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  • 61. SOCIO-ECONOMIC STUDY OF RHYCHOPHORUS PHOENICS LARVA IN EDO/DELTA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION SOCIO ECONOMIC STUDY OF RHYNCHOPHORUS PHOENICIS (EDIBLE WORM) Rhynchophorus Phoenicis larva is a maggot stage of the African palm weevil (Rhynchophorus Phoenicis) it is the second stage of the common complete metamorphosis of the life cycle of the African weevil. It belongs to the group of insects. Insects, generally has played a well known role in the diet of both human a...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  58 engagements | 

  • 62. THE CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES TO FOOD PRODUCTION (A CASE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Agriculture, from the beginning of time, the first concern of man has been food clothing and shelter in that order. Agriculture being one of the oldest industries, its origin can be traced to the earliest human societies. the existence of man fro the prehistoric era up to the era ancient civilization depended on the ability of the individual to hunt...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 63. IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION THROUGH CO-OPERATIVE (A CASE STUDY OF NDOKWA W...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Every student requires a particular institutional framework. One of such framework of the student is the co operative. The word co operative can have different interpretation. In a layman’s language, it means working together on working mutually. The second interpretation , which is where the emphasis means a special type of co operative. ...Continue Reading »

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  • 64. PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FARMING IN OVIA NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMEN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The term agriculture is derived from the Latin words “ager” (field) and “cultura” (cultivation). This meant field cultivation. This is not a complete definition of agriculture since agriculture also has to do with animal production. Agriculture can therefore be defined as the art and science of cultivating the soil, produ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  52 engagements | 

  • 65. PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FARMING IN OVIA NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMET...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The term agriculture is derived from the Latin words “ager” (field) and “cultura” (cultivation). This meant field cultivation. This is not a complete definition of agriculture since agriculture also has to do with animal production. Agriculture can therefore be defined as the art and science of cultivating the soil, produ...Continue Reading »

    66 pages |  49 engagements | 

  • 66. GROWTH AND TESTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INDIGENOUS NIGERIAN NATIVE AND EXOT...

    » ABSTRACT Tolerance to African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) among several animal species involves a wide milieu of factors which modulate the animal’s response to the disease and is considered a breed attribute. To investigate the effect of breed on tolerance/resilience to trypanosome infection on pubertal boars, nine (9) Nigerian Native and nine (9) Large White x Landrace crossbreed boars wer...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  58 engagements | 

  • 67. TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN THE PRODUCTION OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER AMONG RURAL FARME...

    » ABSTRACT This study determines the technical efficiency level and socioeconomic characteristics that influence the technical efficiency of yellow pepper farmers. Stochastic Frontier function that incorporated inefficiency factors was estimated using a Maximum Likelihood technique to provide estimates of technical efficiency and its determinants using data obtained from 60 Nsukka Yellow pepper farm...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  67 engagements | 

  • 68. THE IMPACT OF COOPERATIVE FARMING SOCIETIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In developing countries as in the case of Nigeria, Agriculture dominates the nation’s economy. It has been established that about to percent of Nigeria population is engaged in agriculture (Obasi and Aug, 2000) while 90 percent of Nigeria total food production comes from small farms and to percent of the country population earn their livin...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 69. AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING IN AT...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 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 are...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  56 engagements | 

  • 70. DETERMINATION OF WEIGHT CHANGES IN SHEEP AND GOATS FED SUPPLEMENTAL YAM PEELS AN...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The size and age of sheep and goats are normally related to their productivity (Solomon and Kassahun, 2009). Larger sized animals usually produce more meat than smaller animals. Size is commonly represented by weight, though other linear measurements can be used. The size of an animal should be considered in relation to its age allowing for evaluation of growth perform...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 71. 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 »

    50 pages |  51 engagements | 

  • 72. EFFECT OF SIX WEED MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES ON WEEDCONTROL AND GROWTH AND YIELD OF ...

    » ABSTRACT The effects of five weed management techniques and a weed free control on weed infestation and on the growth and yield of a plantain landrace (Musa spp. AAB Agbagba) were evaluated during the two cropping seasons of 2005 and 2006 at Nsukka, Nigeria. The experiment was laid out in randomised complete block design (RCBD) with six treatments and replicated four times. The treatments comprise...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 73. GROUNDNUT OIL PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA.

    » ABSTRACT This study examined groundnut oil production and marketing in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to: examine the socio economic factors that influenced the production of groundnut oil; examine the socioeconomic factors that influenced marketing of groundnut oil; describe gender roles in the production and marketing of groundnut oil in the study area; describe the marketin...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  58 engagements | 

  • 74. QUALITY AND GENETIC EVALUATION OF SOME GENOTYPES OF RICE (Oryza sativa L.) USING...

    » ABSTRACT The patterns of gene effects on agronomic and some quality traits of eight genotypes of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and their progenies were studied using Diallel analysis method 1 involving parents, F1 hybrids and their reciprocals....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  88 engagements | 

  • 75. FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN, ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND MICRONUTRIENT STATUS OF CHI...

    » ABSTRACT The study was undertaken to assess food consumption pattern, anthropometric and micronutrient status of children aged 6 59 months in Kaduna state. A cross sectional survey design was used. A multi stage sampling technique was used to select the subjects for the study....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 76. ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF CREDIT REQUIREMENTS OF SMALL-SCALE FARMERS IN KOGI STATE,...

    » ABSTRACT Rice has become a staple food, just like yam, garri and beans. As a result, the marketing of rice has become very important due to increasing demand of the product. The study examined the economics of farm gate rice marketing in Enugu State, Nigeria. Five objectives and one hypothesis guided the study. The study covered all the communities in the local government areas in the three Agricu...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  62 engagements | 

  • 77. ECONOMICS OF FARM-GATE RICE MARKETING IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT Rice has become a staple food, just like yam, garri and beans. As a result, the marketing of rice has become very important due to increasing demand of the product. The study examined the economics of farm gate rice marketing in Enugu State, Nigeria. Five objectives and one hypothesis guided the study....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  62 engagements | 

  • 78. EFFECT OF CO-EXTRUDED FILM ON THE SHELF STABILITY OF SLICED SALTED PORK MEAT PRO...

    » ABSTRACT The study evaluated the efficiency of co extruded polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) in extending the shelf stability of unam inung traditional meat product during storage under ambient conditions. Fresh pork was processed, in traditional way, into unam inung meat product and stored for 6 months, under ambient room conditions as unpackaged, clay pot packaged (tradition...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  70 engagements | 

  • 79. EFFECT OF COMPOSTED MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE AND NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND Y...

    » ABSTRACT Municipalities are facing a growing problem of how to safely dispose off their wastes. Municipal solid waste (MSW) is waste from households, commercial centres, institutions (school, offices). Composting is used to reduce huge pile of biodegradable MSW and convert it into value added product like manure and biogas. Inorganic fertilizer such as NPK also exerts strong influence on plant gro...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  65 engagements | 

  • 80. GENETIC CHANGE IN THE NIGERIAN HEAVY LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE THROUGH SELECTION FOR...

    » ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine the genetic change in the Nigerian heavy local chicken ecotype (NHLCE) through selection for body weight and egg production traits....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  64 engagements | 

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