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DETERMINANTS OF PRODUCTIVITY LEVEL AMONG CASSAVA FARMERS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA  

Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, Volume: 7, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 99-105

The study examined the determinants of productivity level among cassava farmers in Anambra State, Nigeria. Multistage sampling techniques were used for the study. Four local governments out of the 21 local governments in Anambra state were purposely ...

GREENHOUSE CUCUMBER PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN TURKEY  

Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, Volume: 7, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 91-98

Greenhouse cucumber growing plays an important role both from the perspective of the farm, as well as from that of the entrepreneur in Turkey. The purpose of this study is to investigate recent developments in greenhouse cucumber production and marke...

TRANSCRIPT-PROFILING OF A RESISTANT CUCUMBER GENOTYPE DURING INFECTION WITH Podosphaera fusca (A PHYTOPATHOGEN)  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 5-6 2017, Pages: 297-305

Cucurbits powdery mildew caused by P. fusca is an extremely damaging disease of cucumbers throughout the world. Using cDNA-AFLP transcript profiling, gene expression pattern of a powdery mildew resistant cucumber (Cucumis sativus) genotype was assaye...

FREQUENCY OF ADIPONECTIN GENE POLYMORPHISM IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS  

Journal of Biochemistry International, Volume: 4, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 24-30

Reduced plasma levels of adiponectin have been demonstrated in individuals with obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and may be used to predict the overall risk of developing insulin resistance and T2DM. Recently, genome-w...

MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC FLOW OF CASSON FLUID OVER A VERTICAL PLATE EMBEDDED IN POROUS MEDIA WITH JOULE HEATING AND CONVECTIVE BOUNDARY CONDITION  ...

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 19, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 50-64

Magnetohydrodynamic flow of casson fluid over a vertical plate embedded in porous media with joule heating and convective boundary condition has been studied. A similarity analysis was used to transform the system of partial differential equations de...

AN INVERSE RESULT FOR THE PERIODIC BOUNDARY CONDITIONS  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 19, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 42-49

We obtain the classical Ambarzumyan's theorem for the Sturm-Liouville operator L with real-valued potential q ∈ L1[0, 1] and periodic boundary conditions when the subset of the spectrum of L and Fourier coecients ck of the potential q such t...

EXPLOITING ORGANIC WASTE AND INORGANIC FERTILZER FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF PLANTAIN (Musa spp.) IN GHANA  ...

Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, Volume: 7, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 82-90

This study assessed growth and yield of false horn plantain cultivar under inorganic NPK (216:150:600 kg/ha) fertilizer, and organic poultry manure (PM: 16,660 kg/ha) and cocoa pod husk (CPH: 16,660 kg/ha) treatment sat Mpobi and Kenyase in Ghana. Fe...

THE KEY DRIVERS OF THE EXCHANGE RATE DEPRECIATION IN GHANA  

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 132-147

The main purpose of this study is to determine the key variables that influence the frequent exchange rate depreciation in Ghana. The study uses time series data for all the variables for the period of 1980 to 2015. The data for the study period is p...

COMPARATIVE STUDY ON SIZE AND POWER LEVELS OF FOUR SOLUTIONS TO MULTIVARIATE BEHRENS-FISHER PROBLEM USING MULTIVARIATE NORMAL AND LOG-NORMAL DISTRIBUTIONS  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 118-131

The comparison of the means of two independent samples with unequal variance-covariance matrices is one of the most popular problems in real-world data analysis. In the multivariate context, Hotelling’s T2 test is the standard tool for inferenc...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PREDICTION PERFORMANCE METHODS OF HANDLING MULTICOLLINEARIY BASED ON NORMAL AND UNIFORM DISTRIBUTIONS  ...

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, Volume: 22, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 111-117

From the assumption of linear regression model which states that there is no correlation between the explanatory variables fails then the variance of least square estimator become large and unstable. Thus, we resort to biased regression methods which...

PREPARATION AND PERFORMANCE OF COMPOSITE PHOTOCATALYST WITH TiO2-CeO2 SUPPORTED ON ACTIVATION AND MODIFIER FLY ASH  ...

Journal of Applied Chemical Science International, Volume: 8, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 48-54

In this work, the fly ash (FA) carrier surface was activated and modified by sulfuric acid and tetrabutyl titanate sol, the CeO2-TO2/FA composite photocatalyst were prepared by a simple wet-chemical method. The phase, composition and surface microstr...

OPTIMAL ASSET ALLOCATION PROBLEM FOR AN INVESTOR WITH ORNSTEN-UHLEBECK STOCHASTIC INTEREST RATE MODEL  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 19, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 33-41

This work considered that an investor’s portfolio is comprised of two assets- a risky stock which price process is driven by the geometric Brownian motion and a risk-free asset with Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Stochastic interest rate of return, where c...

ASSESSMENT OF ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF Sphaeranthus indicus L. AGAINST HIGHLY RESISTANT PATHOGENS AND ITS COMPARISON WITH THREE DIFFERENT ANTIBIOTICS  ...

Journal of Disease and Global Health, Volume: 10, Issue: 3 2017, Pages: 67-73

Sphaeranthus indicus L. is an important medicinal plant belongs to family Asteraceae. It is used to treat various physiological disorders including epilepsy, mental illness, jaundice, hepatopathy, diabetes, leprosy, fever, cough, gastropathy, hernia,...

DIRECT ORGANOGENESIS AND MASS PROPAGATION FROM THE NODAL EXPLANTS OF Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell.  ...

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 5-6 2017, Pages: 290-296

An efficient in vitro propagation protocol for Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell. (Violaceae) has been developed. Nodal explants were cultured on MS basal medium supplemented with different concentrations of cytokinins, BAP and Kin, ranging from 5...

UNORGANIZED (CELL SUSPENSION) CULTURES: A BIOTECHNOLOGICAL TOOL FOR ENHANCEMENT OF BIOMASS AND GYMNEMIC ACID IN Gymnema sylvestre  

PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Volume: 18, Issue: 5-6 2017, Pages: 281-289

The habitats of medicinal plants are disappearing rapidly and the progresses in biotechnology like development of cell cultures would be an alternative to acquire metabolites without disturbing plants natural stand. The cultures of every PGR combinat...

TOPOLOGICAL MAPPINGS VIA gpc-CLOSED SETS  

Asian Journal of Mathematics and Computer Research, Volume: 19, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 23-32

In this paper we introduce new types of closed mappings called gpc-closed map, contra gpc-closed map, and somewhat gpc-closed map and some of their characterizations derived. Also the notion of gpc-regular space is introduced and studied....

INCREASING CRIME AMONG WOMEN IN THE STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR: AN ALARMING ISSUE  

Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, Volume: 9, Issue: 4 2017, Pages: 225-230

It was believed a few decades ago that crime was predominantly a male phenomena and the world of crime was mainly a man’s world. No doubt, such notions can be proved wrong. Women, like men, suffer from tensions, frustrations, jealousy, enmity a...

NON-INVASIVE POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION FOR MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH MODERATE TO SEVERE ACUTE EXACERBATION OF ASTHMA  ...

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 12, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 7-11

Background and Objectives: Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is increasingly used for management of acute asthma attacks but evidence supporting its optimal efficacy is scarce. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of noninvasive positive-pressure vent...

TERMINATION PATTERN OF SCIATIC NERVE IN NIGERIA: A CADAVER DISSECTION STUDY  

Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume: 12, Issue: 1 2017, Pages: 1-6

This study examined the termination pattern of the Sciatic nerve in a sample of adult Nigerian cadavers sourced from various Institutions in Nigeria. Two hundred and eighty two lower limb segments from one hundred and forty one (141) cadavers were ut...

FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT AND SATISFACTION IN SAUDI PATIENT AT TERTIARY CENTER IN WESTERN REGION: A COHORT STUDY  ...

Journal of Medicine and Health Research, Volume: 2, Issue: 2 2017, Pages: 72-78

Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess the outcomes and the patient satisfaction after total knee replacement (TKR) by Oxford knee score (OKS). Methods: We included 71 individuals from King Fahad Armed Forces hospital western region o...