International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2018

  • Climate Change Impact on Rural Livelihoods of Small Landholder: A Case of Rajanpur, Pakistan

    Muhammad Ateeq-Ur-Rehman, Badar Naseem Siddiqui, Naimatullah Hashmi, Khalid Masud, Muhammad Adeel, Muhammad Rameez Akram Khan, Khawaja Muhammad Dawood, Syed Ali Asghar Shah, Madiha Karim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 28-34
    Received: 12 February 2018
    Accepted: 16 March 2018
    Published: 10 April 2018
    Abstract: Climate change is one of the major challenges for agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods for billions of poor people in the world. Agriculture is most vulnerable to climate change due to its high dependence on climate and weather. Asian agriculture sector is already facing many problems relating to sustainability. The present study was co... Show More
  • Impacts of Different Drying Methods on Mold Viability and Ochratoxin A Content of Grape Pomace

    Jianmei Yu, Ivy Smith, Bernice Karlton-Senaye, Nona Mikiashvili, Leonard Williams

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: 9 March 2018
    Accepted: 24 March 2018
    Published: 2 May 2018
    Abstract: Value added utilization of grape pomace (GP) has been the interest of many food researchers due to its high contents in fiber and polyphenols. However, the contamination of GP by molds and ochratoxin A (OTA) present a serious safety issue to food or feed use of GP. To ensure the safety of direct usage of GP as food ingredient, this study investigat... Show More
  • Analysis of Market Liberalization and the Groundnut Sector in Senegal

    Georges Ndiaye, Shaoyong Fang, Beckline Mukete

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 43-51
    Received: 12 March 2018
    Accepted: 3 April 2018
    Published: 9 May 2018
    Abstract: In sub-Saharan Africa, agricultural reforms such as market liberalization and loan schemes greatly affect the agricultural and industrial sectors. The withdrawal of government institutions and adoption of structural adjustment programmes (SAP) have not always been a win-win situation for the different stakeholders of the agricultural sector. This p... Show More