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  • 1. COMPARATIVE PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND CYANOGENIC GLUCOSIDE CONTENT OF PROCESSED ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is an extensively cultivated cash crop grown for its starchy root, and it is the third largest carbohydrate food source within the tropical regions, after rice and corn (ceballos, Iglesias, Perez and Dixon, 2004). It is grown throughout the tropics and could be regarded as the most important root crop grown in ...Continue Reading »

    145 pages |  20 engagements | 

  • 2. POLITICS AND RELIGION IN NIGERI: 2011 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT The study examined politics and religion in Nigeria with a study of 2011 elections in Nigeria. Nigeria during 2011 elections witnessed series of religions crisis, politically motivated killings and social conflicts. The present situation of political and religious motivated violence is a great source of concern for Nigerian politics. The conflicts range from intra religious to inter relig...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 3. EFFECTS OF OIL PALM BUNCH ASH AND POULTRY MANURE INDEPENDENTLY ON THE GROWTH AND...

    » ABSTRACT A field experiment entitled “Effects of oil palm bunch ash and poultry manure independently on the growth and yield of French beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)” was carried out during December, 2012 to February, 2013, on the Research fields at the Department of Horticulture of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. The soil texture of the experimental site...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  28 engagements | 

  • 4. THE CHANGES IN ACCOUNTING STANDARDS ITS IMPACT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENT

    » ABSTRACT The project is a comprehensive study of the changes in Accounting standard, the impact on financial statement with a study of Guiness Nigeria Plc Benin Branch, Edo state. This project is aimed at determining the impact of Accounting standard on the users of financial statement and also the needs of the Accounting standard. Data were collected, through primary and secondary sources. The fi...Continue Reading »

    80 pages |  39 engagements | 

  • 5. 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 ca...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  86 engagements | 

  • 6. 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 »

    60 pages |  39 engagements | 

  • 7. PLANKTON ASSEMBLAGE AND WATER QUALITY

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION Plankton 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 water b...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  39 engagements | 

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

    » CHAPTER THREE 3.0 Research Methodology 3.1 Study Area This 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 (Federal Republic o...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  38 engagements | 

  • 9. 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 p...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 10. 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 |  40 engagements | 

  • 11. 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 |  44 engagements | 

  • 12. THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA ECONOMIC GROWTH (1980-2014)

    » 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 »

    60 pages |  49 engagements | 

  • 13. 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 (GDP) and over 70% of non oil exports. It provides over 80% of the food needs of the country. About 70% of Nigerians live in rural area, and 90% of these are engaged in agriculture. This implies that ...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  42 engagements | 

  • 14. 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 i...Continue Reading »

    54 pages |  39 engagements | 

  • 15. DETERMINATION OF RESILIENCE OF BROILERS FARMERS

    » 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Information Agriculture remains a key sector in the global economy even as industrial and service sector continues to grow. African agriculture is affected by globalization and climate change but is still fundamental to economic and social development in Africa. Agriculture is regarded as the most important sector in the economies of most non oil exporting African c...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  35 engagements | 

  • 16. FARMERS ACCESS TO MICROCREDIT AND RESOURCE USE EFFICIENCY SPONSORED MICROCREDIT ...

    » ABSTRACT The study examined farmers access to microcredit and resource use efficiency in Ekiti State Sponsored microcredit financing scheme, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to examine the influence of socio economic characteristic on amount of loan accessed, determine the volume of loans demanded, received and repaid on gender basis, ascertain the constraints in accessing the loans as we...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  38 engagements | 

  • 17. PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FISH FARMERS

    » TABLE OF CONTENT Chapter One Background to the study Statement of the study Purpose of the study Significance of the study Research questions Limitations of the study Chapter Two Review of related literature Chapter Three Research design and methodology Sampled area Sample subject Research instruments Administration of the questionnaire Validity and reliability of instrument Statistical procedure ...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  42 engagements | 

  • 18. THE IMPACT OF THE DISTRIBUTION AND UTILIZATION OF OIL PALM ON THE SOCIO ECONOMIC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Nigeria ranked sixth among the poorest countries in the world with over 70% of the population living below poverty line in 2007 (Central Intelligence Agency, 2012) while 46% lived below $1.25 daily in 2010 (World Bank, 2014). Okonjo Iweala (2014) noted that Nigeria is one of the five countries in which two thirds of the world’s extreme poo...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  38 engagements | 

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

    » CHAPTER ONE 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 percent of the total value of Africas export (Sokona and Denton (2001). The World Bank (2000) observe...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 20. AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING

    » CHAPTER ONE 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 and the poor; Atiba local government area is among the rural areas i...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  40 engagements |