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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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 Arbi Elfarh

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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. Soil salinity is a real challenge in nowadays crop production in many regions. Various strategies have been applied to increase plant salinity tolerance. Salicylic acid (SA) frequently has been reported to inc...

    Authors: Mohammad Kazem Souri and Ghasem Tohidloo

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:26

    Content type: Research

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  32. This study evaluated the antimicrobial potentials of Citrus essential oils (CEOs) against spoilage microorganisms isolated from selected fruits. The fruits were randomly purchased from different markets in Akure,...

    Authors: Oluwatayo Benjamin Ajayi-Moses, Clement Olusola Ogidi and Bamidele Juliet Akinyele

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:22

    Content type: Research

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  33. Fusarium root rot disease in Indian mulberry (Morinda officinalis How.) (FRRBK), caused by Fusarium proliferatum (FP), is widespread and responsible for serious economic losses in Viet Nam. The efficacy of a new ...

    Authors: Duong Thi Nguyen, Nguyen Chi Hieu, Nguyen Viet Hung, Hoang Thi Bich Thao, Chetan Keswani, Pham Van Toan and Trinh Xuan Hoat

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  34. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi provide benefits to plants, especially under stressful growing conditions. These symbiotic fungi can be applied as biofertilizers prior to transplant in order to increase establish...

    Authors: Taylor Holland, Pat Bowen, Vasilis Kokkoris, Andrew Richards, Daniel Rosa and Miranda Hart

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  35. Exploration of composition and chemical characteristics of soil dissolved organic matter (DOM) is significant to understand its biogeochemical role in terrestrial ecosystems. A total of 43 cropped and 16 natur...

    Authors: Songyan Li, Meng Li, Guoxi Wang, Xiaolei Sun, Beidou Xi and Zhengyi Hu

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  36. Mosquitoes are vectors for diseases damaging human health and thus, there is an urgent need for insecticidal compounds to control their population. The objective of this study was to determined the efficiency ...

    Authors: Waraporn Poonsri, Anchulee Pengsook, Wanchai Pluempanupat, Thitaree Yooboon and Vasakorn Bullangpoti

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  37. The study area exhibits a first class catena; variation in soils is a result of differences in drainage and lateral movement of materials. The site was delineated into Soil Mapping Units (SMUs) through augerin...

    Authors: Samuel M. Mwendwa, Joseph P. Mbuvi and Geoffrey Kironchi

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  38. Detection of anthraquinone in tea samples marketed in Europe is raising a concern due to the possible carcinogenicity of this compound. The European Union has set a very low maximum residue level (MRL) for ant...

    Authors: Retno Yusiasih, Mariska M. Pitoi, Miranti Ariyani, Tiny A. Koesmawati and Hilman Maulana

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  39. Exopolysaccharides (EPSs) belong to a family of organic thickeners or alternative hydrocolloids of microbial origin. Because the chemical structure offers beneficial bioactive functions, biocompatibility and b...

    Authors: Valeria Ventorino, Barbara Nicolaus, Paola Di Donato, Giorgia Pagliano, Annarita Poli, Alessandro Robertiello, Valeria Iavarone and Olimpia Pepe

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  40. The negative consequences of industrial agriculture greatly affect human health and the environment. Debating our dietary requirements and challenging the means of food production are necessary. In the first y...

    Authors: Natália O. A. Canellas, Fábio L. Olivares and Luciano P. Canellas

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  41. The 2-phenylphenol is used as an agricultural fungicide. It is generally applied for the post-harvest treatment of fruits and vegetables to protect against microbial damage. It is also used for waxing of citru...

    Authors: Salma Bakhtiar, Showkat Ahmad Bhawani and Syed Rizwan Shafqat

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:15

    Content type: Research

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  42. Traditionally, the most popular sentences used to describe the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis sound like: “AM fungi form one of the most widespread root symbioses, associating with 80% of land plants. In thi...

    Authors: Alessandra Salvioli di Fossalunga and Mara Novero

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:12

    Content type: Review

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  43. Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbiosis is heavily and positively implicated in phosphorus (P) acquisition from soil to plants, including many important agricultural crops. Its role in plant nitrogen (N) nutriti...

    Authors: Jan Jansa, Sándor T. Forczek, Martin Rozmoš, David Püschel, Petra Bukovská and Hana Hršelová

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:10

    Content type: Review

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  44. The use of plant-based biostimulants to increase crop yield and enhance protection has grown in popularity. We previously manufactured an inoculant combining humic acids with plant growth-promoting bacteria an...

    Authors: Inga Gonçalves de Azevedo, Fábio Lopes Olivares, Alessandro Coutinho Ramos, Amanda Azevedo Bertolazi and Luciano Pasqualoto Canellas

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  45. Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is a source of antioxidant-containing vegetable protein that is beneficial to human health. The intense cultivation of common bean may result in environmental degradation. Thus...

    Authors: Aminudin Afandhi, Tita Widjayanti, Ayu Apri Leli Emi, Hagus Tarno, Mufidah Afiyanti and Rose Novita Sari Handoko

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  46. Increasing restrictions on pesticide application in the production process of agricultural food products indicate urgent need for safer alternatives to keep the product quality, and to inhibit pathogen infecti...

    Authors: Mojgan Bakhtiarizade and Mohammad Kazem Souri

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  47. This study evaluated the effect of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) consortium fermentation on proximate and in vitro starch and protein digestibility of sorghum flour using standard techniques at 12-h intervals. La...

    Authors: Alloysius Chibuike Ogodo, Ositadinma Chinyere Ugbogu, Reginald Azu Onyeagba and Hope Chukwuemeka Okereke

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:7

    Content type: Research

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  48. Sugarcane is known to be one of the oldest cultivated plants in tropical and subtropical countries. Sugar industries are increasing exponentially to satisfy the growing demand for sugar; whereas, the ethanol d...

    Authors: Jemal Fito, Nurelegne Tefera and Stijn W. H. Van Hulle

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

    Content type: Review

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  49. Spodoptera litura larvae are polyphagous insects that have become a significant pest in recent years. The spread of this pest has led to the continuous usage of insecticides on crops. Some plant extracts have bee...

    Authors: Thitaree Yooboon, Anchulee Pengsook, Atcharee Ratwatthananon, Wanchai Pluempanupat and Vasakorn Bullangpoti

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2019 6:5

    Content type: Research

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