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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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

  9. Probiotics are direct-fed microbial feed supplements which can modulate the gut microflora by competing intestinal pathogens through a competitive process. The present study was conducted to investigate the ef...

    Authors: Farouk Helal, Alaa El-Badawi, Soad El-Naggar, Mohamed Shourrap, Osama Aboelazab and Salma Abu Hafsa

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:66

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  10. 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

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  11. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a common staple food in Nigeria. However, cultivation is impaired by heavy metal contamination, particularly iron (Fe). This study aimed to investigate the impacts of biosynthesized nano...

    Authors: B. Ikhajiagbe, F. A. Igiebor and M. C. Ogwu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:62

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  12. Hardsetting soils are considered problem soils due to its behavior of becoming hard and unbearable to cultivate not until rewetted. Few investigations were conducted in this kind of problem soil; hence, inform...

    Authors: Ronley C. Canatoy and Nonilona P. Daquiado

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:61

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  13. This studies the influence of algae and coated urea fertilization on the productivity of some leguminous crops in order to reach the best methods of fertilization to get on highest productivity in sandy soils.

    Authors: Reda Essa, Ahmed Afifi and Soad Ashry

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:60

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. 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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  24. 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

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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

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  30. 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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  31. 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

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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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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  35. 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

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  36. 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

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  37. 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

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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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

    Content type: Research

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