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Iranian Pimpinella L. (Apiaceae): A taxonomic revision – JBES

Maryam Khajehpiri, Sogol Fereidounfar, Valiollah Mozaffarian, Farrokh Ghahremaninejad Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran Department of Botany, Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran Key words: Umbelliferae, Pimpinella, Taxonomy, Iran, NTSYS. Abstract In the family Apiaceae subfamily […]

Palynological and seed micromorphological studies on Plantago L. species in North-Eastern of Iran – JBES

Tala’t Hoghoughi, Azarnoosh Jafari*, Homa Mahmoodzadeh1 *Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran Key words: Palynology, Micromorphology, Iran, Plantago, pollen. Abstract This study has examined palynological and seed micromorphological characteristics of eight Plantago species growing in NE Iran. There are a few reports about Plantago pollen and seed. So […]

The effect of intensity and duration of drought on wind situation and wind erosion (case study: Damghan city, Iran) – JBES

Hassan Khosravi*, Mahin Hanifipour, Tayebeh Sohrabi Department of Arid and Mountainous Regions Reclamation, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Iran Key words: Wind, Precipitation, Evapotranspiration, Temperature, Wind erosion. Abstract Wind erosion is a natural disaster that the arid zones in center of Iran are increasingly faced with it. Improper management of natural resources has […]

Physiological and biochemical characterization of Cork Oak Seedlings (Quercus suber.L) in Tunisia – JBES

Abdessamad Abdessalem, Saidi Ahmed, Chkioua Chaker, Ksontini Mustapha Laboratory of Physiology and Ecology Forestry, National Institute for Research in Rural Engineering & Forestry INRGREF Tunis, Tunisia Laboratory of Plant Ecology, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, 2092 El Manar Tunis, Tunisia Key words: Cork oak, water stress, drought adaptation, physiological markers, biochemical markers. Abstract The cork […]

Rapid assessment of spider fauna in Marilog District, Davao City, Philippines – JBES

Sheryl C. Patiño, Aimee Lynn A. Barrion-Dupo, Olga M. Nuñeza Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines Key words: Araneae, Araneidae, Beat netting, Habitats, Mindanao. Abstract This study was conducted to determine the species richness and abundance of spiders in Barangay Baganihan, […]

Species richness of spiders in Sacred Mountain, Marawi City, Philippines – JBES

Juzavil V. Juario, Olga M. Nuñeza, Aimee Lynn B. Dupo Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baňos, Philippines Key words: Elevation, Guilds, Orb weavers, Salticidae, Tetragnathidae. Abstract This study aims to determine the species richness and abundance of spiders in Sacred Mountain, Marawi […]

Species richness of spiders in Sacred Mountain, Marawi City, Philippines – JBES

Juzavil V. Juario, Olga M. Nuñeza, Aimee Lynn B. Dupo Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baňos, Philippines Key words: Elevation, Guilds, Orb weavers, Salticidae, Tetragnathidae. Abstract This study aims to determine the species richness and abundance of spiders in Sacred Mountain, Marawi […]

Serum copper and zinc level as biomarker for dust exposed lung diseases among coal miners – (JBES)

Deepa Agarwal, Jai Krishna Pandey, Bably Prasad, Asim Kumar Pal Respiratory Protection Laboratory, Council of scientific and Industrial Research-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India Environmental Management Group, Council of scientific and Industrial Research- Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research, Dhanbad, India Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Indian School of Mines, […]

Zircon U–Pb geochronology, geochemistry, petrogenesis and tectonic significance of the boroon igneous masses (East of Iran) – JBES

Saied Ansari, Mina Sakhdari Department of Geology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran Key words: Petrogenesis, Magmatic evolution, Boroon, Lut block, Iran. Abstract The Boroon igneous masses are Cu bearing porphyries that outcrop in the North part of the Lut Block, about 20 km north-west of Ferdows. These igneous masses occur mainly as dykes and stocks […]

Estimation of rainfall patterns in Bangladesh using different computational methods (arithmetic average, thiessen polygon and isohyet) – (JBES)

Md. Ashraful Islam Chowdhury, Mohammad Mahbub Kabir, Abul Fazal Sayed, Sazzad Hossain Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre, Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), Dhaka, Bangladesh Key words: Arithmetic Average, Thiessen Polygon, Isohyets, GIS, Bangladesh. Abstract The present study was conducted to measure the total amount of annual rainfall […]