Agriculture

Research Papers/Topics in Agriculture

Conservation of Local Genetic Resources: Case of Consumer’s Preference for Indigenous and Exotic Chickens in Abeokuta Metropolis, Ogun State, Nigeria

The study assessed factors determining consumers’ preference for indigenous and exotic strains of chickens. Questionnaire was administered to 150 respondents in Abeokuta Metropolis. The result showed that 29.65% of the respondents made their preference for indigenous chicken strain based on multiple choices of husbandry practices (feeding, health management, and housing). Preference for indigenous strains based on health grounds was 13.60%, while 10.80% had their preference based on housing...

Environmental Conservation And Safty 1 (Maintaining Balance) The Sun As The Source Of Earth’s Energy

Energy  is the ability or capacity to do work. All living things need energy to carry out the processes of life. Of all natural sources of energy, the SUN is the ultimate source of energy for the living world. The energy we receive from  the sun’s radiation is known as radiant energy. Plants use this to manufacture their own food. The green part of the plants captures the sun’s energy through the help of the chlorophyll, to manufacture its food through the process known as ...

Ecotourism Development in Okomu National Park, Nigeria

We determined the impact of ecotourism infrastructural development on the woody components of Okomu National Park. This necessitated identifying the ecotourism attractions/facilities, interviewing of respondents and on-site observation and quadrant method were employed in acquiring information on ecotourism attractions/facilities and vegetation assessment respectively. Significant variations were observed in the tree growth variables measured between the ecotourism built-up and the control ar...

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...

Greenhouse

ABSTRACTThe present work is an overview of greenhouse construction and some of the important factors on greenhouses such as the essentials for greenhouse structure construction, the functional requirements for greenhouse structures, the material requirements and quality of such materials, the different loads that greenhouses may be exposed to and how they can be taken care of during the planning and design stages. These factors affect the construction of greenhouses country wide and thus some...

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTERIZED HOTEL BUSINESS BILLING SYSTEM. (A CASE STUDY OF MODOTEL HOTEL LIMITED ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis work is carried out to identify and discuss the need for a computer system in hotel business billing system. A hotel business is a hospitality industry which caters for both leisure and well being of its guest. The duties of hotels are to offer accommodation to their guest and to render services to them. These services are usually personal.The focus on this topic is to introduce computer in the allocation of rooms and billing system of a hotel. The current process of billing is b...

The Roles of Middlemen in the Marketing of Paddy Rice in Kwande LGA of Benue State Nigeria

                                      ABSTRACTThe study assessed the role of middlemen in the marketing of paddy rice in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue state. Simple random technique was used to select respondents. 140 copies of questionnaire were administered with the aim of reaching out to 70 rice farmers and 70 middlemen in the four major markets of study area. Frequency distributio...

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 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...

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...

Effectiveness Of Tax Incentives On Small And Medium Scale Enterprise In Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe study considered the effectiveness of tax incentives on small and medium scale enterprise in Akwa Ibom State. The specific objectives were to examine socio economic characteristics of small and medium scale enterprise owners, to identify the awareness level of tax payers of tax incentives available in the study area, identify the various incentives available and to determine the effects of tax and tax incentives on the profit of small and medium enterprises. A multi staged samplin...


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