Vol. 1 No. 6; October 2012

International Journal of Applied Research and Technology

ISSN 2277-0585

Vol. 1, No. 6      |        October 2012

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Table of Contents

Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Sociology

Nwakor, F. N. and Nwakor, E. W.

Evaluation of Cassava Processing and Utilization Forms among Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Lenka, D. M., Amadi, C. O., Dung, E. A. and Dalyop, T. Y.

Comparative Economic Analysis of Sole Potato Cropping, Potato/Maize and Potato/Popcorn Intercropping in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

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Amazu, G. O., Onyeneke, R. U., Nwajiuba, C. U. and Nwosu, C. S.

Enterprise Goals and Survival Strategies by Small Scale Food Processing Enterprises in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria.

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Mazza M.

Perceived Contributions of Urban Farming to Household Food Security in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Nenna, M. G., Ugbaja, M. O. and Ugwumba C. O. A.

Encouraging Farmers’ Full Participation in Policy Implementation for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Anambra State, Nigeria.

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Lenka, D. M., Dung, E. A., Amadi, C. O. and Asumugha, G. N.

Temporal and Spatial Pricing Efficiency in Potato Marketing in North Central Nigeria.

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Ohajianya, D. O. and Onyenweaku, C. E.

Factor Demand and Output Supply Elasticity of Rice Production in Nigeria: Profit Function Results.

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Apu, U., Ekumankama, O. O. and Unamma, R. P. A.

Assessment of Rural Peoples’ Participation in Providing Safe Water Supply Scheme in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Henri-Ukoha, A., Orebiyi, J. S., Eze, C. C., Lemchi, J. I., Ohajianya, D. O. and Ibekwe, U. C.

Determinants of Food Security/Insecurity by Gender in a Communal Land Tenure System among Cassava-Based Farmers in Abia State, South East Nigeria: A Comparative Approach.

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Igwe, K. C., Onyenweaku, C. E. and Nwaru, J. C.

Optimum Combination of Arable Crops and Selected Livestock Enterprises among Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Ohimain, E. I., Oyedeji, A. A. and Izah, S. C.

Employment Effects of Smallholder Oil Palm Processing Plants in Elele, Rivers State, Nigeria.

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Nwaobiala, C. U., Ezeh, C. I.and Unamma, R. P. A.

Farmers’ Participation in IFAD/FGN/NDDC/Community Based Natural Resource Management Programme Technologies in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Osugiri, I. I., Korie, .O. C., Onyemauwa, C. S., Ejiogu, A. O.and Osuagwu, O. C.

Credit Acquisition, Defaults and Consequences on Small-holder Poultry Production in Owerri Agricultural Zone, Imo State.

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Osuala, A. E., Osuji, J. and Emerole, C. O.

Determinants Access of Small-Scale Farmers to Micro-Credit from Formal Financial Institutions in Abia State, Nigeria.

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Nwaiwu, J. C

Livelihood Activities and Poverty Alleviation among Rural Women in Imo State, Nigeria.

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Nwankwo, O. O. and Obi, C. T.

Allocative Efficiency among Small Holder Broiler Farmers in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria.

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Ohajianya, D. O.

Technical, Allocative and Economic Efficiency of Pig Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria: Data Envelopment Analysis Approach.

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Agronomy/Crop Science


Nwaogu, E. N., Asawalam, D. O. and Osodeke, V. E.

Influence of Poultry Manure and Inorganic Potassium Fertilizer Amendments on Soil Potassium Status and Root Yield of Sweetpotato in an Ultisol in South Eastern Nigeria.

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Gaya, A. G., Adebitan, S. A., Gurama, A. U. and Fagam, A. S.

Effects of Variety and Fertilizer on the Severity of Pearl Millet Downy Mildew in Kano State, Nigeria.

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Arunah, U. L., Tanimu, B., Amans, E. B. and Mahmud, M.

Competitive Advantage of Zea mays L. and Ricinus commumis L. Mixture as Influenced by Row Arrangement, Levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilization.

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Nwankwo, I. I. M., Eka, M. J., Okocha, P. I. and Chukwu, G. O.

Estimation of Quantitative Heritable Characters for Selection of Intra-Specific Hybrids of Dioscorea rotundata.

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Abah, J., Abdurahaman, F. I., Ndahi, N. P. and Ogugbuaja, V. O.

Effects of Inorganic Fertilizers and Herbicides on Levels of Some Heavy Metals in Soils and Grains of Rice Grown in Selected Areas of Benue State, Nigeria.

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Oriire, L. T., Adegoke, I. A., Adebisi, A. A. and Odeyale O. C.

Comparative Testing of Physical Properties of Solid Wood and Briquettes Produced from Sawdust of Anogeissus leiocarpa.

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Akanbi, O. S. O., Famaye, A. O., Ipinmoroti, R. R., Ibiremo, S. O., Ojeniyi, S. O., Taiwo, N., Adejobi, K. B.,  Ojewale, E. O. and Oyewusi, I. K.

Evaluation of Sole and Combined Effects of NPK Fertilizer, Cocoa Pod Husk and Oil Palm Bunch Ash on the Growth and Dry Matter Yield of Cocoa.

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Animal Science and Technology

Jeff-Agboola, Y. A., Akinyele, B. J., Onifade, A. K. and Osho, I. B.

Survey of Mycobiota of Poultry Feeds Retailed in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Nwachukwu, E. N. and Onyeanula, E. F.

Sexual Dimorphism and Its Implication on Body Weight and Market Value of Local Turkeys.

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Okereke, C. O.

Effects of Replacing Soybean Meal with Raw Bambara Nut (Voandzeia  subterranean L.) Offal on the Egg Production Performance and Egg Quality of Laying Hens in a Cassava Based Diet.

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Nwachukwu, E. N., Ugwuene, M. C. and Adindu, U. C.

Growth and Interrelationship between Body Weight, External Morpho-Structures and Internal Body Organs in Aylesbury Ducklings.

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Adedeji, O. S., Akande, T. O, Akinwumi, A. O, Shittu, M. D. and Okunlola, D. O.

Effects of dietary Aspilia africana inclusion on the haematological parameters of broiler chickens at eight and twelve week old.

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Kingdom, T., Allison, M. E. and Gbenefadei, P.

Shell Growth of Fresh Water Clam (Galatea paradoxa) in Ikebiri Creek, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

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Food Science and Technology

Aniedu, C. and Omodamiro, R. M.

Fortification of Cassava Flour with African Yam Bean: Implication for Food Security in Nigeria.

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Pest Management

Isah, M. D., Abdullahi, G. and Sastawa, B. M.

Distribution Patterns of Insect Pests Infesting Some Field and Stored Commodities in Maiduguri, North-Eastern Nigeria: Implications for their Management.

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Daure, G. L., Kuchinda, N. C., Abubakar, I. U., Aliyu, L. and Amadi, C. O.

Effects of Nitrogen, Wood Ash and Intra-Row Spacing on Bacterial Wilt and Total Tuber Yield of Potato (Solanum Tuberosum L.) At Kuru, Nigeria

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Yahaya, M. M. and Nafisatu, B. Y.

Repellency of Z-germicide® to adults of Periplaneta americana

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Ohaeri, C. C. and Chinenye, O. B

Prevalence of Trichomoniasis amongst Inhabitants of Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

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Nwawuisi, J. U., Nwadili, C. and Ndukuba, J.

Disease Incidence and Major Fungal Pathogens Associated with Flowers and Capsules of Castor Bean (Ricinus communis L.) Plants in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

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Amajor, J. U., Ehisianya, C. N., Korieocha, D. S. and Amajor, E.

Microbial Quality and Insect Pest Susceptibility of Processed Ipomea batatas Chips in Different Storage Media.

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Soil Science and Agro-climatology

Audu E. B.

Global Warming and Its Health Implication on Man: Evidence from Nigeria.

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Eneje, R. C. and Ukwuoma, V. E.

Plant and Animal Organic Manure Effects on Vegetable and Orchard Farm Soils: Effects on Aggregate Stability.

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Audu, E. B. and Rizama, D. S.

Rainfall Variability as Indices of Climate Variability: Evidence from Lokoja and its Environs, Kogi State, Nigeria.

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Audu, H. O., Binbol, N. L., Ekanem, E. M., Felix I.and Bamayi, E. A.

Effects of Climate Change on Length of Growing Season in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

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Uwanamodo, O. A. and Emenyonu, C. C.

Study of TINLib and Greenstone Library Automation Software.

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Ashashim, C., Ememe, O. N.and Ezeh, C. S.

Entrepreneurship Education and Self-Reliance in Secondary Schools in Aba Education Zone, South East Nigeria.

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Ezebuiro, N. C., Eke-Okoro, O. N., Olojede, A. O., Nwosu, K. I. and Ekumankama, O. O.

Food Potentials of Hausa Potato: An Underutilized Food Crop in Nigeria for Household Food Security, Nutrition and Economic Empowerment.

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Awotide D.O.and Usman J.M.

Determinants of Participation in Traditional Microfinance System by Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs in Abeokuta North Local Government Area, Ogun State, Nigeria.

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