Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2536-7064
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JBBD
Start Year: 2016
Email: jbbd@integrityresjournals.org

JBBD Articles

Induction Od Resistance Against Penicillin Expansum In Harvested Apple Fruits Using Walnut Green Water Extract
In this study, apple fruits were first treated with different concentrations (1.5, 3, 4.5 and 6×1000) of walnut green skin water extract and Penicillium expensum pathogen. The activity of defense enzymes including of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase, polyphenol oxidase, superoxide dismutase and β(1,3) glucanase were measured in the treated apple fruits in... Continue here

Medicinal Prospective Of Citrus Limon And Citrus Sinensis Peels Essential Oil By Gas Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry (gc/ms) Compositional Analysis
Citrus fruits are highly nutritious and medicinal fruits that are commonly cultivated throughout the tropics. This study was carried out to determine the bioactive compounds of the methanol peel extracts of Citrus limon and Citrus sinensis. The peels from fresh fruits of C. limon and C. sinensis were air-dried at room temperature and were pulverized into fine... Continue here

Effect Of Powdered Extract Of Peppermint (mentha Piperita) On Adult Cowpea Bruchid (callosobruchus Maculatus) Mortality During Storage In Jos - Plateau
The over dependence and continues use of synthetic insecticides to control storage pests have been associated with several demerits. This study was conducted to evaluate the insecticidal effect of peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaf powder on Callosobruchus maculatus. The peppermint plant was sourced locally and the C. maculatus were cultured to obtain the adult... Continue here

Effects Of Gmelina Arborea, Roxb Leaf Meal On Egg Characteristics Of Coturnix Coturnix Japonica, Temmick
A thirty-six weeks feeding trial was conducted to determine the effect of inclusion of varying levels of Gmelina arborea on egg characteristics, using two (2) weeks old Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). Ninety-six birds were allocated to four dietary treatment groups with three (3) replicates of eight (8) birds each in a completely randomized design... Continue here

Exploitation Of Rank Summation Index For The Selection Of 21 Maize Hybrids For Green Maize Production In South-eastern Nigeria
Green (fresh) maize (Zea mays L.) provides food security and income to farmers especially when other crops are still in the field. However, research on green maize varieties is scarcely reported in the literature or information on suitable genetic material (germplasm) for green maize production. Two local maize landraces collected from south-eastern Nigeria and... Continue here

Isolation And Characterization Of Bioactive Phytochemicals From Chloroform Extract Of Adenodolichos Paniculatus (hua) Hutch. & Dalz (fabaceae)
Phytochemicals are the chemicals extracted from plants which make them significant source of drugs with potential for thousands of years. Adenodolichos paniculatus have been observed to have some medicinal applications. The aim of this work was to isolate and characterize some bioactive phytochemicals from the chloroform root extract of A. paniculatus which may... Continue here

The Virucidal Potentials Of Tapinanthus Globiferus: A Vitellaria Paradoxa C.f. Geartn Epiphytes (whole Plant) Extract In Experimental Bronchitis In Broiler Chicken
Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV) belongs to the family Coronaviridae; genus Coronavirus, together with turkey coronavirus and nine species of mammalian viruses. The Tapinanthus globiferus: A Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Geartn epiphytes (whole plant) was prepared and cold extracted using 70% methanol. Acute toxicity studies using set of 36 number of four weeks old... Continue here

Untapped Potentials Of Agricultural Biotechnology In Nigeria
The field of biotechnology has witnessed a significant achievement over the past decades. Although biotechnology always sparked a great deal of ethical criticism, the advancement has continued to offer an opportunity to address several social and economic challenges. The potentials of biotechnology remain underexploited in several fields in Nigeria. This... Continue here

Development Of Novel Lozenges Tablets Containing Chloroform Root Extract Of Adenodolichos Paniculatus (hua) Hutch. & Dalz (fabaceae)
Medicinal plants have been widely used as a source of medicine to combat ailments including infectious disease and may constitute a reservoir of new antimicrobial substances to be developed. Adenodolichos paniculatus is a medicinal plant widely used for the traditional remedy of coughs, dysentery, diarrhea and sore throat infections. The aim of this study was to... Continue here

Comparative Study On The Growth Rate And Physico-chemical Properties Of Yeast (saccharomyces Cerevisiae) Using Zea Mays L. (corn) And Triticum Asetivum L. (wheat) Flour Substrates
Significance of yeasts in food technology as well as in human nutrition, as alternative sources of protein to cover the demands in a world of low agricultural production and rapidly increasing population, makes the production of food grade yeasts important. The comparative study on the growth rate and physicochemical properties of yeast was carried out using corn... Continue here

A Preliminary Study On The Effect Of Storage Temperatures On The Population Of Bacillus Cereus In Dry Ginger Powder
The formation of spores and increase in population of vegetative cells of Bacillus cereus associated with foodborne diseases is dependent on favourable temperature. In this study, B. cereus in a slant obtained from Microbiology Laboratory, University of Port Harcourt was confirmed based on morphological and biochemical tests and inoculated into dry ginger powder... Continue here

Evaluation Of Radiation Doses Delivered To Patients During Conventional Pelvis Radiographic Imaging In Selected Nigerian Hospitals
Diagnostic X-ray procedures remain the largest contributor to the population dose from man-made radiation sources; therefore, there is need for evaluation of the health risks connected with the use of ionizing radiation in X-ray examinations. The aim of this study is to investigate radiation dose in pelvis imaging procedures in some diagnostic centers in Southern... Continue here

Performance Of Sorghum Varieties In Moisture Stress Areas Of South Omo Zone
Sorghum [Sorghum bicolour (L.)] is one of the most important cereal crops in Ethiopia. The low productivity of sorghum has been partly attributed to the use of low-yielding varieties and/or landraces. Field experiments involving four improved (ESH-1, Teshale, Dekeba, Melkam) and one local sorghum variety were carried out at Dasenech, Gnygatom, and Hammer woredas... Continue here

Toxicity Evaluation Of The Arils Of The Fruit Of Blighia Sapida Kd Koenig (sapindaceae) In Wistar Rats
The Methanol extract of the arils of fruits of Blighia sapida was studied for its toxic effects on certain hematological and biochemical indices as well as the histopathological examination of some organs of the Wistar rats. Preliminary phytochemical screening showed that the plant contains bioactive compounds such as alkaloids, flavonoids, polyphenols, cardiac... Continue here

Exploratory Studies Of Anopheles Species Abundance In Five Selected Communities Of Emohua Lga, Rivers State
Malaria is one of the public health problems facing people in many parts of Nigeria. To effectively implement malaria control program, baseline studies of species abundance and their susceptibility status to insecticides is required. The aim of the study was to carry out baseline studies on malaria vectors, species abundance and susceptibility status of local... Continue here

Evaluation Of Wound Healing Potential Of Jatropha Curcas Leaf Extracts Ointment Based On Wound Infection In Wistar Rats Model
This research study was conducted to evaluate the wound healing potential of ointment formulated with Jatropha curcas leaf extracts based on wistrar rat model. The therapeutic activities of the plant extracts were determined by topical application of the herbal ointment.  Wound healing rate took place on the 16th day of post treatment with 1.0 g of J. curcas... Continue here

Biocontrol Potential Of Gliocladium Virens Against Damping Off Inducing Pathogens In Amaranthus Hybridus
Damping-off disease is caused by several soil-borne fungi such as Pythium ultimum and Rhizoctonia solani, which infect seedlings and cause them to ‘damp off’ or collapse and decay. The aim of this study was to evaluate the biocontrol potential of Gliocladium virens against damping off inducing pathogens in Amaranthus hybridus. Infected leaves of... Continue here

Role Of Oxidase And Antioxidant Enzymes In Neutrophils And Blood Circulation In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a subcategory of cardiovascular diseases, has become a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Oxidative stress resulting from increased production of reactive oxygen species and decreased antioxidants plays a major role in the pathophysiology of ACS. This study evaluated the activities of certain oxidase and antioxidant... Continue here

A Study On Mosquitoes Composition And Malaria Transmission In Some Communities In Doma Local Government Area Of Nasarawa State, Nigeria
The paucity of information on malaria vectors in rural areas continues to pose a problem in the public health sector in Nigeria. Thus, the study on mosquitoes composition and malaria transmission in some communities in Doma Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State, Nigeria was carried out between April and July 2021. Indoor resting mosquitoes were collected... Continue here

Hibiscus Sabdariffa - Uses, Nutritional And Therapeutic Benefits - A Review
Hibiscus sabdariffa is a shrub that belongs to the family Malvacea. Over 200 different species of Hibiscus exist worldwide. Hisbiscus sabdariffa has been noted to have a high nutritional potential, particularly in the leaves, calyces, and seeds. The Roselle calyx, which is used to make a variety of beverages, has been said to contain a significant amount of... Continue here

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