American Journal of BioScience

Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019

  • Growth of Abelmoshus esculentus L. (Okra) and Telfairia occidentalis Hook F. (Fluted Pumpkin) Treated with Beauty Salon Wastewater

    Akinbuwa Olumakinde, Kekere Otitoloju, Ezemba Constance

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 31-37
    Received: 9 November 2018
    Accepted: 13 December 2018
    Published: 13 April 2019
    Abstract: Waste water has been identified as a widespread problem in all categories of dense settlements in Africa due to poor or absence of waste management. Beauty salons generate large amount of waste water and its indiscriminate discharge into water drains in Nigeria predisposes home gardens and water sources for irrigation to contamination, thus having ... Show More
  • The Performance of Wheat Varieties in Resisting the Drought at Nilphamari District of Bangladesh

    Matiur Rahman, Meghna Guhathakurta, Musfikur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: 31 October 2018
    Accepted: 15 April 2019
    Published: 28 June 2019
    Abstract: The present study was undertaken to evaluate the performance of resisting the drought to wheat varieties at three Upazilas of Nilphamari district of Bangladesh namely, Saidpur, Nilphamari Sadar and Jaldhaka. The main objectives that the study aimed to achieve include, (i) identification of drought stress tolerant wheat varieties by the small and ma... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Storage Quality of Coconut Seed Using Extracts of Mangifera indica Against Ceratocysis paradoxa, the Bole Rot Fungus

    Okwelle Austin Achinike, George Tubo Stephen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 45-49
    Received: 10 December 2018
    Accepted: 21 May 2019
    Published: 1 July 2019
    Abstract: The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera Linn) is undoubtedly the most economically important species in the palm family of Areacacea. Coconut meal is solely prepared from the coconut seed which, has been found to be attacked by several disease causing microorganisms especially Ceratocysis paradoxa, a fungus that causes the devastating Bole rot disease. Th... Show More
  • Role of Dendrtic Cells in IgA Nephropathy Pathogenesis

    Zhi Xiao, Binbin Wang, Shufang Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 50-57
    Received: 26 August 2019
    Published: 27 September 2019
    Abstract: Objective to discuss the possible role and mechanism of DCs in IgAN attack. Method Stimulating factors such as recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (rhGM-CSF), recombinant human interleukin-4 (rhIL-4) and tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) etc. were used in vitro jointly to induce and culture DCs, a flow cytometry was use... Show More