Agriculture

Research Papers/Topics in Agriculture

Assessment of Ecotourism Resources in Prof. Afolayan Wildlife Park, FUTA

ABSTRACTEcotourism resources are natural and cultural features that attract visitors, such a s landscapes,endemic and rare flora and fauna, cultural festivals and historic monuments. Endowment of any site with natural attractive features is one of the important indicators of a successful developmentof ecotourism, as simulation of ecotourism resources can significantly affect patronage by making experience unnatural.In the face of degradations of natural resources and lack of alterna...

Dietary habits of Adolescent Students in Mansoura, Egypt

AbstractBackground: During the last few decades, Egypt experienced rapid socio-cultural changes that were associated with major changes in the food choices and eating habits, which becomes more westernized.Aims: To investigate the consumption of different food groups among secondary school students and its associated socio-demographic factors in Mansoura, Egypt.Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted on 927 adolescent students. Thirty clusters were selected to cover both genera...

PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS. ii.. iv.. .. .i. 71.1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.. 71.2   INTRODUCTION.. 71.3 OBJECTIVES OF SIWES. 8.. 102.0 NATURE OF BUSINESS/LITERATURE REVIEW OF INDUSTRY.. 102.1 HISTORY OF COMPANY.. 102.2 INDUSTRY MISSION/VISION STATEMENT. 112.3 MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE. 112.5 . 13. 143.0       DUTIES/WHAT I LEARNT (EXPERIENCE)

EFFECT OF NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF CUCUMBER

ABSTRACTA field experiment was conducted at the crop pavilion, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, Ilorin in the southern Guinea savannah ecology to determine the effect of NPK fertilizer application on the growth and yield of three cucumber varieties. The experiment was designed as a 3x5 factorial in RCBD, arranged in split-plots and replicated three times. The main plots consisted of three cucumber varieties (Marketer, Marketmore and Poinsett), while the sub-plots were made up of ...

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...

Analysis of Credit Facilities of Small Scale Farmers (A Study Of Small-Scale Farmers In Bende Local Government Area Of Abia Sate)

ABSTRACT Inadequate support in terms of credit facilities from government and financial institution has been identified as one of the major problem affecting farming operation particularly that of the small scale farmers in Nigeria. This study analyzed the impact of credit facilities to the operation of small scale farms in Nigeria using BENDE Local Government as a case study. Questionnaires were used to source the data used in carrying out this research. The research design employed for...

Urbanization And Agricultural Production: Implications On Household Food Security Among Rural Communities In Enugu State, Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE 1.0          INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Urbanization is the increasing number of people that live in urban areas, it predominantly results in physical growth of urban areas be it horizontal or vertical. Urbanization a closely linked to modernization: industrialization and the sociological process of rationalization (Urban Life, 2012). Urbanization can be describe as a specific condition at a set time ...

Analysis of Credit Facilities to Small Scale Farmers.(A Study of Small-Scale Farmers in Bende Local Government Area of Abia Sate)

ABSTRACT Inadequate support in terms of credit facilities from government and financial institution has been identified as one of the major problem affecting farming operation particularly that of the small scale farmers in Nigeria. This study analyzed the impact of credit facilities to the operation of small scale farms in Nigeria using BENDE Local Government as a case study. Questionnaires were used to source the data used in carrying out this research. The research design employed for...

Marketing analysis of pineapple

The study analyzed the marketing of pineapple in Edo State. The specific objectives of the study include; to examine the cost,returns, daily sales and profitability of pine apple marketing along the examination of price variation and socio- economic characteristics of pineapple marketers. Table of contents: introduction, literature review, research methodology, result and discussion, summary conclusion and recommendation

A COMPARATIVE PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS OF BROILER PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN URBAN AREAS OF EDO STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTBroiler production is carried out under different production systems and different production systems imply variations in cost of inputs andreturns. This study looked at the cost implications of raising broilers under different production systems as well as constraints faced by the farmers. Thestudy was conducted in Edo State of Nigeria. The data used in the study were obtained from a cross-sectional survey of broiler farmers in the State fromOctober–December, 2013. A multi-stage sa...

PROFITABILITY AND INPUT-INCOME DETERMINANTS OF BROILER PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN EDO STATE, NIGERIA

The study looked out the profitability and the relationship between cost of input used and income realized of raising broilers under the battery cage and deep litter system of poultry production. The data used in the study were obtained from a cross-sectional survey of broiler farmers in Edo State from October–December, 2014. A multi-stage sampling process was used to select the respondents for this study. The data coll...

Agribusiness Firms and Social Responsibilities in Nigeria (A Case Study of Nestle Foods Nigerian Plc)

ABSTRACTThis research focuses on Agribusiness firms and social responsibilities in Nigeria (A case study ofNestle Food Nigeria Plc.). Data for this study was collected by the use of a structured questionnaire and interview schedule. Thirty (30) respondents were randomly sampled from the study area and the data collected was analyzed with the use of descriptive design such as Mean, Frequency tables, Percentages and t-test and the following findings were made; Quality of food (quality control) ...

EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF SPACING ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF CELOSIA ARGENTEA BY

Overview:This project work was carried out to determine the effect of different spacing on the growth and yield of celosia argentea. The parameters considered for the experiment include plant height, leaf length, numbers of leaves and population of perforated leaves per plant, taken at 3, 5 and 7 weeks after planting. It was observed that the beds treated with spacing of 30cm x 30cm performed better in terms of growth and yield rate, followed by the beds treated with spacing of 20cm x 20cm. I...

Utilization Of Improved Cocoyam Production Technologies Among The Women Farmers In Ikwuano LGA Of Abia State

ABSTRACTUtilization of improved cocoyam production technologies among women in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria was studied in 2014. The specific objectives of the study were to; describe the socio-economic characteristics of the women, identifying their source(s) of information, assess their level of utilization and identify the problems they face in using the technologies. A multi-stage random sampling techniques was used to select sixty (60) women.Data...


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