Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 11, Issue 1,2013
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 11, Issue 1, 2013
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
15-18

Effects of microwave power on the drying characteristics, color and phenolic content of Spirogyra sp.

Rittichai Assawarachan *, Mookarin Nookong, Namphon Chailungka, Doungporn Amornlerdpison

19-24

Effect of some hydrocolloids as adjuncts on the quality of whole egg or egg white coated fried yam chips

Buliyaminu A. Alimi 1*, Taofik A. Shittu 1, Lateef O. Sanni 1, Toyin A. Arowolo 2

25-27

L-theanine: A promising substance in tumor research

La Li 1, Xiaoru Wang 2, Yan Xiong 3, Wenkai Ren 2*, Mingliang-Huang 1, Guohua Zhao 1, Yangping Ding 1*, Xiaosong Wu 4, Dingding Su 5

28-35

Risk perception towards food safety issues: GM foods versus non-GM foods 

Latifah Amin 1, Zurina Mahadi 1, Abdul Latif Samian 2, Rozita Ibrahim 1

36-39

Influence of organic acids on the stability of anthocyanins extracted from residues  of grape processing 

Dirseu Galli, Edmar Clemente *

40-46

Factors influencing the perception of organic certification logos in Turkey

Özlem Karahan Uysal 1*, Bülent Miran 1, Canan Abay 1, Murat Boyacı1, Meike Janssen 2, Ulrich Hamm 2

47-50

Effect of 1-MCP intermittent treatments on quality and antioxidative enzymes activities of plums (Prunus salicina L. cv. ‘Oishi Wase’)

Kun Meng 1, ZhiLei Zhao2, Lu Liu 1, YuHong Gu 1*, JianKang Cao 4, GuoHui Qi 3, BaoGuo Li 3

51-53

Implications of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of diabetic neuropathy 

Claudia Borza, Germaine Sãvoiu Balint, Mihaiela Andoni *, Marius Butur

54-58

Comparison of muscle properties and meat quality between Jing Ning chicken and Ling Nan Huang Yu meat chicken 

Fengli An 1, 2*, Xiaohong Kang 1, Lu Zhang 1, Leilei 1, JinbaoWang 1, Baoping Shao 1, Jianlin Wang 1*

59-63

Factors affecting risk perception of culturally sensitive food 

Latifah Amin 1*, Md Abul Kalam Azad 1, 2, Abdul Latif Samian 3, Jamaluddin Md Jahi 3

64-67

Effect of bioactivity of salvianolic acid B in rats 

Zengyong Qiao 1, 2, Jiangwei Ma 1*, Huajin Liu 1, Sanjun Xiong 1, Shuansuo Yang 1, Guanghao Ge 1, Yawei Xu 2

68-72

Effects of white cabbage powder on cookie quality 

 Hülya Gül 1*, Alime Yanik 2, Sultan Acun 3

73-79

Fish gelatin and its applications in selected pharmaceutical aspects as alternative source to pork gelatin 

M. Abd Elgadir 1, Mohamed E. S. Mirghani 2, Aishah Adam 1*

80-85

Stability of linolenic acid in seed oil of soybean accessions with elevated linolenic acid concentration 

Krishna Hari Dhakal 1, Jeong-Dong Lee 1*, Yeon-Shin Jeong 2, Hong-Sig Kim 3, J. Grover Shannon 4, Young-Hyun Hwang 1

86-90

Simultaneous analysis of AY and amino acids in corn oligopeptides by HPLC-fluorescence detector with OPA/FMOC-Cl pre-column derivatization 

Xiaoying Zeng 1, Mingfeng Wang 1, Baokun Zhu 1, Liang He 1, Tougen Liao 1, Shuying Wang 2, Wei Zhe 1*

91-94

Changes in chemical composition and peroxidase activity of turnip (Brassica rapa) during processing and frozen storage

Zühal Okcu 1*, Fevzi Keleş 2, İhsan Güngör Şat 2

95-98

Effects of production factors on the antioxidant activity of protein hydrolysates from little hairtail (Trichiurus haumela) of East China Sea

Ting Jin *, Yuxue Wu

99-104

Development of low-fat mayonnaise containing combined mixtures of different types of inulin

Mazdak Alimi 1*, Maryam Mizani 1, Ghasem Naderi 2, Amir Mohammad Mortazavian 3, Mohammad Bameni Moghadam 4

105-109

Effect of pomegranate peel extract on the melanosis of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) during iced storage

Xu-Bo Fang 1, 2, Hai-Yan Sun 1, 2, Bing-Yu Huang 1, Gao-Feng Yuan 1, 2*

110-114

Thermal degradation of anthocyanins and its impact on in vitro antioxidant capacity of downy rose-myrtle juice

Guoling Liu 1, 2, Yuanming Sun 1, Honghui Guo 2*

115-117

Design on wireless SO2 sensor node based on CC2530 for monitoring table grape logistics

Jian Zhang 1, Xiaoshuan Zhang 2, Lei Zhang 2, Shengjie Li 1, Jinyou Hu 3*

118-120

Antihypertensive effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitory peptides from silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) hydrolysate in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Jin-Chao Wu *, Xiao-Lai Shi, Miao Yu

121-125

Effect of pH, temperature and heating time on the formation of furan from typical carbohydrates and ascorbic acid

Shao-Ping Nie 1*, Jun-Gen Huang 1, Jie-Lun Hu 1, Ya-Nan Zhang 1, Sunan Wang 2, Chang Li 1, Massimo F. Marcone 2, Ming-Yong Xie 1*

126-131

Influence of polyphenolic compounds on the oxidative stability of virgin olive oils from selected autochthonous varieties 

Mirella Žanetić 1*, Lorenzo Cerretani 2, Dubravka Škevin 3, Olivera Politeo 4, Elda Vitanović 1, Maja Jukić Špika 1, Slavko Perica 1, Mirjana Ožić 5

132-135

Packaged food safety in urban area: An observation from the Malaysian law of tort on negligence 

Muhammad Rizal Razman 1*, Nor Azam Ramli 2, Azrina Azlan 3, 4, Mohamad Suhaily Yusri Che Ngah 5

136-140

Amino acid composition and in vitro digestibility of protein isolates from Silybum marianum

Shuyun Zhu *, Ying Dong, Jie Tu, Yue Zhou, Chunhua Dai

141-145

Development of an integrated grating and slicing machine for starchy vegetables

Chung Yee Lok 1, M. K. Siti Mazlina 1*, B. T. Hang Tuah 2

146-150

Gelling strength improvement and characterization of a gelatin from scales of bighead carp (Aristichthys nobilis)

Yan Tong, Tiejin Ying

151-155

Molecular typing of four major toxins of Clostridium perfringens recovered from Egypt

Ashgan M. Hessain 1*, Abdullah A. Al-Arfaj 2, Moussa I. Mohamed 3

156-158

Oil pumpkins – Important source of antioxidants 

Edita Juknevičienė *, Judita Černiauskienė, Jurgita Kulaitienė, Živilė Juknevičienė

159-164

Consumer characteristics influencing organic milk consumption preference in Tokat,Turkey 

H. Sibel Gülse Bal

165-171

Morphological, microscopic and chemical comparison between Nigella sativa L. cv (black cumin) and Nigella damascena L. cv

Delphine Margout 1, Mary T. Kelly 2*, Sylvie Meunier 1, Doris Auinger 3, Yves Pelissier 1, Michel Larroque 1

172-177

Kinetics of heat-induced microgels of whey proteins and casein micelles

Zhen-Yan Liu 1, Hong-Hua Xu 1*, Guo-Ping Yu 1, Bao-Hua Kong 1, Yan-Jie Zhang 2

178-183

Fluoride levels in different types and forms of tea drinks consumed in Taiwan and daily human exposure from tea drinks

Tsyr-Horng Shyu 1, 2, Jiann-Hwa Chen 2*

184-189

Pre-processing of aged carioca beans: Soaking effect in sodium salts in the cooking and nutrition quality

Vanderleia Schoeninger, Silvia Renata Machado Coelho *, Divair Christ, Silvio Cesar Sampaio, Ana Julia Bispo de Almeida

190-194

Preparation of aflatoxin B1 polyclonal antibody and development of an indirect competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

Hao Zhang 1, 2, Hai-zhen Mo 2*, Hua Li 3*

195-197

Molecular characteristics of egg white protein-dextran conjugates 

Wei Xu 1, Yu-jie Chi 1*, Yu-miao Hong 2

198-202

Effects of free lipid enrichment on the quality factors of wheat flour

 Qi Yu Lu, Shao Bing Zhang *, Dan Dan Meng, Xiao Yuan Guo, Yan Lin Yuan

203-211

Effect of hot-air drying on the physicochemical properties of kaffir lime leaves (Citrus hystrix)

Nurul Hanisah Juhari 1, Ola Lasekan 1, 2, Muhammad Kharidah 3, Shahrim Ab Karim 1

212-214

Genetic modified food: Distribution, consumption, problems and future in Saudi Arabia

Fathy Saad El-Nakhlawy 1*, Mohamed A. Shaheen 1, Abdulmohsin R. Al-Shareef 2

215-220

Moisture dependent physical and mechanical properties of organic beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

Eşref Işik

221-226

Optimization of wine decolorization by microfiltration on polyurethane membranes 

Igor Cretescu 1, Alexandru Savin 1, Carmen Cimpeanu 2, Roxana Dana Bucur 3*, Maria Harja 1

227-230

Construction and identification of mouse R-spondin 1 eukaryotic expression vector

Sha Peng 1,2, 3*, Wei Han 1,2, 3, Xi Yao 1,2, 3, Jinlian Hua 1,2, 3

231-233

Main factors influencing the spread and consumption of organic food in Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Abdul-Rahim Shaheen 1*, Fathy S. El-Nakhlawy 1, Abdulmohsin R. Al-Shareef 2

234-243

Fuzzy Bayesian network research on knowledge reasoning model of food safety control in China

Jianming Sun 1*, Zhihui Sun 2, Xiaofei Chen 3

244-245

The evaluation of the leptin implication in postmenopausal osteoporosis

Diana Camelia Bonte 1*, Adrian C. Ilie 1, Radu E. Iacob 2, Rodica Lighezan 1, Ovidiu H. Bonte 3, Daniela Iacob 1, Andrei Anghel 1

246-249

Use of different carbon sources in cultivation of baker’s yeast for production of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

Edwil A. L. Gattas, Maristela F. S. Peres

250-252

Microbial growth kinetics models of raw milk in storage and transportation

Liwei Hou 1*, Shaohua Xing 2, Yong Wang 3

253-258

Using association rules mining for sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) in Slovenia: A case study

Nataša Kunstelj 1, Dragan Žnidarčič 2*, Branko Šter 3

259-263

Batch drying characteristics of dent corn (Zea mays var. indentata Sturt.)

Nazmi Izli *, Esref Isık

264-267

A hedonic analysis of Bursa’s Black Fig bid prices and product quality characteristics in Turkey

S. Turhan 1, M. Nargeleçekenler 2*, B. Cetin 1

268-272

Nutritional and antinutritional factors during the storage process of common bean

Thais Cesar Mariotto-Cezar, Silvia Renata Machado Coelho, Divair Christ, Vanderleia Schoeninger, Ana Julia Bispo de Almeida

273-277

Effect of maceration on the making of Fetească neagră wines

Cezar Bichescu, Gabriela Bahrim, Nicoleta Stănciuc, Gabriela Râpeanu *

278-280

Increase of fitness level assessed through heart rate, body mass index and muscular mass as component of a healthy life style

Cristian Negrea

281-287

The effects of different levels of β-glucan on yoghurt manufactured with Lactobacillus plantarum strains as adjunct culture

Gülden Başyiğit Kılıç *, Didem Akpınar

288-293

Antioxidant activity of different pitanga (Eugenia uniflora L.) fruit fractions

Adna P. Massarioli 1, Tatiane L. C. Oldoni 2, Ivani A. M. Moreno 1, Aderbal A. Rocha 2, Severino M. de Alencar 1*

294-298

Lime-phosphate relation and soybean growth in an oxisol from no-tillage system

Antonio Nolla 1*, Ibanor Anghinoni 2, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 1*, Maria Anita Gonçalves da Silva 3

299-301

Evaluation of growth and yield of organically-grown basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) in soilless culture

Abdolhossein Aboutalebi 1*, Marzeh Ghanbari Jahromi 2, Mehdi Hosseini Farahi 3

302-305

Alteration in yield, gas exchange and chlorophyll synthesis of ramie to progressive drought stress 

Cheng-jian Huang 1, 2, Si-yi Zhao 2, Long-chang Wang 1*, Shakeel Ahmad Anjum 1, Bing Zhang 1, Man Chen1, Lei Wang 1, Yan Yang 2

306-308

Results obtained in the biological control of western corn root worm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte (2007-2010)

Teodora Florian *, Ion Oltean, Horia Bunescu, Firuţa Camelia Todoran, Vasile Florian

309-315

Computer aided calculation of the cost of multi-span greenhouses

Kenan Büyüktaş1*, Sevket Yilmaz 2, Ismail Sari 3

316-319

Effect of canopy management on growth and yield of mango cv. Amrapali planted at close spacing 

Bikash Das *, B. R. Jana

320-323

Allelopathic effects of sorghum stem and maize inflorescence residues on the germination and growth of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.)

Modupe Janet Ayeni, Joshua Kayode*

324-328

Food security and agricultural structural adjustment in Yarkant River Basin, northwest China 

Hong Tang 1, 2, Degang Yang 1*, Yufang Zhang 1

329-332

Effect of solarization under different applications on soil temperature variation and microbial activity 

Kemal Doğan 1*, Alhan Sariyev 2, Mustafa Gök 2, Ali Coşkan 3, Yusuf Tülün 4, Sertan Sesveren 5, Hesna Pam ralan 2

333-337

Effects of hydrogen peroxide on yield and quality parameters of watermelon 

İbrahim Duman 1*, M. Kadri Bozokalfa 1, Sinan Yığıt 2, Necip Tosun 2

338-339

A seroprevalance survey of Toxoplasma gondii amongst slaughter cattle in two high throughput abattoirs in the North West Province of South Africa

Rendani V. Ndou *, Nomthandazo M. Maduna, Blessing M. Dzoma, Mathew Nyirenda, Lebogang E. Motsei, Francis R. Bakunzi

340-345

Tillage effects on SOC and CO2 emissions of Mollisols

Lu-Jun Li 1,†*, Meng-Yang You 1,†, Hong-Ai Shi 1, 2, Wen-Xiu Zou 1, Xiao-Zeng Han 1*

346-348

Development of breeding objectives for dairy cattle: Determination of economic value

Reza Seyedsharifi *, Abdol Ahad Shadparvar, Navid Ghavi Hosseinzadeh 1

349-352

Effect of the application of jasmonic acid and benzoic acid on grafted watermelons yield under greenhouse conditions in the southeast of Spain for mitigation of stress 

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

353-356

The role of microcredit institutions of agriculture sector in Albania

Dori Risilia, Ina Pagria *, Irma Tabaku, Edmond Kadiu

357-360

The morphological characteristics of regenerative plants of hairy root cultures in maize and its effect on water use efficiency 

Xiaofu Zhou 1, Hui Wu 1, Xiaowei Wei 1, Jie Lv 1, Rui Cai 1, Jinhu Cui 2*, Hongwei Xu 1*

361-367

An analysis of the recent trends in U.S. chile pepper production, consumption and imports 

J. M. Gandonou, T. M. Waliczek

368-372

Compatibility of entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff) Sorokin with fungicide thiophanate-methyl assessed by germination speed parameter

Carlos Eduardo S. Fabrice 1, Rafael L. Tonussi 1, Ravely C. Orlandelli 1, Daniela A. L. Lourenço 2, João Alencar Pamphile 1*

373-378

Effect of water distribution patterns on productivity, fruit quality and water use efficiency of Ziziphus jujuba in arid regions under drip irrigation system

Saleh Mahmoud Ismail 1, 2*, Mohammed Hussien Salem Almarshadi 1

379-382

Effects of different weed management practices on production and quality of wine grape cultivar Kallmet in North-Western Albania 

Lush Susaj 1*, Elisabeta Susaj 2, Majlinda Belegu 1, Silvana Mustafa 1, Baki Dervishi 1, Bardhosh Ferraj 1

383-388

Effects of water stress on photosynthesis and evapotranspiration in common bean plants

Diego Brandão ¹, Paulo S. L. de Freitas 2 *, Roberto Rezende 2, Rivanildo Dallacort 3, Mayara M. Garcia 4

389-397

A comparative field study of the alternate every other furrow surge irrigation and the every furrow surge irrigation techniques 

Burçak Kapur 1*, Mustafa Ünlü 2, Rıza Kanber 2, Servet Tekın 2, Deniz Levent Koç 2, Ugur Kekeç 2

398-400

MyHC fiber type composition in Rongchang and Landrace pigs of similar body weight

Fei-Yun Yang 1, 2, Jin-Xiu Huang 1, 2, 3, Xiao-Rong Zhou 1, 2, 3, Yan-Chu Yao 1, 2, 3, Shan Jiang 1, 2, Yong Huan 1, Jin-Long Yang 1, 2, 3*, Zuo-Hua Liu 1, 2 *

401-404

Morphological and agronomical characterization of eggplant genetic resources from the Sicily area

Fabio D’Anna, Leo Sabatino *

405-409

Callus induction and plant regeneration from anther walls in Ziziphus jujuba Mill.

Zheng Hao, Li Dai, Jiurui Wang, Xiaohong Wu, Mengjun Liu*

410-415

In vitro propagation and acclimatization of pepino (Solanum muricatum)

Aysun Cavusoglu *, Melekber Sulusoglu

416-421

The influence of morphological features of spelt wheat (Triticum aestivum ssp. spelta) and common wheat (Triticum aestivum ssp. vulgare) varieties on the competitiveness against weeds in organic farming system

Beata Feledyn Szewczyk

422-427

Influence of kraal manure application time on emergence, growth and grain yield of maize grown in two soils with contrasting textures 

Thulasizwe S. Mkhabela 1, Simeon A. Materechera 2*

428-435

Selecting the optimal levels of non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) degrading enzymes for NSP degradation in selected feed ingredient 

Zikui Liu 1, Tiejun Li 2*, Fugui Yin 2*, Shengping Wang 2, Jie Wang 1, Zhichun Zhan 3, Ying Zhou 3, Ruilin Huang 2*

436-440

Functional analysis of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) production in Turkey: A case study of Thrace region 

Arif Semerci

441-444

Long-run relationship of the HYV Boro rice yields in the northern region of Bangladesh

Provash Kumar Karmokar 1, 3*, Mahendran Shitan 1, 2, A. B. M. Rabiul Alam Beg 4

445-448

Molecular characterization of some Onobrychis species growing in the eastern Anatolia region of Turkey

Melih Okcu 1*, Suleyman Sengul 2, Serap Sunar 3, Guleray Agar 3

449-453

Testing multiregression model in predicting Phytophtora infestans L. attack degree on potato culture developed in climatic conditions from Transylvania, Romania

Ioan Gheorge Oroian, Antonia Odagiu *, Ilie Covrig, Laura Paulette, Teodor Rusu

454-456

Progress on the screening technologies of differentially expressed genes

Shao-Qin Zhai 1, Hua Zheng 1, 2, Liu Yang 1, 3, Zuo-Hua Liu 1, 2, 3, Yong Huang 1, Jin-Long Yang 1, 2, 3*

457-460

Effects of bio-organic fertilizer application combined with subsurface drainage in secondary salinized greenhouse soil 

Ting-ting Chang 1, 2, Xiao-hou Shao 1, 2*, Jie Zhang 1, 2, Jiu-geng Mao 3, You-gang Wei 3, Chao Yin 1, 2, Wei-na Wang 1, 2

461-465

Effects of planting time and variety on the yield and processing quality of potato

Sajeda Akhter 1, Md. Monirul Islam 1, 2 *, Md. Abul Kalam Azad 3, Md. Abdul Hakim 4, Md. Shamshul Alam 1, Md. Waliur Rahman 5

466-471

Stomatal conductance, mineral concentration and condensed tannin in three Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Del. intra-specific sources affected by salinity stress

A. A. Elfeel *, Z. Hindi Sherif, Refaat A. Abohassan

472-476

Studies on potassium uptake and use efficiency of different cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) genotypes by grafting

Ying Xia 1, 2, Cuncang Jiang 3, Xiao Wang 1, Fang Chen 1, 4*

477-482

The seeding migration trajectory extraction and analysis of pneumatic precision metering device for rapeseed 

Youchun Ding *, Qingxi Liao, Haidong Huang

483-488

Influences of Portulaca oleracea extracts on in vitro methane emissions and rumen fermentation of forage

Dongsheng Wang 1, Jiangli Huang 1, Zhihong Zhang 1, Xiaojuan Tian 1, Huang Huang 1, Yizun Yu 1, Guohua Zhang 1, Jiannan Ding 1*, Ruilin Huang 2 *

489-494

The correlation between M. bovis isolation and ELISA using PPD-B and ESAT6- CFP10 mixture on the sera of tuberculin reactor cattle and buffaloes 

Fawzy Riyad El-Seedy 1, Ismail Abd-El Hafeez Radwan 1, Walid Hamdy Hassan 1, Essam Amin Nasr 2, Ahmed Hussein Abed 1, Ihap Mohamed Ibrahim Moussa 3*

495-497

Assessing genetic diversity in six Iranian indigenous goat populations using AFLP markers 

Sayed Ziaeddin Mirhoseini *, Nejat Badbarin

498-502

Impact of synthetic zeolite fertilization on radicchio mineral composition and nutritive value

Igor Pasković 1*, Josip Bronić 2, Boris Subotić 2, Marija Pecina 3, Slavko Perica 1, Igor Palčić 3, Mirjana Herak Ćustić 3

503-510

The effects of different salt source and concentrations on seed germination and seedling growth of pumpkin varieties used as rootstock 

Koksal Aydinsakir 1, Kamile Ulukapi 2, Rana Kurum 1, Dursun Buyuktas 3*

511-515

Review on QTL for milk production traits and application of non-antibiotic feed additives in dairy cattles

Liang Chen, Xiaosong Wu, Hongmei Jiang, Yu Huang, Mingong Chen, Jine Yi, Jun Fang *

516-521

Molecular characterization and genetic diversity analysis of mandarin genotypes by SSR and SRAP markers

Yildiz Kacar 1*, Aydin Uzun 2, Ilknur Polat 3, Turgut Yesiloglu 1, Bilge Yilmaz 1, Osman Gulsen 2, Onder Tuzcu 1, Müge Kamiloglu 4, Senay Kurt 3, Ubeyit Seday 5

522-527

Changes in antioxidant enzyme activities during cold-acclimation in sweet cherry cultivars grafted on different rootstocks 

Asuman Cansev *, Muge Kesici

528-533

Effect of legume biological nitrogen on cereals grain yield and soil nitrogen budget in double-cropping system 

Lina Sarunaite *, Zydre Kadziuliene, Irena Deveikyte, Leonas Kadziulis

534-537

Effects of plant maturity stage on silage quality of some silage sorghum cultivars 

Ibrahim Atis 1*, Metin Duru 2, Omer Konuskan 1, Huseyin Gozubenli 1

538-544

Effects of water management and mulching on weed control and rice grain yield under water saving irrigation model 

Jacob Jeremiah Towa 1, 2, Xiangping Guo 1, Bo Zhen 1

545-552

Effects of nitrogen fertilization on chlorophyll fluorescence change in maize (Zea mays L.) under waterlogging at seedling stage

Wen-Ming Wu 1, 2, Jin-Cai Li 1*, Hong-Jian Chen 2, Shi-Ji Wang 2, Feng-Zhen Wei 1, Chen-Yu Wang1, Yan-Hong Wang 1, Jin-Dong Wu 1, Yi Zhang 1

553-556

Research on yield and quality characteristics of some safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) lines and varieties under dry and irrigated conditions in Turkey

Arzu  Kose

557-559

Effect of actinomycetes on ginseng growth and production of ginsenosides

Hong Yan Zhang 1, 4Quan Hong Xue 2*, Ming Tang 3, Guang Hui Shen 1

560-563

Improvement of cold tolerance in cotton seed by priming 

Hatice Cokkizgin 1, Yuksel Bolek 2, Alihan Cokkizgin 1*

564-567

Effects of genotype and 2,4,5-T concentrations on callus induction, shoot formation and plant regeneration from young infloresceances in orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.)

Ibrahim Atis 1*, Ersin Can 1, Nafiz Celiktas 1, Ruştu Hatipoglu 2

568-571

Determination of the pomological and morphological properties of white mulberry types growing in transition region between mild and continental climates 

Özgün Kalkışım

572-575

The evaluation of the elemental sulfur and gypsum effect on soil pH, EC, SO4-S and available Mn content

Murat Ali Turan 1*, Suleyman Taban 2, Ali Vahap Katkat 1, Zeliha Kucukyumuk 3

576-579

Micropropagation of cherry laurel Prunus laurocerasus L.

Melekber Sulusoglu *, Aysun Cavusoglu

580-583

Assessment of resistance of wheat genotypes (T. aestivum and T. durum) to copper toxicity

M. Rüştü Karaman 1, Ekrem Tuşat 2, Fatih Er 2, Metin Turan 3, Mümin Dizman 4

584-587

The proximate composition and quality characteristics in artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) varieties developed with clonal selection

Sevinç Başay 1*, Özlem Tokuşoğlu 2

588-593

The evaluation of leaf nutrient contents and element ratios of different raspberry varieties

Ayhan Horuz 1*, Ahmet Korkmaz 1, M. Rüştü Karaman 2, Mümin Dızman 3, Metin Turan 4

594-597

Numerical evaluation of different mungbean (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) genotypes against yellow mosaic virus (YMV) under the ecological northern irrigated plain

Munir Ahmad 1, Syed Burhan ud-Din 4, Rao Wali Muhammad 1*, Shoaib Liaqat 2, Abdul Qayyum 2, Amir Hamza 1, Jahangir Shah 1, Ahmad Naveed Ahsan 4, Bashir Ahmad 1, Rana Zulfiqar Ali 4, Malik Najmul Hassan 4, Maqbool Shah 4, Abdul Ghaffar 3, Ahsan Irshad 2, Etrat Noor 2

598-603

Nitrogen absorption and utilization characteristics in different wheat cultivars and its regulation effect by nitrogen fertilizer under irrigated and dryland conditions 

Min Sun, Zhi-Qiang Gao*, Zhen-Ping Yang, Li-Heng He, Ai-xia Ren, Xiaomin Ge, Feifei Wen, Weifeng  Zhao

604-608

Effect of K on dry matter accumulation and distribution and changes of root-zone K in different cotton genotypes 

Cun-Cang Jiang *, Yan-Shu Hao, Xiao-Li Wang, Dian Wang, Jing Lei

609-613

Effects of tillage during fallow period on soil water and wheat yield of dryland

Weifeng Zhao 1, 2, Zhiqiang Gao 1*, Min Sun 1, Lianfeng Deng 1

614-624

Characteristics and models of spring wheat growth by a modified logistic model in the desert oasis conditions 

Li Ma 1, 2, 4, QuanJiu Wang 1, 3*, Jun Fan 1

625-628

Structural changes in soybean seed coat due to harvest time and storage 

Bruno Guilherme Torres Licursi Vieira *, Giselle Feliciani Barbosa, Rafael Marani Barbosa, Roberval Daiton Vieira

629-633

Growth performance, carcass traits and lipid profile of broiler chicks fed with an exogenous emulsifier and increasing levels of energy provided by palm oil 

Yordan Martínez Aguilar 1, 2, Johanna Caicedo Becerra 2, 3, Roman Rodríguez Bertot 2, Javier Chica Peláez 3, Gang Liu 1*, Cesar Betancur Hurtado 4

634-640

Control of the codling moth (Cydia pomonella L.) in accordance with the special evolution of biology of Iaşi county

Ramona Beşleagă1*, Mihai Tălmaciu 1, Alecu Diaconu 2, Nela Tălmaciu 1, Eugen Cârdei 3, Gelu Corneanu 3

641-643

Allelopathic influence of the aqueous extract of jatropha on lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. Grand Rapids) germination and development

Karina Sanderson *, Reinaldo Aparecido Bariccatti, Cornélio Primieri, Octávio Henrique Viana, Clair Aparecida Viecelli, Helmuth Guilherme Bleil Junior

644-647

Genotype-environment interaction in some rice mutants (Oryza sativa L.)

M. Ali 1, M. A. Azam 1, M. A. Malek 1, 2*, M. I. Uddin 1, M. Y. Rafii 2*, M. R. Ismail 2

648-652

Integrated nutrient management in maize-legume-rice cropping pattern and its impact on soil fertility 

M. H. Rahman 1, M. R. Islam 2, M. Jahiruddin 2, M. Y. Rafii 3*, M. M. Hanafi 3, M. A. Malek 3, 4*

653-656

Fertilization for increased crop production and nutrient balance in the maize-legume-rice cropping pattern 

M. H. Rahman 1, M. R. Islam 2, M. Jahiruddin 2, M. Y. Rafii 3*, M. R. Ismail 3, M. A. Malek 3, 4*

657-663

Integration of yield and physiological traits for developing new rice varieties with higher yield potential in tropical environment 

Yuan Weiling 1*, Xing Danying 2, Zhang Yunbo 2, Romeo M. Visperasb 3

664-668

Fermentation characteristics, nutrient composition and in vitro ruminal degradability of whole crop wheat and wheat straw silage cultivated at dried paddy field

Yusuke Ishizaki 1, Makoto Kondo 1*, Md Uddin Kamal 1, Yuta Isowa 1, Hiroki Matsui 1, Shuichi Karita 2, Masakazu Goto 1

669-675

Enhancement in photosynthesis characteristics and phytohormones of flowering Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris L. var. utilis Tsen et Lee) by exogenous alginate oligosaccharides

Yunhong Zhang 1, HengYin 1, Wenxia Wang 1, Xiaoming Zhao 1, Yuguang Du 1*, Lishu Wu 2

676-681

Effects of heavy metal pollution on microbial communities and activities of mining soils in Central Tibet, China 

Dan-na Zhou 1, Fu-ping Zhang 2, 3, Zheng-ying Duan 1, Ze-wen Liu 1, Ke-li Yang 1, Rui Guo 1, Fang-yan Yuan 1, Yong-xiang Tian 1, *, Cheng-fang Li 2, *

682-686

Analysis of virtual water flows related to crop transfer and its effects on local water resources in Hetao irrigation district, China, from 1960 to 2008 

Jing Liu 1, 2, 3, Pute Wu 1, 2, 3, 4*, Yubao Wang 2, 3, Xining Zhao 2, 3, 4, Shikun Sun 2, 3, 4, Xiaohong Zhang 5

687-692

Use of outdoor living walls in Mediterranean-like climates: A case study of Antalya Kaleiçi 

Zuhal Kaynakçı Elinç 1 *, Latif Gürkan Kaya 2, Hacer Mutlu Danacı 3, İbrahim Baktir 4, Ramazan Süleiman Göktürk 5

693-695

Costs derived from work accidents in fruits and vegetables processing plants: The case of Alicante province (Spain)

David  López Lluch *, Fernando Vidal Giménez, Francisco J. Del Campo Gomis, Margarita M. Brugarolas Molla-Bauza

696-699

Potential use of allicin (garlic, Allium sativum Linn, essential oil) against fish pathogenic bacteria and its safety for monosex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

Mortada Mohamed Abdel-Hamid Hussein 1, Walid Hamdy Hassan 2, Ihab Mohamed Ibrahim Moussa 3*

700-708

Advanced stable algorithm for an explicit solution of steady incompressible flow 

Kambiz Mazaheri 1*, Saeed R. Sabbagh-Yazdi 2, Abolfazl Shamsai 1, Mohammad H. Fattahi 3

709-712

The influence of source data density for generating digital elevation models 

Lei Wang 1, 2*, Qinke Yang 1, 2, Yongqin Long 2, Weiling Guo 1, Chunmei Wang 1, 2

713-717

Soil slope stability analysis under rainfall infiltration

Dawen Liu 1, 2, Fugang Zheng 1, 2, *, Shaowei Hu 1, 3

718-724

Genotypic and environmental variation of heavy metal concentrations in rice grains 

Fangbin Cao, Imrul Mosaddek Ahmed, Weite Zheng, Guoping Zhang, Feibo Wu *

725-732

Planting design in the pedestrian walk, the symbol of Kocaeli province

Nilüfer Seyıdoğlu Akdenız 1*, Aysun Çelık 2, Füsun Erduran Nemutlu 3

733-737

Yield and nutrient status of wheat plant (T. aestivum) influenced by municipal wastewater irrigation

Adnan Çıçek 1, M. Rüştü Karaman 2, Metin Turan 3, Adem Güneş 4, Alim Çığdem 5

738-744

Sustainability of the Mediterranean landscape in the urban: The case study of Antalya-Konyaaltı region

Hande Sanem Cinar 1, Reyhan Erdogan 2*, Hakan Altıncekic 1, Ekin Oktay 2

745-747

Isolation and germination of Ganoderma lucidum basidiospores and effect of H2Oon the germination of spores

Emel Karadeniz *, Fatma Esen Sarigullu, Isil Untac

748-750

Determination of regression equations to predict soil extract salinity from aqueous soil samples (1:2 and 1:5) for calcareous and non-calcareous loamy soils 

Gülüzar Duygu Semiz, Ömer Atmaca

751-753

Water quality, surface area, evaporation and precipitation of Lake Burdur 

Gülüzar Duygu Semiz, Cenk Akşit

754-759

Determination of information resources of earthen pond fish farmers in Milas district, Muğla province, Turkey 

Tayfun Çukur 1, Gamze Saner 2

760-764

Effect of moisture content on the prediction of cation exchange capacity using visible and near infrared spectroscopy 

Zeynal Tümsavaş1 *, Yücel Tekin 2, Abdul Mounem Mouazen 3

765-770

The effects of shopping malls on using urban parks: The case of Ankara, Turkey

Aybike Ayfer Karadağ

771-776

Evaluation of 8-hydroxylquinoline toxicity on different developmental stages of loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) using acute toxicity test, hepatase activity and comet assay

Ping Nan, Shuaiguo Yan, Jianjun Chen, Xiaohua Xia, Qiyan Du, Zhongjie Chang*

777-781

Responses of winter wheat to higher night temperature in spring as compared within whole growth period by controlled experiments in North China 

Shibo Fang*, Sanxue Ren, Kaiyan Tan

782-785

The effect of lower salinity on microstructure of antennary gland of Litopenaeus vannamei

Xugang He *, Guangfu Hu, Guangtao Lu

786-790

Underground water migration studies based on the damage variable coupling with seepage and rock stress 

Bo Xu 1, 3, Bo Chen 1, 3*, Hao Huang 1, 3, Ying Qi 1, 3, Xie Xinhua 2, Hang Xu 2

791-794

An econometric analysis of imported timber demand in Turkey

Bekir Kayacan 1*, Oğuz Kara 2, Meltem Şengün Ucal 3, Atakan Öztürk 4, Ramazan Balı 5, Sacit Koçer 6, Erdem Kaplan 7

795-800

Levels of awareness and points of view to nature for adolescents according to urban and rural areas: Case of Malatya province, Turkey 

Fürüzan Aslan

801-806

Past, present and future forest resources in China and the implications for carbon sequestration dynamics 

Bing Wang 1, 2, Dan Wang 1, 2*, Xiang Niu 1,2

807-812

Morphological and genetic characterization, optimization of fermentation conditions and antioxidant activity of Xiaojin Tricholoma matsutake 

Yiling Hou, Xiang Ding*, Wanru Hou, Jincen Zhong, Bo Song, Ting Wang, Fang Wang

813-818

Adsorption of Mn-oxidizing bacteria on soil minerals and its impact on the bacterial growth and Mn(II) oxidation rate

Xiaodi Cheng 1,2, Fan Liu 1, Changsong Zhao 1, Qin Zhang 2, Xionghan Feng 1, Xiuhua Chen 1*

819-821

Growth of ‘Fireworks’ gomphrena grown in substrates amended with biochar 

Mengmeng Gu 1, Qi Li 2, Philip H. Steele 2, Genhua Niu 3, Fei Yu 4*

822-831

Soil erosion dynamic changes and its impact factors in Zhifanggou watershed of the Loess Plateau, China 

Guowei Pang 1, Zhihong Yao 1, 2, Hongxia Xie 1, 3, Qinke Yang 4, Rui Li 1*, Mingli Xie 5

832-834

Isolation of denitrifying bacteria from groundwater in typical intensive vegetable cultivation area

Lin Wang 1, 2, Hai Bin Tong 1, Xiao Zong Song 3, Ji Li 2*

835-840

The cold-humid effect of perennially flooded marshes on clear days in the Sanjiang Plain of Northeast China 

Xiaomei Yin, Weiwei Chen, Xiuli Gong, Wen Hong, Yiyong Wang *

841-845

Nitrogen loss through lateral seepage from paddy fields: A case study in Sanjiang Plain, Northeast China

Hui Zhu 1, Baixing Yan 1*, Shahbaz Khan 2

846-849

Study on nitrogen balance by use of 15N-labeled fertilizer in flue-cured tobacco field

Bo-jun Deng 1, 2, Xiao-hou Shao1, 2*, Li-hua Chen 1, 2, Wei-na Wang1, 2, Qiang Shen1, 2, Yaofu Wang 3

850-857

Characteristics and aggregate stability of soil particle size distribution under four forestland types in low mountains and hills of Southwest China 

Yuhe Wu, Hongjiang Zhang *, Wenxing Lv, Jinhua Cheng *, Haiyan Wang

858-864

An experimental study on soil water movement and distribution of film-furrow irrigation

Hai-yan Ma 1, 2, Zhan-yu Zhang 1, Xi-yun Jiao 3, Gen-xiang Feng 1

865-867

Light response of cut-flower Chrysanthemum cultivars 

Hougao Zhou 1, Qianhua Yu 1, Qi Kuang 1, Wentong Wang 1, Fenglan Wang 1, Hui-lian Xu 2*

868-870

Quantitative determination of polyphenols in tobacco leaves by HPLC 

Xiaoming Ji, Yaowei Wei, Guoshun Liu *, Hongli Chen

871-874

Identification of environmental stress-inducible genes in Rhododendron aureum Georgi (Ericaceae) located on Changbai Mountain using mRNA differential display 

Yan-fei Liu 1, 2, Rong-jun Fan 1, 3, Pan-pan Yu 1, 4, Wei Zhao 1, 5, Ming Xing 1, Zhen-xiang Yu 1*, Xia Chen 1*

875-877

Cadmium uptake, localization and detoxification in Populus × canescens 

Hui-Ping Dai 1, 2, An-Zhi Wei 3*, Tu-Xi Yang 3*, Tian-Qi Gu 1, Hua Zhao 1, San-Qiao Wu 1, Wen-Qiang Chen 1, Ke-Ke Huo 1

878-882

Allelopathic effects of Chromolaena odorata on native and non-native invasive herbs

Gang Hu 1, 2, Zhonghua Zhang 1, 2*

883-886

Evapotranspiration and crop coefficients of drip-irrigated apricot trees under semiarid climatic conditions 

Sebahattin Kaya 1*, Salih Evren 2, Erdal Dasci 2, M. Cemal Adiguzel 2

887-891

Analysis of climate change vulnerability among food crop farmers in Lagelu local government area of Oyo state 

Abayomi Samuel Oyekale

892-895

Rational-dilation wavelet transform with translation invariance

Haijiang Wang 1,2, Qinke Yang 3*, Zhihong Yao 4

896-901

The effect of the river embankment on the natural reproduction of Chinese sturgeon

Yu Wang 1 *, Huichao Dai 1, 2, Lingquan Dai 2

902-905

Synthesis of new 2,5-dimethyl pyrrole derivatives and their application in unblended cigarette 

Xiao Ming Ji, Ming Qin Zhao*, Yue Zhang, Xiao Yun Zhang, Ye Lu

906-908

Study on soil erosion and its effects on agriculture sustainable development in west Henan province loess hilly areas 

Lianqi Zhu

909-912

Analysis of trend component in dam safety monitoring

 Fen Chen1, Bo Xu 2, 3 *, Bo Chen 2, 3

913-918

Random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis of Acidithiobacillus caldus strains recovered from different extreme environments

Jiannan Ding 1*, Yizun Yu 1, Huang Jiangli 1, Huaqun Yin 2, Chenggui Zhang 3, Ruilin Huang 4

919-923

Influence of slope features on the vegetation restoration in the semi-humid area of the Loess Plateau, China 

Yitao Li 1, Xinxiao Yu 1*, Xinping Li 2

924-927

Revised random walk model for degradable pollutant in surface water 

Longxi Han 1, 2, 3*, Lina Chen 1, 4, Hong Ji 3, Hui-lian Xu 5

928-932

A new modeling approach to non-point source pollution load spatial distribution for plain river network in China 

Long-xi Han 1, 2, 3*, Hong Ji 1, Fei Huo 1, Hui-lian Xu 4

933-936

The influence of ground biomass of Populus euphratica on the soil respiration rate in Tarim river basin, Xinjiang, China

Xiang Huang 1*, Jian Xin Ma 1, 2

937-944

The response of global net primary productivity (NPP) to CO2 increasing and climate change: Evaluation of coupled model simulations 

Shanshan Hou 1, 2*, Liping Lei 1, Zhaocheng Zeng 1, 2

945-951

Soil quality and plant diversity in managed forests in the hilly purple soil, southwestern China

Youyan Zhang 1*, Zefu Zhou 1, Jinhua Cheng 2, Hongjiang Zhang 2

952-956

Optimization of antioxidant peptide production in the hydrolysis of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) pupa protein using response surface methodology

Rongling Yang 1, Xiangjie Zhao 1,2 *, Zheshi Kuang 1, Mingqiang Ye 1, Guoqing Luo 1, Gengsheng Xiao 1, Sentai Liao 1, Lin Li 2, Zhiyong Xiong 2

957-959

The major factors influencing low-carbon willingness of China’s agro-food processing firms: A PLS model 

Xiaoli Wang 1, Linhai Wu 1, 2*

960-964

The application of EM-treated dairy effluent on the flue-cured tobacco irrigation

You Xin Zhou 1*, Shu Cong Zhen 1, Ya Min Zhai 2

965-970

Conformational change of metal phytates: Solid state 1D 13C and 2D 1H-13C NMR spectroscopic investigations

Zhongqi He 1*, Junyan Zhong 2, H. N. Cheng 1

971-975

Productivity of selectively open horizontal wells 

Xishui Guo, Taihe Shi

976-981

Simulation of rainfall interception in a Pinus tabulaeformis plantation in North China

Wenjun Liang*, Guodong Ding

982-986

Responses of ecosystem CO2 fluxes to rainfall events in rain-fed winter wheat agro-ecosystem

Wen Wang, Yuncheng Liao *, Qiang Gu

987-992

Experimental study of wetted soil volumes in a sandy loam under subsurface drip irrigation in the East Sandy Land of the Yellow River

Xiao-Gang Ma 1, 2, Zhen-Zhong Shen 1, 2*, Wei-Jiang Zhang 3, Jin-Shuai Wei 1, 2, Wei Wang 1, 2, Ting Wang 1, 2, Lei Gan 1, 2, Jie Ren 4

993-998

Influence on ecosystem service caused by soil and water conservation in Yanhe River Basin of the Loess Plateau, China 

Hongxia Xie 1*, Qinke Yang 2, Ri Li 3, Guowei Pang 3, Jiannan Duan 1, Qing Zhou 1, Hong Yuan 1

999-1005

Daily variations in transpiration rate and water potential of Robinia pseudoacacia

Xuyan Wang*, Wanjun Zhang, Xiuping Liu

1006-1011

Effect of ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum L.) growth on degradation of benzo[a]pyrene and enzyme activity in soil

Shiliang Liu 1, 2*, Yongming Luo 2, Zhihong Cao 2, Longhua Wu 2, Minghong Wong 3

1012-1016

Invasion of farmland-grassland ecosystems by the exotic sweet clovers, Melilotus officinalis and M. albus

Chao Chen 1, Ding Huang 1,2, Yajun Zhang 1, Hao Zheng 1, Kun Wang 1,2*

1017-1021

Effects of rotten wheat straw on organic carbon and microbial biomass carbon of tobacco-planted soil 

Hong-li Chen, Guo-shun Liu *, Yong-feng Yang, Yi-mei Chang, Ling-ling Zhao

1022-1024

Synergistic effect of gamma-aminobutyric acid with avermectin on Bombyx mori

Sen Pang , Suzhen Qi , Zhaojin Ran, Xiaoyu Song, Xuefeng Li, Chengju Wang *, Liusheng Duan *

1025-1031

Evolutionary trends of drought under climate change in the Heihe River basin, Northwest China

Jing Feng 1,2,3, Denghua Yan 2,3*, Chuanzhe Li 2,3,4

1032-1036

Identification of discriminative features for biological event extraction through linguistically informed feature selection 

Xing Zhang 1, Jingbo Xia 2, 3, Jonathan Webster 1, 2, Alex Chengyu Fang 1, 2*

1037-1041

Short-term effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on root dynamics of water-stressed maize

Yuzheng Zong 1, 2, Zhouping Shangguan 1*

1042-1044

The inactivation effect of ultraviolet disinfection reactor on the high concentration of bacteriophage MS2

Zixi Wang 1*, Xiang Xing 2, Liqing Ma 1

1045-1050

Nano silver application impact as vase solution biocide on postharvest microbial and physiological properties of ‘Cherry Brandy’ rose 

Mohammad Mahdi Jowkar 1*, Ahmad Khalighi 1, Mohsen Kafi 2, Nader Hassanzadeh 3

1051-1054

Environmental management and sustainability: A study on the precautionary principle focusing on health and food hygiene safety 

Muhammad Rizal Razman 1*, Suffeiya Supian 2, Nor Azam Ramli 3, Azrina Azlan 4, 5, Mohamad Suhaily Yusri Che Ngah 6

1055-1059

Motives and attitudes of food and drink festival visitors: A case study of Serbia

Snježana Marko Gagić 1, Dragan Veljko Tešanović 2, AnželijaČedomir Ivkov-Džigurski 2, Tatjana Dragan Pivac 2, Ana Ðorđže Jovičić 2

1060-1063

Allelopathic effect of Sonchus arvensis L. on germination and early growth of spring wheat

Vytautas Pilipavičius 1*, Kęstutis Romaneckas 1, Jonas Čėsna 2

1064-1068

Greenhouse gas emissions from rape seed cultivation for FAME production in Poland 

M. Borzęcka-Walker *, A. Faber, Z. Jarosz, A. Syp, R. Pudełko

1069-1071

Protective role of grassland against soil water erosion caused by extreme rainfall events as compared to black fallow 

Rafał Wawer, Eugeniusz Nowocień, Bogusław Podolski, Jerzy Kozyra, Rafal Pudełko

1072-1075

Evaluation of genetic diversity and differentiation of Cuscuta campestris (field dodder) ecotypes using ISSR markers 

Sara Tajdoost 1*, Ramazan Ali Khavari-Nejad 1, Fariba Meighani 2, Eskandar Zand 2, Zahra Noormohammadi 1

1076-1079

Effect of seed programming on photosynthetic pigments, biochemical constituents and mineral nutrients in petunia (Petunia hybrida Hort. Vilm-Andr) 

Shyam S. Kurup *, Abdel Wahed H. Al Amouri, Cheruth Abdul Jaleel

1080-1082

Interest on costs and benefits approach in environmental sustainability: Focusing on Islamic banking 

Abdullah Sulaiman 1,2, Muhammad Rizal Razman 2*

1083-1085

Phenotypic and ornamental attributes of rose (Rosa spp.) genotypes under the southern United States conditions 

Shahidul Islam

1086-1088

Changes in free amino acid levels in sour orange leaves in response to cold stress and during recovery from cold stress 

Nasir S. A. Malik 1*, Jose L. Perez 1, Madhurababu Kunta 1, 2

1089-1093

Sediment uptake rates under extreme rainfall in controlled conditions

Rafal Wawer, Eugeniusz Nowocien, Boguslaw Podolski

1094-1098

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) concentration in demersal fish and shellfish from West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia 

Alina Mohamad 1, Azrina Azlan 1, 2 *, Muhammad Rizal Razman 3, Nor Azam Ramli 4, Aishah A. Latiff 5

1099-1102

An approach to finding enzymatic restriction patterns for molecular characterization of Amanita muscaria

Antero Ramos-Fernández 1, 2, Fabiola López-Ramírez 1, Norma Flores-Estevez 1, Miguel Ángel Jiménez- Montaño 2, Lázaro Rafael Sánchez-Velásquez 1, María del Rosario Pineda-López 1, Juan Carlos Noa-Carrazana 1 *

1103-1107

In vitro propagation of Moroccan carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.)

Amina Radi 1, 2, Ghizlane Echchgadda 1, Jamal Ibijbijen 2, Mohamed Rochd 2,

1108-1112

Optimization of the conditions for conversion of coal ash into zeolite material

Ramona Carla Ciocinta 1, Maria Harja 2*, Daniel Bucur 1, Gabriela Buema 2

1113-1117

An assessment of in vitro culture and plant regeneration from leaf base explants in carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) 

Naglaa M. Esmaiel 1, Abdullah Abdlulaziz Al-Doss 2, Mohamed Najeb Barakat 2, 3*

1118-1120

Influence of hydraulic retention time on the anaerobic treatment of cassava starch extraction effluent using a one-phase horizontal reactor 

Osvaldo Kuczman, Maria Hermínia Ferreira Tavares *, Simone Damasceno Gomes, Douglas Guedes Batista Torres, Leandro Fleck

1121-1124

Interactive effects of elevated CO2, temperature and water stress on  Apera spica-venti L. 

Sandra Sakalauskienė, Jurga Sakalauskaitė, Sigitas Lazauskas, Virmantas Povilaitis *, Ona Auškalnienė, Gabrielė Pšibišauskienė, Giedrė Samuolienė, Aušra Brazaitytė, Pavelas Duchovskis

1125-1128

Treatment of liquid waste produced in a small chemical laboratory using the photo-Fenton process 

Pamela Barcelar Ferreira Gomes da Silva Luna 1, Patrícia Melchionna Albuquerque 1, Cláudia Candida Silva 1, Agostinho da Silva Sobrinho 3, Márcio Barreto Rodrigues 4, João Vicente Braga de Souza 2*, Érica Simplício de Souza 1

1129-1132

Assessing the potential adaptability of water lilies (Nymphaea sp.) under arid climatic conditions 

Habibah S. Al-Menaie, Majed Al-Zalzaleh, Meena Mathew, Nisha Suresh

1133-1136

The emissions of greenhouse gases produced during growing and processing of wheat products in the Czech Republic 

Jan Moudrý jr. *, Zuzana Jelínková, Radek Plch, Jan Moudrý, Petr Konvalina, Robin Hyšpler

1137-1141

Lead removal from aqueous solution by bottom ash

Gabriela Buema 1, Sorin Mihai Cimpeanu 2, Daniel Sutiman 1, Roxana Dana Bucur 3, Lacramioara Rusu 4, Igor Cretescu 1, Ramona Carla Ciocinta 3, Maria Harja 1*

1142-1146

Azospirillum: A new and efficient alternative to biological nitrogen fixation in grasses

Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 1, Daiane de Cinque Mariano 2, Rivanildo Dallacort 2, Amanda Nogueira de Albuquerque 2, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 1, Elaine Maria Silva Guedes 1, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto 1, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição 1, Gustavo Antonio Ruffeil Alves 1

1147-1151

Effect of thinning on the aboveground biomass accumulation and branch characteristics in Acacia salicina trees 

Said S. Hegazy 1, Pervaiz R. Khan 1, Ibrahim M. Aref 1, Muhammad Iqbal 2*

1152-1156

Hazardous and harmful substances in sediments of the Jegricka stream

Radovan Savić 1, Livija Maksimović 2, Sorin Cimpeanu 3, Daniel Bucur 4*, Gabrijel Ondrašek 5, Jovica Vasin 2, Maria Harja 6, Stanko Milić 2

1157-1161

Eco-physiological aspects of melaleuca seed germination

Cibele C. Martins 1, Dagoberto Martins 2, Guilherme S. F. Souza 2, Neumarcio V. Costa 3

1162-1167

Assessing the impact of industrial and urban wastes on the irrigation water quality of three streams in a semi-arid coastal savannah catchment in Ghana 

Eric Oppong Danso 1, Stephen Abenney-Mickson 2*, Edward Benjamin Sabi 2, Shiloh Kwabena Osae 3, Thomas Tetteh Akiti

1168-1175

A structural equation modeling study on corporate entrepreneurship: The case of Iranian agricultural sector organizations 

Mahmoud Ahmadpour Daryani 1, Asef Karimi 2*, Motahhar Ahmadpour Daryani 3

1176-1181

Distribution characteristics of osmiophilic granules’ content in tobacco leaves at different altitudes and the relationship with the content of neutral aroma components 

Xiefeng Ye 1, Hongen Liu 2, Xianwen Ye 3, Teng Zhang 1, Ruina Zhang 1, Ying Yin 4, Jiankang Qu 1, 3, Xiaojun Xing 5, Jianjun Yu 1*

1182-1186

Back analysis of high concrete arch dams’ general elastic modulus range

Dong Qin 1, 2 *, Xueqin Zheng 1, 2, Hezhi Liu 1, 2, Songlin Wang 1, 2 

1187-1194

Interactive effects of light intensity and nitrogen supply on the neutral volatile aroma components and organic acids of flue-cured tobacco 

Fei Yun 1, Guoshun Liu 1*, Hongzhi Shi 1, Xiaowen Yang 2

1195-1202

Emergy evaluation of agriculture system in oasis-desert region: Tarim river basin case study

Guogang Wang

1211-1215

The role of seat suspension in whole-body vibration affecting skidding tractor operators 

Kenan Melemez, Metin Tunay, Tuna Emir