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