BIOLOGY

BIOLOGY

PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF SEED AND COAT OF Citrus sinensis

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The Citrus sinensis popularly known as sweet orange seed in Igbo of Nigeria is of the Rutaceae family. The seed is best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe after thoroughly rinsing it, sow stored seed in March in a greenhouse, germination usually takes place within 2-3 weeks at …

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AVAILABILITY OF LOCAL RESOURCES AND UTILIZATION IN THE TEACHING OF BIOLOGY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN URUAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background to the study         It is widely accepted that education is one of the leading instruments for promoting economic development as it encompasses some processes individuals go through to help them develop and utilize their potentials. Okeke (2007) posit out that, through education, individuals acquire knowledge, skills and …

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ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATION IN FISH AND WATER AT UTA EWA CREEK, IKOT ABASI, AKWA IBOM STATE

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACTThis research focuses on the assessment of heavy metal concentration in animal (Ilisha africana and Ethmalosa fimbrata) and water using Atomic Adsorption Spectroscopy. Objectives of the study are to determine the physico-chemical status of water, to determine the toxicity associated with these dangerous metals. In the ecological surveys, the main body of the …

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SURVEY OF PLANTS USED IN BEAUTY CARE AMONG THE FULANIS IN WAMAKKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF SOKOTO STATE

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT An ethnobotanical study of plants used in beauty care among the Fulani tribes uin Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State was conducted. The information was obtained through interview by the use of questionnaires distributed to the respondents identified by random sampling such as shepherd, farmers and civil servant, all of them …

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DETECTION AND PCR CHARACTERIZATION OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS ENTEROTOXIN GENESFROM MASTITIC COW MILK AMONG SOME DAIRY HERDS IN ZARIA, KADUNA STATE

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT The study is aimed to detect and PCR characterize S. aureus enterotoxin gene from mastitic cow milk within Zaria metropolis. Four hundred and three quarter milk samples were collected from 104 lactating cows in 17 dairy hreds which included Palladan, Shika, Hanwa, Wusasa and Bomo. The physicochemical characteristics (Temperature, PH, and Specific …

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BACTERIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF PACKAGED AND OTHER DRINKING WATER SOURCES IN ZARIA, KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE 1.0                                                                         INTRODUCTION Water is a simple molecule, consisting of two hydrogen atoms bonded to an oxygen atom with molecular formula H2O (Bassem, 2013). It is one of the most important chemical substances for the sustenance of life and is vital for all known forms of life on Earth; It constitutes about 75% …

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MOSQUITO LARVICIDAL PROSPECTS OF TERMINALIA CATAPPA (L.) AND TAMARINDUS INDICA (L.) SEED EXTRACTS IN LABORATORY AND FIELD BIOASSAYS.

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT Phytochemical characteristics of petroleum ether extracted seeds of the Indian almond, Terminalia catappa (L.) (Combretaceae) and the tamarind, Tamarindus indica(L.)(Fabaceae) for their larvicidal prospects against third instar larvae of Aedes aegypti, Aedes vittatus and Culex quinquefasciatus species of mosquito were evaluated under MOSQUITO LARVICIDAL PROSPECTS OF TERMINALIA CATAPPA (L.) AND TAMARINDUS INDICA (L.) SEED EXTRACTS IN LABORATORY AND FIELD BIOASSAYS,MOSQUITO LARVICIDAL PROSPECTS OF TERMINALIA CATAPPA (L.) AND TAMARINDUS INDICA,mosquito …

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SECRETARIAL PROFESSION AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION IN GOVERNMENT OFFICES (A STUDY OF IMO STATE SECRETARIAT, OWERRI)

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Action and reaction are both governed by the society or public. Many are societal animals, who live and relate with the public as a whole. Sociologists have put it that “Man is not an island” that is, he cannot live in isolation. He cannot live in …

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PHYTOCHEMICALS SCREENING AND ANTIFUNGAL STUDIES OF EUPHORIA HIRTA LEAVES AND ROOT EXTRACT

PROJECT BODY: Abstract Medicinal plants have biologically compounds  which are used for treating various human diseases  and also play an  important role in curing. Phytochemicals have two  categories i.e., primary and secondary constituents.  Primary  constituents  involve  chlorophyll,  proteins  sugar  and  amino  acids  whereas secondary  constituents  contain  terpenoids  and  alkaloids.  Due  to  the  presence  of  these  …

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EFFECTS OF ANESTHETIC CHLOROFORM, DIETHYLETHER AND KETAMINE ON LIVER PARAMETERS OF ADULT ALBINO

PROJECT BODY: CHAPTER ON INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Rats are one of the most widely used organisms in  medical researches and  student  projects for their advantages in easy breeding and treatment as well as organs isolation, blood inspiration and special disease or syndrome induction Iannaccone,M. Philip and Jacob,J.Howard. (2009). Although of all the above advantages, the …

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