Science Frontiers

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    An Overview of Ethiopia's Barley Productivity, Import Quantity and Consumption

    Alemayehu Keba Beyene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: Dec. 09, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: Barley, grown on 975 hectares in the Ethiopian highlands, is a major cereal crop that serves as both a food source and an important source of income for small-holders in Ethiopia. Due to the significance of this crop, it is crucial to analyze the production volumes, productivity, and consumption trends. The study utilized secondary data from the US... Show More
  • Research Article

    Effect of Stress Management Practice on Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia

    Edward Lambert, Kanbiro Orkaido*

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 4-12
    Received: Dec. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Understanding the relationship between stress management practice and employees' performance can have significant implications for improving the working conditions and ultimately the quality of education in private higher education institutions in Ethiopia. So, the objective of this study was to identify effect of stress management on employees’ pe... Show More
  • Research Article

    Adsorptive Removal of Synthetic Organic Compounds in Aqueous Solutions by Fresh Nipa Palm Fronds

    Pereware Adowei

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 13-23
    Received: Jan. 03, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 15, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Adsorptive removal of contaminants in wastewater is distinctive because the technique is simple, effective and with low cost, however, the flexibility of the adsorption process is actually contingent on the sorption abilities of the adsorbent. Nipa palm has been tested in several studies to be effective due to its porous structure and surface prope... Show More
  • Research Article

    Distribution and Potential Environmental Risks of Heavy Metals in Riverine Sediments of Maa-Dee-Tai River in Sogho Community, Ogoniland, Rivers State, Nigeria

    Nkue Bale, Pereware Adowei*

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 24-34
    Received: Jan. 03, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 23, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Ecological Risk Assessments are executed to appraise the probability of adverse ecological effects occurring as a consequence of exposure to biological, physical, or chemical factors that causes hostile responses in the environment. Several studies have shown extensive heavy metals and crude oil contamination of soils, sediments, rivers, creeks, an... Show More
  • Research Article

    Time Series Analysis PM2•5 Concentration for Capital City Dhaka from 2016 to 2023

    Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder*, Marziat Rahman, Md. Nasir Ahmmed Patoary, Abu Muhmmad Kamruzzaman, Rasheduzzaman Majumder

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: Jan. 10, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Dhaka, as the epicenter of economic, political, and cultural activity, has been actively pursuing urbanization, modernization, and development in line with global trends. The rise in unplanned urbanization, industrialization, and other human activities have led to an escalation in air pollution levels. The quality of air in Dhaka is progressively d... Show More
  • Research Article

    Phytochemicals and Selected Elemental Analysis of Dioscorea bulbifera Bulbils: An Uncommon Yam in Nigeria

    Victoria Bennett*, Bamidele Amos-Tautua, Nimibofa Ayawei

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 43-51
    Received: Dec. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 10, 2024
    Published: Feb. 20, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sf.20240501.16
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    Abstract: The objective of the study was to investigate the biochemical content of Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils, commonly known as Arial yam, collected from Agbura, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Proximate analysis showed 26% moisture content, which is moderate and slightly higher than amount reported in the literature. Ash content was 15.41%, indicating a ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Influence of Mid-Infrared Irradiation on Amla’s (Phyllanthus emblica) Physicochemical Properties and Acceptability Index

    Umakanthan*, Madhu Mathi, Umadevi, Sivaramakrishnan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 52-62
    Received: Jan. 29, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 05, 2024
    Published: Feb. 20, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sf.20240501.17
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    Abstract: Amla (Phyllanthus emblica), commonly known as Indian gooseberry, is highly esteemed for its nutritional and medicinal properties. It possesses a rich abundance of bioactive compounds and exhibits a wide range of health benefits, including anti-hyperlipidemic, antidiabetic, anticancerous, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, and neuroprotective effe... Show More