PHYSICO–CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND SELECTED HEAVY METAL ESTIMATION OF WELL WATER IN ANKA AND GUSUA TOWN

                                      CHAPTER ONE                                     INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY The availability of good quality water is one of man’s basic daily needs for preventing diseases and improving quality of life. Water remains one of the world’s most abundant natural substances… Read More

COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF MICROFLORA IN THE PRESENCE OF HEAVY METAL FROM THREE DIFFERENT MECHANIC SITE CONTAMINATED SOIL

Abstract Heavy metals such as cadmium, copper, lead, chromium and mercury are important environmental pollutants, particularly in areas with high anthropogenic pressure. Their presence in the atmosphere, soil and water, even in traces can cause serious problems to all organisms… Read More

NEPHROPROTECTIVE EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF CASSIA SIEBERIANA ON ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

                                        CHAPTER ONE                                      INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Diabetes mellitus is chronic metabolic disorders that affect human body in… Read More

STUDIES ON THE IMPACT RESISTANCE OF CASHEW NUTSHELL POWDER AND CALCIUM CARBONATE FILLED POLYPROPYLENE

ABSTRACT Mechanical and morphological properties of pure polypropylene (PP) polypropylene/calcium carbonate (PP/CaCO3) and polypropylene/cashew nutshell powder (PP/CNSP)are reported in this work. The composites were prepared by compression moulding technique. The compressed moulded articles that is the PP, (PP/CaCO3) and (PP/CNSP)… Read More

PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF THE STEM BARK EXTRACT(S) OF INDIGOFERA ARRECTAHOCHST EX A. RICH (FABACEAE)

ABSTRACT The Pulverized stem bark of Indigofera arrectawas exhaustively extracted with methanol and concentrated in vacuo using rotary evaporator at 40 0C.The extract was later subjected to solvent partitioning to yield soluble extracts of n-hexane, ethyl acetate, chloroform, and methanol. Genernal phytochemical… Read More

EVALUATION OF SOME HEAVY METALS CONCENTRATIONS IN CHOCOLATE, CANDIES AND TOMATO PUREE

ABSTRACT This study was initiated as a follow-up information on some impounded products tomato puree (Samples A and B) chocolates and candies (Samples C, D, E and F) imported from China, and sold in Nigerian markets. This result as their… Read More

APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN A SOAP PRODUCTION PLANT

ABSTRACT This research work focused on the application of environmental management systems in a soap production plant. An environmental management systems (EMS) is a tool used to implement a structure programme of continual improvement in environmental management system. It is a… Read More

CONTROL OF A FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING UNIT

ABSTRACT The performance of the FCC units plays a major role on the overall economics of refinery plants. Any improvement in operation or control of FCC units will result in dramatic economic benefits. Present studies are concerned with the general… Read More

CONTROL OF A FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING UNIT

ABSTRACT The performance of the FCC units plays a major role on the overall economics of refinery plants. Any improvement in operation or control of FCC units will result in dramatic economic benefits. Present studies are concerned with the general… Read More

Evaluation of the efficacy of the Carestart Malaria HRP2 and pLDH/HRP2 Combo compared to microscopy in the diagnosis of malaria

CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION Malaria is a life-threatening illness, that has continued to pose public health challenges. It affects millions of people all around the globe especially, in Africa, Asia and South America. Malaria is currently endemic in over 100… Read More