Jounal of Arid Land Studies 19(1) (2009)

(Proceedings of the International Conference on DESERT TECHNOLOGY IX)

Proceedings of the International Conference on DESERT TECHNOLOGY IX
Detailed Table of Contents………………………………………………………………………………………  i-v
Editorial…………………………………………………………………………………………………………  vii-viii
Welcome Address by Prof. Moncef HARRABI………………………………………………………………  ix
Key Note Speech
Oral Presentation
Mary SEELY, Patrik KLINTENBERG, Johannes HENSCHEL.    “Learning from the Desert” …………………    1-3
Session 1: Desert Energy
Keiko SATO, S. SINHA, Birendra KUMAR, T. KOJIMA.    “Self Cooling Mechanism in Photovoltaic Cells and Its
Impact on Heat Island Effect from Very Large Scale PV Systems in Deserts”  ………………………………    5-8
Mitsuteru IRIE, Ryoji OKAWARA, Yukuo ABE.    “Feasibility of Wild Grass Exploitation for Bio Fuel Production”
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  9-12
Rajan JAYAPRAKASH, Karuthiappan PERUMAL, Sanjay KUMAR, Syed MUMTAZUDDIN.    “Increasing Energy
Efficiency of Inorganic Salt Gradient Solar Pond in Thar Desert by Inclusion of Complementary Support System”
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  13-16
Shilpa CHOUDHARY, Sridhar KUMAR, Sangeeta SINHA, Sanjay KUMAR.    
“Temperature Stabilization and Value Addition in Solar Drying of Arid Area Horticulture Products with Phase Change 
Materials and High Heat Capacity  Materials”  
…………………………………………………………………………………………  17-20
Majdi HAZAMI, Sami KOOLI, Mariem LAZAAR, Abdel hamid FARHAT, Ali BELGHITH.   
“New solar energy system to provide domestic hot water in rural housing in Tunisia”  
…………………………………………  21-24
Session 2: Stress Biology and Desert Agriculture
Hajime UTSUGI, Satoko KAWARASAKI, Shin-ichi AIKAWA, Hiroyuki TANOUCHI, Nobuhide TAKAHASHI,
Hiroyuki HAMANO, Toshinori KOJIMA, Koichi YAMADA.    “E. camaldulensis Optimal Planting Density in
Desert Western Australia in View of Its Photosynthetic Properties”  ………………………………………  25-28
Sawahiko  SHIMADA,  Hideki  YOKOYAMA,  Hiromichi  TOYODA,  Ayako  SEKIYAMA,  Buhe  AOSIER  and
Michinari YOKOHAMA.    “GIS Analysis of Grazing Selection by Goats in Tov Province, Mongolia”…    29-32
Katsuhiko KUROSAWA, Toshinori KOJIMA, Shigeru KATO, Hideki SUGANUMA, Satoko KAWARASAKI, 
Hiroyuki HAMANO, Shin-ichi AIKAWA, Hajime UTSUGI, Hiroyuki TANOUCHI, Masahiro SAITO, 
Adrianne KINNEAR, Koichi YAMADA.   
“Relation between Growth of Planted Trees and Soil Chemical Properties in Afforestation Sites of Semi-arid Land, WA” 
………………………………………………………………  33-36
Yuanjie ZHAO, Xuncheng XIA.    “Application of Tamarix Cone Age Layer in Studying on Environmental Change of
Arid  Zone”  …………………………………………………………………………………………………  37-39
Yasuyuki EGASHIRA,  Yoshinori  HATASA,  Keisuke  NISHIDA,  Korekazu UEYAMA.    “Estimation  of  Climate
Change Effects on Arid Land Afforestation Technologies for CO2  Sequestration”  ………………………  41-43
Caroline KING, Boshra SALEM.    “Comparison of Biophysical Changes Affecting Oasis Ecosystems Using Remote
Sensing Data and Published Local Environmental Assessments” …………………………………………  45-48
Mingyuan DU, Hongwu CHEN, Jiaqiang LEI, Xinwen XU, Shengyu LI, Qing HE.    “Observation of Effects of Tree
Planting on Local Climate in the Central Part of the Taklimakan Desert, China” …………………………  49-52
Nobuhide  TAKAHASHI,  Yasuyuki  EGASHIRA,  Shin-ichi  AIKAWA,  Toshinori  KOJIMA.    “Woody  Biomass
Production by Utilizing Coppice of Eucalyptus camaldulensis in an Arid Area in Western Australia” ……  53-56
Session 3: Soil and Water Technologies Combating Desertification, Remote Sensing and GIS
Hiromu  OKAZAWA,  Hiromichi  TOYODA,  Shinji  SUZUKI,  Sawahiko  SHIMADA,  Ryuzo  NISHIMAKI.
“Long-term-discharge Analysis Using the EPA Method for the Tana River in Kenya” ……………………  57-60
Suguru KOYANAGI, Hironori TABUCHI, Hiroyuki HAMANO, Hideki SUGANUMA, Katsuhiko KUROSAWA, 
Toshinori KOJIMA.    “Runoff Model Development and Validation for Afforestation in Arid Land of Western Australia”  
……………………………………………………………………………………………………  61-64
Tadaomi SAITO, Hiroshi YASUDA, Khumbulani DHAVU, Takayuki KAWAI, Mohamed A.M. ABD ELBASIT,
Atsushi TSUNEKAWA, Shiqing LI.    “Relationships between Soil, Topography and Tree Growth in a Water
Harvesting System in the Loess Plateau, China” ……………………………………………………………  65-68
Yohannes GELETA, Chali EDESSA, Kozo INADA, Yoshiaki OTSUBO, Shinji SUZUKI, Hiromichi TOYODA. 
“Conveyance and Drainage System in Spate Irrigation -A case of Boro Dodota Spate Irrigation-”  ………  69-72
Dalel OUERCHEFANI, Hanen DHAOU, Saâdi ABDELJAOUED, Eric DELAITRE, Yann CALLOT.    “Radiometric
Indices for Monitoring Soil Surfaces in South Tunisia” ……………………………………………………  73-76
Session 4: Desert Human and Social Sciences Societies
Makoto KITANAKA, Ryuzo NISHIMAKI, Tatsushi TSUBOI, Shinji SUZUKI, Satoru TAKAHASHI.    “Poverty
Alleviation through NERICA Introduction into Semiarid Sub-Saharan Africa” ……………………………  77-80
Qian ZHANG, Wenjun LI.    “Hierarchical Framework for Rangeland Management-A Case Study in Inner Mongolia-”
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  81-84
Monty C. DOZIER, Bruce LESIKAR, Jim CATHEY, Justin MECHELL, John SMITH, Barron RECTOR, Bryan
DAVIS, Billy KNIFFEN.    “What’s Old is New Again- Harvesting the Rain in Texas -”  …………………  85-88
Session 5: Biotechnology
Rie UCHIDA, Junkyu HAN, Hiroko ISODA.    “Effect of Capsaicin on the Tight Junctional Permeability of the
Human  Intestinal  Cells”  ……………………………………………………………………………………  89-92
Imen OUESLATI, Faouzia M. HADDADA, Issam NOUAIRI, Maria Z. TSIMIDOU, Mokhtar ZARROUK.   
“Changes in the Biochemical Composition of the Tataouine Virgin Olive Oils During Thermal Oxidation” ……………93-96
Marcos A. NEVES, Isao KOBAYASHI, Mitsutoshi NAKAJIMA.    “Development of Microchannel Emulsification
Technology for Monodispersed Soybean and Olive Oil-in-Water Emulsions” ……………………………  97-100
Session 1: Desert Energy
Poster Presentation
Hilal  A.  BHAT,  Seemin  RUBAB,  S.H.  BALKHI,  Sanjay  KUMAR.    “Computation  of  Space  Heating  Energy
Requirements and Comparative Analysis of Three Cold Desert Region of Jammu and Kashmir (India)-A Case study for Solar 
system designs-”  …………………………………………………………………………  101-104
Masakazu ITO, Yuki HAMANO, Kosuke KUROKAWA.    “Solar Resource Potentials of a Very Large Scale PV
System in Sahara Desert”  …………………………………………………………………………………  105-108
Session 2: Stress Biology and Desert Agriculture
Xuncheng XIA, Yuanjie ZHAO, Qihui JI.    “Recovering and Rebuilding Ecological System of Lower Reaches of
Tarim River and Lop Nur Region in Xinjiang”  …………………………………………………………  109-112
Nagwa ELNWISHY, Hanane ABICHOU, Mohamed LABIADH, Samy ZALAT.    “A Promising Vegetation Type to
Sustain  Development  in  Drylands”  ……………………………………………………………………  113-116
Abdelfatteh  EL  OMRI,  Junkyu  HAN,  Ron  HASHIZUME,  Manef  BEN  ABDRABBAH,  Hiroko  ISODA. 
“Anti-Neuronal Stress Effect of Tunisian 
Rosmarinus officinalis Extract”  ………………………………  117-120
Baby  PALLAVI,  Hirotaka  SAITO,  Makoto  KATO.    “Estimating  Depth  of  Influence  of  GPR  Ground  Wave  in
Lysimeter Experiment”  ……………………………………………………………………………………  121-124
Hideki SUGANUMA, Masahiro SAITO, Hiroyuki TANOUCH, Hajime UTSUGI, Yukuo ABE, Toshinori KOJIMA, 
Koichi YAMADA.    “Baseline and Stand Structural Attributes Changes in Arid Woodland Vegetation”  ………
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………  125-128
Hiroaki MOCHIZUKI, Prakash Kumar GAUTAM, Sangeeta SINHA, Sanjay KUMAR.    “Increasing Fertilizer and
Pesticide Use Efficiency by Nanotechnology in Desert Afforestation, Arid Agriculture” ………………  129-132
Yukako MONDA , Naoko MIKI, Ken YOSHIKAWA.    “Potential of Photosynthetic Characteristics in Polymorphic
Leaves of Populus euphratica Olivier”  …………………………………………………………………  133-136
Yoshihiro YAMADA, Yasuto YAMAGUCHI, Jamsran UNDARMAA, Muneto HIROBE, Ken YOSHIKAWA. 
“Environmental Factors Controlling Leaf Emergence in 
Caragana microphylla, a Deciduous Shrub of the Mongolian  Steppe”  
………………………………………………………………………………………  137-140
Toshinori KOJIMA, Kosuke INABA, Suguru KOYANAGI, Hideki SUGANUMA, Katuhiko KUROSAWA, 
Satoko KAWARASAKI, Hiroyuki TANOUCHI, Richard HARPER, Koich YAMADA, Hiroyuki HAMANO. 
“Improvement Effect of Semi-Arid Land Afforestation on Soil Environment” …………………………  141-144
Kotaro TAKARADA, Machito MIHARA.    “Enhancing Plant Residue Composting using Bacillus sp. in Semi-Arid
Regions”  …………………………………………………………………………………………………  145-148
Mingyuan DU, Seiichro YONEMURA, Hiroyuki DEN, Zhibao SHEN, Yanbo SHEN.    “Relationship between the
Climate Change and Dust Storm Occurrence in China” …………………………………………………  149-152
Afwa THAMEUR, Elkadri LEFI, Ali FERCHICHI.    “Comparative Response of Barley Cultivars and Varieties to
Deficit Irrigation in a Mediterranean Environment” ……………………………………………………  153-156
Anissa  BOUBAYA,  Mohamed  BEN  SALAH,  Nidhal  MARZOUGUI,  Ali  FERCHICHI.    “Pomological
Characterization of the Mulberry Tree (Morus spp.) in the South of Tunisia” …………………………  157-159
Khouloud BACHAR, Mansour HADDAD, Ali FERCHICHI.    “Characterization of a Leguminous Plant (Green pea:
Pisum sativum L.) and It’s Impact in the Improvement of Soil’s Fertility in an Arid Area in the Centre of Tunisia”
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………  161-164
Farah BEN SALEM, Mohamed TARHOUNI, Azaiez OULED BELGACEM, Mohamed NEFFATI.   
“Natural Vegetation Cover Dynamic under Climatic Drought and Human Disturbance in the Matmata Mountains, 
Southern Tunisia”  …………………………………………………………………………………………………  165-167
Mohamed CHNITER, Serya MAALI, Mohamed HAMMADI, Touhami KHORCHANI, Harab HARAB, Riadh KRIT, 
Mohamed BEN HAMOUDA,  Gley  KHALDI, Raymond NOWAK.    “Effects  of Dam Age, Litter Size and Gender on Birth 
Weight of D’man lamb-Consequence on Lamb Mortality-”  ……………………………  169-172
Elhem MANSOUR, Mansour HADDAD, Ali FERCHICHI.   “Valorization of Grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.) Cultivated in a 
Coastal Oasis” ……………………………………………………………………………  173-176
Hela BEN AHMED, Arafet MANAA and Ezzeddine ZID.    “Effect of Salicylic Acid on the Growth and Mineral
nutrition in Salt Stressed Wheat Plants” …………………………………………………………………  177-180
Rim JAOUADI, Hanen MTAOUA, Mohamed BEN SALAH, Ali FERCHICHI.    
“Pomological Characterization and Mineral Study of Fruit of Some Local and Introduced Varieties of Olive-tree (
Olea europaea L.) 
Cultivated in South of Tunisia”  …………………………………………………………………………………………  181-184
Elkadri LEFI, Josep CIFRE, Javier GULIAS, Hipolito MEDRANO.    “Drought and Defoliation Effects on Recovery of Two 
Mediterranean 
Medicago Shrubs”  ………………………………………………………………  185-188
Leila LAARAYEDH, Rim LAMARI, Mokhtar ELBEKEY, Ali FERCHICHI.   “Mineral Analysis of Some Local
Cultivars of Melon (Cucumis melo L.)”  …………………………………………………………………  189-192
Mabrouka  ABID,  Mansour  HADDAD,  Ali  FERCHICHI.    “Effect  of  Magnesium  Sulphate  on  First  Stadium  of
Development of Lucerne (Medicago sativa) Cultivated in Gabes Oasis” ………………………………  193-195
Manel BOUDABOUS, Abessalem MRABET, Ali FERCHICHI.   “Mineral Characterization of Some Tunisian Apple
Cultivars”  …………………………………………………………………………………………………  197-200
Mohsen CHAMMEM, Tim WCHER, Mohsen JARRAY, Yves HINGRAT, Rachid DHAOUI, Youssef TOUITI, 
Touhami KHORCHANI.   “Animal Diversity in the Southern Desert-Environment of Tunisia and Latest Knowledge of Most 
Important Species”  …………………………………………………………………  201-204
Mokhtar  ELBEKKAY ,  Layl a  LAARAY EDH,  Rim  LA MARI,  H a ma di  H A MZA ,  Ali  F E RCH ICHI. 
“Characterization of Several Local Cultivars of Watermelon Collected from Arid Region in Tunisia”  …  205-208
Hanen MTAOUA, Rim JAOUADI, Ali FERCHICHI.    “Study of the Morphological Variability of the Fruits of Some
Coastal Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Cultivars in Tunisian Oases”  ………………………………  209-212
Rim LAMARI, Leila LAARAYEDH, Mokhtar ELBEKKEY, Tebra TRIKI, Leila BENYAHIA, Ali FERCHICHI. 
“Study of the Variability between Local Melon Cultivars in Tunisia -Based on the Content of Mineral Elements in Leaves-”  
…………………………………………………………………………………………………  213-216
Rim TWITI, Mansour HADDAD, Ali FERCHICHI.    “The Importance of Vegetables Crops in the Oases of Gabes”
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………  217-219
Sana GHAFFARI, Nejib HASNAOUI, Ali FERCHICHI.   “Tunisian South Cultivated Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)
-Foliar Composition on Major Mineral Elements-”  ………………………………………………………  221-224
Sihem TALBI, Elkadri LEFI, Hanen ENNEB, Ali FERCHICHI.   “Effect of Soil Water Deficit on Growth and Water Use 
Efficiency for Three Tunisian Pastorals Species (
Lotus creticusPlantago albicans and Rhanterium suaveolens)”  
………………………………………………………………………………………………  225-228
Zeineb KHILA, Mansour HADDAD, Ali FERCHICHI.    “Physical Characterization of the Main Local Legume Seeds in 
Oasis of Chenini”  ………………………………………………………………………………………  229-232
Session 3: Soil and Water Technologies Combating Desertification, Remote Sensing and GIS
Antoine  KARAM,  Lotfi  KHIARI,  Alfred  JAOUICH.    “Influence  of  Tailing  pH  on  the  Sorption  of  Copper  by
Sulphide  Mine  Tailing”  …………………………………………………………………………………  233-236
Wang XUEQIN, Zhang YUANMING, Zhang WEIMIN, Xu XINWEN, Fu CHUNLI.    “Comparison of Erodibility on
Four Types Biological Crusts in Gurbantunggut Desert from Wind Tunnel Experiments”  ……………  237-240
Girma  NEGUSSIE,  Hussien  AMAN,  Kozo  INADA,  Shinji  SUZUKI,  Hiromichi  TOYODA.    “Trials  on  Hydro
Meteorological Analysis for Spate Irrigation Development in Oromia, Ethiopia” ………………………  241-244
Kozo INADA, Girma LEMMA, Tetsuji OYA, Birhanu KEBEBEW, Shinji SUZUKI, Satoru TAKAHASHI.    
“Trial on Water Saving Irrigation Farming Technology in Semi-Arid Area of Ethiopia” ………………………  245-248
Raghuvanshi RAM, J.P. SHUKLA, E. PETERS, S. CHOUDHARY, K. PRASAD.    “Application of Geotextiles in
Erosion  Control-A  Field  Experiment-”  …………………………………………………………………  249-252
Sanjay KUMAR, Asheshwar YADAV, Toshinori KOJIMA.    “Management of Salinity and Afforestation by IRS 1D LISS- III 
Data in North Bihar, India”  ……………………………………………………………………  253-256
Anissa GARA, Sawahiko SHIMADA, Hiromichi TOYODA, Hiromu OKAZAWA, Shinji SUZUKI, Ahmed GHRABI.
“Relationship between Vegetation and Topography for an Erosion Management in Ethiopia” …………  257-260
Fahmi BEN FREDJ, Mitsuteru IRIE, Junkyu HAN, Parida YAMADA, Atef LIMAM, Ahmed GHRABI, Hiroko ISODA.    
“Environmental Risk Assessment of Water Resources in Arid and Semi-arid Lands Using Bioassays Systems”  
…………………………………………………………………………………………………  261-264
Jining  ZHANG,  Hirotaka  SAITO,  Makoto  KATO.    “Study  on  Subsurface  Irrigation  Using  Ceramic  Pitcher  on Tomato 
Cultivation in Greenhouse -Effect of Water Pressure inside Ceramic Pitcher on Soil Moisture and Tomato Growth-”  
…………………………………………………………………………………………………  265-267
Takayuki  KAWAI,  Hiroshi  YASUDA,  Tadaomi  SAITO,  Yasuyuki  TADA.    “The  Influence  of  Sediment
Heterogeneity on Percolation in Sand Dune” ……………………………………………………………  269-272
Lalita SIRIWATTANANON, Machito MIHARA, Takahiko NAKAMURA, Fumio WATANABE, Satoru TAKAHASHI, 
Masaharu KOMAMURA.    “Effects of Shearing Force in Surface Runoff on Nutrient Losses from Chemical and Organic 
Fertilizers” …………………………………………………………………  273-276
Machito MIHARA, Kota SHOJI, Lalita SIRIWATTANANON.    “Rehabilitation of Salt Affected Soils with Chemical
Geo-Textile in Northeast Thailand”  ………………………………………………………………………  277-282
Mohamed A.M. ABD ELBASIT, Tadaomi SAITO, Hiroshi YASUDA, Hisao ANYOJI.    “Using of Close Range
Photogrammetry for Interrill Soil Erosion Quantification” ………………………………………………  283-286
Mohamed KEFI, Kunihiko YOSHINO, Khemaies ZAYANI, Hiroko ISODA.    “Estimation of Soil Loss by Using
Combination of Erosion Model and GIS-Case of Study Watersheds in Tunisia-”  ………………………  287-290
N.  SAHO,  S.  YOSHIZAKI,  A.  MOCHIZUKI.    “A  Proposal  of  a  New  Supply  System  of  Fresh  Water  for
Afforestation of the Desert in the Middle East” …………………………………………………………  291-294
Shinji SUZUKI, Masku DERESSA, Fumio WATANABE, Kiyoshi SHIRATORI, Iwao MATSUMOTO, Berhanu S.
JABESSA, Satoru TAKAHASHI.    “Meteorological and Soil Characteristics in the Central Ethiopia”  …………
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………  295-298
Taichi MAKI, Kazuki URAYAMA, Shinichiro YAMASHITA, Kenji WAKIMIZU, Hisashi YOSHIKOSHI. “Changes of 
Local Meteorological Environment in particular Air Temperature at Isahaya Bay Reclamation Area as a Naked Saline Flat Land” 
……………………………………………………………………………  299-303
Yoshiko KAWABATA, Tsend Ayush MUNKHJARGAL, Kunio SHIRAISHI, Masahiro NAGAI, Yukio KATAYAMA. 
“Water Pollution in the Rivers of Northern Central Mongolia Caused by Human Activity”  ……………305-308
Yuzo KOBAYASHI, Shoko YATO, Tomonori FUJIKAWA, Takahiko NAKAMURA, Machito MIHARA, Masaharu
KOMAMURA. “Study on Stable Mulching as Effective Water Saving Practice” ………………………  309-312
B.  ATTOUI,  A.  OULED BELGACEM.    “The  Role  of  Remote  Sensing in the  Monitoring of  Arid Ecosystems
Dynamics-The Case of Bouhedma National Park-” ………………………………………………………  313-317
Bouajila ESSIFI, Mohamed OUESSAR, Mohamed Chedly RABIA.    “Mapping Long-Term Variability of Vegetation Greenness 
and Sand Dunes around Watering Points in the Rangelands of Dahar and El Ouara (Tunisia) during the Period 1975-2000 through 
Remote Sensing Data”  ………………………………………………………  319-322
Cherifa  FDHIL,  Abdessatar  HATIRA,  Tahar  GALLALI,  Houcine  TAAMALLAH.    “Water  Management  and
Salinisation in Irrigated Areas -A Case Study of Sidi Sallem Oasis in the Southeast of Tunisia-” ………  323-326
Raja DAKHLI, Houcine TAAMALLAH, Kamel NAGAZ, Ridha LAMOURI.    “Olive Mill Waste Water Valorisation in 
Agriculture -Effects on the Soil Proprieties and Barley Yield-” ………………………………………  327-330
Hanen  DHAOU,  Dalel  OUERCHEFANI,  Houcine  TAAMALLAH,  Gabriels  DONALD,  Mohamed  OUESSAR.
“Drought Impact on the Olive-Trees in the Tunisian Jeffara”  ……………………………………………  331-334
Ibtissem ENNEB, Houcine TAAMALLAH, Abdessatar HATIRA.    “Impact of Irrigation with Saline Water on Soil and Crop 
Yields -El Fjé Region Medenine-”  ……………………………………………………………  335-338
Mongi BEN ZAIED, Mohamed Osman ARNOUS, Mohamed Ahmed SIDI CHEIKH, Riadh ALIOUT, Rabah HADJ
ALI, Yassine GAROUNI, Saleh SID, Francisco MUNTONI.    “The Use of Remote Sensing and GIS to Map
Unstable Sand dunes-A case study  in the Oudia area of Tunisia-” …………………………………  339-342
M.  ABICHOU,  M.  LABIADH  W.  CORNELIS,  D.  GABRIELS,  B.  BEN  ROUINA,  H.  TAAMALLAH,  H.
KHATTELI.    “The Olive Mills Waste Water (OMW) as an Organic Amendment for Controlling Wind Erosion in Southern 
Tunisia by Improving the Soil Surface Structure” …………………………………………  343-346
Takuro  SHOJI,  Yuichi  ISHIKAWA,  Jun  KUMAMARU,  Kiwamu  SHIIBA,  Toshinori  KOJIMA,  Satoshi
MATSUMOTO, Shin HIDAKA.    “The Short Term Effects of Organic Matter and Ripping on Degraded Soil in
Western  Australia”  ………………………………………………………………………………………  347-350
Session 4: Desert Human and Social Sciences Societies
Masku DERESSA, Kiyoshi SHIRATORI, Iwao MATSUMOTO, Berhanu S. JABESSA, Shinji SUZUKI, Yukimitsu
KOBAYASHI, Satoru TAKAHASHI.    “Approaches of Agroforestry Management in the Central Ethiopia”  …
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………  351-354
Hanane  ABICHOU,  Mohamed  LABIADH,  Nagwa  ELNWISHY.    “Tunisian  Case  of  Desert  Valorisation  for
Promoter Enduring Development of Competence”  ………………………………………………………  355-358
Mohamed  Amir  BOUZAIDA,  Luisa  María  FRUTOS  MEJIAS.    “Dry  Lands  Development  in  Mediterranean
Countries-Similarities between Tunisia and Spain-”  ……………………………………………………  359-362
Mohamed  JAOUAD,  Amor  TBIB.    “Economical  and  Ecological  Assessment  for  Sustainable  Pastoral  Land
Development  in  Arid  Tunisia”  …………………………………………………………………………  363-365
Session 5: Biotechnology
Junkyu HAN, Terence P.N. TALORETE, Parida YAMADA, Hiroko ISODA.    “Anti-Proliferative and Apoptotic
Effects of Oleuropein and Hydroxytyrosol on Human Breast Cancer MCF-7 Cells”  ……………………  367-370
Imen OUESLATI, Mokhtar GUERFEL, Hédia MANAI, Douja DAOUD, Jacinto SANCHEZ, Mokhtar ZARROUK. 
“Derivatives of the UV Absorption Spectra, ECN Groups, and Phytosqualene Contents in Virgin Olive Oils from Varieties 
Grown in the Extreme Conditions of Tataouine Region (Southern Tunisia)”  …………………  371-374
Kenichi KASHIWAGI, Hiroko ISODA, Junkyu HAN, Mitsuteru IRIE, Hiroshi NABETANI, Mitsutoshi NAKAJIMA. 
“Advanced Processing of Useful Food Material for the Establishment of a Regional Development Model in Arid Areas”  
……………………………………………………………………………………………………  375-378
M’hammed EHSINE, Mohamed Sadok BELKADHI, Mohammed CHAEIB.   “Bio-ecologic Observations on Rhinoceros  
Beetle  
Oryctes  agamemnon  (Burmeister  1847)  on  the  Palm  Dates  Oasis  of  Rjim  Maatoug  in South-western  Tunisia”  
…………………………………………………………………………………  379-382
Rieko IIJIMA, Parida YAMADA, Junkyu HAN, Hideyuki SHIGEMORI, Hiroko ISODA.    “Anti-allergic Effect of
Acteoside Derived from Arid Land Plant Cistanche tubulosa” …………………………………………  383-386
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Kosa blowing over the East China Sea from the mainland China. ©NASA
Kosa blowing over the East China Sea from the mainland China. ©NASA