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Effectiveness of practiced management option to control rice stem borer – IJAAR

Most. Surovi Sultana, Md. Giush Uddin Ahmed, Tamanna Yeasmin, Mst. Nasrin Khanam, Ferdous Akter, S. M. Zillur Rahman, Mr. Sukleash George Costa, Mr. Augustin Baroi, Md. Taibur Rahman, Md. Abul Bashar Mollah, M. Ekramul Hoque Department of Agronomy & Agricultural Extension, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh Caritas Rajshahi Region, Mohishbathan, Rajshahi, Bangladesh Key words: Rice, […]

Taxonomic diversity and distribution of mites (Acari: Acariformes and Parasitiformes) in nests of the semi-collared flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata ) – JBES

Rositsa Davidova, Viktor Vasilev, Maria Boycheva, Ailjan Dzhevat Department of Agricultural Sciences and Plant Protection, University of Shumen, Shumen, Bulgaria Department of Biology, University of Shumen, Shumen, Bulgaria Key words: Bird, Nest-box, Astigmata, Prostigmata, Mesostigmata Abstract The mite fauna inhabiting nests of various birds in Bulgaria and the world as a whole not yet been […]

Anti-coccidian effect of almonds of Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) against Eimeria sp. of the dwarf goat – IJAAR

Emanfo Alex Stéphane Affian, Komoin-Oka Clarisse, Koné Mamidou Witabouna, Esmel Memel Elie Laboratoire de Biologie et Cytologie Animale, UFR des Sciences de la Nature, Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Agence Nationale d’appui au Développement Rural, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Laboratoire Central Vétérinaire de Bingerville (LCVB), Bingerville, Côte d’Ivoire Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte […]

Effects of salinity on the DNA methylation pattern in barley shoots – JBES

Samira Hamian, Seyyed Abolghasem Mohammadi, Mohammad Moghaddam, Ali Bande Hagh Department of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Tabriz, Iran Center of Excellence in Cereal Molecular Breeding, University of Tabriz, Iran Key words: Barley, CRED-RA, Methylation pattern, Salinity stress Abstract Salinity is a crucial factor which inhibits crop production worldwide. Recent pieces of evidence reveal […]

Effect of planting density on growth, yield and quality of Garlic at Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir – IJAAR

Nagina Muneer, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Jamil Ahmad, Nadra Khan, Nasir Hussain, Babar Hussain Department of Horticulture, The University of Poonch, Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Kashmir, Pakistan Department of Environmental Sciences, Karakoram International University Gilgit, Gilgit, Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GB-EPA) Gilgit, Gilgit, Pakistan Key words: Garlic, planting density, growth and yield, quality. Abstract […]

Diversity, distribution and species composition of avifauna of the gangetic ecosystem in district Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India – JBES

Vikas Kumar, Himanshu Mishra, Ashish Kumar Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Key words: Diversity, Avifauna, The Ganges, Riverine ecosystem, Raebareli Abstract The present study was carried out from July 2015 to June 2016 to assess the diversity, distribution and species composition of birds inhabiting riverine ecosystem. The study was done […]

Seed-borne fungi of some soybean varieties from Cameroon and impact on seed germination and seedling vigour index – IJAAR

Yaouba Aoudou, Essola Etoalouis Childeric, Nchoutnji Ibrahim Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, Laboratory of Phytopathology, University of Dschang, Cameroon Polyvalent Station Institute of Agronomic Research for Development, Foumbot, Cameroon Key words: Soybean, seed-borne fungi, seed germination, vigour index. Abstract An investigation to detect the seed-borne fungi of soybean varieties cultivated […]

Indirect speciation of Cr (VI) and Cr (III) in water and food samples using newly synthesized amberlite XAD-7 functionalized resin – JBES

Maria Sadia Department of Chemistry, University of Malakand, Pakistan Key words: Preconcentration, Speciation, Chromium species, Amberlite XAD-7, Diphenylcarbazide Abstract The availability of good quality water is essential for avoiding diseases and improving the quality of life. The increase in both industrial activities and human population has adversely affected several aspects of the environment including the […]

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 […]