Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources

(ISSN:2581-6853; CODEN: GJNRA9; DOI: 10.33002) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by The Grassroots Institute.

Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.

High Visibility: Indexed in the Web of Science and other databases.

Fast Publication: Primary acceptance to the submitted article is given in 1 week time. After consent of author(s), manuscript is peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors in 2-4 weeks after submission.

Recognition of Reviewers: The reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in the journal, in appreciation of the work done. Reviewers also receive Certificate for their voluntary service.

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources

Coordinated and published by the Grassroots Institute, the Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources (GJNR) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in natural resources throughout the world. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists, social scientists, policy analysts,managers and practitioners (on all academic and professional levels) all over the world to promote, discuss and share various new issues and developments in different arenas of natural resources.

VOLUME 4, ISSUE 4 (DECEMBER 2021)

Download Full Issue [PDF]

M – 00267Research Article

Influence of Different Seed Rates on the Growth and Yield Characteristics of Wheat Crop (Triticum aestivum L.): Case Study of Takhar Province, Afghanistan

Mohammad Alim Behzad1, Najibullah Omerkhil*2, Farida Faqiryar3

1Department of Agronomy, Agriculture Faculty, Kunduz University, Afghanistan.

Email: alim.behzad2008@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4427-9299

2Department of Forestry, Agriculture Faculty, Kunduz University, Afghanistan.

Email: n.omerkhilagr@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6932-9208

3Dari Language and Literature Department, Education Faculty, Kunduz University, Afghanistan.

Email: faqiryar.farida@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2386-6777

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 1-12. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040401

M – 00268Analytical Article

Indigenous Seeds, Seed Selection and Seed Bank for Sustainable Agriculture

Bal Krishna Joshi

Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Email: joshibalak@yahoo.com | ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7848-5824

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 13-26. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040402

M – 00269Research Article

Geospatial Evaluation of Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Ashulia Industrial Hub in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Md. Sabbir Hosen1, Shahidul Islam*2, Alak Paul3, Md. Mahfuzul Hoque Bhuiyan4

1Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Email: mdsabbirhosencu17603054@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-9123-9225

2Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Email: shahid_ges@yahoo.com; shahid_geo@cu.ac.bd | ORCID: 0000-0003-1530-3090

3Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Email: paul.alak@cu.ac.bd | ORCID: 0000-0001-8934-8182

4Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Chattogram 4331, Bangladesh.

Email: mahfuz.ridu@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-6276-7387

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 27-41. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040403

M – 00270Research Article

Analysis of the Relationship between Tourist Demand and Sustainable Development Indicators in the Context of the Danube River in the Romanian Trajectory

Cosmin Nicolae Mirea*1, Puiu Nistoreanu2

1Business Administration Doctoral School, Bucharest University of Economic Studies,Bucharest, Romania.

E-mail: cosminnicolaemirea@gmail.com | ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3868-9774

2Department of Tourism and Geography, Bucharest University of Economic Studies,Bucharest, Romania.

E-mail: puiu.nistoreanu@com.ase.ro | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8369-7899

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 42-58. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040404

M – 00271Research Article

Effect of the Biofertilizer (Azolla pinnata) in Combination with Inorganic Fertilizers on Growth and Yield of Rice

Mohamad Izdzuan bin Mohamad Khair1, Elisa Azura Azman*2, Roslan Ismail3,
Muhammad NaimFadzli Abdul Rani4

1Program Agronomi & Sistem Pengeluaran, Pusat Penyelidikan Padi dan Beras, Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI), Malaysia. Email: izdzuan@mardi.gov.my | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4268-5127

2Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Email: elisa@upm.edu.my | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7213-6682

3Department of Land Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Email: roslanismail@upm.edu.my | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0219-5393

4Program Agronomi & Sistem Pengeluaran, Pusat Penyelidikan Padi dan Beras, Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI), Malaysia. Email: naim@mardi.gov.my | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5732-2831

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 59-75. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040405

M – 00272Analytical Article

The Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in Rural Areas of Ukraine: The Governance Challenge

Tetiana Hohol*1, Ulyana Nedilska2

1Department of Public Administration and Governance, National Aviation University, Kyiv, 03058, Ukraine.

Email: tgogol@ukr.net | ORCID: 0000-0002-7830-2936

2Department of Ecology and General Biological Subjects, Higher Educational Institution, Podillia State University, Kamianets-Podіlskyi, 32316, Ukraine. Email: nedilska13@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-7427-0087

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 76-84. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040406

M – 00273Review Article

A Review of Aquilaria malaccensis Propagation and Production of the Secondary Metabolite from Callus

Suklang Kharnaior*1, Shiny Chakkiath Thomas2

1Department of Biotechnology, Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia, Garden, Kamarkuchi, Sonapur, Assam-782402, India. Email: suklang2015@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1624-710X

2Department of Biochemistry, Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia, Garden, Kamarkuchi, Sonapur, Assam-782402, India. Email: shinyct@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-23298773

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 85-94. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040407

M – 00274Research Article

Dynamics of Grassland Vegetation Composition across different Land-use Types on the Qinghai Tibet Plateau: Implications to Combat Grassland Degradation

Moses Fayiah*1, ShiKui Dong2, Roberto Xavier Supe Tulcan3, Sanjay Singh4, Muthu Rajkumar5, Sallay Saccoh6, Rebecca Bockarie7

1Department of Forestry, School of Natural Resources Management, Njala University, Sierra Leone.

Email: mfayiah@njala.edu.sl | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8339-4249

2College of Grassland Science, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, 100083, China.

Email: dongshikui@bjfu.edu.cn | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6984-9999

3State Key Laboratory of Water Environment Simulation, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.

Email: xavysup.1@outlook.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1333-7847

4Biodiversity and Climate Change Division, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun, India.

Email: sanjaysingh83@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4668-7808

5Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Email: rajinecol@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1104-989X

6Institute of Food Sciences, School of Agricultural, Njala University, Sierra Leone.

Email: sallysaccoh@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2549-8090

7Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, Kenema Station, Sierra Leone.

Email: bockarierebecca@yahoo.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5413-1258

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 95-114. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040408

M – 00275Review Article

Groundwater Pollution in Bangladesh: A Review

Sumon Ganguli*1, Md. Akter Hosen Rifat2, Dipta Das3, Shahidul Islam4, Md. Nazrul Islam5

1Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Chittagong, Chattogram-4331, Bangladesh.

Email: sumonganguli@cu.ac.bd, sumonganguli@yahoo.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1944-7756

2Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Chittagong, Chattogram-4331, Bangladesh.

Email: rifat2964@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4537-6944

3Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Chittagong, Chattogram-4331, Bangladesh.

Email: diptaowner@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2228-8864

4Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Chattogram-4331, Bangladesh.

Email: shahid_ges@yahoo.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1530-3090

5School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia.

Email: mnazrulacct@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0053-7292

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 115-145. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040409

M – 00276Research Article

The Determinants of Agricultural Crop Productivity among Smallholder Households in Haramaya Distinct, Eastern Ethiopia

Desta Bati Nuno*1, Murad Mohammed Baker2

1Department of Statistics, College of Computing and Informatics, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.

Email: destabati8@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-6660-8671

2Department of Statistics, College of Computing and Informatics, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.

Email: murt.stat@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-1226-3145

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 146-153. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040410

M – 00277Research Article

Removal of Toxic Metals from the Body of Cows by Using Antidote Substances, with its Impact on Milk Productivity and Environmental Safety of Agroecosystems around the Industrial City in Ukraine

Serhii Portiannyk*1, Oleksii Mamenko2

1Department of Applied Ecology named after O.A. Kolesov, Kharkov State Zooveterinary Academy, Academic Street 1, Mala Danylovka, Dergachi district, Kharkov region, 62341 Ukraine.

Email: portynnyk@i.ua | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5716-7352

2Department of Applied Ecology named after O.A. Kolesov, Kharkov State Zooveterinary Academy, Academic Street 1, Mala Danylovka, Dergachi district, Kharkov region, 62341 Ukraine.

Email: z-t_e-y2015@meta.ua | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3638-2525

*Corresponding Author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(4): 154-177. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040411

XML

© 2021 by the author(s). Licensee Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). We allow to freely share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially) with a legal code: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode.

Creative Commons Licence
Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources by The Grassroots Institute is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on a work at www.grassrootsjournals.org.

Technical Advisory Board

    Technical Advisory Board

    * Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Nachtnebel (Austria)

    * Prof. Dr. Parviz Koohafkan (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Hafiz Muminjanov (Italy/Tajikistan)

    * Prof. Dr. Uygun Aksoy (Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mahdavi (Iran)

    * Dr. Walter Fernandez (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Gordana Đurić (Bosnia i Herzegovina)

    * Prof. Dr. Ermek Baibagyshov (Kyrgyz Repbulic)

    * Prof. Dr. Eng. Gabriela Teodorescu (Romania)

    Editor-in-Chief

    * Prof. Dr. G. Poyyamoli (India)

    Executive Editor

    * Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend (Canada)

    Associate Editors

    * Dr. Maja Manojlovic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. Suren N. Kulshreshtha (Canada)

    * Dr. Simon J. Lambert (Canada)

    * Dr. Jason MacLean (Canada)

    * Dr. Yuliya Rashchupkina (Canada)

    * Dr. Richard leBrasseur (Canada)

    * Dr. Charlie Greg Sark (Canada)

    * Dr. Marcos Frommel (Uruguay/Argentina)

    * Prof. Dr. Tetiana Fedoniuk (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Anastasiia Zymaroieva (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Nadiia Yorkina (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Marius Warg Næss (Norway)

    * Dr. Stefano Duglio (Italy)

    * Dr. Maria-Mihaela Antofie (Romania)

    * Dr. Ioana-Daniela Dulama (Romania)

    * Dr. Mihaela Stet (Romania)

    * Dr. Radoslaw J. Walkowiak (Poland)

    * Dr. Mahani Haji Hamdan (Brunei)

    * Dr. Shafi Noor Islam (Brunei)

    * Dr. Wenresti G. Gallardo (Oman)

    * Dr. G. Prabhakara Rao (India)

    * Dr. Omprakash Madguni (India)

    * Dr. Y. Vasudeva Rao (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Santosh Kumar (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Sanjay-Swami (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Yiching Song (China)

    * Prof. Dr. Lun Yin (China)

    * Prof. Dr. Md. Sirajul Islam (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. Syed Hafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. M. Aslam Ali (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. Md. Mujibor Rahman (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Shahidul Islam (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Dragojla Golub (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Vesna Rajčević (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Muhamed Katica (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Grujica Vico (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Vesna Tunguz (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Nikola Boskovic (Serbia)

    * Dr. Om Katel (Bhutan)

    * Mr. Jiban Shrestha (Nepal)

    * Prof. Dr. Prasanthi Gunawardena (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. Nishan Sakalasooriya (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. T. Mathiventhan (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. A.G. Amarasinghe (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. Mokbul Morshed Ahmad (Thailand)

    * Prof. Dr. Anirudh Singh (Fiji)

    * Prof. Dr. Engin Nurlu (Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Kürşat Demiryürek (Turkey)

    * Izr. Prof. Dr. Matej Ogrin (Slovenia)

    * Dr. Zornitsa Stoyanova (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Anna Karova (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Ing. K. Berchová Bímová (Czech Republic)

    * Dr. Fauziah Shahul Hamid (Malaysia)

    * Prof. Dr. Sampson Umenne (Namibia)

    * Dr. M. Surabuddin Mondal (Ethiopia)

    * Dr. Firuza Begham Mustafa (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Safiah Yusmah M. Yusoff (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Chandradeo Bokhoree (Mauritius)

    * Prof. Dr. Yousef Nazzal (UAE)

    * Prof. Dr. Waleed M.R. Hamza (UAE)

    * Dr. Naeema Al Hosani (UAE)

    * Dr. Moetaz El Sergany (UAE)

    * Dr. Manar Bani Mfarrej (UAE)

    * Dr. Nurzat Totubaeva (Kyrgyz Republic)

Share

Go to Top