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JJBS Volume 8

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Number 1

Number 2

Number 3

Number 4



Editorial Preface


Contents of Number 1

Influencing the Contents of Secondary Metabolites in Spice and Medicinal Plants by Deliberately Applying Drought Stress during their Cultivation

Ahmad Al-Gabbiesh, Maik Kleinwächter and Dirk Selmar

The Association between Anti-Oxidant/Redox Status and Sister Chromatid Exchanges in Down Syndrome Individuals

May F. Sadiq, Abdelrahim A. Hunaiti,  Almuthanna K. Alkaraki and   Ruba A. Alfassed

Immunodominant Semen Proteins III: IgG1 and IgG4 Linkage in Female Immune Infertility

Andrea Brazdova , Helene Senechal, Gabriel Peltre, Jarmila Zidkova, Zdenka Ulcova-Gallova, Srinivas Kaveri  and Pascal Poncet

Application of Fermentation Technology to Use Slaughterhouse Blood as Potential Protein Supplement in Fish Feed

Ayan Samaddar and Anilava Kaviraj

Mangrove Health Card: A Case Study on Indian Sundarbans

Abhijit Mitra, Prosenjit Pramanick, Shankhadeep Chakraborty, Pardis Fazli and Sufia Zaman

A specific Haplotype Framework Surrounds the Omani Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) mutation S549R

Uwe W Fass , Majid Al Salmani, Ganji Shivalingam,Kallesh Hebba, Catherine Norrish, Fiona Clark, Thomas A Heming and Saleh Al Khusaibi

An Evaluation of the Nutrients and Some Anti-nutrients in Silkworm, Bombyxmori L. (Bombycidae: Lepidoptera)

Olumuyiwa T. Omotoso

The Effect of Simulated Acid Rain on Plant Growth Component of Cowpea(Vigna unguiculata) L. Walps

Bridget O. Odiyi and Adekunle O. Eniola

The Influence of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on the Red Blood Cells Photohemolysis Sensitized with Photofrin: Temperature Effect

Mohammad-Ali H. Al-Akhras and Duaa J. Al-Khalili

Evaluating the Genetic Relatedness within Lupinus pilosus L. Species Based on RAPD Analysis

Ibrahim M. AlRawashdeh and Nasab Q. AlRawashdeh

A Comparison between the Anti-microbial Activity of Native Propolis and the Anti-microbial Activity of Imported Ones against Different Health Microbes

Amal A. Al-Abbadi, Ihab H. Ghabeish , Mazen A. Ateyyat , Azmi D. Hawari  and Salah-Eddin A. Araj

Presumptive Secondary Ethylene Glycol (Antifreeze) Toxicity in a Turkey Vulture (A Case Report)

Wael M. Hananeh  and Rudy Bauer

Contents of Number 2

A New Challenge in the Academic World: Earning Real Money and Eminence by Paper Publishing
Mehdi Dadkhah,Nelson Elias , Mohammad Davarpanah Jazi, Valentina Christova-Bagdassarian and Khaled H. Abu Elteen
The Effect of Citronella Essential Oil on Controlling the Mango Red-Banded Caterpillar, Noorda albizonalis Hampson (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
Mizu Istianto and Albertus Soemargono
Probiotic Properties of Lactobacillus Species Isolated from Local Traditional Fermented Products
Adel M. Mahasneh, Sarah Hamdan and Sari A. Mahasneh
The Inhibitory Effects of Human, Camel and Cow’s Milk against Some Pathogenic Fungi in Iraq
Batool I. Dheeb ,Nada H. Al-Mudallal, Zainab A. Salman, Muhammed Ali, Mohammed A. Nouri, Hiba T. Hussain and Shamam S. Abdulredha
Oviposition Deterrent and Egg Hatchability Suppression of Secamone afzelii (Schult) K. Schum Leaf Extract on Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Jacobs M. Adesina and Thomas I. Ofuya
The Effect of Dry Extract of Derris elliptica Stem on some Enzymatic Changes in the Plasma of African Catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822)
Ochuko E. Jessa, Robert B. Ikomi and Samuel O. Asagba
The Impact of Cassava Effluent on the Microbial and Physicochemical Characteristics on Soil Dynamics and Structure
Etinosa O. Igbinosa and Ozede N. Igiehon
Genetic Diversity and Variability in Landraces for Key Agro-economic traits in Vegetable Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa var. sabdariffa L.)
Thirupathi R. Medagam , Hameedunnisa Begum, Nallamothu H. Rao1,Sunil Neelam, Someswara R. Pandravada and Sivaraj Natarajan
Antimicrobial Activity of Secondary Metabolites from a Soil Bacillus sp. 7B1 Isolated from South Al-Karak, Jordan
Hashem Al-Saraireh, Wael A. Al-Zereini and Khaled A. Tarawneh
Tramadol-Induced Liver and Kidney Toxicity among Abusers in Gaza Strip, Palestine
Abdelraouf A. Elmanama , Noor E. S. Abu Tayyem, Hend N. Essawaf and Ikram M. Hmaid
The Chemical Composition and the Antibacterial Properties of Ruta graveolens L. Essential Oil Grown in Northern Jordan
Jehad M.Al-Shuneigat , Ibrahim N.Al-Tarawneh, Mahmoud A.Al-Qudah,Sameeh A.Al-Sarayreh, Yousef M. Al-Saraireh and Khalid Y. Alsharafa
Comparative Studies on the Phytochemical Composition, Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Activities of Methanol Leaf Extracts of Spondias mombin and Polyathia longifolia
Ehimwenma S.Omoregie and Ehigbai I. Oikeh
Phytosociological Analysis and Species Diversity of Herbaceous Layer in Rashad and Alabassia Localities, South Kordofan State, Sudan
Ismail M. Ismail and Alawia A. ELawad
Anti-Urolithiatic and Anti-Oxidant Effects of Fenugreek on Ethylene Glycol-Induced Kidney Calculi in Rats
Mudhir S. Shekha , Trifa F. Ismail and Falah M. Aziz

Contents of Number 3

Malignant Ovine Theileriosis (Theileria lestoquardi): A Review

Ahmed H. El Imam and Khalid M. Taha

Inheritance Pattern of Metric Characters Affecting Grain Yield in Two Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Crosses Under Rainfed Conditions

Zine El Abidine Fellahi ,Abderrahmane Hannachi, Hamenna Bouzerzour  and Abdelkader Benbelkacem

Susceptibility Tests on Insecticides Used to Control Mosquitoes in Jordan

Khalil A. Kanani, Ahmad Katbeh-Bader , Mohammed Al-Abdallat and  Bassam Shadfan

Ameliorative Effect of Different Concentrations of Mushroom (Pleurotus tuberregium) on Lipid Profile of Wistar Albino Rats Induced by Lead Nitrate

Ben J. Enagbonma , Tawari-Fufenyi Prekeyi, Ekaye Sese-Owei and  Osemwengie Omorefosa

Recent Collection of Sandflies of the Genus Phlebotomus (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Jordan, with a Checklist of Previous Records

Khalil A. Kanani, Zuhair S. Amr , Bassam Shadfan and Mohmmed Al-Abdallat

Partial Purification and Characterization of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Degrading Bacteria Harboring Alpha Ketoglutarate Dioxgenase Enzyme

Etinosa O. Igbinosa

Choking Among Infants and Young Children

Emad M. Abdullat,   Hasan A. Ader-Rahman, Rayyan Al Ali and Arwa A. Hudaib

Production of Citric Acid by Aspergillus niger Using Sugarcane Molasses as Substrate

Shami E. A. Bakhiet and Ehood A. I. Al-Mokhtar

Molds Associated with Olive Fruits Infested with Olive Fruit Fly (Bactrocera oleae) and their Effects on Oil Quality

Nofal S. Al-Ameiri, Muwaffaq R. Karajeh and Samer Y. Qaraleh

Comparative Genotoxicity of Herbicide Ingredients Glyphosate and Atrazine on Root Meristem of Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)

Girjesh.Kumar and  Akanksha Srivastava

Cigarette Smoking Risks on Blood Indices and Liver Enzymes of Male and Female Smokers in Kurdistan, Iraq

Payam O. Husen, Rezman A. Ahmed, Kowan M. Ahmed, Ibrahim D. Abdulla, Hemn M. Ayub and  Sarkawt H. Hamad

Decadal Variation of Nutrient Level in Two Major Estuaries in Indian Sundarbans

Abhijit Mitra, Subrata Trivedi , Sufia Zaman, Prosenjit Pramanick, Shankhadeep Chakraborty, Nabonita Pal, Pardis Fazli and Kakoli Banerjee

Ethyl Methane Sulphonate Induced Desynaptic Mutants in Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague)

Girjesh Kumar and Harshita Dwivedi

Freshwater Snails of Tabuk Region, Northern Saudi Arabia

Abdulhadi A. Aloufi and Mohammed Z. Amr

Contents of Number 4

Cryopreservation and Genetic Stability Assessment of Threatened Medicinal Plant (Ziziphora tenuior L.) Grown Wild in Jordan

Hasan Al- Baba, Rida A.  Shibli , Muhanad Akash, Tamara S. Al-Qudah, Reham W. Tahtamouni  and  Hamdan Al- Ruwaiei

Production and Characterization of a Recombinant Camel Full Heavy Chain Antibody against Human IgE

Sana’ H. Yousef , Abdelrahman M. Rawashdeh, Raida W. Khalil2, Sami K. Abdel-Hafez1,3and Khaled M. Al-Qaoud

EntomoToxicity of Xylopia aethiopica and Aframomum melegueta in Suppressing Oviposition and Adult Emergence of Callasobruchus maculatus (Fabricus) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Infesting Stored Cowpea Seeds

Jacobs M. Adesina, Adeolu R. Jose, Yallapa Rajashaker and Lawrence A. Afolabi

A New Record of Two Species of Hydra in Iraq:  An Ecological and A Histological Study

Luay A. Ali, Yahya A. Shekha, Sherwan T. Ahmad and Falah M. Aziz

A Comparative Study of in vitro Antioxidant Activity and Phytochemical Constituents of Methanol Extract of Aframomum melegueta and Costus afer Leaves

Tinu Okugbo and Kelly Oriakhi

Effect of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) Varieties on Yield Attributes at Sinana and Agarfa Districts of Bale Zone, Southeastern Ethiopia

Ashenafi Mitiku and Mekuria Wolde

The Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Properties of the Extracts Obtained from Trametes elegans Collected from Osengere in Ibadan, Nigeria

Samuel I. Awala and Victor O. Oyetayo

The Potential Allelopathic Effects of Varthemia iphionoides and the Identification of Phenolic Allelochemicals

Saeid M. Abu-Romman , Moawiya A. Haddad and Khaldoun J. Al-Hadid

Identifying Selection Signatures Related to Domestication Process in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Landraces of Jordan Using Microsatellite Markers

Nidal A. Odat, Maen K. Hasan, Maher S. Obeidat, Mohamad A. Shatnawi1, Saeid M. Abu-Romman, Issam M. Qrunfleh, and Muhannad I. Massadeh

Phlomis brachydon Essential Oil Against Bacterial Biofilm

Sameeh Al- Sarayreh , Arwa Rawashdeh, Ibrahim Al-Tarawneh, and  Mahmoud Al-Qudah

A Statistical Design Approach for Xylanase Production by Aspergillus niger Using Soybean Hulls: Optimization and Determining the Synergistic Effects of Medium Components on the Enzyme Production

Aliyu Salihu, Shuaibu M. Bala and Abbas Olagunju

A Note on the Karyotype of the Amphibian Pelophylax bedriagae from Jordan

Enas S. Al Satari, Nisreen A. Al Quraan, Rami Q. Alkhatib and Zuhair S. Amr