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  • 1. DETECTION OF THE FUNGI SPECIES INVOLVED IN PARKIA BIGLOBISA SPOILAGE

    »   1.0 INTRODUCTION       The seed of locust beans (Parkiabiglobosa) plant found growing in the Savannah Africa provides one of the popular seasonings in African diet. The nutritious and delicious food spice is popularly called “ogiri” in Igbo, “iru” in Yoruba and “dawadawa” in Hausa in Nigeria. It is heavily consumed in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierre Leone and Togo (Odunfa, 1985). It serve...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  53 engagements | 

  • 2. THE ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF THREE TYPES OF MEDICATED SOAPS ON Starhyrococcus...

    »   ABSTRACT   The antibacterial activity of three type of medicate soap on staphylococcus aureus isolated from wound infections was conducted. Fifty individual with wound infection within the age range of 9 73 years were sampled. Swabsticks were used to collect specimens from wound infection. each swabstick was streaked separately over plates of nutrient and macconkey agar and later incubated at ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  65 engagements | 

  • 3. MIXED INFECTION EFFECTS OF Fusariumoxysporum AND THE Meloidogyne incognita ON TH...

    »   ABSTRACT       A pot experiment were undertaken to ascertain possible mixed infection effects involving Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium oxysporum on the growth and performance on a resistant and a susceptible tomato plant. The Baermann method of nematode extraction was also used in getting the nematodes and analysis of raw data was carried out. Results revealed that both treatment (single...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  58 engagements | 

  • 4. NASAL CARRIERS OF STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE AMONG CHILDREN BETWEEN 0 – 5 YEARS

    »   ABSTRACT       To isolate and identify the nasal carriage of Streptococcus pneumonia among children between 0 5years attending Benue State University Teaching Hospital, a total number of 50 nasal swab samples were collected from children and inoculated on a blood agar media. Various bacteria species have been implicated as etiological agents of respiratory tract infection often times these b...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  48 engagements | 

  • 5. PREVALENCE OF GASTRO-INTESTINAL AND ECTO PARASITES OF GOATS AND SHEEP

    » ABSTRACT This research work is limited to Makurdi (Wadata and North bank) in Benue State. All the sheep and goats from different origins, in different age group and sex brought to slaughter house at the time of visit were targeted as study population, a simple random sampling method was employed in selecting 50 goats and 50 sheep, making a total of 100 samples. Standard laboratory parasitological ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 6. PREVALENCE OF TRICHOMONIASIS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY     Trichomonas vaginalis is an anaerobic, flagellated protozoan parasite and the causative agent of trichomoniasis. It is the most common pathogenic protozoan infection of humans in industrialized countries. Infection rates between men and women are similar with women being symptomatic, while infections in men are usually asymptomatic....Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  60 engagements | 

  • 7. PREVALENCE OF URINARY TRACT PARASITES IN PATIENTS

    » ABSTRACT Houseflies are the best known and most widely distributed insects accounting for 90% of all flies in human habitation. A study was undertaken on Parasitic Fauna from the housefly Musca domestica (L) across the University of Agriculture Makurdi Community. A total of 1,309 houseflies were collected using fresh fish as bait and the knockdown method, from three different localities and were e...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  55 engagements | 

  • 8. STUDIES ON THE ROLE OF HOUSEFLY (Musca domestica) IN THE TRANSMISSION OF MEDICAL...

    »   ABSTRACT   Houseflies are the best known and most widely distributed insects accounting for 90% of all flies in human habitation. A study was undertaken on Parasitic Fauna from the housefly Musca domestica (L) across the University of Agriculture Makurdi Community. A total of 1,309 houseflies were collected using fresh fish as bait and the knockdown method, from three different localities and ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  63 engagements | 

  • 9. STUDIES ON WINE PRODUCTION FROM COCONUT FRUIT (COCOS NUCIFERA LIN.)

    »   ABSTRACT   Coconut fruit is a tropical fruit with short shelf live due to prevailing temperature and humid condition in tropical areas like Benue state Nigeria. Consequently, production of wine from fruit may help reduce the level of postharvest loss and increase the range in type of wines. This study undertook production of wine from coconut fruit. Several parameters were determined. Colony c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  66 engagements | 

  • 10. THE EFFECT OF SAROSATE (N-PHOSPHONOMETHYL GLYCINE) A NON SELECTIVE HERBICIDE ON ...

    » ABSTRACT The effect of Sarosate (N phosphonomethyl glycine) a non selective herbicide on the mycelial extension growth and sporulation of three soil fungi, (Aspergillius niger, Trichoderma sp. and Penicillium sp.) were investigated on Patotoe Dextrose Agar (PDA) containing 0, 0.01, 0.1, 0.5 and 1.0% v/v of the herbicides for a period of 96hours. The mycelial extension growth increased with time bu...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 11. EFFECTS OF HEAVY METAL ON HUMAN RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW   1.1    INTRODUTION     Heavy metals include both non toxic and toxic elements. Iron (Fe), Cobalt (Co) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Molybdenum (Mo) and Zinc (Zc) Magnesium(Mg) are the trace elements and are required in a very minute amount, whereas other metals are non essential, toxic to animals and even fatal when accumulated these metals...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  77 engagements | 

  • 12. CAUSES OF BIODIVERSITY LOSS

    »   CHAPTER ONE   1.0     INTRODUCTION   Biodiversity is contraction of “biological diversity” and refers to the number variety and variability of living organisms. In its widest sense, therefore, it is synonymous with “life on Earth”.   It embraces two different concepts: One is a measure of how many different living things they are and the other is the measure of how different the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 13. THE INCIDENCE OF CHOLERA AMONG CHILDREN

    »   ABSTRACT   This research work was designed to examine and analyze the incidence of cholera among children in Benin City. Seven (7) research questions were formulated and questionnaires were administered to one hundred and fifty (150) respondents in order to gather data for the research. Results showed that poor environmental sanitation leads to cholera outbreak, washing of hands before eating ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 14. EFFECTS OF READING AND WORKING ON THE COMPUTER ON VISION

    »   Abstract The objective: The objective is to determine if a person blinks less, and therefore vision worsens after reading and working on the computer.   Methods/Materials Informed consent was obtained from 15 subjects, men and women ranging in age from 10 to 103. Baseline data was obtained which included average number of times each subject blinked and their baseline near vision. A control tes...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 15. EFFECT OF THE TIMING OF THE APPLICATION OF POTASSIUM ON ANTIRRBINUM

    »   Abstract   The objective: The objective of my experiment was to see how the timing of the application of potassium affects plant growth.         Methods/Materials   There were four groups of twelve plants each. Group A received no potassium. Group B received 1.25 ml of potassium at the time of planting.   Group C received 1.25 ml of potassium two weeks later. Six weeks later, group D rec...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  86 engagements | 

  • 16. HYDROPONICS AND AEROPONICS

    »   Abstract   The objective: My objective was to determine how Hydroponic and Aeroponic growing systems compare to traditional soil based technology in terms of water consumption, root vigor, and growth rates.         Methods/Materials   Three experiments were developed using the same water, nutrients and seeds, but each had a different way of delivering the nutrients to the plants.   The t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  62 engagements | 

  • 17. BIOEFFICACY STUDY OF MOSQUITO REPELLENT PRODUCED FROM OCIMUM BASILICUM USING AER...

    »   ABSTRACT     Mosquito borne disease is a major public health problem globally, particularly the tropics being the major spot in the spread of malaria. The development of resistance to chemical insecticides has necessitated the research and development of natural mosquito repellent. The aim of this study is to extract, characterize and test the larvicidal activity of essential oil, produce mos...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  81 engagements | 

  • 18. EFFECTS OF DRYING METHODS ON NUTRIENT CONTENTS OF Moringa oleifera (Lam.) LEAVES

    »   ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine the effect of drying methods on the nutrient contents of Moringa oleifera at the Agric. Chemical Laboratory (Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto) and The Energy Research Field of Sokoto Energy Center, Sokoto. Fresh leaves were collected and cleaned then dried using different drying methods viz. shade drying, solar drying, oven drying and sun drying...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  75 engagements | 

  • 19. EFFECT OF TWO KINDS OF SOLVENT ON CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF Cymbopogon citratus OI...

    »   ABSTRACT The experiment was designed to determine the effect of two different solvent (N hexane and petroleum ether) on chemical composition of lemongrass oil. The oil was extracted from lemongrass using N hexane and petroleum ether using soxhlet extraction method. The chemical composition of essential oil obtained were analyse using GC MS machine. The result shows 4.4% of oil were obtained fro...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  56 engagements | 

  • 20. EFFECT OF MONTHLY VARIATION IN WATER TEMPERATURE ON ARTIFICIAL BREEDING OF COMMO...

    »   ABSTRACT The effect of monthly variation in water temperature on artificial breeding of common carp, Cyprinus carpio using ovaprim as an ovulation stimulator was studied. Two years old common carp broodstocks weighing 800 2500grams were obtained from Panyam fish farm in Jos, Nigeria. They were transported to the Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and main...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  72 engagements | 

  • 21. EFFECT OF DEFOLIATION ON THE GROWTH AND SEED YIELD OF FOUR GROUNDNUT (ARACHIS HY...

    »   ABSTRACT Four groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) varieties (SAMNUT 21, SAMNUT 22, SMANUT 23 and SAMNUT 24) were grown in the Botanical garden, Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to determine the effects of defoliation on the growth and yield of the varieties. The experiments were laid out in a completely randomized design with five treatments (defoliation) levels. Th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  71 engagements | 

  • 22. BACTERIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND DOMESTI...

    »   ABSTRACT   Bacteriological analysis of the water samples such as heterotrophic counts, coliform counts, Faecal Coliform/Faecal Streptococci (FC/FS) ratio were carried out following standard procedures. Gram negative bacteria and Gram positive Staphylococcal species were identified using ID 32E and Microbact 12S kits respectively. Susceptibility of the isolates to ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, cefu...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  74 engagements | 

  • 23. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF GLUTAMIC ACID PRODUCTION BY WILD-TYPE AND MUTANT STRAINS OF...

    »   INTRODUCTION   Corynebacterium glutamicum is a rod shaped Gram positive aerobic bacterium, which can be found in soil, sewages, vegetables, and fruits (Eggeling and Bott, 2005). This bacterium is capable of utilizing various sugars as well as organic acids (Blombach and Seibold, 2010). Among others, C. glutamicum has the ability to metabolize glucose, fructose, and sucrose as well as lactate, ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  64 engagements | 

  • 24. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERISATION OF DERMATOPHYTES

    »   ABSTRACT   Dermatophytes are fungi that have the capacity to invade keratinised tissues of humans and animals to produce an infection. The study was conducted to determine the epidemiology and molecular characterisation to identify of the dermatophytes associated with almajirai in Makarfi Local Government Area (L. G. A.) of Kaduna State. Samples were collected from the almajirai that had lesio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  70 engagements | 

  • 25. EVALUATION OF NITRATE REDUCTASE ASSAY FOR DETECTION OF MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT MYCO...

    »   ABSTRACT   Multi drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) remains a major challenge for the control of tuberculosis worldwide. Susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates to first line drugs is therefore necessary to ascertain the diagnosis of MDR TB. A total of 437 re treatment patients’ samples were screened for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB), 72 were smear positive giving a prevale...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  58 engagements | 


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