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Flood analysis in Kali Lamong Watershed – JBES

Diah Susilowati, M. Bisri, Kliwon Hidayat, Arief Rachmansyah Doctoral Program of Environmental Studies, Graduate School, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Water Resources Engineering, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Social Economic Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Civil Engineering, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Key words: Flood, Kali Lamong watershed, GIS, Hydrology integrated model. […]

Microhabitats of pholcid spiders (araneae: pholcidae) in Mt. Kitanglad Agri-Ecological and Techno-Demo Center, Imbayao, Bukidnon, Philippines – JBES

Eddie P. Mondejar, Olga M. Nuñeza Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Broad-leaf, Leaf-litter, Rock crevice, Spathiphyllum sp., Species-specific. Abstract This study was conducted in Mt. Kitanglad Agri-Ecological and Techno-Demo Center, Brgy. Imbayao, Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The study aims to determine the microhabitats of pholcid spiders. Using Cruising method combined withvisual […]

Source specific quantification and composition of municipal solid waste at Nomal Valley, District Gilgit, Pakistan – JBES

Sherullah, Ajaz Ali, Azfar Hussain, Zarmast Khan Environmental Protection Agency, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Department of Environmental Sciences Karakorum International University, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Key words: Solid waste, Commercial waste, Institutional waste, organic waste, plastic waste. Abstract Solid waste menace is a serious concern all over the world. The current study focused upon the source specific quantification and […]

Fluctuating asymmetry in the body shapes of Threadfin Bream Fish, Nemipterus japonicus as a stress indicator in Surigao River, Surigao del Norte, Philippines – JBES

Jess H. Jumawan, Dianne Q. Asuncion, Maria Anita Ayaton, Baby Joy E. Apduhan, Ariel M. Mangubat, Ludilin B. Petogo, Beryl Martinez, Miraflor A. Arenas, Cresencio C. Cabuga Jr., James Paul B. Velasco, Joycelyn C. Jumawan, Mark Anthony J. Torres, Elani A. Requieron Department of Biology, Caraga State University, Butuan City, Philippines Science Department, Mindanao States […]

Reptile diversity in Mt. Matutum Protected Landscape, South Cotabato, Philippines – JBES

Olga M. Nuñeza, Maria Luisa P. Non, Edna P. Oconer, Maximo C. Aljibe Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University, Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City, Philippines Department of Biology, Mindanao State University, General Santos, General Santos City, Philippines Commission on Higher Education, Koronadal City, Philippines Key words: Endemism, Lowland dipterocarp forest,SphenomorphusvariegatusTropidophoruspartelloi. Abstract Reptiles are […]

Effect of temperature on the biology of Harmonia dimidiata FAB. (Coleoptera: coccinellidae) reared on Scizaphus graminum (ROND.) aphid – JBES

Javed Khan, Ehsan ul Haq, Abdul Rehman PARC, Institute of advance studies in Agricultural Sciences, Department of Plant and Environmental Protection, National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad, Pakistan Insect pest management program, National Agri. Res. Centre Islamabad, Pakistan Crop Sciences Institute NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan Key words: Harmonia dimidiata, biology, predatory potential, Schizaphus graminum aphid, temperature. Abstract […]

Water quality evaluation of Karkheh River by considering irrigation and drinking consumption – JBES

Farhang Azarang, Hossein Sedghi Young Researchers and Elites club, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran Department of Water Science and Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran Key words: Karkheh River, FAO Standard, Wilcox Diagram, Schoeller Diagram, Sodium Adsorption Ratio. Abstract Karkheh River is the third largest river of […]

Global warming and temperature changes for Saudi Arabia – JBES

Ishtiaq Hassan, Abdul Razzaq Ghumman, Hashim Nisar Hashmi Department of Civil Engineering, Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) Zone-V Islamabad, Pakistan Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan Key words: EdGCM, Downscaling, QuickSurf Modeling, Isohyets, GHG (Greenhouse Gases). Abstract This study aims at forecasting changes in temperature of the Saudi […]

Kocuria sp. a potential antagonist of brown blotch caused by Pseudomonas tolaasii – JBES

Zeinab Namazi*, Nader Hasanzadeh, Javad Razmi Department of Plant Pathology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran Key words: Biocontrol, Antagonist, Brown blotch, Pseudomonas tolaasii, Agaricus bisporus. Abstract Brown blotch disease, caused by Pseudomonas tolaasii, is a serious economic problem in the cultivation of the white button mushroom Agaricus bisporus in Iran. In […]

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 […]