An Epidemio-Dermatological Assessment Of Onchocercal Skin Diseases In Awhum, Enugu State, Nigeria

A cross-sectional epidermiological and dermatological survey of onchocercal skin diseases (OSD) and the associated itching was conducted in Awhum, Enugu State, Nigeria. For quantitative data, compounds in each village were randomly sel…

  N Ivoke

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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Onchocerciasis In Imo State, Nigeria, 7: Prevalence Of Some Non-Classical Signs And Symptoms

An assessment of the prevalence of some non-classical signs and symptoms of onchocerciasis was conducted in 38 rural communities in the Imo River Basin, Nigeria between March 1999 and September 2000. A total of 7348 consenting individu…

  INS Dozie, COE Onwuliri

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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Dermatophilus Infection in Nigeria: A Mini-Review

Dermatophilosis in Nigeria is reviewed. Dermatophilosis, a chronic dermatitis that damages the skin of cattle, is caused by Dermatophilus congolensis. The organism requires existing skin lesions to establish infection. An association b…

  OO Ikpeze

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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The Effect Of Some Respiratory Inhibitors On The Lipase Activity Of Germinating Peanuts (Arachis hypogea)

Peanut (Arachis hypogea) seeds were treated with varying concentrations of KCN, KNO3) and Urea (0.01 M and 0.05 M) prior to germination. Lipase activities of germinating seeds were affected by chemical treatment. The effect induced by …

  OU Njoku, IF Ijeh, AE Njinaka, EO Alumunah, LUS Ezeanyika

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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The Effects of Substituting Soyabean Meal for Breadfruit Meal on Diets Acceptability, Growth Response and Cost of Diets Fed to Heterobranchus bidorsalis (♀) X Clarias gariepinus (♂) Hybrid

The effects of substituting soyabean meal for breadfruit (Tricuria africana) meal in diets fed to Heterobranchus bidorsalis (♂) x Clarias gariepinus (♀) hybrid fingerlings on diet acceptability, growth responses and cost benefit of fed…

  JE Eyo

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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Evaluation Of Growth And Development In Mango Fruits Cvs. Julie And Peter To Determine Maturity

Two mango cultivars viz., Julie and Peter, were studied for growth and development of fruits in 2001 and 2002 starting from 47 days after fruit set (DAFS) till ripening. The objective was to determine the optimum stage of fruit maturit…

  MO Obasi

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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Productive Performance Of The Grasscutter (Rodentia: Thryonomyidae) Reared Under Three Different Housing Systems

The floor housing, open-cage and closed-cage housing systems for rearing grasscutters in captivity were respectively used to evaluate the performance of the grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus Temmnick, 1827) in the humid tropics of s…

  OO Ikpeze, CI Ebenebe

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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The Role of Rubber Seed Lipoxygenase in the Quality Restoration of Stored Lesser Yam

Partially purified rubber seed lipoxygenase was used to bleach lesser yam tubers (Dioscorea esculenta) that were browned by storing the cut yam tubers at room temperature. There was increase in the bleaching of polyphenols extracted fr…

  MN Anokwulu, OU Njoku, IC Ononogbu

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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The Study Of Airborne Pollen And Spores Circulating At “Head Level” In Nsukka Environment

The quantitative air spora investigation at “head” level in the dry season (November-February) revealed a substantial presence of pollen grains, fungal spores and such other component as fern spores, diatom frustules and plant debris. …

  COC Agwu, RC Njokuocha, O Mezue

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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Food and Feeding Habits of Distichodus Species (Osteichthyes: Distichodontidae) in Anambra River Basin, Nigeria

The food and feeding habits of Distichodus rostratus, D. brevipinnis and D. engycephalus in Anambra river were studied over a period of 12 months. The stomach contents of 499 specimens were analysed using percentage number (%N) and per…

  NM Inyang, CD Nwani

 Vol.2  No.2 - 2004
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