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ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS INFLUENCING THE USE INTENSITY OF IMPROVED SOIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA

The study evaluated the factors influencing the use intensity of improved soil management practices in Imo State, Nigeria. Data were obtained from 209 farmers with the aid of structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistical tools such as the mean, frequency and percentages. The findings revealed that age, education, farming experience, household size, occupation and farm size etc are important factors influencing the use intensity of improved agricultural practices i...

Abundance and distibution of squirrel in FCWM New Bussa, Niger State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT         The study was conducted on the abundance and the distribution of squirrel in federal college of wildlife management, by identifying the types, abundance and the distribution of squirrel species utilizing the study area. Four randomly selected plots 200m each were established in the college estate namely, Farm land area (plot 1) Mini zoo area (plot 2), Residential area (plot 3), and (plot 4). Natural land area. Census was carr...

Learning Theories for Colleges and Universities

Learning theoryies is a panacea to learning and teaching situations as it reveals the secret behind how human being learns at different levels, the methods of teaching and their effectiveness.This book contains different learning theories and theorists, their brief history content of their theories, application to classroom situations, strengths and weaknesses of each theory, implication of each theory to Nigerian situations. This book will broaden the knowledge of students as regards various...

Hotel Management: How to Achieve Service Performance Standard and Good Customer Satisfaction

Abstract. This handout on hotel management talks on service performance standard, how to achieve good customer satisfaction, the various things to do as a hotelier and service equipments. I implore every hospitality enthusiast to go for it.

Economics of Cheese Production among Nomadic Households in Ogun State, Nigeria

The selling of dairy products is widespread among the Fulani. The traditional pastoral sector is noted for the production and vending of milk is the most important economic preoccupation of the Fulani however, it faces many challenges in Nigeria. The study therefore, examined the profitability of cheese production among nomadic households in Ogun State. Data were with an interview schedule from 180 randomly selected nomadic households. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics and farm ...

Nigeria Agrobusiness and Agro Allied Sector: Challenges and Prospects.

 Introduction: Agribusiness & Agro Allied sector in Nigeria has the capacity to become a leading agribusiness and agro-allied industrial nation. Of the 923 million square kilometers in Nigeria, over 90 percent is arable, 40 percent is cultivated, and only 10 percent is properly cultivated. Therefore, Nigeria has significant potential to apply technology in intensifying production across a number of agro products. Nigeria’s ongoing Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA), the flagshi...

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Effect of Graded Levels of Maize Cob Meal as Replacement for Dietary Maize on the Carcass Characteristics of Growing Rabbits

ABSTRACTA feeding trial was conducted with thirty (30) weaner rabbits with average weight of 355.00g of mixed breed (New Zealand X American Chinchilla) and mixed sexes to investigate the nutritive potentials of maize cob meal (MCM). Thirty mixed breed rabbits were used and randomly assigned to treatment T1, T2, T3, T4 and T5 in which MCM replaced maize at 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20% weight for weight respectively at the rate of six (6) rabbits per dietary treatment. Results of preliminary (analytica...

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Odock Obi Premium 18 PAGES (4756 WORDS) Animal Science Essay/Paper 0 Views
JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND JOINT SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL PROMOTION EXAMINATION SCORES: THE PREDICTIVE VALIDITY ON SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN ONDO

Abstract This study investigated the predictive validity of JSCE and Joint SS2 promotion Examination scores on senior secondary school Students' performance in SSCE in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State. This study adopted correlational research and ex-post facto research design. The research work was carried out, using two schools and two hundred and fifty-five (255) students. The scores of students who sat for JSCE 2011, JSS2PE 2013, WAEC 2014 and NECO 2014 were collected th...

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Wiwoloku Iseoluwa Premium 104 PAGES (25803 WORDS) Guidance And Counselling Project 0 Views
Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasites on Some Common Vegetables sold in Bauchi Metropolis

ABSTRACT Vegetables are important in the diets of both human being and their livestock. Vegetables improve appetite and supply consumers with fibre, protein, flavour, essential oils and flavonoids (Klansmewyer et al., 2004). The problem of food poisoning especially vegetables is not limited to personal hygiene while cooking but is also widely dependent on source and handling before it gets to the consumer. Common vegetables brought for sale in markets within Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi State f...

EFFECT OF RICE HUSK EXTRACT ON LEAF SPOT DISEASE OF PEPPER CAUSED BY Cercospora spp.

Pepper are subjected to many problems such as weeds and diseases like tobacco mosaic virus, damping off, blossom end rot, spotted wilt phytophthora root rot, cucumber virus, bacterial spot, Alternaria leaf spot and of cause Cercospora leaf spot. Therefore this study was conducted to determine the effect of rice husk extract on leaf spot disease of pepper and yield. Experimental design was randomized complete block design with three replicates. The total plot size was 8m by 17m, while th...

LECTURE 01 ON SKILLS FOR SDGs- PRENEURSHIP- INTRODUCTION

SDGs-Prenuership, is a subject that deals with how to turn the UN Global Goals into Local Sustainable Businesses. This is the right thinking and concern for the world now in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda through the SDGs. Thus, this lecture provides a practical guide on how to actualize this laudable sustainable development goals of the UN for the benefit of people and planet earth. It is well simplified so that all may understand, participate and reap the benefit of the UN Global Goals.

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AMOS OBI Premium 32 PAGES (4797 WORDS) Agricultural Science Lesson Note 1 View
Hotel Management and service performance standards.

This handout on hotel management and service performance standard seek to address the gap in hotel services done by employees and employers. It enumerates what needs to be known and done to achieve high service skills. For any intending hotelier, this handout is a must have for you and one can train and acquire knowledge from it.  Different departments of the hotel were captured in it down to making of some cocktails and service equipments. This handout is knowledge on its own.

ASSESSMENT OF SOIL CHEMICAL DEGRADATION UNDER KOLANUT PRODUCTION IN IMOTA LAGOS STATE

ABSTRACTOne of the most serious problems currently affecting agricultural production in developing countries especially Nigeria is land degradation. The adverse effect of land degradation on soil production, soil health and food security is an important current global issue. Hence, this study assessed the chemical degradation of soils under kolanut production with the view of optimizing its production through appropriate management practices that is environmentally friendly and sustainable. S...

ASSESSMENT OF SOIL CHEMICAL DEGRADATION UNDER KOLANUT PRODUCTION IN IMOTA, LAGOS STATE

One of the most serious problems currently affecting agricultural production in developing countries especially Nigeria is land degradation. The adverse effect of land degradation on soil production, soil health and food security is an important current global issue. Hence, this study assessed the chemical degradation of soils under kolanut production with the view of optimizing its production through appropriate management practices that is environmentally friendly and sustainable. Surface (...

Cost and Returns of Vegetable Production in Delta State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined the costs and returns of vegetable crops production in Delta State, Nigeria. The objectives were to describe the socio-economic characteristic of vegetable crops farmers, identify the major vegetable crops cultivated and the production system adopted in the study area, examine the effect of socio-economic factors on output of vegetable crops production, determine the structure of costs, returns and therefore profitability of vegetable crops production, ex...

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Ekwerugbe Harrison Premium 69 PAGES (19357 WORDS) Agricultural Economics Project 3 Views

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