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Cadmium has been considered a risk factor for humans as it accumulates in body tissues, such as the liver, lungs, kidneys, bones, and reproductive organs. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of Irvingia gabonensis (IG) against cadmium (Cd)-induced nephrotoxicity. The study was performed on twenty (20) male rats divided into four groups: control group, cadmium group (4 mg/kg ...

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Biosecurity practices offer safe and profitable livestock management processes, with potential for sustainability in livestock business and safe human health. Therefore, this study examined the effectiveness and benefits of biosecurity practices among small scale broiler farmers in Ekiti State. Multistage, purposive and random sampling techniques were used to select 114 respondents for the s t ...

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The study described a T-DNA vector with aCassava vein mosaic viruspromoter cassette (pCsVMV) and a kanamycin selectable marker gene driven by the 35SCauliflower mosaic viruspromoter with a view to stably expresstransgenes over repeated cycles of clonal propagation. Aβ-glucuronidasereporter gene under control of pCsVMV(pCsVMV-GUS) was introduced into the cassava landrace‘Tokunbo’ viaAgrobacteri ...

SUBJECT: sb plant culture

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Thisstudyinvestigatedlevelsoforganochlorinepesticide(OCP)residuesinwaterandsedimentsamplesfromelevenriversserving as drinking water sources and receiving runoff from nearby cocoa plantations in Ondo State, Nigeria. Twenty-two composite samplesofsurfacewaterandsediments(0–3cm)werecollectedrandomlyusinggrabtechniqueandreplicatedthriceperseason. The efficiency of the two techniques [supercritical ...

SUBJECT: s agriculture (general); sb plant culture; h social sciences (general); qd chemistry

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Global rice production is constrained by bacterial leaf blight (BLB) disease caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo). BLB disease incidence in West Africa was between 70–85% and yield loss in farmers’ fields was in the range of 50–90% from 2005 to 2010. In the present study, African Xoo virulence gene OPP-172000 DNA marker was identified and purified using randomly amplified polymorphic ...

SUBJECT: sb plant culture; qr180 immunology

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Starches, fabricated from fresh cassava cultivars TMS series 4(2)1425, 91934, 30001, 30555 and Odongbo, were analysed for their % yields, granular structures, granule sizes and distribution, proximate composition, chemical composition and physico-functional properties. TMS 91934, with the highest moisture content (MC) [65.0%] produces the least starch yield[13.86%] compared with TMS 30001 wit ...

SUBJECT: q science (general); sb plant culture; qd chemistry

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Field experiment was conducted at the InternationalInstitute of Tropical Agriculture Ibadan and Ikenesubstation during the 2012 rainy season to study the effect of variety and Crystallizer fertilizer on the yield of four yellow cassava varieties. Four (4) IITA yellow cassava varieties (IITA TMS 01/1368, IITATMS 01/1371 and IITA TMS01/1412 and IITA TMS 01/1593), were tested at three different r ...

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Aim: Proteomic quantitative UV absorption spectrum analysis was used to study the effect of heat stress on protein extract from cowpea seeds (Vigna unguiculata (L) Walp).Study Design: Protein extracts were obtained from 9 cowpea accessions obtained from GeneBank of International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in January 2014. Each protein extract was divided into four batches out of which t ...

SUBJECT: s agriculture (general)

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This study was carried out to examine the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity inNigeria. Changes in annual rainfall, temperature, and CO2 emission were used as proxies forclimate change. Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) Bound test approach to co-integration wasused for the analysis. The result shows that climate change is insignificant in influencing agriculturalproduct ...

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Background: Various parts of unripe pawpaw (Carica papaya Linn) fruit have been reportedly used for the management or treatment of diabetes mellitus in folklore medicine. Therefore, the present study sought to investigate the inhibitory effects of the aqueous extract of different parts of unripe pawpaw fruit on key enzymes linked to type 2 diabetes (α-amylase and α-glucosidase) and sodium nitr ...

SUBJECT: r medicine (general); s agriculture (general)

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