ISABB Journal of
Food and Agricultural Sciences

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AFRICAN BIOTECHNOLOGISTS AND BIOSCIENTISTS
  • Abbreviation: ISABB. J. Food and Agric. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1937-3244
  • DOI: 10.5897/ISABB-JFAS
  • Start Year: 2011

ISABB-JFAS Articles in press

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Effects of different Arum dioscoridis extracts on the Balb/c mice: Haematological and biochemical parameters

Background and objective: Plants have been used for the purpose curing, suppressing and prevention of some diseases by human being for many years. Arum dioscoridis is one of these plants. To evaluate its use in medicine, it is important to understand its toxicity on the animals. That’s why, in this study toxicological effects of Arum dioscoridis extracts on Balb/c mice haematological and biochemical values were...

Author(s):Turan GÜVEN, Hüseyin TÜRKER, Mustafa YEL, Özlem TAŞDELEN

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Value Chain Analysis of Potato: The Case of South Achefer and Jabi Tehinan Districts of West Gojam Zone, Ethiopia.

The study was conducted in South Achefer and Jabi Tehinan districts for mapping, identifying actors and analyzing constraints and opportunities of potato value chain. Simple random sampling technique was used to select producers (100), traders (70), and end consumers (40). Quantitative and qualitative data were collected from primary and secondary sources. Hence, qualitative and quantitative data were analyzed through...

Author(s):Wondim Awoke and Dr. Desselgn Molla

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Evaluation of the toxic potency of Millettia ferruginea (Hochest) baker against the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Motsch.) of stored maize in Ethiopia

Hexane (non-polar), chloroform (partial polar), distilled water, methanol, acetone and ethanol (polar) extracts (from 10, 20 and 30g/100ml extraction levels) and leaf powder of Millettia ferruginea were tested as protectant against maize weevils on filter paper and in maize grains under laboratory condition. These were applied at the rate of 2 and 3 ml in filter paper and at a rate of 5, 10 and 15% (w/w) on admixture...

Author(s):Berhanu Hiruy and Emana Getu

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Role of Gender and Dairy Production in and around Debre Berhan town, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

A study was conducted in urban and peri urban areas of Debre Berhan town, north Shewa zone, Amhara regional state to assess the role of gender and dairy production systems. Formal survey was used to collect data. A total of 180 households (60 from urban and 120 from peri urban) were selected based on ownership of dairy cow and willingness to participate in the study. Crop residues, industrial by-products, conserved hay and...

Author(s):Abebe Bereda, Genanew Timerga, Almaz Bekele, Twedros Eshete, Getachew Kassa

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