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DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF GARI FRYING MACHINE
» CHAPTER ONE 1.0INTRODUCTION 1.1BACKGROUND Cassava which is known biologically as “manihotesculentacrantz” is a crop which has many varieties. Cassava, is a perennial woody shrub in the Euphorbiaceous (Spurge family) native to South America, but now grown in tropical and sub tropical areas worldwide for the edible starchy roots (tubers) which are a major food source in the developing wor...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 577 engagements |
EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF UNTREATED SEWAGE EFFLUENT ON FARM LANDS
» (A CASE STUDY OF SANCAROS FARM, AWGU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT This project is focused on the evaluation of the impact of untreated sewage effluent on farm lands. Useofsewagewaterforirrigationimprovedchemicalpropertiesand fertilitystatusinsoil.Sewage watercontainselementsessentialforplantgrowthandalsocontainsheavymetalswhichmaybetoxicforanimalsiftheirconcentrationexcee...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 371 engagements |
THERMAL CONVERSION OF PALM KERNEL SHELL AND MESOCARP FRUIT FIBRE INTO FUEL
» ABSTRACT Palm Oil processing yields a considerable quantity of palm kernel shell (PKS) and mesocarp fruit fiber (MFF). This has been predominantly used as fuel through direct combustion which is inefficient and polluting. Better grade fuel could be derived through torrefaction. The objectives of the work therefore was to determine the optimum parameters for the conversion of palm kernel shell (...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 395 engagements |
THE EFFECT OF MONETARY POLICY ON AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT IN NIGERIA
» THE EFFECT OF MONETARY POLICY ON AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The significance of agriculture in bringing about economic growth and development of a nation cannot be underestimated, the reason why a nation possesses sustainable food security, is because it produces enough food to feed her citizens and even expo...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 562 engagements |
AGRICULTURE MECHANIZATION IN NIGERIA
» ABSTRACT Survey was undertake to assess the Anambra state Tractor Hiring Company. The study adopted the use of a questionnaire and interview schedules, discussion and personal observation for primary data collection. The unit had a total of 15 tractors 10 Disc ploughs, 6 Disc harrow 6 Discridgers, and 3 trailers, all in good working conditionexcept for one non functional tractor (scrap). The un...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 405 engagements |
PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NERICA PADDY
» PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NERICA PADDY CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION: 1.1 RESEARCH BACKGROUND: After harvest, agro raw materials are normally handled, transported, dried, stored and further processed into food, feed and fiber. In some basic post har...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 295 engagements |
CONSTRUCTION OF 500 LITERS WATER CAPACITY TANK
» ABSTRACT In the construction of 500 liters capacity water reservoir, galvanized steel sheet forms the tank and an angle iron rod forms the stand. Two full length galvanized sheet were marked out and cut out to the required sizes. The work stated by cutting the 14 gauge galvanized steel sheets of full length into geometrical dimensions of the cylindrical shape. After cutting, the different si...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 272 engagements |
THE EFFECT OF LAND SCOPE ON SOIL LOSS FROM EROSION SITES (A CASE STUDY OF NEKEDE...
» ALL IN IMO STATE LIST OF TABLES Table 3.3.1 A Plastic Limit test 32 Table 3.3.1B: Plastic Limit Test 33 Table 3.3.2A Liquid Limit test 35 Table 3.3.2B Liquid L...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 284 engagements |
POVERTY REDUCTION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the StudyMany people when they hear or read about the word poverty will automatically think and look at poverty as being simply a lack of money. This is partly true but for a better understanding of poverty it is necessary to go beyond this simple or common sense, definition of poverty. Poverty is much more than a simple lack of money. For example, if y...Continue Reading »
91 pages | 425 engagements |
POVERTY AND YOUTH RESTIVENESS IN NIGERIA AN EVELUATION OF THE BOKO HARAM
» Over the years, Nigeria was experienced series of attacks, agitations, restiveness and blests ranging from diverse regions and localities. References are; hostage thing in the south south region, the Niger Delta militancy crisis, the Boko Haram crisis in Northern Nigeria (which is the case study of this research work) etc. most restiveness of youths has often been done under the puise of a ring...Continue Reading »
128 pages | 352 engagements |
EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION HYPOGLYCEMIC AND HYPOLI...
» (onugbu AND Gongronema latifolium (Utazi) VEGETABLES ABSTRACTVernonia amygdalina (VA) and Gongronema latifolium (GL) vegetables were processedusing four methods; boiling for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 min, boiling for 5min each in a palm oiland salt (NaCl) medium, moist heating at 40 oC, 60 oC, 80 oC and 100 oC for 5 min, dryingunder the heat of the sun (35 oC 40 oC), solar (45 oC 50 oC ) and oven (...Continue Reading »
40 pages | 387 engagements |
EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE QUALITY OF UGBA
» (pentaclethra macrophylla Benth ABSTRACTAfrican oil bean seed slices (Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth) were prepared by twotraditional methods, packaged in sterilized plastic containers and fermented at twodifferent temperatures (ambient (28 ± 2 oC) and 37.5 oC temperature) for 96 hours toproduce Ugba (a Nigerian indigenous protein rich food). Proximate analysis (moisture,ash, protein, fat...Continue Reading »
44 pages | 364 engagements |
EFFECT OF SEED TREATMENT WITH SYNTHETIC PESTICIDE
» EFFECT OF SEED TREATMENT WITH SYNTHETIC PESTICIDES AND cassia alata EXTRACT ON FIELD PERFORMANCE OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER (capsicum annum) ABSTRACT Field experiment was conducted at the Teaching and Research farm ofthe Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria Nsukka to comparethe activity of Cassia alata leaf extract with two synthetic chemicalfungicides applied as seed treatment on the...Continue Reading »
45 pages | 481 engagements |
EFFECT OF SELENIUM AND VITAMIN E ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES...
» EFFECT OF SELENIUM AND VITAMIN E ON THE REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF RABBIT DOES AND KITS ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation of Vitamin E andSelenium on the reproductive performance of rabbit Does and Kits. Four groups of mixedbreeds of rabbits (Newzealand white, Dutch black, and Chinchilla) 8 9 months old with anaverage body weight of 1.98±0.6...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 358 engagements |
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 | 323 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 | 303 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 | 274 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 | 278 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 | 232 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 | 266 engagements |