Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Evaluation of Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) Cultivars at Highland and Midland of Guji Zone of Oromia

    Teshale Jabessa, Ketema Bekele

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 18 November 2020
    Accepted: 30 November 2020
    Published: 4 January 2021
    Abstract: The study was conducted with the objective to identify adaptable, high biomass yield, leaf to steam ratio and good quality yield of Alfalfa cultivars at Bore Agricultural research center. Eight Alfalfa cultivars; Hunter river, Magna-801-FG, Pioneer (1995) DZF-406, Segule1396 (408), Peruvian DZF (406), F-G-9-09, F-L-L-77-(406) and Hunter river (4010... Show More
  • Toxicity Study to Determine Changes in Physiological Vital Parameters and Lethal Dose of Moringa Oleifera Found in Sokoto Metropolis Using Albino Rats Models

    Ibrahim Maina Hassan, Bashir Saidu, Ja’afaru Abdullahi Ishaq, Ashiru Dahiru, Nafisat Abdulazeez, Halima Ibrahim Yusuf, Umar Aliyu Dikko, Bulama Ibrahim, Adama Musa Abdullahi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 22 May 2020
    Accepted: 4 June 2020
    Published: 23 February 2021
    Abstract: Epidemiological studies have indicated that Moringa oleifera leaves are good source of nutrition and exhibit antioxidant activities. This study is carried out to evaluate the effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on physiological vital parameters, Including Temperature, Respiratory rate and Heart rate. Twenty adult Wistar albino rats were used fo... Show More
  • First Report of Peanut Stripe Virus Infecting Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Western Kenya

    Anthony Simiyu Mabele, Fredrick Wotia

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: 30 January 2021
    Accepted: 14 February 2021
    Published: 26 February 2021
    Abstract: Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) is a leguminous food crop in Kenya, whose yields are probably affected by Peanut stripe virus (PStV) belonging to the genus Potyvirus and family Potyviridae, that causes Peanut stripe disease (PSD), also referred to as groundnut stripe disease (GSD). PSD/GSD is rapidly spread through seed and mechanically transmitted in a ... Show More