Archive | March 2018

The application of virtual water in order to escape the drought crisis in line with water resources management – JBES

Edris Merufinia, AzadAram, Saied Khoshtinat

Department of Civil Engineering, College of Water Engineering, Mahabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahabad, Iran

Department of Civil Engineering, College of Water Engineering, Mahabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahabad, Iran

Department of Civil Engineering, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran

Key words: Virtual Water, Productivity, Drought, Crisis Management.

virtual waterAbstract

Being located in arid and semi-arid area and increasing water consumption, Iran is going to face the threat of water crisis in the coming years. So, in order to deal with this problem care must be taken in treating different types of water consumption. Continue reading

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Resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot of multigerm dihaploid sugar beet lines and its inheritance in their hybrids – IJAAR

Georgi Kikindonov, Tzvetan Kikindonov, Stanimir Enchev

Plant Breeding Department, Agricultural Institute, Shumen, Bulgaria

Key words: Sugar beet, Powdery mildew, Cercospora leaf spot, Resistance, Inheritance.

sugar-beetAbstract

The induced haploidy through in vitro gynogenesis in sugar beet is effective method for the selection of valuable gene recombinations determining the expression of efficient traits of that crop. Continue reading

Environmental based assessment of pollutant removal efficiency of the urmia wastewater treatment plant – JBES

Edris Merufinia, Reza Ashegi, Saied Khoshtinat

Department of Civil Engineering, College of Water Engineering, Mahabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahabad, Iran

Department of Civil Engineering, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran

Department of Civil Engineering, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran

Key words: Biolac, EPA Standards, Pollutant, UrmiaWastewater.

UrmiaWastewaterAbstract

The Biolac filtration system is based on active multi-stage sludge refineries. This system is a kind of modern biological methods in filtration of sewage waters and sludge’s which is so efficient in upgrading of lagoons. Continue reading

Incidence of seedborne mycoflora and their effects on germination of maize seeds – IJAAR

Md. Moshiur Rahman Akonda, Monira Yasmin, Ismail Hossain

Dept. of plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Key words: Maize, Seedborne, Mycoflora, Germination.

MaizeAbstract

A laboratory experiment was conducted with maize seed samples collected from four maize growing districts viz. Bogra, Gaibandha, Rangpur and Mymensingh of Bangladesh following blotter method. Continue reading

Vegetation diversity of dune slacks in Egypt – JBES

Mahmoud El-Sayed Ali

Department of Plant ecology and Range Management, Desert Research Center (DRC), Cairo,Egypt

Key words: Dune slacks, brackish slacks, Saline slacks, cultivated slacks, and plant diversity.

Dune slacksAbstract

The present study intends to evaluate the dune slacks vegetation inside the sand dune ecosystem of Egypt. It represented by fives slacks in three different habitats: two brackish, two saline and one cultivated slacks in North Sinai. Continue reading