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African Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Use of a composite survival curve to determine the age at which surgery offers the highest survival benefit for Tetralogy of Fallot

January, 2022

Contemporary surgical practice relating to Tetralogy of Fallot is shifting towards earlier correction; however, a recent large study proposes later correction to increase event free survival. Surgery aims to improve the quantity and quality of life at minimal risk to the patient. Surgical outcome and risk assessment requires a comparison of externally valid studies of natural history and surgical outcome. The authors...

Author(s): Mark N Awori, Jonathan A Awori, and Nick K Gachara  

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
The impact of audit quality on earnings management: Evidence from France

January-March 2022

This research investigates the relationship between financial reporting quality and audit quality within the context of French listed companies. The auditor brand name (Big4) is used as a proxy for audit quality and earnings management is ascertained through real and accruals earnings management estimation. Discretionary accruals are estimated using the Jones Model and the Modified Jones Model while real earnings...

Author(s): Isaac Selasi Awuye

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Breeding soundness of semen producing bulls, their semen quality and inter relationship of functional tests with spermatozoa motility percentage

January-March 2022

This work was conducted to study the breeding soundness of semen producing bulls, their semen quality to functional tests and the inter relationship of these functional tests with spermatozoa motility percentage for the semen produced at National Animal Genetic Improvement Institute (NAGII). A total of 14 breeding bulls (Boran = 4, Crosses of 75% Holstein Frisian × 25% Boran = 4 and Holstein Frisian = 6) with...

Author(s): Kefelegn Seyoum and Alemayehu Lemma  

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Optimizing community participation in the management of Yala Wetland Ecosystem, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya: The Yala Hub Framework

January 2022

Wetlands are particularly important environmental assets whose sustainability requires meaningful participation of the riparian communities in their management. Yala Wetland is an important resource whose key challenges involve land and water resource use for competing interests which prompted Siaya and Busia County regional Governments to initiate preparation, a Land Use Plan (LUP)/Strategic Environmental Assessment...

Author(s): Douglas O. Odero and Victor A. O. Odenyo

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Agronomic practices in soil water management for sustainable crop production under rain fed agriculture of Drylands in Sub-Sahara Africa

January, 2022

Water is one of the very important inputs necessary for the production of food crops hence, food security and rural livelihoods are essentially linked to the accessibility of water. Eighty percent of the world’s global agricultural land area is under rain-fed; this contributes to 58% of the world’s staple foods. In Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA), reliance on rain-fed agriculture is high with 97% of the moisture...

Author(s): S. Lamptey  

Journal of Cereals and Oilseeds
Potential of rice farmer groups in the production of improved seed in Upper Denkyira East Municipality

January-June 2022

Increasing local production and savings in foreign exchange is important that local rice producers are supplied with quality seed in a timely manner. The overall goal of the research was to assess the seed-rice production potential amongst rice farmer groups in Ghana. A two-stage sampling technique was deployed in the sampling process. Analysis of data was mainly by mean, frequencies and percentages, while the...

Author(s): Clifford Yeboah-Manson, Enoch Kwame Tham-Agyekum, Eli Gaveh, John-Eudes Andivi Bakang

African Journal of Bacteriology Research
Emerging threats of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A among enteric fever cases of Dhaka, Bangladesh

January-June 2022

Enteric fever is a severe public health threat because of the rising antibiotic resistance of Salmonella species in developing countries, especially in its endemic areas like Bangladesh. This retrospective study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of a range of 17 commonly used antimicrobials against Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A isolated from 601 enteric fever cases in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Conventional...

Author(s): Susmita Roy Chowdhury, Zubayed Ahamed, Krishna Roy, Abdullah Al Noman, Rashid Md. Haroon and Kamol Chandra Mondol

African Journal of Plant Science
Normalized difference vegetation index as screening trait to complement visual selections of durum wheat drought tolerant genotypes

January 2022

Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) is considered as a potential screening tool detecting stay green traits for drought tolerance. The present study aimed to evaluate durum wheat genotypes using NDVI under drought condition and investigate its association to grain yield. NDVI scores taken at different growth stages for 64 durum wheat genotypes were replicated twice in both sandy clay and clay textured soils...

Author(s): Alemayehu Zemede Lemma, Firew Mekbib Hailemariam, Kebebew Assefa Abebe and Zewdie Bishaw

Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
In-vitro antibacterial activity of Pterolobium stellatum leaves extract against selected standard bacteria

January-June 2022

Traditional use of herbal medicines implies substantial historical use, and this is certainly true for many products that are available as ‘traditional herbal medicines. The experimental study was conducted between February and May, 2016 at University of Gondar on antibacterial effect of leaf extract of Pterolobium stellatum. The purpose of the present study was to test the antimicrobial effect of P. stellatum...

Author(s): Tilahun Yohannes, Sara Teklay, Endalkachew Bizualem and Sibhatu Gebrehiwot  

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Ethnoecological knowledge allied to the management of wild medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

January-March 2022

This study assessed and documented ethnoecological knowledge of the indigenous people of Ada’a District that has important contribution in the conservation of wild medicinal plants. Both purposive and random sampling methods were used to collect appropriate data. Quantitative and qualitative ethnobotanical methods were used to analyze the ethnoecological data. A significance test on the indigenous knowledge...

Author(s): Alemayehu Kefalew, Sara Sintayehu and Addisie Geremew

International Journal of Physical Sciences
Space-earth coupling with relation to earth’s thermal capacity: A case study for Nsukka Region, Nigeria

January-March, 2022

The radiation coming from the sun to the earth is the only form of incoming radiant energy that determines the heat balance and thermal regime of the earth. Variation of solar radiation is the single most important factor affecting the earth’s surface temperature. This study seeks to investigate the relationship between ambient temperature and soil temperature with a view to determine the existence of space-earth...

Author(s): Yakubu J. A., Onyeodi U. A., Daniyan L. O., Shuaibu A. and Abangwu U. J.  

African Journal of Biotechnology
Rapid single-tube splice variants typing of the BF gene based on dual-primer RT-PCR amplification that influence resistance/susceptibility to Marek’s disease in chicken

January 2022

A new effective splice variants typing based on multiplex allele-specific dual-primer RT-PCR assay was developed in a single tube for the rapid detection of the exon 7 splice variant of the BF gene. With 2 pairs of primers, one pair was used for amplifying cDNA fragments containing exon 7 of the BF gene, the other does not contain exon 7 of the BF gene. The templates were amplified in one tube and the type of splice...

Author(s): Yuan-chang Jin, Yu-feng Li, Liang Huang, Jia-jun Zhou, Xue-fang Zhang,  Ran Ma, Meng-lin Lu, Mei-lin Hao, Gang Zeng  and Bo-ping Zeng

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
Generating fresh vision on federalism for Nigeria: The position of South-south Nigeria on economic and political restructuring

January-March 2022

The stability and viability of Nigeria has been threatened by lack of political will by the federal government to implement concrete policies and programmes on socio-economic and political integration of the 250 ethnic nationalities in the country. The problem is traced to the practice of a defective federal structure inherited from British colonial government since 1954; and it has resulted in several agitations led by...

Author(s): Ambily Etekpe, Epoweide Isaiah Koko and Queen Eyikorogha

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Antibiotic-producing bacteria isolated from some natural habitats in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria

January 2022

High global prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria due to antibiotics misuse has prompted the need for novel antibacterial compounds to replace the failing antibiotics. This study investigated some natural habitats in Abuja, Nigeria, for antibiotics-producing bacteria. Thirty-six soil samples from termite mounds, river banks and rhizospheres of Anacardium occidentale L. (cashew tree), Gmelina arborea Roxb. ex Sm....

Author(s): Olasinbo Olumuyiwa Balogun, Sylvanus Chukwudi Ugoh and Peters Olawale Oladosu

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Use and socio-economic values of Ricinodendron heudelotii (Bail.) Pierre, a wild oil species in Benin

January-March 2022

Ricinodendron heudelotii is a wild oil tree species native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is also found in Benin. Its oil is rich in the essential fatty acids (Omega 3, 6), fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) and trace elements, essential for human health. Currently, few people know about this oil, likely explaining its almost total absence in rural markets in Benin. The species is also neglected, as little scientific data...

Author(s): Guillaume HOUNSOU-DINDIN, Rodrigue Castro GBEDOMON, Kolawolé Valère SALAKO, Aristide Cossi ADOMOU, Achille ASSOGBADJO, and Romain GLELE KAKAÏ

Journal of Philosophy and Culture
African philosophy: A nebulous label for demeaning indigenous philosophies of people of Africa

January-June 2022

The dark complexioned African academics have written profusely about ‘African philosophy’ and are consequently causing some confusion in the philosophic realm. A continental tag implies homogeneity of the people on the continent which is not the case. Embracing a nebulous term, ‘African philosophy’ has a semblance of emotional reactivity. The dark complexioned African academics while in European...

Author(s): Zireva Davison  

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Feeding pattern of forest elephants in the Nki National Park and its environs, East Region, Cameroon

January-March 2022

Forest elephants play a vital role as keystone species in forest ecosystems, but little information is known on their feeding pattern which is a key concern for its conservation. This study was carried out in Nki National Park and the specific objective was to identify cultivated and non-cultivated plants eaten by elephants. Eleven 2 km line transects, and reconnaissance walk of approximately 40.16 km were used to...

Author(s): Fai Collins Ndi, Nguedem Sylvie Fonkwo and Tonjock Rosemary Kinge

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors

January-June 2022

This paper investigates the potential influence of socioeconomic factors in the students’ choice for tertiary education. The approach of this study combines an opinion survey, desk research and a case study.  Shifting of a psychological paradigm is easier said than done. It may need social awareness about the existing problems, gaps, significance and negative/positive impact of different scenarios, and...

Author(s): Lalith Edirisinghe, K. A. P. Siddhisena, Sampath Siriwardena and Lakshmi Ranwala

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
Beyond arms investment: Interrogating the silent drivers of protracted chieftaincy conflicts in Ghana

January-March 2022

In Ghana, scholarly works on conflict financing, which sustains most conflicts is very much limited. Against this background, the Yendi chieftaincy conflict was purposely selected with the objective of examining the various resources invested in by the belligerents and other interested parties aside arms and ammunitions, which protracted the conflict and its resolution. A combined 59 respondents were purposely selected...

Author(s): Samuel Marfo, Halidu Musah and Hamza Mohammed

Journal of Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis
Anthropometric variables and hematological parameters among people with obesity in Sapele South-South Nigeria

January-June 2022

Obesity and uncontrolled weight gains is associated with changes in anthropometric variables and hematological parameters. Therefore, this study aims to assess anthropometric variables and hematological parameters among people with obesity. This study was carried out at Central Hospital, Sapele, General Hospital, Oghara and Biomed Diagnostic Centre, Sapele in Southern Nigeria. 415 subjects with age between 18 and 65...

Author(s): Kingsley Chukwuka Amaihunwa, Emmanuel Asuquo Etim, Everista Odaburhine Osime and Zacchaeus Awortu Jeremiah  

African Journal of Biotechnology
Diversity of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the three agroecological zones of the Central African Republic

January 2022

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are organisms that can establish symbioses with 80% of terrestrial plants. Soils were collected in three agroecological zones (AEZ) of the Central African Republic (CAR). The aim of this research is to study the diversity of AMF in the CAR. The spore extraction and enumeration, granulometric and physicochemical analyses of each soil were performed. The results showed that AEZ3 has a...

Author(s): Mathurin Djamndo DJASBE,, Hubert Dieu Béni ELIAN, Tahir Abdoulaye DIOP and Denis Omokolo NDOUMOU

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Variability of the magnetospheric electric field due to high-speed solar wind convection from 1964 to 2009

January 2022

Focusing on the classification of solar winds into three types of flux: (1) slow winds, (2) fluctuating winds, and (3) high speed-solar winds HSSW (V ≥ 450 km/s on average day), the influence of the convection electric field (EM) via the flow of HSSWs during storms in the internal magnetosphere and on the stability of magnetospheric plasma at high latitudes was investigated. The study involved 1964-2009 period, which...

Author(s): Gnanou Inza, Zoundi Christian, Kaboré Salfo and Ouattara Frédéric

Educational Research and Reviews
Strategic cocktail: Cognition and metacognition

January 2022

This theoretical reflection implies the main proposal that the activities of planning and teaching are linked; it is the main ingredient to cognition and metacognition. Two main parts make up this article: a theoretical discussion of the linkage, detailing a descriptive letter and content to be taught in the classroom. Within this part, a flowchart related to the master, content and topic is proposed, which are the...

Author(s): Celia María del Pilar Aramburu Ceñal

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Challenges for world natural heritage protection through coordinating a variety of values

January-March 2022

Designation of protected areas is an extremely effective means of "protecting" the natural environment and natural resources, and registration as a world natural heritage site is an extremely effective conservation policy for protecting its outstanding universal value. This paper introduces three cases such as Ha Long Bay, in Vietnam, Galapagos Islands and Shirakami-Sanchi in Japan which are the sites of world...

Author(s): Kazunobu SUZUKI 

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Exploring mental toughness among selected private university elite athletes in Manila: A qualitative study

January-March 2022

In any competitive sports, those who are considered legends are those who have been successful from the time they were chosen during the selection stage of their career. Most successful athletes were developed from universities and they became remarkable because of their hard work, dedication, and self-efficient values. Athletes who were recruited from various institutions and were invited to join a more prestigious...

Author(s): Lyle de la Cerna and Arnel A. Diego

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Characterization of culturable microbial community in oil contaminated soils in Greater Port Harcourt Area, Nigeria

January 2022

The study investigated microbial population dynamics in soils of Greater Port Harcourt Area, Nigeria. The study involved the quantification of petroleum pollutants and the enumeration and characterization of culturable fungi and bacteria. Gas Chromatograph FID method was used to quantify total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) in the soil while morphological and biochemical tests were used to characterize the microorganisms....

Author(s): Wanjala M. P., Odokuma L., Etela I., Ramkat R. and Odogwu B. A.

International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Perceptions and management of vulnerabilities in daily medical work. West-African situations, Global perspective

January-March 2022

This paper explores the interactions between structural poverty and production of medical care in Burkina Faso. This country represents other African countries with the same structural poverty. These interactions are examined based on healthcare professionals’ perceptions as well as the factors responsible for the vulnerabilities affecting their medical work. A qualitative approach is used to analyze the materials...

Author(s): Isabelle Gobatto

Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Prevalence and susceptibility to antibiotics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains isolated from genital samples in Bangui, Central African Republic

January-June 2022

The frequency and antibiotic resistance of N. gonorrhoeae are increasing worldwide. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of N. gonorrhoeae in genital swabs. A collaborative cross-sectional study was conducted by a team of Microbiologist, Dermato-Venerologist and Occupational Physician in Bangui, from January 2015 to December 2018. Genital samples were stained by the Gram method, grown on blood agar and the...

Author(s): Christian Diamant Mossoro-Kpinde,, Hermione Dahlia Mossoro-Kpinde, Fabrice Clavaire Assana, André Kouabosso, Alain Jean Michel Assana, Léon Kobangué, Gérard Grésenguet,  

International Journal of Livestock Production
Estimates of covariance components and genetic parameters for growth traits in Tswana cattle selected for increased weaning or eighteen-month weights

January-March 2022

The objective of this study is to estimate variance-covariance components and genetic parameters for growth traits in Tswana cattle. Genetic analyses for average daily gain (ADGs) and growth traits were conducted using 7223 records of animals which were born between 1996 and 2013 from 1662 dams and 188 sires in 54 contemporary groups. Both univariate and bivariate animal models were used. Heritability estimates for...

Author(s): M. I. Keoletile, and S. D. Mulugeta  

African Journal of Business Management
Family CEO and company performance during the COVID-19 crisis: The case of Cameroon

January 2022

This study analyses the resilience of family businesses in a developing country like Cameroon during the covid-19 crisis by applying measures of association, regression analysis, and comparison tests to data collected by administering a questionnaire on a panel of 280 companies of which 196 are family businesses and 84 non-family businesses. The results show that throughout the pandemic period, family companies are more...

Author(s): Léopold Djoutsa Wamba

Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
The use of local knowledge in agricultural extension: A systematic review of the literature

January-March 2022

Smallholder farms are complex systems, constantly adapting to context and rely on local, place-based knowledges. The vital role of local knowledge in smallholder farming systems has seen attempts throughout low- and middle-income countries to entwine local knowledge with scientific knowledge to improve outcomes from agricultural extension. Using a systematic review and exploratory meta-synthesis of selected literature,...

Author(s): Kirt Hainzer, Catherine O’Mullan and Philip Hugh Brown

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants utilized by forest edge communities in southern Sierra Leone

January, 2022

A total of 128 medicinal plant species belonging to 71 genera and 46 families were identified and used to treat 42 human ailments. Euphorbiaceae was the leading family with 14 species, followed by Rubiaceae and Leg-Caesalpiniaceae with 12 and 8 species, respectively. Seven species (Coffea stenophylla, Garcinia afzelii, Mitragyna stipulosa, Irvingia gabonensis, Milicia regia, Nauclea diderrichii and Nesogordonia...

Author(s): Jonathan Johnny, Aiah Lebbie and Richard Wadsworth  

African Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Native arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients: Our experience with 1467 patients operated on in Abidjan

January, 2022

This study aim to report our experience in the fabrication of arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) by describing the operative technique and the immediate surgical results. The study carried out retrospective study of the records of 1467 patients who underwent AVF creation during the period from January 2008 to December 2020.  1396 patients (95.2%) had already been dialyzed with a central venous catheter for one month (1...

Author(s): Kouassi Antonin Souaga, Eric Koutoua Katché, Jean Calaire Degré, Gnamien Randolph Niava, Kwadjau Anderson Amani, Yoboua Aimé Kirioua-Kamenan, Joseph Kouamé, Yao Hubert and Kouassi Flavien Kendja  

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
The nexus between bank size and financial performance: Does internal control adequacy matter?

January-March 2022

The economic development of any nation is largely dependent on the stability of the nation’s banking industry, because the industry promotes the savings culture of the public, aids capital funding, implements the monetary policy of  a country and promotes the facilitation of international trade. Therefore this study examined the effect of bank size on the financial performance of listed Deposit Money Banks in...

Author(s): Akinola Abisola

International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Impact of culture on economic development and resistance of marginalized people

January-March 2022

Understanding the factors responsible for low socio-economic condition and political status of a marginalized community is imperative to comprehend their culture of resistance. The major focus of this study was to become aware of the resistance of marginalized communities in their cultural milieu. A review of literature is made to establish the fact that cultural resistance plays an important role in a community towards...

Author(s): Selvin Raj Gnana

Journal of African Studies and Development
Protracted refugees: Understanding the challenges of refugees in protracted refugee situations in Uganda

January-March 2022

The purpose of this research was to delve into the challenges that refugees in protracted refugee situations in Uganda face under the current refugee progressive policies that guarantee refugees the right to work, the freedom of movement, the freedom to establish businesses, and access to land. We used Focus Group Discussions to collect data from refugees in Arua city/District. The findings showed that despite...

Author(s): Paul Ogwang Tulibaleka, Keneth Tumwesigye and Kuluthum Nakalema

African Journal of Food Science
Effect of smoking technologies on nutritional values and concentration levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in smoked fish (Mormyrus caschive and Oreochromis niloticus) of Terekeka, South Sudan

January 2022

Effect of smoking technologies on nutritional quality and concentration levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Mormyrus caschive and Oreochromis niloticus were determined to enable adoption and utilization of suitable facility that maintains good quality for sustainable supply of nutritious fish products in South Sudan. A total of 72 fresh M. caschive and O. niloticus were purchased, of which 24 were iced...

Author(s): Borodi Charles Mondo, Peter Akoll, Margaret Masette and Stephen Mulinda

African Journal of Biochemistry Research
Changes in lipid class and fatty acid composition during the development of African pear (Dacryodes edulis) fruit pulp

January-March 2022

The pulp of the African pear (D.edulis) fruits were investigated for its oil compositions, major lipid classes and constituents fatty acids from 4 weeks after anthesis (WAA) to fruit maturation.  The oil was extracted with n-hexane using soxhlet extractor and characterised by gas chromatography. Fatty acid profile showed a saturated acid content of between 19.5 and 36.5% and unsaturated fatty acid content of 63.5...

Author(s): ­Uhunmwangho E. S. and Omoregie E. S.

African Journal of Microbiology Research
Impact of mycorrhization on transplanting stress and the juvenile growth of an Ivorian forest species Guibourtia ehie (Fabaceae, (A. Chev.) J. Leonard)

January 2022

Ivorian forest has been experiencing degradation for several decades despite reforestation efforts. The main cause of the failure of reforestation policies is an important mortality at the time of planting (transplanting stress). To remedy this problem, mycorrhization technology based on the beneficial effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) could provide a sustainable solution. The objective of this study was to...

Author(s): Don-Rodrigue Bi Rosin Voko, Kouassi Clément Kouassi, Kra Athanase Kouassi and Ibrahim Konaté

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Isotherms, kinetic and thermodynamic studies of methylene blue adsorption on chitosan flakes derived from African giant snail shell

January 2022

In the present study, modeling of 19 adsorption isotherms, 8 kinetic models and thermodynamics of methylene blue (MB) adsorption on chitosan flakes synthesized using Archachatina marginata shell wastes was investigated in a batch mode. The operational parameters’ effects on the MB adsorption were studied. The model parameters were statistically analyzed using 10 error functions. The choices of the best fitted...

Author(s): Olaosebikan Abidoye Olafadehan, Victor Ehigimetor Bello, Kehinde Olawale Amoo and Adebukola Morufat Bello

International Journal of Livestock Production
Analysis of environmental and genetic factors influencing reproductive traits and calf survival to weaning in Tswana cattle selected for early growth traits

January-March 2022

The objective of this study was to determine the environmental and genetic factors affecting reproductive traits and calf survival from birth to weaning in Tswana breed of cattle. Analyses of environmental and genetic effects for calf survival traits were done using 7223 records of animals which were born between 1996 and 2013 from 1659 dams and 188 sires in 54 contemporaries. Analyses of environmental and genetic...

Author(s): M. I. Keoletile, and S. D. Mulugeta  

African Journal of Business Management
Organizational transformations through business technology solutions: from the perspective of Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

January 2022

Nowadays, organizations benefit from new technologies because they improve their efficiency and their performance. These technologies are themselves developed within organizations in the form of business solutions in a perspective of transformation and innovation. This paper highlights obvious strategic and operational tools and to demonstrate the cohesion of the evolution of science and technology in society. Whether...

Author(s): Kuekam Ernest 

African Journal of Biotechnology
Isolation and characterization of multidrug resistance bacteria from hospital sewage samples, Maharashtra, India

January 2022

Multiple antibiotic resistance is a major cause of clinical infections worldwide. This study determined the pattern of multidrug bacterial resistance in hospital sewage samples from the Marathwada region of India. Forty-eight isolates of bacteria were obtained from 6 locations of Aurangabad.  An antibiotic sensitivity test was carried out using the disc diffusion method. Among all the antibiotics tested, the...

Author(s): Bhaurao Bapurao Choushette and Rajendra A. Satpute

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
Independence factors influencing audit expectation gap in listed deposit money Banks in Nigeria

January-March 2022

This study examines the effect of independence factors on audit expectation gap in listed deposit money banks in Nigeria. The population of the study comprises of the investors/shareholders, lenders and other creditors and a sample of 385 respondents was selected using Cohran sample size formula. The period under study is from January, 2012 to December, 2019. The study used a questionnaire drawn on a five point likert...

Author(s): Aminu Bebeji, Joshua Okpanachi, Terzungwe Nyor and Mohammed Nma Ahmed

African Journal of Food Science
Characterisation and visualisation of foam quality attributes such as foamability, foam stability and foam structure of coffee brews, whole uht milk and coffee-based beverages

January 2022

Consumers value foam as a key quality feature of coffee and coffee-based beverages. However, perceptions of foam quality vary from country to country and even from consumer to consumer. This study provided measurable parameters which can be used to tailor products to consumers’ foam preferences. The analytical techniques described in this study enable the foam of coffee and coffee-milk beverages to be visualized...

Author(s): Sergio Petrozzi

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Refugee education: Refugees’ perceptions of educational challenges in Uganda

January-June 2022

This brief report article presents the current educational challenges refugees face in Uganda based on their perceptions. The perceptions of the refugees were collected through an approach that ensured that refugee leaders, students, and non-students commented on the education of refugees in Uganda. 15 individual interviews with refugee students in Kampala in 2021 were complemented by data collected from 2 Focus Group...

Author(s): Tulibaleka Paul Ogwang 

African Journal of Plant Science
Occurrence of maize yellow mosaic virus and evidence of co-infection with maize lethal necrosis viruses in Bomet County, Kenya

December 2021

Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) disease is caused by synergistic interaction between maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) and sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV). However, some East African countries have detected maize infecting polerovirus named maize yellow mosaic virus (MaYMV) also known as maize yellow dwarf virus (MYDV-RMV) co-infecting maize with MLN viruses. Maize yellow dwarf virus occurrence and distribution in different...

Author(s): Chepkorir Tanui, Sylvester Anami, Jane Wamaitha and Bramwel Waswa Wanjala

Educational Research and Reviews
Family support and school-to-work transition: Perceptions and experiences of university graduates in Kampala city, Uganda

December 2021

This study explored the experiences and implications of transitioning from school to work without family support for university graduates in Uganda. The research was a qualitative exploratory study in Kampala city, Uganda. The data was collected through in-depth individual interviews with university graduates (first-degree graduates). The research findings showed that young men and women, upon graduation, strongly...

Author(s): Paul Ogwang Tulibaleka, Kuluthum Nakalema and Divine Effoude Ndohtabi

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Knowledge of vegetable insect pests, diseases and control measures in Morogoro and Iringa regions in Tanzania: A call for integrated pest management

December, 2021

This study investigates vegetable growers’ knowledge about insect pests, diseases and control methods. The study adopted cross-sectional research design, employing survey method and involving 400 randomly selected vegetable growers. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to summarize raw data. Colored cards of important pests coupled with field visits were used for pest identification. The...

Author(s): Kabote S. J., Mamiro D. P., Maerere A. P., Sibuga K. P., Mtui H. D., Mgembe E. R., Erbaugh M. and Cardina J.  

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Effect of green manures and mining waste composts on the growth and yield of Abelmoschus esculentus L., Corchorius olitorius L. and Glycine max from Togo

December, 2021

In West Africa, agriculture faces many problems including soil degradation. In this study, the effects of four composts on okra and soybean have been evaluated. The plants were sown using a Fisher block design with 5 treatments and 4 replicates/treatments. The green manure of three selected fertilizer species was also evaluated on the growth and yield of okra and of jute mallow in order to identify the best organic...

Author(s): Outende Toundou, Videdji Naesse Adjahossou, Gbenonchi Mawussi, Oudjaniyobi Simalou and Koffi Tozo  

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