Archive IJSN

Volume-3, Issue-1, 2012

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0973-3140 (Print)

2229-6441 (Online)

      Page No. 1-219

Next Issue: June 2012

Published by: Society For Science and Nature-(SFSN)

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Cover Page [.pdf]

Review Article

Biological motors in living systems
Pranay Kumar & Ashish Roy
Department of Veterinary Microbiology, College of Veterinary Science & A. H.Anand-388001, Gujarat, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 1-5
The challenges of kolanuts processing, trade and export from Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African Countries
Asogwa, E.U.; A.E. Agbongiarhuoyi; F.C. Mokwunye; I. Ndagi; S. Adebiyi and T.C.N. Ndubuaku
Kola Research Programme, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan
[Full Article - PDF]
page 6-11
Study of role of agricultural extension in the dissemination of sustainable agricultural development
1Jadalla.A.E.Omar, 1Abu Hassan Abu Bakar, 2Hasnah MD. Jais & 3Faisal Moftah Shalloof
1School of Housing, Building& Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 11800 Penang, Malaysia
2School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 11800 Penang, Malaysia
3School of Agriculture Economics, University Omar Al-Mukhtar, Al- Beida, Libya.
[Full Article - PDF] page 12-19

Research Article

Effect of positive assortative mating on between and within line variation in performance traits of the Nigerian indigenous chicken (NIC).
Ogbu, C.C.
Department of Animal Science, University of Nigeria Nsukka
[Full Article - PDF] page 20-23
Comparative study on cardiovascular risk factors in newly diagnosed patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and PCOS patients who are on drug metformin 
1Yasir M. Farhan, 1Mohammed A. Taher & 2Eman M. Alhadithy
1Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciencesm,College of pharmacy, University of Baghdad,Baghdad,Iraq
2Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of  Al-Anbar, Anbar, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 24-29
Demography, threats and community perception of African elephants (Loxodanta africana) in Kafta-Sheraro National Park, Tigray, Ethiopia
1Dawit Mamo, 2Gangwar, S .K., 3Hans Bouer & 2Yaynshet Tesfay
1College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Aksum University, Aksum, Ethiopia
2College of Agriculture, Department of Animal, Rangeland & Wildlife Science, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
3Country Representative VLIR-UOS in Ethiopia, PO Box 80522, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
[Full Article - PDF] page 30-36
Distribution of the ABO blood groups and Rh (d) factor among nomad tribal populations of Rajasthan, India
Bandana Sachdev
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani 333031 Rajasthan, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 37-40
Production potential, soil moisture and temperature as influenced by maize- legume intercropping
1Choudhary, V.K., 2 Suresh Kumar, P., & 1 Bhagawati, R.
1ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Arunachal Pradesh Centre, Basar 791 101, Arunachal Pradesh, India
2Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvanathpuram 695 017, Kerala, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 41-46
Readymade foxtail millet mix for diabetics
Sunanda itagi, Rama Naik, Pushpa Bharati & Purti Sharma
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 47-50
Degumming of silk using protease enzyme from Bacillus species
Rinsey Johnny, V.A. & Karpagam Chinnammal, S.
Costume Design and Fashion, Chikkanna Govt arts college, Tirupur, Tamil nadu. India
[Full Article - PDF] page 51-59
Degumming characteristics of silk filaments spun under varied climatic conditions of temperature and relative humidity
Roopesh Kumar, K.E., Lokesh, G., Nadiger, G.S. and Ananthanarayana, S.R.
Dept. of Studies in Sericulture, Bangalore University, Bangalore – 560 056, India
* Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, CSB, Ranchi-835303, India
**Textiles Committee, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Mumbai – 400 025, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 60-68
Effects of Portulaca oleracea Linn. and extra egg® in eggs’ stimulation in ISA brown layer: comparative study
Dougnon, T.J., Anago, C. & Assogba, M.N.
Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi, Department of Animal Production and Health, Laboratory of Research on applicated Biology (LARBA), University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 BP 2009 Cotonou, Benin.
[Full Article - PDF] page 69-72
Economic value of pistachio (Pistacia mutica) meal and its using on feeding of herbivorous animals
1Hassan Jahanbazy Gojani, 2Yaghoub Iranmanesh & 3Hamed Naghavi
1Department of Forestry, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran.
2Natural Resources and Agricultural Research center of Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari province.
3Department of Forestry, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran
[Full Article - PDF] page 73-77
Defluoridation of contaminated water employing brick powder as an adsorbent
1Bina Rani, 2Raaz Maheshwari, 3Chauhan, A. K., 4Bhaskar, N. S.
1Department of Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Engineering,  Poornima College of Engineering, Sitapura, Jaipur – 302 020
2Department of Chemistry, SBDTC, Lakshman Garh – 332 311, Rajasthan
3Department of Chemistry, SKPGC, Sikar, Rajasthan
4Department of Chemistry, SGBPC, Naval Garh, Junjunu, Rajasthan. India
[Full Article - PDF] page 78-82
Crop coefficient (Kc), water requirement and the effect of deficit irrigation on tomato in the coastal savannah zone of Ghana
Owusu-Sekyere, J. D., Sam-Amoah, L. K., Teye, E. and Osei, B. P
Department of Agricultural Engineering, School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
[Full Article - PDF] page 83-87
Prevalence of HIV infection among tuberculosis (TB) patients in a TB/HAART-HAART referral centre in Nigeria
Olugbue, Victor U. and Onuoha, Stanley C.
Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B. 1007 Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 88-92
Problems of urbanization in developing countries: A case study in India
1Kadi, A.S., 2Halingali, B.I.  & 3Ravishankar, P.
1Department of Statistics, Karnataka University, Dharwad 580-003, India
2Department of Statistics, College of Agriculture, Navile, Shimoga- 577 204, India
3NSP, GKVK, Bangalore- 560 065, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 93-104
Physical properties of two varieties of sweet potato grown in coastal savannah zone of Ghana
Teye E. & Abano E. E.  
Department of Agricultural Engineering, School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
[Full Article - PDF] page 105-109
Antimicrobial activity of leaf extract of Neem (Azadirachta indica linn.)
1Maragathavalli, S., 2Brindha, S., 3Kaviyarasi, N.S., 4B. Annadurai, B. & 5Gangwar, S.K.
1Department of Biochemistry, King Nandi Varman College of Arts and Science, Thellar,
2Department of Bioinformatics, New Prince Arts and Science College, Chennai, India.
3Department of Biochemistry, Bangalore City College, Bangalore, India.
4&5Department of Crop and Horticultural Sciences, Biotechnology Team, College of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mekelle University, Mekelle,Ethiopia
[Full Article - PDF] page 110-113
Effect of different chemical fertilizers on seed yield and seed yield components of alfalfa grown under stress environment of western Saudi Arabia
1Awad O. Abusuwar & 2Ahmed A. Bakhashwain
1Dept. of Arid Land Agric., Faculty of Meteorology, Environment, King A/Aziz University, Jeddah - Saudi Arabia
2Arid Land Agriculture, King A/Aziz University, Jeddah - Saudi Arabia
[Full Article - PDF] page 114-116
Invitro screening of native Trichoderma isolates against Sclerotium rolfsii causing collar rot of ground nut
Rekha, D., Patil, M.B., Shridhar Shetty, P, Swamy, K.M. & Rajini, B. Gamanagatti
Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, UAS, Raichur-580102, Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 117-120
Identification of weeds in turmeric (Curcuma longa) plants using unsupervised SKPCA algorithm with image processing
1G.Chinnasamy, 2M.Palanisamy, 3M.Pavithra, 4Azha.Periasamy, 5Dr.S.Muruganand
1,3,4,5 Department of Electronics and Instrumentation, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
2Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu,India
[Full Article - PDF] page 121-124
Diversity and ecology of mammals in Kalatop-Khajjiar wildlife sanctuary, district Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), India
Vikram Singh & Banyal, H.S.
Department of Biosciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 125-128
Evaluation of new bivoltine silkworm hybrids of Bombyx mori L. For sub-tropical conditions
1Lakshmanan, V. & 2Suresh Kumar, N.
1Research Extension Centre, Bidaraguppe, Anekal, Tq, Bangalore, Karnataka – 562 107, India,
2Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Berhampore-742101, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 129-136
Rain and temperature trends in Namak lake basin (Iran) during the last half- century
Seyyed Morteza Abtahi & Abdollah Safe
Department of Physical Geography, Faculty of Geographic Sciences and Planning , University of Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran.
[Full Article - PDF] page 137-146
Distribution of vaginal microbial infections of Iraqi infertile females according to age, body mass index and menstrual cycle
Sundus Fadhil Hantoosh El-Nahi 
High Institute for Infertility Diagnosis and Assisted Reproductive Technologies, AL-Nahrain University, Baghdad/, Iraq.
[Full Article - PDF] page 147-152
Cleome viscosa: an effective medicinal herb for otitis media
Jane, R. R. and Patil, S. D.
Department of Microbiology, Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati – 444603, M.S., India
[Full Article - PDF] page 153-158
The functional state of thyroid and parathyroid gland with relation to calcitonin levels of high producing cows 
1El-Hag, Y. I., 1Babiker, M. A.,  2Ahmed, D. E., 3Hammed, M. E., 4Turki  I. Y. & 4Khogali,  M. E.
1 Department of Medicine,   Faculty of  Veterinary Medicine, Bahri University, Iran
2 Department of Meat Science and Technology, Faculty of Animal Production Science and Technology.
3 Department of Milk Science and Technology, Faculty of Animal Production Science and Technology.
4 Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Animal Production Science and Technology.
[Full Article - PDF] page 159-161
Assessment of nutrient turnover and soil fertility of natural forests of central Western Ghats
1 Eshwara Reddy, N. V., 2Devakumar, A. S., 3Charan Kumar, M. E.,  & 2 Madhusudana, M. K.,
1College of Forestry, Ponnampet, University of Agricultural Sciences, Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra,   Bangalore 560065, Karnataka, India
2Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, Gandhi Krishi   Vignana Kendra,  : : :Bangalore 560065, Karnataka, India
3Division of Horticulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra, Bangalore   560065, Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 162-166
New record of sea star Nardoa tuberculata gray (Echinodermata: ophidiasteridae) from Andaman and Nicobar islands
Koushik Sadhukhan & Raghunathan C.
Zoological Survey of India, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Centre, National Coral Reef Research Institute, Port Blair- 744 102, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 167-169
Gamma ray induced meiotic abnormalities in S13 mulberry
Muniswamy Reddy P.M. & Munirajappa
Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, (Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles) Piska Nagri Ranchi -835303, Jharkhand, India
*Moriculture Laboratory, Department of Studies in Sericulture, Bangalore University, Bangalore 560 056, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 170-172
Esterase activity from the germinated Jatropha curcas  seeds in different extraction buffers.
Subramani, T., Manjunath, K.C., Siddalinga Murthy, K.R. & Ramachandra Swamy, N.
Department of Biochemistry, Central College Campus, Bangalore University, Bangalore 560001, Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 173-175
Determination of fluoride content in drinking water in vicinity areas of Dausa district, Rajasthan, India
1Rajesh Kr. Yadav, 1Radha Gautam, 1Yashoda Saini & 2Ajay Singh
1Department of Environmental Science, S. S. Jain P.G. Subodh College, Jaipur - 302 055, India
2IGC for HEEPS, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur-302055, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 176-179
Micropropagation and pollen studies of Peucedanum dhana Var. dalzellii, a threatened umbellifer
Babu, T. P & Sreenath, K. P.
Department of Botany, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka 560 054, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 180-183
Adaptation to temperature variability and degradation of urban landscape of Owerri municipality
1Nkwocha, Edmund E. & 2Pat-Mbano, E. C.
1Dept. of Environmental Technology Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria
2Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Imo State University Owerri Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 184-191
Adventitious shoot bud induction in chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L. Cv. X-235)
Aniel Kumar, O., Rupavathi, T. & Subba Tata, S.
Department of Botany, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, 530 003.
[Full Article - PDF] page 192-196
Analysis of heterosis in new double hybrid combinations in bivoltine silkworm, Bombyx mori. L. 
1Lakshmanan, V. & 2Suresh Kumar, N.
1Research Extension Centre, Bidaraguppe, Anekal, Tq, Bangalore – 562 107, Karnataka, India
2Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Berhampore – 742 101, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 197-204
Assessment of the impact of Sawmill industry on ambient air quality at UTU community in Akwa-Ibom state Nigeria
1Pat-Mbano Edith, C. & 2Nkwocha Edmund, E.
1Department of Urban and Regional Planning Imo State University, Owerri,Nigeria
2Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 205-211

Case Study

Short Communicationg

Impact of pebrine infection on catalase activity in tropical tasar silkworm (Antheraea mylitta D.)
Madhusudhan, K.N., Iresh-Kumar, Nungshi-Devi, C., Singh, G.P., Sinha, A.K., Kirankumar, K.P. and Prasad, B.C.
Silkworm Pathology Section, Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Piska Nagri, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 212-213
Amount of chitin, chitosan and chitosan based on chitin weight in pure races of multivoltine and bivoltine silkworm pupae Bombyx mori L.
1Suresh, H.N. 1Mahalingam, C.A. & 2Pallavi
1Department of Sericulture, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003 (T.N), India
2Sericulture College, Chintamani-563 125 University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 214-216
Estimation of lipid and water contents in Bombyx mori Linn. (NB4D2) during metamor­phosis process
Gangwar, S. K.
College of Agriculture, Department of Animal, Rangeland & Wildlife Science, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
[Full Article - PDF] page 217-219