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Above-ground carbon stock in a forest subjected to decadal frequent fires in western Tanzania – JBES

Nyatwere D. Mganga, Herbert V. Lyaruu, Feetham Banyikwa Department of Life Sciences, Mkwawa University College of Education A Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam), Iringa, Tanzania Department of Botany, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Key words: Carbon stock, Disturbances, Fire frequency, Miombo, Sequestration Abstract Gradual increase in atmospheric […]

Effect of Brassinolide on the yield and yield related traits of wheat – IJAAR

Alam Zeb, Amir Zaman Khan, Shad Khan, Sohail Kamaran, Habib Ullah, Waqar Ali, Wajid Ali Khattak, Sajjad Zaheer Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan Key words: Triticum aestivum, Sowing date, Brassinolide, Grain yield. […]

In vitro anthelmintic activity of crude extracts of ethnobotanically important wild plants against Haemonchus contortus (Rudolphi 1803) – JBES

Ahmad Ali, Faiz Ahmad Joyia, Khalid Farooq Akbar, Zaheer-ud-Din Khan Botany Department, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Botany Department, Govt. Post Graduate College, Sahiwal, Pakistan Key words: Haemonchus contortus, Anthelmintic activity, Ethnobotany, Wild plants, Sahiwal Division. Abstract Our preceding ethnobotanical studies revealed that Aerva […]

Fasciola and Paramphistomum infection in large Ruminants – IJAAR

S. Khadijah, Z. Ariff, M. R. Nurlaili, A. Sakiinah, A. H. Izzudin, A. K. Mursyidah, Rita N, Nur Aida H. School of Food Science and Technology, University Malaysia, Terengganu, Malaysia Key words: Condemned liver, Liver fluke, Stomach fluke, Fasciola Abstract A study was conducted in six cattle farms and one abattoir located in Kuala Terengganu […]

Biosorption of heavy metals from sewage effluent using prickly pear cactus – JBES

Sidra Hassan, Asmat Un Nisa, Jalal Ud Din Department of Plant and Environmental Protection, PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture, NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan Manager Operations, Waste Management Company, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Key words: Prickly Pear Cactus, Heavy Metals, Bioremediation Abstract The practice of environmentally benign agents in the treatment of water is rapidly gaining interest […]

Assessment of Variation in Agro-morphological Traits in M3 and M4 Maize Lines – IJAAR

Kariuki JK, Githiri SM , Wesonga JM, TS. Tesfamichael Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya Key words: Correlations, Kenya, Mutation breeding, Zea mays, Agronomical traits. Abstract A total of thirty nine M3 and thirty seven M4 maize lines derived from mutation breeding were evaluated for variation in agro-morphological traits at Jomo Kenyatta […]

On the systematics of genus Scylla De Haan,1833 of cochin backwaters, a South Indian estuary – JBES

P.Lakshmi Devi, Aneykutty Joseph, Anup Mandal, Alphy Korath Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry, School of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Fine Arts Avenue, Cochin, Kerala, India Central Genetics Lab, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture, Poompuhar Road, Sattanathapuram, Sirkazhi , Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kerala University […]

Carbon dioxide and energy fluxes above an oil palm canopy in peninsular Malaysia – IJAAR

MH Haniff, Anis Ibrahim, Nur Maisarah Jantan, Nuramanina Shahabudin, Hasimah Mos, Yusri Yusup Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Persiaran Institusi, Bandar Baru Bangi, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. Environmental Technology, School of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. Key words: Oil palm, CO2 flux, Energy flux, Eddy covariance. Abstract A study was conducted on […]

Spatio-temporal occurrence and distribution of copepod in the Karnaphuli river estuary, Bangladesh – JBES

Abu Sayeed Muhammad Sharif, Md. Shafiqul Islam, Md. Simul Bhuyan National Oceanographic Research Institute, Bangladesh Institute of Marine Science and Fisheries, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh Key words: Spatio-temporal, Copepod, Occurrence, Distribution, Karnaphuli river Abstract A total of 25 major taxa of zooplankton were identified from the Karnaphuli River of which 23 taxa during monsoon, 20 […]

Seedling parameters of some sunflower cultivars as affected by seed priming and salinity stress – IJAAR

A. A. Kandil, A. E. Sharief , Amira A. Mamoon Department of Agronomy, Mansoura University, Egypt Central Administration for Seed Certification (CASC), Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt Key words: Sunflower cultivars, Salinity levels, Seed priming, Seedling parameters. Abstract In order to study the effect of priming and non-priming seed of some sunflower cultivars i.e. Sakha 53, […]