Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2731

Table of Content: 15 March 2015; 10(5)

March 2015

Front line demonstrations on need based plant protection in pulses for enhancing productivity and profitability under farmer’s condition

Pulses have high nutritional value and worldwide commercial importance because these are rich source of protein and fibers. The productivity of pulses is lower in comparison to potential yield due to several biotic and abiotic stress. To show the productivity potential and profitability of need based plant protection in pulse crops (Black gram, Pigeonpea, Gram, pea and Lentil) total 74 front line demonstrations (FLDs)...

Author(s): A. K. Tripathi, K. S. Yadav & V. P. Srivastava

March 2015

A study on current status of herbal utilization in Bulgaria: Part 1 - Application of herbal medicines

Despite increasing interest in phytotherapy, little is known about patterns of herb utilization in modern society. Ethnobotanical studies are useful tool to evaluate the dynamics of traditional knowledge. To our knowledge, there is no study focused on collection of information about herbal utilization from a wide range of people in Bulgaria. 1) the attitudes toward benefits of medicinal plants; 2) the most popular...

Author(s): Asya Pencheva Dragoeva, Vanya Petrova Koleva, Zheni Dimitrova Nanova, Teodora Veselinova Koynova and Pavlina Kalcheva Jordanova

March 2015

Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical screening of crude water extract of the stem bark of Ficus glumosa.

Water and methanol extracts of the stem bark of Ficus glumosa were screened for their antimicrobial properties against Salmonella species. Preliminary results showed that the active compound was in the water extract. Therefore, the water extracts (hot and cold) were subjected to column chromatographic fractions and antibacterial screening. The most active fraction was subjected to phytochemical screening and finally Gas...

Author(s): H. A. Kwazo, U. Z. Faruq, S. M. Dangoggo, B. S. Malami and D. O. Moronkola

March 2015

Sharing healthcare information based on privacy preservation

The evolution and development of information technology have facilitated greater sharing of data and knowledge management for the collection of electronic information by data owners such as governments, corporations, and individuals. Therefore, they have created huge opportunities for knowledge management and information retrieval. Recent develoments have helped improve decision making especially in the fields of...

Author(s): Asmaa Hatem Rashid and Norizan Binti Mohd Yasin

March 2015

A review on cashew research and production in Nigeria in the last four decades

Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.); a tropical nut tree crop, is a source of food, income, industrial raw materials and foreign exchange for many countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. In Nigeria, current cashew trading and exports is worth 24 billion naira ($160 million) and over one million people depend on the industry. Commercial cultivation of cashew in Nigeria dates back to more than 60 years, while research...

Author(s): Adeigbe O. O., Olasupo F. O., Adewale B. D. and Muyiwa A. A.