International Journal of Ecotoxicology and Ecobiology

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Review: Essential Oils A Viable Pest Control Alternative

    Julio Garay, Thomas Brennan, Dori Bon

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 13-22
    Received: 31 October 2019
    Accepted: 20 November 2019
    Published: 9 June 2020
    Abstract: Indiscriminate use of pesticides is troublesome in our environment, creating toxic soils, groundwater, ponds and lakes, and oceans. Application of chemical pest control results in the death of many insects. These toxic chemicals interrupt entire ecosystems, causing havoc on pollinators such as bees and other beneficial insects, birds and animals as... Show More
  • Comparative Study on Heavy Metals and Hydrocarbons Accumulation in Cassava Tubers Harvested from Four Different Locations in Rivers State, Nigeria

    Ndukwe Gloria Ihuoma, Odinga Tamuno-boma, Gabriel-Brisibe Christine Umanu, George Damiete Amabinba, Fou Erekedoumene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 16 June 2020
    Accepted: 28 June 2020
    Published: 28 July 2020
    Abstract: The threat to humans, animals, and plants life by pollution due to gas flare and oil and gas industrial activities cannot be overemphasized. This study compared the hydrocarbons and heavy metals accumulation in cassava tubers harvested from four different locations in Rivers State. The study areas include Rukpoku, Rivers State University (RSU) farm... Show More