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  1. Botanical pesticides may be a possible solution to the post-harvest loss of stored grains faced by farmers and food processors. In this study, seed preservatives properties of Secamone afzelii leaves extracts at...

    Authors: J. M. Adesina and A. T. B. Aderibigbe

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:52

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  2. Wheat is the most consumed cereal crops in the world infected by several pathogens and pests causing significant losses. The most threatening pathogens are fungi which cause serious diseases on roots, leaves a...

    Authors: Mohammed Hamza Abass, Qusai Hattab Madhi and Abdulnabi Abdul Ameer Matrood

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:51

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  3. This study was conducted to generate baseline information on population dynamics of Fall Army Worm (FAW) in cassava-maize intercrop for management technique. Maize (Zea mays) is Africa’s most staple food crop wit...

    Authors: J. A. C. Nwanze, R. B. Bob-Manuel, U. Zakka and E. B. Kingsley-Umana

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:44

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  4. Cotton breeding programs mainly focus on improving cotton fibers, but less attention has been paid by breeders to cottonseed oil improvement. Breeding cottonseed for oil content has mainly depended on phenotyp...

    Authors: Sara E. I. Eldessouky, A. B. A. El-Fesheikawy and K. M. A. Baker

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:43

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  5. The aim of this study is a comparison between some different protein sources in sheep rations to identify the best protein source that achieves the highest production performance and the lowest economical feed...

    Authors: Yasser A. A. El-Nomeary, Hashem H. H. Abd El-Rahman, Mohsen M. Shoukry, Abdelmegid A. Abedo, Fatma M. Salman and Mamdouh I. Mohamed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:40

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  6. Several chemical bactericides were applied for controlling soft rot bacteria, Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum, which causes the destructive soft rot disease to many economically important vegetables...

    Authors: Hassan Abd-El-Khair, Tarek G. Abdel-Gaied, Maurice S. Mikhail, Ahmed I. Abdel-Alim and Hamdy I. Seif El-Nasr

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:37

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  7. Soil degradation remains a serious threat to agricultural production. With increase downpour due to climate change effect, more farmlands are exposed to erosion. Therefore, ecologically sound strategies for er...

    Authors: E. A. Ewetola, G. E. Fanifosi, A. A. Ezekiel, A. A. Adetona, F. M. Oyewole, N. M. Onatoye, I. T. Idowu and A. K. Akinniku

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:30

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  8. Agriculture being one of the major practices in the world has contributed to environmental pollution, especially in developing countries where there were no equipment to recycle the agricultural wastes. Consid...

    Authors: Michael Olufemi Ashamo, Kayode David Ileke and Ayomiposi Idowu Onasile

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:25

    Content type: Research

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  9. Cotton is the most widespread, profitable non-food crop in the world. Egypt is one of the greatest countries in producing cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in the world. Many pests attacked cotton which reduced the ...

    Authors: Zakaria Abdelhalim Attia, Laila Ebada and Nasr Mohamed Abdelmaksoud

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:24

    Content type: Research

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  10. The objective of this work is to identify the most proper herbicidal treatment on sugar beet to compare different single weed control herbicide doses on sugar beet traits and associated weeds as well as yield ...

    Authors: E. M. Abd El Lateef, B. B. Mekki, M. S. Abd El-Salam and I. M. El-Metwally

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:21

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  11. The conventional pesticide formulations have many side effects on environmental. These effects were due to the huge quantity of pesticides used. Using of nanopesticide formulations can be reduced the quantity ...

    Authors: Al-kazafy Hassan Sabry, Hamdy Abdel-Naby Salem and Hala Mohamed Metwally

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. Inclusion of the statistical approach in the planning stage of adequate experimental design is crucial for correctly achieving the required conclusions. Modern applied statistics has been used extensively in n...

    Authors: Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:13

    Content type: Review

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  13. The study evaluated the growth performance, haemabiochemical and antioxidant profile of two breeds of rabbits fed diets containing varying levels of Rhizopus stolonifer fermented cocoa pod husk meal (FCPHM). Coco...

    Authors: O. A. Olugosi, T. Ogunribido, J. O. Agbede and A. O. Ayeni

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:11

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  14. Coptotermes sjostedti Holmgren (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae) is one of the major termite species found infesting woods and other plant materials in Africa. Bioassays were carried out at the Arboretum of the Departme...

    Authors: Simon Idoko Okweche, Patrick Matthew Hilili and Edache Ernest Ekoja

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:9

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  15. Eggplant is of great renown in Egypt and worldwide as it is favorable and high value vegetable crop. Yet, many plant-parasitic nematodes (PPNs) can penetrate the roots of this plant and feed on it, causing hea...

    Authors: Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:6

    Content type: Review

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  16. Antioxidants or vitamins are organic compounds that are needed in tiny quantities and have stimulatory role on growth and productivity of different plants. Two field experiments were conducted in two summer se...

    Authors: Elham Abd Elmoneim Badr, Mervat Shamoon Sadak, Gehan Shaker Bakhoum and Howida Hassan Ahmed Khedr

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Susceptibility studies keep farmers, managers and household users informed and enhance breeding program’s testing against infestation and damage by storage insect pests. Therefore, laboratory tests were carrie...

    Authors: Chilee Okpile, Usman Zakka and Luke Chinaru Nwosu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:2

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  18. The neem tree, Azadirachta indica, is very promising for the control of many insect pests, where it acting as feeding deterrents, oviposition obstruction and as a growth regulator.

    Authors: Amany Ramadan Ebeid

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:202

    Content type: Research

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

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

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:197

    Content type: Research

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  20. This study focused on the comparison of the essential oil percentage and constituents obtained from the dry seeds and the waste of coriander plant in order to reach the best ways to store the essential oil.

    Authors: Hend E. Wahba, Hala S. Abd Rabbu and Mohamed E. Ibrahim

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:192

    Content type: Research

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  21. Clary sage (Salvia sclarea L.) has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties; its seeds were imported from Germany for cultivation and acclimatization under the Egyptian environmental conditions as a new so...

    Authors: Ahmed E. El-Gohary, Heba M. Amer, Adel B. Salama, Hend E. Wahba and Khalid A. Khalid

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:190

    Content type: Research

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  22. Soil is a substantive component in biosphere habitually endangered to superfluity contaminants particularly potential toxic elements (PTEs). The source of soil contaminants is very critical in controlling both...

    Authors: Hesham Mansour, Fikry Awad, Mohamed Saber and Alaa Zaghloul

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:178

    Content type: Research

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  23. The study highlighted the potential of three common and under-utilized tropical leguminous seeds (Tomentosa nilotica, Dioclea reflexa and Monodora myristica) to be used as supplementary feed to ruminant livestock...

    Authors: Oluwatosin Bode Omotoso, Mary Oluwafunmilayo Adeduntan and Adebowale Noah Fajemisin

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:175

    Content type: Research

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  24. The present study was focused to study the efficiency of two indigenous litter dwelling ligninolytic fungi (such as Mucor circinelloides GL1 and Fusarium verticillioides GL5) in degrading the agricultural wastes ...

    Authors: P. A. Geethanjali, H. G. Gowtham and M. Jayashankar

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:173

    Content type: Research

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  25. Growing interest of strawberry cultivation in Egypt necessitates more efforts towards its severe phomopsis leaf blight disease caused by Phomopsis obscurans. Synthetic fungicides could control this fungus but due...

    Authors: Farid Abd-El-Kareem, Ibrahim E. Elshahawy and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:171

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  26. Exogenous hormone applications modify the plant growth and development by inducing changes in their endogenous contents. However, it is not clear whether the effects of exogenous hormones on growth are direct ...

    Authors: Ragab A. El-Mergawi and Mohamed S. A. Abd El-Wahed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:167

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  27. Plum fruit has a short shelf life with a rapid deterioration in quality after harvest. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of preharvest treatments by moringa leaf extract (MLE), boric acid (...

    Authors: Thanaa Shaban Mohamed Mahmoud, Fatma Korany Mohamed Shaaban and Gehan Abd El-Malek El-Hadidy

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:166

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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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  41. 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

  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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