Articles by Author: Frederick Amon Armah

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  1. Utilization of shea fruit to enhance food security and reduce poverty in Ghana

    Utilization of shea fruit to enhance food security and reduce poverty in Ghana

    The shea tree grows extensively in the northern part of Ghana, which is known to be one of the poorest areas in the country. To help reduce poverty and enhance food security in this area, attempts were made to add...
  2. Effects of rooting media on root growth and morphology of <em>Brassica rapa</em> seedlings

    Effects of rooting media on root growth and morphology of <em>Brassica rapa</em> seedlings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Rooting media used in current root phenotyping studies can have substantial effect. In this study, the effects of three different nutrient conducting papers (Black construction paper, Anchor blue germination paper and Kimpak paper) and soil-filled boxes on root growth and...
  3. Author identification from opposing perspectives in forensic linguistics

    Author identification from opposing perspectives in forensic linguistics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    In this article, two cases of crimen iniuria are reported in which the suspect could be identified, on the basis of a forensic linguistic analysis, as the author of defamatory documents—one which resulted in litigation and an eventual conviction, and...
  4. Preventing HIV infections in children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa through integrated care and support activities: a review of the literature

    Preventing HIV infections in children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa through integrated care and support activities: a review of the literature

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Sub-Saharan Africa has been hit harder by the HIV/AIDS pandemic than any other region of the world, and children under age eighteen represent one-third of all new HIV infections occurring there annually. While HIV prevention efforts targeting youth are well...
  5. Correlates of HIV-status awareness among adults in Nairobi slum areas

    Correlates of HIV-status awareness among adults in Nairobi slum areas

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The prevalence of HIV in the adult population in slum areas in Nairobi, Kenya, is higher than for residents in the city as a whole. This disparity suggests that the characteristics of slum areas may adversely influence the HIV-prevention strategies...
  6. The first scholarly South African interpretation of Wagner? Ramsden Balmforth's Fabian analysis of the <em>Ring</em> and <em>Parsifal</em>

    The first scholarly South African interpretation of Wagner? Ramsden Balmforth's Fabian analysis of the <em>Ring</em> and <em>Parsifal</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    2013 marks both the bicentenary of Richard Wagner's birth and the centenary of performances of his Ring cycle in Cape Town, which contemporary critics hailed as a noteworthy advance in the cultural life of the Mother City. In that year...
  7. The metabolic syndrome using the National Cholesterol Education Program and International Diabetes Federation definitions among urbanised black South Africans with established coronary artery disease

    The metabolic syndrome using the National Cholesterol Education Program and International Diabetes Federation definitions among urbanised black South Africans with established coronary artery disease

    Background. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) introduced a new definition of the metabolic syndrome (MS) that emphasises ethnic-specific cut-offs for waist circumference (WC).
  8. New-onset diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation

    New-onset diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation

    Aims. To determine: (i) the incidence of new-onset diabetes mellitus in patients after renal transplantation (NODM); and (ii) the association between NODM and (a) various immunosuppressive regimens, and (b) ethnicity; and (iii) to assess outcomes in terms of morbidity and...
  9. The role of increased gastrointestinal alcohol production in patients with the metabolic syndrome: Implications for the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

    The role of increased gastrointestinal alcohol production in patients with the metabolic syndrome: Implications for the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

    Aim. Explore the possibility that increased gastrointestinal alcohol production may play a role in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with the metabolic syndrome.