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From the beginning of 1995 the Agricultural Academy in Bulgaria is publishing Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science® (BJAS) - the first agricultural scientific journal in Bulgaria for fundamental and applied researches, published entirely in English language, and one of the few such journals in Central Europe.
Bulgaria is an agricultural country with traditions and long standing experience in the development of agrarian science and production. BJAS, printing in English, in accordance with international standards,provides possibilities for Bulgarian agricultural science to enter adequately into the worlds scientific field, to find its place in reviews, abstracts and electronic means for processing and transfer of scientific information. Besides scientific articles provided in Bulgarian universities and research institutes, BJAS publishes also articles from Eastern Europe and other countries all over the world. The Editorial board of the journal includes prominent scholars from United Kingdom, Belgium, Slovenia, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

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Volume 22 Number 4 August 2016

Agricultural Economics

Economic Profitability Assessment of Mediterranean Olive Growing Systems

T. Stillitano, A. Irene De Luca, G. Falcone, E. Spada, G. Gulisano and Al. Strano


Sustainable Rural Development through Organic Production and Community-Supported Agriculture in Bulgaria

V. Terziev and E. Arabska


Analysis of Agricultural Emigration from Romanian Rural Areas Using a Quantitative Approach

N. Galluzzo


Strategies for Meeting the Fishing Input Requirements of Artisanal Fisheries in Coastal Areas of Ondo State, Nigeria

J. B. Ogunremi


Ecology, Agrochemistry and Soil Science

Traditional Agroecosystems and Global Change Implications in Mexico

Y. G. Garcia-Martinez, C. Ballesteros,H. Bernal, O. Villarreal, L. Jimenez-Garcia and D. Jimenez-Garcia


Content of Pb in Water, Sediment, Aquatic Plants and Musculature of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) from different water bodies in Stara Zagora region, Bulgaria

E. Valkova, V. Atanasov, K. Velichkova, G. Kostadinova and G. Mihaylova


Content of Nutrients and Heavy Metals and Quality of Tomatoes on Reclaimed Substrates

M. Banov, Iv. Mitova, V. Vasileva and V. Tsolova


Macro and Microelement Contents in Soil of Some Grassland Landscape in „Central Balkan” National Park

D. Karatoteva and L. Malinova


Plant Science

Lavender Cultivation in Bulgaria – 21st Century Developments, Breeding Challenges and Opportunities

St. Stanev, Tz. Zagorcheva and I. Atanassov


Calcium and Potassium Fertilization on Antioxidant Capacity and the Fruit Quality of ‘Hicaz’ Pomegranates (Punica granatum L.)

M. Guneri, M. Yildiztekin, A. L. Tuna and I. Yokas


The Effect of Three Training Systems on the Vegetative and Reproductive Habits of the Apple Cultivar ‘Braeburn’ Grafted on M9 Rootstock

S. Gandev, I. Nanev, P. R Savov, E. Isuf, G. Kornov and D. Serbezova


Effect of Weed Control and Sowing Rate on the Baking Quality of Spelt in Comparison with Common Wheat

S. Stankowski, S. Pużyński, M. Sobolewska and W. Biel


Plant Pathology and Protection

Potential Use of Atpolan 80 EC for Protecting Some Species of Ornamental Plants against Diseases

A. T. Wojdyła


Species Composition and Population Dynamics of the Harmful Insect Fauna (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha, Fulgoromorpha and Sternorrhyncha) of Winter Triticale

O. Karadjova and H. Krusteva


Animal Science

The Infl uence of Different Factors on Bulls Carcass Conformation Class in Lithuania

A. Stimbirys, L. Shernienė, V. Prusevichus, V. Jukna, Al. Shimkus and Al. Shimkienė


Food Science and Technologies

Energy Analysis of Cashew Nut Processing Agroindustries: a Case Study

S. Dhanushkodi, V. H. Wilson and K. Sudhakar


Comparative Study of Bulgarian White Brined Cheese from Cow and Buffalo Milk

G . Ivanov, T. Balabanova, M. Ivanova and R. Vlaseva


Effects of Edible Coating - Semperfresh™, Ascorbic Acid and Whey Protein Treatment on Certain Microbiological, Physical and Chemical Qualities of Peeled Bananas “Musa Sapientum”

S. Yurdugul


Agricultural Technologies

Soil Fragmentation Produced by Soil Cutting as Influenced by Various Moisture Contents near Soil’s Sticky Limit

A . Tagar, J. Changying, D. Qishuo, J. Adamowski and J. Malard


Portable Canal Irrigation Compared to Drip Irrigation for Tomatoes (Lycopersicum Esculentum Mill.) Production in Greenhouse Condition Biophysics

Y. Ayranci and H. Altunlu


Casimir’s Quantum Field Theory of the Vacuum in the Living Cells

G. Petrov, A. Hadzhy and Ts. D. Tsvetkov