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  • 1. CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION

    » CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION Abstract Pastoralism is the most traditional of ruminant livestock production systems in which extensive movement of the animals in search of pastures and water is its salient feature. Whereas the system is adapted to exploit the dry, arid climatic zone, it often overlaps into wetter, agricultural land, occasionally ending up into violent conflicts....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  444 engagements | 

  • 2. ANTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL

    » ABSTRACT Insect pests are those insect species that are injurious or a nuisance. They cause injury or damage to crops in the field and grains in storage. Man and his domesticated animals are also attacked by insect pests. Arthropod predators belong to the phylum Arthropoda and are most times beneficial in the control of insect pests. Arthropod predators are members of the phylum Arthropoda which c...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 3. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION

    »   2.2   LITERATURE REVIEW The effect of soil erosion is a worldwide phenomena particularly because of its adverse effects on man. As a result a lot of literature exists on these issues. A review of the ones relevant for this study will be discussed.   / CAUSES   Soil erosion has been identified as a serious environment problem with a multiplicity of social and economic consequences. Soil eros...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  301 engagements | 

  • 4. ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN INVOLVEMENT IN OIL PALM PROCESSING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis is believed to be indigenous to West Africa. In Africa, wild palm groves are found mainly in a 300 to 500 hundred kilometers wide Western coastal belt stretching from Gambia to Angola and extending inland toward the East as far as the equator in the region of the great Lakes (Omereji, 2005). Oil palm is a perennial ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  293 engagements | 

  • 5. THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOM...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The study of economic history provides us with ample evidence that an agricultural revolution is a fundamental pre condition for economic development (Eicher & Witt, 1964; Oluwasami 1966; Jones & Woolf, 1909). The agricultural sector has the potential to be the industrial and economic springboard from which a country’s development can take off...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  324 engagements | 

  • 6. AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Atiba local government area of Oyo State in the western part of Nigeria is known for their agricultural practices; cassava is one of the agricultural products that can be found in this area of oyo state. cassava is one of the agricultural products that are consumed by both the rich and the poor; Atiba local government area is among the rural areas ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  239 engagements | 

  • 7. THE IMPACT OF THE DISTRIBUTION AND UTILIZATION OF OIL PALM ON THE SOCIO ECONOMIC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study Nigeria ranked sixth among the poorest countries in the world with over 70% of the population living below poverty line in 2007 (Central Intelligence Agency, 2012) while 46% lived below $1.25 daily in 2010 (World Bank, 2014). Okonjo Iweala (2014) noted that Nigeria is one of the five countries in which two thirds of the world’s extr...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  201 engagements | 

  • 8. PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FISH FARMERS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The story of aquaculture in Nigeria is essentially the story of catfish culture and the hope of fish supply in Nigeria hang on its development and culture. Recent trends all over the world, point to a decline in landing from capture fisheries, an indicator that fish stocks have approached or even exceeded the point of maximum sustainable yield. Aquaculture therefore remain...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 9. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH (1980-2014)

    » ABSTRACT In recent decades, the potential contribution of agriculture to economic growth has been a subject of controversy among development economists. While some argue that agricultural development is a prerequisite for industrialization, others strongly disagree and argue for a different path.Taking advantage of the ordinary least square method (OLD), searches through secondary data and the use...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 10. EFFECT OF RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

    » ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of rural urban migration on agricultural production in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to establish the migrational trend in the study area. The study assessed rural farmers and migrants responses to migrational trends, category of migrants, reasons for migration and effects of migration on agr...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 11. THE CHANGES IN ACCOUNTIN\G STANDARDS ITS IMPACT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENT

    » ABSTRACT 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 fi...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 12. EFFECTS OF OIL PALM BUNCH ASH AND POULTRY MANURE INDEPENDENTLY ON THE GROWTH AND...

    » ABSTRACT A field experiment entitled “Effects of oil palm bunch ash and poultry manure independently on the growth and yield of French beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)” was carried out during December, 2012 to February, 2013, on the Research fields at the Department of Horticulture of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. The soil texture of the experimental site was cl...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  190 engagements | 

  • 13. COMPARATIVE PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND CYANOGENIC GLUCOSIDE CONTENT OF PROCESSED ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the Study         Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is an extensively cultivated cash crop grown for its starchy root, and it is the third largest carbohydrate food source within the tropical regions, after rice and corn (ceballos, Iglesias, Perez and Dixon, 2004). It is grown throughout the tropics and could be regarded as the most im...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  155 engagements | 

  • 14. THE IMPACT OF COOPERATIVE FARMING SOCIETIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    » ABSTRACT The study focuses on the impact of cooperatition in the rural setting of Edo state. Results obtained from the interview shows that credit disburse to the farmers constitute serious administrative problem which is hindering the effectiveness of the scheme. The loans applied for and the amount approved and disbursed to the farmers are not enough to move, so there are no through supervision ...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  194 engagements | 

  • 15. AGRICULTURAL FINANCING OF RICE PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT This project work was carried out to investigate how rice production is financed in Edo State a case study of Owan East Local Government Area, Nigeria. This is due to the fact that rice is a widely consumed crop in Nigeria, in the view of farming, for farmers to carry out their farming operation, government and agricultural banks should give out loans to farmers. The research questions an...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  186 engagements | 

  • 16. THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF RUBBER PRODUCTION ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    » ABSTRACT This research study was undertaken with a view to assessing the veracity of rubber production in Ughelli Local Government Area, Edo State. Several factors were identified as causes of this trend; such as lack of capital, use of old plantations, unavailability of land, price of latex etc. a questionnaires approach was used to obtain data from the farmers in Ovia North East Local Government...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  171 engagements | 

  • 17. AN INVESTIGATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIA AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE AND RURA...

    » ABSTRACT The study investigating performance of Nigeria agriculture cooperation and rural development bank limited (NACRDB) this specific objective were to identify the different loan scheme, number of farmer did participated in these scheme, examine the bank services rate, their arrival  rate, the categories of customers served by the bank, a well structural questionnaire was used to elicit info...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 18. AN INVESTIGATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIA AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE AND RUR...

    » ABSTRACT The study investigating performance of Nigeria agriculture cooperation and rural development bank limited (NACRDB) this specific objective were to identify the different loan scheme, number of farmer did participated in these scheme, examine the bank services rate, their arrival  rate, the categories of customers served by the bank, a well structural questionnaire was used to elicit info...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  234 engagements | 

  • 19. CAUSES AND EFFECT OF EROSION

    » ABSTRACT This research work was designed to examine the causes and effect of soil erosion in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State. Five (5) research questions were formulated and questionnaires were administered to one hundred (100) respondents in order to gather data for the research. Results showed that agricultural activities lead to soil erosion, improper soil management cause er...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  146 engagements | 

  • 20. THE ADVERSE EFFECT OF FUEL SCARCITY ON FARM PRODUCE

    » ABSTRACT The research was carried out in Ovia South West Local Government Area and data was also collected from some produce marketers such as Ehomike Food Venture, the Martye Green World venture, Ighile Mojo Farm, Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc and Visco Farm Shop. From the result gathered, it shows that there is need for government to ensure constant deregulation of fuel to every states and local go...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  131 engagements | 


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