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  • 121. 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 |  230 engagements | 

  • 122. 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 |  243 engagements | 

  • 123. 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 |  241 engagements | 

  • 124. 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 |  205 engagements | 

  • 125. ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY OF RESOURCE USE AMONG URBAN WATERLEAF FARMERS IN AKWA IBOM S...

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    50 pages |  239 engagements | 

  • 126. ECONOMIC STUDY OF THE USE OF ORGANIC MANURE IN YELLOW PEPPER (Capsicum annuum L....

    » ABSTRACT Economic study of the use of organic manure in yellow pepper production in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State was carried out. The study was aimed at; describing the socio economic characteristics of yellow pepper farmers, identifying factors that motivate the use of organic manure by yellow pepper farmers, determining the yellow pepper farmers’ willingness to pay for proce...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  225 engagements | 

  • 127. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FINANCING AND SUSTAINABILITY OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE IN TH...

    » ABSTRACT Irrigated agriculture provides a very important part of national food security strategies as well as individuals’ and communities livelihoods at the local level. Yet the performance of many irrigation and drainage systems in Nigeria is generally below potential due to a variety of shortcomings. The monopolistic nature of the sector and its social sensitivity has fostered extensive g...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  216 engagements | 

  • 128. YOUR ENDLESS REPOSITORY OF PROJECT TOPICS, PROJECT IDEAS, PROJECT WORKS, RESEARC...

    » ABSTRACT In this study, instant kunun zaki powders were produced from millet cowpea malt and millet soybean malt. The instant powders were packaged in polypropylene plastics and stored for 3 months. During this period, studies of the changes in physiochemical andfunctional properties of the packaged flour were carried out every 30 days for 3 months. Production of instant powders was by blending mi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  227 engagements | 

  • 129. RURAL-URBAN INTERDEPENDENCE ON FUEL WOOD IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

    » AbstractThis study examined the rural urban interdependence on fuel wood in Anambra State, Nigeria using cross sectional data. The study used purposive and random sampling techniques for the selection of 120 gatherers that constituted respondents for the study. The study employed descriptive and relevant inferential statistics for data analysis....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  243 engagements | 

  • 130. THE MARKETING OF GINGER IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY This study dealt on the economic analysis of ginger (Zirrgiher. qf~cinnle Ii) marketing in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to determine the situation of the domestic market, and type of intermediaries involved; to ascertain and determine the channels and marketing margin for ginger, to determine the volume, destination an...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  278 engagements | 

  • 131. THE EFFECT OF SHIFTING CULTIVATION IN OVIA NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF E...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Shifting cultivation in general, is a system of farming in which fields are prepared by cutting down the natural vegetations. Letting it dry and burning it off. This technique serves to clear the field and enrich the soil with nutrients from the ash. Shining cultivation fields are generally used not more than two years at a lime, after which the...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  242 engagements | 

  • 132. SURVEY OF FARM SOURCE OF INCOME AMONG RESIDENTS IN YOLA METROPOLIS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION Nigeria has been an agricultural economy since the colonial period up to the 1970s when we witnessed the oil boom. The agricultural sector contributed over 60% to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (National Technical Working Group (NTWG), 2009). From early 1970s to mid 1980s, rapid expansion of the oil sector played a role in eroding the...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  226 engagements | 

  • 133. ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF SOUR SOP FRUIT, BARK AND LEAVES RIPE AND UNRIPE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study The use of medicinal plants as major source of formulated drugs in the industrialized society can be traced back to the traditional use in folk medicine. Scientific utilization of medicinal plants is important as they can be toxic, also, can offer a wide range of therapeutic application. Annona muricata (soursop) belongs to the genus Annona of the c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  255 engagements | 

  • 134. THE IMPACT OF OIL EXPLORATION ON AGRO-ECOLOGICAL ZONES OF THE NIGER DELTA. A RES...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY The search for oil deposit started in Nigeria, in 1908 by the Nigerian Bitumen Corporation but was interrupted by the outbreak of the first world war in 1914. Exploration again resumed in 1937 and the first well was drilled by Shell D’Arcy in 1938. Also their activities were interrupted by the Second World War in 1939 but resumed in 1947. In 1...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  232 engagements | 

  • 135. PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT OF REARING POULTRY IN IKPOBA OKHA L. G. A. EDO STATE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Poultry generally is referred to all domestic birds raised by man for the production of eggs, meat and other benefits for human consumption. The domestic birds include fowl ducks, turkey, guinea fowl and geese., poultry products have been found to have the highest protein concentrate of about 20.5% relative to others success of protein (animals)...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  237 engagements | 

  • 136. SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF THE SHARK RESOURCES OF ATLANTIC OCEAN: SOCIOECONOMIC A...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Not only are sharks among the ocean’s top predators and vital to the natural balance of marine ecosystems, they are also a valuable recreational species and food source (Scott & Scott, 1988). To help protect these important marine species, the many countries especially the advanced countries has some of the strongest shark management m...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  220 engagements | 

  • 137. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF POST HARVEST LOSS AMONG LEAFY VEGETABLE MARKETERS IN UTESE,...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Vegetable are highly perishable except under intensive care during harvest, handling and transportation. There can also be losses in quality as measured both by the price obtained and the nutritional values as well as in quantity. Farmers are forced to sell their products at give away prices due to absence of adequate storage income goes to the wast...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  265 engagements | 

  • 138. FACTORS INFLUENCING ADOPTION OF FARO 52 RICE PACKAGE BY FARMERS IN SELECTED LOCA...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is an important food and cash crop in the world. It feeds more than half of the world’s population (Ojohomon, 1995). The world grows 153.8 million hectares of rice annually with average worldwide yield of 3,885 kg/ha. This gives a production of 598.8 million metric tons, which is greater than that of either corn ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  226 engagements | 

  • 139. WET FEEDING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF BROILERS

    » Chapter One: Introduction The advantages of wet feeding in broilers were recently reviewed by Yasar and Forbes (2000) and wet feeding was suggested by Scott (2002), Scott and Silversides (2003) and Afsharmanesh et al. (2006) as being a valuable tool in increasing our understanding of the limitations in feed intake by broilers fed cereal based diets. Yasar and Forbes (2000) showed consistent benefi...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  257 engagements | 

  • 140. OIL PALM PROCESSING ON SOCIO ECONOMIC GROWTH OF FARMERS

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Information Oil palm is a monocotyledonous tree belonging to the family, palmae and the subfamily, cocoideae. The normal (diploid) chromosome number is 2n = 32. The adult plant possesses an impressive crown of 30 to 45 green leaves, each 5 9m long at the top of a trunk bearing old leaf bases arranged spirally, (Kochhar, 1976; Opeke, 1992; CTA, 2000). The...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  278 engagements | 

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