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  • 141. MAXIMIZING YIELD AND NET RETURNS TO NITROGEN, PHOSPHORUS AND POTASSIUM FERTILIZE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is an important staple for more than half of the world’s population. It accounts for 18.99% of calorie, 1.83% of fat and 12.73% of protein intake per day (FAOSTAT, 2011). The demand for rice may increase by 60% by 2025 (Fageria et al., 2003). The demand for rice is growing particularly in sub Saharan Africa due to rapid population growth, c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 142. MORPHOLOGICAL AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF TWO STRAINS OF CLARIID FISH SPECIE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Animal Variation Variability is the fundamental and basic characteristics of life. Every level of organization of life displays variation in some parameters, in space or time, within and between cells, tissues, organisms, populations and communities. The existence of variations in natural populations of organisms is a necessary condition for evolution. While variab...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 143. EFFECTS OF BIOSTIMULATION ON BEHAVIOUR, GROWTH, AND REPRODUCTION OF RABBITS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The increasing demand for animal protein has aroused so much interest in the production of animals with short generation intervals like rabbits (Obinne and Okorie, 2008). The expansion of the livestock industry in Nigeria can hold great promise to bridge the gap in the supply and demand of animal protein in the country (Apantaku et al.,1998) if atte...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 144. COMPARATIVE GENOMICS ANALYSIS OF GROWTH HORMONE (GH), INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR...

    » Post Views: 18 CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Bioinformatics is the science of storing, extracting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and utilizing information from biological sequences and molecules (Khalid, 2010). Bioinformatics is often defined as the application of computational techniques to understand and organize the information associated with biological macro molecules (Luscombe et al., 2...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  13 engagements | 

  • 145. DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF ‘DANZAZZALAU’ DISEASE OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.) ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Onion (Allium cepa L.) belongs to the family Alliaceae, it is a monocotyledonous, cross pollinated crop cultivated mainly as a cool season vegetable (Jilani and Ghafoor, 2003). The crop is grown in most regions of the world, with China, India and United States of America being the largest producers (FAOSTAT, 2014). In Nigeria, 1.32 x 106 mt are produced on 42,000 hectares ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 146. EFFECT OF GUIDED DISCOVERY METHOD ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND INTEREST OF SENIOR...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGOUND OF THE STUDY Secondary education is important for developing country like Nigeria as it is concerned with the provision of competencies required for useful living to those whose education is terminated at the secondary school level (FRN, 2004). The broad aims of secondary education within the overall national objectives of Nigerian education: Preparation for usef...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  14 engagements | 

  • 147. EFFECT OF LAND USE AND SLOPE GRADIENTS ON SELECTED PROPERTIES AND SOIL QUALITY O...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of study Nigerian Sudan savanna zone is situate between latitude 9 3 and 12 31 N and longitude and 14 3 E whi h overs a out 22 8 million he tares representing a out one quarter of Nigeria‟s geographi al area (Odunze, 2006) The region is hara terized y high annual average temperature (28 32°C), short wet season and long dry season (6 9 months), abundant...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 148. EFFECT OF LONG TERM ROTATION, NITROGEN FERTILIZER AND TILLAGE ON SOIL QUALITY AN...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Long term field experiments are expected to provide important information regarding soil properties as affected by cropping system and soil management practices. Legumes such as cowpea and soybean add both organic matter and nitrogen (N) to the soil (Omay et al., 1997; Sainju et al., 2003) and increase soil fertility. Maize is the second mos...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 149. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF DIFFERENTLY PROCESSED WHOLE EGG POWDER

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Agriculture in Nigeria has over the last few years received increasing attention with both Federal and State Governments encouraging the Nigerian populace especially the youth to embrace agriculture as a profession and a means out of the current recession (African Economic Outlook, 2012). USDA (2013) as cited by Heise et al. (2015) reported that of the various componen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  15 engagements | 

  • 150. EVALUATION OF THE ROLES OF VISUAL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENS...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Agriculture has been recognized as the most important sector of the economy of developing countries. Developments in this sector have therefore, frequently attracted attention of governments, scholars, and citizens of these countries as well as international organizations. This has been particularly true in Nigeria where declining productivity a...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  28 engagements | 

  • 151. ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AND COPING STRATEGIES OF RURAL FARM HOUSEHOLDS IN KADU...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study In Nigeria, agriculture was the most important sector of the economy from the standpoint of rural employment, sufficiency in food and fibre, and export earning prior to the discovery of crude oil (Kehinde et al., 2012). The agricultural sector is still the leading sector in Nigeria‟s ailing economy. It provides over 70% of informal sector ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 152. ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS INFLUENCING USE OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION PRACTICES BY ...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background to the Study Climate change is one of the biggest environmental, social and economic threats that the world is experiencing (Mendelsohn et al., 2006). It is a threat to the fight against hunger, malnutrition, disease and poverty in Africa and Nigeria in particular, mainly through its impact on agricultural productivity. Agriculture, upon which society depen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 153. EVALUATION OF CHEESE QUALITY USING GRADED LEVEL OF DIFFERENT PLANT EXTRACTS AS M...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The word cheese is derived from Latin word Cascus from which the modern word casein is also derived. Cheese is a generic term for a diverse group of milk based food products. Cheese is produced in wide ranging flavours, texture and forms (Fankhause, 2007). Cheese consists of proteins and fat from milk usually the milk of cows, buffalo, goat or sheep. It is produced by ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 154. ANALYSIS OF OPTIMAL CROP COMBINATIONS AND FOOD SECURITY STATUS AMONG SMALL-SCALE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Food security issues have continually attracted the attention of the world leaders. The discussions of the world food summit of 1996 in Rome (Food and Agricultural Organization, FAO,2014) and that of the trade ministers from around the world in Doha 2001 (Trueblood and Shapouri, 2002) were centered on world food security matters especially in th...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 155. A SURVEY ON SOIL TESTING SERVICES AWARENESS: CASE STUDY OF MIKANG L.G.A. PLATEAU...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Food security issues have continually attracted the attention of the world leaders. The discussions of the world food summit of 1996 in Rome (Food and Agricultural Organization, FAO,2014) and that of the trade ministers from around the world in Doha 2001 (Trueblood and Shapouri, 2002) were centered on world food security matters especially in th...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 156. ASSESSMENT OF THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICTS) IN AG...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Agriculture is an important economic sector, since it provides income and food for a large segment of the population in developing countries. It plays a key role in the socio economic development of many developing countries. For Agriculture to play these key roles successfully, farmers need to be properly informed in order to take rational decis...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 157. EFFECT OF ADOPTION OF STANDARD MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON YIELD OF URBAN FISH FARME...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Unsafe Food Marketing and its Economic Implication in Nigeria Agriculture and the food industry have remained strategic sectors of the economy of many nations. Agriculture plays a vital role in human development, growth and survival of nations. The issues of food production in terms of availability, accessibility, wholesomeness and nutrient quali...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 158. ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN DISSEMINATING AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION TO OIL PALM AND PLA...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the Study According to the business dictionary, information is defined as a “Data that has been verified to be accurate and timely. It is specific, organized for a purpose and presented within a context that gives its meaning and relevance which can lead to an increase in understanding and decrease in uncertainty .Reits (2010)defines information need ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 159. ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION PRACTICES AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS IN E...

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Agriculture is a major sector of the Nigerian economy, providing employment for about 70% of the population. The agricultural sector is the mainstay of the economy though her development funds at present derive more from Petroleum oil and Gas exploration (Ifeanyi obi et al., 2012). It is the principal source of food and livelihood especially in ru...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 160. CHALLENGES IN ADMINISTERING THE CROSS RIVER STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, NIGER...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background information Agricultural show is a public event exhibiting equipment, animals, sports and recreation associated with agriculture and animal husbandry (Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary, 2009). It is the display of the achievement of agricultural production and science. Van Osdell (2008) stated that in socialist countries, agricultural show serves the inter...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  8 engagements | 

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