African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1125

Table of Content: July 2021; 15(7)

July 2021

Effect of spilled engine oil on soil quality indicators and physiological performance of maize, cowpea and sorghum

Soil contamination through oil spillage accumulates in the soil and affect plant growth. The study was conducted to examine the effect of spilled engine oil on soil nutrients and germination of seed in the in the Central region of Ghana. Ten samples were collected randomly from selected mechanic and fitting sites in the Elmina municipality. A randomized complete block design using three test crops was used to evaluate...

Author(s): Joshua Yeboah Asiamah, Emmanuel Plas Otwe, Andrews Danquah, Samuel Obeng Apori and Emmanuel Hanyabui

July 2021

Groundwater resources for domestic and irrigation purposes in Melong (Littoral Region, Cameroon): Hydrogeochemical constraints

Groundwater is a valuable natural resource whose quality is threatened by natural and man-made pollutants. This study aims to perform a hydrochemical characterization of groundwater resources used for domestic and irrigational activities in Melong (Littoral Cameroon). Thus, 26 subsurface water samples were collected in the dry season (six sampling points) and rainy season (seven sampling points) of the years 2019 and...

Author(s): Alice Magha Mufur, Margaret Tita Awah, Primus Azinwi Tamfuh, Magdaline Asaba Agendia, Aloysius Afanwie Ngambu and Veronique Kamgang Kabeyene

July 2021

The study of land use and land cover (LULC) dynamics and the perception of local people in Aykoleba, Northern Ethiopia

It is believed that since the advent of agriculture, changes in land use and land cover (LULC) have happened. However, rates, extents and intensities of LULC changes have become more aggravated at all levels. The current study aims to examine the dynamics and perceptions of LULC change in the last four decades (1973-2013) in Aykoleba, Ethiopia using a combination of remote sensing data and the ground truth data. Focus...

Author(s): Mehari Mariye, Melesse Maryo and Jianhua Li