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  • 21. ANALYSIS OF EFFECT OF FLOOD ON LIVELIHOOD S OF ADAPTATION MEASURES OF SMALLHOLDE...

    » ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effect of flood on farm families in Delta State. It specifically described the socioeconomic characteristics of smallholder crop farmers in the study area, identified the causes of floods in the study area, evaluated the economic effects of flood hazards on smallholder crop farmers, examined the vulnerability of smallholder crop farmers’ families to floods in th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  714 engagements | 

  • 22. ADAPTATION STRATEGIES TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the Study                                                                                                     Agriculture is one of the most important sector of the Nigerian economy which accounts for about 42% of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  831 engagements | 

  • 23. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH (1980-204)

    » 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 »

    65 pages |  754 engagements | 

  • 24. COMMERCIAL BANK CREDIT AND AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT IN NIGERIA: (1982-2007)

    » ABSTRACT This research examined the impact of commercial bank credit for agricultural production in Nigeria using macroeconomic variables (of commercial bank credit and agricultural products). The overall objective of the study is to examine to what extent the credits of commercial banks had supported agricultural production Nigeria. The specific objectives are: (i) to determine the impact of trad...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 25. CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME RUBBER GROWING SOILS

    » ABSTRACT A study was carried out in the Rubber growing soils of Utagba ogbe in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. The aim was to characterize the soil in respect of their morphological, physical and chemical properties. Six mapping units were mapped out, and 4 profile pits dug in each of them in order to characterize the soils. Soil samples were also collected from the soil...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  408 engagements | 

  • 26. CHARACTERIZATION, CLASSIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF SWAMPLAND SOILS

    » ABSTRACT An investigative Research study was carried out in Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria. The aim was to characterize, classify and evaluate the potentials of swampland soils in the area. A reconnaissance survey was conducted and three distinct physiographic locations namely Abbi, Ndemmili and Onicha – Ukwuani were identified. In each location, four modal profile pits ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  410 engagements | 

  • 27. EFFECT OF FOREST RESOURCES EXPLOITATION ON ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF FARMING HOUSEH...

    » CHAPTER THREE 3.0     Research Methodology3.1     Study AreaThis study will be carried out in Delta State. The state is bless with fertile soil and favourable climate which make it an important producer of food and cash crops. Delta state is an oil production state of Nigeria situated in the region known as the Niger Delta, south south geopolitical zone with a population of 4,098,291 (Federa...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  487 engagements | 

  • 28. FARMER'S PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECT OF CRUDE OIL SPILLAGE ON AGRICULTURAL FARM LAN...

    »  ABSTRACT The study assessed the farmers perception of the effect of oil spillage on agricultural land of farmers in Udu Local Government of Delta State. The specific objectives of the work are to: Identify causes of oil spillage in the area and ascertain farmers’ perceived problem of oil spillage on their environment and agricultural activities, among others. A multi stage random sampling tech...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  581 engagements | 

  • 29. PLANKTON ASSEMBLAGE AND WATER QUALITY

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1   INTRODUCTIONPlankton is the foundation of the oceans food wed the word plankton comes from a Greek word plankton which means drifting  plankton are organism drifting in column  of the oceans seas and bodies of fresh water.Plankton are made of both plant origin (phytoplankton) and animal origin (zooplankton) however they form the early foods for fish. The productivity of any w...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  430 engagements | 

  • 30. 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 »

    65 pages |  1,675 engagements | 

  • 31. A STUDY ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF NON TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS TO RURAL HOUSEHOLD INC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study   1.2 Statement of Problem For some time now, the contribution of agriculture to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has reduced (Adegeye, 1996). This is not only caused as a result of shift from concentration on agriculture dependence to petroleum but also due to low return from farming. This is exacerbated by different factors such as cap...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  531 engagements | 

  • 32. THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKERS IN EDUCATING FARMERS IN PLANTAIN PROD...

    » ABSTRACT           The study examined the role of extension workers in educating farmers and constraints farmers face in plantain production in some selected areas in Edo State, Nigeria. A total of 120 Plantain farmers were randomly selected from the study area. Farmers were interviewed using well structured questionnaire. Simple descriptive statistics and multiple regression were used t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  782 engagements | 

  • 33. MANAGERIAL COMPETENCE AND TRAINING NEEDS OF POULTRY FARMERS

    » CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background Information Poultry farming is the practice of raising domesticated birds such as chicken, turkey, duck, geese, pheasant, guinea fowl etc. as a subcategory of animal husbandry for the purpose of producing meat and egg for food and other by products such as droppings, feathers as raw materials for industries. Poultry refers to domesticated birds that are reared m...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  527 engagements | 

  • 34. ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY OF GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUMEXTRACT ON NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS IN EM...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDYThere has been a great challenge in recent times in antiviral therapy of poultry diseases. Fewer substances are available for treatment of antiviral infections when compared with the large amount of antibiotics available for treatment of bacterial diseases in poultry; (Esimone et al., 2007). At the same time, the frequency of viral resistance to ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  410 engagements | 

  • 35. STRATEGIES FOR INVOLVING RURAL FARMERS IN AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION...

    » STRATEGIES FOR INVOLVING RURAL FARMERS IN AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA       CHAPTER ONE INTROUCTION The conservation of biodiversity is one aspect of environment, which has recently receivedglobal attention. Biodiversity refers to the variety and variability among living organisms andthe ecological complexes in which they occur (Board on Science and Techno...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  731 engagements | 

  • 36. STRATEGIES FOR INVOLVING RURAL FARMERS IN AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION...

    » STRATEGIES FOR INVOLVING RURAL FARMERS IN AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA       CHAPTER ONE INTROUCTION The conservation of biodiversity is one aspect of environment, which has recently receivedglobal attention. Biodiversity refers to the variety and variability among living organisms andthe ecological complexes in which they occur (Board on Science and Techno...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 37. THE ROLE OF ROAD TRANSPORTATION MODE

    » IN THE MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. (A CASE STUDY OF ABAKALIKI L.G.A. EBONYI STATE) IN THE MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. (A CASE STUDY OF ABAKALIKI L.G.A. EBONYI STATE)         CHAPTER ONE 1.1    INTRODUCTION           The quest of achieve self sufficiency food production is one of the highest priority areas facing most of the world’s today.  It is also a problem th...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  501 engagements | 

  • 38. THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROCESSING TECHNIQUES ON THE ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITY OF SO...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study His of Soymilk: Soybeans belongs to the family leguminous, subfamily papiliondase and the genus Glycine Max. (Ricker and Morse, 1984), other normendatures which have been used include phaseolus Max, Soja Max Piper and Sojahispidemoech. It is not known when this remarkable legume, soybean was first cultivated in China. However as the first leg...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  482 engagements | 

  • 39. THE EFFECT OF POST-HARVEST HANDLING ON THE QUALITY AND MARKETABILITY OF LOCALLY ...

    » THE EFFECT OF POST HARVEST HANDLING ON THE QUALITY AND MARKETABILITY OF LOCALLY HARVESTED TOMATO   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study Tomato (Lycopersiconesculentum Mill.) is one of the vegetables with the highest production in the world and its production is increasing all over the world. Tomato is rich in minerals, vitamins, essential amino acids, sugars and dietary ...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  639 engagements | 

  • 40. THE ROLE OF RURAL WOMEN FARMERS ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ONDO STATE:

    » A CASE STUDY OF ESE ODO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA       CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY           Women in Ese Odo Local Government Area in Ondo State inspite of their daily roles to improve the existing standard are being looked down upon by their male counterpart as playing the second fiddle. A review of feminist literature indicate that there is now a demand for re orie...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  478 engagements | 


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