2014 Volume 12, Issue 2

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Food and Health


Variations on soymilk components during fermentation by Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains

Author: Salma Elghali 1*, Shuhaimi Mustafa 2, Mehrnoush Amid 3, Mohd Yazid Abd Manap 3, Amin Ismail 4 and Faridah Abas 5

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Effects of different cooking methods and particle size on resistant starch content and degree of gelatinization of a high amylose rice cultivar in Taiwan

Author: Chinfu Chou 1*, Tsaifa Yen 2 and Chengta Li 3

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Assessment of proteinuria in chronic kidney disease: Urine protein excretion in twenty-four-hour collections or protein-to-creatinine ratio in spot urine samples

Author: Alexandru Caraba 1, Corina Serban 2*, Claudia Borza 2, Ioan Romosan 1 and Romulus Timar 3

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Farmers’ preference for mutton and lamb from natural velds in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Author: Peter Olutope Fayemi and Voster Muchenje *

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Effect of heat treatment on the chromatographic detection, electrophoretic pattern and antibacterial activity of lactoferrin purified from camel milk

Author: Ahmed M. Abdel-Salam 1*, Khaled B. Alharbi 2, Magzoub A. Magzoub 3 and Hassan M. Mousa 1

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Control of egg contamination with enteric Salmonella using plant extracts

Author: Ahmed A. Tayel 1, 2*, Ahmed A. Al-Hassan 2, Wael F. El-Tras 3 and Shaaban H. Moussa 1, 4

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Effects of direct-fed probiotics on broiler performance and susceptibility to oral Salmonella Enteritidis challenge

Author: Alaeldein M. Abudabos 1*, Hany M. Yehia 2, Masoud N. Alotybi 1, Abdul Rahman Garelnabi 1 and Abdullah H. Alyemni 3

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Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of Eryngium kotschyi and Eryngium maritimum

Author: Begum Yurdakok 1*, Yilmaz Emre Gencay 2, Emine Baydan 1, Sinem Aslan Erdem 3 and Murat Kartal 3

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Evaluation of adaptability and nutritional quality of 54 tomato accessions grown in Oman

Author: Fahad Aljulanda Al Said 1, Khalid Al Farsi 2, Iqrar Ahmad Khan 3, Amanat Ali 4, Muhammad Mumtaz Khan 1* and Qumer Iqbal 5

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Antioxidant capacity of Elaeagnus angustifolia L. and investigation of eosin y as the fluorescent probe in ORAC method

Author: Gorkem Yalcin * and Ozlem Sogut

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Seasonal variation of basic chemical constituents, amino acid and fatty acid from Crassostrea talienwhanensis in Dalian Bay (China)

Author: Hang Qi 1, 2, Zheng Chen 1, Xiuping Dong 1, 2*, Ying Dong 3, Lei Qin 1, 2 and Li Liu 4

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Influence of addition of different amounts of black carrot (Daucus carota) on shalgam quality

Author: Hasan Tanguler 1, Gulden Gunes 2 and Huseyin Erten 2*

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Fatty acid profile, bioactive compounds and physicochemical properties of crude expeller-pressed Kizakinonatane (Brassica napus) oil

Author: Jin-Kui Ma 1, Han Zhang 1, Kenichi Tsukamoto 2 and Jie-Yu Chen 1*

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Development of a monoclonal antibody-based broad-specificity ELISA for fluoroquinolone residues

Author: Jin-qing Jiang

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Response surface optimization of process variables for catechin production in recombinant Escherichia coli BL (DE3) harbouring an artificial gene cluster

Author: Kabir Mustapha Umar 1, Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed 2*, Son Radu 2, Azizah Abdul Hamid 2 and Nazamid Saari 2

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Ethyl acetate extract of Tilia americana var. mexicana, a new cytotoxicity and antioxidant agent

Author: Liliana Carmona-Aparicio , Daniel Ortega-Cuellar , María Eva González-Trujano 3, José-Luis Rodríguez-Chávez 4, Eva Aguirre-Hernández 5, Aristides III Sampieri 6, Esaú Floriano-Sánchez 7, Elvia Coballase-Urrutia 1* and Noemí Cárdenas-Rodríguez 1*

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An investigation on thermophilic Campylobacter spp. in partridge (A. chukar) meat

Author: Gürkan Uçar, Kemal Kaan Tekinşen, Nihat Telli, Hatice Ahu Erdem * and Arife Ezgi Telli

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Comparative nutritional assessment of selected leafy vegetables

Author: Muinat Nike Lewu and Learnmore Kambizi *

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Isolation of cDNA encoding phytoene synthase (crtB) in carrot (Daucus carota L. ssp. sativus)

Author: Iman Abdul Halim 1, Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed 1*, Son Radu 1 and Tan Wen Siang 2

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Change in quality and volatile constituents of strawberries (cv. Evie2) under MAP storage

Author: Cristiana Peano, Vincenzo Girgenti * and Nicole Roberta Giuggioli

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Rancidity development in millet species stored in different storage conditions and evaluation of free fatty acids content in tested samples

Author: Petra Hlásná Čepková1*, Zdislava Dvořáková1, Dagmar Janovská2 and Iva Viehmannová1

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Purification of serine proteases from mango (Mangifera indica cv. Chokanan) peel using expanded bed adsorption: Optimisation using response surface methodology

Author: Amid Mehrnoush * and Yazid Manap

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Phytosterols – effective in improving lipid profile in type 2 diabetic patients

Author: Romulus Timar 1, Bogdan Timar 1*, Cristian Oancea 1, Cristian Serafinceanu 2, Adrian Vlad 1 and Alexandra Sima 1

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Electric field enhancement of macadamia drying

Author: Tuangsap Jongjaipak, Songchai Wiriyaumpaiwong * and Juckamas Laohavanich

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Bioinformatic and antiviral functional analysis of WW domain containing E3 ubiquitin protein ligase 2 gene

Author: Zhenghu Chen 1†, Xiaoyan Cui 1†, Hongwei Yan 2†, Guanyu Jiang 1, Yanfei Li 2, Rui Wan 1, Da Wo 2, Jianhua Yang 1, Weidong Zhu 2 and Shangfeng Liu 1*

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Recovery of protease from heat-treated crude mango peel (Mangifera indica cv. Chokanan) feedstock by expanded bed adsorption

Author: Mehrnoush Amid * and Yazid Manap

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Effect of flavonoids from tartary buckwheat on the exhaustive exercise-induced oxidative stress of mice

Author: Ming Li 1, Lin Luo 2 and Rong Yu 3*

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Technological quality of non-germinated and germinated whole wheat flour

Author: Sabrine Zambiazi da Silva *, Talita Cristina Maffei da Rosa, Dinéia Tessaro and Silvia Renata Machado Coelho

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Modelling and optimization of osmotic dehydration of sapota using response surface methodology

Author: Suchita Vikaskumar Gupta *, Bhagyashree Nivrutti Patil, Vaishali Rameshrao Wankhade, Prabhakar Mahadeorao Nimkar and Pradip Atmaram Borkar

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Production of L-lysine by Brevibacterium lactofermentum and its application in eco-friendly synthesis of gold nanoparticles using gamma radiation

Author: Ahmed I. El-Batal 1 and Roquia Al-Habib 2

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Chemical and antioxidant characterization of different apple cultivars in Chile

Author: José Antonio Yuri 1, 5*, Amalia Neira 1, Mauricio Fuentes 1, Bárbara Sáez 2, Iván Razmilic 3 and Iván Palomo 4, 5

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Understanding consumers’ purchasing intention of organic beauty products

Author: Khalil Md Nor *, Yee Yean Pink, Ameen Mahdi Al-Agaga and Dan Joon Chew

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The law of tort focusing on private nuisance in food hygiene safety towards environmental sustainability

Author: Muhammad Rizal Razman 1*, Mazlin Bin Mokhtar 1, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 1, Norul Hajar Nordin 1, Kadir Arifin 3 and Zuliskandar Ramli 4

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Evaluation of heavy metals and selenium contents in the muscle tissues of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792) in Western Anatolia

Author: Murat Yabanlı, Aykut Yozukmaz, Yunus Alparslan * and Ümit Acar

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Determination and comparison of triterpene acid, ascorbic acid and B-complex vitamins of main jujube processing products

Author: S. J. Gong 1, Z. H. Zhao 2, M. J. Liu 2*, F. Hu 1 and Y. R. Gao 1

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Oxidative stabilisation of anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) oil with pomegranate (Punica granatum) seed extract

Author: Osman Kadir Topuz

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Separation and purification of Gamma-aminobutyric acid fermentation broth by ultrafiltration

Author: Wei Zhe, Mingfeng Wang, Yupeng Gong, Liang He, Tougen Liao and Baokun Zhu *

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Effects of olive phenolics on oxidative stability of sunflower oil

Author: Ahmet L. Inanc *, Ayse B. Kurtulgan and Abdullah S. Colakoglu

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Natamycin treatment to control postharvest mold development and improve storability of citrus fruits

Author: Bensu Yiğiter 1, Fatih Onay 1, Nese Basaran Akgul 2 and Pervin Basaran Akocak 1, 3*

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Effect of different organic acids on breast quality characteristics of broilers challenged with Salmonella enterica

Author: Alaeldein M. Abudabos 1*, Gamaleldin M. Suliman 1, Abdullah H. Alyemni 2 and Abdullah N. Al-Owaimer 1

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Characterisation of Escherichia coli isolates recovered from bovine clinical and subclinical mastitic milk

Author: Abdullah A. Al-Arfaj 1, Ashgan M. Hessain 2*, Mohamed I. AlHazmi 3, Mustafa A. Gassem 3 and Moussa I. Mohamed 1

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Application of DNA technology to detect food infection with some pathogenic bacteria using 16S rDNA gene, PCR-RFLP and sequencing

Author: Mohamed Morsi Mohamed Ahmed 1, 2*, Elsayed Elsayed Hafez 2,  Mona M. Hassan 2, Hagar Abou El- Azayem Abdelrrassoul 3 and Yasser Mohamed Ahmed Mabrouk 3

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Photooxidation and antioxidant responses in the gut of sea cucumber Stichopus japonicus autolysis exposed to UVC radiation

Author: Xiufang Dong 1, Jingyu Zhang 1, Qian Xi 1, Li Liu 2, Nan Li 1, Hui Fu 1, Yu Gao 1, Xinru Fan 1 and Hang Qi 1*

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Variation in physicochemical and morphological characteristics of safou (Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H. J. Lam) fruits: Classification and identification of elite trees for industrial exploitation

Author: Alain Serges Ondo-Azi 1, Crépin Ella Missang 1*, Samuel Nsikabaka 2, Thomas Silou 2 and Jean Claude Chalchat 3

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Comparison of different pre-treatments to improve accuracy of total soluble solids content prediction models in grapes using a portable NIR spectrophotometer

Author: Silvia Arazuri 1, Belén Diezma 2, Ramón Blanco 3 and Francisco Javier García-Ramos 3*

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Survey of somatic cell count, total bacterial count and milk protein in raw milk in Tangshan city, China

Author: Liansheng Zhao 1, 2†, Baiqin Zheng 3†, Nan Zheng 2, 4, 5†, Songli Li 2, 4, 5, Han Hu 2, 4, 5, Yangdong Zhang 2, 4, 5 and Jiaqi Wang 2, 4, 5*

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Random amplified polymorphic DNA-polymerase chain reaction for molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Author: Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj 1, Ashgan Mohamed Hessain 2*, Saleh Abdullah Kabli 3, Hassan Abdullah Hemeg 4 and Ihab Mohamed Moussa 1

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Respiratory behaviour and post-harvest quality of oranges cvs Folha Murcha, Pera and Valência submitted to applications of 1-MCP

Author: Cassia Inês Lourenzi Franco Rosa 1, Edmar Clemente 2* and Auri Brackmann 3

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Response of by-products of sunflower seed processing to dilute-acid hydrolysis aiming fermentable sugar production

Author: Danielle Camargo 1*, Simone D. Gomes 1, Maria das G. de A. Felipe 2 and Luciane Sene 1

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Antioxidant activity and essential oil composition of two Chinese medicines: Dahurian angelica and Alpinia japonica root

Author: Feng-mei Zhu 1*, Bin Du 2 and Peng-bao Shi 1

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Economics of maize, soybean and cowpea processing in the northern regions of Ghana

Author: Akinola Adebayo 1*, Bussie Maziya-Dixon 2, Ayedun Bamkole 2 and Abdoulaye Tahirou 2

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Recovery of amylase from mango (Mangifera indica L. cv. Chokanan) waste using organic solvent/salt aqueous two-phase system: A potential low cost source of enzyme and purification method

Author: Mehrnoush Amid * and Yazid Manap

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Physicochemical properties of aged soybean components

Author: Neide Kiyoko Kondo Kamizake 1, Geni da Silva Varéa 2 and Sandra Helena Prudencio 3*

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Rapid and sensitive detection of residual organophosphorus pesticides in vegetables using GC with direct sampling apparatus

Author: Yiling Tian, Qinghong Hao and Huiling Li

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The development of a new product, canned mixture of dates and light red kidney beans: Evaluation of nutritional value and sensory quality

Author: Fahad Mohammed Al-Jasass 1* and Muhammad Siddiq 2

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Effect of jam processing on physicochemical properties of different fruits during storage

Author: Taha M. Rababah 1*, Majdi Al-Mahasneh 2, Muhammad Al-u’datt 1, Khalil Ereifej 1, Isra Kilani 1, Ali Almajwal 3, Susan Brewer 4, Wade Yang 5 and Saddam Awaisheh 6

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Changes in Brix, pH and total antioxidants and polyphenols of various honeys stored in different temperatures

Author: Ali Batu 1*, Rahime Ebru Aydoğmuş2, Kadir Bayrambaş3, Ali Eroğlu 3, Emrah Karakavuk 3 and Zeynep Eroğlu3

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Agriculture


Allelopathic activity of Leonurus sibiricus on different target plant species

Author: A. K. M. Mominul Islam * and Hisashi Kato-Noguchi

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Effect of gamma irradiation on indica rice callus of landraces and modern varieties

Author: Adam B. Puteh 1* and M. Monjurul Alam Mondal 1, 2

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Canola production under nitrogen fertilizer at different stages of plant growth in a crop rotation system

Author: Ali Baghdadi, Ridzwan A. Halim * and Ali Shahriari

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Research of plant production and quality on different farming systems

Author: Eugenija Baksiene , Almantas* Razukas, Danuta Romanovskaja, Jelena Titova and Liudmila Tripolskaja

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Effect of Azospirillum in association with molybdenum on enhanced biological nitrogen fixation, growth, yield and yield contributing characters of soybean

Author: Bassam Kanaan Abdul Jabbar 1, Halimi Mohd Saud 1*, Radziah Othman 2, 3, Sheikh Hasna Habib 1, Hossain Kausar 2 and Saikat Hossain Bhuiyan 4

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Growth performance and ionic composition of Chinese kale (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra L.) plants grown under saline conditions

Author: Amin Tayebi-Meigooni, Yahya Awang *, Adam Puteh, Babak Madani and Amirmahdi Khalatbari

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Protein from lucerne in animals supplement diet

Author: Eliza Gaweł1* and Mieczysław Grzelak 2

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Preparation of a direct competitive ELISA method for detecting sarafloxacin residue in poultry

Author: Hui-hui Zhang and Jin-qing Jiang *

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Requirements for the growth with regard to the space in the ridge with different potato cultivars

Author: Jošt Potrpin and Rajko Bernik

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Reduction of fuel consumption of two rotors axial flow combine harvester

Author: Liudvikas Špokas, Dainius Steponavičius * and Vidmantas Butkus

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Yield stability for selecting stable rice genotypes under diverse environments using univariate and multivariate statistical approaches

Author: Lotan Kumar Bose *, Nitiprasad Namdeorao Jambhulkar, Kanailal Pande, Onkar Nath Singh and Trilochan Mohapatra

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Flowering characters and relationship with yield of mungbean mutants

Author: M. Monjurul Alam Mondal 1, 2, Adam B. Puteh 1*, Md. Abul Kashem 3, Md. Rafiqul Islam 4, Laila Nahar 5, Zulkarami B. Berahim 6 and Hassan Hamad Hassan El-zeadani 1

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Organic acid inhibiting germination and growth of tobacco seed and soil microbial community

Author: Mao Sheng Wang 1, 2, Han Cheng Wang 2, Yong Wang 1, Yan Xia Liu 2, Jun Xiong Shi 2, Xuan Li Jiang 1* and Ji Chuan Kang 3*

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Monitoring of spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii Mats.) and assessment of the new attractant SuzukiiTrap® in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Author: Martín De los Santo Ramos 1, Arturo Bello Rivera 1, Roberto José Gómez Pauza 1,   Ricardo Hernández Pérez 2 and Teresa de Jesús Iribe Ríos 3

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Grape size classification algorithm research based on digital image

Author: Min Li 1, 2 and Qiaohua Wang 1*

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Occurrence and spatial distribution of Ganoderma species causing upper and basal stem rot in oil palm

Author: Mohd Rashid Mohd Rakib 1, Choon-Fah Joseph Bong 1*, Ahmad Khairulmazmi 1 and Abu Seman Idris 2

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Breeding for micronutrient improvements in rice (Oryza sativa L.) for better human health

Author: Muhammad Ashfaq 1*, Muhammad Saleem Haider 1, Abdus Salam Khan 2, Muhammad Ali 1, Amna Ali 1 and Urooj Mubashar 3

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A study on some characteristics of new registered triticale (X Triticosecale Wittm.) varieties (Aysehanim and Mehmetbey) in Turkey

Author: Mustafa Yildirim 1*, Hasan Gezginc 2, Ali Haydar Paksoy 2, Bekir Aktas 3, Mustafa Cakmak 4, Savas Belen 4, Necmettin Bolat 4, Ozcan Yorgancilar 4, Mesut Keser 5, Hans-Joachim Braun 6 and Wolfgang H. Pfeiffer 7

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Detection and classification on surface smudges of duck eggs based on machine vision technology

Author: Qiaohua Wang * and Caiyun Wang

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Molecular diversity of different chicken populations based on nucleotide sequencing

Author: Raed M. Al-Atiyat 1, 2* and Alaeldein M. Abudabos 1

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Combining ability studies for yield components in wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Author: Ali Ammar 1, Ahsan Irshad 1, Shoaib Liaqat 1, Rana Imtiaz Ahmad 1, Abdul Qayyum 2, Seema Mahmood 3, Etrat Noor 2, Muhammad Kashif Aziz 1, Arslan Asim 4, Syed Amir Manzoor 4* and Waqas Malik 2

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Effects of combined application of organic and chemical fertilizers on root physioecological characteristics of maize after silking

Author: Ri Song, Li Liu, Rengui Zhao, Xiwen Shao and Chunsheng Wu *

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Effects of nitrogen rates and timing of nitrogen topdressing applications on the nutritional and agronomic traits of sweet corn

Author: Ricardo Shigueru Okumura 1, Pedro Soares Vidigal Filho 2*, Carlos Alberto Scapim 2, Odair José Marques 1, Antônio Augusto Nogueira Franco 1, Renan Soares de Souza 1 and Deivid Lincoln Reche 3

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Rice yield improvement by foliar application of phytohormone

Author: Zulkarami Berahim 1, Qurban Ali Panhwar 2, Mohd Razi Ismail 1, 3*, Halimi Mohd Saud 1, 4, Md Monjurul Alam Mondal 4, Umme Aminun Naher 1 and Md Robiul Islam 1, 4

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Quantitative response of chickpea in terms of fruit setting to different time interval treatments between flower pollination and emasculation

Author: Syed Bilal Hussain 1*, Rizwan Akhtar 1, Syed Amir Manzoor 2, Hasnain Nawaz Khan 3, Muhammad Fahim Abbas 1, Muhammad Waqas Khan 1, Muhammad Shehzad 1 and Nosheen Saba 1

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Identification of Tibetan wild barley genotypes with high tolerance to low phosphorus stress

Author: Umme Aktari Nadira, Imrul Mosaddek Ahmed, Bo Zhu, Jianbin Zeng, Shengguan Cai, Feibo Wu and Guoping Zhang *

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Response of canola (Brassica napus L. var. oleifera Moench.) to the use of biofertilizer from swine farming at different groundwater levels

Author: Willian Cézar Nadaletti *, Reinaldo Aparecido Bariccatti, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza, Jair Antônio da Cruz Siqueira, Jhonatas Antonelli, Paulo Cremonez, Eduardo Rossi and Alvaro Mari Junior

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Advances in studies on nitrogen redundancy in winter wheat and summer maize rotation system in China

Author: Bei-jing Tian 1, Zhi-kao Sun 1, Qi Lin 1, Chang-xing Zhao 1*, Xu-rong Mei 1, 2*, Xiang-xia Meng 1, Yue-fu Wang 1 and Yi-guo Liu 1

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Agriculture reform in Taiwan from a leisure farm visitors’ perspective

Author: Ming Liu 1* and Yung-Lin Wu 2

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Role of small-scale dairy sector in food security and poverty alleviation

Author: Raed M. Al-Atiyat 1, 2

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Chemical characterization of Sideritis perfoliata L. essential oil and its fumigant toxicity against two pest insects

Author: Salih Karabörklü

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In situ ruminal dry matter and protein degradabilities and fermentation characteristicsof alfalfa silage in comparison with alfalfa hay – protein metabolism of alfalfa as hay or silage in rumen

Author: YuJia Tian g, WenMing Huang g, XiaoFeng Xu, ShengLi Li * and Geoff Kirton

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Dried artichoke bracts in rabbit nutrition: Effects on performance and apparent digestibility

Author: Sihem Dabbou 1, 3*, Pier Giorgio Peiretti 2, Francesco Gai 2, Samia Dabbou Fekih 1, Luca Rotolo 3, Ahmed Noureddine Helal 1, 4, Ivo Zoccarato 3 and Laura Gasco 3

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Effect of using organic acids to substitute antimicrobial growth promoters on broiler chickens performance

Author: Alaeldein M. Abudabos 1*, Saud I. Al-Mufarrej 1, Abdullah H. Alyemni 2, Hany M. Yehia 3, Abdul Rahman Garelnabi 1 and Masoud N. Alotybi 1

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal application to improve growth and tolerance of processing tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller) under drought stress

Author: Bin Wang, Zhaoqun Yao, Sifeng Zhao *, Kaifa Guo, Jie Sun and Hui Zhang

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Fruit and oil quality of olive (Olea europaea L.) under different irrigation regimes and harvest times in south eastern Australia

Author: Ketema Tilahun Zeleke 1, 3* and Jamie Ayton 2, 3

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Progress and constraints of dry direct-seeded rice in China

Author: Hongyan Liu, Hussain Saddam, Manman Zheng, Liming Sun, Fahad Shah, Jianliang Huang, Kehui Cui and Lixiao Nie *

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Dependence of mobile humus substances formation on green manure plant species and their incorporation time

Author: Liudmila Tripolskaja 1*, Alvyra Slepetiene 2, Danuta Romanovskaja 1, Almantas Razukas 1 and Eugenija Bakšienė 1

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Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin isolates against Bemisia tabaci Genn. (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) based on laboratory and field efficacies

Author: Mohammad S. Al-alawi *, Maher Obiedat and Reem Abbasi

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Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships in Citrus rootstocks using PCR- based RAPD markers

Author: Muhammad Babar 1, Syed Bilal Hussain 2*, Muhammad Javed 2, Raheela Waheed 1, Shagufta Akhter 1, Fozia Bibi 1, Rifat Salahuddin 1, Muhammad Ali 1, Farrukh Naveed 2 and Hasnain Nawaz Khan 3

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi diversity in maize under different soil managements and seed treatment with fungicide

Author: Murilo Castelli 1, Regiane Cristina Urcoviche 1, Régio Márcio Toesca Gimenes 2  and Odair Alberton 1, 2*

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Emission of CO2 and N2O from maize-soybean rotations under five long-term fertilizer regimes in northeastern China

Author: Yun Fa Qiao 1, Xiao Zeng Han 1, Timothy A. Doane 2 and Shu Jie Miao 1*

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Sustainability of wheat-corn rotation system under various long-term fertilizations in the Huang-Huai-Hai plain of China

Author: Sheng-wei Nie 1*, A. Egrinya Eneji 2, Shao-min Huang 1, Shui-qing Zhang 1, Qiao-ping Zhang 1, De-jun Bao 1 and Dou-dou Guo 1

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Provincial agricultural carbon emissions in China: Calculation, efficiency change and convergence test

Author: Xian-rong Wu 1, 2, Jun-biao Zhang 1, 2*, Asela Kumudu Kulatunga 3 and Yun Tian 1, 2

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Relationship between drought resistance and AhNCED1 expression in peanut varieties from four provinces in China

Author: Yanping Chen, Ling Li *, Pengwei Hu, Jinli He, Zhiwei Ru, Bo Hu and Liangchen Su

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Impact of fertilization and sowing time on formation of productivity seedling elements of Festulolium

Author: Jolanta Leliūnienė1*, Giedrė Samuolienė 2, Evaldas Klimas 1 and Pavelas Duchovskis 1, 2

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Bagging of bunches with different materials influences yield and quality of Rothana date palm fruit

Author: Alaa El-Din Khalil Omar 1, 2*, Adel Mohamed Al-Saif 1 and Mahmoud Abd El-Aziz Ahmed 1, 3

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Metaxenic effects as related to male palm (Phoenix dactylifera and Phoenix canariensis), yield and quality of Khalas fruit

Author: Alaa El-Din Khalil Omar 1, 2*, Rashed Sultan Al-Obeed 1 and Mahmoud Abd El-Aziz Ahmed 1, 3

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Relationships of cold resistance and soluble carbohydrates in nine alfalfa cultivars in Northern China

Author: Zhifeng Wang 1, 2, Zhijian Li 1*, Yunfei Yang 1, Jianling Zhu 1, Lijuan Zhang 1, Yanmei Liu 1 and Junfeng Wang 1

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Effect of water stress at different development stages on the corn yield

Author: Ali Beyhan Uçak *, İbrahim Cerit and Sait Aykanat

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The potential for the improvement of carotenoid level in potato – effect of the genotype and environment

Author: Beata Tatarowska 1*, Dorota Milczarek 1, Henryka Jakuczun 1, Anna Stochmal 2, Łukasz Pecio 2 and Bogdan Flis 1

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Applying molecular tools for improving livestock performance: From DNA markers to next generation sequencing technologies

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