GOAL 15 - LIFE ON LAND
Terpenoids are typically extracted from various plants. Artemisia annua contains the metabolite Artesiminin, which is used for the production of pharmaceuticals . The plants which are used for the production of terpenoids are cultivated on a grand scale and often in monocultures. The nitrate containing fertilizer can leak into rivers or the groundwater and contaminate it, agricultural land suffers under reduced soil fertility and leads to alteration of the ecosystem. In addition, the cultivation of these plants is not resource friendly, since only one component gets extracted and used for further productions. When the production of terpenoids is carried out on the biosynthesis level, the land can be used for the cultivation of more important plants and in a more economical way.
 Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 1-2, 2006, pp. 71-75
EFFECT OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS INHALATION ON SOME HAEMATOLOGICAL INDICES OF FUEL ATTENDANTS IN CALABAR METROPOLIS, NIGERIA
A. M. OKORO, E. J. ANI, J. O. IBU, and B. A. AKPOGOMEH
Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, P.M.B.1115, Calabar ,Cross River State, Nigeria.
 Acid rain and its ecological consequences Anita Singh and Madhoolika Agrawal*
Ecology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India