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EFFECTS OF INTRA-ROW SPACING OF SESAME (Sesamum indicum L.) AND FREQUENCY OF WEEDING ON GROWTH AND YIELDS OF MAIZE-SESAME INTERCROP IN MAKURDI, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 26-38

Purpose of Work: Field experiments were conducted from July to October, during 2012 and 2013 cropping seasons, at the Research Farm, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria, to evaluate the effects of intra-row spacing of sesame and frequency of ...

POLLUTION STATE OF DEVOLLI RIVER IN THE COMMUNE OF POJAN DUE TO HUMAN ACTIVITY  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 18-25

Agriculture can impact negatively water quality, often through the export of nutrients (particularly nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) from the root zone), resulting in eutrophication of surface water and pollution of groundwater. Increasing demand for...

ON LINEAR COMPLEXITY OF GENERALIZED SHRINKING-MULTIPLEXING GENERATOR  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 8-17

The linear complexity of the Generalized Shrinking-Multiplexing Generator (GSMG), based on Linear Shift Feedback Registers (LFSRs), is investigated in this paper. The lower and upper bounds of linear complexity of its output binary Pseudo Random Sequ...

METHICILLIN RESISTANT Staphylococcus epidermidis STRAINS ISOLATED FROM CHEESE CARRY DIFFERENT TYPES OF STAPHYLOCOCCAL CASSETTE CHROMOSOME mec ELEMENTS THAN CLINICAL ISOLATES  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 1-7

The typing of Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec elements (SCCmec) is one of the most important molecular tools available for understanding the epidemiology and clonal strain relatedness of methicillin resistant staphylococci. To investigate if m...

SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF REFERENCEEVAPOTRANSPIRATION IN AMHARA REGION, NORTHERN ETHIOPIA  

Journal of Global Ecology and Environment, Volume: 2, Issue: 1 2015, Pages: 1-11

The FAO Penman-Monteith equation is the standard method which is commonly used for estimating reference evapotranspiration (ETo) in most parts of the world. This method requires use of full weather data measured at the principal stations. Here, we us...

USE OF LECTURE METHOD AND CONCEPT MAPPING STRATEGIES IN ENHANCING PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS ACHIEVEMENT AND RETENTION IN SOCIAL STUDIES AT MAKURDI, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 4 2015, Pages: 152-156

Purpose of Work: This study investigated the use of concept mapping strategy with the lecture teaching method as it affects achievement and retention ability of primary six pupils in social studies. Methodology: A total of 244 primary six pupils from...

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF GEOTHERMAL ROOM COOLER  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 4 2015, Pages: 145-151

The burden on the natural resources has been tremendous due to the increase in their demand to satisfy the need of energy. A major part of this energy utilized to provide the comfort environment throughout the year. An air-cooling system requires ele...

DETERMINATION OF METALS AND TOTAL HYDROCARBON CONCENTRATIONS IN FIVE COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT DRY FISHES AVAILABLE IN MARIAN MARKET, CALABAR, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 4 2015, Pages: 134-144

The concentrations of metals such as cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), iron (Fe), nickel (Ni), copper (Cu), mercury(Hg), manganese (Mn), chromium (Cr), cobalt (Co), zinc (Zn) and total hydrocarbon (THC) in five commercially important dry fishes: Liza falcipin...

COMMENTS ON ELECTROMAGNETIC FORCE AND TORQUE SURFACE REPRESENTATION  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 4 2015, Pages: 128-133

The paper presents theoretical analysis of electromagnetic force/torque calculation by means of both Lorentz and Maxwell methods. The paper has dealt with the problem of calculation of electromagnetic torque with the help of formula provided in [1]. ...

INTERCROPPING STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE WEED MANAGEMENT IN CASSAVA BASED PRODUCTION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 4 2015, Pages: 121-127

Purpose of Work: The paper is a review of field works conducted at varied locations within the Guinea savannah and rain forest zones of Nigeria, as it relates to intercropping strategies for sustainable weed management in cassava based production sys...

CONSTRAINTS IN CASHEW PRODUCTION AMONG CASHEW FARMERS IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 116-120

Cashew production in Nigeria is faced with some constraints ranging from production via processing to marketing. This study was therefore carried out to determine the severity of constraints in cashew production in Nigeria. The study was carried out ...

EVALUATION OF CYTOSOLIC ERYTHROCYTE CARBONIC ANHYDRASE IN FLUOROSIS  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 108-115

The present study examined cellular membrane aspects of fluoride exposure at high concentrations in human populations suffering from fluorosis. 500 patients of fluorosis and 120 controls were randomly selected from endemic high fluoride areas of Bath...

LAMINAR HYDRODYNAMIC AND THERMAL BEHAVIORS OF FLUID FLOWS IN MICRO-DIVERGING PLATES  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 102-107

The thermal and hydrodynamics behaviors of fluid flow in micro-diverging plates are studied numerically. Effects of Reynolds number on the hydrodynamics and thermal behaviors are investigated. “Halt” conditions which halt the temperature ...

ELECTRICAL ANISOTROPY CHARACTERIZATION OF FRACTURED CRYSTALLINE BASEMENT ROCK AT IGARRA, NIGERIA  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 94-101

Electrical anisotropy, which refers to the variation of electrical resistivity (or conductivity) with direction, is exhibited by most rocks. In crystalline rocks, electrical anisotropy may result from the preferred orientation of mineral crystal (ban...

COMPARISONS OF BASIC APPROACHES AS PER SPACE SCIENCE APPLIED RESEARCHES  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 3 2015, Pages: 86-93

Space science is a present matter requiring further investigations. Space science has key roots in Composite Appraising Supportive Progress (CASP) where defined indicators are the main players in the decision making process for their own categorizati...

A TRIAL OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS BENEFITS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR FIRST GRADE SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN HAMADAN  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 75-85

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of an emotional intelligence training program on the communication performance of adolescents. The authors also examined gender differences. Based on a multistage random sampling, 83 ...

STRUCTURAL EVIDENCE FOR PAN-AFRICAN EVENT IN THE SW BASEMENT BLOCK OF NIGERIA: THE IGARRA EXAMPLE  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 66-74

Fractures and folds are common evidences for post-formational deformation in rocks. They result from the action of stress on the rocks and as such bear imprints of the nature and magnitude of the deformative force. The style and orientation of the re...

LIPID PROFILE OF RUBBER SEED OIL (Hevea brasiliensis) ITS BIODIESEL, PRODUCTION AND CHARACTERIZATION  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 59-65

Rubber seed oil contains triglycerides and hence suitable for the production of biodiesel. The oil was transesterified to biodiesel using methanol as reagent and sodium hydroxide as catalyst. Gas Chromatographic (GC) and Mass Spectrometric (MS) analy...

RESTORATION AND SURVIVAL TREND OF Widdringtonia whytei FOREST AT CHAMBE BASIN, MULANJE MOUNTAIN  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 54-58

Widdringtonia whytei Rendle is a tropical montane conifer tree. It is an endangered species endemic to Mulanje Mountain in Malawi. A study was conducted to (1) establish the survival trend of the planted Widdringtonia whytei (2) estimate the annual s...

CONCENTRATIONS OF METALS IN THE FLESH (MUSCLES) OF FIVE COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT FISHES OBTAINED FROM THE GREAT KWA RIVER, CALABAR, NIGERIA  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 3, Issue: 2 2015, Pages: 47-53

This study was carried out to provide information on metals concentrations in the muscles of five commercially important fish species available in the Great Kwa River and to evaluate the possible risks associated with the consumption of fish with hig...

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