Breaking Dormancy In Gmelina arborea Roxb. Through Treatment Of Seeds With Chemical Substances And Alternating Temperature

Seeds of Gmelina arborea Roxb. were subjected to different treatment [chemical scarification with concentrated sulphuric acid (H2S04), potasium nitrate (KNO3), potasium nitrite (KNO2) and alternating temperature regimes] to ascertain t…

  SI Mensah, IO Agbagwa

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Size, Length-Weight Relationships, Reproduction And Trophic Biology Of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus And Chrysichthys auratus (Siluriformes: Bagridae) In A Natural West African Lake

Size, length-weight relationships, reproduction and trophic biology of Chrysichthys auratus and C. nigrodigitatus were investigated from May, 1990 to July, 1991 as part of the bio-limnological study programme of Agulu lake. C. auratus …

  NM Inyang, HMG Ezenwaji

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Antimicrobial Activities Of Methanolic Extracts Of Trema guineensis (Schumm And Thorn) And Morinda lucida Benth Used In Nigerian

Extracts obtained from the leaves, stem-bark and roots of two ethnomedicinal plants: Morinda lucida Benth and Trema guineensis Schumm and Thorn were screened for antimicrobial activities against eleven test organisms (five bacteria and…

  EI Nweze, JI Okafor, O Njoku

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Malacological Survey Of The Freshwater Systems Of Anambra River Basin Area In Anambra State, Nigeria

A malacological survey was undertaken in the freshwater systems within Anambra River basin from July 2000 to June 2001. Three stations were selected within which 13 sites were studied. The survey revealed the presence of a rich mollusc…

  FC Akafor, RN Obiezue

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Studies On Some Nutritional And Toxicological Properties Of Mucuna sloanei

Proximate analysis of seeds of Mucuna solanei gave a crude protein content of 28.18± 0.25%, Fat, 4.31± 0.09%, Crude fibre, 9.60±0.05%, Carbohydrate, 53.75±0.28% and Ash, 4.19± 0.01%. Quantitative phytochemical analysis gave 2.78± 0.04%…

  II Ijeh, SO Unaegbu, AO Anaga

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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A Comparative Study Of The Phytochemical And Anti-Microbial Properties Of The Eastern Nigerian Specie Of African Mistletoe (Loranthus micranthus) Sourced From Different Host Trees

A comparative study of the phytochemical and anti-microbial properties of leaves of Loranthus micranthus harvested from six host trees, namely, Irvingia gabonensis, Pentaclethra macrophylla, Kola acuminata, Baphia nitida, Persea americ…

  PO Osadebe, SE Ukwueze

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Effects Of Dietary Supplementation Of Vitamin E And Selenium On Blood Parameters Of Trypanosome-Infected Rats (Rattus rattus)

This study was carried out to evaluate the combined effects of dietary supplementation of vitamin E (Vit E) and selenium (Se) on total white blood cells, mononucleated cells, polymorphonucleated cells and packed cell volume of Trypanos…

  BO Mgbenka, AN Ufele

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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On the pH and Osmotic Stress Tolerance of High Ethanol Tolerant Palm Wine Saccharomyces Yeast Isolates

Saccharomyces yeast strains Y13, Y522 and Y1189 isolated from fermenting palm wine juice showed marked differences in their optimum growth pH and possessed osmotolerance comparable to established industrial yeast strains. Shifts in med…

  BN Okolo, AN Moneke, CU Anyanwu, LI Ezeogu, GN Aligwekwe

 Vol.2  No.1 - 2004
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Archives / Vol. 1 No. 2 (2003) / Articles The Effect of Brewery Wastewater on the Total and Differential White Blood Cell Count of the Catfish Clarias Albopunctatus (Lamonte & Nicole)

The total and differential leucocyte count of Clarias albopunctatus exposed to Brewery wastewater for 21days were studied. The total leucocyte count increased (leucocytosis) in the wastewater-exposed fish. Compared with the control, th…

  NS Oluah

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation of Multi-source Piroxicam Capsules Available in Nigeria

The qualitative and quantitative evaluation of eleven brands of piroxicam capsules marketed in Nigeria is presented. The disintegration time, dissolution rate and absolute drug content were determined in simulated intestinal fluid (SIF…

  PO Osadebe, CO Esimone

 Vol.1  No.2 - 2003
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