Environmental science
1. Heavy metals loads in soil, farmlands and plant crop at open dumpsite

O.B. Akintan; J.A. Olusola; A.M. Azeez

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 July 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.04.05

Abstract
  This study aimed to evaluate concentrations of selected heavy metals in the soils of Ilokun dumpsite and adjourning farmlands, and to determine as well levels of heavy metals uptake in various parts of Carica papaya plant collected from the dumpsite. Twenty-two soil samples were collected within the ...  Read More

Environmental science
2. Erodibility and sedimentation potential of marly formations at the watershed scale

F. Rostami; S. Feiznia; M. Aleali; M. Heshmati; B. Yousefi yegane

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 383-398

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2019.03.10

Abstract
  Grupi and Kashkan marl formations comprise a considerable part of Zagros region. These formations have a considerable erodibility and sedimentation potential because of their special geological and mineralogical characteristics. The objective of this study was to compare the erosion and sediment ...  Read More

Environmental science
3. Native and alien plant species inventory and diversity in disturbed forests and its economic value

J.J.C. Garces

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 249-264

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.02.10

Abstract
  The study was conducted to assess the native and alien plant species in one of the highly disturbed forest (S1) and less disturbed forest (S2) in Mt. Manunggal, Cebu Island, Philippines. Twenty-four quadrats with a size of 20mx20 m were established using a quadrat sampling technique to identify and record ...  Read More

Environmental science
4. A novel microbial consortium from sheep compost for decolorization and degradation of Congo red

Sh.F. Abd El-Kader; G.A. El-Chaghaby; G.M. Khalafalla; R.I. Refae; H.M. Elshishtawy

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 61-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.05

Abstract
  Congo red is a synthetic azo-dye dye with many industrial applications. The effluents containing azo dyes are causing several environmental hazards and thus should be treated prior to their discharge. The present work investigates the possible use of a novel microbial consortium from sheep compost for ...  Read More

Environmental science
5. Economic and ecological perspectives of farmers on rice insect pest management

M.T.N. Cabasan; J.A.G. Tabora; N. Cabatac; C.M. Jumao-as; J.O. Soberano; J.V. Turba; N.H.A. Dagamac; E. Barlaan

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 31-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2019.01.03

Abstract
  Understanding farmers’ perception is important in the development of sustainable and cost-effective integrated pest management strategies. Hence, farmers’ perception on rice insect pests and pesticide use was evaluated by selected 112 farmers composed of 77% males and 23% females, over the ...  Read More

Environmental science
6. Antimicrobial test of five ethnomedicinal plants in an ancestral forest area

M.B. Bandibas; P. Roxas

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 257-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.03.003

Abstract
  The basic premise of this research was to assess the ethnomedicinal uses of plants in an ancestral forest area at Naawan, Misamis Oriental and determine its inhibition effect against bacterial strains. The assessment of plants was conducted using the transect-plot method. Ethnomedicinal uses and the ...  Read More

Environmental science
7. Application of Delphi method in site selection of desalination plants

M. Sepehr; S.M.R. Fatemi; A. Danehkar; A. Mashinchian Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 89-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.01.009

Abstract
  Given the reduced freshwater supplies across the world, seawater desalination is one of the appropriate methods available for producing freshwater. Selecting an optimal location is crucial in the installation of these plants owing to the environmental problems they cause. The present study was conducted ...  Read More