Archive IJABR

Volume-3, Issue-1, 2013

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2250-3560 (Print)

2250-3579 (Online)

      Page No.1-133

Next Issue: May 2013

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

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Cover Page [.pdf]

Review Article

Phthalates - A priority pollutant
aSmriti Vats, bRavi Kant Singh*, cPankaj Tyagi
aDepartment of Biotechnology, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, U.P., India
bDepartment of Biotechnology, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, U.P., India
cDepartment of Biotechnology, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut, U.P., India
*Corresponding author: Email:, Mobile: +91-9718515328, Fax: 0120-2769235
[Full Text.pdf] page 1-8

Research Article

Airborne fungi in the indoor and outdoor environments of a higher institution in Nigeria
Olugbue Victor Uzochukwu* & Umouko Nkpouto
Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B. 1007, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
*Corresponding author:, Tel: +2348060525961
[Full Text.pdf] page 9-12
Haemoglobin genotypes in the Nigerian indigenous chicken in the Niger delta region of Nigeria
Ajayi, F. O.*, Agaviezor, B. O. and Wihioka S. N.
Department of Animal Science and Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt,P.M.B. 5323, Choba, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
*Corresponding author Email: Tel: +2348035092172
[Full Text.pdf] page 13-16
Potential of Moringa - oleifera seed powder as a coagulation agent for refinery wastewater treatment in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
aUbuoh, E. A. bAkhionbare, S. M. O. bOnifade A. O.
aDepartment of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri     
bDepartment of Environmental Management Technology (FUTO), Federal College of Land Resources Technology (FECOLART), Owerri    
[Full Text.pdf] page 17-20
The personal, socio-psychological and economic characteristics of Iranian farm women participated in agricultural activities
aSimin Naseri, bHossein Bevrani & bGovinda Gowda, V.
aDepartment of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture UAS, GKVK, Bangalore-560065, India
bFaculty of mathematical Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
[Full Text.pdf] page 21-23
Interaction of Metarhizium anisopliae and Acalypha alnifolia on the mosquitocidal and IGR activity of dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (L.) (Culicidae: Diptera: Insecta)
aKamalakannan, S. & bGopinath, C.
aDivision of Entomology, Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore -641 046, India
bDepartment of Biotechnology, School of life Sciences, Barathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620024, TN, India
[Full Text.pdf] page 24-30
Effectiveness of water quality index in assessing water resources characteristics in Izombe, Oguta local government area of Imo state, Nigeria
aUbuoh E. A., bAkhionbare, S.M.O., bOgbuji, S. and cAkhionbare, W. N.
aDepartment of Environmental Management Technology, Federal College of Land Resources, Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
bDepartment of Environmental Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
cDepartment of Project Management, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
[Full Text.pdf] page 31-35
The replacement value of sorrel seed meal for groundnut cake in cockerels diet
aDuwa, H., a*Saleh, B., aGirgiri, A.Y. and bAdegbolah, T.A.
aDepartment of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture,University of Maiduguri, P.M.B 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria
bDepartment of Animal Production Technology Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
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page 36-39
Impact of some inflammatory markers (CRP & IL8) on anemia in negative microalbuminuric diabetics
Shatha H Ali
PhD, Clinical Biochem, Dept. Clinical Lab Science / College of Pharmacy –Baghdad University, Iraq
[Full Text.pdf] page 40-45
Effect of metal salts on extracellular melanin and laccase production by Pleurotus djamor (Fr.) Boedijn. and Pleurotus citrinopileatus Singer
aVallimayil, J. & bEyini, M.
aDepartment of Botany with specialization in Plant biotechnology, The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women, Sivakasi
bDepartment of Botany with Plant biotechnology, Thiagarajar college, Madurai, India
[Full Text.pdf] page 46-50
Efficacy of Gymnema sylvestre in alleviation of streptozotocin induced diabetes in rats
aMallikarjuna, G., bSuguna Rao, cShridhar, N.B., bSathyanarayana, M.L. dByregowda, S.M. and eRavikumar, P. 
aVeterinary Dispensary, Tavarekaere, Kunigal Tq, Tumkur,Karnataka, India
bDepartment of Pathology, Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024, India
cDepartment of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024, India
dInstitute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024 , India
eDepartment of Pathology, Veterinary College, Hassan – 573 201, India
[Full Text.pdf] page 51-57
Effect of temperature on the reproductive biology of Goniozus nephantidis muesebeck (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae), a larval parasitoid of Opisina arenosella (Walker)
aSreekanth, P. N. & bMuralimohan, K.
aPlot No. 61-62, Flat No. G-7, Chalapathy residency, Pragathi nagara, Kukatpally, Hyderabad - 5000072, Andhra Pradesh, India
bKrishi Vigyan Kendra, Magadi,  Ramanagara Dist. 562110 Karnataka, India
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page 58-60
Study of normal development and external morphology of tadpoles of Microhyla ornata and Uperodon globulosus of the family Microhylidae (Amphibia: Anura) from north east India
aJwngma Narzary & bSabitry Bordoloi
aDepartment of Zoology, Science College, Kokrajhar- 783370, Assam, India;
bBiodiversity Laboratory, Life Sciences Division, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology,
Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati 781035, Assam, India.
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page 61-73
Molluscum contagiosum: across sectional study
aHiba H. Maqdasi bMohammad Y. Abbas  bGalawish A. Abdullah
aMBChB, FICMS.AL-KindyTeaching Hospital 
bMBChB, FICMS. AL_Kindy  Medical College / University of Baghdad/IRAQ
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page 74-79
Descriptive study of cholelithiasis with chemical constituents analysis of gallstones from patients living in Baghdad, Iraq 
Mohammed A. Taher
College Of Pharmacy-University of Baghdad, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Email: Mobile: 07902625273
[Full Text.pdf] page 80-84
Comparative study of growth performance of grass cutter fed on diverse foodstuff in captivity
Okeke, J. J. & Mogbo, T. C.
Biological Conservation Unit, Department of Zoology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Corresponding author: Okeke John Joseph
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page 85-89
A study of the biodiversity of Morena district of Madhya Pradesh
aDushyant Kumar Sharma &  bSingh, R. P.
aSMS Govt. Model Science College, Gwalior,  M. P.
bGovt. P. G. College, Morena (MP),India
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page 90-92
Rifampicin for eradication of staphylococcus aureus oral carriage from healthy general population & healthcare workers
aBiswajit Batabyal & bBappa Mandal
aDepartment of Microbiology, Gurunanak Institute of Dental Science & Research, Panihati, Kolkata-700114, North 24 parganas, West Bengal, India.
bDepartment of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College & Hospital, Bankura, West Bengal, India.
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page 93-94
Regional distribution of glycogen, acid and alkaline phosphatase in the heart of Pteropus giganteus (Linn.)
Gupta, R. B. & Dushyant Kumar Sharma
Department of Zoology, Govt. Model Science College, Gwalior (M.P.),India
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page 95-97
Physico-chemical characteristics and water quality assessment from Kuramo Lagoon, Lagos, Nigeria
aBabalola, O.A.  & bAgbebi, F.O.
aDepartment of Fisheries Technology, Lagos state Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos Nigeria
bDepartment of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Ekiti state University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
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page 98-102
Improving Acacia tortilis seeds germination by breaking dormancy treatments
a,bEl-Azazi, El-Sayed, cSourour, M. M.,  cBelal, A. H., dKhalifa, E. A.
aGenetic Resources Dept. Biotechnology Center, Ministry of Environment, Qatar.
bEgyptian Deserts Gene Bank, North Sinai Research Station, Desert Research Center, Egypt.
cPlant Production Dept., Faculty of Environmental Agriculture Science, Suez Canal University, Egypt.
dPlantsEcology and Range Management Dept., Desert Research Center, Matariya, Cairo, Egypt.
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page 103-109
A new species and first host record of Rhabdochona ralliet, 1916 (nematoda: thelazoidea) in fresh water fish tor putitora from poonch river of J&K state, India
Aurangzeb Anjum
Department of Zoology, University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India
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page 110-115
Distribution and new additions to the class: Holothuroidea in the gulf of mannar islands, India
*aYogesh Kumar, J.S., bGeetha S.
aZoological Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre, National Coral Reef Research Institute, Port Blair- 744102, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.
bWetland Research and Development, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author mail ID –
[Full Text.pdf] page 116-122

Case Study

Short Communication

Learning models for human resource development in higher education institution
aVinaya Kmar H.M, aMahatab Ali, K. M. & bSujay Kumar, S.
aDepartment of Agricultural Extension, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore,
bMangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers, Chikkamagalore, Karnataka, India
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page 123-127
Self employment in sericulture through cooperative chawki rearing centers - an economic analysis
aD. Chandrappa, aRamakrishna Naika   bB. Sannappa*
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, UAS (B), Baggur Farm, Hiriyur,
aCollege of Sericulture, UAS (B), Chintamani – 563 125.
bDOS in Sericulture Science, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore – 570 006. India
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page 128-130
Accumulation of lead in vegetable crops along major highways in Kolkata, India
aAdelene Basu, bIpsita Mazumdar, cGoswami, K.
aDepartment of Pathology, ESIC Hospital & ODC (EZ), Joka, Kolkata, India
bDepartment of Biochemistry, KPC  Medical College, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India
Corresponding author: Ipsita Mazumdar, E-mail ID:
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page 131-133