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  • 1. THE ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF BACTERIA IN THE ENVIRONMENT

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Environment is a comprehensive term, which comprises of all the factors which make up the surroundings. The air that one breathes, the land on which one lives, the water one drinks and all the living and non living things that are part of the surroundings are referred to as the environment1. Environments are components of ecosystems. An ecosyste...Continue Reading »

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  • 2. MORAL DISCIPLINE AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Men play important roles in agriculture, undertaking a wide range of activities relating to food production, processing and marketing; and beyond farming, they are involved in land and water management: most often they are collectors of water, firewood and fodder. They have access to a store of local knowledge on the medicinal use of plants;...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  254 engagements | 

  • 3. EVALUATION OF SOME COWPEA VARIETIES SUBJECTED TO ALTERNATIVE WETTING AND DRYING....

    » ABSTRACT African leafy vegetables (ALVs) have a great potential in reducing the gap in nutritional status between low and high income households because of their nutrient densities and affordability. Cowpea is one of the major ALVs produced and consumed widely at the Coast and Western regions of Nigeria as a dual purpose crop (grain and leaf). Although local cowpea accessions are preferred byfarme...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  278 engagements | 

  • 4. ASSESSMENT OF VEGETATIVE GROWTH OF SOME GROUNDNUT VARIETIES SUBJECTED TO DIFFERE...

    » ABSTRACT An experiment was carried out for one season (2007) in the Experimental Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture at Shambat to investigate the response of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaeaL.) to phosphorus and organic fertilization under irrigation. The treatments comprised two types of organic manures: farmyard manure (FYM) and chicken manure (CHM) at rate of (0, 10 tons/ha), two phosphorus levels (...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  272 engagements | 

  • 5. MODIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A COLD ROOM STORAGE STRUCTURE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Fruits and vegetables are of great nutritional value. They are important sources of vitamins and minerals thus, essential components of human diet. Consequent upon this, there had been increased trade or commerce activities surrounding these commodities. Vegetable production forms a substantial percentage about 25% of the major food crops cultiv...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  301 engagements | 

  • 6. THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT AGRICULTURAL EXPENDITURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Nigeria is endowed with abundant natural resources ranging from solid minerals to arable land with varieties of agricultural produce such as palm oil, cocoa, groundnut, beans, melon, corns, and rice, among others. The hub of Nigeria economy before the advent of oil in commercial quantity was agriculture, but with the emergence of oil, there were focus shift from being an a...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  358 engagements | 

  • 7. AN INVESTIGATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIA AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE IN RURAL...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Co operative organization as defined by Okeke, et al (2001) are institutions within whose framework co operators or joint activities by people take place in a formalized deliberate social and economic sphere of human endeavor for socioeconomic development. Okeke, (2001) identified salient features of co operative organizations as an association ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  290 engagements | 

  • 8. AN EVALUATION OF PASSIVE DESIGN PRINCIPLES IN THE DESIGN OF PROPOSED SHOPPING MA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background of Study As shopping malls space becomes more multi use, the spaces provided should adapt to the need of the users. This dissertation tends to evaluate the principles of passive design in the design of a shopping mall in order to reduce its annual energy demand especially in hothumid climate of Nigeria. Twenty years ago, a historic meeting of governments...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  351 engagements | 

  • 9. EVALUATION OF FARMERS USE OF SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR CLIMATE C...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1 1.BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Climate change contributes to land and other natural resources degradation. Besides exposing soils to extreme and unfavorable conditions, climate change reduces the ability of some land management practices to achieve desired results (Malo, Jember and Woodfine, 2012). Land use is generally marked by a coinciding set of interests dictated by agri...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  363 engagements | 

  • 10. EMPLOYEES’ PERCEPTION OF THE IMPACT OF ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE ON PERFORMANCE. ...

    » ABSTRACT The concept of organisational culture and its role and effect on organisational performance gained a lot of popularity in the 1980s and has remained a subject matter of great interest. Scholars and organisations are interested in organisational culture for many reasons, most commonly, how it affects employee commitment, satisfaction on the job, retention, and performance. Organisational c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  341 engagements | 

  • 11. ESTIMATING ENGEL CURVE FOR FOOD IN GHANA (1991-2013)

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study In developing countries, detailed knowledge of the relationship between expenditure shares and total household expenditure plays a significant role in household welfare analysis. Food and nutritional programs, poverty reduction strategies as well as tax reforms, all require information on how expenditure share respond to changes in household total e...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  314 engagements | 

  • 12. ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF EXCHANGE RATE VOLATILITY ON AGRIC-SECTOR LENDING: A CASE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Exchange rate is considered as a principal determining factor of world trade and it has received much attention due to its global imbalances (Alegwu, Aye & Asogwa, 2017). Exchange rate or foreign exchange rate or Forex rate has been described as how much one currency is worth in terms of another. Past years experienced instability which has impa...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  237 engagements | 

  • 13. THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF CO-OPERATIVE TO AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

    » The word “co operative” is commonly used when referring to actions or situations involving mutual effort, joint action or common goals. Co operatives are referred to variously as Isusu in Igbo, Esusu or Ajo in Yoruba and Adashi in Hausa (Ogunnaike and Ogbari, 2007). Onyima and Okoro (2009) observed that the word “co operatives” can be applied to many different types of grou...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  377 engagements | 

  • 14. EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER MODELS OF TOBACCO DEPENDENCE TREATM...

    » Introduction Community health workers (CHW) may be effective in the delivery of tobacco dependence treatment with underserved groups. This study evaluated two evidence based CHW models of treatment. It was hypothesized that smokers assigned to a CHW face to face condition would have higher abstinence at 12 month posttreatment than smokers enrolled in CHW referral to a state sponsored quitline cond...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  309 engagements | 

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

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Rice is a plant that produces an edible grain; the name is also used for the grain itself. There are several thousand varieties of rice (mostly wild), all belonging to the family Poaceae, formerly Gramineae (Microsoftt Student, 2007 DVD). The cultivated rice plant, African and Asian rice (oryza glaberrima L and oryza sativa L), is an annual gras...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  317 engagements | 

  • 16. COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF RAIN- FED AND FADAMA VEGETABLE PRODUCTION IN PE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION In the 1960s Nigeria relied heavily on the Agricultural sector for economic development (contributing over 70% of the GDP). But with the oil boom of the 1970s, the contribution of agricultural sector fell drastically to the extent that the nation became an importer of major agricultural commodities in the 1980s (Husseni, 1996). Agriculture contri...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  267 engagements | 

  • 17. COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CASSAVA DERIVATIVES IN UZO-UWANI LOCAL...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Despite the dominant role of the petroleum sector as the major foreign exchange earner, agriculture remains the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy (Oyejide 1986). In addition to contribution to GDP, it is the largest non oil export earner, the largest employer of labour, and a key contributor to wealth creation and poverty alleviation, as a large percen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  260 engagements | 

  • 18. CONSUMER PREFERENCES AND DEMAND FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS IN KANO METROPOLIS, NIGER...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Livestock production contributes significantly to economic growth and development of industrializing countries. It provides food, income, employment and valuable foreign exchange. Hence, it is a major component of agricultural economy of developing countries and goes beyond food production. In Nigeria, cattle are predominantly produced in the no...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  284 engagements | 

  • 19. Agripreneurship orientation and fruits business in Ondo state

    » Chapter one Introduction Background of the study When talking about entrepreneurship in agriculture, it is termed as Agriculture Entrepreneurship or Agripreneurship. Agripreneurs, thus, do not differ from entrepreneurs in their basic traits. While profiling some of the agripreneurs (Chander, 2016, 2016a, b and c), I found them very articulate in personal, interpersonal and process skills. It is th...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  349 engagements | 

  • 20. AN EVALUATION OF CAPITAL STRUCTURE ON ORGANIZATIONAL PROFITABILITY

    » Chapter one Introduction Background of the study The most important decision all corporate managers should take into consideration is the way in which the long term capital requirements of their companies should be financial. Capital structure is the permanent financing of a firm represented primarily by equity and long term liability without including all short term credits. Many factors have to ...Continue Reading »

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