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Valorization of shea caterpillar droppings (Cirina butyrospermi Vuillet) in the ecological management of soil fertility in Burkina Faso – IJAAR

K. Coulibaly, A.P.K Gomgnimbou, B. Bacye, H.B. Nacro, M.P. Sedogo Laboratoire d’étude et de recherche sur la fertilité du sol (LERF), Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso (UPB) Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol Eau Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Laboratoire Sol-Eau-Plante, Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherche Agricole (INERA), […]

Mandibular shape variation among size classes in the worker ants of Pheidologeton diversus – JBES

Mark Anthony J. Torres, Eugene Vernon V. Tañedo Jr. Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Mandible, Shape, Size-classes, Pheidologeton diversus. Abstract The geometric morphometric approach of landmark analysis was utilized in this study to compare the shapes of the mandibles of three size classes of the ant […]

Resilience to stress of woody species in Faidherbia albida (Del) A. Chev. and Prosopis africana (Guill., Perrot and Rich.) Taub. parklands in the Sahelian Niger – JBES

Moussa Massaoudou, Larwanou Mahamane, Karim Saley, Saadou Mahamane Department of Natural Resources Management (DGRN), National Institute of Agricultural Research of Niger (INRAN), P.O.Box 240 Maradi, Niger African Forest Forum (AFF), World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Dan Dicko Dankoulodo of Maradi, Niger Department of Biology, Faculty […]

Spatial prediction of soil phosphorous using soil electrical conductivity as secondary information – JBES

Nikou Hamzehpour Sara Mola Ali Abasiyan Department of Soil Science, Maragheh University, Iran Key words: Soil phosphorus, Soil electrical conductivity, Spatial prediction, Kriging, Co-kriging. Abstract Soil phosphorus (P) plays an important role in soil fertility and availability of micronutrients in soil, especially in arid and semiarid regions. Therefore, monitoring soil P condition is of great […]

Spatial and seasonal variation of macrobenthos diversity around Nuclear Power Plant site, Tarapur, Maharashtra – JBES

Priti V. Kubala, Ajit A. Ambekara, Chandra Prakasha, Paramita B. Sawanta ICAR – Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, India Key words: Macrobenthos, Nuclear Power Plant site, Tarapur. Abstract The present study aimed at assessment of impact of Nuclear Power Plant site, Tarapur on macrobenthos diversity at seven locations, viz., TAPS 1&2, TAPS 3&4, Light […]

Evaluation of drinking water quality in urban areas of Pakistan: a case study of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi, Pakistan –

Syed Asim Hussain, Alamdar Hussain, Urooj Fatima, Wajid Ali, Amjad Hussain, Nasir Hussain Department of Earth Sciences, Karakoram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Integrated Mountain Areas Centre, Karakoram International University, Gilgit, Pakistan Department of Economics, Islamic International University, Islamabad, Pakistan Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Karakoram International University, Gilgit Pakistan National Center of Excellence for Geology, […]

Relative warp analysis on shell shapes of Faunus ater in Guihing River Hagonoy, Davao del Sur – JBES

Darlene Deanne C. Mallari, Bianca T. Rabang, Renante V. Mesias, Von Jezzrel A. Jumao-as, Mark Anthony J. Torres, Elani A. Requieron Secondary Department, College of Education, Mindanao State University, General Santos City 9500, Philippines Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Mindanao State University Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City 9200, Philippines Science […]

Use of ornamental plant “Vinca” (Vinca rosea L.) for remediation of lead-contaminated soil – JBES

Nusrat Ehsan, Rab Nawaz, Sajjad Ahmad, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Umar Hayyat, Rashid Mahmood Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB), The University of Lahore, Pakistan Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Vehari Campus, Pakistan Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University (KIU), Pakistan Sustainable Development Study Centre (SDSC), Government […]

Morphometric contribution and molecular markers for the characterization and identification of olive tree (Olea europaea L.) varieties – JBES

M.Laib, Z. Djerrou, M.M. Bentchikou Department of Sciences of Nature and Life, University of August 20th 1955, Skikda, Algeria Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Mentouri Constantine, Algeria Departement of Sciences of Nature, University of Mentouri Constantine, Algeria Key words: Olea europaea L., Morphological descriptors, Alleles, Polymorphism, Microsatellites. Abstract This study focused the variability […]

Using thin-plate spline grids in modeling sex differences in the shapes of the apical disc in the sea urchin (Tripneustes gratilla) – JBES

Alinasser Alfad Yusop, Nurullaji Aguil, Roldan Echem, Mark Anthony J. Torres Department of Biology and Natural Science, Western Mindanao State University, ZamboangaCity, Philippines Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City, Philippines Key words: Thin-plate spline grids, Tripneustes gratilla, Geometric Morphometrics, Sexual Dimorphism, Sea Urchin. Abstract Variations in the shapes of the apical […]