Vol 24, No2 (2021)

Table of Contents

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF CUCUMBER PRODUCTIONIN JOS-EAST, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA.

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*Godfrey Onuwa, Okeke-Agulu, K.I, Jesse Birma and Alamanjo, C.C

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PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS OF RICE PRODUCTION ENTERPRISE IN OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA.

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S. O. MBAH

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ESTIMATION OF THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY FUNCTIONS FOR MICROCREDIT USE OF GINGER MARKETERS IN SOUTH EAST, NIGERIA.

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Kadurumba C.

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PROFITABILITY AND CONSTRAINTS OF PLANTAIN FARMING AMONG RURAL HOUSEHOLDS IN NIGERIA: DELTA STATE PERSPECTIVE.

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Peter Otunaruke EMAZIYE

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ECOLOGICAL STATUS OF AFZELIA AFRICANA (SM), BRACHYSTEGIA EURYCOMA (HARMS), AND MILICIA EXCELSA (WELW.) C.C. BERG IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA.

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1Nwajiobi. B., 1Mbakwe, R. and 2Nzegbule, E.C, 1Ogbonna, A.N

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SOURCES OF INFORMATION AMONG PIG FARMERS IN DELTA NORTH AGRICULTURAL ZONE OF DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.

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1ODIA F.N. , 2NWANDU, H.O.

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ASSESSMENT OF VARIATIONS IN COTTON SEED AND COTTON LINT EXPORTS IN PRE-SAP, SAP AND POST-SAP REGIMES IN NIGERIA.

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A.S. AKENBOR 1             P.I. NWANDU 2

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Heamatological and  Serum Biochemical Indices of Weaner Yankasa Rams Fed a Mixture of  Bambara Nut Offal and Rice Offal as Supplement to Panicum maximum.

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1Shettima, I 1Ocheja J.O, 1Yahaya, B, 2Abalaka, A.E 1Turaki, A.U 1Bukola, A.O, Umar,H. A, Umar,S.J 

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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF MEAT FROM RABBITS FED SOME BROWSE SPECIES SUPPLEMENTED WITH A CONCENTRATE DIET.

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1 Jibrin, N  ,1 Opega,J.L ,2 Sadiq,M.S 2Umar,S.J ,1Isah, L.R ,  1Egbunu, G.F and 2 Umar, M.M,

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EFFECTS OF SELECTED WASTES ON SOME CHEMICAL PROPERTIES IN AN ALFISOL, DELTA STATE.

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Onyibe1, C. E., Alama, I. S. A2 and. Emefe, O. Mavel

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PROFILE DISTRIBUTION AND PEDOGENIC PROPERTIES OF THE FORMS OF IRON AND MANGANESE, AND CLAY MINERALOGY OF SOME SOILS OVERLYING THE BASEMENT COMPLEX OF NORTH-EASTERN NIGERIA.

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*1Kefas, P. K., 1Akwoga J. A., 2Ezeaku, P. I., 3Ofem,K.I.,  4Shobayo, A.B., 5Ibrahim, J. A., 6Ukabiala, M.E., 7Philip H. J., 2Azuka, C.V., 2Asadu, C.L.A. 8Simon S.Y, 1Hashim, S.A., 1Kussy,J.J.and 1Ali,I.J.

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DETERMINANTS OF ADOPTION OF PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES AMONG POTATO FARMERS.

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*Onuwa, G.C1, Jibril, S.A2., Sani, H.M2., Vihi, S.K1, Kambai, C1

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IMPACT OF SOIL AND CROP MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES SCHOOLS ON MAIZE PRODUCTIVITY AMONG SMALLHOLDERS IN NORTH RIFT VALLEY, KENYA

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1David K. Bunyatta, 2Christopher A. Onyango

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WEIGHT GAINS AND ECONOMY OF PRODUCTION OF WEANER PIGS FED DIETS CONTAINING FERMENTED MIXTURE OF CASSAVA ROOT PULP AND PALM KERNEL CAKE AS REPLACEMENT FOR MAIZE.

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*Aladi, N.O., Ukosa S.M., Ogbuewu,I.P., Okoli, I.C. and Okeudo, N.J.

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GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT RETENTION OF BROILER FINISHERS FED VARYING DIETARY INCLUSION LEVELS OF Telfairia occidentalis LEAF MEAL (TOLM).

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*EZENWOSU. C,   OGWUEGBU M.C, ANIZOBA N.W, AJAYI M.A, ONODUGO M.O, UGWUOKE J.I, ONYIMONYI. A. E

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GENDER ISSUES IN THE USE OF YAM MINISET TECHNOLOGY FOR INCREASED AND SUSTAINABLE SEED YAM PRODUCTION IN SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA.

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Ironkwe, A.G.

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EFFECT OF ALUM ON THE FUNCTIONAL AND PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF AFRICAN BREADFRUIT SEED (Treculiaafricana).

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Ihemeje, Austin.1, Kabuo C. C. O. 1,   Ojinnaka M. C.2,  and   *Nnamocha, Theresa. O.3

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PROMOTION OF UNDERUTILIZED INDIGENOUS BOTTLE GOURD (Lagenaria siceraria) FOR FOOD AND HEALTH SECURITY IN SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

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Umeh,O.A. and Okoye A.C

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PROPERTIES AND CLASSIFICATION OF SOILS DEVELOPED UNDER TWO CONTRASTING PARENT MATERIALS IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA.

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Nwaoba, O. W., Adesemuyi, E. A. & Okonkwo, E. I.

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EFFECT OF PLANTING SPACING ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD PERFORMANCE OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus L.) IN AWKA SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

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Umeh O.A and  Okoye A.C

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THE ECONOMIC PROSPECTS OF POULTRY ENTERPRISES IN OBIO/AKPOR AND PORT HARCOURT MUNICIPAL COUNCIL AREAS OF RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA.

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Uche Chima1, Onyebgula, Francis I2., and Amadi, Michael N3

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ECONOMIC AND ALLOCATIVE EFFICIENCY STATUS OF POULTRY FARMERS IN RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA: CASE STUDY OF PORT HARCOURT AND OBIO AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS.

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Ajie Eunice N1., Uche Chima2,  and Amadi, Michael N3

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EFFECT OF DIFFERENT INCLUSION LEVELS OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) MEAL ON PERFORMANCE, COST IMPLICATION AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF BROILER CHICKENS.

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*Egenuka, F. C., Achi, J. C., Obi, H. N., Okere, P. C., Kadurumba, O. E. and Iwuji, T. C.

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APPRAISAL OF BIO-SECURITY MEASURES AMONG POULTRY FARMERS IN NASSARAWA STATE, NIGERIA.

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Jibrin, S., Salihu, I. T., Abdullahi, A., Muhammad, H.U., Hassan, S. and Aliyu, A.

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EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON THE LIVELIHOOD OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS OF MUPUN ETHNIC GROUP IN PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA.

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 Abdullahi1, A., Salihu1, I.T. Jibrin1, S., Pojwan2, D., Hassan2, S., Aliyu2, A.

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WEIGHTS  OF BY-PRODUCTS OF CARCASS OF YANKASA RAMS  FED  Panicum maximum SUPPLEMENTED WITH  BAMBARA NUT OFFAL AND RICE OFFAL BASED  CONCENTRATE  DIETS.

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1Ocheja,J .O, 1Sadiq,M.S1Umar,1M.M,1Umar, H.A, 2Madu, I, 2Yakubu, M.K, 1Abdulrahman, A.Y and 3Omada, J.U

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PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF MEAT FROM YANKASA RAMS FED GUINEA GRASS(Panicum maximum) SUPPLEMENTED WITH A CONCENTRATE DIET.

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**1Egbunu, G,F,2 Oyibo, A4Agyo, B, 1Egwuje, S I.D, 5Yusuf,S.J, 3Lamido, M , and 3Ibrahim, L.M

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EVALUATION OF THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SOILS ALONG A TOPOSEQUENCE IN OKIGWE AREA OF IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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Nwachukwu G.C, Chikere-Njoku C., C.C. Onyeanuforo, G. Lekwa

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PERCEIVED CONFLICT RESOLUTION STRATEGIES IN FARMER-HEADER CONFLICTS AMONG FARMERS IN FARMER-HEADER CONFLICTS IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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Echetama, J.A1., Ohajianya, D.O4., Aja, O.O1., Utazi, C.O.3 and Ojo, O.U2.

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NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN AND YOUTHS IN BIDA AGRICULTURAL ZONE, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA.

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Adetayo Adegbola1*, Olaoluwa Ogunremi2, Patricia Pessu3

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BUSINESS PROFITABILITY OF FARMERS’ COOPERATIVES UNDER COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA.

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C.C. D Nnadi1 D. A. Wasini1 and F. N Nnadi2

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COOPERATIVE SOCIETY AND CAPITAL FORMATION IN IDAH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE, NIGERIA.

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Ukwuteno, S.O and Amaje, S.O.

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FERTILITY CAPABILITY CLASSIFICATION OF SAMPOU SOILS IN BAYELSA STATE.

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Kosuowei, M. T *1.  and Umweni,  A. S 2

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SOCIO-CULTURAL, AND PRODUCTION PRACTICES OF PIG FARMERS IN RELATION TO WASTE GENERATION AND DISPOSAL CHALLENGES IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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Edo1* F. A., Ihejirika1 C. E., Okoli, C. Grace2 and Okoli,3I. C.

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Effects of Lead (Pb) Mining on Pb and Cd Concentration in Cassava and Soils of Ebonyi State, Southeastern Nigeria.

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Mbe, J.O.,1,2 Onweremadu, E.U.,2 Uzoho, B.U.,2 Aririguzo, B.N.2 and Oti, N.N.2

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PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF PLANKTON COMMUNITY OF AKOR RIVER, IKWUANO, ABIA STATE, NIGERIA.

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1Odo, S.N., 1Egesi, O.C.  3Anyanwu, E.D., 3Adaka, G. S., and 1Ndukwe, J.

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SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATIONS OF HEAVY METALS CHARACTERISTICS OF ANYA RIVER, IKWUANO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ABIA STATE.

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1Odo, S.N., 1Ikechukwu, P.I., 2Adaka, G. S., 1Obosi, P. I. and 1Ogbonna C. N

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DETERMINANTS OF AGRIPRENEURS’ INVESTMENT DECISION IN CASSAVA VALUE ADDITION IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA.

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*Onwukwe F. O, **Okechukwu N. C, Udokure, U. J

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ANALYSIS OF PREFERENCE FOR SELECTED MEAT TYPES IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA.

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*Onwukwe, F. O and **Udokure, U. J

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