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  • 161. STUDIES ON GENE FREQUENCIES OF POLYEMBRYONY AND KARYOTYPE IN FLUTED PUMPKIN (Tel...

    » ABSTRACTFive experiments were performed to investigate thepolyembryonic expressions and karyomorphology of fluted pumpkin(Telfairia occidentalis Hook. F.). The results obtained revealed threemorphotypes of polyembryony which included twin, triple andquadruple, irrespective of the shape of the pod. The threemorphotypes had side shoots that varied in length. Some wereunequal, a few of them were almo...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  317 engagements | 

  • 162. STUDIES ON NUTRIENT POTENTIALS OF BLENDS OF TREATED AERIAL YAM (DIOSCOREA BULBIF...

    » AbstractThis work evaluated the nutrient and antinutrient content and nutritive value of a lesserknownhigh yielding crop (aerial yam) and well known high yielding legume cowpea.Aerial yam and cowpea used in this work were obtained from a family farm in Ovoko,Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu state, Nigeria. Four kilogrammes of bothfoods were harvested. Aerial yam was cleaned, washed, all...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  311 engagements | 

  • 163. STUDIES ON NUTRIENT POTENTIALS OF BLENDS OF TREATED AERIAL YAM (DIOSCOREA BULBIF...

    » AbstractThis work evaluated the nutrient and antinutrient content and nutritive value of a lesserknownhigh yielding crop (aerial yam) and well known high yielding legume cowpea.Aerial yam and cowpea used in this work were obtained from a family farm in Ovoko,Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu state, Nigeria. Four kilogrammes of bothfoods were harvested. Aerial yam was cleaned, washed, all...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  310 engagements | 

  • 164. TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN THE PRODUCTION OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER AMONG RURAL FARME...

    » ABSTRACT This study determines the technical efficiency level and socioeconomic characteristics thatinfluence the technical efficiency of yellow pepper farmers. Stochastic Frontier function thatincorporated inefficiency factors was estimated using a Maximum Likelihood technique toprovide estimates of technical efficiency and its determinants using data obtained from 60Nsukka Yellow pepper farmers ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  330 engagements | 

  • 165. THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES ON FOOD CROP PRODUCTION EFFI...

    » ABSTRACT This study examined the effects of climate change adaptation strategies on food cropproduction efficiency in Southwestern Nigeria. The study used multistage sampling techniqueand primary data were collected from 360 food crop farmers (i.e. 180 respondents wererandomly selected from each selected state from the savanna and the rainforest agroecologicalzones that dominates the region). The ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  329 engagements | 

  • 166. THE MARKETING OF GINGER IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT This study dealt on the economic analysis of ginger (Zirrgiher. qf~cinnle Ii)marketing in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to determine thesituation of the domestic market, and type of intermediaries involved; to ascertain anddetermine the channels and marketing margin for ginger, to determine the volume,destination and value of exports and derive policy implications ba...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  372 engagements | 

  • 167. TRENDS IN THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

    » ABSTRACT This study evaluated the impact of the extension services of Green River Project (GRP) on fishfarmers in Niger Delta, Nigeria. Specifically, it sought to ascertain fishery technologies receivedby GRP fish farmers; determine adoption of fish farming technologies by fish farmers; determineimpact of extension services of GRP on socioeconomic condition of the fish farmers as at theyear 2012; ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  320 engagements | 

  • 168. WOMEN LABOUR UTILIZATION IN CROP PRODUCTION

    » ABSTRACTThe main aim of the study was to analyze women labour utilization in crop production inAbia State. The specific objectives included (i) identify specific farming operations thatutilize women labour in the study area; (ii) compare the relative contribution of women andmen to total labour utilization in different levels of farm operation in the study area; (iii)identify factors that affect t...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  329 engagements | 

  • 169. TRENDS IN THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT AN...

    » TRENDS IN THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ABSTRACTThis study evaluated the impact of the extension services of Green River Project (GRP) on fishfarmers in Niger Delta, Nigeria. Specifically, it sought to ascertain fishery technologies receivedby GRP fish farmers; determine adoption of fish farming technologies by fish farmers; determineimpact of extension servic...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  433 engagements | 

  • 170. STUDIES ON THE GENETIC PATHWAY AND SELECTION RESPONSE FOR INCREASED FRUIT SIZE A...

    » ABSTRACTModified three way crosses involving advanced interspecific tomato hybrids (W x R), (R xW) and (W x T) at F12 generation and commercially cultivated tomato varieties namelySupersteak (S), Beef (Florida) (BF) and Plumb (Rio grande) (PR) were made to generate F1hybrids. The F1 hybrids were crossed to both the pollen and seed parents to produce thebackcrosses and were also allowed to random m...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  372 engagements | 

  • 171. PROBIOTIC EFFECTS OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA ON LAYING CHICKEN FED PALM KERNEL C...

    » PROBIOTIC EFFECTS OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIA ON LAYING CHICKEN FED PALM KERNEL CAKE BASED DIETS. ABSTRACTThe study investigated the probiotic effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on pulletsdevelopment and hen day egg performance of the layers. A total of 120 chicks werebrooded for 4 weeks, after which 100 pullets were randomly selected and placed in4 groups (A D) of 25 birds each. Groups A, B and C...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  341 engagements | 

  • 172. STUDIES ON THE LEAF SPOT DISEASE OF EGGPLANT (Solanum aethiopicum L.) AND ITS MA...

    » ABSTRACTField, greenhouse and laboratory studies were carried out at the Department of Crop Science,University of Nigeria, Nsukka in order to evaluate the leaf spot disease of eggplant and itsmanagement with some botanicals. Field survey of diseased plants was conducted oneggplant farm. Solanum aethiopicum L. plants were sampled on every 1 m distance along thediagonal transects for disease inciden...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  341 engagements | 

  • 173. STUDIES ON THE LEAF SPOT DISEASE OF EGGPLANT

    » ABSTRACTField, greenhouse and laboratory studies were carried out at the Department of Crop Science,University of Nigeria, Nsukka in order to evaluate the leaf spot disease of eggplant and itsmanagement with some botanicals. Field survey of diseased plants was conducted oneggplant farm. Solanum aethiopicum L. plants were sampled on every 1 m distance along thediagonal transects for disease inciden...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  385 engagements | 

  • 174. STUDY OF MECHANICAL, PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF PRODUCTS

    » STUDY OF MECHANICAL, PHYSICO CHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF PRODUCTS ABSTRACTFour varieties of cassava, namely: 91/02324, 97/4779, 98/2101 and NR87184were processed into chips (30 x 2.0 x3.0 mm), ‘abacha shreds (0.80, 1.0, 1.6 mmthick) ‘abacha’ slices (0.5 mm x 60 mm) and gari. Part of the chips wasprocessed into ‘abacha’ slices and gari to compare the products wi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  340 engagements | 

  • 175. TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN THE PRODUCTION OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER AMONG RURAL FARME...

    » , ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThis study determines the technical efficiency level and socioeconomic characteristics thatinfluence the technical efficiency of yellow pepper farmers. Stochastic Frontier function thatincorporated inefficiency factors was estimated using a Maximum Likelihood technique toprovide estimates of technical efficiency and its determinants using data obtained from 60Nsukka ...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  376 engagements | 

  • 176. THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES ON FOOD CROP PRODUCTION EFFI...

    » ABSTRACTThis study examined the effects of climate change adaptation strategies on food cropproduction efficiency in Southwestern Nigeria. The study used multistage sampling techniqueand primary data were collected from 360 food crop farmers (i.e. 180 respondents wererandomly selected from each selected state from the savanna and the rainforest agroecologicalzones that dominates the region). The a...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  391 engagements | 

  • 177. WOMEN LABOUR UTILIZATION IN CROP PRODUCTION IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACTThe main aim of the study was to analyze women labour utilization in crop production inAbia State. The specific objectives included (i) identify specific farming operations thatutilize women labour in the study area; (ii) compare the relative contribution of women andmen to total labour utilization in different levels of farm operation in the study area; (iii)identify factors that affect t...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  366 engagements | 

  • 178. AGRICULTURE PROJECT » UTILIZATION OF WILD TOMATO RELATIVE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT O...

    »  UTILIZATION OF WILD TOMATO RELATIVE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED TOMATO LINES FOR HIGH HUMIDITY ENVIRONMENT   ABSTRACTAn effort to obtain a tomato cultivar that would adapt to high temperature and high humiditycondition in the southern part of Nigeria in order to increase tomato yield in this partof the country has been in progress for the past nine years (2000 2008).The researchwas carried ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  383 engagements | 

  • 179. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WATER STABLE AGGREGATES ...

    » ABSTRACTA study was conducted to evaluate the physical changes that occur in the soil due toconversion of forest to arable land. Six locations in Enugu State that were selected forthis purpose include Ugbo Okpara (Li), Ugbo nabo (L2), Ugwogo Nike (L3), Iyi Ukwu (L4), Edem (L5) and Ugwo (L6). Soil parameters determined include bulkdensity, saturated hydraulic conductivity, macro porosity, micro por...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  314 engagements | 

  • 180. AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

    »   ABSTRACT This study examined and analysed the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria. It adopted the secondary data sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria covering the period 1985 to 2010. The study employed the modern Time Series of the Ordinary Least Square to test for the relationship between agriculture and economic growth in Nigeria. The results derived infer that there exists a...Continue Reading »

    72 pages |  538 engagements | 


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