Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Assessment of Radon Concentration within Construction Materials Used in Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia

    Nigus Maregu Demewoz

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 41-46
    Received: Aug. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2017
    Published: Oct. 10, 2017
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    Abstract: The inhalation of radon decay products is the second most leading reasons for lung cancer after smoking. Building materials are an important source of indoor radon. This article describes the determination of the exhalation rate of radon from construction materials by the use of commercially available digital radon measuring device. Six types of co... Show More
  • Morphological and Phenotypic Effects of Fast Neutron Irradiation (FNI) on Lagos Spinach (Celosia argentea L.)

    Abubakar Abdulhakeem, Falusi Ahmed Olamide, Daudu Oladipupo Abdulazeez Yusuf

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 47-53
    Received: Aug. 15, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 09, 2017
    Published: Oct. 10, 2017
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    Abstract: Fast neutrons irradiation is a valuable tool for developing varieties with high agricultural potentials and economic values. Therefore, the research was carried to evaluate effects of fast neutron irradiation on the morphology and phenotype of Lagos spinach, with the aim of inducing useful agronomical traits for selection of desirable genotypes tha... Show More