Archive | July 2017

Nutrition value of the sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) cultivated in south – eastern Polish conditions – IJAAR

sweet potatoBarbara Krochmal-Marczak, Barbara Sawicka, Jacek Supski, Tomasz Cebulak, Katarzyna Paradowska

Departament of Agriculture and Rural Development, State Higher Vocational School names Stanislaw Pigonia in Krosno, Poland

Department of Plant Production Technology and Commodity, University of Life Science Lublin, Poland

Department of Raw Materials and Processing of Fruit and Vegetables, Department of Food Technology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland

Department of Technology and Quality Plant Products, Department of Biology and Agriculture, University in Rzeszow, Poland

Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Key words: Chemical composition, macronutrients, sweet potato, variety.


Studies were conducted in the years 2009−2011 on a brown soil, wheat faulty complex (Poland, Podkarpackie Voivodeship). The experiment was carried out using the randomized blocks method in 3 replications. Continue reading

Detection, susceptibility and molecular characterisation of ESBL- producing E. coli causing urinary tract infection – JBES

ecoli-bacteriaFereshteh Javadian, Zahra Sepehri, Hamideh Khaje, Raziyeh Farazmand, Zahra Miri5 , Naghmeh Gholipoura and Zahra Shahi

Zabol Medicinal Plant Research Center, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran

Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran

Institute of Biotechnology Research, University of Zabol, Zabol, Iran

M. Sc. Student of Biochemistry, Payam Noor University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

M. Sc. Biochemistry, Payam Noor University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Department of molecular genetics, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran, Iran

Department of Microbiology, Kerman Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Keyword: TEM gene, PCR, E. coli, ESBLs


In this study we evaluate role of a rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay compared with traditional empiric therapy in extended spectrum b-lactamases production E. coli detection, using a literature-derived model. Continue reading

Effect of living mulches on yield components of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and weed seed productivity in line with sustainable agriculture – IJAAR

Helianthus annuus

Sirous Hassannejad, Ahmad Reza Mobli

Department of Plant Eco-Physiology, University of Tabriz, Iran

Key words: Living mulches, hairy vetch, rapeseed, triticale, weed management.


In order to evaluate the effects of some cover crops as living mulches on yield components of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and weed seed productivity in sunflower field, an experiment was done in 2012 at the Research Field of Tabriz University, Iran. Continue reading

The effect of plant density on quantitative characteristics, optical extinction coefficient, and some physiological traits of faba bean cultivars – JBES

Faba beanNazli. Derogar, Mani. Mojaddam

Department of Agronomy,college of Agriculture, Ahwaz branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahwaz, Iran

Key words: Faba bean, grain yield, optical extinction coefficient, density, harvest index, varieties.


In order to investigate the effect of density on Quantitative Characteristics, Optical Extinction Coefficient, and Some Physiological Traits of Faba Bean Cultivars, field experiment was carried out in the city of Ahwaz field Continue reading

Effect of sodium azide on growth criteria, some metabolites, mitotic index and chromosomal abnormalities in Pisum sativum and Vicia faba – IJAAR

Vicia fabaK.M. Saad-Allah, M. Hammouda, W.A. Kasim

Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt

Key words: Chromosomal abnormalities, metabolites, mitotic index, Pisum sativum, Sodium azide, Vicia faba.


Seeds of Pisum sativum and Vicia faba were pre-soaked in one of three concentrations (1.0, 2.0 or 4.0 mM) of the mutagenic agent sodium azide (NaN3) for different periods (30 min, 1 h or 2 hs). Continue reading