Agriculture

Books in Agriculture

Poultry Production in the Tropics: A Complete Guide

This book is for you if you are new to Poultry Farming but have little or no knowledge on Poultry Production. Farmers, Researchers, Veterinarians, Poultry Producers and Students of Animal Production will also find this book invaluable, as it explains exhaustively all aspects of Poultry production, bearing in mind the need of the reader, whether a newbie, a Researcher or an active Poultry Farmer.Table of Contents1. Introduction2. Breeds of the Domestic Fowl3. Incubation and Hatching Management...

Effects Of Irrigation Rate And Leaf Harvest Intensity On Growth, Yield And Quality Components Of Multi-Purpose Pumpkin (Cucurbita Moschata Duch.)

ABSTRACTPumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch.) is a multi-purpose fruit and leaf vegetable that is rapidly gaining popularity in urban, peri-urban and rural areas in Kenya. The fruits and leaves are rich in vital vitamins and minerals. The seeds are becoming popular as a snack for their nutritional and medicinal properties. However, water stress during dry periods and irregular leaf harvesting are some of the constraints largely affecting optimal fruit and leaf yields. This study was carried out ...

SANMORA: SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT

ABSTRACTSustainable forest management is one of the main activities in integrated ecosystem management at the watershed level. It is a location-specific activity aimed at providing sustained ecological services and improving the productivity of the Ajasse Ipo watersheds (Fadama areas). Sustainable management of Sanmora forest will, therefore, serve as a test sample for further expansion of the Osin River watershed protection, which is expected to positively impact Fadama resources and by...

Use of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

AbstractThis review paper took a cursory look at the important role and benefits of artificial intelligence in agriculture. The paper identified and enumerated the two major components of AI as: (1) Growth is driven by cognitive intelligence and (2) Image-based insights generation. In the use of cognitive intelligence AI makes use of proximity sensing and remote sensing while in imagebased insights generation. AI uses in depth field analysis and scanning of fields using Cognitive Vision Techn...

Survey on Natural Occurence of Endophytes in Maize (Zea Mays) Ecosystem

The publication is about an innovative method of crop protection by encouraging natural microbial potency in mitigating the problem in one hand and in other hand lees reliance on harmful chemicals. The publication has an overview of this new technology and methods to achieve in the lab as well as in field condition.   The publication would be a piece of good backup information if any researcher of plant protection is aiming to work in this direction. 

Ecological implications of environmental contaminants on biodiversity and ecosystem services: The Nigerian Experience

This paper reviews the implications of environmental contamination on Nigerian biodiversity and ecosystem services aimed at identifying the causes, effects and remediation strategies. Literatures on concept of environmental contamination, biodiversity and ecosystem services were discussed. Environmental contaminants are known to be naturally occurring compounds, but anthropogenic activities introduce them in large quantities in different environmental compartments. This leads to the environme...

450 Questions on Animal science, Climatology and Forestry

1. The study system circulation has a study name ____ and chief structures ______ and _______a) Arthrology, Joint, Tissueb) Angiology, Heart, Bloodc) Angiology, Capillaries, Blood tissued) Angiology, Heart, Vessels e) None of the above2. The study system sensory has a study name____ and chief structures ___, ____, ____and ____a) Integromentry, Eye, Ear, Tongue, Skin b) Esthiology, Eye, Nose, Mouth, Skinc) Splanchnology, Eye, Nerves, Tongue, Skind) Myology, Eye, Ear, Tongue, Skin, Mo...

HOTEL HOUSEKEEPING MANAGEMENT

ABOUT THE TEXTBOOK  Hotel Housekeeping is an activity of keeping the hotel clean, tidy, and up to the highest standard of conduct. This handout introduces you to the various concerns of Hotel Housekeeping such as meaning of housekeeping, important, and terms use in housekeeping etc. It also introduces you to housekeeping equipment and agents, guest supplies, Duties of housekeeper, tools used in housekeeping and laundry management. This textbook teaches basic terms and abbreviations used in...

Business proposal on turkey farm

LIST OF CONTENTS   INTRODUCTION  DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCTS  REASONS FOR STARTING TURKEY FARMING  TURKEY BREEDS  TURKEY FEEDS  THE POTENTIAL REWARD OF TURKEY FARM BUSINESS  FARM STRUCTURE  Economic Parameters in Turkey Farming  GENERAL TURKEY MANAGEMENT  Vaccination  Debeaking and Toe Clipping  BEHAVIOUR  Temperature  TURKEY DISEASES  Turkey Farming: Feasibility Study&...

PHILOSOPHY AND OTHER BURNING ISSUES for publicationUPDATED

Philosophy and other burning issues is a comprehensive philosophy text book that introduces philosophy to a non starter in philosophy and with it in depth study of other burning issues in philosophy.

TRADITIONAL SWINE PRODUCTION, PRODUCTIVITY AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN AFRICA: THE CASE OF ETHIOPIA

This book provides an overall information on the socio-economic characteristics of swine producers, motivational drivers to keep pigs, production systems, feeding & slurry management, breed features, reproductive performance, breeding practice, breed selection criteria and constraints in the swine production value chain. The studies' findings presented in this book are compared with the findings of similar studies conducted in different African countries so that the overall information ...

LIVE PIGS, PORK AND PORK PRODUCTS MARKETING IN AFRICA: THE CASE OF ETHIOPIA

The book presents findings of various studies conducted on marketing of live pigs , pork & pork products, pork quality traits and consumers preferences. The studies' findings were compared with the findings of similar studies conducted in different African countries so that the overall information presented in this book provides an overall image of the studied parameters in Africa. The book is divided into four chapters. CHAPTER 1 provides the overall summary of the different st...

DETECTION OF QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI: CHICKEN EGG AND REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS

This book provides research findings of the study conducted with the aim of revealing genetic loci influencing egg production traits in crosses between the chicken inbred lines New Hampshire and White Leghorn which were kept at the animal experimental station of Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Besides providing the quantitative trait loci (QTL) information, the performance of the parental lines for various production and reproductive traits were well described. The book is...

MANUAL ON THE EXPORT OF BITTER KOLA IN NIGERIA

Export exists mainly in order to “transfer” commodities and services from areas of surplus to areas where they are lacking. There is no doubt that Nigeria has a comparative over other nations with regards to the export of agricultural produce because over 70% of the nation’s landmass is arable. One of such commodity that can be found in abundance especially in rural communities in Nigeria is kola nuts. Kola is a...