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The Journal aim is to satisfy the goal of ensuring rapid and wide dissemination of results of scientific researches that could finally trigger the advancement of human kind in all its ramifications. The Journal’s scope is wide in that it reported findings in the areas of pure and applied sciences, namely; Agricultural Sciences, Botany, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Geography. Also, areas of Laboratory Science, Technology, Mathematical Sciences, Microbiology, Physics, Medical Sciences and Zoology form part of the contents of the Journal. Scientists in the academia, research institutes and industries are therefore encouraged to participate actively in the propagation of their works through Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (BAJOPAS).


Vol 10, No 2 (2017)

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Articles

A survey of avifauna and vegetation communities in Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.S. Ringim, M.M. Dogara 1-10
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.1
Phytochemical screening and anti-microbial activities of the leaf, stem bark and root extracts of Combretum sokodense EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Ibrahim, A.S. Bello, U Sunusi, M.Y. Lere, F.S. Umar, U.D. Egbong, H Nasiru, A Muhammad 11-15
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.2
Effects of physico-chemical parameters on the composition and abundance of phytoplankton in Ajiwa Reservoir Katsina State, north western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.U. Usman, S Namadi, S.A. Nafiu 16-24
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.3
A comparative assessment of nutrients and anti-nutrients contents of varieties of fried yam (Dioscorea specie) commonly consumed in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.M. Abubakar, F.A. Gana 25-28
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.4
A new Generalized Exponential- Weibull Distribution; its properties and application EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.G. Dikko, A.M. Faisal 29-37
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.5
Adulticidal potentials of dichloromethane extracts of some selected plant leaves against Culex mosquitoes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmadu Bukar, Zainab Tukur 38-42
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.6
Spatio-temporal variations in camel (Camelus dromedarius) foraging behaviour on rangeland ecosystem of semi-arid north western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.A. Alkali, B.F. Muhammad, M Abubakar, A.A. Njidda, M.I. Ghude 43-47
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.7
Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic activity of methanolic leaf extract of Morinda lucida on alloxan induced diabetic rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hauwa M.S. Haruna, Baba Gabi, Saudatu Ahmad Jere 48-51
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.8
Effects of oral administration of Momordica charantia on haematological parameters of adult albino rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.I. Umar 52-56
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.9
Acute and sub- chronic toxicity profile of Annona muricata (Sour sop) on wister albino rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hauwa Bello Sherif, Gabi Baba, Sadiya M. Abdullahi 57-63
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.10
An assessment of pollution in aquatic environment using bioindicators: a review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U.A. Abdullahi, S Ibrahim 64-68
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.11
Sexual dimorphism in visceral adiposity measures, parameters and biomarkers of metabolic syndrome among Hausa ethnic group in Kano, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.Y. Asuku, B Danborno, A.S. Akuyam, J.A. Timbuak, L.H. Adamu 69-74
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.12
Prevalence of intestinal parasitic protozoan infections among female HIV/Aids patients attending Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.M. Dogara, A.A. Aliyu, A.A. Aliyu 75-82
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.13
A cross sectional study on lung functions in athletes, singers, and individuals with sedentary lifestyles in Ahmadu Bello University, Bello EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.I. Imam, J.N. James, M.B. Akor-Dewu 83-87
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.14
Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial studies of metal complexes of mixed ligands : citric acid and amodiaquine EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Lawal, S Olowude, M.O. Bamigboye, H.O. Sa’ad, G.G. Nnabuike, M.T. Yunus-Issa, S.A. Amolegbe 88-92
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.15
Ergonomic evaluation of subjects involved in orange (Citrus sinensis) handling operations in Yanlemo Market Kano State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Lawan, K Yahaya, Rabi K. Ahmad, A.I. Muhammad 93-98
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.16
Temperature variations as evidence of climate change in northern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Luka Fitto Buba, Ahmed Maigari Ibrahim 99-106
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.17
Sero-prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection in children (0-5 years) attending institute of child health Banzazzau Zaria Kaduna State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A. Sulaiman, Musa Hassan Muhammad, F Jane 107-110
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.18
Nigella sativa (black seed) extract improves spatial learning abilityin albino mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.I. Imam, A Adamu, U.A. Muhammad, Y Yusha’u 111-114
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.19
Spatio-temporal trends of typhoid fever among youths attending Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ishaq A. Abdulkarim, Murtala U. Mohammed 115-121
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.20
Malaria and typhoid fever co-infection among febrile patients in Kumbotso Local Government Area Kano, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.S. Nas, M Ali, A Yahaya 122-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.21
Colchicine-induced mutagenesis for improved growth and yield of fonio (Digitaria exilis [Kippist] Stapf.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Nura, A.K. Adamu, M.A. Adelanwa, I.S. Usman, K Shehu 126-133
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.22
Hepato-curative effects of crude methanol and ethanol root extracts of Calotropis procera (sodom of apple) on CCl4 induced hepato-toxicity in albino rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.K. Uba, A.J. Alhassan, Muntari Bala 134-140
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.23
Effects of organic manure on some haematological parameters of Oreochromis niloticus, Clarias gariepinus and Cyprinus capio in polyculture system EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.A. Yola, A.I. Adikwu 141-145
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.24
Malaria occurrence and awareness amongst Almajirai in some selected traditional Qur’anic centres of Kano Municipal and Gwale Local Government Areas of Kano State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Amina Babayo Hamma, Zainab Tukur 146-151
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.25
Climate change and its implications on human existence in Nigeria: a review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Abdulkadir, A Maryam Lawal, T.I. Muhammad 152-158
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.26
Phytochemistry and in vitro antiplasmodial properties of aqueous and ethanol stem bark extracts of Jatropha curcas (Physic Nut) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abdullahi A. Imam, Amina Shehu, Ibrahim A. Khalil, Hadiza Abdullahi 159-166
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.27
Pattern of utilisation of oral glucose tolerance test: the experience of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Abdulsalam, I.A. Yahaya, I.Y. Mohammed 167-171
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.28
Proximate and mineral elements composition of five locally consumed fruits in Kano State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Bala, J.B. Bashar 172-176
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.29
Yield and yield components of intercropped dual-purpose lablab and cowpea with maize of contrasting maturities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.U. Ewansiha, U.F. Chiezey, K.E. Law-Ogbomo 177-183
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.30
Age specific sex differences in BMI and skin fold thickness among children of Kazaure Emirate, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Gudaji, L.H. Adamu, M.G. Taura, B Danborno, A.Y. Asuku, S Datti, U.I. Mika’il 184-189
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.31
NORMs distribution in coastal soils and sediments of River Yobe, north-eastern Nigeria: an evaluation of the potential radiological hazards EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Habu Tela Abba, Sadiq Umar, Daniel Joseph Adeyemo, Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, Aminu Ismaila, Muneer Aziz Saleh 190-197
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.32
Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of Garcinia kola seed extracts against pathogenic methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.S. Nas, A.U. Zage, M Ali 198-203
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.33
Analysis of nutritive contents of some Nigerian fruits EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Bala, J.B. Bashar 204-208
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.34
Electrical resistivity investigation of sub- surface topography of Rafin Bareda Drainage Basin as a tool for cassiterite-columbite exploration in Dutsen-Wai, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Umar, A.L. Ahmed, S.S. Magaji, B Bala 209-221
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.35
Variation of meteorological parameters and its effect on refractive index of air over Lagos Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Bawa, G.S.M. Galadanci, B.G. Ayantunji, H Mai-Unguwa, M.T. Muhammad, Ibrahim Umar 222-225
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.36
Geological influence on the terrestrial gamma radiation dose rate in Jos Plateau, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Habu Tela Abba, Hassan Abdulsalam 226-232
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.37
Effect of methanolicstem-bark extract of Commiphora pedunculata on plasma recalcification time of Najani gricollis venom treated plasma EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.L. Abdullahi, H.S. Muhammed, N Tajuddeen, S.A. Hamza, M.A. Ibrahim 233-237
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.38
Retrospective study of seasonal trends of malaria reported cases in Kano State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.I. Yakudima, Y.M. Adamu 238-244
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.39
Studies of Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes with schiff base derived from salicylaldehyde and aniline EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.Y. Hussaini, A Ahmad, S Sani 245-250
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.40
Study of average seasonal variations of surface radio refractivity across some selected cities in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Musa, G.S.M. Galadanci, B.G. Ayantunji, H Mai-Unguwa, M.T. Muhammad 251-255
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.41
Anthropometric comparison of Anthropometric Test Device (ATD) and Nigerian female adult EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.A. Rafukka 256-261
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.42
Determination of origin and granulometric analysis of river channel sediments of Osi, southwestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Lawal, H.M. Grema, H.A. Ibrahim, M Kitha, N.A. Yelwa, I.M. Abdullahi, A Muhammad 262-270
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.43
Genetic studies of agronomic and kernel quality traits in white maize (Zea mays L.) inbred lines EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.D. Dawaki, M Yusuf, A.K. Ibrahim, A Bala 271-276
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.44
Antidepressant activity of methanol root bark extract of Securinega virosa (Ex Willd.) Baill in albino mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Shehu, M.G. Magaji, B Sanni, S.N. Abdu-Aguye 277-282
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.45
The influence of physicochemical characteristics of a non-edible oil of yellow oleander seed on its fuel properties EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y.A. Dallatu, E.B. Agbaji, V.O. Ajibola 283-291
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.46
Phytochemical composition and antitrypanosomal activity of the leaf extract of Leptadenia hastata (Pers) Decne EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Haruna, A Mann, E.O. Ogbadoyi 292-299
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.47
Subsurface mapping of groundwater contamination pathway using geoelectric method at waste site of Kubanni Basin, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Umar, B Bala, M.A. Garba, M.A. Muhammed 300-304
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.48
Distribution pattern of some heavy metals in the dust particulates of Funtua Textile Limited, Katsina, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Uba, Y.A. Dallatu, S Abdulkadir 305-314
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bajopas.v10i2.49


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