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  • 101. EFFECTS OF FERTILIZER LEVELS AND HARVEST TIME ON YIELD OF Panicum maximum cv. Mo...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Nigeria is an agricultural country with diverse vegetation, varying from rainforest to the Sahel. About 32.42 million hectares of grazing land and 39.41 million hectares of cropland in Nigeria provide a substantial amount of feed for the country’s livestock(Shiawoya and Tsado, 2011). The savannah zone is home to about 80% of ruminant livestock population. Availab...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  16 engagements | 

  • 102. GENETIC DIVERSITY OF M2 MUTANTS OF SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUS L INDUCED BY ETHY...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) is an annual, herbaceous (2n=34) and a cross pollinated crop, native to North America. It is a member of the Asteraceae family and it is regarded as the fourth most important oilseed crop grown worldwide after soya beans, palm and edible rapeseed (canola) (Moghaddasi, 2011; Sujatha et al., 2012). Sunflower is cultivated on ab...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 103. NUTRITIVE VALUE OF MALTED SORGHUM SPROUT IN BROILER CHICKEN DIETS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The poultry industry has suffered more than any other livestock industry as a result of inadequate supply and high cost of feed (Hill, 1989; Mtimuni, 1995; Leplaideur, 2004). Cereal grains constitute the major sources of energy in poultry diets in the tropics (Oluyemi and Roberts, 2000). However, maize has remained the chief energy source in compounded diets and consti...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 104. NITROGEN MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR IRRIGATED AND RAIN-FED RICE (Oryza sativa L.) VA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the main food crop of an estimated 40% of the world‟s population (Liu, 2013; FAO, 2008). The World‟s more than three billion people depend on rice as their staple food and the demand for rice is rapidly increasing in West Africa (FAO, 2003). Manypeople in the major rice consuming countries are living at sub‐op...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 105. PERFORMANCE OF ONE-HUMPED CAMEL (Camelus dromedarius) FED VARYING LEVELS OF DRIE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION There has been a trend of growing numbers of camels in the world between 2001 and 2011 (FAO, 2013). This increase might be attributed to changing of environment form the savannah to arid and semi arid condition, development in camel farming, and an improved ecological image of camel farming and products. The total camelids population in the world in 2013 was estimated ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 106. RESPONSE OF OKRA (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.)Moench) VARIETIES TO POULTRY MANURE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Origin and Distribution of Okra Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus(L.)Moench)originated in Ethopia in the year 120 BC. It is a common vegetable in tropical and sub tropicalcountries, native to west and central Africa. It is known as a fast growing annual vegetable commonly grown in field and home gardens in Africa (Fayemi, 1999and Schippers, 2000). It belongs to the family,M...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 107. PROFILING PHYSIOLOGICAL, HAEMATOLOGICAL AND SERUM BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF DONK...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION In Nigeria, like anywhere else, donkey (Equus asinus) has been used as a work animal mainly for transportation; conveying farm produce to the market or pulling of carts and other farm tillage equipment (Starkey and Starkey, 2004; Blench et al., 2004; Hassan et al., 2013) and of recently for production of milk for children, who are allergic to bovine milk (Carrocio et a...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  16 engagements | 

  • 108. PERFORMANCE OF RED SOKOTO GOATS FED INCLUSION LEVELS OF MIXED GMELINA (Gmelina a...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Ruminant livestock have a unique digestive system that allows them to use energy from fibrous plants materials better than other herbivores. Their digestive system is designed to ferment feedstuffs and provide precursors for energy for the animal to use (Parish et al., 2009). Forages play an important role in ruminant animal nutrition. Rumin...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 109. THE AGRONOMIC VARIABILITY IN GROWTH AND YIELD OF EXOTIC AND LOCAL CULTIVARS OF T...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Introduction1.1 Background of the studyTomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) is one of the most widely and important cultivated crop in Africa (Opena, et. al., 1990). Tomato is the world’s largest vegetable crop after Potato and sweet potato, but it tops the list chart of canned vegetables. In Nigeria Tomato is recorded as the important vegetable after Onion and paper (Fa...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 110. AN EVALUATION OF THE REVENUE COLLECTION STRATEGIES IN THE REFORMED LOCAL GOVERNM...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Financial management in the content of local administration is the discipline on the part of the leadership, management and staff of the local government to prepare a realistic annual budget, collect revenue efficiently and put into effective use of the resources of the council in providing socio – economic service to the people of the are...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  27 engagements | 

  • 111. ANALYSIS OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SOYA BEAN

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Soy processing industries select raw material based on weight, moisture, impurities and grain damage. Differences in chemical and physical properties of soybean cultivars are not taken into consideration in soyfood processing. Information on these characteristics could help food industries obtain products with better functional, nutritional and ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  29 engagements | 

  • 112. EFFECT OF APPLIED NITROGEN AND WATER STRESS ON THE YIELD AND QUALITY OF BARLEY (...

    » Abstract Field trials were conducted at the Irrigation Research Station, Kadawa if Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, during the 1984/85 and 1985/86 dry seasons, to study the effects of moisture stress imposed at various growth stages under different nitrogen levels on yield and quality of malting barley, Moisture stress imposed ,by missing irrigation at any growth stage...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  31 engagements | 

  • 113. EFFECT OF PHOSPHORUS AND PLANT DENSITY ON THE GROWTH, YIELD AND PROTEIN CONTENT ...

    » Abstract Investigations to study the effect of phosphorus and plant density on the growth, yield and protein content of green gram (Vigna radiata (L) Wilczek) were curried out at the Institute for Agricultural Research farm, Samaru (1111 N ;07,38 N E, 686m above sea level) Zaria during the rainy season of 1993 to 1995. The treatments consisted of five green gram varieties (Galadima, VC 2768A, VC11...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  32 engagements | 

  • 114. EFFECT OF NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS ON YIELD AND YELLOW BERRY DEVELOPMENT IN BREAD...

    » Abstract This study was initiated to evaluate the effect of N and P fertilization on yield and yellow berry development in bread and durum wheat. Two wheat varieties, Cocorit 71 (durum) and Cajeme 71 (bread wheat), were grown under irrigation at The University of Arizona Experimental Farm, Marana, on Pima clay loam soil during the 1976 77 growing season. Twelve treatments involving four levels of ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  26 engagements | 

  • 115. EFFECT OF CHEMICAL WEED CONTROL AND INTRA-ROW SPACING ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF...

    » Abstract Field trials were conducted at the Institute for Agricultural Research Farm, Samaru (11° 11 N.07° 38’E) in the northern Guinea Savanna Ecological Zone of Nigeria to study the effect of chemical weed control and intra row spacing on the growth and yield of popcorn (Zea. mays L. Var. everta) in 1995 and 1996 wet seasons. The treatments tested consisted of eight pre mergence he...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  30 engagements | 

  • 116. AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA POSSIBLE PROBLEMS AFFECTING AGRIC

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Agriculture as defined by Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary 6thedition is the science or practice of farming. It is the art, science business and industry of cultivating the land to grow crops, rear animals and preparing plants and animal’s product for mans use. Before recorded history...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  36 engagements | 

  • 117. ANALYSIS OF EFFECT OF FLOOD ON LIVELIHOODS OF ADAPTATION MEASURES OF SMALLHOLDER...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Information Today, global climate change is one of humanity’s greatest challenges. According to the International Resource Group (2008) global warming will increase within the next fifty (50) years to the detriment of the world’s population. Weather extremities such as droughts, floods and cyclones will occur more frequently and forcefully, causi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  45 engagements | 

  • 118. Design and Construction of Garri Frying Machine

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND Cassava which is known biologically as “manihotesculentacrantz” is a crop which has many varieties. Cassava, is a perennial woody shrub in the Euphorbiaceous (Spurge family) native to South America, but now grown in tropical and sub tropical areas worldwide for the edible starchy roots (tubers) which are a major food source in the developing world, i...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  36 engagements | 

  • 119. EFFECT OF SIX WEED MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES ON WEED CONTROL AND GROWTH AND YIELD OF...

    » ABSTRACT The effects of five weed management techniques and a weed free control on weed infestation andon 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 randomized complete block design (RCBD) with six treatments and replicated four times. The treatments comprised...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  37 engagements | 

  • 120. EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF PLANTAIN FLOUR WITH OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM ...

    » ABSTRACT Flours were produced from unripe plantain fruit, okara, and Detarium microcarpum and analysed for selected properties. Plantain flours were supplemented with 5% levels of Detarium microcarpum and okara flours as dietary fiber sources and the effect on blood glucose and serum cholesterol levels of albino rats evaluated using bioassay. Plantain flour showed the highest (p<0.05) content o...Continue Reading »

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