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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, […]

Assessment of seed quality of pea (Pisum sativum L.) influenced by different storage containers at different storage periods – IJAAR

N. Muhammad, M. M. Islam, M. R. Reza, M. A. I. Talukder, M. S. Forid,  A. T. M. S. Islam Department of Agricultural Extension, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Plant Pathology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Horticulture, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology […]

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 […]