Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 9, Issue 1,2011
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Volume 9, Issue 1, 2011
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:
10-21

Credence goods, information and consumer abstraction: An experiment using laddering technique

Ramo Barrena *, Mercedes Sánchez

22-26

Influences of pre- and post-veraison cluster thinning treatments on grape composition variables and monoterpene levels of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Sauvignon Blanc

Demir Kok

27-29

Physically modified starches: A review

Gholamhossein Haghayegh 1*, Regine Schoenlechner 2

30-35

HPLC evaluation of anthocyanin components in the fruits of Hungarian sour cherry cultivars during ripening

Gitta Ficzek 1, György Végvári 1*, Gergő Sándor 1, Mónika Stéger-Máté 2, Erzsébet Kállay 3, Sándor Szügyi 3, Magdolna Tóth 1

36-39

Impact of cluster thinning on productive characteristics and wine phenolic composition of cv. Merlot

Marijan Bubola 1*, Ðordano Peršurić 1, Karin Kovačević Ganić 2

40-44

Growth and compositional changes during development and ripening of early summer ‘Lonet-Mesaed’ date palm fruits

Mohamed A. Awad 1, 2

45-46

A modified method for isolation and culture of adipocyte precursors from pig adipose tissue

Zuo-Hua Liu 1#, Jin-Long Yang 1#, Fei-Yun Yang 1#, Ding-Biao Long 1#, Kang-Cheng Pan 2*, Dai-Wen Chen 3*

47-52

Rheological characterisation of the fractions separated from pork lards through dry fractionation

Alexandru Rinovetz 1, Zorica Adina Rinovetz 2, Constantin Mateescu 1, Teodor-Ioan Traşcă 1, Călin Jianu 1, Ionel Jianu 1

53-59

Some compositional characteristics of Turkish monovarietal olive oils from South Anatolia

Derya Arslan *, Mehmet Musa Özcan

60-64

Effect of lactic adjunct cultures on conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) concentration of yogurt drink

Hilal Colakoglu 1, Oguz Gursoy 1, 2*

65-68

Determination of anion and cation contents in Cyprus drinking waters by HPIC method

Mirela Nicoleta Calisevici 1*, Delia Maria Perju 2, Mihaela Cristina Lysandrou 1, Gabriela Alina Dumitrel 2, Mirel Glevitzky 3

69-73

Tolerance of free and encapsulated probiotics towards heat treatment and high sodium concentration

Peck Lian Teoh 1, Seyed Hamed Mirhosseini 1*, Shuhaimi Mustafa 2, Mohd Yazid Abdul Manap 1

74-77

Effect of temperature and storage period of olive (Olea europaea cv. Zard) fruit on olive oil quality

Vali Rabiei 1*, Seddighe Ghorbani 2, Hassan Hajnajari 3

78-81

Pre-harvest ethephon (2-chloroethyl phosphonic acid) on berry quality of ‘Beidaneh Ghermez’ grape

Mohammad E. Amiri 1*,Shahla Parseh 2

82-88

Proximate and physicochemical properties of Peking and Muscovy duck breasts and thighs for further processing

N. Huda 1*, A. A. Putra 2, R. Ahmad 3

89-94

Bile resistance and bile salt deconjugation activity of Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum G4 in a simulated colonic pH

Babak Rasti 1, Mustafa Shuhaimi 2, M. H. Anis Shobirin 1, Leila Nateghi 3, Amir Meimandipour 1, A. Manap Mohd Yazid 1*

95-98

Effects of film and seal conditions on the package atmosphere and storage stability of ‘Fuyu’ sweet persimmons

Hae Jin Kim 1, Duck Soon An 1, Gwang-Hwan Ahn 2, Dong Sun Lee 1*,

99-108

Medium-melting point fraction and the impact of temperature on fractional crystallisation of pork lard

A. Rinovetz 1, C. Jianu 1, Adina Rinovetz 2, T. Iancu 1, Mihaela Cazacu 1, G. Bujancă 1, I. Jianu 1,

109-112

An intelligent system for grading walnuts based on acoustic emission and neural networks

Smail Khalifa 1*, Mohammad Hassan Komarizadeh 1, Behrouz Tousi 2Ali Mohammad Nikbakht 1,

113-118

Maleic hydrazide residues in the onion bulbs induce dormancy and hamper sprouting for long periods

Zoran Ilić 1*, Radmila Filipović-Trajković 2, Sanja Lazić 3, Vojislava Bursić 3, Dragana Šunjka 3

119-124

Inhibition of Salmonella Typhimurium by tannins in vitro

Adele Costabile 1*, Sonam Sanghi 1, Sandra Martín-Pelaez 1, Irene Mueller-Harvey 2, Glenn R. Gibson 1, Robert A. Rastall 1, Annett Klinder 1

125-128

Effect of changes in heat resistance of Salmonella spp. during pasteurization on the efficiency of long-term heat treatment at 55°C

Csaba Németh 1, László Friedrich 1, Csaba Balla 1, Balázs Mráz 2, Ágnes Suhajda 3

129-135

Effect of pH on physicochemical properties and stability of sodium caseinate-pectin stabilized emulsion

Negar Mohammadian Rasnani, Hamed Mirhosseini *, Badlishah Sham bin Baharin *, Chin Ping Tan

136-139

Urban sustainability on security of bottled drinking water and application of the law of negligence in Malaysia

Muhammad Rizal Razman 1, Azrina Azlan 2, Jamaluddin Md Jahi 3, Kadir Arifin 4, Kadaruddin Aiyub 4, Azahan Awang 4

140-141

Identification and distribution of anthocyanins in strawberry cultivars

Shuji Kawanobu 1, Masa-atsu Yamaguchi 1, Kazufumi Zushi 2, Kensuke Kondo 3*, Naotaka Matsuzoe 4

142-144

Dietary benefits of pomegranates in humans and animals

Efterpi V. Christaki, Eleftherios M. Bonos, Panagiota C. Florou-Paneri *,

145-150

Physicochemical properties of yam starch: Effect on textural quality of yam food product (pounded yam)

Bolanle Otegbayo 1*, Mpoko Bokanga 2, Robert Asiedu 3,

151-155

Agrofood consumption, production environment and safe agrofood supply in China

Jian Yang 1, Lijie Shan 2, 5, Linhai Wu 2, 3*, Chao Cui 2

156-158

Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus from raw chicken samples in Turkey: Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance

Sumru Citak 1*, Tugba Duman 2

159-165

Individualized daily values affecting the dentist condition of Greek students

Miltiadis S. Chalikias 1*, Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos 2

166-170

Antioxidant properties and involved antioxidant compounds of strawberry fruit at different maturity stages

Ya Luo, Hao-ru Tang *, Xiao-rong Wang, Yong Zhang, Ze-jing Liu

171-174

Kernel fatty acid composition of Turkish almond (Prunus dulcis) genotypes: A regional comparison

Ferit Çelik 1*, M. Fikret Balta 2

175-176

Evaluation of the environmental and work risk factors in building-workers

Claudia Borza, Cristian Oancea, Rodica Mateescu, Germaine Balint-Savoiu *, Carmen Cristescu, Mihaiela Andoni, Georgeta-Maria Simu, Marius Butur, Cristina Dehelean, Elena Ana Pauncu

177-181

Effect of blanching on vacuum and shade drying of garlic (Allium sativum L.)

Djamel Fahloul 1*, Elarbi Ounissi 1, Samir Mezdour 2

182-185

Wine contamination by mycotoxin enniatin B from Fusarium tricinctum (Corda) Sacc.

Zengfu Wang 2, Xiao Lin 2, 3, Miao Yu 2, Yaojian Huang 1, 2, Xiaoming Qian 1, 2*, Yuemao Shen 1, 2

186-189

Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Cynanchum acutum, Cionura erecta and Trachomitum venetum subsp. sarmatiense grown wild in Turkey

Hülya Demir 1*, Esra Ergin 2, Leyla Açik 2, Mecit Vural 2

190-194

Risks and risk strategies on olive farming in Milas district of Mugla province, Turkey

Figen Cukur 1*, Gamze Saner 2, Tayfun Cukur 1, Volkan Dayan 1

195-201

Environment affects aphid population and virus transmission in potato fields

M. R. Karim 1, M. M. Hanafi 2, S. M. Shahidullah 2*, A. H. M. A. Rahman 3, A. M. Akanda 3, A. Khair 4

202-209

Water productivity and water use efficiency of sunflower under conventional and limited irrigation

Mohammad Albaji 1, Saeed Boroomand Nasab 1, Majid Behzad 1, AbdAli Naseri 1, Ali Shahnazari 2, Moosa Meskarbashee 3, Faramarz Judy 1*, Mehdi Jovzi 1, Ali Reza Shokoohfar 4

210-214

Assessment of genetic diversity in Trifolium spp. using ISSR and RAPD markers

Giedrė Dabkevičienė *, Vanda Paplauskienė, Egidijus Vilčinskas

215-218

Effects of prototype air deflector and spray unit on pesticide canopy distribution uniformity and drift in vineyards

Huseyin Guler *, Erkan Urkan, Oncul Caner, Mujdat Tozan

219-221

Possibilities of reducing the variability of the development stages and the quality variability of the embryos obtained from embryo donor cows

Nicolae Păcală *, Ioan Bencsik, Dorel Dronca, Ioan Petroman, Cornelia Petroman, Ada Cean, Valeriu Caraba, Alexandra Boleman

222-227

Studies on seed and forage yield in 10 populations of sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa) grown as spaced plants and swards

Sadegh Mohajer 1*, Ali A. Jafari 2, Rosna Mat Taha 1

228-235

Effect of tillage system on seed yield, chemical composition and nutritive value of horse bean (Vicia faba L. minor) grown under Mediterranean conditions

A. Lestingi 1*, F. Bovera 2, D. De Giorgio 3, D. Ventrella 3, A. Tateo 1,

236-242

Effect of variety and row spacing on the performance of a cotton picker

Erdal Öz 1*, A. Behiç Tekin 2, H. Ünal Evcim 2, Adnan Değirmencioğlu 2

243-246

Nursery growing in controlled greenhouse and orchard by using various grafting methods in some apple (Malus domestica L.) varieties

Fatoş Koyuncu, Nilda Ersoy *

247-251

Effect of micronutrient and irrigation deficit on yield and yield components of isabgol (Plantago ovata Forsk) using multivariate analysis

Mahmood Ramroudi 1, Mohammad Galavi 1, Barat Ali Siahsar 2, Maryam Allahdoo 2*

252-255

Winter application of foliar urea can promote some quantitative and qualitative characters of flower and fruit set of Valencia orange trees

S. Akbari Chermahini 1, N. Moallemi 1*, D. A. Nabati 2, A. R. Shafieizargar 3

256-263

Applications of xerophytophysiology in plant production: Sub-irrigation improves tomato fruit yield and quality

H. L. Xu 1, F. F. Qin 1, 2*, Q. C. Xu 1, R. Y. Xu 1, T. Y. Wang 1, R. Wang 3

264-267

Zinc and phosphorus fertilization of crambe (Crambe abyssinica Hoechst)

Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 1, Rafael Fernando Lavagnolli 2, Antonio Nolla 1

268-274

Profitability of different sawah rice production models within lowlands in Nigeria

Ayorinde Kolawole 1, O. Idowu Oladele 2*, Toshiyuki Wakatsuki 3

275-279

Effects of 3,5,6–trichloro-2-pyridyloxyacetic acid on fruit size and yield of Valencia oranges (Citrus sinensis Osb.)

Bilge Yıldırım 1*, Turgut Yeşiloğlu 1, Müge Uysal Kamiloğlu 2, Meral İncesu 1, Berken Çimen 1, Nehri Yılmaz 3

280-284

Response of soybean to water stress at specific growth stages

Borivoj Pejić 1, Livija Maksimović 2, Sorin Cimpeanu 3, Daniel Bucur 4, Stanko Milić 2, Branko Ćupina 1

285-289

Influence of tillage practices and fertilization on crop yields and soil properties in long-term crop rotation (soybean-wheat-maize) experiments

Costica Ailincai *, Gerard Jitareanu, Daniel Bucur, Adrian Mercus

290-295

Diversity and health traits of local landraces of runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus L.) from Spain

Daniel Palmero 1, Concepción Iglesias 1, Miguel de Cara 2, Julio César Tello 2, Francisco Camacho 2*

296-298

The influence of level and source of selenium on productive performance and meat quality of broiler chickens

Ducu-Sandu Stef *, Lavinia Stef, Calin Jianu, Marioara Druga, Marcel Danci, Simion Alda, Liana Alda

299-303

AgriRiskIDSS: Development of an intelligent decision support system for price risk management of agricultural product supply chain

Jinyou Hu 1, Wei Chen 1, Junjing Yuan 2, Jian Zhang 3*

304-309

Application of superabsorbent polymer: A new approach for wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) production in drought-affected areas of northern China

M. Robiul Islam 1, 2, 3, Yuegao Hu 2, Chen Fei 1, Xin Qian 2, A. Egrinya Eneji 4, Xuzhang Xue 1*

310-313

Fusarium equiseti (Corda) Saccardo as biological control agent of barnyardgrass (Echinochloacrus-galli L.) in rice fields

Mohammad Reza Safari Motlagh

314-318

Yield potentials of narbonne vetch (Vicia narbonensis L.) genotypes in different environmental conditions

I. Nizam 1*, A. Orak 2, I. Kamburoglu 3, M. G. Cubuk 4, E. Moralar 5

319-324

Measuring the technical and economic efficiencies of the dry apricot farms in Turkey

Orhan Gunduz 1*, Vedat Ceyhan 1, Kemal Esengun 2

325-328

The effect of dark treatment on anthocyanin composition and content of strawberry fruit

Shuji Kawanobu 1, Kazufumi Zushi 2, Takahiro Wajima 3, Jiro Chikushi 4, Taro Mori 3, Kensuke Kondo 5*, Naotaka Matsuzoe 3

329-335

Adoption of selected improved cassava varieties among smallholder farmers in South-Eastern Nigeria

Udensi E. Udensi 1, 2*, Gbassey Tarawali 2, Ebere U. Favour 3, Godwin Asumugha 4, Chuma Ezedinma 5, Benjamen C. Okoye 4, Chyka Okarter 2, Paul Ilona 2, Richardson Okechukwu 2, Alfred Dixon 6

336-341

The spillover effect of financial factors on the inferior rice market

Nikolaos Sariannidis 1*, Eleni Zafeiriou 2

342-344

The effects of nitrogen as starter fertilizer on ash percentage, important elements and solar radiation absorption of berseem clover cultivars intercropped by corn

Ali Soleymani 1*, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian 2, Lila Naranjani 3

345-347

Changes in qualitative characteristics and yield of three cultivars of berseem clover intercropped with forage corn in low input farming system

Ali Soleymani 1*, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian 2, Lila Naranjani 3

348-352

Effects of KDN phytase on the performance and Ca and P metabolism of broilers fed low phosphorus diets

Peng Ying 1, 2#, Wence Wang 1#*, Weigang Duan 3*, Francois Blachier 6, Shu Xu-gang 4, Yunchao Wang 3, Mingzhe Fan 5, Jie Pan 3

353-355

Effects of phosphorus fertilization and harvesting stage on forage yield and quality of common vetch

Mustafa Sürmen *, Tamer Yavuz, Necda Çankaya

356-359

The effect of oxalic acid and ultraviolet radiation on rapeseed regenerants resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

Aušra Blinstrubienė 1*, Natalija Burbulis 1, Irena Brazauskienė 2, Ramunė Kuprienė 1

360-363

Effects of light intensity on growth and accumulation of triterpenoids in three accessions of Asiatic pennywort (Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.)

Jirapan Srithongkul 1, Sirichai Kanlayanarat 1*, Varit Srilaong 1, Apiradee Uthairatanakij 1, Piya Chalermglin 2

364-368

Influence of several rootstocks on yield of cultivars of pear cherry tomato cultivated under mesh greenhouse

José Manuel Estévez-Caparrós, Manuel Díaz-Pérez, Francisco Camacho-Ferre *

369-371

Effect of row spacing and seeding rate on yield and yield components of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.)

Tamer Yavuz *, Mustafa Sürmen, Necda Çankaya

372-378

Periodical developments in input-output structure of Turkish agriculture and agricultural mechanization

Arif Behiç Tekin *, Ünal Evcim

379-383

Recognition of weed seed species by image processing

Arman Arefi 1*, Asad Modarres Motlagh 1, Alireza Khoshroo 2

384-388

Effect of planting bed composition on mini-tuber production of potato cultivars under greenhouse condition

Davoud Hassanpanah *, Jafar Azimi, Shahram Azizi

389-393

Growth, persistence and quality of Trigonella arabica Del. and Trigonella caelesyriaca Boiss. grown in the semi-arid rangeland north of Jordan

Maher J. Tadros 1*, Moh’d Khair J. El-Shatnawi 1, Rehmah Q. Jaradat 2

394-397

Evaluation of Epicoccum purpurascens as biological control agent of Echinochloa spp. in rice fields

Mohammad Reza Safari Motlagh

398-403

Mini-tuber production potential of potato cultivars in repeated and conventional harvesting under in vivo condition

Davoud Hassanpanah *, Jafar Azimi

404-408

Seed and forage yield in populations of sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa) grown as swards

F. Hosaininejadmir 1, A. A. Jafari 2*, S. Nakhjavan 1

409-415

Studying genetic diversity of the Tunisian Lolium perenne and Festuca arundinacea with AFLP markers

Hanen Elazreg 1, Nidhal Chtourou-Ghorbel 1, Salma Ghariani 1, Mohamed Chakroun 2, Neila Trifi-Farah1*

416-421

Seed coating herbicide tolerant maize hybrids with imazapyr for Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth control in the West African savanna

David Chikoye 1*, Lum Ayeoffe Fontem 2, 3, Abebe Menkir 3

422-427

Exogenous silicium and zinc increase antioxidant enzyme activity and alleviate salt stress in leaves of sunflower

Elnaz Ebrahimian 1*, Ahmad Bybordi 2*

428-431

Modeling the impact of Romania’s accession to European Union on trade of live animals

Mihaela Neculita 1, Daniela A. Sarpe 1, Victor Cristea 1, Zhang Xiaoshuan 2, Liliana M. Moga 1*

432-437

Evaluation of reliability and stability of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) genotypes in dryland areas of Iran

Rahmatollah Karimizadeh 1*, Mohtasham Mohammadi 1, Mohammad Kazem Shefazadeh 2

438-443

Influence of different ratios of nitrate and ammonium and silicon on growth, nitrate reductase activity and fatty acid composition of sunflower under salt stress

Elnaz Ebrahimian 1*, Ahmad Bybordi 2*

444-447

Influences of males interspiking on economic value of chicks yield in broiler breeder flock

Reza Seyed-Sharifi 1*, Ali Reza Fallah-Khair 2, Mir Daryosh Shakori 1, Abdollah Sobhani 1, Farzad Mirzaei 1, Broumand Salahi 3

448-450

Taxonomical and chorological notes on the Turkish endemic Bupleurum pendikum Snogerup (Umbelliferae)

Necmi Aksoy 1*, Serdar Aslan 1, Asuman Efe 2, Neval Güneş 1

451-456

The diet of the brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) in different streams of River Coruh in Turkey

Arzu Z. Becer Ozvarol 1*, Yasar Ozvarol 1, Melike N. Gozacan 1, Serdar Bektas 2, Ayhan Yildirim 2

457-460

Removal of some disazo compounds from water by photocatalysis

Jeanne Atchana 1, Georgeta M. Simu 2*, Simona G. Hora 3, Maria E. Grad 3, Jean B. Tchatchueng 4, Benoît L. Benguellah 1, Richard Kamga 4

461-464

Adoption of e-banking by Romanian agri-business enterprises: Influencing factors

Liliana Mihaela Moga 1*, Radu Ilie Stroe 2, Khalil Md Nor 3, Durmuş Yoruk 4

465-468

Evaluation of empirical models to relate sum cationic concentration to electrical conductivity in salt-affected soils

Maaroof Siosemarde 1*, Faraidon Kaveh 1, Ebrahim Pazira 2, Hossain Sedghi 1, Said Jamil Ghaderi 3

469-473

Population variation of predatory bug Orius albidipennis (Het: Anthocoridae) in different regions of Iran

Mehdi Dehghani Zahedani 1*, Alimorad Sarafrazi 2, Hadi Ostovan 3, Mohsen Mardi 4

474-478

Relative drought tolerance of various desert saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) genotypes

Mohammad Pessarakli 1*, Kenneth B. Marcum 2, Yahya Emam 3

479-482

Interest approach and principle of transboundary liability in the Basel Convention: Focusing on the international environmental law and governance

Muhammad Rizal Razman 1*, Azrina Azlan 2, Jamaluddin Md Jahi 3, Abdul Samad Hadi 1, Abdul Hadi Harman Shah 4, Ahmad Fariz Mohamed 1, Shaharudin Idrus 1, Kadir Arifin 4, Kadaruddin Aiyub 4, Azahan Awang 4

483-487

Biochemical and physiological factors related to cold de-acclimation and re-acclimation in rapeseed shoots in vitro

Natalija Burbulis 1*, Vaida Jonytienė 1, Ramunė Kuprienė 1, Aušra Blinstrubienė 1, Vytautas Liakas 2

488-490

The influence of vermicompost on plant growth characteristics and stand establishment rate of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seedlings under saline conditions

Skender Kaciu 1, Ismet Babaj 1, Glenda Sallaku 2, Astrit Balliu 2

491-496

Determination of rural tourism strategies by rapid rural asessment technique: The case of Tekirdağ Province, Şarköy County

Tuğba Kiper 1*, Aslı Korkut 1, Emine Yılmaz 2

497-500

Effect of Zn(II) on the characteristics of aerobic granules

Xiaoying Zheng *, Wei Chen, Ningwei Zhu, Di Wu, Yongcai Wang

501-504

Study on model of aroma quality evaluation for flue-cured tobacco based on principal component analysis

Xiefeng Ye 1, 2, Guoshun Liu 2, Hongen Liu 3, Shiqing Li 1, 4*

505-509

Measuring and estimating coordinates of wetted bulb front in soil under point surface emission

Ahad Molavi *, Amir Hossein Nazemi, Aliashraf Sadraddini, Ahmad Fakheri Fard

510-515

Forage yield and quality of kermes oak and herbaceous species throughout a year in Mediterranean zone of western Turkey

Altıngül Özaslan Parlak *, Ahmet Gökkus, B. Hakan Hakyemez, Harun Bayetekin

516-520

Relationships between Mehlich-3, ASI and routine methods of soil available nutrients analysis for paddy soils in China

Jinshan Liu , Zhiwen Liao, Chengxiao Hu *, Weihong Qiu, Xuecheng Sun, Qiling Tan

521-525

Valuation of the recreational benefits of Old Oyo National Park, Nigeria: A travel cost method analysis

Luke O. Okojie *, Olusola S. Orisajimi,

526-530

Application of spatial multi-criteria evaluation based on fuzzy method in indoor recreational site selection

Parvane Rezakhani *, Seyed Masood Moavari

531-533

The grazing effect of Siganus luridus Rüppell, 1828 on Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile, 1813 meadows in Turkish Mediterranean coast (Gazipaşa/Antalya)

Yasar Ozvarol 1*, O. Osman Ertan 2, I. Ismail Turna 2

534-539

Sensitivity responses of soil nitrate accumulation, pH and EC to soil moisture and N application rate in glasshouse soils compared with field soils

Qiaoxia Yuan 1, Duanwei Zhu 2*

540-545

Soil test phosphorus and microbial biomass phosphorus in potato fields

Zhongqi He *, C. Wayne Honeycutt, O. Modesto Olanya, Robert P. Larkin, John M. Halloran

546-549

An experimental study on the effects of transverse wave on bed of channels due to vortex shedding

Abdolazim Ghomeshi 1*, Abdolrahim Hooshmand 2, Mehdi Ghomeshi 2, Reza Azizi 2

550-556

Effects of CO2 enriched air and soil tillage on greenhouse solarization

Sertan Sesveren 1*, Cevat Kırda 2, Harun Kaman 3

557-562

ITS-nrDNA sequence study of important species in genus Cytospora

Zhong-dong Yu 1*, E-jiao Ma 2, JunYang 2

563-565

Water deficit-induced changes on growth parameters and radiation use efficiency of promising durum wheat genotypes

Ali Akbar Moayedi 1*, Amru Nasrulhaq Boyce 1, Syed Shahar Barakbah 1, Muhammad Kafi 2

566-569

Photosynthetic responses of forage sorghums to salinity and irrigation frequency

H. Siti Aishah 1, A. R. Saberi 1, R. A. Halim 1, A. R. Zaharah 2

570-574

Protecting the soil from erosion by cropping systems and fertilization in Moldavian Plateau

Costica Ailincai *, Gerard Jitareanu, Daniel Bucur, Adrian Mercus

575-582

Resolving ecological and economic challenges: An application of sustainable ecological agriculture on the Chinese Loess Plateau

Gang Liu 1, 2, Puling Liu 1*, David N. Warrington 1, Tongjun Ju 1, Qiong Zhang 3, Wennian Xu 2

583-587

Effect of various nickel levels on growth and chlorophyll content of corn plants supplied with urea and ammonium nitrate

M. N. Gheibi 1, B. Kholdebarin 2, M. J. Malakouti 1*, F. Ghanati 4, S. Teimouri 3, R. Sayadi 3

588-592

Molecular analysis based on the amino acid sequence of acetylcholinesterase from Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

Qingfeng Tang 1, Benguo Zhou 2, Junqi Jiang 1, Yanli Lei 2, Dafeng Xu 2, Zhengliang Gao 2*

593-598

Certain medicinal plants as biomonitors to roadside automotive pollution

Sahar A. El-Khawas

599-603

Economic factors on adoption of integrated rice-fish farming: Case of Tavalesh Region, Iran

Seyyed Ali Noorhosseini Niyaki, Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari *

604-608

Seed ecology and pre-germinative treatments in Magnolia schiedeana Schlecht, an endangered species from Mexico

Suria Gisela Vásquez-Morales, Lázaro Rafael Sánchez-Velásquez *

609-617

Genetic trend, phenotype trend, correlation, heritability, and breeding values of three oval cocoon silkworm pure lines under selection pressure using WOMBAT software

A. Shabdini 1, A. R. Seidavi 2*, S. Gharahveysi 1, S. Z. Mirhosseini 3

618-623

ICTs usage tendencies of public extension workers in Turkey

Murat Boyaci *, Ozlem Yildiz

624-628

Climate change and its effect on agriculture water requirement in Khuzestan plain, Iran

Kazem Hemadi 1, Mozhdeh Jamei 2*, Fatemeh Zakeri Houseini 3

629-633

The applications of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus (AMF) and atrazine on silage maize (Zea mays L.) at different irrigation regimes

Semra Demir 1*, Seyda Zorer Celebi 2, İlhan Kaya 1, A. Korhan Sahar 2

634-641

An empirical look at the intrapreneurship dimension and its antecedents: The case of Iranian agricultural extension organizations

Asef Karimi 1*, Iraj Malakmohamadi 1, Mahmood Ahmadpour Daryani 2, Ahmad Rezvanfar 1

642-647

Effects of polyacrylamide (PAM) applications on water erosion and crust formation for different types of soils in Menemen Plain, Turkey

G. Yonter *, H. Uysal

648-652

Effects of Lower Seyhan Plain irrigation on groundwater depth and salinity

Harun Kaman 1*, Mahmut Çetın 2, Cevat Kirda 2

653-658

Evaluation of tillage influence on infiltration characteristics in a clay soil

Ismail Celik 1*, Sabit Ersahin 2

659-662

Analysis of chlorpyrifos and TCP residues in agricultural soil and apples by HPLC

Qingming Zhang 1, 2, Lusheng Zhu 1*, Chang Han 1, Jun Wang 1, Hui Xie 1, Jinhua Wang 1, Shujuan Sun 1

663-666

Biological potential of cyanobacterial metabolites against some soil pathogenic fungi

Sekina T.A. Tantawy

667-670

Evaluation of willow stem chaff moisture content and temperature variation in the store

Algirdas Jasinskas *, Kęstutis Plieskis, Antanas Sakalauskas, Solveiga Kalinauskaitė

671-675

Small-scale vegetation changes around a single settlement site in a semi-arid steppe in China: A degradation gradient pattern

Zhiqing Jia, Yange Wang, Xiaohui Yang *

676-679

Antioxidative enzyme activities in Brassica juncea L. and Brassica oleracea L. plants under chromium stress

Zeynep Zaimoglu 1, Nezihe Koksal 2, Nihal Basci 1, Muge Kesici 2, Hatice Gulen 2, Fuat Budak 1*

680-683

Mathematical model evaluation of heavy metal contamination in vegetables and fruits

Despina-Maria Bordean 1*, Iosif Gergen 1, Ioan Gogoaşă 1, Gabriela Oprea 2, Luminiţa Pirvulescu 1, Liana Maria Alda 1, Simion Alda 1, Aurica-Breica Borozan 1, Monica Harmanescu 1

684-688

Evaluation and site selection of petrochemical industrial waste land filling using SMCE method

Farzad Taghizadeh

689-693

Biomass and nutrients of Pinus massoniana plantations in southern China: Simulations for different managing practices

Huixia Yang 1, 2, 3, Silong Wang 1*, Jianwei Zhang 4, Bing Fan 1, Weidong Zhang 1

694-699

Weed flora in rice field of Tanjong Karang coastal area in Malaysia

M. A. Hakim 1*, Abdul Shukor Juraimi 2, M. M. Hanafi 1, Ahmad Selamat 2, Mohd Razi Ismail 2, M. P. Anwar 1

700-705

An evaluation of farm level sustainability of apricot farms in Malatya province of Turkey

Orhan Gunduz 1*, Vedat Ceyhan 1, Erkan Erol 2, Fikret Ozkaraman 3

706-710

Rhizosphere mycology of three maize varieties

Jackson L. Martins 2, Israel A. Jideani 3*, Ibrahim Z. Yusuf 1, Fatimah Tahir 1

711-714

A practical sampling strategy for environmental evaluation of damages to residual stands caused by recreational activities in Fandoghlou forests, Ardabil

Farshad Keivan Behjou

715-718

Plant regeneration in inflorescence culture of chrysanthemum (Dendranthema x grandiflora (Ramat.) Kitamura)

Danuta Kulpa

719-724

Fractal assessment of wavelet based techniques for improving the predictions of the artificial neural network

Mohammad Hadi Fattahi 1*, Naser Talebbeydokhti 2, Gholamreza Rakhshandehroo 2, Abolfazl Shamsai 1, Ehsan Nikooee 2

725-729

Oily compounds removal in wastewater treatment system of Pars oil refinery to improve its efficiency in a lab scale pilot

N. Otadi 1*, A. H. Hassani 1, A. H. Javid 1, F. F. Khiabani 2

730-737

Antioxidant response in the salema Sarpa salpa: Interseasonal correlations with the diet

Khaled Bellassoued 1*, Asma Hamza 2, Abdelwaheb Abdelmouleh 2, Jos Van Pelt 3, Abdelfatteh Elfeki 1

738-740

The nutrient releases from sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax Linnaeus, 1758) faeces and food in estuarine Black Sea condition

Süleyman Akhan 1*, Kenan Gedik 2

741-744

GIS based evaluation of land suitability: A case study for major crops in Zanjan University region

Hanieh Saremi 1, Lalit Kumar 2, Fereydoon Sarmadian 3, Ahmad Heidari 3, Farzin Shabani 3

745-750

Integrated management system: Readiness business organizations in Malaysia

Arifin Kadir 1, Muhammad Rizal Razman 2*, Aiyub Kadaruddin 1, Md. Jahi Jamaluddin 3, Awang Azahan 1, Z. M. Lukman 1

751-756

Production of biodegradable plastic by filamentous bacteria isolated from Saudi Arabia

Magda M. Aly, Saleh M. Al-Garni *, Saleh A. Kabli

757-761

The optimal exploitation of fishery resources in Persian Gulf coastal bays

Caramolah Daneshfard 1, Yaghoob Zeraatkish 2*, Mehde Hoseiny Farahy 3, Seid Mostafa Akbary 3, Mehrdad Morady 3

762-770

Using the fractal geometry method for modeling scale factor on dispersivity of adsorbent elements in soil

Hadi Moazed 1, Yaser Hoseini 1*, Abde Ali Naseri 1*, Fariborz Abbasi 2*, Hosain Mohammad Vali Samani 1, Hojat Allah Seddighnejad 3