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PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FISH FARMERS

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PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FISH FARMERS

TABLE OF CONTENT Chapter One Background to the study Statement of the study Purpose of the study Significance of the study Research questions Limitations of the study Chapter Two Review of related literature Chapter Three Research design and methodology Sampled area Sample subject Research instruments Administration of the questionnaire Validity and reliability of instrument Statistical […]

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THE IMPACT OF THE DISTRIBUTION AND UTILIZATION OF OIL PALM ON THE SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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THE IMPACT OF THE DISTRIBUTION AND UTILIZATION OF OIL PALM ON THE SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study Nigeria ranked sixth among the poorest countries in the world with over 70% of the population living below poverty line in 2007 (Central Intelligence Agency, 2012) while 46% lived below $1.25 daily in 2010 (World Bank, 2014). Okonjo-Iweala (2014) noted that Nigeria is one of the five countries […]

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AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING

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AN APPRAISAL OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ADP) AND CASSAVA FARMING

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Atiba local government area of Oyo State in the western part of Nigeria is known for their agricultural practices; cassava is one of the agricultural products that can be found in this area of oyo state. cassava is one of the agricultural products that are consumed by both the […]

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THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The study of economic history provides us with ample evidence that an agricultural revolution is a fundamental pre-condition for economic development (Eicher & Witt, 1964; Oluwasami 1966; Jones & Woolf, 1909). The agricultural sector has the potential to be the industrial and economic springboard from which a […]

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ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN INVOLVEMENT IN OIL PALM PROCESSING

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ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN INVOLVEMENT IN OIL PALM PROCESSING

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis is believed to be indigenous to West Africa. In Africa, wild palm groves are found mainly in a 300 to 500 hundred kilometers wide Western coastal belt stretching from Gambia to Angola and extending inland toward the East as far as the equator in the […]

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EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION

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EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION

2.2   LITERATURE REVIEW The effect of soil erosion is a worldwide phenomena particularly because of its adverse effects on man. As a result a lot of literature exists on these issues. A review of the ones relevant for this study will be discussed. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION/ CAUSES Soil erosion has been identified as a […]

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ANTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL

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ANTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL

ABSTRACT Insect pests are those insect species that are injurious or a nuisance. They cause injury or damage to crops in the field and grains in storage. Man and his domesticated animals are also attacked by insect pests. Arthropod predators belong to the phylum Arthropoda and are most times beneficial in the control of insect […]

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CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION

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CATTLE RANCHING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION

Abstract Pastoralism is the most traditional of ruminant livestock production systems in which extensive movement of the animals in search of pastures and water is its salient feature. Whereas the system is adapted to exploit the dry, arid climatic zone, it often overlaps into wetter, agricultural land, occasionally ending up into violent conflicts. Ranching is […]

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EFFECT OF OIL TYPES ON THE PHYSIO-CHEMICAL AND ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES OF AKARA

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EFFECT OF OIL TYPES ON THE PHYSIO-CHEMICAL AND ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES OF AKARA

ABSTRACT Akara is a tasty snack enjoyed by different sections of the population. This project investigated the effect of oil type on the sensory and chemical properties of akara produced from three different oil samples. The cowpea samples were soaked washed dehulled grind mixed with ingredients and fried in the various oil samples. The results […]

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SKILL NEEDS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATES FOR EMPLOYMENT IN RICE PRODUCTION ENTERPRISES

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SKILL NEEDS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATES FOR EMPLOYMENT IN RICE PRODUCTION ENTERPRISES

Abstract This study was designed to determine the effect of mind mapping on students? achievement in abstract contents of electrical and electronic trades in technical colleges. The study adopted the quasi-experimental research design, precisely, pretest, posttest non-equivalent control group design which involved groups of students in their intact classes. A sample of 193 electrical and […]

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