Investigation the heterosis, pollen and maternal tissue effects in qualitative characteristics of fruit in tomato – JBES

fruit in tomatoBy: Jamileh Rahaii


To investigate the magnitude of heterosis, metaxenia and cytoplasmic effects of qualitative traits, such as the percentage of total soluble solids, the percentage of titratable acidity, pH, total soluble solids/titratable acidity ratio, Continue reading


Carbon stock assessment of three different forest covers in Panaon, Misamis Occidental, Philippines – JBES

Biomass densityBy: Ruben F. Amparado Jr


Carbon pools play significant roles in reducing the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which is one of the identified greenhouse gases. For climate change monitoring schemes, studies on C sinks are being conducted to estimate the global C stock inventories. Continue reading

Genetic diversity in egyptian populations of Tilapia species using RAPD and SRAP markers – JBES

Tilapia ,By: Gomaah El Fadly


This study aimed to estimate the genetic diversity among and within populations of three Tilapia species e.g.,Oreochromis niloticus, Tilapia zilli and Oreochromis aurea which were collected from different locations i.e., Ryad, Motobs (Kafr El Sheikh Governorate), and Bahr El Baqar (Sharqia Governorate). Continue reading

Prokaryotic community profiles of soils from Mayon volcano, Philippines based on 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequences – JBES

Mayon VolcanoBy: Rina B. Opulencia


Mayon Volcano is the Philippines’ most active volcano. Despite extensive pedological, ecological and ethnobotanical studies, no published information is known about its soil microflora. Continue reading

Effects of different rainwater harvesting methods on the growth rate of Pistacia atlantica under rigid environmental conditions – JBES

Pistacia atlantica,By: M. Farahnak Ghazani


Applying rainwater harvesting methods is very important in arid and semi-arid regions because of rigid environmental conditions and growth limiting factors such as low rainfall and its irregular distribution, high evapotranspiration, long dry season, wide range of temperature changes along the year and sever wind. Continue reading