Pure and Applied Biology Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2017

Published: 2017-06-12

Table of Contents

1-8

Genetic variability for biochemical traits among advanced lines of Brassica

Naseeb Ullah, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Wasiullah Khan, Haneef Raza*, Mukhtar Alam, Hidayat Ullah, Izhar Hussain, Ibad Ullah Jan, Ziaur Rahman, Fawad Ali

9-17

Determination of trace and heavy metals in drinking water of Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan, Pakistan

Safia Mustafa, Nizam Baloch, Shafi Muhammad, Yasmeen Malik, Tamoor Khan, Murad Bibi, Abdul Qadir, Ghulam Razaque, Iftikhar Ahmed Baloch

18-31

In vivo anti-inflammatory characterization of crude extract and solvent fractions of Viola serpens

Rukhsana Ghaffar, Muhammad Saeed, Manzoor Ahmad, Haroon Khan, Shujaat Ahmad

40-46

Growth of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) as affected by nitrogen and sulfur under semiarid climate

Akhtar Ali, Nangial Khan, Rayyan Khan, Sohail, Zia Ullah, Murad Ali, Muhammad Junaid, Malik Owais Ullah Awan, Irshad Ahmad, Anis Ur Rehman Khalil, Adeel Liaqat, Farooq Nawaz, Junaid Ali Shah

47-52

Bio-chemical composition of Catfish, Rita rita from Indus River near Jamshoro

Parvaiz Khan, Naeem Tariq Narejo, Shaista Jalbani, Abdul Jabbar Laghari, Fahmida Memon

53-59

Effects of different agro-climatic conditions on growth and yield performance of bari-2011 groundnut genotype

Saadullah Khan Leghari*, Abdullah Baloch, Jahangir Ahmed, Mudassir Asrar Zaidi, Muhammad Sabir Bangulzai, Faisal Hussain, Muhammed Yaqoob, Nazir Ahmed

72-78

Genetic variability and correlation studies for biochemical traits in Brassica juncea L.

Fawad Ali, Junaid Khan, Haneef Raza*, Ijaz Naeem, Murad Khan, Naila Nawaz Khan, Anwar Rashid, Mohammad Wasiullah Khan, Jawad Ali, Abdul Saboor Khan

79-86

Determination of heavy metal concentrations in six species of fresh water fish sold in Quetta city, Pakistan

Yasmeen Malik, Wali Mohammad Achakzai, Shafi Muhammad*, Safia Mustafa, Shagufta saddozai, Abdul Qadir, Nisar Ahmad, Iftikhar Ahmed Baloch

97-107

Influence of hydro- and halo- priming on germination and seedling growth of cabbage under saline conditions

Khurram Ziaf, Muhammad Mahmood-ur-Rehman Muhammad Amjad, Riaz Ahmad, Asmat Batool, Atta Muhammad, Junaid Latif, Qamar uz Zaman

60-71

Physiological and biochemical responses of hexaploid wheat cultivars to drought stress

Sunbal Khalil Chaudhari*, Muhammad Arshad and Noshin Ilyas

108-115

Stability comparison of parental and modified double cross maize hybrids

Syed Majid Rasheed*, Hidayat-ur- Rahman, Syed Salim Shah

116-124

Influence of nitrogen and row spacing on Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) growth and yield attributes

Said Badshah, Shad Khan Khalil, Fazal Jalal, Abdul Baseer, Muhammad Suleman, Haris Khan, Sajid Khan, Sajjad Zaheer

125-139

Evaluation of vegetative performance of maize with plowing management at Buner

Abid Khan*, Yousaf Jamal, Faqir Gul, Hidayat Ullah, Jawad Ali, Ijaz Naeem, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan

140-145

Detection of differentially expressed proteins in sera of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma by sodium dodecyl sulphate poly-acrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE)

Farah Sabeen Bugti, Mohammad Zahid Mustafa*, Tauseef Muhammad Asmat, Asadullah,, Bibi Zainab, Safiullah Khan Achakzai, Muhammad Rizwan, Abdul Samad, Muhammad Kamran Taj, Nadeem Rashid

153-158

Genetic studies in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) for earliness and yield contributing traits

Sabir Hussain Kaleri, Arshad Ali Kaleri , Abdul Wahid Baloch, Shah Nawaz Mari, Sajid Hussain Kaleri, Naila Gandahi, Wajid Ali Jatoi, Tanweer Fatah Abro, Mohsin Khan

159-163

Study on persistency of lactation in Holstein Friesian cattle

Kamal-Uddin Mandokhial, Hubdar Ali Kaleri, Rameez Raja Kaleri*, Asma Kaleri, Abdul Sattar Safi, Azhar Hussain Kaleri, Muhammad Akram Safi

164-170

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus in the inmates of district Jail Quetta, Balochistan

Niamatullah Kakar, Tauseef Muhammad Asmat*, Ferhat Abbas, Habib Ur- Rehman, Asmatullah Kakar, Kalimullah Khan, Farah Sabeen Bugti

171-179

Response of cut rose cv. cardinal to sucrose and NaOCl concentration

Malik Owais Ullah Awan, Nangial Khan*, Murad Ali, Muhammad Junaid, , Sohail, Farooq Nawaz, Rayyan Khan, Junaid Ali Shah, Akhtar Ali, Nasir Mehmood, Zia Ullah, Irshad Ahmad, Anis Ur Rehman Khalil

180-189

Diversity of freshwater algae in some selected sites in river Naguman district Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Sher Wali*, Tabassum Yaseen, Samin Jan, Izhar Ahmad, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Fazli Rahim, Noman

190-196

Study on current status and future trends of commercial poultry production in Pakistan

Tahir Hameed, Tauseef Muhammad Asmat, Muhammad Masood Tariq, Masroor Ahmad Bajwa, Majed Rafeeq,, Babar Hilal, Muhammad Adnan Attique, Farhat Abbas Bokhari⃰

207-212

Impact of tillage and mulching levels on the yield and yield components of wheat

Manzoor Ahmad*, Zahid Hussain, Jamshad Ali, Mohammad Ilyas, Farzana Begum, Gulzar Ullah

213-217

Detection of nickel in nail samples of poultry farm workers

Moneeza Abbas*, Ayesha Abbas, Amina Abrarand Sofia Nosheen

218-225

Impact of gamma radiations on wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties (Batoor and Janbaz)

Sajjad Ahmed, Wisal Muhammad Khan*, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Nosheen Umar, Sajjad Ali, Saddam Hussain, Syed Sadaqat Shah

226-236

Mutagenic effect of sodium azide (NaN3) on M2 generation of Brassica napus L. (variety Dunkled)

Saddam Hussain, Wisal Muhammad Khan*, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Nosheen Umar, Sajjad Ali, Sajjad Ahmed, Syed Sadaqat Shah

237-246

Molecular prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes in district Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Farman Ullah, Nawab Ali*, Irum Sabir Ali, Shamim Saleha, Syed Tahir Ali Shah, Hazir Rahman, Shahbaz Ahmad, Muhammad Jamil, Muhammad Saeed

256-260

Determination of lead in guava (Psidium guajava) planted near Sagian Wala Bypass, Lahore

Amina Abrar*, Madiha Mushtaq, Moneeza Abbas, Rabia Shahzadi

261-266

Assessment of genetic diversity for quantitative traits in sunflower germplasm

Naila Gandahi, Aftab Ahmed Mahar, Abdul Wahid Baloch, Sarfraz Ahmed Ansari, Tauqeer Ahmad Yasir, Munaiza Baloch*, Liaquat Ali Bhutto, Asad Mari, Tanweer Fatah Abro

267-271

Effect of breed on carcass traits of Kundhi and Nili Ravi buffalo

Muhammad Siddique Zardari, Hubdar Ali Kaleri,,Rameez Raja Kaleri*, Asma Kaleri,Mushtaque Ahmed Jalbani, Azhar Hussain Kaleri, Muhammad Zeb Khan, Zahid Qadir, Faisal Ashraf

272-277

Response of sunflower varieties to NPK fertilization

Ijaz Ahmad, Sultan Akbar Jadoon, Ahmad Said, Muhammad Adnan*, Fida Mohammad, Fazal Munsif

278-285

Improving the production of barley genotypes by foliar application of micronutrients

Anjum, Bashir Ahmad, Muhammad Islam*, Muhammad Ibrar, Zahid Hussain, Wajid Ali Shah

286-292

Comparative study on compatibility and growth response of pear varieties on different rootstocks at nursery

Javed Rahman*, Murad Aftab, Mohammad Abdul Rauf, Khalil Ur Rahman, Wasim Bilal, Farooq, Gohar Ayub

293-303

Farmers perceptions on impact of water scarcity in Pishin Lora Basin of Balochistan

Zainuddin Kakar*, Maqsood Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Zubair Khan

304-309

Response of ascorbic acid content and acidity to different storage temperatures and durations in oranges

Ijaz Hussain*, Abdur Rab, Shah Masaud Khan, Khalid Naveed, Sardar Ali, Izhar Hussain, Muhmamad Sajid, Asif ur Rehman Khan

310-316

Sulphate of potash and dipping time influence the seed germination and growth of pecan nuts

Muhammad Sajid, Ijaz Hussain*, Abdur Rab, Shah Masaud Khan, Zubair Aman, Syed Tanveer Shah, Naveed Ahmad, Qazi Shoiab Ali

317-327

Evaluation of climatic and geographical effects on bioactive compounds and minerals profile of two selected samples of white turnip

Tahir Mehmood*, Shehla Bashir, Faiza Siddique, Mudassir Iqbal, Zahra Jabeen, Hina Arshad

337-345

Phytochemical profile, antimicrobial potential and GC-MS analysis of wild variety of Olea Europaea (Olive) cultivated in Pakistan

Waqar Ahmad, Nawab Ali*, Muhammad Siddique Afridi, Hazir Rahman, Muhammad Adnan, Nimat Ullah, Uzair Muhammad, Muhammad Ilyas, Haroon Khan

346-351

Yield and yield components of chick pea as affected by various levels of FYM and rhizobium inoculation

Farooq Nawaz, Nangial Khan*, Junaid Ali Shah, Abdullah Khan, Adeel Liaqat, Saif Ullah, Anis Ur Rehman Khalil, Talha Jan, Shahid Ullah, Mehran Ali, Mr. Sohail, Murad Ali

352-362

Nanotechnology: Next generation war against cancer

Asad Riaz, Aqsa Tahir, Sohail Ahmad Jan, Nazir Ahmad, Iqra Khalid, Farah Kanwal, Azka Anwar, Sabir Hussain Shah, Ashtar Khan, Rimsha Zainab, Haris Khurshid

363-368

Effect of coating material (corn oil) on the storage life of persimmon fruit

Nabeel Alam, Farzana Bibi, Nadeem Khan*, Niaz Ahmad, Awais Khan, Bakht Taj Khan, Javed Iqbal, Ashfaq Ahmed, Syed Asim Shah Bacha, Suliman Shah, Said Rawan

369-377

Effect of seed priming, nitrogen levels and moisture regimes on yield and yield components of wheat

Imranuddin*,Muhammad Arif, Shah Khalid,Nadia, Saddam ullah, Muhammad Idrees, Muhammad Amir

378-384

Effect of farmyard manure and rhizobium inoculation on growth of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) variety “karak-03”

Nangial Khan*, Farooq Nawaz, Abdullah Khan, Naveed Ul Haq, Saif Ullah, Anis Ur Rehman Khalil, Sohail, Adeel Liaqat, Murad Ali, Junaid Ali Shah, Israr Ali, Mehran Ali

385-393

Molecular characterization and growth optimization of halo-tolerant amylase producing bacteria isolated from salt mines of Karak, Pakistan

Waqas Shah, Nawab Ali*,Shahbaz Ahmad, Muhammad Qasim, Hazir Rahman, Sami Ullah, Farman Ullah, Baharullah Khattak, Muhammad Daud Khan

394-401

Physiochemical changes in oranges during different storage durations and temperatures

Ijaz Hussain*, Abdur Rab, Shah Masaud Khan, Khalid Naveed, Sardar Ali, Izhar Hussain, Muhmamad Sajid, Asif ur Rehman Khan