EPH - International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research (ISSN: 2208-2158) http://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer en-US <ul> <li>All contributor(s) agree to transfer the copyright of this article to <strong>EPH Journal.</strong></li> <li><strong>EPH Journal</strong> will have all the rights to distribute, share, sell, modify this research article with proper reference of the contributors.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>EPH Journal</strong> will have the right to edit or completely remove the published article on any misconduct happening.</li> </ul> chief-editor@ephjournal.com (Naeem Akhtar) support@ephjournal.com (Naveen Malik) Sun, 31 Dec 2017 06:58:46 +0000 OJS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Analysis For Yield And Yield Components Of Wheat Genotypes Under Irrigated Conditions In Mid-Western Terai Of Nepal http://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer/article/view/397 <p>With the objective of identifying high yielding wheat varieties for irrigated condition of mid-western region of Nepal, Coordinated Varietal Trials (CVT) of wheat were planted under irrigated conditions at Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS) Khajura in winter season of 2011/12 and 2012/13.&nbsp; Trials were planted in Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) and recommended cultivation practices were followed. Various phenological, morphological and yield attributing traits were recorded. Obtained data of both years were analyzed by using MSTATC software program. Correlation and path analysis for yield was conducted by using SPSS and MS-Excel. Combined analysis over year indicated highly significant differences among the genotypes in terms of days to heading, days to maturity, thousand kernels weight, grain yield and straw yield. The difference was significant for plant height but non-significant in terms of grains per spike. Among the tested entries included in the experiment, NL 1135 had late heading and maturity. In contrast, genotype BL 3978 was earliest. Genotype Gautam was obtained to be tallest and Thousand kernels weight was obtained highest in genotype BL3978. Grain yield was obtained significantly high over the years in NL1094 followed by NL 1135. Maximum straw yield was obtained in genotype NL 1094 followed by NL1135. Correlation coefficient computation showed that days to maturity had highest positive correlation (0.684**) with days to heading. Path analysis for yield revealed that thousand kernels weight had the highest positive value (0.732681) as compared to direct effect of other traits.</p> Subarna Sharma ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 http://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer/article/view/397 Sun, 31 Dec 2017 06:56:27 +0000 FOOD HYGIENE KNOWLEDGE AND PREFERENCES OF EATING PLACES AMONG CONSUMERS IN GREATER JAKARTA, INDONESIA http://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer/article/view/426 <p>Food safety is a very important issue and needs to get the main attention in the supervision, especially in developing countries including Indonesia. Many of the diseases in circulation are sourced from foods where consumers are less aware of the usual foods being consumed may be unhygienic or unhealthy. A cross-sectional study was carried out among 107 consumers at a urban area, Greater Jakarta, in Indonesia. This paper specifically discusses the preliminary study of food hygiene knowledge and practices. A web-based questionnaire pertaining to knowledge and practices related to personal hygiene (5 items), food handling practices (11 items), food hygiene preferences (6 items), eating places preferences (8 items). A score of 5 was given to strongly agree and 1 to the strongly disagree. Mean age of consumers was 22 years old (sd 5.96), female (65.42%), mostly undergraduates students. Overall mean knowledge score (personal hygiene 4.23 ± 0.81; food handling practices 3.91 ± 0.87, food hygiene preferences 3.59 ± 0.96, eating places preferences 4.22 ± 0.83). Overall knowledge was significantly associated with age (p=0.040) and level of education (p=0.005). While preferences of eating place was significantly associated with level of education (p=0.001). This study suggested there is positive relationship between food handling practices, food hygiene preferences, eating place preferences among respondents.</p> LARAS CEMPAKA ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://ephjournal.com/index.php/aer/article/view/426 Sun, 31 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000