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Floristic composition and life form classes of district Shangla, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan – JBES

Sultan-Ud-Din, Habib Ahmad, Haidar Ali, Hamid Ali Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan Departments of Genetics, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan Center for Plant Science and Biodiversity, University of Swat, Pakistan Key words: Floristic composition, Life form Spectra, Herbs, Shrubs, Trees. Abstract The present study was conducted in order to explore the floristic composition and […]

Aquatic Insect Similarity Connecting Natural Wetland Habitat and Ricefield for Ecological Rice Production in Agusan Marsh in Mindanao, Philippines – IJAAR

Rowena P. Varela Department of Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Caraga State University, Ampayon, Butuan City Philippines Key words: Diversity, Species richness, Natural wetland, Lowland rice field, Species similarity. Abstract This study describes the relationship of the natural wetland habitats in Agusan Marsh to nearby rice fields and its implication to […]

Mandibular shape variation among different size classes of the ant Camponotus sp.(Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – JBES

Nur-Aynie B. Bacaraman, Mark Anthony J. Torres Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Tibanga, Philippines Key words: Camponotus sp., Allometry, Geometric Morphometrics, Shape. Abstract This study was conducted to determine shape differences in the mandibles of different size classes of the ant Camponotus sp.. To do this, landmarks taken from digital […]

Stability of wheat entries across seasons and nitrogen rates by AMMI analysis – IJAAR

Radhi Dheyab Abed Department of field Crop, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Iraq Key words: Environment, performance, stability, years, wide adaptation. Abstract To study the stability of spring bread wheat entries across years and nitrogen rates, yield trials were conducted from 2010 to 2013 preceding by screening trail in 2009-2010 at farm of college […]

Species richness and spatial diversity of spiders among fodder crops – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Marriam Batool Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for (w) Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Spatial, Transect, Pitfall, Humidity, […]

Improving soil quality and upland rice yield in northern Benin with no-tillage, rice straw mulch and nitrogen fertilization – IJAAR

Elliott Ronald Dossou-Yovo, Edward Ampofo, Attanda Mouinou Igue, Luc Ollivier Sintondji, Naab Jesse, Joël Huat, Euloge Kossi Agbossou School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana Laboratoire d’Hydraulique et de Maîtrise de l’Eau, Institut National de l’Eau, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin Laboratoire des Sciences du Sol, Eaux et Environnement, Institut National de Recherche […]

The Current State of Riparian Vegetation: The Dabbis River of Ambo Woreda, West Shoa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia – JBES

Diriba Oljira Gemeda, Habtamu Ashagre, M.I. Zuberi Department of Biology, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia Key words: Riparian vegetation, River, Habitat degradation, Vegetation cover, Ethiopia. Abstract The status of riparian vegetation along the Dabbis River of West Shoa, Ethiopia was assessed in selected plots by examining vegetation types, vegetation change, soil cover, soil quality and water […]

Valorization of shea caterpillar droppings (Cirina butyrospermi Vuillet) in the ecological management of soil fertility in Burkina Faso – IJAAR

K. Coulibaly, A.P.K Gomgnimbou, B. Bacye, H.B. Nacro, M.P. Sedogo Laboratoire d’étude et de recherche sur la fertilité du sol (LERF), Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso (UPB) Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol Eau Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol-Eau-Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), […]

Fluctuating asymmetry as an indicator of ecological stress and developmental instability of Neurothemis ramburii (Odonata: Libellulidae) in Iligan City, Philippines – JBES

Michelle M. Barbon, Jazzie D’Zeim Arreza, Sharon Rose M. Tabugo Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Asymmetry, Neurothemis ramburii, Odonata, Procrustes ANOVA, SAGE. Abstract Odonata species are often used for biomonitoring purposes are often influenced by environmental instability in diverse ways. The degree of developmental stability of individuals […]

Highlighting Bacillus subtilis GA1 antifungi potentialities for pineapple (Ananas comosus) conservation in Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Yao Fulgence Koffi, Waze Aimée Mireille Alloue-Boraud, Louis Ban Koffi, Amon Fabrice Adohi, Marcellin Koffi Dje, Marc Ongena Laboratory of Microbiology and Biotechnology, National Center of Agronomic Research (CNRA), Côte d’Ivoire Department of Sciences and food Technology, University Nangui Abrogoua, Côte D’ivoire Walloon Center of Industrial Biology (CWBI) Unit of Bio-Industries University of Liège Gembloux […]