Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 8 No.1, 2012

Agriculture

Evaluation of Different Date Palm Varieties and Pheromone Traps Against Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorusferrugineus) in Sindh
Muhammad Usman Shar, Maqsood Anwar Rustamani, Shafi Muhammad Nizamani, Abdul Sattar Buriro, Liaquat Ali Bhutto and Abdul Mubeen Lodhi

Efficacy of Different Organophosphate Pesticides against Jassid Feeding on Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
Saleem Eijaz, M. Farhanullah Khan, Khalid Mahmood, Sohail Shaukat and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui 

Potential of Chromolaena odorata and Indigenous Bacterial Consortium for Oily Wastewater Treatment
Aweng Eh Rak, Noor Azlina Ibrahim and Marina Bujang

Encouragement Germination of Potato Seed Cultivars (Solanum tuberosum L.)
A.A. Kandil, A.E. Sharief and A.M.Y. Abd El-Atif

Influence of Certain Animal Manures on Incidence of Stem Canker and Black Scurf Disease on Potato 
Heidi I.G. Abo-Elnaga, A.A. Mohamed, M.M. El-Fawy and A.M. Amein

Determination of Selected Physical Properties of Egusi Melon (Citrullus colocynthis lanatus) Seeds
Y.M. Bande, N.M. Adam, Y. Azmi and O. Jamarei

Biochemistry

Lipid Profile and Liver Histochemistry in Animal Models Exposed to Cigarette Smoke
Gabriel Olaiya Omotoso, Bernard U Enaibe, Oluwole Busayo Akinola, R Eniola Kadir, Adelaja A Akinlolu, Adeoye Oyetunji Oyewopo, Solomon Toluwase Olawuyi, Joseph Oluwatope Adebayo, Olanrewaju Samuel Apalowo and Adeyemi Victor Sofoluwe

Effects of Nifedipine on Cation Transport and Na – K-ATPase Activity in Erythrocytes and Electrolyte Homeostasis in Rats
Najma Shaheen and Tabassum Mahboob

Biotechnology

Larvicidal Activities of Different Parts of Melia azedarach Linn. against Culex quinquefasciatus Say. (Diptera: Culicidae)
Ikram Ilahi, Imran Khan, Mohammad Tariq and Izhar Ahmad

Botany

Effects of Lead Acetate on Light Protein of Drosophila melanoigaster
Rizwanul Haq, M. Farhanullah Khan and Ehteshamul Haq

Medicinal Plants Used in Folk Recipes by the Inhabitants of Himalayan Region Poonch Valley Azad Kashmir (Pakistan)
Muhammad Azam Khan, Mir Ajab Khan and Mazhar Hussain

Chemistry

Isolation and Characterisation of l,l’-binaphthalene-2,2’-diol, A New Biaryl Natural Product from Sesbania grandiflora Root
Noviany, Hasnah Osman, Wong Keng Chong, Khalijah Awang and Nurhuda Manshoor

Computer Sciences

Association Rule Mining through Matrix Manipulation using Transaction Patternbase
Shahid Kamal, Roliana Ibrahim and Zia-ud-Din

Environmental Science

Low Cost Water Disinfectant System Using Solar Energy
Anees Fatima, Omm-e-Hany, Moazzam Ali Khan, Atif Shahzad and Sara Umair Siddiqui

Effect of Chromium, Cadmium and Arsenic on Growth and Morphology of HeLa Cells
Aftab Ahmad, Bushra Muneer and Abdul Rauf Shakoori

Discovery of the Major Mechanism of Global Warming and Climate Change
Paul C. Rivera and Tariq Masood Ali Khan

Food Science

Effect of Household Processing on the Removal of Pesticide Residues in Okra Vegetable
Saghir A. Sheikh, Shafi M. Nizamani, Beenish N. Mirani, Aasia A. Panhwar and Mahvish J. Channa

Removal of Pesticide Residues from Okra Vegetable through Traditional Processing
Saghir A. Sheikh, Shafi M. Nizamani, Aasia A. Panhwar, Mahvish J. Channa and Beenish N. Mirani

Geology

Microfaunal Assemblage of the Sui Main Limestone from Sui Gas Field, Pakistan
Salma Rafi, S.H. Khursheed and Syed Iqbal Mohsin

Risk Zone Mapping of Lead Pollution in Urban Groundwater
Azhar Siddique, Nayyer A. Zaigham, Shiekh Mohiuddin, Majid Mumtaz, Sumayya Saied and Khalil A. Mallick

Mathematics

A Class of Flows for Couple Stress Fluids
Rana Khalid Naeem

Arabian Seawater Temperature Fluctuations in the Twentieth Century
M.A. Hussain, Shaheen Abbas and M.R.K. Ansari

Medical Sciences

Semen Parameters and Hormaone Profile of Men Investigated for Infertility at Midland Fertility Centre, Ilorin, Nigeria
A.A.G. Jimoh, T.S. Olawuyi, G.O. Omotoso, A.O.Oyewopo and J.K. Dare

Histopathological Pattern of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Endometrial Biopsies
Talat Mirza, Saadia Akram, Aamir Mirza, Sadiya Aziz, Tariq Mirza and Tazeen Mustansar

Factors Affecting Levels of Health-Related Physical Fitness in Secondary School Students in Selangor, Malaysia
Kamil Abidalhussain Aboshkair, Saidon Bin Amri, Kok Lian Yee and Bahaman Bin Abu Samah

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Among HIV Seropositive Patients 
Anamika Vyas, Ramavtar Saini and Pooja Gangrade

Determination of the Chronological Age of Skull Base Suture Closure Using Computed Tomography
Sattam S. Lingawi

Microbiology

Evaluation of the Antibacterial and Wound Healing Activity of Quercus persica
Ebrahimi Akram, Khayami Masoud and Nejati Vahid

Pharmacology

Anti-hyperlipidemic Activity of Carissa carandas (Auct.) Leaves Extract in Egg Yolk Induced Hyperlipidemic Rats
S. Sumbul and S. I. Ahmed

Physiology

The Effects of Short-Term Administration of Weight Reducing Herbal Drug (Mehzileen) on Serum Enzymes in Common Rabbits
Ruqaiya Hasan, Aisha Javaid and Saqiba Fatima

Psychiatry

Clinical Profile of Child and Adolescent (≤16 years) Psychotic Disorders at a Tertiary Care Centre In India
Rajesh Sagar, Raman Deep Pattanayak and Manju Mehta

Statistics

Exploration of Groups Through Latent Structural Model
Bushra Shamshad and Junaid Saghir Siddiqi

Impact of FDI on Import Demand and Export Supply Functions of Pakistan: An Econometric Approach
Uzma Tabassum, Munazah Nazeer and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Veterinary Science

Seroprevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum Among Commercial Layers in Faisalabad, Pakistan
Muhammad Mukhtar, Mian Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Irfan Anwar,  Zahid Hussain, Nadeem Bhatti and Saima Ali

The Effects of Zataria Multiflora Hydroalcoholic Extract on Some Liver Enzymes, Cholesterol, Triglyceride, HDL-Cholesterol, LDL-Cholesterol, Albumin and Total Protein in Rat
Ameneh Khoshvaghti, Saeed Nazifi, Seena Derakhshaniyan and Bijan Akbarpour

Evaluation of Oregano and α-Tocopheryl Acetate on Laying Japanese Quail Diets 
E. Christaki, E. Bonos, I. Giannenas and P. Florou-Paneri

Zoology

Current Status and Distribution of Reptiles of Sindh
Muhammad Zaheer Khan, Syed Ali Ghalib, Saima Siddiqui, Tanveer Fatima Siddiqui, Rehana Yasmeen Farooq, Ghazala Yasmeen, Darakhshan Abbas and Afsheen Zehra

Variations in Length and Weight of Oreochromis mossambicus in Malir River, Karachi, Pakistan
Farida Bano, Syeda Nazneen Rizvi and Sumera Farooq

Review Article

The Impact of Doctor–Pharma Relationships on Prescribing Practice
Imran Asif and Shehzad Amin

Short Communication

The Base “G” in TB86 Primer Frequently Used in the Amplification of katG Isoniazid Resistance Gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an Insertion
Muhammad Mumtaz Khan, Sajid Ali and Mustafa Kamal