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L-Arginine as a Dietary Supplement and Its Role in Management of Sickle Cell Anaemia and Ischemia

Now a day’s problem in health has become more common. So, instead of curing them, prevention through dietary supplements has proven to be useful. In the case of patients who have already developed the disease at least relieving pain and suffer is a challenging thing. Arginine reduces the pain associated by synthesizing NO and causing…
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August 3, 2020 0

A Comprehensive Study of Some Physico-chemical, Sensory and Bacteriological Characteristics of Canned Chicken Meat Imported to Sulaymaniyah Markets, Iraq

This study was conducted to assess the quality of imported four brands of canned chicken meat that were (A, B, C and D ) by using different quality standard inspection tests; these are, determination the chemical compositions of moisture, protein, fat, ash, energy and as well as studying the changes in the organoleptic characters represented…
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August 3, 2020 0

Investigation of Bioactive Compounds and Antioxidant Activity of Excoecaria agallocha L.: Critical Overview

Mangrove survives in the most hostile environment with fluctuating tidal and saline regime. The present work focused on a detailed study on quantitative estimation of phytoconstituents and DPPH radical scavenging activity of Excoecaria agallocha L., a mangrove from Kattiparambu and Chirackal of Ernakulam District, Kerala. Preliminary phytochemical investigation indicated the presence of biologically active metabolites…
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May 26, 2020 0

Assessment of Resistance Status of the Major Storage Insect Pests of Cocoa to Deltamethrin in Ghana: Descriptive Research

Due to the versatility of insects, many of them quickly and easily develop resistance to insecticides they have been subjected to for long periods. Should resistance strains arise in a population, its control with same and at times with similar, insecticides becomes more difficult. Possible development of resistance in the major insect pests of stored…
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May 26, 2020 0

Scientific Investigation for Determining the Sustainability Index of Tobacco Planted in Various Types of Land Typology in Pamekasan, Madura

Economic importance of tobacco plantation has long been undeniable for East Java. In this province, especially in Madura, Pamekasan constitutes one of the greatest tobacco producers, cultivated in many types of farm typology such as sawah, tegal and gunung. This current study aimed at investigating sustainability index of tobacco planted in various land typologies in…
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May 26, 2020 0

Field Management, Storage Structure, Nanoparticles and Maize Weevil Pest: Important Considerations in the Sustainable Production of Maize Grains

In the field, maize (Zea mays L.) should be grown in line with basic requirements for optimum performance and productivity. In postharvest entomology of maize (important in food security) for enhanced sustainability, the fundamental knowledge of storage structures and nanoparticles is very important because both storage technology and chemical constituents of grains have great influence…
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May 26, 2020 0

Research on Degradation and Sustainable Practices for Forest Resources in Plateau State, Nigeria

Aims: The study was carried out to determine the causes of degradation and sustainable practices for forest and its resources in Plateau state of Nigeria. Study Design: Descriptive survey research design. Place and Duration of Study: Kanke, Langtang, Quan Pan, Shendam and Wase Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau State, between July 2013 and April…
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May 26, 2020 0

Bioindicators: Study on Uptake and Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Plant Leaves of State Highway Road, Bagalkot, India: Advanced Study

In this study, Caesalpinia (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) and grass (Cyndon dactylon) was evaluated as the bioindicators of heavy metals such as the Lead (Pb), Copper (Cu), Cadmium (Cd), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), Chromium (Cr) and Nickel (Ni) contaminated in Bagalkot and along the state high way upto Mudhol. The soil samples at depth (0-20 cm) and…
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May 26, 2020 0

Effect of Sugar Cane Whip Smut (Sporisorium scitamineum Syd) on Field Sucrose, Juice Quality and Ratooning Ability of Two Sugar Cane Varieties in Nigeria

Two sugar cane varieties were evaluated in a split plot design experiment at Badeggi (lat.9°045’N; long 6°07’E at an altitude of 70.57 m.a.s.l) with four whip smut (Sporisorium scitamineum) inoculum concentrations 0 x 106, 2 x 106, 4 x 106 and 6 x 106 teliospores/ml in four replicates between 1998 and 2000. The field sucrose…
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May 26, 2020 0

Scientific Investigation on the Efficacy of Isolated Nomuraea rileyi and Spinosad against Corn Pests under Laboratory and Field Conditions in Egypt

The entomopathogenic fungus, Nomuraea rileyi and commercial BT spinosad were tested on some corn pests: Ostrinia nubilalis, Chilo agamemnon and Sesamia cretica under laboratory and field conditions. Results showed that the N. rileyi LC50 of O. nubilalis, C. agamemnon and S. cretica, 124, 146 and 159 conidia/ml under laboratory conditions. The corresponding figure for Spinosad…
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May 26, 2020 0