International Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry


Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Herbicide Residues in Soil and Varieties of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Samples from Borno State, Nigeria

    Zakari Mohammed, Zaynab Muhammad Chellube, Ayuba Maina Jatau, Joseph Clement Akan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: 8 May 2020
    Accepted: 26 May 2020
    Published: 26 October 2020
    Abstract: The objectives were to determine the concentrations of herbicide residues in soil and different varieties of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and to compare the levels with allowable limits set by WHO/FAO. Four varieties of rice samples (Narica 1, Marica 2, De-gold and Faro 44 were collected from Zabarmari and Bulamari agricultural locations for the determin... Show More
  • A Biological Approach to Control Aflatoxins by Moringa Oleifera

    Nyla Mubeen, Syed Mona Hassan, Shahzad Sharif Mughal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: 22 June 2020
    Accepted: 30 October 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    Abstract: This present research work has been designed to evaluate medicinal plant moringa oleifera leaves against A. flavus and A. parasitiucus, to minimize the fungus growth and aflatoxin production in spice sample during storage. Biological procedures have been used so far for controlling aflatoxins in the spice samples. The spice sample was inoculated wi... Show More