Crop Production and Science

Efficacy Of Neem Seed And Leaf Extracts And Decis On The Incidence And Severity Of Leaf Spot, Leaf Curl And Wilt Diseases Of Groundnut

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 Field trial was conducted at the Western farm of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, to evaluate the efficacy of neem seed, neem leaf extract and the synthetic pesticide...

37 pages (6625 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 24 days ago

Soil Characterization, Classification And Land Capability Evaluation Of The Western Farm Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, South Eastern Nigeria

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Three soil profile pits which represent three soil units ONM-0 1, ONM-02 and ONM-03 developed on sand stones and coastal plain sands transition of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,...

46 pages (6477 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 11 months ago

Effect Of Npk (12:12:12) 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 NPK (12:12:12) on growth and yield of mungbean (Vigna radiata. L. Wilczek) in Umudike — a humid forest zone of...

32 pages (5063 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Assessment Of Spatial And Depth Variation Of Soil Physicochemical Properties Of Different Land Use Types In Umudike, Abia State South Eastern Nigeria

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The effects of two land utilization types; oil palm plantation and mixed cropping of maize, melon and cassava were evaluated to assess the spatial and depth variation of the soil...

51 pages (6933 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Physicochemical Properties Of The Soil Amended With Cow Dung And Cassava Peel And Its Effect On Germination Rate Of Maize.

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The effect of organic amendments, cow dung (CD), cassava peel (CP), and cow dung and cassava peel combination (CD +CP), on soil physico — chemical properties such as percent organic carbon...

60 pages (7016 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Levels Of Wood Ash On Soil Acidity And Available Phosphorus

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A study was conducted at the eastern farm of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, to determine the effect of levels of wood ash on soil acidity and available phosphorus. The...

43 pages (6536 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Control Of The Damping Off Disease Of Tomato Seedlings Incited By Selerotium Rotfsii Sace Using Some Extracts Captan And Trichoderma Harzaianum

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Aqueous crude extracts of ginger, neem seeds, paw paw roots, bitter cola and leaves of J-Jyptls suaveolens at 5%, 10% and 20% concentration were tested 1'or their effects on...

60 pages (11728 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effect Of Fungicides And Fungicide Mixtures On Some Important Diseases Of Rainfed Cowpea In Umudike.

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Cowpea (var, IAR -48) was sprayed at weekly intervals with ridomil, benlate and ridomil + benlate mixtures for the control of lamb's tail pod rot disease, brown blotch, bacterial...

30 pages (3300 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of The Efficacy Of Plant Extracts For The Control Of Okpa Flea Beetle (Podagrica Spp) In Umudike

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Field experiments were conducted at The Research Farm of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike during 2000 (late planting season) and 2001 (early planting season) to...

76 pages (13885 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

The Effect Of Intercropping Cocoyam With Four Varieties Of Vegetable Cowpea Of Contrasting Character On Cocoyam

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A study was carried out between April and October, 2004 at Umudike to investigate the effects of intercropping cocoyam with vegetable cowpea of contrasting characters (climbing...

44 pages (5945 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Studies On The Control Of Stem Borers Of Upland Rice (Oryza Sativa) in South Eastern Nigeria, Using Some Botanicals.

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Studies were carried out in Amakama, South-Eastern Nigeria, to determine the effectiveness of Azadirachia ind/da A. Juss, .Jairopha curcas L., Monodora myristica (Gaertn) Dunal...

224 pages (46795 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effect Of Cropping Systems On Fungal And Bacterial Diseases Of Cowpea (Vigna Unguicuta (L) Walp) In A Rain Forest Ecosystem Of South-Eastern Nigeria

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A field survey to investigate the diseases of cowpea in Abia State, Nigeria was conducted between 1997 and 1998. The following diseases were found to be associated with the ...

172 pages (33539 words) · Thesis · 1 year ago

Effects Of Duration Of Cyperusesculentus (Yellow Nutsedge) Competition On Vigna Unguiculata (Cowpea) Growth And Yield.

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A pot experiment was conducted in the 2004 cropping season at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike experimental farm to study and measure the effect of the duration...

40 pages (6351 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Control Of Maize Weevil Sitophilus Zeamais (Motschulsky) Using Citrus Sinensis Rind Powder And Oil

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The efficacy of Citrus sinensis rind powder and oil was studied under laboratory conditions for their toxicities to maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky). Clean maize...

49 pages (7667 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Preliminary Assessment Of Some Plant Extracts As Inhibitors Of Egg - Hatch In Meloidogyne Spp.

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A laboratory study on the effectiveness of leaf water extracts from ten locally collected plants (Cymbopogon citratus, RauwoljIa vornitoria, Vernon/a arrnygclalina, Urena lobata,...

26 pages (3897 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Pathogenic Organisms Of Brown Blotch Disease Of Cowpea (Vigna Unguiculata) In Umudike

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Pieces of sterilized infected cowpea leaves were cultured in a PDA.

Pathogenicity was carried out on the isolates to identify the pathogens.


The pathogenic organisms were identified as...

26 pages (3535 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Post-Harvest Control Of Cassava Tuber Rot Using Some Plant Extracts

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investigation were carried out to test the potency of some plant

extracts for the control of cassava tuber rot caused by Botryodiplodia

acerina and Rhizopus oryzae which were isolated from...

115 pages (16431 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effect Of Weed Competition On The Yield Of Dry Season Okra (Abelmoschus Esculentus) In Umudike

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The experiment which aims at monitoring the effect of different weeding regimes on the yield of dry season Ora (A be/rn oschus esculenlus) variety— Clemson spineless was conducted at the...

49 pages (7922 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Evaluation Of Some Plant Extractor For The Control Of Maize Weevil (Sitophilus Zeamais (Motschulsky)

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The efficacy of acetone extracts of Azadirachu indica seed, A. hid/ca leaf A.md/ca bark,Zingiber officinale rhizome, Caspsic:iin fri,iescens fruit, Monodora nzyristica seed, Jatropha...

46 pages (7651 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Effects of Some Plant Extracts on The Germination Of Cowpea (Vigna Ungiiiculata (L.) Wa/P.) Seeds And Incidence Of The Seed Borne Fungi

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The effect of five plant tissue extracts; Piper guinensis leaf and seed, Carica papaya leaf, root and seed: were evaluated in the laboratory to determine their effect on the germination of...

46 pages (8638 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Post-Harvest Control of Tomato Fruit Rot Caused by Fusarium Solan Using Extracts of Neem (Azadiracta Indica)

 

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Fungal rot Is one of the Important disease of tomato fruit In storage. Fusarium solani Is important pathogen isolated from stored tomato fruits. The alcohol and water extracts of...

23 pages (4882 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Evaluation of Monodora Myristica And .Jatropha Curcas, For The Control Of Okra Flea Beetle (Podagrica Spp) In Umudike

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The efficacy of 5% Monodra seed Petroleum ether extract (5% MSEE), 5% Jatropha seed petroleum ether extract (5% JSEE), 5% Monodroa seed water extract (5% MSWE), 5% Japtropha seed water...

59 pages (10853 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago

Post-Harvest Control of Yam Tuber Rot Caused by Rhizopus Oryzae and Botyodiplodia Theobromea Using Leaf Extracts Of Tobacco (Nicotiana Tabacum) and Papaya (Asimina Triloba)


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Post-harvest microbial rot is one of yam diseases which occurs both in the field and barn. The pathogenic fungi most frequently encountered in this study included: Rihizopus., oryzae and...

33 pages (5627 words) · Projects / Dissertations · 1 year ago
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