Category Archives: Biological Sciences

In Vitro Screening Of Herbicides Against Tomato Rhizosphere Fungi

In Vitro Screening Of Three Herbicides Against Rhizosphere Fungi From Tomato (Lycopersicon  Esculentum) Seedlings in Ebonyi State University ABSTRACT In Vitro screening of three herbicides against rhizosphere fungi isolated from Tomato (Lycopersion esculentum) seedlings was carried out. The three herbicides screened were Paraquat, Glyphosate and Artrazine. The isolated rhizosphere fungi were Rhizopus, stolonifer, Trichoderma lignorum, […]

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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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Heamoglobin, Albumin, Creatinine Concentration and Total Protein Levels

Heamoglobin, Albumin, Creatinine Concentration and Total Protein Levels in Albino Rat Treated with Corchorus Olitorius ABSTRACT The advance effect of Chorchorus olitorous is widely accepted. Hence this research investigated the effect of Chorchorus olitorous on the kidney function using albumin, creatinine, hemoglobin and total protein. The research was conducted using 25 male albino rat distributed […]

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Genetic Characterization of Selected Rice Cultivars

Genetic Characterization of Selected Rice Cultivars Grown in Abakaliki using a Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Maker (RAPD) ABSTRACT Genetic marker screening is based on the survey of genetic diversity as revealed by variation at specific gene loci and provides information about the amount and distribution of genetic diversity within and among populations. Rice is one […]

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Virgin Coconut Oil on Markers of Liver and Kidney Damage

Effect of Virgin Coconut Oil on Markers of Liver and Kidney Damage in Rats Fed with Heated Vegetable Oil   ABSTRACT The study investigated the effect of virgin coconut oil (VCO) on serum markers of liver and kidney damage in albino rats administered HVO. Twenty male albino rats weighing 110 g – 246 g were […]

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Herbicides Orizoplus on the Fresh Water Fish

Effect of Herbicides Orizoplus on the Fresh Water Fish, Clarias Gariepinus ABSTRACT The juvenile of Clarias gariepinus mean weight (7.95±0.4g) and length (8.00±0.4cm) were exposed to different concentration of orizoplus (propanil and 2, 4 D) herbicide for 96 hours in order to study the lethal effect of the herbicide. Ten fish in triplicate tanks were […]

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