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Studies on the Ecology and Control Oftypha Species in Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria

– Studies on the Ecology and Control Oftypha Species in Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria – ABSTRACT Aspects of ecology and managementofTypha species in Hadejia-Nguru wetland were studied for a period of twenty-four months between January 2010 to December 2011. The aim was to identify the resident species of Typha, Physico-chemical parameters, soil and sediment associated with […]

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Studies on Malaria Prevalence, Drug Treatment Regimes and Intensity of Chloroquine-Resistant Plasmodium Falciparum in Zaria, Nigeria

– Studies on Malaria Prevalence, Drug Treatment Regimes and Intensity of Chloroquine-Resistant Plasmodium Falciparum in Zaria, Nigeria – ABSTRACT This study was carried out to investigate the malaria prevalence and chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum among malaria patients in Zaria. Six hundred and seventy-eight (678) patients’ demographic and socio-economic information was obtained using a structured questionnaire. 5% […]

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Studies on Some Biological and Physicochemical Parameters of Rock Pool Habitats of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Kaduna State, Nigeria

– Studies on Some Biological and Physicochemical Parameters of Rock Pool Habitats of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Kaduna State, Nigeria – ABSTRACT Entomological surveys were conducted to determine the biological and physicochemical parameters influencing mosquito breeding in rock pools on inselbergs in Kaduna State. Available rock pools were searched on the inselbergs fortnightly between June […]

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Growth Performance and Feed Utilization of Clarias Gariepinus (Teugels) Fed Different Dietary Levels of Soaked Bauhinia Monandra (Linn.) Seed Meal and Sun-dried Locust Meal (Schistocerca Gregaria)

Growth Performance and Feed Utilization of Clarias Gariepinus (Teugels) Fed Different Dietary Levels of Soaked Bauhinia Monandra (Linn.) Seed Meal and Sun-dried Locust Meal (Schistocerca Gregaria). ABSTRACT This study was conducted to evaluate the suitability of soaked Bauhinia seed meal (Bauhinia monandra Linn.) and sun-dried locust meal as alternative protein sources for Clarias gariepinus and […]

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Effects of Bouillon Cubes And Fermented Seeds of Parkia Biglobosa (G. DON) at Varied Dietary Inclusion Levels on Liver Function of Wistar Rats, Rattus Norvegicus

Effects of Bouillon Cubes And Fermented Seeds of Parkia Biglobosa (G. DON) at Varied Dietary Inclusion Levels on Liver Function of Wistar Rats, Rattus Norvegicus. ABSTRACT The ability of the liver to respond to environmental resistance is enhanced by suitable foods which are often seasoned with condiments that are either industrially prepared or locally by […]

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The Effect of Late and Early Burning on Soil Physicochemical Properties, Plant Species Composition and Abundance at Falgore Game Reserve, Kano

The Effect of Late and Early Burning on Soil Physicochemical Properties, Plant Species Composition and Abundance at Falgore Game Reserve, Kano. ABSTRACT   The effects of early and late burning on Falgore Game Reserve were studied for two seasons from December 2008 to August 2009. The Reserve lies in the Guinea Savanna zone of Kano state. […]

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Diversity and Geo-spatial Distribution of Trees and Shrubs in Gurara Forest, Kaduna State

Diversity and Geospatial Distribution of Trees and Shrubs in Gurara Forest, Kaduna State. ABSTRACT   The study assessed the diversity of tree and shrub species and the geospatial distribution of Gurara forest in Kaduna State. Primary data on the field was collected by employing the plot count techniques by randomly selecting five plots within the forest, measuring […]

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Effects of Drying Methods on Nutrient Contents of Moringa Oleifera (LAM.) Leaves

Effects of Drying Methods on Nutrient Contents of Moringa Oleifera (LAM.) Leaves. Abstract The study was carried out to determine the effect of drying methods on the nutrient contents of Moringa oleifera at the Agric. Chemical Laboratory (Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto) and the Energy Research Field of Sokoto Energy Center, Sokoto. Fresh leaves were collected […]

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Intestinal Helminthiasis Among Nursery School Children in Sabon Tasha, Chikun LOCAL Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Intestinal Helminthiasis Among Nursery School Children in Sabon Tasha, Chikun LOCAL Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT The prevalence, intensity and associated risk factors of intestinal helminth infections in 360 nursery school children were investigated. A structured questionnaire with associated risk factors was administered. Stool samples were collected and examined by concentration and floatation techniques […]

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Comparative Antibacterial, Anti-Venom And Phytochemical Studies Of Indigofera Capitata Kotschy And Indigofera Conferta Gillett In Albino Rats.

Comparative Antibacterial, Anti-Venom And Phytochemical Studies Of Indigofera Capitata Kotschy And Indigofera Conferta Gillett In Albino Rats. ABSTRACT This study was conducted to establish and compare anti-bacterial, anti-venom andphytochemical properties of Indigofera capitata and I. conferta in albino rats. The twospecies of plants belong to the family Fabaceae. They are found growing on red soil […]

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