Research Papers/Topics in Crop Production And Science

PERFORMANCE OF GREEN AMARANTH (Amaranthus hybridus) AS INFLUENCED BY POULTRY MANURE AND INORGANIC NITROGEN RATE.

ABSTRACT A field trial was conducted during the 2016/2017 dry season at Research and teaching farm of Federal University Dutsinma, Katsina State, in the Sudan Savanna agro-ecological zone of Nigeria to evaluate the influence of different levels of nitrogen and poultry manure on the performance of Amaranthus hybridus. The treatment consist of three levels of nitrogen (0, 40, and 80kg N ha-1) and four levels of poultry manure (0, 5, 10 and 15 t ha-1) arranged in a randomized complete block...

Information Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool for Promote Agricultural product ( A Case Study of Wukari Local Government Area, Taraba State.)

ABSTRACTInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) is the future of communication and it is integral to human interaction and ease of doing things. It is important in the 21st century for almost all human endeavors. This study was aimed to assess the accessibility of ICT by Gender among Famers in Taraba State, Nigeria. Both purposive and multi-stage random sampling techniques were adopted for the selection of 214 respondents. Primary data were collected using structured questionnai...

Studies on the Antimicrobial Potency of Five Crude Plant Extracts and Chemical Fungicide in in vitro Control of Aspergillus flavus, Causal Agent of White Yam (Dioscorea rotundata) Tuber Rot

Studies on the antimicrobial potency was carried out on five crude plant extracts (Piper nigrum, Zingiber officinale, Azadirachta indica, Carica papya and Nicotiana tabacum) and a chemical fungicide (mancozeb) using three concentrations of hot aqueous plant extracts (30, 60 and 90 g/l) and mancozeb (4, 8 and 12 g/l). The extracts and chemical were separately amended in potato dextrose agar (PDA) in in vitro control of Aspergillus flavus; causal agent of yam tuber rot. Rotten white yam...

Biology, Life Cycle, Transmission, Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Toxoplasma gondii, Trichomonas, Giardia and Balantidium

Seminar on the Biology, Life Cycle, Transmission, Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Toxoplasma gondii, Trichomonas, Giardia and Balantidium

Mango

Mangoes are grown in tropical and subtropical regions with india leading world production. The fruit is a good source of fibers and vitamins (Tedjo et al, 2002) and is described as the most favourite and valuable fruit in world market (olli et al., 1996). Besides, the fruit is rich in antioxidants and therefore reduces the risk of cardiac disease, anti-cancer and anti-viral activities (Schieber et al., 2003, Barreto et al., 2008, Daud et al. 201...

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