Archive IJSN

Volume-3, Issue-4, 2012

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0973-3140 (Print)

2229-6441 (Online)

      Page No. 728-930

Next Issue: March 2013

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

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Review Article

Research Article

Efficacy of selected plant biofumigants in the management of parasitic nematodes in asclepias (Asclepias tuberosa L.)
1Kagai, K.K.,  2Aguyoh J. N. and 2Tunya G. O
1Ministry of Agriculture, Kilimo House Nairobi
2Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils Egerton University P.O. BOX 536, Njoro, Kenya.
[Full Article - PDF] page 728-734
Non-woody back mangrove, mangrove associates and beach flora of Puducherry coast and their pharmacology
1Muthukumaran, M., 1Vijaya Baskara Rao, A., 2Nadanakunjidam, S., 3Kadavul, K. & 2Pragasam A.
1Dept. of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014, India
2Dept. of Plant Science, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for P.G. Studies, Puducherry-605014,,India
3Dept. of Botany, Tagore Arts College, Puducherry-605014, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 735-744
Studies on the phytoresources of coastal dune flora at West Bengal and adjacent Orissa, India
1Tamal Chakraborty, 1Amal Kumar Mondal & 2Sanjukta Parui (Mondal)
1Plant Taxonomy, Biosystematics and Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany and Forestry, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore-721 102, West Bengal, India
2Department of Zoology (Section-Biochemistry), Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata-700019, West Bengal, India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 745-752
Performance of maize (zea mays L.) as influenced by complementary use of organic and inorganic fertilizers.
Saidu Adamu & Babalade Okotade Leye
Crop Production Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 753-757
Effects of crude oil as a soil contaminant on seedling growth of Jatropha curcas L.
1Agbogidi, O.M., 2Ilondu, E.M. and 1Ohwo, O.A.
1Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Faculty of Agriculture,
2Department of Botany, Delta  State University, AsabaCampus, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 758-762
Standard measurement and sexual dimorphism of a Cobitid loach, Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Pillai and Yazdani, 1976
1Mrinal Kumar Das, 1Anjali Baishya, 2Uttam Kumar Sarkar, 2Lakra W. S. & 1Sabitry Bordoloi
1Biodiversity Laboratory, Resource Management & Environment Division, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati-781035, Assam. India,
2 National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Canal Ring Road, Telibagh, P.O. Dilkusha, Lucknow -226 002, U.P. India.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 763-767
Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with coffee in Nigeria
*Orisajo, S. B., Fademi, O. A.
Plant Pathology Section, Crop Protection Division, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, P.M.B. 5244, Ibadan, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
page 768-772
Isolation, screening and assaying of methioninase of Brevibacterium linens
1Rajasekhar Pinnamaneni, 2Sai Ramalinga Reddy Gangula,  1Subramanyam Koona & 1Ravindra Babu Potti
1Department of Biotechnology, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Yamnampet, Ghatkesar, R.R.District, Andhra Pradesh -501 301, India
2Department of Microbiology, Sri Sai Baba National Degree and PG College, Anantapur Andhra Pradesh, - 515 001 India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 773-779
Biocontrol, plant growth promotion and conferring stress tolerance: multifaceted role of Bacillus licheniformis 9555
1Vipin Mohan Dan, 2Sandhya Mishra, 2Vasvi Chaudhry, 2Poonam Singh, 2Sumit Yadav, 2Shashank Mishra, 1Ijinu, T. P., 1Varughese George, 3*Ajit Varma  & 2Chandra Shekhar Nautiyal
1Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech Product Development, Trivandrum-695005, Kerala, India.
2Division of Plant-Microbe Interaction, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow 226001, India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 780-783
Evaluation of growth performance and some haematological characteristics of weaned rabbits fed pawpaw peel meal based diets in cross river rain forest zone
1Ozung, P.O., 2Ubua, J.A., 1Anya, M.I., 1Nsa, E.E., 1Ebegbulem, V.N. & 1Etim, S. E.
1Department of Animal Science, University of Calabar, Calabar
2Department of Agric. Education, CRS College of Education, Akamkpa
[Full Article - PDF]
page 784-787
Taxonomic diversity in epidermal cells (stomata) of some selected Anthophyta under the order leguminales (Caesalpniaceae, Mimosaceae & Fabaceae) based on numerical analysis: A systematic approach
Sayantan Tripathi & Amal Kumar Mondal
Department of Botany and Forestry, Plant Taxonomy, Biosystematics and Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721 102, West Bengal, India.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 788-798
Studies on traditional ‘Mehendi’ used as herbal colour with special references to its antimicrobial activity and pigment profiles by TLC
Pijush Kanti Das and Amal Kumar Mondal
Plant Taxonomy, Biosystematics and Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany and Forestry, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore-721102, West Bengal, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 799-804
An assessment of the level of HIV/AIDS awareness and vulnerability in tertiary institutions Jalingo LGA, Taraba State, Nigeria
E. D. Oruonye
Department of Geography, Taraba State University, P.M.B. 1167, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
page 805-809
Work skill improvement needs of women farmers in bitter leaf production for sustainable income in Abakaliki, Nigeria
1Eze, S. O.  & 2Adeyemi, HRY
1School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of the Gambia, Gambia.
2Department of Physical and Natural Sciences, University of the Gambia, Gambia.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 810-814
Path integral Monte Carlo formulations and the ground state energy of helium atom
Suleiman A. B
Department of Physics, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, P.M.B 3244, Kano, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
page 815-818
Qualitative analysis of free amino acids of some pteridophytes with special reference to their ethnomedicinal uses in West Bengal, India
Asim Mandal and Amal Kumar Mondal
Plant Taxonomy, Biosystematics and Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany & Forestry, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 819-823
Mapping and analysis of land use and land cover for a sustainable development using medium resolution satellite images and GIS
1Ezeomedo, I. C. & 2Igbokwe, J. I.
1Physical Planning Unit, Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria.
2Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
*Corresponding Author: E-mail:
[Full Article - PDF] page 824-830
Physicochemical and pollen analysis of Western Ghats honey of Karnataka, South India
Shubharani Ramnath & Sivaram Venkataramegowda*
Laboratory of Biodiversity and Apiculture, Department of Botany, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560056, India
*Corresponding Author   E mail:   Tele: 91 80 22961315,  Fax: 91 80 23181443
[Full Article - PDF] page 831-835
Diversity of fish and insect fauna of ‘Sidzii’ a hill stream, Manipur
1Jiten Singh Soram, & 2Sunita Gurumayum and 3SantoshKumar Singh Abujam
1Dept. of Zoology, Asufii Christian Institute, Mao, Senapati District, Manipur-795150
2Dept. of Botany, Asufii Christian Institute, Mao, Senapati District, Manipur-795150 3Dept. of Zoology, Gurukul Junior College, Dibrugarh, Assam-786003, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 836-841
Environmental challenges to thermal power industries: an exploratory study in indian context
1Jeetendra Kumar Tiwari, 2Rawani, A.M.
1National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 842-846
Impact of metformin treatment on serum adiponectin levels in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome in relation to insulin resistance
1Ali J. Ahmed, 1Shatha H. Ali & 2Nada F. Hassan
1Department of Clinical Labrotary Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Baghdad, Baghdad – Iraq.
2Kammal Al-Sammarei Hospital for Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization, Baghdad, Iraq.
[Full Article - PDF] page 847-852
Analysis of groundwater quality for three selected communities in the ga east municipal assembly (Gema) in the greater Accra region of Ghana
1Yeboah, S.A. and 2Ameyaw, Y.
1Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, Presbyterrian University College, Akropong Campus, Akropong-Akuapem, E/R, Ghana.
2Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, C/R, Ghana.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 853-856
Livelihood security status in the dryland areas of Bellary district, Karnataka
M. Chinnadurai, Tulkarni Nalini and B. Swaminathan
Department of Agricultural Economics, TNAU, Coimbatore, India.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 857-862
Software visualization of porous media with emphasis on mass flow rate determinaton as temperature changes
Olagunju  Mukaila & J.S. Sadiku
Department of computer science, kwara state polytechnic, univiersity of ilorin ilorin, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 863-868
Influence of foliar spray on the quality of leaves of mulberry, Morus indica (L)
Vitthalrao B. Khyade & Babita M. Sakdeo
Shardabai Pawar Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Shardanagar, Tal. Baramati, Dist. Pune – 413115 India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 869-872
Study of physiochemical parameters of underground water at Tekanpur, Gwalior, MP
Rashmi Shah and Abhay Tiwari         
Rustamji Institute of Technology, BSF Academy, Tekanpur, Gwalior (M.P.), India
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page 873-875
The prevalence of intestinal protozoan parasites among the undergraduate students of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State Nigeria
Ngele, Kalu Kalu
Science laboratory technology, Department, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, P.M.B. 1007 AFikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 876-878
A survey of freshwater snails: the intermediate hosts of schistosomiasis in Bende L. G. A., Abia State Nigeria
Ngele Kalu Kalu, Kalu Elizabeth O. Ukwe Mary C. & Onyeuwu Chinenyenwa N.
Science Laboratory Technology Department, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Afikpo, Ebonyi State Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 879-882
Municipal solid waste management by vermicomposting
Parag Dalal
Ujjain Engineering College, Ujjain, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 883-885
An inventory of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of achanakmar-amarkantak biosphere reserve, Chhattisgarh, India
1Chandra Kailash and 2Gupta Devanshu*
1Zoological Survey of India, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, West Bengal, India
2Zoological Survey of India, Jabalpur-482002, Madhya Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author address: Zoological Survey of India, Central Zone Regional Centre,Scheme no. 5, Plot no. 168/169, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur-482002, Madhya Pradesh, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 886-891
Bioecology and management of bud worm, Helicoverpa Armigera(Hubner) on FCV tobacco
1Shivanna, B.K., 1Girish, M. R**., 2Shruthi, H., 2Shilpa, M. E., 3Vikas, H.M., 4Mallikarjuna, G.B.,5Harishbabu, S., 6Shivanna , S., 7Basavaraj, M.K.
1Department of Agricultural Entomology, UAS (B), AINRP (T), ZARS, Shimoga -577204, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Agricultural Microbiology, UAS (B),, College of Agriculture, GKVK, Bangalore -560065, Karnataka,India
3Department of Horticulture UAS (B), College of Agriculture, GKVK, Bangalore -560065 Karnataka, India
4Department of Agricultural Statistics, UAS (B), College of Agriculture, GKVK, Bangalore -560065 Karnataka, India
5Department of Sericulture,,UAS (B), College of Agriculture, GKVK, Bangalore -560065 Karnataka, India
6Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, UAS(B), NARP, ZARS, Shimoga- -577204 Karnataka, India
7Department of Plant Pathologylogy, UAS (B), College of Agriculture, Shimoga -577204, Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 892-899
Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (Pah) in kola nuts from selected markets in South Western, Nigeria
Aikpokpodion, P.E., Oduwole O.O., Iloyanomon, C.I. and Adebowale, L.A.
Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, P.M.B. 5244, Ibadan, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 900-904
Diversity of bacterial flora in the mid gut of fifth instar larvae of silk worm, Bombyx mori (L) (race: PM X CSR2)
Vitthalrao B. Khyade  & Rajengra M. Marathe
Shardabai Pawar Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Shardanagar ; Tal. Baramati ; Dist. Pune – 413115, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 905-914
Correlation between serum adiponectin and resisten with measures of insulin resistance in  non-diabetic obese
1Zainab M.Al-Khateeb , 1Shatha H. Ali & 2Jaafer H.Mahbuba
1Dept.Clinical Lab Science/College of Pharmacy /Baghdad University 2College of Medicine /Al-Kuffa University
[Full Article - PDF] page 915-922

Case Study

Short Communicationg

Correlation of physico-chemical analysis of ground water of Jaipur city (Rajasthan, India)
1Rajesh Kr.Yadav, 1Smita Sharma, 1Yashoda Saini, 1Radha Gautam, 2Ajay Singh 2Vivek Panday
1Department of Environmental Science, S.S. Jain P.G. Subodh College, Jaipur-302055, India
2Indira Gandhi Centre for HEEPS
[Full Article - PDF] page 923-924
Synthesis and biological activity of some n-benzylidene derivatives of 2-Aryl-5-Hydroxy-7-Methyl-1, 2, 4-Triazolo-[1, 5-A]-Pyrimidines
1Saini, M.S., 1Rakesh Singh, 2Jaya Dwivedi, 1Aran kumar
1Department of chemistry,Govt.G.M.Science, college, Jammu, G. D.C. Kathua, 180010,India
2Department of Chemistry Banasthali University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 304022,India
[Full Article - PDF] page 925-927
Seasonal fluctuations in the gut contents of schizothorax esocinus and schizothorax curvifrons
Nasreen Kausar, G., Mustafa Shah & Ulfat Jan 
P. G. Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir Srinagar - 190006 India
[Full Article - PDF] page 928-930