Archive IJSN

Volume-2, Issue-3, 2011

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0973-3140 (Print)

2229-6441 (Online)

      Page No. 414-697

Next Issue: December 2011

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

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Review Article

Economic growth and development in relation to Nigeria and oil – A global issue
Agbebi, F.O. 
Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management,   Faculty of Agricultural Sciences,  University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 414-421

Biological control of diseases of temperate fruit crops
Narender K. Bharat
Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan -173230, Himachal Pradesh, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 422-431

Ecotourism and the impact of the conventional tourism on the fragile ecosystems: A review
¹Sameer Ahmad Khah, ²Rao, R.J. and ¹Khursheed Ahmad Wani
¹IGAEERE, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
²Conservation Biology Unit, School of Studies in Zoology.
[Full Article - PDF] page 432-442

Traumatic asphysia as a predominant cause of accidental deaths in autopsies of 10 people who died in a stampede from a religious gathering in Enugu
1Olusina, D. B., 1Nzegwu, M.A.,2Ezike, K., 3Igbokwe, O.U.
1Department of Morbid Anatomy University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu Nigeria.
2Department of Morbid Anatomy, Bingham University College of Health Sciences Jos
3Department of Histopathology, Queens hospital,  Romford, England.
[Full Article - PDF] page 443-446

Research Article

Susceptibility of five cultivars of soya bean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) Seeds to spent engine oil.
Agbogidi, O. M.
Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Faculty of Agriculture,Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Asaba,  Nigeria.[Full Article - PDF] page 447-451

Integrated organic based nitrogen management approach in mulberry on larval traits of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.)
¹Amarnatha, N., ¹Narayanaswamy, T. K., ²Shankar, M. A., ³Sreeramulu, K. R. and ¹Krishna, K.S.
¹Department of Sericulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore-560 065
²College of Agriculture, UAS (B), Hassan
³Department of Agricultural Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore-560 065, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 452-455

Impact of fish farming on poverty alleviation in Ekiti-state.
Agbebi, F.O.
Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
page 456-460

Evaluation of African bread fruit (Treculia africana decene) for bioremediation in soils impacted with crude oil
¹Agbogidi, O.M., ²Edema, N.E. and ¹Agboje, I.
¹Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University, Asaba Campus,
²Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 461-466

Impact of induced mutations on the growth performance and yield of s13 mulberry variety using gamma-rays
¹Muniswamy Reddy, P.M. & ²Munirajappa
¹Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, (Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles) Piska Nagri Ranchi -835303, Jharkhand, India,
²Moriculture Laboratory, Department of Studies in Sericulture, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560056, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 467-472

Some edible and medicinal mushrooms of Igala land in Nigeria, their sociocultural and ethnomycological uses
¹Ayodele, S. M., ²Akpaja, E. O. and ¹Adamu, Y.
¹Department of Biological Sciences, Kogi State University, P.M.B. 1008 Anyigba, Kogi State, Nigeria.
²Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 473-476

The production of floating fish feed using melon shell as a floating agent
OBI,  M. N., Kolo, R.J. and Orire, A.M. 
Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology Federal University of Technology, P.M.B 65, Minna, Niger State-Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 477-482

Avifauna of Kaza area of Spiti (Himachal Pradesh), India
Thakur, M.L. and Mattu, V.K.
Department of Biosciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla-171 005 (HP) India
[Full Article - PDF] page 483-487

Beneficial effect of substitution of sesame oil on hepatic redox status and lipid parameters in streptozotocin diabetic rats
B. Ramesh
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar - 608 002, Tamilnadu, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 488-493

Influenced by dietary calcium-phosphorus ratios
¹Adamu, S. B., ²Geidam, Y. A., ³Gambo, H. I.,  ¹Igwebuike, J. U. & ¹Muhammad, I. D.
¹Department of Animal Science, University Of Maiduguri, PMB 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
²Department of Veterinary Medicine, University Of Maiduguri, PMB 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria
³Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Maiduguri, PMB 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 494-497

Screening germplasm for resistance to bacterial blight of rice caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
¹Thimmegowda, P.R.,  ¹Ambika, D.S., ¹Manjunatha, L.,.  ²Arun, R. Sataraddi., ¹Prasad, P. S. and ³Chandrashekar, M.
¹Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G.K.V.K, UAS, Bengaluru-65
²Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, UASD, Bijapur
³Department of Agricultural Microbiology, College of Agriculture, G.K.V.K, UAS, Bengaluru-65,India
[Full Article - PDF] page 498-500

Effect of solid waste dump on river water quality: A paradigm in a Nigerian tropical environment
¹Nkwocha, E. E., ²Pat-Mbano, E.C. and ¹Nnaji, A.O.
¹Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri
²Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Imo State University, Owerri
[Full Article - PDF] page 501-507

Investigation of wooden need change in three past decades in Iran
Saeedeh Eskandari, Kamran Adeli
Islamic Azad University, membership of young researches club (central Tehran), I.R. Iran
[Full Article - PDF] page 508-514

Evaluation of nitrification performance of a trickling filter with nylon pot scrubber as media
¹Sanjib Moulick, ²Mohd Tanveer & ³Mukherjee, C. K.
Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur – 721302, West Bengal, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 515-518

Management of root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita by using oil cake, bioagent, trapcrop, chemicals and their combination
¹Raveendra, H. R.,²R. Krishna Murthy and ³Mahesh Kumar, R.
¹Department of Plant Pathology, College of Forestry, Ponnampet - 571 216. Karnataka
²Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, V.C. Farm, Mandya- 571405, Karnataka.
³Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, UAS (B), G.K.V.K, Bangalore- 560065, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 519-523

Effect of nutritional sources on the growth of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceri causing chickpea wilt
¹Khilare, V.C. and ²Rafi Ahmed
¹Botany Research Centre, Vasantrao Naik College, CIDCO, Aurangabad 431 003;
²Department of Botany, Maharashtra College, 246-A, Jehangir Boman Marg, Mumbai-400 008, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 524-528

Heat use efficiency and helio-thermal units for maize genotypes as influenced by dates of sowing under southern transitional zone of Karnataka State
¹Girijesh, G.K., ¹Kumara swamy, A.S., ¹Sreedhar, S., ²Dinesh Kumar, M., ²Vageesh, T.S & ²Nataraju, S.P.
¹Agricultural College, Shimoga
²Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Navile, Shimoga
[Full Article - PDF] page 529-533

Interaction effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, Glomus fasciculatum and root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita on biochemical parameters in tomato
Shreenivasa, K. R., Krishnappa, K., & Rekha, D.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navile, Shimoga-577204, Karnataka, India
Department of Plant Pathology,University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore 560065, India
Full Article - PDF]page 534-537

Effect of temperature and ph on bacterial degradation of chicken feather waste (CFW)
¹Onuoha, S. and ²Chukwura, E.I.
¹Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B, 1007, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
²Department of Applied Microbiology and Brewing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka , Anambra State
[Full Article - PDF] page 538-544

Ecology, chemical diversity and molecular profiling of Aspergillus species from paper and pulp polluted soil
¹Usha.V., ¹Vijayalakshmi.S., ¹Riyaz Ahmad Rather and ²Rajagopal. K.
¹Research Scholar, Dept. Of Biotechnology, VELS University, India.
²Professor & Head, Dept. Of Biotechnology, VELS University, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 545-550

Purification and characterization of mycobacterium smegmatis adenosine deaminase enzyme
1Thakur, A. S., 2Rao, Y.N., 3Kabi, B.C. 4Sharma, U., 5Petkar, S.B. and 6Singh, C.M.
¹Department of Biochemistry, Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (M.P.)
²NirmanBhavan, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
³Department of Biochemistry, Mahavir Medical College Safdarjang Hospital,New Delhi. India
4Department of Community Medicine, Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences,  Bilaspur(C.G.)
5Dept. of Biochemistry Peoples Medical College, Bhopal (M.P.), India
6Department of PSM R.I.M.S. Safai, Itawah(U.P.)
[Full Article - PDF] page 551-558

Changes in the protein profile of silkworm Bombyx mori  L. (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) in response to the chemical mutagen
1Lokesh, G.  & 2Anantha Narayana, S. R.
1Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ranchi, 835303, India
2Department of Studies in Sericulture/ Life Sciences, Bangalore University, Bangalore 560 056
[Full Article - PDF] page 559-563

The insect pests of coffee and their distribution in Kenya
1Mugo, H. M., 2El-Banhawy, E.M., 2Irungu, L. W., 2Ndegwa, P. N.
1Coffee Research Foundation, Box 4- 00232, Ruiru, Kenya
2University of Nairobi, School of Biological Sciences, Box 30197 - 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
[Full Article - PDF] page 564-569

Effect of sowing methods, seeding rates and cutting management on seed yield of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
1Abu elgasim. A. K. and 2Abusuwar. A. O.
1Department of Range Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Sinnar, Sinnar 11174,Sudan ,
2Department of Arid land Agriculture, Faculty of Meteorology ,Environment and Arid land Agriculture, King A/Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
[Full Article - PDF] page 570-574

Performance and carcass characteristics of African giant land snail (Archachatina marginata)
Ugwuowo, L.C. and Ani, A.O.
Department of Animal Science. University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 575-581

The effects of Abelmoschus esculentus fruits on ALP, AST and ALT of diabetic albino rats
1Uraku, A. J., 2Onuoha, S.C., 1Offor, C. E., 1Ogbanshi, M. E., 3Ndidi, U. S.
1Department of Biochemistry, Ebonyi State University, PMB 053 Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
2Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B, 1007, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
3Department of Biochemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, kaduna State, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 582-586

Effect of fruit age and position on mother-plant on fruit growth and seed quality in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench)
Ibrahim, H and J.A. Oladiran
Department of Crop production, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 587-592

Rice-husk as an adsorbent for phenol removal
Pushpa Jha
Department of Chem. Tech., SLIET, Longowal, Sangroor-148106, Punjab, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 593-596

Influence of weeds as organic materials on nutrient availability, content and uptake of secondary nutrients by rice
1Krishna Murthy, R.  2Basavaraj Beerannavar, 3Raveendra, H.R. 1Srinivasa, N, 1Prakash, S.S. & 1Jagadeesh, B. R.
1Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, V.C. Farm, Mandya – 571 405
2Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Forestry, Ponnampet – 571 216
3Department of Plant Pathology, College of Forestry, Ponnampet – 571 216
[Full Article - PDF] page 597-601

Evaluating the antioxidant activities in the leaf extract ofa medicinal plant, Abutilon indicum (Linn.)
1Mrinmoy Ghosh, 2S. J. Sahani, 3K.K. Pulicherla
1Department of Biotechnology,Acharya Nagarjuna University,Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur- 522510,Andhra Pradesh, India.
2Department of Botany,Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
3Department of Biotechnology, R.V.R. and J.C. Collage of Engineering, Chowdavaram, Guntur- 522019, Andhra Pradesh, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 602-606

Spatial mapping of some fisheries dependent villages around Shiroro dam using GIS and remote sensing
Ibrahim S.U., Oyero, J.O, and Ochigbano, L.O.
Department of Water Resource, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology, FUT, Minna, Niger State.
[Full Article - PDF] page 607-615

Biochemical characterization of thermophilic amylase enzyme isolated from bacillus strains
Elhadi A. I. Elkhalil and Fatima Y. Gaffar
Department of Botany & Agric. Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, 13314 Shambat, Sudan

[Full Article - PDF] page 616-620

Some biochemical changes in Tristezainfected citrus trees in Pakistan
1Yasir Iftikhar, 3Mughal, S. M., 2Khan, M.M., 4Khan,M.A. 5Batool, A., 2Naqvi, S. A. and 1SamiUllah
1University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Sargodha,
2Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
3Department of Plant Pathology, PMAS University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
4Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.
5Plant Virology section, Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
[Full Article - PDF] page 621-624

Evaluation of micronuclei and haematological profiles as genotoxic assays in Channa punctatus exposed to malathion
Nuzhat Parveen & Shadab, G.G.H.A.
Section of Genetics, Department of Zoology, AMU, Aligarh, 202002, UP, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 625-631

Characterization of Melissococcus  pluton from European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) of North - West Himalayas
1Mohan Rao, K.,2Rana, B. S., 3Chakravarty, S. K., 2Sapna Katna and 4Anju Sharma
1Agricultural Research Station, Vijayarai, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Department of Entomology and Apiculture, Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, (H P), India
3Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, (H P)
4Distributed Inforamtion Sub –Centre, UHF, Nauni, Solan
[Full Article - PDF] page 632-638

Influence of gastro-intestinal parasites on productive and reproductive performances of black Bengal goat under field condition
1Dhara, K. C., 2Bandopadhyay, P.K. and 3Goswami, A.
1Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, West Bengal
University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata-700037, West Bengal,
2Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, West Bengal,
3Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India
Part of PhD work of first author
[Full Article - PDF] page 638-647

Levels of selected heavy metals in drinking water of Peshawar city
1Sher Ali Khan, 1Zahoor Ud Din, 2Ihsanullah  & 1Ahmad Zubair
1Department of Agricultural Chemistry, KPK Agricultural University Peshawar
2Nuclear Institute For Food and Agriculture, Tarnab, Peshawar
[Full Article - PDF] page 648-652

Variability of haemoglobin concentration during the male and female reproductive cycle of a megachiropteran bat Rousettus leschenaulti (Desmerest)
1Manisha Bhatkulkar & 2Sastry, M. S.
1Department of Zoology,Jawaharlal Neheru Arts, Commerce and Science college, Wadi, Nagpur-440023
2Department of Zoology, Rashtrasant Tukdoji
[Full Article - PDF] page 653-658

Screening germplasm for resistance to bacterial blight of rice caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
1Thimmegowda, P.R.,1Ambika, D.S.,1Manjunatha, L.,.1Arun, R. Sataraddi., 2Prasad, P. S. and 3Chandrashekar, M.
1Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G.K.V.K, UAS, Bengaluru-65.,
2Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, UASD, Bijapur,
3Department of Agricultural Microbiology, College of Agriculture, G.K.V.K, UAS, Bengaluru-65.
[Full Article - PDF] page 659-661

Influence of nutrients on seedling growth and biomass production of Terminalia bellirica (Roxb)seedlings; an important medicinal trees species
Mariswamy, K. M.  Manjunath, G. O.,  Patil, S. K., Puttaswamy, H.,Vasudeva, R. and Krishna, A.
Part of the M. Sc. Thesis submitted to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
Department of forest products and Utilization, College of Forestry, Sirsi - 581 401.
[Full Article - PDF] page 662-664

Assessment of heavy metal concentration in food crops grown around etelebou oil flow station in Bayelsa state, Nigeria
1Nkwocha E.E., 2Pat-Mbano E.C. & 1Tony-Njoku N.F
1Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria.
2Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Imo State University Owerri, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 665-670

Antibacterial and haemolytic activities of tissue proteins of the major carp, labeo rohita (Hamilton)
1Sundaramoorthy, M., 1Gomathi, S.,1Kannaki, S.& 2Saravanan,T.S.
1PG & Research Department of Zoology, AVC College (Autonomous),  Mannampandal, TN, India
2PG & Research Department of Zoology, Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchirappalli, TN, India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 671-676

Disappearing sacred groves: causes and implications for biodiversity conservation in two local government areas of Abia State of Nigeria
Chima, U.D. & Nuga, O.O.
Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Port Harcourt Choba, P.M.B. 5323, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 677-682

Studies on annual activity cycle of gonads and breeding behavior of the endangered frog Rana leptoglossa (Cope, 1868)
1Saha, B. K. & 2Gupta, B. B. P.
1Department of Zoology, Birjhora Mahavidyalaya, Bongaigaon- 783380, Assam, India
2Environmental Endocrinology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793022, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 683-691

Case Study

Short Communicationg

Seroprevalence study of bovine brucellosis in assela government dairy farm of oromia regional state, Ethiopia
Deselegn, Teklu Berhe & Gangwar, S.K.
Department of Animal Science and Ecotourism, College of Agriculture, Aksum University, Shire Campus, Ethiopia.
[Full Article - PDF] page 692-697