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  • Climate change, biodiversity and agro-biodiversity

    Climate change, biodiversity and agro-biodiversity: global view and particular case of Algeria Rahal-Bouziane Hafida Researcher at the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Algeria (INRAA) – Baraki – Algiers Climate change is a real global threat. The main cause of the current global warming trend is human expansion of the “greenhouse effect”. The biodiversity is a perfect design freely offered for well-being of all humanity; it provides benefits such as…

  • Synthesis of graphene oxide using tea-waste biochar and its application

    Synthesis of graphene oxide using tea-waste biochar as green substitute of graphite and its application in de-fluoridation of contaminated water Swapnila Roy Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 188, Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Kolkata – 700 032, India   In the present study, pyrolysis of domestic tea waste was carried out to yield bio-char. The biochar obtained was further used as a substitute for graphite in synthesis of graphene oxide…

  • Transfer Factor as Immunotherapy in Mice with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

    The effect of Transfer Factor as Immunotherapy comparing with the effect of BCG in Mice challenged with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Jamal Bayed Salim.1,Ahmed K. Bolad2, Hamid Suliman A..2 andss Mujeeb A.Kabbashi3 1- Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and health Sciences, University of Kassala, Kassala, Sudan 2- Al- Neelain University, Faculty of Medicine 2- University of Khartoum, Faculty of Medicine 3-Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University…

  • Chemical properties of mango kernel and seed and biscuit from wheat-mango kernel

    Chemical properties of mango kernel and seed and production of biscuit from wheat-mango kernel flour blends Ifesan, B.O.T* Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria Mango seed and kernel are regarded as waste and have been underutilized in the food industry. This study investigated the physicochemical and antioxidant properties of mango kernel and seed flour. In addition, mango kernel flour was employed as…

  • Nutraceutical wild plants and their socio-economic contributions to households

    Nutraceutical wild plants and their socio-economic contributions to households in Lare Woreda, Gambella Regional State, Southwest Ethiopia Thakdeal Kuet Lim1, Debela Hunde Feyyisa2 and Dereje Bekele Jiru2   1Gambella Agricultural Research Institute 2 Jimma University, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma, Ethiopia   An ethno botanical study was conducted in Lare woreda (district) of Gamella Regional State of Ethiopia with the objective of identifying the existing nutraceutical plant species having…

  • Performance of Sesame Variety in moisture-deficit areas

    Performance of Sesame Variety in moisture-deficit areas of Wollo, Ethiopia Mekonnen Misganaw and Arega Gashaw Sirinka Agricultural Research Center, North Wollo, Ethiopia The field experiments was conducted at Kobo, Mersa and Chefa testing sites of Sirinka Agricultural Research Center in1999 and 2000 seasons for varieties adaptation and 2004 and 2005 seasons for genotypes selection. The experiments were conducted in randomized block design using three replications with the objectives of selecting…

  • Influence of knowledge and perception on the utilization of legumes

    Influence of Knowledge and Perception on the Utilization of Some Under-utilized Legumes Among Nigerian Students *Olanipekun O.Taiwo1, Farinde E. Oluremi1  and Eyebiokin Abiodun2 *1Product Development Program, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi  Awolowo University, Nigeria 2Department of Home and Rural Economics, Federal College of Agriculture, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria   Background: Various efforts have been made to improve utilization of neglected and under-utilized legumes at home, cottage and industrial…

  • A case report on Lassa fever and hearing loss

    A case report on Lassa fever and hearing loss: A rare occurrence and review of the literature Daniel Adekunle*, Raji Yemi Raheem**, Ijitola Julius Olowo*, Bello Temitope Oluwatobi**, Jinadu Olanrewaju Yusuf**, Ajayi Samuel Oluwole**, Olaleye Olufemi David***, Salako Babatunde Lawal**, Lasisi Olawale Akeem* * Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and University College Hospital Ibadan ** Nephrology unit, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan…

  • Sudden Death in African Adult Males

    Sudden Death in African Adult Males: Case Reports and Review of Literatures Ayodele J Omotoso1, Lawson Ekpe2, Akintunde Akintomide 3, Patience Odusolu4, Martin A Nnoli1 1,Department of Pathology, University of Calabar, Calabar 2Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Calabar, Calabar 3Department of Radiology, University of Calabar, Calabar 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Calabar, Calabar Sudden death is common in Africans especially in males in their middle ages. With…

  • A Case Report Of A Student Stabbed During Election On Campus

    Death On Campus: A Case Report Of A Student Stabbed During Election On Campus  Omotoso J Ayodele1, Irabor I Godstime1, Ekpe E Lawson2, Odusolu O Patience3, Nnoli A Martin1, Egbe E Eja4 1Department of Pathology, University of Calabar, Calabar 2Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Calabar, Calabar 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Calabar, Calabar 4Department of Anatomy, University of Calabar, Calabar Homicide from stabbing is the commonest cause…