JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Vol 13 (2) 2011

Table of Contents

Articles

 

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
1 JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION VOL. 13, NO. 2, DECEMBER, 2011  
2 1-11-Asare-1.pdf A.T. Asare1, C.K. Akrong1, B.S. Gowda2, I.K.A. Galyuon1, L.M. Aboagye3, J.F. Takrama4 and M.P. Timko2

1Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Cape coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903,U.S.A

3Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute, P.O. Box 7, Bunso, Ghana 4Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, P.O. Box 8, Tafo-Akim, Ghana

3 EFFECTS OF SUCROSE ON DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURES OF SOME ACCESSIONS OF DIOSCOREA SPP. A.T. Asare1, E. Acheampong2, I.K.A. Galyuon1, L.M. Aboagye3 and J.F. Takrama4

1Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

2Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Ghana, Legon – Accra

3Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute, P. O. Box 7, Bunso, Ghana 4Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, P. O. Box 8, Tafo-Akim, Ghana

4 IS THE COMBINATION OF 3-AR AGONIST AND PPAR AGONISTS A BETTER TREATMENT OF TYPE II DIABETES AND OBESITY? R.A. Ngala1, C. Stocker2, J.R.S. Arch2 and 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

5   UTILISATION OF AZOLLA AS MANURE IN LOWLAND RICE CULTIVATION ON THE VERTISOLS OF THE ACCRA PLAINS OF GHANA K.K. Nyalemegbe1, S. Asuming-Brempong2, S.K.A. Danso2

1University of Ghana, Soil and Irrigation Research Centre, Kpong, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, P.O. Box 68, Legon, Ghana.

2Soil Science Department, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O. Box 68, Legon, Ghana.

6 ECOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE ITURE ESTUARY MANGROVE FOREST IN GHANA I. Sackey, W. M. Kpikpi and A-W. M. Imoro

Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box 24, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana

7 A RECIRCULATING INCUBATION SYSTEM FOR HATCHING SMALL BATCHES OF FISH EGGS J.A. Hargreaves1 and M. Owusu-Frimpong2

1Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Mississippi State University, USA

2University for Development Studies, P.O. Box 24, Navrongo, UE/R, Ghana

8 THE GHANAIAN CURRENCY NOTES AND COINS: A MEDIUM OF EXCHANGE FOR PATHOGENIC MICROBES C.A. Adinortey1, D.H.A.K. Amewowor1, I.K.A. Galyuon1, M.B. Adinortey2, and F. A. Addo1

1Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

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

9 SEROLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF HEPATITIS E VIRUS INFECTION AMONG VOLUNTEER BLOOD DONORS AT THE ACCRA AREA BLOOD TRANSFUSION CENTRE, ACCRA, GHANA Y. Tettey1, A.A. Adjei1, J.T. Ayivase2, C. Adu-Gyamfi3, J. Mingle2, E. Nartey4 and G. K. Kuma

1Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana,

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

3Kumasi South Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana,

4Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana

10 ASSESSMENT OF H1N1 INFLUENZA: A SWINE FLU VACCINATION IN KUMASI, GHANA G. A Koffuor1, B. P. Anto2, F. Adu3, K.O. Buabeng2 A.F. Donkor 1, G.E. Obiakonwa1

1Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

2Department of Clinical and Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Science, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

3Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Science, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

11 PREVALENCE OF PTERYGIUM AMONG KITCHEN STAFF IN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KUMASI METROPOLIS, GHANA
D.B. Kumah, A. Oteng-Amoako and A. Harriette

Department of Optometry and Visual Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

12 IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF PREGNANT WOMEN USING THE INTERMITTENT PREVENTIVE TREATMENT WITH SULPHADOXINE PYRIMETHAMINE (IPT-SP): EXPERIENCES FROM DANGME WEST DISTRICT, GHANA

A. Ansah-Ofei, P.P. Mwini-Nyaledzigbor and C.K. Affram

School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon.

13 ASSESSING SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY AFTER LONG TERM 2,4-D APPLICATION IN THE FIELD

S. Asuming-Brempong

Department of Soil Science Department, University of Ghana, Legon

14 PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF THE FRUIT OF ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) IN GHANA

W. Affo and S. S. Akande

Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

15 A REVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF TRAPPIING STRATEGIES FOR THE CONTROL OF TRYPANOSOMIASIS AND TSETSE FLIES (GLOSSINA SPP) IN AFRICA (1908 -2004)

C. A. Kyorku

Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University for Development Studies, Navrongo Campus