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Vermicomposts improve yields and seeds quality of Lagenaria siceraria in Côte d’Ivoire – IJAAR

Sifolo S. Coulibaly, Jérôme E. Tondoh, Kouadio I. Kouassi, N. Barsan, V. Nedeff, Bi I.A. Zoro Department of Natural Sciences, University of Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire ICRAF West and Central Africa, Bamako, Mali Department of Biological Sciences, University “Peleforo Gon Coulibaly”, Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire Centre de Recherche en Ecologie, University of Nangui Abrogoua,Abidjan, Côte […]

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 […]

Assessment of physico-chemical and functional properties of native and modified “Kponan” yam (Dioscorea cayenensisrotundata complex) cultivar starches – IJAAR

Koné Daouda, Djè Kouakou Martin, Koné Martial Fankroma, Dabonné Soumaila, Kouamé Lucien Patrice Department of Food Science and Technology, University Nangui Abrogoua, Laboratory of Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, Abidjan , Côte d’Ivoire Key words: Yam, Cultivar, Native starch, Modified starch, Functional properties. Abstract The starch of “Kponan” yam cultivar was isolated and was modified through oxidation, […]

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 […]

Heterosis of sorghum hybrid developed from local and introduced lines – IJAAR

Erin Puspita Rini, Trikoesoemaningtyas, Desta Wirnas, Didy Sopandie, Tesfaye Tesso Department of Agronomy dan Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, United States Key words: Combining ability, heterosis, sorghum, hybrid. Abstract Sorghum is a minor crop in Indonesia. The availability of hybrid variety in Indonesia will […]

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 […]

Estimation of genetic parameters and selection of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] RILS F5 derived from single seed descent – IJAAR

Ranggi Rahimul Insan, Desta Wirnas*,Trikoesoemaningtyas Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia Key words: Single seed descent, Augmented design, Heritability, selection differential. Abstract The purpose of this study was to obtain information about genetic parameters of agronomic characters of sorghum lines developed by Single Seed Descent as information for yield improvement through […]

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 […]

Growth, development, yield and harvest index of two diverse rice cultivars in different water regimes and soil textures – IJAAR

Junel Soriano, Fugen Dou, Rodante Tabien, Chirsty Harper, Kun Chen Department of Agricultural Engineering, Bulacan Agricultural State College, Bulacan, Philippines Texas A & M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Beaumont, Texas, USA Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA Key words: Water regimes, Soil textures, Rice cultivars. Abstract Emerging rice cultivars and crop management […]

Assessment of allelopathic potential of different weeds on germination and early growth of aromatic rice – JBES

Monira Yasmin, Md. Moshiur Rahman Akonda, Md. Mokhlesur Rahman, Hari Pada Seal Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Dept. of Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh Key words: Allelopathy, Weed, Germination, Growth, Aromatic rice. Abstract An experiment was carried out at the Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh during […]