Hafida Hanine

Hafida Hanine
Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Beni Mellal · Department of Biology

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Background: The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is an ancient perennial plant species of the Punicaceae family. Its seeds are consumed as food or as juice. Previous studies have noted that pomegranate juice encompasses many active compounds with beneficial effects. The main goals of this work were to study the phenolic component of freeze-dried and...
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In the context of climate change and water scarcity, it is necessary to develop and use drought-resistant crops. Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is an oleaginous and aromatic plant with high nutritional value. It is a tropical crop, but it is also grown in arid and semi-arid environments such as Morocco. Our aim is to evaluate (in two separate experime...
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The corrosion inhibition of carbon steel in 1.0M HCl by a hydro-acetonic mixture extract of date seeds (DS) was tested using potentiodynamic polarization (PDP) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). This work revealed that the mixture extract of DS studied acts as a mixed-type inhibitor, primarily controlling the anodic reaction. We foun...
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Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is a tropical oilseed crop that is also cultivated in arid and semi-arid environments, where drought occurs frequently. The objective of this study was to assess the performance of some sesame mutants, developed by our team through EMS-mutagenesis in 2020, under well-watered conditions and restricted irrigation by analyz...
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Argania spinosa L. Skeels is an emblematic tree in Morocco, known worldwide for its medicinal and nutritional value. Its fruits contain kernels used to prepare an edible oil, the leaves are used to feed livestock, and its wood is used as fuel. If the oil acquires high importance, the other components of the fruit of the argan are undervalued. Our o...
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Date seeds are thus far the least studied part of the Phoenix dactylifera L. species, as they are usually discarded as waste despite their richness in functional and bioactive compounds. The purpose of this study was to assess the phytochemical compositions and in vitro antioxidant capacities of crude acetone extract from date seed powder in order...
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Date seeds (Phoenix dactylifera L.) are considered as valuable form of lignocellulosic biomass and are noted for their high content of biodegradable organic molecules. One of the modes of exploitation of this biomass is oil extraction, which leads to the production of a valuable by-product: date seed cake. In this work, anaerobic digestion of this...
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Sesame seed represents a reservoir of nutritional components with many medicinal properties. With the current trend to increase both seed yield and nutritional quality, the cultivation of new high-quality sesame varieties is a necessity to improve human health and promote the economic efficiency of this crop. However, research efforts for the devel...
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Pomegranate tree is cultivated since ancient times in Morocco, where a high genetic diversity is hosted mainly in traditional agroecosystems. Over the past decade, it regained importance through extension of cultivated area, but remains thus far little valued. To date, its genetic variability and chemodiversity have gone unheeded for many reasons,...
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Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is an oilseed tropical crop affected by climate change and drought stress. The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of 13 sesame mutants under full irrigation conditions and stress hydric. The morphological, physiological, and agronomic traits were analyzed. The experience was in pots according to a ra...
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Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is an oilseed, aromatic, and medicinal plant with seeds rich in phytochemicals showing many nutritional and medicinal properties. To satisfy the human nutritional needs and to improve the economic efficiency of this crop, the current trend is to increase both its seed yield and nutritional quality. In this context, we ev...
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Understanding sorption isotherms is crucial in food science for optimizing the drying processes, enhancing the shelf-life of food, and maintaining food quality during storage. This study investigated the isotherms of sweet cherry powder (SCP) using the static gravimetric method. The experimental water sorption curves of lyophilized sweet cherry pow...
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First convectional thin layer drying of two fig ( Ficus carica L.) varieties growing in Moroccan, using partially indirect convective dryer, was performed. The experimental design combined three air temperatures levels (60, 70 and 80 °C) and two air-flow rates (150 and 300 m ³ /h). Fig drying curve was defined as a third-order polynomial equation l...
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Palm date seeds oil of eight varieties were investigated for physical, chemical, and phytochemical analysis, and compared to used commercial oils. Significant differences were observed among varieties. The oil content of the eight varieties ranged from 6.05 to 10.25%. Fatty acid analysis using GC-MS revealed that oleic acids were the dominant compo...
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Vibrational spectroscopy analysis of full-ripened fig fruits (Ficus carica L.) was acquired using Fourier-transformed infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy by attenuated total reflectance (ATR). The objective of this study was to investigate accurate discrimination of 25 fig cultivars using chemometric analysis of both ATR–FTIR fingerprinting and in-vitro a...
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Simple Summary: Primary and secondary metabolites are among the markers for addressing fig chemotypic variability. These compounds are mainly driven by the cultivar factor besides chromatic coordinates color as they are highly correlated to these biomarkers. Combined use of chemical analytical procedures and vibrational spectroscopy is of great imp...
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Primary and secondary metabolites are among the markers for addressing fig chemotypic variability. These compounds are mainly driven by the cultivar factor besides chromatic coordinates color as they are highly correlated to these biomarkers. Combined use of chemical analytical procedures and vibrational spectroscopy is of great importance for a be...
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In the context of climate change and water scarcity, there is a need to develop and use drought-tolerant sesame cultivars. This study was conducted to evaluate the response of 13 sesame genotypes, including 11 mutants and their wild-types, to drought during germination and early seedling growth. Moderate and severe drought stress was simulated by a...
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In the present study, chromatic coordinates, phenolic acids, flavonoids and antioxidant capacity assessed by 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,20 -azino-bis (3-ethylbenzothiazoline6-sulfonate (ABTS) and lipid peroxidation inhibition capacity (LPIC) essays and their relative IC50 were investigated in 25 fig cultivars growing in Morocco. The ai...
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The objective of this study was to identify, quantify, and elucidate the polyphenols, flavonoids, and anthocyanins, and their antioxidant activities (via 13 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl) (DPPH) radical and 2,2ʹ-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS) radical cation scavenging abilities and bleaching β-carotene tested in vitro in t...
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Fig (Ficus carica L.) seeds are the less studied part of the species so far. They are usually discarded after their processing and scarcely studied for nutraceutical purposes. For this reason, the present work reports the lipochemical properties of fig seeds extracted from four fig cultivars conducted in an ex-situ collection. Oil was chemically ex...
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Twenty-four morphological and pomological traits were characterized in a group of 47 Moroccan sweet cherry genotypes to evaluate their diversity. The fruit weight varied between 3.6 and 7.52 g, considered acceptable for the fresh market. Six genotypes showed fruit weight between 3 and 5 g, making them suitable for specific industrial uses. The stat...
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In Morocco, walnut tree (Juglans regia L.) cultivation is ancestral with complicated misidentification and unknown local genetic diversity. Atlas Mountains host a rich walnut tree germplasm, which has arisen from seedlings. The use of molecular markers makes it possible to overcomes confusion usually encountered in phenotypic characterization, ther...
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There is a need for sesame ( Sesamum indicum L.) breeding in Morocco to release performant and adapted varieties, which requires a large genetic variability in the germplasm to be used. In this context, genetic diversity of sesame populations from different locations in Tadla area was investigated using ISSR (Inter Sequence Simple Repeats) markers...
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Moisture sorption isotherms of two fig varieties most grown in Moroccan orchards were assessed simulating the conditions of storage using the gravimetric static method at 30, 40, and 50°C. The equilibrium was reached within 8 to 10 days for desorption and adsorption, respectively over a stepwise increase of relative humidity ranging from 5% to 90%....
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Wild edible fruits have been used centuries by local people mainly for nutrition purposes and they have attracted the attention of researchers in the last decade throughout the world. Among wild edible fruits, the strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo) is widely distributed mainly in Mediterranean countries. However, the lack of information about strawber...
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There are not many exhaustive works emphasizing the amount of genetic diversity among the strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo L) genotypes in Morocco. This work aims to assess the biochemical composition of strawberry tree fruits, as well as to establish the variation of this composition among them. In this study, total phenols (TP), total flavonoids (T...
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Currently, research focuses on the application of newer biocoagulants products in wastewater treatment. In this study, the performance of Cactus juice to clarify Olive Mill Wastewater (OMW) was investigated by using Jar-test experimentation and assessed by physicochemical analysis of obtained supernatant: Turbidity, Total Suspended Solids (TSS), (λ...
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The leachates are the seat of complex processes which give them a heterogeneous character. Their compositions vary according to several factors: nature of the waste, conditions of their deposition, climatic conditions, their durations of stay, etc. They contain important quantities of organic, mineral matters even of bacteria , which require their...
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There are not many exhaustive works emphasizing the amount of genetic diversity among the strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo L.) genotypes in Morocco. This work aims to assess the biochemical composition of strawberry tree fruits, as well as to establish the variation of this composition among them. In this study, total phenols, total flavonoids, conde...
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This study was carried out to evaluate fruit quality of five sweet cherry cultivars grown in Morocco, namely, Burlat, Van, Cerisette, Napoleon and Coeur de pigeon. Significant differences (p˂0.05) were observed across the five cultivars in fruit weight (5.24–8.72 g), geometric mean diameter (14.22–16.36 mm), pH (3.48–4.12), soluble solid content (1...
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Currently, there is much interest in using the active compounds that exist in plants as natural treatments. The pharmaceutical industry is also looking for novel chemical compounds from natural sources that do not have side effects. The purpose of this study was to identify the antioxidant and enzymatic inhibition activities of different extracts (...
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With the progresses of oilseed industry, an important interest is currently being focused on exploiting novel and underutilized sources for vegetable oils. Being so far the less studied part in fig fruits, seeds separated from four fig cultivars were assessed for their oil content, fatty acids identification, total phenolics and invitro antioxidant...
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There is very little information available on the physicochemical proprieties and biochemical composition of the honey commercially available which are truly endangered in Morocco. None of the studied honey is available for commercial purposes, which is the main interest and novelty of this study. The aim of this work is to characterize and classif...
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There are not many exhaustive works emphasizing the amount of genetic diversity based on multivariate analysis of a large sample of fig (Ficus carica L.) cultivars in Morocco. In this study, 96 local and 44 introduced fig cultivars were assessed using 41 descriptors. The studied genotypes exhibited a highly significant variability based on morpholo...
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In the present study, morphological traits, organic acids, sugars, total phenols, total flavonoids, total anthocyanins, total anthocyanidins, antioxidant activity and color parameters such as lightness(L*), Chroma (c*) and hue angle (h°) were investigated in 11 local and introduced fig cultivars cultivated in Moroccan climate. Since only limited in...
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The aim of the present work was the evaluation of genotype and year effects on some physico-chemical parameters of five sweet cherries grown in Middle Atlas of Morocco. The analysis of variance showed significant effects of the genotype, year and their interaction on all fruit physico-chemical traits focused. ‘Coeur de pigeon’ and ‘Burlat’ produced...
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This study aimed to screen 135 cultivars of fig (Ficus carica L.) to identify the most suitable cultivars in terms of morpho-agronomic and biochemical characters. The free radical scavenging activity was assessed through DPPH, ABTS and β-Carotene bleaching assays. The studied genotypes exhibited significant variability (p < .01) following all trait...
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Theobjective of thisstudyis to investigate the phenotypic and biochemicalparameters of selectedsweet cherry (Prunus avium) from middle region of Morocco. Themain biochemical composition, contentsof total polyphenols, total flavonoids, total anthocyanins and antioxidant activity, were measured in the fruits of four sweet cherry cultivars (ʻBurlat’,...
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Sesame (sesamum indicum.L) is one of the most important oilseed crops, having seeds that are highly valued as a traditional health food and recently, natural antioxidants have gained increased interest because natural food ingredients are safer than synthetic ones. Physicochemical analyses and bioactive molecular tests were carried out on 35 cultiv...
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Abstract— The mean heavy metal and minerals of sesame seeds were determined by ICP-AES. The mean values of Ca, Mg, K, P varied with an average of 971.142, 347.4, 493.571 and 545.828 mg/100g respectively. In addition, Fe, Zn and Se values of sesame seeds were found at the levels between 14.8 to 15.9, 5.74 to 5.96 mg/100g and 51.9 to 60 μg/100 g resp...
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In this work, we were interested to study the effect of roasting time of sesame seeds on its oil quality parameters. The changes of fatty acid composition and quality characteristics of sesame oils prepared at different roasting time (30-360min) at 150 °C from sesame seed were evaluated and compared with an unroasted oil sample (0 min : fresh oil)....
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There is a very few information available on the physicochemical proprieties and biochemical composition of the honey commercially available which are truly endangered in Morocco. None of the studied honey is available for commercial purposes, which is the main interest and novelty of this study. The aim of this work is to characterize and classify...
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Indirect solar convective drying is less energy intensive, and affordable. Thus, the study was carried out to investigate the efficiency of indirect solar convective dryer system by determination of the different characteristics of the dryer and to evaluate the effects of both drying and storage period on fruit quality. Sweet cherry of “Burlat” cul...
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The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake. Abderrahman Mekaoui was not listed among the authors. The corrected author list is given above. The original article has been corrected.
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Fig (Ficus carica L.) is an important natural source of bioactive compounds in the health-promoting Mediterranean diet. However, there are no established studies investigating antioxidant compounds and their variability in figs grown in Moroccan orchards based on biochemical attributes. In this study, 135 local fig clones and foreign varieties were...
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Introduction - A survey of family yards and traditional orchards was conducted to collect and evaluate phenotypic variation of fig (Ficus carica L.) accessions grown in Northern Morocco. Material and Methods - 20 local farmers were surveyed to identify different fig accessions grown in three northern regions of Morocco (Taounate, Ouazzane, and Mekn...
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Seed irradiation during storage processes is one of the most effective methods to improve the seeds quality. This investigation was carried out to determine the effects of the different doses of ionizing radiation on biochemical and microbiological properties of sesame seeds and oil. To determine these effects, seeds were exposed to radiation with...
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Seed irradiation during storage processes is one of the most effective methods to improve the seeds quality. This investigation was carried out to determine the effects of the different doses of ionizing radiation on biochemical and microbiological properties of sesame seeds and oil. To determine these effects, seeds were exposed to radiation with...
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This study presents the convectional drying process of two types of Moroccan sweet cherry, namely, Burlat and Van. 40 g of cherries were taken, pitted, cut in two halves, and were dried using a partially indirect solar convective dryer, which has an area of 2.5 m². The thin-layer drying of sweet cherry were carried out in July 2017 at three air tem...
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Abstract This work aims to assess pomological and biochemical characteristics of fig fruit of 140 known local and foreign genotypes belonging to INRA Meknes collection in Ain Taoujdate. Multivariate analysis was made on the basis of 43 pomological and biochemical characters on samples of 15 fruits for each genotype. Results showed a very high signi...
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Lahcen Hssaini1,2, Hafida Haninie2, Rachid Razouk1, Ibtissame Guirrou1,3, Assia Ejjilani1,2, Abderrahman Mekaoui1, and Jamal Charafi1* 1 National Institut of Agricultural Research (INRA), regional center of Meknes, Morocco; 2 Laboratory of Bioprocess and Bio-Interfaces, Faculty of Science and Technology, Beni Mellal, Morocco ; 3 Laboratory of food...
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The composition of landfill leachates is very complex and varied according to waste composition, length of stay, age of discharge and climatic conditions. In the event of uncontrolled landfill and lack of treatments, leachates can lead to environmental pollution due to their pathogenic microbiological load and toxic substances. The objective of o...
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The purpose of our study is to verify the usefulness of gamma irradiation treatment at low doses (0.25, 0.5 and 1 kGy) combined to vacuum packaging on commercial teas of Thymus satureioides deliberately contaminated with Escherichia coli. The efficiency and the influence of the process on contamination level and the shelf life of the product were s...
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Olive mill wastewaters (OMWW) cause a recurrent environmental pollution problem. Treatment and reuse of olive mill wastewater (OMWW) presents significant challenges both due to the nature of olive oil production (seasonal and small scale) and due to the characteristics of the wastewater (high chemical oxygen demand (COD) and high phenolic content i...