Journal of Sustainable Technology

JoST is a Journal of the Centre for Research and Development (CERAD), The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). CERAD was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organisation limited by guarantee. All revenue generated by CERAD through its activities is used to fund research. The Centre also receives and manages endowments by philanthropists for the purpose of Research and Development. As part of its mandate in promoting the dissemination of intellectual publications for development, JoST is published, both in print (hard copy) and online (www.jost.futa.edu.ng).

JoST is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal published bi-annually (April and November) is dedicated to increasing the depth of Current Research across disciplines with the ultimate aim of improving current research. The journal aims at rapidly promoting the publication and dissemination of:

  • empirical studies focusing on solving developmental problems confronting developing countries;
  • near-market or market-ready technologies, including adaptable, sustainable and transferable technologies and;
  • critical review articles on Research and Development (R&D) policies and administration.

 

The journal is serialised, based on the foci, which relates to:

ü  Pure and Applied Sciences

ü  Agriculture, Food Security and Biotechnology

ü  Information and Communications Technology

ü  Engineering and Operations Research

ü  Earth and Mineral Sciences

ü  Enterprises Development

ü  Wastes and Environmental Management

ü  Climate Change and Disaster Management

ü  Business Management


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Volume 6 number 2 2015

Table of Contents

Articles

Modelling and Characterization of Solar Panel for Local Use as Laptop Computer Source in a Nigerian Academic Institution PDF
A O MELODI, A I AROWOLO 1-9
Investigating the Use of Local Materials for Building Construction PDF
O J OLADIRAN 10-21
Assessment of the impact of Bush Fire on availability of NTFPs to Rural Households in Oyo State, Nigeria PDF
A G ADEDAYO 22-31
Engineering Judgment in Wheelchair Design Criteria: An Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Approach PDF
T C NWAOHA, F I ASHIEDU 32-42
Acute Toxicity of Copper II Chloride Dihydrate onClarias gariepinus PDF
M O OLUFAYO, D A AKINLADE 43-52
Assessment of Labour Productivity of Some Selected Quarries in Oyo State, Nigeria. PDF
M M MELODI, O O ADEBOWALE 53-63
Pedotransfer Functions for the Prediction of Soil Hydraulic Properties in Ekiti State, Southwestern Nigeria. PDF
J T FASINMIRIN, I E OLORUNFEMI 64-74
Evaluation of Poverty Status and Profitability of Selected Women Entrepreneurs in Ogun State, Nigeria. PDF
O O EHINMOWO, A I FATUASE, S O OJO 75-84
Growth Performance and Immune Status of Broiler Chickens Fed Graded Levels ff Methionine Supplemented Diets. PDF
O B FALUYI 85-94
Quantitative Studies of Vertical Structure of Radio Refractive Index in a Coastal Area of Nigeria PDF
S E FALODUN 95-101
Determination of Some Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cashew Kernel (Anarcardium occidentale L.) PDF
J ISA, L J OGUNTUASE 101-112


Page charges and subscription

JoST charges authors N15,000 for publication of their article. The subscription rate excluding VAT and postage is N2,000 per issue. The publication charge and subscription charge rate are subject to review at anytime depending on the prevailing cost of publication.

Editorial Office

Prof. A.A. Olufayo     -

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. P.G. Oguntunde

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Mr. S.O. Lawal

Desk Officer

Journal of Sustainable Technology

Centre for Research & Development (CERAD)

The Federal University of Technology,

P.M.B. 704, Akure,

Nigeria.

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