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  • 161. RURAL-URBAN INTERDEPENDENCE ON FUEL WOOD IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

    » RURAL URBAN INTERDEPENDENCE ON FUEL WOOD IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA AbstractThis study examined the rural urban interdependence on fuel wood in Anambra State,Nigeria using cross sectional data. The study used purposive and random samplingtechniques for the selection of 120 gatherers that constituted respondents for thestudy. The study employed descriptive and relevant inferential statistics for dat...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  434 engagements | 

  • 162. SEMEN QUALITY AND HAEMATOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF EXOTIC AND CROSSBRED BOARS E...

    » ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to investigate the effect of 45 and 60 minutes of exposure ofcrossbred (LW x Local) and exotic (LW) boars to tropical solar radiation on their bodytemperature pattern, libido, semen quality and haematological profile. 12 LW x Local and12 LW boars of 10 months old were used for the experiment. The experiment was carriedout in the Piggery Unit of the Department of An...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  394 engagements | 

  • 163. SEMEN QUALITY AND EGG HATCHABILITY IN LOCAL TURKEY FED DIETS CONTAINING MORINGA ...

    » ABSTRACTThe experiment was conducted to determine semen quality, fertility, egg hatchability and somebiochemical parameters in Nigerian local turkey toms fed diets containing Moringa oleifera (MO),Gongronema latifolium (GL) leaf meals and their combinations. A total of 72 Nigerian local turkeyscomprising of 54 males and 18 females were used for the study. The males were randomly dividedinto 9 trea...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  449 engagements | 

  • 164. SHEPHERD MOTIF IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP IN NIGE...

    »     AbstractThis research examines the Shepherd Motif in the Old Testament which has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and subjected to criticism in recent times due to the varying degrees of methodologies by scholars. These scholar use terms like Military dictatorship, aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, kingship, and spiritual leadership to talk on the subject without closely examining the car...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 165. SHEPHERD MOTIF IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP IN NIGER...

    » SHEPHERD MOTIF IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP IN NIGERIA AbstractThis research examines the Shepherd Motif in the Old Testament which has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and subjected to criticism in recent times due to the varying degrees of methodologies by scholars. These scholar use terms like Military dictatorship, aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, kingship, and ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  1,080 engagements | 

  • 166. SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEAT (SSR) GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE RESISTAN...

    »   ABSTRACTCassava mosaic disease caused by begomoviruses is the most widespread disease of cassavain Africa. Simple sequence repeat (SSR) genetic analysis of an F1 population of cassava wascarried out to identify new sources of CMD resistance. Genomic DNA extracted from parentsand progeny was amplified using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). PCR amplifications wererun on polyacrylamide and agarose...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  459 engagements | 

  • 167. SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG SELECTED ETHNIC GROU...

    » SOCIO ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG SELECTED ETHNIC GROUPS IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA ABSTRACTThe broad objective of the study was to investigate the socio economic andcultural dimensions of food security among selected ethnic groups in North CentralNigeria. Specifically, the study was designed to: determine food culture and practices ofthe respondents; determine the househol...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  328 engagements | 

  • 168. SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL ANALYSES OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG SELECTED ETHNIC GRO...

    » SOCIO ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG SELECTED ETHNIC GROUPS IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA ABSTRACTThe broad objective of the study was to investigate the socio economic andcultural dimensions of food security among selected ethnic groups in North CentralNigeria. Specifically, the study was designed to: determine food culture and practices ofthe respondents; determine the househol...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  435 engagements | 

  • 169. SOIL CHARACTERIZATION AND LAND SUITABILITY EVALUATION OF ANUKA FARMLAND IN NSUKK...

    » AbstractThe land at Anuka, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State in Southeastern Nigeria,under the sub humid tropical climate was evaluated for maize (Zea mays), cassava (Manihotesculenta), yam (Dioscorea spp.) and oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) cultivation. Data wereobtained by field study and laboratory analyses. Six pedons were dug and described: two pedonseach for maize and oil palm fields...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  430 engagements | 

  • 170. SOIL ORGANIC CARBON SEQUESTRATION POTENTIALS IN AGGREGATE FRACTIONS OF CULTIVATE...

    » ABSTRACTA study was carried out on soils sampled at 0 10, 10 20, and 20 30 cm depths from bothcultivated and uncultivated soils at four different locations (Awgu, Okigwe, Nsukka I, andNsukka II), to evaluate the potentials of various aggregate size fractions of varying soil texturesand depths to sequester carbon under different land uses. A 4 x 2 x 3 factorial experiment wasconducted in a complete...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  461 engagements | 

  • 171. SOME BIOMETRIC AND ALLOMETRIC GROWTH TRAITS OF PUREBRED HEAVY ECOTYPE OF THE NIG...

    » ABSTRACTFifty five (55) experimental birds were randomly replicated into 5 deep litter pens in the ratio of 1cock: 10 hens. Like to like random mating was ensured to raise 200 chicks in the F1 generation.Chicks were subjected to measurements like body weight, body length, shank length, shankcolour, beak colour, feather colour, feed conversion ratio, mean feed consumption, egg colour,egg fertility,...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  483 engagements | 

  • 172. ASSESSMENT OF THE FEEDING PRACTICES, VITAMIN A, IRON, ZINC AND ANTHROPOMETRICS S...

    » ASSESSMENT OF THE FEEDING PRACTICES, VITAMIN A, IRON, ZINC AND ANTHROPOMETRICS STATUS OF UNDER FIVE CHILDREN IN ORPHANAGES OF FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ABUJA, NIGERIA ABSTRACTThe study was undertaken to assess the feeding practices, anthropometric indices, vitamin A,zinc and iron status of under five orphans living in Federal Capital Territory orphanages, Abuja.A cross sectional descriptive study ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  429 engagements | 

  • 173. Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation Among Rural Households in Imo State, Ni...

    » AbstractThe study was designed to ascertain the strategies for climate change adaptation amongrural households in Imo State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study ascertained the respondents’ levelof awareness on climate change, ascertained their perceived causes of climate change, identifiedand documented the effective local adaptation strategies to climate change, and finally identifiedfactors ...Continue Reading »

    42 pages |  489 engagements | 

  • 174. STRATEGY FOR ENSURING FOOD SECURITY IN TARABA STATE, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT The study identified strategies for ensuring food security in Taraba State. Specifically, the studywas designed to identify the determinants of food security; examine the production patterns offood by farmers, identify the factors responsible for food insecurity: and determine thestrategies of ensuring food security. The study was carried out in Taraba State of Nigeria in theyear 2011. Th...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  477 engagements | 

  • 175. STUDIES ON FERTILIZER NITROGEN AND CUTTING MANAGEMENT OF SOWN GRASS AND LEGUME P...

    » ABSTRACTThree field experiments were conducted at the Teaching and Research Farm of theDepartment of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In thefirst experiment, the effects of fertilizer N application and cutting management onestablishment, growth and yield of guinea grass (Panicum maximum) were investigated.The experiment was a 4 x 4 factorial laid out in a random...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  376 engagements | 

  • 176. STUDIES ON GENE FREQUENCIES OF POLYEMBRYONY AND KARYOTYPE IN FLUTED PUMPKIN (Tel...

    » ABSTRACTFive experiments were performed to investigate thepolyembryonic expressions and karyomorphology of fluted pumpkin(Telfairia occidentalis Hook. F.). The results obtained revealed threemorphotypes of polyembryony which included twin, triple andquadruple, irrespective of the shape of the pod. The threemorphotypes had side shoots that varied in length. Some wereunequal, a few of them were almo...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  408 engagements | 

  • 177. STUDIES ON NUTRIENT POTENTIALS OF BLENDS OF TREATED AERIAL YAM (DIOSCOREA BULBIF...

    » AbstractThis work evaluated the nutrient and antinutrient content and nutritive value of a lesserknownhigh yielding crop (aerial yam) and well known high yielding legume cowpea.Aerial yam and cowpea used in this work were obtained from a family farm in Ovoko,Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu state, Nigeria. Four kilogrammes of bothfoods were harvested. Aerial yam was cleaned, washed, all...Continue Reading »

    40 pages |  394 engagements | 

  • 178. STUDIES ON NUTRIENT POTENTIALS OF BLENDS OF TREATED AERIAL YAM (DIOSCOREA BULBIF...

    » AbstractThis work evaluated the nutrient and antinutrient content and nutritive value of a lesserknownhigh yielding crop (aerial yam) and well known high yielding legume cowpea.Aerial yam and cowpea used in this work were obtained from a family farm in Ovoko,Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu state, Nigeria. Four kilogrammes of bothfoods were harvested. Aerial yam was cleaned, washed, all...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  387 engagements | 

  • 179. TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN THE PRODUCTION OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER AMONG RURAL FARME...

    » ABSTRACT This 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 Yellow pepper farmers ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  427 engagements | 

  • 180. THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES ON FOOD CROP PRODUCTION EFFI...

    » ABSTRACT This 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 ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  435 engagements | 


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