Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 10, 2014


Removal of Pesticide Residues from Tomato and its Products – Pages 559-565
Aasia Akbar Panhwar, Saghir Ahmed Sheikh, Aijaz Hussain Soomro and Ghulam Hussain Abro

Feeding Potential of Menochilus sexmaculatus (Fabricius) Against Sucking Insect Pests – Pages 554-558
Aslam Bukero, Maqsood Anwar Rustamani, Ghulam Hussain Abro and Abdul Mubeen Lodhi

An Assessment of Wheat Procurement Issues in Jafferabad District of Balochistan – Pages 537-542
Parvez A. Rind, Abdul Latif Bhutto, Rafique A. Chandio, Khalid N. Panhwar and Aijaz A. Khooharo

Role of Mass Media in Dissemination of Agricultural Technology among the Farmers of Jaffarabad District of Balochistan – Pages 525-531
Inayatullah Memon, Khalid N. Panhwar, Rafique A. Chandio, Abdul Latif Bhutto and Aijaz A. Khooharo

Sewage Sludge Compost as Potting Media Component for ivy Pelargonium (Pelargonium peltatum (L.) L’Her.) Production – Pages 519-524
Agnieszka Zawadzińska and Piotr Salachna

Optimization of Ornithogalum Saundersiae Baker Propagation by Twin Scale Cuttings with the Use of Biopolymers – Pages 514-518
Salachna Piotr and Zawadzińska Agnieszka

Effects of Gamma Radiation on Mature Larvae of Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) and their F1 Progeny – Pages 504-508
S. Shahzad Ali, Huma Rizwana, S. Sohail Ahmad, Imran Hassan and S. Shahbaz Ali

Effect of Application of Micronutrients on Spotted Bollworm Earias vittella (Fabricius), Infestation and Yield Components in Cotton Crop – Pages 449-454
S. Shahzad Ali, G.H. Abro, M.A. Rustamani and Shafi Mohammad Nizamani

Residue Removal of Pesticides from Brinjal Using Different Processing Methods – Pages 431-438
Aasia Akbar Panhwar, Saghir Ahmed Sheikh, Aijaz Hussain Soomro and Ghulam Hussain Abro

Genetic Retrospect of Seedcotton Yield and its Components from a 6-Parent Gossypium hirsutum Diallel Cross Under Water Stress Conditions – Pages 110-123
Munaiza Baloch, Bashir Ahmad Ansari, Moula Bux Kumbhar and Muhammad Ibrahim Keerio

Influence of Rootstocks (Gisela 5, Gisela 6, MaxMa, SL 64) on Performance of ‘0900 Ziraat’ Sweet Cherry – Pages 60-66
Erdal Ağlar and Kenan Yıldız

Effect of Biofertilizer Addition on Nitrous Oxide Emission – Pages 44-52
Endah Retnaningrum, Irfan D. Prijambada, Sukarti Moeljopawiro and Budi S. Daryono

3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane-Based Bioanalytical Procedures for Potential In Vitro Diagnostics – Pages 469-474
Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Depression: An Insight and Need for Personalized Psychological Stress Monitoring and Management – Pages 177-182
Sandeep Kumar Vashist and E. Marion Schneider

Gender Differences in Nicotine Induced Dyslipidemia and Hyperglycemia in Mice – Pages 33-38
Samina Bano and Shabana Saeed

Continuous Ethanol Fermentation in Immersed, Cross-Flow Microfiltration Membrane Bioreactor with Cell Retention – Pages 543-553
Olga Radočaj and Levente L. Diosady

Attentional Strategies During Rowing – Pages 321-331
D. Longman, J.C. Hutchinson, J.T. Stock and J.C.K. Wells

Production and Partial Purification of Amylase By Aspergillus niger Isolated from Cassava Peel – Pages 287-291
A.K. Lawal, A.M. Banjoko, S.O. Olatope, F.A. Alebiosu, F.A. Orji, Y.L. Suberu, E.E. Itoandon, K.A. Shittu, O.D. Adelaja, E. Ojo, E.N. Dike and G.N. Elemo

Propagation of Blue Honeysuckles (Lonicera caerulea L.) in In Vitro Culture – Pages 164-169
Krupa-Małkiewicz Marcelina and Ochmian Ireneusz

Review on Some Malaysian Traditional Medicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties – Pages 149-159
Ali Alsarhan, Naznin Sultana, Ahed Al-Khatib and Mohammed Rafiq Abdul Kadir

Micropropagation of the Halophyte Sarcocornia fruticosa (L.) A. J. Scott – Pages 53-59
Maria Filomena de Jesus Raposo and Rui Manuel Santos Costa de Morais

Studies on Chemical Constituents of Caesalpinia bonduc L. Roxb – Pages 419-421
Sarah Mobasher, Sumayya Saied, Shaista Naz and Juhi Khan

Grafting of Cellulose Extracted from Kenaf Using Xanthate Method – Pages 339-343
Sherif M.A.S. Keshk

Biosortion of Cr(VI) from Aqueous Solutions Using Chemically Modified Okra Powder – Pages 73-79
Joelington do C. Conceição, Victor Hugo S. Ramos, Edilson de Jesus, Antônio Santos Silva and Antônio Wilson M. de C. Costa

Isolation of a New Steroidal Glycoalkaloid from Solanum xanthocarpum – Pages 28-32
Parveen Fazil and Rahat Azhar Ali

Concurrent Spacecraft Attitude and Orbit Estimation with Attitude Control Based on Magnetometer, Gyro, and GPS Measurements through Extended Kalman Filter – Pages 461-468
Tamer Mekky Ahmed Habib

Environmental Sciences
Detecting Intraspecific Character Displacement by Morphological Markers in Riverine-Dwelling Invertebrate Larvae: The Case Study of Head Shape Variability in Leuctra fusca (Plecoptera: Leuctridae) – Pages 317-320
Raffaella Bravi, Lorenzo Traversetti and Massimiliano Scalici

Monitoring and Measuring Surface Water in Semi-Arid Environment Using Satellite Data: A Case Study of Karachi – Pages 484-491
Lubna Ghazal and Syed Jamil H. Kazmi

Spatio-Temporal Transformation in Agricultural Land-Use Pattern in Karachi Using Geo-Spatial Techniques: A Case Study along West Bank of Malir River – Pages 414-418
Anila Kausar, Khalida Mahmood and Razzaq Ahmed

A Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Green Turtle Habitat at Hawkes Bay, Karachi through Geo-Informatics Techniques – Pages 377-383
Farheen Khanum, Syed Jamil H. Kazmi and Saima Shaikh

Seasonal and Spatial Growth Patterns of Shrimps Collected from Some Selected Creeks of Sindh, Pakistan – Pages 366-376
Faiza Sarwar and Jamil H. Kazmi

Agricultural Productivity in Balochistan Province of Pakistan A Geographical Analysis – Pages 292-298
Ghulam Murtaza Safi, Muhammad Sohail Gadiwala, Farkhunda Burke, Muhammad Azam and Muhammad Fahad Baqa

Socio-Agricultural Correlation and Regionalization: A Case of the Districts of Pakistan – Pages 7-19
Razzaq Ahmed, Khalida Mahmood and Anila Kausar

Capacity of the Nearby Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) Red for the Prediction of some Properties of Burned Soils in a Semi-Arid Area of Western Algeria – Pages 332-338
Borsali Amine Habib, Bénabdéli Khéloufi and Gros Raphaël

Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Hab River Water, Baluchistan, Pakistan – Pages 271-286
Rakhshanda Sadaf, S. Jamil Hasan Kazmi and Sofia Khalique Alvi

Land Cover Dynamics in Beni Chougrane Mountains, North West of Algeria, Using Remote Sensing – Pages 257-266
Tayeb Si Tayeb and Benabdeli Kheloufi

Geoelectrical Investigations at Three Bridge Sites, North Nyala, Southern Darfour State, West-Sudan – Pages 80-90
E.A. Elzein Mohammed

A Piece of Paper and a Pair of Scissors – Pages 428-430
Claudiu Mihai and Christine Rakowski

Modeling Nontraumatic Aneurysm Evolution, Growth and Rupture – Pages 393-413
Tor A. Kwembe and Ashley M. Sanders

An Analytical Solution to Heat Equation – Pages 267-270
Ion Riza and Marius Constantin Popescu

Fractal Functions of Discontinuous Approximation – Pages 173-176
M.A. Navascués

A Weak form of Hadwiger’s Conjecture – Pages 170-172
Dominic van der Zypen

The Impact of Technology in Mathematics Education: A Case Study of Pakistan – Pages 67-72
M. Arif Hussain, Mujeeb Ahmed Khan, Shaheen Abbas, M. Ilyas, Bulbul Jan and M. Rashid Kamal Ansari

Reformulation of Adams-Moulton Block Methods as a Sub-Class of Two Step Runge-Kutta Method – Pages 20-27
Udaya Collins Okechukwu

Medical Sciences
Mental Health Status in Patients with Fibromyalgia – Pages 509-513
Sousan Kolahi, Ali Fakhari, Mehrzad Hajaliloo, Alireza Khabbazi, Sahar Hassanzadeh Dizaj and Mahdi Hemati

The Role of Fermented Milk Containing Probiotic, Dandelion as Prebiotic or their Combination on Serum Metabolites, Enzymes, Testosterone and Testicular Histopathology of Arsenic-Intoxicated Male Rats – Pages 492-503
Mona A. Al-Damegh, Moustafa M. Zeitoun and Ahmed M. Abdel-Salam

Medical and Clinical Pathology Pre-Screening Visit and Enrolment Seasonal Variability in Healthy Volunteers – Pages 422-427
Yahya Murad and Zaher A. Radi

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Efficacy of C1-C2 Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glide (SNAG) Versus Posterior Anterior Vertebral Mobilization (PAVMs) in the Management of Cervicogenic Headache – Pages 226-230
Muhammad Khan, Syed Shahzad Ali and Rabail Rani Soomro

Reduction of Pain and Depression in Occlusal Splint-Based Treatment for TMD is Accompanied with Increase in Urinary Serotonin – Pages 183-188
M.B. Nunes, J. Oliveira and R. Brito

Role of Tissue Specific Plantar Fascia Stretching Exercises Versus Myofascial Released Technique in Chronic Plantar Fasciitis – Pages 91-95
Muhammad Khan, Syed Shahzad Ali and Rabail Rani Soomro

A Survey of the Relationship Between Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride to Glaucoma: A Case Control Study– Pages 39-43
Mohammad Hossien Davari, Toba Kazemi and Azame Rezai

PB1-F2 Amino Acids Regulate Influenza A Viral Polymerase Activity – Pages 1-6
Yumi Ueda, Motoko Tanaka, Yukihiro Kyan, Mitsutaka Yoshida, Kenji Sasahara and Kyoko Shinya

Effect of Stocking Density on the Survival Rate and Growth Performance in Penaeus monodon – Pages 231-238
C. Shakir, A.P. Lipton, A. Manilal, S. Sugathan and J. Selvin

Parasite Inspection in Five Commercially Important Oyster Species (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of Pakistan – Pages 220-225
Nuzhat Afsar, Ghazala Siddiqui and David Roberts

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Investigation of α-Cellulose Content of Sugarcane Scrappings and Bagasse as Tablet Disintegrant – Pages 142-148
Bakre Lateef Gbenga and Odumala Kehinde Fatimah

Chemical Investigation of Mesua nagassarium (Burm. f.) Kosterm – Pages 124-128
Ridwan Islam, Iftekhar Ahmed, Al Amin Sikder, Mohammad Rashedul Haque, Abdullah Al-Mansur, Mansoor Ahmed, Munawar Rasheed and Mohammad A. Rashid

Techniques to Identify and Test PCB Faults with Proposed Solution – Pages 532-536
Ambreen Insaf, Mirza Salman Baig, Zeeshan Alam Nayyar and Mirza Aman Baig

Dielectric Properties of Filled Composites of Epoxy Resin – Pages 455-460
Fareeda Farrukh and Shahid H. Zaidi

Satellite Image Identification of Wind Channels to Delineate Wind Energy Generation Sites in Pakistan – Pages 344-348
Zeeshan Alam Nayyar and Nayyer Alam Zaigham

Assessment of Floristic, Microbial Composition and Growth of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst Ex A. Rich) in Soil from Two Dumpsites in Benin City, Nigeria – Pages 357-365
G.C. Mgbeze and J.O. Osazee

Investigation for Pu-Erh Tea Contamination Caused by Mycotoxins in a Tea Market in Guangzhou – Pages 349-356
Jin-Yin Wu, Guang-Yu Yang, Jian-Ling Chen, Wen-Xue Li, Jun-Tao Li, Chuan-Xi Fu, Gao-Feng Jiang and  Wei Zhu

Autonomic Dysfunction in Asian Indian T2DM Patients is Related to Body Fat Content Instead of Insulin Resistance: A DEXA Study – Pages 212-219
Poonam Punjabi, Prashant Mathur, R.C. Gupta, Itisha Mathur, Jyoti Thanvi, Deepak Gupta and Sandeep Mathur

The Proliferation and Migration-Enhancing Effects of Vitronectin in SMMC 7721 Cells: A Pilot Study – Pages 205-211
Wei Zhu, Konghe Hu, WenXue Li, Guangyu Yang, Jianling Chen, Chuanxi Fu and Qiansheng Hu

Factors Determining Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) among Low Income Women: Focus Group Findings from Rural, Urban, and Peri-Urban Women Groups in Lilongwe District-Malawi – Pages 306-316
Marisen Mwale

Neglect is a Spatial Failure of Alerting Mechanisms Required for Awareness: An ERP Study – Pages 239-256
Heikki Hämäläinen, Myoung Soo Kwon, Arja Lindell, Maarit Jalas, Jutta Torsti and Olli Tenovuo

Identifying Coping Profiles and Profile Differences in Role Engagement and Subjective Well-Being – Pages 189-204
Saija Mauno, Marika Rantanen and Asko Tolvanen

Dreams, Shrines and Mystic Sufi in Palestine – Pages 129-141
Aref Abu-Rabia

Effect of Dexmedetomidine-Induced Sleep Balance Treatment on the Chronic Refractory Primary Insomnia Patients – Pages 102-109
Ma Guo-Zhong, Jiang Xiao-Jiang, Xu Zhi-Qiang, Lang Ying, Guo Heng-Jiang, Liu Ya-Zheng, Zhong Dai-Qu, Wang Rong-Hu, Li Xu-Jun, Chen Ni-Ka, Li Fa-Guo and Feng Zheng-Quan

The Role of Nutrients in a Dietary Intervention in Improving Blood Cholesterol Profile and Lowering Cardiovascular Risk – Pages 96-101
Augusto Innocenti, Ferdinando Franzoni and Carlo Pruneti

Methods of Measurement System Quality Assessment in Case of Two Devices – Pages 475-483
Krzysztof Kowal and Michał Szymczak

Veterinary Sciences
Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Pathogenic Bacterial Isolates From Diseased Clarias gariepinus From Selected Ibadan And Ikorodu Farms – Pages 439-448
Nkechi C. Okere, A. Olubusola Odeniyi and K. Olanike Adeyemo

Effect of Cellulytic Enzyme Supplementation (Extracted from Chatomium thermophyle) on Production Performance and Economic Appraisal in Aged Layers Using High Fiber Diets – Pages 387-392
Atia Bahseer, A. Haq and I. Zahoor

Effect of Age on Production Performance, Egg Geometry and Quality Traits of Lakha Variety of Aseel Chicken in Pakistan – Pages 384-386
Muhammad Usman, Atia Bashir, Muhammad Akram, Imran Zahoor and Athar Mahmud

Bacterial Load and Antimicrobial Profile of Escherichia coli and Listeria spp. Isolates from Muscle Tissues of Slaughtered Cattle at a Major Abattoir in Ibadan, South-Western Nigeria – Pages 299-305
Victoria O. Adetunji, Hezekiah K. Adesokan, Charity A. Agada and Tajudeen O. Isola

A Comparative Study of Production Performance and Egg Quality Parameters of Naked-Neck and Indigenous Aseel Chicken of Pakistan – Pages 160-163
Muhammad Usman, A. Basheer, M. Akram and I. Zahoor