Archive IJSN

Volume-4, Issue-1, 2013

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0973-3140 (Print)

2229-6441 (Online)

      Page No. 1-213

Next Issue: June 2013

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

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Cover Page [.pdf]

Review Article

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A potential biotechnological tool for phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
Satish A. Bhalerao
Environmental Sciences Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, Wilson College, Mumbai-400007, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 1-15

Research Article

Effect of R394 on ecdysteroid titre of haemolymph after fourth moult of silkworm bombyx mori
1Kalaivani, M., 1Jebanesan, A., 2Maragathavalli, S., 3Annadurai, B. & 4Gangwar, S. K.
1Dept of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India
2Department of Biochemistry, King Nandivarman College, Thellar, Tiruvannamalai , India
3Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Science, Haramaya, University, Ethiopia
4Department of Agriculture, Rangeland and Wildlife Sciences, College of Agriculture, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
[Full Article - PDF] page 16-22
Intravenous paracetamol infusion can prolong duration of spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing major gynecological surgeries
Dipasri Bhattacharya, Sankar Roy, Swati Sribastav, Ranabir Chanda, Swarup Paul, Goutam Chowdhury & Asim Kundu
Department of Anesthesiology, R. G. Kar Medical College, Kolkata, India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 23-28
Statistical analyisis for plant density and weed management practices in maize-urdbean intercropping
1Mallikarjuna, G.B., 2Manjunath, T. R. & 3Megeri, S.M.
1University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore 560065, Karnataka
2Kuvempu University, Shivamogga 577451 Karnataka
3Department of statistics UAS, Dharwad Karnataka, India
[Full Article - PDF]
page 29-33
Alternative approaches of agricultural extension for dissemination of sustainable agricultural development in eastern Libya
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 34-39
Biochemical changes in two species of molluscs as environmental biomarkers of pollution in Hilla River, Iraq
1Ayad M. J. Almamoori, 1Jasim M. Salman, 2Randall Hughes, A. & 1Ali Hmood AL-Saadi
1College of science, Babylon University, Iraq
2Florida State University, U.S.A.
[Full Article - PDF] page 40-43
Isolation and screening of α-amylase and glucoamylase producing fungi and their application in bioethanol production
1Ominyi, M.C., 2Ogbonna, J.C., 1Nwoba, E.G., 1Nwagu, K.E., 3Ukachi, R.
1Department of Biotechnology, Ebonyi State University, P.M.B. 053 Abakaliki Nigeria.
2Department of Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
3Chemical Pathology Department, Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] page 44-50
Impact of independent and sequential feeding of different host plants on economic traits of eri silkworm, Philosamia ricini hutt
*N. Venu & Munirajappa
Department of Sericulture, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560056, Karnataka, India.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 51-56
New record and preliminary bio-ecological studies of the leaf caterpillar, Noorda blitealis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Sudan
Abdalla Abdelrahim Satti, Osman El-Hag Nasr, Amna Fadelmula and Faisal Eshag Ali
Department of Alternatives to Pesticides and Biocontrol, Environment and Natural Resources Research Institute, Khartoum, Sudan, P.O. Box 6096, Khartoum, Sudan
E-mail:; Mobile: 00249 916017797
[Full Article - PDF] page 57-62
The effect of using different periods of estrus synchronization on the reproductive performance & subsequent haematological values before & during pregnancy in holstein heifers
1Khamas, D.J., 1Al-Hamedawi, T.M., 2Al-Jeburii, K. O.
1 Dept. of Surgery and Obstetrics/College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad/Iraq
2 Department of Medicine/College of Veterinary Medicine/University of Baghdad/Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 63-67
Seroprevalance of toxoplasmic chorioretinitis in Baghdad Province
1Athmar, K. A.  Al-Azawi, 2Iqbal, H. A. Al-Rawe & 2Raya, Y. J. Al- Bayati
1Department of Parasitology, College of Vet. Med., University of Baghdad/Iraq
2Central Public Health Laboratory/ Ministry of Health/BaghdadIraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 68-71
Phytoremediation: Enhanced phytoextraction ability of E. Indica at different level of applied EDTA
1Garba, S. T., 1Kolo, B.G., 2Samali, A. & 3Nkafaminya, I. I. 
1Department of Chemistry, P.M. B. 1069.University of Maiduguri,Borno State, Nigeria
2National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development Idu Industrial Area Abuja, Nigeria
3Department of Chemistry, P. M. B. 2076.Federal University of Technology Yola (FUTY).Adamawa State, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
page 72-78
Plankton diversity of two temple ponds of Silchar, Assam, North East India
Arpita Dalal & Susmita Gupta*
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Silchar, Assam- 788011 India.
*Corresponding Author Email -
[Full Article - PDF] page 79-83
Sustaining livelihood through sawn wood marketing in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Aiyeloja, A.A, Oladele, A.T. & Furo, S.B.
Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 84-89
Correlation between physico-chemical parameters and phytoplanktons of Tighra reservoir, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
1Dushyant Kumar Sharma & 2Singh, R. P.
1Department of Zoology, SMS Govt. Model Science College, Gwalior (M.P.), India
2Department of Botany, Govt. P.G. College, Morena
[Full Article - PDF] page 90-95
Study on fish species recorded from Khajjiar lake of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh, India
Vikram Singh* & H. S. Banyal
Department of Biosciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla-171 005, Himachal Pradesh, India
Email ID:
[Full Article - PDF]
page 96-99
A study on the production of Agaricus bisporus mushrooms using Eichhornia crassipes (Mart. Solms) – A troublesome exotic aquatic weed of Kolleru Lake
Naresh Reddy, M., Anil Kumar Reddy, K., Aravind Reddy, K., Udaya Bhaskara Reddi, E., & Byragi Reddi, T.
Department of Environmental Sciences, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam –530 003, India
Corresponding author:
[Full Article - PDF] page 100-103
Occupational competencies required by prisoners in sugar cane production for sustainable living after serving in Enugu state, Nigeria
1Eze, S. O., 2Asogwa, V.C., 2Abu, M. & 2Mohammed, D.I.
1Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
2Department of Vocational Teacher Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
[Full Article - PDF] page 104-108
Fast method for the detection of Rigidoporus lignosus (Klotzsch) Imaz in hevea plantations
1Ogbebor, O.N., 1morusi, V. I., 2Adekunle, A.T.,1Orumwense, K. & 1Ijieh, K.
1Plant Protection Division, Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, P.M.B. 1049, Iyanomo, Benin City, Nigeria.
2Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City
[Full Article - PDF] page 109-111
Application of liner spectral mixing model in fractional vegetation cover mapping - a case study on part of Jungle Mahal Region, West Bengal, India
1Ratnadeep Ray, 2Sakti Mandal, 3Ayan Dutta
1Department of Remote Sensing and GIS, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore (West),West Bengal,
2Department of Geography, University of Calcutta, West Bengal,
3Department of Field Operation, NSSO, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 112-119
A comparative study between the effects of garlic extract and Jerusalem artichoke tuber mixture as a source of prebiotic and probiotic (biomine) on the performance and health of broiler
1Galib A. M. Al-Kassie & 2Huda F. H. Al-Qaraghuli
1Department of Veterinary Public Heath-College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq
2Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 120-123
Artificial gene synthesis in vitro
1Aamir Javed, 2Muralidhar, T.S., 3Manish Jaiswal & 1Faiz Ahmad
1Centre for R & D in Life Sciences, Biotechnology Research Laboratory, #Post Graduate-Department of Biotechnology Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Dr.C.D.Sagar Centre for Life Sciences, Shavige Malleshwara Hills,Kumaraswamy Layout,Bangalore-560078, India.
3Patna Science College, Biotechnology Research Laboratory, #Post Graduate-Department of Biotechnology, Patna University, Ashok Raj path, Patna-800006, India.
[Full Article - PDF] page 124-130
Studies on chlorophyll content, soluble protein, carbohydrates and moisture content of Morus alba Linn.
1Kalaivani, M., 1Jebanesan, A., 2Maragathavalli, S., 3Annadurai, B. & 4Gangwar, S. K.
1Dept of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu
2Department of Biochemistry, King Nandivarman College, Thellar, Tiruvannamalai
3Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Science, Haramaya, University, Ethiopia
4Department of Agriculture, Rangeland and Wildlife Sciences, College of Agriculture, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
[Full Article - PDF] page 131-137
Efficacy of seed powder and extracts of Azadirachta indica Linn (Meliaceae) at graded levels on adult Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) in Mubi, North-Eastern Nigeria
*Wahedi, J. A., David, L. D., Edward, A., Mshelmbula, B. P. & Bullus, Z.
Department of Biological Sciences, Adamawa State University Mubi, P.M.B. 25, Mubi, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF]
page 138-140
A comparative evaluation of the application of agro-waste as construction material
Akhionbare, W.N.
Department of Project Management, Federal university of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
; Telephone: +234 703 793 6066
[Full Article - PDF] page 141-144
Phenotypic correlations between live body weight and carcass traits in Arbor acre breed of broiler chicken
S. O. Olawumi
Department of Animal Production and Health Sciences, Ekiti State University, P. M. B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] page 145-149
Effect of nimodipine on steroidogenesis in male rats
1Rasool Chaloob, 2Intisar Tarik Numan & 3Mohammed Abbas Taher
1College of pharmacy, University of Basrah, Iraq
2College of pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Baghdad, Iraq
3College of pharmacy, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 150-157
The brave new world of biophysics: A working-ground to understand the micro world
1Anand B. Surampudi & 2Neville L. M. D’Cunha
1College of Natural & Computational Sciences, Department of Physics, Aksum University, Aksum, Ethiopia
2College of Social Sciences & Languages, Program of Logic, Aksum University, Aksum, Ethiopia
[Full Article - PDF]
page 158-164
Density variations in red mangrove (Rhizophora  racemosa GFW Meyer) in Onne, river state, Nigeria
1**Adedeji, G.A., 2Ogunsanwo, O.Y. & 1John,  J.
1Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria
2Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
*Corresponding; phone:+2348060709698
[Full Article - PDF] page 165-168
Phytochemical analyses of three Sudanese plants for their constituents of bioactive compounds Abdalla Abdelrahim Satti & Amal Elsayed Edriss
Department of Alternatives to Pesticides and Biocontrol, Environment and Natural Resources Research Institute, Khartoum, Sudan, P.O. Box 6096, Khartoum, Sudan
E-mail:; Mobile: 00249 916017797
[Full Article - PDF] page 169-173
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
1Department Clinical Lab Science/College of Pharmacy /Baghdad University
2College of Medicine /Al-Kuffa University
[Full Article - PDF] page 174-181
Measurement of radium content and radon exhalation rates in soil samples of Mekelle city, Ethiopia
Bhardwaj M.K. & Hagos Gebrehiwet Gebregergs
Department of Physics, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Mekelle University, Tigray Region, Ethiopia.
[Full Article - PDF] page 182-184
Serological study of dirofilaria immitis in human from some villages in al-hindya part of karbala governorate
1Alia, Y.Y., 1May, H. K. & Amall, H. A.
1College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad, Iraq
2Assist Prof. /Institute of medical technical/ Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 185-187
tatus of some trace elements in Iraqi diabetic women and its relationship with lipid profile
Bushra Faris Hasan
Department of Chemistry, College of Science for Women, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] page 188-191
Effect of neem and mannoproteins of candida albicans on some immunologic parameters on mice vaccinated with br. Rev-1 vaccine
1*Tareq J. Aljindeel, 2Mohammad K. Faraj, 3Ali H. Adhia &  4Abd K. M. Alramahy
1*College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Al-Muthanna/Iraq
2College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad/Iraq
3College of Science / University of Baghdad/Iraq
4College of Dentistry / University of Baghdad/Iraq
*The paper is a part of a thesis of the first name
[Full Article - PDF] page 192-198
Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using oyster saccostrea cucullata (born, 1778): study of in-vitro antimicrobial activity
*Umayaparvathi, S., Arumugam, M., Meenakshi, S., Balasubramanian, T.
Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai – 608 502, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author email:,
[Full Article - PDF] page 199-203

Case Study

Short Communicationg

A case series prospective study of factor V leiden mutation in West Bengal, India
De Auley, Haldar Ajanta & De Madhusnata
Department of Genetics, Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan,Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, 99 Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata-700026, India
[Full Article - PDF] page 204-206
Exotic meson 1−+ π1 (1600) should be hybrid state
Hao yang
Department of Physics, Muenchen University Munich, Germany
[Full Article - PDF]
page 207-208
Effect of commercial bleach on performance of pepper (Capsicum annum L.)
1Chukunda, F.A. & 2Baraka, R. E.
1Department of Forestry and Environment, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt.
2Department of Crop Production Technology, Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Corresponding author:
[Full Article - PDF] page 209-211
Studies on identification of traditional medicinal plants used as remedies on piles by traditional practitioners
Ladda R.G., Ambhore J.S. & Aradwad R.P.
SSJES’ Arts, Commerce and Science College, Gangakhed, Maharashtra, India
GES ACS College Shrivardhan, Sanjeevani Mahavidyalaya Chapoli
[Full Article - PDF] page 212-213