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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 11, No 1 (2018): Special Conference Edition

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Simulation of the effect of bit assignment to multi-hypothesis pictures per group for motion compensated video compression (MCVC) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.A. Busari, I.D Adamu, M.H. Ali, T. A. Busari, M.A. Afolabi, M.M. Kashimbila 1-7
Adsorption of lead and copper ions from aqueous solutions using multi-wall carbon nanotube/kaolinite composite beads EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Salisu, Magaji Ilu Barde, Umar Abdulganiyu 8-16
Kinetics and thermodymics studies for the removal of bromocresol purple using raw bentonite clay and activated carbon from Vachellia nilotica pod as adsorbents EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rukayya Abdulganiyu Adepoju, Mohammed B. Ibrahim 7-26
Antiplasmodial activity of nanoparticles enhanced chloroquine on Plasmodium berghei in vivo EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.M. Hadiza, D.W. Taura, B. Mohammed 27-32
Evaluation of indigenous rhizobial isolates in search for candidate strain for commercial production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.A. Aliyu, A.A. Yusuf, A. Atta 33-39
An assessment of the physicochemical quality of some bottle water sold in Kano metropolis, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.A. Busari, B.A. Abdullahi, A.H. Kawo 40-44
Gaussian beam divergence using paraxial approximation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.A. Busari, M.M. Kashimbila, K.A. Busari, M.A. Afolabi, I.D. Adamu 45 - 49
Mutagenic effects of Sodium azide (NaN3) on morphological characteristics on two varieties of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.U. Bala, S.I. Yelwa, F.S. Hassan, S.M. Babangida 50-54
Comparitive study of electrical properties of carbon nano tube (CNT) and silicon nanowire (SNW) MOSFET devices EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.S. M. Galadanci, A. Tijjani, G. Babaji, S.M. Gana 55-63
Second line drug sensitivity test of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) isolates using proportional method EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.I. Aminu, A.D. Tukur 64-67
Analysis of bacterial urinary tract infection among pregnant women in tertiary hospital Katsina EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B. Abdulkadir, A.S. Aisha 68-72
Assessment of heavy metals contamination in the sediment of Yardantsi reservoir, Gusau Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.M. Jabbi, A.T. Rabiu, Z.R. Sani, M.L. Balarabe, A.K. Adamu 73-78
The potency of commonly used disinfectants on bacteria isolated from in-animate surfaces in the microbiology laboratory, Umaru Musa Yardua university Katsina EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F. Mukhtar, A.T Abbas 79-82
Growth performance of African mudfish Clarias gariepinus Fingerling fed graded poultry offal meal as a replacement of fishmeal EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Mamoon, J. Auta, M. M. Babatunde 83-87
Evaluation of corrosion behaviour of aluminum in different environment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Musa Husaini, Bishir Usman, Muhammad Bashir Ibrahim 88-92
Bioleaching of silica sand using bioreducing bacteria (Shewanella strains) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Yahaya, B.M Aisha, A. Zegeye, D.A.C. Manning, C.I Fialips 93-100
Epidemiological studies on rotavirus associated with diarrhoea among calves and children in Kaduna state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.M Aliyu, M Aminu, S.A. Ado, E.D. Jatau 101-105
Determination of effects of plants on the residential buildings in the central area of Lokoja as substitute for artificial cooling and ventilation in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ugbede Sunday Odaudu, Ibok U. Okon 106-111
Parasitological study and changes in level of some serum enzymes in Kano brown goats experimentally infected with Trypanosoma evansi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A. Gumel, T.I. Oyeyi, M. A. Qadir 112-118
Rainy season dietary ecology of avian species in semi-refuge habitats in Kano, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Aminu Abdul-hadi, Safianu Rabiu 119-125
Synthesis and study of the efficacies of Tetraaza macrocyclic ligand for the adsorption of heavy metals from wastewater EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Muhammadu Marwana Yusuf, Muhammad Saleh Salga 126-132
Comparison of nutritional values of wheat (Triticum aestivum) and acha (Digitaria exilis) grains EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.B. Mustapha, H.L Zubairu, A. Adamu 133-138
Effect of groundnut shell powder on the viscoelastic properties of recycled high density polyethylene composites EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J. Jacob, P.A. Mamza, A.S. Ahmed, S.A. Yaro 139-144
Analysis and interpretation of high resolution aeromagnetic data over Kabo town and its adjoining areas, in Northwestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A. Suleiman, M.O. Aku, Y.A. Sanusi 145-152
Evaluation of preservative properties and antimicrobial activities of Anogeissus leiocarpus extract on food pathogens of Hibiscus sabdariffacalyx (Zobo) drink EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. Ali, A. Bukar 153-160
Comparative study of the level of bacterial/helminths contamination of vegetables produced from polluted and unpolluted irrigation site of Kano EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z. N. Lambu, R. T Adamu, I. G Ahmed, A. A. Isah, A. A. Shehu, S. F. Umar, T. Mahmud, J. Isyaku, I. A. Karfi, S. Adamu 161-166
Antimicrobial activity of Lawsonia inermis (henna) extracts EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R.A. Usman, U. Rabiu 167-171
Evaluation of the impact of cadmium poison and cadmium line channel on the dynamic behavior of miniature neutron source reactor (MNSR) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.D. Jatau, M. S. Anas, N. N. Garba, U. M. Kankara 172-177
Insight from the study of acidity and reactivity of Cr2O3 catalyst in propane dehydrogenation: a computational approach EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T. Oyegoke, F.N Dabai, A. Uzairu, B.Y. Jibril 178-184
Antibiotic sensitivity pattern of bacteria isolated from Nigerian currencies (Naira) circulating in some hospitals of Kano metropolis, Kano state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.M. Aminu, H.S. Yahaya 185-190
Antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of Commiphora africana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.M. Idris, S.J. Usman 191-194
The intensity of malaria transmisson and efficacy of Alphacypermethrin as an indoor residual insecticide against malaria vectors in Kadawa, Kano EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.M. Bashir, Y.M. Abdussalam, T. Zainab 195-200
Effect of proximity of pit latrine and soak-away on the microbiological and physicochemical quality of well water in four local government areas of Kano metropolis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Yahaya, I. M. Amina 201-207
Quantitative analysis of plant species diversity in Kano zoological garden EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H. Haruna, A.A. Aliko, S.M. Zakari, A.H. Omeiza 208-213
Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial studies on Schiff base derived from 2-aminopyridine and 2-methoxybenzaldehyde and its cobalt (ii) and nickel (ii) complexes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U Sani, S M Iliyasu 214-219
Enterobacterial contamination of some meat products commercially available in Kaduna metropolis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Muhammad Yusha’u, Muhammad I. Umar, Awwali Tati, Abimbola A. Orukotan 220-222
Assesment and comparison of modis aod and ae product over Ilorin Aeronet station using the statistical analysis of empirical orthogonal function (EOF) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Aliyu, B.I. Tijjani, S.B. Sharafa 223-229
Optimization of the conditions for adsorption of fluoride in aqueous solution by carrot residue using central composite design of experiment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F. G Okibe, Z. N. Garba, J. M. Alimi 230-237
Pathophysiology and management of parkinson disease: a review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abdullahi Samaila, M.R. Hayatudeen 238-243
Validity evidence of adapted hausa version of 8-item Morisky medication adherence scale in patients with hypertension in North-Western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K S Labaran, S Mohammed, B B Maiha, A Giwa, H U Ma’aji, H Yusuf, A W Ibrahim 244-250
In vitro methaemoglobin reducing capacity of the methanolic extract of the root, stem and leaf of Sclerocaya birrea on human hemoglobin S EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.S. Suleiman, S.E. Atawodi, H.C. Nzelibe, S.M. Aminu 251-254
In vitro methaemoglobin reducing potential of crude methanolic extract and fractions of Sterculiasetigera leaf on human sickled red blood cells EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abdullahi Baraka, Sunday E. Atawodi, Ibrahim Sani, Hassan Abdulaziz 255-258
Perceptions of undergraduate pharmacy students of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria on the introduction of the Pharm.D. degree to Nigerian pharmacy schools EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.U. Ma’aji, S.N. Abdu-Aguye, K.S Labaran, A.B. Umar 259-264
Influence of neutron irradiation and phosphorus on the performance of groundnut [Arachis hypogaea (L.)] genotypes grown on a P-deficient alfisols at Samaru, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.I. Gabasawa, M.M. Ayami, A.M. Muhammad 265-272
Adsorption of bromophenol blue and bromothymol blue dyes onto raw maize cob EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Safiyya Ibrahim Abubakar, Muhammad B. Ibrahim 273-281
Soil parasite contamination of public places within Lokoja metropolis, Kogi state EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.A. Badaki, K.B. Shittau, G.B. Labija, F.S. Agwuja 282-287
Graft copolymerization of acrylamide onto Hyphaene thebaica fiber and its performance for removal of heavy metals ions from aqueous solutions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Salisu, Muhammad Sale Salga 288-294
Effect of cropping system induced shading on the grain yield and yield attributes of cowpea varieties intercropped with sorghum based systems in the Sudan savannah ecological zone of Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y. Nuhu, F.B. Mukhtar, I. B. Mohammed, L.S. Abdu 295-300
Phytoremediation potential of Ipomoea asarifolia on lead polluted soils EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.C. Okoro, S. Shehu, R.S.U. Wasagu, Y. Saidu, S.A. Anka 301-307
Calculation of reactions cross section for proton-induced nuclear reactions on Iodine-127 isotope EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Idris Ahmad, Fatima Salman Koki, Yahaya Ibrahim Yola 308-314
Investigation of corrosion behaviour of iron in four different organic acids EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mikail Adam Yahaya, Bishir Usman, Muhammad Bashir Ibrahim 315-317
Evaluation of adverse drug reaction reports in adult patients on antiretroviral therepy in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching hospital Zaria-Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.T. Alhassan, M. Mohammed, J.O. Ahmadu, K. Labaran, H. Hamza 318-322
Comparative analysis on the effect of heavy metals: a case study of selected states in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.F. Isa, U. M. Gana, U.M. Ibrahim, F. Ahmed, M. Said, I.M. Salihu, B. Haladu, A. Bello, S. Bala, A.M. Ibrahim 323-329
Evaluation of the efficacy of dietary Canarium schweinfurthii oil inclusion on growth parameters in male albino wistar rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Stephen I. Onyeka, Sunday E. Atawodi, Andrew J. Nok 330-337
Anticonvulsant screening of three novel isomeric forms of 4[(dimethylphenyl) amino]-4-oxobut-2-enoic acid in chicks and mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.O. Ahmadu, M. Mohammed, F.T. Alhassan, S. Mustapha 338-342
Seroprevalence of measles virus infection among children in Zamfara state EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.Y. Aliyu, O.S. Olonitola, E.E. Ella 343-348
Bioethanol production from two varieties of mango kernel using co-culture of Bacillus subtilis, Aspergillus niger and Saccharomyces cerevisiea EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.M. Aminu, A. Bukar, A. Ado, M. Bello 349-356
Preparation, characterization and antimicrobial studies of some metal(II) complexes of a schiff base. derived from 2,3 diaminopyridine and 2-hydroxy -1- naphthaldehyde EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U. Sani, M. A. Lawal 357-367
Investigation on tranport and mixing processes of water pollutants: an assessment of effluents from some industries in Kano - Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. Idris, T.H. Darma, F.S. Koki 368-376
On certain combinatorial problems of the semigroup of partial and full contractions of a finite chain EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. M. Zubairu, Ali Bashir 377-380
Design of Key-shaped monopole antenna for UWB applications EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Aminu, B.Y. Galadima, M. Lawan, F. Ahmed, M. Idris 381-386
X-ray flourescence (XRF) elemental composition of Ocimum basilicim (Ob) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fatimah M. Kntapo, Rukaiyat M. Said, Rhoda O. Mosunmola 387-392
Optimisation of Moringa oleifera pod extract concentration for Surface water clarification EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abubakar Modibbo Ahmed, Kasim Mohammed 393-396
Effects of quarantine on transmission dynamics of Lassa fever EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abdurrahman Abdulhamid, Nafiu Hussainia 397-407
Microalgae and sustainable wastewater treatment: a Review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kasim Mohammed, Cesar Mota 408-419
Analysis of congestion control algorithm for fog computing systems with internet of things EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adamu Aminu, Zainab Dahiru Kaita 420-426
Detection of fungi associated with the spoilage of Psidium guajava, Malus domestica and Persia americana from selected markets within Kaduna metropolis. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.A. Jere, O. Obajemu, Y. Keziah 427-430
Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of a cyclitol isolated from the leaves of Bauhinia rufescens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Aminu Muhammad, Usman Dauda, Saidu Jibril, Hasnah Mohd Sirat 431-434
Model for the analysis of IPV4 and IPV6 protocols in ethernet network EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adamu Aminu, Kurah Anne 435-442
Heavy metals bioaccumulation in tissues of Tilapia zilli as indicators of water pollution in kafinchiri reservoir, Kano - Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. K. Ahmad, S. A Nafiu, H. A. Baba, I. U. Rashida, M. Zakariyya, S. Abubakar 443-450
Prevalence of ticks on dogs in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.B. Shitta, N.N. James-Rugu, J.A. Badaki 451-454
Hepato-curative effects of crude phenol root extract of soddom of apple (C. Procera) on CCL4 induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Garba Uba, Fatima I. Baiwa, A.J. Alhassan, Ya’U Murtala, Bala Muntari 455-458
Self-optimizing control methodology for mixed integer programming problems: a case study of refinery production scheduling EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Aminu A. Hamisu, Yi. Cao, Adamu S. Girei 459-464
Concurrent use of orthodox and herbal antimalarials among science-based undergraduate students of Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I. Salim, M. Mohammed, G.M. Khalid, N.A. Tijjani, A.H. Yaro, B.B. Maiha 465 - 470
Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of class D Oxa B-lactamases producing bacteria in Kano state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.S Shu’aibu, A.H. Arzai, S. Nura, A.S. Shaaibu 471-476
Assessment of hypoglycaemia and aneamia associated with malaria parasitaemia among pregnant women attending some selected hospitals in Kano metropolis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.A Sharubutu, A. D. Usman 477-483
Enzymatic pretreatment of grey cotion fabric for improving dye uptake, lustur and hand feel using fungal cellulase EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B. U. Gumel, S.M. Gumel, A. A. Bawa, A. S. Auwal 484-489
Selected mineral and anti-nutrient composition of three varieties ofHibiscus sabdariffa Linn (Roselle) calyces EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y. Yakubu, A. S. Hannatu, A. Garba 490-496
Effect of types and concentrations of auxins on callus induction and primary somatic embryogenesis in low cyanide cassava cultivars ( Manihot esculentum Cranz) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.I. Isah, Y. Mustapha, L.A. Sani 497-501
Matrix-Norm Approach of Computing Levenberg-Marquardt Reg- ularization Parameter for Nonlinear Equations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yau Balarabe Musa, M. Y. Waziri 502-513


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