Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 10, Issue 2,2012
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 10, Issue 2, 2012
Journal Contents

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18-21

Socio-economic determinants of honey consumption in Romania

Cristina Bianca Pocol 1, Călin Moldovan Teselios 2

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22-32

Evaluation of the roles of physical (osmotic, gamma irradiation/or heat shock) stress factors on enzyme activities and protein accumulation in Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom and its descendent progenies

M. E. A. Dawoud, Amira Abu-Taleb

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33-38

Fatty acid ratios and their relative amounts as indicators of oil stability and extent of oil deterioration during frying

S. M. Abdulkarim *, H. M. Ghazali

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39-45

Evaluation of the bacteriological quality of ice cream sold in Trinidad

Anil Pooran, Nadira Seepersadsingh, Karla Georges, Abiodun A. Adesiyun *

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46-54

Optimization of textural properties and formulation of reduced fat Cheddar cheeses containing fat replacers

Leila Nateghi 1,, Shahin Roohinejad 2, Alfonso Totosaus 3, Hamed Mirhosseini 4, Mustafa Shuhaimi 5, Amir Meimandipour 6, Alireza Omidizadeh 7, Mohd Yazid Abd Manap 4*

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55-58

Investigating consumer attitudes toward food produced via three production systems: Conventional, sustainable and organic

Terrence Thomas *, Cihat Gunden

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59-63

Physicochemical and textural properties of reduced fat Cheddar cheese formulated with xanthan gum and/or sodium caseinate as fat replacers

Leila Nateghi 1, Shahin Roohinejad 2, Alfonso Totosaus 3, Anosheh Rahmani 4, Naser Tajabadi 5, 6, Amir Meimandipour 7, Babak Rasti 6, Mohd Yazid Abd Manap 6*

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64-72

Optimization of hot-air drying conditions on the physicochemical characteristics of torch ginger (Etlingera elatior)

N. H. Juhari 1, O. Lasekan 2*, M. Kharidah 3, S. Ab Karim 1

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73-79

Effect of processing and flavour fine-tuning techniques on the volatile flavour constituents of pseudocereals and some minor cereals 

O. Lasekan 1*, A. Lasekan

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80-84

Effects of cissus (Cissus populnea) gum on dough rheology and quality of wheat-cassava composite bread

F. Owuno, J. Eke-Ejiofor*, G. Wordu

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85-88

Assessing consumer attitudes towards fresh fruit and vegetable attributes

Cihat Gunden *, Terrence Thomas

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89-93

Comparison of the quality of low moisture mozzarella cheese made from bovine, ovine and caprine milks

Reyad R. Shaker 1, 2*, Amita Attlee 1, Humaid Kasi 2, Tareq M. Osaili 2, Anas A. Al Nubulsi 2, Hussain A. Ababneh 3

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94-98

Synergy between selected yeast and β-glucosidase activity of enzymatic preparations used to obtain Chardonnay wines

Cristian Cordeşi 1, Petru Alexe 2, Gabriela Râpeanu 2*

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99-102

Antimicrobial activity and chemical constitutions of West Anatolian olive (Olea europaea L.) leaves

Dilek Keskın 1*, Nur Ceyhan 2, Aysel Uğur 2, Ayşe Durgan Dbeys 3

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103-106

Organic bazaar consumers in India: A case study of the IIRD, India, Aurangabad

Abhay Joshi*, Koichi Hioki

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107-110

Effects of common and Tartary buckwheat consumption on mucosal symptoms, headache and tiredness: A double-blind crossover intervention study

Gunilla Wieslander 1, Nina Fabjan 2, Maja Vogrinčič 2, Ivan Kreft 2*, Blanka Vombergar 3, Dan Norbäck1

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111-114

A compatibility assay of ursolic acid and foodborne microbial exopolysaccharides by antioxidant power and anti-proliferative properties in hepatocarcinoma cells

 Ling Liu 1, Junhua Wu 1, Jinlu Zhang 1, Zhenjing Li 1, Changlu Wang 1, Mianhua Chen 1, Yurong Wang 1, Yuanxia Sun 2, Likui Wang 3, Cheng Luo 1*

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115-119

Impact of different irrigation levels and harvesting periods on the quantity and quality of Navel oranges (Citrus sinensis) and fruit juice

Walid M. M. Al-Rousan 1*, Radwan Y. Ajo 1, Malak M. Angor 1, Tareq Osaili 2, Nabeel M. Bani-Hani 3

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120-124

Postharvest salicylic acid treatment reduces chilling injury of ‘Taify’ cactus pear fruit during cold storage

Adel D. Al-Qurashi 1, Mohamed A. Awad 1, 2*

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125-129

Effect of nitric oxide on ethylene biosynthesis and antioxidant enzymes on Iranian peach (Prunus persica cv. Anjiri)

Sadegh Asbahi Sis 1*, Younes Mostofi 2, Masood M. A. Boojar 3, Ahmad Khalighi 4

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130-132

Listeria monocytogenes in cig kofte without meat: A novel bulgur ball product

Birce Mercanoglu Taban

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133-136

Comparison of quality characteristics of fresh and processing tomato

Bulent Akbudak

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137-141

Evolution of several fitness parameters in an adult human population as expression of health state

Cristian M. Negrea 1*, Mădălina I. Iordache 2

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142-146

Lycopene and β-carotene in non-blanched and blanched tomatoes

Dalia Urbonaviciene 1, 2, Pranas Viskelis 1, 2*, Jonas Viskelis 2, Jule Jankauskiene 2, Ceslovas Bobinas 2

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147-150

The effect of alcohol consumption during embryogenesis on the product of pregnancy: Experimental study

Daniela Iacob 1, Marius Pentea 2, Radu E. Iacob 3*

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151-155

Sorption isotherms of albumen dried in a spout fluidised bed

Divair Christ 1*, Rosiane Lopes da Cunha 2, Florencia Cecilia Menegalli 2, Katiuchia Pereira Takeuchi 3, Silvia Renata Machado Coelho 1, Lúcia Helena Pereira Nóbrega 1

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156-160

Assessment and prediction of repetitive impact damage to apple fruit using pressure-sensitive film technique

 Fei Lu 1, Yutaka Ishikawa 2*, Hiroaki Kitazawa 2, Takaaki Satake 3

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161-164

Influence of the application of jasmonic acid and benzoic acid on watermelon fruit quality

Humberto Bojórquez-Pereznieto 1, Fernando Toresano-Sanchez 1, Fernando Diánez-Martinez 1, Daniel Palmero-Llamas 2, Francisco Camacho-Ferre 1*

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165-171

Quality, bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of strawberries grown in the Brazilian savannah and stored at different temperatures

Lívia de Lacerda de Oliveira Pineli 1, Celso Luiz Moretti 2, Marileusa Dosolina Chiarello 3

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172-174

Active components and antimicrobial activity in two Sedum species grown in Shanxi Huoshan, China

Qing-Ping Hu 1, Jian-Guo Xu 2*

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175-179

Production of oat-based synbiotic beverage by two-stage fermentation with Rhizopus oryzae and Lactobacillus acidophilus

Fengyi Gao 1#, Shengbao Cai 1#, Robert Nout, M. J. 2, Yingna Wang 1, Yujie Xia 1, Yanfang Li 1, Baoping Ji 1*

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180-185

Comparison of nondestructive impact and acoustic techniques for measuring firmness in peaches

Yesim Benal Yurtlu

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186-189

Improvement of egg albumen powder functional properties by the Maillard reaction in a dry state

Wei Xu*, Yu-Jie Chi*, Chen Chen

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190-195

Effect of olive leaf, blueberry and Zizyphus jujuba extracts on the quality and shelf life of meatball during storage

Veli Gök *, Yasemin Bor

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196-200

Development and application of a rapid detection system for swine influenza virus by a reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay

Ye-bing Liu 1*, Jin-qing Jiang 2, Lei Zhang 1, Lei Chen 1, Yi-bao Ning 1

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201-206

Food consumption patterns and per-capita calorie intake of China in the past three decades

Jian-ping Li, Zhou-ping Shangguan *

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207-216

Concentrations of total phenols and antioxidant activity in apple do not differ between conventional and organic orchard management

José Antonio Yuri 1*, Francisco J. Maldonado 1, Iván Razmilic 2, Amalia Neira 1, Álvaro Quilodran 1, Iván Palomo 3

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217-220

Maturation control of sugar apple using 1-methylcyclopropene, modified atmosphere packaging and cooling

Juceliandy Mendes da Silva Pinheiro, Gisele Polete Mizobutsi *, Edson Hiydu Mizobutsi, Bárbara Nogueira de Souza, Maria Helena Menezes Cordeiro, Maryelle Cristina Souza Aguiar, Darlaine Maria Ferreira, Wagner Ferreira da Mota, Victor Martins Maia

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221-226

Characterisation of floral anthocyanins and their antioxidant activity in Vanda hybrid (V. teres x V. hookeriana)

Nittaya Junka 1, Sirichai Kanlayanarat 1, 2, Mantana Buanong 1, 2, Chalermchai Wongs-Aree 1, 2*

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227-232

Performance of four sets of amino acid descriptor scales for evaluating quantitative structure-activity relationships of angiotensin I converting enzyme inhibitory dipeptides

Cuie Guang 1, 2*, Robert D. Phillips 2

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233-235

HPLC assisted determination of phenolic compounds in two apple cultivars from Iran

Lamia Vojodi Mehrabani 1*, Mohammad Bagher Hassanpouraghdam 2, Mohammad Reza Dadpour 3

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236-240

Assessment of allergenicity and mutagenicity of bar-transgenic rice using a mouse (Mus musculus) model

Jin Liu, Yi Huang, YanBo Sun, HengMei Yan*

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241-246

Industrial production of traditional red pepper paste and prevention of spoilage during storage

Hakan Kuleaşan *, Mehmet Okur

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247-251

Role of health hazardous ethephone in nutritive values of selected pineapple, banana and tomato

M. A. Hakim 1, 2*, A. K. Obidul Huq 3, M. A. Alam 4, Alfi Khatib 5, B. K. Saha 6, K. M. Formuzul Haque 6, I. S. M. Zaidul 7

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252-257

An assessment of factors affecting packaged water consumption decisions of the households

Mevlut Gul 1*, M. Goksel Akpinar 2

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258-262

Breakable starch granules in a low-amylose buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) mutant

Marija Gregori *, Ivan Kreft

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263-267

Weissella sp.Taj-Apis, a novel lactic acid bacterium isolated from honey

Naser Tajabadi 1, 4, Makhdzir Mardan 1, Shuhaimi Mustafa 2, Faegheh Feizabadi 3, Leila Nateghi 5, Babak Rasti 3, Mohd Yazid Abdul Manap 3*

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268-273

Production of fructose using recycle fixed-bed reactor and batch bioreactor

N. A. Rahman 1, M. A. Hussain 2, J. Md. Jahim 1

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274-279

Antifungal activity of some essential oils on Aspergillus flavus growth and aflatoxin production

Roquia El-Habib

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280-288

Influence of soil geochemistry on the chemical and aroma profiles of Pinot noir wines

Stephen P. Imre 1, Paul A. Kilmartin 2*, Tanya Rutan 2, Jeffrey L. Mauk 1, Laura Nicolau 2

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289-295

Bouhezza, a traditional Algerian raw milk cheese, made and ripened in goatskin bags

Ouarda Aissaoui Zitoun 1*, Concetta Pediliggieri 2, Leila Benatallah 1, Sylvie Lortal 3, Giuseppe Licitra 2, Mohammed Nasreddine Zidoune 1, Stefania Carpino 2

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296-303

Fungal and mycotoxin contamination of South African commercial maize

Cynthia Adaku Chilaka 1*, Suretha De Kock 2, Judith Zanele Phoku 1, Mulunda Mwanza 1, Mary Augustina Egbuta 1, Michael Francis Dutton 1

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304-311

Tillage quality affecting physical characteristics, number of plants and carrot root yield under flat and ridge cultivation

Ondrej O. Ponjičan *, Anđelko M. Bajkin, Goran P. Jaćimović, Milan D. Tomić, Lazar Ð. Savin, Nebojša M. Dedović, Mirko Ð. Simikić

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312-317

Effects of phosphite and phosphate supply in a weathered tropical soil on biomass yield, phosphorus status and nutrient concentrations in common bean

Fabrício William Ávila 1*, Valdemar Faquin 1, Sílvio Júnio Ramos 1, Gabriela Lúcia Pinheiro 1, Douglas José Marques 1, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 2, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 2, Patrícia Andressa Ávila 1

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318-323

Estimation of productivity and nutritive value of pea-barley mixtures in organic farming

Mariola Staniak *, Jerzy Księżak, Jolanta Bojarszczuk

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324-329

Variation for nutritional and cooking properties among Turkish field pea landraces

Sertac Özer 1, Emre Tümer 1, Faheem Shehzad Baloch 2, Tolga Karaköy 3, Faruk Toklu 4, Hakan Özkan 2*

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330-336

Planting geometry and spacing influence weed competitiveness of aerobic rice

 Norhidayati Bt. Sunyob 1, Abdul Shukor Juraimi 1*, Md. Moshiur Rahman 2, Md. Parvez Anwar 2, 3*, Azmi Man 4, Ahmad Selamat 1

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337-342

Effects of basil (Ocimum gratissimum) leaf supplement on initiation of egg laying and egg quality parameters of growing pullets

F. C. Nworgu 1*, O. A. Oduola 1, P. C. Alikwe 2, S. J. Ojo 1

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343-349

Influence of different rootstocks on growth and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) under the impact of soil-borne pathogens in Jordan

Hmoud S. Al-Debei 1*, Ibrahim Makhadmeh 2, Ibrahim Abu-Al Ruz 2,  Ayed M. Al-Abdallat 1, Jamal Y. Ayad 1, Noor Al Amin 1

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350-356

Computer-controlled system for autonomous tractor in agricultural application

W. I. W. Ismail 1, R. M. Hudzari 2*, M. K. M. Saufi 1, L. T. Fung 1

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357-360

Environmental factors affecting the glucosinolate content in Brassicaceae

Tanya Bohinc, Stanislav Trdan

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361-365

Seasonal abundance of parasitoids on whitefly Bemisia tabaci in melon crops at three different locations of Sindh, Pakistan

Abdul G. Lanjar 1, Nek D. Jan 2*, Ali N. Mahar 2, Maqsood A. Rustamani 1

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366-370

Plant density and tillage effects on forage corn quality

Ali Baghdadi 1, Ridzwan A. Halim 1*, Majid Majidian 2, Wan Noordin Wan Daud 1, Izham Ahmad 1

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371-374

Leaf water status, proline content, lipid peroxidation and accumulation of hydrogen peroxide in salinized Chinese kale (Brassica alboglabra)

Amin Tayebimeigooni 1*, Yahya Awang 1, Maziah Mahmood 2, Ahmed Selamat 1, Zakaria Wahab 3

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375-381

Investigation of the most important secondary metabolites of St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) in Caspian climate

Aptin Rahnavard 1*, Jahanfar Daneshian 2, Eslam Majidi Heravan 3, Seyed Alireza Valadabadi 4, Behrooz Golein 5

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382-385

Seeds quality and soybean yield under no-tillage management and cover crops 

Gislaine Piccolo de Lima *, Lúcia Helena Pereira Nóbrega, Sílvia Renata Machado Coelho, Márcia Maria Mauli, Danielle Medina Rosa

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386-389

Effects of different bioactive products used as growth stimulators in lettuce crops (Lactuca sativa L.)

Elein Terry 1, María M. Díaz de Armas 2, Josefa Ruiz 1, Tamara Tejeda 1, M. Ester Zea 2, Francisco Camacho-Ferre 3*

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390-397

Effects of moist heat treatment on ruminal nutrient degradability of and in vitro intestinal digestibility of crude protein from some of legume seeds

Jamal Seifdavati *, Akbar Taghizadeh

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398-402

Impacts of climate factors on wheat yields in Turkey

Sinasi Akdemir, Handan Akcaoz *, Hatice Kizilay, Asaf Ozalp

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403-407

The effect of mineral and organic fertilisation on the nodulation capacity at leguminous species in permanent grasslands

Carmen Dragomir 1*, Neculai Dragomir 1, Teodor Maruşca 2, Adrian Blaj 2

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408-411

New approach to accessing the quantity of nitrogen fixed biologically by clover grown in the mixture with grass in long-term field experiment

Dorota Pikuła*, Agnieszka Rutkowska

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412-417

Alternative strategies for commercial egg producers against market prices risks in Turkey: Game theory approach

Ahmet Şahin

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418-423

Effect of gel-formation and agristar on date palm yield and some physical properties of soil in arid region 

Mohammed Hussien Almarshadi

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424-429

Increased infestation of Asian citrus psyllids on cold treated sour orange seedlings: Its possible relation to biochemical changes in leaves

Nasir S. A. Malik *, Jose L. Perez, Joseph, E. Patt, Larry M. Zibilske, Robert L. Mangan

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430-433

Effect of sulfosulfuron herbicide on controlling Orobanche aegyptiaca and application of biofertilizer in tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum Mill.)

Kamal Shirdel 1, Mehrdad Yarnia 2*, Aziz Jawnshir 3, Adel Dabbagh Mohammadi Nasab 3

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434-437

Socio-economic features, dynamics of farmers associations and adoption of sawah rice production technology in Nigeria and Ghana

O.I. Oladele 1*, T. Wakatsuki 2

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438-444

Leaf senescence and activities of antioxidant enzymes in different broomcorn millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) cultivars under simulated drought condition

Pan-Pan Zhang 1, Bai-Li Feng 1*, Peng-Ke Wang 1, Hui-Ping Dai 2, Hui Song 1, Xiao-Li Gao 1, Jin-Feng Gao 1, Jia Chen 1, Yan Chai 1

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445-448

Effect of tillage systems on soil moisture, soil temperature, soil respiration and production of wheat, maize and soybean crops

Paula Ioana Moraru, Teodor Rusu

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449-458

Pest control by enriching natural enemies under artificial habitat management along sidewalls of greenhouse in organic farming systems

Qicong Xu 1, Shizuo Fujiyama 1, Huilian Xu 2

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459-462

Changes in chemical composition and in vitro fermentation characters of rice straw due to gamma irradiation

S. X. Tang 1*, K. Q. Wang 2 †, Z. H. Cong 1, 3, M. Wang 1, X. F. Han 1, C. S. Zhou 1, Z. L. Tan 1*, Z.H. Sun 1

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463-467

Relationships between farm size and operational performances in irrigated cropping systems under contrasted governance systems in Punjab (Pakistan)

Sajjad Ahmad 1*, Sylvain-Roger Perret 1, 2, Rab Nawaz 1, Ganesh Prasad Shivakoti 1

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468-472

Validation of an active RFID-based system to detect pigs housed in pens

Simona M. C. Porto 1, Claudia Arcidiacono 1, Giovanni Cascone 1, Umberto Anguzza 1, Matteo Barbari 2, Stefano Simonini 2

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473-479

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

Sinasi Akdemir, Handan Akcaoz *, Hatice Kizilay

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480-484

Spike yield stability in wheat grown under stress conditions of alkaline soil

Sofija Petrović 1, Miodrag Dimitrijević 1, Cimpeanu Sorin Mihai 2, Daniel Bucur 3, Ana Andreea Gurita 3, Maria Harja 4, Livija Maksimović 5, Milivoj Belić 1

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485-490

Dietary supplementation with arginine and glutamine confers a positive effect in porcine circovirus-infected pig

Wenkai Ren 1, 3, Gang Liu 1, Teijun Li 1, Jie Yin 2, 5, Xiaosong Wu 5, Meimei Geng 1*, Wei Luo 4, Ruan Zheng 2, Xinglong Yu 4

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491-492

Effect of egg yolk added to goose semen extender on the semen survival time

Rui Yang 1, Jing Li 1, Xian-zhi Zhao 1, Xiang-wei Peng, Xu-qin Song 2, Jin-long Yang 1*

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493-499

Assessing financial incentives for Greek dairy sheep farmers

Irene Tzouramani 1*, Alexandra Sintori 2, Angelos Liontakis 2, George Alexopoulos 2

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500-504

The effect of high temperature during flowering on growth, development and yielding of blue lupine – barley mixture

Janusz Podleśny 1*, Anna Podleśna 2*

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505-511

A multiplex PCR assay for genetic chemotyping of toxigenic Fusarium graminearum and wheat grains for 3-acetyldeoxynivalenol, 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol and nivalenol mycotoxin

Jian-Hua Wang 1, Jing-Bo Zhang 1, 2, Fang-Fang Chen 1, He-Ping Li 1, 3, Mbacke Ndoye 1, Yu-Cai Liao 1, 2*

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512-516

Efficiency of seed treatment with fungicides in castor bean crop genotypes

Juliana Parisotto Poletine 1*, Cleber Daniel de Goes Maciel 1, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva1, Maurício Dutra Zanotto 2

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517-520

Research on the pore structure of the eggshell based on fractal theory

Kai Zhang, Shucai Wang *

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521-526

Blueberry gall midge, Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson, 1899 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a new blueberry pest in Croatia

Mihaela Plažanin 1, Tanja Gotlin Čuljak 2, Ivan Juran 2

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527-531

An efficient regeneration system for peanut: Somatic embryogenesis from embryonic leaflets

Mingxia Zhao, Jiongming Sui, Lixian Qiao, Lingling Tan, Jingshan Wang *

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532-539

Influence of no-tillage agriculture system and fertilization on wheat yield and grain protein and gluten contents

Mircea Adrian Grigoras 1*, Agatha Popescu 2, Doru Pamfil 1, Ioan Has 3, Mihai Gidea 2

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540-545

Effect of irrigation levels on fruit characteristics, total fruit yield and water use efficiency of melon under drip irrigation system

Naji K. Al-Mefleh 1*, Nezar Samarah 2, Shahera Zaitoun 3, Abd Al-Majeed Al-Ghzawi 2

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546-550

Symptoms, growth, nutritional status and accumulation of nutrients in young Zingiber spectabile plants subjected to restriction of macronutrients

Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas 1*, Sabrina Santos de Lima 1, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 2, Sávia Poliana da Silva 1, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição 1, Diocléa Almeida Seabra Silva 1, Dilson Augusto Capucho Frazão 3, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 2, Dionilson Cardozo da Cunha 1

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551-555

Influence of seed’s biological traits of oat on next seed generation in organic farming

Ivana Capouchová 1*, Petr Konvalina 2, Hana Honsová 1, Zdeněk Stehno 3, Radovan Chaloupský 1

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556-559

Effect of genotype and housing system on egg production, egg quality and welfare of laying hens

Mirjana Djukić Stojčić 1*, Lidija Perić 1, Niko Milošević 1, Vesna Rodić 1, Dragan Glamočić 1, Zdenka Škrbić 2, Miloš Lukić 2

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560-564

Effects of plastic film mulching and plant density on rice growth and yield in salinesodic soil of Northeast China

Xiaoyan Gu 1, 2, Zhengwei Liang 1, 3*, Lihua Huang 1, 3, Hongyuan Ma 1, 3, Mingming Wang 1, 3, Haoyu Yang 1, 3, Miao Liu 1, 3, Haiyan Lv 1, 2, Bingsheng Lv 1, 2

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565-569

The EU agriculture diagram under RIV model

Romeo V. Ionescu, Gabriela Marchis *

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Mi Tang 1, Hongfei Zhao 1, Zhilong Bie 2, Qiyou Li 1, Junjun Xie 2, Xianfeng Shi 1, Hongping Yi 3, Yuhong Sun 1*

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576-579

Effect of phosphorus fertilization on yield and posphorus use efficiency of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) with two different cropping intensities in the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River

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580-584

Effect of drought stress and potassium humate application on grain yield-related traits of corn (cv. 604) 

Navideh Rafat 1, Mehrdad Yarnia 1*, Davood Hassanpanah 2

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585-587

Reaction of sugarcane genotypes to Pratylenchus brachyurus and P. zeae

Daniela A. Santos 1*, Cláudia R. Dias-Arieira 1, Eliezer R. Souto 2, Fabio Biela 2, Tatiana Pagan L. Cunha 3, Flavia Rogerio 1, Tiago Roque B. Silva 1, Klayton F. Milani 2

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588-592

The performance of some avocado cultivars under Mediterranean coastal conditions in Turkey

Süleyman Bayram 1, M. Alper Arslan 1, Ertuğrul Turgutoğlu 1, Mustafa Erkan 2*

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593-597

Improvements in disease resistance and fruit quality of organic tomato intercropped with living mulch of turfgrass

H. L. Xu 1*, F. F. Qin 1, 2*, Q. C. Xu 1, J.M. Li 3*, G. Ma 1, R. P. Shah 1, 4

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598-602

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Jun-qiu Luo, Huan-wei Peng, Ya-ou Shen*

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603-606

The effect of different amounts of selenium on yield and yield components of two canola cultivars

Mohammad Taher Nezami 1, Ahmad Bybordi 2

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607-612

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Feifei Qin 1, 3, Hui-lian Xu 2*, Dianqiu Lü 4*, Tetsuo Takano 1*

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613-616

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

Hasan Vural *, İbrahim Efecan

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617-619

Researches regarding growth rates, survivability and carcass quality in F1 Dorper x Turcana lambs reared extensively

Dinu Gavojdian 1, 2, Ludovic T. Cziszter 1,*, Ioan Padeanu 1, Nicolae Pacala 1, Silvia Erina 1, Daniela Ilie 1, 3, Maria Sauer 2, Iulian Tripon 1

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620-625

Oil palm fresh fruit bunches (FFB) growth determination system to support harvesting operation

Muhamad Saufi Mohd Kassim 1*, Wan Ishak Wan Ismail 2, Abdul Rahman Ramli 3, Siti Khairunniza Bejo 2

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626-631

Grain yield and weed-mediated pest incidence in paddy rice crops under controllable irrigation regimes

Zhanyu Zhang 1, 2*, Bougourou Soulemane 1, 2, Xiangping Guo 1, 2, Chengli Zhu 1, 2, Hui-lian Xu 3

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632-635

Potential nutritive value of various parts of wild sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) as source of feed for ruminants in Kenya

Isaac Maina Osuga 1, Shaukat Ali Abdulrazak 2, Charles Inyagwa Muleke 3, Tsutomu Fujihara 4

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636-640

Importance and possibilities of proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) production for human nutrition, and animal feed in Slovenia

Darja Kocjan Ačko

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641-645

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Donato Buttaro 1, Francesco Serio 2*, Pietro Santamaria 1

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646-648

The study of the drought tolerance indices of oat (Avena sativa L.)

E. Rabiei 1, M. Khodambashi 2, A. Ghasemi Pirbalouti 1*

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649-652

Effects of mixture rates on forage yield and quality of mixtures of common vetch combined with oat, barley and wheat under a winter intercropping system of southern Marmara Region

Emine Budakli Carpici *, Mükerrem Melis Tunali

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653-658

Physiological fundamentals of AnM technique in peanut production: Stomatal oscillations in intact and excised leaves of peanut plants grown with a modified AnM technique

Feifei Qin 1, 2, 3, Tetsuo Takano 1*, Hui-lian Xu 2*, Fenglan Li 4*

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659-663

Physiological fundamentals of the AnM cultivation technique in peanut production: Leaf photosynthetic hysteresis is reduced by exposing hypocotyls

Feifei Qin 1, 2, 3, Tetsuo Takano 1*, Hui-lian Xu 2*

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664-667

Evaluation of yield and yield components of corn cultivars in different planting methods under semi arid condition of Iran

Mehrdad Esfandiary, Ali Soleymani*, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian

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668-674

Modified AnM technique in combination with black and transparent film mulching in peanut production

Feifei Qin 1, 2, 3, Tetsuo Takano 1*, Hui-lian Xu 2*

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675-676

Seed treatment influence with carboxin + Thiram to initial development of safflower plants

Flávia Rogério *, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva, Juciléia Irian dos Santos, Rafaela Alenbrant Migliavacca, Jaqueline Felix Cazado, Cláudia Regina Dias Arieira, Alexandre de Castro Salvestro, Verena Benício de Oliveira, Willian Silva Lima

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677-682

Vermicompost as a soil supplement to improve growth, yield and quality of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.)

Fokion Papathanasiou *, Ioannis Papadopoulos, Ioannis Tsakiris, Efstathios Tamoutsidis

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Diversity of local pomegranate types (Punica granatum L.) in eastern Turkey

H. İbrahim Oguz

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