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Evaluation of rice genotypes for resistance to the stalk-eyed fly (Diopsis longicornis) in rice in Uganda – IJAAR

Charles Ganteh Weelar, Michael Hilary Otim, Jimmy Lamo, Bruno Awio, Mildred Ochwo-Ssemakula School of Agricultural Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda National Crops Resources Research Institute, Kampala, Uganda Key words: Improved rice genotypes, Stem borers, Infestations, Deadhearts. Abstract Globally, rice production is limited by abiotic and biotic factors. Of the insect pests attacking rice, the stalk-eyed […]

Genetic diversity analysis of snail species (Mollusca: Gastropoda) using molecular marker technology – JBES

Javaria Altaf, Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Muhammed Javed Iqbal Siddiqui Department of Zoology, Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan Government College Women University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Government Postgraduate College, Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Molluscs, Molecular Markers, Molecular Characterization, RAPD Abstract Members of the Phylum Mollusca can be used as model animals to study […]

Mode of inheritance of resistance to the stalk-eyed fly (Diopsis longicornis) in rice – IJAAR

Charles Ganteh Weelar, Jimmy Lamo, Michael Hilary Otim, Bruno Awio, Mildred Ochwo-Ssemakula School of Agricultural Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda National Crops Resources Research Institute, Kampala, Uganda Key words: Quantitative inheritance, combining ability, Gene action, Rice. Abstract Stalk eyed flies (D. longicornis and D. apicalis) are pests of economic importance on rice. Of the two […]

Hospital wastes management at different Government and Private hospitals of Quetta city in Balochistan, Pakistan – JBES

Ruqqia Alam, Asim Iqbal, Kashif Kamran, Saima Iram, Saeed Ahmed Essote, Sana Arif, Nosheen Rafique, Hameedullah Kakar, Umbreen Shaheen, Shabana Wali Muhammad Department of Zoology, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan Bolan Medical Hospital, Quetta, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Sardar Bahdur Khan Womens University, Quetta, Pakistan Key words: Hospital waste, dumping site, incinerator, contagious disease. Abstract […]

In vitro germination and seedling development of tunisian caper (Capparis spinosa L.) – IJAAR

Rhimi Awatef, Hannachi Hédia, Hjaoujia Sonia, Yousfi Haifa, Boussaid Mohamed Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, National Gene Bank of Tunisia (NGBT). Tunis Cedex, Tunisia Department of Biology, National Institute of Agronomy of Tunis (INAT), Tunis- Mahrajène, Tunisia Department of Biology, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technologies (INSAT). Tunis Cedex, Tunisia Key words: Micropropagation. In vitro […]

Thermodynamics and adsorption studies of rhodamine-b dye onto organoclay – JBES

Hassan A. EL-Adawy, Elsayed M. Elnaggar Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, AL-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, AL-Baha University, EL-Makhwa, KSA Key words: Organoclay, Rhodamine-B adsorption, Kinetics, Equilibrium, Thermodynamic Abstract Thermodynamics and adsorption studies were conducted with a dye of Rhoda mine-B (RB) on organoclay (OC). Adsorption of the dye was investigated […]

Potentialisation of the biocontrol efficacy of arbuscular mycorrhizas fungi against cocoa black pod rot causing Phytophthora megakarya with natural flavonoid – IJAAR

Louise Wakam Nana, Virginie Thérèse Ekounda, Pierre Mkounga, Pierre Eke, Augustin Ephraïm Nkengfack, Dieudonné Nwaga Laboratory of Soil Microbiology, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon Key words: T. cacao, P. megakarya, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Flavonoid, resistance. Abstract Cocoa (Theobroma […]

Description of a new species of genus Dolichophis Gitstel from the upper Mesopotamian Plain-Iraq (Reptilia–Serpentes- Colubridae) – JBES

Saman R. Afrasiab, Mohammad K. Mohammad, Amer M. Hussein Iraq Natural History Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq Key words: Dolichophis mesopotamicus, Whip snake, Iraq, Colubridae, Serpentes. Abstract The Whip snakes of the genus Dolechophis in Iraq are distributed in various habitats. Two species of jagularis species group was known in Iraq. Depending on great […]

Analyses of growth trends and production forecast of cash crops in Pakistan – IJAAR

Amanullah Tunio, Habibullah Magsi, Muhammad Anwar Solangi Department of Basic Engineering, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan Department of Agricultural Economics, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan Department of Basic Sciences and Related studies, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan. Key words: Cash crops, Growth, Forecast, Pakistan. Abstract The objectives of present research to evaluate […]

Dytiscidae, Noteridae and Hydrophilidae of semi-arid rivers and reservoirs of Burkina Faso: species inventory, diversity and ecological notes – JBES

I.Kaboré, M.A. Jäch, A. Ouéda, O. Moog, W. Guenda, A.H. Melcher Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management, Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment, University of BOKU, Vienna, Austria Natural History Museum of Vienna, Austria Laboratory of Biology and Ecology Animals (LBEA),, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Key words: Aquatic beetles, Vegetation, Semi-arid, Burkina Faso, […]