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Effects Of Some Cultural Practices And Some Plant Extracts On The Wilt Disease Of Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum Mill) Grown In Owerri Metropolis In Imo State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT The effects of some cultural practices and some plant extracts on wilt disease of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) in Owerri, were studied. The experiments were conducted in 2010, 2011 and 2015 at the Teaching and Research Farm and in the Crop Science and Technology Laboratory of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The investigation consisted of three (3) different experiments and each repeated two...

Effects Of Some Cultural Practices And Some Plant Extracts On The Wilt Disease Of Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum Mill) Grown In Owerri Metropolis In Imo State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT The effects of some cultural practices and some plant extracts on wilt disease of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) in Owerri, were studied. The experiments were conducted in 2010, 2011 and 2015 at the Teaching and Research Farm and in the Crop Science and Technology Laboratory of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The investigation consisted of three (3) different experiments and each repeated two...

The Impact of Agriculture on Economic Growth in Nigeria: 1980-2014

AbstractThe study examines the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria from 1980 to 2014. Agriculture played a dominant role in the economic growth of the country, providing employment opportunity, raw materials for industries and providing foreign exchange earnings for the country. Though little emphasis was placed on agricultural productivity in the advent of crude oil, the impact of agriculture on economic growth has been significant. The study therefore examines some policy pr...

Contribution Of Women Graduates Of Secondary School Agriculture Subject To Agricultural Productivity In Navakholo, Kakamega County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Agriculture sector is underperforming in part because women, a crucial gender contributing to farming have no sufficient knowledge and skills. To generate interest in farming at an early age, teaching of agriculture was introduced to Kenyan secondary school education system. This study, done in Navakholo sub-County, sought to establish the proportion of women graduates of KCSE Agriculture subject involved in farming and their contribution to agricultural productivity. The aim was to ...

THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA 1980-2014

Abstract The study examines the impact of agriculture on economic growth in Nigeria from 1980 to 2014. Agriculture played a dominant role in the economic growth of the country, providing employment opportunity, raw materials for industries and providing foreign exchange earnings for the country. Though little emphasis was placed on agricultural productivity in the advent of crude oil, the impact of agriculture on economic growth has been significant. The study therefore examines some policy p...

THE ROLE OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA PLC IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCE DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

ABSTRACT The Role of Central Bank of Nigeria in Agricultural Finance Development, Problems and Prospects.The topic provide for conceptual frame work of the role played by the CBN in the development of Agricultural sector of the Nigeria economy as its primary purpose. Its secondary purpose is to assess the policies and program of CBN to the development of Agricultural Finance.Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources. In the primary source I interviewed some farmers, official...

THE ROLE OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA PLC IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCE DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

ABSTRACT The Role of Central Bank of Nigeria in Agricultural Finance Development, Problems and Prospects The topic provide for conceptual frame work of the role played by the CBN in the development of Agricultural sector of the Nigeria economy as its primary purpose. Its secondary purpose is to assess the policies and program of CBN to the development of Agricultural Finance. Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources. In the primary source I interviewed some farmers, official...

Relationship Between Attitudes, Academic Performance, Gender And Choice Of Agricultural Careers Among Secondary School Students In Thika District, Kenya

In this study, the researcher investigated the relationship among selected variables which include; attitudes towards agriculture, agriculture academic performance, gender and choice of agricultural careers. Social learning theory of career decision making and Vocational development theory were used. Social learning theory emphasises learning through observation which can influence the attitude of an individual when making a career choice in future. Vocational development theory posits that c...

URBANIZATION A PROBLEM TO FOOD PRODUCTION AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT. A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACT In this research on Urbanization – A problem to Food Production and Agricultural development in Enugu State, effort were made to address issues that are related to the problems, cause, effects, challenges, practice and solutions to the future management as it Concerns man and his environment and his economic system, health security as well as food through agriculture and its related sectors.  However, urbanization has been the problem of the world today especially in Enugu State ...

THE ROLES OF SPECIALIZED BANKS IN PROMOTING THE ACTIVITIES OF AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES (A CASE STUDY OF BANK OF AGRICULTURE, ENUGU ZONAL OFFICE)

ABSTRACT This study is on the Roles play by specialized Banks in promoting the activities of Agricultural cooperative, using a case study on Bank of Agriculture, Enugu Zone Office Independence Layout Enugu State. The objective of this study is to: Identify the actual roles play by Bank  OF Agriculture in promoting the activities of Agricultural cooperatives; determine to what extent agricultural cooperative have benefited from the bank in terms of financing, equipment leasing in promoting th...

The Status Of Poaching, Its Impacts And Food Security As A Contributing Factor In Lake Chilwa Biosphere Reserve, Malawi.

ABSTRACT The pressure on the wildlife in Lake Chilwa Biosphere Reserve (LCBR) has been increasing due to increase in population, illegal and unsustainable hunting practices. This has become a threat to sustainability of fish, birds and other wildlife species in LCBR. The broad objective of this study was to assess the status of poaching, its impacts and food security as one of the key drivers in LCBR in Malawi. The study employed a social survey research design. One hundred households were sa...

The Status Of Poaching, Its Impacts And Food Security As A Contributing Factor In Lake Chilwa Biosphere Reserve, Malawi..

ABSTRACT The pressure on the wildlife in Lake Chilwa Biosphere Reserve (LCBR) has been increasing due to increase in population, illegal and unsustainable hunting practices. This has become a threat to sustainability of fish, birds and other wildlife species in LCBR. The broad objective of this study was to assess the status of poaching, its impacts and food security as one of the key drivers in LCBR in Malawi. The study employed a social survey research design. One hundred households were sa...

Challenges To Teaching And Learning Of Agriculture In Secondary Schools In Kakuyuni Division, Kangundo District, Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out the challenges facing teaching and learning of agriculture in public secondary schools in Kakuyuni Division. The objectives of the study were to: find out the current status in teaching and learning of agriculture, uncover the institutional-based challenges and determine the non-institutional challenges in the teaching and learning of agriculture in secondary schools. Descriptive Survey research design was used for the study. Questionnaire an...

Influence Of Selected Factors On Rabbit Production Among Smallholder Farmers In Subukia, Nakuru County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The main producers of rabbits in the world are Italy, Russia, Ukraine, France, China, Spain, Southeast Asia, Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. In Kenya, farmers have made an effort towards food self sufficiency by raising various livestock breeds such as cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry, but the country remains food insecure. Rabbits are nonconventional source of protein and are increasingly being kept in Kenya to enhance household food security and income. However, despite the advanta...

Influence Of Climatic Elements And Non-Climatic Factors On Fishing Activities In Lake Victoria, Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Fishing is known to be one of the oldest occupations of mankind all over the world. A significant proportion of people depend on fisheries activity; it generates income for the households, creates employment and provides a source of livelihood to the people around water bodies and beyond. However, fish catch and fishing activities in Lake Victoria, Kisumu County, is in great danger of fluctuation and decline.There is limited research to explain this phenomenon especially along the be...


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