Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 408

Table of Content: July 2014; 6(7)

July 2014

Restoration of spent oil degraded soil with bio and inorganic fertilizers using Manihot esculenta Crantz as a test crop

This study was carried out on spent oil degraded soil using bio and inorganic fertilizers to attempt its restoration using Manihot esculenta Crantz., as test crop under Screen House conditions. Nine (9) kg of spent oil contaminated and uncontaminated soils were each crushed and weighed into 10 L plastic pots with Camry Premium Scale (Model J100/2839). All pots were perforated at the base to drain excess water. The pots...

Author(s): Chukwuka, K. S., Omogiade, S. and Uka, U. N.,

July 2014

Comparison of the trees regeneration at different distances from Alang Dareh forest roads considering tourist pressure

Natural regeneration is the most important factor in survival and sustaining forest parks. This study was conducted to compare the regeneration frequency of trees species at distances of 15, 40 and 80 mfrom roads considering tourist pressure in Alang Dareh forest park. Results show that number of high seedling in low tourist pressure area was more than that of area with severe tourist pressure. Moreover, total number of...

Author(s): Aidin Parsakhoo, Mohammad Hadi Moayeri and Majid Poursadeghi

July 2014

Length-weight relationship and Fulton’s condition factor of Carasobarbus luteus (Heckel, 1843) in Hoor Al-azim wetland

Length-weight relationship and Fulton’s condition factor of Hemeri (Carasobarbus luteus) in Hoor Al-azim wetland (Khuzestan provinces, Iran) were investigated. During this study, from 2012 to 2013 more than 460 specimens' of C. lutus were measured. Mean±S.D length values for this species were 228±15 respectively and maximum and minimum total length were 118 and 362 mm respectively. Mean...

Author(s): Afrooz Eydizadeh, Gholamreza Eskandary and Seyed Ahmad Reza Hashemi

July 2014

Ethnic-based diversity and distribution of enset (Ensete ventricosum) clones in southern Ethiopia

Enset cultivation in southern and south-western Ethiopia is practiced mainly in densely populated areas. A survey covering 280 farm households and seven districts was conducted in seven zones of southern Ethiopia with the main objective of assessing the diversity and distribution of enset clones. Interviews using structured and semi-structured questionnaires were conducted to generate data. A total of 218 enset clones...

Author(s): Z. Yemataw, H. Mohamed, M. Diro, T. Addis and G. Blomme