Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 389

Table of Content: August 2014; 6(8)

September 2014

Spatio-temporal variation of the zooplankton community in a tropical wetland (Bhoj Wetland), Bhopal, India

Bhopal, the capital city of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India is famous for its numerous lakes. The Bhoj Wetland is a wetland of international importance (Ramsar Site). In the two years of study period, a total of 82 zooplankton species were recorded from February 2008-January 2010. Out of which 66 species were recorded in the 1st year (2008-2009), and 70 species documented during the 2nd year (2009-2010). The...

Author(s): Najeeb Ahmad Bhat, Ashwani Wanganeo and Rajni Raina

September 2014

Macro invertebrates fauna group and their relationship with environmental variables in River Benue at Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

Indiscriminate dumping of wastes into rivers without control measures is widely practiced in the developing nations of the World as it is observed in River Benue at Makurdi. To ascertain the health status and integrity of River Benue at Makurdi, water samples and sediments were collected monthly from five different locations on the shoreline of the river for a period of two years (July 2011-June 2013). The...

Author(s): Akaahan, T. J. A. Araoye, P. A. and Olabanji, Funke  Mary

September 2014

Assessment of indigenous Bradyrhizobia spp. population levels in low phosphorus soils of southern Cameroon using cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) as trap crop

This study used three cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) varieties, (DschMMBr, Vyuniebe and 58-77) as trap crops to estimate the population of indigenous Bradyrhizobia spp. Soil samples were collected in two sites (Nkoemvone and Nkometou) of Southern Cameroon known to accommodate acid soils with low phosphorus (P) levels, and the population of the indigenous rhizobia was determined using the most probable number (MPN)...

Author(s): ATEMKENG Maureen Fonji, and B. Aime Didier BEGOUDE

September 2014

Impacts of different drains on the seawater quality of El-Mex bay (Alexandria, Egypt)

El Mex Bay area received domestic, industrial and agricultural waste water from the surrounding area. The need to pay much attention to the potential effects of anthropogenic inputs upon the hydrochemical characteristics of the bay is an emergency. Several water samples have been analyzed for physico-chemical characteristics during 2010/2011: Seven samples from El Mex bay and 4 samples from drains. The study revealed...

Author(s): Mohamed A. Shreadah, Mamdouh S. Masoud, Abdel-Rhman M. Khattab and Gehan M. El Zokm