Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 197

Table of Content: September 2010; 2(7)

September 2010

Screening six cultivars of cowpea (Vignia unguiculata L.) walp for adaptation to soil contaminated with spent engine oil

  Field experiments were carried out in 2007 and 2008 growing seasons at the Delta State University,  Asaba Campus Teaching and Research Farm to screen six cultivars of cowpea (IT80D- 699, IT82 (e-18),  IT84S- 2246- 4, TVx3236, IT90K–277-2 and IT870- 941- 1) for adaptation to soil contaminated with spent  engine oil. 0 (control), 25, 50, 75 and 100 ml of the oil served as the...

Author(s): O. M. Agbogidi 

September 2010

An assessment of the organic pollution indicator levels of River Benue in Adamawa State, Nigeria

  The assessment of organic pollution Indicator levels of River Benue in Adamawa State was carried in  ten sampling stations. The sampling was done in the months of February, March, and April 2007,  representing dry season, while the months of August, September, and October 2007, represent the wet  season. The water and sediment samples collected were analysed using standard...

Author(s):   O. N. Maitera , V. O. Ogugbuaja  and J. T. Barminas  

September 2010

EDXRF analysis of tantalite deposit of Mai-Kabanji, North-western Nigeria

  The tantalite deposits of Mai-Kabanji area of Zamfara State Nigeria was studied for the elemental compositions by Energy dispersive x-ray fluoresce (EDXRF) spectrophotometry, physical properties and anionic composition by standard methods. The results indicated high concentrations of tantalum oxide, Ta2O5 (31.990%±0.83) and other valuable oxides of niobium, Nb2O5 (0.029%), titanium, TiO2...

Author(s):   Y. Alhassan, A. I. Tsafe, U. A. Birnin-Yauri, O. J. Okunola, G. I. Yargamji, G. G. Yebpella and M. Ndana