salam 1*, A. S. Ammar 1, W. K. Galal 2

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222-227

Ascorbic acid and flavanone glycosides in citrus: Relationship with antioxidant activity

Maria Graça Miguel *, Amílcar Duarte, Susana Nunes, Vera Sustelo, Denise Martins, Susana Anahi Dandlen

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228-232

Antioxidant activities of the extracts from bamboo powder as underutilized resource

Takeshi Nagai 1*, Nobutaka Suzuki 2, Yasuhiro Tanoue 3, Norihisa Kai 3, Toshio Nagashima 1

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233-236

Response of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treatments on some quality parameters of plum during storage

Okan Özkaya 1*, Ömür Dündar 2

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237-242

Comparison between HACCP and ISO 22000 in Greek organic food sector

Dimitrios Bilalis 1*, Ioannis Stathis 2, Aristidis Konstantas 1, Sotiria Patsiali 1

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243-246

Therapeutic and immunomodulatory effect of two complex homeopathic products used against chronic endometritis in Simmental cows

Liviu Bogdan *, Ioan Groza, Sanda Andrei, Adela Pintea, Simona Ciupe, Mihai Cenariu, Ileana Bogdan, Ioan Paşca, Sidonia Bogdan, Anamaria Petrean, Adrian Macri

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247-251

Survey of opportunistic fungi in ocular infection in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

Abdulrahman M. Alqurashi

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252-255

Functional properties of okra protein products containing different levels of mucilage

Victoria A. Jideani *, Bedan M. Bello

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256-262

Vitamin E and fatty acid composition of blended palm oils

A. Azrina 1*, P. H. Lim 1, I. Amin 1, A. Zulkhairi 2

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263-267

Chemical composition, antibacterial and antioxidant activities of a new chemotype of Tunisian Thymus vulgaris oils growing in Sayada

Belsem Marzouk 1, Hayet Edziri 1, Ihsen Haloui 2, Manel Issawi 3, Imed Chraief 3, Mahjoub El-Ouni 1, Nadia Fnina 2, Zohra Marzouk 4*

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268-273

Application of methylotrophic yeast Pichia pastoris in the field of food industry – A review

Viviane C. Silva, Maristela F. S. Peres, Edwil A. L. Gattás *

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274-278

Physicochemical characteristics of dough and white bread added with arrowroot juice

Sung-Hee Choi 1, Young-Su Kim 2, Jong-Bang Eun 3 *

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279-282

The response of cassava to potassium fertilizer treatments

F. O. Adekayode *, O. F. Adeola

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283-294

Risk management and sustainability in banana production: A case study from Turkey

Handan Akcaoz *, Orhan Ozcatalbas, Hatice Kizilay

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295-299

Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and pinto bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. var. pinto) intercropping based on replacement method

Ali Nasrollahzadeh Asl *, Adel Dabbagh Mohammady Nassab, Said Zehtab Salmasi, Mohammad Moghaddam, Aziz Javanshir

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300-312

Genotype and planting date effects on cotton growth and production under south Portugal conditions – I. Phenology and growth analysis

Gonçalo Barradas 1*, Rafael J. López-Bellido 2

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313-321

Genotype and planting date effects on cotton growth and production under south Portugal conditions – II. Monitoring

Gonçalo Barradas 1*, Rafael J. López-Bellido 2

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322-328

Genotype and planting date effects on cotton growth and production under south Portugal conditions – III. Boll set percentage, boll location, yield and lint quality

Gonçalo Barradas 1*, Rafael J. López-Bellido 2

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329-331

Development of selection procedures of sweetpotato genotypes according to chilling tolerance

Shahidul Islam *, Ehiorobo Izekor, James O. Garner

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332-334

Effect of sowing date and cultivar on leaf yield and seed production of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.)

Ebrahim M. Khah

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335-338

Implications of minimum tillage systems on sustainability of agricultural production and soil conservation

Teodor Rusu *, Petru Gus, Ileana Bogdan, Paula Ioana Moraru, Adrian Ioan Pop, Doina Clapa, Doru Ioan Marin, Ioan Oroian, Lavinia Ioana Pop

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339-342

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

Hamdollah Eskandari 1, Saeid Zehtab-Salmasi 1*, Kazem Ghassemi-Golezani 1*, Mohammad Hussein Gharineh 2

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343-346

Fatty acids, protein contents and metal composition of some feed crops from Turkey

Adil Bakoglu 1*, Eyüp Bagci 2, Harun Ciftci 3

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347-351

The response of pea genotypes differing in testa color to waterlogging during early germination stages

Aysen Uzun, Esvet Acikgoz *

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352-356

An analysis of energy use and input costs for wheat production in Turkey

Tolga Tipi 1*, Bahattin Çetin 1, Ali Vardar 2

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357-359

Determination of some agronomical and quality properties of wild alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) clones in Turkey

Mehmet Basbag 1*, Ramazan Demirel 2, Mustafa Avci 3

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360-362

The effect of mycorrhizal fungi on onion (Allium cepa L.) growth and yield under three irrigation intervals at field condition

Sahebali Bolandnazar

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363-372

Evaluation of salt tolerance in common bean genotypes by ion regulation and searching for screening parameters

H. Yildiz Dasgan *, Sibel Koc

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373-378

Nutritional and biochemical composition of D. alata (Dioscorea spp.) tubers

F. D. Baah 1*, B. Maziya-Dixon 2, R. Asiedu 2, I. Oduro 1, W. O. Ellis 1

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379-382

Farmers adoption and propensity to abandoned adoption of sawah-based rice farming in the inland valley of central Nigeria

Regina Hoi Yee Fu 1*, Makoto Maruyama 1, O. Idowu Oladele 2, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 3

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383-386

Effects of different row spacings on the seed yield and some other characteristics of phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia Bentham.) varieties

Hakan Geren *, Riza Avcioglu, Dilek Kaymakkavak

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387-393

Economic analysis of cotton production and adoption of harvest mechanization: A case study of the Aegean Region of Turkey

Ferruh Isin *, Sule Isin, Ayse Uzmay

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394-400

On-tree follow-up of apricot fruit development using a hand-held NIR instrument

Cédric Camps *, Danilo Christen

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401-404

Response of soybean cultivars to salinity stress

K. Ghassemi-Golezani *, M. Taifeh-Noori, Sh. Oustan, M. Moghaddam

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405-410

Traditional and soilless culture systems to produce corn salad (Valerianella olitoria L.) and rocket (Eruca sativa Mill.) with low nitrate content

Emanuela Fontana, Silvana Nicola *

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411-414

Pinto bean seed reserve utilization and seedling growth as affected by seed size, salinity and drought stress

Ahmad Gholami 1*, Saeed Sharafi 2, Soraya Ghasemi 3, Amir Sharafi 4

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415-418

Effects of different rates of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on yield and yield components of Savalan potato cultivar mini-tubers

Davoud Hassanpanah 1*, Amir Aslan Hosienzadeh 1, Bahram Dahdar 1, Nasser Allahyari 1, Leila Imanparast 2

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419-423

Energy use and input-output energy analysis for apple production in Turkey

Nuray Kızılaslan

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424-428

Functional response of different larval instars of the green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), to the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)

Mehdi Hassanpour 1*, Gadir Nouri-Ganbalani 1, Jafar Mohaghegh 2, Annie Enkegaard 3

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429-431

Inhibition of flowering in ‘Arbequina’ olives from chilling at lower temperatures

Nasir S. A. Malik *, Joe M. Bradford

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432-434

Egg weight affects some quality traits of chicken eggs

S. R. Shi 1, K. H. Wang 1*, T. C. Dou 1, H. M. Yang 2

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435-440

The effects of food industry sludge on soil properties and growing of maize (Zea mays L.)

Mesude Ünal 1*, A.Vahap Katkat 2

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441-445

Callus formation and shoot organogenesis in Moshgak (Ducrosia flabellifolia Boiss.) from cotyledon

Manoochehr Karimi 1, Amin Ebrahimi 1, Amir Sahraroo 2*, Seyed-Amir Moosavi 1, Firoozeh Moosavi 1, Mohammad-Reza Bihamta 1

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446-452

Alleviating sunburn injury in apple fruit using natural and fertilizer forms of S-abscisic acid and its underlying mechanism

Kusol Iamsub 1, 2*, Yoshiko Sekozawa 1, Sumiko Sugaya 1, Hiroshi Gemma 1, Yasuo Kamuro 3

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453-455

Selection for lactation curve and determination of the lactation curve function in Iranian Holstein cows by empirical mathematical models

Reza Seyed-Sharifi 1*, Raouf Seyedsharifi 1, Ali Reza Fallah Kheir 2

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456-462

Yield and quality of leafy lettuce in response to nutrient solution composition and growing season

Carlo Fallovo 1, Youssef Rouphael 2, Mariateresa Cardarelli 1, Elvira Rea 3, Alberto Battistelli 4, Giuseppe Colla 1*

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463-470

Methane emission and its relations with plant parameters and dissolved oxygen in different rice genotypes

H. M. El Sharkawi 1*, A. Sherif 1, A. Zahoor 2, Faridullah 2, S. Yamamoto 2, T. Endo 2

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471-474

Detection of Tomato spotted wilt virus in North-East of Iran

Alireza Mohammadi Hajiabadi 1, Behrooz Jafarpour 1, Mahrokh Falahat Rastegar 1, Babak Abdollahi Mandoulakani 2*

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475-480

Analysis of energy use for pomegranate production in Turkey

Handan Akcaoz *, Orhan Ozcatalbas, Hatice Kizilay

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481-486

Preliminary investigations into the effect of uniconazole-P and prohexadione calcium on sprouting and shoot length of Dioscorea rotundataD. alata and D. cayenensis in Ghana

E. Otoo 1*, H. Shiwachi 2, M. Onjo 3

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487-492

Resources use efficiency of field grown transplanted rice (Oryza sativa L.) under irrigated semiarid environment

Shakeel Ahmad 1*, Ashfaq Ahmad 2, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq 3, Hakoomat Ali 1, Tasneem Khaliq 2, Muhammad Akbar Anjum 1, Muhammad Azam Khan 1, Abid Hussain 2, Gerrit Hoogenboom 4

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493-495

Activities of enzymes involved in starch synthesis in grains of large and small kernel type wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Zhongmin Dai

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496-504

Impacts of balanced nutrient management systems technologies in the northern Guinea savanna of Nigeria

Adebayo A. Akinola 1*, Arega D. Alene 2, Remi Adeyemo 1, Diakalia Sanogo 3, Adetunji S. Olanrewaju 3

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505-509

Intercropping maize (Zea mays L.) and cow pea (Vigna unguiculata L.) as a whole – crop forage: Effects of planting ratio and harvest time on forage yield and quality

Mehdi Dahmardeh *, Ahmad Ghanbari, Baratali Syasar, Mahmood Ramrodi

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510-515

Effects of combined pruning treatments on fruit quality and biennial bearing of ‘Elstar’ apple (Malus domestica Borkh.)

Nikola Pavičić, Martina Skendrović Babojelić, Tomislav Jemrić, Zoran Šindrak *, Tomislav Ćosić, Tomislav Karažija, Danijel Ćosić

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516-521

Allelopathic effects of Chenopodium album, Amaranthus retroflexus and Cynodon dactylon on germination and growth of safflower

F. Rezaie, M. Yarnia *

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522-527

Variety identification and genetic relationship of some South Tunisian barley accessions using agronomic parameters

Ferdaous Guasmi *, Leila Touil, Khadija Féres, Nidhal Marzougui, Walid Elfalleh, Ali Ferchichi

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528-533

RAPD markers in diversity detection and variety identification of South Tunisian barley

Ferdaous Guasmi *, Nidhal Marzougui, Narjés Sarray, Walid Elfalleh, Ali Ferchichi

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534-539

Development of molecular genomic tools for verification of intergeneric hybrids between castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) and cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

Melaku Gedil *, Fisayo Kolade, Adebola Raji, Ivan Ingelbrecht, Alfred Dixon

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540-545

Manure marketing in the savannas of Nigeria: Implications for sustainable food security

Olawale Olayide 1, 2*, Arega Alene 3, Anthony Ikpi 1, Generose Nziguheba 2

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546-550

Increasing crop productivity using a porousα amendment in sandy soil

B. A. Ould Ahmed *, M. Inoue

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551-554

The effect of climatic factors at different growth periods on pepino (Solanum muricatum Aiton) fruit quality and yield

Aysun Çavuşoğlu *, Emine İ. Erkel, Melekber Sülüşoğlu

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555-558

Germination of different seed size of pinto bean cultivars as affected by salinity and drought stress

Ahmad Gholami 1*, Saeed Sharafi 2, Amir Sharafi 3, Soraya Ghasemi 4

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559-564

Effects of irrigation regime and nitrogen management on grain yield, quality and water productivity in rice

Shenggang Pan, Cougui Cao *, Mingli Cai, Jinping Wang, Ruohan Wang, Jing Zhai, Shengqi Huang

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565-570

Applications of xerophytophysiology in plant production – peanut cultivation with the AnM method

Hui-lian Xu 1, Feifei Qin 2, 4*, Jingshan Wang 3, Rongyan Xu 1, Minglun Wang 3, Shigenori Morita 2

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571-575

Effect of sowing depth on emergence and crop establishment of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.)

Kęstutis Romaneckas 1*, Vytautas Pilipavičius 1, Egidijus Šarauskis 2, Antanas Sakalauskas 2

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576-580

Initiation of in vitro cultures of Lycopersicon peruvianum var. humifusum

D. Rzepka-Plevnes *, D. Kulpa, A. Wajda

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581-589

cDNA cloning and SSCP analysis on Ss5MaT1 gene in Salvia splendens

Fenglan Li 1, Feifei Qin 2, 3, Yanzhong Feng 4, Hui-lian Xu 5, Baozhong Hu 1*, Di Liu 1, Guofu Hu 1, Rongmei Liu 1, Yongqing Xu 1, Bingxiu Zhang 1, Qi Wei 4, Shujun Ni 4, Ran Wang 6

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590-593

Biodiversity and nature of gene action for oil and protein contents in Gossypium hirsutum L. estimated by SSR markers

Abdul Qayyum 1, Naveed Murtaza 1, F. M. Azhar 2, Waqas Malik 1

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594-598

Regulation of endogenous hormones on post-harvest senescence in transgenic broccoli carrying an antisense or a sense BO-ACO 2 gene

Feifei Qin 1, 2, 3, Cheng-rong Wang 1, Ran Wang 1*, Gang Ma 1, Hui-lian Xu 3

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599-602

Effect of main and second cropping on protein and oil concentrations and yield of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

Tahsin Sogut

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603-610

Applications of xerophytophysiology in plant production – Sorghum plants improved by exposing the mesocotyl as stimulus

Hui-lian Xu 1*, Feifei Qin 2, 3, Rongyan Xu 1, Fahong Wang 4, Fengmin Li 5

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611-615

Effects of micronutrients and their application method on yield, crop growth rate (CGR) and net assimilation rate (NAR) of corn cv. Jeta

E. Farajzadeh Memari Tabrizi 1, M. Yarnia 2*, M. B. Khorshidi 3, V. Ahmadzadeh 4

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616-619

Effect of innovation adoptions on cassava production by farmers in Ijebu North Local Government Area, Ogun State of Nigeria

M. A. Oladoja *, O. A. Adeokun, O. E. Fapojuwo

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620-622

The effect of osmo-priming on germination and seedling growth of Brassica napus L. under salinity conditions

Mohammad Bagher Hassanpouraghdam 1*, Javid Emarat Pardaz 2, Nader Farsad Akhtar 2

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623-628

Comparison between conventional and organic floating systems for lettuce and tomato (Lactuca sativa and Lycopersicon esculentum) seedling production

Dimitrios Bilalis 1, Panagiotis Kanatas 2, Sotiria Patsiali 1, Aristidis Konstantas 1, Konstantinos Akoumianakis 3

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629-635

Evaluation of economic values of broiler breeders in partially integrated system

Ali-Reza Fallah-Khair 1, Reza Seyed-Sharifi 2*, Morad-Pasha Eskandari-Nasab 1, Abdollah Sobhani 2

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636-639

Evaluation of the genetic variability of microsatellite markers in Saudi Arabian camels

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

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640-645

Evaluation of growth and carbon storage as influenced of soil chemical properties and moisture on teak (Tectona grandis) in Ashanti region, Ghana

Yoshinori Watanabe 1, Tsugiyuki Masunaga 1, Ebenezer Owusu-Sekyere 2, Mohammed Moro Buri 3, O. Idowu Oladele4*, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 5

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646-650

Optimal application of irrigation water with drip-tape method for Pashmineh Zar croplands, Andimeshk, Southwest Iran

Abdul Amir Moezzi 1, Kazem Torfi 2, Mohammad Albaji 3*, Arash Mahjoobi 3

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651-654

The Internet as a business environment in Romanian agriculture

Liliana M. Moga 1*, Florin M. Buhociu 1, Ion Ionita 2, Florina O. Virlanuta 1, Valentin Antohi 1, Adrian Gh. Zugravu 1

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655-657

In vitro mineral transformations by the human pathogens Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans

Sulaiman Ali Alharbi

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658-664

Bioaugmentation and composting of oil-field drill-cuttings containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Josiah M. Ayotamuno 1, Reuben N. Okparanma 2*, Peremelade P. Araka 1

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665-670

Traditional home gardens and livelihood security in North-East India

U. K. Sahoo

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671-677

Kalman filter technique for multisite modelling and streamflow prediction in Algeria

Khadidja Boukharouba, Ahmed Kettab *

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678-682

Assessment of dermal bystander exposure in pesticide applications using different types of nozzles

Nigar Yarpuz-Bozdogan*, Ali Musa Bozdogan

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