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  • 141. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VITAMIN A AND ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6-24 ...

    » COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VITAMIN A AND ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6 24 MONTHS IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA. ABSTRACTThis invest igat ion centered on Vi tamin A and anthropomet r ic status of 400children aged 6 24 months in urban and rural communi t ies in Kaduna Southlocal government area, Nigeria. Select ion of chi ldren was through systemat icsampl ing techniqu...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  369 engagements | 

  • 142. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY S...

    » ABSTRACTTwo feeding trials were conducted to investigate the growth andphysiological response of sheep fed forage with and without supplementarybambara nut waste or brewers spent grain. First trial (Experiment I) assesedthe effects of dry season supplementation of bambara nut waste or drybrewers spent grain on growth performance and blood metabolites (bloodplasma ammonia and blood plasma urea) of ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 143. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY ...

    » ABSTRACTTwo feeding trials were conducted to investigate the growth andphysiological response of sheep fed forage with and without supplementarybambara nut waste or brewers spent grain. First trial (Experiment I) assesedthe effects of dry season supplementation of bambara nut waste or drybrewers spent grain on growth performance and blood metabolites (bloodplasma ammonia and blood plasma urea) of ...Continue Reading »

    46 pages |  406 engagements | 

  • 144. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL-SCAL...

    » COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL SCALE FARMER MANAGED IRRIGATION SYSTEM AbstractThis research was designed to determine and compare the technical efficiency and inputlevels used in rice production under farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) and rain fedsystems (RFS) in Kogi State. It also compared the effects of socioeconomic characteristicson the tech...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  382 engagements | 

  • 145. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL-SCAL...

    » COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL SCALE FARMER MANAGED IRRIGATION SYSTEM AbstractThis research was designed to determine and compare the technical efficiency and inputlevels used in rice production under farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) and rain fedsystems (RFS) in Kogi State. It also compared the effects of socioeconomic characteristicson the tech...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  375 engagements | 

  • 146. COCOYAM MARKETING IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA

    »     ABSTRACTCocoyam is highly perishable and considerable economic losses occur after it is harvested.This is as a result of rot, sprouting and other physiological changes. These losses could bereduced through efficient storage, processing and marketing. This study is about economicstudy of cocoyam marketing in south east Nigeria. It specifically ranked market participantspreference for cocoyam...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  434 engagements | 

  • 147. CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION NEEDS OF RURAL FARMERS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » AbstractAdaptation is considered an appropriate response to climate change and variability, especially forrural farmers. However, the farmers’ ability to effectively respond to climate change challengesis determined by the quality of information available to the farmers and how easily theinformation is accessed. The study sought to assess the information needs of rural farmers onclimate chan...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  435 engagements | 

  • 148. CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SOME LESSER-KNOWN WILD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONSUMED I...

    » CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SOME LESSER KNOWN WILD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONSUMED IN AYAMELUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACTThe study identified some edible fresh wild green leafy vegetables and fruits and determinedtheir nutrients, antinutrients and food toxicants content. The proximate, micronutrients,antinutrients and food toxicants contents of these fruits (Olax viridis (“Os...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  426 engagements | 

  • 149. CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF PROCESSED TENDER LEAVES AND HUSKS OF COWPEA AND ORGANOLE...

    » ABSTRACTThe study examined the chemical composition of fresh, sundried tender leaves and husks of cowpea‘Adengee’ (Vigna unguiculata) and organoleptic attributes of their traditional soups. Information onprocessing, preparation and utilization of soup meals based on cowpea leaves and husks were obtainedduring the focus group discussion. The tender leaves and husks were parboiled and su...Continue Reading »

    42 pages |  376 engagements | 

  • 150. CHEMICAL AND RHEOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF PRODUCTS FROM AFRICAN STAR APPLE (Chyros...

    » ABSTRACTThe seeds and peels of African star apple (Chrysophyllum albidum) (“udara”) were split,followed by removal of mucilage from the seeds and subsequent cracking of the seed shells,and de pulping of the peels. The seed cotyledons and peels were blanched at 1000C for 2,4and 6 mins, wet milled with water in 1: 1.5 ratio, sieved with muslin cloth to obtain theextracts which were paste...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  407 engagements | 

  • 151. CHALLENGES IN ADMINISTERING THE CROSS RIVER STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, NIGER...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to identify the challenges in administering the Cross River StateMinistry of Agriculture, Nigeria. All the staff of the ministry constituted the population for thestudy. A proportionate sampling technique was used in selecting respondents, with twentypercent (20%) of respondents from each of the departments. Thus the total sample size for thestudy was one hundred an...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 152. CHANGES IN PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF INSTANT KUNUN ZAKI FLOURS PRODUCED FROM...

    » ABSTRACTIn this study, instant kunun zaki powders were produced from millet cowpea malt andmillet soybean malt. The instant powders were packaged in polypropylene plastics andstored for 3 months. During this period, studies of the changes in physiochemical andfunctional properties of the packaged flour were carried out every 30 days for 3 months.Production of instant powders was by blending millet...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  402 engagements | 

  • 153. CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADITIONAL SNACKS PRODUCED FROM Citrullus vulgaris S, Glycin...

    » AbstractMelon snack was produced by the conventional method in which melon and ground yeast wasused as the main ingredients, in addition to other ingredients. The proportion of melon andground yeast were varied while the other ingredients were kept constant so as to determine thebest combination that would give a good quality snack. The combination of 70% melon, 8.81%ground yeast and 21.19% other ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  368 engagements | 

  • 154. CHALLENGES IN ADMINISTERING THE CROSS RIVER STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, NIGE...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to identify the challenges in administering the Cross River StateMinistry of Agriculture, Nigeria. All the staff of the ministry constituted the population for thestudy. A proportionate sampling technique was used in selecting respondents, with twentypercent (20%) of respondents from each of the departments. Thus the total sample size for thestudy was one hundred an...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  389 engagements | 

  • 155. CHARACTERIZATION AND MAPPING OF GULLY EROSION FEATURES IN TWO GEOLOGICAL FORMATI...

    » ABSTRACTWith the aid of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Satellite Aerial Photo, a comparativecharacterization and mapping of soil gully erosion features on two geological formationswere carried out in Nsukka area of eastern Nigeria. The two geological formations wereAjali and Mamu formations. The study involved the use of base map created using aGeographic Information System (GIS) (GPS Track M...Continue Reading »

    58 pages |  400 engagements | 

  • 156. BANANA AND PLANTAIN MARKETING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » AbstractThe study was designed to analyze the marketing of banana and plantain in Enugu State. Thespecific objectives were to: describe the socio economic characteristics of banana andplantain marketers; identify the marketing channels for the crops, examine the structure of themarketing system for both crops, estimate their marketing margins at both wholesale andretail levels, estimate the rate o...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  486 engagements | 

  • 157. RESOURCE PRODUCTIVITY IN ORNAMENTAL PLANTS PRODUCTION IN JOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACTThis study was undertaken to analyze resource productivity inornamental plants production within Jos metropolis of Nigeria. Thestudy covered Jos North and Jos South local government areas. Thespecific objectives include: identifying the effect of socio economicfactors on resource productivity, determining costs and returns, andresource productivity in ornamental plants production.An extens...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  419 engagements | 

  • 158. RESOURCE USE EFFICIENCY AMONG FADAMA CROP FARMERS IN IBADAN/IBARAPA AGRICULTURA...

    » RESOURCE USE AND EFFICIENCY AMONG FADAMA CROP FARMERS IN IBADAN/IBARAPA AGRICULTURAL ZONE OYO STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThe study investigated the resource use efficiency among Fadama crop farmers in IbadanIbarapa agricultural zone of Oyo state, Nigeria. Data were collected from 120 respondents whowere randomly selected and interviewed using both interview schedule and questionnaire. Thedata collecte...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  388 engagements | 

  • 159. ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF POLICY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRO-BASED MICRO-ENTERP...

    » ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF POLICY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRO BASED MICRO ENTERPRISES IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR OF BAYELSA STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to analyze the effects of policy on the developmentof Agro based micro enterprises in the informal sector of Bayelsa State ofNigeria. Structured questionnaires were used to collect data from 150 microenterprisesthat were randomly sel...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  361 engagements | 

  • 160. RESPONSE OF BROILER BIRDS TO DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF RICE MILLING WAST...

    » ABSTRACTEighty day old broiler chicks were used for feeding trial carried out to determinethe effect of graded levels of Rice Milling Waste (RMW) and Bioactive Yeast(Saccharomyces cerevisae) which has been shown to secrete enzymes that help todigest crude fiber and organic matter. This suggest that supplementing broilerration with bioactive yeast may improve the digestibility and efficiency ofutil...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  368 engagements | 


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