Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 143

Table of Content: July 2013; 5(4)

July 2013

Biochemical and microbiological analysis of shea nut cake: A waste product from shea butter processing

  In the quest for finding ways of utilizing shea nut cake (SNC), 24 samples of SNC were obtained from six industries to investigate the presence of microbes, minerals, proximate and phytochemical constituents. The samples were examined for total coliforms, total viable, faecal and Escherichia coli contamination. Other microbes were isolated and identified with the aid of the API kit. The SNC samples...

Author(s): I. Abdul-Mumeen, H. D. Zakpaa and F. C. Mills-Robertson

July 2013

Technological model for improving the management and yield of rainfed maize in Cohetzala-puebla-Mexico

  This work presents a methodology for executing a technological intervention model that improves the management of maize and its yield per hectare. In order to meet the aforesaid goals, 60 maize growers were surveyed; the use of exotechnologies and endotechnologies was assessed through the calculation of the modern technology appropriation index (IATM, by its acronym in Spanish) and the rural technologies use...

Author(s):   Miguel ÁngelDamián Huato, Artemio Cruz León, Omar Romero Arenas, Conrado Márquez Rosano, Sergio Moreno Limón, and Carlos Manuel Acosta-Durán