Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 11, 2015


Seasonal Evaluation of Trace Metals in Irrigated Soils at Various Sites in Phuleli Command Area (Sindh), Pakistan – Pages 604-610
Ashifa Soomro, Altaf Ali Siyal, Muhammad Saffar Mirjat, Allah Wadhayo Gandahi and Rabail Gandahi

Effects of Bio-Pesticides on Biology of Chrysoperla carnea F. (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) – Pages 559-566
S. Shahzad Ali, M.Y. Khaskheli, S. Sohail Ahmed, Huma Rizwana, Aslam Bukero, Gulzar Thebo, Shahzad Ali Nahyo, Irshad Ali Rattar and Sarfraz Ahmad

Effect of Sowing Dates on Growth, Yield and Grain Quality of Hybrid Maize – Pages 553-558
M. Buriro, T.A. Bhutto, A.W. Gandahi, I.A. Kumbhar and M.U. Shar

Detection of Grapevine Fanleaf Virus Using Serological and Biological Assays – Pages 343-347
Gülcan Tarla and Mehmet Asil Yilmaz

Effect of Planting Dates on Growth and Yield of True Potato Seed (TPS) in Nursery Raising Approach – Pages 318-322
M.M. Rahman Jamro, S.D. Tunio, U.A. Buriro and Q.D. Chachar

Population Density of Foliage Insect Pest on Jujube, Ziziphus mauritiana Lam. Ecosystem – Pages 304-313
Imtiaz Ahmed Nizamani, M.A. Rustamani, S.M. Nizamani, Shafique Ahmed Nizamani and Muhammad Ibrahim Khaskheli

Study of Extension Teaching Methods Adopted through Crop Maximization Project: A Case Study of Sindh Province – Pages 300-303
Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Har Bakhsh Makhijani, Khalid Noor Panhwar, Shuhabuddin Mughal and Naseer Ahmed Abbasi

Sources of Information in Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices as Perceived by Farmers in Sindh Province of Pakistan – Pages 296-299
Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Har Bakhsh Makhijani, Shuhabuddin Mughal, Hameeda Masood Shah and Naseer Ahmed Abbasi

Study of the Mobile Phone Technology in Creating Awareness among Small Farmers of Sindh Province – Pages 291-295
Har Bakhsh Makhijani, Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Shuhabuddin Mughal, Hameeda Masood Shah and Naseer Ahmed Abbasi

Women Entrepreneurship: Problems Faced by Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Sindh Province of Pakistan – Pages 274-277
Har Bakhsh Makhijani, Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Shuhab Mughal and Urooj Talpur

Soil Moisture Retrieval from MODIS and AMSRE Satellite Data A Case Study of Sindh Province, Pakistan – Pages 193-206
Syed Shahid Ali, Muhammad Usman Khan and Sayed Sanaullah Shah

Usage Possibilities of Diatomite in the Concrete Production for Agricultural Buildings – Pages 31-38
Sedat Karaman, Bahattin Oztoprak and Can Burak Sisman

Determinants of Catfish Production in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria – Pages 1-7
U.A. Asa and Valerie A. Solomon

Too much Sitting: A Potential Health Hazard and a Global Call to Action – Pages 131-135
Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Different Wavelengths of LEDs on Cutaneous Wound Healing in Wistar Rats – Pages 389-396
Hennes Gentil de Araujo, Rodrigo Marcel Valentim da Silva, Pablo Miranda Canela, Nayrane de Farias Silva, Fernando Claudino dos Santos-Filho, Oscar Ariel Ronzio, Maria Goretti Freire de Carvalho, Sebastião David Santos-Filho and Patrícia Froes Meyer

Evaluation of Crude Extract of Melia azedarach Linn. Against Attenuated Amphotericin B Resistant Leishmania tropica Strain – Pages 314-317
Imran Khan and Muhammad Naveed Umar

Effect of Different Diets on The Development and Morphometric of Coccinella septempunctata (Linneous) – Pages 484-486
Aslam Bukero, Mushtaque Ahmed Nizamani, Imtiaz Ahmed Nizamani, Syed Shahzad Ali, Muhammad Ibrahim Khaskheli, Abdul Ghani Lanjar, Manzoor Ahmed Abro and Shahzad Ali Nahiyoon

Bioconcentration Potential Studies of Heavy Metals in Fenneropenaeus penicillatus (Jaira or Red Tail Shrimp) along the Littoral States of Karachi City – Pages 611-618
Tuba Kamal, Muhammad Asad Khan Tanoli, Majid Mumtaz, Nida Ali and Sara Ayub

Cu2+-Citrate Dimer Complexes in Aqueous Solutions – Pages 583-589
Yahia Z. Hamada, Robin Cox and Hasan Hamada

Synthesis of Mannich Bases of 8-Hydroxyquinoline – Pages 539-543
Humaira Siddiqi, Shaheen Faizi, Shaista Naz and Erum Zahir

Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies of Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oil of Lavendula steochs – Pages 217-222
Erum Zahir, Tahira Saleem, Humaira Siddiqui, Shaista Naz and Syed Muhammad Shahid

Carbazole Alkaloids from Stem Bark of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng – Pages 146-148
Sumayya Saied, Farkhanda Hassan, Shaista Naz and Humaira Siddiqi

Thermal Transformation of Indigenous Diaspore – Pages 143-145
Muhammad Ashraf Kamal, Syed Mumtaz Danish Naqvi, Syed Mohib Raza Kazmi, Kashif Riaz and Shaikh Mohiuddin

Liquid-Phase Homogeneous Catalytic Oxidation of Gas Oil: Elucidation of Complex Chemical Transformation Network – Pages 136-142
Syed Mumtaz Danish Naqvi, Muhammad Ashraf Kamal, Syed Mohib Raza Kazmi, Kashif Riaz and Fasihullah Khan

Synthesis, Characterization, In-Vitro Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Co+2, Ni+2, Cu+2 and Zn+2Complexes of 3-(2-(2-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)hydrazono)indolin-2-one – Pages 125-130
Zahid Khan, Zahida T. Maqsood, Muhammad Asad K. Tanoli, Khalid M. Khan, Lubna Iqbal and Mehreen Lateef

Effect of Cyclone on the Composition of Rainfall at Karachi City – Pages 81-89
Sumayya Saied, Saiyada Shadiah Masood, Azhar Siddique, Haider Abbas Khwaja, Muhammad Kamran Khan and Mirza M. Hussain

Computer Science
Gene Ontology Tools: A Comparative Study – Pages 619-629
Muhammad Shahzad, Kamran Ahsan, Adnan Nadeem and Muhammad Sarim

Environmental Sciences
A Study of Anomalous Wet and Dry Years in the Winter Precipitation of Pakistan and Potential Crop Yields Vulnerability
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S. Sarfaraz and Tariq Masood Ali Khan

Agriculture and Climate Change: Perceptions of Provincial Officials in Vietnam – Pages 487-500
Son Tran Van, William Bill Boyd, Peter Slavich and Trinh Mai Van

Perception of Climate Change and Farmers’ Adaptation: A Case Study of Poor and Non-Poor Farmers in Northern Central Coast of Vietnam – Pages 323-342
Son Tran Van, William Boyd, Peter Slavich and Trinh Mai Van

Food Sciences
Effect of Different Techniques on Germination Efficacy and Antioxidant Capacity of Indigenous Legumes of Pakistan – Pages 348-353
Dur-e-Shahwar Sattar, Tahira Mohsin Ali and Abid Hasnain

Effect of Taro Starch-Hydrocolloids Mixture as a Functional Ingredient on the Quality of Milk Dessert – Pages 255-260
Feroz Alam, Anjum Nawab, Tanveer Abbas, Mohib Kazimi and Abid Hasnain

Identification and Assessment of Supply Chain Risks Associated with Dairy Products Sector – Pages 167-175
Muhammad Zubair and Nadeem Ahmad Mufti

Evaluation and Identification of Genetic Variation Pattern in Cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp] Accessions Using Multivariate Analyses – Pages 149-158
Ogbuagu Ugorji Udensi and Ndem E. Edu

Rapid Urban Growth and Change in Urban and Municipal Limits of Bahawalpur City, Pakistan: A Spatio-Periodical Discourse – Pages 528-538
Muhammad Mohsin and Muhammad Nasar-u-minAllah Bhalli

Analysis of Land Surface Temperature and NDVI Using Geo-Spatial Technique: A Case Study of Keti Bunder, Sindh, Pakistan – Pages 514-527
Zia Ur Rehman, Syed Jamil H. Kazmi, Farheen Khanum and Zuber Ali Samoon

Spatial Variability of Urban Heat Island of Sargodha City in Pakistan – Pages 278-285
Sajjad Hussain Sajjad, Sadaf Hussain, Safdar Ali Shirazi, Khadija Shakrullah, Khuram Shahzad, Rabia Batool and S.M. Talha Qadri

Use of Geospatial Techniques in Monitoring Urban Expansion and Land Use Change Analysis: A Case of Lahore, Pakistan – Pages 265-273
Muhammad Nasar-u-minAllah Bhalli and Abdul Ghaffar

Impacts of Signal Free Corridors on the Incidence of Road Traffic Accidents in Karachi – Pages 244-254
Salman Zubair, Jamil H. Kazmi, Syed Shahid Ali, Rashid Jooma and Zeeshan Akhtar

Manufacturing in Sindh: Growth and Spatial Distribution – Pages 207-210
Muhammad Jawed Iqbal and Syed Shahid Ali

Climate Change Impact on Flow Discharge of Kunhar River Catchment using Snowmelt Runoff Model – Pages 184-192
Syed Shahid Ali and Sayed Sanaullah Shah

Fire Protection Services in Karachi – Pages 176-183
Syed Shahid Ali

Study of Urban Heat Island of Karachi by Using Finite Volume Mesoscale Model – Pages 101-105
Sajjad Hussain Sajjad, Nadège Blond, Rabia Batool, Safdar Ali Shirazi, Khadija Shakrullah and M. Nasar Bhalli

Lingual Distribution of Tuberculosis Patients in Karachi – A Demographic Analysis – Pages 74-80
Muhammad Miandad, Farkhunda Burke, Syed Nawaz-ul-Huda, Salahuddin Ghazi and Muhammad Azam

Demarcation of Right of Way (ROW) and Re-Installation of Damaged Markers of Transmission Pipeline in Balochistan, Pakistan through Geomatics Technologies: A Case Study of Zarghun to Quetta High Pressure Natural Gas Supply – Pages 52-61
Zawwar Hussain, Syed Ali Asad Naqvi, Syed Jamil H. Kazmi, Syed Ali Naqi, Muhammad Haneef and Farina Zulfi

Evaluation of Prevalence Patterns of Dengue Fever in Lahore District through Geo-Spatial Techniques – Pages 20-30
Syed Ali Asad Naqvi, Syed Jamil H. Kazmi, Saima Shaikh and Maryum Akram

Stochastic River Flow Modelling and Forecasting of Upper Indus Basin – Pages 630-636
Hamza Khan and Syed Ahmad Hassan

Exceptional Sets for Subharmonic Functions – Pages 567-571
Juhani Riihentaus

Fourier Coefficients of a Class of Eta Quotients of Weight 14 with Level 12 – Pages 454-483
Barış Kendirli

On a Piece of Paper an a Pair of Scissors – Pages 115-117
François Dubeau

Medical Sciences
To Assess the Quality of Life in Patients Suffering from Allergic Rhinitis – Pages 501-506
Nikhil Sharma, Prithpal S. Matreja, Monika Gupta, Vipan Gupta, Manish Gupta and Ashwani K. Gupta

Oxygenated Secondary Metabolites from Endophytic Fungi Isolated From Ocimum sanctum – Pages 434-439
Mohammad Shoeb, Mohammad Shaheen Uddin Khandaker and Nilufar Nahar

Isolation and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Degrading Bacteria from Petrol Contaminated Soil – Pages 223-231
Talat Yasmeen Mujahid, Abdul Wahab, Safia Hashim Padhiar, Syed Abdus Subhan, Muneera Naz Baloch and Zaid A. Pirzada

Phytochemical Studies and Antimicrobial Screening of Non/Less-Polar Fraction of Psoralea corylifolia by Using GC-MS – Pages 159-162
Syed Tariq Ali, Hina Anwar, Syed Kashif Ali, Sobiya Perwaiz, Talat Yasmeen Mujahid, Abdul Wahab and Syed Abdus Subhan

Cytotoxicity Induction in A549 Alveolar Epithelial Cells by Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates Cultured in the Presence and Absence of Oxygen – Pages 118-124
Olubisi T. Ashiru and A. Willem Sturm

Screening, Production and Optimization of L-Asparaginase From Soil Bacteria Isolated in Ibadan, South-western Nigeria – Pages 39-51
Sherifah M. Wakil and Adesewa A. Adelegan

Nano Sciences
Surface Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles for Antiviral Medicines by Simulating the Surface Structure of Host Cells – Pages 572-576
Yujiro Naruse

Surface Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles for Physical Antibiotics Coping with Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria – Pages 286-290
Yujiro Naruse

Innovative Energy Standard of Curative Cupping/Hijama – Pages 445-453
Asif Ahmed

In Vitro Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Mondia whitei (Hook. f.) Skeels – Pages 428-433
Idayat Titilayo Gbadamosi and Sakiru Morenikeji Erinoso

Personalized Medicines: Reforming Diagnostics and Therapeutics – Pages 418-427
Poonam Yadav and Sheefali Mahant

Insulinotropic Activity of Methanolic Extract of Mesua ferrea Linn. – Pages 410-417
Umamahesh Balekari and Ciddi Veeresham

The Membrane Sensors Sensitive to Fluoxetine – Optimization of the Analytical Parameters – Pages 397-402
Joanna Drozd

Determination of Chemical Stability of Various Famotidine Dosage Forms by UV –Visible Spectrophotometric Method and Data Analysis by R-GUI Stability Software – Pages 232-239
Sohail Hassan, Erum Zaheer, Iyad Naeem Muhammad, Amir Hassan, Mohsin Ali and Masooda Qadri

Comparative Toxicities of Hydrastis Canadensis L., Berberis aristata DC. and Achillea millefolium L. Against Brine Shrimps (Artemia salina) Using Dosage Mortality Curve: A Probit Approach – Pages 69-73
Mahwish Ahmed Karim, Ghazala H. Rizwani, Afaq Ahmed Sidddiqui and Muhammad Farhanullah Khan

Synthesis and Structural Studies on MgO Nanoparticles Suitable for Tunnel Barrier Applications – Pages 645-648
S. Rizwan Ali, M. Naeem, S. Imran Ali, Sajida Azam, S. Naseem Shah, Zia-ur-Rehman and S. Masood Raza

Enhancing on the Mineral Elements of Exposure to Magnetic Field in Plants Leave – Pages 440-444
Abdelaziz A.M. El Shokali, Abdelrazig M. Abdelbagi and M.D. Abdallah

Assessment of Wind Energy Potential for Small Scale Power Generation at Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan – Pages 261-264
S.Z. Abbas, R. Tanweer, Firoz Ahmad, Fayyaz ur Rasheed, Junaid Karim and Alay Raza

Comparison of Wind Energy Potential for Coastal Locations: Pasni and Gwadar – Pages 211-216
Junaid K. Khan, Muhammad Shoaib, Zaheer Uddin, Imran Ahmad Siddiqui, Asim Aijaz, Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui and Ehtesham Hussain

Exploratory Assessment of In Situ Measurements of Radioactivity for Single Source – Pages 163-166
Saif Uddin Jilani, Faisal A.K. Afridi, M. Ayub K. Yousuf Zai and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Weibull Distribution Function for Wind Energy Estimation of Gharo (Sindh) – Pages 106-114
Muhammad Shoaib, Imran Siddiqui, Firoz Ahmed, Saif ur Rehman, Muhammad Rashid Tanveer and Saif Uddin Jilani

Effect of Wind Shear Coefficient for the Vertical Extrapolation of Wind Speed Data and its Impact on the Viability of Wind Energy Project – Pages 90-100
Saif ur Rehman, Muhammad Shoaib, Imran Siddiqui, Firoz Ahmed, Muhammad Rashid Tanveer and Saif Uddin Jilani

Determination of Weibull Parameter by Four Numerical Methods and Prediction of Wind Speed in Jiwani (Balochistan) – Pages 62-68
Junaid K. Khan, Feroz Ahmed, Zaheer Uddin, S. Tanweer Iqbal, Saif Uddin Jilani, Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui and Asim Aijaz

Rod Like ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized by Simple Cost Effective Chemical Rout – Pages 17-19
Zia-ur-Rehman, S. Rizwan Ali and Humeira Hafeez

Development of Monoclonal Hybridoma Cell Lines and Extracting Antibody Against Fummonisin B1 – Pages 507-513
Guangyu Yang, Wenxue Li, Xiaoyun Liang, Jinyin Wu and Wei Zhu

Relative Importance of Emotional Intelligence’s Dimensions in Contributing to Dimensions of Job Performance – Pages 596-603
Jamil Ahmad and Maryam Saeed Hashmi

Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Attitudes of Students Towards Entrepreneurship – Pages 590-595
Muhammad Kashif Yaqub, Nadeem Ahmad Mufti, Shaukat Ali and Muhammad Uzair Khaleeq

Predictive Relationship between Depression and Quality of Life among Patients with Type II Diabetes in Karachi-Pakistan – Pages 577-582
Umara Rauf and Uzma Ali

Demographic and Anthropometric Variables Related to Longevity: Results from a Greek Centenarians’ Study – Pages 381-388
Christina Darviri, Panagiotis Pelekasis, Michael Galanakis and Xanthi Tigani

Purple in a Black & White World: Self-Determination Theory and Transgender Military Service – Pages 359-369
David A. Levy, James E. Parco and Sarah R. Spears

Seeing through New Eyes: An Experimental Investigation of the Benefits of Photography – Pages 354-358
Jaime L. Kurtz

Analysis of Climatic Structure with Karachi Dengue Outbreak – Pages 544-552
Syed Afrozuddin Ahmed, Junaid Saghir Siddiqi, Sabah Quaiser and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Stochastic Modeling of Solar Flare Duration at Pakistan Atmospheric Region – Pages 240-243
Saifuddin Ahmed Jilani, M. Ayub Khan Yousuf Zai and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Using PCA, Poisson and Negative Binomial Model to Study the Climatic Factor and Dengue Fever Outbreak in Lahore – Pages 8-16
Syed Afrozuddin Ahmed, Junaid Saghir Siddiqi, Sabah Quaiser and Shahid Kamal

Veterinary Sciences
Feline Cancer Prevalence in South Africa (1998 – 2005): Contrasts with the Rest of the World – Pages 370-380
Anthony B. Zambelli

Scorpion Sting in Izeh, Iran: An Epidemiological Study During 2009-2011 – Pages 403-409
Ne’matollah Maghsoodi, Babak Vazirianzadeh and Arash Salahshoor