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  • 121. ASSESSMENT OF THE PERCEPTIONS OF PRACTICAL YEAR PROGRAMME BY AGRICULTURAL STUDEN...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the StudyFaculties of Agriculture in Nigerian Universities are saddled with the responsibility of training undergraduates in several disciplines in Agriculture. In doing this, they employ experiential learning. Kipkeme, Chumo, Kosgei ,Chepng’eno & Boit, (2015), opined that education is vital for human and natural resource development, individual b...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 122. ASSESSMENT OF ORGANIC LIMING MATERIAL AND FERTILIZER IMPROVED SOIL CONDITIONS IN...

    » CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTIONIncreasing demands for food and other socio economic crops have intensified the quest for higher yields of crops. The low fertility of soils is a hindrance to sustained agricultural productivity in Nigeria. Thus, the use of lime and fertilizers remains critical for soil improvement and increases in crop yields (Asadu et al., 2012).Liming is an important strategy in the m...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 123. HERDSMEN ACTIVITIES HAVE AFFECTED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the StudyOne fundamental responsibility of the state is the security of the life and property of its citizens. Others include the protection of its territoriality and sovereignty and the guarantee of its socio economic and political stability. However, this protective function of the state has been threatened by the emergence of “violent non state act...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  14 engagements | 

  • 124. 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 |  12 engagements | 

  • 125. DETERMINATION OF THE VARIABILITY TRAIT EXISTING BETWEEN THE EXOTIC AND LOCAL CUL...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Tomato (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 (Fawusi, 1987)...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 126. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF SEED SIZES AND SOWING DEPTH ON THE GROWTH ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study Cowpea is an erect to sub erect, or prostrate, climbing, glabrous, annual herb. The stems are somewhat square and ripped, often with violent nodes (Ton and Koop, 2008). It belongs to the family Fabaceae, it is one of the most ancient crops known to man. Cowpea is botanically known as Vigna unguiculata L., (Walp.) which in older references may be identif...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 127. ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF SEED BED PREPARATION ON THE GROWTH OF GINGER RHIZOME...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used. Ginger is in the family Zingiberaceae, to which also belong turmeric (Curcuma longa), cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), and galangal. Ginger originated in the Island of Southeast Asia and was likely domesticated first by the Austronesian people...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 128. STRUCTURAL INTERPRETATION AND MINERAL POTENTIAL USING REMOTE SENSING DATA AND GI...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The use geographic information system for hydro geological purposes has become widely acceptable in most of the developed countries. Although it is a recent technology or it is only appreciated recently, most of its foundation has been used for quite a long time. The age of computer and information technology has made acquisition of data through remote sensing, interpretat...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 129. RESPONSES OF BROILER CHICKENS FED BETAINE HYDROCHLORIDE SUPPLEMENTATION UNDER DE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION It is estimated that world food consumption will double by 2050 as more developing nations improve their economic status and per capital meat consumption increase (Godfray et al., 2010). This places an increasing pressure on animal producers especially poultry farmers to maximize output levels of their animals to meet this growing demand. Physiological stress is one of...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 130. ACCESS AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AMONG WOMEN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The sustainable production of food is the first pillar of food security, and millions of women farmers work as formers, and natural resources managers. In doing so, they contribute to national agricultural output, maintenance of the environment and family food security (Onyemibi, 2000). According to Nnadozie and Ibe (2006) women play a very sign...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 131. EFFECTS OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION ON PUPILS’ ACHIEVEMENT AND RETENTION ...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The world in which we live in is a dynamic world of science, information and communication technology. Science information and communication technology has gone deep into the fabrics of any developed nation. Aniah (2004) stated that technology and science may control the environment but the solution to its problems rests upon English language as a med...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 132. IMPORTATION OF POULTRY PRODUCTS BROILERS AND THE IMPACT ON POULTRY INDUSTRY IN G...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Agriculture in Ghana consists of a variety of agricultural products such as food and commercial crops, livestock and poultry and many others. It is an established economic sector, and provides employment on a formal and informal basis. Currently the economic contribution of agriculture to Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 22.7%. However,...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  24 engagements | 

  • 133. THE EFFICACY OF GMELINA ARBOREA R. SEED POWDER IN THE CONTROL OF CALLOSOBROCUS M...

    » CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (W.) is one of the five most important legumes in the tropics and provides the protein for most people in the region and enriches the soil with nitrogen through symbiosis by rhizobium (Duke, 1990). It originated and domesticated in Southern Africa and later spread to East, West Africa and Asia (AGRONIGERIA, 2015). It is an important alternative sour...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 134. OCCURRENCE, DISTRIBUTION AND ALTERNATIVE HOSTS OF JATROPHA MOSAIC VIRUS IN SOME ...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Jatropha curcas L.often referred to as „Jatropha‟is one of the prospective oil yielding plantswith vast industrial potential as bio diesel (Jayanna, 2006). The seeds can be pressed into bio oil that has good characteristics for direct combustion in compressed ignition engines or for the production of bio diesel (Putten et al., 2010)....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 135. OPTIMIZED INORGANIC FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON SORGHUM YIELD AND NITROGEN USE EFF...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Sorghum (Sorghum bicolar (L.) Moench) is an important staple food grain among many smallholder farmers of the Nigerian savanna (Ofor et al., 2009). It occupies about 44% of the total land area devoted to cereals in Nigeria (Ajeibe et al., 2010). The land area put into cultivation of sorghum in Nigeria is 6.7 million hectares (FMARD, 2012b). Decline in yield has been id...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 136. PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF BROILER CHICKENS FED GRADED LEVELS OF ONION (Alli...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Cost effective poultry meat production is reliant on many vital factors. Securing optimum digestibility and assimilation of nutrients for improvement of broiler performance is certainly one of the most important elements. In this respect, the gastrointestinal tract needs special attention, because any impairment of the secretion of enzymes o...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 137. PERFORMANCE OF BUNAJI CATTLE FED DIETS CONTAINING GRADED LEVELS OF PALM KERNEL C...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The dry season in Nigeria is a period of nutritional stress for ruminant livestock. Rangelands for animals to graze only blossom in the rainy season while in dry season they become standing hay (Bamigboye et al., 2013). Thus, animals will have abundant feed in the wet season and a shortage of feed in the dry season. The problem of nutritional stress is more prominent i...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 138. PERFORMANCE OF GROWING AND FATTENING YANKASA RAMS FED DIFFERENT PROPORTIONS OF U...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Sheep are important part of the global agricultural economy and they play a major role in many local economies (Weaver, 2005). Njidda and Kibon (2004) stated that sheep are multipurpose animals, but they are primarily kept for the production of meat (mutton), and they account for about 11% of the total meat supply in Nigeria. The authors further stated that the inclusion o...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 139. RESPONSE OF GROUNDNUT (Arachis hypogaea L.) TO RHIZOBIA INOCULATION, NITROGEN AN...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Groundnuts (Arachis hypogaea L) also known as peanuts, is a leguminous crop, a member of the genus Arachis in the family Leguminosae. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics due to its nutritional and economic importance. Groundnut is the most widely grown major legume worldwide cultivated in 118 countries and occupies more than 22....Continue Reading »

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  • 140. INFLUENCE OF COMPACTION AND MOISTURE REGIME ON PERFORMANCE OF RHIZOBIUM-INOCULAT...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Soybean (Glycine max L.) is the most important and most widely grown of the grain legumes worldwide (Giller and Wilson, 1991) of great nutritional value and enormous uses. It is a source of protein in human food, animal feed and industrial products. Proximate composition of soybean is 40% protein, 20 21 % fat (oil), 32 35% carbohydrate, 5% ash (mineral) and 3% fibre (A...Continue Reading »

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