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  • 1. ADAPTATION OF HAM TRADITIONAL DESIGNS AS SOURCES OF MOTIFS FOR FABRIC AND APPARE...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Culture is the way of life as well as a heritage that is being passed from one generation to the other. Among the countries of Africa, according to Kashim, (2011), “Nigeria has taken a prominent position when it comes to cultural heritage and creative art which are manifested in her diverse crafts”. The products of these indigenous craft have sufficiently s...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 2. REGIONAL INTRODUCTIONS IN HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

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    50 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 3. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED LIBRARY STOCK CONTROL SYSTEM (A CASE...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. Introduction Library is defined as a place in which books, manuscript, recordings, films, or reference materials are kept for private or public uses. Typically, a library must be able to handle some housekeeping information such as acquisition, interlibrary loan, cataloging, circulation, serial management, statistical report and references. A library management system...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 4. STUDIES ON ASPECTS OF REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND POD YIELD IN BAMBARA GROUNDNUT (V...

    » INTRODUCTION In Africa, bambara groundnut (Vigna subterrenea (L.) Verdc) is the third most important legume after groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) (Howell, 1994) and a major source of vegetable protein (Amarteifio and Moholo, 1998; Uguru and Akubuo, 1999; Essien and Akaninwor, 2000; Basu et al., 2003). It has several production advantages in that it can yield on soils of...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  12 engagements | 

  • 5. MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME NIFOR AND ELITE OIL PALM BREEDING POPULATIONS...

    » INTRODUCTION The oil palm, Elaeis guineensis Jacq is a diploid (2n = 32) monocotyledonous and perennial crop of the humid tropics. Fossil, archaeological, historic, and linguistic evidence indicate that oil palm originated in Africa (Hartley, 1977 and1988; Corley and Tinker, 2003). Fossil pollen similar to oil palm was extracted from Miocene sediments of Nigeria (Zeven, 1964), while Raynaud et al....Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  9 engagements | 

  • 6. PRODUCTION, PROPERTIES AND SHELF – LIFE OF INTERMEDIATE MOISTURE SNAIL MEAT

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Information Food security is a major problem in the developing countries of the world. Diets of an average citizen in this region is carbohydrate based with little or no protein source with a great potential of reducing insulin level in the blood of the consumer. Moreover, consumption of animal protein, which is known to be a better source of this nutrient, ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  11 engagements | 

  • 7. FOOD PLANT PREFERRED BY OEDALEUS SPECIES

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Grasshoppers and locusts include insects in different families belonging to the super family Acridoidea and the orderOrthoptera Grasshoppers and locusts are distinguishable from other orthopterans primarily on the basis of theirexternal morphology. The most obvious and distinctive features of grasshoppers and locusts are their enlarged hindlegs and their relatively sho...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  3 engagements | 

  • 8. ASSESSMENT OF AGRONOMIC AND GENETIC CHARACTERS EXISTING AMONG THE FOUR CULTIVARS...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Pineapple (Ananas comosus) belongs to the bromeliaceace Family which contains 50 genera and about 2,500 known species. It is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruit (Morton, 1987). Pineapple is an herbaceous perennial plant which grows to 1.0 to 1.5m (3.3 to 4.9ft) tall, although sometimes it can be taller. In appearance, the plant has a ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  3 engagements | 

  • 9. DETERMINANTS OF VACANCY RATE IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN MINNA, NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The basis for the existence and growth of urban areas is found in the gregarious nature of mankind and also in the cultural, economic andpolitical advantages that stem from the agglomeration or clustering together of people (Barlowe, 2009). From the standpoint of intensity ofuse, rent paying capacity and land values, the areas occupied by centr...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  3 engagements | 

  • 10. ECONOMIC EFFECT OF PLANTAIN AND COCOYAM FARMING IN NIGERIA A CASE STUDY OF YENAG...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Plantain belongs to the family Musaceae and the genus Musa. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, 2 to 9m tall, with an underground rhizomeor corm. The principal species are Musa paradisca (French plantain), Musa acuminata (Gross Michel and Cavendish) and Musa corniculata(Horn plantain). The cultivars of plantain are French plantain, French horn plant...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 11. AGRONOMIC RESPONSES OF EXTRA EARLY AND EARLY MATURING MAIZE VARIETIES TO POPULAT...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the most important cereal crop grown principally around the world. Maize grain is used for both humanconsumption and animal feed. It has great utility in agro industry as a source of raw materials for many products. The crop has much highergrain protein content than our staple food like rice (Oyekan et al. 1989). Based on area and production, ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  5 engagements | 

  • 12. LEVELS OF MERCURY, CADMIUM AND ZINC IN GUTTER SEDIMENT IN SELECTED ROADS IN UYO...

    » ABSTRACT Levels of mercury (Hg), Cadmium (Cd) and Zinc (Zn) were studied in five major roads in Uyo metropolis. Result of total Hg ranged from 0.05mgkg 1 in Calabar Itu Road to 0.675mgkg 1 in 4 Lanes. Total Cd varied from 0.60mgkg 1 to 1.90mgkg 1.While total Zn ranged from 3.750mgkg 1 to 6.170mgkg 1. Available Hg concentration was low (0.008mgkg 1 to 0.05mgkg 1) and value was within permissible li...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  240 engagements | 

  • 13. PRODUCTION OF WATER YAM INTO FLOUR TO ENSURE SATISFACTORY WAY TO PREVENT LOSSES

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    50 pages |  243 engagements | 

  • 14. THE PRODUCTION OF QUALITY TOMATO POWDER FROM RAW TOMATO

    » ABSTRACT Every woman experiences bleeding following child birth. However, if woman bleeds too much after given birth, it can lead to potentially life threatening condition known as postpartum haemorrhage. Post partum haemorrhage is the leading cause of childbirth related death in the world. Cause of child birth related death in the world. In developed continues, post partum haemorrhage accounts fo...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  331 engagements | 

  • 15. EFFECTS OF GIBBERELLIC ACID (GA3) ON FOUR CASSAVA (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) G...

    » ABSTRACT The experiment was conducted in the 2015 cropping season at the University of Uyo teaching and research farm, Use Offot in Uyo LGA of Akwa Ibom State to evaluate the morphological characteristics and yield of four cassava genotypes that were treated with Gibberellic Acid (GA3). The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block design with a split plot arrangement. The main effect...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  225 engagements | 

  • 16. PHOSPHATE MOBILIZATION BY ADDITION OF ORGANIC ACIDS IN TWO SOILS OF THE SOUTHERN...

    » ABSTRACT One mechanism by which plants can mobilize organic and inorganic forms of phosphorus (P) in soils is by exudation of low molecular weight organic acids. Laboratory and field trial were carried out during 2011 and 2012 cropping seasons to study the effects of additions of organic acids ( citric, oxalic and tartaric acids) on the mobilization of phosphate of soils from Minna and Mokwa, both...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  242 engagements | 

  • 17. EVALUATION OF CASSAVA CULTIVARS AND INTERCROPPING WITH LEGUMES AS AN INTEGRATED ...

    » ABSTRACT These studies on evaluation of cassava cultivars and intercropping with legumes as an integrated nematode control strategy in cassava production were carried out as greenhouse/microplot and field experiments. Of the 200 cultivars screened for resistance to Meloidogyne spp., only 76 survived and from this lot only 3 lines 77/227, TMS30572 and 73/222, showed any resistance while 7 others na...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  251 engagements | 

  • 18. SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEAT (SSR) GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE RESISTAN...

    » ABSTRACT Cassava mosaic disease caused by begomoviruses is the most widespread disease of cassava in Africa. Simple sequence repeat (SSR) genetic analysis of an F1 population of cassava was carried out to identify new sources of CMD resistance. Genomic DNA extracted from parents and progeny was amplified using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). PCR amplifications were run on polyacrylamide and agaro...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  238 engagements | 

  • 19. IN VITRO MORPHOGENIC PERFORMANCE OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale) AS INFLUENCED B...

    » ABSTRACT Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rose) is a perennial herb that grows from underground rhizomes. The demand for fresh and dry ginger and its essential oil in the world market is high. Ginger is propagated vegetatively using underground rhizomes. Most farmers use planting materials saved from previous harvest. These materials could have been sold for cash. Contingent on this, many farmers are r...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  229 engagements | 

  • 20. EVALUATION OF GROWTH AND YIELD RESPONSES OF TARO (COLOCASIA ESCULENTA) TO PLANT ...

    » ABSTRACT Two field experiments were conducted in 2008 and 2009 cropping seasons at the linkage farm of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to evaluate growth and yield response of (Taro) Colocasia esculenta to plant spacing and NPK fertilizer on the plains of Nsukka with the objectives of identifying best performing cultivar, optimum plant spacing and NPK fertilizer rate. Experiment one was laid out...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  209 engagements | 

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