Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 12, Issue 2,2014
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 12, Issue 2, 2014

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1-5

Variations on soymilk components during fermentation by Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains

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

6-10

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

Chinfu Chou 1 *, Tsaifa Yen 2, Chengta Li 3

11-14

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

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

15-19

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

Peter Olutope Fayemi, Voster Muchenje *

20-23

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

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

24-29

Control of egg contamination with enteric Salmonella using plant extracts

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

30-34

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

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

35-39

Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of Eryngium kotschyi and Eryngium maritimum

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

40-50

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

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

51-54

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

Gorkem Yalcin *, Ozlem Sogut

55-59

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

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

60-65

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

Hasan Tanguler 1, Gulden Gunes 2, Huseyin Erten 2 *

66-69

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

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

70-73

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

Jin-qing Jiang

74-77

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

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

78-81

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

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 *, Noemí Cárdenas-Rodríguez 1 *

82-84

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

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

85-88

Comparative nutritional assessment of selected leafy vegetables

Muinat Nike Lewu, Learnmore Kambizi *

89-92

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

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

93-100

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

Cristiana Peano, Vincenzo Girgenti *, Nicole Roberta Giuggioli

101-106

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

Petra Hlásná Čepková 1 *, Zdislava Dvořáková 1, Dagmar Janovská 2, Iva Viehmannová 1

107-110

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

Amid Mehrnoush *, Yazid Manap

111-113

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

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

114-117

Electric field enhancement of macadamia drying

Tuangsap Jongjaipak, Songchai Wiriyaumpaiwong *, Juckamas Laohavanich

118-123

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

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, Shangfeng Liu 1 *

124-127

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

Mehrnoush Amid *, Yazid Manap

128-131

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

Ming Li 1, Lin Luo 2, Rong Yu 3*

132-134

Technological quality of non-germinated and germinated whole wheat flour

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

135-140

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

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

141-149

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

Ahmed I. El-Batal 1, Roquia Al-Habib 2

150-154

Chemical and antioxidant characterization of different apple cultivars in Chile

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

155-159

Understanding consumers’ purchasing intention of organic beauty products

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

160-164

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

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

165-168

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

Murat Yabanlı, Aykut Yozukmaz, Yunus Alparslan *, Ümit Acar

169-173

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

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

174-178

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

Osman Kadir Topuz

179-183

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

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

184-187

Effects of olive phenolics on oxidative stability of sunflower oil

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

188-192

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

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

193-197

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

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

198-201

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

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

202-206

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

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

207-211

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

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

212-217

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

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

218-223

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

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

224-228

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

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, Jiaqi Wang 2, 4, 5*

229-231

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

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

232-238

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

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

239-246

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

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

247-251

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

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

252-258

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

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

259-262

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

Mehrnoush Amid *, Yazid Manap

263-268

Physicochemical properties of aged soybean components

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

269-271

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

Yiling Tian, Qinghong Hao, Huiling Li

272-276

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

Fahad Mohammed Al-Jasass 1 *, Muhammad Siddiq 2

277-280

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

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, Saddam Awaisheh 6

281-285

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

Ali Batu 1 *, Rahime Ebru Aydoğmuş 2, Kadir Bayrambaş 3, Ali Eroğlu 3, Emrah Karakavuk 3, Zeynep Eroğlu 3

286-289

Allelopathic activity of Leonurus sibiricus on different target plant species

A. K. M. Mominul Islam *, Hisashi Kato-Noguchi

290-291

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

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

292-295

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

Ali Baghdadi, Ridzwan A. Halim *, Ali Shahriari

296-301

Research of plant production and quality on different farming systems

Eugenija Bakšiene *, Almantas Razukas, Danuta Romanovskaja, Jelena Titova, Liudmila Tripolskaja

302-306

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

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

307-313

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

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

314-319

Protein from lucerne in animals supplement diet

Eliza Gaweł 1 *, Mieczysław Grzelak 2

320-322

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

Hui-hui Zhang, Jin-qing Jiang *

323-328

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

Jošt Potrpin, Rajko Bernik

329-333

Reduction of fuel consumption of two rotors axial flow combine harvester 

Liudvikas Špokas, Dainius Steponavičius *, Vidmantas Butkus

334-339

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

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

340-343

Flowering characters and relationship with yield of mungbean mutants

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, Hassan Hamad Hassan El-zeadani 1

344-348

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

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

349-355

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

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

356-359

Grape size classification algorithm research based on digital image

Min Li 1, 2, Qiaohua Wang 1*

360-364

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

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

365-369

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

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

370-374

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

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, Wolfgang H. Pfeiffer 7

375-378

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

Qiaohua Wang *, Caiyun Wang

379-382

Molecular diversity of different chicken populations based on nucleotide sequencing

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

383-386

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

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*, Waqas Malik 2

387-390

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

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

391-398

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

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, Deivid Lincoln Reche 3

399-404

Rice yield improvement by foliar application of phytohormone

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, Md Robiul Islam 1, 4

405-407

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

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, Nosheen Saba 1

408-414

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

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

415-417

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

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, Alvaro Mari Junior

418-422

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

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, Yi-guo Liu 1

423-426

Agriculture reform in Taiwan from a leisure farm visitors’ perspective

Ming Liu 1*, Yung-Lin Wu 2

427-433

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

Raed M. Al-Atiyat 1, 2

434-437

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

Salih Karabörklü

438-442

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

YuJia Tian , WenMing Huang , XiaoFeng Xu, ShengLi Li *, Geoff Kirton

443-446

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

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, Laura Gasco 3

447-451

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

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

452-457

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

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

458-464

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

Ketema Tilahun Zeleke 1, 3*, Jamie Ayton 2, 3

465-472

Progress and constraints of dry direct-seeded rice in China

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

473-477

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

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

478-481

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

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

482-485

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

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, Hasnain Nawaz Khan 3

486-491

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

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

492-497

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

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

498-502

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

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

503-508

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

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

509-514

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

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

515-519

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

Jolanta Leliūnienė 1*, Giedrė Samuolienė 2, Evaldas Klimas 1, Pavelas Duchovskis 1, 2

520-522

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

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

523-525

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

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

526-530

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

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

531-535

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

Ali Beyhan Uçak *, İbrahim Cerit, Sait Aykanat

536-540

The potential for the improvement of carotenoid level in potato - Effect of the genotype and environment

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

541-553

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

Jamal Sabir 1, Mohamed Mutwakil 1, Amr El-Hanafy 1, 2, Ahmed Al-Hejin 1, Mahmoud Abdel Sadek 1, Mohamed Abou-Alsoud 1, Muhammad Qureshi 1, Kulvinder Saini 1, Mohamed Ahmed 1, 2*

554-558

The responses of two pea genotypes to Nod factors (LCOs) treatment

Janusz Podleśny 1, Jerzy Wielbo 2, Anna Podleśna 1*,Dominika Kidaj 2

559-565

Greenhouse gas emissions and agronomic performances were affected by different irrigation methods in rice field

Wenzhu Jiang 1†, Xiuqin Fang 2†, Zhen Huang 1, Zhengdao Chen 1, Wuyan Xiang 1, Mojun Chen 1, Shuanglei Yang 1, Xinglin Du 1*

566-569

The estimation model of inside temperature of lean-to type solar greenhouses with polycarbonate sheeting in summer

Lihui Wang 1*, Weiye Zhou 2, Jia Dong 2, Yong Zhang 2

570-572

The effect of different levels of expanded blood meal on the production performance and cecal microorganisms for growing geese

Chang-zhong Liu

573-578

Study the effect of urea molasses multinutrient block on fattening cattle

Haili Li 1*, Zihua Hou 1, Qi Yang 2, Qinfan Li 3, Keling Wang 1, Limin Lang 1, Ping Lin 1, Jianlin Li 1, Jianhua Wang 3

579-586

Effect of diluted wastewater and irrigation systems on the yield and contamination of vegetable crops in arid region

Khaled S. Balkhair 1*, Fathy S. El-Nakhlawy 2, Samir G. Al-Solimani 2, Saleh M. Ismail 2

587-590

Morphological and agronomical characterisation of Sicilian bottle gourd Lagenaria siceraria (Mol.) Standley

Leo Sabatino *, Giovanni Iapichino, Filippo Vetrano, Fabio D’Anna

591-598

Evaluation of the potential genotoxicity of antibiotics alternative probiotics used in livestock and poultry

Mohammed Hamed Zeiny Mutwakil 1, Jamal Sabir Mohamed Sabir 1, Saleha Yahya Mohamed Al Akilli 1, Aida Ibrahim El Makawy 2, Mohamed Morsi Mohamed Ahmed 1, 3*

599-604

The effect of cutting interval on yield and nutrient composition of different plant fractions of Moringa oleifera tree

Nasrin Sultana 1, 2, Abd Razak Alimon 1*, Khan Shahidul Haque 2, Awis Qurni Sazili 1, Halimatun Yaakub 1, S.M. Jahangir Hossain 2

605-608

Analysis of high molecular weight glutenin subunits in a core collection of drought resistant wheat varieties

Ping Mu, Jinqiu Zhang, Hongsheng Zhang, Qi Lin *

609-613

Optimisation of management practices to improve cotton fibre quality under irrigated arid environment

Shakeel Ahmad *, Ilyas Raza

614-619

Promising genotypes of common bean in relation to grain yield and resistance to anthracnose in Maringa and Umuarama counties 

Juliana Parisotto Poletine *, Maria Celeste Gonçalves-Vidigal, Gislaine Kelly Coimbra, Leonel Moiana, Pedro Soares Vidigal Filho, Gisele Figueiredo Lacanallo, Sandra Aparecida de Lima Castro

620-625

Impact of abiotic salt stress on some metabolic activities of Ephedra alata Decne

Abdulaziz A. Alqarawi 1, Elsayed F. Abd Allah 1*, Abeer Hashem 2, Asma A. Al Huqail 2, Abdulaziz A. Al Sahli 2

626-629

Single-point mutation as a molecular tool for preparation of recombinant vaccine against Caseous Lymphadenitis

Ihab Mohamed Moussa 1*, Ashgan Mohamed Hessain 2, 3, Hassan Abdullah Hemeg 4, Salha Abdelkareem Selim 3

630-634

Analysing the economic impact of Albanian Savings and Credit Union on the farming activities in rural Albania

Jonida Bou Dib (Lekocaj) *, Julian Lekocaj, Mariana Nikolla, Engjell Skreli

635-639

Genetic diversity for mineral content and photosynthetic pigments in local bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) populations

Sali Aliu 1, Imer Rusinovci 1, Bekim Gashi 3, Hans Peter Kaul 2, Ludvik Rozman 4,Shukri Fetahu 1

640-647

Sowing time of popcorn under supplementary irrigation in the second season in Parana State, Brazil

Odair J. Marques *, Pedro S. Vidigal Filho, Carlos A. Scapim, Antonio A. N. Franco, Ricardo S. Okumura, Deivid L. Reche, Alberto Y. Numoto

648-654

The relationship between guanidino acetic acid and dietary metabolizable energy level on broiler’s performance

Alaeldein M. Abudabos 1*, Fuad Saleh 2, Andreas Lemme 3, Hana A. H. Zakaria 4

655-660

Alternative protein sources to soybean meal in pig diets

Panagiota Florou-Paneri 1*, Efterpi Christaki 1, Ilias Giannenas 1, Eleftherios Bonos 1, Ioannis Skoufos 2, Anastasios Tsinas 2, Athina Tzora 2, Jian Peng 3

661-665

Influences of different fertilizing strategies of continuous cropping on lettuce yield, soil nutrients and enzymatic activities in greenhouse cultivation

Jun-Xia Wu, Yuan-Hua Dong *, Jian-Gang Li, Jia-Feng Jiang

666-668

A new mathematical drying model for paddy rice via thermal imaging

Mahboubeh Farid 1*, Siti Khairunniza-Bejo 1, Farshad Vesali 2, Yong Jyuking 1

669-675

Fruit quality during ripening of Colombian guava (Psidium guajava L.) grown at different altitudes

María Elena Solarte 1, 2, Luz Marina Melgarejo 1*, Orlando Martínez 1, María Soledad Hernández 1, Juan Pablo Fernández-Trujillo 3

676-679

Impact of modern irrigation practices on farm productivity in arid regions of Pakistan

Nadia Baig 1, Amir Haider Malik 1, Arif Alam 2*, Himayatuallah Khan 3, Mohamad Esham 4

680-687

Utilisation of an agrodrench inoculation method for tomato yellow leaf curl virus

Dina Abaza 1, 2, Hmoud Al-Debei 1, Ghandi Anfoka 3, Anders Kvarnheden 4, Ayed Al-Abdallat 1, 2*

688-691

Influence of plant spacing and sowing time on yield of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)

Ali Baghdadi, Ridzwan A. Halim *, Alireza Nasiri, Izham Ahmad, Farzad Aslani

692-696

Various plant development parameters for strawberries grown in soilless culture

Nafiye Adak 1*, Mustafa Pekmezci 2

697-700

Effectiveness of different phytohormones on grain filling and yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) under drought stress

B. Zulkarami 1, I. Mohd Razi 1, 2*, M. S. Halimi 1, 3, M. A. Mondal 2, Q. A. Panhwar 4, M. Robiul Islam 1, 5

701-705

Changes in cation migration in luvisol resulting from the application of different forms of mineral fertilizers 

Liudmila Tripolskaja *, Ingrida Verbyliene, Almantas Razukas, Eugenija Bakšienė, Gvidas Sidlauskas

706-709

Mobile device usage to highlight the value of a Vitis vinifera L. germplasm collection

Mario Pagano, Alessandra Zombardo *, Paolo Valentini, Paolo Storchi

710-717

Regional agricultural disparities in the context of the Europe 2020 strategy

Romeo Victor Ionescu

718-724

Genetic evaluation and linkage studies among the economic traits of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) under arid conditions

Shoaib Liaqat 1, Abdul Qayyum 1, Rao Wali Muhammad 2*, Amir Hamza 2, Malik Yousaf 3, Jahangir Shah 3, Mumtaz Hussain 3, Bashir Ahmad 3, Ahsan Irshad 1, Rana Imtiaz Ahmed 1, Etrat Noor 1, Waqas Malik 1, Ali Ammar 4, Seema Mahmood 5, Muhammad Kashif Aziz 4, Muhammad Qadir Ahmad 1, Noor Samad Naseer 2

725-730

Effects of water stress and nutrient deficiency on ethylene synthesis in harvested broccoli

Chengrong Wang, Shaolan Yang, Yan Liu, Xinfu Zhang, Ran Wang *

731-734

Technological and nutritional quality of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) cultivars infested by Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)

Sabrine Zambiazi da Silva 1*, Luis Francisco Angeli Alves 2, Silvia Renata Machado Coelho 3, Dinéia Tessaro 4

735-740

Growth and yield improvement of rice with osmotic and hormonal priming

Isiaka Kareem 1, 2, Mohd Razi Ismail 2, 3, Adam Puteh 3, Anuar Abdul Rahim 4, H. Kausar 2*

741-746

Heat stress effects on yield parameters of selected rice cultivars at reproductive growth stages

Mohammad Taghi Karbalaei Aghamolki 1, Mohd Khanif Yusop 1*, Fateh Chand Oad 1, Hamed Zakikhani 1, Hawa Zee Jaafar 2, Sharifh Kharidah 3, Mohamed Hanafi Musa 1

747-751

Effect of  poultry and cow manures on yield, quality and seed production of two alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) cultivars under natural saline environment of western Saudi Arabia

Awad Osman Abusuwar *, Ihsanullah Daur

752-761

Review of modern strategies to enhance livestock genetic performance: From molecular markers to next-generation sequencing technologies in goats

Muhammad Iqbal Qureshi 1, Jamal Sabir 1,Mohamed Mutwakil 1, Amr Abd Mooti El Hanafy 1, 2*, Hassan El Ashmaoui 1, 3, Hassan Ramadan 1, 3, Yasir Anwar 1, Mahmoud Abdel Sadek 1, Mohamed Abou-Alsoud 1, Kulvinder Singh Saini 1, Mohamed Morsi Ahmed 1, 2

762-765

A method for prediction of the van Genuchten water retention curve

Chunming Chi

766-769

Geochemical background for watershed managing obtained in eutroferric Red Latosol

Carlos R. Juchen 1*, Marcio A. Vilas Boas 2, Cristiano Poleto 3, Mauricio Macedo 4

770-774

Collection and preliminary characterisation of native turfgrass accessions of Cynodon dactylon L. in the Mediterranean area

Giovanna Potenza 1*, Simonetta Fascetti 1, Donato Castronuovo 1, Stella Lovelli 1, Michele Perniola 1, Roberto Viggiani 1, Roberta Rossi 2, Vito Marchione 3, Vincenzo Candido 1

775-780

Seasonal variation of the chemical composition of false scad Caranx rhonchus (G, 1817) from the Tunisian coast

Ilhem Ketata Khitouni 1, Nourhene Boudhrioua Mihoubi 2, Abderrahman Bouain 1, Faouzi Ben Rebah 3*

781-785

The place and role of human capital in the implementation of the sustainable strategy - Europe 2020

Alunica V. Morariu *, Carmen Năstase, Mihaela Bîrsan, Carmen-Emilia Chaşovschi

786-792

Application of the response surface methodology for optimisation of biological nutrient removal from slaughterhouse effluents

Juliana Bortoli Rodrigues Mees 1*, Simone Damasceno Gomes 2, Sílvio César Sampaio 2, Salah Din Mahmud Hasan 3, Gisele Maria Brod Caldereiro 1,Cláudia Saramago de Carvalho Marques dos Santos Cordovil 4

793-796

Isolation and characterisation of PAH-biodegrading marine bacteria

Sulaiman Ali Alharbi 1*, M. E. Zayed 1, Arunachalam Chinnathambi 1, Naiyf S. Alharbi 1, Milton Wainwright 1, 2

797-801

The influence of reduced tillage, subsoiling and ploughing systems on selected soil characteristics

Borivoj Sarapatka 1*, Ladislav Cap 1, Barbora Badalikova 2, Jaroslava Bartlova 2, Lubica Pospisilova 3, Vitezslav Hybler 3

802-807

Fruit quality of 12 provenances of Idesia polycarpa in China

Li Dai, Yanmei Wang, Zhen Liu *, Fei Li, Haiyang Wang

808-810

Impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the environment and human health

Aynur Demir

811-814

Technical and economic analysis of household solid waste recycling and energy production for Turkey

Durmus Kaya

815-820

Effects of drip irrigation on Berberis thunbergii ‘Atropurpurea Nana’ 

Elif Bayramoğlu 1*, Ahmet Ertek 2

821-824

Factors influencing lodging intention in rural area in Taiwan

Tsai-Fa Yen 1, Rebecca H. Chung 2*

825-830

The effect of forest woody plant diversity on the resistance to plant diseases and insect pests

Wenfan Wang 1, 2, 3, Defu Chi 1*, Songyan Tian 1, 3, Suyu Liang 1, 3, Xiaocan Li 1

831-835

Performance of an updraft rice husk gasifier system for powering village rice mills in the Philippines

Elmer Granadozo Bautista 1, Masanori Saito 2, Manuel Jose C. Regalado 3

836-838

Effect of soil nitrogen on crambe seeded directly over different cover crops

Fabíola Tomassoni *, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos, Doglas Bassegio, Luiz Antônio Zanão Junior, Deonir Secco, Samuel Nelson Melegari De Souza, Willian Cézar Nadaleti, Paulo André Cremonez, Eduardo De Rossi, Jhonatas Antonelli

839-844

Valuation of forest resources based on literature search analysis on China status

Changyan Yuan, Zhiyong Li *, Jian Gao

845-850

Detection of heavy metal contamination in greasy grouper (Epinephelus tauvina) and striped mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) from Al-Hodeidah, Red Sea coast of Yemen

Hassan Heba 1*, Osama Abuzinadah 1, Mahfouz Al-Hamadi 2, Anas Al-Nedhary 2, Isam Abu Zeid 1, Kulvinder Saini 1, Abdelrahman Farajalla 1, Mohamed Morsi Ahmed 1, 3

851-854

Physiological responses of Pachysandra terminalis to long-term road de-icing salt application

Jin-Hee Ju 1, Sun-Young Lee 1, Yong-Han Yoon 1, Hyun-Kyu Kang 2*

855-860

Leaching and residual effects of oxadiazon as a function of the movement of water depth application and incorporation of soil organic matter

Kassio Ferreira Mendes 1*, Marcelo Rodrigues dos Reis 1, Ana Karollyna Alves de Matos 2, Miriam Hiroko Inoue 3, Roque de Carvalho Dias 1, Cláudio Pagotto Ronchi 1

861-866

Implementation of the fire safety programme: A case study on the oil and gas industry in Terengganu

Kadir Arifin 1*, Fauzana Mustaffa 1, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2, Muhammad Rizal Razman 3, Kadaruddin Aiyub 1, Mohd Hafiidz Jaafar 1

867-872

Silica fume capitalisation for polymer concrete obtained: Multiple response optimizations of mechanical characteristics using RSM 

Marinela Barbuta 1, Daniel Lepadatu 1, Sorin Mihai Cimpeanu 2, Roxana Dana Bucur 3*

873-878

Changes in soil respiration due to long-term application of organic and mineral fertilizers

Yunfa Qiao 1 *, Xiaozeng Han 1, Lucas C. R. Silva 2, Shujie Miao 2

879-885

Cadmium-induced changes in leaf nutrient concentrations in sugarcane

Libia I. Trejo-Téllez 1, Fernando C. Gómez-Merino 2*, Laura Y. Rivera-Olivares 1, Olga Tejeda-Sartorius 3

886-888

Comparative efficacy of HEIS in growing commercially important forest hardwoods

Muhammad Zubair 1*, Din Muhammad Zahid 1, Syed Bilal Hussain 1, Wasif Nouman 1, Muhammad Safdar Balouch 2, Ahmad Hussain 3, Muhammad Imran Mehmood 1, Syed Amir Manzoor 1

889-891

Application of electrodialysis for treatment of a condensate from fertilizer production

Lubomir Machuca 1*, Jan David 2, Vit Fara 3

892-896

Methodology developed for the removal of hydrogen sulfide from biogas using iron III

Luiza Beatriz Haas *, Reinaldo Aparecido Bariccatti, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza, Cleber Antonio Lindino, Jair Antonio Cruz Siqueira, Camilo Freddy Mendoza Morejon, Helton Aparecido Rosa

897-903

Proposal for a simple method of structural calculation for ordinary earthen buildings in rural areas

Matteo Barbari, Massimo Monti, Giuseppe Rossi, Stefano Simonini *, Francesco Sorbetti Guerri

904-909

Simple methods and tools to determine the mechanical strength of adobe in rural areas

Matteo Barbari, Massimo Monti, Giuseppe Rossi, Stefano Simonini *, Francesco Sorbetti Guerri

910-915

The conceptual framework for the quality of life urban village inhabitants’ assessment

Mohamad Shaharudin Samsurijan 1, Azahan Awang 1, Kadir Arifin 1*, Kadarudin Aiyub 1, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2, Muhammad Rizal Razman 3

916-921

Assessment of clonal fidelity of micro-propagated Lagunaria patersonii plants by TRAP and SSR markers

Naglaa Mohamed Esmaiel 1, Adel Ahmed Elshafei 2, 3, Adel Moustafa Zakri 2, Abdullah Abdlulaziz Al-Doss 2, Mohamed Najeb Barakat 2, 4*

922-925

Spatiotemporal analysis of vegetation change in Himalayan foothills, a case from Machiara National Park, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Muhammad Ejaz Ul Islam Dar 1*, Sajjad Ahmad 2, Tariq Habib 1, Hamayum Shaheen 1, Muhammad Altaf Hussain 3*

926-931

Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) within the international governance and legal system towards sustainable development: A case study of the Montreal Protocol with reference on power approach

Muhammad Rizal Razman 1*, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2, Kadir Arifin 3, Zuliskandar Ramli 4

932-938

Assessments of biodiversity of ornamental Ficus species based on EST markers and morphological traits

Naglaa Mohamed Esmaiel 1, Kamal Fouad Abdellateif 2, Samah Mohamed Mahmoud Eldemery 3, Adel Moustafa Zakri 4, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Doss 4, Mohamed Najeb Barakat 4, 5*

939-942

Variability of photosynthetic parameters of five species in a temperate meadow in eastern Inner Mongolia

Nina Chen 1, 2, Anzhi Wang 1, Changjie Jin 1, Fenghui Yuan 1, Jiabing Wu 1, Dexin Guan 1*, Zenghua Yu 2, Shuting Li 2

943-949

A comprehensive characterization of ash from Romania thermal power plant

Roxana Dana Bucur 1, Carmen Cimpeanu 2, Marinela Barbuta 3*, Gabriela Ciobanu 4, Gigel Paraschiv 5, Maria Harja 4*

950-957

An analysis of the impact of rapid urbanization on terrestrial ecosystem service values on the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China

Peng Meng 1, 2*, Jinmin Hao 1, 2, Dong Ai 1, 2, Ning Zhou 1, 2

958-962

Screening of indigenous weed extracts against Fusarium solani with an emphasis to soil fertility-related microbial activities

Rashid Mahmood 1*, Memona Naseer 1, Ahmad A. Shahid 1, Anam Usmani 1, Anser Ali 2

963-971

Growth and flowering response of chrysanthemum cultivars to Alar and slow-release fertilizer in an outdoor environment

Abdul-Wasea Asrar 1, Khalid Elhindi 1, 2*, Eslam Abdel-Salam 1

972-978

A facilitated and environment-friendly method for screening low-Cd cultivars among leafy vegetables

Kun Zhang 1, 2, Wei Kong 2, Jiangang Yuan 1, Ying Yi 2, Zhongyi Yang 1*

979-981

Food habits of snakehead, Channa striatus (Bloch), in the lotic streams of Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Sarker Mohammad Nurul Amin *, Roushon Ara, Hafiz Mohammad, Aziz Arshad

982-985

Soil respiration in a high-elevation subalpine forest in China

Shuzheng Luo 1, 2, Guohua Liu 1*, Chanjuan Hu 1, Zongshan Li 1

986-991

Effects of deforestation on physicochemical properties and microbial population of soils in a South-East Asian tropical forest

Sohag Miah 1, 2*, Umme Habiba 1, S. M. Sirajul Haque 1, Wahhida Shumi 3, 4, Arifin Abdu 5, 6, Nor Aini Ab. Shukor 5, 6, Md. Aktar Hossain 1, 5*

992-997

Inactivation effect of low pressure UV collimated beam irradiation on marine microalgae

Zi-Xi Wang 1*, Xiang Xing 3, Wen-jun Sun 2*, Li-Qing Ma 1, Jing-Hui Zhao 4

998-1000

Determination of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables in Konya city

Sukru Dursun 1, 2*, Hafize Nagehan (Ucan) Köysüren 2

1001-1009

Evaluation of the relationship between the characteristics of park visitors, their expectations from parks and use preference: The sample of Malatya city, Turkey

Tahsin Yılmaz 1, Bülent Yılmaz 2, Atilla Atik 2*, Fürüzan Aslan 2

1010-1012

Environmental pollution and improvement measures of electrical production enterprises in operating period

Tingyan Xing 1*, Shaohua Xing 2

1013-1024

Application of the travel cost method to measure the urban forest park’s recreational value with first-visit satisfaction taken into account

Wan-Yu Liu 1*, Chyi-Rong Chiou 2, Jiunn-Cheng Lin 3

1025-1029

Effects of biological soil crusts on soil air permeability in semi-arid environment on the Loess Plateau of China

Weihua Wang 1, Quanjiu Wang 2, 3*

1030-1032

Factorial planning and surface response methodology in oxidative stability evaluation of biodiesel blends from soybean, crambe, babassu and swine fat

Willian Cézar Nadaletti 1, 2*, Reinaldo Aparecido Bariccatti 1, Helton José Alves 1, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza 1, Jhonatas Antonelli 1, Paulo Cremonez 1, Paulo Belli Filho 2, Alvaro Mari Junior 1

1033-1035

Estimating osmotic potential from electrical conductivity for solutions/extracts in salt-affected soils using an universal equation

Xu Liu, Chunming Chi *

1036-1044

Landscape design for outdoor leisure spaces at nursing homes: A case study of Taiwan Suang-Lien Elderly Centre

Tseng-Wei Chao 1*, Chang-Wei Chai 2, Yi-Kai Juan 1

1045-1053

Development of soil physicochemical properties of reclaimed croplands in a large opencast mining area on the Loess Plateau

Yingui Cao 1, 2, Zhongke Bai 1, 2*, Zhongqiu Zhao 1, 2, Gengjie Zhang 1, 2, Wei Zhou 1, 2, Jinman Wang 1, 2, Ming Jing 1, Xuejiao Song 1

1054-1060

Analysis on environmental impact for cotton economic in Tarim River Basin, Northwest China

Yufang Zhang *, Degang Yang

1061-1065

X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence of clay and soil samples in sub district of Bujang and Merbok, Kedah, Malaysia

Zuliskandar Ramli 1*, Nik Hassan Shuhaimi Nik Abdul Rahman 1, Jamaluddin Md. Jahi 1, Muhammad Rizal Razman 2, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2, Hossein Sarhaddi Dadian 3

1066-1071

Determination of groundwater pollution status around Konya main discharge canal

Osman Mucevher 1, Sukru Dursun 2, 5*, Kemal Duyan 1, Erol Kucukasci 3, Feti Kirtis 1, Cenk Gungor 4

1072-1079

Isolation and identification of antimicrobial Actinomycetes strains from Saudi environment

Saleh Mohamed Al-Garni 1, Jamal Sabir M. Sabir 1, Amr Abd El Mooti El Hanafy 1, 2*, Saleh Abdulla Kabli 1, Dina Awad Al-Twiley 1, Mohamed Morsi Ahmed 1, 2

1080-1082

Germination of Crambe abyssinica seeds under different doses and forms of swine wastewater application

Alvaro Mari Junior *, Elisandro Pires Frigo, Angelo Gabriel Mari, Ana Claudia Cabral, Carlos Henrique Fornasari, Reginaldo Ferreira dos Santos, Deonir Secco, Willian Cézar Nadaletti

1083-1086

Geoprocessing as a tool for verifying the suitability of soils at the disposal of swine wastewater

Alvaro Mari Junior, Elisandro Pires Frigo, Angelo Gabriel Mari, Ana Claudia Cabral, Jonathan Dieter, Akim Vladimir Theodorovitz, Willian Cézar Nadaletti

1087-1091

Comparison of morphological features of Setaria pumila, grown in ex situ conditions

Asta Klimienė, Rimanta Vainorienė

1092-1096

Recreational use value of Tuz Lake in Turkey

Aynur Demir

1097-1099

Zinc detoxification and tolerance in alfalfa

Hui-Ping Dai, Hua Zhao *, San-Qiao Wu, Hai Jiang

1100-1104

Water resources in Malaysia: Issues and challenges

Ferdoushi Ahmed 1*, Chamhuri Siwar 1, Rawshan Ara Begum 2

1105-1109

Ecological characteristics of truffles growing in Denizli Province, Turkey

Kutret Gezer 1, Oğuzhan Kaygusuz 1*, Ali Çelik 1, Mustafa Işiloğlu 2

1110-1117

Spatial distribution and release of phosphorus in purple soils in the water fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir

Limin Ma*, Panpan Yang, Jia Zhou, Xiaojing Sun

1118-1120

Characteristics and biogas potential of extended aeration activated sewage sludge 

Volkan Çoban 1*, Selman Çağman 1, Muharrem Eyidoğan 1, Durmuş Kaya 2

1121-1127

Non-additive effects of masson pine and broadleaved tree species litters on decomposition and nutrient release in montane forest

Wen Fang 1, 2, Yanxin Liu 1, Lihui Ma 1, Qin Liang 2, 3, Ping He 2*

1128-1134

Tree species richness and abundance in a four-ha plot in a mid-montane humid evergreen broad-leaved forest in Gaoligong Mountains of Yunnan province, China

Yong Chai 1, 2, 3*, Guangtao Meng 2, Hua Zhu 1, Guixiang Li 2, Chunming Yuan 2, Jipu Shi 1

1135-1139

Performance of up-flow anaerobic digester in solids removal and biogas production

Angelo G. Mari 1*, Deonir Secco 2, Aírton Kunz 3, Thiago Edwiges 4, Alvaro Mari Junior 2, Elisandro P. Frigo 1, Helton J. Alves 1

1140-1145

Ecotourism importance of Sumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey 

Bahriye Gülgün 1, Kübra Yazici 2, Ayşegül Dikmen 1, Sukru Dursun 3*

1146-1148

Strategies for the development of the biodiesel industry for countries with limited feedstock resources: Taiwan example

Cherng-Yuan Lin 1*, Cherie Lu 2

1149-1152

The causes of European hornbeam seed dormancy and methods of breaking dormancy

Zun-ling Zhu 1, 2*, Yuan-yuan Xu 2, Sa Wang 2

1153-1158

Modern office buildings in a desert climate

Ali M. Wahhad 1, Nor Mariah Adam 1, S. M. Sapuan 1, Fatah Omran Al Ghuol 2

1159-1163

Meta-analysis for responses of eucalyptus and pine inoculated with ectomycorrhizal fungi in Brazil

Odair Alberton 1, 2*, Dione Aguiar 1, Régio Márcio Toesca Gimenes 2, Rosilaine Carrenho 3

1164-1167

Wood chemical composition, heat value genetic variation pattern and genetic parameter estimation for half-sib family of Castanopsis fissa in China

Fangping Tong 1*, Yi Jiang 2, Zhenhua Liu 1, Ronglin Huang 2, Gui Li 1, Rui Chen 1

1168-1171

Study on the growth inhibition ratio of Rhizoctonia solani controlled by Nano-Al2O3/TiO2

Fei Ge 1, Maojun Zhao 2, Haijian Lin 1, Guangtang Pan 1, Yaou Shen 1*

1172-1176

Driving factors for the patchiness of Leymus chinensis communities in the Inner Mongolia Steppe, China

Jing-Peng Li 1, Zhi-Rong Zheng 1, 2, Sheng-Xing Ye 3, Rui Xia 2, Chao-Yang Feng 2*

1177-1181

Combination effects of the use of hydrophilic polymer for green roof substrate and rainy season condition on growth and biomass partitioning of Aster koraiensis

Hui Xu 1, Yong-Han Yoon 1, Eun-Young Choi 1, Hyun-Kyu Kang 2, Jin-Hee Ju 1*

1182-1184

Dormancy inducing mechanisms in turfgrass

Lei Wang 1, Yue-Lin Ma 1, Yu-E Bai 1*, Peng Han 1, Gui-Hua Wang 2, Yong-Zhi Yang 1, Ying-Jie Li 1, Kun Wang 3

1185-1190

Mechanical properties of polymer concrete containing tire waste power

Marinela Barbuta 1, Maria Harja 2*, Gabriela Ciobanu 2

1191-1196

Airborne chlorpyrifos residues during pre- and post-spraying hours of application in rice fields of Malaysia

Md. Mahbub Morshed 1*, Rosli Bin Mohamad 2, Samsuri Bin Abdul Wahed 3, Dzolkhifli Omar 1*

1197-1200

Yielding and energy value of reed rush Phragmitetum australis from extensively used meadows 

Mieczysław Grzelak 1, Eliza Gaweł 2*, Bogusława Waliszewska 3, Zbigniew Kaczmarek 4, Agnieszaka Mocek-Płóciniak 5

1201-1204

The effect of biotope and land use on floristic variation, nature and economic value of marsh sedge rushes

Mieczysław Grzelak 1, Eliza Gaweł 2*, Magdalena Janyszek 3, Jean Bernard Diatta 4, Piotr Gajewski 5

1205-1212

Assessing groundwater quality in northern Bangladesh for irrigation, drinking and industrial uses

Mohammad Jahidul Islam 1, Mohammad Abdul Hakim 1, 2*, Mohamed Hanafi Musa 2, Abul Kalam Mohammad Mosharrof Hossain 3, Mohammad Tarek Nasirullah 1, Kh Nurul Islam

1213-1219

Screening of Irpex lacteus mutant strains and optimizing fermentation conditions

Na Zhang 1, Quan Li 1, Juan Wang 1, Jiahui Lu 1, Shuang Yang 1, Jing Xie 1, Qingfan Meng 1, Yutong Quan 1, Di Wang 1*, Lirong Teng 1, 2*

1220-1226

Impact of inoculation with indigenous Rhizobium isolates on the seedling growth of Acacia gerrardii (Benth) subspecies negevensis under salinity and drought stress

Nader D. Shetta 1, 2*, Thobayet S. Al-Shahrani 1

1227-1232

Characteristics of the habitat conditions of ash-alder carr (Fraxinio-Alnetum) in the Błedowskie Swamp

Paweł Nicia 1*, Romualda Bejger 2, Agnieszka Błońska 3, Paweł Zadrożny 1, Andrzej Gawlik 2

1233-1239

Effects of plant density on the photosynthetic performance and allometry of two shrubs in the northern Loess Plateau, China

Wei Fu 1, Mingbin Huang 2*, Mingan Shao 3

1240-1243

Growth and flowering response of cut chrysanthemums grown in restricted root conditions

Viyachai Taweesak 1*, Thohirah Lee Abdullah 1, Siti Aishah Hassan 1, Nitty Hirawaty Kamarulzaman 2, Wan Abdullah Wan Yusof 2

1244-1247

Dynamic changes of endogenous hormones in terminal buds growing in different positions on artificially extended trunks of Paulownia spp.

Yanmei Wang 1, Tianxiao Ma 2, Zhen Liu 1*, Xiaofeng Niu 3, Daihui Chen 1

1248-1254

Influence of allelopathic strategy on the recruitment and composition of communities invaded by Solidago canadensis

Yuzhe Li 1, 2, Jiangwen Fan 1*, Xin Yin 2, 3, Wei Wei 2, 3

1255-1259

Effect of washing and household processing on removal performance of some organophosphorus insecticides

Mohamed H. Shiboob 1, Mohamed H. Madkour 2*, Ahmed A. Zaitoun 3

1260-1265

Bacteriological study of pond water for aquaculture purposes

Adedayo Olajide Ajayi *, Anthony Ifeanyin Okoh

1266-1268

Effect of water availability in two soil classes on Meloidogyne incognita population and soybean crop 

Vinicius Hicaro F. Abe, Claudia R. Dias-Arieira *, José J. Severino, Alexandre de C. Salvestro

1269-1271

Effect of water availability on leaf day respiration of Pinus koraiensis and Tilia amurensis

Jinwei Sun 1, 2, Jiabing Wu 1, Dexin Guan 1*, Fuqi Yao 3, Fenghui Yuan 1, 2, Anzhi Wang 1, Changjie Jin 1

1272-1279

The effect of light and soil moisture on the accumulation of three flavonoids in the leaves of Mexican oregano (Lippia graveolens Kunth)

Amanda Moreno-Rodríguez 1, Josefina Vázquez-Medrano 1, Luis B. Hernández-Portilla 1, Ignacio Peñalosa-Castro 1, Margarita Canales-Martínez 2, Alma Orozco-Segovia 3, Manuel Jiménez-Estrada 4, Louise Colville 5, Hugh W. Pritchard 5, Cesar M. Flores-Ortiz 1*

1280-1283

Effect of different combinations of coconut coir dust and compost on rice grown under soilless culture

Mohd Firdaus Samsuddin 1, Halimi Mohd Saud 1*, Mohd Razi Ismail 2, Mohd Husni Omar 2, Sheikh Hasna Habib 1, Mohd Saikat Hossyain Bhuiyan 3, Hossain Kausar 2

1284-1290

Evaluation of humic substances and drip irrigation systems on Euryops pectinatus L. grown on sandy soil

Khalid Elhindi 1, 2*, Abdul-Wasea Asrar 1, Eslam Abdel-Salam 1

1291-1295

Estimation of deposit and spray distribution in hydro sensible paper and morning glory plants

Cleber Daniel de G. Maciel 1, Edivaldo D. Velini 2, Reginaldo T. de Souza 3, João I. de Souza 1, Rafael R. Chagas 1, Marco A. Santos Silva 4, Juliana P. Poletine 5

1296-1299

Periods of weed interference in chicory cultivars development in indirect sowing system

Cleber D. de Goes Maciel 1, Sidnei D. Cavalieri 2, Juliana P. Poletine 3, Edivaldo D. Velini 4, Marcelo W. Marin 5, Antonio M. Oliveira Neto 6, Naiara Guerra 6

1300-1307

Design and construction of three point hitch device for measuring draft of tillage implement - Data acquisition and post processing analysis

Marko M. Kostić 1*, Dušan Z. Rakić 2, Hotimir H. Ličen 3, Nedeljko C. Malinović 1

1308-1313

Influence of NPK fertilizer rates and irrigation frequencies on the biomass and yield components of sweet corn (Zea mays L.)

Mohamed Abdulrahman Muhumed 1, Shamshuddin Jusop 1*, Christopher Teh Boon Sung 1, Puteri Edaroyati Megat Wahab 2, Qurban Ali Panhwar 1

1314-1317

Diversity of endophytic bacteria in Jujube and their antimicrobial activity against pathogens

Na Cui 1, 2, Xiao-ling Wang 1, Lian-ying Shen 1*, Yong-min Mao 1

1318-1322

Assessment of phosphorus use efficiency and various phosphorus application methods on wheat in calcarious soil

Qurban Ali Panhwar 1, 2, Ambreen Rajput 2, Umme Aminun Naher 3, Shamshuddin Jusop 1, 3*

1323-1327

Effect of boron fertilizer applications on the growth and B, N uptake of maize (Zea mays L.) under the different soils

Sezer Sahin

1328-1335

The chemical properties of a clayey oxisol from Amazonia and the attributes of its phosphorus fractions

Elaine Maria Silva Guedes Lobato 1*, Antonio Rodrigues Fernandes 2, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato 1, Rafael Silva Guedes 2, José Ribamar Costa Netto 3, Adriano dos Santos Moura 1, Douglas José Marques 4, Fabrício William Ávila 5, Jana Daisy Honorato Borgo 6

1336-1341

Influence of the cooking conditions on the properties of pulp and papersheets from Athel wood (Tamarix aphylla L.) obtained by the soda-AQ method

Hamad A. Al-Mefarrej 1, Mohamed A. Abdel-Aal 1, 2, Ramadan A. Nasser 1, 3

1342-1349

Growth and flowering of chrysanthemum cultivars as affected by Alar and levels of slow-release fertilizer

Abdul-Wasea Asrar 1, Khalid Elhindi 1, 2*, Gamal Abdel-Fattah 1, 3, Yasser El-Nashar 1, 4, Eslam Abdel-Salam 1

1350-1352

Time and methods of walnut budding (Juglans regia L.)

Bari Hodaj 1*, Petrit Rama 1, Natasha Hodaj 2

1353-1355

Indirect land-use change effects of biodiesel production: A case study for Poland

Antoni Faber *, Magdalena Borzęcka-Walker, Ewa Krasuska, Zuzanna Jarosz, Rafał Pudełko, Jerzy Kozyra, Alina Syp, Anna Nieróbca, Janusz Smagacz

1356-1361

Susceptibility of 20 cabbage genotypes to flea beetles attack under field conditions 

Damir Markovič, Tanja Bohinc, Stanislav Trdan *

1362-1367

Agrotechnical requirements of facultative wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivar ‘SW Kadrilj’ in Slovenia 

Darja Kocjan Ačko *, Igor Šantavec

1368-1373

The effect of Chinese mitten crab larva on water quality parameters in different rice growth stages in rice-crab culture systems

Yongchao Yang 1, 2, 3, Yunjie Zhang 1, 2, 3, 4, Xuzhou Ma 1, 2, 3*, Ang Wang 1, 2, 3, Weiqun Lv 1, 2, 3, Wu Wang 1, 2, 3, Yan Li 1, 2, 3, 4, Fei Wang 1, 2, 3, 5

1374-1377

ABT rooting powder increase root growth and yield in rice

Adam B. Puteh 1, Monjurul Alam Mondal 1, 2*

1378-1381

Effects of different growing media on seedling quality and nutrient contents in cabbage (Brassica oleraceae var. capitata L.) 

Halil Demır *, Ersin Polat