Founding Editor: Prof. Dele Ogunseitan
Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
Start Year: 2007
Published Articles: 872
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2017.2435[Article Number: 12189D555961]
This paper focuses on the contribution of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) on food security in Mbokomu ward. The main objective of this paper is to ascertain the use and application of IKS on food security and document methods used in food preservation. Various ethnic groups have different methods of preserving food and use it during the food shortage. Thus, people in Mbokomu ward used several methods in preserving... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2017.2419[Article Number: C71880855964]
To improve water quality, there should be a mechanism of keeping safe water source from chemical contaminants in an effective and protective way through the application of regular checkup and with interventions by taking exact measure periodically before it is supplied for usage. The intention of this research is aimed at determining the level of common cations, anions, heavy metals and physical parameters in drinking... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2017.2447[Article Number: D4258C355970]
The Allium cepa assay was employed, in conjunction with physico-chemical analysis, to investigate the potential cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of three industrial effluents (soap, beverage and paint) from the southeast of Nigeria. For in situ monitoring of cytotoxicity level, inhibition of mitotic division was investigated and for genotoxicity evaluation, chromosomal aberration assay was carried out. The results showed... Read more.