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  • 181. 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 |  576 engagements | 

  • 182. 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 |  399 engagements | 

  • 183. 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 |  419 engagements | 

  • 184. 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 |  511 engagements | 

  • 185. 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 |  470 engagements | 

  • 186. 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 |  414 engagements | 

  • 187. 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 |  444 engagements | 

  • 188. 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 |  474 engagements | 

  • 189. 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 |  409 engagements | 

  • 190. 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 |  480 engagements | 

  • 191. 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 |  497 engagements | 

  • 192. 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 |  458 engagements | 

  • 193. 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 |  485 engagements | 

  • 194. 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 |  402 engagements | 

  • 195. 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 |  749 engagements | 

  • 196. ANALYSIS OF CRUDE PALM OIL

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTORDUCTION Palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) is one plant which grows best in tropical regions.  Palm oil fruit is a drupe consisting of a hard seed surrounded by a soft semi fibrous and semi fleshy pulp. In the center of this stone or nut lies the seed.  The fleshy part of the fruit (the pulp) is at first black in colour, but as it ripens becomes bright red.  Palm frui...Continue Reading »

    71 pages |  1,500 engagements | 

  • 197. ANALYSIS OF CREDIT FACILITIES TO SMALL SCALE FARMERS. (A STUDY OF SMALL-SCALE F...

    » ANALYSIS OF CREDIT FACILITIES TO SMALL SCALE FARMERS. (A STUDY OF SMALL SCALE FARMERS IN BENDE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ABIA SATE)    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY  Agriculture according to Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (New Edition) is the science or practice of farming. Agriculture has a key role to play in the economic development of Nigeria, it is ...Continue Reading »

    86 pages |  1,502 engagements | 

  • 198. 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 ...Continue Reading »

    136 pages |  3,068 engagements | 

  • 199. AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING

    » IN ATIBA LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AREA OF OYO STATE 2007 2015   CHAPTER ONE 1.0 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 a...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  3,414 engagements | 

  • 200. VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION OF CROPS FARMERS TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL ...

    »   Department: Agriculture M.Tech (Master’s Project) Price: #5,000 CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background Information  Agriculture remains the main source of livelihood for rural communities in sub Sahara Africa providing employment for more than 60 percent of the population; contributing about 30 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and accounted for up to 55 pe...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  3,539 engagements | 


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