The Use of Calcium Carbide in Fruit Ripening: Health Risks and Arsenic Index as a Quantitative Marker for Calcium Carbide Residue
The Use of Calcium Carbide in Fruit Ripening: Health Risks and Arsenic Index as a Quantitative Marker for Calcium Carbide Residue

Akolade Ridwan Oladipupo; Moshood O. Akinleye; Herbert A. B. Coker

Volume 5, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 125-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2022.320724.1206

Abstract
  Fruits are important worldwide due to their nutritional, commercial, and nutraceutical values. Doubtless, the increased demand for fruits is instrumental in the use of various artificial ...  Read More
Comparative Phytochemical, Nutritional and Antimicrobial Screening of the Seed, Leaf and Root of Vigna Subterranea.
Comparative Phytochemical, Nutritional and Antimicrobial Screening of the Seed, Leaf and Root of Vigna Subterranea.

Adaora Stellamaris Ogbuagu; Chinwe Chioma Maduka; Isaac Obi Okerulu; Chukwuebuka Thankgod Onyema; Chidi Onyeizugbe; Uzoamaka Anthonia Emezie

Volume 5, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 182-195

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2022.314226.1201

Abstract
  Vigna subterranea, a legume regarded as a ‘super food’ in Nigeria has been grossly understudied and underutilised and this study investigated the constituents of the various ...  Read More
Phytochemical evaluation, in vitro-in vivo antioxidant and cytotoxicity activities of various layers of watermelon fruit Citrullus lanatus (Cucurbitaceae) Matsum. & Nakai
Phytochemical evaluation, in vitro-in vivo antioxidant and cytotoxicity activities of various layers of watermelon fruit Citrullus lanatus (Cucurbitaceae) Matsum. & Nakai

Cletus Anes Ukwubile; Umar Idriss; Abdulmalik M. Isah

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 97-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2022.334538.1218

Abstract
  Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) is a popular plant whose fruits are use in all parts of Nigeria as remedy for various diseases. In this present study, the phytochemical contents, antioxidant ...  Read More
Chemical Composition, Antioxidative and Antimicrobial Activities of Different Extracts of the Leaves of Parquetina nigrescens (Asclepiadaceae)
Chemical Composition, Antioxidative and Antimicrobial Activities of Different Extracts of the Leaves of Parquetina nigrescens (Asclepiadaceae)

Oluwatoyin O. Olaleye; Akolade R. Oladipupo; Bamisaye O. Oyawaluja; Herbert A. B. Coker

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 359-371

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2021.287025.1188

Abstract
  Oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of many diseases, while multiple drug resistance constitutes a major problem in management of infectious diseases. The aforementioned ...  Read More
Phytochemical and Anti-Microbial Analysis of Metabolites in seeds of Moringa oleifera grown in Nigeria
Phytochemical and Anti-Microbial Analysis of Metabolites in seeds of Moringa oleifera grown in Nigeria

Daniel Omeodisemi Omokpariola; Shalom Chimbunkem Precious-Egere; Patrick Leonard Omokpariola; Victor Uchechukwu Okechukwu

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 268-277

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2021.269528.1173

Abstract
   Phytochemical and antimicrobial analysis of Moringa oleifera seeds were carried using standard laboratory procedures. The phytochemical content showed the presence of alkaloid, ...  Read More
Effect of Phaulopsis falcisepala (Acanthaceae) Leaves and Stems on Mitotic Arrest and Induction of Chromosomal Changes in Meristematic Cells of Allium Cepa
Effect of Phaulopsis falcisepala (Acanthaceae) Leaves and Stems on Mitotic Arrest and Induction of Chromosomal Changes in Meristematic Cells of Allium Cepa

Akolade Ridwan Oladipupo; Chinwe Stephenie Alaribe; Tolulope A. Akintemi; Herbert A. B. Coker

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 134-147

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2021.256993.1163

Abstract
  < p>Phaulopsis falcisepala is an herb found in the forest zone of West Africa. It is applied ethnomedicinally for treating wounds and cancer. This study investigated the chemical ...  Read More
Comparative Assessment of Phytochemicals in Four (4) Varieties of Ananas Comosus (l.) Merr Peels
Comparative Assessment of Phytochemicals in Four (4) Varieties of Ananas Comosus (l.) Merr Peels

Tarhemba Terwanger Philip; Kaana Asemave; G.O Obochi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2020.240534.1111

Abstract
  The paper reports comparative assessment of some phytochemicals in four (4) varieties of pineapple (Ananas comosus (L.) merr) peels / rinds. These varieties were Native Pineapple (A), ...  Read More
Gossypol as a Natural Insecticide in Cotton Plants against Cotton Thrips and Pink Bollworm
Gossypol as a Natural Insecticide in Cotton Plants against Cotton Thrips and Pink Bollworm

Seham Ismail

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 68-79

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2021.120448

Abstract
  Gossypol level plays an important role in self-protection as antibiosis of cotton plants(Gossypium spp.). Thus, it was found necessary to evaluated the level of gossypol in the different ...  Read More
Preparation, Electrochemical Characterization and Vapour Sensing Application of Nanoporous Activated Carbon derived from Lapsi
Preparation, Electrochemical Characterization and Vapour Sensing Application of Nanoporous Activated Carbon derived from Lapsi

Armila Rajbhandari(Nyachhyon); Sandhya Acharya

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 350-365

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2020.113921

Abstract
  Activated carbon (AC) has been successfully prepared from agricultural waste lapsi seed stone. The phosphoric acid activation was done by varying the ratio of H3PO4 and lapsi seed powder ...  Read More
Estimation of Sustainable Utilization Model of Common Groundwater Aquifers: A Case Study of Urban and Operators-Game Theory
Estimation of Sustainable Utilization Model of Common Groundwater Aquifers: A Case Study of Urban and Operators-Game Theory

Sanaz Nozariamini; Sara Miryousefi ata

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2020, , Pages 390-401

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/pcbr.2020.114030

Abstract
  < p>The growth and expansion of the population on the one hand and the supply of water to provide food to the growing population on the other hand in recent decades has caused ...  Read More
Studies on the Mechanical and Degradation behavior of Polyethylene by using Jujube Seed Grinding Powder (JGP)
Studies on the Mechanical and Degradation behavior of Polyethylene by using Jujube Seed Grinding Powder (JGP)

A.U. Santhoskumar; N Jaya Chitra; E Jaya Sathya

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 244-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.33945/SAMI/PCBR.2020.3.7

Abstract
  The Jujube seed grinding powder (JGP) were incorporated into polyethylene (PE) by weight 5-15 wt% subsequently processed to produce films of 55 micron thickness. The JGP mixed with ...  Read More