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KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES REGARDING DIETARYFIBRES: A CONSUMER SURVEY IN PORTUGUESE POPULATION  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 1, Issue: 1 2014, Pages: 1-12

Fibre is a collective term for a group of compounds, which differ in their chemical structure and physical properties and is related with a variety of physiological effects. Some health benefits such as the reduced risks of certain diseases like canc...

COMPUTATIONS OF THE INVERSE OF NEARLY-SINGULAR MATRICES BY DIVIDE AND CONQUER ALGORITHM  

Journal of Applied Physical Science International, Volume: 1, Issue: 1 2014, Pages: 1-9

This paper is devoted for computing the inverse of a nearly singular matrix by using the Divide and Conquer Algorithm (D&C algorithm). The LU factorization will be used to convert the matrix into a product of a lower and upper triangular matrix. ...

BRADYRHIZOBIUM JAPONICUM IRAT FA3 INCREASES BIOMASS, YIELD AND DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN PLANTS  ...

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 1, Issue: 1 2014, Pages: 12-23

The effects of plant growth promoting rhizobacterium, Bradyrhizobium japonicum IRAT FA3 (PGPR) on non-leguminous model plants, maize (Zea mays) and Arabidopsis thaliana, were studied in this work for the first time. The impact of B. japonicum IRAT FA...

THE EFFECTS OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF ABSCISIC ACID AND CYTOKINE IN DIFFERENT REPRODUCTIVE GROWTH STAGES OF MOTHER (MATERNAL) WHEAT ZARRIN ON THE SEED TRAITS UNDER SALINE CONDITIONS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 3-4 2014, Pages: 155-164

In order to study the effects of foliar sprays of cytokinine (CK) and abscisic acid (ABA) in different reproductive growth stages wheat of maternal plant (Zarrin: Cultivation of irrigated wheat Sensitive to salinity in germination stage ) on the see...

EVALUATION OF WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO, AND WAIST-HEIGHT RATIO AS INDICATORS OF OBESITY AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN GAZA STRIP-PALESTINE  ...

Journal of Biology and Nature, Volume: 1, Issue: 1 2014, Pages: 1-11

Background: Waist circumference is not a routine measurement in clinical practice. Overweight and obesity prevalence among adolescents are increasing worldwide and may be associated with increased risk for the development of chronic diseases in adult...

EVALUATION OF THE TOXICITY OF JATROPHA CURCAS FOUND IN MAURITIUS USING MOLECULAR MARKERS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 3-4 2014, Pages: 150-154

Jatropha curcas (Linn) is a well-known plant for biofuel production. However, the major problem that limits the cultivation of J. curcas worldwide is the presence of phorbol-ester. The phorbol-esters make the seeds toxic and inedible thus limiting it...

IN VITRO PLANT REGENERATION VIA ORGANOGENESIS IN RAUVOLFIA SERPENTINA (L.) BENTH  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 3-4 2014, Pages: 136-149

An efficient method for rapid propagation of Rauvolfia serpentina has been developed in present investigation. Nodal segments and leaf discs were cultured on MS medium amended with diverse auxins and cytokinins in varying concentrations as sole as we...

ASSESSMENT OF GENETIC FIDELITY, ANTIOXIDANT ENZYME ACTIVITY AND PROLINE CONTENT OF MICROPROPAGATED AND FIELD GROWN PLANTS OF LEPTADENIA RETICULATA (WIGHT & ARN.)- AN ENDANGERED MEDICINAL PLANT ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 3-4 2014, Pages: 127-135

Leptadenia reticulata of family Asclepiadeaceae is an endangered medicinal plant which has been used in traditional medicine from ancient times. In the present study the genetic fidelity, antioxidant enzyme activity and proline content of in vitro re...

DIRECT REGENERATION POTENTIAL OF SORGHUM BICOLOR (L.) MOENCH UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 3-4 2014, Pages: 118-126

The effect of different concentrations of plant growth regulators and their combinations were used to study the direct regenerative response of three sorghum genotypes, CO-S-28, CO-30 and M35-1 using their shoot apex explants. The study revealed the ...

THE STUDY OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS’ EFFECTS ON THE ANTICANCER PROPERTIES OF NIGELLA SATIVA L. SEEDS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 111-117

Aims: In this paper, the pretreatment effects of electromagnetic fields on the anticancer properties of Nigella sativa L. were studied. Study Design: It has been shown that electromagnetic fields can cause significant biological effects and its stim...

TRANSPOSON MUTAGENESIS FOR COTTON FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS  

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 90-110

To enable better reverse genetic strategies in cotton (Gossypium spp.) the creation of artificial mutations by transposon mutagenesis was investigated. The Dslox transposable element system is an enabling technology that combines the advantages of t...

ANTICLASTOGENIC EFFECT OF PHYCOCYANIN PIGMENT ON THE MUTAGENICITY INDUCED BY CURZATE FUNGICIDE IN VICIA FABA PLANTS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 75-89

Aims: to evaluated the inhibitory effect of aqueous solution of phycocyanin from Spirulina platensis extract in the genotoxic damage induced by curzate fungicide using Vicia faba bioassay. Study Design: Present study was achieved at two levels, cyt...

MARKER ASSISTED-SELECTION OF MAJOR TRAITS IN EGYPTIAN BREAD WHEAT (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.) AND WILD WHEAT (AEGILOPS VENTRICOSA TAUSCH)  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 67-74

Twenty simple sequence repeats (SSRs) were used to screening five Egyptian bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and one wild wheat (Aegilops ventricosa Tausch) that differ in many important traits including drought, aluminum tolerance, quality of glute...

MICROSATELLITE VARIATION AND GRAIN YIELD PERFORMANCE OF FINGER MILLET (ELEUSINE CORACANA SUBSP. CORACANA) GENOTYPES EVALUATED UNDER MOISTURE STRESS ENVIRONMENT  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 51-66

Aims: To assess the genetic variation and grain yield performance of finger millet genotypes and, identify the available breeding opportunities for moisture stress environment. Study Design: Randomized complete block design. Place and Duration of ...

MICROPROPAGATION OF TWO IRANIAN ENDEMIC SALVIA SPECIES  

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 43-50

Salvia sahendica and S. hypoleuca are two endemic Salvia species found in Iran and belongs to family Lamiaceae. The genus is important due to its decorative, aromatic and medicinal characters. Native seeds were sterilized and cultured on Murashige an...

GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF ARABUSTA COFFEE HYBRIDS AND THEIR PARENTAL GENOTYPES USING MOLECULAR MARKERS  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 31-42

Twenty coffee genotypes were characterized comprising of eleven F1 interspecific Arabusta hybrids, three induced tetraploid Robusta parental genotypes, four Arabica parental genotypes, one diploid Robusta accession and one Hybrido de Timor (HDT), a n...

THE EFFECTS OF DROUGHT STRESS AND ZEOLITES ON MORPHO -PHYSIOLOGICAL TRAITS OF Lathyrus sativus L. (GRASS PEA)  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 19-30

The objective of this study was to determine the effect of different rates of zeolites and drought stress on some Morpho-Physiological traits in Lathyrus sativus. Factors were considered as two levels of irrigation (irrigation at field capacity (FC) ...

HIGH PLANT REGENERATION FREQUENCY FROM THE IMMATURE EMBRYO CULTURE OF INBRED MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) LINES  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 11-18

Aims: To establish the culture conditions and identify maize genotypes with high plant generation capacity for further genetic engineering research. Methodology: Five inbred maize lines H1, H29, H95, H240, and CML161 were used in this study. The cal...

STUDY ON GENETIC CONTROL FOR PHORBOL ESTERS ACCUMULATION IN JATROPHA CURCAS GENOTYPES  

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 15, Issue: 1-2 2014, Pages: 1-10

Aims: To obtain information on the genetic control of phorbol esters (PE) biosynthesis in J. curcas. A valorization of byproducts after oil extraction could contribute to a significant improvement in the economic sustainability of this new biofuel cr...

PROPAGATION METHODS FOR CONSERVING VANDA COERULEA GRIFF. EX LINDL., AN ENDANGERED AND COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT ORCHID  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 14, Issue: 3-4 2013, Pages: 147-157

Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl. is a popular orchid known worldwide for its horticultural and commercial importance, being used mainly in cut flower and potted plant industries. It is not only valuable as an ornamental plant but is also known for it...