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2014 - Volume 4 [Issue 11 (November)]

Contents

Original-research-article

Field Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Thermotherapy against Cassava Mosaic Disease in Central African Republic

 

Innocent Zinga1,2,3*, Frédéric Chiroleu1, Emmanuel Kamba2, Charlotte Giraud-Carrier1, Mireille Harimalala1, Ephrem Kosh Komba2, Simplice Yandia2, Silla Semballa2, Bernard Reynaud1, Jacques Dintinger1, Pierre Lefeuvre1 and Jean-Michel Lett1

1CIRAD, UMR PVBMT, Plant Protection Center, 97410 Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island, France.
2Laboratory of Biological and Agricultural Sciences for Development (LBSAD), University of Bangui, BP908 Bangui, Central African Republic.
3University of Reunion, UMR PVBMT, Plant Protection Center, 97410 Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island, France.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Masayuki Fujita, Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan.

Reviewers:

(1) Djodji K. Adjata, University of Lomé, Togo.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4648

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1232-1241 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/10275

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Original-research-article

Maize Response to Competition from Speargrass (Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeuschel) Regrowth I: Species Growth Relationship, Yield and Yield Components

 

Udensi E. Udensi1*, Ochekwu Edache Benard2 and David Chikoye3

1Department of Crop and Soil Science, University of Port Harcourt, P. M. B 5323, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
2Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, University of Port Harcourt, P.M. B 5323, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
3International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), P.O. Box 310142, Lusaka, Zambia.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Lanzhuang Chen, Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Environment and Horticulture, Minami Kyushu University, Miyazaki, Japan.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Brahima Kone, Felix Houphouet Boigny University, Côte d’Ivoire

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4649

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1242-1255 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/9028

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Original-research-article

Correlation and Path Coefficients Analysis between Morphological Characteristics and Conservable Grain Yield of Sweet and Super Sweet Corn (Zea Mays L. var. Saccharata) Varieties

 

Atena Rahmani1*, Majid Nasrolah Alhossini1 and Saeed Khavari Khorasani2

1Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran.
2Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, (SPII) Khorasan Razavi Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Center, Mashhad, Iran.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Department of Agronomy, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Joseph K. Laary, Bolgatanga Polytechnic, Ghana.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4693

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1256-1267 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/7031

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Original-research-article

Participatory On-farm Evaluation of Some Storage Methods and Grain Protectants on Quality Characteristics of Maize (Zea mays L.)

 

Issah Sugri1*, Osei-Agyeman Yeboah2, John K. Bidzakin1, Cephas Naanwaab2, Stephen K. Nutsugah1 and James M. Kombiok1

1CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 52, Tamale, Ghana.
2School of Agriculture and Environmental Science, North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, 1601 E Market Street, Greensboro NC 27411, USA.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Özge Çelik, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Kultur University, Turkey.

Reviewers:

(1) Mohammed Suleiman, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Nigeria.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4763

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1268-1279 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/10704

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Original-research-article

Biochemical and Phytochemical Properties of Cola acuminata Varieties

 

O. A. Abiodun1*, A. M. Oyekanmi2 and O. J. Oluoti1

1Department of Food Science and Technology, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Nigeria.
2Department of Applied Science, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Moreira Martine Ramon Felipe, Departamento de Enxeñaría Química, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

(2) Dr. Monica Rosa Loizzo, Department of Pharmacy, Health Sciences and Nutrition of University of Calabria, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4764

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1280-1287 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/10223

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Original-research-article

Innovative Agricultural Technology Dissemination: Finding a New Use for Motor Tricycles

 

Prince Maxwell Etwire1*, Wilson Dogbe1, Edward Martey1, Robert Owusu1 and James Fearon2

1Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, P. O. Box TL 52, Tamale, Ghana.
2University for Development Studies, Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale, Ghana.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Edward Wilczewski, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

(2) Javier Alarcon Lopez, School of Engineering, University of Almería La Cañada de San Urbano, Spain.

(3) Frantisek Brazdik, Charles University, Czech Republic.

(4) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) K. K. Bolarinwa, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4765

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1288-1304 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/ajea/2014/9959

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Original-research-article

Efficacy of Microwave Irradiation on the Postharvest Control of Cowpea Bruchid, (Callosobruchus maculatus) Coleoptera: Bruchidae on Stored Cowpea

 

Christopher Ogbuji Echereobia1, Elechi Franca Asawalam2*, Kingsley Chidi Emeasor2, Ifedioramma Eugene Nwana2 and Kiethran Sahayaraj3
1Department of Crop Science and Technology Federal University of Technology Owerri, P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
2Department of Plant Health Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, P.M.B. 7267, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.
3Crop Protection Research Centre, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Palayamkottai 627002 Tamil Nadu, India.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Peter A. Roussos, Assis. Professor, Agricultural University of Athens,Lab. Pomology, Greece.

Reviewers:

(1) Nkeki Kamai, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria.

(2) S. K. Rai, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4820

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1305-1313 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10474

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Original-research-article

Yield Increase as Influenced by Transplanting of Sweet Maize (Zea mays L. saccharata)

 

P. Sánchez Andonova1, J. Rattin1 and A. Di Benedetto1,2*

1Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, National University of Mar del Plata, Route 226, km. 73.5 (B7620ZAA), Balcarce, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2Faculty of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires, Avenida San Martín 4453 (C1417DSE), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Peter A. Roussos, Lab. Pomology, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4859

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1314-1329 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/11077

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Original-research-article

Comparative Effect of Pig Manure and NPK Fertilizer on Agronomic Performance of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill)

 

O. E. Awosika1, M. A. Awodun2* and S. O. Ojeniyi2

1National Directorate of Employment, Akure Ondo State, Nigeria.
2Department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B 704 Akure, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Florence Mtambanengwe, Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Engineering, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4870

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1330-1338 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/3959

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Original-research-article

Variation in Growth and Linear Body Measurements of Rabbits Due to Generation Differences, Housing Systems, Sex and Season

 

O. Y. Ayo-Ajasa1, A. B. J. Aina1, B. O. Agaviezor2*, M. O. Ozoje3 and O. S. Sowande1

1Department of Animal Production and Health, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
2Department of Animal Science and Fisheries, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
3Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) A. J. Yunusa, Kabba College of Agriculture, Nigeria.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4893

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1339-1347 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/6745

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Original-research-article

Some Flow Properties of Cassava Mash in Handling

 

Peter Kolawole1*, Adebayo Abass1, Leo Agbetoye2, Simon Ogunlowo2 and Emmanuel Ozigbo1

1Post-Harvest Engineering, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Ibadan, Nigeria.
2Agricultural Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Edward Wilczewski, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Reviewers:

(1) Olapeju O. Phorbee, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria.

(2) Leke Oluwole, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/4979

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1348-1354 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/8596

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Original-research-article

Gibberellic Acid (GA3), an Influential Growth Regulator for Physiological Disorder Control and Protracting the Harvesting Season of Sweet Orange

 

Rizwan Ullah1,2*, Muhammad Sajid2, Ghulam Nabi3, Husain Ahmad2,4, Abdur Rab2, Faheem Ahmed Khan5, Muhammad Shahab2, Hizar Subthain6, Shah Fahad7 and Aziz Khan7

1Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Biology (MOE), Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China.
2Department of Horticulture, University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan.
3Department of Horticulture, University of Agriculture (Amir Muhammad Khan Campus) Mardan, Pakistan.
4College of Horticulture, Northwest A and F University, yangling, shaanxi, China 712100
5Molecular Biotechnology, Laboratory of Triticeae crops HZAU Wuhan, China.
6National Key Laboratory of crop genetic improvement and centre of plant gene research, HZAU Wuhan 430070, China.
7National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, MOA Key Laboratory of Crop Ecophysiology and Farming System in the Middle

Reaches of the Yangtze River, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei 430070, China.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Lanzhuang Chen, Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Environment and Horticulture, Minami Kyushu University, Miyazaki, Japan.

Reviewers:

(1) Some Koussao, Burkina Faso.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5002

 

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10822

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Original-research-article

Assessment of Price Transmission and Market Integration of Pawpaw and Leafy Telfairia in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

 

Glory E. Edet1*, Sunday B. Akpan1 and Ini-Mfon V. Patrick2

1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Akwa Ibom State University, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Hassen B. Hussien, Department of Agricultural Economics, Wollo University, Ethiopia.

(2) Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Department of Agronomy, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Reviewers:

(1) Aklilu Nigussie, Ethiopian Institutes of Agricultural Research, Ethiopia.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5003

 

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10839

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Original-research-article

Dietary Crystalline DL-Methionine Supplementation of Oilseed Meal-Based Diets: Effects on Growth and Feed Utilization of Juvenile Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.)

 

N. W. Agbo1*, N. Madalla2 and K. Jauncey3

1Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
2Department of Animal Science and Production, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
3Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, Stirling, UK.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Renata Guimarães Moreira-Whitton, Departamento de Fisiologia - Instituto de Biociências-USP, Cidade Universitária, Brazil.

Reviewers:

(1) Onder Yildirim, Mu─čla University, Turkey.

(2) Wagner Loyola, The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Brazil.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5030

 

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10260

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Original-research-article

Host Suitability of Cut-Flowers to Meloidogyne spp. and Population Dynamics of M. hapla on the rootstock Rosa corymbifera ˈLaxa

 

Beira-Hailu Meressa1,2, Heinz-Wilhelm Dehne2 and Johannes Hallmann1*

1Julius Kühn-Institut, Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Toppheideweg 88, D-48161, Münster, Germany.

2Institute for Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), Department of Phytomedicine, University of Bonn, Nußallee 9, D-53115, Germany.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Lanzhuang Chen, Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Environment and Horticulture, Minami Kyushu University, Miyazaki, Japan.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) E. A. Tzortzakakis, National Agricultural Research Foundation, Greece.

(3) Fatemeh Gharabadiyan, Payam Noor University, Iran.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5031

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1397-1409 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10884

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Original-research-article

Effects of Soyabean Oil and Garlic-in-Water Supplementation on Performance, Carcass Trait, Organs Weight, Haematology, and Serum Cholesterol Content of Finisher Broiler Chickens

 

O. B. Jegede1, G. E. Onibi2 and O. A. Ogunwole1*

1Department of Animal Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
2Department of Animal Production and Health, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Zhen-Yu Du, School of Life Science, East China Normal University, China.

Reviewers:

(1) Brendan I. Odo, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5057

 

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DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10542

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Original-research-article

Application of Phosphorus Fertilizer on Soybean [(Glycine max L. (Merril)] Inoculated with Rhizobium and its Economic Implication to Farmers

 

B. D. K. Ahiabor1, S. Lamptey2*, S. Yeboah3 and V. Bahari2
1CSIR - Savanna Agricultural Research Institute P. O. Box 52, Tamale, Ghana.
2Department of Agronomy, University for Development Studies P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale, Ghana.
3CSIR-Crops Research Institute P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Marco Aurelio Cristancho, National Center for Coffee Research, CENICAFÉ, Colombia.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Mónica Guadalupe Lozano Contreras, National Institute of Forest Research Agricultural and Livestock (INIFAP), Mexico.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Sezer Sahin, Turkey.

(5) Anonymous.

(6) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5103

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1420-1434 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10400

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Original-research-article

Effects of Gamma Irradiation on Seeds Germination, Plantlets Growth and In vitro Antimalarial Activities of Phyllanthus odontadenius Müll Arg

 

Rufin Kikakedimau Nakweti1, Sébastien Luyindula Ndiku1, Véronique Sinou2, Félicien Lukoki Luyeye3*, Théophile Mbemba Fundu4, Déogratias Mutambel Hity5, Richard Cimanga Kanianga6,7 and Aimé Diamuini Ndofunsu1

1Commissariat General Atomic Energy Regional Center for Nuclear Studies in Kinshasa (CGEA/CREN-K.)/Kinshasa, Division of Life Sciences, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, DR Congo.
2Institute of Biomedical Research of the Armed Forces (IRBA), Marseille, France.
3Department of Biology Faculty Science, Laboratory of Plant Ecology and Systematics. University of Kinshasa, DR Congo.
4Université Kinshasa, Faculty Science, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Biochemistry of Nutrition and Food, DR Congo.
5Commissariat General Atomic Energy/Regional Center for Nuclear Studies in Kinshasa (CGEA/CREN-K.), Division of Life Sciences, Department of Microbiology, DR Congo.
6Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B-2610, Antwerp, Belgium.
7Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, B.P. 212, Kinshasa XI, DR Congo.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Özge Çelik, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Kultur University, Turkey.

(2) Lanzhuang Chen, Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Environment and Horticulture, Minami Kyushu University, Miyazaki, Japan.

(3) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Li-Chen, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan.

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

(4) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5104

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1435-1457 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/8631

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Original-research-article

Performance, Hematology and Serum Biochemical Indices of Broiler Chickens Fed Toasted Sesame Seed (Sesamum indicum, Linn) Meal Based-Diets

 

O. A. Ogunwole1*, A. B. Omojola1, A. P. Sajo1 and B. C. Majekodunmi1

1Animal Nutrition Unit, Department of Animal Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Monica Rosa Loizzo, Department of Pharmacy, Health Sciences and Nutrition of University of Calabria, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Eman Mohamed Abdo, Alexandria University, Egypt.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Ojebiyi Olusegun Ojeniyi, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria.

(5) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5113

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1458-1470 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10502

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Original-research-article

Effect of Some Plant Methanol Extracts on Egg Hatching and Juvenile Mortality of Root-Knot Nematode Meloidogyne incognita

 

Faruk Akyazi1*

1Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ordu University, 52200, Turkey.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Department of Agronomy, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Mohamed Salah Eldin Hassan Khalil, Egypt.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/5114

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 1471-1479 Article Metrics

DOI : 10.9734/AJEA/2014/10525

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