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  1. Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), the fall armyworm (FAW), has recently invaded Egypt and poses serious threats to maize farmers as it causes huge economic costs and yield losses. Selec...

    Authors: Seham Mansour Ismail
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2024 48:22
  2. Shortening the vegetative cycle of slow-growing crops is a significant challenge for breeders, agronomists, and growers. This reduction is particularly crucial for the mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) as it would...

    Authors: Jean Florent Haba, Nakpalo Silué, Ardjouma Dembele, Elichama Désirée Phaceli, Jean Kouao Koffi and Ange Kouakou Letto
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2024 48:20
  3. Common bean has high production cost, mainly due to the use of inputs like nitrogen fertilizers. An alternative to replace the use of nitrogen fertilizers is the co-inoculation technique. This work aimed to ev...

    Authors: Matheus Messias, Princewill Chukwuma Asobia and Enderson Petrônio de Brito Ferreira
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:173
  4. There is a growing body of literature that recognizes the importance of natural biostimulants in the agricultural productivity. This potential can play an important role in addressing the issue of cultivation ...

    Authors: Zakaria Fouad Fawzy, Hassan El-Ramady, Mohamed AbdAllah Azab and Hayam A. A. Mahdy
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:165
  5. This experimental study was conducted during two successive seasons 2021–2022 on 10-year-old Washington navel orange trees (Citrus sinensis) budded on sour orange rootstock (Citrus aurantium) under sandy loamy so...

    Authors: Ebtessam A. Youssef, Tarek A. Mahmoud and Manal A. M. Abo-Eid
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:163
  6. The corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis and the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda larvae feed on the aerial parts of maize. It is responsible for significant yield losses and are therefore a cause of food insecurity....

    Authors: Dohouonan Diabate, Gueu Tatiana Thérèse Tah, Yatanan Casimir Ble and Yao Tano
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:157
  7. Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng. has several well-established nutritional and therapeutic applications. Following our desire to investigate the global and scientific community's knowledge of medicinal plants, this s...

    Authors: Siddig Ibrahim Abdelwahab and Manal Mohamed Elhassan Taha
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:138
  8. Planning to have a good scientific project generally or specifically in BNF is a main target for young scientists and PhD students worldwide. Therefore, it is hardly urgent to well manage the project, which de...

    Authors: Abdelaal Shamseldin
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:135
  9. Macroalgae blooms (Sargassum sp.) occur annually in The Bahamas due to the integration of various events related to human intercession with the roles of algae in biogeochemical cycles. These blooms are of great c...

    Authors: Aaliyah Adderley, Shonnel Wallace, Danica Stubbs, Clare Bowen-O’Connor, Joseph Ferguson, Carlton Watson and Williamson Gustave
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:112
  10. Since the ecosystem is the first link in the food chain for all living things, including humans, animals, and plants, restoring it has become a global priority in recent years, particularly in agricultural soi...

    Authors: El Sayed A. E. Ali, Mariam A. Amer, AbdelGawad Saad and Hend T. Eid
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:104

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:111

  11. Gray mold is the most prevalent postharvest disease of apple fruits in Egypt. In this study, five isolates of Botrytis cinerea were isolated from apple fruits that had postharvest decay symptoms. Investigations w...

    Authors: Ibrahim Elshahawy, Nehal Saied and Farid Abd-El-Kareem
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:102
  12. A field experiment was performed from 2021 to 2022 on 10-year-old Washington navel orange trees (Citrus sinensis) budded on sour orange rootstock (Citrus aurantium) under sandy loam soil conditions in the region ...

    Authors: Ebtessam A. Youssef, Tarek A. Mahmoud and Manal A. M. Abo-Eid
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:98
  13. Spodoptera littoralis Boisad. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an important pest causing significant losses to agricultural crops worldwide. Management practices for this insect pest rely on insecticides applications ...

    Authors: Seham Mansour Ismail
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:85
  14. The importance of this study lies in showing how certain usual practices of farmers such as burying stubble to fertilize soils or the routine use of fertilizers, affect soil quality. This is due to the effect ...

    Authors: Natalia Frattini, Alcibeth Pulido Carrasquero, Lucía Pronsato, Lorena Milanesi and Andrea Vasconsuelo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:78
  15. Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a perennial vegetable of economic importance for its high nutritional and medicinal value. Male plants are more desirable because of their higher spear yield. Therefore, the a...

    Authors: Amira Rashid Sallam, Ghada Abd El-Moneim Hegazi and Shawky Abd El-Hameed Bekheet
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:72
  16. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is one of the oldest cultivated medicinal plants, as well as it is rich with medicinal antioxidant components. The effect of foliar spraying with molybdenum, cysteine on g...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ahmed Khater, Mohamed Salama Abd El Wahed and Dina Mohamed Salama
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:65
  17. The bitter gourd fruit yields are not at a desirable level due to maleness. Maleness is one of the biggest difficulties with bitter gourd, reducing fruit yields substantially. On the other hand, plant stages a...

    Authors: Md. Rafikul Islam, Shafiquzzaman Siddiquee, Md. Mofizur Rahman, Noor Muhammad, Jasim Uddain and Md. Dulal Sarkar
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:59
  18. Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees. is an important medicinal plant grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions where semi-arid condition restricts economically viable cultivation. Foliar exogenous a...

    Authors: Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya, Deep Shahi, Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Ram Prasnna Meena, Narendra Gajbhiye, Rohan Sarkar and K. A. Geetha
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:34
  19. Objective of this work was to investigate the impact of isolated honeybee-specific-lactic acid bacteria (Hbs-LAB) that isolated from worker's bee intestinal tracts on bee health as well as bee colony activity ...

    Authors: Yasser Essam Elenany and Ashwak Abdel-Moneim Hassan
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:25
  20. Egyptian water buffalo as a dairy animal is adapted to the environmental conditions in Egypt and most of it is with small farmers, therefore, it was necessary to pay attention to improve its nutrition, increas...

    Authors: Alaa-Eldin Y. El-Badawi, Ayman A. Hassan, Mohamed S. Khalel, Mohamed H. M. Yacout and Soad El Naggar
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:4
  21. To evaluate the usefulness of fresh onion (Allium cepa L.) leaves, a food waste, as a new food resource, we characterized the taste characteristics, volatile compounds, sensory properties, and antioxidant activit...

    Authors: Masahiro Yuasa, Mayuko Ueno, Koji Kawabeta, Maho Morikawa, Momoe Uemura, Tetsuhiro Matsuzawa and Mihoko Tominaga
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:270
  22. The high amount of soluble carbohydrates and the reduced dry matter content in cactus pear can cause excessive fermentation, resulting in nutrient losses, when it is preserved in the silage form. Thus, the ass...

    Authors: Diego de Sousa Cunha, Jessica Maria da Conceição da Silva Rodrigues, Claudenilde de Jesus Pinheiro Costa, Raquel da Silva Lima, Cleyton de Almeida Araújo, Getúlio Figueiredo de Oliveira, Fleming Sena Campos, André Luiz Rodrigues Magalhães, Gherman Garcia Leal de Araújo and Glayciane Costa Gois
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:257
  23. The study examined the effects of dietary supplementation of Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal (SLM) on the haematology, serum biochemistry and antioxidative status of laying hens.

    Authors: Olufemi Adesanya Adu, Imoleayo Sarah Olateju, Adeniyi David Samuel and Francis Ayodeji Gbore
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:250
  24. The global freshwater shortage is an important issue threatening the sustainable development of agriculture and food security. A field study was conducted in two seasons, i.e., 2019 and 2020, in the newly recl...

    Authors: Ahmed Salah Mohamed Morsy and Hani Mohamed Mehanna
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:248
  25. The scale insect, Parlatoria ziziphi (Lucas) (Diaspididae: Hemiptera), is one of the most serious insects in citrus orchards in Egypt. The efficiency of two different formulation types (emulsifiable concentrates ...

    Authors: Nahed Fawzy Abdel-Aziz, Hamdy Abdel-Naby Salem, Ahmed Mohamed El-Bakry and Elham Ahmed Sammour
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:244
  26. During the mushroom production process, about one-fifth of the mushroom gets lost. The mushroom residues (MR) are rich in nutrients and can be utilized in diverse applications. Therefore, the goal of this rese...

    Authors: Mariam A. Amer, El-Sayed A. E. Ali and Victor M. Dawood
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:228
  27. Wild potato species harbor a distinctive rhizosphere microbiome relative to their modern counterparts, thus providing a competitive advantage for acquiring phosphorus (P) in their native habitats. Despite this...

    Authors: Hugo A. Pantigoso, Yanhui He, Daniel K. Manter, Steven J. Fonte and Jorge M. Vivanco
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:224
  28. Preharvest and postharvest conditions of medicinal plants strongly affect the quantity and quality of their secondary metabolites. Here, the effect of different harvesting times (5 am, 12 noon and 5 pm) and di...

    Authors: Seyedeh Fatemeh Khademi Doozakhdarreh, Jalal Khorshidi and Mohammad Reza Morshedloo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:199
  29. Two plant essential oils, basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) and petitgrain mandarin (Citrus reticulate L.), and one pyrethroid chemical insecticide, lambda-cyhalothrin, were evaluated against two of the most important ...

    Authors: Raafat Badr Abo Arab, Nariman Mohamed El-Tawelah, Ahmed Mohamed Abouelatta and Amal Moustafa Hamza
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:192
  30. Vineyards are a crop of great economic importance in Portugal, whose production of over 224 kha of vines may be affected by evolving global changes, as new pests arrive in greater numbers at more northern lati...

    Authors: Maria da Conceição Proença and Maria Teresa Rebelo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:185
  31. Honey is consumed for the derived benefits as sweetener, for healing wounds, skin burns, regulating blood sugar level, treatments of some ailments, etc. In Nigeria, adulteration of honey is a serious concern, ...

    Authors: Kayode Lawrence Akinwande and Ajayi Joshua Oladapo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:181
  32. Synthetic insecticides employed in seed treatment are often phytotoxic, especially at slightest misapplications. Cowpea seed is mainly attacked by Callosobruchus maculatus. It is established that azadirachtin, my...

    Authors: Ewa Ogbonnaya, Ansari Ahmad Rizwan, Emakoji Ile Bamidele and Victoria Ayuba
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:171

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:193

  33. Performance of rabbit is hinged on many factors of which the birth weights, gestation length and the litter size are most important. Linear body traits provide vital information on the performance, productivit...

    Authors: Imoleayo Sarah Olateju and Clifford Adinma Chineke
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:166
  34. Spodoptera littoralis is mostly controlled by the use of synthetic insecticides. Nonetheless, the use of these insecticides causes a slew of issues. On this pest, the antifeedant activity of Melaleuca alternifoli...

    Authors: Seham M. Ismail, Noura A. Hassan, Trandil F. Wahba and N. Shaker
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:157
  35. This field experiment was carried out during the two successive seasons of 2019 and 2020 at the experimental farm of the National Center for Radiation Research and Technology, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, to evalu...

    Authors: Amr M. Mounir, A. M. El-Hefny, S. H. Mahmoud and A. M. M. El-Tanahy
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:146
  36. Agro-industrial by-products are gaining immense significance in animal feeding as a plausible solution to curtail ever-increasing prices of traditional feedstuffs, which may in turn stave off the skewed profit...

    Authors: Padam Veer Singh, M. K. Ghosh, M. S. Mahesh and A. Chatterjee
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:126
  37. The cowpea bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus is the major postharvest insect pest of cowpea seeds in storage. This had led to huge losses and quality deterioration of stored cowpea seeds that serve as poor man’s ...

    Authors: Michael Olufemi Ashamo, Kayode David Ileke and Ayomiposi Idowu Onasile
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:108
  38. Grey mould caused by Botrytis cinerea of cucumber immature fruits is the most epidemic fungal diseases causing significantly losses of fruits during development on cucumber plant in winter season.

    Authors: El-Sayed H. E. Ziedan, Moataza M. Saad, Ahmed A. El-Kafrawy, Ahmed F. Sahab and Abdel-Tawab H. Mossa
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:88
  39. Increasing cultivation of strawberry in Egypt has boosted efforts to increase its yield. Biocontrol agents (BCAs) may avoid side effects and health risks caused by chemical fungicides used to control black roo...

    Authors: Farid Abd-El-Kareem, Ibrahim E. Elshahawy and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:82
  40. The purpose of this review was to provide and synthesize validated and up-to-date scientific knowledge on the benefits and drawbacks of crossbreeding as a basis for goat production by Ethiopian smallholder far...

    Authors: Belete Kuraz Abebe
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:80
  41. Mosquitoes are considered to be the main vector of a variety of diseases in both humans and domesticated animals. The development of insecticide resistance and the limitations of traditional insecticide-based ...

    Authors: Hatem A. Shalaby, Heba M. Ashry, Moataza M. Saad, Amira H. El Namaky and Marwa T. Hassen
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:78
  42. Intercropping systems play an effective role in increasing the efficiency of land usage and improving the economic return. During the seasons of 2018 and 2019, the field experiment was conducted to evaluate th...

    Authors: Mahmoud Sami Abourayya, Nabila Elbadawy Kaseem, Thanaa Shaban Mohamed Mahmoud, Neama Mohamed Marzouk and Amal Masoad Rakha
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:77
  43. Due to the scarcity of concentrate and green fodder and its high prices in animal feeding, the quest for readily available and inexpensive alternative sources has become critical for breeders seeking to minimi...

    Authors: Soad El Naggar and Hany S. El-Mesery
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:66
  44. The projected increase in global temperature is expected to negatively impact food production in many regions. Rice exposure to heat stress can limit plant growth in different stages, especially at the seedlin...

    Authors: Shafiqullah Aryan, Gulbuddin Gulab, Nasratullah Habibi, Kifayatullah Kakar, Mohammad Ismail Sadat, Tayebullah Zahid and Rashid Ahmad Rashid
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:45
  45. The hog-plum, locally known as “amra”, is a deciduous perennial tree with thick succulent leaves and it grows all over the country, but the quality fruits are produced only in the southern districts of Banglad...

    Authors: M. Mahbubur Rahman, Md. Rashedul Islam and Nirmal Kumar Dutta
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:41
  46. Introducing new crops to reduce the nutritional gap in Egypt is an important target. One of these crops is Quinoa which is characterized by high nutritional value with multiple food uses. However, it will comp...

    Authors: Asal M. Wali, M. K. Kenawey, O. M. Ibrahim and E. M. Abd El Lateef
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:38
  47. The current experiment was done during the 2018 and 2019 seasons on ‘Ewais’ mango trees (Mangifera indica) grown in Research Station, El-Nubaria district, Egypt, to study the impact of spraying ammonium nitrate (...

    Authors: M. M. M. Abd El-Migeed, E. Abd El-Razek, Hassan A. M. Ali and N. Abdel-Hamid
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:37
  48. Nanopesticides are considered promising strategy in pest control. So, this strategy became an important new approach in pesticide formulations production. In this study, three traditional pesticide formulation...

    Authors: Al-kazafy Hassan Sabry and Reham Fathey Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:15