JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Vol 12 (2) DECEMBER 2010

Table of Contents

Articles

 

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
  ABSTRACTS  
1 Aboh.pdf I.J.K. Aboh and F. G. Ofosu

Physics Department, National Nuclear Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, P. O. Box LG 80, Legon, Ghana

2 ANTI-TYPHOID PROPERTIES OF PHYLLANTHUS AMARUS EXTRACTS G.E. Adukpo1, N.T.K. Dayie2, J.P.K. Adotey1, G. Fuachie-Sobreh1, J.T. Quaynor1 and D.S. Agyirifo3

1Department of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana

3Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

3 LENGTH-WEIGHT RELATIONSHIP AND DISTRIBUTION OF TYMPANOTONUS FUSCATA (MOLLUSCA: POTAMIDIDAE) IN BRENU LAGOON, GHANA J. Aggrey-Fynn

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

4   GAMMA RADIATION PROCESSING OF CLAM (GALATEA PARADOXA BORN 1778) FROM THE VOLTA RIVER ESTUARY FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL DECONTAMINATION C.M. Amoah1,2, G.T. Odamtten1 and P. Akpedonu3

1Department of Botany, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 55 Legon

2Volta Basin Research Project, VBRP, University of Ghana

3Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, NMIMR, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana

5 THE EFFECT OF THERMAL ANNEALING ON THE OPTICAL BAND GAP OF CADMIUM SULPHIDE THIN FILMS, PREPARED BY THE CHEMICAL BATH DEPOSITION TECHNIQUE F. K. Ampong1, N. K. Asare Donkor2 and F. Boakye1

1Department of Physics,

2Department of Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

6 PEN CULTURE OF THE BLACK-CHINNED TILAPIA, SAROTHERODON MELANOTHERON IN THE AGLOR LAGOON IN GHANA F.A. Anani1, P.K. Ofori-Danson2 and E. K. Abban1

1CSIR-Water Research Institute, P.O. Box M 32, Accra-Ghana

2Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

7 DETERMINATION OF HEAVY METALS AND HUMAN HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT OF ROAD DUST ON THE TEMA MOTORWAY AND TETTEH QUARSHIE INTERCHANGE IN ACCRA, GHANA S.M. Atiemo1, F.G. Ofosu1, I.J.K. Aboh1 and P.O. Yeboah2

1National Nuclear Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, P.O. Box LG80, Legon, Accra

2Graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra

8 IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF INLAND VALLEY RICE PRODUCTION IN NORTHERN GHANA S.A. Donkoh1, J.A. Awuni1 and R. Namara2

1Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics , University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

2International Water Management Institute (IWMI), West Africa Office, Accra Office, Ghana

9 NEW SOURCES OF RESISTANCE IN COWPEA TO THE COWPEA APHID (APHIS CRACCIVORA KOCH) (HOMOPTERA: APHIDIDAE) F. Kusi1, D. Obeng-Ofori2, S.K. Asante1, F.K. Padi3

1Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, CSIR, P.O. Box TL 52, Tamale, Ghana

2Department of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 44, Legon, Ghana

3Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, P.O. Box 8, New Tafo, Akim, Ghana

 

10 MEASUREMENT AND ENHANCEMENT OF PLASTICITY INDICES OF SOME EXTRUDED GHANAIAN CLAYS
 
P.S Kwawukume, A. Essuman and R. Amoanyi

Department of Industrial Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

11 IMPROVEMENT OF STRENGTH ON LOCAL POTTERY CLAYS BY TRADITIONAL AGEING OF CLAYS

P.S. Kwawukume, A. Essuman and R. Amoanyi

Department of Industrial Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

12 CLENBUTEROL-STIMULATED GLUCOSE UPTAKE ACTIVATES BOTH GS AND GI PATHWAYS THROUGH Β2-ADRENOCEPTOR IN MOUSE ISOLATED SOLEUS MUSCLE

R.A. Ngala1, J.R.S. Arch2, M.A. Cawthorne2

1Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2Clore Laboratory, University of Buckingham, UK MK18 1EG

13 THE EFFECT OF THERMAL ANNEALING ON THE OPTICAL BAND GAP OF Cd1-xZnxS THIN FILMS DEPOSITED BY THE DIP TECHNIQUE

D. Ompong, K. Ampong, and F. Boakye

Department of Physics, Kmame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

14 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHS IN OCCUPATIONAL RISK GROUPS AND NON SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN IN THE KINTAMPO NORTH DISTRICT OF GHANA

S.C.K Tay1, W.A. Twum1, H.H. Abruquah2

1Department of Clinical Microbiology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana