Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 10, Issue 1,2012
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

Volume 10, Issue 1, 2012
Journal Contents

Pg.No Article Title:

Colloidal competences of some food cleaning agents based on alkaline and ammonium nonionic soaps

Călin Jianu


Nutritional and functional properties of Tamarindus indica pulp and Zizyphus spina-christi fruit and seed

Isiaka Adisa Amoo 1, Violette Nkechi Atasie 2*


Proximate composition and physicochemical and functional properties of Pistacia vera (L.)

Isiaka Adisa Amoo 1, Violette Nkechi Atasie 2*, Olanrewaju David Akinola1


The influence of cigarette smoking on endothelial function

Germaine Săvoiu *, Carmen Cristescu, Claudia Borza, Mihaiela Andoni, Corina Şerban, O. Fira-Mladinescu, Daniela Chiru, Georgeta Maria Simu, Lelia Şuşan, Rodica Mateescu


Dietary red palm oil olein attenuates myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury: Effects on glutathione peroxidase transcription and extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1/2

D. J. Bester 1, A. K. Jonassen 3, E. F. Du Toit 2, A. J. Esterhuyse 1, J. Van Rooyen 1*


Effects of procyanidin on antioxidant enzyme status in kidney and heart homogenates of Wistar rats

O. O. Oguntibeju 1*, A. N. Fashola 2, C. L. Cole-Showers 2


Effect of storage temperature on quality changes of minimally processed of baby lettuce

Anna Spinardi, Antonio Ferrante *


Effect of tamarind juice and salt on physical and textural changes of traditionally marinated beef satay

C. Y. Cheok, N. L. Chin *


Conditioning of nopal cactus (Opuntia spp.) for food and dehydration

Héctor Martín Durán-García 1*, Emilio Jorge González-Galván 2, Ulises Márquez-Pérez 2


An analysis of the diet of the population in the Republic of Serbia

Smiljana B. Đukičin, Jelena J. Milanković, Anđelija Č. Ivkov-Džigurski, Vladimir M. Stojanović *


Microplate kinetic assay of ACE activity and response surface methodology of hydrolysis factors of peanut and cowpea flours by Alcalase

Cuie Guang 1, 2*, Robert D. Phillips 2


Effect of smoking, salting and frozen-storage on the nutrient composition of the African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

E. Ekpenyong *, C. O. Ibok


Grape distribution efficiency in wholesale market, Beijing, China

Jianying Feng, Jintao Song, Weihua Jiao, Weisong Mu*


Production and characteristics of a traditional food: Turkish delight (Lokoom)

Lale S. Akan *, Metin S. Sürücüoğlu


Acrylamide content of some Turkish traditional desserts

M. Sertaç Özer 1, Osman Kola 2*, Adil Altan 3, Hüseyin Duran 2, Bülent Zorlugenç 1


Extending the shelf-life of straw mushroom with high carbon dioxide treatment

Soravit Jamjumroon 1, Chalermchai Wongs-Aree 1, 4*, William B. McGlasson 2, Varit Srilaong 1, 4, Piya Chalermklin 3, Sirichai Kanlayanarat 1, 4


Characterization of pectinase from mango (Mangifera indica cv. Chokanan) peel

Amid Mehrnoush 1, Shuhaimi Mustafa2, Abdul Manap Mohd Yazid1*


Extraction and analysis of antioxidant capacity in eight edible beans

Atanu Biswas 1*, Nongnuch Sutivisedsak 1, Huai N. Cheng 2, Julious L. Willett 1, William C. Lesch 3, Robert R. Tangsrud 3


In vitro evaluation of antioxidant property of the exopolysaccharides peptides from Ganoderma lucidum CAU5501 in submerged culture

Baojing Yuan, Wenzhen Zhang, Zhanqiao Yu, Rijun Zhang *


Size reduction of selected spices using knife mill: Experimental investigation and model fitting

C. L. Too 1, Y. A. Yusof 1*, N. L. Chin 1, R. A. Talib 1, M. G. Aziz 1, 2


The place and role of patelloplasty in total knee arthroplasty

Iconia E. Borza, Cosmin I. Faur *


Characterization of polyphenol oxidase from mango (Mangifera indica L. cv. Chokanan) peel

Amid Mehrnoush 1, Mustafa Shuhaimi, Abdul Manap Mohd Yazid 1*


Effect of cooling and freezing temperatures on microbial and chemical properties of chicken meat during storage

Mohammed S. Al-jasser


Effects of temperature conditioning and citrus juice marinade on quality and microstructure of aged beef

Tolga Kahraman 1*, Alev Gurol Bayraktaroglu 2, Ghassan Issa 1, Tugrul Ertugrul 2, Enver Baris Bingol 1, Levent Ergun 2


An improved system dynamics model for forecasting China’s animal product demand

Yanhua Li, Fang Liu, Bingjun Li*


Use of various flours in gluten-free biscuits

Aliye Ergin, Emine Nur Herken *


Comparison of the descriptive sensory attributes of taste and chemical parameters of Croatian dessert wine Prošek using multivariate analysis

Irena Budić-Leto 1, Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić 2*, Goran Zdunić 1, Iva Tomić-Potrebuješ 1, Ivan Pezo 1, Tomislav Lovrić 2


Optimization of medium composition for production of lacticin LLC518 by Lactococcus lactis subsp. Lactis LLC518 using response surface methodology

Qinglong Meng, Qingxia Cai, Bo Shi, Ruiyan Fu, Jinnian Li, Xiaolin Chen, Kezong Qi, Ming Zhang *


Sequence analysis of the haemagglutinin genes of H9N2 avian influenza viruses isolated in China during 1996 to 2011

Yin Dai 1, Junjun Wang 2, Fazhi Xu 3, Ruihong Zhao 1, Xiaomiao Hu 1, Danjun Zhang 1*


Bioactive compounds and antioxidant properties at different maturity stages of apple cultivars from Romania

Olimpia Iordanescu, Ersilia Alexa *, Roxana Micu, Mariana-Atena Poiana


Analysis of microbial contamination levels of fruits and vegetables at retail in Monterrey, Mexico

Mayra Gómez-Govea, Luisa Solís-Soto, Norma Heredia *, Santos García, Gabriela Moreno, Omar Tovar, Gabriela Isunza


Molecular screening of high molecular weight glutenin genes in spring bread wheat genotypes in Saudi Arabia

Abdelhalim Ibrahim Ghazy, Abdalla Ibrahim Zanouny, Khaled Ahmad Moustafa, Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Doss *


The price discount effects in the Italian pasta market

Mariarosaria Simeone *, Giuseppe Marotta


Intestine size changes generated by the non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) content in wheat and by forage enzymes

Lavinia Stef, Dan Drinceanu, Gabi Dumitrescu, Eliza Simiz, Călin Julea, Ducu Sandu Stef, Ciprian Cosmin Pandur


Nutritional knowledge of mothers with children aged between 0-24 months

Yahya Özdoğan 1*, Aslı Uçar 2, Lale Sariye Akan 2, Mustafa Volkan Yılmaz 2, Metin Saip Sürücüoğlu 2, Funda Pınar Çakıroğlu 2, Ayşe Özfer Özçelik 2


Optimization of fermentation medium for β-fructofuranosidase production from Arthrobacter sp. 10138 using artificial neural network and genetic algorithms

Zheng Ruan 1, Shiqiang Liu 1, Zhang Cui 1, 2, Dingding Su 2*, Xiaosong Wu 4, Zhikai Dai 1, Chengyao Luo1, Chunlong Liao 1, Yulong Yin 1, 3*


Synthesis of salified β-alkyl (C12H25/C18H37) polyethyleneoxy (ñ = 3-20) propionamides, potential components in food sanitation (I)

Gabriel Bujancă, Ionel Vasile Jianu *


Storability of ‘Fuyu’ sweet persimmons as affected by 1-MCP and MAP at low temperature

Hyun-Sug Choi 1, Seok-Kyu Jung 2 *,Young-Ka Kim 3


Antimicrobial activities of different extracts of eight plant species from four different family against some pathogenic microoorganisms

Nur Ceyhan 1, Dilek Keskin 2 *, Aysel Uğur 1


Acclimatization related proteins and factors in somaclone lines in kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

Sayed Sharam Miraghaee 1, Ali Mostafaie 1, Danial Kahrizi 1-3*


The reflection of moisture content on palm oil development during the ripening process of fresh fruits

Afshin Keshvadi 1*, Johari Bin Endan 1, Haniff Harun 2, Desa Ahmad 3, Farah Saleena 1


Identification of food security in the mountainous Guyuan Prefecture of China by exploring changes of food production

Qun’ou Jiang 1, 2, Xiangzheng Deng 1, 3*, Haiming Yan 4, Dongdong Liu 5, Ruijie Qu 6


Effect of okra extract on properties of wheat, corn and rice starches

Mohammed S. Alamri 1, Abdellatif Mohamed 1*, Shahzad Hussain 1, Jingyuan Xu 2


Modulation of brain antioxidant enzymes by methotrexate administration in animal model

O. O. Oguntibeju 1*, C. L. Coleshowers 2


Electronic tongue technique potential in monitoring quality of bottled water

Hong Xiao 1, 2, Jun Wang 1*


Effects of proanthocyanidin and methotrexate on glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) and glutathione reductase (GR) in an animal model

C. L. Cole-Showers 1, O. M. Adigun 1, O. O. Oguntibeju 2*


Participation of different gamma irradiation techniques, doses and radioprotective compounds upon carbon metabolism, polypeptide upregulation and subsequent 1,3-β-glucans over-production by Pleurotus ostreatus mushrooms

 M. E. A. Dawoud


Accumulation of antioxidative vitamins and minerals in seeds of oil pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L. var. styriaca) cultivars

Maria Jeznach 2, Honorata Danilcenko 1, Elvyra Jarienė 1, Jurgita Kulaitienė 1, Judita Černiauskienė 1


Factors affecting trout marketing in Kohgiloye and Boyer Ahmad province of Iran

Morteza Hassan Shahi 1, Yaqhoob Zeratkish 2, Vahid Foroughi 3*


Behavior of coffee plants IPR 100 and IPR 106 in soil infested with Meloidogyne incognita

Cláudia Regina Dias-Arieira *, Simone de Melo Santana, Fernando Marcelo Chiamolera, Fabio Biela, Tatiana Pagan Loeiro Cunha, Heriksen Higashi Puerari, Lais Fernanda Fontana


Evaluation of ‘Out Salt’ anti-stress material effects on mini-tuber production of potato cultivars under in vivo condition

Davoud Hassanpanah *, Jafar Azimi


Assessment of SDI system application on grape

Payam Najafi 1*, Sayyed-Hassan Tabatabaei 2, Kamran Asgari 3


Genetic diversity among wild accessions and cultivars of Tunisian tall fescue based on morpho-agronomical traits and ISSR markers

Nidhal Chtourou-Ghorbel 1, Hanen Elazreg 1, Salma Ghariani 1, Mohamed Chakroun 2,


Effect of silicon on drought tolerance of upland rice

Antonio Nolla 1*, Reginaldo Januário de Faria 2, Gaspar Henrique Korndörfer 2, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva1*


Effect of soybean oligosaccharides on immunity and TLR2-NF-κB signal pathway response for weanling pigs

Ruan Zheng 1#*, Lingyuan Yang 2#, Xiao-li Zhou 1#, Changqing Zhu 3#*, Xu-gang Shu 1,4, Xin Wu 1, Hua Li 5, Ling Wang 5, Jiang Bo 1


Effect of plant growth regulators BAP and IAA on micropropagation of Iranian lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) landraces

Nasser Mohebalipour 1, Saeid Aharizad 1*, Seyed Abolghasem Mohammadi 1, Ali Reza Motallebiazar 2, Hassan Maddah Arefi 3


Natural 15N abundance of tomato and soil amended with urea and compost

Wei Zhou 1, 2, Chunsheng Hu 1*, Ji Li 3, Peter Christie 3, 4, Xiaotang Ju 3


Remaining dynamics of Cry1Ab proteins from transgenic Bt corn in soil

Qingling Fu, Yunhong Zhang, Wei Huang, Hongqing Hu *, Diqin Chen, Chang Yang


The effects of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) inoculation on the yield and yield components of grain corn (Zea mays L.) in Astara, Iran

Ali Faramarzi 1*, Mohammad Ali Pourgorban 1, Mohammad Hossein Ansari 2, Reza Taghizadeh 3


Applicability of micro irrigation system on cotton yield and water use efficiency

Rasoul Asadi 1, Nader Kouhi 2, Najme Yazdanpanah 3*


Genetic diversity of wild oats Avena fatua and A. sterilis ssp. ludoviciana accessions of Iran

Zeynab Mohamadzadeh 1*, Eskandar Zand 2, Taher Nejadsattari 1, Mohammad Reza Naghavi 3, Ramazan Ali Khavari-Nejad 1, Diba Ahmadi Rastegar 4


Maize genotypes expression in environments on southern Brazil

Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 1*, Paulo Roberto Alves da Luz 2, Carolina Amaral Tavares da Silva 3, Luiz Facchi 4, Fernando Luiz Rocha Pereira 4, Juliana Parisotto Poletine 1


Effects of anaerobic digestates application on chemical composition and in vitro digestibility of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

Antonia Lestingi 1*, Fluvia Bovera 2, Claudia Vitti 3, Francesco Montemurro 3, Alessandro Tateo 1


Effect of mycorrhiza inoculation and application of different phosphorus fertilizer levels on yield and yield components of corn (cv. KSC647) in Miyaneh region, Iran

Ali Faramarzi 1*, Ghorban Noormohamadi 1, Mohammad Reza Ardakani 2, Farrokh Darvish 1, Mohammad Bagher Khorshidi Benam 3


Economic implications of small ruminant diseases in the Northern area of Jordan

Amani Abdullah Al-Assaf


Effect of exogenous proline and de-acclimation treatment on cold tolerance in Brassica napus shoots cultured in vitro

Vaida Jonytienė, Natalija Burbulis *, Ramunė Kuprienė, Aušra Blinstrubienė


A spatial-temporal diffusion study of maize variety in China using a new two-dimensional representation

Zhe Liu, Shaoming Li *, Chunqiao Mi, Hu Wang, Qin Ma, Lin Li, Xiaodong Zhang, Dehai Zhu


A comparison of two types of agrosystems for the protected soilless cultivation of tomato crops in arid zones

Pilar Mazuela 1, Juan Francisco Trevizán 1, Miguel Urrestarazu 2*


Effect of dietary compound glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum) fruit powder on breeding performance of bred sows and nursery-age pigs

Li-zhi Fu #, Guo-wen Cao #, Yi-fan Zhang #, Chun-lin Chen #, Rong-guo Dai, Hua Zheng, Deng-feng Xu, Jin-long Yang *


Assessing the technical efficiency of grape production in open field cultivation in China

Changyang Ma 1, Weisong Mu 1*, Jianying Feng 2, Weihua Jiao 3


The effects of rootstocks and training systems on the growth and fruit quality of the ‘Round Seedless’ grape

Önder Kamiloğlu


Foliar applications of silicon fertilisers inhibit powdery mildew development in greenhouse cucumber

Silje Aase Wolff 1*, Irene Karoliussen 1, Jens Rohloff 2, Richard Strimbeck 2


Effect of different irrigation intervals, nitrogen and superabsorbent levels on chlorophyll index, yield and yield components of sesame

Zeinolabedin Jouyban 1*, Seyyed Gholamreza Moosavi 2


Effect of dietary wheat with arabinoxylanase supplementation on intestinal morphology of weaned pigs

Min Gong 1, 2#*, Jinjin Liu 2#, Zhichun Zhan 3#*, Ying Zhou 3#*, Ruan Zheng 1*


Effect of ammonium/nitrate nitrogen ratio on photosynthesis, respiration and some vegetative traits of canola grown under salinity stress

Ahmad Bybordi


Determination of physical damage thresholds of strawberry leaves (Fragaria × ananassa cv. Honeoye)

Ahmet Zafer Makaraci 1*, James A. Flore 2


Effects of Neem on Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and its parasitoids on tomato greenhouse

Eyyüp Mennan Yıldırım 1*, Hüseyin Başpınar 2


High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) analysis of the α-tocopherol deposition in the egg yolk: Effect of dl-α-tocopheryl acetate application in feed of breeding hens

Hongxin Zhang 1, 2, Renlu Huang 1*, Qiuxia Yang 1, Xiaohu Guo 1, Hui Chen 1


Research on crude protein and digestibility of Arnica montana L. using conventional NIR spectrometry and hyperspectral imaging NIR

Laura M. Dale 1, 2, 3*, Juan A. Fernández Pierna 3, Philippe Vermeulen 3, Bernard Lecler 3, Anca D. Bogdan 1, Florin S. Păcurar 1, Ioan Rotar 1, André Thewis 2, Vincent Baeten 3


Genotypic and growth regulator effects on organogenesis from hypocotyl explants of fiber flax (Linum usitatissimum L.)

Natalija Burbulis 1*, Aušra Blinstrubienė 1, Ramunė Masienė 1, Zofija Jankauskienė 2, Elvyra Gruzdevienė 2


Optimum sampling plan for the population of English grain aphid, Sitobion avenae (F.) (Hem.: Aphididae) on wheat in Iran

Shahram Shahrokhi 1*, Masoud Amirmaafi 2


Effects of different pomace and pulp dietary energy density on growth performance and intramuscular fat deposition relating mRNA expression in beef cattle

Quan-Hui Peng, Zhi-Sheng Wang *, Cui Tan, Hai-Bo Zhang, Yong-Na Hu, Hua-Wei Zou


Dietary NCG supplementation enhances the expression of N-acetylglutamate synthase in intestine of weaning pig

Zhi-qiang Liu 1, 3#, Meimei Geng 1, 3#, Xu-gang Shu 2, Wence Wang 1, Yulong Yin 1-3*


Analysis of soil Ca, Mg, Al saturation (m%) and dry mass of cover crops under crop rotation

Carolina Amaral Tavares-Silva 1*, Eduardo Godoy de Souza 2, Lúcia Helena Pereira Nóbrega 2, Diego dos Santos3, Alfonso Celso Gonçalves Júnior 4


Production of common millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) in Slovenia and effect of sowing time and sowing density on grain yield of the ‘Sonček’ cultivar 

Darja Kocjan Ačko *, Igor Šantavec, Monika Cvetkov


Liquefaction of albumen during the early incubational stages of the avian embryo and its impact on the antimicrobial activity of albumen

Jun Fang, Meihu Ma, Yongguo Jin, Ning Qiu, Qun Huang, Shuguo Sun, Fang Geng, Liang Guo


Mulching impact on plant growth and production of rainfed fig orchards under drought conditions

Moslem Jafari 1, Jalil Abdolahi Pour Haghighi 2*, Hamid Zare 3


The effect of medicinal plants on broilers immunological profile and productive performances

Ducu Sandu Stef 1*, Lavinia Stef 1, Daniela Mot 1, Cecilia Pop 2, Mindru G. Hegedus 1


Effects of harvesting time and harvesting height on grain yield and agronomical characters in rice ratoon (Oryza sativa L.)

Hossein Yazdpour, Mohamad Mehdi Shahri, Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian


Economic valuation of collecting water to billing in the aspersion irrigated bean in the no tillage system and conventional crop

Alexandre de Castro Salvestro 1*, Marilda da Penha Teixeira Nagaoka 2, Leandro Borges Lemos 3, Maura Seiko Tsutsui Esperancini 2, Carla Maria Martins 2, Raquel Andrade Sá 1, Carolina Amaral Tavares da Silva 4, Tiago Roque Benetoli da Silva 1


Impact of conflict on agricultural production in the Niger-Delta: Evidence from Cross River State, Nigeria

Nneoyi I. Ofem, Henry M. Ndifon, Augustine O. Angba *, John B. Effiong, Omolara C. Akinmosin


Dynamic analysis and simulation on sucking process of pneumatic precision metering device for rapeseed

Xu Li, Qingxi Liao *, Jiajia Yu, Caixia Shu, Yitao Liao


Yield and yield components of various grain sorghum cultivars grown in an arid region

Ahmad Ghasemi 1, M. M. Ghasemi 1, M. Pessarakli 2*


The effect of sorting on aflatoxin reduction of pistachio nuts

Ahmad Shakerardekani 1,2, Roselina Karim 1*, Fatemeh Mirdamadiha 2


Permanent wilting point of bean cultivated in Dystric Nitosols and Rhodic Ferralsols

Alexandre C. Salvestro 1*, Paulo S. L. de Freitas 2, Roberto Rezende 2, Rivanildo Dallacort 3, Camila Viana Vieira 4


Changes in seed yield and biological yield of six wheat cultivars on the basis of different sowing dates

Amir Riaziat, Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian


Effects of salinity and nitrogen fertilizer on some quantity and quality parameters of sugar cane (Saccharum sp.)

Habiballah Nadian *, Behzad Nateghzadeh, Siroos Jafari


Nutrient profiles of brown marine algae (Sargassum dentifebium) as affected by different processing methods for chickens

M. A. Al-Harthi *, A.A. El-Deek


Effects of planting populations on yield and yield components of safflower in different weed competition treatments

Mohamad Reza Naghavi


Genotypic difference for heat tolerance traits under real field conditions

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


The effects of soil copper content and iron application on peanut (Arachis hypogaea): Copper contents of plants

Seyyid Irmak *, Abdullah Çıl, Yasin Korkmaz


A text segmentation method of Text to Speech Technology based on agricultural ontology theory and semantic search

Xinxing Li, Lingxian Zhang, Zetian Fu *, Xue Liu, Haojie Wen


Performance and characterization of five sweet corn cultivars as influenced by soil properties

Dragan Žnidarčič


Impact of ploughless tillage on soil physical properties and winter wheat productivity

Kęstutis Romaneckas 1*, Dovilė Avižienytė 1, Egidijus Šarauskis 2, Mindaugas Martinkus 2, Vytautas Pilipavičius 1, Aida Adamavičienė 1, Antanas Sakalauskas 2


The effects of bagging on fresh fruit quality of Canarium album

Junhui Zhou 1*, Guofeng Zhong 1, Zhuozhen Lin 1, Hui-lian Xu 2


Using flag leaf chlorophyll content and canopy temperature depression for determining drought resistant durum wheat genotypes

Mohammad Kazem Shefazadeh 1*, Rahmatollah Karimizadeh 2, 3, Mohtasham Mohammadi 2, 3, Hamid Saeedi Suq 2


Nitrogen and sulfur sources in the culture of Brassica napus L. var. oleifera

Reginaldo Ferreira Santos 1, Augustinho Borsoi 1*, Deonir Secco 1, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza 1, Elisandro Pires Frigo 2


Effects of mulching on soil temperature and moisture in the rain-fed farmland of summer corn in the Taihang Mountain of China

Jiansheng Cao 1, 2, Xia Zhou 3, Wanjun Zhang 1*, Changming Liu 1, Zhijun Liu 4


Effect of nutrient solution and temperature on capsaicin content and yield contributing characteristics in six sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) cultivars

M. J. Rahman, H. Inden *


Sheep breed type effects on plasma thyrotropin, thyroxine and testosterone in growing ram lambs under hot climate

Mona A. Al-Damegh


Activity against Botrytis cinerea of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens IMAUB1034 isolated from naturally fermented congee

JianLing Wang, ZhiYou Zong, Wei Shang, Wei Qi, HaiKuan Wang *


Stochastic frontier approach to measure technical efficiency of two irrigation systems in Gilgit district, Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan

Arif Alam 1*, Hajime Kobayashi 2, Toshinobu Matsuda 2, Akira Ishida 3, Ichizen Matsumura 2, Mohamed Esham 4


Response of forage yield, protein and proline contents of alfalfa genotypes to irrigation water salinity and phosphorus fertilizer

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


Effects of combined nitrogen fertilizer and nano-carbon application on yield and nitrogen use of rice grown on saline-alkali soil

Lili Fan 1, Yunhe Wang 2, Xiwen Shao 1*, Yanqiu Geng 1, Zhichun Wang 2, Yun Ma 3, Jian Liu 4


Study on chlorophyll fluorescence spectrum in the application of the BP-ANN for diagnosing cucumber diseases and insect pests

Haoyu Yang 1, 2, Haiye Yu 1*


Effects of various fertilizations on soil organic carbon and total nitrogen in winter wheat-summer corn rotation in the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China

Sheng-wei Nie 1, 2, Shao-min Huang 1, 2*, Shui-qing Zhang 1, 2, Dou-dou Guo 1, 2, Qiao-ping Zhang 2, De-jung Bao 2


Investigating impact of outliers in both independent and dependent variables on agricultural production data

Provash Kumar Karmokar 1, 3*, Mahendran Shitan 1, 2


Non-destructive detection of hatching egg’s survival based on machine vision

Qiaohua Wang 1,2, Meihu Ma 1,3*, Zhihui Zhu 1,2, Tao Zhu 2, Min Li 2


A new methodology for determining irrigation schedule of grapevines using photogrammetric measurement of berry diameter

Qing Tao Zhang 1, 3, Shi Ping Wang 2, 3, Mitsuhiro Inoue 3, Shigeoki Moritani 3, Wataru Tsuji 3, Shu Geng1, Guo Yu Qiu 1*, Qiang Xie 2


Winter wheat leaf area index under low and moderate input management and climate change

Sigitas Lazauskas 1, Virmantas Povilaitis 1*, Šarūnas Antanaitis 1, Jurga Sakalauskaitė 2, Sandra Sakalauskienė 2, Gabrielė Pšibišauskienė 1, Ona Auškalnienė 1, Steponas Raudonius 3, Pavelas Duchovskis 2


The influence of disruption of irrigation on yield and yield components of rapeseed cultivars in Esfahan

Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian


Changes in seed yield and yield components of elite barley cultivars under different plant populations and sowing dates

Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian


Evaluation the benefits of different berseem clover cultivars and forage corn intercropping in different levels of nitrogen fertilizer

Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian, Lila Naranjani


Forage yield and quality in intercropping of forage corn with different cultivars of berseem clover in different levels of nitrogen fertilizer

Ali Soleymani *, Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian


The effect of different salt concentrations on the root and stem nutrient contents of pea (Pisum sativum L. cv. Jofs)

Mustafa Yorgancilar *, Zeynep Gül Yeğin


Effect of nitrogen levels and cultivation arrangements on yield and yield components of wheat, Triticum aestivum L.

M. Farboodi, A. Sanei Nejad, S. Shahrokhi *, A. Faramarzi


Corn seeds treatment with naphthalic anhydride against isoxaflutole phytotoxication action

Cleber Daniel de Goes Maciel 1*, Edivaldo Domingues Velini 2, Dagoberto Martins 2, Eduardo Negrisoli 2, Gustavo Radomille Tofolli 2


The corn disease remote diagnostic system in China

Xinxing Li 1, Lingxian Zhang 2, Zetian Fu 1*, Xue Liu 2, Haojie Wen 2


Metolachlor-induced ZmGT1 expression in maize cultivars is correlated with their tolerance to the herbicide

Sen Pang 1, 2+, Liusheng Duan 1+, Zhiqian Liu 3, Xiaoyu Song 2, Xuefeng Li 2*, Chengju Wang 2*


Numerical evaluation of local and exotic maize genotypes in arid conditions

Rao Wali Muhammad 1*, Rukhsana Anjum 1, Shoib Liaqat 2, Abdul Qayyum 2, Waqas Malik 2, Naveed Murtza 2, Mumtaz Hussain 1, Jahangir Shah 1, Samiya Mehmood Khan 3, Bashir Ahmad 1, Sajad Ahmad Rao 3, Etrat Noor 2


Enhancement of metal(loid)s phytoextraction by Cannabis sativa L.

Šárka Petrová, Dagmar Benešová, Petr Soudek, Tomáš Vanĕk*


Analysis of drought return periods in Khuzestan province, southwest of Iran

Hadi Moazed 1, Mostafa Moradzadeh 1*, Shadman Veysi 1, Hesam Seyyed Kaboli 2, Meysam Salarijazi 3


Maintenance and exploitation problems of underground drainage and necessity of replacing equipment in underground drainage construction

Seyed Ataollah Sakebi 1, Abde Ali Naseri 2, Abdolmajid Liaghat 3, Yaser Hoseini 4*


Effect of water-flow on nutrient mitigation from surface water in drainage ditches

Shuhui Huang 1, Huanqiang Liu 1, Zijun Yan 1, Hailuo Sun1, Minghua Zhang 1, 2, Randy A. Dahlgren 2, Xuedong Wang 1*


Analysis and prediction of carbon sources and sinks in Quzhou County of Huang huaihai plain, China

Li Yang 1*, Jinmin Hao *, Zhenyu Lv 1, Hongyu Chen 1, Yudong Wang 2


Effects of plants on N2O emission in freshwater marsh ecosystem

Yan Lu 1-3*, Hong-wen Xu 1, Chang-chun Song 2


Adoption of chemical weed control technology among cassava farmers in south eastern Nigeria

Udensi Ekea Udensi 1, 2*, Gbassey Tarawali 1, Paul Ilona 1, Benjamin Chukwuemeka Okoye 3, Alfred Dixon 4


Application of preliminary stage of risk assessment procedure for agricultural soils: Area affected by flood as a case study

Agnieszka Klimkowicz-Pawlas *, Barbara Maliszewska-Kordybach, Bożena Smreczak


In vitro digestion/centrifugal ultrafiltration to determine the oral bioavailability of lead in soils

Xiaochen Chen, Jia Niu and Yanshan Cui *


Causes of cultivated land loss in mountainous areas protected for water sources: Case study of Miyun County in Beijing

Yu Deng 1, 2, Shenghe Liu 1*, Max Lu 3, Ci Song 1, 2


Effects of different suckercides on economic characteristics and intrinsic quality of tobacco

Fugen Han *, Xiaoming Ji, Pengfei Liu, Mingqin Zhao


Forage quality of native pastures on Lanzarote Island (Canary Islands)

José Ramón Arévalo 1*, José Luis Mora 2, Eduardo Chinea 3


Effects of plantscape colors on psycho-physiological responses of university students

Xia Li 1, Zhe Zhang 1, Mengmeng Gu 2, Dong-Yue Jiang 1, Jia Wang 1, Ying-Min Lv 1*, Qi-Xiang Zhang 1, Hui-Tang Pan 1*


An enhanced electrokinetic remediation of saline lands by sludge layer

Hang Xu 1, 2, Wei Chen 1, 2*, Chao Wang 1, 2, Bo Chen 3, Jinhu Yang 2


Characteristics and evaluation on heavy metal (Pb and Zn) contamination on vegetables grown in the suburbs of Huanggang, China

Xiaoming Hu, Mingju Zhang, Wenjuan Lv, Jun Xiang, Yuanping Fang, Juan Chen, Shuiyuan Cheng *


Bryophyte diversity and phenological aspects in different habitats of arable land

Ilona Jukonienė *, Danguolė Andriuëaitytė, Valerijus Rašomavičius


Identifying and assessing of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) habitats in Çeşme-Urla Peninsula

Çiğdem Coşkun Hepcan


The observation of ultra-structure during the petal senescence of Dracocephalum argunense Fisch. ex Link

Fenglan Li 1, Lijuan Shi 1, Yanzhong Feng 1,2, Qi Wei 2, Heshu Chen 2, Di Liu 2, Feifei Qin 3, Hui-lian Xu 4, Youwen Qiu 1, Baozhong Hu 1*


Integrated agricultural irrigation management technique in the arid inland area, China

Guang Yang 1, 2, Xin L. He 1, 2*, Tie G. Zheng 3, John N. Maina 4, Jun F. Li 1, 2, Hai L. Liu 1, 2


Investigation on ozone penetration along grain mound height

Dainius Steponavičius 1*, Aušra Steponavičienė 2, Algirdas Raila 2, Egidijus Zvicevičius 2, Aurelija Kemzūraitė 1


Okra performance, soil and water conservation as influenced by poultry manure and organic mulch amendments

Donatus Felix Uwah *, Grace Ogbonnaya Ukoha, Jennifer Iyango


Validation of a quick and easy (QuEChERS) method for the determination of pesticides residue in dried herbs

Emad Ramadan Attallah 1, Dalia Ahmed Barakat 2, Gouda Ramadan Maatook 1, Hany Ashour Badawy 2


Variations among two vetch landrace species in Jordan

Hani Mahmoud Saoub, Muhanad Walid Akash *


Assessment of drought tolerance indices for screening of rainfed wheat genotypes

Reza Drikvand 1*, Tahmaseb Hossinpur 2, Ahmad Ismaili 3, Ellham Salahvarzi 1


Effects of petroleum hydrocarbons on growth, photosynthetic pigments and carbohydrate levels of sunflower 

Fatemeh Gafari Rahbar 1, Khadijeh Kiarostami 1, Ravanbakhsh Shirdam 2


Parameters of additive main effects and multiplicative interaction model for interpreting of genotype×environment interaction

Mohtasham Mohammadi 1,2


Investigation of yield and adaptation of ten selected genotypes of tomato under subtropical climate conditions (Ahvaz)

Seyed Morteza Zahedi *, Naser Alemzadeh Ansari, Seyyed Abdullah Eftekhari


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

Limin Ma *, Jing Yuan, Xiaojin Sun, Ming Zhang


Sustainable green walls in architecture

M. Urrestarazu 1*, S. Burés 2


Soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) seed composition response to soil flooding stress

Tara T. VanToai 1*, Jeong-Dong Lee 2, Patricia. F. P. Goulart 3, J. Grover Shannon 4, J. Donizeti Alves 5, Henry T. Nguyen 6, Oliver Yu 7, Mohammed Rahman 8, Rafiq Islam 9


A centroid movement analysis of land uses in the North China Plain during 1988-2020

Jinyan Zhan 1*, Tao Zhang 1, Qin Jin 2, Yingzhi Lin 3, Qingling Shi 4


Mineralized N of plant residues with different C:N ratios under upland and rice paddy condition

Youn Lee, Hyun-Sug Choi *, Jae-Hoon Shin, Sang-Min Lee


Food and feeding habit of Chirocentrus nudus (Swainson, 1839) in Khuzestan coastal waters (Persian Gulf) 

M. Khodadadi 1*, G. H. Mohammadi 2, S. Riazi 3


The adoption of the information and communication technology in the agricultural exploitations: Evidences from Romania 

Liliana Mihaela Moga


The effective component of access to hospital care in Iran

Amir Ashkan Nasiripour 1*, Ghahraman Mahmoudi 1, Pouran Raeissi 2


Trace element transfer from soil to vegetables around the lead smelter in Baia Mare, NW Romania

Cristina Mihali 1*, Angela Michnea 2, Gabriela Oprea 1, Ioan Gogoaşa 3, Călin Pop 4, Marin Senilă 5, Laura Grigor 1


One-dimensional dam-break flow modeling for variable width channels using an implicit semi-Lagrangian method

Hamed Sarveram 1*, Abolfazl Shamsai 1, Mohammad Ali Banihasemi 2


Effects of water stress and different levels of nitrogen on growth analysis parameters of sunflower

Mani Mojaddam 1, A. Shokuhfar 1, Sh. Lack 2


How do bacteria survive UV irradiation in the stratosphere?

Sulaiman Ali Alharbi


Equilibrium analyses on structural changes of land uses in Jiangxi Province

Xiangzheng Deng 1,2*, Fang Yin 1,3, Yingzhi Lin 1, Qin Jin 4, Ruijie Qu 5


Drought induced changes of physio-biochemical parameters in maize

Guang-hua Yin 1*, Ye-jie Shen 2, 3, Na Tong 1, 3, Jian Gu 1, Liang Hao 1, 2, Zuo-Xin Liu 1


Multi-Criteria optimization for mitigation model of greenhouse gas emissions from abandoned grassland

Ligita Baležentienė *, Arnoldas Užupis


The influence of mineral and organic long-term fertilization upon the floristic composition of Festuca rubra L.-Agrostis capillaris L. grassland in Apuseni mountains, Romania

Florin S. Pãcurar*, Ioan Rotar, Anca D. Bogdan, Roxana M. Vidican, Laura M. Dale


Gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence of salinity-alkalinity stressed Phragmites australis seedlings

Guangxin Zhang 1, Chunnuan Deng 1, 2*


Investigation of the parameters affecting fuelwoods’ consumption in the Southern Greece region

Miltiadis S. Chalikias 1*, Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos 2, John E. Goulionis 3, Georgios K. Apostolidis 4


Relationships between woody plants and environmental factors in karst mixed evergreen-deciduous broadleaf forest, southwest China

Wanxia Peng 1, 2, Tongqing Song 1, 2*, Fuping Zeng 1, 2, Kelin Wang 1, 2, Hu Du 1, 2, Shiyang Lu 1, 2


Fractal analysis of soil aggregates as influenced by gel polymer with different inorganic N fertilizer application on loess plateau in China

Wenhua Zhuang 1, 2, Hao Feng 1, Pute Wu 1*, Chao Liu 2, Longguo Li 2


Perspectives and challenges in financing the new Common Agricultural Policy, a new paradigm

Jean-Vasile Andrei 1*, Doina Darvasi 2


Production potential of biogas in sugar and ethanol plants for use in urban buses in Brazil

Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza *, Augustinho Borsoi, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos, Deonir Secco, Elisandro Pires Frigo, Marcelo José da Silva


Using DSSAT Model to assess spring wheat and maize water use in the arid oasis of Northwest China

Shufen Wang 1,2,3,, Huilong Li 1, 3*, Yonghui Yang 1*, Huijun Wang 4, Yanmin Yang 1, Yongguo Jia 5


Environmental constraints and transformation of China’s export structure

Shenrong Gao 1, Xia Tong 2, Linhai Wu 1, 3*


Surface properties and adsorption characteristics for fluoride of kaolinite, ferrihydrite and kaolinite-ferrihydrite association

Shiyong Wei 1*, Wenjun Xiang 2


Microcalorimetric studies for microbial activity of three vegetable soils

Tida Ge 1, San’an Nie 1, 2, Chengli Tong 1*, He’ai Xiao 1, Hongling Qin 1


Measurement of residue levels of agro-chemicals in water and sediment of Aras River

Fatemeh Nasehi, E. Fataei *


Visual symptoms and growth parameters linked to deficiency of macronutrients in young Swietenia macrophylla plants

Ismael de Jesus Matos Viégas *, Allan Klynger da Silva Lobato, Max Franck da Silva Rodrigues, Raimundo Lázaro Morais da Cunha, Dílson Augusto Capucho Frazão, Cândido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto, Heráclito Eugênio Oliveira da Conceição, Elaine Maria Silva Guedes, Gustavo Antonio Ruffeil Alves, Sávia Poliana da Silva


The response of runoff and sediment on eco-environmental change of Yan’gou watershed in the loess hilly region 

Miaozi Yu 1, Xuexuan Xu 2*, Puling Liu, Shiqing Zheng


A quick epifluorescence microscopy method for sediment bacteria enumeration

Mingjun Liao**, Shimin Lu**, Chongxin Xie, Min Zhang, Xugang He *


Water vapour adsorption under rice-straw and gravel mulch in lysimeters

Qing Tao Zhang 1, Jiong Ma 1*, Li Li 1, Chang Chun Zhou 2, Chun Yang He 3, ZhiJian Zhang, YanLi Zhang


Quantifying the acidification in Thai agricultural soils under acidic deposition

Rab Nawaz *, Sajjad Ahmad, Muhammad Arshad, Preeda Parkpian


The potential of different plant species for heavy metals accumulation and distribution

Radmila Filipović Trajković 1 , Zoran S. Ilić 2*, Ljubomir Sunić, Snezana Andjelković 3


Effect of cadmium stress on growth and mineral nutrition compositions of two tobacco cultivars

Halil Erdem 1*, Ahmet Kınay 2, Mehmet Ozturk 1, Yusuf Tutus 3


Changes of alpine ecosystem along the ground temperature of permafrost in the source region of Datong River in the Northeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Xiumin Zhang, Yu Sheng *, Jing Li, Jichun Wu, Ji Chen, Yuanbing Cao


Study on spatial variation of some chemical characteristics of dominant soil series by using geostatistics in Iran: Case Study Heris region

Abbas Haghdar 1, Mohammad J. Malakouti 2, Ahmad Bybordi 3*, Ali Kalantari 3


Sustainable livelihoods and micro-livestock development in Nigeria: A simulation study from Cross River States

Augustine O. Angba 1*, Nneoyi I. Ofem 1, Magnus I. Anya 2, Essien E. Nsa 2


Reusing artificial stone waste in concrete as a filler of fine aggregates

Elham Khalilzadeh Shirazi 1*, Reza Marandi 2, Nima Afshar 3, Mehdi Alibabaie 4, Alireza Sooki 5


An optimization process for a T-shaped noise barrier coated by primitive root diffuser equipped with perforated sheets

Mohammad Reza Monazzam 1, Mahdiyeh Naderzadeh 2*, Samaneh Momen Bellah Fard 3


A dry mass and zinc accumulation model of young apple tree in sand culture under zinc stress

Yan-an Wang 1, 2*, Ming Li 3, Yong Zhang 1, Zhiwu Wang 4, Zhigang Yan 2, Yuanzhen Zhang 4, Shuhan Cheng 4


Phosphorus release from low-grade phosphate rocks by low molecular weight organic acids

Yonghong Liu 1, 2, Lei Feng 2, Hongqing Hu 1*, Guanjie Jiang 1, Zhijian Cai 1, Youjun Deng 3


A first comparison of Multiplex® for the assessment of corn nitrogen status

Yongping Zhang 1, 2, Nicolas Tremblay 2*, Juanjuan Zhu 2


Use of blood meal and acidic pumice mixture to fodder crops in Van Region, Eastern Turkey

Gökhan Büyük


Influence of photosynthesis and chlorophyll synthesis on Cd accumulation in Populus×canescens

Hui-Ping Dai 1, Yuan Wei 2, Yazhuan Zhang 1, Pengxiang Gao 3, Jiwei Chen 4, Genliang Jia 1, Tuxi Yang 3, Shijing Feng1, Chaofeng Wang 3, Yuan Wang 1, Wenqing Sa 3, Anzhi Wei 3*


Dynamic of organic carbon in a clayey oxisol under tillage systems

Deonir Secco*, Araceli Ciotti de Marins, Reginaldo Ferreira Santos, Samuel Nelson Melegari de Souza, Augustinho Borsoi, Elisandro Pires Frigo


Influence of ascorbic acid foliar application on chlorophyll, flavonoids, anthocyanin and soluble sugar content of sunflower under conditions of water deficit stress

Elnaz Ebrahimian 1*, Ahmad Bybordi 2


The application of Driving force-Pressure-State-Impact-Response (DPSIR) in Malaysia’s dredging industry

Norpadzlihatun B. Manap*, Nikolaos Voulvoulis, Norzima B. Zulkifli