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  • 61. HATCHABILITY OF SNAILS REARED UNDER DIFFERENT HOUSING UNITS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The process of farming or raising snails is know as Heliculture/snail culture. Generally, snails are animals of the numerous terrestrial or fresh water gastropod mollluscs with spirally coiled shells especially those in the family of helicadae. It belongs to the kingdom Animalia. Snails farm may be out doors in closed systems such as plastic...Continue Reading »

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  • 62. GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF GIANT AFRICAN LAND SNAILS FED WITH DRIED MORINGA OLEIFERA,...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION African giant land snail belongs to phylum Mollusca, class gastropoda, genius Archachatina. It is an indigenous African Snail Species and forest dweller in most forest zones especially West Africa. However it survives and spread easily in other parts of the world such as Britain and several Islands of Gulf of Guinea, proving it’s tolerance to temperature and tropical...Continue Reading »

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  • 63. FISH PRODUCTION, MARKETING AND CONSUMPTION PATTERN

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The Nigerian fishing industry comprises of three major subsectors namely the artisanal; industrial and aquaculture. The awareness on the potential of aquaculture to contribute to domestic fish production has continued to increase in the country. This stems from the need to meet the much needed fish for domestic production and export. Fish species wh...Continue Reading »

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  • 64. FISH FARMING A SOLUTION TO UNEMPLOYMENT

    » ABSTRACT Checkmating unemployment among Nigeria youth: fish farming option is a project met to look into the unemployment situation in the country, identify the course and effect and possible effort being made by the government to remedy the situation. The fish farming option can be seen as an option to checkmate unemployment. So, this project focuses on exploring the fish farming business as the ...Continue Reading »

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  • 65. 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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  • 66. 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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  • 67. 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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  • 68. 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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  • 69. 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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  • 70. 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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  • 71. 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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  • 72. 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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  • 73. 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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  • 74. 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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  • 75. 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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  • 76. 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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  • 77. 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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  • 78. 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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  • 79. 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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  • 80. 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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