September 2014

  1. Deeksha Mehra
    The ad film makers are formulating fresh ways of enticing the children to buy their products. If an advertisement for a product attracts the kid, they tend to purchase frequently, also they leave a strong impact in the minds of these kids. If the companies have to survive competition they have to project the product in such a way that, they hit...
  2. Oduro-Ofori Eric, Aboagye Anokye Prince and Acquaye Naa Aku Elfreda
    The study investigated the effects of education on agricultural productivity of farmers; how the varying kinds of education affect agricultural productivity; to suggest policy interventions that will facilitate the use of education to increase agricultural productivity and how educational level of farmers in the Municipality can be improved. Eight...
  3. Marathe, R. B.
    Soil samples were collected from an industrial ShahadaTehsil of Nandurbar District, Maharashtra, India. Mineralogical identification soil samples were carried out by using powder X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) technique. The XRD results revealed the presence of various minerals. XRD Method is non-destructive and can be used in the identification of...
  4. Mojtaba Taghizadeh Armaki, Mohammad Hossein Yadegari, Masoumeh Rajabi Bazl, Ehsan Farahbakhsh and Farzad Katiraee
    Oral candidiasis is mainly treated with the use of Fluconazole. Treatment of oral candidiasis may be problematic due to either inherent resistance of candida species or acquired drug-resistance. Antifungal drugs including Azole could cause drug-resistance in C. albicans in two main mechanisms, these mechanisms include over expression of multi-drug...
  5. Muhammad Akhter, Fahad Amjad, Hafiz Shahzad Muzammil, Zulqarnain Haider and Samta Zia
    Rice mills are leading in one of its most significant by-product “rice Bran” mostly used for animal feeding. Now days it is gaining high level interest and attraction because of its nutritional value and potential applications in human diet. Rice bran preservation for safe use is still a challenge so this process is a big step towards stability of...
  6. Dr. Saman Saif and Dr. Nadia Anjum
    The aim of this research paper is to explore patterns of violence in J. M. Coetzee’s fiction particularly with reference to his four major novels Summertime (2009), The Slow Man (2005), Age of Iron (1990) and Foe (1986). As a representative of the post-colonial Afro American psyche, his fiction documents the...
  7. Ganiyu Rasaq Omokeji and Taiwo, Felix Olalekan
    Most governments world over, Nigerian government inclusive, are bedeviled by the problem of good governance, the most hit is the precarious problem of corruption. As such, most of them record a downward trend in development. The menace also upsets ethnic imbalance such as the menace of Boko Haram, and exacerbates problem of national integration...
  8. Anil. R. Sherke, Yael Kapoor, M. Krishnaiah and Dr. Nishat Ahmed Sheikh
    Background: Müllerian duct anomalies (MDA) are uncommon but can be a treatable form of infertility. Patients with MDA are known to have higher incidences of infertility, repeated first trimester spontaneous abortions, foetal intra-uterine growth retardation, foetal mal-position, pre-term labour and retained placenta. Aim: The purpose of this study...
  9. Sandeep M. Chede, Varsha S. Zade, Akanksha R. Mahajan and Sreenath, J.
    Sickle cell disease is a major genetic disorder among the tribal population. Fetal hemoglobin is a major contributor to the remarkable phenotypic heterogeneity of sickle cell disease and it helps reduce the disease severity. Its level varies dramatically in concentration in the blood of these patients. And the level of fetal hemoglobin is not yet...
  10. Raghu, K., Mahesh, K., Divya Sri, N. and Seeta Ram Rao, S.
    The effect of brassinosteroids on germination and seedling growth of radish (Raphanus sativus L.) under arsenic toxicity was investigated. Exogenous application of brassinosteroids substantially removed the inhibiting effect of arsenic toxicity on seed germination. The application of brassinosteroids removed the toxic impact of arsenic on seedling...
  11. Ratnayake, R. M. I. P., Wijekoon, P. and Yapa. R.D.
    The relationship between the All Share Price Index (ASPI) and macroeconomic variables namely the real economy, inflation rates, exchange rates, money supply, interest rates were investigated in the context of Sri Lanka. The empirical analysis was carried out by using 40 quarterly data observations where the period spanned from the 1st quarter of...
  12. Yael Kapoor, Nagaraj, S., Anil. R. Sherke and Nishat Ahmed Sheikh
    Back ground: OHVIRA syndrome is a very rare congenital Uro-genital anomaly associated with both the Mullerian (paramesonephric) and Wolffian (mesonephric) systems. It is characterized by a triad, OHV – Obstructed Hemi vagina, IRA—Ipsilateral Renal Agenesis with associated uterus didelphs. Mullerian Duct anomalies 0.8-4% of the women who came for...
  13. Pratibha Sharma, Mathur, N., Singh, A. and Bhatnagar, P.
    Hospitals discharge significant amounts of wastewater loaded with microorganisms, heavy metals, toxic chemicals, and radioactive elements. Screening of wastewaters produced from hospitals is, therefore, necessary to predict the actual health hazards that may be caused due to their improper discharge. The analysis of a recognized set of physico -...
  14. Ndubuaku, U. M., Imegwu, C. N. and Ndubuaku, N.E.
    The study was carried out in a screen-house in the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka to investigate the nutrient compositions of liquid and solid fractions (biol and biosol) of organic waste fermentation, and the influence on growth and yield of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench). The organic...
  15. Ndubuaku, U. M., Nwankwo, V. U. and Baiyeri, K. P.
    The study was carried out to determine the influence of poultry manure application on anti-nutrient compositions of old and succulent leaves of Moringa oleifera plants. Three levels of poultry manure i.e. O tonne/ha, 5 tonnes/ha and 10 tonnes/ha were used for treatment. The moringa seeds used were collected from three locations of Nigeria i.e...
  16. Ndubuaku, U. M., Nwankwo, V. U. and Baiyeri, K. P.
    The study was carried out in the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria Nsukka, to determine the influence of poultry manure application on the vitamin content, proximate and chemical properties of leaves of Moringa oleifera plants. The levels of poultry manure used were 0 tonne/ha, 5 tonnes/ha and 10 tonnes/ha...
  17. Richa Chaturvedi and Nimali Singh
    Objective: To study the effect of pre- intervention stress scores and self-reported habitual dietary intake with the success in achieving weight reduction measured as change in anthropometric indices and body composition variables in women on a comprehensive weight reduction program. Methods: Women in the age group of 20-30 years, visiting a...
  18. Yetty Herdiyati, Risti Saptarini Primarti and Inne Suherna Sasmita
    The community has become increasingly aware of child abuse in society. Child abuse is the non accidental physical injuries which are within the scope of dentistry or easily observed by dental professional in the course of routine dental treatment. This paper will discuss the importance of an early recognition by dental practioners because a high...
  19. Yosef Mamo, Girma Mengesha and Addisu Asefa
    Abyssinian long-claw (Macronyx flavicollis Rüppell, 1840) is a near-threatened bird species endemic to the highlands of Ethiopia. Little is known of the species demography, biology and ecology. This study was conducted in the northern montane grasslands of the Bale Mountains, southeast in Ethiopia, to determine abundance, habitat preferences and...
  20. Vidushi Sharma
    Nanorobots are future in-vivo surgeons that will locomote in human vascular system manoeuvring their specific medical task such as identifying and destroying cancer cells, repairing tissues, clinical trials and so on. Since, they are expected to carry out complex tasks with their simple designs; they need a swarm intelligence system, that will...
  21. Naeima M. H. Yousef
    Use of microorganisms in synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is coast effective and eco-friendly and easily scaled up for large scale synthesis. The present investigation reports a simple and environmental friendly method for biological synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNps) by Lysinibacillus fusiformis strain AUMC b-160 which was...
  22. Siméon K. Brou, Clément Y. Yué Bi, Hubert K. Konan and Kablan Tano
    Plantain (Musa Paradisiaca AAB var. Corne 1), okra (Abelmoschus Esculentus var. Tomi) and bell pepper (Capsicum Annuum var. PM17/04A) contribute to food security in developing countries such as Côte d'Ivoire. These foods, which have high moisture content, can be kept only within a few days after harvest. Processing these products by drying and...
  23. Dr. R. Chinnadurai
    Developing or producing of a new product would be an easy task but finding sustainable market would be the major problem for small producers or budding entrepreneurs, failing which lead to defunct or closure of industrial unit. In order to avoid much market dependency of industrial units an innovative attempt has been made in this paper based on...
  24. Ramya, D. and Kanimozhi, S.
    Nanomaterials are well suited for water purification, disinfection and wastewater treatment applications. Antimicrobial nanoparticles can disinfect polluted water without formation of harmful disinfection by-products. Hence the present study is focused on the comparison of Zeolite loaded Copper oxide and Iron oxide nanoparticles and its effect on...
  25. Arulbalaji, P. and Gurugnanam, B.
    The present study provides the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index of the study area. The main aim of this study is to evaluate the vegetation index using Lands at image. NDVI map prepared by using ENVI Image processing software. The study area NDVI map gives the Maximum value of 0.7 and Minimum Value of-0.06. The result depicts following types...
  26. Karthick, N., Prasanth Kumar, V. and Umamaheswari, S.
    The different types of seaweeds viz., Caulerpa racemosa, Caulerpa scalpelliformis, Ulva fasciata, Padina tetrastromatica, Stoechospermum polypodioides, Sargassum wightii, Cheilosporum spectabile and Gracillaria edulis were collected and processed for the extraction. The effect of methanol extract of different seaweeds was studied on the larvae of...
  27. Ya, K. C., Konan, K. H., Gnangui, S. N. and Kouamé, L. P
    The thermal stability of beta-glucosidase from the land crab digestive juice (Cardisoma armatum) was investigated by studying the effect of heat treatment over a range of 60 to 75 °C. Thermal inactivation of this enzyme, evaluated by loss in activity, was apparently followed by first-order kinetics with k-values comprised between 0.0049 to 0.0391...
  28. Delina, E. D. P. and Pathmarajah, S.
    Ground water is the only source for irrigation, drinking and domestic purposes in Batticaloa District. This study focused on the characterization of an independent aquifer in three selected GN divisions namely Koduwamadu, Pankudaweli and Veppaweduwan in EravurPattu DS division for its suitability for drinking. Groundwater samples were collected...
  29. Tabinda Sehar, Zargar, M. Y., Baba, Z. A. and Gowher Gull
    Studies were conducted at Regional Research Station, College of Agriculture, Wadura, SKUAST-K, to evaluate the quality of municipal and agricultural waste under aerobic and anaerobic composting. Composting methods with enrichment techniques were adopted with 2 methods (Aerobic & Anaerobic) and 7 treatments in each method. The samples of the...
  30. Hungwe Tinoziva
    A study was carried out to investigate farmers’ perceptions on the impact of Mushandike dam on livestock dynamics in an initial resettlement scheme, located in a drought prone area. The study focused on farmers resettled in Mushandike resettlement scheme who depend on a dam located upstream in Mushandike Sanctuary, Masvingo. Data were collected...
  31. Rajesh Kumar and Agrawal, O. P.
    Six protein rich artificial diets were formulated & tested on Apis mellifera colonies during dearth periods. The main components of these diets were Defatted Soy Floor, Parched Gram, Brewer’s Yeast, Skimmed Milk Powder, Protein Hydrolysate Powder, Spirulina, Natural Pollen, Sugar & Glucose Powder. Physico-chemical analysis of diet...
  32. Balamurugan, R. and Dr. G. Pazhanivelu
    This study looked at the value of educational technology to students. Researchers examined the question “How does the use of smart classroom technology effect the educational achievement of students?” The report includes extensive literature reviews that support the hypothesis that technology does improve certain aspects of the student’s...
  33. Sonal Choubey
    This study is concerned with the coagulation activity of extracts of various rural species. The aim is to ascertain if rural varieties affect coagulation activity. Contents of dry matter and nitrogen are specified in solid samples, and the content of soluble nitrogen is determined in the extracts. These data are used to calculate the efficiency of...
  34. Cyril Kalembana Komba and Asteria Gabriel Ngaiza
    The study aimed to establish the socio-cultural determinants of fertility among Matengo and Mwera in Mbinga District and to investigate how the differences in the modes of life reflect the variations in fertility between them. The sample used was women aged 15-49 years, and men aged 18 years and above, with a sample size of 141 respondents. Data...
  35. Maragathavalli, P. and Dr. Kanmani, S.
    Testing is the process of detecting errors present in a system with the given sample input. Risk is the vulnerability associated with the system and the type of testing which uncovers it is called security testing. Risk analysis is the process of determining the level of risk with the available information. Risk-based testing comprises of risk...

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