Pacific Journal of Science and Technology
An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research, Theories, and Observations
Volume 19, Number 2
A Semi-Annual Publication of Akamai University
The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (PJST) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal of interdisciplinary scientific research, theories, and observations. PJST is a semi-annual publication of Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii. The mission of this journal is to provide a non-commercial platform for the dissemination of scientific research and theory across the academic disciplines. We seek to facilitate greater communication between the scientific assembly at Akamai University and the larger scientific community. To this end, the PJST provides a platform for research conducted both inside and outside of our university. As a non-profit institute of higher learning, Akamai University seeks no distribution fees from the PJST. The journal is provided strictly in the spirit of academic and scientific discourse and in support of our institutional mission of improving the human condition.
Table of Contents (Vol. 19, No. 2)
Engineering and Material Science
Determination of Temperature Variation of a Box-Type Solar Cooker. E.C. Ugwuoke, C.M. Aburu, I. Ofili, N.P. Oputa, and M. Shaibu.
Energy and Power
Mathematics and Statistics
Information Technology and Communications
Management, Economics, and Education
Quality and Quality Control in Production: A Review. N.P. Oputa, I.C. Iloani, E.C. Ugwuoke, S.A. Ogunjob; and I. Ofili.
Productivity Improvement in Manufacturing Sector. I. Ofili, I.C. Iloani, E.C. Ugwuoke, N.P. Oputa, and S.A. Ogunjobi.
Demographic Factors and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Wire and Cable Industry in Southwestern Nigeria. B.A. Bello, A.M. Opele, and C.I. Orukotan.
Determinants of Technical Efficiency of Shoemaking Enterprises among Small Scale Entrepreneurs in Ondo State, Nigeria. O.O. Ehinmowo.
An Assessment of the Causes and Effects of Abandonment of Road Construction Projects in Osun State Nigeria. O.F. Odeyinka, O.A. Oluwaji; and F.D. Omokolade.
Preparing Successor and Family Business Sustainability in South-East, Nigeria. N.E. Ifekwem.
Assessment of Transformational Leadership and Leadership Style on Business Organizations’ Significant and Positive Change. O.A. Oladokun, A.A. Sotunde, and K.O. Makinde.
Essentials of Strategic Change Management and Employees Resistance on the Operations of Business Organizations. O.A. Oladokun, A.A. Sotunde, and K.O. Makinde.
A Study of Customers’ Assessment of Quality Practices of Fast Food Entrepreneurs in Southwestern Nigeria. T.O. Fakokunde.
Automated Revenue Collection System: A Case Study of Edo State Jobs Initiative. A.O. Egwali and K. Otokiti.
Influence of Social Capital on Performance of Micro and Small-Scale Enterprises in Osun State, Nigeria. R.J. Akinlade.
Skills Development Needs of Technical Education Lecturers in use of Technology Facilities and Social Media for Instructional Activities in Nigeria. B.M. Efuwape, O. Odumosu, and A.O. Shodeinde.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
An Assessment of the Potential of Plantain Peel Ash as a Potash Biocatalyst for Producing Reducing Sugar from Phoenix dactylifera Seed Pit. K.I. Omoniyi, N.C. Nwokem, Y.O. Usman, and O.O. Idowu.
Total Alkaloids, Tannin Content, and Antiulcer Assay of Four Selected Medicinal Plants in Nigeria. B.E. Ezema, C.N. Ezema, P.N. Abuekwu, M.O. Agbo, and K.G. Akpomie.
Life Sciences and Medicine
Botanical Composition, Dry Matter Yield, and Soil Physio-Chemical Properties of Natural Grazing Areas under Sedentary Pastoral System at Different Seasons in South-West Nigeria. O. Okukenu, P. Dele, B. Akinyemi, A. Olajide, O. Ogunrombi, and A. Adekale.
Proximate and Fiber Composition of Pennisetum purpureum Varieties in Stylosanthes guianensis Mixed Sward Fertilized with Two Manure Types. T. Oyekunle, O. Okukenu, P. Dele, O. Aderinboye, A. Olajide, O. Ogunrombi, A. Jolaosho, and A. Adekale.
Nutrient Intake and Digestibility of West African Dwarf Rams Fed Toasted Enterolobium cyclocarpum based Multi-Nutrient Feed Blocks. A. Akinlolu, O. Arigbede, D. Peter, A. Ogunsakin, O. Ogunbote, and M. Kolade.
Chemical Composition of Panicum maximum as Influenced by Poultry Manure Rate and Age at Harvest. P. Dele, B. Akinyemi, O. Okukenu, T. Amole, A. Akinlolu, G. Sarumi, F. Salawu, and C. Anotaenwere.
An Analysis of the Consequences of the Herdsmen-Farmers Crisis in North Central Nigeria using Agent - Based Modelling. J.A. Enokela.
Comparative Studies on the Chemical Composition of Chrysophyllum albidum Seed and Five Different Melon Seeds. A.A. Taiwo, J.O. Ayeni, O. Osifeso, and J.A Oyedepo.
Social Exchange Theory: The Transactional Nature of the Quandary Situation Between Poverty and Adolescents’ Sexual Behavior. O.G. Adebola.
Teenage Pregnancy in Nigeria: An Offshoot of the Social Structure. O.G. Adebola.
Environmental Science and Ecology
Application of Project Management Techniques to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Methodologies: A Case Study of the Installation of Solar Panels in Afe-Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. O.F. Odeyinka, A. Akinyele, and O.A. Okpamen.
GIS in Modern Zoological Park Management: Case Study of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. J.A. Oyedepo and M.O. Oyatogun.
GIS-Supported Survey and Biodiversity Assessment in a Derived Savannah Ecosystem. J.A. Oyedepo, M.O. Oyatogun, A.O. Jayeola, and O. Oladoye.
Geology, Geophysics, and Earth Science
Hydrocarbon Potential of Late Miocene to Early Pliocene Source Rocks of Shallow Offshore, Niger Delta Basin, Nigeria. O.A. Oluwajana.
Palynostratigraphy and Palynoenvironmental Study of Adeobak-2 well, Offshore Niger Delta, Southern Nigeria. O.C. Adeigbe and K.A. Obakhume.
Disclaimer: The opinions, claims, and conclusions expressed in the articles published in the Pacific Journal of Science and Technology are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, its editors, Akamai University, its administration, or Board of Directors. The research, observations, and theories presented in these articles are solely the claims of the contributing author(s). The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology assumes no responsibility for damages; real or imagined, arising from the use or misuse of information contained in these articles. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology is provided free to the community as a public service of Akamai University. No part of this journal shall be considered as promotional material or solicitation. Akamai University is not accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education. Full accreditation information may be viewed at http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/aboutus.html#7. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology is best viewed with Internet Explorer version 7.0 or better. The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) for PJST is 1551-7624. Copyright 2004-2019; Akamai University. All rights reserved.