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African Journal of Biotechnology
Propagation of cochineal scale insect free cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) by in vitro regeneration culture technique in Tigray, Ethiopia

July 2023

Cactus in northern Ethiopia is an endangered plant due to the attack by cochineal scale insect (Dactylopius coccus). The aim of this study was to micro propagate disease-free and cochineal resistance cactus pear by in vitro regeneration culturing technique. The study started with young cladodes carefully removed from mother plants. The surface-sterilized 1 cm2 cladode with one areole was cultured on shoot initiation MS...

Author(s): Tsehaye Kidus Ebuy and Kiros–Meles Ayimut

Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research
Post stroke special clinic in primary care: How well the patients with stroke can be managed in the community?

July-December 2023

Optimal control of modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors for patients with stroke is essential to prevent further ischemic events. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of the Post-Stroke Special Clinic (PSSC), a public primary care setting run by family specialists, by testing the control of blood pressure, low density lipoprotein, haemoglobin A1c if diabetic and smoking, among patients who had...

Author(s): Jing Hou, Siu Hin Ko, Yim Chu Li and Xiao Rui Catherine Chen

Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research
Factors influencing the increase in the choice of nursing as career among students at the Department of Nursing, Njala University, Bo District, Southern Sierra Leone

July-December 2023

This study assessed the factors influencing the increase in the choice of nursing as career among students at the Department of Nursing, Njala University, Bo District. It adopted a descriptive research design to collect data on a sample size of 96 students. Data was collected the Career Search Questionnaire and was analyzed using descriptive statistics (frequencies, percentages, etc.) and inferential statistics...

Author(s): Mbavai, Joseph James, Joseph, Mary, Bayoh Isata and Bebeley, Samuel Joseph   

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Habitat preference and distribution of pangolin in Ala Forest Reserve and Onipanu Community Forest of Southwestern Nigeria

July-September 2023

Despite the ecological significance, social and economic values and the roles being played by pangolin, their ecological roles remain under-studied in context to Nigeria. There is dearth of information on the current status, distribution, habitat preferred by pangolin especially in the tropical rainforest ecoregion of Nigeria. Information on the overall habitat ecology, preference and the current distribution pattern of...

Author(s): ONI Foluke, EJIDIKE Bernadette Nwandu, OLADEJI Sunday Oladipo and IJOSE Opemipo Alaba

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Rural women vulnerability to human-wildlife conflicts: Lessons from villages near Mikumi National Park, Southeast Tanzania

July-September 2023

Human-wildlife conflicts (HWC) remain a serious conservation problem in Tanzania, particularly for rural communities near national parks. Despite this prevalence, research on rural women’s experiences with human-wildlife conflicts is limited. To address this research gap, this study examined the impacts of HWC on rural women from two villages neighboring Mikumi National Park (MNP) in Southeast Tanzania. A total of...

Author(s): Evodius Waziri Rutta

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Socioeconomic determinants of Cameroon’s Mefou Wildlife Sanctuary visitors' willingness to pay for seeing animals in the wild

July-September 2023

Protected areas (PAs) in Cameroon witness chronic underfunding, with most operating with only around 10% of the necessary funds. This study aimed to explore socioeconomic factors affecting Mefou Wildlife Sanctuary (MWS) visitors' willingness to pay (WTP) for wildlife species observation in their natural habitat. The study was based on semi-structured questionnaires conducted with 637 respondents and the contingent...

Author(s): ACHEY Baudelair NKENFACK DJIKE, Serge SILATSA NANDA, Marcien KUETE FOGANG, Mohamed Mounir MFONDEN POUMIE, Abdoulaye NCHANKOU NJOYA, Marceline EKOM ANGO and Lucie Félicité TEMGOUA

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Phenology and early growth performance assessment of the endangered Afromosia (Pericopsis elata) of the high forest zones in Ghana

July-September 2023

Pericopsis elata is a tall tree of high commercial value within moist and dry semi-deciduous West African forests. It is threatened with extinction, mainly due to overexploitation. Information on the reproductive phenology of such threatened but highly demanded trees remains crucial for taking conservation measures. This study examined the reproductive phenology of 50 individual trees relative to climatic variables,...

Author(s): Amponsah J. O., Kwarteng A. D., Eshun B. and Arhin A. A.

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
A comparative ecophysiological study of two forest understory ferns (Dryopteris marginalis and Polystichum acrostichoides) during summer drought and excessive heat

July-September 2023

This is a study of the photophysiology of two understory fern species growing on Torrey Cliff, Palisades, N.Y. during the summer of 2022 when the northeast incurred a significant period of drought and elevated temperatures. During the peak period of stress (July and August), mean photosynthesis rates of both species were lower than during more moderate weather in early summer and in autumn. Leaf fluorescence analyses...

Author(s): O. Roger Anderson

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Development of a filter system using silver nanoparticles modified silica sand for drinking water disinfection

July 2023

This study presents a filter system for the removal of pathogenic microorganisms from potable water using silver nanoparticle-modified silica sand. While silica sand has potential applications in wastewater treatment, its effectiveness in microbial filtration falls short. Thus, there is a need for an environmentally friendly enhancement method. The silver nanoparticles were synthesized using Commelina maculata leaf...

Author(s): Margareth Msoka, Fortunatus Jacob and Ally Mahadhy

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Impact of climate variability modes on trend and interannual variability of sea level near the West African coast

July 2023

The main objectives of this study are to assess the regional distribution of sea level in terms of trend and interannual varibility and to analyze the impacts of climate variability modes such as El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events, Tropical Atlantic Climate Modes of Variability (TACMV), North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) on interannual variability and trend of sea level near the West Africans coasts....

Author(s): Arame Dièye, Bamol Ali Sow, Habib Boubacar Dieng, Patrick Marchesiello and Luc Descroix

Journal of Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Reservoir characterization of an x-field, offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria, using well data

July-December, 2023

Petrophysical parameters of an oil field in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, were analyzed and characterized using well log data. The well log data were used to determine the hydrocarbon depth (2757 to 3591 m) and lithology of the field. Shale volume (Vsh) was calculated using linear and Larinov equations while the Archile equation was used to determine the water saturation. The study revealed water saturation of 0.035 to...

Author(s): Alasi, T. K., Ugwu, G. Z. and Onyishi, G. E.  

Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution
International declarations and laws to mitigate gender base violence for women and men with highlights on Cameroon situation

July-December 2023

Laws and legislation significantly influence actions in societies to control rates of gender-based violence (GBV). Most domestic laws are developed from international declarations and conventions. This paper reviews declarations, policies, and laws enacted at international levels and ratified at national levels to mitigate GBV from a neutral perspective. Most countries ratify declarations and conventions to control GBV...

Author(s): Abena Mbah Tihnje, Achataseh Godwill and Bih Fosoh Ernestine

African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research
Euler-Maruyama method for solving first order uncertain stochastic differential equations

July-December, 2023

Two forms of uncertainty are identified to be associated with dynamical systems, which are randomness and belief degree. The uncertain stochastic differential equation (USDE) is used to describe dynamical systems driven simultaneously by randomness and human uncertainty (belief degree). In this paper, the Euler-Maruyama method for solving USDEs is examined. The method is used to solve a stock pricing problem and the...

Author(s): C. E. Ukuedojor, I. Adinya and O. O. Ugbebor  

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Diversity and composition of the epiphytic flora in an urban agglomeration: The case of city of Douala, Cameroon

July-September 2023

Epiphytes constitute an element of climate regulation in the tropical zone. In Cameroon, the decline in forest area of about 220,000 ha, partly due to urbanization, has been observed. The research aim was to characterize the epiphytic flora of the urban ecosystem of Douala. Four zones represented by nine neighbourhoods were chosen for the surveys. Four transects of a maximum distance of 500 m were scanned on each...

Author(s): NGOTTA Biyon Jacques Bruno, BELL Danielle Magloire, MVOGO Ottou Patrice Brice, NGUIMFACK Dongmo Jasmine, DOUMBE Makembe Lea Clemence, WAFO Tchoue Yves Donald, BETTI Jean Lagarde and PRISO Richard Jules

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Effect of IAA on spore germination and gametophyte development in Ceratopteris thalictroides (l.) brongn. from Sitamata Wild Life Sanctuary, Rajasthan

July-September 2023

The effect of different concentrations of Indole acetic acid (IAA) on spore germination and gametophyte development of Ceratopteris thalictroides, a leptosporangiate fern of the family Pteridaceae found at the marshy places near Sitamata sanctuary in Rajasthan, was observed. The highest spore germination percentage was recorded in the 2 to 6 ppm concentration range of IAA, with minimum in the 10 ppm concentration. The...

Author(s): Vinay Sharma

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Effects of land use on floristic composition and diversity of woody vegetation in the commune of Enampore, Senegal

July-September 2023

The diversity of woody vegetation is threatened by intensified land use and soil chemistry. However, the effects of land use and soil chemistry on woody vegetation are not well known. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of land use classes (upland, uncultivated lowland, cultivated lowland, and tans) on the diversity and structure of woody vegetation in the commune of Enampore. To do this, an...

Author(s): Yaya Diatta, Sire Diedhiou, Antoine Sambou, Arfang Ousmane Kémo Goudiaby, Jean Bassene, Yves Paterne  Sagna, Mamadou Sow, Mariama Dalanda Diallo, Ibrahima Ndoye and Saliou Fall  

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Pre-sowing treatments to improve seed germination and seedling growth of Commiphora swynnertonii (Burrt.) and Synadenium glaucescens (Pax.)

July, 2023

Medicinal and pesticidal plant propagation is hampered by poor seed germination due to seed dormancy. This study aimed to enhance seed germination and seedling growth using various pre-sowing treatments. A triplicated two-factor experiment in a Randomized Complete Block design was used. Soaking in water at 25°C for 24 h (T1), soaking in 60°C hot water for 10 min (T2), 10 ppm Potassium nitrate (KNO3) treatment...

Author(s): Madege Richard Raphael, Babu Saidi, Mabiki Faith Philemon, Hosea Mtui and Abdul Kudra  

Journal of Horticulture and Forestry
Natural regeneration pattern of the wild custard-apple, Annona senegalensis Pers. in the semi-arid area of Burkina Faso, West Africa

July-September 2023

Annona senegalensis Pers. (Annonaceae) is a multipurpose shrub species, but threatened in Burkina Faso. Therefore, understanding its natural regeneration is a challenge for the sustainable management of the species resources. Our study examines the regeneration potentials of A. senegalensis across two phytogeographic zones. The structure of Weibull showed that the distribution of the regeneration individuals based on...

Author(s): Aboubacar Baba ZOURE, Prospère SABO, Bassiaka OUATTARA, Edith Marie Sylvie DABOUE, and Amadé OUEDRAOGO  

Journal of Horticulture and Forestry
Assessment of forest cover changes in and around Jorgo Wato Forest, West Wollega, Oromia, Western Ethiopia

July-September 2023

Detecting and identifying the changes in land cover provides the updated information about forest cover changes. Identifying forest cover change is also necessary information for planning and management of sustainable use of natural resources. This study was conducted to detect the dynamics of forest cover change in and around Jorgo Wato forest, West Wollega zone of Oromia National Regional State. In order to assess...

Author(s): Fikadu Kitaba Tola, Gudina Legese Feyisa and Debela Hunde Feyssa  

African Journal of Bacteriology Research
The prevalence of respiratory tract infections in the Ghaem Hospital of Mashhad

July-December 2023

Respiratory tract infection is a serious concern for public health worldwide, and imposes a lot of pressure on health facilities, specifically in developing countries along with economic restrictions. This study evaluated the prevalence of bacterial pathogens and their antibiotic sensitivity pattern among patients with respiratory tract infection in Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad, east of Iran during the 3 years period. All...

Author(s): Zohre Kaseb,#, Sepideh Hassanzadeh,#, Ali Mehri, Manizhe Khosravi, Sara Ganjloo and Kiarash Ghazvini,

African Journal of Health Sciences and Technology
Frequency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in holoendemic village of Sub-Saharan Africa

July 2023

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme deficiency (G6PD) is one of the malaria hypotheses, in addition to haemoglobinopathy, ovalocytosis, and thalassaemia, among others, that confer resistance to the severity of malaria infection to their carriers. High prevalent rates of these red blood cell abnormalities are known to correlate with malaria endemicity of an area as a natural selection. This study, which was part of...

Author(s): Onuigbo H. N.  

African Journal of Health Sciences and Technology
Patterns of presentation of rotator cuff tendinopathy and the role of abnormal ultrasonography findings in its early detection among overhead sport athletes

July 2023

Rotator cuff tendinopathy (RCT), a common shoulder disorder in overhead sports, has different presentation patterns. The presentation mode may help identify altered biomechanics, a common cause of impingement of the rotator cuff tendon. Therefore, this study investigated the patterns of presentation of RCT and their association with selected biomechanical variables in overhead sport athletes. This cross-sectional study...

Author(s): Aiyegbusi Ayoola I., Odebiyi Daniel O. and Osasona Oluwatosin O.  

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Predictive factors of loss to follow-up and mortality in HIV-infected patients after initiation of antiretroviral therapy at district hospital of Boromo, Burkina Faso

July-September 2023

Loss to follow-up (LTFU) and mortality after initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) remain major problem. We described predictive factors of LTFU and mortality after initiating ART among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and were followed in the district hospital of Boromo. This was a retrospective cohort study design of PLHIV enrolled for care and treatment in the district hospital of Boromo between 1 January 2015 and 31...

Author(s): I. Yaméogo, N. F. Kaboré, M. Tassembedo, A. Sogli, A. M. Nyambré, T. T. E. Dah and N. Méda  

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Drug resistant tuberculosis treatment service alignment with health seeking behaviour in selected states in Nigeria

July-September 2023

Nigeria is among the fourteen countries with the highest MDR-TB burden, and accounts for 12% of the global gap in DRTB diagnosis. Several control strategies have been put in place to ensure that all DRTB patients are diagnosed and placed on treatment, but this has not significantly closed this diagnostic gap. This study seeks to identify the drug resistant TB treatment service alignment with health seeking behavior of...

Author(s): Bethrand Odume, Michael Sheshi, Ogoamaka Chukwuogo, Useni Sani, Chidubem Ogbudebe, Elias Aniwada, Ubochioma Emperor, Debby Nongo, Rupert Eneogu, Omoselewa Oyelaran, Egwuma Efo, Degu Dare, Chukwuma Anyaike  

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Modifiable lifestyle factors and their relationships with metabolic disorders among adults in Burkina Faso: Findings from the First National Survey

July-September 2023

Modifiable lifestyle factors should primarily be targeted for the cardiovascular diseases’ prevention. This study aimed to report the magnitude of modifiable lifestyle factors, their relationships with metabolic disorders in Burkinabè adults using nationally representative data. This cross-sectional study included 4100 adults selected through multistage cluster sampling performed during the first national...

Author(s): Jeoffray Diendéré, Jean Kaboré, Augustin Nawidimbasba Zeba, William Kofi Bosu, Jérôme Winbetouréfâ Somé, Franck Garanet, Pingdéwendé Victor Ouédraogo, Abdoul Aziz Savadogo and Athanase Millogo  

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Underage vaping behaviors and perceptions: Evidence from a social media survey of youth and young adults in New York State

July-September 2023

Vaping products, or “vapes,” remain the most commonly used tobacco product among youth and young adults in the United States.  In 2020, we used social media advertisements to recruit current vape users aged 15 to 20 years in New York State. The online survey assessed vaping behaviors, dependence, harm perceptions, and cessation-related outcomes. Disposable vapes were the most commonly used type of...

Author(s): Ellen M. Coats, Matthew Farrelly, Amy Henes, Jessica Sobolewski, Michaela Fogarty, Elizabeth M. Brown, James Nonnemaker and OlaOluwa Fajobi

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Effects of traditional remedy Sarenta and glibenclamide combination on hyperglycemia orally induced in rats

July 2023

Herbal preparations are commonly used by low-income populations to treat diabetes. The objective of this work was to evaluate interaction between Sarenta remedy with antidiabetic drug such as glibenclamide. Experimental study was carried out according to protocol described by Kambouche.  Before giving different solutions on study, baseline blood glucose was taken using "One call plus" glucometer, then...

Author(s): Kouakou Sylvain, Yapo Guy, Djadji Ayoman, Adehouni Yacouba, Kouakou-Siransy G. and Irié-N’Guessan G.  

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Variation of antioxidant and antibacterial activities of ethanolic extracts of propolis in three bee-keeping agro-ecological zones of Uganda

July 2023

Propolis is a resinous plant material collected by bees to defend their colony. This study evaluated the antibacterial and antioxidant activities of ethanolic extracts of Ugandan propolis in three bee-keeping agro-ecological zones. Antibacterial assays were performed on two Gram-positive (S. aureus and S. pneumoniae) and two Gram-negative (E. coli and P. aeruginosa) bacteria within a concentration range of ~1.6 to 100...

Author(s): Julius Kyomya, Mariam Kaanyi Kirabo, Wilberforce John Mayoka, Rehema Namunyenga, Rogers Jaggwe, Lawrence Imanirampa, and Jonans Tusiimire,  

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Assessment of antibiotics use and associated problems at Jimma Health Center, South West Ethiopia

July 2023

Misuse of antibiotics is the main cause for resistance development. The objective of this study is to assess patterns of antibiotics use and associated problems at Jimma Health Center. The study was conducted from February 25, 2016 to March 25, 2016. For the analysis of prescribing indicators retrospectively 295 patient charts that fulfills inclusion criteria were systematically selected from a total of 9800 charts from...

Author(s): Geremew Kinati Terfa and Gemechu Zeleke  

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Synthesis of organic compounds using yellow yam (Dioscorea praehensilis) tyrosinase as catalyst

July 2023

The authors report the synthesis of some bioactive organic compounds which could be of pharmacological interest using Dioscorea praehensilis tyrosinase immobilized on calcium-alginate beads. The enzymatic synthesis of these compounds involved pyruvic acid as a source of carbonyl groups, ammonia and catechol. Catechol was used as substrate and a parent compound that supplied aromatic ring carbons for the reactions. The...

Author(s): Olutosin Samuel Ilesanmi, Omowumi Funke Adedugbe, David Adeniran Oyegoke, Victory Ayo Olagunju and Isaac Olusanjo Adewale

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Response of rice (Oryza sativa L.) to foliar fertilizer

July, 2023

This experiment was conducted to evaluate the impact of foliar fertilizer on the growth and yield parameters of rice, due to the fact that foliar fertilizer utilization is not a common practice in field crop production in Ghana. Eight treatments comprising two (Recommended fertilizer application rate for farmers) and six others which are the foliar fertilizer (Boost Xtra foliar fertilizer) were used. The analyzed...

Author(s): Alice Afrakomah Amoah, Maxwel Asante, Ali Daniel Boadu, Jessica Akowuah, Philip Lincoln Blavo and Quansah Ayireibi Danso  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Adopting a three-strata forage system for an integral food, feed outputs and agro-ecological sustenance

July, 2023

The exploitation of diverse cropping practices alongside residue incorporation has remained low among small-holder rural farming households in Sub-Saharan Africa. Three-stratum forage system (TSFS) which integrates forages for animal feeds with food crops is a significant sustainable strategy for enhancing residue incorporation. This study was conducted in Busia County in Kenya to; (i) determine the effects of TSFS on...

Author(s): Dorine Oware, Erick Cheruiyot, Samuel Mwonga, Lydia Waswa, Sahrah Fischer and Thomas Hilger  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Evaluation of vibration reduction isolators for hand transmitted vibration of single-axle tractors

July, 2023

The walk-behind control of single-axle tractors imposes a great workload on the operators which increases muscular fatigue. Experienced operators were involved during field experiments to investigate and establish the magnitudes of hand-transmitted vibration experienced by single-axle tractor operators with and without vibration reduction isolators during tillage operation. The results indicated that the magnitudes of...

Author(s): A.S. Hassan, N. G. Nalitolela and B. A. Majaja  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Influences of organic waste and inorganic fertilizer for sustainable production of plantain (Musa spp. AAB) in a humid forest zone of Cameroon

July, 2023

Plantain is commonly grown in gardens and small farms where productivity usually declines over time due to soil nutrient depletion. This soil fertility problem could be overcome if the nutrients removed from harvests are replaced with available fertilizers. This study assessed growth, yield, and cost effectiveness of plantain under organic and inorganic fertilization in the humid forest zone of Cameroon. The experiment...

Author(s): Ekwa Y. Monono, Andrew E. Egbe, Ewumbua M. Monono, Lewis D. Levai and Ernest Asiedu

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Population dynamics and infestation level of Tetranychus evansi Baker and Pritchard, 1960 (Acari: Tetranychidae) over two tomato planting seasons in Burkina Faso

July, 2023

Tetranychus evansi is an invasive pest of Solanaceae in West Africa. It causes severe damage and economic losses in tomato production. This study, conducted in four sites (Loumbila, Ouagadougou, Pabré and Tanghin-Dassouri) in the central zone of Burkina Faso, assessed the density of T. evansi over two growing seasons and evaluated the infestation levels through the tomato growth cycle from planting up to harvest....

Author(s): E. Drabo , F. Traoré , A. Waongo , L. C. Dabiré-Binso and A. Sanon  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Growth performance of lavender, pearl grey, royal purple and white varieties of domesticated helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) raised under intensive management system in Botswana

July, 2023

The objective of this study was to evaluate growth performance of pearl grey, lavender, royal purple and white varieties of helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) raised under intensive management system. A total of 47, 43, 37 and 30 guinea fowls of pearl grey, lavender, royal purple and white varieties, respectively, were evaluated for growth performance. The guinea fowls were raised under deep litter management...

Author(s): Boitumelo Kgakole, Shalaulani James Nsoso and Patrick Monametsi Kgwatalala  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Impact of climate change on cotton production: The case of three major cotton producing provinces in Zimbabwe

July, 2023

The objective of this study was to describe effects of temperature regimes and rainfall patterns on cotton production in Zimbabwe. A 30 years climate data was sourced from Zimbabwe Department of Meteorological Services and cotton statistics from Department of Agriculture and Rural Extension (AREX), Zimbabwe. Descriptive statistics was used to determine observed trends between the recorded climatic data and the cotton...

Author(s): Njanji M. and Parwada C.  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Research progress on tomato spotted wilt virus transmitted by Thrips

July, 2023

Thrip is a collective name for Thysanoptera, an agricultural pest that is widely distributed around the world and transmits viruses, in addition, to directly eating crops, causing extremely serious economic losses. Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is one of the main viruses transmitted by thrips. Since the discovery of TSWV in 1919, much progress and achievements have been made in its characteristics, mechanism of...

Author(s): Wang Huanting, Huang lifei, Zheng Xialin, Jiang Jianjun, Chao Xuemei and Yang Lang  

Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology
Intestinal Obstruction from Ascariasis: Report of a case in a 4 year old child

July-December 2023

Ascaris lumbricoides is an intestinal nematode of humans. The parasite has been associated with intestinal pathology, respiratory symptoms and malnutrition in children in endemic areas. We report a case of digestive ascariasis complicated by intestinal obstruction in a 4-year-old boy. On admission, the symptomatology was marked by abdominal pain and vomiting in which adult of A. lumbricoides worms were demonstrated. The...

Author(s): Adama Zida, Kiswendsida Thierry Guiguemdé,  Patindoilba Marcel Sawadogo,  Flora Coulibaly, Benjamin Ouédraogo, Ibrahim Sangaré and Sanata Bamba.  

Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology
Geometric morphometric characterization of species of the Schistosoma haematobium group in Central and Northern Côte d'Ivoire

July-December 2023

Identification of species of the Schistosoma haematobium group is still mainly based on the morphology of eggs. Indeed, the same snail intermediate host can shed multiple species of cercariae morphologically similar and in addition, these species can hybridize. The aim of this work is to identify the cercariae of Schistosoma haematobium and S. bovis based on the geometric morphometric characteristics. We have considered...

Author(s): Glitho Carmen Sonya, Tian-Bi Yves-Nathan Tah, Konan Koffi Cyrille, Diakité Nana Rose and N’Goran Kouakou Eliezer  

African Journal of Food Science
Fruit consumption and storage practices among rural households in Chamwino district, Dodoma, Tanzania

July 2023

Fruit consumption is still a challenge in many parts of Africa, and hence micronutrient deficiency continues to be a serious problem in the continent. This study was conducted between December 2017 and May 2018 in Chinoje and Mzula villages in Chamwino district, Dodoma to assess availability of fruit, consumption, storage practices and nutrient content. People responsible for food preparation were interviewed from 345...

Author(s): Mwanaisha Assim Ngawembela, Akwilina Wendelin Mwanri and Lucy Mlipano Chove

African Journal of Food Science
Studying the ethylic fermentation process of the mucilage juice of cacao by Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast

July 2023

The aim of the study was to optimize the ethylic fermentation process of the mucilage juice of cacao by Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast. The juice fermentation process was effected by inoculating S. cerevisiae on 0.2 g of activated yeast/liter of juice for essay E1, and on 0.5 g of activated yeast/L for essay E2. Results reveal that increasing the pH value of the process effected in the acidic zone raised the rate of the...

Author(s): Philippe Diakabana,, Michel Elenga, Okil Derda Goma, Jean Paul Latran Ossoko, Arnaud Wenceslas Geoffroy Tamba Sompila, Claudia Bassoumba, and Léa Nkounkou,

African Journal of Food Science
Quantification of ethanol and identification of other chemical constituents in homemade morula beer using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)

July 2023

Morula (Sclerocarya birrea) beer is a seasonal homemade alcoholic beverage made from morula fruits pulp. Unlike the commercial morula alcoholic beverage, the alcohol content of homemade morula beer is not known. The major challenges with homemade alcoholic beverages arise from batch-to-batch differences in product quality and safety due to the variability of raw materials and lack of quality control. Consequently, the...

Author(s): Mmaabo Tsenang, Tshepo Pheko-Ofitlhile, Janes Mokgadi, Wellington Masamba and Gothatamang Norma Phokedi

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
A literature review on students’ university choice and satisfaction

July-December 2023

Recently, many researchers have found that education systems in many nations are very comprehensive and competitive. They revealed that the primary goal of many universities is to increase the number of students’ enrolment as much as possible. In students’ perspective, they also consider different factors when they make their higher education decision. Therefore, this article aims to investigate the factors...

Author(s): Dimali Wijesinghe, Lakshmi Ranwala, Sampath Siriwardena, Lalith Edirisinghe and Veronica Kurukulaarachchi

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
School dropout and early marriage affects youth agribusiness employment

July-December 2023

This article focused on uncovering the background of the youth lamenting unemployment in the presence of agribusiness employment opportunities. A phenomenological qualitative design was employed to generate in-depth information. The sample frame was formed of youth agribusiness clubs from the district agribusiness office. Purposive and snowball sampling was used to recruit participants doing different agribusinesses....

Author(s): Komani Augustine Tembo, Mavuto Tembo and Dominic Mapopa Ndengu

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Factors affecting on students’ university choice in the tertiary education in Sri Lanka

July-December 2023

Education boosts any nation's economy. Sri Lankan higher education is competitive. Because only 15% of students who take the General Certificate Examination in Advanced Level (G.C.E A/L) are qualified to enter public universities, every student struggles to get into university. Some ineligible public college students attend private universities, vocational schools, or are migrant students. 15% of students qualify...

Author(s): Lakshmi Ranwala, Sampath Siriwardena, Veronica Kurukulaarachchi and Lalith Edirisinghe

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Higher education for refugees, returnees and host communities: Reflections on the Djibouti declaration of IGAD and its ramifications for sustainable development

July-December 2023

This paper argues that access to quality education and skills development programs for refugees, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is not only one of the fundamental human rights that states and non-state actors have obligations to fulfill; it is also an integral part of sustainable development efforts which will have significant contributions to socio-economic transformation in host countries, countries...

Author(s): Kebede Kassa Tsegaye

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Processes, products and lessons in translating policies into practice: The case of IGAD teacher training initiative in refugee and host community secondary schools

July-December 2023

This paper describes the role of regional institutions in translating regional policy instruments into practical action using the experience of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in training teachers for refugee and host community secondary schools in three pilot member states: Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda. The paper raises questions about the regional organizations could be engaged in developing...

Author(s): Kebede Kassa Tsegaye

Educational Research and Reviews
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”: Graffiti and civic education among youths in Nigeria

July 2023

This paper explored the relationship between graffiti arts and civic education among young people in Nigeria. A mixed methods approach was employed to generate and synthesize empirical data. The study was guided by Barbara Rogoff's social constructivism theory. Findings indicated that graffiti arts and artists were present in Nigeria, driven by desires for self-expression, financial gain, and training opportunities...

Author(s): Patrick Edem Okon, Okon Effiong Udoyo and John Agbor Nje

Educational Research and Reviews
Education for sustainable development: Investigation of preschool children’s metaphorical perceptions and views regarding “global problem” concept

July 2023

This research will explore preschool children’s metaphorical perceptions and views about the concept of “global problem” in the context of education for sustainable development. The study will involve 20 preschool children, who are aged between 60 and 70 months and are attending a public kindergarten in ?zmir, Turkey, during the Spring of 2021-2022 academic year. The data collection process involved...

Author(s): Duygu ÇETÌNGÖZ and Tugçe ÖZCAN

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