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  • 201. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  30 pages |  637 engagements | 

  • 202. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  30 pages |  719 engagements | 

  • 203. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  55 pages |  671 engagements | 

  • 204. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  30 pages |  630 engagements | 

  • 205. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  65 pages |  659 engagements | 

  • 206. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  40 pages |  698 engagements | 

  • 207. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  40 pages |  601 engagements | 

  • 208. 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 »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  647 engagements | 

  • 209. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VITAMIN A AND ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6-24 ...

    » COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VITAMIN A AND ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6 24 MONTHS IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA. ABSTRACTThis invest igat ion centered on Vi tamin A and anthropomet r ic status of 400children aged 6 24 months in urban and rural communi t ies in Kaduna Southlocal government area, Nigeria. Select ion of chi ldren was through systemat icsampl ing techniqu...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  592 engagements | 

  • 210. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY S...

    » ABSTRACTTwo feeding trials were conducted to investigate the growth andphysiological response of sheep fed forage with and without supplementarybambara nut waste or brewers spent grain. First trial (Experiment I) assesedthe effects of dry season supplementation of bambara nut waste or drybrewers spent grain on growth performance and blood metabolites (bloodplasma ammonia and blood plasma urea) of ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 211. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BAMBARA NUT WASTE AND DRY BREWERS SPENT GRAIN AS DRY ...

    » ABSTRACTTwo feeding trials were conducted to investigate the growth andphysiological response of sheep fed forage with and without supplementarybambara nut waste or brewers spent grain. First trial (Experiment I) assesedthe effects of dry season supplementation of bambara nut waste or drybrewers spent grain on growth performance and blood metabolites (bloodplasma ammonia and blood plasma urea) of ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  46 pages |  617 engagements | 

  • 212. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL-SCAL...

    » COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL SCALE FARMER MANAGED IRRIGATION SYSTEM AbstractThis research was designed to determine and compare the technical efficiency and inputlevels used in rice production under farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) and rain fedsystems (RFS) in Kogi State. It also compared the effects of socioeconomic characteristicson the tech...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  60 pages |  577 engagements | 

  • 213. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL-SCAL...

    » COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN RICE PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL SCALE FARMER MANAGED IRRIGATION SYSTEM AbstractThis research was designed to determine and compare the technical efficiency and inputlevels used in rice production under farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) and rain fedsystems (RFS) in Kogi State. It also compared the effects of socioeconomic characteristicson the tech...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  593 engagements | 

  • 214. COCOYAM MARKETING IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA

    »     ABSTRACTCocoyam is highly perishable and considerable economic losses occur after it is harvested.This is as a result of rot, sprouting and other physiological changes. These losses could bereduced through efficient storage, processing and marketing. This study is about economicstudy of cocoyam marketing in south east Nigeria. It specifically ranked market participantspreference for cocoyam...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  60 pages |  924 engagements | 

  • 215. CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION NEEDS OF RURAL FARMERS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » AbstractAdaptation is considered an appropriate response to climate change and variability, especially forrural farmers. However, the farmers’ ability to effectively respond to climate change challengesis determined by the quality of information available to the farmers and how easily theinformation is accessed. The study sought to assess the information needs of rural farmers onclimate chan...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  56 pages |  801 engagements | 

  • 216. CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SOME LESSER-KNOWN WILD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONSUMED I...

    » CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SOME LESSER KNOWN WILD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONSUMED IN AYAMELUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACTThe study identified some edible fresh wild green leafy vegetables and fruits and determinedtheir nutrients, antinutrients and food toxicants content. The proximate, micronutrients,antinutrients and food toxicants contents of these fruits (Olax viridis (“Os...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  698 engagements | 

  • 217. CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF PROCESSED TENDER LEAVES AND HUSKS OF COWPEA AND ORGANOLE...

    » ABSTRACTThe study examined the chemical composition of fresh, sundried tender leaves and husks of cowpea‘Adengee’ (Vigna unguiculata) and organoleptic attributes of their traditional soups. Information onprocessing, preparation and utilization of soup meals based on cowpea leaves and husks were obtainedduring the focus group discussion. The tender leaves and husks were parboiled and su...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  42 pages |  644 engagements | 

  • 218. CHEMICAL AND RHEOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF PRODUCTS FROM AFRICAN STAR APPLE (Chyros...

    » ABSTRACTThe seeds and peels of African star apple (Chrysophyllum albidum) (“udara”) were split,followed by removal of mucilage from the seeds and subsequent cracking of the seed shells,and de pulping of the peels. The seed cotyledons and peels were blanched at 1000C for 2,4and 6 mins, wet milled with water in 1: 1.5 ratio, sieved with muslin cloth to obtain theextracts which were paste...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  630 engagements | 

  • 219. CHALLENGES IN ADMINISTERING THE CROSS RIVER STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, NIGER...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to identify the challenges in administering the Cross River StateMinistry of Agriculture, Nigeria. All the staff of the ministry constituted the population for thestudy. A proportionate sampling technique was used in selecting respondents, with twentypercent (20%) of respondents from each of the departments. Thus the total sample size for thestudy was one hundred an...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 220. CHANGES IN PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF INSTANT KUNUN ZAKI FLOURS PRODUCED FROM...

    » ABSTRACTIn this study, instant kunun zaki powders were produced from millet cowpea malt andmillet soybean malt. The instant powders were packaged in polypropylene plastics andstored for 3 months. During this period, studies of the changes in physiochemical andfunctional properties of the packaged flour were carried out every 30 days for 3 months.Production of instant powders was by blending millet...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  642 engagements | 

  • 221. CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADITIONAL SNACKS PRODUCED FROM Citrullus vulgaris S, Glycin...

    » AbstractMelon snack was produced by the conventional method in which melon and ground yeast wasused as the main ingredients, in addition to other ingredients. The proportion of melon andground yeast were varied while the other ingredients were kept constant so as to determine thebest combination that would give a good quality snack. The combination of 70% melon, 8.81%ground yeast and 21.19% other ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  617 engagements | 

  • 222. CHALLENGES IN ADMINISTERING THE CROSS RIVER STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, NIGE...

    » ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to identify the challenges in administering the Cross River StateMinistry of Agriculture, Nigeria. All the staff of the ministry constituted the population for thestudy. A proportionate sampling technique was used in selecting respondents, with twentypercent (20%) of respondents from each of the departments. Thus the total sample size for thestudy was one hundred an...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  601 engagements | 

  • 223. CHARACTERIZATION AND MAPPING OF GULLY EROSION FEATURES IN TWO GEOLOGICAL FORMATI...

    » ABSTRACTWith the aid of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Satellite Aerial Photo, a comparativecharacterization and mapping of soil gully erosion features on two geological formationswere carried out in Nsukka area of eastern Nigeria. The two geological formations wereAjali and Mamu formations. The study involved the use of base map created using aGeographic Information System (GIS) (GPS Track M...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  58 pages |  643 engagements | 

  • 224. BANANA AND PLANTAIN MARKETING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » AbstractThe study was designed to analyze the marketing of banana and plantain in Enugu State. Thespecific objectives were to: describe the socio economic characteristics of banana andplantain marketers; identify the marketing channels for the crops, examine the structure of themarketing system for both crops, estimate their marketing margins at both wholesale andretail levels, estimate the rate o...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  1,099 engagements | 

  • 225. RESOURCE PRODUCTIVITY IN ORNAMENTAL PLANTS PRODUCTION IN JOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACTThis study was undertaken to analyze resource productivity inornamental plants production within Jos metropolis of Nigeria. Thestudy covered Jos North and Jos South local government areas. Thespecific objectives include: identifying the effect of socio economicfactors on resource productivity, determining costs and returns, andresource productivity in ornamental plants production.An extens...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  643 engagements | 


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