Effect of Thermal treatment and acid modification for corn starch extracted from some Iraqi cultivated corn genotypes on their resistance to Alfa- amylase activity and some physiochemical properties
Effect of Thermal treatment and acid modification for corn starch extracted from some Iraqi cultivated corn genotypes on their resistance to Alfa- amylase activity and some physiochemical properties

Maki Mohammed Ahmad; Muhammad Wajeeh Zainulabidden

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2024, , Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.410479.1365

Abstract
  AbstractThe influence of temperature and citric acid treatments on increasing the resistance of starch's extracted from ten genotypes of corn by treatment with alpha-amylase activity ...  Read More
Phenotypic analysis of Petunia hybrida commercial varieties
Phenotypic analysis of Petunia hybrida commercial varieties

Ashtekhwaz Ahmad Sharef

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 335-341

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.390656.1290

Abstract
  Petunia hybrida belongs to the Solanaceae family. It has a significant commercial value worldwide. Petunias grow very well in Kurdistan, with their long flowering period becoming an ...  Read More
Invitro Inhibitory Effect of Some Plants Aquatic Extracts on Conidial Growth of the Phytopathogenic Fungus (Fusarium oxysporium)
Invitro Inhibitory Effect of Some Plants Aquatic Extracts on Conidial Growth of the Phytopathogenic Fungus (Fusarium oxysporium)

Shalaw Abdalrahman Omer; Ibrahim Majeed Faraj; Nasik Muhamad Faraj

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 342-347

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.384552.1246

Abstract
  AbstractFusarium wilt is a significant disease of vegetables that affects the tomato crop and significantly reduces productivity and is the most severe, and worldwide terrible disease. ...  Read More
Effect of Bio-Based Protein Coating on the Quality and Shelf Life of Fig Fruit (Ficus Carica L.)
Effect of Bio-Based Protein Coating on the Quality and Shelf Life of Fig Fruit (Ficus Carica L.)

Awin I Mohammed; Ali Muhi Aldeen Aljabary; Bakhtyar A Marf; Jasim M. Al-Saadi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 356-361

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.391736.1304

Abstract
  Fruit coatings are an appropriate method to preserve quality and extend the shelf life of fruit. This study focused on the impact of coating fig fruit with bio-based proteins (sunflower ...  Read More
Genetic study of some drought tolerance indicators in the first generation of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)
Genetic study of some drought tolerance indicators in the first generation of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)

Fahmi Salih Sulaiman; Jasim Mohammed Aziz; Namam Bahram Ismail

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 362-370

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.395923.1323

Abstract
  Because of the lack of rainfall in arid and semi-arid areas in the Kurdistan Region, it’s required wheat genotypes suitable for these conditions. In; 2020-2021 ten wheat genotypes ...  Read More
Exploring efficient techniques to decrease phosphorus levels in previously farmed land to promote the revival of indigenous grassland
Exploring efficient techniques to decrease phosphorus levels in previously farmed land to promote the revival of indigenous grassland

Shakir Bahaddin Shakir; Singarayer Florentine; Nicholas Schultz

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 371-376

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.398760.1331

Abstract
  Abstract Restoration of native grasslands is challenging due to high soil phosphorus levels. Cultivation of plants with high phosphorus (P) absorption is an optimal solution to remove ...  Read More
Lavender Essential Oil in Sanitation on Fertile Egg
Lavender Essential Oil in Sanitation on Fertile Egg

Alaa Abdulmajeed Mustafa; Rebin Aswad Mirza; Haval Ismail Aziz

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 377-381

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.403768.1340

Abstract
  This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of using lavender essential oil to sanitize fertile eggs instead of formaldehyde; on the eggshell bacteria count and quality of chicks. ...  Read More
Effect of Different Levels of Hesperetin on the Quality of Rooster Semen
Effect of Different Levels of Hesperetin on the Quality of Rooster Semen

Sahar Abdalkarim Salih; Rozhgar Abd Hussein; Imad Majeed Noori; Shorsh Hussein Bapir; Kareem Maulud Hamad; Saber Hamad

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 417-421

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.392238.1310

Abstract
  The study was examined the impact of varying concentrations of hesperetin on the cryopreservation of rooster sperm. Sperm were diluted with a Lake Extender containing (0, 15, 20, 25, ...  Read More
Medicinal plant feeding impact with different levels on meat quality in Hubbard broiler chicken
Medicinal plant feeding impact with different levels on meat quality in Hubbard broiler chicken

Dlshad Namiq Khurshed; Mahir Essa Jumaa

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 13-16

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.350917.1152

Abstract
  At the confluence of food science and animal science, using dietary techniques to improve the quality of meat may be a cutting-edge strategy. In this experiment, 200 chickens were separated ...  Read More
Solubility of Iron (Fe II) in the Long Term Vegetable Growing in Calcareous Soils
Solubility of Iron (Fe II) in the Long Term Vegetable Growing in Calcareous Soils

Muhammed Saeed Rasheed

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 103-109

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.377828.1204

Abstract
  In the calcareous soils, iron solubility is very limited due to high pH value and high calcium carbonate content. In this study, the solubility and partition coefficient of Iron in ...  Read More
Detection of Adulteration and toxic minerals analysis of Infant Milk Powder: an integrated approach to milk quality
Detection of Adulteration and toxic minerals analysis of Infant Milk Powder: an integrated approach to milk quality

Ramal Ahmed Zangana

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 153-160

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.378253.1207

Abstract
  Adulterants in milk can cause significant health problems and even deadly illnesses. Because there are no laws or monitoring measures, both developed and developing nations are more ...  Read More
Prediction of soil total nitrogen based on total organic carbon using different models in soils from the Iraqi Kurdistan Region
Prediction of soil total nitrogen based on total organic carbon using different models in soils from the Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Kamal Hama Karim

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 178-182

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.388581.1274

Abstract
  Determining the total nitrogen in the soil in a lab takes a long time and requires a lot of different chemicals; this method could be faster and cheaper. Therefore, using pedotransfer ...  Read More
Foliar Application of NPK Improves Growth, Yield and Fiber Morphological Properties of Some Kenaf Varieties
Foliar Application of NPK Improves Growth, Yield and Fiber Morphological Properties of Some Kenaf Varieties

Rabar Fatah Salih; Tara Namiq Ismail; Ekhlass Mamand Hamad

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 183-190

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.387988.1267

Abstract
  Different concentrations of NPK fertilizer as a main factor with humic acid as a basal applied to enhance growth, fiber yield and bast morphological properties of three kenaf varieties. ...  Read More
Cultivated Natural Fiber Crops in Iraq and their Uses: A Review
Cultivated Natural Fiber Crops in Iraq and their Uses: A Review

Neven Azad Ezaddin; Rabar Fatah Salih

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 191-201

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.387490.1265

Abstract
  Natural fibers or fibers derived from crop plants, which divided into different types according to their extraction place like seed, bast (stem), leaf fibers and fruit fibers. Fiber ...  Read More
Productivity of Maize Cultivars Under Irrigation with Two Water Sources
Productivity of Maize Cultivars Under Irrigation with Two Water Sources

Lana Dhahir Mohammed

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 202-206

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.378513.1212

Abstract
  Today, one of the biggest issues in the world is excessive water usage. One solution to this issue is the using aquaculture effluents to irrigate cropland, instead of their discarding ...  Read More
The efficacy of using olive cake as a by-product and probiotic supplementation on growth performance and blood characteristics of broiler chickens
The efficacy of using olive cake as a by-product and probiotic supplementation on growth performance and blood characteristics of broiler chickens

Yadgar Ghali Salih; Rebin Aswad Mirza

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 213-217

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2023.388533.1273

Abstract
  Olive cake has high nutritional content, which can be used as a protein and fat sources in poultry diets. The main aim of the work was to determine the impact of using different levels ...  Read More
Farm-scale water productivity for tomato with mulched drip irrigation
Farm-scale water productivity for tomato with mulched drip irrigation

Zanist Qader Hama-Aziz; Rebwar Ahmed Mustafa; Hemin Abubakir Neima

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 144-149

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.351619.1144

Abstract
  Water productivity relates to the amount of yield per unit of water used. Water productivity is not reported for most crops in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) where water ...  Read More
MULTI-ENVIRONMENT TEST FOR STABILITY AND ADAPTABILITY USING LINE X TESTER CROSSING DESIGN IN MAIZE
MULTI-ENVIRONMENT TEST FOR STABILITY AND ADAPTABILITY USING LINE X TESTER CROSSING DESIGN IN MAIZE

Masood Saber Mohammed; Sherwan Towfiq

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 197-204

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.361531.1161

Abstract
  Stability and adaptability are two main Characteristics that affect most field crops' growth and yield. maize is mainly affected and highly sensitive to environmental conditions. Therefore, ...  Read More
Effect of ZnO, Cu, and SiO2 Nanoparticles on Drought Resistance in Two Wheat Varieties: Kalar1 and Kalar2 during Seedling Stage.
Effect of ZnO, Cu, and SiO2 Nanoparticles on Drought Resistance in Two Wheat Varieties: Kalar1 and Kalar2 during Seedling Stage.

Dalia Hashem Jasem; Mohammed I Khalil

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 205-210

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2022.361419.1160

Abstract
  Drought is abiotic stress that directly influences crop growth performance, including wheat. In this study, the nanotechnology method was applied to decrease the impact of drought on ...  Read More
Morphological and Molecular Identification of Ixodid Ticks that Infest Ruminants in Erbil province, Kurdistan Region-Iraq
Morphological and Molecular Identification of Ixodid Ticks that Infest Ruminants in Erbil province, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Khalid Jabar Aziz

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 8-13

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.301552.1084

Abstract
  A cross- sectional survey was conducted in Erbil province from April to July 2021 to estimate the prevalence of major Ixodid ticks on ruminants and to identify tick species using morphological ...  Read More
INFLUENCES OF DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS OF HERBICIDES ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF MAIZE AS WELL AS THEIR EFFECTS ON THE ASSOCIATED WEEDS IN NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA
INFLUENCES OF DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS OF HERBICIDES ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF MAIZE AS WELL AS THEIR EFFECTS ON THE ASSOCIATED WEEDS IN NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA

Abdulrahman M Dogara; Saber W. Hamad; Bawale S Halliru; Nura Wada; Tahir Dalorima

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 31-36

https://doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.309284.1097

Abstract
  The field experiment was conducted in the dry season between December 2012 to April 2013 at Bakori, Bakori local government, Katsina (11033’N, 7036’E). The experiment consisted ...  Read More