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Aspects of African biodiversity : proceedings of the Pan Africa Chemistry Network Biodiversity Conference, Nairobi, 10-12 September 2008

Author: J O Midiwo; J M Clough
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2010.
Series: Special Publication, 321.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The proceedings of the Pan Africa Chemistry Network Biodiversity Conference which connected African scientists and provides a valuable overview of biodiversity in Africa.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J O Midiwo; J M Clough
ISBN: 9781847559647 1847559646
OCLC Number: 642177544
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Challenges and opportunities for Africa : an overview of key themes from the PACN Biodiversity Conference / S.C. Smith --
Exploring the therapeutic potentials of African medicinal plants / C. Wambebe --
Natural products from plant biodiversity and their use in the treatment of neglected diseases / J.O. Midiwo --
In vitro and in vivo antiplasmodial activity of Kenyan medicinal plants / M.O. Nanyingi [and others] --
Anti-larval activity of crude plant extracts from Vitex schliebenii and Vitex payos (Verbenaceae) / G.N. Mokua [and others] --
Natural products as leads for new and innovative crop protection chemicals / J.M. Clough --
Exploiting phytochemical diversity to control pests of agriculture and vectors of human and animal disease / A.M. Hooper [and others] --
Root chemicals could offer opportunities for breeding for sweet potato resistance to the weevil Cylas puncticollis Boheman (Coleoptera: Apionidae) / H. Muyinza [and others] --
The role of biotechnology in meeting the biodiversity conservation challenge of Africa / A.B. Salifu --
Farmers as a treasure chest of biodiversity --
the case of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) in Ethiopia, a five decade analysis / F. Mekbib --
Delivery of appropriate cattle genotypes to eastern African smallholder farmers through in-vitro embryo production technologies --
the technical procedures, prospects and challenges / H.M. Mutembei [and others] --
Levels of some nutrients and non-essential metals in cows' whole milk from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / E. Admasu [and others] --
Water, water everywhere and when found not fit to drink / S.O. Wandiga --
Foundation for analytical science and technology in Africa and its role in the preservation of endangered species / S. Lancaster, N. Richards and A. Gachanja --
Jua Kali metallurgical industries as point sources of the heavy metals lead and cadmium to aquatic systems in Kenyan urban areas / S.M. Mule and C.M. Nguta --
An assessment of effluent treatment to reduce heavy metal levels in effluent from a battery manufacturing concern / E. Muleya and F. Chiumira --
Spectroscopic detection of gaseous ammonia in the environment / C.B.O. Kowenje and D.C. Doetschman --
Jatropha curcas L. as a source for the production of biodiesel in Kenya / A.W. Wagutu [and others] --
Jatropha biodiesel as an alternative transport fuel in Zimbabwe / C.S. Shonhiwa, F.P. Gudyanga and Z. Chiguvare --
Biomass, bio-based products and bioenergy / P.C. Vieira --
Municipal solid waste as a resource rather than a waste. A preliminary study of biomass from Githurai Market, an open market on the outskirts of Nairobi City / N. Muriithi, C. Soi and J.M. Keriko.
Series Title: Special Publication, 321.
Responsibility: edited by J.O. Midiwo, J.M. Clough.

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