Thesis

Savings And Borrowing Behaviour Among Farm Households In Abia State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT

 In this study, the Savings and Borrowing Behaviour among farm households in Abia State, Nigeria were evaluated. Specifically, the study determined the socio- economic characteristics...

110 pages (25367 words) · Thesis · 6 days ago

An Assessment Of Factors Affecting Gully Erosion And Its Control Methods In Three Selected Gully Erosion Sites In Abia State, Nigeria.

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 Effective control of soil erosion involves the application of engineering and biological measures. The efficacy of these two normally recommended methods, was studied using three...

96 pages (18984 words) · Thesis · 6 days ago

Ichthyo-Fauna Composition And Physico-Chemical Parameters Of Oramiri-Ukwa River, Imo State

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An aspect of artisanal fisheries and physico-chemical parameters of Oramiri-Ukwa River were studied for 6 months from January to June 2008. Three sampling stations were established along...

67 pages (11287 words) · Thesis · 13 days ago

Effect Of Phase Noise In 256-Quadrature Amplitude Modulation—A Computer-based Study

ABSTRACT

 This work titled: Effect of Phase Noise in 256-QAM---A Computer-Based Study, -4 is mainly aimed at studying how phase noise affects 256-quadrature amplitude modulation. The other aim...

98 pages (14843 words) · Thesis · 13 days ago

The Effect Of Replacing Cassava Peel Meal With Discarded Tiger Nut (Cyperus Esculentus) Meal On Yield And Composition Of Milk Of Red Sokoto Goats

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Twelve lactating Red Sokoto Goats in their first parity were used to determine the effect of replacing cassava peel meal with discarded Tiger rut meal on milk yield and composition. The...

70 pages (12383 words) · Thesis · 13 days ago

Field Trial On The Potentials Of Some Local Plant Extracts For The Control Of Cowpea Anthracnose Disease In Nigeria

ABSTRACT

 Field trials were conducted in 2006 and 2007 late cowpea cropping season between the months of August and November in the Research Farm of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,...

81 pages (15537 words) · Thesis · 17 days ago

Analyses Of Investment, Risk And Productivity Among Agribusiness Enterprises In Abia State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT

 The study analysed investments, risk and productivity among agribusiness enterprises in Abia State, Nigeria. Specifically, it classified agribusiness enterprises investment in the...

166 pages (51286 words) · Thesis · 21 days ago

Design And Development Of An Integrated Melon Processing Machine

ABSTRACT

An integrated melon (egusi) processing machine with output options for three important processed forms of melon- melon kernel, melon flour and melon oil was designed and developed. The...

83 pages (16540 words) · Thesis · 21 days ago

Production Characteristics Of Goats Fed Varying Levels Of Dried Poultry Waste In Fermented Cassava Peel Based Diets

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 In two separate experiments, the production characteristics of goats fed dried poultry waste (DPW) in fermented cassava peel-based diets at varying inclusion rates were evaluated. In...

126 pages (28797 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Effects Of Supplementing Cassava Peel Meal Based Diets With Blood Meal On Performance Of West African Dwarf (Wad) Goats

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In two experiments, the effects of supplementing cassava peel meal based diets with blood meal on feed intake aad digestibility by the West African Dwarf (WAD) goals were evaluated. In the...

91 pages (21607 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Studies On The Anatomy, Physiology And Prospects Of Desmodium Ramosissimum (G. Don) As A Phytoindicator And Phytoremediator On Crude Oil Polluted Soil

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 In order to know the capacity of Desmodium ramosissimum species to grow and replenish in a crude oil polluted soil, an experiment was carried out. Two weeks after planting, number of...

74 pages (13793 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Emotional Intelligence As A Predictor Of Teacher Effectiveness Among Secondary School Teachers In Rivers State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT

 The study sought to investigate emotional intelligence as a predictor of teaching effectiveness of teachers among secondary school teachers in Rivers State, Nigeria. The study was...

115 pages (28937 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Giardiasis And Its Associated Risk Factors Among School Children In Selected Communities In Afikpo North, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

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The study was conducted to determine the prevalence of giardiasis among school children in Afikpo, Afikpo North Local Government Area. Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The study was carried out from...

86 pages (14802 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Analysis Of Students' Ratings On Study Habit Of Senior Secondary Schools In Imo State, Nigeria

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This study investigates the influence of study habits on senior secondary school students in Imo state but was delimited to Owerri Education Zone. In carrying out this research, four...

77 pages (17334 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Relationship Between Weed Flora, Seed Bank To Soil Properties In Fields Dominated By Mimosa In Visa In Edo State

ABTSRACT

 Mimosa invisa Mart, a semi-perennial leguminous weed is a threat to forest ecosystems, agricultural lands and pastures. Research to reduce the problems caused by this weed is a...

72 pages (15576 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Influence Of Soil Nutrients And Cropping Systems On Weed Seedbank And Emergence Pattern In South-Eastern Nigeria

ABSTRACT

 Shifting cultivation is a very important strategy for weed management as it leads to weed reduction. Knowledge of the relationship between weed density, weed seedbank and soil...

96 pages (21934 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Nutritional Evaluation Of Raw Anthonotha Macrophylla Seed Meal As Replacement Soybean Meal In The Diet Of Broiler Chickens

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Feeding trials was conducted using 120 day-old marshal broiler chicks to assess the quantitative replacement of soybean meal with raw Anihonotha inacrophvlla seed meal in broiler diets....

75 pages (14668 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Production And Evaluation Of A Complementary Food Using Acha (Digiteria Exile Stapf), Soybean (Glycine Max) And Coconut (Cocos Nueifera)

 

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Different flours of acha soybean and coconut were blended in the ratios of 70:20: 10(acha. roasted soybean and coconut) sample I - 70:20: 10(acha. boiled soy bean and coconut) sample...

69 pages (15898 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Evaluation Of The Fungitoxic Activity Of Some Phytochemicals On The Causal Agent Of Anthracnose Of Cowpea, Colletotrichum Destructivumo'gara

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Three plant materials Carica papaya roots and seed and Piper gilincelise seeds were assayed for phytochemicals. Tests revealed the presence of Alkaloids, Havonoids, Tannins, Saponins,...

81 pages (16180 words) · Thesis · 27 days ago

Evaluation Of Weed Control Methods For Sweetpotato Production On An Ultisol Infested With Panicum Maximum And Mimosa Species

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Field experiments were conducted at the eastern farm of the Michael University of Agriculture, Umudike and in a farm at Uyo central in 2007 rainy evaluate the effect of sweetpotatO...

71 pages (14656 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago

Effects Of Cassava Varieties And Weed Control Methods On Weed Population And Seedling Emergence At Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria

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Weeds are plants growing spontaneously in naturally disturbed human habitat, which interfere with the activities of man and his environment (Akobundu, 1987),In other words, weeds are...

72 pages (14708 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago

Capital Mobilization And Investment Behaviour Of Selected Agribusiness Firms In South Eastern Nigeria

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Capital accumulation and its structure are major pre-requisites for agribusiness investment and its subsequent development. Also, capital decisions of a firm will affect the capital...

163 pages (47512 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago

Effects Of The Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne Inconginita) On The Growth And Yield Of Hausa Potato (Solenosiemon Rotundfolius) Poir And Its Control

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A study was conducted to determine the susceptibility of Hausa potato to the rootknot nematode, M incognita and possible control of the disease organism using plant extracts. in the green...

56 pages (9645 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago

Production Of Cellulases By Aspergillus Niger And Fusarium Culmorurn Propagated On Different Lignocellulosic Substrates

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Two fungi, Aspergillus niger and Fusarium cuimorum, isolated from soil showed strong cellulase activity on carboxymethyl cellulose agar. Both fungi were subsequently studied for cellulase...

206 pages (41942 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago

Fasting Properties Of Lafun And Tarci Obtained From Some Of The CMD Cassava Varieties

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 Lafun and starch derived from twenty eight CMD cassava varieties were evaluated for pasting, some functional and sensory properties. Result showed that: starch had higher peak...

48 pages (8088 words) · Thesis · 28 days ago
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