https://ijagri.org/index.php/ijagri/issue/feed International Journal of Agriculture, Biology & Environment ( e-ISSN 2582-6107 ) 2021-06-08T22:16:01+08:00 editor ijagri editor@ijagri.org Open Journal Systems <p><img src="/public/site/images/adminijagri/homepage.jpg"></p> <p>International Journal of Agriculture, Biology &amp; Environment (IJAGRI) publishes new ideas, the state of the art research results and fundamental advances in all fields of agriculture, Biology &amp; Environmental Sciences, as reviews, research articles, and short communications. Openly accessible IJAGRI provides wider sharing of knowledge and the acceleration of research, and is thus in the best interest of authors, potential readers, and increases the availability, accessibility, visibility, and impact of the papers, and the journal as a whole. IJAGRI aims at promoting agricultural, Biology &amp; Environmental Sciences, increasing academic prosperity, and fostering international academic exchange and cooperation. This journal provides a platform for sharing the latest high-quality research concerning the agricultural, Biology &amp; Environmental Sciences.</p> <p><strong>Call for Papers: April-jun -2021 Issue</strong></p> <p>Deadline:&nbsp;<strong>Submission is open</strong></p> <p>Download:&nbsp;<a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OL_fWkSQixaGPr3ftUwg4FDnZdeVPcNZ" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Paper Template</a></p> <p><strong>Benefits for Authors&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li class="show">IJAGRI&nbsp; is an International, Peer-Reviewed, Open Access Journal</li> <li class="show">All the published articles are assigned a Unique CrossRef DOI with a prefix: 10.47504/IJAGRI</li> <li class="show">The IJAGRI journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a Digital archiving system</li> <li class="show">Indexed in Major services like, Google Scholar, CrossRef, World Cat, PKP Indexing, Schematic Scholar, BASE, Microsoft Academic, Open Aire and more.</li> <li class="show">Free Digital Certificate to Each author</li> <li class="show">Worldwide Indexing Immediately After The Paper Publication</li> <li class="show">The IJAGRI uses PKP dynamic software.</li> <li class="show"><strong><em>Copyright&nbsp;</em></strong>on any article in this journal is&nbsp;<strong>retained by the author(s) under the Creative Commons license CCBY NC 4.</strong></li> <li class="show">Paper Will Be Published Immediately in The Current Issue After Acceptance.</li> <li class="show">IJAGRI uses IEEE&nbsp; Paper Template.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> https://ijagri.org/index.php/ijagri/article/view/56 Prevalence of Salmonella Enteritidis Infection in Chicken Eggs Collected from Different Poultry Farms in Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria 2021-06-08T22:16:01+08:00 ABANA CHIOMA C maeveresearchlaboratory@gmail.com NWAJIOBI FAVOUR O maeveresearchlaboratory@gmail.com <p><em>This study examined the determination of the prevalence of Salmonella Enteritidis in table eggs circulating in Awka, Anambra State. A total of 400 good-looking, undamaged eggs were randomly selected and bought from different poultry farms in Awka and then, screened for Salmonella Enteritidis. The isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis and antibiotic susceptibility testing of the isolates was done using the standard procedures stated in the bacteriological analytical manual (BAM) of the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and Clinical and Laboratory Standard Institute (CLSI), respectively. Out of 49 (12.3%) isolates positive for Salmonella species, 16 isolates were positive to Salmonella Enteritidis representing 32.7% of the isolated organisms (P&gt;0.05). The prevalence of Salmonella Enteritidis in egg content and eggshell was 32.7% and 0.0% respectively and the difference in their prevalence was not statistically significant (P&lt;0.05). All isolates showed 100% resistance to augmentin and ceftazidime (zone of inhibition &lt;13mm), ceftriaxone, and erythromycin showed 87.5% resistance (zone of inhibition &lt;35mm). Ninety-three point seven percent (93.7%) of the strains were sensitive to ofloxacin (zone of inhibition &gt;21mm), 75% sensitive to gentamicin (zone of inhibition &gt;15mm) and 50%to cotrimoxazole (zone of inhibition &gt;16mm). The strains studied in terms of their antibiotic-resistant pattern could be classified into different groups based on the number of antibiotics they resisted.&nbsp; Even though six of the sixteen isolated displayed the presence of plasmid, one can envisage that other non-plasmids containing serovars demonstrating multi-drug resistance attributes have other means of antibiotics resistance other than the plasmid.</em></p> 2021-06-08T00:00:00+08:00 Copyright (c) 2021