SUITABILITY ANALYSIS OF ERO RESERVOIR AND ITS ENVIRONS FOR AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

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Abstract

Table of Contents 

List of figures .......

List of Appendices


Chapter One

1.1. Introduction ......................................... ............................................................................ ...... 1

1.2. Justification ............................................................................................................................ 2

1.3. Research Objectives .............................................................................................................. 5

1.4. Research Hypotheses.........................................................................................................6....


Chapter Two.................................................................................................................................... 7

2.0Literature Review ....................................................................................................................... 7

2.1. Definition of Aquaculture ........................................................................................................ 7

2.3. History of Aquaculture in Nigeria ........................................................................................... 8

2.4 Definition of Reservoir .............................................................................................................. 9

2.5 Roles of Reservoir ...................................................................................................................... 9

2.6. Under-Utilization of Reservoirs in Nigeria ............................................................................ 11

2.7. Global Use of Reservoir for Aquaculture Development in Some CotD1tries......................... 12

;. 2.7.1. Reservoir Fisheries in China............................................................................................... 12

2.7.2. Reservoir Fisheries inOrissa State, South Eastern India.................................................... 13

2.7.3. Reservoir Fisheries of Thailand .......................................................................................... 14

2.8 Aquaculture Site Selection .................................................................................................... 15

2.8.1. Soil Quality......................................................................................................................... 16

2.8.2.Topography .......................................................................................................................... 17

2.9. Methods for Identifying Sites Suitable for Aquaculture ........................................................ 18

2.9.1. Conventional Method .......................................................................................................... 19

2.9.2 Geographic Infonnation Systems (GIS) .............................................................................. 19


Chapter Three ................................................................................................................................ 21

3.0 Research Methodology ........................................................................................................ 21

3.1 Study Area..........................................................................................................................2.1

3.2. Preliminary and ReconnaissanceSurvey ............................................................................... 23

3.4.Mapping................................................................................................................................2.3

3.5. Suitability Analysis ................................................................................................................ 24

3.6. Data Analysis ......................................................................................................................... 24


Chapter Four..............................................................................................................................2.6...

4.1. Results and Discussion .......................................................................................................... 26

4.2. Attributes of Normalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI) of the reservoir ............. 29

4.3. Soil Composition of the Study Area .................................................................................... 32

4.3.2. Physiochemical Properties of Some Soil Samples Collected from three Sampling Points around Ero Reservoir, Ekiti State, Nigeria .......................................................................... 34

4.3.3. Physiochemical Properties of Soil Samples Collected from Different Layers of the three Sampling Points around Ero Reservoir, Ekiti State .............................................................

4.4 Topography of the Study Area ............................................................................................

4.4.1 Elevation Attributes of the Reservoir.and its environment ....................................

4.5 Hydrological Parameters of the Study Area ...................•....................................................

4.6 Suitability Model for Aquaculture Development in Ero Reservoir and Environments ......... .


Chapter Five .................................................................................................................................. 58

5.1Conclusion ................................................................................................. 58

5.2 Recommendation ......................................................................................... 59

References ...................................................................................................... 60

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