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  1. Taro leaf blight, caused by a severely destructive oomycete fungus Phytophthora colocasiae, is responsible for threatening yield loss worldwide. The pathogen has the ability to germinate and spread rapidly to oth...

    Authors: Zhang Hong, Kalhoro Muhammad Talib, Kalhoro Ghulam Mujtaba, Hou Dabin, Faqir Yahya, Zhou Congying and Wang Fukai

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:39

    Content type: Research

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  2. Cashew nut shell is a by-product of cashew (Anacardium occidentale) production, which is abundant in many developing countries. Cashew nut shell liquor (CNSL) contains a functional chemical, cardanol, which can b...

    Authors: Chi M. Phan, Son A. Hoang, Son H. Vu, Hoang M. Nguyen, Cuong V. Nguyen, Anita E. Hyde and Shin-ichi Yusa

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:37

    Content type: Research

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  3. Iron (Fe) is an essential plant nutrient. Its deficiency is a major constraint in crop production systems, affecting crop yield and quality. It is therefore important to elucidate the responses and adaptive me...

    Authors: Md Atikur Rahman, Md Bulbul Ahmed, Fahad Alotaibi, Khaled D. Alotaibi, Noura Ziadi, Ki-Won Lee and Ahmad Humayan Kabir

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:36

    Content type: Research

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  4. Previous literatures revealed that gamma rays have an increasing effect on salt tolerance in different plants. In vitro experiment was conducted to study the effect of gamma rays (20 Gray) on salt tolerance of...

    Authors: Elhamahmy Ali Mohamed, Elsadany Osama, Eid Manal, Abdelazeem Samah, Gerish Salah, Kalaji M. Hazem, Wróbel Jacek and Elsheery Nabil

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:35

    Content type: Research

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  5. Soil salinity buildup and soil degradation are emerging challenges in cropping systems practicing high chemical fertilization. Application of biostimulants and organic fertilizers are better deserve agricultur...

    Authors: Fereshte Serri, Mohammad Kazem Souri and Mohammadreza Rezapanah

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:33

    Content type: Research

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  6. Authors: Abhay Kumar, Stephen Joseph, Ellen R. Graber, Sara Taherymoosavi, David R. G. Mitchell, Paul Munroe, Ludmila Tsechansky, Ove Lerdahl, Walter Aker and Mona Sæbø

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:38

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:21

  7. Plasma agriculture is a promising niche of interdisciplinary research where the physics, of non-equilibrium gases meets surface chemistry and biological responses. Despite numerous scientific papers, the inter...

    Authors: Nina Recek, Alenka Vesel, Rok Zaplotnik, Domen Paul, Gregor Primc, Peter Gselman and Miran Mozetič

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:32

    Content type: Methodology

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  8. Humic substances can be considered as polyelectrolytes with supramolecular character and complicated behaviour in water environment. The fractions of humic substances dissolved in water are the most active one...

    Authors: Martina Klučáková

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:30

    Content type: Research

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  9. Increasing the presence of beneficial soil microorganisms is a promising sustainable alternative to support conventional and organic fertilization and may help to improve crop health and productivity. If the a...

    Authors: Vincenza Cozzolino, Hiarhi Monda, Davide Savy, Vincenzo Di Meo, Giovanni Vinci and Kornelia Smalla

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:31

    Content type: Research

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  10. Pineapple plant (Ananas comosus) is one of the largest productions in Asia and its increasing production has generated a huge amount of pineapple wastes. Pineapple plant stem is made up of high concentration of s...

    Authors: Pei Hsia Chu, Mohd Azwan Jenol, Lai Yee Phang, Mohamad Faizal Ibrahim, Sehanat Prasongsuk, Wichanee Bankeeree, Hunsa Punnapayak, Pongtharin Lotrakul and Suraini Abd-Aziz

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:29

    Content type: Research

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  11. In organic crop farms, growing crop yields are limited by insufficient nitrogen supply to plants and crop weediness. In such farms, legume swards are proposed as a service crop to improve nitrogen cycling. How...

    Authors: Aušra Arlauskienė, Danutė Jablonskytė-Raščė, Lina Šarūnaitė, Monika Toleikienė, Laura Masilionytė, Viktorija Gecaitė and Žydrė Kadžiulienė

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:34

    Content type: Research

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  12. The Essential oils (EOs) are important bioactive secondary metabolites of aromatic plants, such as Basil, and find extensive utilization in pharmaceutical sector as therapeutic agents. A more eco-friendly indu...

    Authors: Mariavittoria Verrillo, Vincenza Cozzolino, Riccardo Spaccini and Alessandro Piccolo

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:28

    Content type: Research

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  13. Sparassis crispa polysaccharides (SCPs) have multiple pharmacological activities. Fermentation characteristics of SCPs and its effects on the intestinal microbes in mice remain inconclusive.

    Authors: Meng-yang Liu, Shao-jun Yun, Jin-ling Cao, Feier Cheng, Ming-chang Chang, Jun-long Meng, Jing-yu Liu, Yan-fen Cheng, Li-jing Xu, Xue-ran Geng and Cui-ping Feng

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:27

    Content type: Research

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  14. Drought is a major problem limiting the growth and development of plants in the world and especially in Tunisia. Halophytes constitute a renewable wealth and they offer great flexibility with regard to abiotic...

    Authors: S. Sai Kachout, S. BenYoussef, A. Ennajah, S. Abidi and A. Zoghlami

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:26

    Content type: Research

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  15. Fostering plant growth and improving agricultural yields by adding “macro”-sized biochar to soil has been extensively explored. However, the impact and mechanism of action of aqueous extracts of biochar applie...

    Authors: Abhay Kumar, Stephen Joseph, Ellen R. Graber, Sara Taherymoosavi, David R. G. Mitchell, Paul Munroe, Ludmila Tsechansky, Ove Lerdahl, Walter Aker and Mona Sæbø

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:21

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:38

  16. The increasing demand of food causes an excessive exploitation of agricultural lands, often inducing phenomena of soil sickness accompanied by the development of soilborne diseases. The use of residual biomass...

    Authors: Claudio Cocozza, Emad Abdelhameed Abdeldaym, Gennaro Brunetti, Franco Nigro and Andreina Traversa

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  17. Barberry fruit is a good source of natural antioxidants and various functional compounds. Different concentrations of maltodextrin (10, 13, and 16% w/w) were used to produce spray-dried barberry juice powder a...

    Authors: Sara Naji-Tabasi, Bahareh Emadzadeh, Mostafa Shahidi-Noghabi, Mohammadreza Abbaspour and Ehsan Akbari

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:23

    Content type: Research

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  18. Higher absorption and translocation of sodium (Na) and chlorine (Cl) ions in plant tissue can lead to serious physiological and biochemical changes. However, salicylic acid (SA) is a natural signaling molecule...

    Authors: Fatima Zohra Es-sbihi, Zakaria Hazzoumi, Abderrahim Aasfar and Khalid Amrani Joutei

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:25

    Content type: Research

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  19. Essential oil of Rosa × damascena Herrm. is one of the most valuable and important raw materials for the flavor and fragrance industry. The cultivation of this plant has ancient origins, and Kashan was one of the...

    Authors: Mansureh Ghavam, Afsaneh Afzali, Maria Manconi, Gianluigi Bacchetta and Maria Letizia Manca

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:22

    Content type: Research

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  20. In sustainable agriculture, the use of farmyard manure (FYM) is of great interest to environmental security and is effective as a good nitrogen source for sustainable crop production. Therefore, determining th...

    Authors: Sedef Ozliman, Gulsum Yaldiz, Mahmut Camlica and Nurten Ozsoy

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:20

    Content type: Research

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  21. Drought is one of the most important environmental stresses that can adversely influence soil properties, plant growth, and productivity of agricultural crops including eggplant as an important vegetable crop....

    Authors: Mohsen Ebrahimi, Mohammad Kazem Souri, Amir Mousavi and Navazolah Sahebani

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:19

    Content type: Research

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  22. Weeds are amongst the most impacting abiotic factors in agriculture, causing important yield loss worldwide. Integrated Weed Management coupled with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones), allows for Sit...

    Authors: Marco Esposito, Mariano Crimaldi, Valerio Cirillo, Fabrizio Sarghini and Albino Maggio

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:18

    Content type: Review

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  23. Authentication of food and agricultural products is important to trace out the right product and ensure the customer’s preference and their health. Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the most important crops u...

    Authors: Misganaw Gedlu Agidew, Amare Aregahegn Dubale, Minaleshewa Atlabachew and Wasihun Abebe

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  24. The root of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, a well-known Chinese herbal medicine, has been used historically as hematopoietic and anti-inflammatory agents for thousands of years. Recent phytochemistry and pharma...

    Authors: Chunyan Hou, Mingsong Yin, Ping Lan, Huiru Wang, Hui Nie and Xiaolong Ji

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:13

    Content type: Review

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  25. Hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) is a thermochemical process to convert biomass in carbon-rich materials (hydrochar). The use of sugarcane industry by-products in HTC has been evaluated, generating a hydrochar...

    Authors: Laís G. Fregolente, João Vitor dos Santos, Felipe S. Mazzati, Thaiz B. A. R. Miguel, Emílio de C. Miguel, Altair B. Moreira, Odair P. Ferreira and Márcia C. Bisinoti

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:16

    Content type: Research

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  26. The high quality of antibody (Ab) is critical for an immunoassay; usually, an Ab with low affinity is often regarded as a “bad” one in the immunoassay development. How to use a “bad” Ab to develop a highly sen...

    Authors: Jin Wang, Xing Shen, Peng Zhong, Zhaodong Li, Qiushi Tang, Xinan Huang, Anatoly V. Zherdev, Boris B. Dzantiev, Sergei A. Eremin, Zhili Xiao, Hongtao Lei and Xiangmei Li

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. Vegetable production is an important economic activity and a major source of vitamins, minerals, and income in Ethiopia. However, the production of vegetables is much less developed than the production of food...

    Authors: Habtamu Mekonnen and Mulugeta Kibret

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:15

    Content type: Review

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  28. The influence of β-glucan on the human gut microbiota is closely related to the physicochemical structure of β-glucan. We purified a homogeneous water-soluble polysaccharide from Tibetan hull-less barley 25 and s...

    Authors: Chenxi Nie, Xin Yan, Xiaoqing Xie, Ziqi Zhang, Jiang Zhu, Yangfan Wang, Xinlei Wang, Nan Xu, Yiwen Luo, Zhen Sa, Xinyang Li, Huicui Liu, Baoming Tian, Qingyu Ma, Min Zhang, Zhifei Chen…

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  29. Soybean is a major economic crop worldwide, but its yield and quality are greatly affected by root-knot nematode infection. This study aimed to assess the effects of Meloidogyne javanica parasitism on soybean gro...

    Authors: Carla Marcondes Castanheira, Claudia Regina Dias-Arieira, Elza Iouko Ida, Heloísa Gabriel Falcão and Beatriz Cervejeira Bolanho Barros

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  30. In the list of abiotic stresses, salt stress is a main growth retarding factor which affects 7% of rain-fed while 30% worldwide irrigated agriculture. However, various strategies are assumed to manage this pro...

    Authors: Raid Ali, Humaira Gul, Muhammad Hamayun, Mamoona Rauf, Amjad Iqbal, Mohib Shah, Anwar Hussain, Hamida Bibi and In-Jung Lee

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Fatima Zohra Es-sbihi, Zakaria Hazzoumi and Khalid Amrani Joutei

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:26

  32. Noni (Morinda citrifolia Linn.) is a tropical tree that bears climacteric fruit. Previous observations and research have shown that the second day (2 d) after harvest is the most important demarcation point when ...

    Authors: Tian Wu, Danyan Hu and Qingfen Wang

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. Biochar is widely assumed as an effective soil amendment. It improves soil structure and fertility, thereby enhancing crop growth and development. There is still a knowledge gap in research on the beneficial i...

    Authors: Yuru Chang, Lorenzo Rossi, Lincoln Zotarelli, Bin Gao, Muhammad Adnan Shahid and Ali Sarkhosh

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:7

    Content type: Research

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  34. The jujube is mainly grown in the subtropical and tropical regions of Asia. Due to owning bioactive compounds such as polyphenols, it was considered as medicinal and nutritional plant in traditional medicine. ...

    Authors: Razieh Niazmand, Mostafa Shahidi Noghabi and Azam Niazmand

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  35. In this research, the effects of exogenous application of certain biostimulants [amino acid (AA), humic acid (HA), fulvic acid (FA), and seaweed extract (SE)] on the fruit yield and quality, leaf mineral conte...

    Authors: Hosein Irani, Babak ValizadehKaji and Mohammad Reza Naeini

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  36. Rumex abyssinicus (RA) is one of indigenous plants to Ethiopia having traditional values during butter refinement in rural areas. This paper presents a comparative study of the antioxidant and antibacterial activ...

    Authors: Alemayehu Mekonnen and Welday Desta

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  37. The use of biochar-based N fertilizers have been considered among the most effective strategy for reducing nitrogen loss and improving nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). However, effect and mechanism of biochar-co...

    Authors: Yiman Jia, Zhengyi Hu, Yuxin Ba and Wenfang Qi

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:3

    Content type: Research

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  38. Plant growth regulators are chemical substances which govern all the factors of development and growth within plants. The application of plant growth regulators to crops modifies hormonal balance and growth le...

    Authors: Bizuayehu Desta and Getachew Amare

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:1

    Content type: Review

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  39. To establish bioplastics as a real alternative to conventional plastics, high production costs must be constrained by using different kinds of wastewater streams as organic substrates and novel microbial strai...

    Authors: Giorgia Pagliano, Wanda Gugliucci, Elena Torrieri, Alessandro Piccolo, Silvana Cangemi, Fabio Angelo Di Giuseppe, Alessandro Robertiello, Vincenza Faraco, Olimpia Pepe and Valeria Ventorino

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  40. The root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica can infect beetroots, causing extensive damage to this food crop. As chemical and genetic control tactics have shown limited efficacy, new strategies are needed to impr...

    Authors: Paula Juliana Grotto Débia, Beatriz Cervejeira Bolanho and Claudia Regina Dias-Arieira

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  41. Barberry has long been used as an herbal remedy since ancient times which is found throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world. Given the short harvesting season and limited shelf life of the bar...

    Authors: Razieh Niazmand and Samira Yeganehzad

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  42. The ketogenic diet (KD) can promote the anti-inflammatory metabolic state and increase ketone body level in rats. This study was to explore the effects and differences of KD with or without medium-chain fatty ...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Jingwei Huang, Hui Liu, Feng Li, Quansheng Peng and Chunhong Liu

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  43. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ouahid El Asri, Mohamed Elamin Afilal, Hayate Laiche and Larbi Elfarh

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:32

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:21

  44. Plants primed by humic acids showed physiological and molecular response against different abiotic stresses without the presence of stressor agents (salinity, drought, heavy metal toxicity). It is plausible th...

    Authors: Daiane Carvalho Baía, Fábio L. Olivares, Daniel B. Zandonadi, Cleiton de Paula Soares, Riccardo Spaccini and Luciano P. Canellas

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  45. Generally, zinc (Zn) is an essential element and acts as a plant nutrient, but at higher concentrations, it is toxic. Higher uptake and translocation of Zn into plant tissues can cause serious physiological an...

    Authors: Fatima Zohra Es-sbihi, Zakaria Hazzoumi and Khalid Amrani Joutei

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:26

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2021 8:11

  46. Orange (Citrus sinensis L.) production in Tanzania is constrained by several pre-harvest factors that include pests. Hexanal, sprayed as Enhanced Freshness Formulation (EFF) is a relatively new technology that ha...

    Authors: Jaspa Samwel, Theodosy Msogoya, Abdul Kudra, Hosea Dunstan Mtui, Anna Baltazari, J. Alan Sullivan, Jayasankar Subramanian and Maulid Walad Mwatawala

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  47. Royal jelly (RJ) represents the most valuable product of beekeeping activities. The illegal introduction of RJ of uncertain quality/origin in European agrofood markets is not controlled, since the conventional...

    Authors: Pierluigi Mazzei, Alessandro Piccolo, Marianna Brescia and Emilio Caprio

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  48. Fumes from high-temperature heated plant leaves containing volatile phytochemicals generated from Lantana camara, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Azadirachta indica and Ocimum sanctum were tested for their insecticidal ac...

    Authors: B. D. Rohitha Prasantha

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  49. Different approaches have been used to improve mineral nutrient status of plants in absence of chemical fertilization and toward safer products and improved human health. Amino acids have been proposed with su...

    Authors: Fateme Zargar Shooshtari, Mohammad Kazem Souri, Mohammad Reza Hasandokht and Sepideh Kalateh Jari

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:19

    Content type: Research

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