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  • 121. QUALITY AND GENETIC EVALUATION OF SOME GENOTYPES OF RICE (Oryza sativa L.) USIN...

    » ABSTRACTThe patterns of gene effects on agronomic and some quality traits of eight genotypes ofrice (Oryza sativa L.) and their progenies were studied using Diallel analysis method 1involving parents, F1 hybrids and their reciprocals. The eight genotypes studied wereselected for their agronomic performance and protein content from thirty genotypesevaluated in a randomized complete block design and...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 122. QUALITY AND GENETIC EVALUATION OF SOME GENOTYPES OF RICE (Oryza sativa L.) USING...

    » ABSTRACTThe patterns of gene effects on agronomic and some quality traits of eight genotypes ofrice (Oryza sativa L.) and their progenies were studied using Diallel analysis method 1involving parents, F1 hybrids and their reciprocals. The eight genotypes studied wereselected for their agronomic performance and protein content from thirty genotypesevaluated in a randomized complete block design and...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  503 engagements | 

  • 123. FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN, ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND MICRONUTRIENT STATUS OF CHI...

    » 6 – 59 MONTHS IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA   ABSTRACTThe study was undertaken to assess food consumption pattern, anthropometric and micronutrientstatus of children aged 6 59 months in Kaduna state. A cross sectional survey design was used. Amulti stage sampling technique was used to select the subjects for the study. In the first stage, twoLocal Government Areas were selected from each of the thre...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  488 engagements | 

  • 124. EFFECT OF COMPOSTED MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE AND NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND Y...

    »   ABSTRACTMunicipalities are facing a growing problem of how to safely dispose off their wastes. Municipalsolid waste (MSW) is waste from households, commercial centres, institutions (school, offices).Composting is used to reduce huge pile of biodegradable MSW and convert it into value addedproduct like manure and biogas. Inorganic fertilizer such as NPK also exerts strong influence onplant growt...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  525 engagements | 

  • 125. EFFECT OF CO-EXTRUDED FILM ON THE SHELF STABILITY OF SLICED SALTED PORK MEAT PRO...

    »   EFFECT OF CO EXTRUDED FILM ON THE SHELF STABILITY OF SLICED SALTED PORK MEAT PRODUCT   ABSTRACTThe study evaluated the efficiency of co extruded polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene(LDPE) in extending the shelf stability of unam inung traditional meat product during storage underambient conditions. Fresh pork was processed, in traditional way, into unam inung meat product andstored ...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  469 engagements | 

  • 126. ECONOMICS OF PROCESSING CASSAVA INTO GARRI AND PELLETS IN KOGI STATE, NIGERIA

    »   AbstractThis study was conducted to investigate the economics of cassava processing into garri andpellets in Kogi State. Data were collected from 100 cassava processors (22 males and 78females) and analysed to describe socio economic characteristics, identify and describevarious technologies used in cassava processing, ascertain gender roles, estimate theinfluence of socio economic characterist...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  581 engagements | 

  • 127. ECONOMICS OF FARM-GATE RICE MARKETING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » ECONOMICS OF FARM GATE RICE MARKETING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTRice has become a staple food, just like yam, garri and beans. As a result, themarketing of rice has become very important due to increasing demand of theproduct. The study examined the economics of farm gate rice marketing in EnuguState, Nigeria. Five objectives and one hypothesis guided the study. The studycovered all the comm...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  512 engagements | 

  • 128. ECONOMIC STUDY OF THE USE OF ORGANIC MANURE IN YELLOW PEPPER (Capsicum annuum L....

    » ABSTRACTEconomic study of the use of organic manure in yellow pepper production in NsukkaLocal Government Area of Enugu State was carried out. The study was aimed at;describing the socio economic characteristics of yellow pepper farmers, identifyingfactors that motivate the use of organic manure by yellow pepper farmers,determining the yellow pepper farmers’ willingness to pay for processedb...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  463 engagements | 

  • 129. ECONOMIC STUDY OF THE USE OF ORGANIC MANURE IN YELLOW PEPPER (Capsicum annuum L....

    » ABSTRACTEconomic study of the use of organic manure in yellow pepper production in NsukkaLocal Government Area of Enugu State was carried out. The study was aimed at;describing the socio economic characteristics of yellow pepper farmers, identifyingfactors that motivate the use of organic manure by yellow pepper farmers,determining the yellow pepper farmers’ willingness to pay for processedb...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  401 engagements | 

  • 130. GENETIC DIVERSITY OF FIVE POPULATIONS OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL BREEDS OF GOAT USING...

    » ABSTRACTSGenetic diversity and genetic distance of five populations of the Nigerian breeds of goat wereinvestigated using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Five breeds of goat wereused for the study and each breed constituted a population, hence, the five populationsconsidered in the study. The populations were: Sokoto Red (SR), Sahel (SH), Kano Brown(KB), Bornu White (BW) and West African...Continue Reading »

    49 pages |  372 engagements | 

  • 131. ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF CREDIT REQUIREMENTS OF SMALL-SCALE FARMERS IN KOGI STATE...

    » ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF CREDIT REQUIREMENTS OF SMALL SCALE FARMERS IN KOGI STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThis study was designed to evaluate the Credit requirements ofsmall scale farmers in Kogi State and to subsequently determine theoptimum farm credit for farmers in the area. Multi stage random samplingmethod was used in the selection of the respondents. In all, a total of 30respondents were randomly se...Continue Reading »

    44 pages |  413 engagements | 

  • 132. ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY OF RESOURCE USE AMONG URBAN WATERLEAF FARMERS IN AKWA IBOM ...

    » ABSTRACTThe study estimated the efficiency of resource use among urban waterleaf farmers in AkwaIbom State using a sample of 60 respondents that were randomly selected (20) from threeurban centers in the state. Interview schedules and structured questionnaires wereadministered to elicit information from the respondents. Data were analyzed usingdescriptive statistics, multiple regression and gross ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  411 engagements | 

  • 133. ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF THE NATIONAL FADAMA DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN KANO STATE

    » ABSTRACTFadama farming has contributed significantly to Nigeria’s agriculture in particular and thecountry in general, but the contributions have remained largely unmeasured. As a result, thisstudy examined the influence of the National Fadama Development Project on Fadama farmersin Kano State. Primary and secondary data were sought. A set of questionnaires was developedand information was c...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  455 engagements | 

  • 134. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF RICE MARKETING MARGIN IN ADANI UZO-UWANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT A...

    » ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF RICE MARKETING MARGIN IN ADANI UZO UWANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to analyses the marketing margin for rice among participants in themarketing of rice in Adani Uzo Uwani Local Government Area. A purposive samplingtechnique was used in the selection of respondents. The study identified and described themarketing of rice in...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  437 engagements | 

  • 135. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FINANCING AND SUSTAINABILITY OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE IN TH...

    » ABSTRACTIrrigated agriculture provides a very important part of national food security strategies aswell as individuals’ and communities livelihoods at the local level. Yet the performanceof many irrigation and drainage systems in Nigeria is generally below potential due to avariety of shortcomings. The monopolistic nature of the sector and its social sensitivityhas fostered extensive govern...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  437 engagements | 

  • 136. DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTS FROM SORREL

    » ABSTRACTThe objectives of the study were to develop products from sorrel calyces, leaves and seeds,evaluate the products for nutrients, phytochemicals, antinutrients, food toxicant, physicochemical,microflora, sensory, storage properties and compare the products produced withexisting products. Dry red sorrel calyces, leaves and seeds were used for the study. Pilot studywas carried out to standardi...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  418 engagements | 

  • 137. DETERMINATION OF THE INTEGRATION OF RICE MARKETS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACTThis study was designed to determine the integration of rice markets in Enugu state.Factors considered include: socio economic characteristics, existing market structure andchannels, integration of rice markets, structural factors that affect the integration of ricemarkets and the problems affecting rice traders in the state. Forty wholesalers and fortyretailers were selected for the study...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  434 engagements | 

  • 138. CREDIT ACCESS AND THE PERFORMANCE OF SMALL SCALE AGROBASED ENTERPRISES IN THE NI...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was designed to analyze credit access and performance of small scale agrobasedenterprises in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. A multi stage sampling techniquewas adopted in selecting 264 and 96 agro based enterprises that accessed informal andformal credit respectively, through the use of structured questionnaire and oral interview.A total of 360 respondents were selected and u...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  458 engagements | 

  • 139. CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN TO HOUSEHOLD FARMING DECISIONS AMONG COCOA-BASED AGROFORE...

    » CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN TO HOUSEHOLD FARMING DECISIONS AMONG COCOA BASED AGROFORESTRY HOUSEHOLDS IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA AbstractThis study examined the contributions of women to household farming decisions amongcocoa based agroforestry households in Ekiti state, Nigeria using cross sectional data.The study used purposive, multistage and random sampling techniques for the selection of120 cocoa base...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  405 engagements | 

  • 140. CONSUMPTION PATTERN OF ANTIOXIDANT RICH FOODS BY MIDDLE AGED ADULTS IN ENUGU NOR...

    » ABSTRACTThis epidemiological study was to elicit information on the consumption pattern of antioxidantrich foods among middle aged adults in Enugu North local government area, Enugu State,Nigeria. Four hundred adult men and women aged 40 60 years were used for the study.Multiple staged stratified random sampling technique was used for selection of the subjectsused for the study. The respondents we...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  423 engagements | 


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