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  1. This study estimates the migration and levels of phthalate esters in drinking water and fruit drinks packed in plastics and tetra pak cartons that are regularly available for consumption in Nigeria. The probab...

    Authors: Abiodun Odunlami Adegunwa, Aderibigbe Kola Adegunwa and Rokeebat Motunrayo Oyatoyinbo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:187
  2. Optimization of adsorption processes using statistical methods of experiment for the removal of pollutants from wastewater, in an effort to curb the global problem of water pollution, is increasingly being ado...

    Authors: Zaharaddeen Nasiru Garba, Patricia Adamma Ekwumemgbo and Godwill Stephen
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:186
  3. Indiscriminate disposal of polyethylene materials has become a regular practice among developing nations of Africa, especially in Nigeria. This has resulted in environmental pollution; hence, this study invest...

    Authors: Temitope Oluwatosin Ayeni, Daniel Juwon Arotupin and Oisagah Ezekiel Ayo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:182
  4. The unpredicted pandemic disease COVID-19 first flared up adversely in Europe by imparting interminable force of infected and fatality cases to Italy. In late February 2020, the novel severe acute respiratory ...

    Authors: Asma Akter Bhuiyan, Sreyashi Brahmachari, Israt Jahan Ripa and Rashed Noor
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:176
  5. Globally, the increasing impacts of climate change continue to be seen in rising sea temperature, flooding, and fluctuation in weather patterns. Recently, the phenomenon has become a reality for poor communiti...

    Authors: Jemima Duru, Joseph Aro and Rachael Ebunoluwa Oladipo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:165
  6. During coronavirus pandemic, an unpredictable pile of biomedical waste (BMW) gathers at the top. India produces 710 tonnes of biomedical waste daily. The contribution of COVID-19 related biomedical waste was 1...

    Authors: Snehal S. Manekar, Ravindrakumar L. Bakal, Rahul D. Jawarkar and Manoj S. Charde
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:159
  7. Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Todaro is a popular edible wild fern found in the subtropical Himalayas. It is widely used in folk medicine to treat several ailments and known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammator...

    Authors: Shivali Singla, Rupali Rana, Surendar Kumar, Reena Thakur and Sachin Goyal
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:133
  8. In the global world that is technologically driven, efficiency and productivity of businesses that have decided to embrace technology are achieved by e-commerce logistics (ECL). E-commerce logistics has receiv...

    Authors: Adetayo Olaniyi Adeniran, Feyisola Olajire Akinsehinwa and Samuel Oluwaseyi Olorunfemi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:128
  9. Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is a common condition that causes unpleasant respiratory symptoms. The objective of this cross-sectional study is to examine the trends of hay fever self-reported diagnosis among ...

    Authors: Jenna Zamil, Anjana Mohan, Zahra Majd and Hua Chen
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:122
  10. Every year millions of Muslims travel to Saudi Arabia to perform the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj pilgrimage Aligned with the Kingdom's 2030 vision, the Ministry of Health works to provide advanced free med...

    Authors: Alhanouf Aljohani, Shatha Nejaim, Mashael Khayyat and Omar Aboulola
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:112

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  11. Odonata (dragonfly and damselfly) are particularly good indicators of freshwater ecosystem health. The constant disturbance of freshwater habitats can result in the reduction of Odonata species diversity. Chan...

    Authors: Babasola Adu, Omolola Dada and Victor Tunwase
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:86
  12. In recent years, special attention has been focused on the use of natural adsorbents as an alternative to replace the conventional adsorbents, based on both the environmental and the economical points of view....

    Authors: Nazar A.aziz ElNasri, Nazar Abdallazim Wadidi, Alkhair Abd Almahmoud Idris, Saba Kidane Woldemicheal and Sabah Ibrahim Ahmed El Haj
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:79
  13. The Nile River included diverse phytoplankton compositions belonging to five main phytoplankton categories. Algae have been classified and identified through comparative morphology.

    Authors: Adel Hussein Abouzied and Hanan A. S. Hassan
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:70
  14. This study focussed on effective bibliometric analysis of research on Ramsar sites in India within the last 30 years using VOS viewer software. The study focused on the estimation of the current areal extent a...

    Authors: Malabika Biswas Roy, Swetasree Nag, Sudipa Halder and Pankaj Kumar Roy
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:59
  15. In recent times, there had been report of diverse particulate nucleic acid-related infections and diseases which have been associated with endemic, sporadic, and pandemic reports spreading within water nexus. ...

    Authors: Bright Esegbuyota Igere, Hope Onohuean and Uchechukwu U. Nwodo
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:56
  16. Mainstream cigarette smoke contains a complex array of toxic chemicals which can cause irreparable harm to the lungs and most organs in the biological landscape. Attempts to reduce harmful by-products in mains...

    Authors: Alfayo K. Maiyo, Joshua K. Kibet and Fredrick O. Kengara
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:29
  17. Heavy metals are well documented to induce reproductive toxicity. This study was designed to investigate the role of vitamin E and quercetin on reproductive toxicity mediated by lead acetate in male Wistar rat...

    Authors: Wahab Adekunle Oyeyemi, Adeniran Oluwadamilare Akinola, Oore-oluwapo Ololade Daramola, Ikponmwosa Aikpitanyi, Opeyemi Tosin Durotoluwa, Precious-Gift Olohigbe Alele, Iyesogie Osaretin Ogieriakhi and Tseye Daisy Okoro
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:22
  18. Developing the desert zone outside the flood plain of the Nile River and targeting the reclamation of about 12,500 feddan in the desert environs of Qena governorate are considered one of the top priorities of ...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel Hadi Shedid El Sabri, Mohamed Ahmed Rashed, Kadry Nasser Sediek, Nabil Hosny Rofaayl and Osama Hazem Eltabakh
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:21
  19. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a global pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, which has an enormous effect on human lives and the global environment. This review aimed to assess the global scientific evidence on the i...

    Authors: Meseret Muche, Getahun Yemata, Eyayu Molla, A. Muthama Muasya and Berhanu Abraha Tsegay
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:20
  20. In the last few decades, the air, water, and soil are contaminated due to different anthropogenic activities and severely affect the environmental quality. Pollution is the harmful effect and creates undesirab...

    Authors: K. P. Shimod, V. Vineethkumar, T. K. Prasad and G. Jayapal
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2022 46:4
  21. Pollution arising from the noxiousness of palm oil mill effluent (POME) has become a serious threat to aquatic biotas. However, a paucity of information exists on fish response to POME-mediated oxidative stres...

    Authors: Olufemi D. Owolabi, Saratu I. Abdulkareem and Adefemi O. Ajibare
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:220
  22. Water pollution due to the disposal of heavy metals in water bodies is one of the most global concerns that adversely affect the ecosystem and human health because of their non-biodegradability and potential o...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Elkhatat, Mariam Soliman, Rim Ismail, Somaya Ahmed, Nada Abounahia, Shamna Mubashir, Sohila Fouladi and Majeda Khraisheh
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:218
  23. The excessive usage of herbicides to control herbs by farmers has become an issue of interest to the environmentalist due to the threat posed by such act to the ecosystem, and therefore, there is the need to c...

    Authors: Thomas Aondofa Nyijime, Abdullahi Muhammad Ayuba and Habibat Faith Chahul
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:189
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. “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