Asian Science Citation Index is committed to provide an authoritative, trusted and significant information by the coverage of the most important and influential journals to meet the needs of the global scientific community.  
ASCI Database
308-Lasani Town,
Sargodha Road,
Faisalabad, Pakistan
Fax: +92-41-8815544
Contact Via Web
Suggest a Journal
 
Articles by J.K. Balogun
Total Records ( 1 ) for J.K. Balogun
  E. Ogueji Okechukwu , J. Auta and J.K. Balogun
  Static bioassay experiments were conducted to ascertain the acute effects of waterborne chlorpyrifos-ethyl at 0.64, 0.80, 0.96, 1.12 and 1.28 mg L 1 on a freshwater fish Clarias gariepinus after 96 h. The effects were assessed by examining the haematological profile against control. Exposure to chlorpyrifos-ethyl caused a significant dose dependent (p< 0.05) inhibition in haematocrit (PVC) and Haemoglobin (Hb) values. There was also a significant decrease (p< 0.05) of RBCC in 1.28 mg L 1 concentration. The WBCC elevation was significantly dose dependent (p< 0.05) in all concentrations except 0.64 mg L 1. The inhibition of MCH and elevation of MCHC were both Non-Significant (NS), but the inhibition of MCV was significant between control and exposed group (p< 0.05). The results of this study highlight the stress to which freshwater fish are exposed through the uncontrolled discharge of insecticides in the aquatic environment.
 
 
 
Copyright   |   Desclaimer   |    Privacy Policy   |   Browsers   |   Accessibility