Water Quality Variations within the Urban Stretch of a River in Nigeria

Posted on March 13, 2021Categories Environment and Earth ScienceTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Water Quality Variations within the Urban Stretch of a River in Nigeria

Sango-Otta in Nigeria is Ogun State’s industrial nerve centre. Many beverage and other related factories are located there. The River Atuara drains the densely populated industrial zone, which can pose a sanitation problem for users downstream of the urbanised stretch. This study aims to assess the quality of water in the river along its 13-kilometer urbanised stretch, which runs through the quarters of Owode – Otta and Gbenga in Sango – Otta, Ogun State, Nigeria. To assess the extent of … Continue reading “Water Quality Variations within the Urban Stretch of a River in Nigeria”

Characterization of Some Selected Egyptian Cultivars of Spices and Herbs Commonly Exported in Abroad

Posted on January 11, 2021January 11, 2021Categories AgricultureTags , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Characterization of Some Selected Egyptian Cultivars of Spices and Herbs Commonly Exported in Abroad

The present study highlighted some of the chemical, nutritional, microbiological and essential oil characteristics of traditional Egyptian cumin (Cuminum cyminum) and coriander (Coriandum sativum) spice seed cultivars and of whole basil herb (Ocimum basilicum) collected as ready for export from various Egyptian export centres. Cumin and coriander seed spices have already been prepared in dry seed form at the same place of procurement as typically practised in Egypt to prepare dry spices for export abroad. The humidity values observed for … Continue reading “Characterization of Some Selected Egyptian Cultivars of Spices and Herbs Commonly Exported in Abroad”