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  1. The use of active carbons derived from waste biomass as adsorbents in the remediation of wastewater remains a valuable and cost-effective technology when compared to the use of commercial active carbon for the...

    Authors: Enebi Estella Jasper, Jude Chinedu Onwuka and Yakubu Manasseh Bidam

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:168

    Content type: Research

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  2. The atmosphere is usually contaminated by heavy metals from different natural and anthropogenic sources. The levels of heavy metals in the atmosphere often become harmful and cause environmental pollution with...

    Authors: Bright Chigozie Ichu, Alexander Iheanyichukwu Opara, Emmanuel Nnamdi Ejike, Amarachi Udoka Nkwoada, Francis Chizoruo Ibe and Emmanuel Chuka Dioha

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:159

    Content type: Research

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  3. There is an exponential rise in the use of farming chemicals in agricultural practices ostensibly to increase food production. The chewing of fresh khat leaves and shoots has spread across the world from ancie...

    Authors: Albert M. Oyugi, Joshua K. Kibet and John O. Adongo

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:158

    Content type: Review

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  4. Estuarine and marine water quality has remarkable importance because these water resources are used for multiple reasons for instance: transportation, tourism, recreation, and other human or economic ways to u...

    Authors: Ebenezer Aquisman Asare, Zaini Bin Assim, Rafeah Binti Wahi, Rajuna Bin Tahir and Eric Kwabena Droepenu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:156

    Content type: Research

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  5. Several mechanisms had been exhibited by plants to mitigate deleterious effects of salinity stress. A screen house experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of salinity stress on the activities of os...

    Authors: Foluso Ologundudu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:152

    Content type: Research

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  6. The release of pollutant gases into the atmosphere as a result of anthropogenic activities exert effect on biological systems at many levels. Combustion engines such as those in vehicles and power generators p...

    Authors: Abiola Titilola Aborisade, Kayode Peter Balogun and Oluwole Olakunle Oladele

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:113

    Content type: Research

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  7. Tea is an important plantation crop in India and world. Introduction of fertilisers and pesticides for better production polluted tea garden soils. Phosphates in agricultural soils are converted into soluble f...

    Authors: Sumedha Saha, Sukanya Acharyya, Sahadeb Sarkar and Malay Bhattacharya

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:109

    Content type: Research

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  8. The world today is faced with the humongous challenge of removing the numerous plastic wastes in our environment. Efforts in the removal or remediation of these materials from the ecosystem are presently at th...

    Authors: Chidi Edbert Duru, Ijeoma Akunna Duru and Christian Ebere Enyoh

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:104

    Content type: Research

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  9. Contamination of cow milk with uranium (U) is attracting global attention owing to U’s radio-toxicity and chemical toxicity in humans and animals. Concentrations of U in 223 cow milk samples from indigenous br...

    Authors: Titus Haakonde, John Yabe, Kennedy Choongo, Gershom Chongwe, Gilbert Nchima and Md. Saiful Islam

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:96

    Content type: Research

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  10. The study of habitat preference and identification of malaria vector is one of the important steps in malaria control. Knowledge of local Anopheles mosquitoes capable of transmitting malaria parasites has contrib...

    Authors: T. A. Olusi, I. A. Simon-Oke and A. V. Akeju

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:87

    Content type: Research

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  11. Salinity is typical in seashore soils due to the interruption of seawater in the groundwater. Soil microbes of coastal regions play a vital role in increasing plant yields. Microbe-plant associated growth and ...

    Authors: Gajendra Joshi, Vikash Kumar and Sunil Kumar Brahmachari

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:83

    Content type: Research

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  12. The release of triphenylmethane dyes, like malachite green (MG) and crystal violet (CV), into the environment is a cause of concern due to its toxicity, mutagenicity and carcinogenicity.

    Authors: Vasudhaudupa Alaya, Rajesh Kumar Kodi, Earanna Ninganna, Balakrishna Gowda and M. B. Shivanna

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:81

    Content type: Research

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  13. Heavy metal accumulation in the ecosystem constitutes a potential toxic effect which is hazardous to human health. Increasing environmental pollution has necessitated the use of cattle egrets to evaluate the l...

    Authors: Elijah Abakpa Adegbe, Oluwaseyi Oluwabukola Babajide, Lois Riyo Maina and Shola Elijah Adeniji

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:71

    Content type: Research

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  14. Climatic factors have been shown to influence communicable disease dynamics especially in tropical regions where temperature could swing from extreme heat and dryness to wet and cold within a short period of t...

    Authors: Eric N. Aidoo, Atinuke O. Adebanji, Gaston E. Awashie and Simon K. Appiah

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:20

    Content type: Research

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  15. Ecological risk assessment of the levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils of the abandoned sections of Orji Mechanic Village, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The main objective of the study was to dete...

    Authors: Francis Chizoruo Ibe, Chidi Edbert Duru, Benaiah Obinna Isiuku and Jacienta Ngozi Akalazu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:18

    Content type: Research

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  16. A series of metal solutions such as chromium sulphate, lead sulphate and nickel sulphate were prepared, and varying concentrations were used to model the optimum conditions that would favour the removal of the...

    Authors: David Ebuka Arthur and Augustina Aroh Oyibo

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:14

    Content type: Research

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  17. The environment is always subjected to exposure from different natural and anthropogenic sources of trace elements. The excessive intake of these trace elements may become toxic and cause health disorders to t...

    Authors: V. Vineethkumar, V. V. Sayooj, K. P. Shimod and V. Prakash

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:198

    Content type: Research

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  18. Many studies revealed that there is a strong relationship between neurodevelopmental delay and malnutrition. This clinic-based study aimed to detect nutritional problems and its reflection on growth and mental...

    Authors: Marwa Nasr Al Sayed, Mohamed Salah Mostafa, Howida Hosny El Gebaly, Rania Samy Mohamed and Magda Ramzy Kastandy

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:189

    Content type: Research

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  19. This paper discusses the hydrological problems assessment of flash floods and the encroachment of wastewater in selected urban areas of Greater Cairo using remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS...

    Authors: Hanaa A. Megahed and Mohammed A. El Bastawesy

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:188

    Content type: Research

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  20. The limited water resources in arid environments in addition to the effect of agricultural and anthropogenic activities on groundwater quantity and quality necessitate paying more attention to the quality asse...

    Authors: Hanaa A. Megahed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:187

    Content type: Research

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  21. In recent years, ecofriendly compounds such as chitosan has been used to alleviate the destructive effects of salt stress. Chitosan is a natural biodegradable compound with no toxicity in nature and act as a s...

    Authors: Naeem Ullah, Abdul Basit, Imran Ahmad, Izhar Ullah, Syed Tanveer Shah, Heba I. Mohamed and Shahryar Javed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:181

    Content type: Research

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  22. Microalgae cells can be identified as a potential source for new and renewable energy. The economic investigation for biodiesel and bio-active compound production from the microalgae community (Bloom), which are ...

    Authors: Sayeda M. Abdo, Guzine I. El Diwani, Kamel M. El-Khatib, Sanaa A. Abo El-Enin, Mohammed I. El-Galad, Haidy S. Basily and Gamila H. Ali

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:169

    Content type: Research

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  23. Alteration in the normal composition of gasses in the atmosphere referred to as air pollution can occur as a result of different processes, including emissions from vehicles and power generators. Gasses affect...

    Authors: Kayode Peter Balogun, Abiola Titilola Aborisade and Oluwole Olakunle Oladele

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:147

    Content type: Research

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  24. Culex mosquitoes are a major vector of public health importance and have been implicated for the transmission of some parasitic diseases such as lymphatic filariasis and West Nile virus. It has also been repor...

    Authors: Michael Olarewaju Akintan and Joseph Onaolapo Akinneye

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:129

    Content type: Research

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  25. “Chemically enhanced primary treatment” (CEPT) is an approach to wastewater treatment. It can be utilized as a specially designed step in “biological” secondary treatment processes. The aim of this study is to...

    Authors: Ghada A. Al Bazedi and Mona A. Abdel-Fatah

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:107

    Content type: Research

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  26. The release of environmental pollutants such as heavy metals due to mining activities has received worldwide condemnation. Therefore, understanding the contamination of both surface and groundwater in Edege-Mb...

    Authors: Mohammed Engha Isah, Nuhu Abdulkadir Abdulmumin, Paul D. Elaoyi and Ephraim Audu

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2019 43:179

    Content type: Research

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  27. The economic growth and social interaction of many developing countries have been enhanced by vehicular transportation. However, this has come with considerable environmental cost. The vehicular emissions of g...

    Authors: Ufere N. Uka, Ebenezer J. D. Belford and Jonathan N. Hogarh

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2019 43:90

    Content type: Research

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