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Agricultural Productivity Growth in West African Agriculture: A Frontier Function Analysis

ABSTRACT             Productivity growth in an economy is important because it is an essential source of overall growth. The study evaluates the total factor productivity growth in agricultural sector of West African countries between 1961-2000 and also determined the technological change and technical efficiency change within the period. The study used data from the FAOSTAT Data...

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Anonymous User Premium 12 PAGES (0 WORDS) Agricultural Economics Seminar 7,323 Views
REPORT ON INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT UNDERTAKEN AT KENYA MARINE AND FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE ATTACHMENT PERIOD 12TH JUNE TO 04TH AUGUST 2017

ABSTRACTThe attachment report for Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) in research department covers all the skills gained, practical duties carried out, challenges faced, recommendations and conclusion to be done in the course of the attachment period.It also covers the brief description of KMFRI organization, its management structure, its roles as well as its various departments. Among its various activities include; marine animal research (mostly fish), observing fish habi...

PRE-AND / POST WEANING MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THAT ENHANCE MEAT QUALITY AND MEAT SAFETY

INTRODUCTIONWeaning is the removal of a suckling animal from the mother. But, what might not be so obvious are all the stressors and impacts associated with weaning, both for the calf and the cow. Weaning can also be stressful for the owner of the animals, especially if the weaned calves are placed in a pen near a person’s bedroom window. As animal managers, we should try and make weaning as stress-free as we can, while keeping productivity and profitability in line with our goals (j.w. olt...

Residual Efficacy of Tephrosia Vogelii on Diamond-Back Moth Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).

Table of ContentsApproval iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivAcronyms vTable of contents viList of tables vList of figures viAbstract vii1.0.Introduction 11.1. Background 11.2. problem statement 21.3. Objectives 21.4. hypothesis 2Literature review 3Description of Tephrosia vogelii 3Uses of Tephrosia vogelii 3Insecticidal components of Tephrosia crude extracts 3Variation of Tephrosia vogelii chemistry 4Potential benefit of Tephrosia vogelii to the farmers 43.0. Materials and Methods 53.1. Sit...

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Raphael Linno Premium 26 PAGES (5217 WORDS) Horticulture Seminar 1,141 Views
Analysis Of Turkey And Broiler Production In Bende Local Government

ABSTRACT Poultry (domestication of different species of birds) are kept for the production of eggs and meat, and provide an acceptable form of animal protein to most people throughout the world. During the last decade, many developing countries have adopted intensive poultry production to meet the demand for this form of animal protein (FAO 2013).is ranked seventh highest in the worldwide chicken meat production at 1687 thousand tons of chicken meat, with more than 12000 broiler establis...

Effect of radiation on plant

Introduction Radiation is the process by which energy is emitted as either particles or waves. Broadly, it can take the form of sound, heat, or light. However, most people generally use it to refer to radiation from electromagnetic waves, ranging from radio waves, though the visible light spectrum, and up through to gamma wavesMost of the discussion about radiation, how it works, and what its effects are boil down to the interaction of radiation with atoms (and molecules) that it comes into c...

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Arise Olajide Premium 32 PAGES (2500 WORDS) Agricultural Science Seminar 993 Views
AN OVERVIEW OF IMPORTANCE OF ENRICHMENT IN FOOD PROCESSING

ABSTRACTThis seminar looked at the benefits of food enrichment in food processing. Various enrichment items like vitamin A, Iron and Iodine were discussed. These will help add to the nutrients, which were absent or removed during food processing. This work also looked at the fortifying agents in salt (iodine and iron) milk and margarine (vitamin A and D), diet beverages (vitamins and minerals) among others. Food enrichment helps to treat or help prevent nutritional deficiencies and hence prom...

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Hills Amobi Premium 32 PAGES (3302 WORDS) Agricultural Science Seminar 496 Views
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis paper underscores the importance of entrepreneurship as a realistic mechanism for sustainable economic growth in Nigeria considering the experiences of developed nations like the United States and vibrant economies like China and India. The paper discusses that entrepreneurship has been instrumental in economic growth, balanced regional development and job creation in most dynamic economies, where technology is changing at a faster rate and the product lifetime cycle is shrinking...

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Owa Damilare Premium 26 PAGES (3602 WORDS) Agricultural Economics Seminar 3,243 Views
WATER POLLUTION: CAUSES, PREVENTION AND CONTROL

ABSTRACTWater is life.  Its importance in the socio-economic development of any nation could not be overemphasized.  The small proportion of water available inform of fresh water has been constantly polluted due to various activities of man thereby, leading to serious water related problems.  The study therefore, examines the importance and uses of water, sources of water contamination, water-related diseases, water pollution and causes of water pollution and effects, water tre...