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  • 1. EVALUATION OF SELECTED AGROALLIED WASTES AS CARRIER FOR Trichoderma harzianum

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to estimate the effectiveness of agro allied wastes as carriers of the biological control organism, T. harzianum, by evaluating colonization and sporulation rate of each. The selected substrates were corn husk, Alstonia and Iron wood. The substrates were supplemented with 5, 10, 15, and 20% of rice bran, and control treatment to show the improved rate of coloniza...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  746 engagements | 

  • 2. THE EFFECT OF BIOMODIFICATION WITH Trichoderma harzianum ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSI...

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to evaluate the effect of biomodification with the fungi Trichoderma harzianum on the chemical composition as well as the in vitro gas production characteristics of melon seed husk (MH) with or without supplementation with wheat bran (WB). Wheat bran supplemented melon seed husk (0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, 100%) were inoculated with Trichoderma harzianum for 21 days and ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  346 engagements | 

  • 3. PRODUCTION PROCESSES OF IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF “PUPURU” (A FERMENTED TRADI...

    » ABSTRACTPupuru (a fermented cassava product) is one of the major staple foods amongst the Yoruba, Ilaje and Ijaw speaking people in the south south and south western region of Nigeria, which had its source from the Ikale tribe of Ondo state. The traditional method of processing cassava tubers into pupuru involve, cassava tuber harvesting, peeling, washing, soaking, dewatering, moulding and smoking...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  464 engagements | 

  • 4. COMPARATIVE INVESTIGATION OF THE GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH OF TWO AGROFORESTR...

    » ABSTRACTThe comparative investigation of the germination and early growth of two Agroforstry tree species in the nursery was studied. Seeds of Annona recticulata were collected from a compound in Benin City. while the fruits of Annona muricata were purchased from New Benin Market. On the 6th of June 2012 a portion of land at the nursery of the department of forestry and wildlife faculty of agricul...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  362 engagements | 

  • 5. EVALUATION OF SOME PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF IFE BROWN BEAN, SOY ...

    » ABSTRACTSoya beans and Ife brown beans were evaluated for their physical characteristics (seed size, seed shape, textile colour and weight) before and after cooking with hot plate. The cooking time of the Ife brown beans seed was 52 minutes and soya beans seed did notcook after 180 minutes of boiling. The chemical analysis revealed that the proximate composition for whole soya beans , dehulled so...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  290 engagements | 

  • 6. IN- VITRO GAS FERMENTATION PATTERN OF MAIZE STRAW WITH CASSAVA PEEL BASED SUPPLE...

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to investigate the in vitro gas fermentation pattern using maize straw with cassava peels based supplement fed to WAD goats. The goats were fed in six different treatments, with (treatment 1: maize straw +10%cassava peels concentrate without oil drench, treatment 2:maize straw +25%cassava peels concentrate with oil, treatment 3:maize straw + 50% cassava peels wit...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  282 engagements | 

  • 7. RESPONSE OF MAIZE (Zea mays L) ) AND SOME SOIL PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ...

    » ABSTRACTA field trial was conducted to assess the response of maize and soil physical and chemical properties to the different tillage practices and poultry manure levels in an Ultisol in National Institute for Oil Palm Research Institute, Edo State between September to November, 2014.The field trial was laid out as a two by three factorial experiment in a completely randomized design. Four replic...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  284 engagements | 

  • 8. EFFECT OF DEFOLIATION AND NPK FERTILIZER ON YIELD OF MAIZE (Zea mays L)

    » ABSTRACTThis experiment was conducted at experimental field of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City, during 2014 growing season. A 3x4 factorial experiment in randomized complete block design with 3 replications was used to study effect of defoliation and NPK fertilizer on yields of maize. Factors were three defoliation levels, No defoliation (D0), defoliation above ear (D1), de...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  325 engagements | 

  • 9. EFFECT OF INTRODUCING GARDEN EGG TO FLUTED PUMPKIN IN A RELAY INTERCROP ON SOLE ...

    » ABSTRACTThe effect of introducing garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum) to fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) in a relay intercrop on the growth of crop mixture under rainfed conditions (September to November, 2014) was investigated at the Faculty of Agriculture University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria.Garden egg and a local variety of fluted pumpkin were sown sole and intercrop. Garden egg and flu...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  198 engagements | 

  • 10. PERFORMANCE OF EARLY AND LATE MAIZE (Zea mays L.) VARIETIES UNDER VARYING TIMES ...

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out at the Research Farm of the University of Benin during the early growing season (April to July) of 2014 to investigate the performance of early and late maize variety under varying times of fertilizer application. The experiment was laid out as a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with a split plot arrangement with four replications. Early and Late maize wer...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  295 engagements | 

  • 11. EFFECT OF NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF YAM (Dioscorea Sp...

    » ABSTRACTThe experiment was conducted at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Ugbowo Campus Benin City Nigeria. The experiment was conducted under rain fed condition during the early cropping season (March to November) of the year 2013.The experimental design was the Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with yam and egusi melon as the test crops. The trial consisted of 4 levels of NP...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  252 engagements | 

  • 12. GROWTH AND HERBAGE YIELD OF SEVEN FORAGE LEGUMES IN THE RAIN FOREST ZONE OF NIGE...

    » AbstractA field experiment was conducted for three months during the early growing season (April – July) of 2014 at the Teaching and Research farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City. The objective was to evaluate the performance of 7 herbaceous forage legumes in term of growth and herbage yield. The seven forage legumes (Centrosema pascourum, Lablab purpureus (ILR I46...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  139 engagements | 

  • 13. GRAIN YIELD AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF EARLY MAIZE (Zea mays L.) VARIETIES UNDER DI...

    » ABSTRACTThis study was carried out at the Research Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin to investigate the effect of different population levels on growth and yield of extra early and early maturing maize varieties. The trial was laid out in a split plot factorial in a randomized complete block design with three replicates. Plant population: 40,000, 53,333 and 66,666 plants ha 1...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  224 engagements | 

  • 14. THE EFFECT OF POULTRY MANURE ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF TWO VARIETIES OF TOMATOE...

    » ABSTRACTA field experiment was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City to investigate the effect of different levels of poultry manure on the growth and yield of two varieties of tomatoes. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with three replications. The treatment composed of four levels of pou...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  526 engagements | 

  • 15. VARIATION IN CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND MINERALS OF BASIL (Ocimum gratissimum L.)

    » ABSTRACTThe study was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of the University of Benin, Benin City. Proximate analysis was carried out at the Faculty of Agriculture laboratory to determine the nutritional components of ocicum gratissimum. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block design with three replicates. Each block was divided into twenty three rows with 0.6m between ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  125 engagements | 

  • 16. THE EFFECT OF INFLATION AND INTEREST RATE ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERI...

    » THE EFFECT OF INFLATION AND INTEREST RATE ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA FROM 2000 2015   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study Inflation has been apparent in Nigeria from the outset of her national life as it was propelled in the 1960s through the “cheap money policy” adopted by the government to stimulate development after independence (Bayo, 2005). Nigeria...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  1,773 engagements | 

  • 17. AGRICULTURE FINANCING IN NIGERIA (PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT)

    » ABSTRACT The study focused on increasing customer traffic  through public Relations: a case study of first Bank PLC Enugu. The objective of the study among  others include:  to determine the impact of Public Relations on increasing costumer traffic  to know how Public Relations helped in improving  communications between organization and its Public  to find out if Public Relations activities...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 18. ASSESSMENT OF COMMONLY IDENTIFIED DISEASES IN THE 2 COMMON POULTRY MANAGEMENT SY...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The survival of rural poultry industry in developing countries depends to a large extent on the type of rearing methods employed and seasonal changes in weather conditions. In nearly all African countries, poultry production in rural areas is predominantly based on a free range system utilizing indigenous types of fowl, (Kitalyi, 1998; Horst...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  902 engagements | 

  • 19. THE CHANGES IN ACCOUNTING STANDARDS ITS IMPACT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENT

    » BSTRACT The project is a comprehensive study of the changes in Accounting standard, the impact on financial statement with a study of Guiness Nigeria Plc Benin Branch, Edo state. This project is aimed at determining the impact of Accounting standard on the users of financial statement and also the needs of the Accounting standard. Data were collected, through primary and secondary sources. The fin...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  595 engagements | 

  • 20. INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY AS A CATALYST

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION: 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY         Investment in agricultural property is not advanced as that of developed countries of the world. Agricultural property investment amounts to all investment operation in such property as cash crops, livestock, pasture land, cottage etc.        Nigeriagenerally is blessed with fertile and large area of lan...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  735 engagements | 


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