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Volume 49(2): July 2020

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Journal of the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

Cover : Biosilica of diatom Cyclotella striata isolated from Bidadari Island, Indonesia. Photo courtesy of Biochemistry Laboratory,

Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.


Guest Editors

Dr. Dessy Natalia, Dr. Didin Mujahidin and Dr. Zeily Nurachman

Research Articles

Possibility of sap-feeding beetle, nitidulidae, as a spreading agent for blood disease bacterium on the banana plant

Tjandra Anggraeni, Masriany, Fenny M. Dwivany and Rizkita R. Esyanti

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 391 KB)| pp. 1|


The effect of synthetic fungicide on disease severity and plant growth of chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) infected with Phytophthora capsici

Rizkita Rachmi Esyanti, Nadya Farah, Muhammad Fakhri Faiz, Muthia Gassani Verdianti, Sunardi and Ramadhani Safitri

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 348 KB)| pp. 7|


Cloning and in silico studies of lipase gene of a thermophilic bacteria isolated from the hydrothermal vent area of Kawio, North Sulawesi

Khalilan Lambangsari, Maelita Ramdani Moeis and Elvi Restiawaty

| Abstract | Full Text PDF ( 366 KB)| pp. 13|


Determination of surface water quality based on macrozoobenthos biodiversity and the prevalence of trematodes cercariae in freshwater molluscs

Siti Muyasaroh and Barti Setiani Muntalif

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (573 KB)| pp. 19|


Effect of calcium ions to the activity and stability of extracellular lipase produced by moderate halophilic bacteria Halomonas meridiana BK-AB4

Galo Ayu Megga Nanda and Rukman Hertadi

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (260 KB)| pp. 27|


Isolation and characterization of a surfactant-stable protease from halophilic bacteria Chromohalobacter Japonicus BK-AB18

Dwi Isyana Achmad, Ihsanawati and Rukman Hertadi

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (634 KB)| pp. 37|


Cloning, sequencing, and identification of rhd ?-subunit gene of haloaromatic dehalogenase terminal oxygenase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa local strain

Fajri Ikhsan and Enny Ratnaningsih

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (331 KB)| pp. 43|


Mango (Mangifera indica L.) leaves waste/polyvinyl acetate biocomposite for building materials application

Masturi, Dante Alighiri, Widya Nurul Jannah, Riful Mazid Maulana, Ulul Amri, Susilawati and Sunarno

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (141 KB)| pp. 49|


Decolorisation of batik waste water by Marasmiellus palmivorus using modified fixed bed reactor

Edwan Kardena, Pratama, A.N.K., Suhardi, S.H., Hasan, K. and Effendi, A.J.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (444 KB)| pp. 55|


Transpiration capability of several lowland forest tree species

Irsan, M.F., Sulistyawati, E., Hadiyane, A. and Hidayati, N.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (746 KB)| pp. 63|


Effect of blue light exposure to brain wave physiology related to cognitive and motoric function during night driving simulation

Lulu Lusianti Fitri, Dandri Aly Purawijaya and Suprijanto

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (102 KB)| pp. 69|


Comparing the effect of two coating methods of Tetragonula laeviceps propolis water extraction on physical quality and shelf life of eggs kept in room temperature

Kinasih, I., Julita, U., Suryani, Y., Cahyanto, T., Khoirunnisa, E.M. and Putra, R.E.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (236 KB)| pp. 75|


Isolation and characterization of pisang tongkat langit (Musa troglodytarum L.) ACS1 and ACO1 gene expression during fruit ripening process

Fenny Martha Dwivany, Kristi Lenci Patty and Cindy Novianti

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (1,116 KB)| pp. 81|


The assessment on RNA quality and banana ripening genes (MaGAPDH, MaACS1, and MaACO1) from flesh tissues with different preservation methods

Annisa Amalia and Husna Nugrahapraja

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (335 KB)| pp. 93|


The effect of paranet shade on the growth and morphological characteristics in six species of mangrove seedling

Mohammad Basyuni, Try Miharza, Evan Kharogi Sinulingga, Epifani Natalia Gultom and Yunasfi Djayus

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (100 KB)| pp. 99|


Microbial detoxification of gadung (Dioscorea hispida Dennst) chips: Effect of microbes loading and time

Andri Cahyo Kumoro, Ratnawati Ratnawati, Diah Susetyo Retnowati and Catarina Sri Budiyati

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (144 KB)| pp. 105|


The potential of Garcinia dulcis (ROXB.) Kurz. as a source of hydroxycitric acid and its habitat conditions

Rina R. Irwanto and Herian Stiyani

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (200KB)| pp. 111|


The pregnancy rate after intrauterine insemination using semen with different leucocytes concentration prepared by swim-up method

Hermawan, G.A., Kuswatiningsih, D.N., Pangayoman, J.T., Widyastuti, R. and Boediono, A.

| Abstract | Full Text PDF (34 KB)| pp. 115|


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