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  1. Abiotic stresses like low temperatures are contributory factors to the variations observed among species during plant germination, growth, and development. The present study evaluated the morphological and gen...

    Authors: Beckley Ikhajiagbe, Vona D. Odenore, Josiah E. Ifie, Esther O. Umeokeke, Pieter-Jan Loveniers and Peace I. Enaruna

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:160

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  2. Selection indices help the plant breeders to discriminate desirable genotypes on the basis of phenotypic performance. Therefore, the present study was conducted to evaluate thirty sugarcane genotypes (clones) ...

    Authors: Farrag F. B. Abu-Ellail, Eman M. A. Hussein and A. El-Bakry

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:161

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  3. Water resources are very important to agricultural crop production due to increasing demand for food, feed, and fiber. There is a growing requirement for more use of our natural resources of land, soil, and wa...

    Authors: Rashid Iqbal, Muhammad Aown Sammar Raza, Monika Toleikiene, Muhammad Ayaz, Fatemeh Hashemi, Muhammad Habib-ur-Rahman, Muhammad Saqlain Zaheer, Salman Ahmad, Umair Riaz, Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Usman Aslam and Imran Haider

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:159

    Content type: Review

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  4. Two field experiments were carried out at the Agricultural Production and Research Station, National Research Centre (NRC), El-Nubaria Province, Behaira Governorate, Egypt, during two successive winter seasons...

    Authors: Mona G. Dawood, Mervat Sh. Sadak, Bakry A. Bakry and Howida H. Kheder

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:158

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  5. The cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.), is a serious economic pest in Egypt. Pest control depends mainly on chemical control with several pesticides include conventional and modern insecticides. Comp...

    Authors: El-Sayed Mokbel and Amal Huesien

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:155

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  6. The importance of Chrysoperla carnea (Steph.) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) as a predator is due to nourishing this predator on some dangerous pests as the cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, belongs to ...

    Authors: Abd-Allah E. Ghada and Youssef M. Naglaa

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:154

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  7. Peach fruits are highly perishable leading to many pre- and post-harvest problems, which adds to the reduction in the potential yield and productivity. Chitosan is a natural polysaccharide, produced after alka...

    Authors: Muhammad Sajid, Abdul Basit, Zafar Ullah, Syed Tanveer Shah, Izhar Ullah, Heba I. Mohamed and Inayat Ullah

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:150

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  8. The context and purpose of the study. The world has turned to the technology of organic agriculture to obtain safe food and preserve the environment, and there have become many standards that control the produ...

    Authors: Abdu Omran Mohamed, Yousria Ahmed Allam and Ismail Ibrahim Hassen

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:144

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  9. Investigation on genetic variability and correlation study between yield and its components of genotypes on rice may increase the opportunity to exploit its potential which will help meet the demand of high gr...

    Authors: Maysoun M. Saleh, Khaled F. M. Salem and Abdelmoaty B. Elabd

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:143

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  10. This recent investigation aimed to detect and characterize the genetic variabilities and genetic similarity in Orobanche crenata collected from naturally Orobanche-infested field at Gemmeiza Research Station, Agr...

    Authors: M. M. F. Abdalla, Heba A. M. A. Saleh and M. A. Khater

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:139

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  11. Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is considered one of the most important legume and oil crops in Egypt. Root-knot nematodes Meloidogyne spp. is the most damaging nematodes of peanut. Losses can exceed 50% in severely...

    Authors: Hamida Ahmed Osman, Hoda Hussein Ameen, Moawad Mohamed and Usama Samy Elkelany

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:134

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  12. This work was carried out through 2017 and 2018 seasons on tow olive cultivars (Kalmata and Manzanillo). Trees were 15 years old, grown in sandy soil, planted at 5 × 5 m apart, and irrigated with saline water ...

    Authors: Laila F. Hagagg, Mohamed A. Merwad, Mohamed M. F. Shahin and Eman S. El-Hady

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:128

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  13. The physico-chemical properties along with the insecticidal potency of seven non-traditional insecticides from different classes compared with three conventional insecticides were assessed versus Tuta absoluta (M...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel-Hady Kandil, Elham Ahmed Sammour, Nahed Fawzy Abdel-Aziz, Essam Abd El Maguied Agamy, Ahmed Mohamed El-Bakry and Nasr Mohamed Abdelmaksoud

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:126

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  14. Strobilanthes kunthiana (Nees) T. Anderson ex Benth locally known as Neelakurinji is an endemic to Western Ghat, India and belongs to the Acanthaceae family. It has a unique flowering pattern to bloom every 12 ye...

    Authors: Soumen Bera, Sibsankar Das and Dharmadas Kalindi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:124

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:145

  15. Tomato crop, Lycopersicon esculentum L. (Solanaceae), usually attacked by many insect species, including the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), where its larvae cause damage up ...

    Authors: Nasr Mohamed Abdelmaksoud, Nahed Fawzy Abdel-Aziz, Elham Ahmed Sammour, Essam Abd El Maguied Agamy, Ahmed Mohamed El-Bakry and Mohamed Abdel-Hady Kandil

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:123

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  16. Two cultivars (Balady and Dukat) of dill plants were grown in the Experimental Farm Station of Agriculture Faculty, Cairo University, during two seasons of 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. This investigation aims to d...

    Authors: Shaimaa I. M. Elsayed, A. A. Glala, Aboelfetoh M. Abdalla, Abd El Ghafour A. El-Sayed and Mona A. Darwish

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:122

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  17. The insecticidal activities of essential oils from seeds of five botanicals Tetrapleura tetraptera, Annona muricata, and Aframomum melegueta and leaves of Eucalyptus globulus and Ficus exasperata were evaluated a...

    Authors: Joy Ejemen Idoko and Kayode David Ileke

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:119

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  18. This study aims to investigate the reproduction output of Archachatina marginata fed on roughage and concentrate feed with leaf meal-inclusive diets. One hundred fifty points of lay snails weighing between 150 an...

    Authors: Olatunji Abubakar Jimoh and Micheal Olawale Akinola

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:118

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  19. Poultry semen cryopreservation remains an easy and promising way of preserving and transferring poultry germplasm. Standardizing and optimizing freezing procedure with natural extender may be a reliable step t...

    Authors: Adedeji Suleimon Balogun, Raman Narang, Ranjna S. Cheema, Ajeet Kumar, Narinder Singh and Malik Vijaysingh

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:115

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  20. In the current years, nematotoxic or antagonistic compounds for example, toxins, enzymes, or compounds derived from the metabolites of fungal culture filtrates have greatly increased.

    Authors: Mahmoud M. A. Youssef, Wafaa M. A. El-Nagdi and Dalia E. M. Lotfy

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:112

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  21. Given the strategic importance of wheat being the staple food for the vast majority of people, it was necessary to know reasons for the contraction and decline of its area globally and consequently its lower y...

    Authors: Almoataz Bellah Ali El-Mouhamady and Hayam Fouad Ibrahim

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:108

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  22. Coleus (family Lamiaceae) is a popular garden ornamental plant known for its bright-colored foliage. The effective role of different plant growth regulators have been widely reported in plant cultivars (Singh A a...

    Authors: Rashad M. Shoaib, Sami I. Ali, Sami A. Metwally, Mohamed M. Ibrahim and Kamal A. Aboud

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:105

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  23. The effects of dietary monosodium glutamate (MSG) on the serum electrolyte balance and antioxidant status of broiler chickens were assessed. In five replicates, a total of 300-day-old unsexed Abor–acre broiler...

    Authors: Olumuyiwa Joseph Olarotimi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:103

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  24. Garlic extract is a highly nutritive value extract; it contains large number of important enzymes and more than 200 biochemical compounds such as antioxidants and vitamins. Ascorbic acid and nicotinamide are c...

    Authors: Magda H. Mohamed, Elham A. Badr, Mervat Sh. Sadak and Howida H. Khedr

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:100

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  25. Pollution by waste hydrocarbons on soil and water bodies is an endemic problem in African countries, particularly in Nigeria. This has caused untold hardship and increase in poverty level of the people, due to...

    Authors: Ayokunle Samuel Bolaji, Mojeed Olaide Liasu, Abiodun Ayanfemi Ayandele and John Ayobami Amao

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:43

    Content type: Research

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