Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 12, 2016

AGRICULTURE

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.06

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.08

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.15

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.20

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.24

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.25

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.28

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.29

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.30

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.36

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.38

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.42

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.44

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.47

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.48

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.51

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.58

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.60

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.66

 

BIOCHEMISTRY

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.21

 

CHEMISTRY

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.02

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.54

 

COMPUTER SCIENCES

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.04

Social Media as Assistive Technology for Elderly – Pages 211-222
Sarwat Iqbal, Kamran Ahsan, Muhammad Azhar Hussain and Adnan Nadeem
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.32

Software Project Management as Team Building Intervention – Pages 365-373
Mohammad Khalid Shaikh, Akhtar Raza and Kamran Ahsan
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.56

“Cues” for Non-Routine Decisions on the Fireground – Pages 454-457
Khalid Shaikh
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.70

 

ENGINEERING

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.50

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Use of the Suitability Model to Identify Landfill Sites in Lahore-Pakistan – Pages 103-108
Rathore, S.R. Ahmad and S.A. Shirazi
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.16

 

FOOD SCIENCE

Physico-Chemical Analysis and Composition of Camel Milk of Bangladesh – Pages 231-235
Nilufar Nahar, Waliul Islam Khan and Mohammad Shoeb
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.35

Effect of Annealing on Morphological and Functional Properties of Pakistani White Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Starch – Pages 358-364
Tahira Mohsin Ali and Abid Hasnain
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.55

 

GEOGRAPHY

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.03

Urban Development and Industrial Clustering in Pakistan: A Study Based on Geographical Perspective – Pages 32-40
Khalida Mahmood, Razzaq Ahmed and Nighat Bilgrami-Jafferi
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.05

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.19

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.23

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.43

Comparison of Wind Potential of Ormara and Jiwani (Balochistan), Pakistan – Pages 411-419
Tariq Jamil and G.S. Akram Ali Shah
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.64

 

GEOLOGY

Mineralogical Investigation of the Bara Formation from Lakhra Anticline, Sindh province, Pakistan – Pages 1-7
Asgher Ali Daahar Hakro, Adnan Khan and Sadaf Naseem
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.01

 

MICROBIOLOGY

Evaluation of Bioactivity and Preliminary Phytochemical Investigation of Herbal Plants Against Ampicillin Resistant Bacteria – Pages 109-117
Ainanshe Abdirahman and Rida Batool
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.17

 

MATHEMATICS

A Removability Result for Holomorphic Functions of Several Complex Variables – Pages 50-52
Juhani Riihentaus
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.07

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.45

The Effects of Classical Trapping on the Control of Malaria Transmission – Pages 434-440
Zhenbu Zhang, Tor A. Kwembe and Xing Yang
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.67

 

MEDICAL SCIENCES

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.09

Exercise and Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction: A Multidimensional Approach Towards Cancer Survivorship Care – Pages 62-67
Timothy F. Marshall
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.10

Mindfulness and Nutrition in College Age Students – Pages 68-74
Stephanie Bryan
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.11

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.12

Mindfulness for Addiction Recovery: A Cognitive Disciplinary Preventive Approach to Avoid Relapse into Substance Abuse – Pages 81-91
Swarna Weerasinghe and Shaun Bartone
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.13

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.14

Sub-Cellular Damage of Hepatocytes Caused by Different Doses of Diclofenac Sodium in Rabbit – Pages 374-377
Talat Yasmeen and Farzana Yasmin
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.57

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.69

 

NANO SCIENCES

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.52

 

PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY

Enhanced Mechanical Properties of Organo-Clay Based UHMWPE Nanocomposite Films – Pages 226-230
Ahmed and K. Ali Syed
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.34

Synthesis of Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP) via Industrially Preferred Route – Pages 383-387
Ahmed and K. Ali Syed
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.59

 

PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

In-Vitro Antileishmanial Activity of Raphanus sativus L. var. caudatus – Pages 242-244
Ishrat Younus and Afshan Siddiq
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.37

 

PHYSICS

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.18

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.31

Gain Study of an Edge Emitting Laser for Optical Fiber Communication System – Pages 223-225
Faten Adel Ismael Chaqmaqchee
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.33

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.39

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.40

Intensity Correction and Pole Figure Measurement of Copper Metallic by XRD – Pages 320-322
Halo Dalshad Omar
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.49

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.63

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.68

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Relevance of Autonomic Arousal in the Stress Response in Psychopathology – Pages 176-184
Pruneti, M. Saccò, C. Cosentino and D. Sgromo
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.26

Associations of Intellectual Ability with Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement and Aggression of Adolescents – Pages 344-350
Mehwish Mursaleen and Seema Munaf
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.53

Association between Body Image and Marital Satisfaction in Married Adults – Pages 420-425
Azra Shaheen, Uzma Ali, Haresh Kumar and Pirbho Mal Makhija
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.65

 

STATISTICS

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.22

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.62

 

VETERINARY SCIENCES

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.27

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.46

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.61

 

ZOOLOGY

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
https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2016.12.41