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    Potential spreading risks of Covid-19 and chemical-based disinfection challenges to the environment, ecosystem and human health

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000027

    Published On: August 04, 2020 | Pages: 055 - 057

    Author(s): Hafeez Ur Rahim* and Tariq Rahim
    Because of the current situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic in more than 200 countries and territories, an early discussion is proposed on the use of chlorine-based disinfectants as an important precautionary measure to disinfect the surfaces and kill the Covid-19. However, the excessive use of chlorine-based disinfectants will surely make the highest residual co ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Trophic contamination by octocrylene does not affect aerobic metabolic scope in juveniles clownfish

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000026

    Published On: July 25, 2020 | Pages: 050 - 054

    Author(s): Julie Lucas*, Valentin Logeux, Alice MS Rodrigues, Didier Stien and Philippe Lebaron
    The effect of trophic exposure to Octocrylene (OC) on aerobic metabolism of clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris was investigated. There were no significant differences in Standard Metabolic Rate (SMR), Active Metabolic Rate (AMR) or aerobic metabolic scope (AS) at the concentration of 10 µg/g of octocrylene in diet of juvenile’s clownfish whatever the time of exposure. Thi ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Comparisons between different fire ants control methods in urban environments

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000025

    Published On: July 11, 2020 | Pages: 045 - 049

    Author(s): Elisa Furtado Fernandes, Helba H Santos-Prezoto, Raquel Mendonça, Mariana Monteiro de Castro, Odair Correia Bueno and Fábio Prezoto*
    Many homemade methods are recommended for the control of fire ants, but the choice of a control method for this ants in the urban environment is necessary in view of the damage they have caused to the environment and human health. Thus, the objective of this work was to compare the efficiency of chemical (liquid insecticide and granular insecticide) and homemade (hot ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Molybdenum potential vital role in plants metabolism for optimizing the growth and development

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000024

    Published On: June 17, 2020 | Pages: 032 - 044

    Author(s): Muhammad Shoaib Rana, Parashuram Bhantana, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Hamzah Saleem, Mohamed G Moussa, Zaid Khan, Imran Khan, Mufid Alam, Muhammad Abbas, Rana Binyamin, Javaria Afzal, Muhamad Syaifudin, Intisar Ud Din, Muhammad Younas, Ilyas Ahmad, Md Ashrafuzzaman Shah and Chengxiao Hu*
    Molybdenum importance for appropriate plant functioning and growth is inconsistent by the most of the plants in respect to the total quantity that is obligatory for them. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Ecotoxicity of HfO2 and SiO2 Nanoparticles on Bacteria (anaerobic methane Archaea); Yeast (Candida albicans) and Biodegradability Tests

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000023

    Published On: June 06, 2020 | Pages: 027 - 031

    Author(s): Delia Teresa Sponza* and Nefise Erdinçmer
    The applications nano-metal oxides (NMOs) are used in very common in industrial and consumer products because of the advantages of nanotechnology. The use of these NMOs cause the release of NMOs throughout the life cycle of nanoproducts to air, soil, water, and sediments. Knowledge of potential toxicity of nanoparticles to organisms is limited. To determine the toxico ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Mutual Effects of Environment and Urbanization: A Sociological Assessment

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000022

    Published On: June 04, 2020 | Pages: 024 - 026

    Author(s): Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi*
    The article explores how urban areas are widely affecting the environment with special reference to the developing countries. Urbanization as the outcome of population growth in rural areas, decline of agricultural productivity and migration is creating more economic activities and dynamics in towns and cities leading to environmental issues and challenges. It is well ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Analysis of insecticide residues in cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Capitata) from three major markets in Kumasi

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000021

    Published On: May 27, 2020 | Pages: 019 - 023

    Author(s): Kingsley George Otchere*, Joseph Issifu Adam, John Asiedu Larbi, Sally Amponsah Basil and Albert Banunle
    Cabbage from 3 major markets (Abinchi, Bantama and Sofoline) in Kumasi were screened for organochlorine, organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticide residues. Ninety cabbage heads - 30 from each market – were randomly sampled and analysed at the Pesticide Residues Laboratories of the Ghana Standards Authority, Accra. The analysis was carried out using Multiple Reaction ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Possibility of estimating radioactive fallout by modelling atmospheric processes

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000020

    Published On: April 22, 2020 | Pages: 016 - 018

    Author(s): HG Hasanov* and IM Zeynalov
    The paper suggests methods and means for solving problems of determining contamination by radioactive waste, appearing as precipitation when moving radioactive particles in the atmosphere. The model for predicting and evaluating radioactive fallout is developed. Meteorological conditions determine the conditions for turbulent diffusion of pollution on a regional and g ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Bioaccumulation of trace elements in lichens exposed to geothermal and volcanic activity from copahue-caviahue volcanic complex, patagonia, Argentina

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000019

    Published On: April 04, 2020 | Pages: 005 - 015

    Author(s): Débora Fabiana Bubach*, Soledad Perez Catán, María Inés Messuti, María Angélica Arribére and Sergio Ribeiro Guevara
    The atmospheric pollution associated with the volcano Copahue activity was evaluated by analyzing the concentration of 33 elements including heavy metals in lichens. Fruticose thalli were collected between 7 and 18 km from the volcano crater, comprising a geothermal zone. Analytical data and geographic parameters were evaluated by Principal Component Analysis. Enrichm ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Health risks of essential Ni and Fe via consumption of water spinach Ipomoea aquatica collected from Peninsular Malaysia

    DOI Logo 10.17352/aest.000018

    Published On: January 23, 2020 | Pages: 001 - 004

    Author(s): Chee Kong Yap*, Wan Hee Cheng, Koe Wei Wong, Aziran Yaacob, Rozilah Razalai, Chee Seng Leow, Shih Hao Tony Peng, Mohamad Saupi Ismail, Chee Wah Yap, Yuhai He, Moslem Sharifinia, Alireza Riyahi Bakhtiari and Salman Abdo Al-Shami
    The concentrations of Fe and Ni were analyzed in the water spinach Ipomoea aquatica collected from 11 sampling sites (Ara Kuda (2016), Setiawan (2016), Sikamat (2013-2018) and 8 sites in Sepang area (2005-2006)) from Peninsular Malaysia. The range of Fe (mg/kg dw) in the plant samples was 155-775(15.5-77.5mg/kg ww) while the range of Ni(mg/kg dw) was 1.71-20.3(0.17-2. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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