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Sourcing of choice timber species is becoming increasingly difficult in the forests of West Africa including Nigeria. There is a need to provide alternative species by investigating the technical qualities of species that are hitherto neglected, therefore, the need to evaluate wood properties of ...

Author(s)
Ojo, A. R.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 53-59
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This research deals with the quantitative and qualitative analysis of extractives of the species Pinus pine L. Samples were collected not only from the wood (separately heartwood and sapwood), but from the bark, needles and branches as well. Extractions were carried out with a Soxhlet device and...

Author(s)
Chavenetidou, M. A.; Tziouvalekas, M. S.; Pankou, C. I.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 27-35
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Research deals with the quantitative and qualitative analysis of extractives of the species Pinus pine L. Samples were collected not only from the wood (separately heartwood and sapwood), but from the bark, needles and branches as well. Extractions were carried out with a Soxhlet device and three...

Author(s)
Chavenetidou, M. A.; Tziouvalekas, M. S.; Pankou, C. I.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 19-26
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The use of acoustics for determining tree stiffness can be helpful to improve end product value. However, methods to monitor equipment calibration in the field is limited. This experiment endeavored to test the hypothesis that ASTM D198 is an alternative way to monitor calibration performance in...

Author(s)
Essien, C.; Cheng, G.; Asafu-Adjaye, O.; McDonald, T.; Gallagher, T.; Barlow, B.; Via, B. K.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 3-7
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The research was conducted in 2018 in order to investigate the effect of location, tree gender and indole butyric acid (IBA) 4000ppm on rooting of semi-hardwood stem cuttings. Two locations (Al-Samrah and Al-Nabaeen) in Latakia province, Syria, different in latitude and above sea level (500 m and...

Author(s)
Saeed, A.; Amin, T.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 3, pp 260-263
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Problem of salinity has been recognized as core issue across the globe. Syzygium cumini (L.) and Vachellia nilotica (L.) are multipurpose agroforestry tree species of subcontinent where poor management practices result in soil salinity. Therefore, two studies were designed to test out the...

Author(s)
Yousaf, M. S.; Irfan Ahmad; Muhammad Anwar-ul-Haq; Siddiqui, M. T.; Tasneem Khaliq; Berlyn, G. P.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 57, 5, pp 1393-1401
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Objective: To prepare casein (CS) nanoparticles (NPs) loaded with carvacrol (CL) for improved antifungal activity of CL. Methods: Carvacrol-loaded casein nanoparticles (CL-CS-NPs) were prepared through ultrasonic treatment. The difference in the CL retention rate of CL-CS-NPs, when incubated on...

Author(s)
Hua ChunYang; Li ZhuoYe; Jin Peng; Qin DingKui; Du QiZhen
Publisher
China Food Publishing Co., Beijing, China
Citation
Shipin Kexue / Food Science, 2020, 41, 15, pp 282-287
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Postharvest Fusarium rot of apple fruit, caused by a fungal pathogen Fusarium avenaceum, has become a problem in apple storage in Serbia. Considering that chemical protection has a negative effect on human health and the environment, this research was done to find potential eco-ways of controlling ...

Author(s)
Grahovac, J.; Mitrović, I.; Dodić, J.; Grahovac, M.; Rončević, Z.; Dodić, S.; Jokić, A.
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Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Kedainiai, Lithuania
Citation
Žemdirbyste (Agriculture), 2020, 107, 3, pp 263-270
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This study examined the Juglans regia 'Xinxin2' walnut variety using combined field control experiments with laboratory chemical analyses and analyzed the effects of the relationships among net photosynthetic rate (Pn), specific mass transfer rate (SMTR), nut dry mass (NDM), and nut yield per...

Author(s)
Zhang CuiFang; Pan CunDe; Chen Hong; Wang ShiWei
Publisher
Korean Society for Horticultural Science, Suwon, Korea Republic
Citation
Horticultural Science and Technology, 2020, 38, 4, pp 429-439
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Aim: This study aims to clone and identify the laccase gene MaLac1 from the Japanese pine sawyer, Monochamus alternatus, and to analyze its expression levels in different developmental stages of the beetle, so as to provide some clues for further study of the function of MaLac1. Methods: Based on...

Author(s)
Chen Hao; Luo QiaoYu; Ma QiuYu; Chu Xu; Yuan Chao; Liu Ying; Yu Wei; Wu SongQing; Wang Rong; Liang GuangHong; Zhang FeiPing; Hu Xia
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2020, 63, 4, pp 381-389

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