Soil Science

Model-Based Prediction Of Soil Losses Under Different Land Uses Of The Coastal-Palin-Sand Soils Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria:- Udo, Ndifreke S

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Two models, the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) and the Soil Loss Estimation Model of the Southern Africa Model (SLEMSA), were adopted to assess soil losses and identify the most...

174 pages (51809 words) · Dissertations · 1 month ago

Influence Of Mineral And Organic Fertilization On Forms Of Potassium And Ginger Production In An Ultisol Of Southeastern Nigeria:- Okeke, Veronica N.

 

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Field and laboratory studies were carried out in 2018 and 2019 at the National Root Crops Research Institute Eastern Farm, Umudike to explore the influence of mineral and organic...

200 pages (46420 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Soil Survey And Land Evaluation For Crop Production In Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria:- Ukut, Asuama N.

 

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Soil survey and land evaluation for selected crops in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State (LGA), Nigeria were carried out. The objectives were to survey,...

110 pages (39965 words) · Dissertations · 2 months ago

Geostatistical Mapping Of Soils Of Ibiono, Itu And Ikono Local Government Areas, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria:- Udoh, Unyime M

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Geostatistical mapping of soil properties in Ibiono, Itu and Ikono Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State was carried out for site- specific soil management. A digital elevation model...

153 pages (27907 words) · Dissertations · 2 months ago

Efficiency of Different Models for Estimating Hydraulic Conductitiviy Using Pressure Plate Apparatus in Soils of Coastal Plain Sands at Oboro Clan- Ikwuano LGA, of Abia State:- Omenihu, Eruchi L

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A study was carried out to determine the efficiency of different models for estimating hydraulic conductivity in soils of coastal plain sands of Oboro clan – Ikwuano Local Government area...

54 pages (16661 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

“Detailed Soil Survey of a Forest Pedosite at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria:- Okonkwor, Callistus I.

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A detailed soil survey of a forest pedosite at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria was carried out. The forest.pedosite covered an estimated area of 1.8...

139 pages (31036 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

The Physico-Chemical Properties Of Waterlogged Soils In Anantigha, Calabar South In Cross River State:- Okpo, Uwe E

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Waterlogged soils cultivated with cocoyam in four locations in Anantigha, Calabar South, Cross River State were studied with a view to assessing changes in the physico-chemical properties...

45 pages (7946 words) · Projects · 3 months ago

Use Of P Sorption Characteristics For Determination Of P Requirement Of Mungbean (Vigna Radiata (L) Wilczek) In Some Soils Of Southeastern Nigeria.:- Essien, Florence T

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 This study was conducted to determine the phosphorus sorption characteristics and phosphorus requirement of mungbean in selected soils ofsoutheastern Nigeria. The soils for the study...

86 pages (19041 words) · Theses · 3 months ago

Detailed Soil Survey of a Forest Pedosite at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria: Okonkwo, Callistus I.

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136 pages (30850 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Land suitability of Soils of Coastal Plain Sands in Abia State for Mung Bean (Vigna radiata) Production:- Okechukwu, Tochukwu V.

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The Coastal Plain Sands of Abia State spans from Umuahia North to Ugwunagbo Local Government Area, hence it was studied adopting the free soil survey approach. Data were obtained from the...

149 pages (37596 words) · Theses · 6 months ago

Reducing Food Losses Through Sustainable Methods Of Plant Disease Management: An Imperative For Actualization Of Food Security In Nigeria [Inaugural Lecture]

INTRODUCTION

Plants not only sustain man and animals but also source of food for other organisms including microorganisms living in the ecosystem. Efforts of man is to subjugate plants and animals...

40 pages (11158 words) · Inaugural Lectures · 10 months ago

Crop Vampires: Strategies For Sustainable Management In Smallholder Farming System In Nigeria [Inaugural Lecture Series No. 11]

Introduction 


It is my singular honour and privilege to welcome you to this lecture. I am very much delighted and thankful to the Almighty God for this opportunity to deliver the 11th Inaugural...

26 pages (9353 words) · Inaugural Lectures · 10 months ago

Global Warming Potentials And Degradation Rate Assessment Of Soils Of Selected Flood Plains In Imo State

 

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This study investigated the Global Warming Potentials (GWPs), degradation rate and erodibility status of soils of selected floodplains in Imo State. A target soil survey technique was...

274 pages (49698 words) · Dissertations · 10 months ago

Greedy Tropical Soils: Appeasing the Hungry Soils for Sustainable Food Production [26th Inaugural Lecture]

TABLE OF CONTENT

1.0 Preamble

2.0 Soils

2.1 Soil Composition

2.2 Importance of Soils

2.3 Soil Formation

2.4 Disciplines in Soil Science

2.5 Soil Classifications

2.6 Soil Minerals

2.7 Soil...

57 pages (12572 words) · Inaugural Lectures · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Clay Mineralogy, Potassium Adsorption Dynamics And Kinetics In Soils Of Imo State, Nigeria

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This study was carried out in Imo State, Southeastern Nigerian to investigate the effect of clay minerals from selected parent materials (Coastal plain sand, Alluvium, Imo Clay...

261 pages (42471 words) · Dissertations · 1 year ago

Land Capability, Degradation Status And Pedodiversity Of A Forest Pedosite At Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria

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A detailed soil survey of 1.8ha forest pedosite at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria, was conducted to evaluate land capability,...

40 pages (21163 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

Assessment Of Soil Quality Indices Of Three Land Use Types In An Ultisol, Ikot Ekpene Area, Akwa Ibom State

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Soil quality indices of cultivated cassava/maize land (CML1) at AKADEP Centre, fallow land (FL2) at AKADEP Centre, and vegetable land use (VL3) at Nkap all in Ikot Ekpene LGA in Akwa Ibom...

64 pages (19319 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

SSA 212 Principle of Soil Science

FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION: 2017/2018 SESSION

2 pages (1386 words) · Exam Question Papers · 1 year ago

Ffect Of Biochar Rates On Some Soil Chemical Properties, Yield And Nutrient Content Of Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas L) In An Ultisol Of Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria

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Incubation studies and field trial were carried out at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike to evaluate the effect of biochar rates on some soil chemical properties, yield...

49 pages (21404 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

Spatial Analysis Of Soil Carbon Sequestration, Aggregation And Aggregate Stability Under Different Parent Materials And Land-Uses In Southern Nigeria

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Spatial analysis of soil C sequestration, aggregation and aggregate stability under selected land use types and parent materials was carried out in some parts of Southern Nigeria....

1 page (106382 words) · Dissertations · 1 year ago

Role Of Extreme Rainfall Events In Formation Of Gully Erosion In Umuhute And Umuaroko-Ahiaeke, Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State

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This study examined the role of extreme rainfall events in gully erosion formation at Umuhute/Umuaroko-Ahiaeke, Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State. The specific objectives...

46 pages (12497 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Soil Characterization Of A Toposequence At Ikpa River Basin Ofakwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

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Information on soil properties and distribution is critical for making decisions with regard to crop production and mitigating land degradations. This study was conducted to examine the...

43 pages (12609 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Comparative Sorption Of Copper, Lead And Zinc By Selected Amendments In A Paleudult In Southeastern Nigeria.

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Batch sorption and incubation experiments were carried out in the Soil Science Laboratory of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) to evaluate the effect of cow dung,...

69 pages (23994 words) · Theses · 1 year ago

Detailed Soil Survey Of Michael Okpara Univeristy Of Agriculture Umudike Umuahia (Mouau Site (Phase I)

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The ability to maximally harness the potential of any soil begins with a proper evaluation and correct classification of that soil. Soils have a variety of uses which include (but not...

101 pages (21345 words) · Projects · 1 year ago

Effect of Biochar on Soil Acidity, pH buffering capacity and Nutrient Status of an Ultisol planted to Cucumber (cucumis sativus l.) In Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria

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Soil acidity has remained a major yield limiting factor for crop production worldwide, and in Umudike Southeastern Nigeria, where the soils are characterized by high acidity and low...

31 pages (21241 words) · Theses · 1 year ago
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