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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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

  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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

  19. 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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  20. 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

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Animal husbandry is one of the agricultural activities that generates economic benefits for agriculture. We detected significant development of these activities in Morocco. Currently, it is stuck between the i...

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

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:21

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:32

  26. An insight into the molecular composition of ombrotrophic peats of different geographical origin and collected at different depths was achieved by the humeomics method. The humeomic fractionation allowed the s...

    Authors: Giovanni Vinci, Pierluigi Mazzei, Marios Drosos, Claudio Zaccone and Alessandro Piccolo

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  27. Soil microbiota plays a key role in suppressing soil-borne plant pathogens improving the natural soil suppressiveness. Microbiome disturbance triggers specific perturbation to change and shape the soil microbi...

    Authors: Ugo De Corato

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:17

    Content type: Review

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  28. Water shortage can limit plant growth, which can be ameliorated by arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbiosis through physiological and metabolic regulations. Deciphering which physiological and metabolic processes...

    Authors: Yanbo Hu, Wei Xie and Baodong Chen

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  29. Edible mushroom fruiting bodies and their mycelia have become attractive functional foods. Mushroom mycelia have been investigated for their potential food applications. Here, soybeans were fermented using med...

    Authors: Kohei Suruga, Tsuyoshi Tomita and Kazunari Kadokura

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  30. Biochar is utilized in modern society for multiple agricultural and environmental purposes in the framework of circular economy. The aims of this study were to review the leading edge of knowledge of studies w...

    Authors: Keiji Jindo, Miguel Angel Sánchez-Monedero, Giovanni Mastrolonardo, Yuki Audette, Fábio Satoshi Higashikawa, Carlos Alberto Silva, Kinya Akashi and Claudio Mondini

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:16

    Content type: Review

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  31. Essential oils and antimicrobial peptides are two well-known safe and natural products that have been considered as alternatives to antibiotics. In the present study, the antibacterial activity of four plant e...

    Authors: Abbas Tanhaeian, Mohammad Hadi Sekhavati and Mohammad Moghaddam

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  32. Sago palm (Metroxylon sagu) is a versatile crop and has been hailed as the next viable commodity in Sarawak, Malaysia. Sago palm can thrive in the harsh swampy peat, from low flooded areas to uplands and in acidi...

    Authors: Mehvish Nisar and Hasnain Hussain

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:14

    Content type: Methodology

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  33. Recently, biochar has been widely used for versatile applications in agriculture and environment sectors as an effective tool to minimise waste and to increase the efficiency of circular economy. In the presen...

    Authors: Keiji Jindo, Yuki Audette, Fábio Satoshi Higashikawa, Carlos Alberto Silva, Kinya Akashi, Giovanni Mastrolonardo, Miguel Angel Sánchez-Monedero and Claudio Mondini

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:15

    Content type: Review

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  34. Global market of humic substances has been increasing steadily based on the perception of the multifunctional properties as plant biostimulant, microbial vehicle and plant protective agent against environmenta...

    Authors: Luciano P. Canellas, Natália O. A. Canellas, Luiz Eduardo Souza da S. Irineu, Fábio L. Olivares and Alessandro Piccolo

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  35. Application of nanotechnology for crop protection in the form of nanopesticide has attracted significant interest in modern agriculture for the management of devastating polyphagous pests. In the present work,...

    Authors: Alka Pandey, Shivani Srivastava, Nisha Aggarwal, Chitra Srivastava, Alok Adholeya and Mandira Kochar

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  36. The use of biostimulants like humic substances is a promising innovative approach in agriculture to activate and sustain physiological plant processes. The development of specific bioassays is required to stud...

    Authors: Alain Morau and Hans-Peter Piepho

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  37. Boron (B) is an essential micronutrient and necessary to plants for their proper growth. The concentration of B in soil and plant is greatly critical for the growth and productivity. Even at the low amount ava...

    Authors: Sadaf Choudhary, Andleeb Zehra, M. Naeem, M. Masroor A. Khan and Tariq Aftab

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  38. The clean and pro-environmental technologies are one of the crucial instruments to produce healthy food without any chemicals. Recycling the agricultural residues by composting them is a clean and pro-environm...

    Authors: Kurosh Rezaei-Moghaddam, Nasim Vatankhah and Abdolazim Ajili

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

    Content type: Research

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  39. In the present study, different concentrations of lead (factor A; 0, 15, and 30 mg L −1) and cadmium (factor B; 0 and 5 mg L −1) were applied via irrigation water during 6 months to evaluate their effects on grow...

    Authors: Mansoure Hatamian, Abdolhossein Rezaei Nejad, Mohsen Kafi, Mohammad Kazem Souri and Karim Shahbazi

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:9

    Content type: Research

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  40. We applied Fourier-Transformed Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) techniques in combination with selective humus extractions to investigate in situ the chemical features of organic matter in three soil profiles rece...

    Authors: A. Nuzzo, P. Buurman, V. Cozzolino, R. Spaccini and A. Piccolo

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:6

    Content type: Research

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  41. Ample quantities of ashes generated from domestic biomass energy combustion in Ghanaian kitchens are currently disposed of despite their potential agricultural value. This study aimed to investigate the potent...

    Authors: Dora Neina, Sibylle Faust and Rainer Georg Joergensen

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  42. A new prototype of bio-conditioner useful in rehabilitation of degraded soils was performed. In order to obtain this aim two stages were established: production of biomass of Microbacterium sp. CSB3 and formulati...

    Authors: Manuel Pantoja-Guerra and Nelson Valero-Valero

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  43. A modified PAMPA (parallel artificial membrane permeability assay) is proposed for evaluating the passive cuticular membrane permeability of potassium in several foliar nutrient formulations. The modified PAMP...

    Authors: Qingwen He and Taha Rezai

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:4

    Content type: Methodology

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  44. The standard method for grain moisture measurement is the conventional air oven-drying technique. This method requires a longer period of time to determine the moisture content (m.c.). Although electric moistu...

    Authors: A. M. C. Nirmaan, B. D. Rohitha Prasantha and B. L. Peiris

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  45. Black bean is one of the important beans as the second most consumed bean globally after soybean. It has been reported as a sustainable source of anthocyanins, important natural colorants used in food and cons...

    Authors: Chiraporn Inman, Nattaya Lourith and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2020 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  46. The use of organic materials as soil nutrients to improve agricultural production is well documented. However, these organic materials may contain toxic pollutants that may bio-accumulate in plant tissues and ...

    Authors: J. O. Olowoyo and L. L. Mugivhisa

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:28

    Content type: Review

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  47. Impact assessment is an important process that helps the policy makers to understand the consequences of possible and actual government interventions. Assessing the impacts and consequences is considered as ap...

    Authors: Kurosh Rezaei-Moghaddam and Somayeh Tohidyan Far

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  48. The use of humic substances as plant biostimulants has been increasingly attracting farmers and stunning researchers. The ability of these substances to enhance root growth by changing root architecture is oft...

    Authors: Daniel Basílio Zandonadi, Carlos Roberto Ribeiro Matos, Rosane Nora Castro, Riccardo Spaccini, Fábio Lopes Olivares and Luciano Pasqualoto Canellas

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  49. Contamination of vegetable crops with heavy metals is a great threat to human health. On the other hand, monitoring plant tissue content of heavy metals at different growth stages could have important implicat...

    Authors: Mohammad Kazem Souri, Mansoure Hatamian and Tsehaye Tesfamariam

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:25

    Content type: Research

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