Archive IJSN

Volume-4, Issue-3, 2013

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0973-3140 (Print)

2229-6441 (Online)

      Page No. 371-575

Next Issue: December 2013

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

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Review Article

Pyrroloquinoline quinone A Redox cofactor and its involvement in biological system Satyabrata
Ghosh, Runu Chakraborty & *Utpal  Raychaudhuri
Department of Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India.
*Corresponding Authors Email:
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 371-380

Research Article

Development of tri-metal oxide nano composite adsorbents for the removal of reactive yellow-15 from aqueous solution
Kamila Banu, N. & *Santhi, T
Department of Chemistry, Karpagam University, Coimbatore-641021, India.
*Corresponding author
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 381-389
Factors influencing the under-cultivation of locally available trees in Osun State, Nigeria
1Alao, O.T. 2Adisa, B.O.
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Osun State, University, Ejigbo Campus, Osun State
2Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 390-399
Performance of Jathropha curcas (Linneaus 1753) in different soil media in three locations
Emerhi, E. A.
Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University, Awai Campus
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 400-404
Residual effects of integrated nutrient management with farmyard manure, coirpith and pressmud compost on cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L.)
Anju Singh & Vijayalakshmi, A.
Department of Botany, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore – 641043, Tamil Nadu, India
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 405-407
Banned pesticides residues in farmgate vegetables of Sri Ganganagar
Yasmeen Khan & T.I. Khan
Indira Gandhi Centre for Human Ecology, Environmental and Population Studies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur – 302004. India
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 408-410
Some aspects of breeding biology of the white-backed vulture Gyps bengalensis Nilagiri North Forest Division in Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu
1Venkitachalam, R., 2Senthil Nathan, S. & 3Bharathidasan, S.
1,2 Post graduate Research, Department of Zoology, Coimbatore-18, India
3Arulagam, Ellaplayam (Post), Coimbatore.
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 411-414
Haemoglobin polymorphism in Nigerian indigenous goats in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria
Agaviezor, B. O., Ajayi, F. O. & Benneth, H. N.
Department of Animal Science and Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B. 5323,
Choba, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 415-419
Nitrate-nitrogen and related nutrient contents of some alluvial vegetable production system in Delta State, Nigeria
Egbuchua, C. N.
Department of Agronomy, Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Asaba, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 420-424
Cassava mealybug’s incidence, species, status and alternative host plants in Ethiope East and Oshimili south agro-ecological zones, Delta State
1Egho, E.O., 2Ojianwuna, C. C. & 1Enujeke, E. C.
1 Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Asaba Campus, Delta State University
2Department of Animal & Environmental Biology, Faculty of Science, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria
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Page No. 425-430
Covered tray SSF and hydroponics like SSF - Novel alternative methods to the conventional solid state fermentation
*1Dattatrey Kanitkar, 1Arti Shanware, 2Pratima Shastri
1R. T. M. Nagpur University, Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Centre, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology Campus, Amravati Road, Nagpur, State – Maharashtra, India
2R. T. M. Nagpur University, Retired Head of Dept. of Food Technology, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Amravati Road, Nagpur, State – Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Phone number: +91 9371678431, email address:
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 431-440
Allelopathic and cytotoxic effects of Parthenium hysterophorus leachates on Cucumis sativus L. var. CO1
Hridya Mohanan & K. Rajendiran
Department of Botany, K.M. Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Pondicherry – 605 008, India
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 441-444
Socio economic characteristics and returns to rural artisanal fishery households in Asa and Patigi local government areas of Kwara State, Nigeria
Oladimejl, Y. U., Abdulsalam, Z. & Damisa, M. A.
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ahmadu Bello University, P.M.B. 1044, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 445-455
Novel probiotic bifidobacterium overcomes synergistic effect of three naturalbiotic omni drug and antibiotic against some UTI pathogens
Yusra, M. B. Mohsen, Duaa, S. Shawket, Dalal Abd-Alsattar
College of Science, AL-Mustanseriya University, Iraq.
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 456-462
Effects of cattle-based (cow dung) and phosphatic fertilizer on the yield of okro (Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench) in a degraded ultisols of humid region, Nigeria
Enujeke, E. C. & Egbuchua C. N.
Department of Agronomy, Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 463-467
Breeding strategies of Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein) (Acari: Tetranychidae) on neem
Sangeetha G. Kaimal, Athira, A., Aswathi, S.B., Fathima Safna, Jishna, M.P. & Akshaya, A.
Department of Zoology, Providence Women's College, Calicut, Kerala - 673009.India
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 468-472
Relative efficacy of different herbicides for weed control in aerobic rice (Oryza sativa L.)
*Madhukumar, V., Kalyana Murthy, K.N., Prashanth, R., Basavaraj Kumbar & Dinesha, M.S.
Dept. of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore-560 065 , India
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 473-477
Incidence of blight and rot diseases of Bambusa tulda roxb. Groves in Dimapur district of Nagaland State
1Jitu Gogoi, 1,#Rabindra Teronand & 1Ajit K Tamuli
1Department of Life Science & Bioinformatics, Assam University- Diphu Campus, Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam- 782460, India
#Corresponding author Email:
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 478-482
Sorption of some cations from aqueous ammonium maleate solutions by Amberlite IRA-400
1Rama Shankar Saroj, 2Dhiraj Kumar and 1A. Mahan
1Chemical Laboratories, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, 211002, India
2Deptt. of Applied Animal Sciences, Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar university, Lucknow, 226025, India
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 483-490
Assessment of domestic energy use by some households in JOS north local government area of Plateau State, Nigeria
1Oyelade, O. V. & 2Ihuma, J. O.
1Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
2Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State,Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 491-493
Nutritional status and reproductive performance of dairy cattle and buffaloes in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh
Vidya Sagar, R. K. Anand &  S. V. Dwivedi
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sonbhadra, At: CRS. Tissuhi, P.O. Marihan, Distt. Mirzapur,UP-231310
N. D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad , India
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 494-498
Delineation of morpho-structural changes of some selected Islands in the Ganga Delta Region, West Bengal, India – A spatio-temporal change detection analysis using GIS and remote sensing
Sandipan Chakraborty
Dept of Geography, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 499-507
Antioxidant and tyrosinase inhibitory activity of aqueous extract and oil of seeds of Punica granatum L. (Punicaceae)
1Prakash Yoganandam, G., 2Sumit kumar, 1Neyanila.S.K. & 1Gopal, V.
1Department of Pharmacognosy, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Government of Puducherry Institution, Puducherry-605006.
2SRM College of Pharmacy, SRM University, Chennai, India
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 508-511
Systematic treatment and conservation of Loganiaceae in West Africa
*1,2 Oduoye, O. T., 2Ogundipe, O. T. and 2Olowokudejo, J. D.
1National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), PMB 5382, Moor plantation, Apata, Ibadan
2Molecular Systematic Laboratory, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos, Nigeria
*Corresponding author:;
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 512-520
Poly (D, L- Lactide)-gentamicin composite coated orthopaedic metallic implant
1Mahendra Lakdawala, 2Hassan, P. A., 3Devesh Kothwala & 4*Malik, G. M.
1Research and Development Division, Auxin Life Science, Surat-395 001, India
2Chemistry Division , Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai, India
3Research and Development Division, Auxin Life Science, Surat-395001, India
4*Chemistry Department, Navyug Science college, Rander road, Surat, India
*Corresponding author:
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 522-529
Serlogical diagnosis of antirubella and anticytomegalovirus (IGM and IGG) in Iraqi women sera using the enzyme linked fluorescent assay (ELFA)
Khalil H. Al- Jeboori
Department of pathology, college of Vet- Med. Univ. of Baghdad, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 530-532
Occurrence, types and location of calcium oxalate crystals in Vernonia amydalina Del (Asteraceae)
1Nwosu, Sunday Iroham; 2Stanley, H. O and 3Okerentugba, P.O.
1Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
2,3 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B 5323, Choba, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 533-537
Radio agricultural programmes: a means of bridging research findings - rural farmer’s gap. A case of Zaria metropolitan area, Kaduna State, North Western, Nigeria
1Ango, A. K., 2Illo, A. I., 3Yakubu, A. A., 4F. J., Yelwa, & 5Aliyu, A.
1,3,4,5Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
2Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Nigeria
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 538-545
Ethnobotanical and phytochemical studies of some selected species of leguminoseae of northern Nigeria: A study of borgu local government area, Niger State, Nigeria
1*Olajide, O. B., 2Fadimu, O. Y., 3Osaguona, P.O., 4Saliman, M.I.
1*Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, P.M.B 5054,
2Department of Biological Science, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State
3Federal College of Wildlife Mgt, PMB 268, New Bussa. Niger State.
4Kainji Lake National Park, New Bussa, Niger State.
*corresponding author,, GSM  No: +2348035149061
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 546-551
Assessment of the ameliorative role of proplis and malic acid in intestinal and liver functions of aluminum exposed male rats
Majida A.J. al-Qayim & Dina Saadoon
Department of physiology and pharmacology –College of Veterinary Medinine, Baghdad University, Iraq
[Full Article - PDF]
Page No. 552-558
Effect of row arrangement, nitrogen and phosphorus levels on castor total dry matter accumulation in maize (Zea mays L)/ castor (Ricinus commumis L.) Mixture
*Arunah, U.L., Mahmud, M., Amans, B., Luka, G. Ahmed, A., Isah, S., Odion, E.C. & Babaji, B.A.
* Correspondent address: Department of Agronomy, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 559-562
Effect of sulphur and zinc on the seed yield and protein content of summer mungbean under arid climate
Surendra Ram & Katiyar, T.P.S.
Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology,  Narendra Nagar (Kumarganj), Faizabad (U.P.)-224229 India
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 563-566
Some gastro-intestinal protozoa of zoonotic importance observed in captive animals of al- zawraa zoo in Baghdad
1Amanee Mohammad Radhy, 1Jenan Mahmood Khalaf & 2Azhar Ali Faraj
1Dept. Internal and Prevental Veterinary Medicine/ College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad/Iraq
2Dept. Parasitology/ College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad/Iraq
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 567-570

Short Communicationg

Amphibian population decline: A case study from Jammu and Kashmir, India
1*Neelam Saba & 2Wahied Khawar Balwan
1Department of Zoology, University of Jammu, J & K, India-180006
2Department of Zoology, Govt Degree College Doda, J & K, India
Corresponding author: *Email:
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 571-573

Case Study

Giant cell tumor of temporal bone- A case report
Bharath, C.
Department of Pathology, Medical College, VIMS, BELLARY – 583 104, Karnataka, India.
[Full Article - PDF] Page No. 574-575