Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 134

Table of Content: April 2010; 2(4)

April 2010

Epidemiological investigation of death cases by pesticide poisoning

  This study gives the report of an epidemiological investigation of seven death cases in a police force headquarters by pesticide poisoning diagnosed by the decrease of the enzyme choline esterase activity. A case control study with an environmental description has been realized, permitting the establishment of temporarily dynamic relationships among the death cases. In Africa, there are many incidents of...

Author(s): A. Tall, A. B. Ly, P. Nabeth, A. A. Sall, F. D. Sarr, J. Faye, A. Badiane, G. Diakhaby, R. Michel, N. A. Bar, M. E. Gomes Do Espirito Santo, A. Bazire, L. Marrama, R. Garnier, F. Simon, M. O. Rambourg and B. Chevalier

April 2010

Variance balanced designs for complete diallel cross

  Optimal block designs for complete diallel cross system IV was investigated by several authors in presence and absence of specific combining ability parameters in the model. But there are drawbacks in their designs. Firstly, their designs consume more experimental units when these are used for experiments to estimate general and specific combining ability effects and secondly, these designs are not available...

Author(s): M. K. Sharma and Sileshi Fanta

April 2010

Nutritional and mycoflora changes during storage of plantain chips and the health implications

  Mycoflora of sundried plantain chips during storage and the effects of these fungi on the nutrient composition of chips were determined. Eight fungi: Aspergillus niger, A. flavus, A. fumigatus, Mucor sp., Neurospora sp., Fusarium sp., Rhizopus sp., and Penicillum sp were found associated with the sundried plantain chips in storage while the freshly prepared...

Author(s): E. D. Fagbohun, O. K. Abegunde and O. M. David