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On the systematics of genus Scylla De Haan,1833 of cochin backwaters, a South Indian estuary – JBES

P.Lakshmi Devi, Aneykutty Joseph, Anup Mandal, Alphy Korath Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry, School of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Fine Arts Avenue, Cochin, Kerala, India Central Genetics Lab, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture, Poompuhar Road, Sattanathapuram, Sirkazhi , Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kerala University […]

Terrestrial snails as bioindicators of environmental degradation – JBES

Javaria Altaf, Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Muhammed Javed Iqbal Siddiqui Department of Zoology. Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. Government College Women University Faisalabad, Pakistan. Department of Zoology, Government Postgraduate College, Samanabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Terrestrial snails, Bioindicators, Environmental Degradation, Agro ecosystem Abstract The snails are very important part of the food chain and excellent source […]

Ethnobotanical study of plant non timber forest products in the coastal area of Cameroon: Cases of Yabassi and Mouanko – JBES

Jeanne Flore Nnanga, Richard Jules Priso, Alain Bertrand Dongmo, Ndongo Din Department of Botany, University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maroua, Maroua, Cameroon Department of Animal Biology and Physiology, University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon Key Words: Ethnobotany, Coastal area, Sustainable use, NTFP, Cameroon Abstract In order to preserve and value […]

A current view ofclassification and sampling of terrestrial snails: A review – JBES

Javaria Altaf*1, Naureen Aziz Qureshi2 1Department of Zoology, Government College University  Faisalabad, Pakistan 2Government College Women University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key Words: Gastropods, Taxonomy, Molecular markers Abstract The snails are second large and most successful invertebrates on the face of the earth yet remained ignored and unidentified due to the lesser interest of scientist. Due to […]

Fish biodiversity and conservation status of the Dhepa river sanctuary in protection and restoration of threatened fishes of the northwest Bangladesh – JBES

Imran Parvez, Hrisikesh Sarker Sujan, Md. Ashraful Alam, Mst. Nahid Akter, Kalipada Roy, Md. Rezoanul Haque Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Aquaculture, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh Department of Fisheries Management, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, […]

Interaction of snail species in the agroecosystem – JBES

Javaria Altaf, Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Muhammed Javed Iqbal Siddiqui Department of Zoology, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan Government College Women University, Faisalabad, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Government Postgraduate College, Samanabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Molluscs, Faisalabad, Malacofaunna, Species interaction, Agroecosystem Abstract This study has been carried out to understand the interspecific interaction of different snail […]

Evaluation of some morphological traits and oil content of coriander seeds in response to bio-fertilizer and salicylic acid under water stress – JBES

Farhood Yeganehpoor, Saeid Zehtab-Salmasi, Jalil Shafagh-Kolvanagh, Kazem Ghassemi-Golezani, Soheila Dastborhan Department of Plant Eco-Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran Key words: Biological fertilizer, Coriander, Oil content, Salicylic acid, Water deficit Abstract Water stress is one of the most environmental factors affecting and limiting plant growth and productivity, mainly in arid and semi-arid […]

Distribution and status of West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) in Niger – JBES

Boureima Boubacar, A. Amadou Oumani, Morou Boubé, Mahamane Ali, Yamba Boubacar Secrétariat Exécutif du Conseil National de l’Environnement pour un Développement Durable, Cabinet du Premier Ministre, Niamey, Niger Département de Génie Rural et Eaux et Forêts, Faculté d’Agronomie et des Sciences de l’Environnement de l’Université Dan Dicko Dankoulodo de Maradi, Maradi, Niger Département de Biologie, […]

Comparison of plant species indices under wildlife and livestock grazing site – JBES

Samira Hossein Jafari, Ali Akbar Karimian Agricultural Science and Natural Resources, University of Gorgan, Iran Faculty of Natural Resources, Yazd University, Iran Key words: Plant indices, Arid rangelands, Wildlife, Livestock, Kalmand-Bahadoran, Yazd Abstract Vegetation changes in terms of specific plant or family can determine vegetation composition, rangeland condition, grazing pressure and herbivores food preference. Therefore, […]

The impact of ballast water disposal of commercial vessels, diversity of species and tide time in the west monsoon in port of Tanjung Emas Semarang – JBES

Agus Tjahjono, Azis Nur Bambang, Sutrisno Anggoro Graduate Program on Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies Diponegoro University, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia Engineering Department, Semarang Merchant Marine Polytechnic, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia Departement of Environmental Sciences, School of Postgraduate Studies Diponegoro University, Semarang, Central Java, , Indonesia Key words: Ballast Water, PTES, West Monsoon, Pb […]