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  • 61. 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 »

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  • 62. 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 »

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  • 63. 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 »

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  • 64. ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN INVOLVEMENT IN OIL PALM PROCESSING.

    » 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 »

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  • 65. 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 »

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  • 66. ANTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL..

    » ABSTRACT Insect pests are those insect species that are injurious or a nuisance. They cause injury or damage to crops in the field and grains in storage. Man and his domesticated animals are also attacked by insect pests. Arthropod predators belong to the phylum Arthropoda and are most times beneficial in the control of insect pests. Arthropod predators are members of the phylum Arthropoda which c...Continue Reading »

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  • 67. CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION..

    » CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION Abstract Pastoralism is the most traditional of ruminant livestock production systems in which extensive movement of the animals in search of pastures and water is its salient feature. Whereas the system is adapted to exploit the dry, arid climatic zone, it often overlaps into wetter, agricultural land, occasionally ending up into violent conflicts....Continue Reading »

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  • 68. SKILL NEEDS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATES FOR EMPLOYMENT IN RICE PRODUCTION ENTE...

    » AbstractThis study was designed to determine the effect of mind mapping on students? achievement in abstract contents of electrical and electronic trades in technical colleges. The study adopted the quasi experimental research design, precisely, pretest, posttest non equivalent control group design which involved groups of students in their intact classes. A sample of 193 electrical and electronic...Continue Reading »

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  • 69. EFFECT OF OIL TYPES ON THE PHYSIO-CHEMICAL AND ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES OF AKARA..

    » ABSTRACT Akara is a tasty snack enjoyed by different sections of the population. This project investigated the effect of oil type on the sensory and chemical properties of akara produced from three different oil samples. The cowpea samples were soaked washed dehulled grind mixed with ingredients and fried in the various oil samples. The results of sensory evaluation and proximate analysis indicate...Continue Reading »

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  • 70. SOIL CHARACTERIZATION AND LAND SUITABILITY EVALUATION..

    » ABSTRACT The 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 (Manihot esculenta), yam (Dioscorea spp.) and oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) cultivation. Data were obtained by field study and laboratory analyses. Six pedons were dug and described: two pedons each for maize and oil palm f...Continue Reading »

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  • 71. THE IMPORTANCE OF IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION THROUGH THE ACTIVITIES OF AG...

    » ABSTRACT his research work is designed to x ray deeply into the importance of improving agricultural production in Nigeria using some selected cooperative societies in Mbaise L.G.A as a case study. The work is designed and arranged in a simple manner. It has five chapters. Chapter one introduces the work give us a title background of the topic states the problems that led us into the research and ...Continue Reading »

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  • 72. POULTRY FARMING: A VERITABLE TOOL FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT...

    » ABSTRACT This project work is primarily designed to provide complete understanding of poultry farming as an economic tool commercial poultry farming is practiced by most rural households throughout the developing world; despite the fact that its contribution to livelihoods appears to be of little nominal value when observed by researchers and other outsiders. This project utilizes sustainable live...Continue Reading »

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  • 73. POULTRY FARMING AND EFFECTS ON DEVELOPMENT..

    » ABSTRACT This research project investigate Poultry Farming and Effects on Development: A case study of Ibarapa Region. The chapters are divided into five chapters. The first chapter contains background of the study, scope, purpose of study, hypothesis and definition of terms. Chapter two contains literature review and Historical of study area. This section provides information on works, which has ...Continue Reading »

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  • 74. EFFECTS OF ACTIVITIES OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME..

    » TABLE OF CONTENT PAGE TITLE PAGE i CERTIFICATION ii DEDICATION iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv TABLE OF CONTENT v LIST OF TABLES viii ABSTRACT ix CHAPTER ONE – INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 1 1.2 STATEMENT OF RESEARCH PROBLEM 5 1.3 STATEMENT OF RESEARCH QUESTIONS 6 1.4 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 6 1.5 JUSTIFICATION FOR THE STUDY 7 1.6 LIMITATION TO THE STUDY 7 1.7 DEFINITION OF TERMS 8 1.8 ...Continue Reading »

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  • 75. BROILER PRODUCTION AND VALUE..

    » ABSTRACT The cost and return analysis of different sizes of integrated broiler farms in Oru East in Imo State has been carried out based on the primary data collected from 150 broiler farmers for the period Mar 2011 to Feb 2012. The study has shown that the total fixed investments per bird have been highest on small farms, followed by medium and large farms. The total cost of meat production per b...Continue Reading »

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  • 76. COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT RATES OF GOAT DROPPINGS ON THE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION An extensive literature documents the potential for integration of pasture and goat dropping in plantation agriculture (Shelton et al. 1987). The integration of various crops and animals enables synergistic interactions, and result in a greater additive and total contribution than the sum of their individual effects (Edwards et al., 1988) cited in Devendra, 2011.The princi...Continue Reading »

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  • 77. DEPLETION OF STRATOSPHERIC OZONE..

    » ABSTRACT Depletion of stratospheric ozone emerged as a political concern in the early 1970s in the United States in the debate over the devel­opment of a commercial fleet of supersonic transports. In the mid 1970s it became a major political issue with regard to the use of CFCs in aerosol spray cans, and in 1978 the United States banned the nonessential use of CFCs as aerosol propellants. Effo...Continue Reading »

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  • 78. FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND MICRO NUTRIENT INTAKE OF MOTHERS..

    » HAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Nutrition is the science of food, nutrients and other substances, their action, interaction and balance in relation to health and disease and the processes by which the organism ingests, digests, absorbs transports, utilizes and excretes food substances. The development of nutrition made food to be recognized as the fundamental source of nutrients. Food and nutrition ar...Continue Reading »

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  • 79. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF SALMONELLA SPECIES FROM FROZEN FOODS..

    » ABSTRACT A study was conducted to determine the presence of Salmonella species in Frozen Foods in Owerri in August, 2000. A total of 30 Food samples were collected from the different market in ten different locations in Owerri and examined for the presence of Salmonella. After the culturing and biochemical tests, three different Salmonella species were isolated and they include: Salmonella typhi, ...Continue Reading »

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  • 80. NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DIOSCOREA BULBIFERA (AERIAL YAM)..

    » ABSTRACT Dioscorea bulbifera is a major stable food crop which is a species of yam widely distributed around the world in tropical and subtropical regions. Dioscorea bulbifera have been traditionally used to lower glycemic index, thus providing a more sustained form of energy and better protection against obesity and diabetics, it also has anti cancer properties. The present study was undertaken t...Continue Reading »

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