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EFFECT OF SIX WEED MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES ON WEEDCONTROL AND GROWTH AND YIELD OF ...
» (musa spp AAB cv AGBAGBA AT NSUKKA ABSTRACT The effects of five weed management techniques and a weed free control on weed infestation andon the growth and yield of a plantain landrace (Musa spp. AAB Agbagba) were evaluated during the twocropping seasons of 2005 and 2006 at Nsukka, Nigeria. The experiment was laid out in randomisedcomplete block design (RCBD) with six treatments and replicated ...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 186 engagements |
EFFECT OF SMOKING AND OVEN-DRYING ON SHELF STABILITY AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF ...
» EFFECT OF SMOKING AND OVEN DRYING ON SHELF STABILITY AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF ANTIC MACKEREL FISH FILLETS (soomboromorus scombrus) ABSTRACTThe work was carried out to determine the effectiveness of smoking and oven drying onthe shelf stability and sensory characteristics of Atlantic mackerel fish fillets duringstorage. In the study, mackerel fish was eviscerated and cut into fillets, ...Continue Reading »
55 pages | 152 engagements |
EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF PLANTAIN FLOUR WITH OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM...
» EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF PLANTAIN FLOUR WITH OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM FLOUR AS DIETARY FIBER SOURCES ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND SERUM CHOLESTEROL ABSTRACTFlours were produced from unripe plantain fruit, okara, and Detarium microcarpum andanalysed for selected properties. Plantain flours were supplemented with 5% levels ofDetarium microcarpum and okara flours as dietary fiber sources a...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 136 engagements |
EFFECT OF THERMIZATION AND STORAGE ON THE NUTRITION PROPERTIES AND SHELF-STABIL...
» EFFECT OF THERMIZATION AND STORAGE ON THE NUTRITION PROPERTIES AND SHELF STABILITY OF YOGHURT FROM BLENDS OF COWMILK AND COCONUT MILK. ABSTRACTYoghurts were produced by blending reconstituted powdered cow milk (100 g of powderedcow milk (CM) : 0.5 litres of water) with 25 % and 50 % coconut milk (CCM) and a control(100 % cow milk) before fermentation. After fermentation for 16 h at room t...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 144 engagements |
EFFECTIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA AN ANALYSIS
» ABSTRACT Recent events worldwide concerning high profile corporate failures necessitated the imperative need to determine the efficacy of corporate governance and management oversight devises. It is in this regard that this thesis has assessed the performances of important stakeholders engaged in policy formulation, day to day running of the affairs of the companies as well as those persons ...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 124 engagements |
EFFECTS OF THE USE OF LOCAL SANCTION BY SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN AGRICULTURE LOAN ...
» IN ENUGU STATE NIGERIA ABSTRACT . ..Distress problems in .Nigerian financial institutions res ulted into their liquidation.I Prior to the distress syndrome, many financial institutions could not respond very effectively ~to the needs of small holder farmers in Nigeria. However, empirical evidence shows that debt recovery is one major constraint ofmost financial institutions. It was...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 132 engagements |
EFFECTS OF COVER MANAGEMEMT PRACTICES ON PHYSICAL PROPERTIES RUNOFF AND EROSION ...
» ABSTRACTA two –year (2004/2005) field investigation was carried out on the runoff plots at the Universityof Nigeria Nsukka farm, to monitor the effects of cover management practices on physicalproperties, runoff and soil loss in Nkpologu sandy loam soil. The management practices werebarefallow (BF), cocoyam (CY) sorghum (SG), legume (CP) and grass (PM), under no tillpractice. There ...Continue Reading »
60 pages | 109 engagements |
EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROTEIN SOURCES ON THE GROWTH PERFOMANCE AND CARCASS CHARA...
» EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROTEIN SOURCES ON THE GROWTH PERFOMANCE AND CARCASS CHARATERISTICS OF AFRICA GIANT LAND SNAIL (ARCHACHATINA MARGINATA) ABSTRACTAn experiment was conducted to study the effects of different proteinsources at varying levels on the performance and the carcass characteristics ofthe African giants land snail (Archachatina marginata). Soyabean meal andgroundnut cake wer...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 109 engagements |
EFFECTS OF DIETARY VITAMIN C AND VITAMIN E ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LAYING HENS IN ...
» ABSTRACT This study which lasted for 52 weeks investigated the effects of dietary Vitamin C (Lascorbicacid) and Vitamin E (dl alpha tocopheryl acetate) on the performance of layinghens in the humid tropics. A total of 240 twenty four week old Golden Neslink pullets wererandomly selected from a flock of 550 birds and randomly divided into sixteen treatments of15 pullets. The birds were initially...Continue Reading »
55 pages | 102 engagements |
EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT TIMING OF ROUTINE VACCINATION SCHEDULES ON GROWTH PERFORMAN...
» ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to find the effect of the delayed routine vaccinationschedules on growth performance, blood parameters and immunity levels of broilersreared in a humid tropical part of Nigeria. A total of 90 broiler chickens were procuredand sorted into three treatments (control, 1 week delay in vaccination and 2 weeks delayin vaccination). The results showed significant dif...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 110 engagements |
EFFECTS OF DILUENTS, AGE OF SEMEN AND INSEMINATION DOSES ON VIABILITY AND FERTIL...
» EFFECTS OF DILUENTS,AGE OF SEMEN AND INSEMINATION DOSES ON VIABILITY AND FERTILITY OF TURKEY SEMEN PRESERVRED AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE ABSTRACT An investigation was conducted with a total of one hundred and fifty(150) semen samples collected randomly from six (6) toms and one thousandthree hundred and fifty eggs (1350) from forty five (45) hens to evaluate theeffect of diluents, age of semen and ins...Continue Reading »
50 pages | 97 engagements |
EFFECTS OF GARLIC (Allium sativum) AND PROBIOTICS (Lactobacillus acidophilus) A...
» EFFECTS OF GARLIC (ALLIUM SATIVUM) AND PROBIOTICS (LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS) ADDITIVES IN THE DIETS OF GROWER PIGS ABSTRACT This study which lasted for 12 weeks investigated the effects of garlic and probiotics additives inthe diets of grower pigs. A total of sixteen 16 weeks old grower pigs were randomly assigned tofour treatments. Each treatment had 2 replicates of 2 pigs per replicate that wer...Continue Reading »
43 pages | 98 engagements |
EFFECTS OF HIV/AIDS ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF RURAL FARMERS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA
» ABSTRACTHIV/AIDS related problems have continued to be major problems for human welfare.The study was set to evaluate the impact of HIV/AIDS on livelihood of rural farmers ofEnugu State which has HIV prevalence of 5.2 with about 51,639 persons infected. The studyspecifically sought to: describe socio economic characteristic of people living withHIV/AIDS, describe the major HIV/AIDS related problem...Continue Reading »
60 pages | 113 engagements |
GROUNDNUT OIL PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA.
» ABSTRACTThis study examined groundnut oil production and marketing in Kaduna State,Nigeria. The specific objectives were to: examine the socio economic factors thatinfluenced the production of groundnut oil; examine the socioeconomic factorsthat influenced marketing of groundnut oil; describe gender roles in theproduction and marketing of groundnut oil in the study area; describe themarketing chan...Continue Reading »
54 pages | 133 engagements |
PROTEIN AND ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF AFRICAN GIANT LAND SNAIL
» ABSTRACTA 16 week study was conducted to investigate the effect of dietary proteinand energy levels on the growth performance of African giant land snail (Achatinaachatina). Two hundred and forty eight weeks old African giant land snails wereused for the study. The snails were randomly divided into 16 groups of 15 snailseach. The groups were randomly assigned to 16 diets in a 4 x 4 factorialarrang...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 102 engagements |
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICRO ORGANISMS ASSOCIATED WITH BIODEGRADATION...
» Abstract Microbial analyses were carried out on the shell of the edible nuts of African walnut(Tetracarpidium conophorum). This study was aimed at determining the microbial load of boiledand raw African walnut shell and chicken dropping which can be used as inoculums inbiodegradation process in order to solve the problem of agro waste pollution in the environment.The nuts were sorted and washed wi...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 88 engagements |
IN VITRO MORPHOGENIC PERFORMANCE OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale) AS INFLUENCED ...
» ABSTRACTGinger (Zingiber officinale Rose) is a perennial herb that grows from undergroundrhizomes. The demand for fresh and dry ginger and its essential oil in the world marketis high. Ginger is propagated vegetatively using underground rhizomes. Most farmersuse planting materials saved from previous harvest. These materials could have beensold for cash. Contingent on this, many farmers are reluct...Continue Reading »
40 pages | 108 engagements |
INFLUENCE OF NUTRITION AND BODY CONDITION AT FIRST MATING ON THE REPRODUCTIVE P...
» ABSTRACTTwo experiments were conducted at the piggery unit of the Department of Animal ScienceFarm, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, from July 2007 to March 2009, to determine the effectof nutrition and body condition at first mating on the reproductive performance of gilts. Thefirst experiment evaluated the effects of feeding different combinations of protein and energydiets on age at onset of firs...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 110 engagements |
INFLUENCE OF GENDER ON SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF FOREST RESOURCES IN ABIA STATE...
» v ABSTRACTForest, which is a major source of resources in Nigeria, is currently facing accelerateddegradation and depletion. The growing demand for ecosystem services from forests has ledto over exploitation of the resources, resulting in the extinction of some valuable species.This has continued to impact negatively on the capacity of the forests to mitigate climatechange, conserve biodiversity, ...Continue Reading »
66 pages | 125 engagements |
INFLUENCE OF GALLIC ACID ON α-AMYLASE AND α-GLUCOSIDASE INHIBITORY AND ANTIOX...
» INFLUENCE OF GALLIC ACID ON α AMYLASE AND α GLUCOSIDASE INHIBITORY AND ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF ACARBOSE ABSTRACTType 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic progressive disease that has continued to be aglobal heath and economic burden. Acarbose is an antidiabetic drug, which acts by inhibitingalpha amylase and alpha glucosidase; while gallic acid is a simple phenolic acid that iswid...Continue Reading »
55 pages | 116 engagements |