Archive | April 2017

Numerical taxonomy of selected species of Pottiaceae family in Iran – JBES

DT_Tortula_truncataFahimeh Salimpour, Hamze Kolivand

Department of Biology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Key words: Iran, Phenetic, Pottiaceae, True mosses.


To determining the phenetic similarities between 16 species of Pottiaceae family, 20 characters have been studied by numerical taxonomy. Continue reading


Alternative control of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne javanica and M. enterolobii) using antagonists – IJAAR

Nematodes,Francisco José Carvalho Moreira, Maria Cristina Barbosa da Silva, Adriana Araújo Rodrigues, Maria Klécia das Neves Tavares

Health Plant Laboratory, Technological Axis of Natural Resources – IFCE – Campus Sobral, Sobral, Ceará, Brazil

Students Course Technology in Irrigation and Drainage, IFCE – Campus Sobral, Sobral, Ceará, Brazil, Fellowship of Program PIBIT/CNPq/IFCE

Key words: Nematodes, Sustainable management, Meloidogyne sp, Antagonistic plants.


The use of alternative ways to control pests and diseases in agriculture is becoming increasingly popular, as they are methods that do not cause a negative impact on the environment, unlike chemical pesticides. Continue reading

Contamination of anti malarial plants by Lead and cadmium in cotonou, Republic of Benin – JBES

Anti,Montcho Sabine Afiavi, Koudouvo Koffi, Johnson Roch Christian, Guédénon Patient, Hounkpatin Armelle Sabine, Sossou Dolorès, Sopoh Ghislain Emmanuel, Gbéassor Messanvi, Edorh Patrick Aléodjrodo

Interfaculty Centre of Training and Research in Environment for Sustainable Development (CIFRED), University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC), 03 BP 1463, Jéricho, Cotonou, Benin

Department of Physiology / Pharmacology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lomé (UL), BP on 1515 Lomé, Togo, Benin

Department of Health and Environment, Institute Regional of Public Health Comlan Alfred Quenum of Ouidah. 01 BP 875 Cotonou, Benin

Department of Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC), 01 BP 526 Cotonou, Benin

Key words: Anti-malarial plants, Lead, Cadmium, toxicological analysis, Cotonou.


In order to investigate the level of contamination with toxic heavy metals in anti-malarial plants sold in the markets of Cotonou, some anti-malarial plants were selected through an ethno-botanic survey by Continue reading

Seed germination improvement of Satureja khuzistanica and S. rechingeri (Lamiaceae) as valuable endemic medicinal species from Iran – IJAAR

Satureja khuzistanicaM.Afzalifar, Hasan Ghorbani ghozhdi, Maryam Pezhmanmehr, J. Hadian

Department of Agriculture, Medicinal Plants and Drugs Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran, Iran

Department of Horticulture and Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

Department of of Horticultural and Landscape Engineering, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

Key words: Medicinal plant, Satureja sp., Labiateae, Seed germination, Stimulation.


The objective of this study was to enhance seed germination of two valuable and endemic medicinal species, Satureja khuzistanica and S. rechingeri, which commonly have low percentage and rate of germination. For this purpose, a factorial Continue reading

Classification of local banana Mulu Bebe North maluku based on rpoC genes and trnF–trnH intron – JBES

BananaAdriana Hiariej, Estri Laras Arumingtyas, Arik Arubil Fatina

Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences, Pattimura University, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia

Key words: Classification, Mulu Bebe banana, North Maluku, rpoC gene sequences and trnF-trnH intron.


North Maluku has a distinctive banana plant, the name of the plant is determined by the local community. The local name is Mulu Bebe due to the shape of the fruit’s edges resembles a duck’s mouth. Previously, Continue reading