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  • 21. FARMER’S PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECT OF CRUDE OIL SPILLAGE ON AGRICULTURAL FARM L...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 ….. 1.2 Statement of the Problem. Whenever there is an oil spill on agricultural and natural land (hard and water) spreading immediately takes place. The gaseous and liquid components evaporate, some get dissolved in water and even oxidized and some undergo changes and eventually sink to the bottom by gravitational action. The soil is then contaminated with grass effect upon...Continue Reading »

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  • 22. ENVIRONMENTAL VARIATIONS AND PRODUCTIVITY INDICES OF TWO ECOTYPES OF GIANT AFRIC...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Body weight is one of the growth parameter used to measure growth rate in animals. Esmiger and Olentine Akanni et al (2007) and Akanni(2012) stated that growth in terms of body weight gain is the most widely used growth index from birth to maturity. Ibon (2009) however reported that the weight of a Juvenile Snail at hatch is the first indicator of hatchlings growth rate an...Continue Reading »

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  • 23. EFFECT OF TWO DIFFERENT PERSERVATIVE ON PROCESSING FISH PRODUCTION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Fish is an extremely perishable food item (Agbon et al., 2002). Soon after death, fish begins to spoil. In the healthy live fish, all the complex biochemical reactions are balanced and the fish flesh is sterile. After death however, irreversible change that results in fish spoilage begins to occur. The resultant effect is the decomposition of th...Continue Reading »

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  • 24. EFFECT OF STOCKING DENSITY ON THE GROWTH RATE OF SNAIL

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION Snail farming is the act of rearing snail whether in old tyres, earthen pots, basket, raised wooden, cage, concrete cage and snail pen. (Akinnusi, 1998). Intensive rearing of snail is relatively new in livestock or animal production and research in Nigeria for it came into programme only very recently (Akinnusi 1998). Snail farming is an advantage to human beings becau...Continue Reading »

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  • 25. EFFECT OF SPROUTING ON THE NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF TWO SELECTED LEGUMES COWPE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The process of nourishing or being nourished especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues is known as nutrition. (Don MacKean 2004). Green plants are the most important food producer that produces their food through the process of photosynthesis and mineral uptake (S...Continue Reading »

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  • 26. EFFECT OF PARENT BODY WEIGHT ON EGG SIZE AND EGG NUMBER OF AFRICAN LAND SNAIL

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Snails are invertebrates (without bone), shell bearing animals that are passive or inactive during the day but, very active in the night, at dusk or when it rains and usually find in a cool place. Snail is a terrestrial animal of approximately 100,000 species of molluscs, of the phylum Mollusca, or alternately, any of the twelve species of land ...Continue Reading »

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  • 27. EFFECT OF ORGANIC AND INORGANIC MANURE ON DIFFERENT SOIL AMENDMENTS ON GROWTH PA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Okro (Abemoschus esculentus) is a member of the malvacea family, is a widely cultivated vegetable crop. And very important in the diet of Africans (Omotosho and shittu, 2008).It is a valuable crop that provides an excellent income and generates other opportunities for small scale faremers (Selleck and Opena 2003). Indeed it is a one of the i...Continue Reading »

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  • 28. EFFECT OF NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF YAM (Dioscorea Sp...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0INTRODUCTION Intercropping is an agricultural practice in which two or more crops are grown together in the field (Onwueme, 1978). One advantage of intercropping is that it increases yield: more can be grown on a single plot with intercropping....Continue Reading »

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  • 29. THE EFFECT OF COCONUT WATER, CORN EXTRACT, POULTRY MANURE AND N.P.K ON GROWTH RA...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Tomatoes are the most populated vegetables in any home or farm garden. Tomatoes are available in a wide variety of colours, size and shapes and even taste. While most tomatoes are red, there are also yellow, orange and pink varieties. Sizes vary from the bite size cherry tomatoes to the giant beef steak varieties. Tomatoes may be round obligate (fruit are flattened at the ...Continue Reading »

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  • 30. THE ECONOMICS PROBLEMS OF CASSAVA PRODUCTION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND INFORMATION This study is aimed at finding out the cost of economic cultivation of cassava in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It is one of the world’s most important staple food crops and provides a major source of carbohydrate to those who feeds on it. Agriculture is the backbone of Itu farmers and cassava production is their area of special...Continue Reading »

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  • 31. PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS ON FISH PRODUCTION IN ODEDA LOCAL GOVERNMENT

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Throughout the centuries, fish has been an important component of human diet in many parts of the world. Fish catches increased rapidly over the past hundred years due to improved technology which provided more powerful fishing engines and equipment. This led to over fishing and caused a worldwide decrease in wild stocks and the need to incr...Continue Reading »

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  • 32. PERFORMANCE OF SNAILS FED WITH GRADED LEVELS OF POULTRY MANURE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Generally snails are animals of the numerous as terrestrial or fresh water gastropod mollusk with spirally coiled shells especially those in the family of helicidae. It belong to the kingdom Animalia, phylum mollusca, class Gastropoda, sub class pulmonata order stylommatophora, family Helidae and Acatinidae. Mollusks usually are sea animal such as t...Continue Reading »

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  • 33. UTILIZATION OF MORINGA OLEIFERA PLANT BY GROWING RABBITS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The acute shortage of animal protein in the diets of Nigerians (Olubajo 1976) demands that efforts be directed to animal that are prolific and have short generation intervals such as pigs poultry and rabbits. However poultry and pigs have the disadvantages of competing directly with man for the scarce feed available, but rabbit can be raised...Continue Reading »

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  • 34. TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PREREQUSITE FOR THE HIGH PRODUCTIVITY FOR RURAL FARMERS...

    » Chapter one 1.0 Introduction 1.1 background of the study Farming training is an importance tool widely employed in developing countries alleviating the problem of food crisis terms of malnutrition and nutrition. Training procedures vary from workshops, seminars, on farm training and demonstration to farm visit FAO 2010. Mazur (2010), training is an avenue for development workers to pass or new inf...Continue Reading »

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  • 35. THE PRODUCTION OF SUGARCANE, IRISH POTATO AND OTHER TRADITIONAL TUBER CROPS (NVU...

    » CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The choice of agricultural land used has for some times, been a focus of many research efforts by researchers, including geographers, ecologists and economists. In crop agriculture in particular, the emphasis is on the distribution of the crops, soil type and the types of other rural economy that will enhance man’s livelihood. Most...Continue Reading »

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  • 36. THE PREVALENCE OF POULTRY DISEASE AND IT’S MORTALITY RATE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Agriculture in Nigeria has remained the largest sector contributing nearly 39% to the gross domestic product for the past two decades and employing nearly 60% of its workforce. Over 80% of the country’s population in the rural areas is directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture for its livelihood (NBC,2005). The Nigeria livestock reso...Continue Reading »

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  • 37. THE MEDICINAL COMPONENTS OF ALSTONIA BOONEI ROOT BARK

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Many cultures throughout the world still rely on traditional medicinal plants for their primary health care. Almost all the modern medicines are derived from plant with medicinal values. It is a fact that traditional medicine has become an important means of healing various ailments [Farnsworth N, 1985]. Although modern means may be available in many developed countrie...Continue Reading »

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  • 38. THE MANY BENEFITS OF MORINGA OLEIFERA PLANT

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Moringa Oleifera (synonymimoringa pterygasperma Gaerther) belongs to an onogeneric family of shrubs and trees. Moringaceae and is considered to have its origin in Agra and Oudh, in the Northwest region of India, south of the Himalayan mountains. Although the name shigon for M.Oleifera is mentioned in the “shushruta sanhita” which was written in the beginning of...Continue Reading »

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  • 39. THE EFFECTS OF SEX, PARITY, SEASON AND LITTER SIZE ON BIRTH WEIGHT OF KALAHARI R...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Small ruminants like sheep and goats are important for a larger part of the tropical rural population (Tawfik, 2001). Goats are found to be the fourth largest world populated livestock (FAO 2001). Their production plays an important role as an income generating activity, particularly for smallholders, whilst being a source of animal protein to support the national prog...Continue Reading »

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  • 40. DETERMINANTS OF CONSUMERS CHOICE AND PERCEIVED VALUE IN MASS CUSTOMIZATION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY With increasing consumption awareness, consumers and customers are now paying more attention to their needs and the uniqueness ofproducts. In order to satisfy the needs and wants of consumers and increase satisfaction, manufacturers of products tend to adopt acustomized strategy. From the product management viewpoint, customization is a strateg...Continue Reading »

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