Archive | January 2017

The deterrent and promoter influencing to increase area cultivated Iranian Ox-Tongue (fuzzy analysis in delphi method) – JBES

cold-fuzzy-leaves-1389393Seyyed Ali Noorhosseini-Niyaki, Dariush Ashoori-Latmahalleh

Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran

Key words: Development, Obstacles and Problems, Echium amoenum Fisch and Mey, Eshkevarat Region.


Present study was performed aiming to recognize the obstacles confronting expansion of Iranian ox-tongue (Echium amoenum Fisch and Mey). This study was performed by Delphi technique. In the same line, seven experienced and qualified expert on the area of Echium amoenum plantation and production in Eshkevarat, Continue reading

Sustainable maize production by urban biowaste products – IJAAR

maize-stigmaAlessandro Rovero, Marco Vitali, Daniele Rosso, Enzo Montoneri, Walter Chitarra, SilviaTabasso, Marco Ginepro, Claudio Lovisolo

Dipartimento di Chimica, Via Giuria 7, 10125 Torino, Italy

Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali e Alimentari, via L. da Vinci 44, 10095 Torino, Italy

Biowaste Processing, Via XXIV Maggio 25, 37126 Verona, Italy

Key words: Biowaste, Maize, Waste management, Sustainability.


For sustainable agriculture productivity and environmental quality, composts are considered as substitutes of chemical fertilizers. They are applied to soil at tens-hundreds dry matter ton ha-1 yearly dose to contribute organic C and N and minerals. Continue reading

Preliminary checklist and aspects of the ecology of small mammals at the University of Ghana Botanical Garden, Accra Plains, Ghana – JBES

african-hedgehogBenjamin Y. Ofori, Reuben A. Garshon, Jones, K. Quartey, Daniel K. Attuquayefio

Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Macquarie Pack, NSW 2019, Sydney, Australia

Centre for African Wetlands, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

Key words: African hedgehog, biodiversity conservation unit, rodents, shrews, Southern Outlier dry forest.


Despite serving as a teaching, research and biodiversity conservation facility for over 60 years, the faunal composition at the University of Ghana Botanical Garden (UGBG) is virtually unknown. This study documents the richness, abundance, diversity, distribution and conservation status of small mammals at the UGBG. Continue reading

Response on growth, yield and quality parameters of Multiplier Onion (Allium cepa L. var. aggregatum Don.) var. CO(On)5 with different doses and method of Zinc and Boron application – IJAAR

phoca_thumb_l_allium_cepa_1Umesh Acharya, Narayan Sharma Rimal, K. Venkatesan, T. Saraswathi, K.S. Subramanian

Post Harvest Technology Centre, TNAU, Coimbatore, India

Department of Vegetable Crops, HC&RI, TNAU, Coimbatore

Department of Nano Science and Technology, TNAU, Coimbatore, India

Key words: Multiplier onion, Zinc and boron application, Growth.


The experiment was carried out in order to study the effect of zinc and boron application on seeding transplanting multiplier onion CO(On)5 at different levels of both foliar and basal application. The treatment consist of soil application of zinc sulphate (5 kg ha-1 and 10 kg ha-1), Borax (5 kg ha-1 and 10 kg ha-1), Continue reading

Studying the correlation and analyzing the path coefficient between grain weight and the traits related to remobilization of assimilates in bread wheat genotypes – JBES

8033525-bread-with-wheat-and-ears-stock-photo-loafNiknam Bahari, Bahman Bahari Bighdilu, Leila karpisheh

Young Researchers Club, Islamic Azad University, Abhar Branch, Iran

Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Pars Abad branch, Islamic Azad University, Pars Abad, Iran

Department of Agriculture, Pars Abad Moghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Pars Abad Moghan, Iran

Key words: Correlation, stepwise regression, path coefficient, yield, bread wheat.


This research was conducted in a random block design with 3 replications in Ardabil in 2013 on 10 bread wheat genotypes to measure grain weight and determine its relation with few of traits related to grain weight and traits related to remobilization of assimilates to seed and study the correlation between traits and analyze it to causal relations in bread wheat. Continue reading