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IDENTIFICATION OF CONSTRAINTS AND EFFECTIVE EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES INFLUENCING THE PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OFFICRS IN OYO AND OGUN STATES NIGERIA

  Abstract: Agricultural extension contributes to improving the welfare of farmers and other stakeholders by providing access to knowledge and information. This has led to increasing emphasis on effective training strategies to develop extension staff competencies. The study therefore focused on identification of constraints and effective educational strategies influencing the professional competencies of extension officers in Oyo and Ogun states Nigeria. Simple random sampling...

The Concept of Nonribosomal Peptide Sythetases: Industrial Application in Biosynthesis of Antibiotics

Abstract Nonribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPSs) are multimodular enzymes that are used wholly or partly in the biosynthesis antiobiotics; a natural product that fall into the class of secondary metabolites. NRPSs have diverse functions and have also been used in the synthesis of toxins, siderophores, or pigments, among others. Unlike other proteins, its biosynthesis is independent of ribosomal machinery. Nonribosomal peptides are synthesized on large nonribosomal pe...

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Tobechukwu Ugwuoji Premium 10 PAGES (2627 WORDS) Microbiology Article 1 View
Development of Laboratory Hot Compression Mounting Press Machine

Abstract.This research focuses on the design, fabrication and performance evaluation of a laboratory hot mounting press machine for metallography using locally sourced materials and indigenous technology. To achieve this research objective, working drawings were produced which were used to produce the parts of the machine. Mild steel plates were used for the housing and the movable platen while stainless steel and mild steel rods were used for the production of the mold and the sturd res...

The Determinants of Household Demand for Maize in Iwo ADP Zone of Osun State

ABSTRACTThis study analyses the determinants of household demand for maize in Iwo Adp zone of Osun State. The objectives of the study were to:- Analyse the determinants of demand for maize, determine the level of demand for maize and determine the income distribution of the household maize consumers in the area of study. A multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select one hundred and twenty respondents in the area. The descriptive statistics that was employed in this study include mean, f...

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Omolola Bankole Premium 31 PAGES (5018 WORDS) Agricultural Economics Project 1 View
LEARNING DISABILITIES

The purpose of this paper is to discuss learning disabilities (LD). Conceptual framework was developed to understand the meaning of the concept – learning disability, who they are, their characteristics and the various types. The paper found out the causes of learning disability to an individual, the inherent signs and symptoms among varying ages, problems associated with learning disabilities such as –social adjustment, motivational difficulties and poor social cognition. This pape...

Assessment of Distributive Effects of Emigrant Remittances in Developing Countries

Abstract  Despite the rising volume of remittances flowing to developing countries, their distributional effect on  the recipient countries has been largely unexplored. We examine this topic using data from World Bank. Despite the positive effects of emigrants remittances in terms of developing microfinance Institutions and welfare improvement of the recipient households, its negative effects  ranges from appreciation of the national currency, hampering competitiveness, monetary ...

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Jiddah Ajayi 4 PAGES (2909 WORDS) Economics Article 0 Views
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This research work is about water demand estimation in a distribution system using GIS & EPANET. Offa was the case study of this project.

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Cornelius Eniola Premium 2 PAGES (403 WORDS) Civil Engineering Project 0 Views
THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS (IFRS) ADOPTION BY LISTED COMPANIES (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA BREWERIES PLC, IBADAN).

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to bring out issue and concepts of international financial reporting standard (IFRS) in general, its relationship to corporate business with specific reference to Nigeria Brewery Pic, Ibadan. The Objective of the study is to present the benefit of IFRS adoption and the problem of the study is the need for harmonization of financial statements and single of consistent high quality financial reporting standard gain wide spread acceptance amongs...

Effects of Mimosa diplotricha Leaf on the Organ Weights and Organoleptic Properties of Three Broiler Strains

The effect of Mimosa diplotricha on the organ weights and organoleptic properties of three broiler breeds was studied using 120 day-old chicks reared for eight weeks. The work was carried out using randomized complete block design. The breeds namely Arbo Acre, Cobbs and Ross were designated as treatment 1, 2 and 3, respectively with three replicates each. Two diet groups; diet with 2% Mimosa diplotricha leaf meal and diets without the leaf meal were administered. The organ weights and organol...

Anti-ulcerogenic Effects of Chloroform extract of Chasmanthera dependens on Indomethacin and Aspirin-iduced Ulcer in Rats

Peptic ulcer is one of the leading causes of gastrointestinal surgery with high morbidity and mortal￾ity rates. This study assessed the anti-ulcerogenic effect of the chloroform extract of Chasmantheradependens on indomethacin and aspirin-induced ulcer in rats. Fifty (50) adult rats were divided intotwo broad groups of twenty five rats each for aspirin and indomethacin models respectively. Foreach model, twenty five adult rats divided into five groups of four rats each were used for ulcerst...

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Chidi Augustine Premium 7 PAGES (4186 WORDS) Pharmacology Project 1 View