2012 Volume 10, Issue 3&4

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Food and Health


The risk of musculoskeletal disorders due to repetitive movements of upper limbs for workers employed to vegetable grafting

Author: Andrea Colantoni *, Alvaro Marucci, Danilo Monarca, Barbara Pagniello, Massimo Cecchini and Roberto Bedini

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Functional and nutritional properties of peanut and cowpea proteins

Author:  Cuie Guang 1, 2*, Robert Dick Phillips 2 and Jiangang Shang 1

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Genetic and chemical variations among wild populations of a medicinal plant (Artemisia herba-alba Asso.) collected from different regions in Jordan

Author:  Abdul Latief A. Al-Ghzawi 1*, Khloud A. Juma’a 1 and Ibrahim M. Al-Rawashdeh 2

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New evidences for production, biochemistry and in vitro and in vivo effects of tripeptides Val-Pro-Pro and Ile-Pro-Pro

Author: Cuie Guang 1, 2*, Franco Milani 2, Jiangang Shang 1 and Hailing Zhang 1

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Transport of traditional Chinese pimple milk-derived angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory peptides across a Caco-2 cell monolayer and their molecular recognition with ACE

Author: Cuie Guang *, Jiangang Shang and Bo Jiang

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Modeling kinetics of lipolysis and proteolysis activities of Penicillium roqueforti immobilized in tulum cheese in solid-state bioreactor

Author: Ahmet Erdoğan 1* and Yakup Ermurat 2

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Influence of mineral fertilization on the amino acid content and raw protein of wheat grain

Author: Florin Crista 1*, Isidora Radulov 1, Laura Crista 2, Adina Berbecea 1 and Alina Lato 1

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European Union food safety policies and lessons / homework for Turkey

Author: Handan Giray 1* and Zehra Özkan 2

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Angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory peptides from hydrolyzed cowpea flour

Author: Cuie Guang 1, 2* and Robert D. Phillips 2

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An evaluation of commercial pink guava puree properties as a potential model fouling fluid

Author: Ken Wei Chan, Norashikin Ab Aziz*, Noraziah Muda, Rosnah Shamsuddin and Farah Saleena Taip

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Studies of aroma active components in naked oat by GC-MS

Author: Qing Ren 1 and Yiling Tian 2, 3*

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Make the deadly yellow puffer fish a safe food to eat

Author: Parvaneh Hajeb 1, Ho Chin Mei 1, Wan Norhana Noordin 2 and Nor Ainy Mahyudin 1*

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Automatic recognition of grapes’ size level based on machine vision

Author: Min Li, Qiaohua Wang * and Jiang Zhu

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Production and characteristics of protein hydrolysates from little hairtail (Trichiurus haumela) of East China Sea

Author: Ting Jin 1*, Wang Li 1, 2 and Yuxue Wu 1

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Analyzing demand and consumers’ willingness to pay for organic fruits and vegetables

Author: Aydin Basarir * and Mohamed S. Gheblawi

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Biochemical and physiological characterization of collagen from the skin of bighead carp (Aristichthys nobilis)

Author: Pan Yao 1, Haibo Wang 1*, Haiyin Wang 2, Yunyan Li 1, Min Wang 1 and Hanjun Zhang 1

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High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural in roasted plantain cultivars

Author: Ola Lasekan 1*, Alfi Khatib 2, Hanisah Juhari 3, Parveen Patiram 1 and Seye Lasekan 2

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Differences in perceptions and practices of the managers of table olive firms implementing and not implementing food safety systems

Author: Renan Tunalioğlu

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Prediction of volume, weight and surface area of banana (Musa acuminata) using picture image analysis

Author: S. Y. Dorvlo 1, R. J. Bani 1* and Emmanuel Sinayobe 2

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The impact of socio-economic factors on food away home consumption in Turkey

Author: Sinasi Akdemir

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The analysis of households’ purchasing preferences for fruit juice in Turkey

Author: Mevlüt Gül 1*, M. Göksel Akpinar 2 and Erdal Dağistan3

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Simulation and control of pasteurization process with inlet product temperature as disturbance

Author: W. M. F. Wan Mokhtar *, F. S. Taip, N. Abdul Aziz and S. B. Mohd Noor

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Effect of UV-LED irradiation on microbial growth on solid media as a model for food

Author: Nam Yong Kim, Min-Ji Kwon, Dong Sun Lee and Duck Soon An *

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Marketing research on producers’ perceptions about wine promotion

Author: Catalin Paduraru 1, Dan Boboc 2 and Raluca Andreea Ion 2*

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Influence of baking temperature and time on β-carotene contents of baked sweet potatoes

Author: Che L. Huang 1, Wayne C. Liao 2, Chin F. Chan 3 and Yung C. Lai 1*

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Influence of binder type and concentration on physical properties of agglomerated, spray-dried, and high oil loaded microcapsules

Author: Plengsuree Thiengnoi 1, 2, Manop Suphantharika 1, 2* and Pravit Wongkongkatep

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The effect of transglutaminase and sodium erithorbate on oxidative stability and microbiological and physicochemical properties of wieners

Author: Sevgi Gultekin 1, Didem Akpinar 1, Azim Simsek 2 and Birol Kilic 1

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Changes of beta-galactosidase and alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase activity and gene expression in relation to fruit storability of apple

Author: Jianmei Wei 1, Xiudong Qi 3*, Yanru Jia 1, 3, Haishan Li 4, Fengwang Ma 2 and Haisheng Gao 3

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High-power pulsed light for microbial decontamination of some fruits and vegetables with different surfaces

Author: Zivile Luksiene 1, Irina Buchovec 1, Kristina Kairyte 1, Egle Paskeviciute 1 and Pranas Viskelis 2*

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Dependence of individual primary package atmosphere on retail display temperature and micro-perforations in a master packaging system for chestnuts

Author: Hwan Ki Kim 1, Duck Soon An 1, Seung Ju Lee 2 and Dong Sun Lee 1*

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Functional properties of spray-dried and freeze-dried egg white proteins glycated with dextran

Author: Wei Xu *, Yu-Jie Chi *, Xi-Bo Wang and Chen Chen

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Deodorization of coconut oil using activated charcoal and charcoal regeneration

Author: Mohammad N. Eshtiaghi *, Jarupan Kuldiloke and Nuttawan Yoswathana

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Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis for extraction of flavonoids from Apium graveolens L. stalks by entropy weight method

Author: Jin-Chao Wu 1*, Guang-Rong Huang 2 and Jie Cheng 1

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A survey of fat-soluble antioxidants, linolenic acid and conjugated linoleic acid content of traditional Algerian Bouhezza cheese

Author: Vita Maria Marino 1*, Abdassalem Belbeldi 2, Stefania La Terra 1, Mario Manenti 1, Giuseppe Licitra 1, 3 and Stefania Carpino 1

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Edible vegetable oil processing industry in China: Ripple effects and impact on general price levels

Author: Wei Si *, Mei Xiao and Yongfu Chen

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Purification and partial bioactivity in vitro of polysaccharides from sporophyll of Undaria pinnatifida

Author: Hang Qi 1, Yangding Yu 1, Liming Sun 1, Jingfeng Yang 1, Dongmei Li 1*, Chi Xin 3, Dayong Zhou 1, Lei Qin 1, and Yoshiyuki Murata 2

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Insight of Pseudomonas cepacia lipase enantioselectivity towards chiral 1-phenyl ethanol and its derivates

Author: Xiaole Xia 1*, Jingfang Wang 2, Yu Xin 1, Ling Zhang 1 and Wu Wang 1

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Survivability of free and microencapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum with alginate and resistant starch in simulated gastrointestinal conditions

Author: Yahya Shafiei 1*, Vadood Razavilar 2, Afshin Javadi 3 and Hamid Mirzaei 3

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Effects of postharvest applications on berry quality, microbial population and morphological (epicuticular wax) deterioration of ready-to-eat table grapes

Author: IşılÇelikkol 1 and Cihat Türkben 2

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Bread-making quality of old common bread (Triticum aestivum ssp. vulgare L.) and spelt (Triticum aestivum ssp. spelta L.) wheat cultivars

Author: Marzena Mikos * and Grażyna Podolska *

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Sucrose and citric acid accumulations in melon genotypes with different sugar and acid contents

Author: Mi Tang 1, 3, Bao-cai Zhang 1, Jun-jun Xie 1, Zhi-long Bie 1*, Ming-zhu Wu 2, Hong-ping Yi 2 and Jong-xin Feng 2

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Determination of clothianidin residues in garlic by liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry combined with QuEChERS

Author: Zheng Wang 1, Ming Xue 1*, Shuhua Cui 2, Xiaodan Ma 1, Qingchen Zhang 3 and Xianxian Li 1

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An empirical study on consumer perception of food safety risk – An example of food additives

Author: Lijie Shan 1, 2, Linhai Wu 2* and Lingling Xu 1, 2

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Effect of loading weight and grinding time on size reduction of cardamom, clove and cumin using a knife mill

Author: F. Nasaruddin 1, Y. A. Yusof 1*, N. L. Chin 1, J. Endan 1, N. A. Mohd Amin 1 and M. G. Aziz 1, 2

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Optimisation and comparative study on extraction methods of soursop juice

Author: Meei Chien Quek, Nyuk Ling Chin and Yus Aniza Yusof

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A novel, sensitive, accurate multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for detection of Salmonella spp., Shigella spp. and Staphylococcus aureus in food

Author: Kan Jiang 1*, Qinfeng Lv 2, Donglei Zhang 1, Xiang Gao 3, Yi Zhao 3, Mengxian Li 3, Ling Liu 3, Junhua Wu 3, Xiangyi Lu 3 and Cheng Luo 3*

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Shelf life modelling of tilapia in the cold chain

Author: Shaohua Xing 1, Xiaoshuan Zhang 3, Lorena Dediu 2, Changyang Ma 3 and Zetian Fu 1*

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Multiplex PCR detection of Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Staphylococcus aureus in processed foods using [TA10] simultaneous growth broth

Author: Susumu Kawasaki 1*, Kaori Kusano 2, Ritsuko Arai 2, Toshihiro Komeda 2, Naoko Kamisaki-Horikoshi 3 and Shinichi Kawamoto 1

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Agriculture


The formal seed sector and gaps in the demand for hybrid seeds in Nigeria

Author: A. S. Oyekale 1 *, H. Takeshima 2 and S. Salau 2

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Cold tolerance of Brassica napus L. as influenced by weather conditions during wintering

Author: Natalija Burbulis 1*, Vaida Jonytienė1, Aušra Blinstrubienė1, Ramunė Kuprienė1, Vytautas Liakas 2 and Ilona Vagusevičienė2

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Empirical models for leaf area estimation based on leaf physical parameters in rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), pulasan (Nephelium mutabile), carambola (Averrhoa carambola) and limau madu (Citrus suhuiensis) grown in Peninsular Malaysia

Author: A. Selamat 1, 2, M. Dayao 1, M. A. Hakim 3, 4* and A. A. Zulkeefli 1

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Antifungal activity of Trachystemon orientalis L. aqueous extracts against plant pathogens

Author: Abdurrahman Onaran 1* and Melih Yılar 2

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Turkish agriculture at a glance

Author: Handan Giray

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The empirical model of grain separation on straw walker

Author: Dainius Steponavičius * and Vidmantas Butkus

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The determinations of fruit features in the Tombul hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) clone

Author: Özgün Kalkişim1* and Hüseyin İrfan Balik 2

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In vitro antifungal evaluation of various plant extracts against walnut anthracnose (Gnomonia leptostyla (Fr.) Ces et de Not.)

Author: Özgün Kalkışım

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Effect of seed biopriming with plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on yield and dry matter accumulation of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) at various levels of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers

Author: Bahram Mirshekari 1, Saeid Hokmalipour 1*, Raouf Seyed Sharifi 2, Farhad Farahvash 1 and Ali Ebadi-Khazine-Gadim 2

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Influence of fertilizer source and rate on soybean varieties

Author: Dirceu Luiz Broch 1, Erci Marcos Del Quiqui 2, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 2*, Rerison Catarino da Hora 2 and Jean Carlo Possentti 3

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The growth characters in different types of dry bean cultivars

Author: Foto Kashta *, Agim Canko, Pellumb Harizaj and Vladimir Bano

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

Author: Bikash Das * and B. R. Jana

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Functional expression analysis of an acyl-ACP thioesterase FatB1 from Arachis hypogaea L. seeds in Escherichia coli

Author: Gao Chen 1, Qingfang He 1, 2, Ning Xuan 1, Zhenying Peng 1, Lei Shan 1 , Guiying Tang1 and Yuping Bi 1, *

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Response of some chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes to salt stress conditions

Author: Tolga Karaköy 1*, Kağan Kökten 2 and Faruk Toklu 3

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Supplementary UV-B irradiation effects on basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) growth and phytochemical properties

Author: Jurga Sakalauskaitė*, Pranas Viškelis, Pavelas Duchovskis, Edita Dambrauskienė, Sandra Sakalauskienė, Giedrė Samuolienė and Aušra Brazaitytė

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Development of embryo culture protocol for cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus L.)

Author: Melekber Sulusoglu

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Determination of heating and cooling day data for broiler housing: Isparta case

Author: Atılgan Atilgan 1*, Ali Yücel 2  and Hasan Öz 1

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Effects of long-term shade on maize (Zea mays L.) growth and yield in west of Liaoning province, Northeastern China

Author: Fenghui Yuan 1, 2, Dexin Guan 1*, Anzhi Wang 1, Jiabing Wu 1 and Changjie Jin 1

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Physiological impact of fungicide bitertanol on watermelon in a high tunnel

Author: Eun-Young Choi 1, Il-Hwan Cho 2, Woo-Moon Lee 2, Seung-Heui Kim 2 and Young-Hoe Woo 3*

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Relations between growth, N level, NH4-N ratio of fertilizer, climatic variables, harvest time and tipburn of cos lettuce grown under the cold glasshouse

Author: Sureyya Altintas * and Serkan Candar

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Agronomic characteristics of transgenic tobacco doubled haploids resistant to Potato virus Y

Author: Anna Czubacka *, Teresa Doroszewska and Anna Trojak-Goluch

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Diagnosing of the nutritional status of ‘Newhall’ navel orange trees with the method of modified diagnosis and recommendation integrated system (M-DRIS)

Author: Hong Huang 1, Chengxiao Hu 1*, Qiling Tan 1, Xiaohu Zhao 1, Xuecheng Sun 1, Xiaoming Hu 2, Liangzhi Peng 3 and Changpin Chun 3

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Evaluation of physicochemical characteristics of microemulsion formulation of rotenone and its insecticidal efficacy against Plutella xylostella L.(Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)

Author: Siti Nurulhidayah Ahmad 1, Md. Touhidul Islam 1, Dzulkefly Kuang Abdullah 2 and Dzolkhifli Omar 1*

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Interactive effects of molybdenum and phosphorus fertilizers on dry matter accumulation, seed yield and yield components in Brassica napus

Author: Hongen Liu 1, 2, Chengxiao Hu 2*, Xuecheng Sun 2, Qiling Tan 2 and Zhaojun Nie 2

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Changes of soluble sugar and sucrose in ear of maize and relationships with grain starch accumulation in black soils region of Northeast China

Author: Hong-wen Xu 1, 2*, Yan Lu 1, 2 and Feng-bin Song 2

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The effect of low temperature on the insecticidal properties of Bt cotton

Author: Xiang Zhang, Guixia Wang, Chunhua Lv, Xiaofei Liu, Yuan Chen and Dehua Chen *

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Screening of wheat varieties for their susceptibility against Fusarium crown rot

Author: Serife Evrim Arici

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Chlorocholine chloride application effects on physiological responses for late season potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) under soil well-irrigated and drought-stressed conditions

Author: Huiqun Wang 1, Yuyun Zhao 2, Peng Cheng 1, Yanli Yang 3 and Langtao Xiao 1*

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The effects of iron application to soil and foliarly on agronomic properties and yield of peanut (Arachis hypogaea)

Author: Seyyid Irmak 1*, Ayşe Nuran Çıl 1, Hatice Yücel 1 and Zülküf Kaya 2

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Effect of fertilizer nitrogen and varied C:N ratio of mushroom compost on rice yield and nitrogen forms of soil

Author: S. R. Dar 1*, T. Thomas 2, J. C. Dagar 3, Khajanchi Lal 4, Samreen Mehboob 5, Megna Rashid Bakshi 5, A. H. Mir 4, Hidayatullah Mir 5, A. Kumar 1 and R. K. Malik 1

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Influence of green manure and effective microorganism on forage productivity and water use efficiency of alfalfa and pearl millet under sprinkler irrigation method

Author: Saleh M. Ismail 1, 2* and Mohammed H. Almarshadi 1

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Response of canola (Brassica napus L.) seed yield and quality to high saline irrigation water under sulphur soil amendment

Author: Samir Gamil Al-Solaimani, Fathy Saad El-Nakhlawy * and Mohammed Hussien Almarshadi

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Difference between NH4+ and NO3- uptake kinetics of different rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown hydroponically

Author: Yun Lian 1, Mingxia Chen 2, Farooq Shah 1, Qiang Wang 1, Yutiao Chen 1, Kehui Cui 1, Lixiao Nie 1 and Jianliang Huang 1*

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Seed treatment influence with carboxin+thiram to initial development of castor plant

Author: Juciléia Irian dos Santos *, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva, Flávia Rogério, Verena Benício de Oliveira, Rafaela Alenbrant Migliavacca and Jaqueline Cazado Felix

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Relationship of seasonal changes in antioxidative enzymes and cold-hardiness in strawberry plant

Author: Ece Turhan 1*, Cigdem Aydogan 1, Anil Akoglu 2, Ali Baykul 2 and Yasemin Evrenosoglu 2

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Growth and yield response of four chickpea cultivars to phosphorus fertilizer rates

Author: Madzivhandila, T. 1, Ogola, J. B. O. 1* and Odhiambo, J. J. O. 2

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Effects of changing concepts and conditions of agricultural production to agricultural machinery manufacturing sector in globalizing world

Author: Gülfinaz Özogul

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Effects of liquid humic fertilizer on changes in biometric indices of winter wheat during autumn acclimation

Author: Ligita Baležentienė1*, Vidmantas Spruogis 1, Vilija Snieškienė2 and Antanina Stankevičienė2

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Problems of financing and agricultural credit: A case study of Seyhan region

Author: Sinasi Akdemir

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Identification and characterization of Streptomyces alkaliscabies sp. nov.

Author: Tahany M. A. Abdel-Rahman 1, Mary S. Khalil 1, Tarak A. A. Moussa 1* and Safaa Al-Deen A. Al-Qaysi 1, 2

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Cloning and sequence analysis of F gene of Newcastle disease virus isolated from Guizhou province, China

Author: Ming Wen 1, Zhen-Tao Cheng 1, Deng-Xiang Zhang 1, Jin-Long Yang 1, 2 and Bi-Jun Zhou 1*

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Effects of potassium fertilizer application on photosynthesis and seedling growth of sweet potato under drought stress

Author: L. D. Zhu 1, 2, 3, X. H. Shao 1, 2, Y. C. Zhang 3*, H. Zhang 3, 4 and M. M. Hou 1, 2

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Factors affecting the yield of high yielding variety Boro rice: An evidence from Rajshahi district of Bangladesh

Author: Provash Kumar Karmokar 1, 3*, Mahendran Shitan 1, 2 and Ranjan Kumar Kundu 4

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Salt and water distributions in the plant root zone under deficit irrigation

Author: Harun Kaman * and Ömer Özbek

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Effects of boron fertilization on productivity of silage maize genotypes and NPK and B contents of the plant

Author: Sezer Şahın

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The physiological effects of different irrigation times on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) cultivars

Author: Nihal Kayan 1* and Ece Turhan 2

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Preliminary study on green selenium-enriched and safe pork production

Author: Y. Zhang 1, H. Q. Xu 1*, K. Y. Zuo 2, C. N. Yang 2, X. Chen 1 and X. Q. Ji 1

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Effect of ethephon on time of olive oil (cv. Zard) harvesting

Author: Z. Yousefi 1*, M. Almassi 2, A. A. Zeinanloo 3, A. Gholiyan 4 and M. Khiave 5

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Role of embryo lipoxygenase-3 under herbivore stress in stored rice

Author: Qingfeng Tang 1 and Benguo Zhou 2*

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Performance evaluation of an extruder system in a mixed feed factory

Author: Serkan Boyar 1 *, Ramazan Cengiz Akdeniz 2 and Arif Hepbasli 3

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Energy utilization needs in Turkish mixed feed industry

Author: Serkan Boyar 1*, Arif Hepbasli 2 and Ramazan Cengiz Akdeniz 3

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Effect of sewage sludge on populations of Meloidogyne incognita and Pratylenchus brachyurus in maize

Author: Lais F. Fontana 1, Claudia R. Dias-Arieira 1*, Patrícia M. Marini 1, Tais S. Dadazio 1, Yara C. Fabrin Cabral 1, Tiago Roque B. Silva 1 and Regina C. Ferreira Ribeiro 2

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Determination of appropriate pollinizers for six commercial almond cultivars

Author: Moslem Dorostkar 1*, Mostafa Mostafavi 2, Mohammad Sanei Shariat-Panahi 1, Ahmad Khalighi 1 and Darab Hasani 3

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The use of microbial inoculants in African agriculture: Current practice and future prospects

Author: Olubukola O. Babalola 1* and Bernard R. Glick 2

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Identification of differential expressed proteins responding to low temperature stress in pistils of kernel apricot

Author: Ping Wang 1, Yanhui Li 2, Shengfang Han 3 and Baoguo Li 1 *

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Predicting and mapping of groundwater salinity potential in irrigated agricultural lands

Author: Sema Kale 1 *, Armağan Karabulut 2 and Faki Ergül 3

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Influence of genotype and harvesting age on the mineral dynamics of Brassica oleracea var. acephala cultivated in South Africa

Author: Francis B. Lewu 1*, Muinat N. Lewu 2 and Sydney Mavengahama 3

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Mapping poultry farms in the UAE utilizing GIS technology

Author: Moustafa A. Fadel, Ahmed S. Hussein* and Mohammed Al Maamari

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Analysis of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene expression in callus cells of hawthorn (Crataegus aronia L.)

Author: A. F. Al Qurraan 1, J. S. Sawwan 1 and A. M. Al Abdallat 1, 2*

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The in vitro digestion rate and in vivo digestibility of raw starches from selected cereals and tubers

Author: Fugui Yin 1+, Jinquan Wang 2+, Zhen Ruan 3, Ruilin Huang 1* , Yongfei Wang 4, Hua Shao 1,5*, Ju Huang 1, Yuyun Mu 6 and Qingqi Wen 7

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Non-neutral technology, farmer income and poverty reduction: Evidence from high-value agricultural household in China

Author: Jing Wang 1*, Xuexi Huo 1, Assem Abu Hatab 2 and Md. Shajahan Kabir 3

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Effect of heat stress on the performance and some blood parameters in pair-fed broiler chickens

Author: Ahmed S. Hussein 1 *, Nuhad J. Daghir 2, Mostafa A. Ayoub 1, Ibrahim A. Wasfi 3 and Abdel Hadi A. Abdel Hadi 3

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Effect of Primalac® or Enramycin supplementation on performance, intestinal morphology and microbiology of broilers under Clostridium perfringens challenge

Author: Alaeldein M. Abudabos

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Effects of MSG supplementation on free amino acids in plasma of growing-finishing pigs

Author: Jun Zhang 1, Yulong Yin 1,2*, Qinghua He 1, Gang Chen 1, Tiejun Li 1, Xiaosong Wu 3*, Martin Nyachoti 4, François Blachier 5, Yongfei Wang 6 and Qingqi Wen7

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Weed control programs in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.): Influence on herbicidal residue and yield quality

Author: Barbara Wujek, Mariusz Kucharski * and Krzysztof Domaradzki

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Leaf senescence and physiological characters in different adzuki bean (Vigna angularis) cultivars (lines)

Author: Hui Song 1+, Xiao-Li Gao 1+, Pan-Pan Zhang 1, Hui-Ping Dai 2, Jia Chen 1, Shu-Huai Jiang 1, Jin-Feng Gao 1 and Bai-Li Feng 1*

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The effect of cytokinin type and explant orientation on axillary shoot proliferation and in vitro rooting of Gisela 5 cherry rootstock

Author: Anita Mihovilović Bošnjak *, Snježana Kereša, Ivanka Habuš Jerčić and Marijana Barić

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Causative factors on the dynamics of economic viability on acceptance of sustainable agriculture practices among Malaysian contract farmers

Author: Jeffrey Lawrence D’Silva*, Bahaman Abu Samah, Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril and Azmariana Azman

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Variability, heritability and genetic advance for some yield and yield related traits in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genotypes in arid conditions

Author: Rao Wali Muhammad 1*, Abdul Qayyum 2, Shoib Liaqat 3, Amir Hamza 1, Malik Muhammad Yousaf 1  Bashir Ahmad 1, Jahangir Shah 1, Mumtaz Hussain 1 , Ahmad Naveed Ahsan 4, Sajjad Hussain Qurashi 2 and Etrat Noor2,1

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Effect of dietary L-arginine supplementation on edema disease

Author: Wenkai Ren 1, 4, Tiejun Li 1, 3 *, Hua Shao 1, 4 *, Yinghui Li 1, 4, Gang Liu 1, Li Wu 1,4, Miaomiao Wu 1, 4 and Xiaosong Wu 2*

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Resistance in stored rice without lipoxygenase-3 against Indian meal moth Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and its underlying mechanisms

Author: Qingfeng Tang

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Genetic variation in 27 accessions of Arachis genus using target region amplification polymorphism markers

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