Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018

  • Application of Different Organic Wastes for Electricity Generation by Means of Double Chambered Microbial Fuel Cell Technology

    Okeke Ugochukwu Chibueze, Mbachu Ifeoma Adaora Chima

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 94-102
    Received: 29 May 2018
    Accepted: 2 July 2018
    Published: 30 July 2018
    Abstract: Wastes generated by both agrobased industries and domestic units have high nutrient contents to support microbial growth but in Nigeria, these wastes are indiscriminately dumped and constitutes environmental and health hazards. Some of these wastes can be used to grow some bacterial species in microbial fuel cell to generate bioelectricity. The was... Show More
  • Packaging and Microbial Status of Local & Branded Bakery Products: A Comparative Study on Jessore Region, Bangladesh

    Md. Shovon Al-Fuad, Md. Shamimuzzaman, Raju Ahmed, Hd. Razu Ahmmed, Md. Tarek Hasan, Rajib Kanti Roy

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 103-109
    Received: 16 July 2018
    Accepted: 9 August 2018
    Published: 5 September 2018
    Abstract: Background: Most of the people in Bangladesh due to their hectic lifestyles are now increasingly dependent on various bakery products as a source of ready-to-eat foods. Generally, majority of these widely consumed bakery products mainly bread and cakes are supplied by local bakeries. Any chance of unwanted microbial contamination of these popular f... Show More
  • Effect of Urban Effluent on River Water Quality in the Niger Delta

    Owhonda Ihunwo, Ekpendu Chisom, Mmedorenyin Okon, Okoroafor Isaiah, Charles Obunwo, Chinedu Mmom

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 110-114
    Received: 22 September 2018
    Accepted: 4 October 2018
    Published: 23 October 2018
    Abstract: Urban effluent polluted with sewage is a major source of pollution in developing countries, yet it is a line of study that is not properly explored. In this research, a river under influence from urban effluent was studied for four months, i.e. two seasons (dry season: February and March, wet season: April and May. Four sites along the river were i... Show More