Journal of Agriculture and Food

International Journal of Agriculture and Biology
Open Access | JCR-IF 0.822

Online : 1814-9596

Print :    1560-8530

Volume 15 Issue 06, 2013

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Pages: 1051–1058

Managing Immunocompetence of Broiler Chicken through Vitamin E Supplementation at Low Ambient Temperature

Mansur A. Sandhu, Mohsin Raza, Farhan Afzal, Fawwad Ahmad and Muhammad S. Anjum

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Pages: 1059–1066

Cultivar and Harvest Location Influence Fruit Softening and Antioxidative Activities of Peach during Ripening

Sami Ullah, Ahmad Sattar Khan, Aman Ullah Malik and Muhammad Shahid

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Pages: 1067–1074

Frequency Distribution of Equine Diseases in Three Metropolises of the Upper Punjab, Pakistan

Khurram Goraya, Zafar Iqbal, Muhammad Sohail Sajid and Ghulam Muhammad

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Pages: 1075–1082

Butyric Acid Fermentation from Rice Straw with Undefined Mixed Culture: Enrichment and Selection of Cellulolytic Butyrate-Producing Microbial Community

Binling Ai, Jianzheng Li, Junling Song, Xue Chi, Jia Meng, Liguo Zhang and Qiaoying Ban

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Pages: 1083–1090

Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Phytophthora capsici, the Causal Agent of Foot Rot Disease of Black Pepper in Sarawak, Malaysia

M.D. Siti Noor Farhana, M. Rahamah Bivi, A. Khairulmazmi, S.K. Wong and M. Sariah

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Pages: 1091–1097

Determination of Conyza canadensis Levels of Sensitivity to Glyphosate Trimesium Sulphosate

Danijela Pavlovic, Carl F. Reinhardt, Dragana Bozic and Sava Vrbnicanin

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Pages: 1098–1104

In Vitro Culture of Petunia hybrida Microspores and Agrobacterium-mediated Transient Expression of β-glucuronidase (GUS) Reporter Gene

Fosheng Li, Chun Li, Meiyu Li, Min Yu, Chen Fang and Shenghua Wang

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Pages: 1105–1111

Arsenic Toxicity in Broiler Chicks and its Alleviation with Ascorbic Acid: A Toxico-patho-biochemical Study

Ahrar Khan, Rabia Sharaf, M. Zargham Khan, M. Kashif Saleemi and Fazal Mahmood

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Pages: 1112–1118

Molecular Fingerprint of Ganoderma spp. from Sabah, Malaysia

Khim-Phin Chong, Syahriel Abdullah and Tong-Leong Ng

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Pages: 1119–1125

In-vitro Antibacterial Activity of Parthenium hysterophorus against Isolated Bacterial Species from Discolored Rice Grains

Muhammad Ashfaq, Amna Ali, Sana Siddique, Muhammad Saleem Haider, Muhammad Ali, Syed Bilal Hussain, Urooj Mubashar and Agha Usman Ali Khan

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Pages: 1126–1132

Responses of Nitrogen Metabolism to Lead Stress in Jatropha curcas Cotyledon

Shun Gao, Kuan-Ting Liu and Tsair-Wang Chung

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Pages: 1133–1139

Physio-chemical Distinctiveness and Metroglyph Analysis of Cotton Genotypes at Early Growth Stage under Saline Hydroponics

Muhammad Aslam, Shahzad M.A. Basra, Muhammad Amir Maqbool, Haris Bilal, Qamar U. Zaman and Saira Bano

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Pages: 1140–1144

Interference of a Synthetic Rep Protein to Develop Resistance against Cotton Leaf Curl Disease

Sumaira Yousaf, Ghulam Rasool, Imran Amin, Shahid Mansoor and Muhammad Saeed

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Pages: 1145–1150

Production Performance and Leg Abnormalities of Broilers as Affected by Different Feeding Manipulations

Fawwad Ahmad, Sultan Mahmood and Muhammad Yousaf

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Pages: 1151–1156

Phytochemical Analysis of Nigella sativa and its Antibacterial Activity against Clinical Isolates Identified by Ribotyping

Shabina Ishtiaq, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Qasim Hayat and Mudassir Asrar

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Genotypes, Explants and Growth Hormones Influence the Morphogenesis in Pakistani Sorghum (Sorghum bicolour): Preliminary Field Evaluation of Sorghum Somaclones

Muhammad Zarif, Bushra Sadia, Riaz Ahmad Kainth and Iqrar Ahmad Khan

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Pages: 1163–1168

Evaluation of Genetic Diversity of Raya (Brassica juncea) through RAPD Markers

Riffat Tahira, Ihsan-Ullah and Mahjabeen Saleem

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Pages: 1169–1174

Evaluation of a Saponin Adjuvanted Inactivated Mycoplasma bovis (A Field Isolate from Cattle Lungs in Balochistan, Pakistan) Vaccine

Zafar Ahmad, Shakeel Babar, Ferhat Abbas, Muhammad Arif Awan, Adnan Attique, Muhammad Ali Khan, Nadeen Rashid, Shahid Amin, Abdul Wadood, Muhammad Shafee, Asadullah, Saadullah Jan and M. Yasir

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Pages: 1175–1180

The Efficacy of Trichoderma harzianum T73s as a Biocontrol Agent of Fusarium Ear Rot Disease of Maize

Salleh Suhaida and Mohd Zainudin NurAinIzzati

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Pages: 1181–1186

Comparative Account of Bt Gene Expression in Cotton under Normal and Salt Affected Soil

Arshad Iqbal, Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Amir Zia, Armghan Shahzad, Jalal Ud Din, Muhammad Asad Ullah Asad, Ghulam Muhammad Ali and Yusuf Zafar

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Pages: 1187–1192

Effect of Canopy Geometry on Estimation of Leaf Area Index in Winter Wheat Using Multi-angle Spectrum

Qinying Yang, Wenjiang Huang, Jinling Zhao, Liang Dong, Linsheng Huang, Dongyan Zhang, Liangyun Liu, Guijun Yang and Xiaoyu Song

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Pages: 1193–1198

Improving Drought Tolerance in Maize (Zea mays) with Potassium Application in Furrow Irrigation Systems

Muhammad Maqsood, Muhammad Asif Shehzad, Abdul Wahid and Adeel Ahmad Butt

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Pages: 1199–1203

Seed Priming: A Shotgun Approach for Alleviation of Salt Stress in Wheat

Irfan Afzal, Shahzad Maqsood Ahmad Basra, Mumtaz Akhtar Cheema, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Zameer Jafar, Muhammad Shahid and Azra Yasmeen

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Pages: 1204–1208

Effects of Extreme Heat Stress on Growth Performance, Lymphoid Organ, IgG and Cecum Microflora of Broiler Chickens

Sang-Oh Park, Jong Hwangbo, Chae-Min Ryu, Byung-Sung Park, Hyun-Seok Chae, Hee-Chul Choi, Hwan-Ku Kang, Ok-Suk Seo and Yang-Ho Choi

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Pages: 1209–1220

Prospects of Wheat Breeding for Durable Resistance against Brown, Yellow and Black Rust Fungi

Aziz Ur Rehman, M. Sajjad, S.H. Khan and Nadeem Ahmad

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Pages: 1221–1226

Research Advance of Sucrose Phosphate Synthase (SPS) in Higher Plant

Li Wang, Na Cui, Kai-Yue Zhang, Hai-Yan Fan and Tian-Lai Li

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Pages: 1227–1235

Effect of Sugar Mill Effluent on Growth and Antioxidative Potential of Maize Seedling

Iqbal Hussain, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Nawaz, Rizwan Rasheed, Abida Perveen, Saqib Mahmood, Azra Yasmeen and Abdul Wahid

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Pages: 1236–1242

Ecofriendly Response of Citrus Peels to Alternaria Leaf Spots of Tomato: Exclusive Role of Peel Phenolics

Sobiya Shafique, Shazia Shafique and Aqeel Ahmed

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Pages: 1243–1250

Root Development, Allometry and Productivity of Maize Hybrids under Terminal Drought Sown by Varying Method

Mubshar Hussain, Wasim Bashir, Shahid Farooq and Abdur Rehim

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Pages: 1251–1257

Integrated Seed Priming with Growth Promoting Substances Enhances Germination and Seedling Vigour of Spring Maize at Low Temperature

Shakeel Imran, Irfan Afzal, Shahzad M.A. Basra and Muhammad Saqib

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Pages: 1258–1264

Genetic Transformation of Sugarcane Variety HSF-240 with Marker Gene GUS

Sabaz Ali Khan, Zahid Hanif, Usman Irshad, Rafiq Ahmad, Muhammad Yasin, Muhammad Fayyaz Chaudhary, Amber Afroz, Muhammad Tariq Javed, Umer Rashid and Hamid Rashid

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Pages: 1265–1271

Nitrogen and Phosphorus Flow Stimulated by Bacterial Grazer Nematodes in Mycorrhizosphere of Pinus pinaster

Usman Irshad, Cécile Villenave, Alain Brauman, Sabaz Ali Khan, Sarfraz Shafiq and Claude Plassard

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Pages: 1272–1276

Stay Green Character at Grain Filling Ensures Resistance against Terminal Drought in Wheat

Ahmad Nawaz, Muhammad Farooq, Sardar Alam Cheema, Azra Yasmeen and Abdul Wahid

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Pages: 1277–1282

Prospects of using Fungal Metabolites for the Management of Rumex dentatus, a Problematic Weed of Wheat

Muhammad Akbar and Arshad Javaid

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Pages: 1283–1288

Isolation and Identification of Storage Fungi from Citrus Sampled from Major Growing areas of Punjab, Pakistan

Nosheen Akhtar, Tehmina Anjum and Rasheda Jabeen

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Pages: 1289–1294

Screening of Native Bacillus Strains to Induce Systemic Resistance in Tomato Plants against Fusarium Wilt in Split Root System and its Field Applications

Waheed Akram, Tehmina Anjum, Basharat Ali and Aqeel Ahmad

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Pages: 1295–1300

Can Herbicide Stress in Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus) be Detected by Chlorophyll Fluorescence?

Sajid Ali and Bernd Honermeier

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Pages: 1301–1306

Sulphur Fertilization Improves the Sesame Productivity and Economic Returns under Rainfed Conditions

Muhammad Asghar Shah, Abdul Manaf, Mubshar Hussain, Shahid Farooq and Muhammad Zafar-ul-Hye

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Pages: 1307–1312

Improving Drought Resistance in Wheat (Triticum aestivum) by Exogenous Application of Growth Enhancers

Azra Yasmeen, Shahzad M.A. Basra, Abdul Wahid, Muhammad Farooq, Wasif Nouman, Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Nazim Hussain

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Pages: 1313–1318

Mentha sylvestris: A Potential Allelopathic Medicinal Plant

A.K.M. Mominul Islam and Hisashi Kato-Noguchi

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Pages: 1319–1324

Exogenous Application of Signaling Compounds Enhances Rice Allelopathic Potential in Rhizosphere Soil

Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Bismillah Khan, Muhammad Ijaz, Habib Ullah, Athar Mahmood, Yuan Yuan Song, Shi Ming Luo and Ren Sen Zeng

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Pages: 1325–1330

Agro-economic Assessment of Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Canola (Brassica napus) Intercropping Systems under Different Spatial Patterns

Muhammad Naeem, Zahid Ata Cheema, Azraf-ul-Haq Ahmad, Abdul Wahid, Omer Farooq and Hafiz Saeed-ur-Rehman

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Pages: 1331–1336

Simulating the Interactive Impact of Nitrogen and Promising Cultivars on Yield of Lentil (Lens culinaris) Using CROPGRO-legume Model

Aftab Wajid, M. Habib Ur Rahman, Ashfaq Ahmad, Tasneem Khaliq, Nasir Mahmood, Fahd Rasul, M. Usman Bashir, Muhammad Awais, Jamshad Hussain and Gerrit Hoogeboom

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Exogenous Application of Thiourea Improves the Performance of Late Sown Wheat by Inducing Terminal Heat Resistance

Bavita Asthir, Radhika Thapar, Muhammad Farooq and Navtej Singh Bains

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Pages: 1343–1348

Seed Priming Improves the Performance of Poor Quality Wheat Seed

Iqbal Hussian, Riaz Ahmad, Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Wahid

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Pages: 1349–1353

Seed Priming with Putrescine Improves the Drought Resistance of Maize Hybrids

Shabir Hussain, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Ashfaq Wahid and Abdul Wahid

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Pages: 1354–1358

Differential Response of Wheat Cultivars to Terminal Heat Stress

Ahmad Nawaz, Muhammad Farooq, Sardar Alam Cheema and Abdul Wahid

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Pages: 1359–1362

Allelopathic Activity of Some Herb Plant Species

Tomio Itani, Yusaku Nakahata and Hisashi Kato-Noguchi

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Pages: 1363–1366

Growth of Pisum sativum under Single or Combined Action of Sclerotium rolfsii and Copper [Cu(II)]

Nafisa, Amna Shoaib and Arshad Javaid

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Pages: 1367–1378

Application of Allelopathy in Crop Production

Muhammad Farooq, Ali Ahsan Bajwa, Sardar A. Cheema and Zahid A. Cheema

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Pages: 1379–1388

Cultivation of Medicinal and Spice Plants in Germany ‒ A Review

Bernd Honermeier, Sajid Ali, Bettina Leschhorn, Athar Mahmood, Muhammad Ijaz, Marco Russo, Marzieh Shafiee-Hajiabad, Habib Ullah and Stefanie Zeller

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