JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Vol 13 (1) 2011

Table of Contents

Articles

 

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
1 MEASUREMENT OF BREAST MILK INTAKE USING DEUTERIUM OXIDE AND FOURIER TRANSFORMED INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER - A PILOT STUDY  T. Adom1, D. Bansa1, R. Boatin1, S. Timpo2, P. Asamoa-Tutu3, T. Vuore1, D. Datohe1

1Nutrition Research Centre, Radiological and Medical Sciences Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission,

2Directorate, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission,

3Nutrition Unit, Ministry of Health 

2 Amankwah-1.pdf A. Amankwah1, K. G. Adanu1, B.-M. Sinnhuber2, M. Sinnhuber2 and J. P. Burrows2

1Department of Physics, University of Ghana, Legon

2Institute for Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, University of Bremen, Germany

3 EFFECTS OF BICARBONATE LIMITATION AND SALINITY STRESS ON GROWTH AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN THE GREEN ALGA PICOCHLORUM OKLAHOMENSIS J. N. Annan1 and W. J. Henley2

1Department of Biology Education, University of Education, P. O. Box 25, Winneba. Ghana

2Department of Botany, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. U.S.A.

4 ESTIMATION OF POTENTIAL EVAPOTRANSPIRATION FOR A COASTAL SAVANNAH ENVIRONMENT: COMPARISON OF METHODS D.K. Asare1, G.K. Banini2, E.O. Ayeh1 and G. Amenorpe1

1Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Box LG 80, Legon, Ghana

2 National Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Box LG 80 Legon, Ghana

5   THE ROLE OF HERBALISTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE AND UNCOMPLICATED MALARIA AMONG CHILDREN IN THE SHAMA AHANTA EAST AND AHANTA WEST DISTRICTS OF GHANA J.N. Boampong1, S. Acquah2, S. Opoku1, D. Amoako-Sakyi3 and A. Adu-Oppong4

1Department of Human Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Department of Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

3Department of Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

4Department of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

6 FERROELECTRICITY IN SODIUM NITRITE THIN FILMS A. Britwum, M. E. Donkor, F. Boakye, R. K. Nkum

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

7 OVERVIEW OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COCONUT LETHAL YELLOWING DISEASE (LYD) IN MALAYAN YELLOW DWARF x VANUATU TALL (MYD x VTT) HYBRIDS IN THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL REGIONS OF GHANA G. Danyo and S.K. Dery

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Oil Palm Research Institute, Coconut Research Programme, P.O. Box 245, Sekondi

8 RED-GREEN COLOUR DEFICIENCIES AND THE STUDY OF SCIENCE, COMPUTER USAGE AND INTERNET BROWSING G. Futagbi, E. D. Miensah and N.A. Eshun

Department of Zoology, P. O. Box LG 67, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana

9 COMPARATIVE EFFICACY OF FOUR RODENTICIDES ON THE GHANAIAN MARKET F. Gbogbo and K. A. Adomako

Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon

 

10 A.A. Ilechie and A. Daudi

Department of Optometry, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

 

11 HYPOGLYCEMIC EFFECTS OF WHOLE AND FRACTIONATED Azadirachta indica (NEEM) SEED OILS ON ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETES IN NEW ZEALAND WHITE RABBITS
G.A. Koffuor1, P Amoateng1,C.A. Okai2, N.I.Y. Fiagbe2

1Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

12 ECOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE SELECTION OF LEGUMINOUS PLANTS AS COVER CROPS ON THE VERTISOLS OF THE ACCRA PLAINS IN GHANA

K. K. Nyalemegbe1, T. Y. Osakpa1 and S. K. A. Danso2

1University of Ghana, Agricultural Research Centre, Kpong, P.O. Box 68, Legon, Ghana

2University of Ghana, Soil Science Department, P.O. Box 68, Legon, Ghana

13 ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN SARDINELLA AURITA FROM THE COASTAL WATERS OF ACCRA-TEMA, GHANA AND THEIR POTENTIAL HEALTH RISKS

E. Nyarko1, B. O. Botwe1, A. A. Bampoe1, S. Addo1, A. K. Armah1, W. J. Ntow2 and P. Kelderman3

1Department of Oceanography & Fisheries, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

2CSIR Water Research Institute, P.O. Box AH 38, Achimota, Ghana

3UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, P.O. Box 3015, 2601 DA Delft, The Netherlands

14 RESISTANCE PROFILE OF BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM HOSPITAL SOURCES TO ANTIBIOTICS AND BIOCIDES

A. Oluduro1, M. David2 and O. Famurewa 2,3

1Department of Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

2Department of Microbiology, University of Ado-Ekiti, P.M.B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, 360101, Nigeria

3College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Osun State University, P.M.B. 4494,Oke-Baale, 230212. Osogbo, Nigeria

15 DIPOLE-DIPOLE RESISTIVITY MEASUREMENTS OF WEATHERED SOILS OVER MAJOR ROCK TYPES IN A HUMID CLIMATE – A CASE STUDY OF ASHANTI REGION-GHANA

S.O. Nyako, C. Akayuli, K. Opuni and B. Ofosu

CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute, (Geotechnical Engineering Division) Box 40, Kumasi, Ghana