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Diversity of Earthworms in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

, J.M and Ramasamy, E.V., 2012, Earthworm diversity at Nilgiri biosphere reserve, Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity Conservation, 21:3343–3353. Chaudhuri, P. S., Bhattacharjee, S., 2011, Reproductive biology of eight tropical earthworm species of rubber plantations in Tripura, India. Tropical Ecology, 52 (1): 49–60. Dey, A., Chaudhuri, P. S., 2013, Density, diversity and distribution of earthworms in pineapple plantation (Ananus comosus) plots of different ages in West Tripura, India. In: Climate Change and Biodiversity, P. K. Bharti and A. Chauhan, Eds

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Attitudinal Reactance: Another Response to Influence Attempts in Websites


The use of behavioural change systems in providing interventions for people is common in this present era of information technology. Many people depend on these systems for many reasons like safe driving, healthy food consumption, energy conservation, etc. Some of these systems have been successful in making people change positively while a larger percentage have not been successful due to many issues that were not addressed during the development of such systems. One of them is psychological reactance, a motivational state that is aroused when a person’s freedom is threatened or eliminated. It has major focus restoring any freedom that has been threatened. This forms the motivation for this work and it starts with a brief study of the theory of psychological reactance with a new view of accessing it from perceived usability perspective. To study reactance in people, a survey was conducted. It focussed on accessing reactance through attitudes to forced compliance in a persuasive website in the context of meal-planning. Results from this study showed that participants with high freedom text had better attitude to the website in terms of anger and perceived usability than participants with low-freedom text. This work confirmed the social agency proposition that the presence of social cues in a multimedia message can stimulate the social interaction pattern in people’s learning. Once this social interaction pattern is initiated, there is a high possibility for pupils to act as if they are interacting with another individual. Therefore, to some degree, social convention of human-to-human interaction sets in as participants with high freedom message had a lower anger score than participants with high freedom plus social message.

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Studies on Tursiops truncatus and Stenella coeruleoalba Dolphin Species: from Retinal Cell Morphological Comparisons Towards its Surrounding environment.

References Bearzi, G., Politi, E., Agazzi, S. Bruno, S., Costa, M., and Bonizzoni S. 2005. Occurrence and present status of coastal dolphins ( Delphinus delphis and Tursiops truncatus ) in the eastern Ionian Sea. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems , 15 (3), 243-257. Bearzi, G., Bonizzoni, S., and Gonzalvo, J. 2011. Dolphins and coastal fisheries within a marine protected area: mismatch between dolphin occurrence and reported depredation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems , 21 (3), 261-267. Bjerager

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Carbonaceous Soot from Thermal Decomposition of Kerosene: A Pioneering Report for Paint Preservation

decrystallization of α-Cellulose obtained from corn cob: preparation of low crystallinity cellulose and some physicochemical properties. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 4, 509-516. Rammohan, R., Yassen, M., 2003, Determination of intrinsic viscosity by single specific viscosity measurements. J. Appl. Poly. Sci 31, 2501-2508. Reilly, J.A., 1991, Celluloid objects: their chemistry and preservation. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 30, 145-162. Thompson, J., 1994, Improving the sensitivity of progressive multiple sequence alignment

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Preliminary Results on Growing Second Generation Biofuel Crop Miscanthus X Giganteus at The Polluted Military Site in Ukraine

., EDRISI, S.A., ABHILASH, P.C.: Toward the coupling of phytoremediation with bioenergy production. Renew. Sust. Energ. Rev., 57, 2016, 1386-1389. USDA (US Department of Agriculture), Natural Resources Conservation service, Plant Materials program: Planting and managing giant miscanthus as biomass energy crop, Technical Note no.4, 2011, 33pp. WENZEL, W.W.: Rhizosphere processes and management in plant-assisted bioremediation (phytoremediation) of soils. Plant Soil, 321, 2009, 385-408.

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Biogeochemical Interactions In The Application Of Biotechnological Strategies To Marine Sediments Contaminated With Metals

of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in contaminated soils. Eur. Journal of Soil Sci., 48, 1997, 337-346. MICHELI, F., LEVIN, N., GIAKOUMI, S., KATSANEVAKIS, S., ABDULLA, A., COLL, M., FRASCHETTI, S., KARK, S., KOUTSOUBAS, D., MACKELWORTH, P., MAIORANO, L., POSSINGHAM, H.P.: Setting priorities for regional conservation planning in the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS One, 8, 2013, e59038. MORGAN, P., WATKINSON, R.J.: Factors limiting the supply and efficiency of nutrient and oxygen supplements for the in situ biotreatment of contaminated soil and groundwater. Water Res., 26

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