PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

Discovery and Innovation - Vol 13, No 3 (2001)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Editorial

Some Reflections on Africa's Rich Biodiversity and the Lost Technological Opportunities
Keto E. Mshigeni
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15600
Letters and Viewpoints

Potentials of Using Waste Burnt Clay as a Pozzolanic Material in Kenya
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P. M. Syagga, G. N. Kamau, B. Waswa-Sabuni, S. O. Dulo 114-118
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15601
Studies on the Binding of Lead and Zinc Ions by Modified Cellulosic Materials of Tropical Origin EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J. N. Egila, B. B. Yahaya 119-122
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15602
Rural Planning in Regional Development: The Kenyan Experience EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Samuel O Akatch 123-131
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15603
Evaluation of the Antiulcer Properties of Pseudocedrela kotschyi Stem Bark Extract EMAIL FULL TEXT
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P. A. Akah, S. V. Nwafor, C. O. Okoli, U. I. Orji 132-135
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Science and Technology

The Cost of Scientific and Technological Ignorance with Special Reference to Africa's Rich Biodiversity
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Keto E. Mshigeni 136-143
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15605
Short Communications

Strength Properties and Groups of Major Commercial Timbers Grown in Kenya
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B. N. Chikamai, J. K. Githiomi, J. M. Onchieku 144-149
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15606
Livestock Grazing Intensities and Soil Deterioration in the Semi-Arid Rangeland of Nigeria: Effects on Soil Chemical Status EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Haruna Kuje Ayuba 150-155
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15607
Research

Rainfall and Temperature Influence on Zea mays L. Leaf Expansion and Seasonal Grain Yield Differences in Semi Arid Central Kenya
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J. W. Onyango, J. Wamari, L. Gachimbi 156-162
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A Comparison of Transmittance of the Wastewater from Pan African Paper Mills (EA) Limited and River Nzoia Water in Kenya EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J. D. Achoka 163-169
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15609
Effect of Degree of Polish on Milling and Nutritive Qualities of Some Kenyan Wheat Varieties and Triticale T222 Variety EMAIL FULL TEXT
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M. Bhattacharjee, M. G. Kinyua, D. O. Omune, J. Wanjama 170-177
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15610
Heavy Metal Pollutants and their Concentrations in Fish (Barbus Species) in Sosiani River, Kenya EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Beatrice Akinyi Ogindo 178-183
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15611
ISODEP, A Fuel Depletion Analysis Code for Predicting Isotopic Changes in Research Reactor Cores EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E. H. K. Akaho 184-195
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15612
Plasma Lipid Profile and Target Organ Effect of Theobromine Extracts from Cocoa in Wistar Rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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M. U. Eteng, P. E. Ebong, E. U. Eyong, A. N. Sama 196-202
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15613
Contamination of Groundwater Resources by Pit Latrines in Kwale District, Kenya EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Jason M. Mzuga, Mwakio P. Tole, Elias K. Ucakuwun 203-212
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15614
Semi-Empirical Method Interpretation of Cone Penetration Test (CPT) Data EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Chukwunonye Ozioma Owuama 213-226
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15615
Growth of Bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina, Del. Compositeae) and the Nutritive Values of its Processed and Unprocessed Leaves EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Caroline O. Akachuku 227-233
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15616
Comparative Biochemical and Physiological Effects of Fermented and Unfermented Soyabeans and African Locust Beans on Rats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E. N. Dike, O. A. Magbagbeola, S. A. Odunfa 234-242
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15617
Book Review

Pastures Lost: Barabaig Economy, Resource Tenure and the Alineation of their Land in Tanzania
Charles Lane
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/dai.v13i3.15618


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