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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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

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

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