Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2768

Table of Content: 15 July, 2014; 9(13)

July 2014

Composting: An opportunity in a carbon conscious world for combating climate change

Increase of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is an ever challenging concern to mitigate global climate change. Governments and corporations across the world have introduced innovative strategies to reduce steadily rising GHG emissions. Some of these strategies are carbon taxes, energy efficiency strategies, command and control policies and market-based pollution trading mechanisms. This review highlighted the concept of...

Author(s): Bharati Kollah, Garima Dubey, Jayanta Kumar Saha and Santosh Ranjan Mohanty

July 2014

Evaluation of the fixed oil of two commonly consumed spices, Monodora myristica and Myristica fragrans, as adjunct in food formulations

The seeds of two commonly consumed spices; Monodora myristica (Mm) and Myristica fragrans (Mf) were separately defatted with n-hexane and the resulting oils were analyzed for their physicochemical properties and fatty acids profile with a view to assessing their nutritional potentials. Results revealed that Mm and Mf had respective percentage oil yields of 25% and 37.7%; free fatty acid of 32.52 and 1.71%;...

Author(s): Bello, M. O., Adekunle, A. S., Oyekunle, J. A. O. and Yusuf, T. A.

July 2014

Impact of organic techniques of seed crop management on seed yield and quality in rice cv. ADT 43

A study was conducted at the Department of Seed Science and Technology, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore in June - July season of two different years to find out suitable organics for enhanced productivity of rice cv ADT 43 for organic seed production. The treatment comprises of soil application of neem cake, biogas slurry, vermicompost, green leaf manure + azolla and farmyard manure based on recommended N...

Author(s): R. Vijayan and V. Krishnasamy

July 2014

Estimation of domain name system (DNS) server load distribution

Domain name system (DNS) resolution service is usually provisioned by multiple authoritative servers for performance and robustness. Estimating the query load distribution among multiple authoritative servers is one of the key issues arising with DNS server load balancing and optimization. We propose an analytical model of Round-Trip-Time (RTT)-sensitive server selections consisting of cache servers, authoritative...

Author(s): Zheng Wang

July 2014

Interesting finding of hyperpyrexia relieving post-stroke spasticity: A case report

As an important cause of disability in adults, post-stroke spasticity (PSS) is a big challenge for the clinician and the effective management of spasticity should be necessary and essential for patients. We herein present a rare case of hyperpyrexia caused by upper respiratory tract infection which obviously relieved post-stroke spasticity (PPS), inspired by this, hyperthermia might be a new good way to relieve...

Author(s): Bao-Juan Cui, Jian-Qing Qiu, Lai-Gang Huang, Fan-Shuo Zeng, Ben-Ling Liu, Min Sun, Dao-Qing Wang and Qiang-San Sun