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Soluble beta-glucans in cereals such as oats may lower the amount of cholesterol in the blood stream by reducing the amount of bile that is...

Date
December 2016
Authors
I. Hoskins
Abstract

Bromide ions (Br-) are associated with toxic by-products that might be produced during the disinfection of drinking water. The removal of Br- from water using roasted date pits (RODPs) and activated carbon was investigated. The percentage removal capacity of Br- was studied under various...

Authors
Al-Ghouti, M. A.; Al-Disi, Z. A.; Al-Kaabi, N.; Khraisheh, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 308, pp 463-475
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biotechnology of major cereals.

This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the recombinant DNA techniques and transformation methods used by the commercial maize biotechnology sector, current traits and future trends of the global adoption of transgenic maize, specific breeding challenges and the current trends in applied sorghum...

Authors
Jones, H. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645193)
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7 - 10 June 2017 - Victoria, British Colombia

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Victoria, British Colombia
Country
Canada
Contact
António Labisa Palmeira
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review aims at providing a comprehensive perspective of the area of consumer psychological aspects concerning diet, healthy eating habits and health behaviour in the era of modernism and postmodernism.

Date
October 2016
Subjects
consumer behaviour; consumers; diet; feeding behaviour; feeding habits; food purchasing; health; health behaviour; psychosocial aspects; reviews
Authors
Puspa, J.; Rahardja, C. T.
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study were to generate estimates of combining ability in 22 lines of papaya using testers from the 'Solo' and 'Taiwan' group in a top-cross scheme, and identify those hybrids which are superior agronomically. The strains were selected from generations backcrossed for sexual...

Authors
Barros, G. B. de A.; Aredes, F. A. S.; Ramos, H. C. C.; Catarina, R. S.; Pereira, M. G.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 166-174
AbstractFull Text

The sensory quality of specialty coffees, whose characteristics are related to the geographical environment, is appreciated by both the productive sector and the market, where the commercial relationship is guided by free choice on the part of the consumer, and the added value and price...

Authors
Ossani, P. C.; Cirillo, M. Â.; Borém, F. M.; Ribeiro, D. E.; Cortez, R. M.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 92-100
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to characterise the structure and magnitude of the spatial distribution of plant attributes in a coffee plantation, and carry out the mapping of these attributes so as to visualise their spatial distribution, considering the spatial dependence of the attributes and...

Authors
Ferraz, G. A. e S.; Silva, F. M. da; Oliveira, M. S. de; Custódio, A. A. P.; Ferraz, P. F. P.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 81-91
AbstractFull Text

When carrying out this study, the aim was to evaluate physicochemical and microbiological quality in fruit of the papaya Tainung 1, produced under different irrigation time ratios with water from the supply (AA) and from domestic sewage which had been treated first in a septic tank and then with...

Authors
Batista, A. A.; Dutra, I.; Carmo, F. F. do; Izidio, N. S. de C.; Batista, R. O.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 70-80
AbstractFull Text

This experiment was conducted to determine the effects of defoliation intensity at different sowing dates on quantitative and quality characteristics of sugar beet at Motahari Research Field Staiton of Sugar Beet Seed Institute, Karaj, Iran, in 2010 and 2011. The experiment was arranged as split...

Authors
Mohamadian, R.
Publisher
Iranian Society of Crop Sciences
Publication
Iranian Journal of Crop Sciences, 2016, 18, 2, pp Pe88-Pe103

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