Archive Volume 29

Number 1

Agricultural Economics and Management

Pesticide tax – The new challenge in Europe’s green tax policy

Nadezhda Blagoeva and Vanya Georgieva

Received: February, 10, 2022; Approved: May, 04, 2022; Published: February, 2023


How does eliminating the use of pesticides affect technical efficiency in Italian farms?

Nicola Galluzzo

Received: June, 28, 2022; Approved: September, 15, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Agroecology

Agricultural Waste Processing Technology and Its Relationship With the Organic Products Industry

Aleksander Agapkin, Irina Makhotina, Vasiliy Karagodin, Aleksandra Utkina, Sergei Kalachev and Assel Izembayeva

Received: August, 06, 2021; Accepted: November, 04, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Agrochemisty and Soil Science

Fungicides in agriculture and their side effects on soil enzyme activities: a review

Anelia Kenarova and Silvena Boteva

Received: May, 11, 2021; Accepted: September, 10, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Increasing the efficiency of mineral fertilizers by their biological modification

Sergey Vladimirovich Mitrofanov, Nadezhda Vladimirovna Orlova, Dmitriy Andreevich Blagov, Vladimir Sergeevich Teterin, Nikolay Sergeevich Panferov and Mariya Mihaylovna Varfolomeeva

Received: April, 11, 2022; Approved: June, 08, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Plant Science

Effect of organic amendments on soil characteristics and maize biomass in a greenhouse experiment

Maya Benkova, Lyuba Nenova, Tsetska Simeonova, Milena Harizanova and Irena Atanassova

Received: July, 30, 2021; Approved: February, 20, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Results from the testing of the new candidate cotton varieties No. 457 and No. 535

Valentina Dimitrova and Minka Koleva

Received: May, 15, 2021; Approved: September, 16, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Adaptation and coping ability of rice farmers regarding the saltwater intrusion along the upper area of sathing Phra Peninsula of Thailand

Pilaiwan Prapruit, Pornpimon Chuaduangpui and Chanisada Choosuk

Received: June, 20, 2021; Approved: October, 22, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Impact of mineral fertilization on the botanical composition and productivity of a degraded mesophytic meadow in the region of the Central Balkan Mountain

Minko Iliev and Tatyana Bozhanska

Received: October, 21, 2021; Approved: October, 22, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Yield and chemical composition of oriental tobacco as affected by biostimulant application

Radka Bozhinova

Received: March, 24, 2022; Accepted: September, 20, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Plant Genetics

Нordein polymorphism of spring barley genotypes from European-Siberian Genetic center by SDS-PAGE Electrophoresis

Nikolay Neykov and Sonya Doneva

Received: February, 08, 2021; Approved: March, 01, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Animal Science

Growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality of broilers fed diets supplemented with some dry herbs

Pavlina Hristakieva, Magdalena Oblakova, Ivelina Ivanova, Nadia Mincheva, Ivan Penchev, Nikolay Ivanov and Mitko Lalev

Received: April, 06, 2022; Approved: May, 10, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Features in the topography and morphology of the thyroid glands in chickens, turkeys, and ducks

Р. Yonkova, P. Stoyanova, D. Kanakov and E. Vachkova

Received: September, 10, 2022; Accepted: November,11, 2022; Published: February, 2023


The dispersion of Coleoptera in ecological and conventional farming conditions

Vladimír Langraf, Kornélia Petrovičová and Janka Schlarmannová

Received: August, 06, 2021; Accepted: November, 04, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Insecticidal Potential of Eco-friendly Mycoinsecticides for the management of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) under in vitro condition

Fazlullah, Shahid Hussain, Muzammil Farooq, Muhammad Naeem Aslam and Naeem Zada

Received: September, 26, 2022; Accepted: September, 29, 2022; Published: February, 2023


The use of probiotics in spring supplementary feeding of bee colonies

Galina Mishukovskaya, Marat Giniyatullin, Dmitry Shelekhov, Airat Khabirov, Elena Smolnikova and Aygul Naurazbaeva

Received: March, 10, 2022; Approved: July, 08, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Sex ratio of the pupal stage in cocoons with different fluorescence characteristics from silkworm Bombyx mori L. breeds and hybrids

Radostina Guncheva

Received: January, 31, 2023; Accepted: February,01, 2023; Published: February, 2023


Study of the effect of pre-sowing electromagnetic impact on the development of primary root system of cotton seeds after different duration of storage. I. Length of sprout and root

Minka Koleva and Kiril Sirakov

Received: January, 09, 2022; Accepted: April, 08, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Food Science and Technologies

Content of total phenolic compounds, anthocyanins and spectral characteristics of Gamza red wines depending on the alcoholic fermentation conditions

Tatyana Yoncheva, Georgi Kostov and Hristo Spasov

Received: August, 10, 2021; Approved: December, 15, 2021; Published: February, 2023


Antimicrobial activity of Lactobacillus spp against Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 65 38

Guetouache Mourad, Ajazi Flutura C., Medjekal Samir and Guessas Bettache

Received: March, 29, 2022; Approved: August, 02, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Agricultural Technologies

Observation of the Vegetation Processes of Agricultural Crops using Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Dobrudja Region

Asparuh Atanasov, Aleksandrina Bankova and Ginka Zhecheva

Received: April, 13, 2022; Approved: September, 07, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Space-Time Modeling and Forecasting Steppe Soil Fertility Using Geo-Information Systems and Neuro-Technologies

V. Pichura, L. Potravka and N. Stratichuk

Received: April, 14, 2022; Accepted: September, 19, 2022; Published: February, 2023


Improvement of the technological scheme of the implement for strip overseeding of grass seeds and selection of a combined tillage tool for leveling the soil in the strip and seeding

Yuri Polichshuk, Alexei Derepaskin, Yuri Binyukov, Nickolai Laptev and Artem Komarov


Number 2

Agricultural Economics and Management

Willingness to adopt and disseminate projects related to the “twin transition” on an area. The farmer’s perspective

M. Lanfranchi, C. Giannetto, V. Dimitrova and A. De Pascale

Received: February, 21, 2023; Approved: March, 16, 2023; Published: April, 2023 


Perspectives of agricultural cooperatives re-development after Covid 19 pandemic in Slovakia

Denisa Gajdová

Received: February, 11, 2022; Approved: September, 12, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Sustainable agricultural policy strategy through increasing food crop productivity in Indonesia

Hary Satrya Wanto

Received: June, 17, 2022; Approved: January, 17, 2023; Published: April, 2023


Economy and diversity of aquaculture production in Bulgaria: status and trends

Eliza Uzunova, Javor Markov, Angelina Ivanova, Stanka Delcheva and Tania Hubenova

Received: August, 17, 2021; Approved: November, 10, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Production efficiency estimation of Kosovo beef fattening farms

Arben Musliu, Behlul Behluli, Blenda Fazliu, Yllka Dibrani, Shpend Kokolli and Leonart Gashi

Received: December, 16, 2022; Approved: March, 24, 2023; Published: April, 2023


The Bulgarian model of land ownership: the “white plot” phenomenon

Angel Sarov and Diana Kopeva

Received: April, 13, 2022; Approved: June, 15, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Agroecology

Using phytoplankton as a tool for evaluating changes in the ecological status of two Bulgarian reservoirs (2020–2021)

Kostadin Dochin

Received: July, 20, 2022; Approved: November, 14, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Agrochemisty and Soil Science

Factors controlling water-stable macroaggregation of Kastanozems exposed to water erosion

Gergana Kuncheva, Milena Kercheva, Evgeni Enchev, Tsvetina Paparkova and Viktor Kolchakov

Received: September, 17, 2021; Approved: October, 10, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Plant Science

Use of the preparation based on solanum nigrum as a potato yield stimulator

I. Аnikina and K. Issayeva

Received: September, 13, 2021; Approved: December, 13, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Nitrogen use efficiency and yield of broccoli crop fertilized with compost and synthetic fertilizer in arid region of Morocco

Kaoutar Aouass and Lahcen Kenny

Received: February, 06, 2022; Approved: November, 25, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Composition of gluten proteins of hexaploid triticale varieties from different origin

Sonya Doneva, Hristo Stoyanov and Nikolay Neykov

Received: December, 12, 2021; Approved: February, 25, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Influence of economically important diseases and pests on the yield of pepper varieties and breeding lines (Capsicum annuum L.) grown in organic conditions

Penka Filyova, Vinelina Yankova and Velichka Todorova

Received: May, 15, 2022; Approved: May, 25, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Agronomic response of maize hybrids to foliar fertilization with nanosized zinc hydroxy nitrate

E. Kolentsova, A. Mitkov, N. Nguyen, T. Tonev, K. Ivanov

Received: August, 31, 2021; Approved: November, 23, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Influence of irrigation in different phenophases on the chemical composition of soybean grains

Mariya Sabeva, Alexander Matev, Katya Uzundzhalieva, Stanislav Stamatov, Zlatina Ur, Bilyana Harizanova-Petrova, Radost Petrova and Nikolay Minev

Received: February, 17, 2023; Approved: February, 27, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Fatty acids composition and physical characteristics of chickpea seeds

Liana Relina, Oleh Suprun, Liubov Kobyzeva, Olha Vazhenina, Valeriia Kolomatska, Olha Bezuhla, Nina Ilchenko and Liudmyla Vecherska

Received: February, 08, 2022; Approved: August, 16, 2022; Published: April , 2023


Plant Genetics

Dwarfing gene Rht4 and its effects on key agronomic and coleoptile traits in bread wheat

Cigdem Cicek Bulguroglu, Fatma Aykut Tonk, Deniz Istipliler and Muzaffer Tosun

Received: February, 23, 2022; Approved: July, 22, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Morpho-agronomic assessment of genetic diversity among rye accessions using multivariate analyses

G. Desheva and E. Valchinova

Received: August, 27, 2021; Approved: November, 24, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Plant Protection

Study on the chemical composition of alfalfa varieties attacked by Uromyces striatus Schroter

Iliana Ivanova, Diana Marinova, Daniela Kertikova and Anna Ilieva

Received: August, 10, 2021; Approved: December, 09, 2021; Published: April, 2023


Animal Science

Effect of birth type on slaughter characteristics of Ile-de-France lambs

Evgeniya Achkakanova and Ivan G. Penchev

Received: February, 02, 2023; Approved: February, 22, 2023; Published: April, 2023


Partial replacement of maize by root and leaf meal of cassava in diets of laying hens

Tran Thi Hoan and Tu Quang Hien

Received: July, 10, 2022; Approved: August, 05, 2022; Published: April, 2023

Received: October, 08, 2022; Approved: December, 10, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Animal Genetics

Genetic markers associated to improving prolificacy of sheep. A review

Radena Nenova, Ivona Dimitrova, Nevyana Stancheva, Milena Bozhilova-Sakova, Todor Tzonev and Tanya Minkova

Received: October, 08, 2022; Approved: December, 10, 2022; Published: April, 2023


Genetic variability in myostatin (MSTN) and ryanodine (RYR1) receptor genes in crossbred pigs Youna x Pietrain

Radostina Stoykova-Grigorova, Katerina Stefanova and Milena Bozhilova-Sakova

Received: November, 09, 2021; Approved: March, 10, 2022; Published: April , 2023


A new approach for processing and use of sunflower meal

Krum V. Nedelkov

Received: April, 08, 2023; Approved: April, 18, 2023; Published: April, 2023


Food Science and Technologies

Influence of the breed on the physicochemical characteristics, fatty acid composition of sheep’s milk and consumption of biologically active and trans fatty acids in the Rhodopes

Tsonka Odzhakova and Silviya Ivanova

Received: January, 09, 2023; Approved: January, 18, 2023; Published: April, 2023


Number 3

Agricultural Economics and Management

Financial competitiveness of Vetiver crop as compared to traditional crops – An Indian Perspective

Parul Jain and Dr. Suhasini Verma

Received: June, 06, 2022; Approved: February, 02, 2023; Published: June, 2023 


Peculiarities of capitalization of land resources of Ukraine: research methodology

Anatolii Sunduk, Yuliia Shpylova, Yuliia Zhukova, Roman Tretiak, Halyna Shtogryn and Nataliia Tretiak

Received: April, 15, 2023; Approved: May, 12, 2023; Published: June, 2023


Agroecology; Agrochemisty and Soil Science

Effect of using sludge from waste water treatment plants as an organic reserve in agriculture

Svetla Marinova, Martin Banov, Rositsa Georgieva, Daniela Stankova, Ginka Paunova, Vesela Georgieva, Yordan Tachev

Received: April, 21, 2023; Approved: May, 12, 2023; Published: June, 2023


Plant Science

Analysis and evaluation of the quality of fodder from perennial fodder crops in mountain conditions

Tatyana Bozhanska

Received: May, 13, 2022; Approved: September, 07, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Growth rate patterns of introduced flat peach cultivars (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch f. compressa) in nursery

Dimitar Vasilev, Svetoslav Malchev

Received: March, 11, 2022; Approved: August, 10, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity of seven Bulgarian cultivars sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.)

Mariya Georgieva, Simeon Krumov, Teodora Ivanova, Desislava Dimitrova and Rositsa Titorenkova

Received: November, 18, 2021; Approved: January, 07, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Rеaction of newly selected vine forms to gray rot (Botrytis cinerea Pers.)

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

Received: August, 10, 2021; Approved: December, 10, 2021; Published: June, 2023


Competitive relations between young vines and weed species for mineral nutrients uptake in the nursery

Neli Prodanova-Marinova, Irina Staneva and Emil Tsvetanov

Received: June, 14, 2022; Approved: August, 05, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Effect of inoculation of soybean seeds with Bradyrhizobium japonicum on plant development, nodulation and seed yield under conditions of Central North Bulgaria

M. Radkova, A. Iantcheva, G. Naydenova, R. Todorova

Received: November, 15, 2022; Approved: November, 21, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Seed germination of Cyperus obtusatus (J. Presl and C. Presl) Mattf. and Kuk (Cyperaceae)

Roger Henrique Santos Aureliano, Luan Danilo Ferreira de Andrade Melo, João Luciano de Andrade Melo Junior, Lailson Cesar Andrade Gomes, Ana Paula do Nascimento Prata

Received: January, 11, 2023; Approved: May, 25, 2023; Published: June, 2023


Plant Protection

Effectiveness of weed control by tank mixture of herbicides aclonifen and prometryn on sunflower crops

Vitalii Yukhymuk, Mariia Radchenko, Zhanna Guralchuk, Olena Rodzevych, Mariia Khandezhyna and Yevgeniy Morderer

Received: August, 02, 2022; Approved: September, 23, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Allelopathic Effect of Different Solvent Extracts of Turnera subulata Leaves against selected Plants and Weed

Nor Atirah Mohd Aridi, Nornasuha Yusoff, Muhd Arif Shaffiq Sahrir, Mohd Fahmi Abu Bakar, Chuah Tse Seng

Received: March, 21, 2023; Approved: May, 12, 2023; Published: June, 2022


Animal Science

The reproductive performances of Garut ewes at first lambing fed diet different protein and energy balances

Iman Hernaman, Budi Ayuningsih, Tidi Dhalika, Kurnia A. Kamil, Diky Ramdani, Nova Nur Afnita, Nurcholidah Solihati, Dwi Cipto Budinuryanto, Fransiskus Teguh Santoso

Received: April, 09, 2022; Approved: September, 28, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Influence of the inclusion of insect meals on the net utilization of energy and protein in broiler chickens

Mitko Lalev, Dimo Penkov, Pavlina Hristakieva, Magdalena Oblakova, Nadia Mincheva and Ivelina Ivanova

Received: April, 04, 2022; Approved: June, 09, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Weight development and growth intensity of lambs from the Middle Rhodopean and Karakachan breed

Pavel Todorov, Tsonka Odzhakova and Genoveva Staykova

Received: January, 04, 2023; Approved: January, 19, 2023; Published: June, 2023


Earthworm (Annelida: Lumbricidae) records from Pernik region

Hristo Valchovski, Venera Tsolova and Plamen Tomov

Received: December, 14, 2021; Approved: March, 07, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Tannins and flavonoids as feed additives in the diet of ruminants to improve performance and quality of the derived products. A review

Leila Sultanayeva, Saeid Karkehabadi, Galia Zamaratskaia and Yuriy Balji

Received: August, 26, 2022; Approved: September, 18, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Animal Genetics

Polymorphism of MC4R gene in New Zealand White and Californian rabbit breeds

Milena Bozhilova-Sakova, Denis Viryanski, Maya Ignatova, Ivona Dimitrova

Received: January, 20, 2023; Approved: April, 25, 2023; Published: June, 2023


Food Science and Technologies

Food safety status of mussels from Bulgarian coast in regard of marine biotoxins

Zlatina Peteva, Bernd Krock, Stanislava Georgieva, Mona Stancheva and Thomas Max

Received: November, 16, 2021; Approved: January, 16, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Technical aspect method to concentrate Whey milk

El-Sayed Sehsah, Hussin Sorour, Nasr Meawad and Sara Eshaq

Received: August, 20, 2022; Approved: September, 23, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Agricultural Technologies

Levelling machines and its effect on the growth characteristics and productivity for two corn cultivars

Shathar. A. Alaamer, Salih K. Alwan Alsharifi

Received: December, 20, 2021; Approved: August, 05, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Vegetation Data Processes, Registered by Remote Sensing with a Small Aerial Vehicle

Asparuh Atanasov, Aleksandrina Bankova, Ginka Zhecheva

Received: April, 13, 2022; Approved: July, 06, 2022; Published: June, 2023


Number 4

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

Opportunities for delivery of agri-enviromental public goods in Bulgarian agriculture through performance-based contracts

Kristina Todorova and Dimitre Nikolov

Received: Mart, 02, 2022; Approved: April, 29, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Dynamic capabilities for leading industries: proof of export commitment of chocolate products

Gyska Indah Harya, Nuhfil Hanani, Rosihan Asmara and dan Abdul Wahib Muhaimin

Received: January, 13, 2023; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Rediscover of cities as vertical clusters for agricultural needs (objectives) and for specific care in a pandemic condition

Yanko Aleksandrov

Received: December, 3, 2020; Approved: June, 23, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Assessment of the EU market farms sustainability based on a composite sustainability index

Veselin Krustev

Received: January, 19, 2023; Approved: May, 05, 2023; Published: August, 2023


AGROCHEMISTY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Pot experiment to assess soil quality index and rice harvest index in sandy soil using Azolla microphylla and chicken manure

Jauhari Syamsiyah, Luthfi Shobibaturrohmah Afnani, Sudadi, Aktavia Herawati, Mujiyo

Received: July, 21, 2022; Approved: September, 27, 2022; Published: August, 2023


The Hazard of Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield Prediction for Krueng Mane Watershed in Indonesia

Annisa Dini Safira, Azmeri Azmeri, Eldina Fatimah, Asri Syahrial and Tuti Rahmawati

Received: Mart, 06, 2023; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Application of sodium azide for chemical induced mutagenesis of proso millet culture (Panicum miliaceum L.)

Aiym Zeinullina, Aiman Rysbekova, Elmira Dyussibayeva, Irina Zhirnova, Nursaule Zhanbyrshina, Zhazira Zhunusbayeva and SvetlaYancheva

Received: September, 09, 2022; Approved: October, 10, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Agronomic performance and fiber quality of the new cotton varieties Tiara and Melani

Valentina Dimitrova

Received: January, 08, 2023; Approved: February, 06, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Investigation and restoration of land disturbed by industrial activity

Martin Banov

Received: Mart, 12, 2023; Approved: July, 10, 2023; Published: August, 2023


PLANT SCIENCE

Diagnostics and optimisation of mineral nutrition quality of pome fruit crops

Tetiana Maliuk, Pachev Ivan, Liliia Kozlova, Natalia Pcholkina and Liubov Pokopseva

Received: August, 07, 2022; Approved: September, 19, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Quality parameters of applicant tobacco variety Virginia 0842

Hristo Bozukov, Maria Kasheva, Margarita Docheva and Yovcho Kochev

Received: December, 21, 2022; Approved: January, 25, 2023; Published: August, 2023


A review of some cultivation practices affecting the nicotine content of tobacco grown in Bulgaria

Radka Bozhinova

Received: Mart, 24, 2022; Approved: August, 16, 2022; Published: August, 2023


PLANT GENETICS

The effect of salinity on chlorophyll levels in 20 sensitive and tolerant genotypes of wheat bread

Mehdi Zohdi Aghdam and Farzad Jalili

Received: January, 22, 2022; Approved: July, 08, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Phytosanitary state of pea agrophytocenoses under various methods of basic tillage

Oleg Bukin, Andrey Saveliev, Dvitriy Bochkarev, Aleksandr Nikolsky, Aleksandr Kuznetsov and Olesia Savelievа

Received: February, 24, 2022; Approved: Oktober, 10, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Evaluation of the genetic diversity in broad bean (Vicia faba L.) accessions

Valentin Kosev and Natalia Georgieva

Received: April, 17, 2022; Approved: November, 18, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Fruit yield, water and nitrogen use efficiency of tomato under drip irrigation in unheated greenhouse

Galina Patamanska and Ivanka Mitova

Received: June, 06, 2022; Approved: August, 09, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Evaluation of soybean accessions (Glycine max L.) for pod shattering resistance at ripening

Sofiya Petrova, Stoyan Ishpekov, Naiden Naidenov and Stanislav Stamatov

Received: July, 29, 2022; Approved: August, 03, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Impact of summer green pruning on the phenolic content of grapes from Cabernet Franc cultivar

Ferihan Emurlova and Tatyana Yoncheva

Received: June, 01, 2023; Approved: July, 19, 2023; Published: August, 2023


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Effect of adding protected methionine to the ration on hematological indices and biochemical blood parameters in Awassi lambs

Abdulnassir Thanoon Alkhashab, Hanan Waleed Kassim and Thaer Mohammad Abdelalbaki

Received: July, 09, 2022; Approved: September, 15, 2022; Published: August, 2023


ANIMAL GENETICS

Effect of zinc methionine supplementation on biochemical and hematological indices of growing rabbits

Yevhen Dzen, Volodymyr Rosalovsky, Oksana Shtapenko, Olha Slypaniuk and Yuriy Salyha

Received: February, 02, 2022; Approved: December, 21, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Dynamics of leukocytes and cytokines after moderate altitude exposure in pregnant ewes with low and high hematocrit levels

Penka Moneva, Ivan Yanchev and Nikola Metodiev

Received: September, 12, 2022; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Can Facial Expressions and Infrared Thermography Be Used to Measure Positive Emotions in Goats?

Nizar J. Hussein and Assel A. I. Al-Nakshabendy

Received: January, 31, 2023; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: August, 2023


Effect of altitude on some hematological parameters in two Bulgarian local sheep breeds depending also on their body condition score

Ivan Yanchev, Nikola Metodiev, Penka Moneva and Maya Ignatova

Received: June, 02, 2023; Approved: July, 29, 2023; Published: August, 2023


The Egg Production Efficiency Index (EPEI) as an economic indicator for measuring poultry egg production

Hristo Lukanov, Atanas Genchev and Todor Petrov

Received: May, 05, 2023; Approved: July, 19, 2023; Published: August, 2023


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

Net energy and protein utilization along the “feеd with different protein sources – meat” chain in fattening female hybrid turkeis during the grower and finisher periods

Mitko Lalev, Dimo Penkov, Pavlina Hristakieva, Nadia Mincheva, Magdalena Oblakova and Ivelina Ivanova

Received: September, 20, 2022; Approved: Oktober, 10, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Effects of bread waste and Calendula officinalis inclusion on egg production and egg quality

Svetlana Grigorova and Dimo Penkov

Received: May, 17, 2022; Approved: June, 23, 2022; Published: August, 2023

Number 5

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

Interdependence between actors in the system and their role in increasing the performance of agribusiness in Albania – in focus Olive branch

Eglantina Pazaj

Received: Mart, 20, 2022; Approved: January, 16, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Forecasting the competitiveness of the agrarian sector of Ukraine in the conditions of War and European integration

Serhii Kozlovskyi, Tetiana Kulinich, Hennadii Mazur, Natalia Varshavska, Mariia Lushchyk, Illya Khadzhynov and Volodymyr Kozlovskyi

Received: July, 12, 2022; Approved: January, 16, 2023; Published: October, 2023


State aid for excise duty refund of fuels used in agriculture in Bulgaria in the context of the common European green policy

Vanya Georgieva and Nadezhda Blagoeva

Received: June, 24, 2022; Approved: July, 17, 2022; Published: October, 2023


ECOLOGY

Assessment of the impacts of the meteorological drought on the Livestock Sector in the Province of Taza, Morocco

Mohamed Belmahi, Mohamed Hanchane, Bouchta El Khazzan, M’hamed El Mouloudi, Anass Khayati, Ridouane Kessabi and Jaafar El Kassioui

Received: July, 15, 2022; Approved: November, 24, 2022; Published: October, 2023


ECOLOGICAL FARMING

Productivity of sweet sorghum in conditions of ecological production

Stanimir Enchev

Received: August, 08, 2022; Approved: September, 30, 2022; Published: October, 2023


AGROCHEMISTY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Evaluation of soil quality index in different types of land use for Theobroma cacao L. development in Kebonagung subdistrict, Pacitan district

Suko Irawan, Slamet Minardi and Supriyadi

Received: June, 05, 2022; Accepted: October,10, 2022; Published: August, 2023


Effect of the main soil tillage systems on the productivity and yield structural elements of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) – hybrid Deveda

Margarita Nankova and Nina Nenova

Received: September, 02, 2022; Approved: October, 06, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Productivity and stability of grasses in the Middle Balkan Mountains region

Natalia Georgieva, Valentin Kosev and Dimitar Mitev

Received: September, 02, 2022; Approved: September, 29, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation of three-dimensional forces of full-scale mouldboard plow on paddy soil

Irshad Ali Mari, Sher Ali Shaikh, Farman Ali Chandio, Chaudhry Arslan, Fiaz Ahmad and Changying Ji

Received: Mart, 23, 2023; Approved: April, 04, 2023; Published: October, 2023


PLANT SCIENCE

Bulgarian varieties of perennial forage grasses developed at the Institute of Forage crops – Pleven

Aneliya Katova

Received: Mart, 04, 2023; Approved: April, 15, 2023; Published: October, 2023


PLANT GENETICS

Macronutrient content and export with biomass and lysimetric water from a field experiment with barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) grown as after-effect

Lyuba Nenova, Tsetska Simeonova, Maya Benkova and Irena Atanassova

Received: April, 15, 2022; Approved: October, 10, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Comparative biometric characteristics of the organs in the female part of the flower in seedless varieties of vines (Vitis vinifera L.)

Venelin Roychev and Neli Keranova

Received: July, 04, 2022; Approved: August, 08, 2022; Published: October, 2023


The study of the utilization of wuluh starfruit (Averrhoa bilimbi L.) in cottage cheese from goat milk prepared with acidification method based on physicochemical properties and organoleptic evaluation

I. Ketut Budaraga, Rera Aga Salihat and Eddwina Aidila Fitria

Received: September, 05, 2022; Approved: October, 03, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Preliminary report on stem and root rot, a novel disease of cultivated Mursalitza mountain tea (Sideritis scardica Griseb.), first observed in Bulgaria

T. D. Vatchev and I. T. Yanashkov

Received: October, 04, 2022; Approved: June, 05, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Improvement of fatty acid profile in breads supplemented with chestnut, pumpkin, and rosehip flours

Petya Ivanova, Denka Zlateva, Rosen Chochkov and Dana Stefanova

Received: September, 05, 2022; Approved: October, 10, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Technological characteristic, aromatic profile and biological potential of wines from the local white wine variety Kokorko

Tatyana Yoncheva, Dimitar Dimitrov, Lambrin Topuzliev and Dimitar Dimov

Received: November, 03, 2022; Approved: December, 14, 2022; Published: October, 2023


First report of Fusarium asiaticum and Fusarium incarnatum in Algeria, and evaluation of their pathogenicity on wheat crown rot

Hamza Bouanaka, Ines Bellil, Djamila Benouchenne, Gema Nieto and Douadi Khelifi

Received: October, 08, 2022; Approved: October, 10, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Methods to improve degraded grass stands of crested wheatgrass (Agropyron pectiniforme) in northern-eastern steppe zone of Kazakhstan

Altinay Kukusheva, Zibagul Kakezhanova, Uakhitov Zhastlek, Sarbasov Ardager and Beybit Nasiyev

Received: February, 12, 2023; Approved: June, 29, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Phenotypic diversity and fruit characterization of eggplant (S. melongena L.) landraces in IPGR, Sadovo genebank

Veselina Masheva, Katya Uzundzhalieva and Mariya Sabeva

Received: Mart, 23, 2023; Approved: July, 04, 2023; Published: October, 2023


ANIMAL SCIENCE

Population and geographical distribution analysis of the Rhodope Tsigai sheep

Zhivko Duchev and Tsonka Odjakova

Received: May, 05, 2023; Approved: June, 23, 2023; Published: October, 2023


ANIMAL GENETICS

Effect of inclusion insect meals in feed on performance, blood biochemical and immune parameters of layer hens

Mitko Lalev, Nadya Mincheva, Pavlina Hristakieva, Ivelina Ivanova and Magdalena Oblakova

Received: May, 16, 2022; Approved: August, 03, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Isolation and molecular characterization of Fusarium solani as a causal agent of Fusarium wilt on cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

Adnan A. Lahuf, Rajaa G. Abdalmoohsin and Zainab L. Hameed

Received: September, 04, 2022; Approved: October, 05, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Screening of Inverdale (FecXI), Hanna (FecXH), Belclare (FecXB), Galway (FecXG) and Boorola (FecB) mutations in Karayaka sheep breed

Koray Kirikci, Levent Mercan and Mehmet Akif Cam

Received: November, 03, 2022; Approved: January, 10, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Nanoinsecticide toxicity of the essential oil of Eucalyptus camaldulensis toward date palm white scale insect Parlatoria blanchardii

Naser Aldosary, Ihab Alnajim, Fatima A. Hasan and Muhammad A. Al-Darwish

Received: November, 30, 2022; Approved: December, 12, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Study of the relationship between fluorescence type and percentage content of good-quality cocoons of the silkworm Bombyx mori L. breeds and hybrids

Radostina Guncheva

Received: June, 05, 2023; Approved: September, 02, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Production performance of laying hens crossed between Choi and Luong Phuong chickens

Tu Trung Kien, Tu Quang Hien, Vu Hoai Son and Tu Quang Trung

Received: April, 24, 2023; Approved: September, 10, 2023; Published: October, 2023


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

Factors influencing climate change adaptation practices and their impacts on food security dimensions in horticultural crops evaluated using PLS-SEM analysis

Saeede Sadat Ebrahimi, Farhad Lashgharara, Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi and Maryam Omidi Najafabadi

Received: May, 24, 2020; Approved: November, 17, 2020; Published: October, 2023


AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES

Energy independent temperature sensor with fiber optic interface for application in agriculture

Yanka Ivanova, Svetoslav Ivanov and Rosen Bozhilov

Received: July, 05, 2022; Approved: October, 12, 2022; Published: October, 2023


Architectural and construction solutions for the technological spaces of agricultural clusters located in an arcology skyscraper

Yanko Aleksandrov

Received: December, 04, 2020; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: October, 2023


Number 6

AGROCHEMISTY AND SOIL SCIENCE

Survey of geological materials for the purpose of reclamationct

Martin Banov

Received: April, 12, 2023; Approved: August, 16, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Irrigation rate and fertilization as factors determining yield in tomatoes – mid-early outdoor production

E. V. Dimitrov, Iv. Mitova and V. Branicheva

Received: July, 27, 2023; Approved: October, 10, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Agricultural waste utilization for biomethane and algae-based fertilizer production for circular economy

Venelin Hubenov, Juliana Ivanova, Lilyana Nacheva and Lyudmila Kabaivanova

Received: March, 07, 2023; Approved: June, 03, 2023; Published: December, 2023


PLANT SCIENCE

Phytoecological distribution of plant communities of two dominant tree species and their dendrochronological analysis in Jhika Gali, Murree, Pakistan

Syeda Wajeeha Naqvi, Sohaib Muhammad, Muhammad Tayyab, Zaheer-ud-din Khan, Hassan Nawaz, Amir Ali, Muhammad Hasnain, Zarghaam Khan and Mahrukh

Received: September, 13, 2022; Approved: October, 31, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Evaluation resistance to detach the pod’s pedicels of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) accessions, part of the Bulgarian chickpea collection

Sofiya Petrova, Stanislav Stamatov, Naiden Naidenov and Stoyan Ishpekov

Received: October, 12, 2022; Approved: October, 30, 2022; Published: December, 2023


PLANT PROTECTION

Bioagent and plant extract strategy of control against root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) of greenhouse cucumber

Dima Markova, Vinelina Yankova, Zhenya Ilieva, Iliyan Iliev, Donka Draganova and Boyan Arnaoudov

Received: July, 13, 2022; Approved: July, 20, 2022; Published: December, 2023


PLANT GENETICS

Nitrogen balance at the maize cultivation in Southern Bulgaria under anthropogenic loading

Tsetska Simeonova, Lyuba Nenova, Maya Benkova and Irena Atanassova

Received: May, 11, 2022; Approved: July, 15, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Evaluation of the resistance to P. triticina of Bulgarian common and durum wheat cultivars under controlled conditions and in infection

Vanya Ivanova and Svetlana Boyadzhieva

Received: July, 18, 2022; Approved: August, 04, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Gas exchange, carbon metabolism and biomass in Clusia grandiflora submitted to water deficit and evaluation periods

Neire Maria Mendes Ferreira, Alexandre de Moraes Ferreira, Daniele Monteiro Ribeiro, Luma Castro de Souza, Vitor Resende do Nascimento, Glauco André dos Santos Nogueira, Candido Ferreira de Oliveira Neto, Pedro Silvestre da Silva Campos, Benedito Gomes dos Santos Filho and Gabriel Gustavo Tavares Nunes Monteiro

Received: August, 04, 2022; Approved: June, 12, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Test of bio-insecticidal activity of tobacco extracts against Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Zheko Radev and Liliya Stoyanova

Received: September, 22, 2022; Approved: October, 16, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Mutagenesis as tool for enhancement of fatty acid composition of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)

Marina Marcheva, Mariana Petkova and Stefka Atanassova

Received: September, 30, 2022; Approved: October, 25, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Differences in seedling age in several lowland varieties of cauliflower (Brassica oleraceae L.) for cultivation development efforts in Kabupaten Karawang

Devie Rienzani Supriadi, Rika Yayu Agustini, M. Januar Ibnu Adham, Winda Rianti and Elia Azizah

Received: October, 04, 2022; Approved: November, 11, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Application of genotype by yield* trait biplot approach for selection of winter barley varieties

Nikolay Dyulgerov and Boryana Dyulgerova

Received: October, 18, 2022; Approved: November, 11, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Fusarium species producers of trichothecenes in wheat – characteristics and control – Review

Daniela Stoeva, Deyana Gencheva, Rozalina Yordanova and Georgi Beev

Received: October, 11, 2023; Approved: October, 16, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Mechanisms of inheritance in durum wheat genotypes

Krasimira Taneva, Rangel Dragov, Spasimira Nedyalkova and Violeta Bozhanova

Received: October, 20, 2023; Approved: November, 13, 2023; Published: December, 2023


ANIMAL GENETICS

Effect of different cryoprotectants, equilibration time, and warming regimens on canine spermatozoa after vitrification using coconut water extender

Boyana Ivanova and Anton Antonov

Received: July, 14, 2022; Approved: July, 22, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Endocrine responses to moderate altitude hypoxia in pregnant Ile de France sheep with low or high basal hematocrit levels

Penka Moneva, Ivan Yanchev and Nikola Metodiev

Received: August, 01, 2022; Approved: October, 04, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Impact of some enzymes and probiotic mixture on milk production, components and some blood traits in Awassi ewes

Nadia M. Al-Shaar, Muthanna F. Al-Juwari, Ali M. Saadi and Omar D. Almallah

Received: September, 28, 2022; Approved: October, 31, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Genetic diversity analysis of the Rhodope Shorthorn cattle breed based on SSR markers

Milena Bozhilova-Sakova, Denis Viryanski, Atanaska Teneva, Tsvetoslav Koynarski, Elena Todorovska and Ivona Dimitrova

Received: November, 02, 2022; Approved: December, 06, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Biology and control of fig leaf worm Ocnerogyia amanda Stgr. (Lymantridae: Lepidoptera)

Ekhlas Z. Mohammed

Received: June, 08, 2022; Approved: August, 16, 2023; Published: December, 2023


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES

Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for detection of tomato mottle mosaic virus

Morteza Haghi, Songul Yalcin Ates, Pakize Gok Guler, Oner Celebi and Gozde Turkoz Bakirci

Received: December, 01, 2022; Approved: June, 06, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Antioxidant capacity of herbal teas from Bulgarian market

Elena Shopova, Sergei Ivanov, Liliana Brankova, Daniela Moyankova, Desisslava Georgieva, Djovani Polizoev and Dimitar Djilianov

Received: October, 13, 2022; Approved: May, 20, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Effect of spraying dates with nano-zinc on some characteristics of quality, viability and emergence of maize

Adawiya Sajid Mustafa Al-Rawi, Mustafa J. Al-Khafaji and Saddam Hakeem Cheyed

Received: October, 22, 2022; Approved: November, 16, 2022; Published: December, 2023


Evaluation of grain yield and quality traits and identification of seed storage protein alleles in durum wheat genotypes

Sonya Donevа, Krasimira Tanevа, Rangel Dragov and Violeta Bozhanova

Received: July, 27, 2023; Approved: September, 12, 2023; Published: December, 2023


Biologically active and trans fatty acids in cow’s milk and Bulgarian kashkaval

Silviya Ivanova, Pavel Tododrov, Atanaska Zgurova and Tsonka Odzhakova

Received: March, 02, 2023; Approved: June, 06, 2023; Published: December, 2023