Archive GJBB

Volume-3, Issue-1, 2014

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2278-8891 (Print)

2278-9103 (Online)

      Page No. 1-127

Next Issue: April 2014

Published by: Society For Science and Nature-(SFSN)

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Review Article

Research Article

Allelopathic and mitodeppressive effects of Parthenium hysterophorus L. Leachates on ornamental sunflower
Hridya Mohanan & K. Rajendiran
 Department of Botany, K.M. Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Pondicherry – 605 008., India
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 1-5
Comparative effects of propolis and malic acid on hematological parameters of aluminum exposed male rats
Majida A.J. Al-Qayim1, Laith Sadiq Ghali1 & Tahani S. Al-Azwai2
1Department of physiology and pharmacology /Coll.Vet. Med. Univ. Baghdad/Iraq
2Departmant of Physiology, Veterinary Public Health, University of Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF]
PageNo. 6-11
Status of exploitation and regeneration of mangrove forests in Pemba Island, Tanzania
Haji Massoud Hamad1,2, Islam S.S. Mchenga2, Mariam Issa Hamisi3
1School of Social Science, The University of Dodoma (UDOM), P.O.Box 259, Dodoma, Tanzania
2Society for Environmental Research and Conservation, P.O.Box 2477, Zanzibar,Tanzania
3College of Natural and Mathematical Science, The University of Dodoma (UDOM), P.O.Box 338, Dodoma Tanzania
Corresponding authors e-mail or
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 12-18
Assessment of soil seed banks in semi-arid regions, Sudan
Ali K. Elsafori1 & Mona H. Abdllah2
1Faculty of   Forestry and Range, Sudan University of Science & Technology. P .o .Box 6146, Code 11113, Khartoum, Sudan.
2Faculty of   Forestry and Range, Sudan University of Science &Technology. P. o. Box 6146, Code 11113, Khartoum, Sudan.
1Current address: 1Department of Arid land Agriculture, Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture, King Abdul Aziz University. P.O. Box 80200. Jeddah 21589. K.S.A.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 19-22
Study of pathological effects of crude extract of Portulaca oleracea L. In the treatment of transplanted mammary tumor in female albino mice immunized with Candida albicans Ag.
Omar, H. Khalaf, Khalil, H. Al. Jeboori1 & Nahi, Y. Yaseen2
1Department of Pathology / College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad, Iraq
2Iraqi Center for cancer & Medical Genetics Research/ University of AL-Mustanseraia
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 23-27
Antitumour and radioprotective activity of aloe vera
S. V. Megha1& B. Annadurai2
1Department of Biotechnology, St Marys College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
2Department of Biotechnology, Harmaya University, Ethiopia.
Corresponding author address: Megha Shijil, Thayyil House, Koodapuzha, Chalakudy, Thrissur 680307, Kerala.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 28-33
Differential morphometric patterns of Apis mellifera and adaptation to climatic variations in Kwara State, Nigeria
A.M. Ajao1, Y. U. Oladimeji2, S.K. Babatunde1 & A. Obembe1
1Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, College of Pure and Applied Sciences, Kwara State University Malete, Nigeria
2Department of Agricultural Economics, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Nigeria
Corresponding e-mail address:
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 34-40
Molecular-pathological study in the effects' of Vincristine sulfate drug on DNA of sperm and spermatogenesis in mice
Muna S. Hashim, Khalil H. Al. Jeboori & Ban, A.M.
Department of pathology, College of Vetnary medicine, Baghdad. University, Iraq.
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PageNo. 41-45
Ameliorative role of vitamin-C against dimethoatetoxicity in air breathing fish, Clarias batrachus (Linn.)
Saraswati Dubey1, Renu Shrivastava3, Rajendra Chouhan2, Arun Raghuvanshi1 & Vinoy K. Shrivastava1
1Laboratory of Endocrinology, Department of Biosciences, Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P.)
2Department of Zoology, Maharani Laxmi Bai Govt. Girls P.G. College, Bhopal (M.P.), India
3Sri Satyasai College for Womens, BHEL, Bhopal (M.P.), India
Corresponding authors E-mail:
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 46-50
An evaluation of melatonin as antioxidant in Iraqi patients with hyperthyroidism
Faleh abullah Khdheir1*, May Al- Sabbagh1 & Salim Al-Rubeiee2.
1Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.
2Department of medicine, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
*Corresponding author:
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 51-55
Immunopatholgical study on the effects of Vincristine sulfate in white mice and rats
S.H. Muna1, Khalil H.Al.Jeboori1 & A. A. Ban2
1College of Vet. Medicine/ University of Baghdad, Iraq
2College of Medicine/ University of Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 56-62
Population status of white throated monkey (Cercopithecus     erythrogaster pococki) in Okomu National Park of Nigeria
F. O. Obasogie1 & B. G. Ogunjemite2
1College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi, Edo State, Nigeria
2Department of Ecotourism and Wildlife Management, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 63-69
Groundwater quality assessment for agricultural suitability from Purna river sub-basin area, Maharashtra
S.P. Khodke1, P.W. Deotare2, R.C. Maggirwar2 & B.N.Umrikar3
1Vinayak Vidynan Mahavidyalaya, Nandgaon (Kh.)
2Post Graduate Department of Botany, Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, India.
3Department of Geology,University of Pune, Maharashtra, India
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 70-73
Insecticidal activity of native soap on cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L) Walp) insect pests in Asaba and Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria
E.O. Egho, E.C. Enujeke & S.A. Dialoke
Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University, Abraka,Nigeria
Corresponding Author’s email: &
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 74-80
Media optimization for the growth and expression of protein yield in culture recalcitrant plant Cicer arietinum L. (chickpea)
Shuchi Kaushik1, Rajesh Singh Tomar1, Udita Tiwari2, Ambika Goyal2, Archana Shrivastav3
1Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior (M.P), India
2Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Khandari Campus, Dr. B R Ambedkar University, Agra (U. P),India
3Department of Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Gwalior (M.P.) India
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PageNo. 81-83
Effect of addition of Iraqi probiotic on blood parameters in Awassi lambs feeding barley straw
W. H. Al-Samarrai1, A. R. A. K. Ahmad1, N. I. Al-Mashhadani2, S. M. Abbas2 & K. Fangan1
1College of Agric- Univ. of Baghdad, Iraq.
2Sheep station / Abu Ghraib, the General Authority for livestock, Ministry of Agriculture, Iraq.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 84-90
Screening, optimization of medium and solid state fermentation for L-asparaginase production
P. B. Pawar1*, K. G. Joshi1, R. M. Khobragade1, A. M. Deshmukh1 & N. N. Adhapure2
1Department of Microbiology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Sub-campus, Osmnabad 413501 (M.S.) India
2Department of Microbiology, New Modern Arts, Science and Commerce College Ahamadnagar (M.S.) India
*Corresponding author email-
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 91-96
Tree barks as a source of natural dyes from the forests of Madhya Pradesh
Ravi Upadhyay & Mahendra Singh Choudhary
Department of Botany, Government P. G. College, Pipariya district Hoshangabad, M. P., India
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 97-99
Dus discriptor of seventeen forage cultivars of sorghum [Sorghum bicolour (L.) Moench]
Swapnil Raghuvanshi1, Dharanendra Swamy1, S. Mahadevakumar2, O.P Singh3
1Monsanto India Ltd, Bangalore, India
2Department of Studies in Botany, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore, India
3Department of Horticulture, NDUAT, Kumarganj, Faizabad, UP, India
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 100-108
Virulence determination among vibrio harveyi hatchery isolates through haemolysis and growth constraint
K. Ramesh, M. Natarajan, H. Sridhar & S. Umamaheswari*
Microbial Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli – 627 012, India
Corresponding author * E-mail:
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 109-114

Case Study

Short Communication

Meeting the millennium development goals through integrated water resources management for sustainable agricultural productivity in Nigeria
A. J. Oloruntade & F. O. Ologunagba*
Department of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria.
*Corresponding author email:
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 115-121
Improvement of papaya production using genetic engineering: A revolution
Lincoln Mandal1*, Pooja Sahu2, Ajit Kumar Mannade1 & Jawahar Lal Katara3
1Department of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, IGKV, Raipur – 492012, India.
2Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, IGKV, Raipur – 492012, India.
3Crop Improvement Division, CRRI, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 122-123
New record of genus Catoptrus A. Milne Edwards, 1870 from Indian coastal waters
S. Shrinivaasu, K. Venkataraman1 & C. Venkatraman
Marine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, 130, Santhome high road, Chennai – 600028. Tamil Nadu, India.
1Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, West Bengal, India.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 124-125
Root-knot disease and its management in brinjal
S.K. Zareena & V. Vanita Das
Department of Zoology, Nizam College, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad-500001, Andhra Pradesh, India.
[Full Article - PDF] PageNo. 126-127