NATURAL PRODUCT RADIANCE

A Bimonthly Journal on Natural Products

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VOLUME 6

NUMBER 3

May - June 2007

 

CONTENTS

 

Readers write                                                                                                             192

 

Editorial                                                                                                                      193

 

Classified Digests

 

Beverage                                                                                                                    194

 

Dye                                                                                                                                                                     203

 

Feed/Fodder                                                                                                               208

 

Fibre                                                                                                                           212

 

Food                                                                                                                            215

 

Fruit                                                                                                                            225

 

Fuel                                                                                                                             232

Gum / Rubber                                                                                                             234

 

Insecticides /Larvicides/Fungicides/Herbicides                                                       238

 

Oils / Fats                                                                                                                   244

 

Poultry                                                                                                                        248

 

Pulp / Paper                                                                                                                252

 

Spices                                                                                                                         255

 

Therapeutics                                                                                                              259

 

Vegetable                                                                                                                   267 

In Brief                                                                                                                       272

Projects/Schemes                                                                                                       274

Index                                                                                                                           278

 

Classified Digests

Beverage

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.194 Lee WC, Yusof S, Hamid NSA and Baharin BS, Optimizing conditions for enzymatic clarification of banana juice using response surface methodology (RSM), J Food Eng, 2006, 73(1), 55-63.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.194 Chiewchan Naphaporn, Phungamngoen Chanthima and Siriwattanayothin Suwit, Effect of homogenizing pressure and sterilizing condition on quality of canned high fat coconut milk, J Food Eng, 2006, 73(1), 38-44.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.195 Potter RM, Dougherty MP, Halteman WA and Camire ME, Characteristics of wild blueberry–soy beverages, LWT-Food Sci Technol, 2007, 40(5), 807-814.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.196 Scordino Monica, Mauro Alfio Di, Passerini Amedeo and Maccarone Emanuele, Highly purified sugar concentrate from a residue of citrus pigments recovery process, LWT-Food Sci and Technol, 2007, 40(4), 713-721.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.196 Gonzalez-Rios Oscar, Suarez-Quiroz Mirna L, Boulanger Renaud, Barel Michel, Guyot Bernard, Guiraud Joseph-Pierre and Schorr-Galindo Sabine, Impact of “ecological” post-harvest processing on the volatile fraction of coffee beans: I. Green coffee, J Food Comp Anal, 2007, 20(3-4), 289-296.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.197 Sinha Rhicha, Radha C, Prakash Jamuna and Kaul Purnima, Whey protein hydrolysate: Functional properties, nutritional quality and utilization in beverage formulation, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (4), 1484-1491.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.197 Muthumani Thomas and Senthil Kumar RS, Studies on freeze-withering in black tea manufacturing, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (1), 103-106

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.198 Bangoura Mamadouba and Nong Zhang Guo, Removal of odours from milk prepared from peanut, J Food Sci Technol, 2006, 43(2), 205-209]

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.198 Liang Huiling, Liang Yuerong, Dong Junjie, Lu Jianliang, Xu Hairong and Wang Hui, Decaffeination of fresh green tea leaf (Camellia sinensis) by hot water treatment, Food Chem,  2007, 101 (4), 1451-1456.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.199 Muthumani Thomas and Senthil Kumar RS, Influence of fermentation time on the development of compounds responsible for quality in black tea, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (1), 98-102.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.199 Al-Zubaidy Mazin MI and Khalil Rabah A, Kinetic and prediction studies of ascorbic acid degradation in normal and concentrate local lemon juice during storage, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (1), 254-259.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.200 Kruger MC, Poulsen RC, Schollum L, Haggarty N, Ram S and Palmano K, A Comparison between acidic and basic protein fractions from whey or milk for reduction of bone loss in the ovariectomised rat, Int Dairy J, 2006, 16 (10), 1149-1156.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.200-201 Muguerza B, Ramos M, Sánchez E, Manso MA, Miguel M, Aleixandre A, Delgado MA and  Recio I, Antihypertensive activity of milk fermented by Enterococcus faecalis strains isolated from raw milk, Int Dairy J, 2006, 16 (1), 61-69.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p.201-202 Low Yit Hwei, Agboola Samson, Zhao Jian and Lim Mee Yi, Clotting and proteolytic properties of plant coagulants in regular and ultrafiltered bovine skim milk, Int Dairy J, 2006, 16 (4), 335-343.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol.6(3), May-June 2007, p. 202 Alférez María JM, López-Aliaga Inmaculada, Nestares Teresa, Díaz-Castro Javier, Barrionuevo Mercedes, Ros Patricia B and Campos Margarita S, Dietary goat milk improves iron bioavailability in rats with induced ferropenic anaemia in comparison with cow milk, Int Dairy J, 2006, 16 (7), 813-821.

 

 

Dye

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.203 Shanker Rakhi and Vankar Padma S, Dyeing cotton, wool and silk with Hibiscus mutabilis (Gulzuba), Dyes Pigments, 2007, 74(2), 464-469.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.204 Kamel MM , El-Shishtawy Reda M, Youssef BM and Mashaly H, Ultrasonic assisted dyeing. IV. Dyeing of cationised cotton with lac natural dye, Dyes Pigments, 2007, 73 (3), 279-284

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.204 Vankar Padma S, Shanker Rakhi and Verma Avani, Enzymatic natural dyeing of cotton and silk fabrics without metal mordants, J Cleaner Prod, 2007, 15(15), 1441-1450

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.205 Colombini Maria Perla, Andreotti Alessia, Baraldi Cecilia, Degano Ilaria and Łucejko Jeannette Jacqueline, Colour fading in textiles: A model study on the decomposition of natural dyes, Microchem J, 2007, 85(1), 174-182.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.205 Feng XX, Zhang LL, Chen JY and Zhang JC, New insights into solar UV-protective properties of natural dye, J Cleaner Product, 2007, 15(4), 366-372

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.205 Sirimanne PM, Senevirathna MKI, Premalal EVA, Pitigala PKDDP, Sivakumar V and Tennakone K, Utilization of natural pigment extracted from pomegranate fruits as sensitizer in solid-state solar cells, J Photochem Photobiol A: Chemistry, 2006, 177(2-3), 324-327

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.206 Das Debasish, Bhattacharya Subhash Chandra and Maulik Sankar Ray, Dyeing of wool and silk with Punica granatum, Indian J Fibre Text Res, 2006, 31 (4), 559-564.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.206 Chen Chonyu and Chang Wen-Ya, Antimicrobial activity of cotton fabric pretreated by microwave plasma and dyed with onion skin and onion pulp extractions, Indian J Fibre Text Res, 2007, 32 (1), 122-125.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.206 Kavitha T, Padmashwini R, Swarna A, Giri Dev VR, Neelakandan R and Senthil Kumar M, Effect of chitosan treatment on the properties of turmeric dyed cotton yarn, Indian J Fibre Text Res, 2007, 32 (1), 53-56.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.207 Vankar Padma S, Shanker Rakhi and Srivastava Jyoti, Ultrasonic dyeing of cotton fabric with aqueous extract of Eclipta alba, Dyes Pigments, 2007, 72 (1), 33-37

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.207 Rattanaphani Saowanee, Chairat Montra, Bremner John B and Rattanaphani Vichitr, An adsorption and thermodynamic study of lac dyeing on cotton pretreated with chitosan, Dyes Pigments, 2007, 72 (1), 88-96

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.208 Sun Mei and Temelli Feral, Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of carotenoids from carrot using canola oil as a continuous co-solvent, J Supercrit Fluids, 2006, 37(3), 397-408

 

Feed/Fodder

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.208 Bakshi, MPS and Wadhwa M, Tree leaves as complete feed for goat bucks, Small Rumin Res, 2007, 69(1-3), 74-78.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.209 Patra AK, Sharma K, Dutta Narayan and Pattanaik AK, Effects of partial replacement of dietary protein by a leaf meal mixture on nutrient utilization by goats in pre- and late gestation, Small Rumin Res, 2006, 63(1-2), 66-74.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.209 Phil Bregitzer, Heralding a New Barley, Agric Res Mag, 2007, 55(3), 23.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.210 Das A and Ghosh SK, Effect of partial replacement of concentrates with jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) leaves on growth performance of kids grazing on native pasture of Tripura, India, Small Rumin Res, 2007, 67(1), 36-44.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.211 Baumgärtel T, Kluth H, Epperlein K and Rodehutscord M, Note on digestibility and energy value for sheep of different grape pomace, Small Rumin Res, 2007, 67(2-3), 302-306.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.211 Zhang RH, Mustafa AF and Zhao X, Effects of feeding oilseeds on nutrient utilization by lactating ewes, Small Rumin Res, 2007, 67(2-3), 307-311.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.212 Caparra P, Foti F, Scerra M, Sinatra MC and Scerra V, Solar-dried citrus pulp as an alternative energy source in lamb diets: Effects on growth and carcass and meat quality, Small Rumin Res, 2007, 68(3), 303-311.

 

Fibre

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p.212-213 Basto Carlos, Tzanov Tzanko and Cavaco-Paulo Artur, Combined ultrasound-laccase assisted bleaching of cotton, Ultrasonics Sonochem, 2007, 14(3), 350-354.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 213 Mohd Edeerozey AM, Md Akil Hazizan, Azhar AB and Zainal Ariffin MI, Chemical modification of kenaf fibres, Materials Letters, 2007, 61(10), 2023-2025.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 213 Zah R, Hischier R, Leăo AL and Braun I, Curauá fibres in the automobile industry – a sustainability assessment, J Cleaner Prod, 2007, 15(11-12), 1032-1040.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 214 Ofomaja Augustine E, Kinetics and mechanism of methylene blue sorption onto palm kernel fibre, Process Biochem, 2007, 42(1), 16-24.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 214 Liu Zhao-Tie, Fan Xiushan, Wu Jin, Zhang Lili, Song Liping, Gao Ziwei, Dong Wensheng, Xiong Heping, Peng Yuande and Tang Shouwei, A green route to prepare cellulose acetate particle from ramie fibre, React Function Polym, 2007, 67(2), 104-112.

Food

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 215 Tribeni Das, Subramanian R, Chakkaravarthi A, Singh Vasudeva, Ali SZ and Bordoloi PK, Energy conservation in domestic rice cooking, J Food Eng, 2006, 75(2), 156-166.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 215 Gutierrez Gloria E, Mundy Benjamin, Rossini Gianni, Garrett, Chen Stephen T and Mundy Gregory R, Red yeast rice stimulates bone formation in rats, Nutr Res, 2006, 26(3), 124-129.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 215-16 Zhang Y, Chen J, Zhang X. Wu X. and Zhang Y, Addition of antioxidant of bamboo leaves (AOB) effectively reduces acrylamide formation in potato crisps and French fries, J Agric Food Chem, 2007, 55(2), 523-528.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 216 Queenan KM, Stewart ML, Smith KN, Thomas W, Fulcher RG and Slavin JL, Concentrated oat beta-glucan, a fermentable fibre, lowers serum cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic adults in a randomized controlled trial, Nutr J, 2007, 6, 6

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 216-17 Bilgiçli Nermin, İbanogˇlu Şenol and Nur Herken Emine, Effect of dietary fibre addition on the selected nutritional properties of cookies, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(1), 86-89.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 217 Pua CK, Abd Hamid N Sheikh, Rusul G and Rahman R Abd, Production of drum-dried jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) powder with different concentration of soy lecithin and gum Arabic, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(2), 630-636

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 218 Filipovic Nada, Djuric Mirjana and Gyura Julianna, The effect of the type and quantity of sugar-beet fibres on bread characteristics, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(3), 1047-1053.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 218-19 Tiwari BK, Jagan Mohan R and Vasan BS, Effect of heat processing on milling of black gram and its end product quality, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(1), 356-360.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 219 İlyas Çelik, Yusuf Yılmaz, Fatma Işık and Özlem Üstün, Effect of soapwort extract on physical and sensory properties of sponge cakes and rheological properties of sponge cake batters, Food Chem, 2007, 101(3), 907-911.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 219-20 Mohan Mukund, Ramachandran Dhanya and Sankar TV, Functional properties of Rohu (Labeo rohita) proteins during iced storage, Food Res Int, 2006, 39 (8), 847-854.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 220 Trinidad Trinidad P, Mallillin Aida C, Valdez Divinagracia H, Loyola Anacleta S, Askali-Mercado Faridah C, Castillo Joan C, Encabo Rosario R, Masa Dina B, Maglaya Angelica S and Chua Modesto T, Dietary fiber from coconut flour: A functional food, Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol, 2006, 7(4), 309-311.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 221 Leea Seog-Won and Rheeb Chul, Effect of heating condition and starch concentration on the structure and properties of freeze-dried rice starch paste, Food Res Int, 2007, 40(2), 215-223.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 222 Yamabe Shigeo, Kobayashi-Hattori Kazuo, Kaneko Kentaro, Endo Hiroshi and Takita Toshichika, Effect of soybean varieties on the content and composition of isoflavone in rice-koji miso, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (1), 369-374

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 222-223 Choi Siu-Mei and Ma Ching-Yung, Extraction, purification and characterization of globulin from common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) seeds, Food Res Int, 2006, 39 (9), 974-981.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 223 Sudha ML, Vetrimani R and Leelavathi K, Influence of fibre from different cereals on the rheological characteristics of wheat flour dough and on biscuit quality, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (4), 1365-1370].

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 224 Shittua TA, Rajib AO and Sannia LO, Bread from composite cassava-wheat flour: I. Effect of baking time and temperature on some physical properties of bread loaf, Food Res Int, 2007, 40 (2), 280-290.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 224-25 Lamberts Lieve, Bie Els De, Vandeputte Greet E, Veraverbeke Wim S, Derycke Veerle, Man Walter De and Delcour Jan A, Effect of milling on colour and nutritional properties of rice, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (4), 1496-1503.

 

Fruit

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 225 Schultz EL, Mazzuco MM, Machado RAF, Bolzan A, Quadri MB and Quadri MGN, Effect of pre-treatments on drying, density and shrinkage of apple slices, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(3), 1103-1110.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 226 Vilas-Boas Eduardo V de B and Kader Adel A, Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on softening of fresh-cut kiwifruit, mango and persimmon slices, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2007, 43(2), 238-244.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 226-27 Manganaris GA, Vasilakakis M, Diamantidis G and Mignani I, The effect of postharvest calcium application on tissue calcium concentration, quality attributes, incidence of flesh browning and cell wall physicochemical aspects of peach fruits, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (4), 1385-1392.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 227 Saftner Robert, Luo Yaguang, McEvoy James, Judith A Abbott and Vinyard Bryan, Quality characteristics of fresh-cut watermelon slices from non-treated and 1-methylcyclopropene- and/or ethylene-treated whole fruit, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2007, 44(1), 71-79.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 228 Chien Po-Jung, Sheu Fuu and Yang Feng-Hsu, Effects of edible chitosan coating on quality and shelf life of sliced mango fruit, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(1), 225-229.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 228 Almenar E, Del Valle, Catala V, Gavara R, Active package for wild strawberry fruit (Fragaria vesca L.), J Agric Food Chem, 2007, 55(6), 2240-2245.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 228-29 Awad Mohamed A, Increasing the rate of ripening of date palm fruit (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cv. Helali by preharvest and postharvest treatments, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2007, 43(1), 121-127.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 229 Salvador A, Sanz T and Fiszman SM, Changes in colour and texture and their relationship with eating quality during storage of two different dessert bananas, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2007, 43(3), 319-325.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 230 Chen JP, Tai CY and Chen BH, Effects of different drying treatments on the stability of carotenoids in Taiwanese mango (Mangifera indica L.), Food Chem, 2007, 100(3), 1005-1010.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 230 Chien Po-Jung, Sheu Fuu and Lin Hung-Ren, Coating citrus (Murcott tangor) fruit with low molecular weight chitosan increases postharvest quality and shelf life, Food Chem, 2007, 100(3), 1160-1164.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 231 Zhu Shu-hua and Zhou Jie, Effect of nitric oxide on ethylene production in strawberry fruit during storage, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (4), 1517-1522.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 231 Sharma RR, Patel VB and Hare Krishna, Relationship between light, fruit and leaf mineral content with albinism incidence in strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.), Sci Hortic, 2006, 109 (1), 66-70.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 232 Torres Juan Diego, Talens Pau, Carot José Miguel, Chiralt Amparo and Escriche Isabel, Volatile profile of mango (Mangifera indica L.), as affected by osmotic dehydration, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (1), 219-228.

 

Fuel

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 232 Shibasaki-Kitakawa Naomi, Honda Hiroki, Kuribayashi Homare, Toda Takuji, Fukumura Takuya and Yonemoto Toshikuni, Biodiesel production using anionic ion-exchange resin as heterogeneous catalyst, Bioresour Technol , 2007, 98 (2), 416-421.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 232 Royon D, Daz M, Ellenrieder G and Locatelli S, Enzymatic production of biodiesel from cotton seed oil using t-butanol as a solvent, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98(3), 648-653.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 233 Canakci Mustafa, The potential of restaurant waste lipids as biodiesel feedstocks, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (1), 183-190.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 233 Yen Hong-Wei and Brune David E, Anaerobic co-digestion of algal sludge and waste paper to produce methane, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (1), 130-134.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 233-34 Altıparmak Duran, Keskin Ali, Koca Atilla and Gürü Metin, Alternative fuel properties of tall oil fatty acid methyl ester–diesel fuel blends, Bioresour Technol,  2007, 98 (2), 241-246.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 234 Dubé MA, Tremblay AY and Liu J, Biodiesel production using a membrane reactor, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (3), 639-647.

 

Gum/Rubber

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 234-35 Sikora Marek, Kowalski Stanisław, Tomasik Piotr and Sady Marek, Rheological and sensory properties of dessert sauces thickened by starch–xanthan gum combinations, J Food Eng, 2007, 79 (4), 1144-1151.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 235 Thongnuanchan B, Nokkaew K, Kaesaman A, Nakason C, Epoxidized natural rubber-bonded para rubber wood particle board, Polym Eng Sci, 47(4), 421- 428.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 235 Mahittikul A , Prasassarakich P and Rempel GL, Noncatalytic hydrogenation of natural rubber latex, J Appl Polym Sci, 2007, 103(5), 2885-2895.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 236 Ramakrishnan Anish, Pandit Nilesh, Badgujar Mahesh, Bhaskar C and Rao Mala, Encapsulation of endoglucanase using a biopolymer Gum Arabic for its controlled release, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (2), 368-372.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 236 Cui Steve W, Eskin Michael AN, Wu Ying and Ding Shaodong, Synergisms between yellow mustard mucilage and galactomannans and applications in food products — A mini review, Adv Coll Inter Sci, 2006, 128-130, 249-256.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 236 Singh V, Pandey M, Srivastava A and Srivastava V, Seed mucilage from Ipomoea dasysperma, Fitoterapia, 2007, 78 (3), 268-270.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 237 Anroop B, Ghosh B, Parcha V and Vasanti S, Studies on Ocimum gratissimum seed mucilage: Evaluation of binding properties, Int J Pharm, 2006, 325 (1-2), 191-193.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 237 Kanakdande Dattanand, Bhosale Rajesh and Singhal Rekha S, Stability of cumin oleoresin microencapsulated in different combination of gum arabic, maltodextrin and modified starch, Carbohydr Polym, 2007, 67 (4), 536-541

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 238 Soh Fri Pamela, Nkeng George E, Ehabe Eugene E, Effect of natural coagula maturation on the processability, cure and mechanical properties of unfilled vulcanizates of Hevea natural rubber, J Appl Polym Sci, 2007, 103(4), 2359-2363.

 

Insecticides/Larvicides/Fungicides/Herbicides

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 238 Murugan K, Murugan P and Noortheen A, Larvicidal and repellent potential of Albizzia amara Boivin and Ocimum basilicum Linn. against dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (Insecta:Diptera:Culicidae), Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (1), 198-201

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 239 Javed Nazir, Gowen SR, Inam-ul-Haq M and Anwar SA, Protective and curative effect of neem (Azadirachta indica) formulations on the development of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica in roots of tomato plants, Crop Prot, 2007, 26(4), 530-534.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 239 Khanh TD, Hong NH, Xuan TD, Chung IM, Paddy weed control by medicinal and leguminous plants from Southeast Asia, Crop Prot, 2005, 24(5), 421-431.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 240 Peveling Ralf and Ely Sidi Ould, Side-effects of botanical insecticides derived from Meliaceae on coccinellid predators of the date palm scale, Crop Prot, 2006, 25 (12), 1253-1258.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 240 Erler F, Ulug I and Yalcinkaya B, Repellent activity of five essential oils against Culex pipiens, Fitoterapia, 2006, 77 (7-8), 491-494.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 240 Jiménez JB, Orea JM , Montero C, González Ureña Á, Navas E, Slowing K, Gómez-Serranillos MP, Carretero E and De Martinis D, Resveratrol treatment controls microbial flora, prolongs shelf life, and preserves nutritional quality of fruit, J Agric Food Chem, 2005, 53(5), 1526-1530.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 241 Reddy GVP, Cruz ZT and Muniappan R, Attraction of fruit-piercing moth Eudocima phalonia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to different fruit baits, Crop Prot, 2007, 26 (4), 664-667.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 241 Pitasawat B, Champakaew D, Choochote W, Jitpakdi A, Chaithong U, Kanjanapothi D, Rattanachanpichai E, Tippawangkosol P, Riyong D, Tuetun B and Chaiyasit D, Aromatic plant-derived essential oil: An alternative larvicide for mosquito control, Fitoterapia, 2007, 78 (3), 205-210.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 241 Rodríguez-López V, Figueroa-Suárez MZ, Rodríguez T and Aranda E, Insecticidal activity of Vitex mollis, Fitoterapia, 2007, 78 (1), 37-39.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 242 Khan Z, Kim YH, Kim SG and Kim HW, Observations on the suppression of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne arenaria) on tomato by incorporation of cyanobacterial powder (Oscillatoria chlorina) into potting field soil, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98(1), 69-73.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 242 McKenzie CL, Weathersbee III AA and Puterka GJ, Toxicity of sucrose octanoate to egg, nymphal, and adult Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) using a novel plant-based bioassay, J Econ Entomol, 2005, 98(4), 1242-1247.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 243 Cadogan BL and Scharbach RD, Effects of kaolin-based particle film on spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) oviposition in the laboratory, Pest Manag Sci, 2005, 61(12), 1215-1219.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 243 Mekuria T, Steiner U, Hindorf H, Frahm JP and Dehne HW, Bioactivity of bryophyte extracts against Botrytis cinerea, Alternaria solani and Phytophthora infestans, J Applied Bot Food Qual, 2005, 79(2), 89-93.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 243 Liu Jia, Tian Shiping, Meng Xianghong and Xu Yong, Effects of chitosan on control of postharvest diseases and physiological responses of tomato fruit, Postharvest Biol Technol, 2007, 44(3), 300-306.

 

Oil/Fat

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 244 Benedito Jose, García-Pérez Jose V, Dobarganes M Carmen and Mulet Antonio, Rapid evaluation of frying oil degradation using ultrasonic technology, Food Res Int, 2007, 40 (3), 406-414.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 244 Özkanlı Oya and Kaya Ahmet, Storage stability of butter oils produced from sheep’s non-pasteurized and pasteurized milk, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (3), 1026-1031.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 245 Rossi Margherita, Alamprese Cristina and Ratti Simona, Tocopherols and tocotrienols as free radical-scavengers in refined vegetable oils and their stability during deep-fat frying, Food Chem, 2007, 102 (3), 812-817.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 245 Ajayi IA, Oderinde RA, Ogunkoya BO, Egunyomi A and Taiwo VO, Chemical analysis and preliminary toxicological evaluation of Garcinia mangostana seeds and seed oil, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (3), 999-1004.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 246 Iqbal Shahid and Bhanger MI, Stabilization of sunflower oil by garlic extract during accelerated storage, Food Chem, 2007, 100 (1), 246-254.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 246-47 Bensmira Meriem, Jiang Bo, Nsabimana Consolate and Jian Tang, Effect of Lavender and Thyme incorporation in sunflower seed oil on its resistance to frying temperatures, Food Res Int, 2007, 40(3), 341-346.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 247 Anwar Farooq, Hussain Abdullah Ijaz, Iqbal Shahid and Bhanger Muhammad Iqbal, Enhancement of the oxidative stability of some vegetable oils by blending with Moringa oleifera oil, Food Chem, 2007, 103 (4), 1181-1891.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 248 Cheikh-Rouhou Salma, Besbes Souhail, Hentati Basma, Blecker Christophe, Deroanne Claude and Attia Hamadi, Nigella sativa L.: Chemical composition and physicochemical characteristics of lipid fraction, Food Chem, 2007, 101 (2), 673-681.

Poultry

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 248-49 Plancken Iesel Van der, Van Loey Ann and Hendrickx Marc, Effect of Moisture Content during Dry-Heating on Selected Physicochemical and Functional Properties of Dried Egg White, J Agric Food Chem, 2007, 55 (1), 127-135.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 249 Burnett Scott L, Chopskie Jocelyn H, Podtburg Teresa C, Gutzmann Timothy A, Gilbreth Stefanie E and Bodnaruk Peter W, Use of Octanoic Acid as a Postlethality treatment to Reduce Listeria monocytogenes on Ready-to-Eat Meat and poultry products, J Food Prot, 2007, 70(2), 392-398.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 249 Barbut Shai and Choy Valerie, Use of dairy proteins in lean poultry meat batters - a comparative study, Int J Food Sci Technol, 2007, 42(4), 453-458.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 250-51 Somboonpanyakul Promluck, Barbut Shai, Jantawat Pantipa and Chinprahast Ninnart, Textural and sensory quality of poultry meat batter containing malva nut gum, salt and phosphate, LWT-Food Sci Technol, 2007, 40(3), 498-505.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 251 Abdou Adham M, Higashiguchi S, Aboueleinin AM, Kim M and Hisham R, Antimicrobial peptides derived from hen egg lysozyme with inhibitory effect against Bacillus species, Food Control, 2007, 18 (2), 173-178.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 251-52 Kalkani A, Paraskevopoulou A and Kiosseoglou V, Protein interactions and filler effects in heat-set gels based on egg, Food Hydrocol, 2007, 21(2), 191-197

Pulp/Paper

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 252 Abhay Raj, Ram Chandra, Reddy MMK, Purohit Hemant J and Kapley Atya, Biodegradation of kraft lignin by a newly isolated bacterial strain, Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus from the sludge of a pulp paper mill, World J Microbiol Biotechnol, 2007, 23(6), 793-799.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 252 Tchepel M, Rovan JW, Nishida A and Biggs C, A procedure for measuring the flexibility of single wood-pulp fibres, Mechan Comp Mat, 2006, 42(1), 83-92.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 253 Hsu Chuan-Liang and Chang Ku-Shang, Development of a novel method for detecting the integrity of aseptic paperboard laminate packages containing aluminium foil, Food Control, 2007, 18 (2), 102-107.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 253 Dury-Brun C, Jury V, Guillard V, Desobry S, Voilley A and Chalier P, Water barrier properties of treated-papers and application to sponge cake storage, Food Res Int, 2006, 39 (9), 1002-1011.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 254 Wanrosli WD, Zainuddin Z, Law KN and Asro R, Pulp from oil palm fronds by chemical processes, Ind Crops Prod, 2007, 25 (1), 89-94.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 254 Camarero Susana, Ibarra David, Martínez Ángel T, Romero Javier, Gutiérrez Ana and del Río José C, Paper pulp delignification using laccase and natural mediators, Enzy Microb Technol, 2007, 40(5), 1264-1271

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 255 Ververis C, Georghiou K, Danielidis D, Hatzinikolaou DG, Santas P, Santas R and Corleti V, Cellulose, hemicelluloses, lignin and ash content of some organic materials and their suitability for use as paper pulp supplements, Bioresour Technol, 2007, 98 (2), 296-301

Spices

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 255-56 Díaz-Pérez  Juan C, Muy-Rangel María D, Mascorro Arturo G, Fruit size and stage of ripeness affect postharvest water loss in bell pepper fruit (Capsicum annuum L.), J Sci Food Agric, 2007, 87( 1), 68-73.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 256 Mogren Lars M, Olsson Marie E, Gertsson Ulla E, Effects of cultivar, lifting time and nitrogen fertiliser level on quercetin content in onion (Allium cepa L.) at lifting, J Sci Food Agric, 2007, 87(3), 470 – 476.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 256 Syamkumar S and Sasikumar B, Molecular marker based genetic diversity analysis of Curcuma species from India, Scientia Hort, 2007, 112(2), 235-241.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 257 Lucchesi Marie E, Smadja Jacqueline, Bradshaw Steven, Louw Willem and Chemat Farid, Solvent free microwave extraction of Elletaria cardamomum L.: A multivariate study of a new technique for the extraction of essential oil, J Food Eng, 2007, 79(3), 1079-1086.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 257-58 Divakaran Minoo K, Babu Nirmal and Peter KV, Conservation of Vanilla species, in vitro, Scientia Hort, 2006, 110(2), 175-180.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 258 Lin Z, Liao Y, Venkatasamy R, Hider RC and Soumyanath A, Amides from Piper nigrum L. with dissimilar effects on melanocyte proliferation in-vitro, J Pharm Pharmacol, 2007, 59(4), 529-536.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 258-59 Nalini N, Manju V, Menon VP, Effect of spices on lipid metabolism in 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced rat colon carcinogenesis, J Med Food, 2006, 9(2), 237-245.

Therapeutics

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 259 Covas María-Isabel, Olive oil and the cardiovascular system, Pharmacol Res, 2007, 55(3), 175-186.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 259-60 Ramkumar Kunga Mohan, Rajaguru Palanisamy, Latha Muniappan and Ananthan Rajendran, Ethanol extract of Gymnema montanum leaves reduces glycoprotein components in experimental diabetes, Nutr Res, 2007, 27(2), 97-103

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 260 Chandra Anu, Mahdi Abbas Ali, Ahmad Sohail and Singh Raj Kumar, Indian herbs result in hypoglycemic responses in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Nutr Res, 2007, 27(3), 161-168

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 260-61 Wilson Thomas A, Nicolosi Robert J, Woolfrey Benjamin and Kritchevsky David, Rice bran oil and oryzanol reduce plasma lipid and lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations and aortic cholesterol ester accumulation to a greater extent than ferulic acid in hypercholesterolemic hamsters, J Nutr Biochem, 2007, 18(2), 105-112

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 261-62 Aoi Wataru, Naito Yuji, Nakamura Teppei, Akagiri Satomi, Masuyama Akihiro, Takano Toshiaki, Mizushima Katsura and Yoshikawa Toshikazu, Inhibitory effect of fermented milk on delayed-onset muscle damage after exercise, J Nutr Biochem, 2007, 18(2), 140-145

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 262 Lin Tzu-Li, Lin Hui-Hsuan, Chen Chang-Che, Lin Ming-Cheng, Chou Ming-Chih and Wang Chau-Jong, Hibiscus sabdariffa extract reduces serum cholesterol in men and women, Nutr Res, 2007, 27(3), 140-145.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 263 Eguale T, Tilahun G, Debella A, Feleke A and Makonnen E, In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic activity of crude extracts of Coriandrum sativum against Haemonchus contortus, J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 110(3&4), 428-433.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 263-64 Agbor Gabriel A, Vinson Joe A, Oben Julius E and Ngogang Jeanne Y, Comparative analysis of the in vitro antioxidant activity of white and black pepper, Nutr Res, 2006, 26(12), 659-663.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 264 Raja S, Nazeer Ahamed KFH, Kumar V, Mukherjee Kakali, Bandyopadhyay A and Mukherjee Pulok K, Antioxidant effect of Cytisus scoparius against carbon tetrachloride treated liver injury in rats, J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 109(1&3), 41-47

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 264-65 Oliver Grundmann, Jun-Ichiro Nakajima, Shujiro Seo and Veronika Butterweck, Anti-anxiety effects of Apocynum venetum L. in the elevated plus maze test, J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 110(3&4), 406-411.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 265 Lahlou Sanaa, Tahraoui Adil, Israili Zafar and Lyoussi Badiaâ, Diuretic activity of the aqueous extracts of Carum carvi and Tanacetum vulgare in normal rats, J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 110(3& 4), 458-463.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 266 Umamaheswari M, Asokkumar K, Rathidevi R, Sivashanmugam AT, Subhadradevi V and Ravi TK, Antiulcer and in vitro antioxidant activities of Jasminum grandiflorum Linn. J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 110(3&4), 464-470.

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 266 Orhan Ilkay, Küpeli Esra, Şener Bilge and Yesilada Erdem, Appraisal of anti-inflammatory potential of the clubmoss, Lycopodium clavatum L., J Ethnopharmacol, 2007, 109(1&3), 146-150.

Vegetable

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 267 Ozkan I Alibas, Akbudak B and Akbudak N, Microwave drying characteristics of spinach, J Food Eng, 2007, 78(2), 577-583.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 267 Wenzhong Hu and Shun-Ichiro Tanaka, Effects of heat treatment on the quality and storage life of sweet potato, J Sci Food Agric, 2007, 87(2), 313-319.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 267-68 Mineo Hitoshi, Ishida Kyo, Morikawa Nao, Ohmi Sayako, Machida Ayaka, Noda Takahiro, Fukushima Michihiro and Chiji Hideyuki, Ingestion of potato starch decreases chymotrypsin but does not affect trypsin, amylase, or lipase activity in the pancreas in rats, Nutr Res, 2007, 27(2), 113-118

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 268 Rocculi Pietro, Gómez Galindo Federico, Mendoza Fernando, Wadsö Lars, Romani Santina, Dalla Rosa Marco and Sjöholm Ingegerd, Effects of the application of anti-browning substances on the metabolic activity and sugar composition of fresh-cut potatoes, Postharv Biol Technol, 2007, 43(1), 151-157.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 268-69 Heimler D, Isolani L, Vignolini P, Tombelli S and Romani A, Polyphenol content and antioxidative activity in some species of freshly consumed salads, J Agric Food Chem, 2007, 55(5), 1724-1729

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 269 Stringer SC, Plowman J and Peck MW, The microbiological quality of hot water-washed broccoli florets and cut green beans, J Applied Microbiol, 2007, 102(1), 41–50.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 269 Cheng HP and Hsueh CF, Multi-stage vacuum cooling process of cabbage, J Food Eng, 2007, 79(1), 37-46.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 270 Eren İsmail and Kaymak-Ertekin Figen, Optimization of osmotic dehydration of potato using response surface methodology, J Food Eng, 2007, 79(1), 344-352.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 270 Kaur Lovedeep, Singh Jaspreet, Singh Narpinder and Ezekiel Rajrathnam, Textural and pasting properties of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) as affected by storage temperature, J Sci Food Agric, 2007 , 87(3), 520 – 526.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 271 Sequi Paolo, Teresa Dell'Abate Maria and Valentini Massimiliano, Identification of cherry tomatoes growth origin by means of magnetic resonance imaging, J Sci Food Agric, 2007, 87(1), 127-132.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 271 Pirjo Mattilaa and JarkkoHellström, Phenolic acids in potatoes, vegetables, and some of their products, J Food Comp Anal, 2007, 20(3-4), 152-160.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 271 Lemoine Maria L, Civello Pedro M, Martínez Gustavo A and Chaves Alicia R, Influence of post-harvest UV-C treatment on refrigerated storage of minimally processed broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Italica), J Sci Food Agric, 2007, 87(6), 1132-1139.

In Brief

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 272 Swain MR, Kar S, Sahoo AK and Ray RC, Ethanol fermentation of mahula (Madhuca latifolia L.) flowers using free and immobilized yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Microb Res, 2007, 162(2), 93-98.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 272 Suszkiw Jan, Corn: A new ingredient for detergents, Agric Res Mag, 2007, 55(4), 9

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 272 Panwar J and Tarafdar JC, Distribution of three endangered medicinal plant species and their colonization with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, J Arid Environ, 2006, 65(3), 337-350.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 273 Romano Jonatas S, Rodrigues Flávio A, Bernardi LauroT, Rodrigues José A and Segre Nádia, Calcium silicate cements obtained from rice hull ash: A comparative study, J Mat Sci, 2006, 41(6), 1775-1779.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 273 Ajmal Mohammad, Rao Rifaqat Ali Khan and Khan Moonis Ali, Adsorption of copper from aqueous solution on Brassica campestris Hook. f. & Thoms. (mustard oil cake), J Hazard Mat, 2005, 122(1-2) , 177-183.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 273 Rao PV Subba, Mantri Vaibhav A and Ganesan K, Mineral composition of edible seaweed Porphyra vietnamensis , Food Chemistry, 2007, 102(1), 215-218.

Projects/Schemes

 

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 274 New varieties of Chrysanthemum, CSIR News, 2007, 57(3), 39-40.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 274 BARC know-how on micropropagation of Banana, Website: http://www.barc.ernet.in/webpages/technologies/home.html

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 274 Hot air roasting machine, CSIR News, 2006, 56(22), 342.

Nat Prod Rad, Vol. 6(3), May-June 2007, p. 274, Technology for the production of blue pigment from Spirulina, CSIR News, 2006, 56(22), 342.