Category Archives: Faculty of Natural Science

Inhibitory Effect of Nauclea Latifolia On Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria

Inhibitory Effect of Nauclea Latifolia On Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria ¬† ABSTRACT The antimicrobial activity of N. latifolia was tested using agar well diffusion technique. The active ingredient was extracted using cold water. The N. latifolia leaf extract inhibited the growth of the bacteria isolate showing inhibition zone diameter ranging from 1-3mm. The leaf extract was […]

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Geological, Geotectnical /Geochemical Analysis of Baked Shale

Geological, Geotectnical /Geochemical Analysis of Baked Shale of Uburu-Amachi and Environs Used as Aggregates for Construction Purposes ABSTRACT The present study centres on the assessment of geological and geochemical characteristics of baked shale of Uburu-Amachi and its environs for use as aggregates for construction purposes. The unit encountered are indurated gray shale, indurated brown shale […]

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Oxidative Stress Indices of Clarias Gariepinus from Ikwo-Ihie River

Evaluation of Oxidative Stress Indices of Clarias Gariepinus from Ikwo-Ihie River in Ishiagu Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State ABSTRACT This study was designed to evaluate the Oxidative Stress Indices of Clarias gariepinus from Ikwo-Ihie River in Ishiagu, Ivo L.G. A of Ebonyi State. The fish sample (7) were collected from different location of Ikwo-Ihie […]

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Effects of Solar Radio Flux on Radio Refractivity

Effects of Solar Radio Flux on Radio Refractivity in Nsukka, Nigeria ABSTRACT This work investigates the effect of Solar Radio Flux on Radio Refractivity in Nsukka Nigeria. The result of the investigation shows that refractivity usually increase during the morning hours when solar outburst is observed low and declines towards evening hours when the solar […]

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Hetrobranchus Bidorsalis To Different Concentration Of Orizoprlus Herbicides

Behavioural Responses Of Hetrobranchus Bidorsalis To Different Concentration Of Orizoprlus Herbicides (Propanil/2,4-D) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Fish is an essential source of animal protein in the most part of the globe because some competing protein sources of animal origin like beef have been implication in heart diseases (Owondeinde et al., 2011). It is an essential part […]

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Amino Acid And Sugar Compositions Of Phoenix Dactylifera

Amino Acid And Sugar Compositions Of Phoenix Dactylifera (Date Fruits) Sold In Abakaliki. ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the amino acid and reducing sugar composition of Phoenix dactylifera sold in Abakaliki. Amino acid profile and reducing sugar composition were analysed using standard method. The results obtained revealed the presence of ninety (19) […]

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Statistical Analysis of Treated Cases of Tuberculosis

Statistical Analysis of Treated Cases of Tuberculosis: A Case Study of Mile Four Hospital Abakaliki (2010-2014) ABSTRACT The data of patience treated of tuberculosis over 5years by month at Mile Four Hospital, Abakaliki was collected. Regression model was applied and the equation of linear estimator given by y = 29.2525-0.318110x was used to estimate the […]

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Morphological Characteristics of Honey Bees

Morphological Characteristics of Honey Bees in Izzi Local Government, Ebonyi State. ABSTRACT Honey bees are flying insects known for their role in honey production and pollination of flowers. Their morphology characteristics have been used in several quarters to identify honey bee species. Honey bees morphology shows divers functions in different bee species in relation to […]

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Mineral Composition of Mangifera Indica Fruit Peel Eextract

Mineral Composition of Mangifera Indica Fruit Peel Eextract ABSTRACT The peels of Mangifera indica fruit have been used for centuries in health and medicine as a remedy for various diseases such as cancer, heartburns and liver diseases. Though the peels are being consumed daily along with the fruit little is known about the mineral composition. […]

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Microbiological Examination of Spoiled Tomatoes

Microbiological Examination of Spoiled Tomatoes ¬†CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION ¬†Spoilage of tomatoes is defined as those adverse changes in quality of tomatoes, which are brought about by action of predominantly biological factors and physical factors. These changes may include: change in the taste, smell and appearance or texture of the tomatoes fruits (Hooker, 1967). The importance […]

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