Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 12, 2016


Effect of Biopesticides Against Sucking Insect Pests of Brinjal Crop Under Field Conditions – Pages 41-49
Shahzad Ali, Sher Ahmad, S. Sohail Ahmed, Huma Rizwana, Saima Siddiqui, S. Shahbaz Ali, Irshad Ali Rattar and Munawer Ali Shah

Combining Ability Estimates for Yield and Fiber Quality Parameters in Gossypium Hirsutum L. Hybrids – Pages 53-58
Mah-e-Jabeen Memon, Moula Bux Kumbhar, Muhammad Jurial Rind, Mohammad Ibrahim Keerio and Shabana Memon

Allelopathic Impact of Sorghum and Sunflower on Germinability and Seedling Growth of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) – Pages 98-102
Muhammad Nawaz Kandhro, Habib-ur-Rehman Memon, Mahmood Laghari, Abdul Wahid Baloch and Muhammad Ali Ansari

Influence of Sugar, Ammonium Nitrate and Plant Growth Regulators on in vitro Flowering of Celosia argentea var. cristata – Pages 135-139
Krupa-Malkiewicz Marcelina and Mglosiek Oktawia

Searching Ability of Pupal Parasitoid, Dirhinus giffardii (Silvestri) on Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) at Various Depths of Plant Debris – Pages 164-169
Shahzad Ali, Irshad Ali Rattar, Syed Sohail Ahmed, Aslam Bukero, Huma Rizwana, Shahnaz Naz, Munawar Ali Shah Bukhari and Taj Muhammad Rattar

Evaluation of Suitable Substrate for Seedling Tuber Production by True Potato Seed through Nursery Raising – Pages 170-175
M.M.R. Jamro, A.N. Shah, G.M. Laghari, A.S. Chandio and M.S. Depar

Comparative Study on Growth and Conformation of Male Teddy Kids under Two Management Systems – Pages 192-197
Huma Rizwana, Najeeb Ullah Lail, Muhammad Haroon Baloch, Rani Abro, Syed Shehzad Ali Bukhari, Muhammad Naeem, Nasir Rajput, Faizan Shahani, Shahid Abro, Gulfam Ali Mughal, Ahmed Nawaz Tunio, Pershotum Khatri and Riaz Ahmed Lagari

Response of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) at Varying Levels of Soil Applied Potassium – Pages 198-201
Zia-ul-Hassan, K.A. Kubar, M.A. Chhajro, M.N. Kandhro, G.M. Jamro, K.H. Talpur and N. Talpur

Population Fluctuation and Damage Potential of Red Flour Beetle on Different Dry Fruits under Laboratory Conditions – Pages 202-204
Lubna Bashir Rajput, Arfan Ahmed Gilal, Aslam Bukero, Fida Hussain Magsi, Muhammad Ishaq Mastoi and Israr Mohi-ud-Din

Studies on the Biology of Leaf Roller, Ancylis sativa (Liu) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) a Major Pest of Jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana) – Pages 236-241
Imtiaz A. Nizamani, M. Ibrahim Khaskheli, Aslam Bukero, Niaz A. Wahocho, Shafique A. Nizamani and Naeem A. Qureshi

Assessment of Weibull Parameter by Five Numerical Methods and Estimation of Wind Speed at Rotterdam, Netherland – Pages 245-251
Umair Abbas and G.S. Akram Ali Shah

Comparative Study on Growth and Conformation of Male Dumbi Lambs under Two Management Systems – Pages 275-280
Huma Rizwana, Faizan Shahani, Rani Abro, Muhammad Naeem, Nasir Rajput, M.I. Memon, S.H. Abro, Hassina Baloch, H.K. Kunbhar, G.A. Mughal and S. Shahzad Ali

Rearing of Adult Green Lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) on Different Artificial Diets in the laboratory – Pages 289-292
Sumera Balouch, Aslam Bukero, Imtiaz Ahmed Nizamani, Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Lubna Bashir Rajput, Riaz Ahmed Buriro, Ali Raza Shah, Naeem Ahmed Qureshi, Javaid Ahmed Sheikh, Shahzad Ali Nahiyoon and Zarnain Rajput

Efficacy of Bio-Pesticides for Managegement of Sucking Insect Pests of Cotton, Gossipium hirsutum (L.) – Pages 306-313
Abdul Majeed Noonari, Ghulam Hussain Abro, Rab Dino Khuhro and Abdul Sattar Buriro

ACC-Deaminase, Phosphate-Solubilizing Pseudomonas fluorescens Increase Phosphorus and Decrease Cadmium Concentration to Enhance Wheat Yield – Pages 314-319
Zia-ul-Hassan, S. Khokhar, I. Rajpar, N. Depar, G.M. Jamro, A.N. Shah, Q.D. Jogi, K.H. Talpur, N. Talpur and N.A. Wahocho

Effect of Green Manure, Sesbania bispinosa Wight Amendment on Incidence of Sucking Insect Pests, their Predators and Yield in Organic Cotton – Pages 329-338
Jam Ghulam Mustafa Sahito, Tajwar Sultana Syed, Ghulam Hussain Abro and Inayatullah Rajpar

Combining Ability Estimates from Line x Tester Mating Design in Upland Cotton – Pages 378-382
Mir Yar Mohammad Talpur, Shabana Memon, Sadaf Memon, Shah Nawaz Mari, Sawan Laghari, Zahoor Ahmed Soomro, Samia Arain, Washu Dev, Aamir Ali Abro and Saifullah Abro

Influence of Varying Temperature on Life Stages of Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) under Laboratory Conditions – Pages 388-393
Shahnaz Naz Pathan, Aslam Bukero, Imtiaz Ahmed Nizamani, Abdul Ghani Lanjar, Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Lubna Bashir Rajput, Syed Shehzad Bukhari, Muhammad Javed Sheikh, Zarnain Rajput and Moazam Hyder Sahito

Predator Prey Interaction on some Wheat Cultivars – Pages 426-433
Shahzad Ali, Sakhawat Ali, Syed Sohail Ahmed, Huma Rizwana, Shahnaz Naz, Falaknaz Meano, Paras, Sumbul and Sher Ahmed



Diclofenac Sodium Inhibits Hepatic Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase but Augments Brain Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Activities in Rats – Pages 140-145
Shazia Dawood, Elvis O. Wambiya and Samina Bano



Study of Variations in the Extraction Yield, Phenolic Contents and Antioxidant Activities of the Bark of F. religiosa as a Function of Extraction Procedure – Pages 8-13
Aftab Ashraf, Ijaz Ahmad Bhatti, Bushra Sultana and Amer Jamil

Cyclic Voltammetry of Trazodone as [piperazin-1-yl] Antidepressant Drug and Bovine Serum Albumin Binding – Pages 351-357
Iffat Azeem, Shaikh Mohiuddin and Arooj Fatima



Assisting Disabled Persons in Online Shopping: A Knowledge-Based Process Model – Pages 23-31
Muhammad Azhar Hussain, Kamran Ahsan, Sarwat Iqbal, Adnan Nadeem and Muhammad Sarim

Social Media as Assistive Technology for Elderly – Pages 211-222
Sarwat Iqbal, Kamran Ahsan, Muhammad Azhar Hussain and Adnan Nadeem

Software Project Management as Team Building Intervention – Pages 365-373
Mohammad Khalid Shaikh, Akhtar Raza and Kamran Ahsan

“Cues” for Non-Routine Decisions on the Fireground – Pages 454-457
Khalid Shaikh



Effect of Acid Treatment on the Recovery of Valuable Metals from Steel Plant Exhaust – Pages 323-328
Zeeshan A. Hameed, Junaid Saleem, Hira Lal, Ahsan Abdul Ghani and Muhammad Shoaib



Use of the Suitability Model to Identify Landfill Sites in Lahore-Pakistan – Pages 103-108
Rathore, S.R. Ahmad and S.A. Shirazi



Physico-Chemical Analysis and Composition of Camel Milk of Bangladesh – Pages 231-235
Nilufar Nahar, Waliul Islam Khan and Mohammad Shoeb

Effect of Annealing on Morphological and Functional Properties of Pakistani White Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Starch – Pages 358-364
Tahira Mohsin Ali and Abid Hasnain



Implementation of Open Source GIS Tools to Identify Bright Rooftops for Solar Photovoltaic Applications – A Case Study of Creek Lanes, DHA, Karachi – Pages 14-22
Jibran Khan and Mudassar Hassan Arsalan

Urban Development and Industrial Clustering in Pakistan: A Study Based on Geographical Perspective – Pages 32-40
Khalida Mahmood, Razzaq Ahmed and Nighat Bilgrami-Jafferi

Expansion of Residential Colonies and Conversion of Farmland in Bahawalpur City, Pakistan: A Temporal View – Pages 124-134
Muhammad Mohsin, Muhammad Nasaru Minallah and Asad Ali Khan

The Status and Prospects for Agriculture in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and their Potential to Contribute to Food Security – Pages 155-163
Saif Al Qaydi

Impacts Evaluation of Chashma Right Bank Canal on the Water-Table of District Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan – Pages 281-288
Atta-ur-Rahman, Amir Nawaz Khan, Samiullah, Shehla Gul and Shakeel Mahmood

Comparison of Wind Potential of Ormara and Jiwani (Balochistan), Pakistan – Pages 411-419
Tariq Jamil and G.S. Akram Ali Shah



Mineralogical Investigation of the Bara Formation from Lakhra Anticline, Sindh province, Pakistan – Pages 1-7
Asgher Ali Daahar Hakro, Adnan Khan and Sadaf Naseem



Evaluation of Bioactivity and Preliminary Phytochemical Investigation of Herbal Plants Against Ampicillin Resistant Bacteria – Pages 109-117
Ainanshe Abdirahman and Rida Batool



A Removability Result for Holomorphic Functions of Several Complex Variables – Pages 50-52
Juhani Riihentaus

Generalized Higher Order (φ, η, ω, π, ρ, θ, m)-Invexities in Parametric Optimality Conditions for Discrete Minmax Fractional Programming – Pages 293-300
Ram U. Verma

The Effects of Classical Trapping on the Control of Malaria Transmission – Pages 434-440
Zhenbu Zhang, Tor A. Kwembe and Xing Yang



Editorial: Mindfulness Practices – Pages i-ii
Stephanie Bryan

Exploring Mindfulness Techniques in Physical Therapy to Address Motor Skill Acquisition: A Perspective Piece – Pages 59-61
Genevieve Pinto Zipp and Stephanie Bryan

Exercise and Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction: A Multidimensional Approach Towards Cancer Survivorship Care – Pages 62-67
Timothy F. Marshall

Mindfulness and Nutrition in College Age Students – Pages 68-74
Stephanie Bryan

Effects of Bikram Yoga on Body Composition, Blood Pressure, and Sleep Patterns in Adult Practitioners – Pages 75-80
Charleston F. Marger, Lori K. Hicklin and Dena P. Garner

Mindfulness for Addiction Recovery: A Cognitive Disciplinary Preventive Approach to Avoid Relapse into Substance Abuse – Pages 81-91
Swarna Weerasinghe and Shaun Bartone

Associations Among Self-Compassion, Eating Behaviors, and Stress in College Freshmen – Pages 92-97
Dara James, Ann Sebren, Cheryl DerAnanian, Meg Bruening, Laura Rooney, Teresa Araas and Pamela D. Swan

Sub-Cellular Damage of Hepatocytes Caused by Different Doses of Diclofenac Sodium in Rabbit – Pages 374-377
Talat Yasmeen and Farzana Yasmin

The Effects of Exercise on Perceived Barriers and Benefits of Exercise by Cancer Survivors Post Treatment – Pages 445-453
Timothy F. Marshall, Walter Andzel, Kim Spaccarotella



Synthesis and Characterization of Low-Cost Epoxy-Based Erosion Resistant Nanocomposite Coating – Pages 339-343
Imran Ali, S. Rizwan Ali, M. Naeem, Shadrukh Abdul Haq, Muhammad Mashhood, Ammad Ali and S. Adnan Hasan



Enhanced Mechanical Properties of Organo-Clay Based UHMWPE Nanocomposite Films – Pages 226-230
Ahmed and K. Ali Syed

Synthesis of Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP) via Industrially Preferred Route – Pages 383-387
Ahmed and K. Ali Syed



In-Vitro Antileishmanial Activity of Raphanus sativus L. var. caudatus – Pages 242-244
Ishrat Younus and Afshan Siddiq



Surface Behavior and Thickness Measurement of Free Standing Thin Film of Liquid Crystal Compound Biphenyl (E7) – Pages 118-123
Asif Siddiqui, Zaheer Uddin and S. Naseem Shah

Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Applications – Pages 205-210
Naseem Shah, S. Imran Ali, S. Rizwan Ali, M. Naeem, Yasmeen Bibi, S. Rehan Ali, S. Masood Raza, Yousuf Khan and Sikander Khan Sherwani

Gain Study of an Edge Emitting Laser for Optical Fiber Communication System – Pages 223-225
Faten Adel Ismael Chaqmaqchee

Feasibility Study for the Installation of Wind Energy Conversion Systems in Pakistan – Pages 252-257
Saif ur Rehman, Muhammad Shoaib, Shamim Khan and Muhammad Jahangir

Radiation Dose Distribution Measurements of Kilo-Voltage Photons Using Optically Stimulated Luminescence Detectors (OSLs) in Radiological Procedures – Pages 258-268
Syed Mansoor Naqvi, Zaheer Uddin, Zafar Sajjad, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui and Amjad Hussan

Intensity Correction and Pole Figure Measurement of Copper Metallic by XRD – Pages 320-322
Halo Dalshad Omar

Preliminary Studies for Dosimetric Response of a Synthetic Dye for Gamma Dosimetry – Pages 406-410
Muhammad Khawar Hayat, Ramiza, Taqmeem Hussain, Abdul Hanan Saeed, Inam ul Haq and Nasim Akhtar

Estimation of Diffuse Solar Radiation from Clearness Index for Multan, Southern Punjab, Pakistan – Pages 441-444
Rashid Tanweer, Firoz Ahmad, Zaheer Uddin, Saif Ur Rehman and Intikhab Ulfat



Relevance of Autonomic Arousal in the Stress Response in Psychopathology – Pages 176-184
Pruneti, M. Saccò, C. Cosentino and D. Sgromo

Associations of Intellectual Ability with Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement and Aggression of Adolescents – Pages 344-350
Mehwish Mursaleen and Seema Munaf

Association between Body Image and Marital Satisfaction in Married Adults – Pages 420-425
Azra Shaheen, Uzma Ali, Haresh Kumar and Pirbho Mal Makhija



Factor Analysis to Explore the Indicators of Quality Assurance Mechanism on Higher Educational Institutions in Pakistan – Pages 146-154
Huma Shahid, Zaira Wahab and Syed Afrozuddin Ahmed

Modeling For Valuing Knowledge as Perceived by Business Managers Using Statistical Tools – Pages 398-405
Muhammad Syed-ul Haque, Irfan Anjum Manarvi, Memoona R. Khan, Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui and Shameel Ahmed Zubairi



Inclusion of Blend of L-lysine, DL-Methionine and Vitamins D3, E in Diets for Broiler; Effects on Growth Performance, Feed Intake and Conversion and Water Intake – Pages 185-191
Rani Abro, Abdul Ghaffar, Shahid Hussain Abro, Hakimzadi Wagan, Ahmed Nawaz Tunio, Jameel Ahmed Gandahi, Pershotum Khatri, Huma Rizwana, Riaz Ahmed Leghari, Bakhtawar Wagan and Mohsan Ullah Goraya

Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Sub-Clinical Mastitis in Kundhi Buffaloes – Pages 301-305
Hassina Baloch, Rahmatullah Rind, Aslam Parvez Umerani, Abdul Latif Bhutto, Shahid Hussain Abro, Muhammad Rafique Rind, Rani Abro, Huma Rizwana, Asghar Ali Kamboh and Ahmed Khan Baloch

Determination of Quality Characteristics of Kundhi Buffalo Bull Semen – Pages 394-397
Asmatullah Kaka, Akeel Ahmed Memon, Pershotam Khatri, Hamzo Khan Kumbhar, Dildar Hussain Kalhoro, Mansoor Tariq, Shoaib Ahmed Pirzado and Ahmed Nawaz Tunio



Histopathological Study on Induced Eeffects of Cadmium on Liver, Gizzard and Kidney of Larus argentatus – Pages 269-274
Noreen Raza, Tasneem A. Saqib, Ghazala Yasmeen, Syed Naeemul Hassan Naqvi and Mijaz Hijazi