JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

Vol 16 (2)  

Table of Contents

Articles

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
 1  CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND SENSORY EVALUATION OF WILD AND CULTUREDOREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS ANDCLARIAS GARIEPINUSIN NORTHERN GHANA Akongyuure, D.N., Abarike, E.D., Atindana, S.A., Adakpeya, M.A., Atujona,D.,Alhassan, E.H., Ampofo-Yehoah, A. and Abobi, S,M.

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management, University for Development Studies, Nyankpala Campus, P. O. TL 1882, Tamale–Ghana

2  IN-SERVICE TRAINING NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AGENTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF FRUIT-INFESTING FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN NORTHERN GHANA Badii¹,K.B., Billah²,M.K. , Afreh-Nuamah³,K. , Obeng-Ofori 4, D.andNyarko 5,G.

¹ Department of Agronomy, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale, Ghana.

2 Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 44, Legon, Ghana.

3,4 Department of Crop Science, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 44, Legon, Ghana.

5 Department of Horticulture, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

3  THE INFLUENCE OF DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICE CHARACTERISTICS OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS ON REPAYMENT PERFORMANCE AMONG FARMERS IN THE EASTERN REGION Boateng, S. D., Amoah, I. A. and Anaglo, J. N.

Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 68, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

4  SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF IPOMOEA BATATAS (L). LAM LEAF EXTRACT, A TRADITIONAL HAEMATINIC; IN MALE WISTAR RATS Imafidon1, K.E., Durojaiye1, M. A. and Daniel1, B. O.

1 Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin, Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria.

5   ENHANCEMENT OF DIESEL OIL DEGRADATION BY NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZERS IN FOUR GHANAIAN SOILS Lawson,I.Y.D.,Atibila, E.N. and Danso, S.K.A.

Soil Science Department, School of Agriculture, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 245, Legon-Accra, Ghana

6  CEREBRAL METABOLITE AND WATER RELAXATION TIMES MEASURED BY INTRA-SCAN PROTON MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY AT 3.0 TESLA Mumuni1, A. N., Mclean,2 J. and Condon 2, B.

1 Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

2 MRI/SPECT Unit, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

7  INCIDENCE OF COCONUT MITE, ERIOPHYES GUERRERONIS KEIFER (ACARI: ERIOPHYIDAE) INFESTATION ON COCONUT IN THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL REGIONS OF GHANA Nkansah-Poku1, J., Quaicoe 1, R.N. and Sam2, G.

1 CSIR-Oil Palm Research Institute, Coconut Programme, P.O. Box 245, Sekondi.

2 Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Department of Crop Services, Cape Coast.

8  KOMBUCHA PROTECTS AGAINST ARSENIC-INDUCED PROTEIN PEROXIDATION IN RATS Ofori1, J. A., Ocloo1, A., Ofori2, M., Dorleku1, W.P. and Gbewonyo1, W.S.K.

1 Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon

2 Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon

9  LARVICIDAL EFFECT OF METHANOL EXTRACTS OF ZANTHOXYLUM XANTHOXYLOIDES (LAM) AGAINST THE DIAMONDBACK MOTH, PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA (L.) (LEPIDOPTERA: PLUTELLIDAE) ON CABBAGE Osabutey1, A.F., Eziah2, V. and Owusu3, E.O.

1 African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Science (ARPPIS) University of Ghana, Legon, PMB Ghana

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

3 Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon, P. O. Box LG 67, Legon, Ghana