Checklist and Comparison of Butterfly Species found in Zoological and Botanical Gardens, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria

Butterflies are creatures of nature with great economic importance as pollinators and bio-indicators. This study provides checklist of butterfly species present in Zoological and Botanical gardens of University of Nigeria, Nsukka and w…

  D Echude, MI Amobi, SU Umar, IM Ezenwa, CN Okechukwu

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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Inhibition of dehydrogenase activity in S. typhimurium by ethanolic and methanolic extracts of Carica papaya and Ocimum gratissimum

Dehydrogenase and inhibitions of dehydrogenase activities in Salmonella typhimurium by ethanolic and methanolic leaf extracts of Ocimum gratissimum and Carica papaya were investigated. Dehydrogenase activity assay was carried out using…

  SI Umeh , IP Umunna, JU Udensi

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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Evaluation of some organic substrates for the growth and yield of oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.Fr.) Kumm in southeast Nigeria OC Josephat, CC Onyeke, NV Chiejina

Four organic substrates; Mahogany Sawdust (MSD), Corn Cobs (CC), Oil Palm Fruit Fibre (OPFF) and Rice Bran (RB) were evaluated for their effects on growth and yield of Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.Fr.) Kumm. The completely randomized expe…

  OC Josephat, CC Onyeke, NV Chiejina

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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A preliminary study on the antimicrobial activities and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis of the ethyl acetate extract of Dennettia tripetala G. Baker seeds

The study investigated the antimicrobial properties and the chemical composition of ethyl acetate extract of Dennettia tripetala (pepper fruit) seeds. Crude extract obtained by maceration of pulverized seeds in ethyl acetate was evalua…

  UF Babaiwa, SO Eraga, EO Ojugo, O Erharuyi, JO Akerele

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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Antimicrobial and time-kill kinetics of the aqueous extract of Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) seeds

This study evaluated the antimicrobial property of the aqueous extract of Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) seeds and its concentration-effect relationship (time-kill studies) on typed bacterial and fungal strains. Crude powdered seeds of…

  UF Babaiwa, SO Eraga, JO Akerele

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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The efficacy of aqueous leaf extracts of Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit and Ocimum basilicum (L.) in the control of Meloidogyne spp infecting Onion, Allium cepa (L.)

The efficacy of aqueous leaf extracts of Hyptis suaveolens and Ocimum basilicum in the control of Meloidogyne spp infecting Allium cepa L (Onion) was investigated using sterile soil that was filled into polythene planting bags. Two var…

  OB Okechalu, ND Zwalnan, OA Agaba, LS Danahap

 Vol.18  No.1 - 2020
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Preliminary studies on the antifungal activities of ethanol and hot water extracts of local spices against fluconazole-resistant Candida albicans isolates recovered from clinical samples

This study evaluated the antifungal effect of local spices namely Capsicum annum var. shombo, Capsicum annuum var. atarugu, Capsicum annuum var. Nsukka yellow pepper, Zingiber officinale and Allium sativum against fluconazole-resistant…

  C.L. Akaihe, P.E. Chidebelu, E.I. Nweze

 Vol.17  No.1 - 2019
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Changes in catalase activities during malting of some improved Nigerian sorghum grain varieties

The catalase activities of ten germinating improved sorghum varieties were monitored over a 4-day period to determine the effect of malting on them. This was done using standard methods that involved catalase assay at the appropriate e…

  C.I. Nnamchi, B.N. Okolo, A.N. Moneke, B.C. Nwanguma

 Vol.17  No.1 - 2019
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Aeropalynological study of Obukpa town, Enugu State, Nigeria

The diversity and abundance of airborne palynomorphs and other bio particles in the atmosphere of Obukpa was studied for a period of three months, from June through August 2010. The palynomorphs were trapped with Tauber sampler mounted…

  N.C. Ikegbunam, E.E. Osayi, R.C. Njokuocha, O.J. Walter

 Vol.17  No.1 - 2019
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Studies on industrially processed fruit juice and freshly prepared fruit juice sold in Enugu State, Nigeria

The sugar and mineral levels of industrially processed fruit juices (mainly 100% and 50% fruit juices) sold to consumers in Enugu state, Nigeria were determined and compared with that of freshly prepared fruit juices. The fruit juices …

  R.C. Anozie, K.O. Omeje, S.O. Eze

 Vol.16  No.1 - 2018
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