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Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology is a publisher of multidisciplinary peer-reviews original research works and critical reviews on interdisciplinary studies in Biotechnology, Agriculture, Food and Environment interface; and is published twice a year. It serves scientists in the field of Agriculture, Food science and Technology; Animal science, Agriculture Economy and Extension, Fisheries and Aquiculture, Biotechnology, Breeding and Veterinarians. 

Other websites associated with this journal: http://biotechsocietynigeria.org/index.php/journals/11-current


Vol 36, No 1 (2019)

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Articles

Reaction of gum arabic samples with monoclonal antibodies directed to plant cell wall polymers in dot immunobinding EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.T. Samaila, I.B. Gashua 1-8
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Effect of fermentation periods on the nutrient quality and sensory acceptability of Africa Yam Beans (Sphenostylis sternocarpa) porridge EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.N. Ukom, S Ndudim, L.N. Nwanagba 9-16
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Microbiological evaluation and antimicrobial resistant pattern of bacteria isolated from surface drinking water sources in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.A. Ayandele, O.O. Ajala, S.A. Oyekemi, M.O. Awotunde 17-26
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Molecular screening of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora inbred lines for polymorphism and genetic crosses for the development of recombinant inbred lines EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.T. Okolo, C Molina, J Bulus, P.S. Chindo, R.U. Ehlers 27-33
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Efficacy of some bio-control agent formulations on scab of cowpea and groundnut late leaf spot in the Nigerian savanna EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Yakubu, A.A. Yusuf, A Kabir, M.S. Usman, S.K. Bello, D Praveen Kumar 34-40
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Assessment of the cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of aqueous root extract of Alstonia boonei De wild using the Allium test EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.N. Egonu, N.E. Abu, R.U. Nma 41-46
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.6
Response of locust bean tree Parkia biglobosa (Jacq) Benth. explant to growth promoters for micropropagation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.O. Aderemi, D.A. Animasaun, J.A. Morakinyo 47-53
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Integrated co-cultured bacterial strains capabilities to aqueous sulfide and chemical oxygen demand mitigation from high-strength petroleum refinery wastewater EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Mani, M.A. Abd Aziz 54-61
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.8
Genetic diversity in Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) based on phenotypic and RAPD markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O.A. Oduwaye, M.A. Ayo-Vaughan, J.B.O. Porbeni, O.O. Oyelakin 62-68
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Evaluation of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) advanced breeding lines for resistance to cercospora leaf spots and rust diseases in Kano State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.H. Bashir, B.T. Edun, B.N. Motagi, H Sule 69-77
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.10
Genetic diversity studies of bacteria isolated from Clarias gariepinus along Yewa river in Nigeria using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) techniques and their antibiotic resistance profile EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O.O. Oyelakin, A.A. Akinyemi, A.R. Oloyede, A.A. Idowu, O.O. Ololade 78-86
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.11
Effect of fungi on dyes used in making Nigerian tie and dye cloths ('Adire') and shelf-life determination EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P.O. Bankole, A.A. Adekunle, O.F. Obidi 87-93
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Antagonistic effect of Bacillus thuringiensis for the control of bacterial wilt of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.K. Akintokun, C.O. Ojesola, P.O. Akintokun, A.R. Oloyede 94-102
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Assessment of public awareness, attitudes toward and acceptance of genetically modified foods in the city of Kaduna, Kaduna State, Northern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.E. Egbe, A.B. Bukar, A.A. Adebayo 103-112
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.14
Immobilization of cellulase and yeast for the hydrolysis and fermentation of pre-treated bagasse for ethanol production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E.C. Egwim, A.O. Agboola, A.N. Saidu 113-121
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.15
Preliminary evaluation of sensitivity of Saccharomyces cerevisiae LC 269108 to thermal and ethanol stresses in fermentation of agro-wastes for bioethanol production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.O. Nwuche 122-129
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.16
Consumers' acceptability of iodine-biofortified tomato in Abeokuta, Southwestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.P. Adekunle, R.B. Omosanya, S Shokunbi, S.A. Ganiyu, A.R. Popoola 130-137
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.17
Incidence of carbapenemase production among antibiotic resistant Klebsiella isolates in Zaria, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Mukail, B.A. Tytler, G.O. Adeshina, J.C. Igwe 138-145
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Effect of iodine biofortification on incidence and severity of Fusarium wilt and yield of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.T. Ajiwe, A.R. Popoola, C.G. Afolabi, O.A. Oduwaye, S.A. Ganiyu, O.B. Fajinmi, V.A. Chikaleke, J.E. Imonmion, J.A. Adigun, B.F. Taiwo, I.P. Uzoemeka 146-151
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.19
Molecular identification of viruses infecting maize (Zea mays L.) in Ekiti State, south-western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.A. Fajinmi, M.O. Bamiteko, O.B. Fajinmi, A.O. Adediji 152-158
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.20
Prevalence and polymerase chain reaction detection of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis causal agent of cassava bacterial blight disease in Osun state, Southwestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V.O. Dania, T.D. Ojeyemi 159-170
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The use of immobilized microalgal bead concentrations in the removal of ammonium nitrogen from synthetic wastewater EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O.R. Oluwole, C.M. Tobin, T.T. Banjo, O.O. Efunwoye, S.O. Awoyemi 171-176
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njb.v36i1.22
Genetic diversity in some Nigerian kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) genotypes as assessed by agro-morphological traits and seed protein markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A. Ayo-Vaughan, J.B.O. Porbeni, C.O. Alake, O.A. Oduwaye, E.O. Eigbe 177-185
Microbiological assessment of tigernut milk as a potential probiotic product EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.B. Osho, O.E. Sobande 186-193
Lipid profile of oils from Irvingia gabonensis (Baill) seeds and its deterioration by a phytopathogenic fungal species EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.A.A. Sanyaolu, A.A. Adekunle, A.A. Osuntoki 194-202
Poly-3-hydroxyalkanoates production potential of Bacillus cereus C113 isolated from cassava dumpsite using some carbon sources EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O.T. Fadipe, N Jamil, K.A. Lawal 203-212
Antibiotic resistance pattern of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from children under the age of five Years in Anambra State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Emeka-Nwabunnia, K Ejigeme, O.I. Oguoma 213-221
Molecular characterization of some bacteria and fungi associated with the decomposition of leaf litters of Eucalyptus camaldulensis and Tectona grandis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.O. Ndibe, G.B. Onwumere 222-232


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