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African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Sclerocarya birrea: Review of the pharmacology of its antidiabetic effects and toxicity

August, 2021

Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst, an African widespread plant is known to be used for type 2 diabetes management in sub-Saharan Africa. This review aims to summarize the findings for the pharmacology of S. birrea antidiabetic effects and its in vivo and in vitro toxicity. To collate data on S. birrea, various scientific search engines like PubMed, Scopus, Scifinder, Google Scholar, Web of Science, Wiley Online,...

Author(s): Abdul Gafar Victoir Coulidiaty, Estelle Noëla Hoho Youl, and Téné Marceline Yaméogo,

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Assessment of minimum growth conditions for in vitro conservation of Passiflora edulis Sims

August, 2021

Passiflora edulis Sims, besides having economic and social importance, is included in the medicinal plant list that is considered of interest by the Unified Health System (Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS). Due to its high nutritional value, this species is widely used in food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. It also contains carotenoids, as well as passiflorine and maracugine, which have...

Author(s): Manuella Silva Oliveira Souza, Eldo Ciano da Silva, Gabriella Silva Oliveira Souza Ciano, Claudia Cecilia Blaszkowski de Jacobi, Josemário Santana Bonsucesso, Weliton Antonio Bastos de Almeida and Mariane de Jesus da Silva de Carvalho

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Fruit and seed physiological quality changes during seed development and maturation in African eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum L.)

August, 2021

This work aimed at determining the optimum harvest time of African eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum L.) seeds, cv. Oforiwa and cv. Kpando for maximum physiological seed quality under tropical (TCC) and temperate oceanic climatic (TOC) conditions. Fruit morphological metrics such as fruit weight and size were also related to seed physiological quality. Seeds were harvested at different maturation stages from 20 to 82 days...

Author(s): Botey H. M., Ochuodho J. O. and Ngode L.

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 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

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

African Journal of Plant Science
Correlation and path coefficient analysis studies in Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun)

August 2021

Ethiopia is the center of origin for Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata). The crop is one of the oldest oil crops and farmers in the highlands of the country grow as a leafy vegetable in their gardens. However, no attempt has been made to assess the association of characters and path analysis in Ethiopian mustard leaf. This study was conducted to assess association of traits among leafy vegetable yield and yield...

Author(s): Ousman Yimer, Wassu Mohammed, Endale Teju and Do Ham Pae  

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.

International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery
Agreement between estimated date of delivery determined by last menstrual period and ultrasound: A prospective cohort of Tanzanian women

July-September 2021

In Tanzania, the estimated delivery date (EDD) is mainly determined by the last menstrual period (LMP), presumably leading to inaccurate estimates with a falsely high proportion of post-term and preterm deliveries. The study aimed to compare EDD determination by LMP and ultrasound in pregnant Tanzanian women and examine how the dating method affects the proportions born preterm, at term, and post-term and assess how...

Author(s): Pernille N. Nielsen, Chunsen Wu, Jane J. Rogathi, Geofrey N. Sigalla, Lene Sperling, Rachel Manongi, Dan W. Meyrowitsch, Tine Gammeltoft, Mag Art and Vibeke Rasch,

Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity
Cytokine, cytokine storm and their role in fatalities of COVID-19

July-December 2021

Since December 2019, COVID-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus has spread world-wide as pandemic causing large number of infected persons and lot of deaths of COVID patients. There is currently no definite medicine for treatment of the disease as well as any preventive measure. With the progress of multiplication of viruses in the human, activation and amplification of host immune response take place causing massive...

Author(s): Satyesh Chandra Roy

Educational Research and Reviews
Teaching of a volleyball technique and representations of physical education teachers in Sub-Saharan African environment

August 2021

The purpose of this study is to identify and analyze, based on representations of physical education teachers, the obstacles to teaching of cuff volleyball in middle schools in Brazzaville, Congo. The theoretical model of Trinquier’s representations, which is based on the "attitude" variable as an evaluative judgment variable, made it possible to distinguish the attitudes of teachers and to characterize...

Author(s): Fernandes Balou Gabin, Lembe Gorgon, Ambeto Aimé Simplice Christophe, and Itoua Okemba Jean  

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

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

International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery
Adverse neonatal outcomes and associated factors among mothers who gave birth through cesarean section at Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

July-September 2021

Cesarean section (CS) refers to the delivery of fetus, placenta, and membrane through an abdominal and uterine incision after 28 completed weeks of gestation. This mode of delivery minimizes both maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality; however, it is associated with lower but severe neonatal outcomes as compared to vaginal delivery. Thus, the current study was aimed to assess the current status of adverse...

Author(s): Damtie Getie, Befikadu Tariku Gutema, William Haleke, Nega Degefa Megersa and Kassahun Fikadu Tessem

Journal of Geography and Regional Planning
Public green spaces and management constraints in the Municipality of Seme-Podji South East of Benin

July-September, 2021

An increasingly present component in urban architecture, public green spaces is an essential infrastructure that has various functions. The management of these spaces poses enormous difficulties after their establishment. The study has analyzed the uses and management of these spaces in the Municipality of Sèmè-Podji. It was carried out on the basis of a sample of 84 people made up of users and managers of...

Author(s): Fangnon Bernard

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 Fine and Studio Art
Underlying mathematical structures behind David Blamey’s film “Rice”

July-December 2021

Images and texts are imprints of the ideas expressed by their creators. A viewer or a reader may decode such imprints differently, each time forming a scenario of a particular and unique structure. This process is determined by the educational and cultural stimuli as well as the conceptual formation of each viewer or reader. Thus, in this respect, both an image and a text act as a mind challenge to the production of...

Author(s): Aris Mavrommatis, David Blamey and Yannis Ziogas

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics of gallic acid following oral administration of Triphala formulation in rats

August, 2021

Triphala formulation is one of the most common traditional medicines used for several health conditions. The study investigated the pharmacokinetics of gallic acid following an oral dose administration in rats. The pharmacokinetics of gallic acid was investigated in rats following a daily oral dose of 1,000 and 5,000 mg/kg body weight (28 days). Plasma concentrations of gallic acid were measured using liquid...

Author(s): Piracha Jumpa-ngern, Tullayakorn Plengsuriyakarn, and Kesara Na-Bangchang,

African Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The relationship between peripheral arterial disease severity and allostatic load: A national health and nutrition examination survey study

August, 2021

Major socioeconomic disparities persist in the management and outcomes of peripheral artery disease (PAD) globally. Allostatic load, which is described as a measure of physiologic adaptation to socio-environmental stress, has been reported to partially explain higher mortality rates in US Blacks. However, it is not clear if allostatic load is associated with PAD severity. The National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Author(s): Kakra Hughes, Olubode A. Olufajo, Edmund Ameyaw, Kellee White, Dylan H. Roby, Craig S. Fryer, Joseph L. Wright, and Neil J. Sehgal

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

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
An assessment of adequacy of guidance and counseling programme in secondary schools in the Republic of South Sudan

July-September 2021

This paper explores the factors that influence implementation of effective guidance (G) and counseling (C) programme in secondary schools in the Republic of South Sudan. The study was directed by Person-Centered theory developed by Carl Rogers that is hinged on the three pillars that is, congruence, empathy and unconditional positive regard, better known as core-conditions. The study identified a total of 341...

Author(s): Lydiah Ngira Rintaugu and Jack Njabi Ngalamu

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 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

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

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

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 Business Management
Reframing barriers to e-learning adoption: An entrepreneurial and strategy perspective

August, 2021

The changing landscape of higher education orchestrated by the growing use of e-learning presents significant opportunities and threats to higher education institutions in developing countries like Nigeria. However, e-learning is not widely adopted by Nigerian institutions due to contextual and individual barriers. This study aims to advance our understanding of the determinants of e-learning adoption by...

Author(s): Tega Tonukari and Hod Anyigba

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

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,

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

African Journal of Biotechnology
Survival rate of donkey foals: Status quo and improvement methods

August 2021

The industrial improvement of donkey-hide gelatin and the development of related products, such as donkey meat, donkey milk, and donkey-hide gelatin cake, drive the upstream donkey breeding industry. However, the shortage of donkey germplasm resources seriously restricts the further development of the donkey industry. Under the biological limitations of long breeding cycle, slow breeding, low conception rate, high...

Author(s): Yonghui Wang, Tianqi Wang, Zhengwei Zhang and Changfa Wang

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Chemical characterization and toxicological analyses of hydroalcoholic extracts from the stem and leaves of mangabeira (Hancornia speciosa Gomes) as a guide for the development of green cosmetics

August, 2021

The increasing interest in green cosmetics has a major influence on the cosmetics market, whether due to the incorporation of the functionalities of the extracts, or the substitution of synthetic ingredients with natural ones. Yet, the natural substances found in those products must be evaluated for their chemical characterization and toxicity. This study determined the chemical profile and assessed the toxicity of stem...

Author(s): Juliane Farinelli Panontin, Rafaela Pereira Neres, Rachel de Moura Nunes Fernandes, Elisandra Scapin, and Carla Simone Seibert

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

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

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Behavior of major ions and heavy metals risk assessment in spring and surface water on the southwest slope of Mount Cameroon (Western Africa)

August 2021

The coastal flanks of Mt Etinde is wedged between the sea and the southwestern slope of Mt Cameroon. The only fresh water resources available for multipurpose uses in this area are mountain springs and streams that drain volcanic materials. To access the sources, processes and assess the ecological risk associated with hydrochemicals and heavy metals in these mountain water resources, 18 water samples were collected in...

Author(s): Gustave Raoul Nkoue Ndondo, Gloria Eneke Takem Eyong,  Josephine Ndjama, David Eric Komba, Suzanne Ngo Boum, Bertil Nlend, Pascale Mouto Makongo, Zachari Mfonka, Marie-Joseph Ntamak Nida and Jacques Etame

African Journal of Plant Science
Meta-analysis of the effects of Rhizobia inoculants and phosphorus fertilizer on soybean nodulation in Africa

August 2021

Soybean has the potential to bring significant benefits in diversified cropping systems, which could help restructuring soil fertility and allow smallholders to increase grain yield. Rhizobium inoculation improves the biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) in legume crops and assists resource-poor farmers to increase grain yield at lower financial costs. The efficacy of symbiotic bacteria on legumes can also be...

Author(s): Jasper Kanomanyanga, Xiaoqiang Jiao, Shingirai Mudare, Stanford Mabasa and Lixia Tang

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 Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Effectiveness and limitations of the recently adopted acaricide application methods in tick control on dairy farms in South-Western Uganda

July-September 2021

In Uganda, control of ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBDs) largely depends on the use of chemicals applied using different methods. This cross-sectional study assessed 17 factors to determine the effectiveness and limitations in the use of the recently adopted acaricide application methods on dairy cattle farms in south-western Uganda. The average annual morbidity and mortality due to tick-borne diseases were 42.6 and...

Author(s): Irene Mbatidde, Andrew Wange Bugenyi, Jemimmah Natuhwera, Gershom Tugume and Halid Kirunda

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

African Journal of Biotechnology
Reconstruction of metabolic pathways in selected bacterial and yeast strains for the production of bio-ethylene from crude glycerol: A mini review

August 2021

The role of bioengineering in industrial processes cannot be ignored, especially in circumstances where the processes are uneconomical, demand high energy, use finite resources and emit huge amounts of carbon dioxide. Ethylene is a two-carbon unsaturated hydrocarbon that is industry's most important building block for polyester fibres, plastics, and ethylene glycol. For decades, ethylene production has relied on...

Author(s): Idan Chiyanzu

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 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 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 the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy
Health care education in Nigeria: Evolutions and emerging paradigms

July-December 2021

Books on healthcare education in Nigeria are not readily available. A book on this important topic has been reviewed to promote the book among Nigerian Physiotherapists who are the primary readers of the Journal of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy. The book was found to be readable, complete, accurate and suitable for the intended audience. Keywords: Healthcare education, Nigeria, academic administration. 

Author(s): B. O. A. Adegoke

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of animal feed chopping machine

August, 2021

Ethiopia’s livestock population is the largest in Africa, however different factors or constraints limit the full exploitation of the agricultural sector in general and the livestock sub sector in particular. In the country, the availability, quality and quantity of feed has always been a challenge in the livestock sector. Poor feed resources management, especially those of the bulky and fibrous crop residue is...

Author(s): Yonas Mulatu

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Effect of bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria obtained from Zea mays-based “Ogi” on foodborne bacteria from contaminated cabbage

August 2021

The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in Zea mays-based Ogi on some foodborne bacteria contaminating cabbage in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Ten (10) samples (5 samples of Z. mays-based Ogi and 5 samples of suspected contaminated cabbage heads) were aseptically collected and analyzed using standard microbiological methods. Five different Lactobacillus isolates (A,...

Author(s): Orji J. O., Amaobi C. B., Moses I. B., Ayogu T. E., Elom E. E., Uzoh C. V., Otu J. O., Chukwunwejim C. R., Okeh C. O., Itorobong M. U., Peter I. U. and Igwe C. P.

Journal of Fine and Studio Art
Production of customized electric powered table–led display using engraved Plexiglas

July-December 2021

This paper enunciates the viability and durability of Plexiglas material based on characteristic strength, shatter-proof properties and brilliance. The paper explores the suitability of Plexiglas in the display of information in outdoor advertising. Plexiglas is also appropriate for indoor décor because of its flexibility, easy to shape and not too sharp edges. The paper utilized Plexiglas as a key material in...

Author(s): Michael Abiodun Oyinloye, Afeez Babatunde Siyanbola and Adeyemi Adedola Olayinka

African Journal of Plant Science
Combining ability of quality protein maize inbred lines under low and optimum soil nitrogen environments in Ethiopia

August 2021

Maize (Zea mays L.) is the most important cereal crop on which many smallholder farmers in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) depend on as a sole source of calories, proteins, and vitamins. However, conventional maize is deficient in two essential amino acids, lysine, and tryptophan. Thereafter, Quality Protein Maize (QPM) developed to combat protein malnutrition. In SSA low soil nitrogen is also the most limiting factor in maize...

Author(s): Bedassa M. Dosho, B. E. Ifie, I. K. Asante, E. Y. Danquah and Habtamu Zeleke

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

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

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