American Journal of BioScience

Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Morphometric Characterization of Endomycorrhizal Fungi (Glomeraceae and Acaulosporaceae) from the Bouaflé and Niellé Areas in Côte d'Ivoire

    Germain Droh, Kouadio Meliton Djezou, Seydou Tuo, Mamadou Touré, Abou-Bakari Kouassi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 31 October 2022
    Accepted: 7 December 2022
    Published: 10 January 2023
    Abstract: Mycorrhizal symbioses, which are widespread in various terrestrial ecosystems, constitute a very important research topic for many biologists. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), belonging to the phylum Glomeromycota, take their name from their characteristic structures: arbuscules. Spores represent the main structures allowing the morphological id... Show More
  • Immunostimulatory and Antimicrobial Claims of Super-7 Herbal Mixture (SHM) and Odogwu Cleanser Herbal Mixture (OCHM) Commercially Available in Enugu State, Nigeria

    Enebechi Charles Kenechukwu, Ugwu Malachy Chigozie, Nwobodo David Chinemerem, Enebechi Godson Uchenna, Emencheta Stephen Chijioke, Ugwu Chiamaka Belinda, Okoye Festus Basden Chiedu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 11-20
    Received: 29 December 2022
    Accepted: 25 January 2023
    Published: 14 February 2023
    Abstract: The continuous increase in resistance associated with conventional drugs is gradually shifting focus to herbal remedies as an alternative globally. This study was designed to investigate the immunostimulatory and antimicrobial claims of Super-7 herbal mixture (SHM) and Odogwu cleanser herbal mixture (OCHM) commercially available in Enugu State, Nig... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Breastfeeding Practices for Infants Aged 0 to 6 Months in the Communes of Abobo, Bingerville and Yopougon (Abidjan, Ivory Coast)

    Adepo Yapo Prospère, Atto Virginie, Fofana Ibrahim, Kati-Coulibaly Séraphin

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: 30 January 2023
    Accepted: 27 February 2023
    Published: 9 March 2023
    Abstract: This work was carried out in the localities of Abobo, Bingerville and Yopougon with the aim of comparing the complexities of exclusive breastfeeding of newborns from birth to 6 months with a view to identifying high frequency difficulties and providing efficient solutions for its implementation. In each of the localities, a descriptive and analytic... Show More
  • Endogenous Knowledge and Socio-Economic Importance of Squash (Cucurbita sp.) in Burkina Faso

    Soumbougma Benoît, Kiebre Zakaria, Kiebre Mariam, Tiama Djakaridia, Kabre Nikodeme, Ouedraogo Jacques, Bationo-Kando Pauline

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 27-36
    Received: 7 February 2023
    Accepted: 16 March 2023
    Published: 31 March 2023
    Abstract: Squash (Cucurbita sp) is one of the vegetables-fruits used in human nutrition and in traditional medicine. This study contributes to a better understanding of endogenous squash practices related to socio-demographic factors (age and gender) and socio-cultural group in Burkina Faso. To this end, 194 semi-structured personal interviews were conducted... Show More