Archive Volume 26

Number 1

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

The influence of subsidies and taxes on economic viability of family farms in Lithuania

Erika Besusparienė and Astrida Miceikienė

Received: February, 24, 2019; Accepted: June, 27, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Analysis of resilience in Romanian rural farm areas by a quantitative approach

Nicola Galluzzo

Received: January, 2, 2019; Accepted: May, 10, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

The role of institutions in the development of agriculture

Petro Putsenteilo, Yuriy Klapkiv, Vitalii Karpenko and Irina Gvozdecka

Received: February, 5, 2019; Accepted: August, 12, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


The identification of ready-to-eat banana’s superior attributes through the fishbein multi-attribute approach

Hamidah Hendrarini, Rifan Jefri Sunarsono, Yuni Erviyanti and Teguh Soedarto

Received: January, 2, 2019; Accepted: May, 10, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Regional uptake of environmentally focused rural development measures in Bulgaria

Yanka Kazakova-Mateva

Received: January, 21, 2019; Accepted: January, 2, 2020; Published: February, 29, 2020


Designing a structural model of par­ticipatory management for the development of sustainable urban green spaces

Maryam Bagheri, Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi, Seyed Jamal Farajollah Hosseini and Farhad Lashgarara

Received: December, 21, 2018; Accepted: November, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Effects of drought stress in genotypes Sorghum vulgare var. technicum [Körn.] by using su­crose in laboratory condition

Irena Golubinova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Role of different farming systems to assess households’ food security: A case study in Yamethin District, dry zone region of Myanmar

Mee Mee, Pilaiwan Prapruit and Ayut Nissapa

Received: February, 25, 2019; Accepted: December, 10, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Exploitation of soil properties for controlling herbaceous plant communities in an organic cultivation of Lippia citriodora in the Mediterranean landscape

Alexandra D. Solomou, Elpiniki Skoufogianni and Nicholaos G. Danalatos

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: June, 27, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


The effect of Fluvisol applied biochar on wheat yield and nutrient uptake

Maya Benkova, Lyuba Nenova, Tsetska Simeonova and Irena Atanassova

Received: March, 18, 2019; Accepted: May, 3, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Model of forage pea (Pisum sativum L.) cultivar in conditions of organic production

Natalia Georgieva, Valentin Kosev

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Beneficial effect of Rhizobium inoculation on growth and yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in saline soils

Botir Khaitov, Aziz Karimov, Anvar Abdiev, Jabborov Farrukh and Kee Woong Park

Received: December, 28, 2018; Accepted: March, 20, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


PLANT SCIENCE

Effect of mechanical and chemical scarifications of date palm seeds (Phoenix dactylifera L.) on in vitro germination

Omar M. Al Zoubi

Received: March, 4, 2019; Accepted: October, 30, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Milled rice in relation to variety and paddy grain moisture at harvest

Verica Ilieva, Natalija Markova Ruzdik, Darina Vulcheva, Mite Ilievski and Ljupcho Mihajlov

Received: November, 22, 2018; Accepted: February, 8, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


PLANT GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Assessment of genetic variabil­ity, heritability and genetic advance for agro-morphological and some in-vitro related-traits in durum wheat

Shadi Heidari, Peivand Heidari, Reza Azizinezhad, Alireza Etminan and Mahmood Khosroshahli

Received: February, 18, 2019; Accepted: August, 22, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Hybridological analysis of the size of the leaves in hybrid combinations Burley tobacco

Yovko Dyulgerski

Received: December, 13, 2018; Accepted: January, 16, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PROTECTION

Alelopathic effect of sunflower broomrape (Orobanche cumana Wallr.) on the development of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)

Shteliyana Kalinova, Plamen Marinov-Serafimov, Irena Golubinova and Valentina Encheva

Received: May, 8, 2019; Accepted: June, 28, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Bioactivity of some plant essential oils for seed treatment against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) on mung bean

Thein Naing Soe, Aran Ngampongsai and Wisut Sittichaya

Received: February, 2, 2019; Accepted: August, 13, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Influence of some herbicides and herbicide combinations on the structural elements of yield and some quality indicators in common wheat grain

Mitko Georgiev

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


AGROCHEMISTRY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Investigating cadmium accumulation in wheat and barley cultivars from acidic soil of Central Turkey

Sengul Tongarlak, Mehmet Zengin and Amrakh Mamedov

Received: February, 12, 2019; Accepted: July, 8, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Assessing the efficiency of different fertilizer type and levels on maize yield

Kyriakos D. Giannoulis, Dimitrios Bartzialis, Elpiniki Skoufogianni and Nicholaos G. Danalatos

Received: September, 17, 2018; Accepted: October, 18, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Betaine-rich Nano fertilizer improves growth param­eters of Zea mays var. saccharata and Arabidopsis thaliana under salt stress

Fadzil Suhaimi Fadzillah Adibah, Md. Sarwar Jahan and Hasan Nudin Nur Fatihah

Received: February, 6, 2019; Accepted: December, 11, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Soil fertility evaluation of agricultural areas of cashew community of Catolé Rocha-PB

Josimar N. Silva, Jean C. D. Oliveira, Ênio K. L. Martins, Edivan S. Nunes Júnior, Toni H. S. Irineu, Aridênia P. Chaves and Andpaulo C. A. Linhares

Received: August, 8, 2018; Accepted: July, 5, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


ECOLOGY

Reclamation of heaps and industrial sites built in the region of Madjarovo mine (Bulgaria)

Martin Banov, Venera Tsolova and Ivaylo Kirilov

Received: July, 22, 2019; Accepted: October, 15, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Species composition of major pollinators in agricultural agrocenoses

Yanko Dimitrov, Nedyalka Palagacheva, Plamen Zorovski, Stoyan Georgiev, Rositsa Mladenova and Zheko Radev

Received: February, 4, 2019; Accepted: July, 15, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Karyotype studies of endemic species Moehringia grise­bachii (Caryophyllaceae) from Sredna Gora Mts, Bulgaria

Mariya Zhelyazkova, Neli Grozeva, Svetlana Georgieva

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Stress of alpacas caused by shearing in Hungary

Andrea Prágai and Alfréd Kovács

Received: January, 3, 2019; Accepted: July, 4, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

Morphological characteristics, growth and age structure of allochthonous fish pumpkinseed, Lepomis gibbosus in Bara Lake, Croatia

Momotaz Khanom, Muhammad Abdur Rouf, Nazmul Ahsan, Noman Siddiqui and Tea Tomljanović

Received: March, 18, 2019; Accepted: November, 26, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


The influence of Nu Pro® as a substitution of fish meal on the growth performance of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss W.), cultivated in recirculating system

†Yordan Cherpokov, Ivaylo Sirakov, Stefka Stoyanova, Katya Velichkova, Apostol Simitchiev, Ventsislav Nenov, Todor Slavov

Received: November, 22, 2018; Accepted: January, 17, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Effect of Angelica archangelica L. extract on growth performance, meat quality and biochemical blood parameters of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss W.), cultivated in a recirculating system

Radoslav Koshinski, Katya Velichkova, Ivaylo Sirakov and Stefka Stoyanova

Received: December, 21, 2018; Accepted: September, 19, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

A preliminary assessment of trnH-ps­bA as DNA barcode for botanical identification of polyfloral honey samples and comparison with rbcL marker

Ralitsa Balkanska, Katerina Stefanova, Radostina Stoikova-Grigorova and Maya Ignatova

Received: January, 2, 2019; Accepted: May, 10, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

The cleaning capacity and productivity of LECA® and Floating raft aquaponic filters in an inte­grated recirculation system

Ivaylo Sirakov

Received: December, 28, 2018; Accepted: January, 17, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Influence of initial stocking density on growth performance and survival of European catfish (Silurus glanis L.) larvae under controlled conditions

Vasilka Krasteva

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: July, 14, 2019; Published: February, 29, 2020


Number 2

AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Quality certifications’ impact on wine industry assets performance

Mariantonietta Fiore, Marcella Giacomarra, Maria Crescimanno and Antonino Galati

Received: February, 28, 2019; Accepted: January, 10, 2020; Published: April, 30, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

CAP support policy impact on Bulgarian agriculture

Bozhidar Ivanov

Received: March, 5, 2019; Accepted: July, 23, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Competition in the Saudi Arabian rice market

Yosef Alamri, Michael Reed and Sayed Saghaian

Received: May, 24, 2019; Accepted: August, 20, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


An analytical evaluation of factors that determine the red meat production in Turkey

Ergun Simsek

Received: February, 15, 2019; Accepted: June, 28, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Comparative characteristics of soil organic matter in Technosols built with different geological materials and agricultural land use

Plamen Ivanov and Martin Banov

Received: November, 29, 2019; Accepted: December, 11, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


The response of durum wheat varieties from semi-arid environment to drought stress on germination and at the seedling stage

Adel H. Abdel-Ghani, Saddam A. Al-Dalain, Nael H. Thaher, Saed J. Owais, Shahed I. Sarayrh, Raeda Mayta and Mahmud A. Duwayri

Received: March, 27, 2019; Accepted: August, 21, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Rice husk derived biochar as smart material loading nano nutrients and microorganisms

Ahmed Z. A. Hassan, Abdel Wahab M. Mahmoud, Gamal M. Turky and Gehan Safwat

Received: June, 3, 2019; Accepted: August, 5, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Economic stimulation of the development of agriculturein Ukraine due to integrated use of natural resources and waste

Oleksandr Shubalyi, Petro Kosinskyi and Vasily Golyan

Received: February, 20, 2019; Accepted: July, 19, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


New solution – fluorescent fish aquariums located in building elements and furnitures of the skyscraper Kun Min, China

Yanko Alexandrov

Received: June, 3, 2019; Accepted: August, 5, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Economic effect of foil mulching in organic raspberry production

Iliana Krishkova and Elena Tsolova

Received: May, 28, 2019; Accepted: January, 10, 2020; Published: April, 30, 2020


Response of Aloe vera to inorganic and organic fertilization in relation to leaf biomass yield and post harvest fertility of soil

Tanzin Chowdhury, M. A. H. Chowdhury, Md. Arifur Rahman, Kamrun Nahar, Md. Tazul Islam Chowdhury and Md. Sirajul Islam Khan

Received: December, 21, 2018; Accepted: July, 23, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Induce resistance against bacterial speck disease of tomato Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato by the chemical inducer ß-aminobutyric acid

Hamed Mustafa Khlaif, Omar Naser Rajeh, Bilal Ibrahim Wreikat and Ibtihal Mohammad Abu-Obeid

Received: May, 27, 2019; Accepted: August, 28, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


PLANT SCIENCE

The effect of soil tillage on symbiotic activity of soybean crops

Volodymyr Hanhur, Mykola Marenych, Liudmyla Yeremko, Svitlana Yurchenko, Olena Hordieieva and Irina Korotkova

Received: May, 22, 2019; Accepted: January, 27, 2020; Published: April, 30, 2020


Morphological characterization and genetic diversity of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) accessions in Oman

Issa Talib Al-Maamari, Muhammad Mumtaz Khan, Abdullah M. Al-Sadi, Qumer Iqbal and Nadiya Al-Saady

Received: March, 19, 2019; Accepted: October, 30, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Evaluation of wheat varieties by the stability of grain yield in multienvironmental trails

Todor Gubatov and Vanya Delibaltova

Received: June, 2, 2019; Accepted: March, 5, 2020; Published: April, 30, 2020


Behaviour of soybean seedlings in situations involving cotyledon removal

Allan de Marcos Lapaz, Luiz Felipe de Melo Santos, Gabriel Leonardi Antonio, João Henrique Silva Vera, Lucas Aparecido Manzani Lisboa and Paulo Alexandre Monteiro de Figueiredo

Received: March, 5, 2019; Accepted: July, 23, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


PLANT GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Diversity assessment of wild cherry germplasm by using RAPD markers

Marina Antić, Mirela Kajkut Zeljković and Gordana Đurić

Received: November, 30, 2018; Accepted: August, 26, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


High temperature effect on the male gametophyte and the photosynthetic activity of two Capsicum annuum L. cultivars

Yanina Arnaoudova, Elena Topalova and Velichka Todorova

Received: March, 19, 2019; Accepted: October, 30, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PROTECTION

Morphological and molecular identification of potato cyst nematodes Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida in Bulgaria

Kostadin Trayanov, Hаrry Samaliev, Milena Kostova, Bojin Bojinov and Ani Besheva

Received: May, 10, 2019; Accepted: June, 26, 2019; Published: April, 20, 2020


Evaluation of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) varieties to several methods of inoculation with Verticillium dahliae Kleb. in different conditions

Katya Vasileva and Velichka Todorova

Received: January, 30, 2019; Accepted: September, 24, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Spirotetramat (Movento®): new systemic insecticide for control of green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera: Aphidae) on peach

Veselin Arnaudov and Rositsa Petkova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Influence of glyphosate on leaf gas exchange and photosynthetic pigments of broomrape-infested tobacco plants

Mariyan Yanev and Shteliyana Kalinova

Received: June, 27, 2019; Accepted: January, 9, 2020; Published: April, 30, 2020


Resistance of hybrid wine grape breeding forms to downy mildew (Plasmopara viticola Berkeley et Curtis)

Iliana Ivanova, Ralitsa Mincheva, Galina Dyakova, Gergana Ivanova-Kovacheva

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Selectivity of the some herbicides applied to Bulgarian variety of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) IFK Harmoniya during stand establishment and seed production

Plamen Marinov Serafimov, Irena Golubinova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


AGROCHEMISTRY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Health risk from heavy metals via consumption of food crops grown on the soils in the vicinity of manganese mine

Senad Murtic, Emir Sahinovic, Hamdija Civic and Josip Jurkovic

Received: December, 15, 2018; Accepted: September, 24, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Effect of mineral fertilization on the quality parameters of head cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L.)

Lyuba Nenova and Ivanka Mitova

Received: March, 19, 2019; Accepted: June, 28, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Effect of different sources of specific variance on the weight development and wool production of the Karnobat sheep breed

Genoveva Staykova and Margarit Iliev

Received: June, 3, 2019; Accepted: August, 5, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Lateral asymmetry of the equine mandible

Pere-Miquel Pares-Casanova

Received: May, 21, 2019; Accepted: August, 20, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Application of vitamin-mineral supplement in intensive use of boars and its effect on reproductive qualities

Stepan Batanov, Aleksandr Perevozchikov and Lyudmila Novikova

Received: February, 13, 2019; Accepted: September, 10, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


ANIMAL GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Genotype frequencies in calpastatin (CAST) and callipyge (CLPG) genes in Northeast Bulgarian Merino sheep breed using PCR-RFLP method

Milena Bozhilova-Sakova, Ivona Dimitrova, Todor I. Tzonev and Nikolay Petrov

Received: November, 4, 2018; Accepted: July, 5, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

Content of biological active and anticancerogenic substances in the fat fraction of ewe’s milk and dairy products and their consumption in humans

Tsonka Odjakova, Silviya Ivanova and Ljubomir Angelov

Received: December, 8, 2018; Accepted: July, 4, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Study of the effect of ultrasonic field in purifying sunflower oil

Petr Igorevich Osadchuk, Dmitry Panasovich Domuschi, Yuriy Ivanovich Enakiev, Serhii Nikolaevich Peretiaka and Andrii Pavlovich Lipin

Received: June, 3, 2019; Accepted: August, 5, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

The effect of parameters on the performance efficacy of a single screw feed extruder using a design experiments and response surface methodology

Almira Kabdusheva, Ayap Kurmanov, Maxat Amantayev, Yralbay Khasenov and Vladimir Sapa

Received: June, 4, 2019; Accepted: August, 15, 2019; Published: April, 30, 2020


Number 3

AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Policy design of cayenne pepper supply chain development

Ria Indriani, Rahim Darma, Yunus Musa, N. Tenriawaru and Muhammad Arsyad

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: October, 2, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Weed species diversity and community composition in organic potato field

Iliana Gerasimova and Totka Mitova

Received: July, 31, 2019; Accepted: September, 3, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Multiannual growing of remontant strawberries (opportunities for biological production)

Zdravka Petkova and Kostadinka Nedyalkova

Received: July, 25, 2019; Accepted: August, 14, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Response of spring vetch (Vicia sativa L.) to organic production conditions

Natalia Georgieva, Ivelina Nikolova and Grozi Delchev

Received: June, 14, 2018; Accepted: August, 21, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


PLANT SCIENCE

A comparative study on raspberry cultivars in micropropagation

Maria Georgieva, Violeta Kondakova and Svetla Yancheva

Received: June, 6, 2019; Accepted: August, 23, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Analysis of soybean growth in regard to different row-spacing

Ana Ulafić, Ivana Varga, Miro Stošić, Dario Iljkić and Manda Antunović

Received: June, 17, 2019; Accepted: August, 28, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Microsprinkling effect on the microclimate in vine nursery

Emil Tsvetanov, Kouman Koumanov, Alexander Matev and Neli Prodanova-Marinova

Received: February, 7, 2019; Accepted: May, 15, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


Time of transplanting and crop management affects the postharvest quality of melon fruits

Clara Alana Rocha Santos Góis, Rui Sales Junior, José Dárcio Abrantes Sarmento, Patrícia Lígia Dantas de Morais, Marlenildo Ferreira Melo, Francisco Ismael de Souza and Francisco Irael de Souza

Received: September, 24, 2019; Accepted: February, 11, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


Production of plant growth regulatory metabolites of Rhizopus arrhizus KB-2

Yana Evstatieva, Aleksandra Ilieva, Violeta Valcheva and Dilyana Nikolova

Received: July, 19, 2018; Accepted: August, 22, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Effects of temperature treatment on seed germination, root development and seedling growth of Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)

Mohammad Moneruzzaman Khandaker, Rabiaatulaadawiyah Fazil, Md Amirul Alam Mohammed Saifuddin and Abd Jamil Zakaria

Received: March, 6, 2019; Accepted: August, 8, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Correlation and regression relationships between quantitative and qualitative indicators of perennial grass and legume mixtures

Tatyana Bozhanska and Boryana Churkova

Received: December, 28, 2018; Accepted: August, 20, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PROTECTION

Green synthesized silver nanoparticles for an effective control on soft rot disease pathogen Pectobacterium carotovorum and growth stimulation in pepper

Melisa Ayisigi, Alp Cokislerel, Yigit Kucukcobanoglu, Tansel Yalcin and Lale Yildiz Aktas

Received: February, 18, 2020; Accepted: March, 20, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


Incidence of green peach aphid, Myzus persicae on Brassica crop and its chemical control in the field

Rashid Ahmed Khan and Muhammed Naveed

Received: August, 27, 2019; Accepted: September, 25, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Occurrence of Ilarviruses in sweet and sour cherry in Bulgaria

Ivanka Kamenova, Aneliya Borisova and Aleksander Popov

Received: June, 17, 2019; Accepted: August, 28, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


ECOLOGY, AGROCHEMISTRY AND SOIL SCIENCE

The causes and effects of water conflict: evidence from Damavand

Bahareh Gholizadeh and Mehrdad Niknami

Received: August, 21, 2019; Accepted: September, 19, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Mineralogical properties of soils developed from colluvial deposits of Southern Nigeria

John Kingsley, Ackley Ufot Akpan-Idiok, Ayito Esther Okon and Vit Penizek

Received: June, 30, 2019; Accepted: August, 27, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


The effect of traditional gold mining to land degradation, mercury contamination and decreasing of agricultural productivity

Muhammad Basir-Cyio, M. Isrun-Baso, Koyomi Nakazawa, T. Mahfudz-Muchtar, Mery Napitupulu, Alam Anshary, Rustam Abd Rauf and Syamsuddin Laude

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: August, 21, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


The classification, characteristics, and assessment of soil profile fertility on Coffea arabica productivity in North Sumatra

Posma Marbun, Zulkifli Nasution, Hamidah Hanum and Abubakar Karim

Received: December, 3, 2019; Accepted: May, 8, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


Changes in some soil parameters of Regosols under the influence of land use

Ivaylo Kirilov, Vanya Lozanova, Ivan Dimitrov and Veselin Pankov

Received: August, 6, 2019; Accepted: August, 29, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Foliar application of 5-aminolevulinic acid for offsetting unfavorable effects of shallow water table on growth and yield in snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Haris Kriswantoro, Benyamin Lakitan, Aldes Lesbani and Andi Wijaya

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: August, 13, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Effect of Schizochytrium limacinum marine alga supplementation on fatty acid profile of goat cheese

Akos Bodnar, Istvan Egerszegi, Eszter Klecska, Peter Poti and Ferenc Pajor

Received: March, 21, 2019; Accepted: March, 12, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


Effect of the sex separate and straight-run type of rearing on the performance, carcass and meat chemical composition in fast growing broilers

Evgeni Petkov, Maya Ignatova and Teodora Popova

Received: July, 26, 2019; Accepted: August, 13, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Clustering the tumbler pigeons group on their morphological characteristics reveals a eumetrical and a hypermetrical clade

Pere-M. Parés-Casanova and Ashraful Kabir

Received: June, 28, 2019; Accepted: August, 20, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


VETERINARY SCIENCE

Antibiotic residues and human health hazard – review

Ralica Kyuchukova

Received: June, 12, 2019; Accepted: July, 24, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Color Doppler anatomical assessment of the vessels in the rabbit liver

Kamelia Stamatova-Yovcheva, Rosen Dimitrov, Radoslav Mihaylov and Omer Gurkan Dilek

Received: August, 19, 2019; Accepted: April, 10, 2020; Published: June, 30, 2020


FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

Use of Lemna minuta Kunth. for composition of sustainable diets and influence on hydrochemical, technological and blood biochemical parameters in common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) cultivated in aquaponics

Katya Velichkova, Ivaylo Sirakov and Petya Veleva

Received: August, 16, 2019; Accepted: September, 10, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Functional groups of algae in small shallow fishponds

Kostadin Dochin, Velika Kuneva and Ludmila Nikolova

Received: July, 31, 2019; Accepted: September, 27, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

The application of ultrasound for the regulation of the starch gel viscosity

Irina Kalinina, Alena Ruskina, Rinat Fatkullin, Natalya Naumenko, Irina Potoroko, Shirish Sonawane and Shabana Shaik

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: October, 2, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Comparative chemical composition of dill fruits of different origins

Milen Dimov, Zhana Petkova, Magdalena Stoyanova, Krasimira Dobreva and Albena Stoyanova

Received: June, 30, 2019; Accepted: August, 27, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


On the effectiveness of using topinambur powder in the recipe of grain bread

Natalya Naumova, Ksenia Shtevyeva, Olga Burmistrova and Evgeny Burmistrov

Received: August, 16, 2019; Accepted: September, 10, 2019; Published: June, 30, 2020


Number 4

AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Status, potentials, constrains and strategies for development of sericulture farming system in West Bengal state of India (review)

Debjoy Bhattarcharjya, Khasru Alam, Anil Bhuimali and Soumen Saha

Received: January, 14, 2019; Accepted: August, 21, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


The modeling of effective factors on Qaenat saffron yield using GFA and ANFIS

Amir Dadras Moghaddam, Sadrollah Ramezani, Seyed Mehdi Hosseini, Ahmad Vandaki

Received: December, 28, 2018; Accepted: August, 26, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Economic effect evaluation of rearing sheep of the Copper-red Shumen breed

Stanimira Slavova, Genoveva Staykova, Staika Laleva, Yovka Popova, Petya Slavova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: August 31, 2020


Prediction of the number of domestic animals and birds in the conditions of the economic crisis

Andre Nepochatenko, Victor Nepochatenko, Uliana Revitska, Oksana Strigina, Olena Melnichenko and Vitaly Bomko

Received: February, 7, 2019; Accepted: September, 9, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Аgricultural modules situated in arcology skyscrapers intended for production of certain oil crops, soft fruits and vegetables as well as honey

Yanko Aleksandrov

Received: October, 3, 2019; Accepted: May, 21, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Effect of Bacillus subtilis 1 strain on the growth and development of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under saline condition

Dilfuza P. Jabborova, Abdujalil A. Narimanov, Yuriy I. Enakiev and Kakhramon D. Davranov

Received: August, 20, 2019; Accepted: September, 4, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Boosting biochemical composition of stevia plant using biochar loaded with beneficial microorganism strains

Abdel Wahab M. Mahmoud, Asmaa Badr El-din Sayed El-Attar, Sanaa Esmail Ahmed Esmail and Hoda Sany

Received: February, 3, 2020; Accepted: June, 29, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Application of Lumbrical and Lumbrex biofertilizers and their influence on the nutritional value and quality indicators in artificial grassland of bird’s-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.)

Tatyana Bozhanska

Received: August, 20, 2019; Accepted: September, 4, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Phosphate solubilizing microbes and coffee skin compost to in­crease Robusta coffee plant growth in Andisol of Mount Sinabung Area

Mariani Sembiring, T. Sabrina and Mukhlis

Received: February, 25, 2019; Accepted: March, 11, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


PLANT SCIENCE

Biological activity of the novel plant growth regulators: N-alkoxycarbonylaminoethyl-N’-arylureas

Antonida V. Kalistratova, Leonid V. Kovalenko, Maxim S. Oshchepkov, Inna N. Solovieva, Anna G. Polivanova, Natalia A. Bystrova and Konstantin A. Kochetkov

Received: August, 26, 2019; Accepted: June, 25, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


The use of photoselective nets affects the leaf characteristics of lettuce cultivars

Renes Rossi Pinheiro, Marcos Vinícius Marques Pinheiro, Leonardo Antonio Thiesen, Maria Inês Diel, Jullie dos Santos, Braulio Otomar Caron and Denise Schmidt

Received: September, 17, 2019; Accepted: March, 30, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


The Influence of Sowing Time and Micro-fertilizers on Soybean Productivity in the Northern Steppe of Ukraine

Tamara Shepilova, Mykola Mostipan, Dmytro Petrenko and KaterynaVasylkovska

Received: December, 8, 2018; Accepted: August, 19, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Effect of stimulant (ethephon) application and tapping frequency on latex production of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.)

Raden Budiasih, Mohamad Agus Salim, Ika Apriani, Sofiya Hasani and Muhammad Subandi

Received: January, 17, 2019; Accepted: August, 29, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Influence of photosynthetic apparatus on the productivity of high-oleic sunflower depending on climatic conditions in the left-bank forest-steppe of Ukraine

Andrii Melnyk, Jones Akuaku, Tetiana Melnyk and Anton Makarchuk

Received: February, 1, 2019; Accepted: August, 20, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


The contribution of green plant parts to grain filling of durum wheat under water deficit

Ali Arous, Ahmed Adda, Moulay Belkhodja, Assia Bouzid and Othmane Merah

Received: August, 1, 2019; Accepted: April, 9, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


PLANT GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Molecular markers and their application in cotton breeding: progress and future perspectives

Plamen Sabev, Nely Valkova and Elena G. Todorovska

Received: February, 26, 2020; Accepted: March, 9, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Evaluation of advanced mutant lines of winter barley

Boryana Dyulgerova and Nikolay Dyulgerov

Received: March, 21, 2019; Accepted: September, 19, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PROTECTION

Effect of growing legumes as pure and mixed crops on Otiorrhynchus ligustici L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) damage

Ivelina Mitkova Nikolova, Natalia Anastasova Georgieva and Viliana Marinova Vasileva

Received: February, 25, 2019; Accepted: March, 11, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Screening of pepper (Capsicum spp.) accessions for infestation by pests in open field conditions

Vinelina Yankova, Velichka Todorova and Dima Markova

Received: February, 21, 2019; Accepted: September, 24, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


ECOLOGY, AGROCHEMISTRY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Some endangered healing plants in Bulgaria-legislative regulation, protection, characteristic description, application, agricultural cultivation

Iliyana Yaneva, Valentin Balabanski, Tatiyana Karanesheva and Ignat Ignatov

Received: June, 20, 2019; Accepted: June, 25, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Fractionation analysis of potentially toxic elements in apples for evaluation of their availability to humans

Veronika Mihaylova, Valentina Lyubomirova, Boyan Todorov and Rumyana Djingova

Received: June, 19, 2019; Accepted: August, 23, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Ordinary least squared linear re­gression model for estimation of zinc in wild edible mushroom (Suillus luteus (L.) Roussel)

Miroslava T. Ivanova, Tzenka I. Radoukova, Lilko K. Dospatliev and Maria N. Lacheva

Received: June, 18, 2019; Accepted: August, 23, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Content of Fe and Mn in waters and zebra mussel (Dressena polymorpha) from ovcharitsa dam, Stara Zagora region, Bulgaria

Elica Valkova, Vasil Atanasov and Petya Veleva

Received: November, 27, 2019; Accepted: May, 21, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020


Perspective agriculture cultivation of the bulb onion with drip irrigation

Elena V. Kalmykova, Nikolay Yu. Petrov, Sergey D. Fomin, Olga V. Kalmykova, Elena S. Vorontsova, Tatyana S. Koshkarova and Svetlana V. Ileneva

Received: July, 25, 2019; Accepted: October, 1, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Energy efficiency of sweet corn cultivation at drip irrigation in dependence on depth of plowing, fertilization and plants density

Raisa Vozhehova, Viktor Ushkarenko, Serhii Kokovikhin, Iryna Biliaieva, Pavlo Lykhovyd, Nataliia Lavrenko and Ivan Mrynskyi

Received: June, 5, 2019; Accepted: August, 23, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Blood biochemical profiles of dairy cows and their calves from Bulgarian Black and White Cattle Breed

Atanaska Teneva, Kalin Hristov and Georgi Stoimenov

Received: June, 26, 2019; Accepted: August, 30, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Quality of meat in purebred pigs involved in crossbreeding schemes. I. Chemical composition and quality characteristics of m. Longissimus thoracis

Jivko Nakev, Teodora Popova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

A comparative study of free and immobilized brewing yeast fermentation performance based on kinetic parameters

Luljeta Pinguli, Rozana Troja, Ilirjan Malollari; Vilma Gurazi and Terkida Vaso

Received: January, 28, 2019; Accepted: September, 10, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


Antioxidant activity and sorption characteristics of ready-made mixture with lucuma powder

Adelina Bogoeva, Albena Durakova, Radka Vrancheva and Anton Slavov

Received: July, 17, 2019; Accepted: July, 24, 2019; Published: August, 31, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Innovative harvesting methods about the harvest losses for two machines

Ibrahim J. Hamzah and Salih K. Alwan Alsharifi

Received: August, 20, 2019; Accepted: March, 31, 2020; Published: August, 31, 2020

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AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Regression model of the formation of pasture with programmable productivity of the arid lands of the South-East European of Russia

Mikhail Y. Puchkov; Alexander V. Koshkarov; Maksim A. Lysakov; Konstantin V. Isaev; Elena G. Loktionova; Sergey D. Fomin; Elena S. Vorontsova and Vasily M. Strukov

Received: October, 23, 2019; Accepted: August, 7, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


Performance and forecast of Indonesian pepper exports to Italy

Agus Dwi Nugroho and Imade Yoga Prasada

Received: February, 28, 2020; Accepted: August, 14, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

The state of agriculture in Bulgaria – PESTLE analysis

Mihaela Mihailova

Received: December, 30, 2019; Accepted: February, 14, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Optimization of stocking density and mixture ratio of tilapia and carp in rice-fish culture for higher bio-economic efficiency

Aum Mohai Minur Rahman, Mohammad Parvez Anwar, Ahmed Khairul Hasan, Ainun Nur Jyoti, Mohammad Shahjahan, Mohammad Kamal Uddin and Sabina Yeasmin

Received: April, 8, 2019; Accepted: October, 30, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Efficiency of using stimulating preparations in pre-treatment of spring barley seeds

Sergey V. Mitrofanov and Nikolay N. Novikov

Received: February, 22, 2019; Accepted: December, 12, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Oral toxicity of chitin synthesis inhibitors (CSIs) and plant extracts to rubber termite, Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Rhinotermitidae: Isoptera)

Aran Ngampongsai, Surakrai Permkam, Wisut Sittichaya, Suraphong Saiboon and Kanok Maharat

Received: August, 29, 2019; Accepted: August, 13, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


PLANT SCIENCE

Analysis of mancozeb and carbofuran pesticides residues in the production area of shallot (Allium cepa L. Var. ascalonicum)

Euis Nining, Rizal Sjarief, Zainal Alim Mas’ud, Sobir Sobir and Machfud Machfud

Received: June, 23, 2019; Accepted: August, 27, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


PLANT GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Influence of the water deficit on growth indexes and pests infestation of pepper mutant lines

Boyan Arnaoudov, Dima Markova and Yanina Arnaoudova

Received: April, 8, 2019; Accepted: October, 30, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Grouping and evaluation of cornel-tree varieties according to some pomological indicators

Argir Zhivondov, Neli Keranova and Svetla Pandova

Received: November, 12, 2019; Accepted: January, 6, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


Genotype by environment interaction for grain yield in winter oat

Boryana Dyulgerova and Todorka Savova

Received: February, 1, 2019; Accepted: September, 26, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Combining ability for the grain wet gluten content in durum wheat

Rangel Dragov

Received: April, 8, 2019; Accepted: March, 12, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PROTECTION

Application of monosodium methyl arsenate with diuron herbicide to control the characteristics of glyphosate-resistant Eleusine indica at oil palm plantations

Koko Tampubolon, Edison Purba, Mohammad Basyuni and Diana Sofia Hanafiah

Received: July, 24, 2019; Accepted: August, 22, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


AGROCHEMISTRY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Soil profile distribution of water repellency and relationships with properties and characteristics of Technosols from open-cast mining

Irena Atanassova, Plamen Ivanov, Toma Shishkov, Emil Dimitrov and Martin Banov

Received: December, 11, 2019; Accepted: March, 12, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Effect of herbal supplements (nettle and rosehip) on the sperm quality in Danube White breed boars

Gergana Yordanova, Danail Kanev, Yordan Marchev, Radka Nedeva, Tanya Nikolova and Nadezhda Palova

Received: December, 20, 2018; Accepted: January, 4, 2019; Published: October 31, 2020


Effect of different levels of dietary inclusion of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on growth performance and hematological parameters in broiler birds

Charles O. Osita, Augustine O. Ani, Chika E. Oyeagu, Eunice A. Akuru, Leonard C. Ugwuowo, Valentine C. Udeh and Uzochukwu J. Oliobi

Received: August, 19, 2019; Accepted: September, 26, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Study on the conversion of energy and protein in fattening of Guinea-fowls up to 16 weeks of age by introducing “Clarc of distribution/ transformation”

Dimo Penkov and Matina Nikolova

Received: June, 28, 2019; Accepted: September, 30, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Economic aspects of extruded soybeans’ usage in livestock and poultry

Olena Berbenets, Andriy Pugach and Olesya Lebedenko

Received: November, 12, 2019; Accepted: November, 28, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Growing mulberry silkworm with аrtificial diet with added extract Tribulus terrestris L.

Tsvetelina Nikolova

Received: July, 26, 2019; Accepted: August, 14, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


ANIMAL GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Assessment of genetic diversity in sesame germplasm as an initial material for Bulgarian breeding programs

Stanislav Stamatov and Nikolaya Velcheva

Received: January, 20, 2020; Accepted: February, 24, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


VETERINARY SCIENCE

The quality of goat milk and hygiene management practlices on farms in Vojvodina

Snezana Paskas, Jelena Miocinovic, Mila Savic, Branislav Vejnovic and Zsolt Becskei

Received: May, 11, 2019; Accepted: June, 25, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


Enzootic pneumonia of pigs – diagnostic notes (review)

Roman Pepovich

Received: March, 21, 2019; Accepted: August, 27, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

Influence of enzyme maceration and alcoholic fermentation temperature on the terpenes concentration in Muscat wine distillates

Nadezhda Blagoeva, Ivayla Bazhlekova, Hristo Spasov and George Kostov

Received: September, 13, 2019; Accepted: August, 11, 2020; Published: October, 31, 2020


Monitoring the content of biogenic amines in red wines subjected to malolactic fermentation

Ionel Popescu-Mitroi, Dana Gina Radu, Claudia Mureşan, Andreea Lupitu, Dana Copolovici and Lucian Copolovici

Received: April, 7, 2019; Accepted: September, 12, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


Assessment of extracts from dry fruits of Vaccinium myrtillus L. and Ribes nigrum by regression analysis

Antoaneta Georgieva, Radostina Stefanova and Krasimir Krastev

Received: June, 11, 2019; Accepted: September, 26, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020


AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Identification of parameters of pneumatic and mechanical seeding device under the influence of vacuum

Kateryna Vasylkovska, Oleksii Vasylkovskyi, Serhii Leshchenko, Mykola Sviren and Mykola Moroz

Received: November, 12, 2019; Accepted: November, 22, 2019; Published: October, 31, 2020