Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017

  • Preliminary Analysis of Sugar Supplementation on Alcoholic Fermentation by Meyerozyma guilliermondii

    Gidado Rose Suniso Maxwell, Etuk-Udo Godwin Akpan, Olatiilu Olukemi Anna, Isu Rosemary Nennaya, Habu Josiah, Solomon Bamidele Ogbe

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 68-77
    Received: 10 August 2017
    Accepted: 29 August 2017
    Published: 25 September 2017
    Abstract: Non Saccharomyces yeast strains consume a diverse range of sugars, capable of producing ethanol at different quantities and concentrations. The ability of such wild type indigenous strains to do so and compete with industrial strains of Saccharomyces cerevisae is not common in Nigeria. This study aimed at comparing the ability of Meyerozyma guillie... Show More
  • Ethnobotany of Ecological-Based Tourist Centres in the Western Zone of Ekiti State, Nigeria

    Joshua Kayode, Olatunji Akinyele, Modupe Janet Ayeni

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: 29 July 2017
    Accepted: 22 August 2017
    Published: 4 October 2017
    Abstract: The rapid appraisal method was used to assess the potentials of ecological-based tourism in three tourist centres situated in the western zone of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Visits were made to the centres. In each centre, the tree species, in the vegetation, situated within 50m radius of the main attractive feature of the centre were identified. The eth... Show More
  • Influence of Industrial Wastewater in Douala City on Growth, Chlorophyll and Cadmium Levels of Vigna unguiculata of Economic Importance

    Priso Richard Jules, Promesse-ssie Mpahmadje Yves, Biye Elvire Hortense, Idole Olenguena Florentine Aimée, Taffouo Victor Desiré, Din Ndongo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 87-95
    Received: 22 August 2017
    Accepted: 5 September 2017
    Published: 12 October 2017
    Abstract: Over the world, biodiversity conservation issues related to environmental protection are vital. Douala is one of the cities where water pollution is important. Thus, a comparative study has been carried out on some growth parameters (germination, leaf surfaces, length of stem, number of leaves), chlorophyll and cadmium contents in leaves of Vigna u... Show More