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African Journal of Biotechnology - Vol 8, No 22 (2009)

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The genus Calvatia (‘Gasteromycetes’, Lycoperdaceae): A review of its ethnomycology and biotechnological potential EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JC Coetze, AE van Wyk
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.360
Microbial transformation of xenobiotics for environmental bioremediation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Sinha, P Chattopadhyay, I Pan, S Chatterjee, P Chanda, D Bandyopadhyay, K Das, SK Sen
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.740
Helicobacter pylori infection and transmission in Africa: Household hygiene and water sources are plausible factors exacerbating spread EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Dube, NF Tanih, AM Clarke, N Mkwetshana, E Green, RN Ndip
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.824
Expression of the C-terminal family 22 carbohydratebinding module of xylanase 10B of Clostridium themocellum in tobacco plant EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OO Obembe
Construction of expression vectors carrying mouse peroxisomal protein gene (PeP) with GST and Flag labels EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MN Jahantigh, K Ghaedi, MHN Isfahani, S Tanhaei, F Rabiee, KH Karbalaei, MO Sharif, M Nematollahi, H Baharvand, SH Razavi, M Miroliaei
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9492
Genetic diversity analysis of pearl millet (Pennisetum glauccum [L.] R. Br.) accessions using molecular markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Govindaraj, B Selvi, DA Prabhu, S Rajarathinam
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9493
Comparative results of RAPD and ISSR markers for genetic diversity assessment in Melocanna baccifera Roxb. growing in Mizoram State of India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Lalhruaitluanga, MNV Prasad
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.047
Seed storage protein components are associated with curled cotyledon phenotype in soybean EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Han, R Fan, T Zhao, J Yu, D Yu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.055
Optimization of regeneration and transformation parameters in tomato and improvement of its salinity and drought tolerance EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Khoudi, A Nouri-Khemakhem, S Gouiaa, K Masmoudi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.057
Implication of complex vertebral malformation and deficiency of uridine monophosphate synthase on molecular-based testing in the Iranian Holstein bulls population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AR Rezaee, MR Nassiry, B Sadeghi, AS Motlagh, M Tahmoorespour, R Valizadeh
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.334
Construction and analysis of a cDNA library from yellow-fruit ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A.Meyer.) leaf tissue EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Yang, J Wang, C Yang, G Liu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.630
Genetic diversity among natural populations of Ottelia acuminata (Gaghep.) Dandy revealed by ISSR EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HY Zhang, K Tian, Y Yu, LY Li, YM Yang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.680
Regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated transformation studies in carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L. cv. Turbo) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SE Arici, NK Koç
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.899
A plant defensin gene from Orychophragmus violaceus can improve Brassica napus’ resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Wu, L Wu, Z Liu, L Qian, M Wang, L Zhou, Y Yang, X Li
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.990
Morphological, molecular and biochemical evaluation of Egyptian jasmine rice variety and its M5 derived mutants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SM Shehata, MH Ammar, AF Abdelkalik, BA Zayed
Study on genetic variability of Cassidula aurisfelis (snail) by random amplified polymorphic DNAs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W Bayani, WO Mohammad, S Shafie, K Zaleha
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9471
Full Length Research Paper Improving the traditional sesame seed planting with seed pelleting EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Dogan, A Zeybek
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.176
A comparison of soda and soda-AQ pulps from cotton stalks EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Akgül, A Tozluoglu
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.301
Effects of embryo induction media and pretreatments in isolated microspore culture of hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L. cv. Falat) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Shirdelmoghanloo, A Moieni, A Mousavi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.350
High frequency induction of somatic embryos and plantlet regeneration from nodal explants of Hygrophila spinosa T. Anders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Varshney, A Shahzad, M Anis
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.405
The influence of root rot incidence on cassava genotype on consumers’ acceptability of the gari produced from it EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SO Aigbe, SU Remison
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.480
Pretreatment of seed with H2O2 enhances drought tolerance of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L He, Z Gao
The effects of different indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) concentrations, two light regimes of in vitro rooting and acclimatization of in vitro teak (Tectona grandis L.f) plantlets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AS Nor Aini, BL Goh, R Ridzuan
Effects of sowing date and nutsedge removal time on plant growth and yield of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AS Juraimi, M Begum, AM Sherif, A Rajan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.738
Effect of plant growth regulators on in vitro shoot multiplication of Amygdalus communis L. cv. Yaltsinki EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Akbas, Ç Isikalan, S Namli, B Erol Ak
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.782
Somatic embryogenesis in Mucuna pruriens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Harini, N Sathyanarayana
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.815
Antimicrobial activity of Agave sisalana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JDG Santos, A Branco, AF Silva, CSR Pinheiro, AG Neto, APT Uetanabaro, SROD Queiroz, JTA Osuna
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.862
Sulfuric acid and hot water treatments enhance ex vitro and in vitro germination of Hibiscus seed EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HF Sakhanokho
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.932
DNA-methylation changes induced by salt stress in wheat Triticum aestivum EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Zhong, Y Xu, J Wang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1058
Prolific plant regeneration through organogenesis from scalps of Musa sp cv. Tanduk EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SMA Elhory, MA Aziz, AA Rashid, AG Yunus
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1078
Wheat crown and root rotting fungi in Moghan area, Northwest of Iran EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Hajieghrari
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1087
Effects of different combinations and concentrations of growth regulators and photoperiod on somatic embryogenesis of cucumis melo var. flexuosus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Comlekcioglu, YY Mendi, S Eldogan, C Unek
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1214
Development of genomic SSR and potential EST-SSR markers in Bupleurum chinense DC. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Sui, J Wei, S Chen, H Chen, C Yang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1385
Genetic studies on leaf rolling and some root traits under drought conditions in rice (Oryza sativa L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Allah
Identification of nif genes of heterotrophic and endophytic diazotrophs associated with rice (Oryza sativa L.,) by targeted DNA finger printing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TCK Sugitha, K Kumar
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9472
The microbiological effects of hospital wastes on the environment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SB Oyeleke, N Istifanus
Zinc uptake by vegetables: Effects of soil type and sewage sludge EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VM Ngole, GE Ekosse
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.403
Assessment of effects of controlled land use types on soil quality using inferential method EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OT Ande, J Onajobi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9474
A study of physico-chemical characteristics of Ugborikoko/Okere stream as an index of pollution EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BO Peretiemo-Clarke, MA Balogun, O Akpojiyovwi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9475
Harmful effects of endosulfan treatment on cyanobacterial distribution and some macromolecules of soybean plant EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Abdel-Raouf, NM El-Shafey
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1027
A survey for the presence of microcystins in aquaculture ponds in Zaria, Northern-Nigeria: Possible public health implication EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AM Chia, SJ Oniye, Z Ladan, Z Lado, AE Pila, VU Inekwe, JU Mmerole
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1263
Environmental adaptibility of tansy (Tanacetum vulgare L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Stevovic, VS Mikovilovic, DC Dragosavac
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1267
Determination of trophic situation of Sarimsakli Dam Lake (Kayseri-Turkey) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Aydin
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1316
Isolation of bacteria from mechanic workshops’ soil environment contaminated with used engine oil EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TKC Udeani, AA Obroh, CN Okwuosa, PU Achukwu, N Azubike
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9476
Enhancement of 2,3-butanediol production by Klebsiella pneumoniae PTCC 1290: Application of Taguchi methodology for process optimization EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Khayati, N Ghaemi, E Vasheghani-Farahani
Enterocin from Enterococcus faecium isolated from mangrove environment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Annamalai, P Manivasagan, T Balasubramanian, S Vijayalakshmi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9478
Screening of culture condition for xylanase production by filamentous fungi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MLG Simões, SM Tauk-Tornisielo, DM Tapia
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9479
Optimization of medium for the production of subtilisin from Bacillus subtilis MTCC 441 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Navaneeth, S Bhuvanesh, V Bhaskar, KP Vijay, SKJ Kandaswamy, A Achary
Characterization of Streptomyces strain SLO-105 isolated from Lake Oubeira sediments in North-East of Algeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Morakchi, A Ayari, M Taok, D Kirane, N Cochet
Novel pH control strategy for glutathione overproduction in batch cultivation of Candida utilis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Liang, B Wang, J Xie, Y Mo
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1281
Antibacterial activity of Boenninghausenia albiflora Reichb. (Rutaceae) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Khulbe, SC Sati
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9481
Utilization of mouldy sorghum and Cassia tora through fermentation for feed purposes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Siruguri, C Ganguly, RV Bhat
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9482
Statistical optimization of substrate, carbon and nitrogen source by response surface methodology for pectinase production using Aspergillus fumigatus MTCC 870 in submerged fermentation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Palaniyappan, V Vijayagopal, R Viswanathan, T Viruthagiri
Optimisation of wheat-sprouted soybean flour bread using response surface methodology EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VA Jideani, FC Onwubali
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.707
Effect of alkaline hydrolysis on the quantity of extractable protein fractions (prolamin, albumin, globulin and glutelin) in Jatropha curcas seed cake EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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LA Usman, OM Ameen, A Lawal, GV Awolola
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9483
Lectin status, protein contents and ammonium assimilating enzymatic activity of two indigenous cultivars of mulberry species, Morus alba and Morus nigra EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Zahoor, Z Javaid, M Ali, S Khan, F Ali, ZA Swati
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.071
Prevalence, antimicrobial resistance profiles of Listeria monocytognes from various foods in Gaborone, Botswana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IC Morobe, CL Obi, MA Nyila, BA Gashe, MI Matsheka
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9486
Plesiomonas shigelloides in stool samples of patients in the Venda Region: Possible considerations on pathogenicity and antibiogram profiles EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NJ Ramalivhana, CL Obi
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9485
Phytochemical compounds and antimicrobial activity of three medicinal plants (Alchornea hirtella, Morinda geminata and Craterispermum laurinum) from Sierra EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Koroma, BN Ita
Aphrodisiac properties of some Zimbabwean medicinal plants formulations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GM Gundidza, VM Mmbengwa, ML Magwa, NJ Ramalivhana, NT Mukwevho, W Ndaradzi, A Samie
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.430
Studies on the potency of oral polio vaccine using RD cell line and evaluation of growth using different serum concentration and volume of media EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VST Robins, R Dhivya, RSR Kumar, T Lalitha, KN Venkataramana
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.711
Impact of organic hydroperoxides on rat testicular tissue and epididymal sperm EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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YG Aboua, SS du Plessis, N Brooks
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.773
Antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant activity of the roots and leaves of Pelargonium reniforme Curtis (Geraniaceae) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EA Adewusi, AJ Afolayan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.823
Phytochemical and antibacterial properties of leaves of Alstonia scholaris R. Br. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MS Khyade, NP Vaikos
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9489
Detrimental effects of species of Tenthredinidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) on plants and control methods EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Tuzun, E Sakaltas
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1170
Characterization of indigenous Pyrus germplasm of Azad Jammu and Kashmir revealed by SDS-PAGE analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Ahmed, MA Anjum, MA Rabbani, L Hassan
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1034
Evaluation of the anti-fertility activity of stem bark of Crataeva nurvala buch-hum EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VH Bhaskar, KM Profulla, BR Balakrishnan, N Balakrishnan, B Sangameswaran
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.303
The potential lipolysis function of musclin and its mRNA expression both in Pig adipose tissue and primary adipocyte EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Sun, Y Peng, D Jiang, Z Zhang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2009.000-9490
Effect of zinc from zinc sulfate on trace mineral concentrations of milk in Varamini ewes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Zali, M Ganjkhanlou
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.715
Effect of dietary dilution of energy and nutrients during different growing periods on compensatory growth of Ross broilers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Tooci, M Shivazad, N Eila, A Zarei
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.774
The cryoprotective effects of soybean lecithin on boar spermatozoa quality EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Zhang, J Hu, Q Li, Z Jiang, X Zhang
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1070
Effects of progesterone injection on performance, plasma hormones and ovarian morphology of ad libitum and restricted fed broiler breeder hens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Zaghari, R Taherkhani, S Honarbakhsh
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB09.1381


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