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  • 61. 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 |  141 engagements | 

  • 62. 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 |  98 engagements | 

  • 63. 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 |  136 engagements | 

  • 64. 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 |  112 engagements | 

  • 65. 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 |  99 engagements | 

  • 66. 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 |  91 engagements | 

  • 67. 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 |  100 engagements | 

  • 68. 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 |  96 engagements | 

  • 69. 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 |  98 engagements | 

  • 70. 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 |  100 engagements | 

  • 71. 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 |  105 engagements | 

  • 72. 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 |  98 engagements | 

  • 73. THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOM...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The study of economic history provides us with ample evidence that an agricultural revolution is a fundamental pre condition for economic development (Eicher & Witt, 1964; Oluwasami 1966; Jones & Woolf, 1909). The agricultural sector has the potential to be the industrial and economic springboard from which a country’s development ...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  158 engagements | 

  • 74. ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN INVOLVEMENT IN OIL PALM PROCESSING IN ETIM EKPO LOCAL GOVERN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis is believed to be indigenous to West Africa. In Africa, wild palm groves are found mainly in a 300 to 500 hundred kilometers wide Western coastal belt stretching from Gambia to Angola and extending inland toward the East as far as the equator in the region of the great Lakes (Omereji, 2005). Oil palm is a perennial pl...Continue Reading »

    71 pages |  350 engagements | 

  • 75. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION.

    » 2.2 LITERATURE REVIEW The effect of soil erosion is a worldwide phenomena particularly because of its adverse effects on man. As a result a lot of literature exists on these issues. A review of the ones relevant for this study will be discussed. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION/ CAUSES Soil erosion has been identified as a serious environment problem with a multiplicity of social and economic consequences....Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  72 engagements | 

  • 76. ARTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL.

    » 2.0 INSECT PESTS The concise oxford dictionary of the English language define pest as a troublesome or destructive person, or things. Williams [1947]state that an insect pest is any pest in the wrong place. The classification of an insect as a pest is a subjective one based on its potential damage to human purposes or natural habitats and eco system. Insect pests are said to be able to kill agricu...Continue Reading »

    56 pages |  222 engagements | 

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