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African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences
Factors affecting the vaccination status of under five children in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

August 2021

Immunization is the most cost effective of public health intervention geared towards reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. There has been a global increase in the rate of immunization coverage with its attendant decline in vaccine preventable deaths. The immunization coverage in developing countries like Nigeria has however been challenging due to some reasons. Therefore, this study determined the immunization...

Author(s): Sarajudeen Bello, Ikrama Hassan, Taofik Ogunkunle, Olayinka Ibrahim, Abdulmumeen Lawal and Yahaya Issah

Journal of Oceanography and Marine Science
Caspian Sea: Environmental controls and trophic webs interactions

July-December 2021

Gelatinous zooplankton (GZ) populations are sensitive to climate change such as environmental perturbations, and spatial changes in their abundance and biomass may be associated with degraded environmental and biota conditions. Big data time series of GZ abundances and biomass were used to analyze the annual population dynamics of gelatinous zooplankton as well as mesozooplankton in the southern Caspian Sea, Iran from...

Author(s): Aboulghasem Roohi, Ahmet Erkan Kideys, Mehdi Naderi Jolodar, Mohammadali Afraei Bandpei and Ali Mokarami Rostami

Educational Research and Reviews
Scholars and educational positions under criticism and praise in the Medieval Islamic Era

August 2021

This research focuses on criticism and praise in Arabic literature, history and poetry towards those in charge of the scientific movement in the Medieval Era. The research method was theoretical and qualitative. Many poets and scholars praised the rulers and sultans who established mosques and other educational institutions (madrasa-s) based on endowments, which had a role in sciences, intellectual and religious...

Author(s): Hatim Muhammad Mahamid and Younis Fareed Abu Al-Haija

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Comparative studies of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potentials of ethanolic leaf extract of Sorghum bicolor and Zea mays

August, 2021

This study was designed to investigate the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant potentials of leaf extracts of Zea mays (maize) and Sorghum bicolor (sorghum) with a view of utilizing them as herbal tea on the management and treatment of oxidant and inflammatory disorders. The powdered plant materials: (Z. mays, (30 g), S. bicolor (30 g), mixture (15 g of Z. mays + 15 g of S. bicolor) were soaked separately in 80% (v/v)...

Author(s): Morakinyo Adetoun Elizabeth, Salawudeen Hammed Opeyemi and Oyedapo Oluokun Oluboade

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Musculoskeletal disorders and associated factors among dockers and handlers in the cotonou port companies in 2020

July-September 2021

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are one of the main causes of occupational diseases. The sea port and maritime sectors seem to be among the most affected. The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of MSDs among workers in this sector and the risk factors. A cross-sectional study was conducted among the 576 dockers and 38 boaters selected by non-probability sampling for convenience. A questionnaire was...

Author(s): Aguemon Badirou, Hinson Vikkey, Damien Barikissou Georgia, Sossa Jérôme Charles and Nobime God-Power

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Remote sensing applications in buildings’ information system (BIS) for the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus

August 2021

The creation of an information system for various facilities is crucial as it is a vital instrument for effective urban management, especially in the areas of monitoring the state of such facilities to ensure adequate maintenance, ease of access, etc. This paper focuses on how remote sensing and other modern techniques can aid in developing a buildings’ information system (BIS) for the University of Nigeria Enugu...

Author(s): Okwuchukwu Christopher Nwaka, Somtoochukwu Chukwunonso Okafor, Amarachukwu Odumodu, Ndukwe Emmanuel Chiemelu and Chisom Okwuchi Emeghiebo

Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Effect of bioslurry effluent on growth, biological yield and nutritional content of Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris L.)

July-September 2021

Swiss chard is amongst the widely cultivated green leafy vegetables that play a significant role in alleviation of food insecurity and malnutrition in South Africa. Greenhouse experiments were conducted to evaluate the effect of Bioslurry effluent on growth, biological yield and nutrient content of Swiss chard. Two cultivars of Swiss chard (Fordhook giant and Star 1801) were planted in 10 plots of 4.5 m² using sand...

Author(s): Azile Dumani, Tembakazi T. Silwana, Babalwa Mpambani, Retief P. Celliers and Mongezi M. Mbangcolo

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Epidemiology of female breast cancer in Niger: A literature review

July-September 2021

Breast cancer (BC) is a public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa with rising incidence and mortality. In Niger, BC is identified as the leading cancer morbidity and mortality within female population. Its epidemiological literature remains limited or not structured. The aim of this work was to summarize evidence in relation to epidemiology of female breast cancer in Niger. The idea was to know how much was published...

Author(s): Aissami Abdou and Guido Van Hal

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Biopreservative application of bacteriocins obtained from samples Ictalurus punctatus and fermented Zea mays

August 2021

This study evaluated the preservative ability of protein-like cell free supernatants produced by lactic acid bacteria (LAB) isolates from samples of Ictalurus punctatus (Cat fish) and slurry of fermented Zea mays (Ogi). The LAB strains were separately isolated from understudied samples using De Man, Rogosa and Sharpe (MRS) media at 37°C for 48 h. The isolated strains were characterized with Gram staining, oxidase...

Author(s): Oyinlade C. Ogundare, Simeon K. Odetunde, Mutiat A. Omotayo, Oluremilekun O. Sokefun, Rasheed O. Akindiya and Adetayo Akinboro

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
Effect of healthcare accessibility on cocoa farmers' food security in Ondo State, Nigeria

July-September 2021

Effect of healthcare accessibility on cocoa farmers’ food security explored latest research from the economic, medical and food security literature concerning the eminence of care, physical accessibility, cost, availability of the right type of care for those in need, and its significances on food security, with a focus on healthcare personnel availability. A multistage (five-stage) sampling procedure was employed...

Author(s): Ajayi O. Esther and Olajide O. Adeola

Journal of Engineering and Technology Research
Effects of in-situ moisture conservation techniques on maize (Zea mays) yield and yield components in moisture deficit area of Dugda Woreda, Ethiopia

July-December 2021

The study was conducted during 2018 cropping season at Dugda Woreda to investigate the effect of in situ moisture conservation techniques on grain yield and yield components of maize. Treatments comprised of tied ridge, furrow closed at both end and farmer’s practices (as the control). The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with three replication. The grain yield and thousand seed...

Author(s): Dulo Husen and Zelalem shalemew

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Evaluation of the vibration levels issued by agricultural tractors

August, 2021

Vibration is one of the most relevant aspects, when dealing with the subject of ergonomics in agricultural tractors, although there are still few studies developed to evaluate this parameter and its implications for occupational health. This work aimed to evaluate the levels of vibration emitted by agricultural tractors with different powers, comparing the results with the norm in force in Brazil, in addition to...

Author(s): Ricardo Gonçalves Rosa, Murilo Mesquita Baesso, Alcir José Modolo and Luís Fernando Soares Zuin

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Traditional Chinese medicine Zizhu ointment alleviates inflammatory activity during wound healing in diabetic rats

August, 2021

Diabetic ulcers are a severe complication in patients with diabetes that often lead to amputation. The etiology of diabetes-induced wound healing impairment is multi-faceted. Persistent inflammation and deficient tissue regeneration have been suggested to impair wound healing in diabetes patients. Although new therapeutic approaches have been developed, many chronic wound treatments remain unsatisfactory, and more...

Author(s): Qiang Han, Liang Qin, Xiao Yang, Renyan Huang, Xiaoming Hu, Wenhui Li and Guobin Liu

International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Assessment of the physico-chemical and bacteriological quality of the waters of the quaternary aquifer of the city of Mao in Chad

July-September, 2021

The objective of this work is to characterize the quality of drinking water in the city of Mao and its surroundings. This study is based on 20 water samples collected in the city of Mao and its surroundings between 2018 and 2020. The parameters considered are the physicochemical parameters (pH, T°, Electrical conductivity), major chemistry and bacteriological. The chemical analysis made it possible to highlight...

Author(s): MAHAMAT NOUR Abdallah, ABDERAMANE Hamit, MOUSA Abderamane and MOUSSA Batrane

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia: A review

July-September 2021

The objective of this review is to generate information about the current status of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) which is recognized as highly infectious, and devastating disease of goats for about 140 years. However, current reports indicated that sheep can be affected. CCPP is caused by Mycoplasma capricolum subspecies capripneumoniae (Mccp) which is severe and dramatic mycoplasmas, challenging to isolate...

Author(s): Dereje Teshome and Teshale Sori

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Assessment of open defecation in Kwahu Afram Plains South District, Ghana

August 2021

This study examined the barriers to open defecation (OD) free in Kwahu Afram Plains South District, Ghana. A combination of diverse tools was used to collect the data (in-depth interviews, Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and observation), different means was adopted in selecting the participants. Much of the time in the early stages of the field work was spent having interactions with various groups within the community....

Author(s): Daniel Kwarteng Amponsah

Scientific Research and Essays
Reliability of vibratory indications during the follow-up of bearing spalling

July-September, 2021

In this work, spalling is naturally initiated on the bearing raceway during its operation on the test bench. The experimental procedure used consists of monitoring the deterioration of the ball bearing until its failure with an online acquisition of vibration signals. Vibration analysis is the method used to characterize the damage. In order to obtain a significant trend curve, spalling surface has been measured several...

Author(s): Omar DJEBILI and Oussama BERBRI

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Detection of Legionella pneumophila as the cause of atypical pneumonia in the water sources of the holy places of Makkah

August 2021

Legionella pneumophila is an important pathogen and is involved in more than 95% of cases of severe atypical pneumonia. The current study focused on the ablution water in the grand mosque in Makkah as well as water tanks in hotels surrounding the holy mosque.  A total of 100 water samples were collected from ablution water in the Haram and the hotels in the central area around the grand mosque and sent to the...

Author(s): Sami S. Ashgar and Hamdi M. Al-Said

Journal of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Assessment of endothelial function in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome

July-December 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is characterized by recurrent episodes of interruption of ventilation responsible for hypoxemia, hypercapnia and hyper activation of the autonomic nervous system. Hypoxemia followed by re-oxygenation promotes the formation of free radicals, oxidative stress and vascular inflammation, leading to endothelial dysfunction. The objective of this cross-sectional study...

Author(s): Fatoumata Bâ, Fatou Bintou Sar and Abdoulaye Bâ

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Briquette production from sugar cane bagasse and its potential as clean source of energy

August 2021

Large quantities of bagasse are regularly accumulated on open spaces around sugar factory thereby endangering fragile ecosystem. The sugar cane bagasse carbonization process can be put into effect as an environmentally friendly, energy self-providing continuous flow technology. Therefore, the objective of this study was to use bagasse for the production of high caloric value briquette to safeguard the environment from...

Author(s): Messay Emana Getu, Birhanu Ayalew Abebe, Mulissa Jida Midekssa, Genet Tsegaye Araya, Endale Wondu Amare and Gutema Bati Fedi

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Response of maize (Zea mays L.) to foliar and soil applied fertilizers in the Semi-deciduous forest zone of Ghana

August, 2021

This experiment was conducted in 2019 major cropping season in the Semi-deciduous forest Agro-ecological zone of Ghana to solve low maize yield and improve maize productivity and enhance farmer’s income using foliar and soil applied fertilizers as nutrient sources. Eight treatments (T) were used; T1= {N, P2O5, K2O (90-60-60) kg/ha} at 2 and 6 weeks after sowing (WAS); T2= {Poultry manure (4 t/ha)} at 2 weeks...

Author(s): Daniel Kwasi Atsu Nyagorme, , Alice Afrakomah Amoah and Thomas Adjei-Gyapong

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy
Medicinal plant-derived compounds as potential phytotherapy forCOVID-19: Future perspectives

July-September 2021

Currently, the human being faces a contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 with a high transmission ability, infection, and a relatively high mortality rate, especially for the elderly. All research interest is directed to finding a drug or vaccine to save millions of people’s lives; some have succeeded and applied now in some countries. Medicinal plants represent a green treasure that renders plentiful primary and...

Author(s): Salama M. El-Darier, Suzan A. Rashed, Ayat Fayez, Sarah S. Hassanein, Muhammed R. Sharaby, Noran M. Tawfik, Heba Mansour,  and Mohamed Adel,

Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management
Cadmium and lead contents in compost amended oxisols in the western highlands of Cameroon

July-September 2021

This study evaluates the Cadmium (Cd) and Lead (Pb) concentrations of an oxisols in a field where the plots had received one, two, and three year’s application of compost (20 t/ha), together with a control plot. The soil was sampled at depths of 0-10, 10-20, and 20-30 cm for analysis of total Cd and Pb principally, but also other soil physico-chemical properties. Cd and Pb bulk contents were measured by atomic...

Author(s): Emile TEMGOUA, Georges Simplice KOUEDEU KAMENI, Bernard Palmer KFUBAN YERIMA, Rodrigue Emmanuel KENNE, Willy NOUBEP FOGANG, Quentin Donald TCHAMAKO MONTHE, Honorine NTANGMO TSAFACK and Dieudonné Lucien BITOM OYONO  

African Journal of Biotechnology
Phytochemical and in-vitro antioxidant properties of ethyl acetate leave extract of Dryopteris dilatata on Wistar rats

August 2021

Medicinal plants contain natural bio-active constituents in various parts called photochemical that are of therapeutic importance. This research was undertaken to determine the phytochemical constituents and in-vitro antioxidant activities of ethyl acetate extract of Dryopteris dilatata leaves (DDL). Phytochemical analysis was determined on the plant samples following established protocols. The antioxidant property of...

Author(s): Akpotu Ajirioghene, Ani Celestine, Agiopu Toby, Okeke Adaobi, Agu Francis, Ugwuchukwu Nnaemeka, Ugwudike Patrick, Eze Chukwuka, Uzoigwe Jide, Anyaeji Pamela and Ghasi Samuel

International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery
Partograph use among skilled birth attendants in selected counties, Western Kenya

July-September 2021

Participants was 35.3 (standard deviation: 7.1) years. The demographics (98%), foetal heart rate (80.5%), temperature, pulse and respiratory (74.5%) and maternal blood pressure (73.2%) section of the partograph were the most charted. The least charted sections were foetal descent (19.5%), cervical dilatation (21.5%) and uterine contractions (24.8%). Use of the partograph was associated with the female gender with a 58%...

Author(s): Doris Kibiwott, Anne Mwangi and Simon Kang’ethe

Journal of Geography and Regional Planning
Why populations are not planets_ gravity and the limits of disease modeling by analogy

July-September, 2021

Wellness depends on health and that, in turn, depends on the absence of disease. Analogous models based on physical laws have long been utilized by researchers to understand epidemic expansion in urban communities.  Perhaps the most significant of this class is the gravity model in which population size is equated with planetary mass and distance between cities to that separating planets. While the model assumes...

Author(s): Tom Koch and Ken Denike

Journal of Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Experimental investigation of impact of low salinity surfactant flooding for enhance oil recovery: Niger Delta field application

July-December, 2021

Oil reserves in the Niger Delta have been gradually decreasing due to the increased production. New large field discoveries are scarce, thus there is need to improve on the production from existing reserves. Low salinity surfactant flooding (LSSF) is a potential enhanced oil recovery process to increase oil production in the Niger Delta oil fields. In this study, sodium dodecyl sulphate and ethanol were used as...

Author(s): Izuwa N. C., Nwogu N. C., Williams C. C., Ihekoronye K. K., Okereke N. U. and Onyejekwe M. I.

Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine
Hyoid bone fracture and an elucidation of circumstances in a case of ligature strangulation by garroting

July-December 2021

Ligature strangulation is an important aspect of forensic practice and unless proven otherwise is considered to be a homicide. We report a case of a traveler, who was attending a political procession, but was later robbed and strangulated with a scarf by some anti-social elements. His body was subsequently abandoned in the wilderness to get decomposed leading to the diminution of valuable traumatic signatures over the...

Author(s): Prateek Karagwal, Pawan Mittal, Balraj Sharma and Gaurav Sharma

Educational Research and Reviews
The discovery teaching of the problem of finding the shortest distance with the help of Geogebra software in Vietnam

August 2021

Vietnam today is having solid innovations in the fields of science, technology, economics, and education. In particular, the Mathematical General Education program launched in 2018 has emphasized the exploitation of information technology in teaching. GeoGebra software is taught right from the 6th grade. GeoGebra software has many advantages in problems related to motion such as locus, modeling, and especially in...

Author(s): Ngoc-Giang Nguyen

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
Perspectives on state funding of political parties and the consolidation of constitutional democracy in Ghana, Africa

July-September 2021

Across Africa, as in Ghana, state funding of political parties continues to generate debates across academic and policy circles. Against this background, three constituencies in the Upper West Region of Ghana were selected purposely to interrogate views of the public on this development. A combined 78 participants were selected in a mixed study design through purposive and quota sampling techniques. Primary data were...

Author(s): Samuel Marfo, Halidu Musah and Festus Owiredu-Amankwah

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Pre- and post-harvest practices influencing yield and quality of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in Southwestern Ethiopia: A review

August, 2021

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) is one of the spices produced by smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. It becomes one of income sources and acceptable for diversification of coffee. Turmeric and ginger have wider adaptation, perform in similar ecologies. Reports indicated that 3962.03 t produced in Ethiopia in three years, and values of USD 1.26 million, export of 1233 MT rhizomes in different seasons. Turmeric becomes best...

Author(s): Girma Hailemichael and Mohammedsani Zakir

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Aflatoxigenic potential of Aspergillus section Flavi isolated from maize seeds, in Burkina Faso

August 2021

The frequency of occurrence and four principal kinds of aflatoxin concentration in maize seeds grown in Burkina Faso was investigated. Ten (10) samples collected, were analyzed by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with post-column derivatisation after immunoaffinity column cleanup. Eight strains of Aspergillus section Flavi were previously isolated from these samples and cultivated on “Aspergillus...

Author(s): Hamidou COMPAORE, Serge SAMANDOULOUGOU, Fidèle W. TAPSOBA, Alima BAMBARA, Hissein RATONGUE, Ignace SAWADOGO, Donatien KABORE, Pane B. OUATTARA-SOURABIE and Hagrétou SAWADOGO-LINGANI

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Physicochemical Assessment of a Hand-dug Well and the Kamakubuna Stream in the Sella Limba Chiefdom, Kamakwie, Northern, Sierra Leone

August 2021

This research accesses the physical and chemical parameters of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) hand dug well and the Kamakubuna Stream in the Sella Limba Chiefdom, Kamakwie Town. The physical parameters such as total dissolved solid (TDS), turbidity, pH, temperature, conductivity; and the chemical parameters such as residual chlorine, ammonium, ammonia, bromine, copper, fluoride, iron,...

Author(s): Augustine Cole, Mohamed Pujeh Junior, Yahaya Kudush Kawa and Jonathan Kpaka

Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management
Response of food barley (Hordeum vulgaer L.) with combined uses of lime and varied phosphorus sources on acidic nitisols of Wolmera District

July-September 2021

A field experiment was conducted on acidic nitisols of Wolmera District in two locations at 2017 cropping season to determine the response of barley for the combined application of lime and different phosphorus fertilizers. Several barley growth performances, yield, and plant samples were collected with soil samples to determine soil acidity attributes and nutrient use efficiency. Barley grain yield and growth...

Author(s): Matiyas Dejene, Girma Abera and Temesgen Desalegn

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Effectiveness of three pesticides against carmine spider mite (Tetranychus cinnabarinus Boisduval) eggs on tomato in Botswana

August, 2021

The carmine spider mite (CSM; Tetranychus cinnabarinus Bois.) is one of the most destructive pests of vegetables, especially tomatoes. Its management in Botswana has, for years, relied on the use of pesticides. This study evaluated the efficacy of abamectin, methomyl and chlorfenapyr against CSM eggs under laboratory conditions in Botswana. Each treatment was replicated three times. The toxic effect was evaluated in the...

Author(s): Mitch M. Legwaila, Motshwari Obopile and Bamphitlhi Tiroesele

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
The diversification of global agribusiness trade from 2000-2019

July-September 2021

Agricultural trade is closely interconnected with a range of food security and development related issues in the case of developing countries. In this regard, diversification of both trade partners and products traded can play an important role in terms of strengthening food security concerning imports, but also as a means to create a more resilient basket of exports. This article analyses the diversification of global...

Author(s): Cinthia Cabral da Costa, Niels Søndergaard and Marcos Sawaya Jank

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Food production: Changing the job opportunities narrative by demonstrating agro-processing possibilities

August, 2021

The potential of the agro-processing sub-sector in South Africa is under siege. This paper makes a critical view of this sector by identifying its opportunities and constraints so as to guide its improvement as well as the required interventions to unlock its potential. Given the contemporary issues of exponential population growth and soaring rates of unemployment and poverty, this paper explores agro-processing...

Author(s): Thembinkosi Twalo

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Residual of the mixture of glyphosate and 2,4-d herbicides on yellow red latosol with soybean cultivation

August, 2021

The objective of this study was to evaluate the residual effect of glyphosate and 2.4-D herbicides in the initial development of the soy crop in a Yellow Red Latosol. The experiment was conducted in randomized design, consisting of 4 different doses of herbicides (0, 1, 2 and 5 times the recommended dose of the glyphosate and 2.4-D mixture), applied at intervals of 0, 3, 7 and 10 days before sowing, with 4 repetitions...

Author(s): Sérgio Plens Andrade, Dionanta Silva Fernandes, Sayonara Andrade Couto Moreno Arantes, Kelte Resende Arantes, Gláucio Cruz Genúncio, Cassiano Spaziani Pereira and Emanuele Veiga

Journal of Cereals and Oilseeds
Trend of cereal crops production area and productivity, in Ethiopia

July-December 2021

Although Ethiopia is endowed with diverse agro-ecologies suitable for cereal production, the success of the production relies more on climate condition. Therefore, this study is initiated to analyze the trends of; cereal crops production area and productivity in Ethiopia. Data of meher season cereal crops productivity (qt/ha) and area of production (ha) were collected from Central statistical Agency (CSA) of Ethiopia....

Author(s): Wasihun Gizaw and Desu Assegid

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Morphological and molecular diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in chickens

July-September 2021

Confirmatory diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis is paramount to ensure proper treatment and effective management of the disease in food and companion animals. Suspected invasive aspergilllosis in chickens was encountered at post-mortem. Morphological and molecular methods were employed to identify Aspergillus from samples collected from dead chickens at post-mortem. Morphologically, two species of Aspergillus were...

Author(s): Olusegun Adesina Fagbohun, Gbolahanmi Akinola Oladosu, Rofiat Damilola Adesina

Journal of Geography and Regional Planning
Quantitative and qualitative assessment of urban green spaces in Boussaada City, Algeria using remote sensing techniques

July-September, 2021

A central issue for the Algerian city, in the dry environment, is awareness of the establishment and preservation of particular green spaces within the framework of sustainability. The overall goal of this study is to concentrate on the issues of green space provision in the city of Boussaada. Boussaada is a complex and fragile city with a rich history, archeological and natural diversity, and is under tremendous...

Author(s): Ouzir Malika, Khalfallah Boudjemaa, Dehimi Salim and Kadi Ahmed Abla

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
A qualitative study on experiences of HIV vaccine trial participants in a phase I/II double-blinded, randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial in Tanzania: Lessons for COVID-19 vaccine testing

July-September 2021

HIV remains a major public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa. About 54.5% of all people living with HIV live in Eastern and Southern Africa. There is no HIV vaccine or cure available yet despite ongoing research to develop one and uptake of vaccines is critical in the global society. It is imperative to describe the perceptions and experiences of the vaccines trial participants, as they may give lessons for COVID-19...

Author(s): Erica S. Sanga,, Brian Van Wyk, Leonard L. Maboko, and Simukai Shamu,

Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Farming methods and the livelihood outcomes of women in Eastern Uganda

July-September 2021

Farming methods are closely linked to the livelihood outcomes of women. The techniques of farming and the manner in which they are applied affects realization of livelihood outcomes. Even though rural women aim at attaining positive outcomes, their efforts are jeopardized by poor farming practices. This situation is exacerbated by gender disparities in knowledge and skills, inadequate access to productive resources and...

Author(s): Flavia Amayo, Irene L. Akidi⊃, Robert Senath Esuruku, Phyllis Brenda Kaptui

African Journal of Food Science
Evaluation of the microbiological and physico-chemical characteristics of local tomato ‘Solanum lycopersicum’ puree produced on a small scale in Togo

August 2021

Tomatoes are produced, processed and widely consumed by the Togolese population. However, the local production is not developed enough to be able to provide locally processed tomatoes. In order to promote local development, stimulate local processing and reduce post-harvest losses, the processing into puree was undertaken with three locally grown varieties of tomatoes in Togo (Aklikonvi, Tohounvi, and Pomvi). A method...

Author(s): Mawuena Gott’liebe Goka, Marie Dufrechou, Pierre Picouet and Yaovi Ameyapoh

International Journal of English and Literature
Exploring Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) teaching materials in Chinese universities: teachers’ and students’ perceptions and reflections

July-September 2021

This paper investigates the hindrances of textbooks identified in the process of implementing Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Chinese universities based on the 4Cs framework. Purposive sampling was employed to elicit data through a series of semi-structured interviews conducted in seven different Chinese universities. The axial coding was used to analyze the data collected. The findings reveal some...

Author(s): Yining Cao

International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Estimation of stream discharge of ungauged basins using NRCS-CN and remote sensing methods: A case study of Okhuwan and Okhaihe catchments, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

July-September, 2021

The study aims to utilize the NRCS-CN and remote sensing methods in estimating streamflow of Okhuwan and Okhaihe catchments. Remote sensing data, coupled with GIS techniques were used to estimate seasonal rainfall and streamflow. Measured rainfall data was collected from the Nigerian Meteorological Service, while field measurement of streamflow was carried to generate baseline data. Measured rainfall and streamflow were...

Author(s): Isagba E. S., Izinyon O. C., Emeribe C. N., Uwadia N. O. and Ezeh C. U.

Educational Research and Reviews
Visually supported activity suggestions to develop secondary school students' story writing skills

August 2021

There are many researches, activities and other application examples, examining the effects and importance of visuals in education. Although there are studies to develop writing skills through visuals in literature, there is no study on the development of story writing through visuals. In this study, examples of activities were developed in order to develop middle school students' story writing skills with visual...

Author(s): Soyucok Mehmet and Musa Cifci

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Bioactive pyrrole-pyrazine derivative from a novel Bacillus species and review of the literature

August, 2021

The rising antibiotic resistance is urging researchers to explore for new forms of antibiotics, notably from soil microorganisms such as Bacillus species. This study aimed to screen Bacillus strains from soil samples in Sudan for antifungal activity and to review relevant compounds from members of the genus in the literature. Out of 10 isolates from soil in Sudan, the strain JS6 (DSM 28831) was found active against...

Author(s): Maria M. Elamin, Nada A. Abdelrahim, Dia Eldin A. Elhag, Martin R. P. Joseph and Mohamed E. Hamid

Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science
Water use efficiency: Behavior of upland rice lines under water deficit

July-September 2021

Upland rice (Oryza sativa) is affected by several biotic and abiotic factors that limit the yield potential of cultivars. In relation to water deficiency, the development of drought tolerant and water efficient cultivars is a priority in breeding programs. With this study aimed to evaluate the agronomic behavior of upland rice lines subjected to different irrigations depths aiming for the selection of genotypes that are...

Author(s): Mendes Villela Gabriel, Rosário Neto Antônio, Barbosa Silva Botelho Flávia, Pereira de Lima Isabela, Pereira de Castro Adriano and Goulart Castro Douglas

Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development
Characterization of tomato germplasm accessions for breeding research

July-December 2021

Although tomato is the leading vegetable crop in Kenya, not much work has been done to develop improved tomato varieties with farmer preferred and market demanded traits. This study aims to characterize ten tomato genotypes for morphological and agronomic traits and to identify potential parental lines for use in the breeding program. The experiments were conducted in Kenya during the 2017 long and short rain seasons....

Author(s): Francis Kamau Kathimba, Paul Macharia Kimani, Rama Devi Narla and Leonard Muriithi Kiirika

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