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  1. Nanomaterials are used extensively because of their optical, electrical, catalytic, and mechanical properties. To understand the biological processes in an experimental organism, we aimed to highlight the comp...

    Authors: Ahtisham Mehraj and Sangeeta V. Pandit
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:20
  2. Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (CN) and Oreochromis niloticus (ON) health status were investigated in Asejire Reservoir (AR) and Lagos Lagoon (LL), South-west Nigeria. Fish samples collected were separated into sexe...

    Authors: Atilola O. Abidemi-Iromini, Oluayo. A. Bello-Olusoji and Isaac A. Adebayo
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:18
  3. Pulse exposures are the consequences of the intermittent release of pollutants in the environment. Brief exposure of aquatic organisms to high concentrations of pesticides simultaneously occurs, particularly i...

    Authors: Kingsley C. Kanu, Adebayo A. Otitoloju and Nnamdi H. Amaeze
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:12
  4. Bluetongue (BT), an infectious, non-contagious arthropod borne viral disease of domestic and wild ruminants is caused by bluetongue virus (BTV), a type species of Orbivirus genus and Reoviridae family. Albeit blu...

    Authors: Siddhartha Narayan Joardar
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:9
  5. The Indian pangolin is a globally endangered species and is accorded the highest level of protection under Indian legislation. The species has a wide distribution in the country. However, information on its ec...

    Authors: Mohan Ram, Darshit Mesariya, Dushyant Vasavada and Dhawal Mehta
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:3
  6. Mosquitoes are key vectors for the transmission of several diseases. Anopheles gambiae is known to transmit pathogens of malaria and filariasis. Due to several anthropogenic factors such as climate change and pop...

    Authors: Isaac Omotayo Olabimi, Kayode David Ileke, Babasola Williams Adu and Temitope Emmanuel Arotolu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:63
  7. The constant global need for food has created a demand for colossal food production. Every day the world requires more food than it is capable of growing and harvesting. Antibiotics have been used in healthy f...

    Authors: Ismat Jahan Anee, Shamimul Alam, Rowshan Ara Begum, Reza Md Shahjahan and Ashfaqul Muid Khandaker
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:52
  8. Pollinators play a key role in human food production by improving the yield and quality of crops. Several studies assessed the economic value of pollination services delivered by animals through yield improvem...

    Authors: Hermann Cyr Toni, Armand Avohou and Bruno Agossou Djossa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:46
  9. The inventory process is the first method to protect and safeguard animal biodiversity. This study carries out a quantitative and qualitative inventory of terrestrial gastropods at three sites in Skikda provin...

    Authors: Nedjoua Zaidi, Louiza Douafer and Amel Hamdani
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:41
  10. Fluoride may induce oxidative stress and apoptosis. It may also lead to neurobehavioural defects including neuromuscular damage. The present study aimed to explore the effects of sub lethal concentrations of s...

    Authors: Sidra Perveen, Shalu Kumari, Himali Raj and Shahla Yasmin
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:32
  11. Sexual dimorphism in metabolic and oxidative stress markers of Clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus longifilis found in southwest Nigeria was investigated. C. garepinus and H. longifilis broodstock weighing 2.54...

    Authors: Olatunji Abubakar Jimoh, Christie Oluwatosin Raimi, Ebenezer Temitope Adebayo, Bolaji Fatai Oyeyemi and Matthew Ayobami Odedele
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:28
  12. The present study assessed the growth and mortality parameters of the white sardine, Escualosa thoracata which is having high local demand. The white sardine gained importance due to its taste, and high demand in...

    Authors: Udai R. Gurjar, Suman Takar, Milind S. Sawant, Ravindra A. Pawar, Vivek H. Nirmale, Anil S. Pawase, Sushanta K. Chakraborty, Karan K. Ramteke and Tarachand Kumawat
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:20
  13. Butterflies are considered as bio-indicators of a healthy and diversified ecosystem. Endosulfan was sprayed indiscriminately in large plantations of Kasaragod district, Kerala which had caused serious threats ...

    Authors: K. N. Raghavendra, Kumar Arvind, G. K. Anushree and Tony Grace
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:58
  14. Feeding strategies assessment of endangered species during food limited seasons is important in order to understand their niche and advise effective habitat management steps. We assessed the four-horned antelo...

    Authors: Ramchandra Meghwal, Chhaya Bhatnagar and Vijay Kumar Koli
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:57
  15. In contrast to wind farm collision, birds and bats were understudied and their occurrence and function were poorly understood. Here, study on mortality of iconic bird and bat species were conducted on Adama I ...

    Authors: Weldemariam Tesfahunegny, Demeke Datiko, Mengistu Wale, Gebre Egziabeher Hailay and Tadesse Hunduma
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:41
  16. Many pesticides contain fluoride that enters the food chain and affect the non-target organisms. Fluoride is a known neurotoxin and may cause neurobehavioral defects. A study was conducted to see the effect of...

    Authors: Diksha Mishra, Rishu Kumari, Smita Ranjan and Shahla Yasmin
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:27
  17. Gonochorist teleosts are teleosts in which individuals develop either as males or as females, and are sexually stable thereafter throughout ontogeny. However, there is a labile period, defined as the time peri...

    Authors: Maurice Eghosa Imiuwa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:26
  18. Headwater streams and small rivers within a catchment basin contribute greatly to the overall physico-chemical and biological quality of downstream larger freshwater systems; hence, there is a need to continua...

    Authors: Olanrewaju O. Aliu, Emmanuel O. Akindele and Israel F. Adeniyi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:11
  19. Distribution and diversity of rodents vary across habitats due to different environmental factors. An ecological comparative study on diversity and abundance of rodents was conducted in Kafta-Sheraro National ...

    Authors: Alembrhan Assefa and Srinivasulu Chelmala
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:59

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:60

  20. Interaction of microinvertebrates with mosquito in freshwater ecosystem ultimately provides the mosquito larvae with diverse resources to prey on and serves as competitors or predators. The trophic ecology and...

    Authors: Okechukwu Anthony Obi, Ishaya Haruna Nock and David Adeyinka Adebote
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:57
  21. Sardine Amblygaster clupeoides is a reef-associated oceanic species having long-standing socioeconomic and ecological importance along the coast of Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, but less is known about the morphomet...

    Authors: Md Abu Hanif, Muhammad A. B. Siddik, Md Aminul Islam, Md Reaz Chaklader and Ashfaqun Nahar
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:53
  22. Mozambique tilapia (Tilapia mossambica) are commonly used in the assessment of aquatic environment quality and also considered as useful bio-indicators during environmental pollution monitoring. Copper-oxide and ...

    Authors: Saif Al Ghais, Vibha Bhardwaj, Pramod Kumbhar and Omar Al Shehhi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:32

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:49

  23. Nowadays, immuno-stimulants have great importance in improving the immune system and minimising the effect of infectious diseases in poultry flocks. This study was designed to demonstrate the impact of using d...

    Authors: Marwa F. Ali, Mohamed S. Abdel Hafez and Moemen A. Mohamed
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:4
  24. Despite their abundance and ecological importance, bats are under significant threat worldwide. There is little information about their distribution, roosting, and habitat requirement for most species, making ...

    Authors: Eric Moise Bakwo Fils, Aaron Manga Mongombe, David Emery Tsala and Joseph Lebel Tamesse
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:28