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Agricultural Sciences

Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley Plants

Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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A Change in Bathing Style May Improve Mental Fitness

Author(s): Takaaki Kubo, Tomonori Yasuda, Yoshihisa Masumitsu, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Satoshi Watanabe, Taichi Ishizawa, Mitsuo Tsunakawa, Shingo Yano, Junichi Iimaya ABSTRACT Frequent bathtub bathing (BB) improves the mental health of middle-aged and older Japanese in-dividuals. This study investigated the chronic mental … Continue reading

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Effects of Irradiation with Light of Different Photon Densities on the Growth of Young Green Barley

Author(s): Tianxiao Meng, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuto Irino, Khem Raj Joshi, Hari Prasad Devkota, Shoji Yahara, Ryuichiro Kondo ABSTRACT In recent years, young green barley has been increasingly used as a functional food ingredient. Studies have shown that cultivated young green … Continue reading

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Fiber Residues from Canavalia ensiformis L. Seeds with Potential Use in Food Industry

Author(s):Maira Rubi Segura-Campos, Lourdes Manrique-Reynoso, Luis Chel-Guerrero, David Betancur-Ancona ABSTRACT The objective of this research was to determine the physicochemical characteristics of fiber residues from Jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis L.) obtained by two technological processes. The proximal composition of the … Continue reading

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Call For Papers- Special Issue on GMO food or NOT

Agricultural Sciences ISSN Print: 2156-8553 ISSN Online: 2156-8561 Website: http://www.scirp.org/journal/as  Paper  Submission Call For Papers  Special Issue on  GMO food or NOT No matter if we want or not, GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) food is around our daily life now. … Continue reading

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Are Agro-Based Clusters Taking Shape in China?

Agro-based clusters are becoming a competitive factor for the agriculture in the 21st century to address globalization, high-value production, distribution and packaging innovation, and more efficient production. However, building agro-food clusters in less developed regions is more challenging. The roles … Continue reading

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Association of NOS3 and HIF1α Gene Polymorphisms with the Susceptibility of Broiler Chickens to Develop Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension

PDF (Size:243KB) PP. 749-755   DOI: 10.4236/as.2013.412102 Author(s) Juana Moncaleano-Vega, Fernando Ariza, Aureliano Hernández ABSTRACT A genetic association between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and pulmonary hypertension syndrome (PHS) was established in a commercial population of broiler chickens. The associated SNPs were found in the NOS3 and HIF1α genes … Continue reading

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