Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018

  • A Multistage Regulation Method for the Pad and Fan Cooling System

    Guofeng Han, Xiaolong Feng, Shumei Zhao

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 17 November 2017
    Accepted: 28 November 2017
    Published: 20 December 2017
    Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the abrupt temperature drop problem and its countermeasures of pad and fan cooling system in confined poultry house in summer. The extent and distribution of abrupt temperature drop in a commercial laying-hen house in north China were investigated through field tests. The results showed that over half of pou... Show More
  • The Effect of Human Capital, Social Capital, and Competency on the Empowerment of Bajo Ethnic Community in the Regency of Muna: A Gender Perspective

    Hartina Batoa, La Rianda, Weka Widayati, Dasmin Sidu, Nur Rahmah, Putu Arimbawa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 15 September 2017
    Accepted: 14 October 2017
    Published: 5 January 2018
    Abstract: A study was conducted to analyze the effect of human capital, social capital, and competency on the empowerment of Bajo ethnic from a gender perspective. The study site was Marobo, one of districts in the Regency of Muna. The district was purposely chosen because it had the highest number of Bajo people in that regency. Samples, a total of 88 house... Show More
  • The Effect of Host Density and Viability on Superparasitism Behavior of Trichogramma cacoeciae and T. principium Females

    Muhanad Harba, Imad Idris

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: 29 November 2017
    Accepted: 28 December 2017
    Published: 18 January 2018
    Abstract: Non-choice laboratory experiments were conducted to estimate the influence of host density and viability of codling moth eggs on the superparasitism behavior of Trichogramma principium Sug. et Sor and T. cacoeciae Marchal (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). There was a strong effect of number of emerged offspring of T. principium and T. cacoeciae and... Show More
  • Biological Benefits of Intercropping Maize (Zea mays L) with Fenugreek, Field Pea and Haricot Bean Under Irrigation in Fogera Plain, South Gonder Zone, Ethiopia

    Molla Abate, Getachew Alemayehu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 19-35
    Received: 5 August 2017
    Accepted: 25 August 2017
    Published: 5 February 2018
    Abstract: An on-farm experiment was conducted in the dry season of 2012/2013under irrigation at Jigna rural village of Dera District, South Gonder Zone/Ethiopia. The experiment was conducted to assess the biological benefits of intercropping maize with fenugreek, field pea and haricot bean. A field have a total of 7 treatments, namely three intercropping of ... Show More
  • Changes of Microbial Spoilage Indices Beluga Caviar Processed (Huso Huso) During Storage at -2°C

    Afshin Fahim, Ali Asghar Khanipour, Ghorban Zare Gashti

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 36-38
    Received: 5 September 2017
    Accepted: 26 September 2017
    Published: 5 March 2018
    Abstract: Beluga caviar processed microbial spoilage index changes (Huso huso) under the temperature of -2°C for twenty days were examined. The results showed that with increasing storage time of mesophilic bacteria, coliform and cool significantly reduced. The mean (SD) of mesophilic bacteria from 5.4±0.14 CFU/g at the time of production to 3.1±0.14 CFU/g, ... Show More