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Biodiversity of woody species and their utilization in a Savannah ecological zone of Northern Ghana – JBES

R.Mensah, Effah AK, Attua EM, Chimsah FA, Boakye-Danquah J, Sackey I United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). 53-70, Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan The University of Tokyo, Todai Institute for Advanced Study, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), Tokyo, Japan University of Ghana, Department of Geography and Resource Development, […]

Assessment of conservation status in Caspian Sea coastal area by the use of diversity indices – JBES

Mokarram Ravanbakhsh, Tayyebeh Amini, Seyed Mohsen Nassaj Hosseini Environmental Research Institute, Academic Center for Education, Cultural Research (ACECR), Rasht, Iran Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center of Mazandaran (RCANRM), Noshahr, Iran Key words: Diversity indices, Coastal area, Caspian Sea, Guilan Province, Iran. Abstract This research was conducted to investigate the plant species diversity in the […]

Phytodiversity of Ayubia National Park Pakistan: Conservation and Management issues – JBES

Rabia Afza, Habib Ahmad, Zafeer Saqib, Niaz Ali, Jawad Khan Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Department of Genetics, Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Department of Environmental Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad Department of Botany, Govt. Degree Collage Zaida, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Key words: Pakistan, Ayubia National Park, Biodiversity, Plant […]

Investigation of activated biochar and soil ameliorative effects on Menthea piperita L. yield – JBES

Maede Fazli, Mohammad-Reza Ardakani, Hossein Ghafourian Department of Agronomy, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran Department of Biology, Marine and Science Technology Faculty, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran Key words: Organic agriculture, Menthea piperita, planting bed, yield. Abstract Menthea piperita from Lamiaceae family is one of medicinal plants which is widely […]

The flame temperature effect on the reduction of environmental pollutants in a thermal power plant – JBES

Amir Hossein Amini, Majid Riahi Samani Department of Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University ,Khomeini Shahr Branch, Isfahan, Iran Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Khomeini Shahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khomeini Shahr, Isfahan, Iran Key words: Power plant, air pollution, air temperature, pollution reduction, NOX. Abstract Due to the increasing development of thermal power plants […]

Population structure and threats to sustainable management of woody plant species in a Semi-Arid Agro-Ecosystem in Nigeria – JBES

T.H. Dauda, S.O. Jimoh, I.O. Azeez Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Federal University of Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Key words: Woody species, Population, Agro-ecosytems, Threats, Sustainability. Abstract This study was conducted to assess population structure and threat to the sustainable management of woody species in the various […]

Comparative diversity and composition of small non-volant mammals in areas found on Soccsksargen Region, Philippines – JBES

Mary Celman P. Guaza, Kristine Mae L. Yap,Sunshine Gay T. Singson, Shahida P. Nor, Relaine L. Amado1,Mark Anthony J. Torres, Maria Luisa Non-Cabrera,Elani A. Requieron Science Department, Mindanao State University, General Santos, Philippines Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Mindanao State University, Iligan, Philippines Key words: Rodents, Morphological Attributes, Data Analysis, Biodiversity, […]

Effects of crude oil pollution in the tropical rainforest biodiversity of Ecuadorian Amazon Region – JBES

Bautista Hugo, Rahman K.M. Mijanur Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Russian Federation Department of Bioecology, Hygiene and Public Health, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Russian Federation Key words: Oil, Pollution, Amazon region, Biodiversity, Ecuador. Abstract The interconnectivity among the aquatic ecosystems of Ecuadorian Amazon makes them highly sensitive to broad […]

Essential oil variation within and between Stachys inflata Benth. and Stachys lavandulifolia Vahl. populations from Iran – JBES

Seyed Mehdi Shahgolzari, Afagh Yavari Department of Biology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran Key words: Essential oils, GC–MS, Stachys inflata, Stachys lavandulifolia. Abstract Although several species of Stachys possess characteristic essential oils, only a few published studies have described within and between populations of their volatile constituents. The aim of the present study was to […]

Diversity and special assessment of soft bottom intertidal mollusks in sea grass beds of Benoni, Glan, Sarangani Province, Philippines – JBES

Francis Carl B. Herceda, Praise Jee J. Bien, Jason Vann A. Palomo, Joelyn D. Mamon, Vincent Paul L. Mantoya, Maria Luisa N. Cabrera, Elani A. Requieron Departmentof Science, Mindanao State University, Philippines Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University, Philippines Key words: Mollusks, Gastropods, Intertidal, Soft bottom, Sea grass. Abstract Gastropods are very diverse species […]