Agronomy

Responses Of Some White Yam Cultivars (Dioscorea Rotundata Poir) To Different Harvesting Dates.

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Two field experiments were conducted to study the responses of five white yam cultivars to three harvesting dates during June 2016 and June 2017 cropping seasons in a tropical...

28 pages (7905 words) · Thesis · 11 days ago

Interaction Of Compound Fertilizer Rate And Plant Spacing On Vine And Root Yeild Of Sweet Potato (Ipomoea Batatas (L.) Lam) In Degrated Ultisol

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A two year field experiment was conducted during the growing seasons of 2015 and 2016 at National Root Crops Research Institute, (NRCRI) Umudike, South eastern Nigeria to evaluate the...

1 page (14315 words) · Thesis · 17 days ago

Yield Stability Analysis In Taro (Colocasia Esculenta) As Influenced By Some Crop Management Systems

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The study was carried out to assess the yield stability of some taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) genotypes commonly grown by farmers in Nigeria as influenced by some cropping system...

34 pages (44296 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Studies On Compound Fertilizer Sources And Rates And Agrolyser Requirements And Number Of Stakes Per Stand For Cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) Stem And Root Production In Umudike, Southeast Nigeria

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Cassava nutrition and population are some of the factors that affect the yield of cassava. Some farmers prefer to plant more than one stake per stand in order to increase yield of roots...

143 pages (31252 words) · Thesis · 25 days ago

Effect Of Different Levels Of Poultry Manure And Staking On The Growth And Yield Of Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus L) In Umudike

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A field experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different levels of poultry manure and staking on the growth and yield of cucumber at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture...

64 pages (12284 words) · Thesis · 29 days ago

Interaction Of Compound Fertilizer Rate And Plant Spacing On Vine And Root Yeild Of Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) In Degrated Ultisol

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A two year field experiment was conducted during the growing seasons of 2015 and 2016 at National Root Crops Research Institute, (NRCRI) Umudike, South eastern Nigeria to evaluate the...

19 pages (14315 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Effects Of Percentage Leaf Defoliation And Npk 15:15:15 Fertilizer Application On The Growth And Yield Of Cassava (Manihot esculenta (L.) Crantz)

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Field experiments were conducted at the Teaching and Research Farm of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) and the Research Farm of the National Root Crop Research...

28 pages (19490 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Cropping System And Seasonal Effect On The Growth And Yield Of Maize / Cowpea Intercrop In Umuahia

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Two field experiments were carried out at NdumeIbeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area, UmuahiaAbia State in 2016 cropping season (early and late season) to determine the cropping...

40 pages (10902 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Evaluation Of Inter And Intra Family Variations In Segregating Populations Of Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) In Umudike

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A research was conducted in Umudike to know the inter and intra family variations that exist between sweetpotato progenies raised from half and full-sib families developed in ...

144 pages (28659 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Breeding Studies In Mucuna sloanei (Fawc & Rendle)

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Twenty-four Mucuna sloanei accessions were evaluated at Umudike in 2013, while fifteen accessions were evaluated at Amakama and Ishiagu in 2015 with a view to identifying genotypes that are...

94 pages (41792 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Selection Of Sweetpotato Genotypes For High Yield, High Dry Matter And Starch In Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria.

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The productivity of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] is mainly dependent on the acquisition of genotypes which possess desirable traits and development of high yielding...

35 pages (67553 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Litter Production, Decomposition and Nutrient Release Dynamics In Allanblackia Floribunda (Oliv) Agroforestry System And Espacement Interaction On Growth And Yield Of Maize And Mungbean

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Field experiments were conducted between 2016 and 2018 at Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Humid Forest Research Station, Umuahia, South east Nigeria, to study litter production,...

186 pages (40534 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Inheritance Of Yield, Dry Matter And Β-Carotene Contents In Full-Sib Families Of Orange-Fleshed Sweet potato Genotypes

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This study aimed at assessing the inheritance of important agronomic traits in full-sib families of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) was conducted at National Root Crops Research...

216 pages (74163 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Effect Of Mungbean Population And Time Of Planting Maize On The Productivity Of Mungbean (Vigna radiata L. WILCZEK) - MAIZE (Zea mays L.) Intercropping System

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Field experiments were conducted from May-September 2015 and April-August 2016 cropping seasons at Eastern farm of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State to...

1 page (30602 words) · Thesis · 1 month ago

Morphological And Molecular Characterization For Assessment Of Genetic Diversity Among Sweetpotato (Ipomoea Batatas (L.) Lam) Accessions In Nigeria

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Assessment of genetic diversity is an essential component in germplasm characterization and utilization. Therefore, a study was undertaken to investigate the morphological and molecular...

193 pages (38940 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Effect Of Slip Weight, NPK Fertilizer, Sett Size, Time Of Sett Immersion In Water, Stake Height, And Cultivar On Growth And Yield Of Yams (Dioscorea Spp) In South Eastern Nigeria

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Three field experiments were conducted between 2016 and 2018, in the rainforest belt of south eastern Nigeria at Umudike, to study the response of white yam (cultivar TDr 89/02475) to slip...

104 pages (27565 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Assessment Of Growth And Yield Responses Of Yams (Dioscorea Species) To Different Sett Sizes, Plant Spacing, Stake Lengths And Inorganic Fertilizer Levels In A South Eastern Nigeria Humid Agroecology

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Three field experiments each in two cropping seasons were conducted at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike in southeastern Nigeria, between 2016 and 2017. The...

113 pages (16834 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Variability In Yield, Yield Components And Nutrient Content Of Fluted Pumpkin (Telfairia Occidentalis Hook F.) Accessions In Two Locations

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Twenty fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) accessions were grown in two locations (Umudike and Obio Akpa) in randomized complete block design during the rainy season of 2017 to evaluate...

1 page (22047 words) · Thesis · 8 months ago

Effect Of Planting Time, Npk Fertilizer, Variety And Mixed Cropping On Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato In A Humid Environment Of South East Nigeria

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This research was designed to evaluate on-farm orange-fleshed sweet potato variety response to time of planting and NPK (15:15:15) compound fertilizer; and the effect of sweet potato...

106 pages (22055 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 8 months ago

Studies On Some Agronomic Practices In The Cultivation Of Fluted Pumpkin (Telfairia Occidentalis Hook F) On An Ultisol In Umudike, South Eastern Nigeria

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Three field experiments were conducted in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Research Farm, Umudike during the 2013 and 2014 second cropping seasons. Experiment I evaluated the...

160 pages (36560 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Responses Of Cocoyam To Poultry Manure, Rice Husk And Potassium Fertilizer In A Tropical Ultisol In Uyo, Southeastern Nigeria

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Two field trials were conducted on a texturally sandy loam soil in 2006 and 2007 cropping seasons at Uyo, Akwa lbom State, a humid forest agroecology of Southeastern Nigeria to determine...

114 pages (23953 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Pig Manure On Growth And Yield Of Mungbean (Vigna radiata .L. wilczek) In Umudike

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A study was conducted to determine the effect of different levels of pig manure on growth and yield of rnungbean (Vigna radiate. L. Willczek) in Umudike — a humid forest zone of Nigeria....

36 pages (5445 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Pig Manure On Growth And Yield Of Mungbean (Vigna Radiata. Wilczek) In Umudike

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A study was conducted to determine the effect of different levels of pig manure oii growth and yield of rnungbean (Vigna radiate. L. Willczek) in Umudike — a humid forest zone of Nigeria....

36 pages (5445 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Soybean (Glycinemax(L) Merril) For Yield And Associated Traits In Umudike

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Eighteen genotypes of soybean were evaluated in 2005 cropping season for yield and associated characters at the research farm of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in the...

68 pages (10051 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Varietal Trials Of Different Cultivars Of Peppers (Capsicum Spp) For Establishment And Adaptation In Umudike Environment, In South Eastern Nigeria

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Four cultivars of pepper (Capsicum spp) were tried to see whether they can establish and adapt in Urnudike environment in South eastern Nigeria. They were evaluated for yield components...

37 pages (4720 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago
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