American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023

  • Isolation, Molecular Detection and Genotyping of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus from Naturally Infected Cattle in Central Ethiopia

    Demessa Negessu, Ibsa Ebisa, Abde Mohamad, Tsion Bilata, Ayelech Muluneh, Dereje Shagu, Bekele Yalew, Fanos Tadesse Woldemariyam

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 36-43
    Received: 18 May 2023
    Accepted: 9 June 2023
    Published: 27 June 2023
    Abstract: Foot-and-mouth disease is an endemic and economically important, contagious viral infection of cloven-hoofed animals that poses a huge economic impact. This study was an outbreak investigation study to detect and isolate the circulating foot-and-mouth disease serotype in central Ethiopia between December 2020 and March 2021. For this 35-sample outb... Show More
  • Evaluation of Growth and Yield of Cocoyam on Varying Rates of Organic Manure in a Cocoyam Based-Intercropping System

    Udounang Patrick Ibanga, Essien Otobong Anthony, Umoh Florence Otobong, Ijah Christiana James, Akpainyang Fidel Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: 6 June 2022
    Accepted: 30 June 2022
    Published: 6 July 2023
    Abstract: Field experiment was conducted at Akwa Ibom State University teaching and research farm during the 2020 and 2021 cropping seasons to evaluate the growth and yield of cocoyam on varying rates of organic manure in a cocoyam based-intercropping system in Obio Akpa, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block desi... Show More