Forestry

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 · 1 year ago

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Of Land Degradation In Njaba Local Government Area Of Imo State.

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The study determined the socio-economic impact of land degradation in Njaba area of lmo State. From evidence, there is no recent available phenomenon that has assumed such a wide ranging...

68 pages (13293 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Some Wood Pulp Properties Of Pinus Caribaea (Morelet) Grown In Oluwa Forest Reserve In Ondo State, Nigeria

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The study examined some wood pulp properties of Pinus caribaea(morelet) grown in Oluwa forest reserve ( a world bank assisted pulpwood project) in Ondo State, Western Nigeria. The study...

128 pages (26993 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Survey Of Ecological Indicators Of Selected Areas With Different Forms Of Land Degradation In South-Eastern Nigeria

 

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 A survey was conducted to determine the features and dominant soil, plant and macro-organisms that could se'e as ecological indicators of some selected areas with c1iffernt...

103 pages (23728 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Remediation Of Some Degraded Soils Of Abia State, Nigeria With Biosolids

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Studies were conducted at Enugu, South East Nigeria, on the effects of four levels of biosolids (0.0, 10, 20, and 30 ton ha 1) on three degraded soil samples collected from Amaiyi —...

82 pages (15675 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Impact Of Petroleum Exploration On The Vegetation Of Afam Comunity, Rivers State, Nigeria

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The impact of oil industry activities on the vegetation was studied at Alam, Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria The study evaluated the effect of oil spillage on the...

75 pages (11754 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Forest Types On Some Soil Characteristics And Species Composition In Umuahia North, Abia State Of Nigeria

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A study was conducted in three land use systems (Theobroma cacao, Gmelina arborea and secondary forest) in Urnuahia North of Abia State of Nigeria to assess the plant composition and...

90 pages (18904 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Woody Plant Species Colonizing Abandoned Farmlands Of Different Seral Stages In South-Eastern Nigeria

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Woody plant species colonizing abandoned farmlands of different seral stages in the south-eastern Nigerian rainforest ecozone were studied between 1st September, 2005 and 30th August,...

128 pages (19672 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Ecological And Socio-Economic Characteristics Of Bamboo Spp In Relation To Land Use System

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A research was conducted to determine the socio-economic features of utilization, regeneration pattern, leaf litter fall, nutrient content and leaf pattern and soil chemical...

78 pages (15566 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

The Soil Seed Banks Of Tropical Rainforest In Umudike. (Ikwuano Local Government Area) Of Abia State, Nigeria

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A research was conducted to determine the density and species composition of viable seeds buried in four forest stands of a tropical rainforest in umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. The...

86 pages (14413 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Disposal And Management In Umuahia And Aba, Abia State. Nigeria

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Studies on municipal solid waste (MSW) generation, disposal and management over seasons (rainy and dry season) in 2004 were carried out in Umuahia and Aba, Abia - - State, Nigeria. In each...

114 pages (26480 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Variations In The Length, Diameter, Lumen -Width And Wall Thickness Of wood Fibres In Rubber (Hevea Brasiliensis(Kunth)Muel.Arg.) Grown In South Eastern Nigeria

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Variations in fibre length, fibre diameter, lumen width and fibre wall thickness of rubber wood were investigated to determine suitability for some industrial utilization. The main effects...

151 pages (40321 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effects Of Quarrying On Soil And Vegetation In Akamkpa Local Government Area Of Cross River State

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At the immediate vicinity of the quarry (PH) Magnifera indica had higher concentration of Cu (21 .5mg/kg) and Ni (26.08mg/kg) while Zn was higher in Carica papaya than that of other plant...

81 pages (14962 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Comparative Studies Of Seeds Stocked In Swampy And Hevea Brasiliensis Plantation Soils Of Umudike

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Seeds stocked in a swampy soil and hevea brariliensis plantation soil of Umudike were assessed by counting and recording the seedlings that germinated from soil monoliths collected from...

65 pages (13141 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Growth Of Vetiver Grass (Vetiveria Zizanioides L. Nash) And Its Effect On Different Degraded Sites In Abia State, Nigeria

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A study involving pot and field trials was carried out to determine the ability of vetiver grass to grow and improve some degraded sites. Five sites; a nursery top soil (control), kaolin...

85 pages (16926 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Assessment Of Nutritional Values And Oil Characteristics Of The Fruit Of Canarium Schweinfurthii Linn

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This study aimed at characterizing the fruits of Canarium schweinfurthii Linn. of it's the physical and chemical properties. Fruits were collected from three agroecological zones of...

58 pages (11096 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of The Exclusion Of Insect Pollinators On The Reproductive Performance Of Okra Abelmoschus Esculenta (L) Moench

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The reduction in pollination set-vices has led to reduction in crop yields of which okra is no exception. This study investigated the effect of exclusion of' insect pollinators on the...

51 pages (8370 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Socio-Economic And Environmental Benefits Of Non-timber Forest Products In Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria

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Non-Timber Forest Products provide enormous benefits to rural dwellers in Nigeria. These are open-access resources which are often exploited with unlimited restraints and therefore stand...

58 pages (12385 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Assessment Of Phytochemicals Of The Bark And Leaves Of Psidium Guajava Linn

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According to Wickens (1991), non-timber forest products have all the biological material (other than industrial round wood and derived sawn timber, wood chips, wood based panel and pulp)...

46 pages (7240 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Germination And Early Seedling Growth Rates Of Entandrophragma Cylinfricum, Dennerria Tripetala And Terminalia Superba In Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria

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 Germination of Term Lialia superba, Eniancfrophrcigma cylincfricum and Dennetia tripetala were studied. The objectives of this study are to determine the germination percentage and...

69 pages (11101 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Germination And Early Seedling Growth Rates Of Nauclea Diderrichii, Detarium Inacrocarpum, Khaya Ivorensis And Piper Guineense In Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria

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The Germination and Early Seedlings Growth Rates of Nauclea diderichii, Detarium macrocarpum, Khaya ivorensis and Piper guineense was carried out at Michael Okpara University of...

53 pages (8212 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Leaf Litter Production, Nutrient Cycling Rates, Growth And Yield Parameters Of Maize (Zea Mays L.) In Diospyros Crassiflora (Hem —FWTA) Plantation In Okwuta-Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

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Five experiments: leaf litter production, leaf litter decomposition, quantity of precipitation pathways, nutrient cycling of leaf litter and of precipitation pathways, and maize...

265 pages (62319 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Distribution And Checklist Of Lepidopteran Fauna In Parts Of Southeastern Nigeria And Observations On Aspects Of The Ecology Of Some Species

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Butterflies and moths are among the most common insect groups in tropical environments, but not much is known about their diversity and ecology in forest habitats such as in Nigeria. This...

185 pages (33856 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Leaf Litter Production, Nutrient Cycling Rates, Growth And Yield Parameters Of Maize (Zea Mays L.) In Diospyros Crassifora (Hiern—FWTA) Plantation In Okwuta-Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

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Five experiments: leaf litter production, leaf litter decomposition, quantity of precipitation pathways, nutrient cycling of leaf litter and of precipitation pathways, and maize production...

265 pages (62319 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Assessment Of Some Selected Heavy Metals In Sawdust, Soil And Plants At Timbre Market, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

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The study assessed the physicochemical properties and heavy metals (chromium (Cr), zinc (Zn), cadmium (Cd), and copper (Cu)) levels in sawdust, soil and plants at Ahiaeke timber market....

113 pages (25450 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago
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