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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. The study looks at a changed in consumer’s eating and purchasing habits during COVID-19 period. There are several modes of transmission but transmission through food as being speculated is one area that has no...

    Authors: Thomas Bilaliib Udimal, Zhiyuan Peng, Mingcan Luo and Yan Liu
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:7
  21. Although Guiera senegalensis is used as a dewormer in ethnoveterinary health care in Nigeria, its anthelmintic potential has not been validated. Hence, this work investigated the in vitro anthelmintic potential o...

    Authors: Haladu Ali Gagman, Hamdan Ahmad, Nik Ahmad Irwan Izzaudin Nik Him and Silas Wintuma Avicor
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:3
  22. Water stress, specifically the limited water resources needed to grow strategic crops, especially rice, poses a great threat to crop productivity. So, it was imperative that scientists all work together to try...

    Authors: Almoataz Bellah Ali El-Mouhamady, Abdul Aziz M. Gad and Ghada S. A. Abdel Karim
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:1
  23. The traditional use of medicinal plants is an integral part of African culture and plays a major role in African societies. For centuries, plants have been used to cure diseases and till date, a vast majority ...

    Authors: Olaoluwa Omoniyi Olarewaju, Olufunke Omowumi Fajinmi, Georgina Dede Arthur, Roger Murugas Coopoosamy and Kubendran Kista Naidoo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:208
  24. This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of time of feeding on the performance of WAD goats during pregnancy, and to assess how the time of feeding of the dam affect the growth of their kids’ postpartum...

    Authors: Moyosore Joseph Adegbeye, Oluwatosin Bode Omotoso, Adebowale Noah Fajemisin, Samuel Olanrewaju Aro, Damilola Deborah Obadare, Michael Eyitope Adunbi and Tolulope Oreoluwa Faniyi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:204
  25. Anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) template is widespread due to its diverse metal nanostructures. Various solar selective black coatings on aluminum oxide template were investigated. Spectrally selective nano-coatin...

    Authors: H. S. Hussein, M. F. Shaffei, Ahmed M. Awad Abouelata and Mona A. Abdel-Fatah
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:198
  26. Using of nanoparticles in various aspects of life including agriculture, medicine and industry is very crucial. One of the important source for Fe nutrition in plants is Iron oxide nanoparticles (Fe3O4NPs) due to...

    Authors: M. M. Tawfik, Magda H. Mohamed, Mervat Sh. Sadak and Alice T. Thalooth
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:177
  27. Postharvest treatments are crucial to the quality of cocoa finished products. This study aimed at investigating the effects of durations of fermentation and drying on the quality of cocoa (Theobroma cacao) bea...

    Authors: Emmanuel Ackah and Eric Dompey
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:175

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:184

  28. Dromedary camels could be a successful and economic meat provider in poor greenery lands where feeds and water are scarcely available. Moreover, camels need lower amounts of protein in their rations than other...

    Authors: A. Y. El-Badawi, A. Hassan, A. Abedo, M. Yacout, M. Khalel, G. Abou-Ward, F. Helal and S. El-Naggar
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:172
  29. Two separate experiments were conducted in the minor season from September to November, 2019 and major season from March to May, 2020 to determining the type of soil amendment and transplanting age that can be...

    Authors: Isaac Addo, Kwadwo Gyasi Santo, Abdul Aziz Khalid and Emmanuel Ackah
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:170
  30. Sugar beet is considered a very important strategic economic crop, as it comes at the second place for white sugar production in Egypt after sugar cane and the sugar percentage in its roots is 20%. This work w...

    Authors: Almoataz Bellah Ali El-Mouhamady, Magdy Ahmad Al-Kordy and Tarik Abdel-Fatah Elewa
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:166
  31. Panicle-feeding insects are a challenge in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) cultivation but most farmers do not protect the crop. Here, the effects of pest management in different sorghum cultivars on grain ...

    Authors: Jerry A. Nboyine, Kenneth Opare-Obuobi, Iddrisu Yahaya, Benjamin K. Badii, Francis Kusi, Asieku Yahaya and Gloria Adazebra
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:157
  32. This study aimed to development new faba bean hybrids resistant to chocolate spot disease and using them in breeding programs. Six faba bean genotypes were crossed in a diallel system excluding reciprocals dur...

    Authors: M. M. F. Abdalla, M. M. Shafik, Heba A. M. A. Saleh, M. A. Khater and N. A. Ghazy
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:154
  33. The use of metal-containing and antimicrobial compounds is a common practice in aquaculture operations in Nigeria. Only a few studies have focused on the impact of these chemicals on metal and antibiotic resis...

    Authors: Abimbola Olumide Adekanmbi, Ololade Grace Olawuni and Adedolapo Victoria Olaposi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:122
  34. Climate change and increasing demand in non-agricultural sectors profoundly affect the availability and quality of water resources for irrigated agriculture. The FAO AquaCrop simulation model provides a sound ...

    Authors: Rajesh Kumar Soothar, Ashutus Singha, Shakeel Ahmed Soomro, Azhar-u-ddin Chachar, Faiza Kalhoro and Md Arifur Rahaman
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:121
  35. Sweet pepper is considered one of the most important vegetable crops cultivated for local consumption and exportation. Under greenhouse conditions, the effects of different rates of yeast and compost tea on ve...

    Authors: Hanaa Ali Abd-Alrahman and Fatma Sayed Aboud
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:119
  36. Salinity is one of the major limiting abiotic stresses that decrease crop production worldwide. To recommend genotypes for cultivation under saline stress conditions, a comprehensive understanding of the genet...

    Authors: Alireza Pour-Aboughadareh, Sara Sanjani, Hamidreza Nikkhah-Chamanabad, Mohammad Reza Mehrvar, Ameneh Asadi and Ashkboos Amini
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:117
  37. Application of organic amendments could improve soil properties as well as controlling of soil-borne pathogens. Soil amendments with dry powders of six plant species materials, i.e. caraway seeds, fennel seeds, g...

    Authors: Hassan Abd-El-Khair and Wafaa M. A. El-Nagdi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:116
  38. Gossypium arboreum is one of the cultivated diploids which has inherent resistance against insect pests and diseases, can withstand moisture stress, needs less nutrients and is suitable for erratic, less rainfall...

    Authors: K. Sankaranarayanan, M. V. Venugopalan and D. Kanjana
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:106
  39. Environmental deterioration arising from the misuse of pesticides and chemical fertilizers in agriculture has resulted in the pursuit of eco-friendly means of growing crop. Evidence has shown that biofertilize...

    Authors: Seun Owolabi Adebajo, Pius Olugbenga Akintokun, Emmanuel Ezaka, Abidemi Esther Ojo, Donald Uzowulu Olannye and Oluwaseun Deborah Ayodeji
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:100
  40. The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), is a major pest of strawberry. It was necessary to control this mite pest that can reducing the quality and quantity of the fruits. In...

    Authors: El-Sayed M. El-Saiedy and Shimaa F. Fahim
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:97
  41. The effectiveness of two PGPB; Azospirillum brasilense NO40 and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia B11 was investigated in enhancing the drought tolerance of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings cultivar Gemiza9. The...

    Authors: Wedad A. Kasim, Mohamed E. H. Osman, Mohamed N. Omar and Samar Salama
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:95
  42. This work was conducted to investigate the effect of different manure types (compost, chicken manure and FYM) at 12, 24 and 48 m3 ha−1 with or without reduced N rate (72 kg ha−1) compared with N fertilizer levels...

    Authors: E. M. Abd El Lateef, Asal M. Wali and M. S. Abd El-Salam
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:88
  43. Kitchen food wastes (KFW) are food lost from human especially from hotels, hospitals, cafeterias and home, could be alternative feed resources and create the attention of researchers to process these wastes an...

    Authors: Farouk Imam Saad Helal, Alaa Eldin Yehia El Badawi, Mohamed Mohamed Basyony, Eman El Sabaawy and Soad El Naggar
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:82
  44. Conservation of the ecosystem is a prime concern of human communities. Industrial development should adopt this concern. Unfortunately, various related activities release lots of noxious materials concurrently...

    Authors: Samar A. El-Mekkawi, Rehab A. Abdelghaffar, Fatma Abdelghaffar and S. A. Abo El-Enin
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:80
  45. Weed occurrence and fertilization are considered two of the most factors influencing fennel yield. A two season’s field study was undertaken to investigate the response of fennel crop to two different herbicid...

    Authors: Ibrahim Abdallah, Alia Amer and Dalia El-Hefny
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:77

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:108

  46. Twenty-four West African Dwarf (WAD) goats with average weight of 6.57 ± 0.56 kg were used in investigating the effect of microbial-treated maize cob and husk diets on blood profile. The goats were assigned to...

    Authors: Gladys Abiemwense Ibhaze, Gbenga Enobong Ogunjemite and Adebowale Noah Fajemisin
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:63